Sandown: Boleyn Castle springs big surprise.
BOLEYN CASTLE gave punters a nasty shock when a 33-1 winner of the conditions sprint, but the gelding's three-quarter-length defeat of hot favourite Bishops Court came as no great surprise to trainer Terry Mills, who is now wishing he had entered him for next week's King's Stand Stakes.
The five-year-old has had his problems and had not run since November, but he showed a fine turn of speed up the far rail for promising apprentice Robert Miles and was nicely on top at the finish.
Mills, whose Royal Ascot team is likely to include Where Or When, Olivia Grace, Lewis Island and Fools Rush In, said: "If he was 33-1 more fool the bookies. He has his quirks, but when you get him on the track he's a top sprinter. I thought the kid gave him a great ride, and it's good for the owner Mark Shipman, who had a two-year-old filly break a sesamoid this week."
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|Publication:||The Racing Post (London, England)|
|Date:||Jun 16, 2002|
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