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Chelmsford – 4th November: DOM’S NAP + NB | Thursday’s 2 Best Bets

Read our team’s two best bets for the action at Chelmsford City on Thursday afternoon



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The former Cambridgeshire fourth showed no signs of slowing down when recording a course success here last month and has been hiked 3lb in the process.

Uncle Bryn wins on his debut
You’re Hired chased home Uncle Bryn (pictured) at Ascot back in September

Despite his big-field experience, the return to a smaller pool of opposition doesn’t look a negative either and although he’s never won off a mark this high, he’s still contesting in quality enough races.

Mark Johnston’s Living Legend won last time out and the son of Camelot looks the one to beat under Jason Hart.

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Paul Cole’s colt improved significantly back up in trip at Kempton Park on his most recent outing and it could be time the handbrake now comes off with Mohammad Tabti taking 7lb off his charge’s back.

FBC8B9 DUBAI, UAE, 14th Jan 2016. James Doyle, waits to mount Promising Run before the start of the UAE 2000 Guineas Trial Sponsored By DP World UAE at the Meydan racetrack. Doyle won the race to give Godolphin their first victory at the 2016 Dubai Racing Carnival Credit: Feroz Khan/Alamy Live News
James Doyle (pictured) rode Leap Abroad to second at Kempton last time out but paves way for Mohammad Tabti at Chelmsford on this occasion

His exploits over turf were quickly abandoned after a disappointing showing at Nottingham but he’s fared better on the all-weather and a big showing could be now on the cards with more positive tactics expected.

In an unassuming-enough-looking affair, Alya’s Gold Award probably looks a player with Jim Crowley jocked up.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.