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Walker’s Amichi wins second Newmarket gross sales race


    Amichi registered back-to-back wins in gross sales races at Newmarket when touchdown the Tattersalls October Public sale Stakes in glowing style below Ray Dawson.

    The juvenile had picked up £54,110 when touchdown the Somerville Public sale Stakes on the July course in August and the Ed Walker-trained gray confirmed he was simply as efficient on the Rowley Mile when denying outsiders California Gem (80-1) and Uffington (50-1).

    Profitable proprietor Laurence Bellman stated: “Amichi has come again not even blowing he did that so simply. We have been hopeful this morning however with a lot deadwood within the race it’s laborious to be assured how issues will pan out. He’s gained one other £81,000 immediately and to win two gross sales races with him is unbelievable.”

    Trying forward, Bellman thinks he might not be capable of hold maintain of Amichi for subsequent yr. He added: “It might be laborious to maintain him after that as I’m certain the gives will are available and he can be profitable 4 or 5 thousand if it weren’t for these races.”

    Over within the third-placed spot, the members of Whitcoombe Park Racing have been happy with the £14,775 they picked up with Uffington.

    Coach Jonathan Portman stated: “That is what these gross sales races are all about and to complete third with a horse that value simply 8,000 guineas is wonderful. It offers us hope to have one other crack at Ebook 3 of the October gross sales.”