Flat Horses To Follow 2019 Edition.


It’s coming up to my favourite time of the racing calendar which is the beginning of the flat season. So back by popular demand its my Flat Horses To Follow article which features some of the horses i’m most looking forward to seeing on the level this summer. Enjoy!


Hidden Message

(Age: 3) (Form: 15)

(Trainer: William Haggas – Owner: Qatar Racing)

“Scat Daddy filly who won in taking style on debut at Yarmouth, however disappointed the time after in graded company at Newmarket. Likely to be continuously tried at pattern events next term.”

Qatar Racing Limited silks


Magic J

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer: Ed Vaughan – Owner: Phoenix Thoroughbreds)

“Scat Daddy colt who won well on debut at Yarmouth, likely to be tried at pattern company throughout the early stages of the upcoming campaign.”

Phoenix Thoroughbred Limited silks


Charles Kingsley

(Age: 4) (Form: 14)

(Trainer: Mark Johnston – Owner: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)

“Won by 11 lengths on debut at Beverly however couldn’t follow up when odds on after a slight break after. Likely to be a solid player when tried within handicap company back on the turf throughout the summer.”

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum silks


East

(Age: 3) (Form: 112)

(Trainer: Kevin Ryan – Owner: East Partners)

“Frankel filly who was a two length winner of a Grade 3 at the back end of last season and then went on to run a mighty race when finishing second in the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf behind Newspaperofrecord. Likely to be seen plying her trade throughout the upper echelons of pattern company during the summer.”

East Partners silks


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Old Glory

(Age: 3) (Form: 123)

(Trainer: Aidan O’Brien – Owner: Zayat Stables/Mrs Magnier/M Tabor/D Smith)

“Frankel colt who won well on debut however was beaten the two times after when favourite, likely come into his own though over middle distance trips and has several fancy entries including an entry for the derby. Sports the same colours as Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh.”

Zayat Stables/Mrs Magnier/M Tabor/DSmith silks


Turgenev

(Age: 3) (Form: 2117)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: H.R.H Princess Haya of Jordan)

“Won twice at the back end of last season including an impressive success at Newmarket. Consequently found himself as one of the market principals in the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. Finished midfield that day but is likely to be contesting pattern company again throughout the upcoming season.”

H. R. H. Princess Haya of Jordan silks


Il Paradiso

(Age: 3) (Form: 322)

(Trainer: Aidan O’Brien – Owner: Mr M.Tabor, D.Smith & J Magnier)

“Galileo colt who’s placed on all three starts last term including an eye catching staying on second behind Turgenev at Newmarket. Beaten when heavily odds on in latest appearance at the end of last season however that was in heavy going that day. Entered in both UK and Irish derbies so a step up in trip looks the plan.”

Mr M. Tabor, D. Smith & Mrs John Magnier silks


Kick On

(Age: 3) (Form: 216)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: Qatar Racing)

“Won a Newmarket maiden in September last year and followed up with a sixth placed effort in the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster the month after. Likely a lot more to come within pattern company this season and entered in the 2000 Guineas.”

Qatar Racing Limited silks


Chaleur

(Age: 3) (Form: 2131)

(Trainer: Ralph Beckett – Owner: Mr K Abdullah)

“Signed off last season with a win in a solid handicap at Newmarket, was also placed within a Group 2 earlier in the Summer at the same course. Likely to be plying his trade within pattern company this upcoming season.”

Mr K. Abdullah silks


Magna Grecia

(Age: 3) (Form: 121)

(Trainer: Aidan O’Brien – Owner: Smith/Mrs Magnier/Tabor/Flaxman Stables)

“One of the most high profile horses in the list as he was last seen when winning the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster. On the back of that it comes as no surprise that he sits prominently in the betting markets of the high profile races that he’s entered in. None other than both UK & Irish 2000 Guineas as well as the Irish Derby.”

Smith/Mrs Magnier/Tabor/Flaxman Stables silks


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Outbox

(Age: 4) (Form: 111)

(Trainer: Simon Crisford – Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum)

“Frankel colt who woon all three of his starts last term which culminated with a Class 2 at Newbury in October. Pattern company looks almost certainly on the agenda this season for this tough looking Frankel gelding.”

Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum silks


Chablis

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer Aidan O’Brien – Owner: John Magnier & J C Oxkley)

“1,550,000 purchase that made the perfect life to her racing career winning on debut which is quite rare for an O’Brien runner.A step up in trip looks almost certain and she’s also entered in the Irish Oaks. Could well prove to be a big player for Ballydoyle this term.”

Mrs John Magnier & John C Oxley silks


San Donato

(Age: 3) (Form: 28111)

(Trainer: Roger Varian – Owner: Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum)

“Lope De Vega colt who won his last three starts at the back end of last season culminating with a Listed success at Doncaster. Looks destined to ply his trade within pattern company throughout the duration of this campaign.”

Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum silks


Alfarqad

(Age: 4) (Form: 34-1)

(Trainer: Owen Burrows – Owner: Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

“War Front colt that made a winning return at Kempton following a 346 day absence. He won in very taking style that day, albeit at a lowly level yet still impressive in the circumstances. Could well be progressive in handicaps.”

Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum silks


Tabdeed

(Age: 4) (Form: 1-101)

(Trainer: Owen Burrows – Owner: Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

“Smart chestnut colt who returned from a 107 break to win well at Ascot despite getting a fair amount of trouble in running. Was slightly outclassed in the Group 3 Jersey Stakes at the Royal Meeting when finishing midfield. It remains to be seen whether he’ll stick to handicap company or try his hand once again with pattern company.”

Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum silks


Jash

(Age: 3) (Form: 112)

(Trainer: Simon Crisford – Owner: Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

“Speedy Kodiac colt who only lost his unbeaten record when finishing a gallant second to Ten Sovereigns in the Group 1 Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket back in September. A step up in trip looks to be on the cards as he’s currently entered in both UK & Irish 2000 Guineas.”

Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum silks


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Skardu

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer: William Haggas – Owner: Mr Abdulla Al Khalifa)

“Chestnut Sharmadal colt who showed a deadly turn of foot in a Newmarket debut to put a race to bed in very taking style. Consequently has entries both he UK and Irish 2000 Guineas. One to certainly keep an eye on.”

Mr Abdulla Al Khalifa silks


Dancing Vega

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer: Ralph Beckett – Owner: Waverley Racing)

“Another smart Lope De Vega filly who made a very eye catching start to her racing career when winning a Doncaster maiden in impressive style. She’s a well thought and looks a very nice prospect going forward.”

Waverley Racing silks


Frankellina

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer: William Haggas – Owner: Mr A.E Oppenheimer)

“Frankel filly who got off to the perfect start when winning well with a Yarmouth maiden, could be progressive throughout handicaps and take her chance at a higher level later in the season.”

Mr A. E. Oppenheimer silks


Dubai Warrior

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum)

“Dansili colt who won in impressive style on debut for John Gosden at Chelmsford. That came in a fairly weak contest however this highly thought of sort has already been propelled to a prominent position in the betting for the Derby. A likely big player at the top level this season.”

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum silks


Queen Power

(Age: 3) (Form: 1)

(Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute – Owner: King Power Racing)

“Sharmadal filly who won on debut within a Class 3 on the Rowely Mile at Newmarket. She’s now under the guidance of Sir Michael Stoute and will likely be tried at the top level throughout the summer.”

King Power Racing Co Ltd silks


Sextant

(Age: 4) (Form: 212)

(Trainer: Sir Michael Stoute – Owner: The Queen)

“Sea The Stars colt who has only had three starts despite being four, he was turned over in a match when last seen when he was heavily odds on. It’s likely he’ll be upped up in trip even further this term maybe even a tilt at two mile races. Don’t be surprised to see him come into his own throughout the forthcoming season.”

The Queen silks


Al Hilalee

(Age: 3) (Form: 11)

(Trainer: Charlie Appleby – Owner: Godolphin)

“Dubawi colt who won both starts at the back end of last term with the latter coming in Listed company at Deauville. Likely to be one of the leading players this season for a yard that certainly isn’t short of leading players. Has an entry in the Irish Derby.”

