Carr hoping to find key to Aeolus on Saturday’s Irish Day at Thirsk Racecourse

Thirsk stages a competitive seven-race card on its annual Irish Day this Saturday, May 18, headlined by the £20,000 Constant Security Services Handicap (4.30pm, 24 entries) over seven furlongs. The weights for the feature race are headed by the 105-rated So Beloved (9st 7lb) trained by David O’Meara near York. The classy nine-year-old captured the G3 Supreme Stakes at Goodwood in 2015 and his more recent efforts include a close second behind stablemate Larchmont Lad in the G2 Minstrel Stakes at the Curragh, Ireland, in July. So…

O’Meara triple-handed as maximum field of 16 set to line up in Saturday’s £40,000 Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup

O’Meara triple-handed as maximum field of 16 set to line up in Saturday’s £40,000 Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup Thirsk’s richest race of the season, the £40,000 Cliff Stud Thirsk Hunt Cup, has attracted a maximum field of 16 declared runners for the 4.15pm off-time this Saturday, May 4. Heading the weights is Waarif (David O’Meara/Conor McGovern (3), 9st 7lb, drawn 1). Owned by a syndicate of Middleham Park Racing, the six-year-old was a four-time winner in 2018 and has shaped with promise in two outings this…

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