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As a tipster, you are going to be wrong on races and selections, but I can only apologise for how bad Studio City was yesterday. He was first off the bridle and looked in trouble after a furlong into the race, somehow he didn't finish last but it was a woeful performance.
Some of you might remember VEE SIGHT who won when being tipped up by myself at Sandown 47 days ago. I previously put him up in a race at Pontefract but they pulled him out of that race, so I followed him up with his Sandown race where he won nicely and looked to have plenty in hand. I see no reason to jump off him yet, and I believe he can handle this rise in grade and progress further like his pedigree suggests he should be able to.
Touching on his pedigree, he is by Churchill and is out of a mare who has produced some nice horses for the Ralph Beckett stable over the years including the late Scope who won a Group 1 last season, before sadly passing away earlier this year. To name a couple of others she has produced Regardez, Glance & Compton who all went on to achieve Class 1 wins or places, which bodes well for Vee Sight who runs in this race off a handicap mark of 82. For his win at Sandown, he was raised 8lbs, which seems fair enough to my eye as he was held up from off the pace and made good headway down the outside and relished the uphill climb at Sandown.
Today he races over an extra furlong from last time out (10f), which should bring out further improvement, but the question is the track which is completely different to Sandown, with it playing more emphasis on speed, even though it does have uphill climbs at points. I think he should be fine as he showed a nice turn of foot and I think stall 13 isn't as big of an inconvenience and was it might appear to be as he proved that he can be held up at the back, and he does have the gears to get involved when asked. Hollie should probably keep him towards the rear and avoid the trouble on the rail which will more than likely happen and chance a run down the outside, similar to what SDS did. There is a possibility he might run out of time by doing that, but it's a risk these jockeys have to take, and I won't be firing shots if that's the case, as they do have a wide stall.
Carrying a low weight in this race has been a big plus in the past. Four of the last ten winners in this race have carried 8st 4lbs or less, including in 2020 when I tipped up Junkanoo in this at odds of 50/1 when still fairly new to Mr Fix It.