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Somehow the ante post 2016 Investec Oaks value

| 24.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 23, 2016 Somehow has plenty going for her in Investec Oaks Trainer Aidan O’Brien has the first two in the Investec Oaks ante post betting in the shape of Minding (6/5 favourite) and Ballydoyle (4/1), but improving stable companion Somehow looks decent value at 10/1 with... View Article

Investec Derby Festival: Does Minding have Oaks at her mercy?

| 19.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 18, 2016 Minding spearheads 24 left in Investec Oaks Minding headlines 24 acceptors revealed today for the fillies’ classic, the Group 1 Investec Oaks on the first day of the Epsom Derby meeting on Friday, June 3rd. The daughter of Galileo is the odds-on 4/7 to... View Article

Investec Derby Festival news: Midterm facing race against time

| 18.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 17, 2016 Dante disappointment Midterm hamstrung? Lord Grimthorpe, racing manager for owner Khalid Abdullah, has revealed there was an excuse for one-time Derby favourite Midterm following his disappointing fifth in the Group 2 Dante Stakes at York when sent off the 5/4 favourite. “The current situation,... View Article

Investec Derby 2016: A look at six of the leading contenders

| 18.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 16, 2016 With the major trials now complete, Coral look at six of the leading contenders for the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday, June 4th. Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has won the race five times, including three of the last four runnings. The Ballydoyle maestro... View Article

Claudio Monteverdi can pass Derby Trial test

| 20.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 19, 2016 Claudio can show his class in Derby Trial Claudio Monteverdi can enhance his Classic claims with success in the Investec Derby Trial (14:30) at Epsom on Wednesday. The Aidan O’Brien trained colt shaped with plenty of promise when fourth in two big field maiden... View Article

Epsom preview: Mud-loving Parade ready to rule

| 01.09.2015

Regal Parade will relish the testing conditions at Epsom and looks weighted to gain a deserved success in the 6f handicap on today’s card (15.05). The 11-year-old has been a grand servant over the years, winning 13 of his 85 races and finishing in the frame on 23 occasions. Now... View Article

Epsom preview: Marmot and Baker a tasty combination

| 16.07.2015

Marmot has a good record under jockey George Baker and looks the answer to the 1m 2f handicap on this evening’s card at Epsom (19.50) now dropped back in trip. Baker has partnered the Roger Charlton trained colt on three occasions, winning twice and finishing fourth on the other. The... View Article