UNFORGIVING MINUTE (6.45 Kempton, nap) knows the time of day. Jockey Adam Kirby has a 80% strike-rate for coach Sean Curran this year and the evergreen nine-year-old can make it three successes on the turn over an excursion that suits well.

4. Unforgiving Minute
J: A KirbyT: S Curran
Kempton – Jan 29th 20:45
8/1

PISTOL WHIPPED (2.15 Leicester, nb) had bounty close by when winning on his impediment pursue debut here last time. He’s up 6lb yet looks in front of the handicapper.

2. Pistol Whipped
J: Nico de BoinvilleT: N J Henderson
Leicester – Jan 29th 16:15
13/8

FEN BREEZE (6.15 Kempton, treble) was a decent third at Wolver last time and should discover this organization simpler.

2. Fen Breeze
J: R HavlinT: Rae Guest
Kempton – Jan 29th 20:15
5/2

LEICESTER
1.45 Imperial Alcazar
2.15 Pistol Whipped (nb)
2.45 Ballyellis
3.15 Swaffham Bulbeck
3.45 Glance Back
4.15 Thoor Castle

KEMPTON
4.45 King Of Arms
5.15 New Zealand
5.45 Merchant Of Venice
6.15 Fen Breeze (treble)
6.45 UNFORGIVING MINUTE (NAP)
7.15 Split Down South
7.45 Distant Applause
8.15 Que Quieres

*nap = best bet, nb = next best