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Epsom Downs: 3 Value Picks to Outrun Their Odds | Thursday Race Preview

Our trio of value selections for Epsom Downs’ Thursday evening fixture



Home of the Oaks, The Grandstand Complex at Epsom Downs Racecourse Surrey England

Race action returns to Epsom Downs on Thursday afternoon in what promises to be another fascinating day of racing in both codes.

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Six contests take place at the Surrey track as the eyes of the racing world flicker between the Home of the Derby and the Galway Festival.

Epsom Downs and racecourse grandstand,Surrey
Epsom Downs hosts six races between 6:00pm and 8:35pm on Thursday evening

We’ve selected our three value selections for this week’s card on the Downs and you can sink your teeth into them here…

FORESEE | 6:35pm Rosalind Smith Handicap

Tony Carroll’s former course-and-distance winner ran a cracker here earlier this month when chasing home a well-backed favourite to pick up the silver medal.


That winner has gone in again since so the form reads well for the Sea The Stars gelding who remains off an unchanged mark.

Mollie Phillips claims 7lb off her mount and as a general 6-1 shot, he looks a solid each-way contender and could be a tad overpriced by bookmakers given his track history.

SAYIFYOUWILL | 7:35pm British EBF Fifinella Fillies’ Handicap

Only 4lb higher than her last winning mark back in June, Amanda Perrett’s sole runner on the card returns to the turf with a bit of a point to prove.

Epsom Downs Racecourse
Can Sayifyouwill claim a third career success at Epsom Downs on Thursday?

Although her better form arrives on the all-weather, she has ran some decent outings in this sphere, including a sixth in the Tattersalls October Auction Stakes at Newmarket as a two-year-old.

She carries plenty of experience and seven furlongs looks about her optimum trip, so 9-1 is tempting enough to suggest she can have a say near the finish.

CURTIZ | 8:35pm Jem Robinson Handicap

A drop back to the mile trip looks like it should suit Hughie Morrison’s Stimulation gelding who has been given 2lb in leeway by the handicapper since his Chester fifth last time out.

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Hughie Morrison has one runner at Epsom later this week

He won his last start over this trip off the same mark and it’s interesting that his handler only has one runner on the card in the finale.

Pilot Charlie Bennett has enjoyed some success in the saddle of late and he knows this horse well, priced at a tasty 17/2 at the time of writing.

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.