Richard Fahey guide to his Saturday runners

Last Updated July 01 2017, 16:20Racing
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Richard Fahey guides us through his huge Saturday team including Suegioo's third attempt at Northumberland Plate victory.

Suegioo has finished second and fifth in previous runnings of the Stobart Rail Northumberland Plate Handicap and we are hoping he makes it third time lucky on Saturday.

He is running well without winning at present and ran another fine race to be fifth in the Ascot Stakes at the Royal meeting. Tony Hamilton gets a good tune out of him and I hope he runs well for all he is more exposed than those towards the head of the market.

Farlow only returned to action at York a fortnight ago and needed that. He had problems over the winter but came of out his comeback run well and goes in the opening Betfred 'Celebrating 50 Years Of Success' Handicap. He can be in and out and needs it to be one of his good days to be competitive.

Don’t Touch is in great form going into the Betfred TV Chipchase Stakes. I thought he ran a good race in Ireland on his return over seven furlongs and drops back to six here. I think the surface will suit him and we have stuck the visor back on with the switch back in trip. 

I wouldn’t want to split him and Kimberella though. He’s been running out of his skin all year and wasn’t beaten far under a big weight in a competitive handicap at Musselburgh last time.

I’d say Gabrial’s King has a sporting chance in the Betfred Northumberland Vase Handicap, the consolation race for the Plate. I thought it might have been a bit stronger given the prize money on offer and our fellow should give a decent account.

Theos Lolly won well at Ripon the other day and is a good, honest horse who stays well. He’s in great form going into the Betfred 'Home Of Goals Galore' Handicap.

High Baroque has taken quite a while to come to hand this season but is getting there now and I’d be hopeful of a good run in the Betfred 'Supports Jack Berry House' Handicap.

Knowing Glance is a horse we like. He went in snatches a little at York on debut and was green that day. I’d expect more from him in the Betfred 'Watch Sky Sports In Our Shops' EBF Novice Stakes.

We’ve two runners in the opening Sun Bets Download The App Novice Stakes at York. Dontgiveuponbob is having his fourth start and may want another furlong but has a chance.

Queen Penn ran well at Newmarket the last day – and we’ve given her plenty of time to get over it. She’s a lovely, big, filly with a nice future and she should run a very big race here.

Invermere was a little disappointing on her last two runs so we’ve freshened her up ahead of the Bet & Watch At sunbets.co.uk Fillies' Handicap. She’d be competitive if she came back to her best and she's on a competitive mark at present.

Society Red and Cullingworth could both run better than the forecast prices suggest in the sunbets.co.uk Handicap. The latter can been a little keen and needs to settle better here. He’s capable of running well if he does.

Society Red is a horse we like and he’ll relish the soft ground at York, that’s very much in his favour.

Home Cummins has plenty of weight in the Like Sun Bets On Facebook Handicap but is another who will appreciate the give underfoot. It’s the first time she’s had it all year.

Paddy Power remains a complete enigma. He played up in the stalls at Musselburgh last time and that was that. Sadly, he’s still a much better horse at home than we see on the racecourse but he’ll pop up and surprise us all somewhere one day. He goes in the Follow Sun Bets On Twitter 'Jump Jockeys' Nunthorpe.

Our first runner on Saturday is Greenview Paradise in the Laurent Perrier Maiden Stakes at Chester. She’s been a difficult horse to place and I hope she can run well here – but I’d be hopeful rather than confident in against some unexposed rivals.

We’re double-handed in the Beefeater Handicap. Ballesteros is what he is. Marwan Koukash loves runners here and this fellow pops up now and again. If things fell right from stall eight he could go well.

We also run Megan Lilly who won here in June. She went up in class at Sandown last time and would have a small chance on her best form.

We’ve three in the Woodford Reserve Handicap and I really wouldn’t want to split them. They could all go well.

Atteq should run a big race. He was unlucky at Ayr last time and couldn’t get a run when he needed one. He came out of that race very well.

Starlight Romance has had a good season, winning here and at Beverley, and we know she likes this track which is always a plus.

Vona is in good form at home and was touched off by Starlight Romance here last time. She has her chance.

Monaco Rose has been running consistently well all year and is grand order at home. She looks sure to run well in the Hop House 13 Handicap.

Powerallied with love the ground after all the recent rain in the Stella Artois Handicap and has started to slip down to a decent mark too. I’d expect a big run from a kind draw.

Angel Gabrial disappointed us at Newmarket last time, we expected him to run much better there. He seems in good form going into the Coca Cola Zero Sugar Handicap and is back down to a mark he could win races from.

We also run Gabrial’s Star who needs them to go a good gallop here. If they do he isn’t without a chance for all he has good and bad days.

Dance Diva and Maggies Angel both go down to Newmarket for the Betway Empress Fillies' Stakes.

The former has done nothing wrong, winning her maiden at Redcar then following up in a novice stakes at Haydock. She’s a filly who only does enough at home so is hard to get a gauge on and it would be nice to pick up some Black Type here as she goes up in grade.

Maggies Angel is improving all the time and wasn’t beaten far at York two starts ago in a good race. She was then second in the Hilary Needler and is fully entitled to have a crack at this.

Zoffinia makes her racecourse debut in the Panelcraft Superior Access Panels British Stallion Studs EBF Fillies' Novice Stakes at Doncaster. She’s a laidback filly who is ready to run and this trip will suit on debut.

Both of our runners in the Reg Gilks Memorial Maiden Stakes are probably going to need to go down the handicap route. Pipers Way is having his third run and needs to step up on what he showed at Redcar and Catterick.

Oscar Ranger is a horse we inherited from David Nicholls. He will have learned from his debut at Ripon but needs to take a big leap forward to be competitive.

Our final runner is Royal Connoisseur in the M&G Services Asbestos Abatement & Surveying Handicap. This looks very competitive but six furlongs on easy ground are ideal for our horse.

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