Horse racing tips: Three huge 10-1, 9-1 and 17-2 picks for day two of Dante Festival at York

SUN racing goes hunting for value on the second day of the Dante Festival at York.

Read on to find out our top tips.


HARTSWOOD (2.40 York)

Richard Fahey’s four-year-old likes York and landed a win and second over course and distance last season. He needed his return from a long break at Thirsk last time and can do himself justice today.


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ALENQUER (3.10 York)

William Haggas has made a decent start to the season and this colt took the Sandown Classic Trial on comeback last time. He clocked a good time there and can improve again at fair odds.

ATALIS BAY (3.40 York)

He scored with plenty left in the tank on comeback at Nottingham last time. That built on some good form last season which included a Haydock success. He has his sights raised here but can hit the frame at least.

Templegate has a pick in every race on Thursday.


1.40     MUSCIKA (NAP)      

Loves this track and need run at Ripon last time out.

2.10     Passion            

Proven Group 1 performer who can cope with shorter trip.

2.40     Ouzo   

Has shown best here and fit after comeback in the Lincoln.

3.10     High Definition (nb)   

Two impressive wins last season and could be a superstar.

3.40     Winter Power (treble) 

Impressive when winning at Newmarket last time out.

4.15     Secret Strength           

Plenty of promise when second on debut at Newmarket.

4.50     Frankenstella  

Won well over course and distance last season.


1.15     Super Cub       

Well bred and should be sharp enough on this debut.

1.50     Military Mission         

Knocking on the door and this looks a good winning chance.

2.25     Jaramillo         

Plenty in hand when winning at Leicester last time out.

2.55     Betty Crean LA          

Promise on debut and should take a big step forward.

3.25     Aljardaa          

Bred to be classy and worth a market check on debut.

3.55     Soapy Stevens 

Improved effort when second at Doncaster on comeback.

4.25     Carbon Positive          

Good run last time and this trip will suit better.

4.55     Parikarma        

Solid run at Wolverhampton last time out.


1.00     Bright Eyed Eagle      

Showed promise when fourth on hurdles debut last time.

1.30     Khanmurjan    

Good form in Ireland should be right in the mix again.

2.00     Ballymoy        

Two good wins heading here and can land the hat-trick.

2.30     Saint Arvans   

Three solid runs this season and right in the shake-up here.

3.00     Roxboro Road 

Made it three wins on the spin at Wetherby last time out.

3.30     Hooroo            

Looks on a fair mark for this handicapping debut.

4.00     Casimir Du Clos         

Likes this ground and Brian Hughes takes over today.

4.30     Rubytwo         

Good effort at Bangor last time and should be right there.


4.45     Baron Nelson  

Improved effort when second at Warwick last time out.

5.20     Eglantine Du Seuil     

Is used to running in much stronger races than this.

5.55     Nye Bevan      

Had plenty in hand when scoring at Worcester last time.

6.30     Shantou Flyer 

Third in the Kim Muir and should have won when unseating latest.

7.05     Northern Bound          

On good mark after going close last time out.

7.40     Shareef Star    

Good win on chase debut and has more to offer.

8.10     Eavesdropping            

Promising second on debut at Southwell last time out.


5.00     Roman Mist    

Battled well to score at Nottingham last time out.

5.30     Desert Dreamer           

Plenty in hand when winning here last month.

6.05     Sunrise Valley 

Showed promise when second on debut at Yarmouth.

6.40     Aaddeey          

Solid comeback second at Newbury last time and more to come.

7.15     Magical Land 

Keeps going close and doesn’t need a lot more to score.

7.50     Taravara          

Two good seconds this season and right there again.

8.20     Colonel Faulkner        

Scored last term and shaping up for another win.


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