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Kempton Park – 8th November: DOM’S NAP + NB | Monday’s 2 Best Bets

Our team’s best bets of the day for the action at Kempton Park



Oscar Rose ridden by jockey Liam Harrison clears a fence on the way to winning the Weatherbys TBA Mares' Handicap Chase (Challenger Mares' Chase Series Qualifier) at Kempton Park Racecourse.
Kempton Park’s NAP: PRESS YOUR LUCK | 3:00pm Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle | Dom’s Pick

It could pay to take a chance on Chris Gordon’s gelding who opened his season with a fine second at Fontwell last month.

Kempton Park Racecourse
Kempton Park’s afternoon card gets underway at 12:50pm on Monday

He should fare better now upped in trip at a track where he looked a big player until being brought down three out in March, following up with a runner-up effort in a tough novice at Newbury a week later.

Lanzarote winner Boreham Bill is only 4lb higher than when winning the valuable Listed contest at this course back in January and rates the chief danger to the selection.

NB: ALPHA CARINAE | 3:30pm Weatherbys Mares’ Handicap Chase

The in-form Olly Murphy has enjoyed winners aplenty of late and may have another on the cards with his only representative on the Sunbury-on-Thames card.

National Hunt racing trainer Olly Murphy
41% of Olly Murphy’s last 32 runners have been winners

His mare was clearly not right when disappointing at Newbury but is a former point winner and had some strong form over hurdles last year, with a switch to fences now on the agenda.

She has had a wind operation since being last seen and looks nicely weighted on her debut in this sphere with Fergus Gregory claiming 3lb.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.