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BRONTE CUP PREVIEW: Duel Kempton winners to clash in York Group 3

Two previous Surrey winners feature in this Saturday’s Group 3 Bronte Cup contest at York

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2C930JX Believe In Love ridden by Andrea Atzeni (left) goes on to win The British European Breeders Fund EBF FilliesO Handicap during day one of the Goodwood Festival at Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester.

Former Kempton successors Tribal Craft and Believe In Love will face off in the William Hill Bronte Cup Fillies’ Stakes at York on Saturday afternoon.

Both previously Sunbury-on-Thames winners, the latter mentioned Roger Varian trained filly has won four of her last five starts, including a Group 3 in Saint-Cloud on her last appearance back in October.

The William Hill Bronte Cup Fillies’ stakes is the feature event at York this weekend

She recorded victory in Surrey back in March 2020, with Andrew Balding’s daughter of Mastercraftsman landing the spoils at the track four months later.

WATCH: BRONTE CUP HOPEFUL TRIBAL CRAFT WON AT KEMPTON LAST SEASON [CREDIT: RACING TV]

There are two Irish raiders as Joseph O’Brien and Jessica Harrington saddle Mighty Blue and Flor De La Luna for Yorkshire exploits, respectively.

Joseph O’Brien bids for a win at York in the Bronte Cup this Saturday

Hughie Morrison’s former hat-trick heroine Urban Artist also features, as does Makawee who finished third in a valuable handicap at this course last August.

Inchicore completes the line up for Alan King in the contest, which takes place at 2:40pm on the Knavesmire.

Dominic Chapman is senior content writer at Low6 with a passion for horse racing. He provides a NAP and NB every day throughout the week on selected National Hunt and Flat cards in both Britain and Ireland. Additionally, he hosts the Paddock Picks Podcast with former Welsh Grand National-winning pilot, Charlie Poste - the pair interviewing and discussing current racing topics with a special guest every week.

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