Thursday's Newmarket racing tips: Farhh To Shy to make a bold bid

It's the first day of Newmarket's Cambridgeshire meeting and the Planet Sport tipsters have some hot selections for you to get stuck into on Thursday, September 22.

The Group 3 Tattersalls Stakes (1500) is the highlight of the opening day of the three day meeting on the Rowley Mile.

Here's a quick snapshot of Planet Sport's tips, with a bit of extra detail on our highlighted horses below that. You can follow all the latest racecards and results using our live centre at Newmarket.


13:15 (Newmarket) Garden Route

13:50 (Newmarket) Bold Act

14:25 (Newmarket) Farhh To Shy

15:00 (Newmarket) Holloway Boy

15:35 (Newmarket) Island Brave

16:10 (Newmarket) Amtiyaz

16:45 (Newmarket) Yantarni

17:20 (Newmarket) Postwick

13:50 (Newmarket) Bold Act

Charlie Appleby and William Buick rarely leave Headquarters without a winner these days and it looks like Bold Act will provide them with another in the Federation Of Bloodstock Agents Nursery Handicap.

Second to his highly-rated stablemate Highbank on debut, he has had no trouble winning his next two starts comfortably.

He holds no fancy entries, but a mark of 92 looks fair enough given what he has achieved to date.

14:25 (Newmarket) Farhh To Shy

George Margarson's Farhh To Shy will be fresher than most in the British Stallion Studs EBF Premier Fillies' Handicap.

She progressed with racing last season, signing off with a win at Newmarket from a mark of 87.

This year she picked up where she left off, beating a solid yardstick at Doncaster taking her up to a perch of 95.

While that may have seemed beyond her at Royal Ascot in the Kensington Palace Stakes she actually hit the front at one stage. In hindsight that was too far out as she was racing over a mile.

Not seen since, this return to seven furlongs is just what she needs.

15:00 (Newmarket) Holloway Boy

Holloway Boy is taken to put his experience to good use in a fascinating renewal of the Tattersalls Stakes.

Only four go to post for the Group Three, but three of them are potentially top class. Appleby's Victory Dance is two from three, with his only defeat coming in the July Stakes to the classy Isaac Shelby. He got back to winning ways comfortably last time out and rates a huge danger.

As does Sir Michael Stoute's Nostrum. He could not have been any more impressive than when winning on debut at Sandown. It is a bit of a cliche but when one from that yard wins first time out they are usually way above average.

However, Karl Burke's Holloway Boy was able to win the Chesham Stakes at Royal Ascot on his racecourse debut, which takes a special talent.

To prove it was not a fluke he then ran a very meritorious race at Glorious Goodwood, when it seemed the track did not suit.

Never quite on an even keel, Danny Tudhope worked wonders to get him into prime position only for him to go down by half a length to Marbaan in the Vintage Stakes.

Back in third was Appleby's Mysterious Night, a Grade One winner in the States at the weekend.

15:35 (Newmarket) Island Brave

The Jockey Club Rose Bowl Stakes looks very tricky with doubts over them all in some capacity or another so it might pay to stick with the only last time out winner, Island Brave.

Heather Main's charge won the Old Borough Cup for the second successive year and if he is allowed an easy lead he could easily dominate.

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