Six runners split between Kempton and Pontefract
Today we send out 5 runners to Kempton and one runner to Pontefract.
Maokai and Vivien both run in the ‘Unibet Horserace Betting Operator Of The Year Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (Div I)’. Maokai makes his third apperance for owners Beckhampton Stables Ltd at the racecourse and Vivien makes her racecourse debut for owner Ms Sharon Kinsella. Vivien is a three year old filly by Mastercraftsman and out of a Dansili mare. Her grand dam Clowance was in training here at Beckhampton and was a winner of 3 races which included the Group 3 ‘John Smith’s Stakes’ and the Listed ‘Swettenham Stud Fillies’ Trial Stakes’. The race today has a field of 14 runners, Maokai has been drawn with Kieran Shoemark taking the ride and Vivien has been drawn 11 with Trevor Whelan taking the ride.
Okeechobee runs in the ‘Unibet Horserace Betting Operator Of The Year Novice Stakes (GBB Race) (Div II)’ for owners Juddmonte having put in a very strong performance on debut over a mile and a furlong at the end of April finishing 2nd beaten a length. Today he drops back to a mile in a field of 14 runners. He has been drawn 13 with Ryan Moore taking the ride.
White Umbrella makes her handicap debut in the ‘Unibet Support Safe Gambling Handicap’ for owner Mohammed Jaber. She looks to follow up from her most recent run which she won over 7 furlongs at the end of May at Chepstow which gave her a mark of 76 . Today she is back over the 7 furlongs in a field of 12 runners. She has been drawn 12 with Kieran Shoemark taking the ride.
Amalfi Bay runs in the ‘Unibet Extra Place Offers Every Day Handicap (Jockey Club Grassroots & London Stayers’ Series Qual’)’ for owners Elite Racing Club. He is a winner of 2 races so far from 11 runs as well as placing on 3 other occasions. Today he makes his 2nd start over 2 miles having previously run over the trip once before in September 2021 finishing 4th. Today’s race has a field of 10 runners and he has been drawn 8. Ryan Moore takes the ride.
Zaman Jemil travels to Pontefract to run in the ‘Jayne – On Course Lady Bookmaker EBF Maiden Stakes’ for owner Jaber Abdullah. He has had two starts prior to today in which he has shown progression between each start. The race today has a field of 12 runners and he has been drawn 6. Daniel Tudhope takes the ride.