Saturday 19 September 2020
Heatherwold Stud EBF Novice Stakes (Str) (Div 2)
Class 5 | 7f | Good | 14 Runners | Turf
Off time: 16:02 | Winning time: 1m 24.13s
Foaled April 23. €80,000 yearling, resold £125,000 yearling, Dark Angel colt. Brother to smart 5f winner Easton Angel. Dam 5f winner. Of obvious interest on debut.
36,000 gns half-brother to 2-y-o 1m winner Fey, from the family of very smart winner up to 2¼m Penglai Pavilion. Seventh of 10 in maiden at this C&D (good to soft, 14/1) on debut 34 days ago.
Dark Angel colt. Half-brother to 7f winner No More Thrills. 33/1, sixth of 13 behind Beautiful Bertie in minor event at Kempton (7f) on debut 15 days ago, nearest finish. Open to improvement.
130,000 gns foal, 80,000 gns yearling, Kodiac half-brother to 1¼m winner Oceanus and 7f winner Wilson. 7/2, fifth of 7 in minor event at this C&D (good) on debut. Presumably thought capable of better.
Foaled February 16. The Gurkha colt. Closely related to several winners, including useful winner up to 2m Aloft and useful 2-y-o 7f winner Agena. Dam 5f winner (including at 2 yrs). Not discounted.
Foaled May 9. Muhaarar colt. Half-brother to several winners, including high-class 6f winner Twilight Son, very smart 6f/7f winner Music Master. Dam 5f-7f winner. Well-bred newcomer.
260,000 gns Prince of Lir colt. Closely related to smart winner up to 1m Fox Champion. Second of 10 in minor event (11/1) at Ascot (7f, good) on debut 14 days ago, running on. Highly respected,
Foaled May 9. £29,000 yearling, Dandy Man colt. Dam, winner up to 7f (2-y-o 6f winner), half-sister to smart 6f winner Aeolus.
Foaled April 24. 55,000 gns yearling, Zoffany filly. Half-sister to useful 2m winner Astromachia. Dam, winner up to 1m (2-y-o 7f winner), half-sister to smart 1m-1½m winner Moment In Time.
Foaled Jan 29. £150,000 yearling, Mehmas filly. Half-sister to several winners, including useful 2-y-o 5f/6f winner Melbourne Memories and useful 7f-8.6f winner Corazon Espinado. Dam 2-y-o 6f winner.
Foaled March 16. Harbour Watch filly. Half-sister to 7f winner Wine Flight. Dam 2-y-o 5f winner with form at 7f.
Foaled February 19. New Approach filly. Closely related to very smart 1½m-2m winner Twilight Payment. Dam 1m winner who stayed 1¼m. Noteworthy newcomer.
Oasis Dream filly. Half-sister to 2-y-o 1m winner Tiempo Vuela. Fourth of 9 in minor event here at Newbury (6f, good to soft, 4/1) on debut 35 days ago. Should progress and win a race or two.
Siam Fox (7/2), Beautiful Bertie (4/1), Our New Buddy (6/1), Tick Toch (6/1), Rifleman (15/2), Ibiza Rocks (11/1), Ensyaaby (14/1), Mr Trick (16/1), French Conquest (22/1), Sweet Bertie (28/1), Achelois (28/1), Decadent (40/1), Gearing's Point (40/1), Run To Freedom (40/1)
Potentially an above-average maiden. Siam Fox, Beautiful Bertie and Tick Toch all showed promise on debut and are tentatively preferred in that order before market clues. There are interesting newcomers that need watching in the betting also, notably Ensyaaby, Rifleman, Run To Freedom and Our New Buddy.
- SIAM FOX (IRE)
- TICK TOCH
- BEAUTIFUL BERTIE