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Jarn (11-2) supplied Ben Hanbury with his first success for 30 days when landing the opening Woodcote Conditions Stakes at Newbury today.

The Green Desert colt gave his trainer a boost when coming from last to first in the six furlong event to deny Winning Venture by a neck with early leader The Tatling a further length back in third.

'He's a very nice horse and we have been waiting for the better ground with him,' said Hanbury.

'We'll be trying to go to seven furlongs with him and the Jersey Stakes (at Royal Ascot) is an obvious opportunity.'

Of his lack of winners Hanbury commented: 'They've all been running well but just haven't been winning.'

Hanbury hit out at race planning over the lack of opportunities for Jarn at three of the biggest meetings over the last month.

'There have been no suitable races at Newmarket, Chester or York for horses unlucky enough to have won first time out at two-years old.

'If they have a rating they are okay but if they have no rating you have to run in Classic trials,' he said.