Dark Horses: Spencer perfect for Uchenna

UCHENNA has always pleased her trainer David Simcock (left) and she caught the eye with a striking debut run at Kempton. Today she looks to have a good chance of confirming that promise over a mile at Goodwood (2.55) in what is a decent maiden. At Kempton, Uchenna was slowly away and outpaced early on, …[Read More]

Dark horses: Eager for Zeva

FILLIES will be thriving in this sort of weather and a lightly-raced three-year-old catches my eye today. ZEVA cost £180,000 as a yearling and has always been a favourite of her trainer David Simcock (left). She was well backed for her only race as a juvenile when she was a solid third on Kempton’s Polytrack. …[Read More]

Silver Lime can deliver in Zetland Gold Cup

TODAY’S Zetland Gold Cup at Redcar has attracted a strong field with a powerful raiding party from the south. But who would bet against Roger Charlton at present? Al Khazeem provided a marvellous Group One success for the yard on Sunday and he can follow up with the progressive SILVER LIME (left) in the Redcar …[Read More]

2013 Flat season: Ten Horses To Follow

I SPENT a large chunk of last summer analysing juvenile races and putting name after name into my 2yo notebook. That trusty notebook has formed the basis of the following list of Ten Horses to Follow for the 2013 Flat season. They are all three year olds but you won’t find Kingsbarns, Mars or Certify …[Read More]