Glorious Goodwood Day One

HARDLY glorious weather for it, but one of the best week’s racing of the year starts today. Rain-softened ground isn’t ideal in the height of summer and it has already scared off Gleneagles and a few other big guns at Glorious Goodwood. The forecast is kind for the rest of the week and I suspect …[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 June 5

THE fillies take centre stage today and I’ve already looked at the Epsom Oaks in another post. It is a race high in quality and Crystal Zvezda is taken to swoop late to win. She’s been heavily supported this week. Star Of Seville also carries each-way appeal. There was almost 3mm of rain overnight at …[Read More]