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Newbury Sat, 18th Aug, 2007

Going -

USK VALLEY STUD STAKES (LISTED) of £21500.00 2-y-o 7f.

1st - £12208.00, 2nd - £4627.00, 3rd - £2316.00, 4th - £1155.00 10 Ran

1st Sharp Nephew (GB) 9-0 (Saleh Al Homeizi & Imad Al Sagar)
(0:08.65 11.47 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 7)
Dr Fong (USA) - Snap Crackle Pop (IRE)(Statoblest)

SP 7/2Jfav

Brian Meehan

L Dettori

loading past form
prominent, ridden to challenge over 1f out, driven to lead well inside final furlong, held on well near finish
2ndhd Latin Lad (GB) 9-0 (Noodles Racing)
(Drawn 10)
Hernando (FR) - Decision Maid (USA)(Diesis)

SP 5/1

R Hannon

R L Moore

loading past form
mid-division, ridden 2f out, ran on to chase winner inside final furlong, closing towards finish
3rd0.5L Scintillo (GB) 9-0 (White Beech Farm)
(Drawn 3)
Fantastic Light (USA) - Danseuse du Soir (IRE)(Thatching)

SP 13/2

R Hannon

J P Spencer

loading past form
tracked leaders, led inside final 2f, edged right under pressure over 1f out, no extra
4th0.5L Melodramatic (IRE) 8-6 (Mr B E Nielsen)
(Drawn 5)
Sadler's Wells (USA) - My Branch (GB)(Distant Relative)

SP 7/1

Roger Charlton

S Drowne

loading past form
started slowly, towards rear, headway inside final 2f, kept on, not reach leaders
5thhd Slam (GB) 8-11 (Mr K Abdulla)
(Drawn 11)
Beat Hollow (GB) - House Hunting (GB)(Zafonic (USA))

SP 16/1

B W Hills

R Hughes

loading past form
steadied start, ridden 2f out, headway over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, not reach leaders
6thhd Ramona Chase (GB) 9-0 (Mr Norman Ormiston)
(Drawn 6)
High Chaparral (IRE) - Audacieuse (GB)(Rainbow Quest (USA))

SP 9/2

S Kirk

D P McDonogh

loading past form
took keen hold, mid-division, effort over 1f out, slightly hampered just over 1f out, stayed on one pace final furlong
7th5L Flight Plan (GB) 9-0 (Mrs Charles Cyzer)
(Drawn 8)
Best of The Bests (IRE) - Cyclone Connie (GB)(Dr Devious (IRE))

SP 50/1

C A Cyzer

S Whitworth

loading past form
took keen hold, tracked leader, ridden to challenge 2f out, weakening when hampered over 1f out
8th1.75L Better Hand (IRE) 9-0 (Wood Street Syndicate II)
(Drawn 1)
Montjeu (IRE) - Silly Game (IRE)(Bigstone (IRE))

SP 7/2Jfav

Mick Channon

T P O'Shea

loading past form
led, ridden and headed inside final 2f, lhampered over 1f out, no chance after
9th16L Tharawaat (IRE) 8-11 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 4)
Alhaarth (IRE) - Sevi's Choice (USA)(Sir Ivor (USA))
Breeder - Patrick F Kelly

SP 25/1

B W Hills

R Hills

loading past form
started slowly, towards rear, ridden halfway, weakened quickly over 2f out, tailed off
10th1L Shishio (GB) 8-11 (Mr W de Best-Turner)
(Drawn 9)
Largesse (GB) - Sachiko (GB)(Celtic Swing (GB))

SP 100/1

W De Best-Turner

M Fenton

loading past form
started slowly, raced very keenly towards rear, ridden over 2f out, soon outpaced, weakened, tailed off
Time 8.65 secs, which is 11.47 secs faster than the course average

Non runners Ellmau (GB) ( ), Yahrab ( )