Weekend Winners: Bay Bridge no longshot in subsequent month’s Arc says Declan Rix! | Racing Information

At The Races pundit Declan Rix is taking a swing at a Sir Michael Stoute-trained five-year-old who may line up in subsequent month’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe.

The three-year-old star Ace Impression at present heads the market at 7/2 after French Derby success, with the likes of Hukum and Westover additionally in direction of the pinnacle of the betting.

However with the race having a wide-open really feel at this stage, Rix has taken purpose at Bay Bridge, who stepped up in journey with victory within the September Stakes at Kempton final outing.

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And with that stamina now assured in addition to the Group One pace over ten furlongs, he may go properly at a giant value.

“He is already received a Champion Stakes and they’ll attempt to win an Arc now,” Rix advised the Weekend Winners digital present.

“As a five-year-old, he is a much bigger, stronger horse and he not often will get his circumstances. I feel he wants real give within the floor to indicate his very best.

“Final outing on a kinder floor at Kempton on the all-weather over 12 furlongs, I believed he was sensible.

“Candleford is an efficient, stable yardstick and has been in good order not too long ago and he beat him stiff displaying that he stayed the journey properly in an honest time.

“He is by New Bay who was positioned in an Arc as soon as upon a time and though his dam was a sprinter over six furlongs, in the event you go additional again via the pedigree it is from a robust Aga Khan center distance line.

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“He is unexposed over the journey. Lastly he will get some lower within the floor and will present his greatest.

“There’s not loads of tempo this 12 months and if we acquired a tactical operating of the Arc and he’d sit within the first three or 4, you might be hoping that tempo over ten furlongs ought to see him problem.”

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