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Hamilton Park- Preview 15th July 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.

The G4 Claims Not At Fault Claims Made Easy Scottish Stewards’ Cup looks wide open and the field includes Music Society, who was only pipped by a nose twelve months ago.


Last year’s winner Commanche Falls went on to land the Goodwood equivalent by a neck from Gulliver, who shoulders top-weight at the Lanarkshire track.


Jim Goldie’s Be Proud is one of the market principals along with Kevin Ryan-trained Rathbone, who was fifth in last year’s renewal.


Meanwhile Ryan was on the mark with a double at Hamilton Park on Thursday courtesy of Match Play and Crypto Quest.


The latter landed the Racing TV Profits Returned To Racing Handicap and his jockey Oisin McSweeney said: “I rode  him when he was second at Doncaster last time and he broke well and proved tough to pass today.” 


Jim Goldie-trained Wickywickywheels was an impressive winner as she followed up Saturday night’s narrow strike under top-weight in the Follow @RacingTV On Twitter Handicap.


Winning owner Jimmy Long said: “Believe it or not, she will be even more effective on soft ground. She’s had two quick runs so we’ll give her a break and come back here for a 1m 5f race later in the summer.”