Sweetspots: Beasley to boost fine Ascot record on day one
Tom George has a 26 per cent strike-rate at Stratford, increasing to 42 per cent when teaming up with Adrian Heskin. They combine with Champagne City (2.55).
Philip Hide and Liam Keniry have a 40 per cent strike-rate at Brighton. They team up in the with Black Caesar (6.40), who has won three of his 12 starts at the course.
Ralph Beckett has a 15 per cent strike-rate with handicap debutants and saddles Camerone, a daughter of Galileo, at Beverley (7.30), who ran in a Listed Oaks trial at Lingfield last time out.
Connor Beasley has steered two winners from three rides at Ascot in the past five seasons. He partners Alpha Delphini in the King’s Stand (3.40) and Excellently Poised in the Windsor Castle (5.35) for Bryan Smart.