Rite To Reign can step up on York run

The 2.00 race at Haydock on Saturday is a two miles handicap for four-year-olds and upwards with a field of 16 runners set to go to post. Nearly Caught Trainer Hughie Morrison has made a fantastic start to the season and recent winners include Dee Stakes winner Not So Sleepy. He is represented here by Nearly Caught, a five-year-old gelding by New Approach. He has won three of his eleven… Read More »

Carrington can take Pontefract feature race

Pontefract stages a good quality evening meeting on Friday to round off a busy day on the flat. The feature race is a Conditions race for two-year-olds over six furlongs at 7.30. Ravenhoe Mark Johnston hit peak form at last week’s York Dante meeting, saddling four winners on a single day. He also had high profile winners at Goodwood and Sandown on Thursday and is represented here by Ravenhoe. He… Read More »

Zanetto well weighted in Goodwood sprint

The 5.10 at Goodwood on Friday is a very competitive six-furlong handicap with a field of 12 set to face the starter. Zanetto The one that catches the eye here is the Andrew Balding-trained Zanetto, a five-year-old gelding by Medicean out of a Halling mare. He has won three of his 21 starts, all over six furlongs. He won his maiden at Newmarket in 2012 and won a valuable handicap… Read More »

Endless Time can defy penalty at Goodwood

The 4.35 at Goodwood on Friday is a mile and a half handicap for fillies aged three years and upwards. Endless Time The hot favourite here is the Godolphin-owned Endless Time, a filly by Sea The Stars out of Mamonta by Fantastic Light. She made a promising debut at Newmarket in August when finishing a close fifth to Mahsooba over seven furlongs. She got off the mark over a mile… Read More »

Can’t Change It to atone for unlucky Chester run

The second race on the card at Goodwood on Friday is a seven-furlong handicap with ten runners. Great Fun The likely favourite here is the unbeaten Great Fun*, trained by Brian Meehan and ridden by Jimmy Fortune. He made a winning debut at Wetherby last month when sent off at odds of 16-1. He refused to settle early on so Fortune allowed him to bowl along in the lead. He… Read More »