Racing tips: Griffiths can earn further Acclaim

Southwell racecourse
Southwell racecourse
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Pearl Acclaim has served his trainer David Griffiths well this winter and can continue the excellent work at Southwell.

The Acclamation gelding has been successful three times over five furlongs at the Nottinghamshire venue since December and can make it four in the Betway Sprint Handicap.

Helen Sherbet has been a Southwell regular over the last three months, winning twice from five appearances.

Trainer Karl Burke looks to have another good opportunity for her in the Handicap.

Spiritoftomintoul can benefit from a step back in distance and defy top weight in the Betway Live Casino Handicap.

Be Mindful may be one of the lesser lights at Charlie Hills’ stable but the daughter of Invincible Spirit has shown a glimmer of ability in her last two starts to suggest she can open her account in the 32Red Casino Handicap.

Generous Day can cope with a 6lb rise in the ratings to take the Read Noel Fehily at 188Bet Handicap Hurdle at Market Rasen.

Flemerina can step up on her fences debut and get off the mark in the Daily Racing Specials At 188Bet Mares’ Handicap Chase.

Herewego Herewego overcame an 18-month absence when scoring at Warwick in October and Alan King’s seven-year-old ought to be hard to beat in the Best Odds Guaranteed At 188Bet EBF ‘National Hunt’ Novices Hurdle.

Minella Gathering can regain winning ways for Paul Henderson in the Wram Fabrications Handicap Hurdle at Sedgefield, while it is hard to oppose Knocknamona in the Wills Property Services Handicap Hurdle.


Sedgefield: 1.40 Knocknamona, 2.10 Ulis De Vassy, 2.45 Pastoral Music, 3.15 Instant Replay, 3.50 Rockalzaro, 4.20 Minella Gathering.

Market Rasen: 1.50 Oistrakh Le Noir, 2.20 Flemerina, 2.55 Herewego Herewego, 3.25 Generous Day, 4.00 Hey Bill, 4.30 Barrakilla.

Southwell: 1.30 Love Rat, 2.00 Be Mindful, 2.30 Helen Sherbet, 3.05 PEARL ACCLAIM (NAP), 3.35 Fortinbrass, 4.10 Jack Blane, 4.40 Spiritoftomintoul.