First Mohican triumphant in final Fast-Track Qualifier & goes for the final

First Mohican triumphant in final Fast-Track Qualifier & goes for the final A smart piece of riding by Hollie Doyle helped 9/2 chance First Mohican win the two-mile Betway Conditions Race on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on Saturday, March 25, a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 Betway All-Weather Marathon over the same course and distance on Good Friday (April 14). Doyle always had the nine-year-old stayer on the inner, holding him up in fourth of the five runners before improving to third by half-way. Turning into the…

Johnston pair among runners in Fast-Track Qualifiers at Dundalk and Lingfield Park this weekend

Ireland’s All-Weather track Dundalk stages two Fast-Track Qualifiers tomorrow night, Friday, March 24, headed by the Visit attheraces.com Race (8.30pm, seven runners) over an extended 10 furlongs. The winner of the Polytrack contest is guaranteed a free start in the feature £200,000 Betway Easter Classic over 10 furlongs on the same surface at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 14. Top-rated Fire Fighting (Mark Johnston/Pat Smullen), runner-up in last year’s Easter Classic, has been off the course since finishing fifth in a Listed…

Moonrise Landing ready for Saturday comeback at Lingfield Park

All-Weather champion Moonrise Landing is set to return this weekend in the £19,000 Betway Conditions Race (3.10pm, 10 entries) over two miles on Polytrack at Lingfield Park on Saturday, March 25. Moonrise Landing (Ralph Beckett) was unbeaten in three starts during the 2015/16 All-Weather Championships, culminating with a swooping victory over Anglophile in the £150,000 All-Weather Marathon on Good Friday. The Peter Savill-owned six-year-old made her mark on turf with a narrow success over subsequent Group One scorer Quest For More in the Listed Grand Cup at…

Remarkable My Target out to bag sixth win of season in Listed sunbets.co.uk Lady Wulfruna Stakes at Wolverhampton on Saturday

My Target bids for a remarkable five-timer in the Listed sunbets.co.uk Lady Wulfruna Stakes (3.15pm, 12 runners), one of two £50,000 races at Wolverhampton on Saturday, March 11. The seven-furlong Tapeta contest is a Fast-Track Qualifier for the £150,000 Sunbets All-Weather Mile Championships at Lingfield Park on All-Weather Championships Finals Day, Good Friday, April 14, with the winner gaining a free and automatic place in the line-up. My Target (Michael Wigham/Connor Beasley) is the joint-most successful horse of the 2016/17 All-Weather Championships after capturing five class…

Captain Joy seeking Dundalk Fast-Track Qualifier repeat on Friday

Last season’s All-Weather Mile Championships victor Captain Joy tries to set up another Good Friday tilt by winning the €25,000 Matthews Coach Hire Race (8.00pm) at Dundalk on Friday, March 10. The Tracey Collins-trained eight-year-old captured the corresponding Polytrack Fast-Track Qualifier over a mile last season before going on to beat Sovereign Debt by half a length in the £150,000 contest at Lingfield Park on Finals Day. The winner of Friday’s race gains a free and guaranteed place in the line-up in the final on Good Friday,…

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