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Brighton Tues May 2 2yo race review

Brighton 1400 Tues May 2
Novice Auction Stakes
5f59yds, Class 5, 1m2.58s
(slow by 1.98s)
Good (Good to Firm in Places)

Starlight Mystery. Third on debut at Leicester, missed start slightly here and had to settle behind leader (after being checked). Bit green/unbalanced coming down the hill. Got off the back of leader at 1.5f, went past these easily and kept going.

Super Florence. Apr 17, €9k yearling. Settled at tail, caught behind others when winner went for home and always struggling to make that ground up. By Zebedee, should be ready early, will be competitive once she learns to jump.

Floss The Hoss. Fourth on debut at Beverley when drawn wrong side. Away well, wanted to overrace early, sat outside leader coming down the hill. Under pressure at the 2f and just battled on from there.

Firenze Rosa. 100-1 on debut at Windsor. Led against the rail on a contested lead, went for home at bottom of the hill (2f) and got a small advantage but winner then loomed up and she weakened quickly.

Llamrei. Jan 30, £1k yearling. Sat three wide without cover. No acceleration when asked for it, got closer in final stages as others eased down.

KEY POINTS
Weak race, winner did it quite easily, runner-up will improve sharply if she gains barrier manners.

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