The Richard Hannon-trained Somebody To Love (2f Power-Starchy, by Cadeaux Genereux) looked a filly with a big future and she overcame a troubled passage to win on her debut at Sandown on Friday.
The 100,000gns Tattersalls breeze-up purchase, bred by Roundhill Stud, was stopped in her tracks before eventually finding daylight and showed amazing acceleration to score by two and a quarter lengths.
The Racing Post commented that it was “a remarkable performance from the winner” and continued that “her chances looked slim when she lost plenty of ground at the start and then looked to get outpaced in a detached last, but despite getting stopped in her run once she saw daylight she found a devastating turn of foot to hit the front and win going away. She looks smart.”
Hannon’s assistant Tony Gorman added: “Somebody To Love is a very nice filly who came from the breeze-ups and so knew her job. She’d done a couple of nice bits of work, but was slow out of the gates and got murdered.”