All set for World Record bid

  • By: Anita Chambers
  • Last Updated: July 12 2014, 21:11 BST

Anita Chambers provides a selection for every race today and she fancies World Record at Hamilton.

Gleneagles wins the Barronstown Stud European Breeders Fund Maiden at the Curragh
Gleneagles wins the Barronstown Stud European Breeders Fund Maiden at the Curragh

ASCOT: 1.25 Caltra Colleen, 1.55 Intrinsic, 2.30 Tullius, 3.05 Lulu The Zulu, 3.40 Felwah, 4.15 Wrangler, 4.50 Saoi.

CHESTER: 2.15 Eastern Racer, 2.50 Foxtrot Pearl, 3.25 Mushir, 4.00 Bondesire, 4.35 Full Day, 5.10 Swift Cedar, 5.45 Comino.

DUNDALK: 2.10 Calm Bay, 2.45 Belts And Braces, 3.20 Red Laser, 3.55 Les Darcy, 4.30 Rawnaq, 5.05 Flowing Air, 5.40 Leilani.

HAMILTON: 6.40 George Bailey, 7.10 Straight Gin, 7.45 Avonmore Star, 8.15 Rock Canyon, 8.45 Operateur, 9.15 World Record.

NEWMARKET: 2.05 You're Fired, 2.40 Gleneagles, 3.15 Hoodna, 3.50 NOOZHOH CANARIAS (NAP), 4.25 Shagah, 5.00 Disavow, 5.35 Noble Gift.

SALISBURY: 5.55 Be Bold, 6.25 Exceeding Power, 6.55 Big Chill, 7.30 Tigers In Red, 8.00 Mallory Heights, 8.30 Eugenic, 9.00 Tearless.

TIPPERARY: 2.25 Prologue, 3.00 Three Bells, 3.35 Forebear, 4.10 Folk Law, 4.45 Little King Robin, 5.20 Pumped Up Kicks, 5.50 Pay Your Way.

YORK: 1.40 Braidley, 2.20 Al Saham, 2.55 Red Avenger, 3.30 Kingsgate Native, 4.05 Mattmu, 4.40 Nashville, 5.15 Honest Bob's.

DOUBLE: Noozhoh Canarias and Red Avenger.

Guineas also-ran Noozhoh Canarias can make a successful switch to the sprinting ranks in the Darley July Cup at Newmarket.

Enrique Leon's charge finished a creditable sixth in the 2000 Guineas on the Rowley Mile course back in May, cutting out the early pace before fading in the closing stages of what must be one of the strongest renewals of the Classic for many a year.

That was his first outing over a mile and against the likes of Kingman and Australia, it is no surprise that any weakness in his stamina was exploited as the field came into the final furlong.

That said, Noozhoh Canarias was far from disgraced in finishing just over four lengths adrift, confirming the excellent impression he had made when chasing home subsequent French 2000 Guineas hero Karakontie towards the end of last term.

He showed he can handle cut as well as quick ground at Longchamp that day, a factor which could prove crucial after the heavy rain in the lead-up to this six-furlong event.

Noozhoh Canarias has a few pounds to find with the likes of Slade Power and Sole Power, but he certainly wants for nothing in the speed department and Christophe Soumillon could well shoot for an all-the-way success given the Caradak colt stays a bit further.

Connections were reportedly delighted with a spin at the track earlier in the week and it will be a surprise if this Spanish raider is not in the mix at the finish, in a race where Classic horses have returned to sprinting with some effect down the years.

Gleneagles can fly the flag for Aidan O'Brien in the 666bet Superlative Stakes following a useful win at the Curragh.

The Galileo colt, who is a full-brother to this year's Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Marvellous, let down favourite-backers on debut but made amends with an easy success at the end of last month.

O'Brien's juveniles have been a bit hit and miss so far this term but this one could prove to be the real deal.

Hoodna can strike handicap gold in the ultra-competitive 666bet Bunbury Cup.

It is interesting Godolphin have persisted with this filly as a four-year-old and she appeals as an unexposed runner as she returns to handicaps after claiming second spot in conditions company on her latest outing.

Hoodna's trainer Saeed bin Suroor should also be on the mark with Al Saham in the John Smith's Silver Cup Stakes at York, where the red-hot 55th John Smith's Cup is the highlight.

Red Avenger is taken to spring something of a surprise in the main event for Ed Dunlop despite disappointing when trailing home in mid-division in the Royal Hunt Cup when last seen.

He was beaten less than 10 lengths when dropped back to a mile on that occasion but given his previous third at Epsom, his effort was something of a letdown.

Red Avenger had shown much his best form at 10 furlongs around this time last year and moved back up to that trip, he is a worth at least an each-way shout.

Kingsgate Native has not got his head in front since last year's Temple Stakes at Haydock but a drop back to Listed level for the John Smith's City Walls Stakes should see him bag a confidence-boosting success.

Robert Cowell's charge has run with credit against the likes of Hot Streak and Sole Power this term but found Extortionist a touch too quick in a Group Three heat at Sandown last week.

The nine-year-old makes a swift return but this looks a good opportunity ahead of possible engagements at both Glorious Goodwood and back here for the Nunthorpe next month.

Tullius is probably a touch short of Group One class, but the Fred Cowley MBE Memorial Summer Mile Stakes at Ascot should provide the perfect test.

Second in the Lockinge after landing a Sandown Group Two on his seasonal bow, Tullius was not without his supporters as he tackled the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot.

He eventually had to settle for fourth and while he must shoulder a penalty, that 3lb extra is unlikely to stop him.

Mushir has some nice bits of form in the book and can add to his already fair record with a Listed win in the Bet With Corbett Sports City Plate at Chester.

Avonmore Star is the choice in Hamilton's Daily Record Handicap while Tearless can strike Salisbury gold in the EBF Stallions Breeding Winners Ladies' Evening Fillies' Handicap.