Racing: Berry at the Double

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The Independent Online
ANTONIA'S DOUBLE won for Jack Berry at Redcar yesterday and his Cockerham stable is hoping the filly's success is a good omen for Selhurstpark Flyer who runs at Epsom on Saturday. Partnered by Paul Fessey, Antonio's Double made all the running in the Tote Sprint Handicap.

Berry's son Alan explained: "We have had a bit of a slow start for Mr and Mrs Chris Deuters, this is the third winner we have had for them this season, but all have come in the past two weeks. They are our biggest owners with 20 horses in the yard and we run Selhurstpark Flyer for them in an Epsom sprint which he won last year and three years ago."

Having won the Wokingham Handicap at Royal Ascot for the past two years, Selhurstpark Flyer will be bidding to complete the hat-trick and Berry went on: "He is well and the Epsom race is the same prep race in which he has run in the past before going to the Royal meeting - hopefully we have come into form for the owners at the right time."