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1:40 Newbury 28 Oct 2017

Sir Gerald Whent Memorial Nursery Handicap

(Class 3) (0-95, 2yo) 6f Soft
1st £6,469 2nd £1,925 3rd £962 4th £481


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (1)  
2 81 70 71 74
ch g Showcasing - Belle Des Airs (IRE) (Dr Fong)
Steadied start, took keen hold, chased leaders, ridden 2f out, chased leader over 1f out, kept on under pressure to lead 75yds out, soon in command, ridden out (tchd 12/1)
2 (8)
2 92 85 80 85
b c Helmet (AUS) - Tut (IRE) (Intikhab)
Switched right start, raced away from field in midfield, drifted back to join rivals halfway, edged right 2f out, 3rd and unable to quicken 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, kept on to go 2nd towards finish, no threat to winner (op 5/1 tchd 4/1 and tchd 6/1)
3 (7) ½ [2]
2 92 85 78 83
b c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Deyaar (USA) (Storm Cat)
In touch towards rear, headway to chase leaders halfway, not clearest of runs and edging right over 1f out, rallied inside final furlong, kept on to snatch 3rd last strides, no threat to winner (op 9/2 tchd 7/2)
4 (2) nk [2¼]
2 97 90 82 87
bb c Shamardal (USA) - Sutra (USA) (Meadowlake)
Led, went 2 lengths clear and started edging right 2f out, hung right over 1f out, driven 1f out, headed 75yds out, weakened and lost 2 places towards finish (jockey said colt hung right-handed from 2f out) (op 9/4)
5 (5) ½ [2¾]
2 86 78 68 74
b g Zebedee - Blue Saphire (Acclamation)
Steadied start, held up in last pair, effort when not clear run and carried right over 1f out, switched left and kept on inside final furlong, no threat to winner (op 7/1)
6 (3) [6¼]
2 86 75 51 60
b c Camacho - Dusting (IRE) (Acclamation)
Took keen hold, well in touch in midfield, effort well over 1f out, unable to quicken and soon struggling, weakened inside final furlong (op 9/2 tchd 5/1)
7 (6) [10¾]
2 87 b 79 37 51
b g Kodiac - Quantum (IRE) (Alhaarth)
Took keen hold, pressed leader until 2f out, soon lost 2nd and dropped to rear, behind and weakened inside final furlong (op 16/1)
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