Talking Horses: Where was the Ascot bias, really? Plus Tuesday tips


Trainers are fulminating over the effect of watering on the straight-course ‘bias’ at Royal Ascot last week

The first thing to say is that Pat Smullen has indeed been booked to ride Cracksman in Saturday’s Irish Derby, as anticipated in this morning’s Guardian. The 40-year-old won the Curragh Classic just last year on Harzand and now has an excellent chance of making it two in a row.

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