Today's racecards

Newmarket

  • 16:20 Turftv Maiden Stakes1m 2f

  • Winner: £
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 2m 8.96s
  • Off time: 16:22:16
16:20 Newmarket Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Blizzard Blues (USA) 25/1
2nd Manifest 11/2
3rd Kansai Spirit (IRE) 15/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (12) 4420 ORANGE, BLACK hoop, WHITE cap Beauchamp Xerxes 19
Nag me
3 9-3 G A Butler R L Moore 101 3/14.00
2 (3) Red, Emerald Green chevron, Emerald Green cap Blizzard Blues (USA)
Nag me
3 9-3 b1 Sir H R A Cecil J P Spencer 25/126.00
3 (13) 0 RED, BLACK stars, RED sleeves Catchmeifyoucan (FR) 37
Nag me
3 9-3 C G Cox P Robinson 50/151.00
4 (7) 4 Red, White sash, Royal Blue cap Charger 19
Nag meBeaten Favourite
3 9-3 J Noseda S W Kelly 5/23.50
5 (6) 9-60 EMERALD GREEN, WHITE stars, EMERALD GREEN cap, WHITE star Desert Fever 19
Nag me
3 9-3 B W Hills R Hills 59 50/151.00
6 (2) 7 Yellow, Purple star, Yellow sleeves, Purple spots, Yellow cap, Purple stars Do The Strand (IRE) 81
Nag me
3 9-3 B W Hills M Hills 16/117.00
7 (10) 55 Light Blue, Pink chevrons, Light Blue sleeves, Light Blue cap, Pink star Gulf Of Aqaba (USA) 11
Nag me
3 9-3 M Johnston J Fanning 100/1101.00
8 (11) 842- Purple, Silver chevron, quartered cap Kansai Spirit (IRE) 244
Nag meBeaten Favourite
3 9-3 J H M Gosden R Mullen 80 15/28.50
9 (9) Green, pink sash and cap, white sleeves Manifest
Nag me
3 9-3 Sir H R A Cecil T P Queally 11/26.50
10 (8) 63 Emerald Green, Black chevrons on sleeves Reportage (USA) 44
Nag me
3 9-3 J H M Gosden J Fortune 9/110.00
11 (5) 78 Dark Blue, large Light Blue spots, Light Blue cap Regal Blush 24
Nag me
3 8-12 A M Balding William Buick 50/151.00
12 (1) 57-2336 Dark Green, Light Green cross belts, White sleeves and cap Simplification 4
Nag me
3 8-12 Richard Hannon A Munro 75 16/117.00
13 (4) Dark Blue, Dark Blue and Yellow diabolo on sleeves, Dark Blue cap, Yellow star Tinaar (USA)
Nag me
3 8-12 G A Butler E Ahern 10/111.00

Verdict

MANIFEST is bred in the purple and is put forwards ahead of Beauchamp Xerxes and Reportage. Henry Cecil knows the family well as his colt is a half-brother to Reams Of Verse, High Walden and Midday's dam Midsummer as well as Elmaamul. This is a relatively belated debut and it remains to be seen whether he possesses a fraction of their ability but it's interesting to see him start here. Kansai Spirit has claims on the pick of last season's form but appears to be the yard's second string behind Reportage who shapes as though he'll see out this longer trip. The step up should certainly bring about improvement from the stoutly bred Do The Strand whose never nearer Newbury seventh was an encouraging performance. Charger was another to make a nice introduction when fourth in a fair maiden that probably wasn't run at a pace to suit the well bred Rock Of Gibraltar colt. The experience and a stronger pace could see him leave the bare form behind. Beauchamp Xerxes has been highly tried and has rewarded the ambition with a Listed second before failing to run his race in a Group 2 at Royal Ascot. He has an obvious chance on his return to maiden company but Manifest is the suggestion.