Today's racecards

Newmarket

  • 13:20 Bahrain Trophy 1m 5f

  • Winner £28,355 2nd £10,750 3rd £5,380 4th £2,680
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 49.74s
  • Off time: 13:20:44
13:20 Newmarket Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Masked Marvel 2/1
2nd Census (IRE) 2/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (2) 721-12 Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap Census (IRE) 21
Nag me
3 9-0 R Hannon R L Moore 97 2/13.00
2 (3) 0731 Yellow, Red sash, Red cap, Yellow star Crimson Knight 13
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
3 9-0 B J Meehan Louis Beuzelin 78 50/151.00
3 (6) 12278 RED, WHITE sleeves, BLUE and WHITE striped cap Hurricane Higgins (IRE) 20
Nag me
3 9-0 M Johnston N Callan 103 16/117.00
4 (1) 16-518 Black, Yellow cap Masked Marvel 33
Nag me
3 9-0 J H M Gosden J Fortune 109 2/13.00
5 (5) 212 Dark blue and pink stripes, pink sleeves and cap Solar Sky 20
Nag me
3 9-0 Sir H R A Cecil T P Queally 102 11/43.75
6 (4) 1-1195 Royal Blue, White striped sleeves, White cap Zain Al Boldan 21
Nag me
3 8-11 M R Channon J H Bowman 104 11/112.00

Verdict

MASKED MARVEL beat subsequent Queen's Vase winner Namibian at Goodwood in May before finishing a highly creditable eighth in the Investec Derby at Epsom. That appears to give John Gosden's colt the edge over Solar Sky, who was second to Namibian at Royal Ascot, and makes him the one to beat here. Hurricane Higgins has hardly raised a gallop since finishing runner-up to stablemate Dordogne in the Lingfield Derby Trial but Census was second to the highly impressive Brown Panther at Ascot and looks a better bet than Zain Al Boldan and Crimson Knight.