There are plenty of important races to look forward to, on Saturday. Barsanti takes on Sir Michael Stoute’s Mirage Dancer, in the Listed Buckhounds Stakes (Ascot 2:50pm). The Victoria Cup (Ascot 4:00pm) is a prestigious handicap. Keyser Soze, Louie de Palma and Silent Attack are already finding friends in the market.
Frankie Dettori will be on-board Stream Song, in the Listed Oaks Trial Fillies’ Stakes (Lingfield 1:55pm), while Corelli is the great Italian’s mount in the Listed Derby Trial Stakes (Lingfield 2:30pm). Richard Hannon will have high-hopes for Tajaanus, in the Group 3 Chartwell Fillies’ Stakes (Lingfield 3:40pm).
The Grade 3 Swinton Handicap Hurdle (Haydock 3:10pm) was won by John Constable in 2017 and Evan Williams’ inmate will be among those lining-up, for this year’s renewal. The Listed Spring Trophy Stakes (Haydock 4:20pm) will feature the likes of So Beloved, Mubtasim and Roger Charlton’s Makzeem.
The Listed Kilvington Stakes (Nottingham 3:50pm) is for fillies and William Haggas’ Pretty Baby is expected to go close. Further UK action takes place at Hexham, Thirsk and Warwick. In Ireland, the Group 3 Blue Wind Stakes (4:30pm) is the feature contest at the Curragh. Good luck, if you are having a bet on Saturday!