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Ascot May 3 2yo race review

Ascot 1400 May 3
Conditions Stakes
5f, Class 2, 59.76s
(slow by 0.76s)
Good to Firm

Frozen Angel. Last of nine in terrible debut at Newmarket on April 18, when slowly away and rather green. Contested lead, took over at 2f and shot away. Impressive and high rating figures.

Corinthia Knight. Won first two starts (both AW) by a total of 10.5L. Tracked Frozen Angel, niggled along near 2f pole, and couldn't catch the winner. Not quite as good on turf or not a fan of the straight? Still a decent run, don't write him off just yet.

Inviolable Spirit. Nice win on debut at Redcar on Apr 10. Awkwardly away, made move at 2f but unable to go with the front two. Decent run but that's her level.

Global Tango. Mar 22, £42k yearling (€29k foal). Settled at rear, only four lengths from the lead. Hooked into centre of track at 2f to make his run, no acceleration, cue put back in the rack soon after.

Tangled. Feb 5, £67k yearling. Broke well, contested lead hard against the rail. Challenged approaching the 2f and soon weakened. Battled on OK considering class of the field, not terrible.

KEY POINTS
Great run from the winner, gave nothing else a chance. Runner-up may have needed the education running a straight line for first time.

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