Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Beach Can Deliver This Time

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Beach Can Deliver This Time

Article excerpt

Byline: Simon Milham

THE lightly-raced and consistent Fistral Beach can make amends for last season's disappointment and land tomorrow's Racing Post Chase at Kempton. Sent off favourite at 100-30 last year, the Paul Nicholls-trained gelding unseated his rider at the second fence in the three-mile contest (3pm), having not been out of the first three in 10 runs prior to that.

This Grade Three event is one of the most competitive handicap chases of the season and 17 horses go to post, including last year's first and second, Razor Royale and Nacarat.

But eight-year-old Fistral Beach still looks very much on the upgrade, judged on his four-length defeat of I'm A Legend at Wincanton last month.

He is still relatively unexposed in this sphere and it is significant that champion jockey Tony McCoy takes the ride for the first time.

While Fistral Beach will be hard to beat, Tatenen could provide each-way punters with a good run for their money at 14-1 with Paddy Power. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.