It would be one of the greatest weightlifting performances since the second Grand National Red Rum Championship in 1974 if Truchan could challenge 10lbs 4lbs at the highly competitive Northumberland board on Saturday.
Alan King’s stayer, with an official rating of 118, has a well-known liking for soft ground on a lawn, but has the shape of an all-weather Tapeta roof, and the Rhys Clotterbuck’s 5-pound claim is useful as well.
But it remains a formidable task to give between 7 and 22 lbs to 19 competitors including questionable case (3.30)And the Who looked unlucky when he came second at Royal Ascot last week. Charlie Fellowes mare remains progressive and evades the same sign here.
Newcastle 1.45.5 While woven He has yet to win six furlongs, he was just a short distance away from his debut with Michael Dodds in April, and once again ran well at York next time. At about 11-2, he could outperform an answer in a tough competition.
Newmarket 2.05.0 Cachet sets a high standard but may need seven gallons already and Survival He showed enough on his debut at Thirsk to suggest she could bridge the gap
Newcastle 2.20 Harry and lavender Both were Lingfield’s impressive All-Weather Finals winners, with the former successfully surviving this six-season journey, handing out his field belt over a mile. Preference for the latter despite the flight’s decline, as he traveled hard at Lingfield and stopped the clock in perfect time.
Newmarket 2.40.2 Update Winner 2019 St Leger, Logical, was scratched off from Hardwicke last Saturday when the ground loosened but should finally get the fast surface he enjoys here.
Newcastle 2.55.2 Update East Asia Unbeaten since joining Ian Williams this year and still has something on hand to win his third race in a row at Goodwood this month. He’s able to race from the 2-pound lower mark here.
Newmarket 3.15.1 probably , imaginary It could reward interest at around 10-1, as he’s back on this track and trip for the first time since his impressive 105th success at the Bunbury Cup last year.
Curragh 3.45.1 Update Hurricane Lin He has just over three lengths to find with Mojo Star in derby form behind Adayar, but he hasn’t looked home at Epsom. He was two lengths ahead of High Definition, a potential favourite here, on his previous start in Dante and looks great priced at around 11-2 to confirm the shape, with this course likely to be more suitable.