Derby trials before racing Wimbledon Saturday
The WilliamHill.com Derby draw will be made 1pm Sunday at WimbledonPICTURE:STEVE NASH
As yet there have been no withdrawals from the 132 Derby entry. There is one seeding change: Lenson Ginger is now rails (from middle). Seedings may be altered up to and including the third round draw.
Saturday April 21 Derby trials
Weather fine, course watered
Shown in trial sheet order (winners will be marked in bold
1 Mill Bling Bling (Kelly Macari) 4.85sec crowded run up and first, rails
4 Bright Redcliffe (John McGoldrick) 4.87sec early pace, cut in and crowded run up, crowded and led first 28.68sec length and a quarter
(Tony Taylor graded trial)
1 Lovely Ruby 29.91sec two lengths, and one
3 Brinkleys Livy 2nd
5 Key Hawk 3rd
2 Mill Pegasus (Kelly Macari) 5.07sec beaten for early pace, rails, led half, wide run in 28.75sec three and three quarters lengths
5 Fernhill Fury (Paul Tompsett) 5.00sec early pace, soon led to half, middle to wide
3 Fizzypop Supreme (John Martin, Ireland)4.98sec solo moderately away, rails to middle, wide run in 29.03sec
1 Mill Maximus (Kelly Macari)4.90sec led first, rails, went well 28.68sec four lengths
6 Stellars Blue (John Simpson) 4.89sec early pace, middle to wide, checked second
(rest of session graded trials)
The draw for the WillamHill.com Derby will be made 1pm Sunday – follow it live here.
The first round is Friday and Saturday of next week; don’t miss the free Racing Post voucher offering admission for FOUR, racecard and a free PINT.