Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood probably subsequent cease for Chipotle

Chipotle might bid for compensation within the Molecomb Stakes at Goodwood after his bid for the Weatherbys Tremendous Dash Stakes at Newbury on Saturday was scuppered.

The 2-year-old, who was victorious within the Windsor Fortress Stakes at Royal Ascot, began as 15-8 favorite for the profitable contest however was severely hampered on multiple event.

Ultimately ending ninth of the 22 runners, the bay was overwhelmed three and 1 / 4 lengths by Richard Hannon’s Gubbass.

Coach Eve Johnson Houghton is now contemplating the Group Three Molecomb after the colt’s blighted Tremendous Dash efficiency.

“He simply acquired murdered, he acquired completely worn out twice which is annoying,” she stated.

“He was solely overwhelmed three lengths and that was with having been stopped in his tracks no less than twice.

“I feel it is honest to say he was very, very unfortunate – he’ll in all probability go to the Molecomb subsequent.”

The coach did have some luck on the weekend when steady favorite Unintended Agent landed Newmarket’s Positive Watch Membership Handicap by half a size below Georgia Dobie.

Unintended Agent is entered at Ascot within the seven furlong Moet & Chandon Worldwide Stakes on Saturday, a observe that appears to swimsuit the gelding as he gained the Queen Anne Stakes there on the Royal Assembly in 2018.

“He is in at Ascot on Saturday for the large handicap there,” Johnson Houghton stated.

“However there’s not a lot for him over straight miles, so if we do not go there then we’d go to Salisbury for the Sovereign Stakes.

“He is positively a lot better over a straight mile.”

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