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Read Davy Russel's Exclusive Blog Starsportsbet.co.uk Maiden Stakes (5) Class 5

  • Distance: 1m 13y
  • Age: 3yo
  • Runners: 12
  • Prize: £5,600
Mr Dermot Hanafin silk
No. 2 Draw 10

28/1 and hooded for 1st time, first run since leaving Dan Skelton when eleventh of 12 in minor event at Chelmsford City (10f) on Flat debut 26 days ago, slowly away.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
13/03/21 Chelmsford City 11/12 Alistair Rawlinson Flat 1m 2f Slow H 9st 5lbs
23/02/21 Taunton -/14 Harry Skelton Hurdle 2m 104y Heavy z 11st 2lbs
16/12/20 Newbury 15/16 Harry Skelton Hurdle 2m 69y Soft z 11st 0lbs
09/05/19 Le Lion-D'angers 3/6 Mathieu Androuin Bumper 1m 3f 205y Gd/Sft 10st 1lbs
07/04/19 Fougeres 3/13 Wilfried Lajon Bumper 1m 3f 205y Gd/Frm 9st 11lbs
Hambleton Racing Ltd XXXI and Partner silk
No. 3 Draw 12

Promising sort. Fifth of 11 in minor event at York (7.9f, soft, 18/1) on debut. Off 6 months. Should have more to offer.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
09/10/20 York 5/11 Adam McNamara Flat 7f 192y Soft 9st 5lbs
Capture The Moment VII silk
No. 4 Draw 9

Once-raced gelding. Twelfth of 15 in minor event (66/1) at Newbury (8f, heavy) on debut. Off 167 days. Tongue strap on for 1st time.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
23/10/20 Newbury 12/15 Adam McNamara Flat 1m Heavy 9st 5lbs
Mr Ron Hull silk
No. 11 Draw 8

Cheekpieces on for 1st time, seventh of 10 in nursery (40/1) at this C&D. Off 121 days. Hooded for 1st time. Difficult to recommend.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
08/12/20 Southwell 7/10 Tom Eaves Flat 1m 13y Std 0 8st 9lbs
15/11/20 Southwell 7/10 James Sullivan Flat 6f 16y Std 8st 6lbs
22/10/20 Wolverhampton 7/10 James Sullivan Flat 5f 21y Slow 8st 0lbs
08/10/20 Southwell 9/12 Franny Norton Flat 4f 214y Std 9st 0lbs
24/09/20 Pontefract 7/8 Tom Eaves Flat 6f Heavy 9st 0lbs
16/09/20 Beverley 10/10 Paul Mulrennan Flat 5f Good 9st 0lbs
Brook Stud silk
No. 7 Draw 6

Twice-raced gelding. 33/1, ninth of 11 in minor event at Kempton (6f). Off 176 days. Significantly up in trip. First run for yard after leaving Louise Allan.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
14/10/20 Kempton Park 9/11 Sebastian Woods Flat 6f Std 9st 3lbs
15/09/20 Yarmouth 6/9 Jim Crowley Flat 6f 3y Gd/Frm 9st 2lbs
Mr Keith Brown silk
No. 10 Draw 4

Twice-raced filly. 150/1, last of 6 in minor event at this course (6.1f) 20 days ago. Significantly up in trip. Impossible to make a case for.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
19/03/21 Southwell 6/6 Cam Hardie Flat 6f 16y Std 8st 5lbs
11/03/21 Newcastle 10/12 Tom Eaves Flat 6f Slow 8st 9lbs
Tara Moon Partnership silk
No. 1 Draw 2

Twice-raced gelding. Second of 5 in minor event at this course (7.1f, 18/1) 42 days ago, needing stiffer test. Others make more appeal.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
25/02/21 Southwell 2/5 Tom Eaves Flat 7f 14y Std 10st 0lbs
02/02/21 Southwell 3/8 Tom Eaves Flat 1m 13y Fast 10st 0lbs
Mr Mohammed Bin Hamad Khalifa Al Attiya silk
No. 6 Draw 7

Promising sort. Evens, second of 7 in minor event at Newcastle (10.2f) 37 days ago. Back down in trip. Obvious claims if taking to fibresand.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
02/03/21 Newcastle 2/7 Ben Curtis Flat 1m 2f 42y Slow 9st 5lbs
16/02/21 Newcastle 2/8 Ben Curtis Flat 1m 5y Slow 8st 9lbs
Twiston-Davies Equine silk
No. 5 Draw 3

Once-raced gelding. Fifth of 11 in minor event at this C&D (50/1) on debut 35 days ago. Easy to look elsewhere.

Date Course/Class Pos Jockey Type Dist. Gng. HDGR WGT
04/03/21 Southwell 5/11 Robbie Downey Flat 1m 13y Std 8st 10lbs
Never Say Die Partnership silk
No. 12 Draw 11

$50,000 yearling, £77,000 2-y-o, Dialed In filly. Dam US 6f-1m winner, half-sister to useful US 7f/1m winner Victory Nor Defeat, third in US Grade 2 9f event. Encouraging pedigree for this surface.

Sir T. Pilkington & Mr R. A. Pilkington silk
No. 8 Draw 5

€22,000Y, resold 70,000Y: half-brother to several winners, including 6.5f-9f winner Champagne Or Water (by Captain Rio) and 1¾m winner Louisville Lip (by Orpen). Murphy an interesting jockey booking.

Paul Cairns Racing Limited silk
No. 9 Draw 1

Union Rags filly. Half-sister to 1m winner El Cap and minor US winner Market King, both useful. One to note in the market.