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.
Sam Turner 9:18pm, Tue 30 Apr 2019
MUTARAKEZ Pontefract, 4.10) landed this race last year, taking the prize with a very strong finish to reel in the runner up and leave the rest of the field toiling.
Sam Turner 8:18pm, Mon 29 Apr 2019
Sam Turner 7:44pm, Sun 28 Apr 2019
Sam Turner 7:46pm, Fri 26 Apr 2019
There is a slight concern a busy period and the travelling to Ayr from Ditcheat may take the edge off GETAWAY TRUMP (Sandown. 1.50), but he appeared in rude health a fortnight ago in Scotland so it could be a chance worth taking.
Sam Turner 4:58pm, Thu 25 Apr 2019
BANGKOK (Sandown, 3.00) was a little disappointing as a juvenile after a promising start in a Newmarket novice stakes but looked the business at Doncaster on his first start of the new campaign.
Sam Turner 7:21pm, Wed 24 Apr 2019
Sam Turner 6:15pm, Tue 23 Apr 2019
DARK SHOT (Epsom, 2.10) is an infrequent winner but goes well fresh and makes his seasonal bow nicely handicapped.
Sam Turner 9:00pm, Mon 22 Apr 2019
Sam Turner 6:41pm, Sun 21 Apr 2019
Last year’s renewal of the Irish Grand National was held on atrocious ground, conditions which ensured just eight of the 30 participants completed as those that crossed the line resembled the first night of a particularly well-oiled and raucous stag party.
Sam Turner 7:16pm, Fri 19 Apr 2019
In true Mark Johnston style, AUSTRIAN SCHOOL (Musselburgh, 3.35) was kept busy last summer, running 11 times and he was arguably unfortunate not to finish an industrious campaign with more than two victories as he was also beaten small margins on a number of occasions.
Sam Turner 5:13pm, Thu 18 Apr 2019
Sam Turner 6:54pm, Wed 17 Apr 2019
Sam Turner 6:27pm, Tue 16 Apr 2019
PANATOS (Southwell, 6.00) is yet to win a race but could well turn out a shrewd purchase for new connections.
Sam Turner 8:32pm, Mon 15 Apr 2019
Kevin Ryan won the Newmarket 6f sprint with Teruntum Star in 2016 and TOMMY TAYLOR (Newmarket, 1.50) rates another live candidate in a typically fierce renewal.
Sam Turner 8:46pm, Sun 14 Apr 2019
TELECASTER (Windsor, 4.00) wasn’t fancied to show too much on debut but posted an eyecatching run at Doncaster 16 days ago.
Sam Turner 6:32pm, Sat 13 Apr 2019
ZARA HOPE (Stratford, 2.40) has had a stop start career but has shown definite signs of ability, winning two races back in 2016.
Sam Turner 4:39pm, Fri 12 Apr 2019
No doubt connections will have been more focussed on today’s Scottish Grand National when CROSSHUE BOY (Ayr, 3.35) had a spin over hurdles at Wexford eight days ago.