Greg sweats over Palazzo Corsini

Ten o’clock today is the deadline for declaration to run in the races on Czech Derby day (Sunday June 25th). The declarations will be followed with particular interest by trainer Greg Wroblewski. There are only 16 places in the boxes for the Derby, and 18 horses are still entered. In the event that there are more than 16 declared runners, the horses with the lowest handicap rating will be eliminated.

Dušan Andrés: Marcus Aurelius knows "Swedish Benešov" well, and the track suits him

The meeting at Strömsholm on Saturday will be the first venture in Sweden for highly-experienced veteran Czech jockey Dušan Andrés, one of whose claims to fame is that he is the only jockey in modern times to have ridden the winner of both the Czech Derby and the Velka Pardubicka.