Zain Nights and Vega Sicilia head to York

 In Beckhampton News

Zain Nights runs in the ‘Sky Bet Race To The Ebor Jorvik Handicap’ for owner Asaad Al Banwan. He won as a two and three year old and made his four year old debut last month over 2 miles at Newbury, putting in a promising performance to finish 3rd out of 10 runners. Today he makes a drop back in trip from 2 miles to 1 mile 4 furlongs which is a distance he has won over before. The race today has a field of 17 runners and he has been drawn 4, cheekpieces have been re applied again and William Buick takes the ride.

Vega Sicilia runs in the ‘Stuey Weston & Friends Getting Out Handicap’ for owners John Basquill and Dan Gilbert. He is a four year old by Lope De Vega who has been pretty consistent on all of his starts since joining Beckhampton. He has had 5 starts so far as a four year old and has finished 2nd on 4 of those occassions has been beaten less than a length each time. His race today has a field of 18 runners and he has been drawn 1. James Doyle takes the ride.