Today on Sky Sports Racing: Windsor and Wolverhampton take center stage as Derby-winning duo combine in search of double | Race News


After the excitement of Sunday’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, the focus turns to domestic action as Windsor and Wolverhampton each host eight race cards on Monday, all live on Sky Sports Racing.

3.12 Windsor – Bad Company and Wahraan headline 11-rider handicap

Derby-winning connections Richard Kingscote and Sir Michael Stoute team up with Wahran in class three Racetrack Handicap (3.12) over the extended mile and a quarter.

The four-year-old enters this race thanks to a third-place finish at Newmarket, his only start this year so far and a promising run to build on.

Its main rival in the market is Jim Boyle’s bad company. The five-year-old won the Jumps Jockey Derby at Epsom two starts ago and warmed up for this contest with a second place finish at the same course on September 25.

William Haggas’ Hamakiracing in the all-green colors of Simon Munir and Isaac Souede, has won similar awards at Haydock and Ascot this year and is falling back in class after finishing seventh at Newbury last month.

Champion Apprentice title leader Benoit De La Sayette rides on John and Thady Gosden knight of honorwho finished just half a length behind Hamaki at Haydock in June.

5.32 Windsor – Recent Winners Jade Country & Secret Army feature

The last lucky one in Windsor sees a field of 14 riders line up in class four Sky Sports Racing HD Virgin 535 Handicap (5.32).

Two riders enter the race strong with victories, including secret army took advantage of a low rating in his second handicapped start to win at Chelmsford. The handicapper took notice and lifted three-year-old David Carpenter’s 6 pounds for this mile contest.

Slipping to the bottom of the weights is Eve Johnson Houghton’s jade country who lost his first tag on the eighth attempt at Yarmouth. His recent form had improved before this victory and he could still improve.

Stoute and Kingscote team up with a lightly run young girl Kirilenko, in the colors of Cheveley Park Stud. The filly has run well in four career starts, including when she was second on the course and on the distance when she was last seen in June.

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Derby winning jockey Richard Kingscote travels to Windsor for four outings on Monday, all live on Sky Sports Racing

7.30 Wolverhampton – Jilly Cooper and Secret Moment face off

At Mark and Charlie Johnston’s Jilly Cooper was a very impressive winner at Lingfield two starts ago but disappointed on the grass at Musselburgh last time.

A return to off-roading under a very light weight in downloading the At The Races Handicap app (7.30) could bring out the best in the three-year-old filly.

Saaeed bin Suroor saddles a five-year-old gelding secret time. He is coming back from a 117-day layoff and remains the lead in weight in this seven-stage contest.

by Ed Dunlop Manhattanville finished third in course and distance last month, but hasn’t had the lead since July last year.

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Watch all the races from Windsor and Wolverhampton live on Sky Sports Racing on Monday 3 October.




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