Royal Ascot: Day 2

After the thrill of watching another Frankel demolition job, today is all about the giant that is So You Think. He faces the Queen’s Carlton House in the Prince of Wales’s Stakes. But the dark horse here is Godolphin’s Farhh, who is lightly raced but unbeaten. Last year Frankie Dettori mugged So You Think with …[Read More]

Derby Day: Mickdaam the value

The legend of Camelot will almost certainly grow at Epsom tomorrow as it’s very hard to see anything beating Aidan O’Brien’s stable star in the Derby. But with nine runners and a one-horse book, there is potentially great value to be had if you fancy an each-way bet. Richard Fahey is clearly thrilled just to …[Read More]

Our Boy Jack to strike for Fahey

Six meetings today and six more tomorrow. Great weather. There’s no excuse not to go racing this weekend. But finding winners will be tricky as the faster ground leads to bigger and more competitive fields: a far cry from the recent bog-like conditions. At Goodwood Expense Claim should complete a four-timer. He was most impressive …[Read More]

York: Day Two

Today is one of those days when there is quality racing whichever way you look: the second day of York’s Dante meeting, a strong Salisbury card, a belting evening meeting at Newmarket, and three competitive NH cards. A dry night has meant the ground is now good at York, so beware horses that need it …[Read More]