With Arc weekend simply across the nook, the Weekend Winners group take a better take a look at a usually open Prix de l’Abbaye at ParisLongchamp, stay on Sky Sports activities Racing on October 1.
On the head of the betting, Highfield Princess is fancied by a lot to get herself again among the many winners after being a crushed even-money favorite within the Flying 5 on the Curragh final time.
Archie Watson’s Bradsell obtained the higher of Highfield Princess at Royal Ascot earlier this yr however is one other on the comeback path after disappointing in Eire.
At The Races knowledgeable Declan Rix…
“I believed this was a tough race to become familiar with.
“For me, Highfield Princess has been operating nicely however she hasn’t come again to the identical degree she had been at.
“Bradsell was additionally disappointing final day trip after they blamed the bottom and Azure Blue hasn’t been seen for the reason that July Cup.
“I’ve gone for a house contender with Couer de Pierre who was second within the race final season.
“He is usually a bit hit or miss however positively saves his finest for ParisLongchamp, together with when profitable on Arc Trials Day a couple of weeks in the past, so we all know he is in good order.”
BetVictor’s Sam Boswell…
“It may be Highfield Princess for me and three/1 is a cracking value.
“For the primary time in a very long time she was a bit of bit underwhelming on the Curragh however that is excellent news if, like me, you need to get again concerned you may get a a lot greater value than you might need obtained if she was within the first three.
“There have been excuses for that run as nicely with vets saying she might have been in season, plus she was a bit awkward away.
“To then find yourself fifth was most likely a greater run than the naked consequence suggests.
“She’s travelled nicely overseas earlier than and is flexible on the bottom so there’s so many causes to be together with her.”
Host Kate Tracey…
“We usually anticipate the Arc assembly having comfortable floor and loads of rain so I believed Vadream would love that however the long-range forecast does look dry.
“There are nonetheless a couple of showers about so I would very shocked if it was rattling fast floor.
“At 40/1, I am chancing that situations can be okay however that is a very reasonable value.
“She’s been aimed on the race and that is her time of yr.”