My Stable pointers: Thursday

  • Last Updated: April 24 2014, 17:53 BST

We pick out the horses to add to your My Stable lists from Thursday's action, while we also have some gallops pointers.

Telescope has done everything right ahead of his reappearance
Telescope has done everything right ahead of his reappearance

Make On Madam will surely not be long in opening her account after a most encouraging debut at Beverley.

Brian Ellison's Captain Rio filly completely blew the start and was always playing catch-up over the flying five furlongs, but jockey Paul Pickard sensibly gave her time to find her stride.

Although she never looked like landing a telling blow, she was absolutely flying in the last of five furlongs and finished full of running in fourth, having encountered some trouble in running along the way.

The first three were up with the pace throughout and with this experience under her belt, Make On Madam will take plenty of beating if turning up at a similar level next time, particularly if stepped up to six furlongs.

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Street Boss lined up around half an hour later on the Westwood, finishing eighth of 12 in the seven furlong handicap.

The gelded son of Verglas proved expensive to follow after going into the notebook on his racecourse debut last season, dropping from an initial mark to today's perch of 60, but he again hinted at ability.

Held-up in rear, he was asked to make his move at the bottom of the straight and made steady progress without being given an unduly hard time by 7lb claimer Rachel Richardson and was never nearer than at the finish.

A half-brother to several winners at up to 12 furlongs, he looks capable of maintaining the family honour and opening his account this season.

Pointers from the gallops

TELESCOPE has not been the easiest horse to prepare at the best of times but the one-time Derby favourite completed his preparation for Friday's Gordon Richards Stakes with a pleasing half-speed spin on the Al Bahathri Polytrack.

Sir Michael Stoute has utilised his vast experience to get the handsome colt ready for his Group Two comeback at Sandown - a race the trainer has used with some top-notchers in recent years, including Conduit.

Telescope has done everything right and looked in good heart as he glided past, with GOTHIC in tow.

The latter has his own fish to fry on the same Sandown card and he seems to have done well both physically and mentally through the winter.

TIME SIGNAL surfaces in a maiden on Friday and she moved nicely to finish on the coat tails of SURCINGLE, who heads to Doncaster.

SHAMA'S SONG is training well and was a length adrift in what looked pretty decent work.

Ryan Moore partnered PSYCHOMETRY and this one did everything required of her as she came up with QUEEN'S PRIZE.

The Queen's BOLD SNIPER looked on the mettle in his spin with RYE HOUSE, although it was unexacting work designed to bring both horse on gradually.

Jockeys in the next group got into the drive position as ROCKET SHIP edged out PASS THE SHOVEL and MONTONE.

Then it was another three-horse group, with EYE CONTACT leading SNOW SKY and ARBAAB.

RADIATOR enjoyed a school in the paddock at Newmarket last week as she is unlikely to see a racecourse for a few more weeks.

She is yet to come in her coat and won't make the 1000 Guineas, but remains a filly with enormous talent and will have plenty to aim at later on.