Beacon Lodge: won a Group 3 at Chantilly when trained by Clive Cox
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DAVID NICHOLLS, a proven master at revitalising experienced campaigners from other yards, gets the opportunity to show his prowess with Beacon Lodge in today’s richest race, the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Conditions Stakes (4.00) at Hamilton.
A Group 3 scorer in his days with Clive Cox, the eight-year-old has yet to strike for his in-form trainer but has been found a good opportunity with the £15,000 extended mile contest only attracting four runners.
Standing in his way is Godolphin’s odds-on favourite Quick Wit but Nicholls is confident Beacon Lodge is heading in the right direction.
The trainer, who has had four winners from his last 13 runners, said: “This is his first try at Hamilton and we would like