Who To Follow On Day Three Of The St Leger Festival

Horse To Follow - Visinari

The Listed Flying Scotsman Stakes over seven furlongs sees five top class two year olds head to post in one of the most competitive races of the festival.

However we have looked into the contest and feel we have found a gem that is worth revealing with Mark Johnston's Visinari having a lot going in his favour.

He has raced three times in his career winning the first at Newmarket on good to firm in good style. He was third next time out in a Group Two at Newmarket in the same conditions not disgracing himself and then he went to Goodwood.

He finished fourth of seven runners in the Group Two Vintage Stakes where the form of that race has took off, with leading two year old Pinatubo, Positive for Clive Cox and Lope Y Fernandez for the Ballydoyle Maestro Aidan O'Brien all turning out to be remarkable horses.

If living up to that form line he will be very tough to beat dropping back into a much easier contest but still full of potentially smart juveniles.

Trainer To Follow - Roger Varian

We put Roger Varian up yesterday as the trainer to follow for day two of the meeting but looking at some of his horses on day three we can't overlook how many chances he has in some big races.

He has four shouts on Friday starting in the first race where he his two smart chances that arguably you can't pick apart for who has the better chance.

Farzeen looks a nice filly who is going in search of a hat-trick in this contest after two smart performances in Class 5 events and even though she is massively stepping up in grade she looks a highly progressive animal and one to be taken seriously costing a lot of money as a yearling.

The other is Mot Juste who has been slightly suspect in some tough races of late but back in an easier looking Group Three should see her get back in the frame.

The Class 3 Maiden Stakes over seven furlongs sees Talap step up for Varian and this two year old Kingman colt has only raced once during his short career and finished a decent fifth on debut at Ascot showing plenty of ability which makes him interesting.

The final runner in the famous yellow and black spots silks for the trainer is Flavius Titus who for the most part of this season very consistent winning on his seasonal debut at Newmarket and following that up two starts later with another nice win at the same track.

Last time out can be overlooked when never running his race in the Stewards Cup but if getting back to his early season form he has a big shout.

Jockey To Follow - Frankie Dettori

Frankie Dettori is an obvious shout for a jockey to follow when it comes to the big festivals but on day three he looks to have his best book of rides for the week.

In the second race of the day he sits on the Mark Johnston trained Charles Kingsley with the four year old winning a nice Class 3 four starts ago over 1 mile 4 furlongs and ran again credibly at Goodwood over the same distance.

Johnston took him up to 1 mile 6f after that and it looked to be a big stamina test first time out but on the weekend he stayed on really well into fourth at Haydock in the Old Borough Cup and that sets a good standard for his contest.

Stradivarius in the Doncaster Cup is his obvious best chance of the week with the superstar five year old looking for his 10th win in a row after landing back to back Weatherbys Hamilton Stayers’ Million bonuses.

Dettori sits on our horse to follow, Visinari again for Mark Johnston and as already explained if the form line produces like it has with other runners in the race we could be looking at a really smart two year old.

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