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THE TRACKER TALLY | Runners to note from this weekend’s racing

In the third entry of our new weekly tracker series, the team compile their notes from the top-class racing from across the weekend



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Racing fans were spoilt with a cracking weekend of action from both sides of the Irish Sea, as both renewals of the St Leger got underway on Saturday and Sunday.

Once again, the team have compiled their notes from the last two days in hope of picking out some runners that could claim success further down the line.

The Paddock Picks Squad have pinned down a few runners that could be making their way to the winners’ enclosure in the near future.

Here are three runners that could be worth adding to your trackers.

MR WAGYU (Saturday, 1:45 Doncaster, 6th)

Under the guidance of John Quinn, Mr Wagyu could have more to offer further down the line after a respectable effort in the Portland Handicap.

The gelding did lead for a short stint of the contest and was headed with three furlongs remaining, but he kept on well in the final stages to finish sixth.

Six furlongs should be right up his street and he looks at a workable mark for his connections over the shorter distances, with the six-year-old holding some tracker potential.

THE MEDITERRANEAN (Saturday, 3:35 Doncaster, 3rd)

Considered to be the outsider of the Ballydoyle trio that featured in the St Leger, The Mediterranean could well have a big race in him after outrunning his odds of 28/1 for Aidan O’Brien.

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Aidan O’Brien had some promising runners feature over the weekend that could be added to your tracker

The three-year-old has some interesting form, finishing fourth in the Grand Prix de Paris before running a cracker to claim second in the Great Voltigeur Stakes at York.

He produced another fine effort at Doncaster as he kept on to claim third and he could well be a threat over the longer distances come next season.

KING OF THE CASTLE (Sunday, 4:40 Curragh, 4th)

The lowest-rated horse in the Irish St Leger, King Of The Castle produced a bold effort at the Curragh to finish fourth in the Group 1 contest.

Holding a rating of 95, he stayed on well in the later stages and closed the gap between him and the winner to five lengths.

He looks like a stayer with plenty of potential and he could well be a threat over the further distances for the Ballydoyle team, making him a worthy addition to your tracker.

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.