My Stable pointers: Monday

  • Last Updated: May 5 2014, 18:04 BST

We pick out the horses to add to your My Stable lists from Bank Holiday Monday's action.

Brian Meehan: Trains easy Bath winner Harry Bosch
Brian Meehan: Trains easy Bath winner Harry Bosch

Monday's Eyecatchers

It's easy to get lost amongst all the Bank Holiday action and eyecatchers can understandably be missed, but here are three to keep tabs on in our My Stable section.

Brian Meehan doesn't tend to have his horses firing on all cylinders until nearer the thick-end of the season so it augurs particularly well for Harry Bosch that he was good enough to defy top weight on his return from a winter break in the Handicap at Bath.

The four-year-old son of Kyllachy has taken a little while to fill his frame, given he failed to register a success from three starts as a juvenile and took four outings last term before hitting top gear.

A winner off an official mark of 70 at Windsor last summer, he has evidently taken another big leap forward physically over the winter on the back of this commanding victory from a perch of 77.

Granted, he got an uncontested lead under Jamie Spencer, who is one of the best around from the front, but it was very encouraging how Harry Bosch responded when tackled and ultimately drew clear for a two-length victory after requiring just one crack of the whip passing the furlong pole to seal the deal.

The first division of Warwick's Breeders Backing Racing EBF Maiden Stakes is worth keeping a close eye on with the future in mind.

The winner was Sharp Volley, a Stuart Williams-trained newcomer by Shamardal. He did the job in very nice fashion and looks a colt with a bright campaign ahead having seen off Richard Hannon's well-backed market leader Bon Voyage by two and a quarter lengths.

However, the one who could progress past them all in time is Roger Charlton's filly Scarlet Plum.

The daughter of Pivotal was never a factor after missing a beat at the start in the Newbury maiden won by Evita Person in April, and was again slowly away from the starting stalls here.

She put in some good late work under Frederik Tylicki to finish fifth of the 11 runners, still appearing to be learning the game as she went, and was looked after when it become apparent she wasn't going to trouble the front two.

There is plenty of stamina on the dam's side of her pedigree and there's a strong chance she'll appreciate another step up in trip next time out.

Those sticking it out until the lucky last up at Beverley were treated to an extremely easy and well-supported winner in the White Rabbit Handicap for three-year-olds.

David O'Meara's Mariners Moon made a mockery of his handicap mark (65) with a six-length romp under top weight and looks set to go on and rack up a sequence.

The assessor will obviously have a say and it wouldn't be excessive to hit the Mount Nelson gelding with a 10-12lb rise, but Daniel Tudhope had loads of horse under him at the line in the seven and a half-furlong contest and the step back up to a mile could be on the cards in the coming weeks.