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CaughtN appingshowsheis wide awake tom aintain Turner'sh otstreak.

Byline: David Baxter

BILLTURNERisoneofthehottesttrainers around at the moment, with Caught Napping his latest juvenile winner in the5fclaimer .

Turner is habitually prolific with twoyear-olds at the start of the season, andCaught Napping was his ninth success so far, following up his Lingfield maiden win with a simple length and three quartersvicto ryu nderJake Payne.

Turnersaid: "We'vegotfourorfivethat haven't run but we've only got ten twoyear-olds. He [Caught Napping] didn't beat muchatLingfieldandthisishisgrade."

Friends reunited FrankSheridanandMircoDemurohave anassociationgoingbackmanyyears, asDemuro rodeforSheridanwhenboth werebasedinItal y, a ndtheycombined againonEmmaJeanindivisiononeof the7fhandicaptogivethejockeyhisfirst winneratthetrack.

Thefillywasgettingoffthemark at the 20th attempt and held off a late challengefromArtfulLadyonthefarrail, scoringbyaneck.ArtfulLady'sjockey Ryan Powellwasgivenatwo-daybanfor usinghiswhipabovethepermittedlevel.

Sheridansaid:"He's[Demuro]ridden Group and Listed winners for me. It's goodformetohavehimoverhereand she's[EmmaJean]arealtrier."

Griffithsontheup David Griffiths is making steady progressionyearonyearsincejoiningthe trainingranksandhenotchedanother winnerwithSylvia Pankhurstinthe5f maiden .

Afterlastyearyieldedeightwinners, henowhas11,andisupandrunning withhisjuvenilesasthefillystayedon bytwolengths.

He said: "It's a great result forthe owners[NortonCommon FarmRacing] andI'mdelighted. We could look at the Hilary Needler at Beverley, whichmight beshootingabitaboveourstationbut shedidthatquitewell."

Martingets his Way ChrisMartinwantedtogive William's Way another spin, andtheten-year-olddidnot disappointonhisseasonal reappearance, getting up by a head forthe amateur riderto g ivethepairtheirsixthsuccess together .

Hesaid:"Theywantedto retirehim, includingIan Wood[trainer]butIsaid let'sgivehimanothergoandhe'slandeditforus.Healwaysrunswellfresh."

Kirkbags ab race SylvesterKirk'sfine s tarttotheseason continued with Lucifers Shadow and DelagoaBaybothsheddingtheirmaiden tags.

Lucifers Shadow was on target in divisiontwoofthe7fhandicapforJames Doyle, while Martin Dwyer took the 1m6f handicap on Delagoa Bay, with thejockeys rewardedforpositiverides.

Doyle was also on double duty, taking the5fclaimeronthe PaulRich-trained Lesley'sChoice,whoboughtupahat-trick ofcourse-and-distancevictories.
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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:May 15, 2012
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