Estad – 2.20 Catterick (9/1 – bet365)
A three-year-old with an interesting pedigree, Estad could get off to a winning start over seven furlongs on his rules debut at Catterick this afternoon.
Bought for 105,000gns as a yearling, the son of Dubawi is a half-brother to three winners on the flat, including Godolphin representative Velorum.
Trainer David O’Meara has experienced a slow start to the season, but a number of his successes so far this term have come in the shorter distances.
Daniel Tudhope also holds a 22% strike rate at Catterick over the last five seasons, with the jockey placing in 29% of his starts in the same time frame.
At 9/1, Estad could prove to be value here in average company at Catterick.