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NOTHING BUT LOVE

Confident Rankin-Evanta Evita
November 2016 bitch

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introducing you to 'Saffy'

RACING HISTORY

RACES
65

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28 NOVEMBER 2019 (see video here)
After a short rest Saffy returned to the track in S2 grade at Henlow (up against Koroleva Queen) and was sent off at 3/1 from trap 4. A slowish break saw her crowded at the first bends and she came out in last place.  She ran on and followed Queenie through the race and put in a great burst on the run in to finish 3/4 length and a short head 3rd in 34.77.

8 NOVEMBER 2019 (see video here)
In an all class open 750 metre race at Romford Saffy was considered a 9/2 runner form trap 5. She was always towards the back of the field and every time she tried to make a move she found her path blcoked - comments of crowded 5, 6 and 7 and bumped 8! Off the final bend she managed to make a bit of ground and finished 4th in a cal 48.24.

1 NOVEMBER 2019 (see video here)
At last the 750 metre Maiden race at Romford we were waiting for but it was not an easy one and the betting changed throughout the day but eventually she went off at 2/1 favourite from trap 4 and what a race she gave us.  She broke well and ran 2nd to the bend but emerged in 3rd.  She ran into 2nd down the back straight but had to check at the 3rd/4th bends back to 3rd.  Down the home straight for the second time she again tried to take 2nd place only to have to check again at the 5th/6th bends! Down the back straight for the final time and this time she ran into clear 2nd place and set out after the leader.  She then had to check behind the leader at the final bend but on the run in she took the lead and ran on to finish the winner by a length in 47.79. Go Saffy.

25 OCTOBER 2019 (see video here)
In a Friday Night 500 Maiden Stayers competition Saffy ran at 10/1 from trap 5 in a hot heat.  She broke OK but lack of early pace saw her forced to check to the back of the field at the first bend. She ran most of the race in last place but made her customary charge off the last bend and with the winner well clear she managed to force a blanket finish for 2nd place where she came in 5th but less than half a length off 2nd! in a time of 36.35. She was once again first to the pick up.

18 OCTOBER 2019 (see video here)
Still awaiting a Maiden 750 metre open Saffy took her place in another Maiden Stayers 575 metre race at Romford and set off at odds of 4/1 from trap 5.  Her lack of early pace saw her  bumped and having to check badly at the first bends.  She then ran the remainder of the first lap in 5th place.  Taking off down the back straight on the second lap she made up an enormous amount of ground to finish 2nd in 36.21.

11 OCTOBER 2019 (see video here)
Entered into a 750 metre open at Romford which did not fill Saffy instead ran in another Maiden Stayers race over 575 metres.  She broke OK but lack of early pace saw her crowded and shuffled to the back of the field at the first bends. The winner broke clear and won by 8 lengths but Saffy showed good pace at the end of the race to round the final bends and run on in the home straight to finish 3rd in 36.04 and was a close up 2nd at the pick up!

4 OCTOBER 2019 (see video here)
Back to Romford for the final of the Friday Night 500 Maiden Stayers Final where Saffy was sent off at 5/1 from trap 3.  A slow break saw her crowded and pushed to the back of the field at the first bend.  She then ran most of the race in 5th place but took off around the final bends to progress on the run in to just take 3rd place in a time of 36.30.

27 SEPTEMBER 2019 (see video here)
Her trial on Tuesday saw her get an entry in a Friday Night 500 Maiden Stayers at Romford  and she ran at odds of 12/1 from trap 5 in heat 3. A sluggish break saw hear at the back of the field to the bend but she railed well and ran in 3rd first time round.  She ran on strongly and finished 2 3/4 lengths 2nd to the odds on favourite in a time of 36.11 and qualified for next week's final.

24 SEPTEMBER 2019
Saffy ran a two dog 400 metre trial at Romford with a view to entering a six bend open race later this week. She was slow away from trap 3 and finished 3 1/2 lengths 2nd in 24.75.

