Mohaather, winner of Newbury’s Horris Hill Stakes last autumn, continued where he had left off on Saturday (April 13) when returning to the track to capture the Watership Down Stud Greenham Stakes under Jim Crowley - and stamp himself a Classic contender.
Last year the Greenham Stakes Classic trial was won by the George Scott trained James Garfield - steered to victory by a delighted Frankie Dettori. This year it has lost its star entry - but the ten declared for Saturday's race (April 13) include some great hopes for the season ahead.
Veteran rider Phil York stole the show with a treble on Legal Ok, Timmie Roe and Streets Of London at the Tedworth Hunt meeting at Barbury Racecourse on Sunday (April 7).
Too Darn Hot, the best two-year-old in Europe in 2018, is ready to begin his campaign for Classic honours when he reappears in the Group 3 Watership Down Stud Greenham Stakes at Newbury on Saturday (13 April 2019).
Charlie Appleby, who landed the first big handicap of the 2019 Flat Turf season in Britain winning the Lincoln, has set his sights on capturing the season’s first older horse Group 1 prize with emerging miler Mythical Magic at Newbury on Saturday, 18 May - Al Shaqab Lockinge Day.
Trainer Tim Underwood will decide later this week whether to let Timmie Roe bid for a six-timer at the Tedworth Hunt meeting at Barbury Racecourse on Sunday (April 7).