Kempton Park

  • 18:00 Sparks Innovation Fund / British Stallion Studs E.B.F. Maiden Stakes6f

  • Winner £2,911 2nd £866 3rd £433 4th £216
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Polytrack

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 13.99s
  • Off time: 18:01:05
18:00 Kempton Park Racecards
No Draw Dist
-1 Musical Comedy
1st About Turn 5/2
2nd Exceeder 7/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
1 (1) Royal blue About Turn
2 9-5 Saeed bin Suroor M Barzalona 5/23.50
2 (7) 6 Pink, Emerald Green epaulets and armlets, hooped cap Aya's Gift 22
2 9-5 Ed Walker T G McLaughlin 40/141.00
3 (8) Lime Green Buy And Sell
2 9-5 E S McMahon S M Levey 33/134.00
4 (4) 86 Purple, Yellow striped sleeves and cap Dont Have It Then 17
2 9-5 W J Musson T P Queally 12/113.00
5 (5) 22 Yellow, royal blue chevron, royal blue cap Exceeder 19
2 9-5 M Botti S De Sousa 7/24.50
6 (10) 0 Grey, red seams, grey cap Fiftyshadesfreed (IRE) 30
2 9-5 George Baker Dane O'Neill 50/151.00
7 (9) 5 White, maroon spots on sleeves Headlong (IRE) 25
2 9-5 B J Meehan K Fallon 7/24.50
9 (3) 4 Pink, emerald green epaulets and armlets, emerald green and pink hooped cap Steele Ranger 49
2 9-5 P W Chapple-Hyam W Buick 7/24.50
10 (6) White, purple armlets, purple cap Stella Clavisque (IRE)
2 9-5 B J Meehan N Callan 50/151.00
11 (2) Emerald Green and Canary (quartered) Picanight
2 9-0 Eve Johnson Houghton J P Fahy 25/126.00
12 (12) Dark Green, Light Green sleeves, Pink cap Symphony Of Pearls
2 9-0 D Burchell Ryan Powell (3) 100/1101.00
Non runners
8 (11)8Musical Comedy29-5R HannonNon Runner

Verdict

EXCEEDER has the best form in the book despite finishing well behind the winner when runner-up at Yarmouth. He'd gone close on his debut at Nottingham before that and a repeat should be enough to hold off the attentions of Dont Have It Then. The latter wasn't beaten that far when sixth at Windsor and is preferred to the likes of Steel Ranger and Headlong. Jockey bookings suggest the latter is first choice ahead of stablemate and newcomer Stella Clavisque but the Godolphin debutant About Turn is out of a prolific mare and any strong support for him could prove significant.