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  • 16:15 Dubai Duty Free Full Of Surprises E.B.F. Fillies' Conditions Stakes 7f

  • (Str) £15,000 added 2yo 5 ran
  • Winner £9,338 2nd £2,796 3rd £1,398 4th £699
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf
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  • Winning time: 1m 27.15s
  • Off time: 16:17:17

Rose blooms at Newbury

Johnston filly slams smart field at Newbury

Last Updated: 21/09/12 4:53pm

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Penny Rose: Likely to head to a valuable sales race next

Penny Rose: Likely to head to a valuable sales race next

Hot favourite Lanansaak finished last of five as the Mark Johnston-trained Penny Rose claimed top honours in the Dubai Duty Free Full of Surprises EBF Fillies' Conditions Stakes at Newbury.

Lanansaak was all the rage as the 8-11 favourite following a thoroughly impressive Salisbury introduction, but after pulling for her head early, she weakened quickly entering the last of seven furlongs.

Leicester winner Penny Rose (5-2) tracked Lanansaak for much of the journey and stayed on strongly once asked to go about her business by Kieren Fallon to score by two and a quarter lengths from Desert Image.

Johnston said: "I wanted to run her in one of the sales races at Newmarket this weekend but John (Kennedy, owner) said to stick at seven.

"The race on Saturday was worth £100,000, which was tempting, but the fillies' sales race in a few weeks' time is worth half a million, so she may well end up there."

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