Racing tips: Dancing to York victory?

Sir Dancealot can spring a surprise of sorts in the Clipper Logistics Duke of York Stakes at York.

Tuesday, 15th May 2018, 10:00 am
Sir Dancealot can cause a surprise tomorrow

Plenty of attention will surround Harry Angel but there are sound enough reasons to think David Elsworth’s charge can give him a run for his money.

Highgarden gets the nod in the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes.

That John Gosden took enough positives from her run in defeat at Sandown to come to a race like this looks significant.

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This will only be her third career outing and she is entitled to have learned plenty from that last outing, as she did not have to work at all hard to win her only juvenile outing.

Flavius Titus gives Roger Varian a sporting chance in the Conundrum HRr Consulting Handicap, as it is highly likely we have not seen the best of him yet.

It might get better for the Newmarket handler, with Zeelander looking a leading player in the Oaks Farm Stables Handicap.

Keep an eye on Flying Pursuit in the Infinity Tyres Handicap. Tim Easterby’s five-year-old has plenty of decent form on the Knavesmire and was not disgraced on his return to the fray at Ripon.

The three-runner race Mayson Mac won at Musselburgh was nothing to write home about, but he has talent and should feel the benefit of the experience when he lines up for the British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes.


Newton Abbot: 2.00 All Together, 2.35 Bel Esprit, 3.10 Irish Prophecy, 3.45 Bestwork, 4.15 Iniesta, 4.45 Wonderful Charm, 5.15 Represented.

Perth: 6.05 Champ, 6.35 Calivigny, 7.05 Chicago Lady, 7.35 Miss Biscotti, 8.05 Cockley Beck, 8.35 Dawerann, 9.05 Creevytennant.

Punchestown: 5.45 Getareason, 6.15 Agusta Gold, 6.45 Running In Heels, 7.15 Ballycasey, 7.45 Peace News, 8.15 El Vasco, 8.45 Acronym.

Yarmouth: 2.10 Etisalat, 2.45 Rayaa, 3.20 Bartholomew J, 3.55 Outofthequestion, 4.25 Desert Frost, 4.55 Slow To Hand, 5.25 Ubla, 6.00 Summerseat Mist.

Bath: 5.20 Dalness Express, 5.55 Powerful Dream, 6.25 Haylah, 6.55 Brahms De Clermont, 7.25 See The Sea, 7.55 Desert Cross, 8.25 Choral Music.

York: 2.20 Hamada, 2.55 Flying Pursuit, 3.30 SIR DANCEALOT (NAP), 4.05 Highgarden, 4.35 Flavius Titus, 5.05 Mayson Mac, 5.35 Zeelander.