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Ripon Thurs Apr 20 2yo race review Div I

Ripon 1415 EBF Fillies Novice Stakes Div I
5f, Class 5, 1m0.05s
(slow by 2.05s)
Good to Firm (Good in Places)

Maggies Angel. Jan 26. €36k yearling. First foal of three-time 2yo winning dam who peaked at OR 98. Jumped well, tried to take a sit but ran greenly. Pulled out into middle of track in plenty of time to make her challenge. Once Hanagan asked her to go, she kicked away, Quite impressive, still plenty to learn.

Mount Victoria. Jan 21 foal, dam won at 25/1 on debut. Easy to track in running, lovely white blaze. Jumped straight to the front without much pressure. Had the others covered but winner pretty handy.

Under Offer. Mar 17, 52k gns yearling (€40k foal), dam G2 winner in Argentina, half-sister to seven winners. Broke well, settled mid-pack. Gap appeared at the 2f, kept on well, but without making much ground. Not fully extended, only one tap with the whip to keep her mind on the job.

Che Bella. Mar 23, £90k yearling. Started well, settled just behind the lead. Asked to go at the 2f, no acceleration so rider didn't thrash her. Stayed on OK but made no ground.

Autumn Belle. Mar 17, £2k yearling. Settled at the back, in close proximity to the winner. Outpaced at crucial stage and just plodded home without being stretched.

Society's Dream. Feb 28, €12k yearling. Slow to begin, sat well back on the rail, and never got any closer.

Runthatbymeagain. Apr 29, €5k yearling, half-sister to six winners. Under pressure at halfway and made no impression. Dropped out.

St Helens Gate. Jan 31, €3k yearling. Four of five half-siblings are multiple winners. Sat up no the pace but rider went for her around halfway and she soon went backwards in a hurry.

Beau Times, Apr 10. Began awkwardly, sat at the back but not far away. Under riding at halfway and made no impression.

KEY POINTS
Winner quite green but definite talent in there. Placegetters useful, not rushing to back anything behind them. Bear in mind the front two had an age advantage on most of them.

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