Horse Racing By Jon Ivan-Duke

Mahsoob Fires For Gosden

Mahsoob claimed the Earl of Sefton Stakes at Newmarket, holding off the challenge of Air Pilot. The winner is now 20-1 from 33-1 with William Hill for an open looking renewal of the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes.

“Mahsoob is yet another winner for John Gosden and if he continues at this rate, we won’t need until the 31st December to decide the Trainers’ Championship,” said William Hill spokesman Jon Ivan-Duke.

Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes: 5-1 Limato, 6-1 Time Test, 8-1 Belardo, Kodi Bear, 10-1 Arod, 12-1 Amazing Maria, 14-1 Elm Park, Euro Charline, Toormore, 16-1 Dutch Connection, Endless Drama, Mondialiste, Richard Pankhurst, Sir Isaac Newton, 20-1 Adaay, Arabian Queen, Irish Rookie, Mahsoob, Vancouver, 25-1 Breton Rock, Convey, Cougar Mountain, Estidhkaar, Home Of The Brave, Mutakayyef, Muwaary, 33-1 BAR (EW 1/5 Odds Places 1,2,3)

2016 Flat Trainers’ Championship (1st January – 31st December): 4-5 John Gosden, 9-4 Aidan O’Brien, 5-1 Richard Hannon, 12-1 Richard Fahey, 33-1 Mark Johnston, Roger Varian