15 SEPTEMBER 2019 (see video here)
In another Maiden 550 at Henlow Saffy ran at odds of 5/2 from trap 4. She broke well but encountered crowding at the first bends.  She came out in 2nd place but the hot favourite had taken a clear lead.  She made good inroads on the leader throughout the race and finished just 1 1/4 lengths 2nd in her best time of 33.82.

8 SEPTEMBER 2019 (see video here)
After recent good performances Saffy was sent off at 5/4 fav from trap 5 in a Maiden 550 Open race at Henlow. A sluggish break saw her find crowding at the first and was in 4th place.  By the fourth bend she was a clear third and set off after the leaders down the back straight. Unfortunately she had to check badly behind the 2nd placed dog at the fifth bend but she regained her feet and ran on to finish a close 3rd in a time of 34.46.

28 AUGUST 2019 (see video here)
Up to S1 grade and Saffy was a 4/1 chance from trap 4. A level break saw her involved in a bit of crowding at the first bend and she came out in 5th place.  She struggled to find a gap down the back straight but eventually managed to run on into 4th place at the finish in a time of 34.93.

13 AUGUST 2019 (see video here)
Back up to six bends Saffy ran from trap 4 in S2 grade. The 3 dog was heavily backed and she dropped back from favouritsm to go off at 3/1. A fair break saw her crowded and pushed wide at the second bend and she was running in 4th place until the back straight. From there she took off and passing the field on the inside and outside as required she drew clear and won easily by 2 1/1 lengths in 34.13.

8 AUGUST 2019 (see video here)
Back in A5 grade Saffy was sent off at 6/1 from trap 3. She broke reasonably well and with the favourite clear ahead she railed the first bend to come out in 3rd place. She chased on into 2nd place down the back straight and then had to check slightly behind the leader at the third bend.  She pushed on again in the home straight to finish just a neck 2nd in 28.22 (a career best time).

27 JULY 2019 (see video here)
In a hot S2 Saffy ran at odds of 6/1 from trap 3. A slow start saw her at the rear of the field at the bend and she could not improve on her position until the final bends when she started to make a move.  Running strongly she moved into 3rd place at the finish in a time of 34.80.

19 JULY 2019 (see video here)
Sent off at 3/1 from trap 5 in S2 grade Saffy made a level break and was held out wide in 5th position at the bend.  She tried to cut to the rails down the home straight and was bumped out wide again to the back at the 3rd bend. Again she pushed on down the back straight and railed the final bends gradually gaining ground and on the run in improved to a very close up (2 1/2, head, short head) 4th in 34.83. 

13 JULY 2019 (see video here)
After a well earned weekend off Saffy was again in S2 and was sent off at 7/2 from trap 5.  A level break but she checked back to last place at the first bend.  She was running in 5th place and tried to make a move down the back straight but had to check again at the 5th bend. Still in 5th place coming into the home straight she charged down the inside to finish a short head and 1/2 length 3rd in 34.22.

28 JUNE 2019 (see video here)
In another S2 grade and Saffy ran another great race and this time emerged the winner.  Sent off at 3/1 from trap 4 she broke OK and managed to avoid trouble at the first bends to come out in 3rd place. A bad injury to the 3 dog on the home straight gave her 2nd place and she set off after the leader.  She passed on the inside of the final bends and ran on to win easily by 4 lengths in 34.09.

24 JUNE 2019 (see video here)
Up to S2 grade Saffy ran at odds of 7/1 from trap 4. Slow away she was involved in crowding at the first and came out in last place.  She ran on down the straight and found a course round the 3rd/4th bends to emerge in 3rd place.  She chased the leaders and off the last bend she was closing all the time on the favourite but could not quite get up and finished just 1/4 length 2nd in 34.05.

15 JUNE 2019 (see video here)
Back down to S3 grade over 550 metres Saffy was sent off a generous 3/1 from trap 5. An OK break saw her 4th at the first bends and she pushed on to gain 2nd place coming out of the 4th bend. The leader ran wide at the final bends and she saw her chance to rail well and run on to win by 1 3/4 lengths in 34.30.

