Sainted favourite as maximum field declared to run in Saturday’s £90,000 32Red Gold Cup at Haydock Park

Sainted heads a maximum field of 17 for the £90,000 32Red Gold Cup (3.15pm) at Haydock Park on TENsational Finale Real Ale Day, Saturday, September 30.   The valuable six-furlong handicap is the replacement race for the Ayr Gold Cup, following Ayr’s abandonment due to waterlogging on September 23.   Lightly-raced filly Sainted (William Haggas/Daniel Tudhope, 9st) is the 13/2 favourite with sponsor 32Red and comes into Saturday’s race on the back of a clear-cut success in a course and distance handicap at Haydock Park…

Ice Age chasing four-timer in £90,000 32Red Gold Cup at Haydock Park on Saturday

In-form sprinter Ice Age is among 105 confirmations for the £90,000 32Red Gold Cup (3.15pm) at Haydock Park on TENsational Finale Real Ale Day, Saturday, September 30.   The valuable six-furlong handicap is a replacement race for the Ayr Gold Cup, following Ayr’s abandonment due to waterlogging on September 23.   Ice Age (Eve Johnson Houghton, 8st 13lb) was one of the market leaders for the Ayr Gold Cup on the back of a third straight success in a lucrative six-furlong handicap at the Curragh…

Investec Derby wildcard entry on offer for winner of totepool Conditions Race at Epsom Downs on Sunday

Epsom Downs Racecourse breaks new ground this Sunday, October 1, with the first two-year-old race to offer a wildcard entry into next year’s £1.5 million G1 Investec Derby.   The winner of the extended-mile £20,000 totepool Conditions Race (2.40pm) will receive an entry into Britain’s premier Classic and richest race, run over a mile and a half at Epsom Downs on Saturday, June 2, 2018, providing they are not already entered or a gelding.   The 14 entries for Sunday’s contest, staged at Epsom’s last…

James Garfield proves a star in Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes at Newbury

James Garfield provided trainer George Scott with a perfect belated wedding present when breaking the juvenile course record in the £75,000 G2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (2.50pm), highlight of day two of the Dubai Duty Free International Weekend at Newbury on Saturday, September 23. Newmarket-based Scott was recording a breakthrough first Group success just seven days after marrying Polly, daughter of James Garfield’s co-owner Bill Gredley.   The Exceed And Excel colt James Garfield, sent off a 100/30 shot after going down by…

Cox aiming for Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes repeat with Grand Koonta

In-form Lambourn trainer Clive Cox is well-represented at Newbury on the second day of the Dubai Duty Free International Weekend, Saturday, September 23, with runners in each of the three Group races.   The highlight of the eight-race programme is the £75,000 G2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes (2.50pm, 10 runners) over six furlongs for two-year-olds. Cox was successful 12 months ago with Harry Angel, who has since established himself as Europe’s standout sprinter, and the handler relies this year on Grand Koonta (Adam…

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