15:35 Doncaster – Stradivarius (BEST ODDS 8/1 with Paddy Power)
This year’s renewal of the St Ledger is finally here and my pick is Stradivarius each way. I do like the favourite, but I think that this horse is a little classier and has the better form to boot. The ground is currently good to soft. Stradivarius’s best form has come on good ground, but I do think that he will act on the ground. If he takes to it well, then I think he’s the one to beat. The win he had in the Goodwood Cup was supremely good. If he’s anywhere near that level in this race then he should be there or thereabouts. I advice an each-way bet because of the question mark over the going conditions. It should be a cracking race and I’m really looking forward to it.
A £20 total stake returns £180 with Paddy Power
All prices correct at the time of posting.