Saturday 20th June 2020 – HOVE Report


Having finished 3rd in his two runs after lockdown DROOPYS VALLEY got back to winning ways in great style! Sent off a 3/1 chance for the A3 at 6-52 he ran on strongly after suffering crowding at the 1st bend! Leading on the run-in the October 16 son of Aero Majestic beat the Derek Knight trained Annaghdown Vic by 3/4 of a length! Owned by Brian Harrison, Dave Staddon and Mrs P. A. Taylor ‘Droopys Valley’ clocked 29.86 (Normal) when winning his 11th race at Hove!


Our Runners Who Made The Frame

DUNAGHY PANDA was a 100/30 chance for the A5 at 5-52 but he was crowded at the 1st bend! Keeping on well he challenged from the 3rd bend and clocked 30.21 (Normal) when finishing in 2nd place beaten just under two lengths by the Jamie Kingsley trained winner Rey Alberto.

SIZZLERS SPRING came in as ‘reserve’ for the D3 Sprint at 6-12 and was sent off a 9/2 chance. Showing good early pace she led to the 1st bend! Racing handy she clocked 16.85 (Normal) when finishing in 2nd place beaten just a ‘short-head’ by the Tony Taylor trained Corrin Nigel. After his recent win GRANNYS DREAM was made 9/4 joint favourite but he suffered crowding at 1/2 way! Running on well he grabbed 3rd place clocking 16.90 (Normal) when beaten just under a length by the winner.

Crowded on the run-up and again at the 1st bend OFFYOUGO did well to finish 2nd in the A4 at 8-12. Our 6/1 chance ran on strongly and clocked 30.06 (Normal) when beaten just a length by the Alma Keppie trained winner Waikiki Seat.