Soul Silver clinches her place in the Fillies and Mares FinalTue, 13/02/2018
Newmarket trainer David Simcock is looking forward to the Fillies and Mares Final after winning last week’s qualifier, while the prolific Spare Parts became the winning-most horse in Season 5 with another victory at Wolverhampton.
GOLDEN ‘GRAHAM’ COMPLETES A FIVE-TIMER
SPARE PARTS, a 2,000gns cast-off, took his remarkable win tally to five last week with another victory at Wolverhampton. The four-year-old, trained by Phil McEntee and owned by Steve Jakes, and known as Graham at home, has now won at four different All-Weather tracks since being snapped up from the powerful Charles Hills stable at the Autumn Sales.
SIMCOCK FILLY CLAIMS FINAL PLACE
David Simcock is looking forward to the £150,000 Fillies and Mares Final on Good Friday after his four-year-old SOUL SILVER cemented her place with victory in the Fast Track Qualifier at Chelmsford City. She had been beaten by two of her key rivals but turned the tables under talented young rider Oisin Murphy in the colours of Qatar Racing.
MIDGLEY SPRINTER FLIES HOME FOR VALUABLE PRIZE
Yorkshire trainer Paul Midgley sprung a 25-1 surprise when new recruit ORVAR landed a valuable sprint at Wolverhampton on Saturday night. A gelding operation, together with wind surgery, has seemingly transformed the five-year-old who got the better of the fast-finishing favourite Atletico to extend Luke Morris’s lead at the top of the jockeys’ championship.