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3:25 Newmarket (July) 21 Jul 2018

Smarkets Handicap (Jockey Club Grassroots Sprint Series Qualifier)

(Class 4) (0-80, 3yo+) 6f July Good To Firm
1st £6,469 2nd £1,925 3rd £962 4th £481 5th £300 6th £300 7th £300 8th £300

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (8)  
3 94 v 80 46 85
ch g Choisir (AUS) - Lake Louise (IRE) (Haatef)
Soon led, ridden entering final 2f, driven and hard pressed over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on well under pressure to lead again on post (op 11/4)
2 (7) nse
3 99 80 45 85
b f Shamardal (USA) - Lavender And Lace (Barathea)
Held up well in touch in midfield, switched right and closed to chase leaders entering final 2f, ridden and every chance over 1f out, driven to lead inside final furlong, kept on well under pressure, headed on post (tchd 4/1)
3 (3) ½ [½]
3 95 p 76 39 79
b g Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Marvada (IRE) (Elusive City)
Held up in touch, effort just over 2f out, headway and edged left 2f out, every chance under pressure over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, unable to quicken towards finish (jockey said gelding hung right-handed) (tchd 20/1)
4 (1) nk [¾]
8 91 p 67 31 71
b g Shamardal (USA) - Melody Fair (IRE) (Montjeu)
Took keen hold, held up in touch in last pair, not clear run and switched right over 1f out, headway under pressure 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong (op 10/3)
5 (6) shd [1]
8 100 80 43 83
b g Royal Applause - Tesary (Danehill)
Broke well, soon restrained to track leaders, went 2nd entering final 2f, ridden to challenge over 1f out, unable to quicken inside final furlong, just outpaced final 100yds (op 11/2)
6 (4) [2½]
5 94 70 27 68
gr g Hellvelyn - Lola Sapola (IRE) (Benny The Dip)
With winner until ridden and lost place just over 2f out, unable to quicken under pressure over 1f out and beaten when switched right 1f out, kept on but no threat to leaders inside final furlong (tchd 14/1)
7 (2) ¾ [3¼]
7 102 82 36 78
gr m Clodovil (IRE) - Syrian Queen (Slip Anchor)
Dwelt, soon pushed along and switched left, in touch in last pair, no impression over 1f out, kept on but no threat to leaders inside final furlong (op 14/1)
8 (5) 18 [21¼]
4 813 h 65 3
b g Showcasing - Gilt Linked (Compton Place)
Took keen hold, held up well in touch in midfield, ridden entering final 2f, just getting outpaced when squeezed for room well over 1f out, soon beaten, behind and heavily eased inside final furlong
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