Hollie Doyle previews Newbury rides including Super Sprint Stakes and reflects on passing 100 winners this year


Sky Sports activities Racing ambassador Hollie Doyle celebrated her one hundredth winner of the 12 months this week and has a sporting likelihood within the Tremendous Dash at Newbury on Saturday.

Deal with driving much more high quality

I used to be delighted to succeed in my third consecutive century at Yarmouth in midweek, and to attain it so shortly must be all the way down to the many individuals who proceed to help me.

Archie Watson has been my greatest backer, in fact, however I am additionally indebted to the various different trainers and their pretty house owners who give me rides frequently, and to my hard-working agent Man Jewell.

It was notably pleasing to succeed in my newest milestone on Linda Stubbs’s OAKENSHIELD. Linda works tirelessly together with her small string and made a five-hour journey from her Yorkshire base to run her horse.

Reaching the century so shortly nearly caught me without warning as I have never been setting myself any targets. After all, it will be nice to move final season’s private better of 151 however there are not any targets, other than driving extra high quality horses which I have been fortunate to do due to my affiliation with Imad Alsagar.

Banking on Bonnie in Tremendous Dash

I’ve by no means managed to win Newbury’s massive two-year-old sprint, the Weatherby’s Tremendous Dash (3.40), however have a sporting likelihood of setting the file straight on Johnny Portman’s SIENNA BONNIE in Saturday’s £200,000 renewal.

Johnny is aware of what it takes to win a race like this, having succeeded with Mrs Danvers 5 years in the past, and this has been the long-term plan for his fast daughter of Kodi Bear – a filly I’ve already received on this season.

She bolted up by greater than eight lengths over 5f at Tub in Could, making each yard of the operating for me, and has carried out effectively for different jockeys within the face of some stiff firm in three begins since.

Sienna Bonnie went down combating at Windsor final time after operating effectively within the Woodcote Stakes at Epsom and the Listed Marygate Fillies’ Stakes at York’s Dante Pageant and will get into this off a featherweight on what could possibly be the quickest floor she’s encountered since scoring on good to agency at Tub.


Regardless of some confusion on-track, Hollie Doyle did in actual fact make it to 100 winners for the 12 months at Yarmouth on Wednesday because the Sky Sports activities Racing ambassador marked one other profession milestone

I am drawn within the center in stall 13, which provides me choices in a race that Eve Johnson Houghton’s Chipotle and Richard Fahey’s Classic Clarets are clearly those to beat. The previous is prime rated off 105 and received the Listed Windsor Citadel Stakes whereas Classic Clarets ran effectively to be third within the Coventry however my filly will relish this take a look at of pure velocity.

Anticipating a giant run for boss’s Princess

John and Thady Gosden have discovered PRINCESS NADIA a pleasant alternative within the racehorseclub.com Fillies’ Novice Stakes (4.45) at Newbury.

Owned by my boss Imad Alsagar, this stunning filly has progressed effectively in two begins and has an fringe of expertise over her key rivals.

We ran into one at Haydock final month when Brian Meehan’s Mandoob received the higher of us earlier than chasing dwelling Godolphin’s good Yibir within the Group 3 Bahrain Trophy.

Again towards her personal intercourse, and on a pleasant massive galloping monitor, I am hoping she will be able to overcome what is not an incredible attract stall 11 to get that all-important win on her CV.

Hoping Luck can bounce again at massive odds

Lucky Deal's last victory came at Kempton in January, beating Doyle on subsequent Royal Ascot winner Amtiyaz
Fortunate Deal’s final victory got here at Kempton in January, beating Doyle on subsequent Royal Ascot winner Amtiyaz

It is at all times good to get a experience for record-breaking coach Mark Johnston so I am hoping his LUCKY DEAL can bounce again to kind within the ultra-competitive Bahrain Turf Sequence Handicap (2.25) at Newbury.

He hasn’t been at his greatest since having fun with a productive marketing campaign on the All-Climate however has taken on some massive assignments within the Chester Cup, the Ascot Stakes and the Northumberland Plate.

I believed he truly ran fairly effectively at Newcastle, maybe hinting at a return to kind, so a 2lb drop within the handicap and the addition of a first-time visor gives hope of a outstanding efficiency at massive odds.

Drop in grade could possibly be key to Channon filly

I’ve by no means ridden Mick Channon’s DALANIJUJO earlier than however she’s a pleasant experience to have within the Whitsbury Manor Stud Supporting the British EBF Premier Fillies’ Handicap (4.10).

My fiancé Tom Marquand received on her at Yarmouth on a sound floor on the finish of Could and located her to be very simple.

Hollie Doyle rides Amtiyaz


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Since then she’s posted a great effort within the Kensington Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot, ending little greater than two lengths behind the winner Lola Showgirl when she did not get the very best of runs. I do not assume the comfortable floor helped when she struggled in Listed firm at Pontefract final time however she returns to a handicap off a good mark.

David Evans and his house owners Chris Kiely Racing have loved a fairytale time with Rohaan and I am on their two-year-old THUNDER BUZZ in Newbury’s opener, the bet365 EBF Novice Stakes (1.15). He wants to point out rather more than he did on debut at Newbury however hopefully he can take an encouraging step ahead.

Taddeed must be sharper for Hackwood repeat

TABDEED received final season’s Group 3 Hackwood Stakes and should not be under-estimated in his bid to comply with up within the dash characteristic (3.00) at Newbury for Jim Crowley.

Owen Burrows’s calmly raced gelding is entitled to sharpen up for his first run of the 12 months within the Group 3 Chipchase at Newcastle, when he completed fourth, and can benefit from the underfoot circumstances.

King’s Lynn appeared unfortunate in his two begins at Royal Ascot however has one thing to show and I am fascinated to see how Diligent Harry fares on his belated turf debut after recording some spectacular shows on the All-Climate. Although I haven’t got a experience within the race, it is one I am actually wanting ahead to watching.

Hollie Doyle was speaking to Sky Sports activities Racing’s Simon Mapletoft.


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