Newbury

  • 15:45 Dubai International Airport World Trophy 5f 34y

  • Winner £31,190 2nd £11,825 3rd £5,918 4th £2,948
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 0m 59.81s
  • Off time: 15:52:50
15:45 Newbury Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Swiss Spirit 3/1
2nd Kingsgate Native (IRE) 7/1
3rd Taajub (IRE) 6/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (5) 0-01150 Gold and Black check, Pink sleeves and cap Tiddliwinks 29
Distance Winner
6 9-5 K A Ryan N Callan 112 8/19.00
3 (3) 020817 Purple, Light Blue chevron, Light Blue cap Desert Law (IRE) 28
Distance Winner
4 9-0 A M Balding J Fortune 105 7/18.00
4 (8) 120893 Red, Black star, White sleeves and cap Judge 'n Jury 27
Distance Winner
8 9-0 t R Harris L Morris 103 16/117.00
5 (10) 06740-7 Red, White sash, Royal Blue cap Kingsgate Native (IRE) 10
Distance Winner
7 9-0 R M H Cowell S W Kelly 110 7/18.00
6 (1) 522531 White, red seams, white sleeves and cap My Girl Anna (IRE) 27
Distance Winner
5 9-0 M Kelly R P Cleary 100 8/19.00
7 (9) 200083 Orange, Dark Green disc Secret Witness 7
Distance Winner
6 9-0 b R Harris James Doyle 106 10/111.00
8 (7) 243122 Red, Grey sleeves, Red and Grey hooped cap Taajub (IRE) 42
Distance Winner
5 9-0 P Crate I Mongan 103 6/17.00
10 (4) 63-2105 Dark blue and pink stripes, pink sleeves and cap Swiss Spirit 27
Course Winner
3 8-13 D R C Elsworth W Buick 103 3/14.00
11 (11) 73-3150 White, maroon star, armlets and star on cap Angels Will Fall (IRE) 29
Distance Winner
3 8-10 C Hills P Hanagan 103 7/18.00
12 (6) 2-01303 White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white hooped sleeves and cap Excelette (IRE) 10
Distance Winner
3 8-10 B Smart R Ffrench 105 11/26.50
Non runners
2 (12)331711Ballista (IRE)49-0Tom DascombeR Kingscote104
9 (2)8-01136Ballesteros38-13B J MeehanK Fallon105

Verdict

Reduced to racing in plating company early this year, Ballista has finally come good and won three of his last four starts. This is tougher but he's a sprinter in form which is more than can be said of Tiddliwinks. The latter has been well beaten since landing a couple of Group class sprints over 6f back in May but the minimum trip on fast ground brings out the best in Desert Law as when winning at Ascot last month just ahead of Taajub. Both of the latter pair have claims but Secret Witness, Ballesteros and My Girl Anna would prefer some cut. The three-year-olds Excelette and Angles Will Fall should go well but a speculative vote goes to KINGSGATE NATIVE. The seven-year-old is having only his second start of the year since joining Robert Cowell, who has some terrific sprinters in his care, and is still capable of a big run as he showed when fourth in last year's Nunthorpe.