Talking Horses: Fairmac can keep Curtis on course for six-figure bonus


Greg Wood

Mark Johnston’s grey can keep jockey in with a chance of banking £100,000 in the Sunday Series at Haydock

Tommy G is the last horse standing with a chance of picking up the £100,000 bonus for winning at all three Sunday Series fixtures after Rising Star was scratched from the fillies’ handicap at Haydock Park on Sunday due to the rain-softened ground.

He should remain competitive off a 5lb higher mark but faces a stern opponent in Fairmac (6.15), whose jockey, Ben Curtis, is also chasing a six-figure bonus. Curtis rode two winners at the first fixture two weeks ago and Mark Johnston’s grey can keep him in with a chance to bank £100,000 for riding seven winners at the Sunday Series fixtures.

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