Chesham Stakes (Listed) (1) 7f – 11.30am

Timeform Rating of previous winners: 121 118 119 110 126 (Avg 119)

Top Rated & Flags

Betting Forecast

$2.5 Natalie’s Joy, $6 Beyond Reason, $10 Arthur Kitt, $13 San Donato, $17 On A Session, $21 Aussie View, $21 Cardini, $23 New Winds, $29 Nate The Great, $41 Azor Ahai, $41 Duke of Hazzard

Analyst’s Verdict

Natalie’s Joy posted a mighty timefigure on debut when impressively winning at Goodwood last month and will take plenty of beating. Arthur Kitt should step up on the form of his Haydock debut win and is respected. Beyond Reason is another lively contender after her taking victory at Kempton.

Hardwicke Stakes (Group 2) (1) 1m3f211y – 12:05am

Timeform Rating of previous winners: 136 137 136 135 132 (Avg 135)

Top Rated & Flags

Betting Forecast

$1.57 Crystal Ocean, $6.5 Barsanti, $7 Idaho, $13 Cliffs of Moher, $34 Red Verdon

Analyst’s Verdict

Sir Michael Stoute has an excellent record in this race, and Crystal Ocean is strongly fancied to provide him with further success. Unbeaten both starts this year, he looks a top-class colt in the making. Barsanti is a really likable sort who should continue to give a good account, while last year’s winner Idaho needs to shake off a lacklustre effort in the Coronation Cup at Epsom.

Windsor Castle Stakes (Listed) (1) 5f – 12:40am

Timeform Rating of previous winners: 115 122 117 116 111 (Avg 116)

Top Rated & Flags

Betting Forecast

$7 Moonlight Romance, $9.5 Queen of Bermuda, $10 Sabre, $11 Van Beethoven, $12 Mutawaffer, $17 Isle of Innisfree, $19 Junius Brutus, $26 Dom Carlos, $26 Rolling King, $26 Soldier’s Call, $29 Chapelli, $34 Jungle Inthebungle, $34 North Wind, $34 Tin Hat, $41 James Watt, $41 Kapono, $51 Kessaar, $51 Well Done Fox, $67 Lihou, $67 World Order, $81 bar

Analyst’s Verdict

Given that Moonlight Romance pulled a long way clear with subsequent Norfolk Stakes winner Shang Shang Shang on debut, then got off the mark with ease, she should have enough ability to capitalise on what look like ideal circumstances, drawn to grab the stand rail and attempt to make all. Queen of Bermuda is her biggest danger ahead of the maiden Isle of Innisfree.

Diamond Jubilee Stakes (Group 1) (1) 6f – 1:20am

Timeform Rating of previous winners: 138 137 132 134 136 (Avg 135)

Top Rated & Flags

Betting Forecast

$3.75 Harry Angel, $5 Merchant Navy, $6.5 Redkirk Warrior, $11 The Tin Man, $13 Bound For Nowhere, $13 Librisa Breeze, $21 City Light, $34 Projection, $41 D’bai, $41 Sir Dancealot, $41 Spirit of Valor, $201 Intelligence Cross

Analyst’s Verdict

Last year’s winner The Tin Man has a very good record over this C&D and seems sure to be spot on for this following his win at Windsor last month. Merchant Navy was impressive on his stable debut and is sure to prove popular given connections, while Harry Angel and Redkirk Warrior look serious players, too.

Wokingham Stakes (Heritage Handicap) (2) 6f – 2:00am

Top Rated & Flags

Betting Forecast

$5.5 Dreamfield, $17 Growl, $17 Victory Angel, $19 Gilgamesh, $21 Blue de Vega, $23 Mr Lupton, $23 Silent Echo, $23 Tis Marvellous, $23 Undrafted, $26 Tupi, $29 Brian The Snail, $29 Danzeno, $29 Out Do, $29 Ultimate Avenue, $34 George Bowen, $34 Ice Age, $34 Major Jumbo, $41 Al Qahwa, $41 Bacchus, $41 Foolaad, $41 Intisaab, $41 Lancelot du Lac, $41 Reckless Endeavour, $41 Sir Robert Cheval, $41 Spring Loaded, $41 Upstaging, $51bar

Analyst’s Verdict

This race revolves around Dreamfield, the proverbial pattern-class performer masquerading as a handicapper. Admittedly, he’s a short price for a race such as this but his C&D reappearance victory was impressive and he can land this prize before going on to better things. Growl, George Bowen and Mr Lupton, all trained by Richard Fahey, are live each-way players, as are Victory Angel and Gilgamesh.

Queen Alexandra Stakes (Conditions) (2) 2m5f143y – 2:35am

Timeform Rating of previous winners: 110 124 117 116 118 (Avg 117)

Top Rated & Flags

Betting Forecast

$3.5 Thomas Hobson, $7 Count Octave, $11 Nearly Caught, $11 Pallasator, $12 Fun Mac, $15 Glencadam Glory, $19 Meri Devie, $19 Renneti, $26 Light Pillar, $26 Uber Cool, $34 Tempestatefloresco, $51 Pearl Dragon, $101 Guard of Honour, $126 Fort Jefferson, $151 Le Maitre Chat, $201 L’Attesa

Analyst’s Verdict

Thomas Hobson had won the Ascot Stakes only 4 days earlier when beaten favourite in this 12 months ago but this has been the main target this time and he can provide his stable with a third win in the meeting finale since 2012. The Qatar Racing pair Count Octave and Pallasator, who returns to the level after a productive spell hurdling, could be the ones to give the selection most to do.


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