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Weatherby's Super Sprint preview

A glorious format for a 2yo race where runners are handicapped based on their yearling sales price, with penalties for those who have won Pattern races so far. You won’t see any Coolmore or Godolphin blue-bloods here, nor any big-spending owner for that matter, this is a race for the battlers, and should be lauded for trying to put a big prize within reach for just a few grand. The top price paid for any of these was €57,000 for Raging. One day to go - and personalised paddock badges for owners with runners in tomorrow’s Weatherbys Super Sprint @NewburyRacing are at the ready! — Weatherbys Limited (@weatherbysltd) July 16, 2021 WEATHERBY'S SUPER SPRINT Newbury, Saturday 5f, 2yo, £200k, special weight conditions 1540 local, 0040 AEST 1.Raging Finished 2.5L behind Sierra Bonnie in the Woodcote and is another 10lb worse off here. Never got into the race that day and perhaps his first run at Epsom can be forgiven but his only win was on a soft track in a