Today on Sky Sports Racing: Intriguing rookies at Bath alongside Worcester jump | Race News
Two-year-old Clive Cox could have a good one in Succession and headlines a hot newbie heat in Bath this afternoon, live on Sky Sports Racing.
2.50 Bath – The Estate could pick up a second win
THE Challenges for Rapid Transit Novices (2:50) looks a decent chance for the winner of Clive Cox’s course Succession to make it two wins in three starts, but will have to concede a penalty in the process.
by Richard Hannon Mashadi might just take a little while, after finishing second in quality rookie races at Newmarket and York, which looks like a slight grade uplift for the Amo Racing team.
Among the others, Archie Watson The Liegeois is attracting attention as the full brother of Group 1’s star sprinter The Tin Man – he just might make his debut.
3.25 Bath – Coup De Force takes a significant class drop
by Stuart Kittow power grab will surely take a few stops in the FG Bond of Marshfield Fillies Handicap (3:25) with a big drop in class in his favor.
The four-year-old was only narrowly beaten in a Class 3 round at Goodwood earlier this month and now drops straight into Class 5 company.
She goes up against a few winners from last time in Four Adaay And redrobin while Eve Johnson Houghton drops Granary Queen on a trip and will undoubtedly remain on beaten old rivals.
6.10 Worcester – Balko Saint could pick up his first chase victory
The evening jump is from Worcester and the Addisonrees Planning Consultancy Handicap Chase (6:10) given Saint Balko a chance for a first success over obstacles.
Jane Williams’ charge was a good second at Kempton last time out and a return to that form will surely see him close in what looks to be a weaker run on paper.
by Joe Tizzard Kauto the king is perhaps the main rival, having won this race in 2022 but will need a boost of form.
Watch Bath and Worcester on Sky Sports Racing on Friday 26 May.