Richard Fahey: Angel delight

Last Updated May 19 2017, 15:55Racing
Zap won at York on Thursday
Zap won at York on Thursday

Richard Fahey's horse-by-horse guide to his team for the final day of York's Dante Festival.

Maggies Angel is our first runner at York on Friday in the Langleys Solicitors British EBF Marygate Fillies' Stakes.

The form of her maiden at Ripon hasn't worked out well but all they can do is win and she absolutely trotted up. This is a great race to be involved in but any one of seven or eight could win it.

I'm a little worrie d about the going for Shypen in the Irish EBF Frank Whittle Partnership Fillies' Handicap, she doesn't have any form on it. It's very frustrating as on quick ground I'd have given her a big chance.

We're double handed in the Yorkshire Equine Practice Handicap. Boundsy ran well on his reappearance at Nottingham and has come out of it well. The ground won't bother him either.

It is a bit of a concern for Megan Lilly who I thought ran ok at Chester last week. She just half missed a beat at the start that day but still finished third and is in good form if handling the surface.

We also run two in the closing 7IM Supports Cystic Fibrosis Care Handicap. We've had discussions over whether Lord Commander is going to stay the trip but we'll find out here and he's in good order.

Sue's Angel can be very funny in the stalls but the step up to a mile-and-a-half here is going to really suit her. I'd love her to run a big race for her owner and she is one who won't mind the ground.



Most Read Racing

Action from Wolverhampton1

Tuesday's racing preview

Desert Wind should complete his hat-trick in the Betway Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton according to Ashley Iveson who has a tip for every race.

Jockey Richard Johnson2

Sporting Life: Daily Nap

Matt Brocklebank heads to Wetherby for his best Tuesday bet - and a horse taken to enhance Richard Johnson's fine strike-rate at the track.

Presenting Percy (near side) challenges Our Duke3

Ed Chamberlin: Weekend debrief

Ed Chamberllin reflects on a weekend's action in which he thinks he saw a novice hurdler who will win at the Cheltenham Festival.

Aidan O'Brien4

O'Brien team down to one

Aidan O'Brien has trimmed his Betway Winter Derby team down to just Clear Skies at the five-day stage.

Getabird5

14/1 Festival Fever double Boost

Today's Sky Bet Festival Fever Price Boost is Getabird and Un De Sceaux both to win any race at Cheltenham - it's 14/1 from 9/1.

Most Read Racing

Action from Wolverhampton1

Tuesday's racing preview

Desert Wind should complete his hat-trick in the Betway Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton according to Ashley Iveson who has a tip for every race.

Jockey Richard Johnson2

Sporting Life: Daily Nap

Matt Brocklebank heads to Wetherby for his best Tuesday bet - and a horse taken to enhance Richard Johnson's fine strike-rate at the track.

Presenting Percy (near side) challenges Our Duke3

Ed Chamberlin: Weekend debrief

Ed Chamberllin reflects on a weekend's action in which he thinks he saw a novice hurdler who will win at the Cheltenham Festival.

Aidan O'Brien4

O'Brien team down to one

Aidan O'Brien has trimmed his Betway Winter Derby team down to just Clear Skies at the five-day stage.

Getabird5

14/1 Festival Fever double Boost

Today's Sky Bet Festival Fever Price Boost is Getabird and Un De Sceaux both to win any race at Cheltenham - it's 14/1 from 9/1.

Next Race Off
11:15 Vaal
11
(9)
Kutamba
J: Mathew Thackeray
10
(5)
Kitty Coo
J: Hennie Greyling
9
(10)
Lady Livia
J: Jarryd Penny
3
(11)
Bourbon Bouquet
J: Callan Murray
15
(6)
Megga Force
J: Reserve 1
2
(14)
Flying Falcon
J: S Brown
7
(3)
Shiloh
J: Dylan Lerena
5
(4)
Jaunita
J: K De Melo
4
(8)
Vanilla Orchid
J: C Maujean
8
(1)
Gianna
J: R Danielson
1
(7)
Western Shamrock
J: G Wrogemann
6
(15)
Queen Rachel
J: Wesley Marwing
14
(13)
Queen Of War
J: Calvin Habib
13
(12)
Patat
J: P Strydom
12
(2)
Baize Door
J: M Yeni

Racing Tips

Action from Wolverhampton

Tuesday's racing preview

Desert Wind should complete his hat-trick in the Betway Novice Stakes at Wolverhampton according to Ashley Iveson who has a tip for every race.

Jockey Richard Johnson

Sporting Life: Daily Nap

Matt Brocklebank heads to Wetherby for his best Tuesday bet - and a horse taken to enhance Richard Johnson's fine strike-rate at the track.

Get your bets on!

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.