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ROYAL ASCOT DAY 5 BEST BETS | Selections to consider for Saturday’s racing

The team reveal their best bets for the final day of Royal Ascot



Battleground ridden by Ryan Moore wins the Chesham Stakes during day three of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse. Best Bets

After a cracking four days of racing, the team are back one last time with their best bets for the fifth and final day of Royal Ascot.

Saturday sees three Group races feature on the card, with the Group 1 Platinum Jubilee Stakes being the standout contest in Berkshire.

The team have taken a look through the entries, named their three top selections for the seven-race card.

Here are their best bets for day five of Royal Ascot.

NAP: Falling Shadow – 5:35 Ascot (6/1 – bet365)

Under the guidance of Charlie Appleby, Falling Shadow could be one to note in the Golden Gates Stakes.

The gelding has only made three starts to date currently and he makes only his second start over today’s distance of 1m2f.

Charlie Appleby smiles at the Ebor Festival Best Bets
Charlie Appleby’s Falling Shadow is the first to feature in Saturday’s best bets

After finishing down the field on his debut at Kempton, he landed success at Wolverhampton in December over a mile, only to be disqualified later on for a prohibited substance.

The three-year-old struck next time out at Newbury and he could well show further progress here, with his price of 6/1 holding some value in this field.

NB: Monaadah – 3:05 Ascot (15/2 – bet365)

After winning his first three starts for his connections, Monaadah could well land some black type at the first opportunity in the Group 3 Jersey Stakes.

The Giant’s Causeway colt thundered clear of his rivals in Meydan on his debut before railing late on to win by a short head at Newcastle last month.

He built on those two successes with another success at Kempton, keeping on well to win by a length and a half.

The three-year-old looks to be an interesting mark for Shadwell and he could well relish the conditions on his handicap debut

LONGSHOT: Summerghand – 5:00 Ascot (22/1 – Various)

A smart sprinter from David O’Meara’s yard, Summerghand could be at an optimal mark for the Wokingham Stakes.

The eight-year-old had a far from straightforward winter campaign in the Middle East, but he seemed to bounce back to form when featuring at York last month.

David O'Meara Trainer Best Bets
David O’Meara’s Summerghand is the final selection in the best bets feature

The gelding worked hard in the final two furlongs to run into sixth in a 22-runner handicap over today’s trip and he has been dropped down 2lbs in the ratings since that run.

He is now 7lb below his last handicap success and if he is back on song here, Summerghand could prove to be huge each-way value in this contest.

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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.