Patience Pays Off with Nay Never
I had been frustrated that Miss Nay Never had not managed to convert good efforts on the course into a win throughout this 2020 season as she is a filly that I have always liked and have felt was up to winning races. It has not been her fault as on several occasions she has bumped in to useful sorts and has hit the crossbar as a result.
However, on Tuesday at Wolverhampton in what was to be her final race of 2020 she landed that elusive win under Jason Hart. It was so important to make her a two year old winner as she has an excellent pedigree and in time will make a lovely broodmare for someone. It always reads well when a speedily bred mare can win at two.
The race itself went to plan. There was a strong early pace and Miss Nay Never sat just behind it in the box seat throughout the race. Jason kicked her in the belly and asked her for maximum effort swinging off the bend and she responded to his urgings, knuckled down, and went clear from the field. At the line she won by a length and a quarter. Miss Nay Never has proven her liking for the all-weather and we may think about trying to explore that further in to 2021.