No Nay Never Colt Scores On Debut
325,000gns yearling purchase Never Say When (2c No Nay Never - Lady Soldier, by Erewhon) lost little time in rewarding connections, as he made a winning debut at Kempton on Tuesday.
The sole newcomer to line up for the six furlong contest, he was ridden to chase the leaders by Ryan Moore and was pushed along to run down the leader as they approached the final furlong. Gaining a narrow advantage soon after, he was ridden out to hold off a late challenge by the favourite and won by a head on the line.
Trained by Sir Michael Stoute for Mohamed Obaida, Never Say When was bred by Peadar McCaghey. By top sire No Nay Never, he is the first foal out of Lady Soldier, herself a daughter of Grade 3 winner and Grade 1 third Lush Soldier.