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CHESTER MAY FESTIVAL | Best Bets for Day 3

The team have picked out their best bets for the third day of the Chester May Festival



Chester Racecourse General

The final day of the Chester May Festival is upon us, with plenty of value still to be found across the card at the Roodee.

The action kicks off with a 7f Handicap at 1:30 and concludes with the Chester Plate Handicap at 4:55.

Chester May Festival Racecourse
The final day of the Chester May Festival kicks off this afternoon

The team are back with three more selections across the card that could well put up a big run at the Cheshire track.

Here are their three best bets for the third day of the May Festival.

NAP: FLAMING RIB – 3:45 Chester (5/4 – Various)

Hailing from Hugo Palmer’s yard, Flaming Rib could well be the one to beat in the 5f Conditions Stakes here for Hugo Palmer.

The Ribchester colt carries some interesting two-year-old form over six furlongs and he is a speedy type that could relish the return to the minimum trip.

Hugo Palmer
Hugo Palmer’s Flaming Rib could be one to note this afternoon

He holds a handy draw and he could be tough to beat if he gets off to a good start from stall two.

Flaming Rib’s price has been chomped at overnight, but he could well be the best of the bunch in this contest.

NB: REVICH – 1:30 Chester (7/1 – Various)

After finishing down the field in the Lincoln, Revich could bounce back to winning ways at the first time of asking in the opening contest at Chester.

The six-year-old proved to be quite consistent for his connections and he could well have just needed the run last time out at Doncaster.

Richard Spencer’s recruit has been given the inside draw and he likely will run into a good position early on.

His price of 7/1 looks great value for this contest and he could well run a big race here.

LONGSHOT: THE GRAND VISIR – 3:15 Chester (16/1 – Various)

Last year’s runner up in this contest, The Grand Visir could well go one better in the Chester Cup this time around.

The gelding ran a cracker last year and following a hit-and-miss campaign, he returns to Cheshire 2lbs lower in the ratings than last time around.

Ian Williams Chester
Ian Williams sends The Grand Visir to Chester this afternoon

The eight-year-old finished last of six runners at Wolverhampton last time out but it’s likely he needed the run and he could come close here once again.

His price of 16/1 looks generous if he’s at his best and he could well hint at each-way value in this contest.

Reece Charlton is a Content Writer at Low6 that specializes in horse racing. He is an avid hunter of value in the racing world, picking out longshots six days a week across the National Hunt and Flat cards on offer across the UK and Ireland. He keeps punters and race fans in the know with his racing expertise with previews and value picks for all the big cards and meetings.