Issue 792

NEWS adiyat racing 10 ADIYAT RACING PLUS ISSUE 792 Thursday 6th April 2023 Impressive Fast-Track Qualifier winners Berkshire Shadow, Loubeisien and Queen Aminatu headline entries for Europe’s richest all-weather card, All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Newcastle on Good Friday, 7 April. Berkshire Shadow, who captured the Group 2 Coventry Stakes as a juvenile, heads nine contenders for the All-Weather Mile Championships. Andrew Balding’s 4yo looked back to his best when defeating dual Group One scorer Angel Bleu in the Listed Lady Wulfruna Stakes at Wolverhampton last month. Stan Moore has high hopes for his stable star The Wizard Of Eye, who has been freshened up since an impressive success in the Listed British Stallion Studs EBF Hyde Stakes in November. The Wizard Of Eye was not winning out of turn after several solid efforts in Pattern company, including a close second in the Group 3 Thoroughbred Stakes at Glorious Goodwood. GOOD FRIDAY PROMISES TO BE JUST THAT "TIME OFF DONE HIM GOOD" Moore said: “The Wizard Of Eye is in great form. We decided to freshen him up after Kempton as he had a big campaign last year. He started off in the Saudi Derby last February and had not had a proper break. The time off has done him good.” There is likely to be Irish representation in the All-Weather Mile Championships, with last year’s runner-up San Andreas engaged again for Joseph O’Brien. Chichester is likely to be a leading player for Keith Dalgleish, judged on his easy Fast-Track Qualifier victory over the course and distance in January, while Clive Cox is responsible for Group Three scorer Positive. French challenger Loubeisien (Christophe Ferland) features among a strong cast for the All-Weather Sprint Championships, having taken the Prix Anabaa at Chantilly last month. Fellow Fast-Track Qualifier winners Annaf (Mick Appleby) and Summerghand (David RYAN MOORE: THE WIZARD OF EYE IS IN GREAT FORM. WE DECIDED TO FRESHEN HIM UP AFTER KEMPTON AS HE HAD A BIG CAMPAIGN LAST YEAR. HE STARTED OFF IN THE SAUDI DERBY LAST FEBRUARY AND HAD NOT HAD A PROPER BREAK. Manaafith