Racing tips: A profitable Weekend?

Weekender can take another step up the ladder by taking the Group Three Matchbook VIP Henry II Stakes on a high-quality evening card taking place at Sandown.

Wednesday, 23rd May 2018, 10:00 am
Sandown stages an evening meeting tomorrow

The John Gosden-trained colt is stepping up in trip as well as grade, but it would be unwise to underestimate him.

Gosden can also land the Matchbook Is Commission Free Heron Stakes with the highly-promising colt Without Parole.

Also by Frankel, the three-year-old has won both his novice races in great style by six lengths.

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Poet’s Word, who chased home the Gosden-trained superstar Cracksman by seven lengths in the Champion Stakes, has much less on his plate in the Matchbook Brigadier Gerard Stakes.

Wedding Date can continue the remarkable record of the Hannon stable in the Matchbook Commission Free On All Sports National Stakes.

Richard Hannon senior won this Listed dash 10 times while his son already has two on the board.

Trainer Roger Varian looks to have found a good opportunity for Dutch Art filly Shaherezada in the Height Of Fashion Stakes at Goodwood.

Yeah Baby Yeah won nicely at York last week and can defy a 6lb penalty for trainer Gay Kelleway in the Double Delight Hat-Trick Heaven At Fillies’ Handicap at Chelmsford.


Catterick: 1.50 Not So Shy, 2.25 Ce de Nullis, 3.00 Geoff Potts, 3.35 Poetic Steps, 4.10 Becker, 4.45 Balestra, 5.20 Little Miss Lola.

Chelmsford: 5.40 Hurricane Alert, 6.10 Foie Gras, 6.45 Employer, 7.15 Amplification, 7.45 Frontispiece, 8.20 Yeah Baby Yeah, 8.50 Fairway To Heaven.

Lingfield: 1.10 Mr Bossy Boots, 1.40 Kaser, 2.15 Dear Bruin, 2.50 Roundabout Magic, 3.25 The Secrets Out, 4.00 Long John Silver, 4.35 Ochos Rios, 5.10 Uptown Girl.

Tipperary: 5.50 Fiveaftermidnight, 6.20 Saga Altais, 6.55 The Last Indian, 7.25 Winter Breeze, 7.55 First Class Ticket, 8.30 Lord Erskine, 9.00 Light Of My Life.

Goodwood: 1.30 Mutawaffer, 2.00 Gossiping, 2.35 Lady Bergamot, 3.10 Cuban Heel, 3.45 Shaherezada, 4.20 Bayshore Freeway, 4.55 Cosmic Love, 5.30 Pour La Victoire.

Sandown: 6.00 Stormingin, 6.35 Wedding Date, 7.05 Without Parole, 7.35 WEEKENDER (NAP), 8.10 Poet’s Word, 8.40 Mountain Angel.