AFTER a near 400-mile return journey into Scotland that paid of with two winners, Staffordshire racehorse trainer Jennie Candlish is on her travels again today (April 26), this time to the Welsh border.
Two horses from her Basford Grange stables near Leek – Cosheston and Bryden Boy – are entered in races at the Bangor-on-Dee meeting.
Cosheston runs in the Starsports.Bet novices hurdle at 5.10 while Bryden Boy takes his chance in another handicap hurdle at 6.50.
Regular stable jockey Sean Quinlan, who rode a 99-1 double for the Candllish yard at this week’s three-day Perth Festival meeting, aboard Stop Talking and Red Giant, has stopped behind north of the border to deputise for leading northern trainer Nicky Richards’ injured stable jockey Brian Hughes on a couple of favoured mounts.
Quinlan won the recent Scottish National for a delighted Richards aboard Takingrisks.
Andrew Tinkler will take the rides on Cosheston and Bryden Boy in Quinlan’s absence.
THE in-form Sean Quinlan didn’t have to wait long for his stop-over reward, when he rode Nicky Richards’ Imada to victory in the second race on the card at Perth, a 2m4f handicap chase, landing generous odds of 6-1 for punters.
Quinlan then followed up with another winner for the Richard’s yard, My Old Gold, landing the richest race on the card, the £19,932 Listed mares’ chase.