Click to follow
The Independent Online

2.05: Alec Stewart has proved adept at finding opportunities for his handicap debutants and he has given the assessor few clues to the true ability of twice-raced RESERVATION. This well-bred filly was always in control here last month and showed a nice turn of foot to see off Palawan, who will struggle to turn tables on 4lb better terms.


2.35: Clive Brittain's team has been riding high since Royal Ascot and he could keep up the good work with NASAIEB. Frankie Dettori is an eyecatching booking for this progressive sort, who had some smart youngsters behind when third to Rowaasi here last month.


3.10: MAYO, one of Henry Cecil's disappointments at Royal Ascot, is expected to run a lot better on this surface which must be more to his liking after the recent downpour. He had earlier won in great style at Haydock and the booking of Jimmy Quinn for a Cecil low-weight has proved a winning format in the past.


3.45: This is easier fare for TRIPLE DASH as well as Exeat after their rear views of class-act Sendawar. Triple Dash faced the stiffer task at Longchamp because he was having his first outing of the season. By Nashwan and a soft-ground winner, Triple Dash may see out the mile better than Exeat, eighth in the Guineas and in the same position behind Sendawar at Royal Ascot.