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Jamie is taking a break but will be back next week for the Arc blog next Sunday & with Chris away for as long as he needs, were going back to the future with Charlie & Rich!
There are a fair few cards today, but we will do our best to deliver with truth covered in security…
And like some other blogs or Twitter feeds, we don’t tell you what you wanna hear!
Charlie will lead the way & Rich will follow, so baton down the hatches, strap yourselves in & get ready to….. Oh Well Nevermind!
Newmarket 2.25 Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes (Group 1) over 6f for Fillies
Selection – Sacred Bridge – 2 Year old filly out of Bated Breath and Sacred Shield, has only had 4 career starts so far and has won them all. Won on debut at Naas on the 23rd June when beating Agartha by 1 and 1/2 lengths with Sablonne a further 3/4 of a length behind in 3rd. Was sent to Tipperary on the 30th June and won again beating Misty Air by 1 and 1/4 lengths with Harmony Rose a further length and a half behind in 3rd. Returned to Nass on the 2nd August and beat Bosh by 1/2 length with Ultramarine a further 3/4 of a length behind in 3rd. More recently ran at the Curragh on the 27th August and won again, beating Geocentric by 3 and 3/4 lengths with Ladies Church a further 3/4 of a length behind in 3rd. Sacred Bridge looks the one to beat in this race and if reproducing previous race form could have too much for this field, biggest threat to the selection comes in the shape of Sandrine who has 3 wins and a 2nd from last 4 starts.
Ripon 3.30 Noel Hetherton Memorial Handicap over 5f
Selection – Mark’s Choice – 5 year old Gelding out of Bungle inthejungle and Ramamara, has had 35 career starts winning 7 times. Ran here on the 14th August and won by beating Ventura Express by 1 length with Danzan a further head behind in 3rd. Returned to Ripon on the 31st August and was beaten 3/4 of a length into 2nd place by Wade’s Magic with I am a Dreamer a further 3/4 of a length behind in 3rd. More recently was a disappointing 14th at Ayr on latest outing on the 17th September. That run can be forgiven and a return to a track the horse enjoys is a positive, biggest threat to the selection comes in the shape of Coley’s Koko who has won twice in last 6 starts.
Haydock – Good to Firm
2.05 Handicap – Class 2 – 3yo Plus – 1m….
Nobel Dynasty – Dubawi X Alina 3yo colt.
Half brother to Barny Roy & has been in my tracker from day one. He has 2 runner up spots & 2 wins from his 4 career runs & has only run twice in 2021.
He made his return in April at Newmarket, in a 7f Class 3 Conditions Stakes, finishing a 6 length 2nd to Mutasaabeq before having 144 days off. His last run, which was on September 4th at Thirsk in a Class 3 Handicap, stepping up to 1m finished with a short head win from A Boy Named Ivy. Runs from a mark of 95 & carries 9st 1Lb with a claimer taking 5Lb more of his back…
Newmarket – Good to Firm, Good in Places
3.00 Middle Park Stakes – Group 1 – 2yo Only – 6f..
Asymmetric – Showcasing X Swirral Edge Colt.
3 wins from4 starts, all over 6f. Won twice in Class 4 Novice Stakes, both in June, on debut (June 4th) at Goodwood by 1/2 a length & followed up at Newmarket (June 18th) with a 1 3/4 length victory.
Stepped in to Group 2 company on July 8th in the 6f July Cup Stakes, finishing a head 2nd to Group 2 Gimcrack winner Lusail. Returned to winning ways on July 29th at Goodwood in the Group 2 Richwood Stakes by 1/2 a length from Khunan, with 4th Ebor River landing the Group 1 Phoenix Stakes & 6th, Gis A Sub finished 2nd to Lusail at York.
The colt finished a 1 & 3/4 length 3rd to Perfect Power last time out in the Prix Morny at Deauville on August 22nd… EACH WAY
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All the Best – Charlie & Rich