With Paddy’s still hanging on to the
illusion dream that Sole Power can sluice through the mud at Haydock and win over 6f Sprint Cup, that leaves the door open for Matt Chapman, Turftalk Tom or our mysterious PP Trader to nail the bragging rights in Saturday’s Group One feature at the Lancashire track.
While last week’s tipping contest threw up the impressive Kodi Bear (4/5f) for three of the panel it didn’t provoke the kind of Nicki Minag / Miley Cyrus sniping to keep the tipsters on their toes for what is an open-looking weekend of racing action.
Mullionheir continues on an upward curve after his latest Newbury win and is attracting 50 per cent of the vote at Ascot but the other contests have thrown up as much confusion as a Donald Trump interview on the Middle East.
Either way, we need winners as much as Seb Sanders needs to start wearing riding boots as the first weekend of Autumn signals that the winter game will soon be here.
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