13:30 Nottingham

Friday 17 August 2018

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Class 5  |   6f 18y  |   Good (Good to Soft in places)  |   10 Runners  |   Turf

Weighed In

Off time: 13:31  |   Winning time: 1m 16.14s

1
(11)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: P Hanagan |  T: R A Fahey
7/1

Garswood colt, price slightly decreased as a yearling but still a 60,000gns purchase. Perfectly good introduction when a staying-on fourth at Redcar and this track should suit. Place chances at worst with a step forward here.

2
(3)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: F Norton |  T: M R Channon
16/1

Price kept increasing through the ring and purchase din May by current connections for 52,000gns. Trip should be ideal for debut and yard have had a decent season with their 2yos. 12% strike rate with them at Nottingham too, so not discounted.

3
(10)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: G Lee |  T: D H Brown
40/1

Doncaster Rover colt, ran well on Ripon debut but even better at Thirsk last time when a close fourth (and was first home in his group). Drop of rain might aid his cause but still looks one of the more likely players here.

4
(4)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: D Nolan |  T: R A Fahey
25/1

Dandy Man colt that wasn't that far behind Four Wheel Drive on debut (just 2l away) and shaped nicely in the closing stages. Will know more today and has a chance of reversing the form for a yard with a 14% strike rate with their 2yos here.

5
(6)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: P J McDonald |  T: D H Brown
100/1

From same yard as Four Wheel Drive but this one looks to need more time based on his last of eight debut effort at Yarmouth last week.

6
(7)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: Jim Crowley |  T: C Hills|  BF
8/13

Cost £160,000 as a yearling and almost went some way towards paying a chink of that back when narrowly denied on debut here earlier in the month. That looks solid form and with likely conditions fine again, has to take high rank.

7
(8)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: L P Keniry |  T: A M Balding
16/1

Breeding nothing to write home about and although he shaped well enough on his Lingfield debut, wasn't so good at Chelmsford last time. May be of more interest in nurseries after today.

8
(2)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-5  |  J: Kevin Stott |  T: D P Quinn
66/1

Bred to have a bit of speed about him but yard not known for first time up 2yo winners and are 0-8 with them here. Best watched today.

10
(1)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-0  |  J: S De Sousa |  T: S & E Crisford
5/1

Some stamina on the dam's side that suggests she'll want a bit further than this in time, but an interesting jockey booking for a big-name owner and yard have a 19% strike rate with their 2yos here. More interesting than a few. Watch the market.

11
(5)
Age: 2|  Weight: 9-0  |  J: W Buick |  T: W J Haggas
12/1

Kodiac filly that cost €28,000 purchase as a yearling, mix of speed and stamina in the bloodlines and yard have a 17% strike rate with their 2yos here, so is at least worth a look in the market.

Non-Runners

9
(9)
Double Coffee
Weight: 9-0|  Age: 2
T: P W Hiatt  J: K T O'Neill
Betting

Forecast

Qutob (8/13), Make A Wish (5/1), Camber (7/1), With Envy (12/1), Converter (16/1), Reconnaissance (16/1), Griggy (25/1), Four Wheel Drive (40/1), Double Coffee (50/1), Straitouttacompton (66/1), Kersall (100/1)

Verdict
Camber ran well on debut and should progress but QUTOB looks the one to beat on his second here on debut and looks to take the beating. Four Wheel Drive comes into this off the back of a better effort and yesterday's rain will help him. With Envy and Make A Wish both require a market check on their debuts.
  1. Qutob
  2. Camber
  3. Four Wheel Drive

Previous Winners

2017
Eqtidaar
Weight: 9-5  |Age: 2
Weight: 9-5  |  
Age: 2  |  
J: Jim Crowley
  |  
T: Sir Michael Stoute
6/4
Prize Money
1st:
£3,881.00
2nd:
£1,155.00
3rd:
£577.00
4th:
£289.00

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