Today Nick Hardman of Betting Insiders shares his views on tomorrow’s Haydock card.
In this week’s post we run through a few pointers for Saturday’s card at Haydock which features the Group 1 Betfred Sprint Cup.
A few weeks ago we highlighted John Gosden’s excellent record at the track, especially with his 2yo runners. That day the selection Foundation was backed in from the advised price of 9/4 into 11/10 and duly obliged in eye catching style.
Given he was slowly away that day, the 3 length margin of victory was probably worth a lot more.
This Saturday, John Gosden pitches him straight into Listed company in the Ascendant Stakes at Haydock (4.55pm). He clearly thinks very highly of him and has him entered in the Group 1 Dewhurst and the Group 1 Racing Post Trophy at the end of the season, as well as next year’s Derby and Irish 2000 Guineas.
It will be interesting to see how he performs as he goes up against Richard Hannon’s Manaafidh who was runner up in the Group 3 Solario Stakes at Sandown last time out. Continue Reading