Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Princess Can Put on Regal Performance; TODAY'S RACING

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Princess Can Put on Regal Performance; TODAY'S RACING

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Byline: NICK LUCK

ROYAL ASCOT looms large, and many of its likely leading players will be warming up for next week's big meeting at Newbury this afternoon.

The feature on today's eight-race programme is the Listed Lord Weinstock Stakes at 3.55, run in memory of the industrialist and philanthropist whose success on the racecourse was marked by numerous top class horses, including Derby winners Troy and North Light.

Sir Michael Stoute, Lord Weinstock's principal trainer, will bid to capture the prize with the once-raced filly Random Call.

Although Stoute's ability to improve horses between their juvenile and three-year-old careers is hard to match, he has his work cut out to build sufficiently upon Random Call's modest maiden victory at Yarmouth in order to take this.

Several of her rivals are already established in top company, most notably High Heel Sneakers, who was close up in Group 1 races last year. She is respected dropping in grade as is Anna Pavlova, successful at Haydock recently. …

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