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Glorious Goodwood: DOM’S NAP | Friday’s Best Bet @ 3:35pm

Will Archie Watson’s colt see a turn in fortune at Glorious Goodwood on Friday afternoon?

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Glorious Goodwood: DRAGON SYMBOL | 3:35pm King George Qatar Stakes (Group 2) | Dom’s Pick
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The penultimate day of Glorious Goodwood kickstarts on Friday afternoon and we’ve identified our strongest fancy of the day.

Goodwood Racecourse
Friday’s card at Glorious Goodwood gets underway at 1:50pm

After a trio of close shaves in recent history, Dragon Symbol is surely due some fortune at this level

WATCH: DRAGON SYMBOL POWERS CLEAR AT KEMPTON PARK [CREDIT: RACING TV]

A drop back down to five furlongs for a battle with course specialist Battaash is an intriguing decision given the colt’s impressive displays over the slightly longer trip at Haydock, Ascot and Newmarket of late.

He was unfortunate in Berkshire when disqualified but both he and the winner powered clear of the rest of the field.

Battaash Royal Ascot
Can Dragon Symbol dethrone Battaash at Goodwood?

In Suffolk, he proved that was no fluke when running a talented rival close on the July Course but a return to softer conditions looks as though it will play into his favour.

Charles Hills’s star Dark Angel gelding unquestionably remains the one to beat, but the slower surface won’t help his chances and there were seemingly no immediate excuses at Royal Ascot.

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.

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