Limato on salvage mission as Jacobs eyes big bucks next year
Full RacecardRacecardsRacing TipsValue Bet: Gifted and talentedBen Linfoot has three Value Bet selections at Newmarket on Friday including Hugo Palmer's Gifted Master in the Challenge Stakes. He said: “Various factors, including the elements, have rather conspired against us this year and the Challenge Stakes is something of a salvage operation. It’s the last possibility for him to race in Britain this year, as by the time of next weekend’s Champions Sprint I understand Hurricane Ophelia will have done her worst.The possible spoke in the wheel is Aidan O'Brien's I Can Fly, who jumps up in class following a winning debut at Dundalk.
1hSimon Holt: Out on a Lim!Simon Holt is prepared to give another chance to Limato as he previews Friday's action at Newmarket.
As big a danger, arguably, is last year’s 2000 Guineas second Massaat, who made a successful return in the Hungerford Stakes.
With places in two Group 1s it has hardly been a disastrous campaign for the Henry Candy-trained five-year-old, but Jacobs has been inspired by Suedois’s success in last weekend’s $1m Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes.