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By Nick Grant.   Last Updated: 01/08/14 6:57pm

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Kings Fete: Fancied to score again.

Kings Fete: Fancied to score again.

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Nick Grant provides a tip for every race on Saturday with Sir Michael Stoute's Kings Fete selected to go in again.

DONCASTER: 2.15 Lear's Rock, 2.50 Nobbly Bobbly, 3.25 Pas De Cheval, 4.00 Allegria, 4.35 Border Legend, 5.10 Annunciation, 5.40 Monarch Maid, 6.10 Goadby.

GALWAY: 2.35 Ask Dad, 3.10 Off The Charts, 3.45 Spryt, 4.20 Intense Style, 4.55 You've Got It, 5.25 Authinger, 5.55 Shouband.

GOODWOOD: 2.05 Stepping Out, 2.40 Kings Fete, 3.15 NARNIYN (NAP), 3.50 Discussiontofollow, 4.25 Secret Brief, 5.00 Guiding Light, 5.35 Flying Bear.

HAMILTON: 6.15 Ingleby Spring, 6.45 Cagoule, 7.15 Windforpower, 7.45 Milly's Secret, 8.15 Ted's Brother, 8.45 Valantino Oyster.

LINGFIELD: 5.30 Wordismybond, 6.00 Nufooth, 6.30 Shifting Star, 7.00 Hit The Lights, 7.30 Burnt Sugar, 8.00 Men Don't Cry, 8.30 Sandy Cove.

NEWMARKET: 2.20 Red Pike, 2.55 Prize Exhibit, 3.30 Pisces, 4.05 Bureau, 4.40 Jammy Guest, 5.15 Pasaka Boy, 5.45 Jazz.

THIRSK: 1.55 Chances Are, 2.30 She's A Worldie, 3.05 Leaderene, 3.40 Trail Blaze, 4.15 Escape To Glory, 4.50 Taqneen, 5.20 We'll Deal Again.

DOUBLE: Narniyn and Kings Fete.

Discussiontofollow is one of only a handful of potential improvers in the 32Red Cup on the final day of Glorious Goodwood.

The famous old handicap, better known as the Stewards' Cup, has been used as a gateway to Group race glory by several of its recent winners.

Speedballs such as Genki, Hoof It, Hawkeyethnoo and the grand old boy Borderlescott have all won this before cutting the mustard outside handicaps.

This year, however, with the exception of Muthmir, who, in truth, looked a Group winner-in-waiting when dotting up at York last weekend, most of the field appear exposed.

That is not the case for Mike Murphy's Discussiontofollow, though, who has improved in leaps and bounds this season, starting the campaign off 76, when he laughed at subsequent Bunbury Cup runner-up Absolutely So, before reaching a new perch of 96.

He was a close third in a big handicap at the Curragh behind the bang in-form Line Of Reason on his penultimate start and last time out, racing over five furlongs for the first time, he showed plenty of pace in a big handicap to beat the likes of Demora, Masamah and Robot Bot.

Racy was back in eighth that day and came out and won at Ascot last week so the form is standing up.

The selection is actually 2lb "wrong" at the weights as he has a 6lb penalty for his win and has only been raised 4lb by the handicapper but this could be his last run in a handicap anyway.

French raider Narniyn is a confident selection for the Markel Insurance Nassau Stakes.

It what is really only a Group One in name only, the four-year-old will be well suited to dropping back to 10 furlongs having looked a doubtful stayer over a mile and a half last time against some sturdy colts in the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud.

Whether any of the other fillies in this have the ability to finish within two lengths of those performers is questionable and the race certainly looks weaker in the absence of last year's runner-up Thistle Bird.

Venus De Milo is a rarity from Aidan O'Brien's yard in that she is underrated but she is better over further than a mile and a quarter so Narniyn should prove very hard to beat.

Sir Michael Stoute's Kings Fete should also be supported in the Jaguar Stakes.

The lightly-raced son of Guineas winner King's Best did everything wrong at York last time out yet still won.

He nearly ran away with James Doyle on the way to the start and then ran far too free in the early stages of the race, yet he was still able to beat a solid older handicapper in Mighty Yar.

Doyle then struggled to pull him up on crossing the line, suggesting the petrol tank was far from empty, and it would not surprise were he to win this that he takes up his entry in the St Leger.

Jamie Osborne pinpointed the Cheveley Park Stud Supporting Alzheimer's Research UK Fillies' Nursery Handicap at Newmarket after Prize Exhibit broke her maiden by nine lengths at Lingfield and she should take some stopping.

A huge eyecatcher on her debut, she was heavily backed next time at Salisbury but got loose before the race and yet was still only just beaten into second.

There were no such dramas last time and she can continue to progress.

Border Legend catches the eye in the Unison Defending Our NHS Handicap at Doncaster.

Second to subsequent John Smith's Cup winner Farraaj at Epsom's Derby meeting, he is only 4lb higher and there was seven lengths back to the third.

She's A Worldie was unlucky on her debut but made no mistake at Beverley next time and could be well treated off 80 in the Thirsk Ladies' Day Saturday September 6th Nursery at Thirsk.

Valantino Oyster can defy top weight in the GBX Anthems Here On 28 August Handicap, while Nufooth can win the 188Bet Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Lingfield.

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