Comeonginger set to complete four-timer

The second race on the card at Newbury on Friday is a Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Chase over two and a quarter miles. Comeonginger Trainer Chris Gordon has placed the seven-year-old Comeonginger very skilfully to win his last three races. The son of King’s Theatre started his winning run at Fontwell in April where he battled on gamely to repel the challenge of Johnnys Legacy by a length and a quarter.… Read More »

Wolfsburg too strong for injury-hit Everton

Everton have declared their intention to make a bold bid for Europa League glory this season and need just a point from their last two group matches to reach the last 32. Everton While the Europa League is inferior to the Champions League, the second tier of European competition still provides some top quality football and Everton face tough opponents in Wolfsburg of Germany. If Everton fail to secure a… Read More »

Spurs to cruise into last 32 of Europa League

After a successful week for English teams in the Champions League, Tottenham host Partizan Belgrade in the Europa League at White Hart Lane. Tottenham Striker Harry Kane has the star player for Spurs with seven goals in six games in the competition already. He fired a hat-trick in their last home group game against Asteras and has transferred that form to the Premiership with vital goals against Aston Villa and… Read More »

Spring Fling to shine in Kempton finale

The final race on a busy night at Kempton is the six-furlong sprint handicap at 7.25. Spring Fling The most interesting runner here is Henry Candy’s lightly-raced three-year-old filly Spring Fling. She only raced once last year, finishing in midfield here without being knocked about by Fergus Sweeney. She did not reappear until April where she finished down the field behind Hadaatha at Newmarket in a maiden race over seven… Read More »

Colour Party well treated in Kempton feature

The feature race at Kempton on Thursday is the seven furlong nursery handicap at 6.25 with a field of seven runners. Colour Party The market leader is John Gosden’s Colour Party who got off the mark at Wolverhampton over seven furlongs recently. The daughter of Invincible Spirit ran green on her racecourse debut at Newmarket in October but showed the benefit of that run when second on the same course… Read More »

Engaging Smile to delight Kempton punters

The 5.25 at Kempton on Thursday is a two-year-old maiden for fillies over seven furlongs. Engaging Smile Ralph Beckett is a fine trainer of fillies having won the Epsom Oaks twice with Look Here and Talent. He is represented here by Engaging Smile who is owned by Qatar Racing in partnership with N H Wrigley. The daughter of Exceed And Excel made her racecourse debut here last month when finishing… Read More »

Leah-Anne Avery and Cadmium in hat-trick bid

The 4.55 at Kempton on Thursday is a one mile handicap and attention will be focussed on the hat-trick seeking Cadmium and jockey Leah-Anne Avery. Cadmium Harry Dunlop’s filly is a daughter of Major Cadeaux out of a Sheikh Albadou mare and has improved dramatically since being partnered with her young jockey. Leah-Anne is apprenticed to Dunlop and had twice been runner-up on Cadmium before winning at Kempton in October.… Read More »