Godolphin had a memorable week at Royal Ascot but sights are set on Gowran Park on Sunday where Willie McCreery looks to hold their best hope of a winner...
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With Ribchester and Barney Roy landing the spoils on Day One of Royal Ascot it was certainly a massive day for the boys in blue and Sheikh Mohammed could well be watching on as the Godolphin team take the big race on day two also. ..
Royal Ascot will begin with an odds on favourite on Tuesday as Ribchester tackles the Queen Anne Stakes but the star of the show will run later in the afternoon as a dual Classic winner looks to stamp his authority on the three-year-old division. ..
Irish Flat racing’s HQ poses another tricky prospect on Sunday and if this corner was to advise a bet for the day it would be a €5 patent (€35 total stake) on three horses that have small chances but would reward you to around €2,635 if it clicks or around €1,430 if you wanted to go each-way for the same stake. ..
The Curragh are back racing this weekend ahead of the mouth watering renewal of the Irish Derby later in the month but while there’s some trappy maiden races on the card today, there is a wide open two-mile handicap which will pay nicely if you can uncover the winner. ..
Aidan O’Brien probably holds more records of note than anyone else in the sport and on Saturday he’ll bid to enhance his record for most wins in the Irish 2000 Guineas...
It was a rare blank day for Aidan O’Brien yesterday as he was out of luck in the Classic Trial’s at Lingfield as well as drawing a blank at the Curragh and Deauville but he’s back to Deauville this afternoon and could hold the key in the French 2,000 Guineas. ..
Another day and another Derby Trial winner for Aidan O’Brien at Chester on Friday and it would be a surprise if Sir John Lavery didn’t land the Lingfield Derby Trial on Saturday but there’s also Classic action in France and in the French 1,000 Guineas one filly looks ready to rock to major honours. ..
Churchill will look to write the latest chapter in Aidan O’Brien’s record breaking career as the son of Galileo bids to see the master of Ballydoyle become the most successful ever trainer in the English 2000 Guineas with eight wins in the first Classic of the season. He looks a worthy favourite. ..
Racing kicks off at the Punchestown Festival on Ladies Day with a race confined to horses who are owned by Kildare farmers only and despite it’s uniqueness, it’s a race that could well get punters off to a great start...