Archive for May 20th, 2015

Goodwood Daily Speed Figures – 21 May 2015


Glorious Goodwood does not come until late July, but there are many more Goodwood race meetings to enjoy between now and then. Today, for instance, there are seven races planned, with the going expected to be good (good to soft). Below Racing Post daily speed figures for the £40,000 16:25 Stakes on Thursday 21 May.

A number of talented jockeys will ride the eight fillies in this lucrative race, including Frankie Dettori, Ryan Moore, and Richard Hughes. Of the three, it is Dettori who rides the quickest horse, and by some margin. Jellicle Ball’s 97 rating is quickest of the lot, and it also has the highest overall rating at 104.

Another interesting prospect is the Adam Kirby-ridden Lady Of Dubai at 95 – no other horse has a 90 rating. Lady Of Dubai has one win from five, while Jellicle Ball has one win from four.

Chepstow Racecourse Results – 19 May 2015


Jockeys had to contend with soft going at Chepstow Racecourse on Tuesday (19 May) because of the afternoon showers that interrupted the sunshine. Nevertheless, this did not seem to affect most of the favourites in the UK horse racing results yesterday.

Another Boy won as the 6/4 favourite in the 14:10 Maiden Auction Stakes, with the 20/1 Honour Promise then snatching the 14:40 Handicap from 10/11 favourite Major Mac.

Oskar Denarius rode to victory as the 3/1 favourite in the 15:10 Handicap. Alcatraz then registered the third favourite victory of the day at 11/8 in the 15:40 Maiden Auction Stakes.

Double Czech emerged as the 4/1 winner in the 16:10 Handicap, with 6/5 favourite Bonjour Steve claiming the 16:40 Handicap.

Sail With Sultana provided another long-shot victory at 16/1 in the 17:40 Handicap. Medburn Cutler performed strongly to clinch the concluding 17:45 Handicap ahead of 7/4 favourite Lac Sacre in third.

Ayr Free Horse Racing Naps – 21 May 2015


Ayr Racecourse manages to capture regular attendance from the best trainers, jockeys, and horses in the sport. And the next meeting is this Thursday (21 May). As a turf course, the going can change regularly, but it appears as if the going will be soft (good to soft in places) for the eight races.

The spotlight of today’s free horse racing naps will be the 17:10 Tennent’s Lager Handicap, which is set to feature 11 runners. Ahead of the race, Sky Sports has Fray pegged as the clear favourite at 4/1. On form, the four-year-old has two victories in its past six races.

Russian Realm has been given odds of 11/2, making the five-year-old the second favourite. However, this is surprising because Russian has not even managed a third-place finish in its past eight races. After considering form, Fray appears to be the better option.