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Ascot Sat, 12th Jul, 2008

Going - Good to Soft. 

Kelly Group Nursery Handicap of £10000.00 2-y-o 6f.

1st - £6476.00, 2nd - £1927.00, 3rd - £963.00, 4th - £481.00 7 Ran

1st Talking Hands (GB) 9-2 (Deauville Daze Partnership)
(1:17.33 1.35 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 5)
Mujahid (USA) - With Distinction (GB)(Zafonic (USA))

SP 4/1

S Kirk

J P Spencer

Tote Win £4.50

Place £2.50

loading past form
steadied start, held up last, headway on outside over 1f out, quickened to lead inside final furlong, soon clear, pushed out
2nd1.25L Heliodor (USA) 8-10 (Mrs J Wood)
(Drawn 6)
Scrimshaw (USA) - Playing Footsie (USA)(Valiant Nature (USA))

SP 7/2

R Hannon

R L Moore

Place £2.20

loading past form
held up, headway over 1f out, led narrowly just inside final furlong, soon headed, outpaced by winner
3rd1.5L Rich Red (IRE) 7-13 (Mrs John Lee)
(Drawn 2)
Redback (GB) - Pink N Prosperous (IRE)(Grand Lodge (USA))

SP 14/1

R Hannon

J Quinn

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held up 4th, headway, led over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, soon lost 2nd, one pace
4th1.5L Klynch (GB) 9-7 (L P R Partnership)
(Drawn 1)
Kyllachy (GB) - Inchcoonan (GB)(Emperor Jones (USA))

SP 8/1

Brian Meehan

L Dettori

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held up behind, ridden over 2f out, effort behind leaders over 1f out, not pace to challenge, one pace final furlong
5th1.75L Roly Boy (GB) 9-6 (The Calvera Partnership No 2)
(Drawn 4)
Dansili (GB) - Night At Sea(Night Shift (USA))

SP 10/3fav

R Hannon

R Hughes

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led narrowly, pressed 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong
6th1L Ridgeway Silver (GB) 7-9 (The Ridgeway Bloodstock Company Ltd)
(Drawn 3)
Lujain (USA) - Barefooted Flyer (USA)(Fly So Free (USA))

SP 7/1

M D I Usher

David Probert(7)

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chased leaders to over 2f out, soon ridden, no impression over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
7th1L Rio Royale (IRE) 9-4 (Mrs Amanda Perrett)
(Drawn 7)
Captain Rio (GB) - Lady Nasrana (FR)(Al Nasr (FR))

SP 5/1

Mrs A Perrett

Jim Crowley

loading past form
with leader, pressed leader, every chance 2f out to over 1f out, weakened final furlong
Off 3.29
Time 1m. 17.33 secs, which is 1.35 secs slower than the course average
Tote Exacta £17.50.