Kevin Prendergast hopeful Epsom runner-up Madhmoon can win Irish Derby

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse racing tips and the latest news. MADHMOON’s veteran trainer Kevin Prendergast hopes for better luck in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby than when narrowly beaten by Anthony Van Dyck at Epsom. Madhmoon finished half a length adrift of the Aidan O’Brien-trained winner in the Investec Derby after…

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Sandown Park count down to richest-ever £750,000 Coral-Eclipse

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse racing tips and the latest news. Sandown Park count down towards the richest-ever race in their long and illustrious history when they stage the £750,000 Group 1 Coral-Eclipse on Saturday, July 7. The 2018 renewal benefits from a 50 per cent rise in value to £750,000 from £500,000,…

Midterm and Her Majesty The Queen’s duo can star at Newbury

Horse Talk with Simon Jackson: Top horse-racing tips and the latest news. MIDTERM is taken to make a winning return in the £60,000 Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Stakes on the second day of the Dubai Duty Free Spring Trials Weekend at Newbury on Saturday. The one-time Investec Derby entry was sent off favourite for…

Postponed pleases Varian ahead of Coronation Cup

By Simon Jackson. Postponed is set to contest the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Cup on Investec Derby day at Epsom on Saturday en route to defending his crown in the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot in July. The Roger Varian-trained five-year-old won last year’s King George when prepared by Luca…