Limato to light up York Festival

IT seems five minutes ago that virtual silence reigned across York racecourse after Arabian Queen lowered the colours of Derby winner Golden Horn in the 2015 Juddmonte International. The fairy-tale success of Mecca’s Angel and the immense training performance by Joseph Tuite to prepare Litigant for Ebor glory were other highlights of last year’s terrific …[Read More]

Royal Ascot 2015 Day Four

THE show goes on at Royal Ascot 2015… Friday is day four and another dazzling array of talent is on display, including in the inaugural running of the Group One Commonwealth Cup… ALBANY STAKES: There was a huge amount to like about ILLUMINATE’S only racecourse appearance when although the lesser fancied Richard Hannon runner she …[Read More]

Daily Double: May 30

SHEDLOADS of racing and big fields today, so plenty to go at. ZANETTO has been knocking at the door and today could be his day at Newmarket (4.30). He reappears quickly after a solid second at Goodwood last week and a huge plus is that Richard Hughes takes the ride. The other selection is… DON’T …[Read More]

Limato to continue unbeaten run at Newbury

LIMATO has done everything right in his three runs and I was disappointed when he missed the Gimcrack Stakes at York. He has had a two-month break since his last race and reappears on Saturday in the Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury. He should continue his unbeaten run at the main expense of Jungle Cat. …[Read More]

York Ebor meeting: Five to follow

ORDINARILY, the York Ebor meeting is one of the best Flat meetings of the year. But this year the probable presence of the Epsom Derby and Oaks winners is poised to give it added lustre. Australia and Taghrooda are both promising to be exceptional Classic winners and their participation in the Juddmonte International and Yorkshire …[Read More]