X

Sunday 23
February

Horse Racing Previews

BTO Value Selection

15th January 2020, 14:34 by Phill Anderson

All-weather specialist respected back on Fibresand.

With a 20% strike-rate on all-weather, there’s a chance that Red Invader could bounce back to form with several factors in his favour at Southwell this evening.

The 10-year-old’s most recent win came over this course and distance back in May and he finds himself back on a workable rating, just 1lb above his last successful mark.

The son of Red Clubs returned from a 56-day absence with a course effort back in December, but he had excuses that day when finishing last of eight, forced to race wide and doing far too much too soon in the contest.

The drop in trip and a return to the straight course should both be in his favour and it’s worth noting his sire has an impressive 20% strike-rate over the minimum distance.

The BTO top-rated selection is widely available to back at 25/1, and with the yard in good form in recent weeks with two winners and seven placed runners, the gelding looks overpriced in his bid for another success back on an artificial surface.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Phill Anderson

More Horse Racing Previews

Recent Sport Headlines

Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton boss hails Maupay and crucial point

23rd February 2020, 02:23

Graham Potter hailed the performance of Neal Maupay and was pleased with the point Brighton picked up at Sheffield United on Saturday afternoon.

Sheffield United

Sheffield United boss Wilder happy to take a point

23rd February 2020, 02:23

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder refused to be too disappointed after watching his side held to a 1-1 draw with Brighton on Saturday afternoon.

Crystal Palace

Hodgson insists Crystal Palace are not safe yet

23rd February 2020, 02:23

Roy Hodgson says Crystal Palace cannot get carried away with the win over Newcastle and there is still plenty of work left to be done to avoid the drop.

Tottenham Hotspur

Mourinho praying injured Tottenham stars return early

23rd February 2020, 01:51

Jose Mourinho is hoping some of his injured stars can make a miraculous recovery to bolster his beleaguered Tottenham squad before the season is over.

Arsenal

Arteta happy with Arsenal progress but not done yet

23rd February 2020, 01:51

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is calling for patience and insists he still needs time to get the Gunners playing his way.

Aston Villa

Who has the best run-in as the race for Premier League survival hots up?

23rd February 2020, 01:51

There are no easy games in the Premier League, especially when you are battling to stay up, but the fixture list could benefit some sides more than others.

Bournemouth

Howe calls for Bournemouth siege mentality to avoid drop

23rd February 2020, 01:51

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is calling for a siege mentality within the squad as they look to beat the drop following a demoralising loss at Burnley.

Chelsea

Giroud pleased to finally play Chelsea part

22nd February 2020, 20:22

Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud admitted it was a "special" day for him as he marked his return to the side with a goal in the 2-1 win over Tottenham.