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Musselburgh- Report 21st May 2022

Gordon Brown – Race Reporter

Gordon has a wealth of experience of racing through his background in the written and broadcast media. His current principle role is reporting and supporting the scene in Scotland on Racing TV and relaying the latest news with Scottish angles.

HILTS was a game winner of the £50,000 Edinburgh Cup at Musselburgh on Saturday for Jedd O’Keeffe and Rowan Scott.

The 3-1 chance pounced late to nail long-time leader Charles Street in the 1m 4f feature.

 

Middleham-based O’Keeffe said: “He ideally needs it soft but they have done a lovely job with the track and it is lovely ground. 

“It’s good money to win for a horse rated 69 and the form of his Redcar win is starting to look smart. The step up in trip helped as well and hopefully he’ll keep on improving”

 

Remarkable Force is Royal Ascot-bound after making all in the Edinburgh Castle Stakes to initiate a Rowan Scott double.

 

The improving colt was the first runner at the East Lothian venue for Newmarket trainer Alice Haynes, who said: “He should stay further than five furlongs so there are several choices for him including the Coventry Stakes over six furlongs.

 

“He’s one of my biggest two-year-olds and already goes to scale at 500k and that’s despite losing a little bit of weight since we bought him at his breeze-up sale.”

 

Jim Goldie and Paul Mulrennan teamed up for a stunning 727-1 treble with Tommy G, Yaaser and Lord Of The Glen.