• 16:25 Vodafone Fillies' Handicap1m 2f 6y

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


  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 13.86s
  • Off time: 16:25:37
16:25 Newbury Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Belotto (IRE) 12/1
2nd Rhadegunda 11/4
3rd Summers Lease 9/2


No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (14) 9-46458 Olive Green, Light Blue braces, White cap Folly Lodge 84
Course Winner
4 9-7 G Wragg S J Drowne 83 28/129.00
2 (7) 250089 White, Red sash, Red and White striped cap Try Me (UAE) 12
3 9-4 C E Brittain T E Durcan 85 33/134.00
3 (11) 766402 Red, Black seams, striped cap Baylini 10
Distance Winner
4 9-2 Ms J S Doyle James Doyle 83 10/111.00
4 (10) 492217 Light Blue, Scarlet collar, sash and sleeves, check cap Trumpet Lily 22
3 9-1 J G Portman Jim Crowley 82 20/121.00
5 (5) 38-7302 Light Blue, Black spots, Black cap Encircled 12
Distance Winner
4 9-1 D Haydn Jones R Havlin 77 16/117.00
6 (6) 7-22211 Black and White (halved), sleeves reversed, Red cap Rhadegunda 22
3 8-13 J H M Gosden J Fortune 80 11/43.75
7 (12) 1 Black, Gold and White striped sleeves, Gold cap Summers Lease 55
3 8-13 M L W Bell Hayley Turner 80 9/25.50
8 (4) 321835 Light Blue, Yellow hoop and armlets, Yellow cap, Light Blue diamond Lee Miller (IRE) 22
Distance Winner
3 8-12 L M Cumani Dane O'Neill 79 8/19.00
9 (9) 6210 Red, White sash, Royal Blue cap Censored 27
3 8-11 v1 Sir Michael Stoute R L Moore 78 12/113.00
10 (8) 633154 Dark Blue, Yellow chevron hoop, Yellow cap Belotto (IRE) 16
Course and Distance Winner
3 8-9 R Charlton R Kingscote 76 12/113.00
11 (2) 54224 Pink, Brown epaulets, Pink and Brown hooped sleeves, Brown cap Ainia 22
3 8-8 D M Simcock R Mullen 75 17/29.50
12 (1) 837725 Royal Blue, Silver striped sleeves, Red and Royal Blue hooped cap Ballora (FR) 6
3 8-8 S Kirk R Hughes 75 25/126.00
13 (13) 7812 Royal Blue, Yellow Cross of Lorraine and armlets, quartered cap Lady Brora 13
3 8-7 A M Balding F Norton 74 12/113.00
14 (3) 122680 Royal Blue, White stars, halved sleeves, White cap, Royal Blue stars Uig 20
Distance Winner
7 8-7 H S Howe A Munro 67 80/181.00


Summer's Lease is reluctantly deserted in favour of AINIA in the belief that she will be a more attractive price. Rhadegunda has to be on the short-list given her recent form. A few ifs and buts here with the likes of Lee Miller not really having gone on as expected and Censored tried in headgear for the first time as well as a few having stamina to prove. They include Rhadegunda who has won her last two starts over a mile very comfortably although the runner-up on her latest start was beaten in a Pontefract claimer on Monday. She may well stay and is sure to be popular with a 4lb rise far from prohibitive. Ainia was three lengths behind at Sandown but does race from a pound lower mark here and seems certain to improve for her first attempt at this trip. She's by Alhaarth who is a strong influence for stamina and she has appeared to have been outpaced in all of her career starts to date. She has form in testing ground and this is the right time to take a chance on her. Summer's Lease is a sister to the smart Needwood Blade but appears to be blessed with more stamina judging by her win at Nottingham over a mile. That wasn't a great race but her performance was taking and she's one that we'd like to have on side. A few others can be given chances and Lady Brora is one that rates a mention here but we'll nail our colours to the mast of Ainia.