Cracksman has not been seen since finishing second to Capri in the Irish Derby and he will once again face tough opposition from Ballydoyle as Aidan O’Brien runs three
CRACKSMAN will take on seven rivals as he bids to return to winning ways in the Betway Great Voltigeur at York on Wednesday.
John Gosden’s colt was last seen finishing second in the Irish Derby behind Capri, who was ruled out of York with a bad scope.
Aidan O’Brien will instead rely upon Douglas Macarthur, Spanish Steps and Venice Beach as he attempts to land back-to-back victories after Idaho struck 12 months ago.
? Templegate’s Treble ?
- NAP 6.50 Windsor – Spring Loaded: ‘Will relish the return to six furlongs and has Adam Kirby up for the first time’ (add to your betslip)
- NEXT BEST 4.00 Lingfield – Harba: ‘Oozed class at Yarmouth and should take this in her stride’ (add to your betslip)
- TREBLE 3.45 Thirsk – Bogart: ‘Tumbled down the handicap and can take advantage’ (add to your betslip)
Khalidi will make his first start since joining trainer Clive Cox, while Sir Michael Stoute, who has won the race a record seven times, will saddle Mirage Dancer.
JOCKEY ‘PUNCHES HORSE’
Top jockey Davy Russell facing probe after footage appears to show him thumping his ride on the head before race
GET ONE OVER THE BOOKIES
Top Tipster Steve Mullen’s best horse racing selections for Tuesday, August 22
‘HE WILL BE IRREPLACEABLE’
Trainer Harry Fry sadly reveals his smart Neon Wolf has suffered a fatal injury
RACECARDS AND RESULTS
Don’t miss out on all the latest odds and tips for Monday’s meeting at Windsor
Ante-post favourite Flymetothestars needs rain if he is to run in Saturday’s Betfred Ebor
HAVE A DABBLE
Templegate’s tips for ITV’s races at Newbury, Newmarket and Ripon on Saturday, August 19
The field is completed by the Roger Charlton-trained Atty Persse and Count Octave from the yard of Andrew Balding.