My Stable pointers: Monday

  • Last Updated: August 25 2014, 16:42 BST

Our team pick out some eyecatchers for your free My Stable trackers following the Bank Holiday Monday action.

Can Hardie: Rode Jersey Jewel to a nice second on debut
Can Hardie: Rode Jersey Jewel to a nice second on debut

Poor old Humidor. He finally breaks a 22-race winless streak and the stewards' take it off him after a false start in the rain on Epsom Downs.

He will be a 'winner' without a penalty next time and this proves soft ground holds no fears either, while a mark that has slipped to 93 is clearly not beyond his current level.

The rain that swept the country on Monday changed going descriptions to soft all over the place but at least there were some performances of note with the autumn campaign in mind.

Up at Chepstow Jersey Jewel ran a nice race on debut for Richard Hannon, getting the better of a better-fancied stablemate in the process of finishing second to Encore L'amour.

The winner was having her third run and only a lack of experience beat the runner-up as she ran on nicely towards the finish.

With soft ground clearly no issue, she should be placed to advantage in the wet months ahead.

Ripon escaped much of the rain but it could be worth keeping an eye on the engagements of Kommander Kirkup judging by his second-place finish in the Billy Nevett Memorial Handicap.

Michael Dods' charge tried to give 3lb to the well-ridden winner Pennine Warrior and while the task proved beyond him, he kept on well in first-time cheekpieces pulling six-lengths clear of the third.

He was given a mark of 87 after good form in maidens, but has dropped to a rating in the 70s now and it shouldn't be long before he has a first handicap success to his name.

With the autumn very much in mind on a wet and blustery day, his previous efforts on soft ground also bode well for the forthcoming months.