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Fontwell – 2nd October: DOM’S NAP + NB | Saturday’s 2 Best Bets

Take a read of our team’s two best bets for the action at Fontwell on Saturday afternoon

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2CC3XXG Chapmanshype ridden by Gavin Sheehan clear the last to win The Sky Sports Racing Sky 415 Handicap Hurdle at Fontwell Park Racecourse.
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Harry Fry’s charge looked a tidy sort in the early stages of his career but it hasn’t been so plain-sailing since for the son of Asian Heights.

Life over fences started creditably before an underwhelming showing at Ffos Las but history suggests that the return to an intermediate trip here should be in his favour and he’s had a wind surgery since last being seen.

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Can Harry Fry’s gelding Mr One More win for the first time since November 2017?

The 3lb claim off his back is another telling factor and this handicap mark on reappearance over hurdles is surely very low if able to find some of his old form.

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Perhaps Dan Skelton’s six-year-old can finally get his head in front after a couple of close shaves of late.

2D5XAHK Trainer Dan Skelton (left) with brother, jockey Harry Skelton during day two of the Showcase at Cheltenham Racecourse
Brothers Dan and Harry Skelton are well represented at Fontwell on Saturday

He has made the podium on his two recent starts and could be the type to improve now switched to fences.

Although conceding weight all around, the step-up in trip looks to be in his favour and he can shed his maiden tag at the sixth time of asking.

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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