FIRE BRIGADE is a flaming good guess. He’s but to hit the goal this summer time however the warmth wave has been no good to this soft-ground lover.
Hearth Brigade can get us off to a very good begin
There’s been nothing incorrect together with his type just lately in races that haven’t arrange for his hold-up fashion. With circumstances in his favour issues ought to pan out higher in the present day.
Gulf Of Poets beat my fancy on tender floor at Haydock in April. He’s 10lbs worse off in the present day and didn’t run too nicely when coming back from a summer time break at Ripon final month.
Chatez was runner-up behind Hearth Brigade at Leicester when coming back from two-and-a-half years off the monitor final October.
He’s solely been seen as soon as since – over hurdles – and has clearly had his issues.
Nicely-bred Dayking seems to be an excellent prospect. He gained a Catterick novice race in Might and solely went down by head when coming back from a break at Kempton final month.
It’s exhausting to be assured he might be at his greatest on testing floor.
Borodin gained a great little race on mushy floor at Thirsk final time. He’s received extra races in him and he might simply play a hand at the moment.
It’s an enormous ask for Dolphin Vista to return out two days after his Listed Doonside Cup success underneath such an enormous weight on testing floor.
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AL QAHWA seems to be strong Silver. He began the season nicely when runner-up at Ripon however the faster floor in the summertime checked his progress.
Final weekend’s effort on the Curragh was a step in the best path and at this time’s softer floor ought to be splendid.
David O’Meara’s hope is now at his lowest handicap score since making a profitable British debut at York final season.
His second to my Gold Cup fancy Flying Pursuit final season additionally makes him properly weighted and he’s obtained loads of type in big-field handicaps.
The bottom can also be the important thing to stablemate Chilly Stare. He stormed by way of from the rear to win over 7f at Haydock final time.
That stamina is more likely to come in useful however I’m not satisfied he’s the correct sort for this type of race.
Fast Look is within the type of his life however his hat-trick bid would wish one other career-best efficiency.
I can see Clive Cox’s pair operating properly. Snazzy Jazzy – unbeaten in three runs final season – has taken time to seek out his type this yr.
Final month’s Goodwood sixth was higher and he’s confirmed on in the present day’s delicate floor.
Stablemate Louie De Palma is falling within the weights after some uninspiring efforts however I’m positive he has a race in him. If he handles the bottom he might go properly at an enormous worth.
Templegate’s TV ideas
- 1.45 Newbury – Mountain Angel: ‘Right now’s monitor ought to go well with him a lot better’
- 2.00 Ayr – Hearth Brigade: ‘With circumstances in his favour he has an enormous probability’
- 2.20 Newbury – Desert Encounter: ‘In prime type and that is his degree’
- 2.40 Ayr – Al Qahwah: ‘Again to type with a very good effort on the Curragh final week’
- 2.55 Newbury – True Mason: ‘Karl Burke is in flying type and this colt seems as much as this’
- three.15 Ayr – Firelight: ‘This seems simpler than her current duties’
- three.30 Newbury – El Astronaute: ‘By no means runs a nasty race and within the combine once more’
- three.50 Ayr – Flying Pursuit: ‘Loves the mud and is a course and distance winner already’
FIRELIGHT has the spark to land the William Hill Firth Of Clyde Stakes.
She wandered round within the closing levels however confirmed loads of battle to provide weight to some promising fillies from huge yards at Newmarket in August.
That was a uncommon weekend when rain turned the bottom mushy and it’s an enormous assist to be confirmed on at present’s circumstances.
Her two runs since have come on faster getting into Group races and she’s not been in any respect disgraced regardless of circumstances conspiring towards her.
This is a perfect alternative for her with Andrew Balding nonetheless going rather well.
Queen Of Bermuda seems to be prepared for the step as much as 6f.
She gained a French Listed prize earlier than crossing the Channel once more to chase residence subsequent Flying Childers hero Soldier’s Name in a Group three.
The straightforward floor could possibly be the important thing to her and she appears the large hazard.
Glass Slippers is an effective prospect however her type shouldn’t be nearly as good. She overcome visitors issues to win at Chester however she does have to show she’s as much as this degree.
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Flying Pursuit (yellow) will love circumstances at Ayr
PUT your William Hill Ayr Gold Cup religion in a Flying machine. Circumstances have come proper for mud-lover FLYING PURSUIT.
The recent summer time has been no good for Tim Easterby’s speedster however he took benefit of a uncommon moist spell when profitable at York in July.
He was second residence of the stands’ aspect group when sixth behind Gunmetal within the Nice St Wilfrid at Ripon final month and I fancy him to show these tables on the better floor.
My fancy was a course-and-distance winner final season and he’ll take some stopping if attending to the lead on the far aspect.
Kevin Ryan has gained this race 3 times within the final seven years. He’s fires 4 bullets at this yr’s prize and I reckon Tommy Taylor could possibly be the decide of them.
He gained a York Listed race final season and he bounced again from some abnormal efforts when an in depth third at Ascot a few weeks in the past. He’s nonetheless properly handled.
It’s not shocking Son Of Relaxation has been nicely backed within the ante-post market. He was solely crushed half-a-length by Havana Gray within the Group 1 Flying 5 on the Curragh final week.
I’m simply unsure he’s anyplace close to nearly as good over 6f and the testing floor might simply stretch his stamina past breaking level.
