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Scott Ferguson
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OK that's enough
I've tried my best with the 2yo race reviews but I'm afraid... Just can't keep up! Will try to preview as many of the 2yo pattern races as I can though. Normal service with guest-written feature previews and the odd rant (yes, haven't done one in a while) t...

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The Preakness Stakes
Round two of the US Triple Crown tonight, so we'll either have the latest reincarnation of Pegasus if Always Dreaming wins, or a dud crop if his quest for TC glory goes awry. And one thing Pimlico Racecourse is famous for is one almighty party of the infiel...

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Chelmsford May 2 2yo race review
Tidying up one that slipped through the net... Chelmsford 1810 May 2 Filles Novice Auction Stakes 5f, Class 5, 1m1.51s (slow by 3.51s) Standard Blessed to Empress . Feb 1, 17k gns. First foal of dam, a sister to Listed winner Bounty Box. Jumped OK, worked t...

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Marygate Fillies Stakes preview
Doing a review of every 2yo race for the season doesn't have much point unless I start using the information before a race. And it's hard work trying to keep up with them all! So here we go with the opening race at York on Friday, the Listed Marygate Fillie...

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Newmarket May 7 2yo race review
Newmarket 1610 May 7 Maiden Stakes 5f, Class 4, 1m0.54s (slow by 2.94s) Good to Firm Way of Wisdom. Mar 26, bred in house by Godolphin. Dam full sister to star Aussie mare Miss Finland (Golden Slipper and Oaks winner). Parked on the shoulder of the leader, ...

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The Dante Stakes preview
Great start to the Damte meeting, despite the persistent rain, with yesterday's preview landing a fantastic double-figure odds winner . Thursday means a focus on the eponymous race of the week, the highest regarded of the Derby trials, the Dante Stakes. Ret...

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Skybet First Race Special Handicap (York 1420) preview
The magnificent heavyweight of northern Flat racing, York, hosts the Dante Meeting this week and one staple of the three-day festival is a wealth of dastardly handicaps. A regular contributor, the particularly astute @RightJudgeIAm , specialises in handicap...

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Doncaster May 6 2yo race review
Doncaster 1750 Sat May 6 Novice Stakes 5f, Class 5, 1m0.39s (slow by 2.49s) Good to Firm Mutanaaseq . Won nicely on debut at Bath Apr 21, penalised here. Pinged the lids and went straight to the front alongside Bengali Boys, allowing him a half-length lead ...

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Cork May 6 2yo race review
Cork 1435 May 6 EBF Auction Maiden 5f, 1m0.63s (slow by 3.93s) Good to Firm Mamba Noire . Feb 21, €60k yearling. Half-brother to four moderate winners. Settled midfield with cover on each side. Made headway approaching 2f to challenge without full effort. K...

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Thirsk May 6 2yo race review
Thirsk 1355 Sat May 6 Novice Auction Stakes 5f, Class 6, 1m1.18s (slow by 3.28s) Good to Firm (Watered) Guzman . Mar 31, £25k yearling. Settled midfield early, eased out before halfway to ensure clear run ahead. Urged along to challenge at 1f and held them ...
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