A Listed event for juvenile fillies is the most valuable race on the card at Sandown Park this afternoon, but the most interesting event from a punter’s point of view may well be the 14-furlong handicap at 2.30. There are just five runners after Great Sound was taken out this morning, but four are likely to go to post at single-figure odds.
There must be a fierce optimist in charge of the Twitter feed for Catterick Bridge racecourse, where rain is forecast throughout the morning but it will be “warm and dry this afternoon, just in time for racing”, according to a tweet from the track about an hour ago. At Bath, however, there is a more stoical outlook: “Brave the British Summer‚ gates open midday.”I suspect Catterick has it right, since cheery optimism in the face of all the evidence is essential if you like to bet on the horses.
Enable, the Oaks winner in both England and Ireland, moved further clear of Highland Reel on Tuesday in the betting for Saturday’s King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot, as Chris Stickels, the track’s clerk of the course, predicted that the going this weekend will be good at best and “could easily have soft in there somewhere”.
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