• 18:05 Alpha Radio Maiden Auction Stakes5f

  • Winner: £
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf


  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 0.70s
  • Off time: 18:05:38
18:05 Catterick Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Duchess Dora (IRE) 5/1
2nd Dancing Freddy (IRE) 2/1
3rd Mr Smithson (IRE) 7/2


No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
1 (3) 2 Purple, Pink chevron, Purple sleeves, Pink stars, Purple cap, Pink star Dancing Freddy (IRE) 19
2 8-13 J G Given P Mulrennan 2/13.00
2 (4) 0 Black, mauve chevrons on sleeves, mauve cap Agent Boo 20
2 8-11 E S McMahon S Donohoe 14/115.00
3 (7) Light blue, white cross belts, striped sleeves, white cap Countrymans Dream
2 8-11 J R Weymes P Makin 33/134.00
4 (11) Black, Red epaulets, diamonds on sleeves, Black cap, Red diamond Bluie
2 8-9 D Nicholls Adrian Nicholls 8/19.00
5 (1) 28 Light green, brown braces and armlets, white cap Mr Smithson (IRE) 20
2 8-9 B Ellison T Eaves 7/24.50
6 (8) 9 White, royal blue disc, royal blue and light blue striped sleeves, royal blue cap Amoureuse 17
2 8-8 I W McInnes P Mathers 50/151.00
7 (10) 3 Dark blue, light blue cross belts, royal blue sleeves and cap Duchess Dora (IRE) 15
Beaten Favourite
2 8-8 J J Quinn Graham Gibbons 5/16.00
8 (12) Pink and Red diamonds, Red sleeves Regardless
2 8-6 Mrs G S Rees Darren Moffatt 33/134.00
9 (5) Emerald green, orange epaulets, orange cap Another Sold
2 8-4 A Berry F Norton 33/134.00
10 (9) White, black sleeves, white and black quartered cap Belle Eponine
2 8-4 E J O'Neill L Betts (5)(ex5) 16/117.00
11 (2) Maroon, Pink seams, Maroon cap London Girl (IRE)
2 8-4 A J McCabe A Elliott (ex1) 25/126.00
12 (6) 5 Purple, Emerald Green sash, Purple sleeves, White armlets, Emerald Green cap, White spots Tillys Tale 19
2 8-4 P T Midgley P Pickard (7)(ex3) 10/111.00


The market may give us more clues to this opener, with five of the field having only their second run and the other six making their debut, but we will side with DANCING FREDDY who is preferred to Duchess Dora and Mr Smithson. The selection showed more than enough when second to the much more experienced Shark Man last time out to suggest a similar race can be found when the emphasis is on speed. The ground and trip will suit the gelding who looks a decent sort. Duchess Dora was third on debut last time. She looks capable of building on that last outing and should be there or thereabouts at the post. Mr Smithson is bred to make his mark as a two year old and impressed on debut back in early April. He failed to follow up on that promise last time but he will appreciate the low draw here and if he can put it to his advantage then he can but up there with the selection. Improved efforts are need from Tillys Tale and Agent Boo who were a little disappointing on debut. London Girl looks to be a promising debutant. Her yard are in good form of late but a finish outside the minors looks a likely finish for the filly. Our preference is for Dancing Freddy.