Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

The Time Has Come; Get Ready for a Moving Experience in Sprint Cup Judicial to Lay Down Law in Achilles Clash

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

The Time Has Come; Get Ready for a Moving Experience in Sprint Cup Judicial to Lay Down Law in Achilles Clash

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Byline: garry owen racing@dailyrecord.co.uk

MOVE IN TIME (2.30) can lift the Edinburgh Gin Scottish Sprint Cup at Musselburgh for speed maestro Paul Midgley.

The 10-year-old was a bona fide top-class speedster in his day, landing the Group 1 Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp off a mark of 107 for David O'Meara back in 2014.

The Monsieur Bond gelding went on to show plenty more high-level form but looked to be on the decline with a string of lacklustre efforts over the past few seasons.

However, a switch to his current handler has sparked a real revival and he produced his best effort for years when slamming strong yardstick Daschas in a warm Newmarket handicap last time.

This seasoned veteran remains welltreated on the pick of his old form and will be trained to the minute for this big prize by his shrewd connections.

William Haggas can make another successful raid on the Lothian venue with REVEREND JACOBS (1.55) in the Seaside Gin Handicap.

The son of Nathaniel did little wrong at three and signed off with TURN TO PAGE TWO 02 Haydock 04 Newmarket today 05 Beverley 06 Musselbrgh 08 Catterick Curragh 09 Lingfield Inside Stratford 10 Goodwood Nottingham 11 Fixit FROM PAGE ONE a game defeat of Hang Man in a competitive handicap at Ascot in September.

The four-year-old improved yet again when edging out Zeelander in a hot York event on his comeback and an 8lb hike won't prevent this progressive type from following up.

Cracking stuff at Haydock where SEA YOUMZAIN (2.15) can land the odds in the Betway Middle Distance Handicap.

Mark Johnston's filly was steadily progressive in novice company and comfortably made the jump to handicaps when scoring nicely at Nottingham last time out.

The talented daughter of Sea The Stars remains relatively unexposed and can bag this trappy contest under Champion Jockey Silvestre De Sousa.

GOD GIVEN (2.50) can make her class tell in the Group 3 Pinnacle Stakes.

Luca Cumani's mare made rapid headway last year, landing the Minerve at Deauville last August before finishing a good sixth in the Group 1 Vermeille at Chantilly.

There should be plenty more to come from the daughter of Nathaniel at four and she should be primed after her fair recent comeback fourth at Ascot. …

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