Tuesday 30th June 2020 – HOVE Report


TASSAGH BELLE got off the mark at Hove when beating Justin Time by almost four lengths in A9 grade on the 7th June. Put up ‘two’ grades for that success the May 17 daughter of Catherines Drico followed up by beating Swift Federal by a length and a half in A7 grade last Tuesday! Sent off a 7/2 chance for the A6 at 2-32 she had to dig deep to complete the hat-trick! Leading at the 3rd bend she held on well to beat the Richard Rees trained Malbay Willow by a short-head! Owned by Norah McEllistrim ‘Tassagh Belle’ clocked 30.61 (-30) 30.31 calculated when winning her 3rd race at Hove!


MINEOLA HARDY had gone well in his trials in preparation for his return after lockdown but sadly he found ‘trouble’ in running when beaten nineteen lengths by Minstrels Eleven in A2 grade on the 13th June. Sent off an 11/2 chance for the A2 at 4-28 the March 18 son of Kinloch Brae confirmed his potential with a cosy win. Quick away he always led when beating the Claude Gardiner trained Clairkeith Zane by just over a length! Owned by Norah McEllistrim ‘Mineola Hardy’ clocked 29.66 (-30) 29.36 calculated when winning for the 3rd time at Hove!


BOHERASH ANGEL had been well beaten in her three runs after lockdown but the April 17 daughter of Godsend bounced back to form in the A5 at 5-08. Sent off the 6/4 favourite she suffered crowding at the 1st bend but recovering well she got up near the line to beat the Richard Yeates trained Farloe Flash by a head! Owned by Jonathan Muller ‘Boherash Angel’ clocked 30.55 (-30) 30.25 calculated when winning her 4th race at Hove!


Our Runners Who Made The Frame

A 3/1 chance for the D2 Sprint at 2-32 SHOEMAKER BILLY was crowded at the 1st bend! Finishing in 3rd place he clocked 16.96 (-15) 16.81 calculated when beaten a length and a half by the Alma Keppie trained winner Teddys Oscar.

OFFYOUGO was sent off the 11/10 favourite for the A4 at 5-44 but after making a very slow start he was crowded at the 3rd bend! Clocking 31.14 (-30) 30.84 calculated he finished in 3rd place beaten fourteen lengths by Anglesey One who is trained by Belinda Green.