Racing report card: Star performer, gambles landed and a horse for your tracker this Wednesday

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STAY in the know with our racing report card as we look back at the pick of the day’s action.

We have pinpointed a star performer, a notable gamble and a horse for the tracker from the racing this Wednesday.

Acey Milan finally opened his account over hurdles
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Star performer ⭐

2.10 Plumpton – Acey Milan 

Anthony Honeyball’s classy performer had some brilliant form in bumpers last season, winning a red-hot race at Newbury before a cracking fourth at the Cheltenham Festival.

He was one of a number of horses in his stable affected by a virus in the early part of the season, suffering two surprise defeats over hurdles.

But he bounced back after a break to win in game style, rallying to win cosily over two miles having looked in deep trouble, and he could yet fulfil his potential when stepping up in trip.


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Gamble landed 💰

3.10 Plumpton – Duc De Beauchene

Tipped up by our own Callum Jamieson, the money came fast and late for David Pipe’s runner.

He was 9-2 shortly before the off but was smashed into 5-2 favouritism by the Plumpton faithful.

There was barely a moment’s doubt as Tom Scudamore steered the six-year-old to a one length success.


One for the tracker 🔭

3.00 Southwell – Busy Street

Mick Appleby’s runner was beaten but caught the eye at Southwell.

The seven-year-old travelled smoothly into contention under in-form rider Luke Morris over 2m.

But he got tired on the deep Fibresand surface, eventually finishing third, but he still looks capable of winning off his current mark on a faster surface or over a shorter trip.

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