Dettori targets Hamilton double

FRANKIE Dettori heads to Hamilton for two rides this evening and holds every chance of leaving Lanarkshire with a double.

He is fancied to score on Cockney, despite Mark Johnston's runner being turned over at long odds-on in his previous outing, and will be fancied half an hour earlier on what looks his principal reason for heading north – the ride on Yamal in the EBF Conditions Stakes.

The race for fillies over a mile has attracted Johnston's Haciendia, Inqaath from Sir Michael Stoute's yard and prolific winner Yamal for Saaed bin Suroor.

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Meanwhile, Uplawmoor trainer Jim Goldie will be looking for more success following his 1,700-1 cross-card four-timer on Friday, victorious in three runs at Ayr and in another at Musselburgh. Goldie saddles Regent's Secret in the opener at 7pm with a fourth Hamilton Park success the target for this horse. Regent's Secret will be ridden by Port Glasgow-born Carol Bartley, a three-time British lady champion amateur rider who is returning to the saddle after recently giving birth.

Meanwhile, Brian Ellison's Camerooney continued his fantastic run of form by recording his fifth win of the year in the historic Lloyd Motor Group Carlisle Bell.

The seven-year-old failed to visit the winner's enclosure in any of his first 17 appearances but seems intent on making up for lost time.

Despite two Southwell victories and successes at both Doncaster and Musselburgh, the seven-year-old was sent off at 18-1 in this much tougher contest.

Rider Dale Swift found himself in front soon after the turn for home and while Kieren Fallon and favourite Major Phil came at him inside the final furlong, Camerooney held on to score by a length and a half. "I was very pleased with the way he did it and Dale gave him a great ride," said Ellison.

Roles were reversed in the Fantails Restaurant Cumberland Plate as Fallon and 9-2 chance Brushing held off a trio of Ellison runners.

The winner, trained by Mark Tompkins, arrived on the back of success at the track at the end of last month and travelled ominously well throughout in the hands of the six-times champion jockey. Hitting the front halfway up the straight, the four-year-old answered Fallon's every call and passed the post half a length to the good. "Having Kieren on obviously makes a difference," said Tompkins.