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Impressive Surewecan can be in the money once again

By Chris Wilson

Surewecan can gain sweet profits by returning to seven furlongs at Carlisle tomorrow.

The reliable four-year-old gelding, trained by Mark Johnston, has had a busy year, but there are still races to be won with him.

Surewecan can therefore hammer home the point by claiming the ApolloBet Cashback If 2nd Handicap.

The son of Royal Applause had a bit of a nightmare last year, but he has been revived this term, having rarely finished out of the money in 15 starts.

His last run over a mile at Carlisle was interesting, too, as he did pretty well to overcome a sloppy start and was actually bang in contention inside the final furlong.

But once the tank began to trickle dry, Surewecan could not match the finishing burst of Hidden Rebel and came home third.

Having won two races over seven furlongs this year, including over this course and distance, it's hardly surprising to see him back in more familiar territory at the Cumbria circuit.

Rated just 2lb higher than when he struck at Carlisle in May, Surewecan is a fan of fast ground and is likely to be in the thick of it once again.

BATH: 2.00 Nuclear Power, 2.30 Racquet, 3.00 Point Of Woods, 3.30 Canonbury, 4.00 Elle Rebelle, 4.30 Cosmic Storm, 5.00 Dynamo.

CARLISLE: 4.45 Gaelic Wizard, 5.20 Golden Reign, 5.50 Society Red, 6.20 Kilbaha Lady, 6.50 SUREWECAN (NAP), 7.20 Tectonic, 7.50 Indian Giver.

GOWRAN: 4.25 Bainne, 4.55 Mack Attack, 5.30 Sweetasever, 6.00 Avalanche, 6.30 Hall Pass, 7.00 Windsor Beach, 7.30 Princely Conn.

LINGFIELD: 2.10 Skylark Lady, 2.40 Reconcilliation, 3.10 Al Shahaniya, 3.40 One Too Many, 4.10 Sfumato, 4.40 Affair, 5.15 Where Next.

NEWTON ABBOT: 5.05 Poisoned Berry, 5.40 Mrsrobin, 6.10 Generous Jack, 6.40 Master Dee, 7.10 Coeur Tantre, 7.40 Mount Vesuvius.

SOUTHWELL: 1.50 Mr Burgees, 2.20 Net Work Rouge, 2.50 Swaledale Lad, 3.20 Newton Geronimo, 3.50 Doitforjoe, 4.20 Carrigkerry, 4.50 Midas Gold

DOUBLE: Surewecan and Al Shahaniya.

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