17:15 Musselburgh Fri 22 March 2019
- Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Mares' Intermediate Open NH Flat Race (NHMOPS Bonus Race) (Class 4)
- 2m 85y,
- 7 Runners
- Surface: Turf
Finished 5¾L fifth of nine to Paris Dixie on first start for this trainer at Carlisle (2m1f, good) last month; interesting to see if she can build upon that with the benefit of the run under her belt.
Cost €3,000 as a 3yo; hasn't shown enough so far in order for her to be competitive in any bumper; should fare better once introduced to hurdling at a more realistic level.
Half-sister to the 2m4f hurdle/chase winner Grange Hall; showed ability but frustratingly also perfect symmetry in PTP's (F,F,F); raced keenly on rules/stable debut at Doncaster in January when finishing 3L third to Redbridge Gold; player.
Bought for £30,000 out of the Irish PTP scene in December 2018; flopped on stable/rules debut at Carlisle (3/1), but hails from much respected quarters and is surely far better than that opening effort; market helpful.
Second foal; half-sister to the point winner Frankies Fire; outpaced in a 3m Flat Race at Alnwick (Northumberland) 12-days ago; rules debut.
€2,500 foal, £5,000 yearling; second foal from a Listed bumper/2m4f-3m hurdle/chase winner; trainer 7-91 (8%) in bumpers; market helpful in assessing her chance.
Last Year's Winner
Methodtothemadness (1/1), Mrs Davies (6/1), Tannadice Park (15/2), Danced Every Dance (15/2), Hello Bob (15/2), Colorado Gold (8/1), Shelter Belt (28/1)
- Hello Bob
- Mrs Davies
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