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14:05 Newmarket

Heath Court Hotel EBF Novice Stakes (Plus 10) (Class 4)

  • 9 Runners
  • Distance: 6f
  • Going: Good to Firm (Firm in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £7,000 added
  • Winner: £4,528
  • 2nd: £1,348
  • 3rd: £673
  • 4th: £337
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 1m 12.62s
  • Off Time: 14:07:13
  • 9 Ran
1st
Silk -
5/2

    2nd
    Silk -
    3rd
    Silk -
    1(8)
    Silk - MAROON, WHITE star, WHITE sleeves, MAROON armlets and star on WHITE cap
    4/1
    • Form 41
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-5
    • Trainer D P Quinn
    • Jockey S De Sousa

    pulled hard, raced alone towards far side overall leader, ridden over 1f out, headed and no extra towards finish

    2(4)
    Silk - Red, yellow stars, halved sleeves and star on cap
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-2
    • Trainer R Hannon
    • Jockey Tom Marquand

    in touch, kept on inside final furlong, no threat

    3(7)
    Silk - Yellow, emerald green sleeves, yellow armlets, emerald green cap
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-2
    • Trainer P W Chapple-Hyam
    • Jockey Daniel Muscutt

    slowly into stride, green in rear, kept on inside final furlong, no danger

    4(6)
    Silk - Black, yellow braces, black and red hooped sleeves, black cap, yellow star
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-2
    • Trainer E A L Dunlop
    • Jockey Fran Berry

    took keen hold, held up, no impression when hung left over 1f out

    5(9)
    Silk - Royal Blue, White epaulets, striped cap
    9/2
    • Form 8
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-2
    • Trainer W J Haggas
    • Jockey Dane O'Neill

    keen, in touch on outside, kept on inside final furlong, no threat

    6(5)
    Silk - Royal blue, white epaulets, black cap
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-2
    • Trainer Sir Michael Stoute
    • Jockey P J Smullen

    dwelt, soon prominent, led main group 2f out until inside final furlong, kept on same pace

    7(3)
    Silk - Black, Grey sleeves, Black stars
    • Age 2
    • Weight 9-2
    • Trainer Richard Spencer
    • Jockey S Donohoe

    held up and always towards rear

    8(2)
    Silk - Dark Blue and Orange diabolo, Dark Blue sleeves, Orange armlets, Orange cap, Dark Blue diamond
    5/2
    • Age 2
    • Weight 8-11
    • Trainer J Noseda
    • Jockey G Mosse

    tracked leaders, switched left over 1f out, shaken up and ran on inside final furlong, led towards finish comfortably

    9(1)
    Silk - Grey
    • Form 4
    • Age 2
    • Weight 8-11
    • Trainer R Charlton
    • Jockey Ted Durcan

    led main group on near side rail and well on terms, headed in group 2f out, no extra inside final furlong

    In depth

    Verdict

    ROCKLES SPIRIT gets the services of Silvestre De Sousa for the first time here and he can put the colt's experience to good use. Balletomane must be respected on debut for the Hannon yard while anyt support for Betty F should be noted.

    Formwatch

    Rockies Spirit 3-1 (8-12) Fly leapt start, close up, headway to lead over 1f out, ran on, won at Thirsk 6f stks (5) gd in Jul beating Super Major (9-1) by 1 3/4l, 11 ran.

    Balletomane Exceed And Excel colt out of Alexander Ballet.

    Blooriedotcom (IRE) Holy Roman Emperor colt out of Peaceful Kingdom.

    Global Spirit Invincible Spirit colt out of Centime.

    Mashaheer 3-1 (9-2) Tracked leaders, driven over 2f out, kept on same pace, weakened inside final furlong, 8th of 10, 10 3/4l behind Zaman (9-2) at York 6f stks (3) gd in May.

    Moqarrar (USA) Exchange Rate colt out of Time To Enjoy.

    Philamundo (IRE) Sir Prancealot gelding out of Rublevka Star.

    Betty F Frankel filly out of Instance.

    It's Not Unusual 3-1 (9-0) Mid-division, headway over 4f out, 4th 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 4th of 10, 9 3/4l behind Billesdon Brook (9-0) at Kempton 7f fll stks (5) pol in Jul.