Saturday horse racing tips for Goodwood and Newmarket
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William Haggas’ filly KLASSIQUE has looked superb so far, having notched three wins and two seconds from her last five.
Dominant displays at Kempton and Newmarket were followed by a hard-fought runner-up in a Group 3 at Saint-Cloud last October.
She’s proven over this distance and should take all the beating here.
EL ASTRONAUTE is consistent and comes into the race on fine form (241-212).
He is proven over 5f, with his most recent victory coming in a Listed race in France last October. He was also marginally beaten by last year’s Epsom Dash winner, Tanasoq, at Musselburgh.
A winner here at Glorious Goodwood in 2017 and also second in the Barracks Handicap last year shows, he has course form and I think he’ll go well.
Defoe won this comfortably last year but I think CORONET is the one to beat Saturday.
The mare had a brilliant season last year (123-22) starting off with a win in the Middleton Stakes and was also second to Sea Of Class in the Oaks and Waldgeist in the Group 1 Prix De Saint-Cloud.
The fact Waldgeist finished over four lengths ahead of Ghaiyyath in the Prix Ganay last weekend is a big form boost and she also has the weight advantage on the majority of the field.
I’m hoping for a big win from Frankie Dettori.
The 2000 Guineas is up next and I’m going for Frankie Dettori’s mount again on board ADVERTISE .
Martyn Mead’s colt was fantastic last season with three wins and runner-up to both Calyx and Too Darn Hot, which are two of the most exciting sprinters around.
There is a slight concern as to whether he can handle the 1m, but I’m optimistic of his chances here and should go close.
One to keep your eye on at a huge price is DARK VISION .
He was three from three when Godolphin purchased him, but really disappointed in the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster.
He improved last time out when not far behind Bye Bye Hong Kong and ahead of U S S Michigan.
Joe Fanning takes the ride for the first time and he could be a nice each-way bet.
We're finishing off at Punchestown, with the 4-Y-O Grade 1 Hurdle and I’m going to go with FAKIR D’OUDAIRIES .
He was superb in his first two outings, beating a huge field at Cork and then sailed home by 13 lengths in the Triumph Trial at Cheltenham in January.
A respectable fourth in the Supreme at the Festival was followed by a narrow defeat to Triumph Hurdle winner Pentland Hills at Aintree.
Fusil Raffles was obviously impressive on debut but I think Joseph O’Brien’s star has proven a lot more and should be the one to beat.
KLASSIQUE | CORONET
KLASSIQUE | EL ASTRONAUTE | CORONET | ADVERTISE | FAKIR D’OUDAIRIES
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