Today’s FREE ITV racing tips: Doncaster, Chester, Musselburgh, Chelmsford, Bath and Lingfield – Steve Mullen’s betting preview for the racing this Saturday, September 15




HOLMESWOOD left it too late in a hot contest at York last time and had to settle for third.

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He had a full tank of petrol crossing the line and would have been closer if hitting top gear sooner.

It was the first time champion jockey Silvestre De Sousa had ridden Michael Dods’ flyer and hopefully lessons have been learned.

He definitely has what it takes to win a race like this and has dropped below his last winning mark.

Tis Marvellous was snookered by the draw in the same Knavesmire contest and is much better judged on his scorching win at Ascot two starts ago.

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He’s 5lb higher than that today but will have no problem with this trip and Ryan Moore is an eye-catching booking by trainer Clive Cox.

Frankie Dettori takes over on Blue De Vega, who has had a good season with an Ascot win in July the highlight. He has held his form well and handles this dead ground.

Powerallied is a regular in the frame at this level and can be forgiven one modest effort at Chester last time.

He had earlier won on the Roodee and is only 1lb higher in the weights, which gives him an each-way shout.