Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Angel Win Will Be Just Heavenly

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Angel Win Will Be Just Heavenly

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HARRY Angel looks simply divine in the 32Red Sprint Cup at Haydock.

The son of Dark Angel proved his liking for this course when breaking the track record in the Sandy Lane Stakes back in May, albeit on firm ground, before finding only Caravaggio too good in the Commonwealth Cup at Royal Ascot.

His trainer and jockey were adamant he should have won after the race, and Harry Angel proved those assertions to be somewhat true when reversing the form in scintillating style last time out in the July Cup.

A real deluge would go against the selection and aid the chances of principal rivals Tasleet and Brando, but so long as conditions are not too testing, Clive Cox's stable star can confirm Newmarket form, despite being 4lb worse off at the weights.

Invincible Army can finally claim that elusive first win in Pattern company when he tackles the totepool Sirenia Stakes at Kempton.

James Tate's charge has mixed it with some of the best juveniles around so far this term and his second in the Gimcrack at York looks to be rock-solid form.

Aidan O'Brien looks to have found the perfect opportunity for Churchill to get that allimportant middle-distance Group One on his CV in the Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.

Stablemate Winter should meanwhile prove too good for her rivals in what looks a vintage renewal of the Coolmore Fastnet Rock Matron Stakes.

Mick Halford is excited at what the future holds for Riyazan, who shocked the reopposing Nelson first time out and should take some stopping in the Willis Towers Watson Champions Juvenile Stakes.

Spiritual Lady can finally make up for lost time in the Betfred Supports York Against Cancer Garrowby Stakes at York on Sunday.

The likes of Stewards' Cup hero Lancelot Du Lac and Wokingham runner-up Steady Pace are sure to provide her with her toughest task to date, but in receipt of weight all round she could prove to be a cut above these and can land this on the way to bigger targets.

Equilateral raised many an eyebrow with the most facile of victories first time out and a 6lb penalty may not be enough to stop him in the Peter Sutton Memorial British EBF Novice Stakes. …

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