Sam Turner 8:58pm, Tue 28 May 2019
OLIVER’S GOLD (Cartmel, 6.45) has posted a series of consistent efforts, performances which have earned the selection the top four ratings in the race on my figures.
Sam Turner 8:47pm, Mon 27 May 2019
COLD HARBOUR (Southwell, 8.40) hit the frame on his first try on turf 10 days ago but was beaten eight lengths and looks a better all-weather horse.
Sam Turner 5:27pm, Sun 26 May 2019
NICHOLAS T (Redcar, 4.10) looked an unlucky second in this race last year as he had to wait for gaps to appear before making his run.
Sam Turner 7:15pm, Fri 24 May 2019
Eden Rose may well head the market for the Haydock opener given she has been extremely impressive on the all-weather at Lingfield and Kempton. However, those victories have seen her mark leap from 74 to 90 and she could be vulnerable to an established turf performer like LUCKY DEAL (Haydock, 2.15).
Sam Turner 8:19pm, Thu 23 May 2019
JAGANORY (Bath, 4.15) has raced at Bath an astonishing 30 times and bolted up at his favourite venue last week despite his rider dropping her whip.
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Sam Turner 9:39pm, Fri 17 May 2019
The London Gold Cup is invariably a brilliant race to follow for the remainder of the season as it has thrown up a host of superb winners with the likes of Al Kazeem, Cannock Chase, Time Test, Defoe and Communique all successful in the past decade. Solid Stone and FOREST OF DEAN (Newbury, 3.00) met at Newcastle last November (7f) with the former narrowly prevailing and both look colts of immense potential
Sam Turner 6:38pm, Thu 16 May 2019
John Gosden isn’t one to return his horses to the track quickly unless they are in top condition so it appears highly significant that TWIST ‘N’ SHAKE (York, 2.25) faces the starter just seven days after a Nottingham romp at short odds.
Sam Turner 8:30pm, Wed 15 May 2019
TOO DARN HOT (York, 3.00) has a few questions to answer, most notably fitness and trip, but he looked as though today’s distance would be within his compass last season and, providing he settles on his return to action, his chance is obvious.
Sam Turner 6:20pm, Tue 14 May 2019
FRANKELLINA (York, 3.35) was withdrawn from a similar trial at Lingfield on Saturday because of underfoot conditions, but she is reportedly held in high regard at home and her stable love having winners at this meeting.
Sam Turner 7:19pm, Mon 13 May 2019
STORM AHEAD (Beverley, 3.50) couldn’t go with the favourite late on over course and distance on his seasonal bow but battled on well to finish second.
Sam Turner 8:47pm, Sun 12 May 2019
THE DEFIANT (Musselburgh, 5.10) showed definite signs of ability on his last run of 2018 and has progressed well this season, winning two from three starts including over course and distance 11 days ago.
Sam Turner 8:02pm, Fri 10 May 2019
The towering presence of Aidan O'Brien again overshadows a UK trial today with Anthony Van Dyck, winner of the Irish Futurity before finishing third in the Dewhurst, clearly feared given the form his horses have enjoyed in the past fortnight.
Sam Turner 4:13pm, Thu 9 May 2019
Sam Turner 4:08pm, Wed 8 May 2019
Course and distance winner COPPER KNIGHT (Chester, 1.50) is nicely drawn and should strip fitter for his recent Musselburgh return to action where, after breaking modestly, he stayed on nicely to suggest his turn was around the corner.
Sam Turner 8:39pm, Tue 7 May 2019
Aidan O'Brien has held a vice-like grip on the Chester Vase in the past decade and fields another strong raiding squad as he bids to maintain his early domination of the UK flat season.
Sam Turner 7:49pm, Mon 6 May 2019
ZODIAKOS (Wetherby, 3.55) was rated in the high 80s in his pomp and whilst not the force of old, should be very competitive on Tuesday.
Sam Turner 7:02pm, Sun 5 May 2019
BEQUEST (Bath, 5.45) has been knocking at the door and looked unfortunate to bump into a ready winner over course and distance last week.
Sam Turner 6:57pm, Fri 3 May 2019
The absence of Champion juvenile Too Darn Hot has robbed the season’s first Classic of some class and glamour, however ADVERTISE (Newmarket, 3.35) can showcase his talents and land today’s Qipco 2,000 Guineas.
Sam Turner 7:13pm, Thu 2 May 2019
Sam Turner 7:27pm, Wed 1 May 2019
KINLOCH PRIDE (Musselburgh, 1.45) has gently slid down the weights after a mostly frustrating 2018 and will be straighter for her reappearance here 12 days ago.