9 JUNE 2019 (see video here)
Back in graded A5 company and over 460 metres Saffy was sent off at 12/1 from trap 5. A slow break saw her in 5th place at the first bend and she kept with the field but could not improve her position down the back straight. However on the crown of the last bends she saw a gap and pushed through the field and ran on strongly to finish a close up 2nd in one of her better times 28.23.

2 JUNE 2019 (see video here)
In another 550 Maiden Saffy ran at 6/1 from trap 4. Towards the back of the field she had to check at the first bend and was clear last down the home straight. She managed to run into 5th place down the back straight but could not improve on that and finished in a time of 34.27.

26 MAY 2019 (see video here)
After her good win last week Saffy was entered into a 550 Maiden at Henlow and was sent off at 2/1 fav form trap 5. An OK break saw her 4th to the bend and she negotiated trouble to keep this position down the home straight. She then took a bump at the 3rd bend and dropped back to 5th down the back straight and disappointingly could not improve on this position and finished in a time of 34.67.

19 MAY 2019 (see video here)
Saffy ran at 3/1 from trap 4 in A6 grade. A slow break but good early pace saw her hold 4th position at the first bends.  She tried to challenge approaching the third bend but found no room but on the crown of the bend she found a gap and from then on ran strongly to take the lead at the line and win by 1 1/4 lengths in a good 28,27.

10 MAY 2019 (see video here)
Back over four bends in A5 Saffy was sent off at 6/1 from trap 3. A slowish start saw her shuffled to the back of the field at the first bend. She made ground down the back straight only to be forced to check again to last place at the third bend. She ran on off the last bend to finish 4th in 28.95.

2 MAY 2019 (see video here)
Sent off at 8/1 from trap 5 in a tricky S2 Saffy was slow away and found trouble at the first bends but managed to come out in 4th place. She tried to make ground but had to check at the fourth bend. Down the back straight she ran on into 3rd place but had to check again at the fifth bend and at the final bend was knocked completely out of her stride and out the back of the field. She finished 6th in a time of 34.77.

25 APRIL 2019 (see video here)
Running in S2 grade Saffy was sent off at massive odds of 10/1 from trap 5. Unfortunately she did not make a good break and had to check out wide at the back of the field at the first bend.  She ran well to get into 4th place approaching the third bend but could not improve on that until the run in when she ran into third place at the finish in a time of 34.40.

13 APRIL 2019 (see video here)
Back in A4 grade Saffy was sent off at 8/1 from trap 4. She broke well but crowding entering the first bend pushed her back to 5th place. She made ground down the back straight but had to check at the 3rd bend. However, she then pushed her way round the rail at the bend and ran on strongly into 3rd place in a time of 28.44.

4 APRIL 2019 (see video here)
First time graded over 550 metres Saffy came in as late reserve in trap 5 in S2 grade and was sent off at a very generous 12/1! She broke OK and good pace took her into the lead at the first bend.  She held the lead well for the first lap but at the 5th bend the hot favourite in trap 1 passed her on the inside. She kept on well though and chased all the way to the line and went down by just 1 1/4 lengths in 33.91.

24 MARCH 2019 (see video here)
Back in a 550 metre Maiden Open Saffy was sent off at 11/4 from trap 6. She broke well but suffered from being out in trap 6 and was badly baulked at the first bend and knocked back to last place. She could only improve into 5th at the finish in a time of 34.67.

17 MARCH 2019 (see video here)
Saffy took her place in trap 5 the Category 2 Henlow Maiden Gold Cup Final as complete outsider at 33/1 having originally only come into the competition as a reserve. She did not manage to fly the traps and at the first bend did well to avoid kennelmate Razldazl Valerie who was knocked over from trap 4 but came into the straight a distant 5th. She ran well but stood no chance of a catching a class field and she finished 5th in 34.44.

