16:00 Newbury Fri 17 August 2018

  • New Amsterdam Vodka Handicap (Class 4)
  • 5f 34y, Good (Good to Soft in places)
  • 5 Runners
  • Winner£5,531.002nd£1,646.003rd£823.004th£411.005th£300.006th£300.007th£300.008th£300.00
  • Surface: Turf
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Weighed In

Winning time:1m 2.95sOff time:16:01:34
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2
(7)
Billy Dylanp11(ex 6)
39-8OR: 80D
14/1

First success of this campaign when winning a five-runner contest at Ripon last time out. Carries a 6lb penalty here and that looks tough to overcome in this stronger race.

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4
(3)
49-5OR: 81BFD
5/4

5f winner at Sandown earlier this season has placed in three subsequent races but been favourite in all of them. Handicapper continues to make life tougher but her form is rock-solid and looks a leading player once again.

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5
(4)
49-4OR: 80BFD
9/2

Raised 6lb for winning a small race at Ffos Las two starts back but able to still contest latest when second albeit soundly beaten at Nottingham. More needed in this stronger looking contest.

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6
(5)
39-4OR: 82D
5/2

Won last two starts as a two-year-old and started this campaign with good efforts at Chester (third) and Windsor (second) before fading latest under front-running tactics at Ascot. Barely stays 5f so flat track here should suit better.

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7
(6)
39-2OR: 80D
7/1

Won three of her last four starts all over 5f. Only raised 3lb for latest ½L success at Yarmouth and that shouldn't be enough to keep her out of this so another bold bid expected.

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Non-Runners

1
(1)
Foxy Forever9
89-9OR: 85
T: M WighamJ: J F Egan
3
(2)
Mountain Peak11
39-7OR: 85
T: Ed WalkerJ: Non Runner

Last Year's Winner

DRAWHORSEAWGTSP
8Under The Covers49-320/1Full Result
T: R HarrisJ: S Hitchcott

Betting

Forecast

Island Of Life (5/4), Awesome (5/2), Jashma (9/2), Kodiac Express (7/1), Mountain Peak (10/1), Foxy Forever (12/1), Billy Dylan (14/1)

Verdict

ISLAND OF LIFE has been a model of consistency lately and this filly can gain a well deserved second success of the campaign for the prolific William Haggas team. Awesome may prove the biggest danger with Clive Cox's filly sure to be better suited by this easy 5f compared to her latest run at the much stiffer Ascot. In-form Kodiac Express is running too well to ignore and is another likely contender for the fairer sex.
  1. Island Of Life
  2. Awesome
  3. Kodiac Express

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