Shergar Cup Weekend Fancies – Ante-post Evaluation

July Festival Day 3

What per week of racing we’ve simply skilled.

Goodwood and Galway supplied wall-to-wall motion, and with the ultimate two The Prime Three articles produced a revenue, so the shape e-book reads nicely heading into this weekend.

After we all agree…

MONSIEUR KODI kicks off the day with a 5/1 win (with a rule 4 to come back) for @BestOfBetsUK 😃

Seems to be robust work on the market – jockeys coming away saying it’s using on the tender/heavy facet.#QGF

— Ash Symonds Journalism (@ASymondsJourno) August 5, 2023

With this in thoughts, listed here are the ante-post performs for Shergar Cup weekend.



Fahey’s filly Miles forward

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Firstly, the strongest ante-post place shouldn’t be on the Shergar Cup – which is a little bit of a nightmare to work out at this stage – as MIDNIGHT MILE represents good worth within the Group 3 Rose Of Lancaster Stakes at 13/2 with BoyleSports.

The three-year-old by No Nay By no means has been steadily bettering during the last 14 months since her debut victory at Doncaster over six furlongs in July 2022.

Good debut! Midnight Mile makes a successful begin at @DoncasterRaces for @RichardFahey and @shaw_harrison, beating favorite Royal Costume…

— At The Races (@AtTheRaces) July 16, 2022

Following an extra success at Newmarket, Richard Fahey despatched her over to the Breeders’ Cup for the Grade 1 Juvenile Fillies’ Turf, a race she completed a promising fourth in on agency floor.

After her good exploits as a juvenile, there would have been a query about her coaching on from two to a few, nevertheless, she quickly put that to mattress with a satisfying seasonal reappearance within the Group 3 Musidora at York; the winner, Soul Sister, received the Epsom Oaks on her subsequent begin earlier than inserting within the Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris and the runner-up, Novakai, bolted up final month within the Listed Aphrodite Fillies’ Stakes at Newmarket.

🏇 Soul Sister strikes late with a formidable flip of foot below Frankie Dettori to land the Group 3 Tattersalls Musidora Stakes in emphatic type for John & Thady Gosden 👏@thadygosden @FrankieDettori @Tattersalls1766

— York Racecourse (@yorkracecourse) Could 17, 2023

Following a blowout at Royal Ascot, she dropped again in journey and grade to the Listed Lyric Fillies’ Stakes the place she received eased right down to win in a race full of fine horses – Queen For You, Mukaddamah, and Golden Lyra to call a couple of.

That prolonged report on her type exhibits that together with her eight-pound weight-for-age allowance, plus her three-pound fillies allowance, she has an awesome likelihood on the weights although this Saturday will probably be her hardest process to this point with the 113-rated Al Aasy topping the market.

Hopefully, the 15 days between Saturday and her final run will probably be sufficient time for her to be at her finest as a result of if she is, there’s a sturdy likelihood of her hitting the body.


A well-fancied Lane

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On Saturday at Goodwood, racing was deserted after the Stewards’ Cup as a consequence of unsuitable floor, that means that the three concluding contests have been scrapped.

This was unlucky for connections of LIBERTY LANE as their three-year-old was a well-backed favorite to win afterward the cardboard.

Official: racing has been deserted at Goodwood

— Racing TV (@RacingTV) August 5, 2023

Coach Karl Burke has taken no time in re-entering the Teofilo three-year-old for an additional weekend as he’s an 8/1 likelihood for the Haydock’s handicap at 2:25.

Though Burke and Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum even have Poet Grasp within the race, with good-to-soft/tender floor anticipated on the northern monitor, they may wish to reap the benefits of that with Liberty Lane who was a facile winner on tender at Nottingham final season.

We’d have seen a pleasant one right here.

Liberty Lane (Teofilo) impresses on racecourse debut and appears a sensible prospect for @karl_burke, @CliffordleexLee and Sheikh Mohammed Obaid @NottsRacecourse

— Racing TV (@RacingTV) October 5, 2022

Quick-forward to the beginning of this season and the homebred was the 9/4 favorite on seasonal reappearance at Newmarket in a race the place he needed to do the donkey work from the entrance earlier than working into Waipiro, a future Royal Ascot winner.

His seventh within the Dante Stakes at York additionally confirmed promise, whereas his newest begin when fourth at Newmarket on his second handicap begin was irritating as he needed to make up loads of floor from the rear.

With a neater route via this weekend and any give within the floor, a mark of 97 is a pleasant workable space for Liberty Lane to capitalise.

Author: Patrick Thomas