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Thu, 12th Jul 2012
LSL Land And New Homes Maiden Stakes, 6f
7 Runners (2YO only) (Class 5) Total Prize Fund - £3500

No/Draw/Horse (days since last run)
Age colour sex, Sire - Dam (Damsire)
Wearing Details

Offical Rating

Forecast Price*

16 A Certain Romance (GB) (14F)
2 b c Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Tiger's Gene (GER) (Perugino (USA))
2 Mr Joseph Barton


S De Sousa
P W Chapple-Hyam

Foaled 19 Mar. Dam unraced. Beaten 4l by Rocky Ground when second of 10 at 15-8 on his racecourse debut at Yarmouth over 6f (good to firm) last month.

25 Bond Club (GB)
2 b c Misu Bond (IRE) - Bond Platinum Club (Pivotal)
  Mr R C Bond


D Swift (3)
G R Oldroyd

Foaled 29 Apr. Dam a lightly raced maiden.

31 If You Can (IRE) (28F)
2 b c Iffraaj - Camassina (IRE) (Taufan (USA))
08 Mrs Jennifer E Pallister


D Allan
T D Easterby

Foaled 24 Apr. Half-brother to Paintball, won three times over hurdles at 2m and 2m 1f, on the flat at 1m 2f and in an all-weather flat race at 7f. Unplaced in both starts. Beaten 17l behind Glory Awaits at 100-1 when eighth of 10 on his latest outing at Haydock over 7f (good) last month.

42 Makinson Lane (IRE) (43F)
2 b c Acclamation - Subtle Affair (IRE) (Barathea (IRE))
9 Mr David W Armstrong


T Hamilton
R A Fahey

Foaled 27 Feb. Full brother to Subtle Embrace, won at 5f. Beaten 16l behind Party Royal at 5-1 when last of 9 on his racecourse debut at Ayr over 6f (good to firm) in May.

54 Shillito (GB) (19F)
2 b c Kyllachy - Kiss Me Kate (Aragon)
7 Mr John L Marriott


B McHugh
T Coyle

Foaled 26 Feb. Dam won twice on the flat at 1m 2f and twice over hurdles at 2m. Beaten 14l behind Shrewd at 16-1 when seventh of 12 on his racecourse debut at Redcar over 7f (soft) last month.

63 Vino Collapso (IRE) (21F)
2 b c Jeremy (USA) - Compradore (Mujtahid (USA))
04 Simply Racing Limited


James P Sullivan
J G Given

Foaled 18 Apr. Half-brother to Cherri Fosfate, won four times between 6f and 1m 2f. Unplaced in both starts. Finished 8l behind Bircham when fourth of 10 at 66-1 on his latest outing at Ripon over 6f (soft) last month.

77 Burning Dawn (USA)
2 b f Bernstein (USA) - Winter Morning (USA) (Rahy (USA))
  Qatar Racing Limited


R Winston
D H Brown

Foaled 28 Mar. Dam a lightly raced maiden.

Race Verdict

A CERTAIN ROMANCE made a promising start to his racing career when runner-up over this trip at Yarmouth two weeks ago and can go one better today if handling the forecast soft ground. His main threat could come in the shape of David Brown's newcomer Burning Dawn. The Bernstein filly is certainly bred to have plenty of ability (distantly related to Grade 3 winner Crowd Pleaser) and cost 80,000gns as a juvenile. Vino Collapso looks next best.

Selection: A Certain Romance        Danger: Burning Dawn        Alternative: Vino Collapso
* These are prices forecast by PA Sport Ltd. and are to be used only as a guide to the betting market.
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