My Stable pointers: Friday

  • Last Updated: May 23 2014, 18:34 BST

We pick out a couple of horses to add to your My Stable alerts from Friday while we have the latest from the gallops.

Pethers Moon: Has been working well ahead of Goodwood mission.
Pethers Moon: Has been working well ahead of Goodwood mission.

Friday's Eyecatchers

Although MARZOCCO has finished runner-up on his past two starts, he has plenty of potential and could improve for another step up in trip after finishing second to Observational in the Cocked Hat Stakes at Goodwood on Friday.

John Gosden's colt had finished a head behind Our Channel last time out nnd was sent off the 2/1 joint-favourite for this Listed contest as punters eyed up compensation for his defeat at Epsom.

However, everything just happened a little too quickly for the son of Kitten's Joy but the manner in which he finished suggested that he's got a big future ahead of him - especially over further.

It wouldn't be a huge surprise to see him return to Goodwood for the Gordon Stakes at the end of July.

Our next eyecatcher is probably more obvious than most but it is very difficult to get away from the fact that WINSLOW was hugely impressive when winning the EBF Stallions PHS Washrooms Maiden Stakes and he is a colt who could make an impact at Royal Ascot next time out.

The two-year-old has already had a taste of the Berkshire venue when beaten into third behind Moonraker on his debut despite running very green. He was much more professional this time around but hinted that there was much more to come following this performance.

He is a half-brother to Bob Baffert's Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner New Year's Day which suggests that he is more than capable of making his mark in his first season of racing and could be a real player in the Coventry Stakes should he turn up there.

Pointers from the Gallops

Richard Hannon has a progressive middle distance/staying prospect on his hands in PETHER'S MOON, who is one to watch at Goodwood on Saturday.

Pether's Moon locks horns again with his recent Ascot conqueror Gatewood, but connections have been encouraged by a pleasing midweek gallop and hope the former can turn the tables in the Tapster Stakes.

This is another Listed contest, but the strong-travelling Pether's Moon will take plenty of confidence to post at a track where he was successful at the Glorious meeting last summer.

BALTIC KNIGHT is another horse that has plied his trade at Listed level and he looked sharp and alert in his midweek spin.

It will be a surprise if he doesn't step up on a recent frame finish at similar level at Windsor given his current mood.

LIGEIA has skipped a couple of opportunities but may well surface at Leicester in a fillies' handicap.

She showed plenty of ability in her juvenile season and is ready for a return to the racecourse.

GLEBE SPIRIT is well entered-up and looks another three-year-old capable of going well next week.

Improvement from a frame finish on his 2014 reappearance looks gilt-edged following a pleasing midweek workout.

Several juveniles went throughout their paces, including PAINT THE STAR. The Acclamation filly showed plenty of promise on her Windsor debut when third to a well-regarded stablemate.

DIVINE LAW also looks sure to improve on his own Windsor introduction while BURNT SUGAR has also shown promise.