10 MARCH 2019 (see video here)
In the first semi final of the Category 2 Henlow Maiden Gold Cup Saffy was sent off at 20/1 from trap 6. Her kennelmate in trap 5 broke well and clearly led. The inside dogs bumped at the first bend and although she took a knock herself Saffy managed to come out of the second bend in a clear 2nd place. She ran on strongly throughout the race and always looked sure to hold on to her position and qualify for next week's final. She finisshed 2 length 2nd in 33.96.

3 MARCH 2019 (see video here)
Saffy was brought in as a late reserve in heat 4 of the Henlow Maiden Gold Cup for her very first run over 550 metres. She was sent off from trap 5 at 25/1 complete outsider. For once she emerged first from the traps but could not show enough pace to get clear to the bend and was bumped and taken wide around the first two bends. She ran in 4th place and was  bumped again at the third bend but then came out in 3rd place and proceeded to chase the leading two and run away from the chasing pack down the back straight. Third place as never in doubt and staying on strongly she duly finished in a good time of 33.85 to qualify for next week's semi-finals.

26 FEBRUARY 2019 (see video here)
Sent off at 9/2 from trap 4 in A6 Saffy made an OK break and was 4th at the first bend. She ran into 3rd place approaching the third bend and then railed the final bend to come out in the lead and went on to win by 2 lengths in her best time of 28.13.

19 FEBRUARY 2019 (see video here)
At 7/1 from trap 4 in A6 grade Saffy made an OK break but was last to the bend and remained at the back of the field down the back straight. There was some bunching at the final bends and she took the chance to make her way through the middle of the field and run on strongly to claim 3rd place in a time of 28.32.

14 FEBRUARY 2019 (see video here)
Sent off at 8/1 fro trap 4 in A6 grade Saffy made her usual slow break and was last to the bend.  She ran into 5th down the back straight and then railed well on the final bend to finish a close 4th in a time of 28.35.

7 FEBRUARY 2019 (see video here)
After a break due to bad weather postponements Saffy set out to attempt a hat trick of wins in a very hard A5 and was duly sent off at odds of 12/1 from trap 4. She made a decent break and was third going to the bend. However, coming out of the second bend she took a bump and was knocked sideways. She then dropped back down the field and finished in 6th place in a time of 28.41.

24 JANUARY 2019 (see video here)
Up to A6 grade Saffy was sent off at 6/1 from trap 4 in a tough looking race.  Av even break saw her take a bump at the first bend and she came out in 4th place.  By the 3rd bend she had moved into 2nd place and round the final bends and on the run in she was very strong to take the lead and win by 1 3/4 lengths in 28.28, another improvement.

15 JANUARY 2019 (see video here)
Sent off at 6/1 from trap 4 in A7 grade Saffy was slow away and 5th to the bend where she then got crowded.She ran on into 3rd down the back straight and then railed the final bends to run on and win by 1 1/4 lengths in her best time of 28.33.

8 JANUARY 2019 (see video here)
A surprising 7/4 favourite from trap 4 in A7 grade Saffy. A slowish break saw her at the back of the field at the first bend but she then made her way steadily through the field to finish 3rd in a time of 28.68.

31 DECEMBER 2018 (see video here)
At 10/1 in A6 grade Saffy was crowded at the traps from trap 4 and then shuffled back to last place at the first bend. She made good ground down the back straight and was then crowded at the third but managed to get through to 4th place where she finished in 28.48.

22 DECEMBER 2018 (see video here)
In a tough A6 Saffy ran at 8/1 from trap 4. Slow from the traps she was last at the first bend. She tried to make a move going into the 3rd bend but checked back but then made another move on the rails coming out of the 4th bend and ran on into 4th place in a time of 28.49.

14 DECEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Up to A6 Saffy had a tough race and ran at 10/1 from trap 4. very slow away she was last to the bend but pushed through to 4th place on the rails. She managed to bridge the gap to the leading three and get through to 3rd place at the line in 28.64.

