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Cambridgeshire Reunion on the Rowley Mile is the spotlight of the week

Marc Cranham

By Matt Rennie

On Monday

It’s the start of the week with no less than six meetings, with the second day of the Listowel Harvest Festival in the headline.

Grade B Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue Handicap Hurdle (3.50) is the main race and it looks generally competitive, with the Dark Voyager trained by Willie Mullins aiming to get back on their way to victory after a respectable effort at the last Galway festival times.

Joseph O’Brien lines up three runners belonging to JP McManus as he tries to win the race for the second time, with Flying Scotsman appearing to be the main prospect.

Fairyhouse also races in Ireland, where the star is the Listed Ballyhane Blenheim Stakes (4.37), while in Britain there are races in Leicester, Warwick, Hamilton and Wolverhampton in the evening.


The action moves to the apartment for the third day of the Harvest Festival, with Listowel Stakes Listowel Listed Edmund & Josie Whelan (4.37) taking center stage. Teen McGuinness is doubles in this year’s race, with Casanova looking for a quick hat trick this month after wins in Galway and Punchestown.

In Britain, a small but selected field will go for the Eddie and Violet Smith Conditions Stakes (3.00) at Beverley in which popular pair Brando and Danzeno face off in a battle between the veterans.

Warwick is hosting a jump match for the second day in a row, while there are also all-weather cards from Lingfield and Newcastle.


A touch of class is sprinkled on Wednesday, with the Guinness Kerry National (3.55) in Listowel in the spotlight.

Gordon Elliott is expected to be represented by a top class squad as he tries to secure his biggest win since returning from his suspension and could be represented by Conflated, who was well supported in favoritism over the weekend , as well as the likes of Farclas and Aramax.

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Kerry National is Listowel Featured Race of the Year

Kerry National is Listowel Featured Race of the Year

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Willie Mullins took to the race last year with Cabaret Queen and looks set to be handled this time around, while the high-class Chatham Street Lad could take a chance as well as the progressive Fairyhill Run.

At Goodwood, Addeybb, multiple winner of Group 1, could have his preparation for the Champion Stakes in the Best Of British Members Club Foundation Stakes (2.52) having not been seen since his second place in the Coral-Eclipse in July. Perth and Redcar are also running afternoon cards ahead of an evening of seven races at Kempton.


The three-day Cambridgeshire reunion kicks off in Newmarket and some stars from the future could be in the Tattersalls Stakes (2:45 am).

The Trident driven by André Fabre, second in the Prix Morny behind Perfect Power the last time, could come down from the top level if it makes the trip from France for Group 3 of the 7f, but will not have everything it wants.

He could face the undefeated trio of Thunder Max, Coroebus and Cresta, as well as Harrow, who pulled off the treble when he won a valuable sell run at the St Leger reunion earlier this month.

There is also the Listed Jockey Club Rose Bowl (3.20) and some intriguing handicaps offered by the Flat Racing headquarters, while the Harvest festival continues in Listowel, with a first handicap of 1m4f (4.00) and a maiden (1.40) won by the subsequent Irish Derby. Santiago winner in 2019.

Perth, Pontefract and Wolverhampton complete today’s matches.


The Rowley Mile race takes it up a notch on day two of the Cambridgeshire reunion, with plenty of roster and group action.

Characteristic is Group 2 Joel Stakes (3.35), where the second 2,000 Guineas Master Of The Seas could be in contention to make his comeback from injury and face compatriot Godolphin Real World, who has been one of the stars of the season for Saeed bin Suroor.

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Master Of The Seas (right) could make his first start since his second of 2,000 Guineas in the Joel Stakes on Friday

Master Of The Seas (right) could make his first start since his second of 2,000 Guineas in the Joel Stakes on Friday

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The other Group 2 on the map is the Rockfel Stakes (3.00) in which many juvenile fillies will aim to establish an early scorer for next year’s 1,000 Guineas, potentially including Majestic Glory, an impressive winner of the Sweet Solera Stakes in July. course last month.

The Princess Royal Stakes (2.25) could feature a clash between Oaks’ second Mystery Angel and Yorkshire Oaks runner-up Albaflora, while the Rosemary Stakes (1.50) and Godolphin Stakes (4.10) could see elegant types appear.

ITV cameras will also watch two York races, while Worcester and Haydock will host afternoon matches, as well as the penultimate day of the Harvest festival in Listowel.

Newcastle and Dundalk are the entertainment for the evening, with Group 3 Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Diamond Stakes (6.45) starring at Dundalk.

First class action comes from left, right and center in a successful day of action, highlighted with the third and final day of the Cambridgeshire meeting in Newmarket, with the big handicap taking place to 3.35.

The bet365-sponsored 1m1f cavalry charge looks more competitive than ever this year, with the much-loved Uncle Bryn leading the ante-post market after putting his career back on track at Ascot last time around.

Anmaat and Storm Damage – targeted at this race since arriving on the course in July last month – could be well supported for success, but also be sure to watch a few underdogs, with just two favorites in the race in the ten. last years.


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Perfect Power: could aim to cap a brilliant season in the Middle Park Stakes

Perfect Power: could aim to cap a brilliant season in the Middle Park Stakes




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