Chester top racing tip: William Buick adds appeal to Harry's Bar in day two opener

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Question marks hanging over the market leaders lead me to the potential value elsewhere, which very much brings in Harry's Bar, who appears to have been overlooked due to the fact that his 14 career victories have all come on the all-weather and he is yet to win on turf. As a result, his turf mark is now way below his all-weather mark, to the extent that he can now take full advantage of it on a track like this. Harry's Bar excels on tight, turning tracks, and if we look back to the third most recent renewal of today's handicap, a similar scenario is clear to see. It was won by Merhoob, who was sent off at a very big price because he was an all-weather specialist, and the chances are that, like Merhoob, Harry's Bar will also enjoy this circuit on his first visit, and he already has turf form with some cut in the ground. Suggested bet: Harrys Bar to win the 13:30 at Chester

The sharpest turf track he has visited so far is Tipperary, where he finished an excellent fifth of 15 over five furlongs, and with a better start that day, he would have gone even closer.

Last August he was winning a handicap at Dundalk despite a mark of 110, so he has to be attractive off just 91 around this circuit, especially as he comes here in very good form following a recent placed effort in a Listed race at Wolverhampton (another tight, flat, left-handed track).

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He is in his best form since he was rated 114 at Dundalk last September and a visit to this venue could be an inspired move, with stall 4 being perfectly acceptable and with the booking of William Buick being an obvious plus.

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