Mighty Gurkha is a Group Three winner in his pomp and won’t get a greater likelihood to land a victory than this Class 5 warmth at Newcastle on Sunday, stay on Sky Sports Racing.
3.15 Newcastle – Mighty Gurkha seems to be to finish dropping run
Archie Watson’s Mighty Gurkha received a Group Three as a two-year-old in his heyday, and though he is dropped significantly from a mark of 104, he should be aggressive at Class 5 degree within the BetUKs Acca Club £5 Free Bet Handicap (3:15).
Now a five-year-old with a score of 69, Luke Morris will take over within the saddle and would take numerous beating if discovering any of that earlier spark.
Walking On Clouds is the possible favorite for the Grant Tuer workforce, having received twice and ending a slim second final week, while Shalaa Asker may additionally run effectively for the Adrian Keatley workforce.
1.15 Newcastle – Prescott’s Yagan travels up for staying warmth
Sir Mark Prescott sends Yagan as much as Gosforth Park for the BetUK Over 40,000 Live Streamed Races Handicap (1:15), having completed third behind a progressive rival final day trip.
The five-year-old must carry 10st 2lb with Luke Morris within the saddle, and might want to get the higher of Adam Nicol’s Quercus Robur, who was a bitter disappointment when a overwhelmed favorite final time below Kevin Stott, who’s once more within the saddle right here.
David O’Meara’s Glory And Honour has been working over obstacles just lately and returns to the all-weather off a mark of 66.
2.45 Newcastle – Lope De Vega gelding for Varian makes debut
Roger Varian’s Lope De Vega gelding Glen Buck makes a belated racecourse debut on the age of 4 and can look to offer away over a stone to his rivals at Newcastle, 4 of which have racecourse expertise.
Sir Mark Prescott’s Born Ruler was seventh on debut and can be anticipated to enhance, while Odin Owns You All was an encouraging fifth at Southwell on debut for the Michael Bell workforce.
Nuketown and Sir John Monash even have ran on one event, while Grant Tuer’s Ulysses gelding Eccles Street makes debut.
Watch Lingfield and Newcastle stay on Sky Sports Racing on Sunday 22 January.