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3:00 Newmarket 2 May 2021

Betfair Dahlia Stakes (Group 2) (Fillies & Mares)

(Class 1) (4yo+) 1m1f Row Good To Firm
1st £51,039 2nd £19,350 3rd £9,684 4th £4,824 5th £2,421 6th £1,215


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (4)  
5 90 108 48 111
b m Nathaniel (IRE) - Maglietta Fina (IRE) (Verglas)
Raced centre, held up in last, steady headway going easily over 2f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, kept on well final 110yds (op 5/1)
2 (1) hd
5 90 107 47 110
ch m Shamardal (USA) - Princess Serena (USA) (Unbridled's Song)
Took keen hold, raced centre, close up, led over 2f out, soon joined and ridden, headed but rallied inside final furlong, ran on final 110yds, just held (tchd 15/8 and tchd 85/40)
3 (7) nk [½]
5 90 105 46 109
b m Sea The Stars (IRE) - Beatrice Aurore (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Took keen hold, raced centre, chased leader, disputed lead from over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on final 110yds, held towards finish (op 3/1)
4 (8) [3¼]
4 90 p 103 38 103
gr f Dark Angel (IRE) - Indigo Lady (Sir Percy)
Alone towards near side, took keen hold, prominent, pushed along when edged right and joined main group over 2f out, ridden and outpaced over 1f out, rallied final 110yds, kept on, not pace to challenge (tchd 11/1)
5 (5) [7]
5 90 110 27 95
b m Kingman - Time Away (IRE) (Darshaan)
Mounted in chute, took keen hold, raced centre, in touch with leaders, ridden and outpaced when edged right 2f out, soon no impression (tchd 6/1 and tchd 7/1)
6 (6) [8½]
4 90 101 22 91
ch f Gleneagles (IRE) - Crystal Valkyrie (IRE) (Danehill)
Raced centre, led at steady pace, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened from over 1f out (op 6/1)
7 (2) 30 [38½]
5 90 101 25
ch m New Approach (IRE) - Deirdre (Dubawi)
Dwelt start, raced centre, soon in touch with leaders, steady headway and close up 3f out, pushed along and edged right over 1f out, soon beaten and eased (trainer said mare was unsuited by the Good to Firm ground on this occasion and would prefer a slower surface; vet reported that a post-race examination of mare failed to reveal any abnormalities) (op 66/1)
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