Charlie Appleby sends Grade One winner Yibir again to acquainted environment on Saturday, dwell on Sky Sports activities Racing, as he seeks redemption for a shock defeat at Newmarket final month.
The Breeders’ Cup Turf champion heads again to the USA for the Grade One Man o’Conflict Stakes (9.46pm) at Belmont Park, the place the four-year-old was profitable en path to Del Mar final 12 months.
Having been narrowly overwhelmed on reappearance within the Dubai Sheema Traditional in March, Yibir headed to the Group Two Jockey Membership Stakes as 1/four favorite however, regardless of having simply 4 to beat, was unable to get the higher of Mark Johnston’s Dwelling Legend.
He will probably be well-fancied to get again to profitable methods towards 5 inferior-rated rivals, headed by Christophe Clement’s Pan American Stakes winner Gufo and Graham Movement’s Highland Chief, who makes simply his second begin for the brand new yard after becoming a member of from Paul and Oliver Cole.
Main British rider William Buick heads Stateside for the trip on Yibir, earlier than hotfooting it again to Europe to get on board Appleby’s main French 2000 Guineas hopeful Fashionable Video games at ParisLongchamp on Sunday, dwell on Sky Sports activities Racing.
Former Competition winner stars for in-form champion Nicholls
Champion coach has made a flying begin to the brand new jumps marketing campaign, having fun with back-to-back doubles on Wednesday and Thursday final week to maneuver onto 9 wins from 24 runners at a strike-rate of 38 per cent.
On Saturday, he sends one high quality runner to Uttoxeter for the function Boulton Group Handicap Hurdle (6.20pm).
Former Cheltenham Competition winner Eglantine Du Seuil heads the sector after ending second in a Listed contest final month, with Angus Cheleda claiming 5lb.
Jeremy Scott’s Kissesforkatie, who ran out at Cheltenham final month, and Nicky Henderson’s Diablo De Rouhet – making his first begin on observe for 2 and a half years – lead the problem.
Muhtashim chases hat-trick in tremendous 3-Y-O handicap
Three final outing winners conflict in an enchanting Sky Sports activities Racing Sky 415 Handicap (8.10pm) at Doncaster, together with hat-trick seeker Muhtashim.
Ed Dunlop’s gelding made a promising begin when third at Kempton, earlier than victories at Newcastle and Redcar.
Fellow Redcar winner Roudemental is up 6lbs from that success and will progress additional for coach Hugo Palmer, whereas backside weight Come On John goals to defy an 8lb rise, however has 7lb claimer Jonny Peate on board for Roger Fell.
Charlie Fellowes’ Contemporary Hope steps again to a mile after end an in depth third to subsequent Oaks Trial winner Rogue Millennium at Wetherby final month.
Cheltenham Competition-winning coach David Pipe has a uncommon runner on the Flat within the function British EBF Premier Fillies’ Handicap (6.05) as Woman Reset goals so as to add to her spectacular strike-rate final 12 months – 5 wins from 11 begins throughout each codes. David Simcock’s progressive three-year-old Aiming Excessive and Mark Johnston’s Enfranchise look the primary risks.
Watch each race from Bangor-On-Dee, Doncaster, Uttoxeter and Belmont Park dwell solely on Sky Sports activities Racing (Sky 415 | Virgin 535) on Saturday Could 14.