Good Pasture, Muntadab, Main Jumbo and G Drive are others able to operating nicely.
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MOUNTAIN ANGEL ought to proceed to climb the ranks. He bolted up within the method of a sensible prospect at Ascot in Might and he’s put in some strong efforts since.
Roger Varian’s ace discovered all types of hassle when a fast-finishing second at Sandown three weeks in the past.
Right now’s flatter monitor and lengthy straight ought to go well with him a lot better and any extra rain would assist his probability.
Adamant hasn’t stood a lot racing. His Salisbury win was his solely begin of final season and he returned from a three-month break this time period to attain at Chelmsford.
He received a simple lead that day and I can’t see him getting such a tender time as we speak.
Stylehunter did properly to complete sixth within the Britannia at Royal Ascot contemplating he raced additional again than best. That was sandwiched by wide-margin wins and this undoubtedly seems to be his proper journey.
Beringer is splendidly constant. He ought to run one other sound race and York winner Pivoine is one other with apparent claims.
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Roger Varian can strike with Mountain Angel
DESERT ENCOUNTER ought to give David Simcock his fourth straight win within the Dubai Obligation Free Legacy Cup.
The hat-trick was accomplished by my fancy 12 months in the past so as to add to spectacular document outdoors Group 1 races.
He’s by no means been capable of minimize it on the prime degree however he made no mistake in a Windsor Listed race final month. It’s exhausting to see how he gained’t go properly.
Mirage Dancer is certain to be fashionable after a clean Goodwood win within the Group three Superb Stakes.
The penalty he picks up for that win makes life a bit of tough and I’m unsure the slight drop in journey will assist.
I used to be tempted to probability Younger Rascal. There was so much to love about the best way he booked his Derby ticket with victory within the Chester Vase when seeing off Dee Ex Bee and Searching Horn.
It was subsequently disappointing to see him completed a well-beaten seventh at Epsom. He’s been off since and it’s far too early to be writing him off.
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STAY True within the Dubai Obligation Free Mill Reef Stakes. TRUE MASON was up towards it in France final month when making an attempt to provide weight to prime fillies Fairly Pollyanna and Signora Cabello.
That was an honest effort to complete third particularly as he was switched off within the rear in a contest dominated by the outstanding racers.
This barely calmer waters and he ought to give in-form Karl Burke one other Group prize.
Shine So Brilliant has been operating properly in Group 2 races since making a profitable debut at Nottingham.
His third behind Emaraaty Ana within the Gimcrack at York was sound sufficient however I’m unsure that was the strongest race for the grade.
He additionally has it to seek out with True Mason on a line by way of Richmond Stakes winner Land Drive.
Kessaar appears John Gosden’s first string with Frankie Dettori within the saddle. He was spectacular in a Kempton Group three a few weeks in the past however he may nicely be at his greatest on the all-weather.
Garrus didn’t beat a lot at Newcastle final month however he shouldn’t be crushed with that stick. He’s a pleasant prospect and he might simply be as much as this degree.
Gimcrack fourth The Irish Rover had the shape to win a helpful gross sales race at Doncaster final week so it was disappointing to see him take a look at tamely within the closing levels. He’s not progressing.
El Astronaute (proper) continues to run nicely and is sure to be concerned once more
EL ASTRONAUTE is out of this world. He’s used his terrific tempo to become a sensible sprinter this season with a few wins at York and a string of excellent efforts.
There’s little question he’s obtained the potential to win a race at this Group three degree. He was solely crushed a head in a Listed contest at Doncaster final week on floor softer than he cares for.
So long as there’s no extra vital rain he ought to have a great probability with Frankie Dettori within the saddle.
Sioux Nation will discover this simpler than a few of the robust gigs he’s been on this season.
4 of his final 5 races got here in Group 1 contests and the opposite was when taking over lightning-fast Battaash at Goodwood.
He wasn’t crushed far when third on the Curragh final weekend however it won’t be straightforward for this three-year-old to offer weight to older horses.
Take Cowl was fifth in that Irish Group 1. He’s getting on a bit however nonetheless has large tempo as he confirmed when profitable the Beverley Bullet earlier within the month.
He’s one other who might do with the wind drying the bottom out.
Equilateral didn’t obtain a lot when touchdown a three-runner race from the entrance at Leicester and he’d earlier had his limitations uncovered in Group races.
2.00 Hearth Brigade (nb)
2.40 Al Qahwa (nap)
three.50 Flying Pursuit
four.55 Stamp Hill
5.30 Fools And Kings
2.25 5 Helmets
three.00 Dr Richard Kimble
four.45 Preacher Man
5.20 Naples Bay
5.50 Admiral Rooke
1.40 Brian Epstein
2.15 Poet’s Society
three.25 Lord Riddiford
four.00 Everlasting Future
1.45 Mountain Angel (treble)
2.20 Desert Encounter
2.55 True Mason
three.30 El Astronaute
four.05 Coup De Gold
5.15 Jackpot Royal
2.10 El Gumryah
2.45 Recreation Participant
three.55 Coeur De Lion
5.35 Captain Colby
5.10 Fly True
5.45 Langley Vale
6.45 Massive Courageous Bob
7.15 We Know
7.45 Howardian Hills
eight.15 Felix The Poet