Kirby Gate Maiden Stakes 1m 3f 183y

  • (3yo+, 1m 3f 183y, Class 5, 15 runners)
  • Winner £3,881 2nd £1,155 3rd £577 4th £289
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 35.07s
  • Off time: 14:34:17
Full result
Result 14:30 Leicester
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 2 Hassle 4/1
2nd 8 Maraweh 50/1
3rd 11 Red Pilgrim ¾ 50/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (2) 5
Red, Emerald Green disc, Emerald Green sleeves, Red stars Balder Succes (FR) 9
  • T:A King
  • J:D Sweeney
  • Form: 5
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-13
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 139 9-13 A King D Sweeney 12/1
2 (6) 2-4242
RED, WHITE sleeves, BLUE and WHITE striped cap Hassle (IRE) 13
  • T:C G Cox
  • J:A Kirby
  • Form: 2-4242
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-13p1
  • OR: 79
  • Naps:
4 139 9-13 p1 C G Cox A Kirby 79 4/1
3 (7) 5
Maroon, Grey hoop and armlets, hooped cap Seabougg 21
  • T:J M P Eustace
  • J:Rosie Jessop
  • Form: 5
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-13
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 139 9-13 J M P Eustace Rosie Jessop (3) 100/1
4 (15) 699/737
Pink, black chevron, pink sleeves, black spots, pink cap, black diamond Sure Fire (GER) 32
  • T:P D Evans
  • J:Richard Evans
  • Form: 699/737
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 9-13
  • OR: 48
  • Naps:
8 139 9-13 P D Evans Richard Evans (3) 48 100/1
5 (9) 90
Purple, Emerald Green stars, Emerald Green sleeves, Purple armlets and star on Emerald Green cap Lady Cliche 61
  • T:R Curtis
  • J:Jemma Marshall
  • Form: 90
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-8
  • OR:
  • Naps:
4 134 9-8 R Curtis Jemma Marshall (3) 200/1
6 (4) 38-3443
Black, white star, black sleeves, white stars Santayana (GER) 85
  • T:P D Evans
  • J:D J Bates
  • Form: 38-3443
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-8
  • OR: 49
  • Naps:
4 134 9-8 P D Evans D J Bates (3) 49 100/1
7 (13)
Royal blue, white cap Great Fighter
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • J:Freddie Tylicki
  • Form:
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 Saeed bin Suroor Freddie Tylicki 12/1
8 (12) 0074
Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap Maraweh (IRE) 91
  • T:C Hills
  • J:P Hanagan
  • Form: 0074
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5
  • OR: 72
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 C Hills P Hanagan 72 50/1
9 (8) 85847-
Lime Green, Royal Blue epaulets and cap Night's Watch 271
  • T:W Jarvis
  • J:R Havlin
  • Form: 85847-
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5
  • OR: 67
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 W Jarvis R Havlin 67 100/1
10 (1) 2
Green, pink sash and cap, white sleeves Obstacle 94
  • T:J H M Gosden
  • J:James Doyle
  • Form: 2
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 J H M Gosden James Doyle 9/4f
11 (10) 67-66
Red, Black seams, striped sleeves and cap Red Pilgrim (IRE) 47
  • T:J A R Toller
  • J:Robert Tart
  • Form: 67-66
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5ht
  • OR: 61
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 ht J A R Toller Robert Tart (3) 61 50/1
12 (3)
DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Summerfree (USA)
  • T:M Johnston
  • J:Adrian Nicholls
  • Form:
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 M Johnston Adrian Nicholls 8/1
13 (5)
Pink, White sleeves Wannabe Your Man
  • T:R Varian
  • J:Andrea Atzeni
  • Form:
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-5
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 131 9-5 R Varian Andrea Atzeni 10/1
14 (14)
Dark Blue, Yellow star, Striped sleeves and cap Jowhara
  • T:G A Butler
  • J:N Callan
  • Form:
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-0
  • OR:
  • Naps:
3 126 9-0 G A Butler N Callan 50/1
15 (11) 32222
Royal blue Saddaqa (USA) 26
  • T:Saeed bin Suroor
  • J:S De Sousa
  • Form: 32222
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-0p
  • OR: 84
  • Naps:
3 126 9-0 p Saeed bin Suroor S De Sousa 84 4/1

In depth

Verdict

It will be disappointing if OBSTACLE, a staying-on second on his debut over 1m2f at Newmarket, can't find the necessary improvement to get the better of the disappointing Saddaqa. She was beaten seven lengths on the Fibresand last time and isn't getting any better. Saeed bin Suroor also runs the newcomer Great Fighter but Wannabe Your Man is a more interesting debutant being a half-brother to 1m4f winner Wannabe Loved. Summerfree and Jowhara are other first-timers with decent pedigrees while useful hurdler Balder Success and Hassle, second in a handicap over course and distance recently, are the pick of the older horses.

Formwatch

Hassle (IRE) 9-2 (9-5) Held up, headway over 4f out, ridden to challenge 2f out, hung right over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, no impression on winner, 2nd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Nautilus (9-2) at Leicester 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) gf.

Maraweh (IRE) 10-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, outpaced over 2f out, 4th of 7, 7l behind Java Rose (9-8) at Chepstow 1m 4f mdn auc stks (5) gf in Jun.

Red Pilgrim (IRE) 7-1 (8-8) Slowly away, always behind, 6th of 9, 9l behind Nearly Caught (9-7) at Kempton 1m 3f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) pol in Aug.

Balder Succes (FR) 8-1 (10-0) In touch, driven and headway over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 5th of 14, 12l behind Hamelin (9-5) at Kempton 1m 4f mdn stks (5) pol.

Obstacle 9-4 (9-5) Took keen hold tracking leaders, ran green over 2f out, driven to challenge over 1f out, every chance inside final furlong, no extra close home, 2nd of 6, 1l behind Endless Credit (9-5) at Newmarket 1m 2f 3yo mdn (5) gf in Jun.

Great Fighter Street Cry gelding out of Evil Empire.

Wannabe Your Man Halling colt out of Wannabe Posh.

Summerfree (USA) Medaglia D'oro colt out of Summer Flash.

Night's Watch 12-1 (8-7) Held up, took keen hold, hung right over 3f out, headway on outside over 2f out, soon beaten, edged left inside final furlong, last of 7, 12l behind Glory City (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f 2yo hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Dec.

Saddaqa (USA) 8-13fav (8-12) Tracked leaders, went 2nd over 9f out, ridden over 3f out, beaten when edged right over 1f out, 2nd of 7, 7l behind Hunting Ground (9-3) at Southwell 1m 4f mdn stks (5) fbs in Aug.

Seabougg 40-1 (9-7) Towards rear, ridden over 3f out, never a factor, 5th of 7, 11l behind Dance King (9-5) at Brighton 1m 2f mdn stks (5) gf.

Jowhara Mount Nelson filly out of Call Account.

Santayana (GER) (9-2) 3rd of 8, 3 1/2l behind Brixen (9-0) at Frankfurt(GER) 1m 2f stks gd in Jun.

Sure Fire (GER) 18-1 (9-4) Always behind, 7th of 9, 13l behind Azrag (11-0) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f am hcp 0-70 (5) pol in Aug.

Lady Cliche 100-1 (9-1) Behind, weakened over 4f out, eased, last of 12, well behind Fledged (9-1) at Lingfield 1m 4f mdn stks (5) pol in Jul.