14:00 Chester Sat 10 June 2017

  • Halewood Wines & Spirits Novice Median Auction Stakes (Plus 10) (Class 4)
  • 6f 17y, Good to Soft (Soft in places)
  • 10 Runners
  • Winner£6,225.002nd£1,864.003rd£932.004th£466.005th£233.006th£117.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Winning time:1m 16.89sOff time:14:02:58
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(6)
29-8OR: D
2/1

Swiss Spirit colt, cost 38,000 gns as a yearling. Impressive debut at Wolverhamton last week overcoming greenness (ran wide off the bend and hung right in the closing stages) to score with a bit in hand. Has a penalty to carry but plenty left to work on and no surprise to see him go well again.

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2
(2)
29-2OR:
3/1

Excelebreation colt, cost 30,000 gns as a yearling. Bred for plenty further than this and finished last of six at Ascot on debut. Probably worth taking on despite the yard in flying form.

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3
(7)
16/1

Epaulette colt, cost €17,000 as a foal, £25,000 as a yearling and £28,000 as a two-year-old. Dam was unraced but closely related to Group 3 winning stayer Feel Like Dancing, half-sister to three-time Group 1 winner Indian Ink. Likely to want further than this test but yard doing well with their juveniles this campaign (19% strike-rate) and any market support should be noted.

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5
(1)
29-2OR:
9/2

Harbour Watch colt, cost £85,000 as a yearling. Dam was a winner over this trip but pedigree generally points to him wanting a bit further and his debut run left that impression at Leicester last time.

6
(4)
29-2OR:
40/1

Dandy Man gelding, cost 8,000 gns as a foal and £22,000 as a yearling. Dam was a smart stayer and a half-sister to Listed winner Shifting Power. Showed very little on debut around here last month and likely to need more time.

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7
(10)
28-11OR:
12/1

Sayif filly, cost 20,000 gns as a yearling. Half-sister to 5f Listed-placed Union Rose (who also won at the age of two), dam was a half-sister to Group-placed Taajub. Looked in need of her first two efforts but much better last time at Lingfield and each-way claims if building upon that run.

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8
(3)
28-11OR:
5/1

Society Rock filly, cost 25,000 gns as a yearling and £70,000 as a Breeze-Up purchase in April. Half-sister to the useful two-year-old 5f winner Ardad and clearly bred for a test of speed. Finished fourth in a moderate looking maiden at Chelmsford last week though and yard have been very quiet recently, particularly with their juveniles; others preferred.

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9
(8)
50/1

Sixties Icon filly, cost 2,000 gns as a yearling and makes limited appeal on pedigree. Probably wants further than this.

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10
(9)
8/1

Footstepsinthesand filly, half-sister to middle distance winner Novancia. Dam was a winner over 1m4f and a full sister to Group 1 winner Yavana's Pace and Listed winner Littlepacepaddocks. looks in need of a greater stamina test than this but has to be respected for a trainer in fine form who does well around here. Jockey booking an obvious plus but wide draw not ideal.

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11
(5)
28-11OR:
100/1

Stimulation filly, dam was a Listed two-year-old winner and a half-sister to six sprint winners. Well beaten on both starts to date and yard have been out of form currently, so probably best watched until taking on handicaps.

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Non-Runners

4
(11)
Our Man In Havana11
29-2OR: -
T: Tom DascombeJ: P J McDonald

Last Year's Winner

Last year's winner is unavailable

Betting

Forecast

Awsaaf (2/1), Carouse (3/1), Quayside (9/2), Armum (5/1), Footsteps Forever (8/1), Our Man In Havana (8/1), Amazing Alice (12/1), Gabrial The Devil (16/1), Renton (40/1), Couldn't Could She (50/1), Saria (100/1)

Verdict

AWSAAF managed to defy his greenness on debut and no doubt he'll have learnt plenty from that. Gabriel The Devil looks a nice sort on paper and any market support for David O'Meara's runner should be feared while Amazing Alice performed better last time out and first-time cheekpieces could see her in an even better light.
  1. Awsaaf
  2. Gabriel The Devil
  3. Amazing Alice

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