AZOF DES MOTTES – 2.30pm CARLISLE
0.5 POINTS EACH WAY ADVISED AT 11/1 WITH BET365 PAYING 4 PLACES
Hi guys, the 13-runner 2.30 at Carlisle looks fairly competitive but I think Azof Des Mottes looks worth an each way interest at the 11/1 on offer with BET365 who are paying 4 places.
He appeared on his debut over the larger obstacles to have an aptitude for chasing when travelling well throughout before getting out-paced/tiring late on over what was highly likely an unsuitably short 2m1f at Kelso 5 weeks ago. He was coming off a 100-day break so should be sharper here and shaped as though he would need this kind of trip over fences. The race has also worked out fairly well with the winner finishing 2nd since of an 8lb higher mark, the 2nd disputing the lead next time out when taking a tumble at the last, and the 3rd only going down by 0.75L on his next start giving the form a solid look.
Azof Des Mottes finished 2nd over hurdles off a mark of 95 making his handicap debut in January 2022 and he has since steadily dropped 8lb to a mark of 87 meaning he could be well-handicapped. He is also down in Class today and the fences at Carlisle are generally regarded as much easier than those at Kelso. He can improve for only his second chase start today and it is also his second start since having a wind operation.
Good luck if you decide to have a bet!
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