Forest Edge aimed at All-Weather Championships Finals Day following Lingfield Park victory today

The 3/1 favourite Forest Edge finished powerfully under Adam Kirby to record a comfortable length success over Addictive Dream in the £19,000 Compare Bookmakers At bookmakers.co.uk Handicap over five furlongs. Group One winner Tangerine Trees was three quarters of a length further back in third.   It was a third consecutive win on the All-Weather for David Evans’ charge, following successes at Kempton Park on October 31 and Wolverhampton on November 8, and he is now eligible for All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park…

Cantlow considered for Stewart Family Thank You Gold Cup

Shloer Chase winner Kid Cassidy (11st 12lb) heads the weights for the £100,000 Grade Three Stewart Family Thank You Gold Cup, run over two miles and five furlongs at Cheltenham on the second day of The International, Saturday, December 14.   The seven-year-old is one of four entries for leading owner J P McManus, who is also responsible for recent Newbury scorer Cantlow (11st), Paddy Power Gold Cup second Colour Squadron (10st 12lb) and Grade One runner-up Tap Night (10st 11lb).   Cantlow, trained by…

Rawnaq lined up for tilt at The Ladbroke

Dell’ Arca and Sametegal, first and second in the Greatwood Hurdle at Cheltenham on November 17, are among 57 terrific entries revealed today for The Ladbroke at Ascot on Saturday, December 21.   The sponsor has installed the pair as the 12/1 co-favourites of six for the two-mile £150,000 Grade Three handicap hurdle, alongside Nicky Henderson’s Blue Fashion and Rolling Star, and potential Irish raiders City Slicker and Quick Jack.   Henderson is the most successful trainer in The Ladbroke, having captured the prestigious and…

Head hopes the LONGINES Hong Kong Mile is not a Moonlight farewell, but it might be

Sha Tin racecourse was a project in a state of conceptual development when Freddy Head first visited Hong Kong to compete alongside fellow riding greats Lester Piggott and Pat Eddery in the international jockeys’ challenge. Those days are the stuff of legend among local race fans and on Sunday, Head hopes his star mare Moonlight Cloud will etch her own name in Hong Kong racing folklore with victory in the G1 LONGINES Hong Kong Mile, a race that he hopes will not be her swansong….

Nicholls hoping Roque can secure second victory in Neptune Investment Management series at Sandown Park on Friday

The third race in Neptune Investment Management’s eight-race Road To Cheltenham series of novices’ hurdles takes place at Sandown Park this Friday, December 6.   The £28,000 Grade Two Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle is staged over two and a half miles and has attracted 10 entries, including the Paul Nicholls-trained Saint Roque.   A seven-year-old son of Lavirco, Saint Roque won the first race in the series at Cheltenham on October 18, when he battled well in the closing stages to defeat Rum And…

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