Newmarket tips, racecards, declarations and preview for the meeting live on ITV and Racing TV this Saturday, May 4
NEWMARKET hosts a cracking card on Sunday, with the 1,000 Guineas taking centre stage.
There's also plenty of other action to get stuck into and we've gone through the card to see if we can help you find those all-important winners.
Race 1 – 1:50 Qatar Racing Handicap
The opening race is full of unexposed types with bags of potential.
Perhaps the most interesting is CORELLI. He has a massively improving profile and given the quarters he hails from, it would be no surprise to see him improve again this year.
He's not had many chances to prove himself and a mark of 95 could potentially underestimate him.
Baghdad is an obvious danger for Mark Johnston, while it remains to be seen where the ceiling lies for Deja.
VERDICT: 1st. Corelli 2nd. Baghdad 3rd. Deja
Race 2 – 2:20 Charm Spirit Dahlia Stakes (Group 2)
VERACIOUS has plenty of improvement left and this can be her season to shine.
Sir Michael Stoute is absolutely ace with this type of filly and her form is already good enough to have a big say in this.
With Ryan Moore up top she can do the business.
Last year's 1,000 Guineas winner Billesdon Brook is top rated and would have major claims if rediscovering her best form back at Newmarket.
Worth Waiting is also worth respect dropping back in trip.
VERDICT: 1st. Veracious 2nd. Billesdon Brook 3rd. Deja
Race 3 – 2:55 Longholes Handicap
Quite a few of these towards the bottom of the handicap don't have much of a chance and it seems sensible to concentrate on those at the top of the weights.
Gifted Master loves Newmarket but has struggled slightly of late and needs to come down the handicap a bit, while Gunmetal may just need the run.
SUMMERGHAND was very unlucky when getting boxed in here last time out and if he gets a clear run now, should be able to take advantage.
VERDICT: 1st. Summerghand 2nd. Gunmetal 3rd. Gifted Master
Race 4 – 3:35 Qipco 1,000 Guineas (Group 1)
I've been a huge fan of a QABALA ever since she sluiced up here in the Nell Gwyn.
She missed the break that day but still saw off some nice fillies and although this is another step up, there should be plenty more to come after just two runs.
She looks a star in the making and can get the better of Iridessa, who needs serious respect on her Fillies' Mile win.
Promising Irish filly Skitter Scatter also has strong claims in a cracking contest.
VERDICT: 1st. Qabala 2nd. Iridessa 3rd. Skitter Scatter
Race 5 – 16:10 Hot Streak Maiden Stakes
Very hard to assess this race, with four of the five runners set to experience a racecourse.
ELECTRICAL STORM is the obvious one, having finished sccond in a decent little race on debut.
Path Of Thunder and Threat can follow him home.
VERDICT: 1st. Electrical Storm 2nd. Path Of Thunder 3rd. Threat
Race 6 – 16:45 Pretty Polly Stakes
It says a lot that Charlie Hills is throwing CLEMATIS in the deep end for this.
She'll need to improve a lot on her form as it stands but it was a very taking debut she made at Kempton in November and there's every chance she has plenty more to come.
Shambolic needs to put her performance in an Italian Group 1 firmly behind her but has the highest rating and would be a big player if producing her best.
Maqsad also needs serious respect.
VERDICT: 1st. Clematis 2nd. Shambolic 3rd. Maqsad
Race 7 – 17:20 Qipco Supporting British Racing Handicap
FRASER ISLAND produced a nice performance on comeback and is the type to do well for Mark Johnston.
He looks to have more room in his mark of 83 and should account for these.
Never Do Nothing and Nayef Road can follow him home.
VERDICT: 1st. Fraser Island 2nd. Never Do Nothing 3rd. Nayef Road
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