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  • Date: 17 September 2020
  • Going: GOOD to FIRM
  • Surface: Turf
  • Status: Completed

British Stallion Studs Ebf Novice Stakes (5) (Class 5)

  • Distance: 1m 3y
  • Age: 2 years old+
  • Runners: 4
  • Prize: £6,300
  • Race status: Weighed In

Full result

50,000 gns Dark Angel half-brother to 3 winners, including useful 1m winner Pageant Material and 1m/9f winner Repatriated Gem, both in US. Some paper appeal but watching brief the percentage call.

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Winning debut at Salisbury in July and posted a useful effort when 1½ lengths third to Saint Lawrence in listed race at Newbury (7f, good to soft) next time. Sets high standard with sights lowered.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
15/08/20 Newbury 3/6 Flat 7f Gd/sft 9st 1lbs Oisin Murphy 6.6
11/07/20 Salisbury 1/12 Flat 6f 213y Gd/frm 9st 2lbs Hector Crouch 11

Didn't achieve that much when well-held third on Haydock debut and comfortably held at Sandown since. Still early days but improvement will be required.

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Date Course/Class Pos Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT Jockey BSP
23/07/20 Sandown Park 7/13 Flat 7f Good 9st 5lbs P. J. McDonald 16.06
03/07/20 Haydock Park 3/7 Flat 6f 212y Gd/sft 9st 5lbs Andrea Atzeni 10.5

Half-brother to useful winner up to 1¼m Mainstream. Dam, 7f winner (including at 2 yrs), sister to smart 2-y-o 7f winner Flight of Fancy. Well-bred newcomer from top yard.

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Timeform Verdict Timeform Verdict

FRANCESCO GUARDI sets a high standard for a race like this on his latest Newbury third so well-bred William Haggas newcomer Chalk Stream will need to be very useful to lower his colours.

Betting Forecast

20/1 Graystone (Ire), 1/2 Francesco Guardi (Ire), 11/1 Forest Falcon (Ire), 100/30 Chalk Stream
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