Thirsk

  • 14:30 Skybet Supporting The Yorkshire Racing Summer Festival Nursery6f

  • Winner £7,763 2nd £2,310 3rd £1,154 4th £577
  • Going: Good to Firm (Watered)
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 12.82s
  • Off time: 14:35:36
14:30 Thirsk Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Vimy Ridge 11/2
2nd Johnny B Goode (IRE) 12/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (3) 26102 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Denzille Lane (IRE) 13
Distance Winner
2 9-7 M Johnston F Norton 86 7/42.75
2 (5) 51234 Black, Light Blue epaulets and armlets Vimy Ridge 29
2 9-6 R A Fahey J Garritty (5) 85 11/26.50
3 (2) 33313 Dark blue and yellow (quartered), dark blue sleeves, yellow armlets, dark blue cap Miami Carousel (IRE) 9
Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner
2 9-2 J J Quinn P Makin 81 4/15.00
4 (1) 794 Red, Yellow hoop, halved sleeves, Yellow cap Johnny B Goode (IRE) 29
2 8-9 R A Fahey T Hamilton 74 12/113.00
5 (6) 3313 BLACK, EMERALD GREEN triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves, BLACK cap, EMERALD GREEN diamond Perardua 21
2 8-7 R A Fahey George Chaloner (3) 72 15/28.50
6 (4) 1 Purple and pink diamonds, pink sleeves, purple diamonds, purple cap Punk Rocker (IRE) 15
Distance Winner
2 8-7 M Dods P Mulrennan (ex1) 72 4/15.00
Non runners
7 (7)6333Atreus28-0M W EasterbyD Fentiman64

Verdict

This is a decent little nursery and DENZILLE LANE can gain due reward for a couple of smart performances in better company. Far from disgraced in the Windsor Castle Stakes at Royal Ascot, Mark Johnston's colt stepped up in trip at York and was only headed in the shadow of the post. The handicapper's decision to put him up for that near miss seems a little spiteful but the colt can make his class count. The assessor has to take a guess with regard to the value of Punk Rocker's win at Doncaster. Michael Dods' colt ran particularly green on that occasion so the market will tell us if an official rating of 74 is fair or not. Richard Fahey has three entries and Vimy Ridge looked useful when recording a victory at Musselburgh over 5f. He didn't help himself on his most recent outing at Newcastle by hanging left though Jack Garritty's 5lb claim should make him competitive.