Wissahickon — 7/4 — 13:50 York??(Strensall Stakes)
The standout runner at the opening race this Saturday, WISSAHICKON takes to the turf following a campaign around the all-weather. Though seen finishing second to Matterhorn from the All-Weather Championship John Gosdens Winter Derby winner is expected to profit from a break out of the trail. A class and distance winner last year, the four-year-old should have too much for the gifted Bangkok and Zaakiwith Frankie Dettori in the saddle.
Laurens — 7/2 — 15:00 York??(City Of York Stakes)
When completing sixth at Ascot in June, karl Burkes superstar filly LAURENS needed her confidence dented, but the Lockinge second has shown her course is irreversible. A Group 1 winner from her own sex won the Prix Rothschild finished at Deauville a month. Punters believe she ought to have plenty in hand back in Group 2 business this day Although her record against colts and geldings isnt quite as amazing.
Forest Of Dean — 9/4 — 16:45 York (Sky Bet Handicap)
John Gosdens colt FOREST OF DEAN won the handicap at Glorious Goodwood also is upward 7lb for this victory. His fourth supporting subsequent dual Group 2 winner Headman at the London Gold Cup at Newbury in May has worked . There are loads of possible dangers within this area, but punters appear to fancy Frankie Dettori to own one ofthese days in York for this being among his hopes.