Previews

MAN IN A HURRY

Quality rather than quantity for the return of televised racing today, with the meetings at Kempton and Wetherby the two selected meetings. Highlight of the Sunbury card is the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at 2.30, which has a field of nine. This race has thrown up some long priced winners in the recent past

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PIPE OPENER

The day may have arrived when we get to see Constitution Hill back on a racetrack, with the wonder-horse due to run in the Fighting Fifth (2.10) at Newcastle. We are sure that Nicky Henderson has had a quiet word in the shell-like of JP McManus, who owns Epatante, the winner of this race for

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MY SWEET LORD

George Harrison‘s somewhat plagiaristic hit of 1970 leads us in to today’s televised races, comprising top class jumping action & the fag end of the Flat. We start down in Zummerset at Wincanton, where the feature race at 1.50 is the 61st Badger Beer Handicap Chase, which has a field of 11. Paul Nicholls supplies

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JUMPING FOR JOY

The National Hunt season has well and truly got under way, with top class fare on telly this afternoon from Ascot and Wetherby. We start in Berkshire, where the first race is the Ascot Underwriting Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase at 1.30. This 4-runner affair features the chasing debut of the enigmatic Goshen, whose rating of

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WAYNE’S WORLD

Not so sunny Donny is the main venue for the televised Flat action today, with heavy ground the order of the day. Three races are on telly, starting with the Listed Doncaster Stakes at 3.00. Predictably, Aiden O’Brien supplies the favourite in Aesop’s Fables, the mount of Ryan Moore, which is currently around the 7-4

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