Talking Horses: Jeremiah too big at 7-1 for Ascot specialist Charlie Fellowes

By: Chris Cook and Greg Wood Saturday 8 August 2020

Up-and-coming trainer has done well at the Queen’s course this summer and another big TV race could be within his grasp

Ascot must be Charlie Fellowes’ favourite course, considering the young Newmarket trainer has won more races there than at any other track this year, including a double at the Royal meeting. He heads back there with his game chestnut Jeremiah (3.35) for the Thames Hospice Handicap, the main betting race on ITV4’s seven-race programme.

Jeremiah looks a horse who has just grown into himself, travelling strongly and battling dourly to beat Sam Cooke here last time, the pair clear. That was a better race than the one won by Look Closely and Jeremiah seems overpriced at 7-1.

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