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Burke talks up Never in Paris' Newbury chances

19th July 2019, 13:46 by Aidan Perkins

Trainer Karl Burke is quietly confident Never In Paris can make a big impact in Saturday's Weatherbys Super Sprint Stakes at Newbury.

Following an impressive debut win at Nottingham earlier this month, the two-year-old is fancied to fight for the top prize on Saturday, although ante-post favourite Ventura Rebel appears to be the one to beat.

Burke says his charge is in good shape, has a good draw from stall 14 and will benefit from the expected rain in the lead-up to the race as he hopes she makes it two wins from two.

He said: "I think she's a smart filly in the making. She's got a nice draw (stall 14), and any rain would help.

"It's a tough race - and the favourite will be hard to beat, I would imagine - but there's a lot of prize-money on offer, and we'll give it a go."

Other contenders for the Super Sprint include Emten, Mighty Spirit, Separate, Electric Ladyland and Taxiwala.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Aidan Perkins is a senior journalist that specialises in football stories. Aidan, a Liverpool fan, also has a broad knowledge of several other sports.

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