This week’s rain will little question show essential because the Venetia Williams yard kicks into gear and bids for a primary victory of the season with Espoir De Guye at Ascot this afternoon.
2.05 Ascot – Williams contender seems to defy high weight
Venetia Williams is but to have a winner this season however with the rain during the last week, you’d think about successful is across the nook and will come within the Royal Ascot Racing Membership Handicap Chase (2:05) with Espoir De Guye.
The eight-year-old must shoulder high weight beneath Charlie Deutsch however has loads of class and will relish the seemingly delicate floor towards a number of respectable rivals.
Paul Nicholls is in flying type and sends Tamaroc Du Mathan within the Johnny de la Hey colors, who’ve a good strike price at Ascot, while Michael Scudamore’s Do Your Job is attention-grabbing having disenchanted when favorite within the Outdated Roan Chase.
3.15 Ascot – Henderson goes for third victory in scorching hurdle
The Backyard For All Seasons Handicap Hurdle (3:15) has gone the best way of Nicky Henderson within the final two years and the Seven Barrows maestro runs Gipsy De Choisel right here beneath Daryl Jacob.
The six-year-old seems to be on the enhance and has a good likelihood having received at Warwick final day trip for the Munir & Souede staff.
Others to notice embody Onemorefortheroad for Neil King who completed fourth at Aintree final month, in addition to four-year-old Physician Parnassus who certainly needs to be higher than a disappointing fifth of 5 at Cheltenham behind Pied Piper.
2.40 Ascot – Maxwell hoping Tiger can thrive after wind operation
David Maxwell has added the likes of Saint Calvados to his ranks within the low season, nevertheless it may very well be previous favorite Cat Tiger that does the enterprise within the Not Forgotten Handicap Chase (2:40).
Novice rider Maxwell delivered Cat Tiger expertly on the road to win at this venue final season, and ended that marketing campaign with a wonderful second within the Foxhunters’ at Aintree.
Williams additionally sends Kapga De Lily who received this warmth final yr, while teenager Regal Encore returns for extra on the age of 14 for Anthony Honeyball.
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