Middle Park Stakes Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The 3.00 race at Newmarket on Saturday is the £275,000 Group 1 Middle Park Stakes for two-year-old colts over six furlongs. The Middle Park is a recognised trial for next season’s 2000 Guineas and there have been some high class winners in the past. Brigadier Gerard (1970), Known Fact (1979),...

Cheveley Park Stakes Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
There are two Group 1 races on Saturday’s Newmarket card including the £275,000 Cheveley Park Stakes at 2.25. This is one of the most prestigious juvenile races for fillies and often provides early clues to next season’s 1000 Guineas. Past winners of both races include Ma Biche (1982), Ravinella (1987),...

Cambridgeshire Handicap Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The big betting race of the week is the £160,000 Cambridgeshire Handicap at 3.40 at Newmarket on Saturday. This is the first leg of the Autumn Double, combined with next month’s Cesarewitch Handicap. The bookmakers have come out on top in this race in the past ten years with only...

Joel Stakes Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The second day of the Cambridgeshire meeting at Newmarket on Friday features the Group 2 Shadwell Joel Stakes at 3.35. The one mile contest was first run in 1987 and is open to three-year-olds and upwards. Sir Michael Stoute is the leading trainer in the race with three victories, his...

Jockey Club Rose Bowl Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The Cambridgeshire meeting gets under way at Newmarket on Thursday with an eight race card, featuring the Jockey Club Rose Bowl at 4.10. The £40,000 Listed race over two miles was transferred from Ascot in 2011 and is open to three-year-olds and upwards. Notable previous winners include Times Up (2011)...

Mill Reef Stakes Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The feature race at Newbury on Saturday is the £75,000 Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes for two-year-olds over six furlongs. The race has been won by some high class juveniles in the past including Ribchester in 2015. The following season he was officially rated the top three-year-old in Britain and...

Cesarewitch Trial Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The highlight of Saturday’s card at Newmarket is the £50,000 Cesarewitch Trial Handicap at 3.55. The race is over the full Cesarewitch course of two and a quarter miles, the second leg of the Autumn Double. The going is currently good to firm at Newmarket. Cesarewitch Trial Runners & Riders...

Ayr Gold Cup Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The highlight of Saturday’s racing in the UK is the £124,000 Ayr Gold Cup over six furlongs. This competitive sprint handicap always attracts a maximum field and has been won by some top sprinters. Coastal Bluff (1996) and Brando (2016) both defied 9st 10lb and went on to success in...

Doonside Cup Preview & Predictions

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The Western meeting at Ayr is due to get under way on Thursday, featuring the £65,000 Listed Doonside Cup at 3.35. The going is certain to be very testing in the wake of Storm Ali on Wednesday. The Doonside Cup is a ten furlong race which has been won by...

John Musker Fillies Stakes Preview & Betting Tip

Harvey Mayson
by Harvey M.
Racing
The feature race at Yarmouth on Wednesday is the Listed John Musker Fillies’ Stakes over ten furlongs at 3.35. The race is open to three-year-olds and upwards and was won by the high class So Mi Dar in 2016. Other notable winners include Echoes In Eternity (2003), Nashmiah (2009) and...