Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Sanus to Soar in Somerville

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Sanus to Soar in Somerville

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IRISH raider Sanus Per Aquam can rise to the challenge in the Somerville Tattersall Stakes at Newmarket.

Trained in County Carlow by the exceptionally gifted Jim Bolger, this young son of Teofilo is on a bit of a quest for redemption after he disappointed on Irish Champions Weekend.

The juvenile was sent off the 5-4 favourite for a Group Three over a mile, but looked rather onepaced and a little jaded, eventually finishing third.

Sanus Per Aquam was actually only beaten two lengths by Johannes Vermeer, but it could be that the rather demanding conditions could have found him out at Leopardstown.

With this in mind, he is well worth another try at Newmarket, where the forecast is for drying ground.

Bolger's colt already has some pretty stout form to his name, with runaway victories in good company at Leopardstown and the Curragh.

He also gave the muchvaunted Deauville a good run for his money in the Group Three Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown in July. …

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