Watson has Quiet Cause for optimism at Beverley tomorrow

Archie Watson claimed a first juvenile winner of the season at Beverley last week and attempts to repeat the dose with Quiet Endeavour on Tuesday (May 15).

The talented Upper Lambourn handler saddles the unraced son of Society Rock in division one of the five-furlong Racing UK Now In HD Novice Stakes at 2.10pm.

And hopes are high of a strong show from the two-year-old, who fetched 37,000 euro at the sales and is owned by the influential Ontoawinner racing syndicates.

Watson said: "He's got plenty of boot and he works with a couple of two-year-olds who have already run well. He's fit and ready to go and his work has been good. He's a nice horse, but we are hoping he'll come on plenty for the run. I also see him more of a six-furlong horse in time, but you'd like to think Beverley's five furlongs will suit him. I'd be hopeful we see him put in a very professional display."

Watson claimed a similar race at Beverley's well-attended fixture on Bank Holiday Monday when Rockin Roy dazzled on his debut. The two-year-old son of Fast Company, owned by Greenfield Racing, did really well to defeat The Great Heir by a nearly two lengths in a strong sprint. He is now in contention to run at Royal Ascot.

Watson said: "I think he's a very nice horse. We'll see how he gets on under a penalty next time, but that felt like a good race at Beverley and he won really well. We'll know more about him after his next run, but I see him as a Royal Ascot horse, where he could go for something like the Windsor Castle."

The going at Beverley ahead of the eight-race card was described on Monday morning as being good after 11 millimetres of rainfall on Saturday night. Sunny spells and a high of 18C have been forecast for Tuesday. Feature race is the eight-and-a-half-furlong Westwood Handicap (4.10), for which 12 horses have been declared. Eternal won the race last year for Declan Carroll, who this season saddles God Willing.