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16:52 Wolverhampton

British Stallion Studs EBF Premier Fillies' Handicap (Class 3)

  • 7 Runners
  • Distance: 1m 142y
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: AllWeather
  • £25,000 added
  • Winner: £13,085
  • 2nd: £6,140
  • 3rd: £3,068
  • 4th: £1,535
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 1m 49.51s
  • Off Time: 16:55:27
  • 7 Ran
Silk - Dark blue, pink star, dark blue sleeves, pink stars, dark blue cap, pink star
  • Form 18-6323
  • Age 6
  • Weight 9-11
  • Official Rating 89

mid-division on inside, pushed along and made no impression over 1f out

Silk - Royal blue
  • Form 130
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-9
  • Official Rating 94

held up, forward move to go 2nd 4f out, ridden to dispute lead over 1f out, slightly hampered when bumped by rival inside final furlong, worn down close home

Silk - Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap
  • Form 210-20
  • Age 3
  • Weight 9-3
  • Official Rating 88

prominent, pushed along and could not go pace of leaders over 1f out, soon switched to inside, kept on well without threatening

Silk - White, Red sash, Red and White striped cap
  • Form 124-5
  • Age 3
  • Weight 8-13
  • Official Rating 84

mid-division, headway under pressure out wide to challenge over 1f out, veered left and bumped rival inside final furlong, ran on well, on top close home

Silk - Royal blue, white seams, sleeves and star on cap
  • Form 4221-10
  • Age 3
  • Weight 8-11
  • Official Rating 82

led, ridden and challenged over 1f out, soon headed, weakened thereafter

Silk - Pink, red disc, quartered cap
  • Form 374288
  • Age 3
  • Weight 8-10
  • Official Rating 81

held up, pushed along off pace 2f out, stayed on well inside final furlong, never on terms

Silk - Eton blue, black sleeves, check cap
  • Form 2-11912
  • Age 3
  • Weight 8-4
  • Official Rating 75

in rear, struggling 3f out, never involved

In depth


Don't Tell Claire has been thereabouts in decent handicaps including a second in the Kensington Palace at Ascot in June and is preferred to Bernadine who also placed at Ascot last month. But VEIL OF SHADOWS (NAP) has been rested since returning a beaten favourite in a Listed race at Goodwood in May and the novice winner is fancied to go close back down in trip for her handicap debut. Eximious faced a tougher task at Ascot last time and can also finish closer today.


Don't Tell Claire 9-2 (9-10) Raced centre, tracked winner and 3rd overall, ridden and went overall 2nd 2f out, no chance with winner, weakened into 3rd inside final 150 yards, 3rd of 6, 3 1/4l behind Orchid Bloom (8-12) at Newbury 1m hcp fll (3) sft in Jul.

Veil Of Shadows 4-1fav (9-2) Towards rear, pushed along 3f out, never on terms, last of 11, 14l behind Araminta (9-2) at Goodwood 1m 2f lst fll stks (1) gd in May.

Eximious (IRE) 50-1 (8-9) In touch far side, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on same pace, 15th of 29, 11 1/2l behind Coppice (9-3) at Ascot 1m hcp fll stks (2) gf in Jun.

Behind The Scenes (IRE) 18-1 (9-10) Close up in rear, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong, last of 5, 5 1/4l behind Havana Blue (9-11) at Newmarket 7f hcp (4) gd in Jun.

Way To Amarillo (FR) 28-1 (9-2) In touch, pushed along 4f out, weakened 3f out, last of 10, 16 1/2l behind Vetiver (9-2) at Carlisle 7f lst fll stks (1) sft in Jun.

In These Shoes (IRE) 20-1 (8-9) In touch towards rear, weakened 2f out, 8th of 10, 19l behind There's The Door (9-3) at Goodwood 1m 2f hcp fll (2) hvy in Aug.

Bernadine (IRE) 11-1 (8-6) Held up good headway near side rail chasing leaders over 2f out, stayed on into 2nd final 110 yards, never going pace of winner, 2nd of 11, 1 1/2l behind Roarin' Success (8-9) at Ascot 1m hcp fll (3) gs in Jul.