A busy day ahead for staff at Basford Grange racing stables

STAFF at the Basford Grange racing stables near Leek have a busy day ahead of them.

Trainer Jennie Candlish is sending out runners to three different meetings across the country.

Heading for Doncaster is hurdler Big Time Dancer (2.15) while chaser Spirit of Hale (1.30) and  hurdler Al Destoor (2.35) go to Bangor.

Tonight flat racer Sunshineandbubbles (8.15), pictured far right in action, steps out onto the all-weather surface at Wolverhampton.

The Flyingportrait was a comfortable winner for the yard over fences at Wetherby in the hands of Sean Quinlan on Wednesday.