Fulbright the one for punters
Kyle Brady with the latest Glorious Goodwood market movers from the Sky Bet trading room.
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John Gosden's improving 4 year old was many peoples idea of a banker at Royal Ascot, and duly obliged in workmanlike fashion. Group company seems the natural step to take, but at the likely short odds today, he would need to progress again as he has enough to find on official ratings.
A wide open group race were the draw could play a big part, the market mover Stipulate has a perfect draw in stall 2 Jockey Tom Queally has 4 winners to his name this week, and will fancy his chances of gaining compensation for finishing runner-up on today's mount, last time at Royal Ascot.
Mark Johnston and his team always have plenty of success at this meeting, and this week has been no different. They saddle the 3 year old and likely favourite Fulbright, in today's big betting race at Goodwood, The Golden Mile. Drawn in stall 8 which shouldn't pose any problems, and turns out here under penalty for his win at Newmarket last Saturday. Still 6lb well in, he may be tough to pass if he hits the front.
Sir Mark Prescott is responsible for the best backed horse of the day, the progressive Oasis Cannes in the 7 furlong Nursery. Positive tactics are likely to be in force again, and they can make good use of the plum draw in stall 1. Another selection that is due a future rise in the weights, expect Luke Morris to try and stretch the field out from the word go.