Godolphin silks


Rock Eagle

(Age: 4) (Form: 12141)

(Trainer: Ralph Beckett – Owner: Mr J.C Smith)

“Four year old Teofilo colt who progressed nicely last season winning three from five starts culminating in a Class 2 at Newmarket in the autumn. Likely to be plying his trade in top handicaps with maybe a go at lower level Group/Listed races.”

Mr J. C. Smith silks


Madhmoon

(Age: 3) (Form: 11)

(Trainer: Kevin Prendergast – Owner: Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

“Dawn Approach colt who made a very impressive start to life on the track with two smart wins including a Group 2 when last seen on Champions Day at Leopardstown. One of the key players coming out of the upcoming flat season in Ireland.”

Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum silks


Sparkle Roll

(Age: 3) (Form: 51)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: Kin Hung Kei, Qatar Racing & L Dassault)

“750,000 yearling who’s a daughter of Kingman, she got her head in front on her last start and looks a very nice prospect going forward this season for her powerhouse connections. A step up in trip looks pretty certain.”

Kin Hung Kei, Qatar Racing & L Dassault silks


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King Power

(Age: 3) (Form: 5)

(Trainer: Andrew Balding – Owner: King Power Racing)

“2,500,000 yearling who’s by Frankel, she’s bred to be a player over middle distance trips and her price tag and pedigree suggests she should be plying her trade at the very top level. Moderate debut however will likely be much improved this term.”

King Power Racing Co Ltd silks


Fox Chairman

(Age: 3) (Form: Unraced)

(Trainer: Andrew Balding – Owner: King Power Racing)

“Kingman colt who’s a half brother to Group 1 winner La Collina. Had trouble making the track last term however if sorting the issues is out could be a big player on the track this time around. Let’s hope he can do his namesake proud on the back of such a tragic event last year.”

King Power Racing Co Ltd silks


Bye Bye Hong Kong

(Age: 3) (Form: 3152)

(Trainer: Andrew Balding – Owner: King Power Racing)

“Raced four times last season and finished off with a second placed effort within Group 3 company at Newmarket. Could well be stepped up in trip further this term and be a player within pattern company.”

King Power Racing Co Ltd silks


Fughetta

(Age: 3) (Form: Unraced)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: Lord Lloyd-Webber)

“Very well bred sort by Dubawi who should be seen to best effect over middle distance trips. Connections rarely have a bad one and her racecourse debut is very highly anticipated.”

Lord Lloyd Webber silks


Maydanny

(Age: 3) (Form: Unraced)

(Trainer: Mark Johnston – Owner: Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)

“1,350,000 yearling who’s a half brother to the same connections Elarqam. Derby entrant who’s clearly had some troubles trying to get to the track but looks potentially smart on paper. Derby entry.”

Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum silks


Chanderi 

(Age: 3) (Form: Unraced)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: Godolphin)

“1,300,00 yearling who’s very well related and beautifully bred. She’s bred to be a big player over middle distances and when sorting out the issues that have so far prevented her getting to the track she could be very useful.”

Godolphin silks


Swift Wing

(Age: 3) (Form: Unraced)

(Trainer: John Gosden – Owner: Lady Bamford)

“Related to many former smart types from the Gosden stable such as Wings Of Desire and Eagle Top. He’s likely to be tried over a trips in between 1m 2f and 1m 4f and is one that certainly won’t be rushed to the track.”

Lady Bamford silks


Ginistrelli

(Age: 3) (Form: 41)

(Trainer: Ed Walker – Owner: Mr Bjorn Nielsen & Eastwind Racing Ltd)

“Frankel colt who singed off last season with a tough win in a Class 3 at Newmarket. It’s likely he’ll be tried over middle distances and looks one who could be progressive throughout top level handicaps.”

Mr Bjorn Nielsen & Eastwind Racing Ltd silks


Manuela De Vega

(Age: 3) (Form: 11)

(Trainer: Ralph Beckett – Owner: Waverley Racing)

“Lope De Vega filly who won both of her starts last term with the latter of these coming within Listed company at Pontefract. Looks a very nice prospect going into this season and she looks certain to ply her trade in top pattern events for fillies. Has an entry for the Irish Oaks.”

Waverley Racing silks


 

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