My Stable pointers: Tuesday

  • Last Updated: June 17 2014, 21:59 BST

We pick out a couple of Royal Ascot eyecatchers from Tuesday's action to add to your My Stable trackers.

Anodin (white cap) could benefit for a drop in trip
Anodin (white cap) could benefit for a drop in trip

Tuesday's Eyecatchers

Revisiting our free video form library will be a must when we've caught our breath at the end of Royal Ascot week but for now we'll highlight one or two of the more obvious eyecatchers for your My Stable trackers.

Firstly Anodin travelled like a really good horse in the Queen Anne Stakes where he was last off the bridle.

He's blossoming as a four-year-old as Freddy Head predicted he would and though he could well land a Group One over a mile, a slight drop in trip for something like the Prix Maurice de Gheest looks a good option on Tuesday's evidence.

Meanwhile, a maiden victory for Kodi Bear will be a 'gimme' after his excellent run in the Coventry Stakes and Clive Cox is well entitled to be thinking a little higher with his juvenile.

It was unusual for the cautious Lambourn trainer to pitch a horse who finished a promising second on his only previous start into such a hot heat but he acquitted himself very well, finding a bit of trouble but staying on determinedly to finish fifth.

Cox could probably allow himself to even skip a smaller race at this stage, as Kodi Bear could be a stakes level performer who still looks to have more to learn about the game.

Pointers From The Gallops

SKY LANTERN is amongst Richard Hannon's main hopes to light up Royal Ascot this week and the grey looked poetry in motion in her final breeze ahead of the Duke of Cambridge Stakes.

The four-year-old was a sensational winner of the Coronation Stakes at the corresponding fixture 12 months ago and has deliberately been held back for a mid-season return to the racecourse.

Her poor showing at the Hong Kong International Races in December was the one blip in an otherwise fantastic season for Sky Lantern, who looks the one to beat in spite of her Group One penalty.

DANGEROUS MOONLITE looks one of the main players for the Queen Mary Stakes and she showed her well being with a pleasing workout at the weekend followed by an equally eyecatching breeze this morning.

She appears to have gone forward from her very convincing debut success, a development already shown by stablemate TIGGY WIGGY who gives Hannon a powerful hand in this fillies' Group Two.

Tiggy Wiggy was having her fourth start when comfortably landing the National Stakes and has an experience edge over many of her foes.

SEA SHANTY appears to have taken Saturday's winning exertions from Sandown in his stride.

He's done very little in the ensuing three days, breezing gently ahead of the Hunt Cup in which he'll carry a 5lb penalty.

Few of the Herridge two-year-olds are going better than BAITHA ALGA who is in ripping form ahead of Thursday's Group Two Norfolk Stakes.

The Chester and Epsom scorer has a professional edge to his profile that should serve him well under Frankie Dettori.

WINDSHEAR is earmarked for the King George V Handicap and he caught the eye in his weekend work.