Bayside Boy makes a splash with impressive victory on Newbury debut for Roger Varian and Jack Mitchell


Bayside Boy created a giant impression when profitable on debut within the first division of the bet365 EBF Novice Stakes at Newbury.

Educated by Roger Varian – who was registering his first juvenile success of the season – the son of New Bay displayed a taking flip of foot.

All going to plan for John and Thady Gosden’s odds-on favorite Discover as he cruised into the lead – however David Egan’s mount was made to look decidedly one-paced inside the ultimate furlong.

Jack Mitchell didn’t even resort to the usage of his stick as Bayside Boy (9-1) sprinted three and 1 / 4 lengths clear.

Richard Ryan, racing supervisor for joint-owners Teme Valley, stated: “That was very pleasing in lots of respects, however notably as a result of that’s Roger’s first two-year-old winner of the season.

“He is acquired an terrible lot of good two-year-olds at dwelling and this lad has been performing some good work with them so I do not assume he will be Roger’s final, put it that means.

“The sire was in style on the time and this mare (Alava) has been very profitable, with Forest Ranger (half-brother) her greatest.

“He is put them to mattress over seven furlongs on a flat observe there and I feel he’ll sharpen up. Whereas I feel he’ll get a mile later within the season, races just like the Champagne Stakes at Doncaster will enter our minds now.”


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