Today's racecards

Newcastle

  • 20:00 Brook Taverner RDA Maiden Stakes7f

  • Winner £2,588 2nd £770 3rd £385 4th £192
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 27.18s
  • Off time: 20:01:42
20:00 Newcastle Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Abbotsfield (IRE) 10/11
2nd Cash Is King 4/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (1) 7723-36 Royal blue, red seams, red sleeves, black armlets, royal blue cap, white diamond Cash Is King 93
Nag me
4 9-10 R Johnson Mikey Ennis (7) 62 4/15.00
2 (3) 266-73 LIGHT BLUE, ORANGE epaulets Abbotsfield (IRE) 23
Nag me
4 9-5 B Haslam A Elliott 65 10/111.91
4 (2) 59460 Black, orange hoop and armlets, quartered cap Patron of Explores (USA) 23
Nag me
3 9-5 P Holmes Jack Garritty (5) 48 22/123.00
5 (4) 752 Red, dark blue disc and sleeves Aphrilis (IRE) 11
Nag me
3 9-0 B Ellison D Swift 60 3/14.00
7 (7) 7 White, Emerald Green diamond, sleeves and diamond on cap Katies Joy (IRE) 20
Nag me
3 9-0 I Semple Sam James (3) 18/119.00
8 (8) 68-74 Turquoise, Navy Blue disc, collar and cuffs, check cap Llandanwg 20
Nag me
3 9-0 B Smart P Mulrennan 46 10/111.00
Non runners
3 (5)4-Nonagon39-5W StoreyG Lee
6 (6)26Better Chance (IRE)39-0Saeed bin SuroorAhmed Ajtebi

Verdict

BETTER CHANCE is returned to Turf having failed to act on Lingfield's Polytrack but while a reproduction of her debut at Doncaster should suffice she will be priced accordingly. Abbotsfield was rated just 55 prior to her run in a Redcar maiden, though that contest has been boosted by the subsequent victory of the second. Aphrilis sold for just 800 guineas at auction but she suggested herself capable of picking up a small race when finishing second to a 74-rated performer in a maiden at Thirsk. Cash Is King showed initial promise for Richard Fahey but neither Nick Littmoden nor Jonjo O'Neill were able to find the key to him and he makes a debut for Bob Johnson tonight. Nonagon makes a belated seasonal return for Wilf Storey having raced previously for Noel Quinlan.