25/1 Up Ten Down Two the answer to Wolves puzzle

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Up Ten Down Two takes a marked step up in trip in the 6.30 at Wolverhampton and looks worth chancing at 25/1 having shaped as if it is what he is crying out for.

Mick Easterby’s gelding was well beaten in his first three starts as a juvenile at up to a mile but ran with far more encouragement on his final start in a nursery here over 1m 1f when  making some late headway from the rear to finish 7th of 12 to Come On Blue Chip.

Although beaten a long way he was not knocked about and he looks the type that will do better as a three-year-old.

The son of Hurricane Run looked weak last season and is bred to do much better over middle distances.

Today’s 1m 5f trip could well see him in a far better light, and his shrewd handler has got him into this off a basement mark of just 50.

He is now 6lb lower than his opening mark, and with the stable now beginning to hit form having saddled three winners from its last 8 runners it would be no surprise to see him put in a bold showing in a weak contest.

Daily Sport recommended bet: 2pts each-way Up Ten Down Two (25/1 Paddy Power – BOG)


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