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Redcar Thurs May 4 2yo race review

Redcar 1400 May 4
Selling Stakes
5f, Class 6, 1m0.61s
(slow by 3.61s)
Good to Firm

A seller in the first week of May. Safe to say the ambition is over for all of these owners.

Popsi. Three previous starts, all in France, for regular Channel-hopping trainer Jo Hughes. Straight to the front, challenged at the 2f on the near side, beat off Placebo Effect but probably never saw the runner-up. Pushed out right to the line and just got there.

Our Little Pony. Apr 2, Only debutant in the field. Dam won from 7f-1m4f, also for Richard Fahey, and peaked at OR107. Slightly slow to begin, settled at the back, a bit unsure about what to do. Picked up at the 2f, made good progress and just missed.

Placebo Effect. Beaten almost 10L on debut at Beverley on Apr 19. Parked just behind the pace, challenged at the 2f, weakened late.

Society's Dream. Beaten 11L at Ripon on debut, Apr 20. Settled close to the pace in middle of track. Outpaced at 2f and battled on home.

Tie Em Up Tel. 23L behind the (very quick) Corinthia Knight on debut at Lingfield, Apr 11. Settled midfield, still doesn't seem to understand what's going on but kept on OK in latter stages. Big improvement.

Paulamey. A postcode behind at Windsor on debut, Apr 24. Settled in back half of field, hard ridden very early, outpaced at 2f, and soon faded.

Glen Valley. Third start, last again, and this time by even further in the weakest possible field. Tried cheekpieces this time, didn't help.

KEY POINTS
None.

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