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  • 16:15 totesport 0800 221 221 Maiden Stakes1m 3f 5y

  • £8,000 added 3yo 14 ran
  • Winner £5,181 2nd £1,542 3rd £770 4th £385
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf
    Weighed In
  • Winning time: 2m 19.64s
  • Off time: 16:18:25

Full result

16:15 Newbury Result 16th April 2011
Pos Draw Dist Horse Weight Jockey Trainer Age SP
1st (8) World Domination (USA) 9-3 T P Queally Sir H R A Cecil 3 3/1
Held up in touch, shaken up and headway over 3f out, soon travelling strongly, led on bit over 2f out, quickened clear entering final furlong, impressive opened 10/3 touched 10/3 £1750-£500 £1000-£300 £900-£300
2nd (5) Solar Sky 9-3 I Mongan Sir H R A Cecil 3 20/1
Slowly into stride, held up in rear, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, ran on, no chance with winner opened 28/1 touched 28/1
3rd (2) Reflect (IRE) 9-3 R Hughes Richard Hannon 3 6/1
Tracked leaders, driven to challenge over 2f out, soon chasing winner, kept on same pace closing stages opened 7/1 touched 7/1 £2500-£300
4th (11) s.h Wayward Glance 9-3 C Soumillon M L W Bell 3 10/1
Held up in rear, headway over 1f out, ran on inside final furlong, nearest finish opened 9/1 touched 10/1
5th (1) Fiorente (IRE) 9-3 R L Moore Sir Michael Stoute 3 8/1
Slowly into stride, settled in mid-division, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, never able to challenge opened 11/1 touched 11/1
6th (12) ¾ Ardlui (IRE) 9-3 D Sweeney H Candy 3 33/1
Held up in rear, headway over 2f out, stayed on final furlong, never nearer opened 33/1 touched 40/1
7th (3) 2 Suhaili 9-3 N Callan R Varian 3 7/4f
Led 2f, remained prominent, effort over 2f out, weakened final furlong opened 7/4 touched 2/1 £900-£400 £1000-£500 £800-£400 £1400-£800 £700-£400
8th (6) 7 Sirius Superstar 9-3 J Fortune A M Balding 3 16/1
Mid-division, weakened over 2f out opened 18/1 touched 18/1
9th (13) nk Sacred Sound (IRE) 9-3 T E Durcan M R Channon 3 80/1
Always mid-division, never dangerous opened 66/1 touched 80/1
10th (14) Kuda Huraa (IRE) 9-3 J P Spencer P F I Cole 3 33/1
Prominent, led after 2f, hard driven when headed over 2f out, faded opened 40/1 touched 40/1
11th (10) Atlas Shrugged (IRE) 9-3 A Kirby C G Cox 3 40/1
Mid-division, under pressure over 2f out, soon weakened opened 33/1 touched 40/1
12th (9) 5 Navigation Track 9-3 Martin Dwyer D M Simcock 3 100/1
Steadied in rear, effort over 2f out, soon weakened opened 100/1 touched 100/1
13th (7) 4 Camporosso 9-3 K Fallon M Johnston 3 33/1
Chased leaders, under pressure over 3f out, soon weakened opened 33/1 touched 33/1
14th (4) 12 Strength And Stay (IRE) 9-3 E Ahern Eve Johnson Houghton 3 100/1
Held up in touch, lost place over 2f out opened 100/1 touched 100/1

Betting breakdown

Tote Win: £3.90 Tote Place: £2.20,5.20,2.10
Straight Forecast: £68.60 Exacta: £52.80 Trifecta: £450.00 Swingers: 1&2:14.70 2&3:18.10 1&3:5.90

Jackpot: £20,118.60, Pool: £28336.08, 1.0 winning tickets
Placepot: £2,181.70, Pool: £119993.9, 40.15 winning tickets
Quadpot: £151.30, Pool: £8844.66, 43.24 winning tickets

Verdict

A rather taking performance. There'll be plenty of hyperbole surrounding this huge talking horse but underneath all of the hype was a very strong performance by WORLD DOMINATION. Settled nicely into a midfield position, he really found a nice rhythm despite appearing to change his legs before leaving the back straight. He was the last off the bridle, and hit the front around two furlongs out whilst still going very well. His lack of experience seemed to shine through a little there as he didn't immediately put the race to bed, but once he found his stride he really put significant ground between himself and the rest, and jockey Tom Queally had the luxury of easing him down late on. There were some ludicrously short quotes for the Derby after this run, but there is no doubt that this fine specimen could be a major player if picking up some more experience in the mean time. He was very green and noisy in the paddock, so it was some surprise that he was so professional in the race, and one would have to worry about the whole occasion of Epsom if this is a trait that continues. It was a one-two for Henry Cecil in the end as Solar Sky stayed on really takingly late on. He was nearer last than first with two furlongs to go but hit top stride when getting clear space out wide (had looked ill at ease amongst horses when the pace quickened) and he should pick up a decent maiden next time. Third home was Reflect who got a lovely tow through the race. He was settled on the rails by Richard Hughes and should have learnt plenty, but he just got a bit tired late on; he'll come on for the run. There was promise from Wayward Glance in fourth who saw his race out nicely. He's qualified for handicaps now but is unlikely to receive an overly generous mark given the three quality maidens that he has contested. Fiorente shaped with promise having been keen in the early stages. This stoutly-bred gelding ran on nicely under hands and heels and with the trainer's debutants generally needing the run, this was a very encouraging debut. Ardlui was held up and he caught the eye running on into a never-nearer sixth. The disappointment of the race was favourite Suhaili although he was never going to see out his race after racing far too keenly in the front-rank; he's worth another chance with the fizz taken out of him by this seasonal return. Atlas Shrugged shaped fairly well further back, along with Sacred Sound who probably didn't relish being trapped out wide for quite a long way. Kuda Huraa should have learnt plenty for this debut especially as he could never get a decent position from his wide draw.