Most impressive, and good omens for China Pink
in the 5.
These include China Pink
, a lily-flowered type; World's Favourite, which has huge flowers of brilliant tangerine with golden edging; Spring Green, ivory white with green feathering; Gavota, with pointed, outward-inclined petals of rich maroon, edged in cream; and Blue Parrot, with frilly petals of mauve and blue.
Royal Doulton's china pink
ribbon brooch, pounds 15, with pounds 3 going to breast cancer charity.
Fearless Warrior followed up his recent course and distance win in some style under his 6lb penalty in the 1m4f handicap, with jockey Eddie Ahern able to take a long leisurely look around at toiling rivals around the home bend as he joined issue with front-running China Pink
, a lily-flowered type with intense pink blooms (pictured).
Although she ran well from the front at Kempton last time, that might not be the way to play it here if, as I expect, they revert to forcing tactics on China Pink
Sir Mark Prescott has the best wins-to-runs percentage (30%) of trainers on duty at Catterick and saddles his only runner of the day, China Pink
, in the 1m4f handicap (4.