Sunday ITV Racing Tips: Best bets for Haydock

ITV4 have served up a bonus day of racing on Sunday, August 7 with a full racecard from Haydock, and the Planet Sport tipsters have a selection for each one.

The Sky Bet Sunday Series is back for its second year, and we are here to help you bash the bookies.

You can see all the latest racecards and results from Haydock by using the Planet Sport live centre, but first let's have a quick look at Sunday's selections.

Selections:

15:45 (Haydock) Silky Wilkie

16:15 (Haydock) Charyn

16:45 (Haydock) Abu Malek

17:15 (Haydock) American Flag

17:45 (Haydock) Indian Dream

18:15 (Haydock) Tarrabb

18:45 (Haydock) Real Terms

15:45 (Haydock) Silky Wilkie

Silky Wilkie has been a consistent customer this term and found just one too strong on his latest outing at Glorious Goodwood.

The progressive three-year-old has only been raised 2lb for that effort and gets the nod to capitalise in these calmer waters.

There are plenty of dangers, though, including Kimngrace, who has the assistance of a 5lb claimer after a respectable effort at Goodwood. Glorious Rio is another to consider.

16:15 (Haydock) Charyn

With plenty of exciting debutants on show, preference is for the Roger Varian-trained Charyn, who cost 250,000gns as a yearling.

The son of Dark Angel is a full-brother to classy sprinter Wings Of War and is fancied to hit the ground running.

It would be no surprise to see Kitai mount a bold bid, while Road To The East may follow them home.

16:45 (Haydock) Abu Malek

Abu Malek can be given another chance in the Sky Bet Sunday Series Sprint Handicap despite flopping at Haydock last month.

Having finished a promising second on his debut for the yard, he got a bump at the start and never really recovered, coming home 10 lengths back in eighth.

Abu Malek can make amends in this six-furlong contest.

17:15 (Haydock) American Flag

American Flag is an interesting proposition in the Sky Bet Sunday Series Middle Distance Handicap.

Having his first start in this sphere, and an initial run following a gelding operation, American Flag has shown glimpses of promise in three runs to date, without getting his head in front.

Out the back on his first attempt in the Wood Ditton, he put in an improved effort when fourth next time and his third in June offered encouragement as switching up to 10 furlongs seemed to suit, although a slow early pace proved his undoing in a sprint finish.

A starting mark of 80 is obviously high enough, but he can rise the challenge.

17:45 (Haydock) Indian Dream

A difficult puzzle to solve, though it can pay to side with Indian Dream, who made a very favourable impression when getting off the mark at Epsom.

The son of Sioux Nation could be nicely treated off a mark of 82 on his handicap debut and he is just preferred to the consistent Urban Sprawl, who has not been outside the first two in his last three.

Narrowly denied at Chester last week, Have Secret is likely to be in the mix along with C&D winner Disputed and Fomo.

18:15 (Haydock) Tarrabb

Tarrabb can make a successful step up to a mile in the Sky Bet Sunday Series Fillies' Handicap.

The three-year-old hails from a classy family and while she did not make it to the track as a juvenile, she kicked off in style this term with a cosy Chelmsford victory in May.

Owen Burrows wasted no time in getting her on the turf, but she was far too keen when a defeated odds-on favourite at Chepstow before not enjoying the best of passages at Thursk.

She showed that to be all wrong on her latest spin, with her length-and-a-half margin at Ascot not really doing justice to the manner of her success, although it limited the handicapper to a 4lb rise subsequently.

Now off a perch of 84, Tarrabb still looks potentially well treated and moving up from seven furlongs should not be an issue judged on her Ascot win.

18:45 (Haydock) Real Terms

Real Terms is on a roll as she shoots for a hat-trick in the Sky Bet Sunday Series Stayers Handicap.

She tackles two miles for the first time here, taking a bit of a leap after winning over 11 and 10 furlongs so far this term.

Real Terms has shown no signs of stopping at the finish on either occasion though, and trainer Grant Tuer would not be lining up if he did not think she had every chance of staying the distance.

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