17:10 Chelmsford

This looks a competitive 0-60 handicap with Pfingstberg, Wannable Brave and TAXIING (best priced at 7/2) all holding strong claims but preference goes to the latter who is unexposed at this 2 mile trip. The David Evans trained four-year-old has been in good form since joining this stable from Ireland with a short head 2nd over 1m5½f here, a victory over 1m6f at Wolverhampton and a victory over this course and distance a fortnight ago.

The victory last time came in a first time visor and tongue tie combination where she stayed on well at the finish to win by a neck off a mark of 54. The handicapper has only raised her 2lbs for that victory and with that being her only start over this trip, she remains open to progress and should prove hard to beat. 

Taxiing - 1pt

17:50 Catterick

It has been a while since any of these runners have won a race but LANGHOLM (best priced at 11/4) has been running well at this course and will appreciate this step up in trip to 7f. The Michael Dods trained eight-year-old is a two-time course and distance winner with a further twelve placed efforts at the track and he has no question marks about the ground. 

Langholm returned from a 131 day break to finish 2nd by ¾ length over this course and distance on heavy ground off a mark of 54. He then finished 5th at Thirsk before winning a short head 2nd over this course and distance off a mark of 54. He was only 3rd over 6f here getting outpaced but this step back up in trip to 7f will suit him well and he should prove hard to beat a good draw in Stall 2. 

Langholm - 1pt

18:47 Chelmsford

The Jessica Macey trained DARK SIDE PRINCE (best priced at 11/2) has won his previous two starts over this course and distance and should hold strong claims of completing a hat-trick off only a 3lb higher mark. The seven-year-old has form figures of 113349311 over this course and distance in cheekpieces and he has also won twice off marks of 66 in his career. 

Dark Side Prince won by a neck over this course and distance last time off a mark of 64 and the handicapper has only raised him 3lbs for that victory. He now goes up in grade from a Class 6 0-65 handicap to a Class 5 0-70 handicap but he should hold strong claims in this race. 

Dark Side Prince - 0.5pts e/w