4 DECEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Still in A7 Saffy was sent off at 7/1 from trap 4. A level break saw her take a bump at the first to the back of the field. However, as predicted she had a run in her and she took fof down the back and passed the field to emerge in 2nd place at the 3rd bend.  She set off after the leader and on the run in went on to win by a short head in 28.47.

27 NOVEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Running rom trap 3 in A7 Saffy opened at a short price but drifted to 6/1 at the off. With the pack at the first bend she took a big knock back to 5th place.  She challenged off the final bend and finished 4th in 28.74.

20 NOVEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Put up two grades for her great win last time Saffy ran at 5/1 from trap 4. A slow break saw hr at the back of the field and forced to check at the first. She ran on down the back to challenge for 4th but had to check badly at the 3rd. She ran on again to the line to finish 4th in 28.98.

16 NOVEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Running at 5/2 jf from trap 4 in A9 grade Saffy broke OK but did not show early pace and dropped back to 4th at the bend. Down the back straight she set off turbo charged down he back straight to pass all in front of her and take the lead by the 3rd bend. She then continued to press on an win by 5 1/2 lengths in her best time of 28.39.

10 NOVEMBER 2018 (see video here)
At 6/1 from trap 4 in A9 grade Saffy made a level break and emerged in 4th place from the first bends. She ran on into 3rd place approaching the final bends but could not improve on this and finished just a length 3rd in 28.61.

5 NOVEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Running at 8/1 from trap 4 in A9 grade she dropped out the boxes and was last to the bend, She tried to challenge at the third bend but had to check and again at the fourth and finished last in 29.00.

29 OCTOBER 2018 (see video here)
Down to A9 grade Saffy was sent off at 9/2 from trap 3. Slowly away she was at the back of the field at the first bend.  She made progress down the back straight but then checked badly when she met the field at the 3rd bend. She ran on again in the home straight to finish 4th in 29.01.

25 OCTOBER 2018 (see video here)
At odds of 4/1 from trap 3 in A8 grade Saffy broke OK but had to check at the first and came out in 5th place. She passed one dog down the back straight and was making progress on the rest when she had to check again at the 4th bend. She managed to run on into 3rd place in a time of 28.57.

20 OCTOBER 2018 (see video here)
Saffy ran from trap 3 in A8 grade at 3/1. Her usual slow start saw her get crowded at the back of the field at the bend. She ran well down the back but checked again at the third bend and finished 5th in 28.79.

15 OCTOBER 2018 (see video here)
At 5/1 form trap 3 in A8 grade Saffy broke a bit better but got squeezed out to the back of the field at the first bend. She made good ground down the back straight and attempted to take 3rd place on the rails at the third bend but had to check badly and eventually finished 4th in 28.81.

8 OCTOBER 2018 (see video here)
Going off at 9/2 from trap 4 in A8 grade a slowish break saw her at the back of the field at the first bend and she then clipped the heels of the dog in front coming out of the second. She then set off down the back straight after the field and gaining ground hand over fist around the last two bends she ran on gamely only to be denied by 1/4 length to finish 2nd in 28.61, her best time yet.

4 OCTOBER 2018 (see video here)
Running at 9/4 from trap 3 in A9 grade Saffy broke slowly and was last to the first bend but she railed well and came out in 4th place. She took off in pursuit down the back straight but had to check at the third bend but then continued to rail well into 2nd place off the last bend. Not to be denied she ran on strongly to win her fist race at Henlow by 1 1/2 lengths in a time of 28.60.

27 SEPTEMBER 2018 (see video here)
Dropped to A9 grade Saffy ran at 4/1 from trap 3. Her usual tardy break saw her adrift of the field at the first bend but she railed out of the second and progressed into 3rd place by the third bend. She got close up but could not improve and finished a close up 3rd in 28.66.

