Day two of the Cambridgeshire Meeting at Newmarket (13:15-16:45) features a seven-race card with three Group races and a pair of Listed events included.
Our racing expert has a trio of fancies to follow in some of this afternoon's big contest at Headquarters.
Friday's Newmarket Predictions
Katara to win and each-way - BET NOW
Others have perhaps achieved more than Katara but Sir Michael Stoute's filly is progressive and warrants plenty of respect entering Group 3 company for the first time.
Antonia De Vega and Sea Of Faith must concede penalties, making their tasks tougher, while it's likely that Alpinista starts favourite after chasing home Love in the Yorkshire Oaks last month. She's perhaps flattered by that second placing and meets a solid field now, with Franconia very likely to show up much better than she did in that contest.
Stoute and Ryan Moore have combined to win this event three times since 2007 and Katara was impressive over this trip on the July Course when going up into Listed company last time. She finishes her races out strongly and, after just four starts, further improvement is forecast.
With that in mind, the Deep Impact filly is tipped to confirm her increasing status by handling what is her toughest task thus far on paper.
Isabella Giles to win and each-way - BET NOW
Aidan O'Brien's Monday looks set to start favourite after a Listed win at Leopardstown on her second start. She did it well from the front and beat some useful rivals but, perhaps, none so good as Isabella Giles.
Clive Cox's filly has three wins in four starts, tasting defeat at Ascot in July in a Group 3 race won by the re-opposing Santosha. That rival disappointed in the Lowther at York next time and must bounce back up in distance here - something she may do - but Isabella Giles also left that Ascot run behind in no uncertain terms when she was a seven-length winner of the Prestige Stakes at Goodwood last month.
She clocked an impressive time on soft ground and could be a tough nut to crack here for the Ballydoyle inmate.
Kattani to win and each-way - BET NOW
Recent winners Alqifaar and Make It Rain come here with excellent prospects, with Simon & Ed Crisford's winner much respected, but preference is for Kattani.
He has finished second on his last two starts and certainly has shown enough in three runs for Mick Appleby since leaving Dermot Weld in Ireland, suggesting a win is looming.
He's not got a lot of miles on the clock and remains relatively unexposed at this mile-and-a-quarter trip. His handicap mark remains the same as when just missing out at Newbury last week and he's very dangerous to dismiss with a 4lb hike in the pipeline for him.
In James Doyle, he also has a rider brimming with confidence and a 30 per-cent strike-rate in recent weeks.
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Friday’s Newmarket Frequently Asked Questions
What are the racing results?
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The racing is available on ITV and Racing TV.A
What is our recommended bet?
Katara to win.A
How many races are at Newmarket on Friday?
What is the going at Newmarket?
Good-good to soft in places.A