Cox has high hopes for Oaks contender Perfect Clarity

Clive Cox has “enormous confidence” in Perfect Clarity ahead of next week’s Investec Oaks after a gallop around Epsom on Tuesday. Unbeaten …

O’Brien has plenty of options for Curragh

Aidan O’Brien is planning to run US Navy Flag and Gustav Klimt in the Irish 2000 Guineas, while Threeandfourpence could also be added. The Ballydoyle …

Charlie McCann’s Tuesday racing round-up

ITV breaks new ground on Thursday when they televise evening racing on ITV 4 from Sandown Park with the Group 3 Brigadier Gerard Stakes the highlight on the …

Royal Ascot off the agenda for Herculean

Roger Charlton doesn’t think Herculean is ready to take on Group One company and has ruled out a trip to Royal Ascot. Herculean scored a win on his debut …

Ascot aim for Thundering Blue

Trainer David Menuisier says Thundering Blue is likely to compete at Royal Ascot if the conditions suit. Thundering Blue secured a win at York last week in his …

Charlie McCann’s weekend racing tips

Sixteen to post for the Group 1 Lockinge Stakes the highlight at Newbury this afternoon and the ground appears to have gone against Addeybb (6/1 with …

Stradivarius boosts Gold Cup hopes

Stradivarius has boosted his chances of challenging for the Gold Cup at Ascot after winning the Yorkshire Cup. The four-year-old returned from a 209-day break …

Fabricate set for Sandown trip

Trainer Michael Bell insists Fabricate is in “great form” ahead of another trip to Sandown later this month. The six-year-old had to settle for …

Patient plan for Capri return

Aidan O’Brien says Capri’s shoulder injury means he is now being scheduled for an autumn return. Last season’s winner of the Irish Derby and …

Injuries force Wuheida retirement

Godolphin have confirmed that injury has forced them to retire dual Group One winner Wuheida. The four-year-old won her maiden at Newmarket in July 2016 and …

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