French Derby 3:15
We’ve already gone with Taj Mahal at a silly price of 66/1 but I think that Orderofthegarter is also a mental price now at 25/1. Good ground and the longer trip is definitely going to be up this horses street. On for he is close to or even better than some of the horses than ran yesterday, and although AOB’s record in this race isn’t quite as good 25/1 is just too good to ignore as he is at most a 14/1 shot. I don’t think the drift mean anything as they all drifted yesterday and ran well. It might be a plus as it might mean they don’t know which one Is best.
1.5 Points EW 25/1 Lads/coral/boyles
Rangali has won this race before , and has had a light season so far, probably with the aim of coming here in form. He broke my heart 2 years ago when he was a confident selection for the Abbey a 28/1 but literally got collared on the line. On his day he is better than most of these but will need luck in running as always. 14/1 is about 5-6 points too big.
2 Points win 14/1 Sky/Lads/Coral
Valadom has his conditions here today and i think he has a chance of staying in front around here. He always travel’s well but doesn’t really stay marathon trips. He is a big price to stay in front at 22/1
1 Point win 22/1 stars/188 and 20/1 Generally