Dawn Approach Shortened

  • Last Updated: October 13 2012, 16:58 BST

Dawn Approach has been cut for the 2,000 Guineas after winning the Group One Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at Newmarket.

Dawn Approach: Dubai Dewhurst Stakes victory

Victory wasn't without an anxious moment for the son of New Approach, however, as he wandered around in the dip when asked to go and pick up the leader, stable companion, Leitr Mor.

Dawn Approach has shown a tendency to be strong at the finish of his races already in his short career and he was ultimately well on top at the line, providing Jim Bolger with his fifth success in the race in the last seven years.

You can now get a best price of 5/1 with Betfred, Ladbrokes and totesport for Dawn Approach to win the 2,000 Guineas and Sky Bet go from 5/1 to 4/1.

Michael Shinners of Sky Bet said: "We've trimmed Dawn Approach from 5/1 to 4/1 for the 2,000 Guineas after his Dewhurst win.

"He needed all of the seven furlongs on Saturday and it wouldn't be a surprise to see him improve over a trip next year. He's 12/1 with us for the Derby."

William Hill also offer a best price of 12/1 for Dawn Approach to win the Derby with Boylesports and Paddy Power going 10/1.

Bolger strengthened his Derby hand later on the card when Trading Leather battled hard to land the Group Three Autumn Stakes.

Sky Bet inserted the son of Teofilo into their Derby market at 16s and that's a joint industry-best price with bet365 as short as 12s.

Reckless Abandon can still be backed at 20/1 for the 2,000 Guineas after Middle Park Stakes success today but bet365, BetVictor and Stan James did react to the victory by shortening the odds to 16/1.

StanJames have left Fingal Bay unchanged at 15/2 favourite for the 2013 RSA Chase after his debut win over fences at Chepstow.

Rory Jiwani of the firm said: "Poungach was expected to give Fingal Bay plenty to think about but Paul Nicholls' charge fell at the first.

"Tiger O'Toole ran him close but Fingal Bay jumped well enough to give the impression he will be one of the top novice chasers this term.

"We cut him from 10/1 to 15/2 after good money for the Philip Hobbs inmate yesterday and we've left him unchanged today."