Put the house on La Casa at Nottingham

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La Casa Tarifa can notch a quick-fire hat-trick in the EBF Stallions Breeding Winners Fillies' Handicap at Nottingham today.

Mark Johnston's charge won just one of her 10 races last season, despite being kept busy by the Middleham trainer.

However, she looks a different proposition this season, winning at Chelmsford and Ripon with the minimum of fuss.

Having started the campaign rated 76, she is already up to 83 but her one-length victory last time out does not tell the whole story and she can go in again.

Michael Stoute's Midnight Vixen looks sure to be suited by the step up to 10 furlongs in the Fillies' Handicap.

She showed up well in three maidens last season without looking a world-beater but Stoute will have been waiting for the day she could go handicapping.

Having not raced over further than seven-and-a-half furlongs to date, the fact there is plenty of stamina on the dam side of her pedigree suggests she should improve a good deal for the extra distance.

Johnston sends the juvenile Starlight Mystery all the way down to Brighton for just her second run in the toteplacepot At Novice Auction Stakes.

While her pedigree suggests she will be seen to better effect over further later in the season, she actually showed plenty of pace on her debut at Beverley.

She can be expected to have come on a good deal for that experience and the long journey should be worthwhile.

Realize can take advantage of a much lower mark on turf in the Katies 30th Birthday Celebration Handicap at Yarmouth.

Stuart Williams' charge is a leading performer on the all-weather and was only beaten five lengths in the Sprint Final on Good Friday.

Given that he is better over further than that six furlong trip it was not a bad run at all.

Rated 103 on the all-weather, he gets to run in this off just 82 but he is not totally devoid of ability on the turf and can use his race fitness to his advantage.

Satish showed little on his debut for David O'Meara since leaving John Gosden but better can be expected in the FCL Global Forwarding Making Logistics Personal Handicap at Wolverhampton.

This half-brother to dual Oaks winner Sariska is not in the same league as her and new connections only parted with 28,000 guineas to get him.

Placed four times for Gosden, he needs a trip but was well beaten on his debut for O'Meara at Catterick.

With a hood fitted this time, though, better can be expected.

Stoute's newcomer Abjar is interesting in the At totepoolracing Win Racing Tickets On Twitter Maiden Stakes at Chelmsford.

A real blue blood, he is by the King George winner Nathaniel and out of a Group One winner in Kinnaird, the three-year-old is still in the Derby.

While that would be a bit of a rush job, Stoute must think there is still a chance to leave him in at this relatively late stage.

Nap: La Casa Tarifa

(3.45: Nottingham)

Double: Midnight Vixen

(4.20: Nottingham)

Treble: Starlight Mystery

(2.00: Brighton)

Yankee: Realize

(4.30: Yarmouth)


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