Telescope sights set on Sandown's Gordon Richard Stakes

Last Updated: 09/04/14 10:53am

  • Share:
Telescope: Set to run at Sandown

Telescope: Set to run at Sandown

Sky Bet

Telescope is due to kick off his four-year-old campaign in the bet365 Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown on April 25.

The Galileo colt was considered a major contender for the Investec Derby this time last year, but missed the Epsom Classic after a number of early-season problems.

Sir Michael Stoute's charge looked the part when he returned in a three-runner conditions race at Leicester and although he suffered defeat in the Rose of Lancaster Stakes at Haydock, he signed off with a fine victory in the Great Voltigeur at York.

Harry Herbert, racing manager for owners Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, said: "He is in great form and has done very well from three to four.

"He certainly looks the part and he is a much fuller, more mature horse than he was as a three-year-old.

"The plan is for him to start off in the Gordon Richards Stakes at Sandown and we look forward to that."

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Who is nearly out of contract?

Who is nearly out of contract?

With the summer transfer window approaching, we list the Premier League players whose contracts are expiring.

Predictor: Arsenal beat City

Predictor: Arsenal beat City

Arsenal are tipped to end their dire run and Liverpool will win the Merseyside derby, according to the Sky Sports Premier Predictor...

VOTE: WrestleMania sporting cameos

VOTE: WrestleMania sporting cameos

Floyd Mayweather, Ronda Rousey, Mike Tyson, Shaquille O'Neal and the Fridge - what is your favourite WrestleMania sporting cameo?