Racing tips: Preening to claim Ascot honours?

Preening can recoup Sandown losses by taking Listed honours in the Markerstudy British EBF Valiant Stakes at Ascot.

Thursday, 26th July 2018, 10:00 am
Ascot heads eight meetings lined up for tomorrow

James Fanshawe’s filly was sent off the 5-2 favourite for the Coral Distaff but could only manage third.

Atty Persse sets a good standard for the rest to aim at in the JGR Handicap.

He ran an excellent race to be third in the Old Newton Cup at Haydock earlier this month and will have conditions to suit.

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The feature event at York is the British Stallion Studs EBF Lyric Fillies’ Stakes with Roger Varian’s filly Rasima fancied to claim top honours.

Dream Of Honour has obvious claims in the Unlimited Free Race Replays At EBF Novice Stakes at Thirsk.

Richard Fahey’s colt was a seemingly unfancied 33-1 on his racecourse debut at York earlier in the month, but belied those odds to finish third.

Choral Music can continue her remarkable campaign in the Fly London Southend Airport To Perpignan Fillies’ Handicap at Newmarket.

Jonathan Portman has saddled the three-year-old to win four of her five starts in 2018.


Ascot: 1.50 Ceratonia, 2.25 Lost In Alaska, 3.00 Mancini, 3.35 PREENING (NAP), 4.10 Atty Persse, 4.45 Vibrant Chords, 5.15 Awesome.

Chepstow: 5.50 Roman Warrior, 6.20 Thriving, 6.50 Poyle Charlotte, 7.20 Glamorous Dream, 7.50 Edged Out, 8.20 Ochos Rios, 8.55 General Brook.

Down Royal: 5.30 Glamorous Power, 6.05 Gopsies Daughter, 6.35 Mofakker, 7.05 Caesar’s Comet, 7.35 On The Go Again, 8.05 Easy Boy, 8.35 Conquest.

Newmarket: 5.35 Choral Music, 6.10 Sir Victor, 6.40 Even Keel, 7.10 Masham Star, 7.40 Chaparral Prince, 8.10 Sleeping Lion, 8.40 Starboy.

Thirsk: 2.00 Dream Of Honour, 2.35 Albanita, 3.10 Super Major, 3.45 Prince Elzaam, 4.20 Iron Sky, 4.55 Roys Dream, 5.25 Life For Rent.

Uttoxeter: 1.40 Pretty Reckless, 2.10 Full Bore, 2.45 Premier King, 3.20 Simply Lucky, 3.55 Notnow Seamus, 4.30 Box Office, 5.05 Forewarning.

Wexford: 5.40 One Cool Poet, 6.15 Lockeen Girl, 6.45 Epsilon Indi, 7.15 Caliption, 7.45 Magnetic Force, 8.15 Sizing Rome, 8.50 Miss Chevious Girl.

York: 6.00 Humbolt Current, 6.30 Ninjago, 7.00 Absolute Dream, 7.30 Rasima, 8.00 Kings Gift, 8.30 Harrogate.