Trainer Richard Fahey had looked to give Ribchester a break after his Sussex Stakes defeat but his stable star is in such good form connections have decided to run him this week
RIBCHESTER will bid to bounce back to winning ways in the Prix de Moulin at Chantilly on Sunday.
Trainer Richard Fahey had suggested he would be giving his stable star a break following his Sussex Stakes defeat but Ribchester is reported to be bouncing at home.
“He’s not letting me give him a holiday,” Fahey told www.godolphin.com.
“He’s in such great order, we’ll take him racing again this weekend, in Paris.
? Templegate’s Treble ?
- NAP 5.00 Goodwood – Hard Toffee: ‘1lb lower than when winning this race last year, back to form last time’ (add to your betslip)
- NEXT BEST 3.50 Goodwood – Aurora Gray: ‘Second in competitive Glorious Goodwood handicap last time and big chance over slightly shorter’ (add to your betslip)
- TREBLE 4.45 Hamilton – Guishan: ‘In great form and 3lb rise for last win may not stop her’ (add to your betslip)
“When he came back from Goodwood, I thought a little break would do him good. I put him on the treadmill for eight days, but he kept telling me he wanted to get back racing again.
“He’s a horse, who never blows (after races). I’ve never trained one like him.
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“I thought he probably had a hard race at Goodwood, but he’s come out of the Sussex so well physically. The ground won’t be a problem — It is currently soft, and it could get softer.
“But, also, he’s broken a track record, so he is at home on ground that is quick, too.”