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Suits Me appeals as a likely sort in the feature race of the day at Ripon.
David Barron has an outstanding knack of rejuvenating horses in the autumn of their careers, and has done a fine job with Suits Me since he arrived from Tom Tate's yard in April.
Suits Me's first outing for Barron was over this course and distance when he was only outpointed by Snow Bay, with whom he again meets on far better terms, in a race that has worked out really well (third-placed Zebrano has since won at Ffos Las).
RIPON: 2.10 Pen Bal Crag, 2.40 Brockfield, 3.10 Motivado, 3.40 Suits Me, 4.10 Proper Charlie, 4.40 Al Burkaan, 5.10 Eijaaz, 5.40 Thatcherite.
David Barron has an outstanding knack of resuscitating horses in the autumn of their careers, and has done a fine job with Suits Me since he arrived from Tom Tate's yard in April.
Rated as highly as 109 in his pomp, Suits Me is clearly well treated off a mark of 88 here - 10lb lower than his official all-weather rating.
TODAY'S TIPS CHEPSTOW: 2.20 Wolfgang, 2.50 Court Applause, 3.20 Bold Cross, 3.50 Dove Cottage, 4.20 Beaumont's Party, 4.50 Revolutionary HEXHAM: 6.30 A Stones Throw, 7.00 Rival D'Estruval, 7.30 Currahee, 8.00 Call Me Bill, 8.30 Frankie Anson, 9.00 Yorkshire Knight HUNTINGDON: 6.15 King's Chase, 6.45 Hi Tide, 7.15 Moonbalej, 7.45 Border Reiver, 8.15 Lava Lamp, 8.45 Taylors Secret LINGFIELD: 2.30 Multi Blessing, 3.00 Charlie Smirke, 3.30 Seamster, 4.00 El Djebena, 4.30 Lady On Top, 5.00 Spirit Of Love, 5.30 Aggbag RIPON: 2.10 Pen Bal Crag, 2.40 Brockfield, 3.10 Motivado, 3.40 SUITS ME (NAP), 4.10 Proper Charlie, 4.40 Al Burkaan, 5.10 Eijaaz, 5.40 Thatcherite DOUBLE: Suits Me and Beaumont's S Party
NANTON and Suits Me produced a thrilling finish to the feature 1m11/2f handicap and the judge could not separate the pair, announcing a dead-heat for the pounds 20,000 event.
Suits Me had cut out the running under Micky Fenton, but looked beaten when Kelly Harrison edged Nanton ahead approaching the furlong mark, but Suits Me rallied close home to gain a share of the spoils.
Suits Me, trained by Tom Tate, was producing a career-best effort, but Nanton was able to race off a 7lb lower mark than when second in last month's Cambridgeshire.
Decent all-weather action is on offer at Lingfield and Suits Me looks the pick in the feature Betdaq The Betting Exchange Winter Derby Trial Stakes.
It is a slightly disappointing field for this Listed prize, but Suits Me is a horse bang in form and seeking a double after winning a similar event at the track just 11 days ago.
It is a slightly disappointing field for this Listed prize but Suits Me
is a horse bang in form and seeking a double after winning a similar event at the track just 11 days ago.