Bet At Blue Square Apprentice Selling Stakes 1m 4f
- (4yo+, 1m 4f, Class 6, 5 runners)
- Winner £1,704 2nd £503 3rd £252
- Going: Standard
- Surface: Polytrack
- Winning time: 2m 34.83s
- Off time: 13:45:16
|1st||1 Ay Tay Tate||7/2|
|2nd||2 Eagle Nebula||1||2/1|
Ay Tay Tate (IRE) 11
|6||136 9-10 p||D C Griffiths||K T O'Neill||64||7/2|
Eagle Nebula 42
|8||136 9-10||B R Johnson||Accursio Romeo (7)||68||2/1|
Kames Park (IRE) 6
|10||136 9-10||R C Guest||Charles Eddery (5)||70||6/4f|
Cantabilly (IRE) 17
|9||131 9-5||R J Hodges||Raul Da Silva (3)||55||9/1|
Robby Bobby 18
|7||131 9-5||Mrs L J Mongan||Charlotte Jenner (7)||52||33/1|
||4||92 v||J Tuite||Charles Bishop||66||NR|
The Blue Dog (IRE)
||4||8-11||George Baker||David Kenny||4/9|
Spin Cast has every chance at the weights but disappointed here on Wednesday and steps up in distance today. Ay Tay Tate won a similar event over C&D last month beating Rowan Ridge a head and the latter had earlier fallen victim by three lengths to Eagle Nebula, who looks a leading contender on that form, but the vote goes to KAMES PARK. Richard Guest's veteran has been running consistently well in handicaps of late without success and can make the most of today's drop in class. Cantabilly and Robby Bobby are up against it on these terms and hard to fancy.
Spin Cast 5-2 (8-12) Close up, headway to track leader 8f out until ridden over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, last of 4, 4 1/2l behind Alhaban (9-5) at Lingfield 1m 2f sell stks (6) pol.
Ay Tay Tate (IRE) 16-1 (9-7) Led, ridden and headed over 3f out, chased leader until 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 9th of 10, 20l behind Illustrious Forest (9-1) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) pol.
Eagle Nebula 4-6fav (9-3) Dwelt, tracked leader, led over 3f out, ridden clear over 1f out, eased towards finish, won at Lingfield 1m 4f sell stks (6) pol in Jan beating Rowan Ridge (9-5) by 4l, 4 ran.
Kames Park (IRE) 4-1 (8-12) Steadied start, held up in last pair, good headway on wide outside 2f out, ridden to narrow lead and carried head high inside final furlong, headed and no extra well inside final furlong, 2nd of 7, 1/2l behind Jeer (9-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.
Robby Bobby 20-1 (9-5) Always towards rear, 11th of 12, 28l behind Jamarjo (8-12) at Kempton 1m 4f hcp (6) pol in Dec.
Cantabilly (IRE) 8-1 (8-11) Mid-division, headway 4f out, ridden and effort over 2f out, no impression approaching final furlong, 8th of 12, 9l behind Carr Hall (8-12) at Chepstow 1m 4f hcp 0-65 (6) gd in May '10.