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3:10 Newmarket 1 May 1998

Sagitta Jockey Club Stakes Class A Group 2

(Class 1) (4yo+) 1m4f omsRow Good To Soft
1st £37,100 2nd £13,700 3rd £6,550 4th £2,650 5th £1,025 6th £375
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (4)  
4 89 70 116
b c Nureyev (USA) - Morning Devotion (USA) (Affirmed)
Always prominent, effort 4f out, led over 2f out, ran on gamely final furlong
2 (1) nk
4 90 74 121
gr c Saddlers' Hall (IRE) - Early Rising (USA) (Grey Dawn II)
Held up, headway over 4f out, ridden to challenge inside final furlong, ran on
3 (3) [1¾]
4 89 67 113
gr c Pharly (FR) - Nelly Do Da (Derring-Do)
Held up and behind, smooth headway to challenge 1 1/2f out, no extra inside final furlong
4 (2) 5 [6¾]
4 812 63 109
ch c Riverman (USA) - Charming Life (NZ) (Sir Tristram)
Close up, effort over 3f out, one pace final 2 1/2f (trainer said colt had swallowed its tongue)
5 (7) [8]
4 89 59 104
b c Rainbow Quest (USA) - Nearctic Flame (Sadler's Wells)
Led until headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
6 (8) [11½]
7 89 54 99
b h Alzao (USA) - Sphinx (GER) (Alpenkonig)
Prominent, outpaced over 4f out, weakened final 3f
7 (5) 12 [23½]
4 86 34 78
b f Mtoto - Akila (FR) (Top Ville)
Close up until weakened final 3f
8 (6) 2 [25½]
6 90 39 83
b g Mtoto - Hot Spice I (Hotfoot I)
Held up, headway 4f out, well outpaced final 2 1/2f
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