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Talking Horses: Natural Scenery looks attractive bet for Northumberland

Beaten just half a length in last year’s Northumberland Plate, Natural Scenery (Newcastle 2.05) is taken to go one place better when they run the race once more on Saturday

Beaten just half a length in last year’s running of the Northumberland Plate, Natural Scenery (2.05) is taken to go one place better when they run the race once more on Saturday. The Godolphin mare has an excellent record on the Tapeta at Newcastle, having won on both her other starts here, and looks pretty well handicapped too.

An arguably unlucky third in the Ebor in August, she is somehow 4lb below the mark she had that day, having raced just once in Britain since then. Her spring form in Meydan was fair but the impression is that a second assault on this race has been the basic plan for her for the last 12 months. She can give a welcome boost to the underachieving stable of Saeed bin Suroor, at odds of around 10-1.

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