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Harry Angel's Esquire Wins The Greenham

Saturday's G3 Watership Down Stud Too Darn Hot Greenham S. looked a renewal short of a potential big name beforehand and with a blanket in contention a furlong from home, that was duly borne out. In the event, it was Cheveley Park Stud's 16-1 shot Esquire (GB) (Harry Angel {Ire})--a gelding and therefore excluded from the upcoming 2000 Guineas--who emerged on top in the seven-furlong Newbury trial whose relevance to the Classic is questionable this year. Runner-up in York's Listed Rockingham S. and sixth in the Listed Doncaster S. over...

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Speed And Stamina Blend In The Fred Darling

Further Guineas clues abound at Newbury on Saturday, with the pair of seven-furlong trials offering a springboard to next month's Newmarket and ParisLongchamp features. In time-honoured fashion, the G3 Fred Darling S. sees a high-profile sprinting filly being asked to stretch out for the first time and at this point all are in the dark as to whether Yuesheng Zhang's acquisition Relief Rally (Ire) (Kodiac {GB}) can go the extra furlong having signed off her highly profitable juvenile campaign with a win in the G2 Lowther S. In contrasting style,...

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