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Tate ready to record Perfect hit

Tom Tate must surely be brimming with brio ahead of Never Perfect's trip to Ayr.

The Tadcaster handler has already had a fine few weeks, courtesy of Prince Of Johanne's success in the Cambridgeshire, and has much to look forward to with this young Galileo colt.

Owned by Jim and Fitri Hay, Never Perfect looked an exciting recruit on his Newcastle debut.

Despite making a hash of things when leaving the stalls, Tate's juvenile stuck to his guns in determined style, eventually finishing fourth in the race.

Most judges concluded, however, that Never Perfect would be better off with that sighter in the bag as he was not given an overly robust ride.

Although his entry in the Racing Post Trophy is a shade idealistic, the Seric Systems Stakes British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Stakes looks there for the taking.

This step up to a mile enhances the sense of optimism, while the likelihood of soft ground should not be an issue.

Chookie Avon is another who likes a bit of cut, and should |be up to the task in the Intechnology Services Handicap.

Keith Dalgleish's four-year-old was denied a double at this track last month, but his horse is still not done with just yet and might appreciate this return to six furlongs.

Colourbearer should also run with purpose when hurled into the fray at Wolverhampton.

Milton Bradley's four-year-old has enjoyed a fine season and has shown an aptitude for competing on the all-weather.

The Pivotal gelding has won at Southwell and Dunstall Park this year and is still improving.

Although he is a few pounds higher for the Elite Digital Systems Launching Systembee 01925232882 Handicap, connections will be keen |to atone for his Chepstow disappointment.

Interest in Appyjack would also not be misplaced in division two of the Chris O'Keeffe Memorial Handicap.

Despite having been raised 6lb for his recent Kempton success, Tony Carroll's three-year-old gelding returned |with a third-placed finish in Sunbury.

Carroll's inmate was perhaps undone by a lackadaisical pace on that occasion, and should not be so unfortunate this |time round, especially as he returning to a shorter trip.

Truckers Benefit can make a perfect start over obstacles in the Ladbrokes Novices' Hurdle at Worcester. Truckers Benefit has yet to get his head in front in any sphere but he is seemingly not lacking in either ability or application.