Back Or Lay At betdaq.com Maiden Stakes 6f
- (3yo+, 6f, Class 5, 8 runners)
- Winner £2,264 2nd £674 3rd £337 4th £168
- Going: Standard
- Surface: Polytrack
- Winning time: 1m 13.24s
- Off time: 16:52:43
|1st||3 Bull Bay||5/4f|
Artillery Train (IRE) 29
|3||129 9-3 b1||T J Etherington||J P Sullivan||48||33/1|
|4||129 9-3 p1||Mrs L C Jewell||L P Keniry||66/1|
Bull Bay 11
|3||129 9-3||Jane Chapple-Hyam||L Morris||65||5/4f|
|3||129 9-3||E F Vaughan||J Fortune||54||6/1|
Johnny Splash (IRE) 13
|3||129 9-3||R A Teal||A Kirby||46||25/1|
Red Ramesses (IRE) 18
|3||129 9-3 h||J R Best||D Sweeney||62||7/1|
|3||129 9-3||M Wigham||I Mongan||65||2/1|
|3||124 8-12||B R Millman||J Millman||48||50/1|
||3||812||P S McEntee||G Lee||52||NR|
Sketchy Evidence (USA)
||3||9-3||J R Best||L Morris||1/1|
Most have these have been awarded an official rating and there's not much between the leading contenders. BULL BAY looks to have the slightly superior form having been placed in similar company on the Polytrack and he's just preferred to Stepturn, dropping back in trip for his first start since May. Lingfield fourth Red Ramesses is another with claims but the remainder have something to find on today's terms with Summer Sun and Clapped looking the best of those.
Summer Sun 7-1 (8-12) Tracked leaders, chased leader 3f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, soon headed, kept on one pace, 2nd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Polar Venture (9-3) at Lingfield 6f 3yo mdn stks (5) pol in Nov.
Bull Bay 9-1 (8-9) Dwelt, soon tracke dleaders, challenged over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, 4th of 13, 2l behind Gung Ho Jack (9-4) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Nov.
Clapped 6-1 (9-0) Soon led, ridden and edged left over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish, 4th of 11, 3l behind Inffiraaj (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f stks 0-55 (6) pol in Nov.
Stepturn 7-2fav (9-2) Free to post, took keen hold pressing leader, challenged and every chance 2f out, weakened final 100 yards, eased, 7th of 13, 2 3/4l behind First Bid (9-5) at Lingfield 7f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol in May.
Red Ramesses (IRE) 7-2 (9-3) Led, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, lost two places near finish, 4th of 6, 1 1/2l behind Tidal's Baby (8-12) at Lingfield 6f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Nov.
Johnny Splash (IRE) 25-1 (9-3) Led early, tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, lost place over 1f out, no impression final furlong, 4th of 8, 13l behind Hint Of Promise (8-12) at Kempton 1m mdn auc stks (6) pol in Nov.
Artillery Train (IRE) 33-1 (8-4) Behind and outpaced, ridden over 2f out, never a factor, 10th of 12, 22l behind Kuwait Star (9-6) at Redcar 7f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) hvy in Nov.
Ishi 5-1 (8-12) Raced in 5th, ridden over 3f out, outpaced and no impression over 1f out, last of 6, 7l behind Place That Face (8-12) at Kempton 5f mdn auc stks (6) pol in Nov.
Boyzee 66-1 (9-5) Dwelt, always towards rear, last of 10, 34l behind Tropics (9-5) at Kempton 7f mdn stks (5) pol in Oct.