Jockey Mike Smith flew into Newmarket on Sunday to prepare for his mount on the Wesley Ward-trained Gentlemans Code who is bound for Royal Ascot. While in the country, however, Smith was solicited for his services to ride at Lingfield on Tuesday. Simon Clare, part-owner of Illuminative, was excited that Smith has the call on his horse. “I have three pictures on my office wall of Zenyatta and Mike Smith has always been a hero of mine.”
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