Evening racing tips

  • By: Chris Wilson
  • Last Updated: August 20 2014, 19:57 BST

Chris Wilson has a tip for every race taking place on Wednesday evening - they race at Kempton, Southwell and Killarney.

Dutch Connection (left) is fancied at York
Dutch Connection (left) is fancied at York

KEMPTON: 6.20 No Such Number, 6.50 Aragosta, 7.20 Rock Kristal, 7.50 Si Senor, 8.20 Atalanta Bay, 8.50 Invasor Luck, 9.20 Sacha Park.

KILLARNEY: 5.10 Archangel Raphael, 5.40 Henson, 6.10 Intensified, 6.40 Akira, 7.10 Tahaf, 7.40 Waver, 8.10 Cosmic Cannonball.

LINGFIELD: 2.20 The Dapper Tapper, 2.55 Disprove, 3.30 Wintour Leap, 4.05 Rolling Dice, 4.40 Lord Of The Storm, 5.15 Diamond Charlie, 5.50 Precision Five.

MUSSELBURGH: 2.10 Doppler Effect, 2.45 Pressure Point, 3.20 Master Bond, 3.55 Longshadow, 4.30 Busy Bimbo, 5.05 Strictly Glitz, 5.35 Giovanni Jack.

SOUTHWELL: 5.00 Cagoule, 5.30 Free Entry, 6.00 Copperbelt, 6.30 Blazeofenchantment, 7.00 Cousin Khee, 7.30 Rocksee, 8.00 Lucky Mark.

YORK: 1.55 Bogart, 2.30 DUTCH CONNECTION (NAP), 3.05 Kingston Hill, 3.40 Australia, 4.20 Spacious Sky, 4.55 Burnt Sugar.

DOUBLE: Dutch Connection and Australia.

Dutch Connection can continue his ascension by taking the Tattersalls Acomb Stakes on the first day of the Ebor Festival at York.

With the two feature races on the card, the Juddmonte International and the Neptune Investment Management Great Voltigeur Stakes, not particularly appealing from a betting perspective, value could instead be found in this Group Three over seven furlongs.

Dutch Connection will be up against it in a heat which bristles with potential, but he should be good enough to win a race of this nature.

Charlie Hills' youngster made a perfectly fine debut at Salisbury in June, after which he was unfortunate to bump into Faydhan over six furlongs at Haydock.

That rival is one of the leading contenders for next season's 2000 Guineas, so Dutch Connection actually did well to finish second that day, beaten six lengths.

The form looks solid, too, as the third horse home, Speedy Move, has since won two on the spin.

Hills was clearly anticipating a big run at Glorious Goodwood a month later, and Dutch Connection did not disappoint.

The Dutch Art colt relished stepping up to seven furlongs with a most authoritative two-and-a-half-length defeat of Rotherwick.

Six of the last 10 winners of that Goodwood maiden have since won at Listed level or higher so it is fair to assume Dutch Connection was not running against slowboats on the Downs.

Nor will that be the case at York, of course, but seven furlongs on a decent surface, allied to the appointment of William Buick, looks just the ticket at this stage of his career.

Conditions look ripe for Australia to achieve something pretty special in the Juddmonte International, with Kingston Hill also holding especially stout claims in the Voltigeur.

The Symphony Group Stakes always ensures the Ebor meeting gets off to a fast-and-furious start, with Bogart a quiet fancy to win back-to-back renewals.

Kevin Ryan's sprinter has been in tailspin since he struck by three-quarters of a length 12 months ago, which has seen his handicap mark fall 3lb lower than what it was at York last season.

Bogart also fleetingly showed the fires are still burning in the Skybet Dash, when he faded late on to finish 10th in what was a stronger race than this.

With that in mind, this return to five furlongs could be made to measure.

Spacious Sky looks one of the most interesting horses in the Fine Equinity Stakes.

The five-year-old gelding showed a good level of form over hurdles and on the Flat at the Galway Festival, but trainer Tony Martin has yet to get to the bottom of him on the level.

That Martin has gone out of his way to appoint Kieren Fallon must also be of some relevance.

Strictly Glitz could not have looked any better when winning at Beverley last week and can continue to make a fool of the assessor by winning the Brown Shipley Wealth Well Managed Handicap at Musselburgh.

The consistent Invasor Luck has been short of fortune this season, but all can be forgiven in the BetBright.com Handicap at Kempton.

Disprove looked very useful at Windsor last month and has a logical shout in the Racing Specials At 32RedSport.com Maiden Auction Stakes at Lingfield.

Blazeofenchantment can end a long run in the Lucy Flintham Birthday Handicap at Southwell if his encouraging second over course and distance earlier this month is factored into the equation.

*Make sure you check out the @sportinglife twitter account at midday on Wednesday August 20 for a social media Ebor Festival-related quiz - free bets with Sky Bet are there to be won!