Racing: Weight ties down Wizard

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The Sir Mark Prescott-trained Wizard King (third) and James Fanshawe's Craigievar (fourth) had to settle for supporting roles in the Group Three Prix du Palais-Royal over seven furlongs at Longchamp yesterday.

Victory went to the even-money Nombre Premier from the Alain de Royer- Dupre yard, by a length and a half. "Wizard King was anchored by his Group penalty, Prescott said."

n The National Hunt jockey Jamie Railton has will retire from the saddle tomorrow following a career spanning 10 years and 224 winners.