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Racing tips: Haydock honours for Baattash?

Battaash (second left) is fancied to impress at Haydock
Battaash (second left) is fancied to impress at Haydock

Battaash can take all the plaudits on a busy Saturday when he makes his eagerly awaited return to action in the Armstrong Aggregates Temple Stakes at Haydock.

Sands Of Mali’s credentials for the Commonwealth Cup will be tested in the Armstrong Aggregates Sandy Lane Stakes.

Euchen Glen can gain compensation in the Amix Ready Mixed Concrete Handicap after being just out of the money in the Chester Cup.

El Astronaute won in good style at York last week and is fancied to repeat the trick in the Mansionbet Sprint Stakes at York.

Isabel De Urbina’s trainer, Ralph Beckett, looks to have found an ideal opportunity in the Group Three Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Bronte Cup Fillies’ Stakes .

First Sitting may have been beaten in last month’s Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown last month but should be spot-on in her bid to repeat her Festival Stakes victory at Goodwood.

Sound Advice can win the Caldwell Construction Handicap on his return to the Roodee, while Elarqam can take the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas back to Mark Johnston’s Middleham stable.

Selections

Cartmel: 2.05 Minella Warrior, 2.40 Character Onesie, 3.15 Grandads Horse, 3.50 News For Pascal, 4.25 Havana Jack, 5.00 Katy Royal, 5.35 Apache Jack.

Chester: 1.45 Wind Storm, 2.20 Gold Filigree, 2.55 Sound Advice, 3.30 Star Of The East, 4.05 Vange, 4.40 Jabbaar, 5.15 Fast Dancer.

Curragh: 1.50 Lethal Promise, 2.25 Rattling Jewel, 3.00 Land Force, 3.35 Merchant Navy, 4.10 Elarqam, 4.45 Hydrangea, 5.20 Wisdom Mind, 5.55 Bond Street.

Ffos Las: 6.05 Grapevine, 6.35 Cropley, 7.05 Caviar D’Allen, 7.35 Serosevsky, 8.05 Faint Hope, 8.35 De Bene Esse, 9.05 Court Royale.

Goodwood: 1.55 First Sitting, 2.30 Another Batt, 3.10 Barbara Hepworth, 3.45 Mirage Dancer, 4.20 Top Tug, 4.55 Bahamian Sunrise, 5.30 Homeopathic.

Salisbury: 5.50 Well Done Fox, 6.20 Harry Beau, 6.50 Lashabeeh, 7.20 Tarte Tropezienne, 7.50 El Borracho, 8.20 Comrade In Arms.

Haydock: 2.15 Euchen Glen, 2.50 Ventura Knight, 3.25 SANDS OF MALI (NAP), 4.00 Battaash, 4.35 Dancing Star, 5.10 Short Work, 5.45 Deyaarna, 6.15 Nayel.

York: 2.00 Get Knotted, 2.35 Tawdeea, 3.05 Isabel De Urbina, 3.40 El Astronaute, 4.15 I Am A Dreamer, 4.50 Akvavera, 5.25 Our Charlie Brown.