13:50 Wolverhampton Thu 16 August 2018

  • sportnation.bet UK Racing Specialist Novice Stakes (Div 2) (Class 5)
  • 6f 20y, Standard
  • 10 Runners
  • Winner£3,752.002nd£1,116.003rd£558.004th£279.00
  • Surface: Allweather
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Winning time:1m 14.09sOff time:13:51:29
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(1)
29-2OR: 84
7/1

Drops back to a much more suitable level on his AW bow after being outclassed on his last couple of starts; firmly respected on his early season 5f turf form on first attempt over further; cost $95,000 as a yearling.

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2
(8)
29-2OR:
11/4

Showed improvement on his second start at Newcastle (6f) last month when finishing in excess of 3L third to Louis Treze; likely to need further with time, but already evident that Tapeta is a surface that he handles.

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(6)
29-2OR:
50/1

£65,000 yearling whose dam was an unraced half-sister to the useful 5f-1m winner Gordon Lord Byron; not shown anywhere near enough in two starts to date (6f-7f), so the cheekpieces are now applied.

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4
(9)
29-2OR:
33/1

Cost €310,000 as a yearling, but essentially moderate on turf so far (6f); interesting to see whether or not a change of racing surface leads to an upturn in fortunes, but hindered by a tricky wide draw.

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(5)
29-2OR:
25/1

€6,000 juvenile; 66/1 when finishing fourth of five to Bailly at Down Royal (5f, good to firm) last month; improvement needed.

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(3)
29-2OR:
8/1

£48,000 yearling; off the track since early June, but that Haydock fourth placed effort behind Soldier's Call (5f) has taken plenty of subsequent boosts; stamina reserves a slight concern over 6f on AW debut, but respected nevertheless.

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(7)
29-2OR:
4/1

€180,000 juvenile; third foal from the US dirt (6f) and turf (1m+) winner Greyciousness; well found in the market (9/2) on debut at Ascot last month, but didn't do himself any favours by racing keenly; this race looks slightly less competitive.

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8
(4)
3/1

Hooded on debut, this £125,000 sixth foal is a brother to the useful 6f-6.5f winner Miss Katie Mae, and a half-brother to four other winners including the talented 5f-6f juvenile scorer Eastern Impact; likely type.

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9
(2)
28-11OR:
66/1

Well beaten third of four in a weak maiden at Chepstow (6f, good) last week, and has plenty of improvement to find in order to play any constructive role on AW debut.

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(10)
28-11OR:
10/1

£75,000 yearling; showed some promise (from the rear) over 6f on debut at Newbury last week when finishing in the ruck behind Magnetic Charm; dam was a 7f AW winner, and might just need another race or two to put her spot on.

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Betting

Forecast

Bercheny (11/4), Show Of Strength (3/1), Power Link (4/1), Adam Tiler (7/1), Pacino (8/1), Dinas Powys (10/1), Confucius (25/1), Burning Lake (33/1), Brandon (50/1), Bluebell Time (66/1)

Verdict

Adam Tiler will be suited by the ease in grade after contesting the National Stakes (Sandown) and the Brian Yeardley Conditions Stakes (Beverley) on his last two outings, and on pedigree should handle both this surface and the extra furlong, whilst Bercheny proved that Tapeta holds no fears with a respectable third placed effort at Newcastle last month. However, a chance is taken that the newcomer SHOW OF STRENGTH can make a winning debut. He cost £125,000 as a juvenile, but that's no surprise as he's related to plenty of winners including (half-brother) Eastern Impact.
  1. Show Of Strength
  2. Adam Tiler
  3. Power Link

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