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2:45 Wolverhampton (AW) 8 Aug 2022

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(Class 5) (2yo) (6f20yds) 6f Standard To Slow
1st £3,672 2nd £1,723.80 3rd £862.24 4th £431.12


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (11)  
2 97
ch c No Nay Never (USA) - Poetic Imagination (Exceed And Excel)
Slowly into stride, raced freely, led on outer soon after start, switched left and joined main group after 1f, going easily 3f out, shaken up 2f out, pushed along and ridden from over 1f out, unchallenged (op 11/1 tchd 12/1)
2 (10)
2 97
b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Madany (IRE) (Acclamation)
Led, headed by winner but prominent soon after start, going easily 3f out, shaken up and chased winner over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no match for winner (op 5/2)
3 (2) 5 [6½]
2 97
b c U S Navy Flag (USA) - Araajmh (USA) (Street Cry)
Prominent in chasing group on inner, pushed along over 2f out, edged right over 1f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong, went third towards finish, not pace to challenge (op 8/1)
4 (1) hd [6¾]
2 97
b c Clodovil (IRE) - Taaluf (IRE) (Nayef)
Slowly away, soon recovered and tracked winner on inner, pushed along and lost second over 2f out, ridden from over 1f out, weakened and lost third towards finish (op 15/8)
5 (3) [9¼]
2 97
b c Showcasing - Flower Fashion (FR) (Flower Alley)
Steadied start, midfield, nudged along and outpaced over 3f out, soon ridden, kept on from 1f out, not pace to challenge
6 (4) 5 [14¼]
2 97
ch c New Bay - Praden (USA) (Munnings)
Midfield, shaken up soon after start, lost position and dropped to rear after 2f, pushed along from over 3f out, never going well (op 10/3)
7 (8) [23¾]
2 97
b g Churchill (IRE) - Its All For Luck (IRE) (Fast Company)
Always towards rear, never on terms (op 80/1)
8 (9) [28]
2 92
b f Massaat (IRE) - Skylla (Kyllachy)
Towards rear of midfield, struggling after 2f, lost touch from 3f out (op 100/1)
9 (6) ½ [28½]
2 92
b f Hellvelyn - Naralsaif (IRE) (Arcano)
Towards rear, pushed along and hung right from 3f out, weakened quickly from 2f out (op 100/1)
  • 9 ran Off time: 2:49:28 Winning time: 1m 14.80s (slow by 2.70s) Total SP: 115%
  • Non-runners: Dashing Topper (vet's certificate), Soleil Blanc (withdrawn, upset in stalls)
  • Rule 4: Soleil Blanc was withdrawn. Price at time of withdrawal 40/1. Rule 4 does not apply.
  • 1st owner: Saeed H Al Tayer (Never Just A Dream) 1st breeder: Frank Antonacci & David Reid
  • 2nd owner: Shadwell Estate Company Ltd (Mutaany)
  • 3rd owner: K Balasuriya (Manuha)
  • Tote win: £11 PL: £2.30 £1.20 £2.10 Ex: £26.60 CSF: £26.68 Trifecta: £148.20
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 1-3] 63 (39%) M [4-8] 14 (19%) H [9-11] 73 (42%)
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