Rainfall's record suggests she can make a splash at Goodwood

RAINFALL advertised her talents at the very highest level last year and deserves the utmost respect on her return in the West Sussex County Times On House Stakes at Goodwood.

The four-year-old started off her career for Mark Johnston with a ready victory in a Thirsk maiden and was victorious at Royal Ascot a couple of starts later, beating the talented Red Jazz in the Jersey Stakes. She ran with huge credit when third in the Falmouth Stakes on her Group One debut and went on to strike in Listed company, before rounding off the year with another placed effort in the Sun Chariot Stakes.

It is hardly surprising that she was moved to Godolphin having shown such a high level of form at three, and there is every chance there is further improvement in the tank.

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Clive Cox is enjoying a decent run of form and his Lethal Force must be followed in the Worthing Herald Maiden Auction Stakes. The juvenile's first-season sire Dark Angel is enjoying a fine start to his career at stud and this particular colt really caught the eye on debut at Ascot. Although sent off a largely unconsidered 33-1 chance, he soon recovered from a tardy start and ran a screamer to fill the runner-up spot in what looked a fair contest.

Bin Suroor might also find the target at Redcar, where his Sarrsar has sound claims in the feature totepool Zetland Gold Cup. A successful 2010 campaign yielded three victories, with the last of those in a competitive Newmarket handicap suggesting there should be more to come.

Carlisle stage the Lloyd Honda Carlisle Bell Trial, with Fibs And Flannel of definite interest for Tim Easterby. The chestnut showed some decent form last year and recent efforts suggest a return to the winner's enclosure is not too far away. He was found wanting for a bit of finishing pace when fourth at Haydock recently, but the slightly easier surface he will encounter in Cumbria might just help him on that score.

Shes Rosie should secure her second success at Chepstow in the course of a week in the More Live Football Betting At totesport.com Fillies' Handicap.

The three-year-old was beaten just a neck into second at the Welsh track on her first start of the year and had no trouble going one place better on Tuesday, quickening up well to score with plenty in hand.

Costa Del Fortune should reward those who keep the faith in the Enderby Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Leicester. Richard Hannon's filly was something of an expensive failure on debut at Kempton, finishing only second when sent off a heavily-backed favourite.There was not a whole lot wrong with that effort though and she is bound to go close this time with that experience under her belt.