IT'S day one of the Dante Festival at York and Templegate has some strong fancies lined up.
Scroll down to find our man's top tips.
STARMAN (2.40 York, nap)
He clocked a big personal best when winning a Listed contest here in September before finding the ground too deep in Ascot’s Champions Sprint.
He goes well fresh and has a lot more to offer with just four races under his belt.
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NOON STAR (3.10 York, nb)
She has improved with every run and was impressive when scoring at Wetherby on comeback last month. She is certain to improve for this longer trip and can boost her Oaks claims with another victory.
ILARAAB (1.40 York, treble)
He was impressive when scoring over 1m2f here in October, getting the job done with lots left in the tank. He should improve this season and has more to offer over this trip.
1.40 Ilaraab (treble)
Made it five wins in a row here last time out.
Has lots of good form here and still on a fair weight.
2.40 STARMAN (NAP)
Did well last season and can do even better as a 4yo.
3.10 Noon Star (nb)
Looked classy when winning at Wetherby and more to come.
3.40 Captain Cooper
Drop in trip here can pay dividends.
Well bred and yard does well at York.
4.50 Bollin Joan
Went close in November Handicap and needed comeback run.
1.00 Dog Of War
Two good wins over fences and has much more to come.
Up a fair 2lb after winning over course and distance.
2.00 Theatre Glory
From top yard so should know his job on debut.
Good show in bumper and every chance for new trainer.
3.00 Bashful Boy
Consistent and another good run at Chepstow last time.
3.30 Johnny B
Keeps hitting the frame and should be right there again.
Went close last time and won’t be far away.
4.35 An Tailliur
Good win latest and right on the premises again.
1.15 Fat Sam
Improved effort when second at Warwick last time out.
1.50 Black Centaur
Won nicely on chase debut latest and has more to offer.
2.25 Mon Frere
Plenty in hand when winning last time out.
2.50 Rock On Rocco
Up fair 5lb for convincing win on latest start.
3.20 Blazing Saddles
In cracking form and should be right there again.
Should be a cut above these hunter chase rivals.
4.25 Pop The Champagne
Has been running well in stronger races than this.
Ran well in third over course and distance last time.
Up fair 4lb for winning last time out.
Went close over course and distance on latest start.
6.40 Not The Chablis
In winning form at Musselburgh two runs ago.
7.10 Rock The House
Good win last time and this longer trip should suit.
7.40 Point The Way
Has gone close on both runs since joining this yard.
8.10 World Trip
Up 11lb but won really easily last time out.
5.20 Firenze Rosa
Went close last time and looks on a fair mark.
5.50 Jupiter Road
Rusty on comeback and will go much closer today.
Good third on debut and race is working out well.
6.50 Gustav Holst
Two close efforts so far and doesn’t need much more.
7.20 Night Eagle
Promise on comeback and can take a step forward.
7.50 Cloudy Rose
Good run when fourth at Yarmouth last time out.
Went close at Windsor and right there again.
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