Friday's Royal Ascot Runners

Thu 16 June 2016


GRIZZEL was impressive winning the Hilary Needler considering she wants more of a trip. This step up to a stiff six furlongs will be right up her alley and I think she has a great chance.

HUMPHREY BOGART ran an absolute cracker in the Derby and has come out of the race really well. The conditions shouldn't be a problem and I think we are there to run a big race.

LOG OUT ISLAND has done really well since his win at Newbury. He won't get things as easily on the lead tomorrow, however he was very impressive the other day and if he replicates that run he should be right there on the line. The ground may not be to his liking.

ILLUMINATE tried at the mile last time, but didn't get the trip. Back to her preferred distance I think she could run really well. She's working well and is showing us all the right signs that's she back to her best.

MARENKO looks up against it here in a competitive renewal of the Coronation. She should be seen to advantage back up at the mile and the ground shouldn't be too much of an inconvenience. She's there to run her race and if she can sneak a place, then we have got the job done.

WINDSHEAR has had a good break since he last run and is back carrying nice condition. He is a lovely horse who should like the ground and I think he'll run a nice

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