Horse Racing: Angel Can Lead Home Hannon's Pack
Byline: By Stable Boy
Infamous Angel can upset the odds and Tash home in front of better-fancied stablemate Penny's Gift to bag the Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury today.
Richard Hannon boasts an exceptional record in this Vve-furlong event and holds an extremely strong hand, with six horses chasing top honours.
But the selection looks the one to be on as she showed bags of pace to get off the mark last time and is able to race off a tempting 7st 13lb.
Jimmy Quinn is as good as they come at the lower end of the weights and he can choose which side to race from a decent stall 11 start.
Dar Re Mi should come out on top as she moves back to Listed level in Newmarket's Plantation Stud Stakes.
John Gosden considered this Vlly an Oaks possible earlier in the year but opted to sidestep Epsom following her good third behind subsequent Group One scorer Lush Lashes in the Musidora.
Her trip to France for a Group Two last month yielded a third and a repeat of that kind of form should be good enough.
Persian Peril looked in good order when winning at Haydock last weekend and can defy a 6lb penalty in the Skybet Supporting The Yorkshire Racing Festival Handicap at Ripon.
Luca Cumani can win the Inspired Gaming Group Handicap at Haydock with Factotum, while Jonny Ebeneezer is a very interesting runner in the Forest Row Handicap Stakes at LingVeld.
National Hunt enthusiasts have a lot to look forward to as Market Rasen stage their excellent midsummer meeting that features the valuable toteswinger Summer Plate.
Preference is for Il Duce, who goes very well fresh and has a rattling good chance despite his huge burden if able to reproduce the form that saw him take second in the Paddy Power Gold Cup.
Henry Candy's exciting sprinter Corrybrough takes the next step up the ladder in the Uplands Racing Hackwood Stakes at Newbury today The three-year-old has won four of his Vve career starts, each time being more impressive than the last, and he steps into Pattern company for the Vrst time this weekend. …