Friday 16th August 2019 – HOVE Report


The last success for DROOPYS ELMA was way back in October last year where the February 15 daughter of Mall Brandy kept on well to beat the Wendy Short trained Droopys Tay by just over a length in A4 grade! Out for ‘four’ months after finishing 2nd in a Central Park 642 metre Open race in March she returned to finish 3rd beaten one length by Regeva Smiler last Saturday. Sent off the 6/4 favourite for the B3 at 11-36 ‘Elma’ led at the 3rd bend and stayed on strongly to beat the Jason Heath trained Pandamonium by just over two lengths! Owned by Norah McEllistrim ‘Droopys Elma’ clocked 29.29 (-20) 29.09 calculated when winning for the 11th time at Hove!