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Ayr – 25th October: DOM’S NAP + NB | Monday’s 2 Best Bets

Our team’s two best bets for the action at Ayr on Monday afternoon



T43MKH Secret Investor ridden by Harry Cobden wins the Jordan Electrics Ltd Future Champion Novices? Chase during Coral Scottish Grand National Day at Ayr Racecourse.
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With Tom Midgley claiming 3lb, the son of Noroit is now effectively only a pound higher than his last winning mark at Musselburgh back in February and he remains lightly raced given his age.

Ayr Racecourse Grandstand. Grade 1 venue hosting the Scottish Grand National and Ayr Gold Cup events. Ayrshire, Scotland, UK, Europe
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The ground would be a slight concern given that he has rarely contested on a quicker surface but he has taken his form to a new level since being upped to the three-mile trip.

He must give a stone to Grey Atlantic Way who recorded a facile success at Sedgefield last time out but has been more of a model of consistency than that rival.

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Experience could be the key factor in the finale with a chance taken on local trainer Michael Smith’s last time out runner-up.

Jockey Ryan Mania leaves the weighing room for the William Hill Leading Racecourse Bookmaker Novices' Hurdle at Kelso Racecourse set to be behind closed doors due to the coronavirus.
Ryan Mania has five rides on Monday afternoon

He finished second over track-and-trip back in May on soft ground and the third has since gone in, giving a nice boost to the form.

There should be more to come with that under his belt and he may have too much for some unraced rivals here.

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.