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International Horse Racing Tips for Saturday, Augu

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Thomas Deimel
Thomas Deimel is a Staff writer for Horse Racing Radar
Friday, August 20, 2021

22 to 1 Tom, Terry and Rich make their picks for:

England
York Racecourse

Strensall Stakes
City Of York Stakes
Ebor Handicap

Australia
Royal Randwick

Winx Stakes

International Racing from York, Curragh & Randwick– The Ebro Festival August 21th 

YORK 

1:50 – RACE 1

Sky Bet And Symphony Group Strensall Stakes (Group 3) Cl1 (3yo+) 1m1f 

1 – Lord Glittier – Draw 1

·         Drops from group 1 races

·         Running ok but not winning – 2 fourth behind Palace Pier

·         Won group1 race in Dubai

·         Will run towards the rear of the field

·         Negative – top weight here because of his wins 

4 – Brunch – Draw 5

·         Winner last out with William Buick on board for first time

·         Listed race win against ok company

·         Ok race at Royal Ascot behind the favorite in this race

·         First 2 races of the year, ran second twice vs handicap company

·         Step up in company but record at York is 2 wins 1 placing from 3 starts

·         Has won on good to firm going 

6 – Real World – Draw 7

·         Winner of last 2 races including Royal Ascot vs 29 horses

·         Listed winner but no group wins yet

·         Raced in Dubai many times with only placings

·         Negative – some question about the quality of horses he beat last time out. No next out winners and only ran third vs lesser horses

 

3:00 – RACE 3

Sky Bet City Of York Stakes (Group 2) Cl1 (3yo+) 7f 

7 – Highland Princess – Draw 3

·         Useful race last out but jockey got whip stuck in reins

·         May have not liked the soft going last time out but finished third

·         Last race, first attempt in group company

·         Change of jockey to David Allan who has a winner at York this week

·         Big win at Royal Ascot on good to firm going

·         17 starts 7 wins and 6 placings

·         4 wins were on all-weather

·         15 starts at 7 furlongs

·         Good odds here 

9 – Primo Bacio – Draw 7

·         Faced group1 company last 2 times at Deauville and Newmark without success

·         Listed winner at York this season

·         Drops back in distance, has wins at 7 furlong and 1 mile.

·         Maiden win was on the all-weather

·         Raced against good company Alcohol Free, Mother Earth and Snow Lantern

·         Change jockey to Tom Marquand whose ridden her before to a second finish

·         Did they find a group race they can win? 

1 – Glorious Journey – Draw 4

·         Wins a group 3 at Newmarket then put in against Starman at 6 furlongs, good luck.

·         7-furlong specialist like many of these runners

·         Will do enough to get a placing but winning?

 

3:35 – RACE 4

Sky Bet Ebor Handicap (Heritage Handicap) Cl2 (4yo+) 1m6f 

4 – Away He Goes – Draw 23

·         Second to Trueshan in last at 33-1

·         Troubles at the start, dwelt but recovered

·         Getting some class relief but this is a tough race

·         Hasn't won in over a year

·         Coming to form? 

15 – Mt Leinster – Draw 21

·         Been away since October 2020 but preformed very will carrying a lot to weight

·         Loves distances

·         7-year-old who either won or places in all races after a layoff

·         Lightly raced horses

·         15 starts with 5 wins and 6 placings

·         He could win but placing is more likely 

10 – Sonnyboyliston – Draw 14

·         York run last time out was he ran too freely

·         Listed race win in race before

·         France run was ok in group 3 losing to a group 1 winner Japan

·         Ben Coen returns to the saddle 

 

Randwick 

Winx Stakes (G1)

Age: 3yo and up Type: OPEN 

1 – Kolding

·         Unlike many of the horses in the race, has a race in group 2 last out

·         Comment line stated "bit disappointing"

·         Past race very good to disappointing

·         Group 1 winner at this distance

·         Used the barrier races at training races 

12 – Verry Elleegant

·         Layoff for 4 and ½ months

·         Faced Addeybb last season and finished first and second in the 2 meetings. Addeybb lost to St Marks Basilic in his last race

·         Won this race last year

·         4th in her trial barrier race – ok to get the legs a stretch

·         Considered for the ARC but I don't see it

·         Negative – only 1 win and 2 placings after a layoff (5 times) 

3 - Cascadian

·         Mixed results after layoff

·         Lost to Kolding in past

·         Top jockey up – Hugh Bowman – was riding in the barrier trial

·         26 starts with 6 wins and 8 placings

·         Is a group 1 winners

·         Godolphin owned

 

The rest of the York card

 Race 2 

22 – Carn A Chlamain

5 – Tashkam

10 – Summer's Knight

4 – Moshaawer 

Race 5

6 – Attagirl

2 – Boonie

7 – Ballet Steps

5 – Anadora 

Race 6 

9 – Montather

2 – Migration

16 – Snow Ocean

7 – Qaader 

Race 7 

4 – Muker

2 – Blackrod

1 – Atalis Bay

12 - Tashgheel


 

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