The pick of the week's racing news

Best of the Rest, 26th April 2016

As the flat season finally gears up amidst the final throes of another fascinating jumps term, Best of the Rest reflects that rebirth. Old friends have taken their final bows at the Spring Festivals, and it is now time for rehearsals to unearth the shining lights of tomorrow's Summer stage. Enough with the ham prose, and on to the good stuff.

SportingLife logoMatt Brocklebank's Flat Horses to Follow

In the sportinglife's My Stable feature, Matt Brocklebank reveals his flat horses to follow this season. Focusing on the mile division, Matt has a nice mix of established runners and rising stars, as befits this time of year.

Here's Matt

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Timeform logoTimeform Ratings Update

Timeform's Ben Fearnley offers the Halifax ratings agency's take on the early Classic trials, including an interesting parallel with the great Galileo from one of his progeny...

Timeform Ratings Update

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ATR LogoAlan Thomson's Eyecatchers
Plenty of horses are coming on for the run or not quite at peak fitness at this time of year, so this post zeroes in on six horses that appear to have more to offer in their upcoming starts.

Alan is here

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BHA logo

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BHA Handicapper's Blog

And finally, the official mouthpiece of British racing, the BHA, offer their "first among equals" take on the latest action.

The BHA speaks, here

That's all for this week.

Matt

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