Friday 29th July 2022 – HOVE Report


An A6 winner at Waterford in January SKILFUL CAVANI clocked 30.29 when finishing 2nd beaten a ‘neck’ by Blackmagic Girl in a 3-Dog Trial over 500 metres at Hove on the 20th July. Sent off the 5/4 favourite for the A5 at 11-24 the May 20 son of Ballymac Matt opened his Hove account on his fifth attempt. Leading from 1/2 way he held on well to beat the Claude Gardiner trained Sporting Canary by a short-head! Owned by
Mr C. M. Chandler, Mr R. Gadd, Mrs W. M. Hayyez and Mr L. Journet  ‘Skilful Cavani’ clocked 30.08 (-10) 29.98 calculated when winning for the 1st time at Hove!