15 SEPTEMBER 2018 (see video here)
After a long wait for her first race Saffy lined up in A8 grade at 7/1 from trap 4. Not a bad break for her saw her in touch and she railed the firt ttwo bends well to run in 3rd place down the back straight. Still improving she then bad to check badly at the third bend dropping back to 5th place.  She challenged on the run in but could not improve on 5th place in 28.93.

5 SEPTEMBER 2018
In her final qualifying trial Saffy was again 3rd in a three dog trial but improved to finish in 28.81.

29 AUGUST 2018
In her first look at the Henlow track after Towceter's closure Saffy came 3rd in a three dog trial in 29.06.

11 AUGUST 2018 (see video here)
In A6 grade Saffy was sent off at 11/3 from trap 4. A very level break saw her squashed for room at the first bend.  She ran on into 4th place down the back and challenged to finish a close up 4th in 29.54.

3 AUGUST 2018 (see video here)
No racing at Towcester last weekend so Saffy ran again in A6 grade from trap 6. She was heavily backed and went off at 6/4 favourite. Her normal slow break saw her held out very wide in last place at the first bend. She progressed to 4th down the back but could not improve on this and finished in 29.36.

22 JULY 2018 (see video here)
Back down to A6 grade Saffy went off at 7/2 from trap 4. A slow break but good early pace saw her in 4th place at the first bend. She challenged going into the 3rd bend and off the 4th showed determination to split the leaders but ended up going down by just 1/4 length in 29.18.

15 JULY 2018 (see video here)
Saffy came in as a late reserve in the "new" A5 grade and really had no chance running from trap 6 at 6/1. She was in last place to the bend but ran well down the back only to be crowded at the 4th bend but she found space on the run in and ran on well to finish 4th in 29.24.

7 JULY 2018 (see video here)
After Towcester's re-grading Saffy ran from trap 4 in A3 grade at 6/1/. An OK break saw her involved in crowding at the first and she came out vying for 2nd place with kennelmate Ballyfinn Jade. They both chased after the leader and in a blanket finish Saffy finished a head and a short head 3rd in her best time of 29.18.

23 JUNE 2018 (see video here)
Up to A8 grade for her win she was sent off at 4/1 from trap 4 and a slow break saw her last to the bend. There she had to hurdle a fallen dog and she was tailed off 5th. She could not improve her position and finished in 29.69.

17 JUNE 2018 (see video here)
From trap 5 in A9 grade Saffy was sent off at 6/1 and was again last out of the traps. She manouevred herself around the first bends to come out in 4th place and then ran on into 3rd down the back straight.  Then she took off at the third bend and ran round the outside of the leading two to win her very first race in 29.54.

8 JUNE 2018 (see video here)
Dropped to A9 grade Saffy ran at 4/1 from trap 5. Another tardy break saw her running a bit green at the back of the field but she was noted running on into 5th place on the run in in 29.72.

22 MAY 2018 (see video here)
On her race debut Saffy lined at up in trap 5 in A8 grade. A very slow break (4.51 split) saw her always in arrears in a race won by our own Koroleva Queen. It was all good experience for her and she finished in 29.90.  Unfortunately she was found to be coughing the next day and so will be off the track for a couple of weeks.

9 MAY 2018 (see video here)
In her final qualifying trial Saffy broke slightly better and railed at the first bend to take 2nd place. Still looking green she kept on well and beat her litter sister for the first time in a much improved 29.36 calc.

2 MAY 2018 (see video here)
In her first 480 3 dog trial Saffy absolutely walked out the traps but ran on well throughout the race and finished strongly enough in 3rd place in a cal time of 29.74.

25 APRIL 2018 (see video here)
Saffy ran from trap 6 in a 3 dog sprint trial. A level  break but her sister Energize Bobadee took the lead and after checking at the 2nd bend she finished 3rd in 16.06, a good improvement.

18 APRIL 2018 (see video here)
In her first look at the Towcester track Saffy ran a 260 metre solo.  An ok break saw her then stretch out very well and record 16.35 staying on well to the pick up.

 

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