The racing every Saturday at the moment is really competitive, with this weekend being no exception, so it was brilliant to be able to ride a double on Coral Winter Derby day last week. I was hoping to nick one winner and thinking that would be a good day’s work,... View Article
Sky Sports presenter of At The Races Simon Mapletoft looks at the All Weather Championships for Coral
Barye has credentials for Marathon Final From the first moment he sat on Barye, former champion jockey-turned-trainer Richard Hughes was convinced the five-year-old would stay two miles and on Thursday evening that theory will be put to the test in the feature conditions stakes (7.40) – a Fast Track Qualifier... View Article
Saturday is one of the biggest days of the all-weather season and there are lots of high-class horses in action at Lingfield and I can’t wait for it to start. I’ve had a couple of days off this week with suspension which means I’ve been able to spend quite a... View Article
Noseda Star the stand-out in Kempton fast track Sloane Avenue should prove hard to beat in Wednesday’s Fast Track Qualifier at Kempton Park (6.40). He faces only four rivals in the mile feature, a conditions race which guarantees the winner a place in the Mile Final at Lingfield Park on... View Article
Luke Morris gives us his early thoughts on the All-Weather Championships and a horse he would love to ride on Saturday!
It is just over a month until All-Weather Championships Finals Day takes place on March 25 and we’ve now got a good idea of who will be turning up at Lingfield. With that in mind, I’ve had a look through each of the races on Good Friday and picked out... View Article
D-Day for Franklin D It’s D-Day for FRANKLIN D on Saturday when he re-appears in the 10-furlong feature at Lingfield Park. Michael Bell hopes to run his promising four-year-old in the Group Three Coral Winter Derby at the end of the month but will need to win at the weekend... View Article
Coral All-Weather Ambassador Luke Morris is fully expecting to visit the winners’ enclosure on Saturday!
Racing on the all-weather can be associated with slightly rougher riding and horses racing much closer than they do on the turf, and while this sometimes is the case I think it’s an unfair generalisation of what happens. Riding at places like Lingfield and Kempton on the all-weather is obviously... View Article
Don’t give up on Classic hope festive Godolphin’s FESTIVE FARE was sent off a short-priced favourite for Saturday’s Listed coral.co.uk Winter Derby Trial at Lingfield Park but found one too good in a hot renewal. He was no match for the gallant Grendisar’s late burst but still has the credentials... View Article
For the second time this week I’m taking part in an exciting and seriously competitive day of quality racing and I’m really looking forward to it. On Thursday I was out in Dubai for a couple of rides at the Carnival and there’s always a great buzz out there and... View Article
Festive to put down Derby marker Godolphin’s FESTIVE FARE can put down his marker for next month’s Group Three Coral Winter Derby if he lines up in the Listed Winter Derby Trial at Lingfield on Saturday (2.55) – a fast Track Qualifier for the £200,000 Coral Easter Classic at the... View Article