It’s all eyes on West Wales on Sky Sports activities Racing on Friday as quite a few Flat racing’s high names head to Ffos Las for a aggressive seven-race card.
4.25 Ffos Las – Emperor Spirit & Haymaker conflict in function handicap
The function class three Adey Magnaclean Handicap (4.25pm) seems a cracker with 9 heading to submit and a wide-open contest anticipated.
A number of within the race have probabilities together with Hughie Morrison’s Haymaker, a dominant course and distance winner 16 days in the past. Morrison remembers the companies of jockey Ross Coakley with an additional 10lb to hold over the six-furlong journey.
Archie Watson’s Emperor Spirit drops down in school having run with actual credit score to be seventh within the useful Nice St Wilfrid at Ripon earlier this month. The four-year-old makes a primary journey to Wales, with Sky Sports activities Racing ambassador Hollie Doyle booked to trip.
One other heading from Ripon to Ffos Las is the Mick Channon-trained Chairmanoftheboard, who additionally drops in school having beforehand been tried within the Wokingham Stakes at Royal Ascot again in June.
Bernardo O’Reilly gained over this course and distance again in August 2019 and has not been too far-off in current begins at Nottingham and Ayr so coach Richard Spencer will probably be hopeful of one other good run.
2.10 Ffos Las – Frequent Flyer options amongst robust area of juveniles
The Alpha Heating Innovation / EBF Novice Stakes (2.10) may unearth a future star as 13 juveniles conflict within the seven-and-a-half-furlong contest.
Of these with earlier racecourse expertise, the standout is Andrew Balding’s Frequent Flyer, a runner-up over the identical course and distance initially of the month.
Captain Wierzba, from the Ralph Beckett group, additionally completed second on his earlier begin at Windsor again in Could.
Shadwell-owned Daahes is a well-bred sort – associated to Irish 2000 Guineas winner Awtaad – and makes his debut for Richard Hannon, with Jim Crowley within the saddle.
4.57 Ffos Las – In-form Lexington Knight and Zambezi Magic conflict
The finale at Ffos Las is one other nine-runner handicap as last-time winner Lexington Knight, Zambezi Magic and Commander Hector conflict within the Plumbase Handicap (4.57).
Native coach Bernard Llewellyn has watched his steady favorite Zambezi Magic win his final two outings on the monitor and he now steps as much as a mile-and-a-half.
Hannon calls on the expertise of main rider Sean Levey to trip Lexington Knight, a winner of a lesser occasion at Wolverhampton 13 days in the past.
Woman Percival is a half-sister to runaway Lonsdale Cup hero Quickthorn and sports activities the identical colors for Morrison and Danny Muscutt.
Watch each race from Ffos Las reside on Sky Sports activities Racing on Friday, August 26