Yarmouth has been used to launch the careers of many Newmarket-based superstars over the years and there are one or two lurking on Wednesday’s eight-race card, all live on Sky Sports Racing.
3.10 Yarmouth – Frankel colt State Of Desire is an exciting debutant
The last three winners of British EBF 40th Anniversary Novice Stakes (3.10) Continues to feature at Royal Ascot and there are a number of big yards set to unleash a young star this week.
by Charlie Appleby State of Desire cost 400,000gns as a yearling and will make his debut under William Buick over six furlongs.
The Frankel colt is the first foal from a half-sister to smart Bluestocking, who is in the frame for this year’s Oaks at Epsom.
Churchill donkey the Bodon related to the Listed winner Pillow Talk and caught the eye of the Jane Chapple-Hyam and Marcio Ghiani combination.
Mart a half-brother to experienced sprinter Ornate and former Norfolk Stakes runner Saayerr was outstanding on his first career start for Michael Bell and Hector Crouch.
Race winners in recent years…
2019 – Maxi Boy (8th in Coventry Stakes)
2020 – No race
2021 – Tolstoy (10th in Coventry Stakes)
2022 – Faisal Road (13th in Chesham Stakes)
3.40 Yarmouth – Boughey & Buick joins the new Mantra
George Boughey and the Highclere Racing team have been associated with some talented fillies in recent times, none more so than last year’s 1000 Guineas star Cachet, and they will be hoping Mantra can reach the same height.
The daughter of Tamayuz was worth £160,000 at last month’s Goffs Breeze-Ups and represents a stable with a 20 per cent strike-rate in their two-year-olds so far this year.
Buick rides the Mantra on British Stallion Studs EBF Maiden Fillies’ Stakes (3.40)while Liklelady (Ben Curtis) and Happy Tears (Kevin Stott) complete the three strong team from the Boughey yard.
John and Thady Gosden’s LIVE was another of note bought for 170,000gns by Tattersalls Craven Breeze-Ups.
6.50 Southwell – West’s Noahthirtytwored can continue to make good progress
There are seven jumps contests to enjoy from Southwell on Wednesday where Noahthirtytwored look well placed to score the second time over the fences Download Fitzdares For Free Race Streaming Handicap Chase (6.50).
Adam West’s seven-year-old recorded four wins over hurdles between April and July last year, appearing to enjoy good summer ground, as he did when winning at 10/1 in the chase debut at Newton Abbot.
After being placed deep at Cheltenham next time out, without a run at his 100/1 odds, West gave his runner a nice break and a good performance behind Raffle Ticket in Worcester last time had to put him in place for this one.
The main challenge may come from the course and distance winner Sir Tivowho ran well on his reappearance over hurdles last month.
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