Ladies make impact at races

Star jockeys Frankie Dettori and Kieren Fallon came to the opening fixture of Great Yarmouth's racing season on Monday - but the early plaudits went to the ladies.

Star jockeys Frankie Dettori and Kieren Fallon came to the opening fixture of Great Yarmouth's racing season on Monday - but the early plaudits went to the ladies.

Britain's leading female rider Hayley Turner was triumphant in the first race before Laura Pike made it two out of two for the ladies half an hour later.

Turner's mount Admission (10-1) upset an odds-on favourite in the Best Odds Guaranteed@ totesport.com Maiden Stakes while Pike's Dajen (13-2) took the Free Racing Post Form@totesport.com Handicap.

Former champion jockey Jamie Spencer produced a masterful ride on the 15-8 market leader By Command to win the first division of the Totesport 0800 221 221 Handicap. The 6-1 shot Aviso took the second division.

The 5-1 chance Wreningham was victorious in the More Live Football Betting@totesport.com Handicap.

William Buick is the new stable jockey for Newmarket trainer John Gosden. And the combination got off to a winning start at Yarmouth with Aspro Mavro (6-5 favourite) in the Totesportgames.com Median Auction Maiden Stakes.

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The 9-4 favourite Raptor held on to win the Totesportcasino.com Handicap, while the closing Totesportbingo.com Handicap went the way of 4-1 joint favourite Khun John to give jockey William Buick a double on the afternoon.

The next racing at Yarmouth is a week tomorrow when the first race is due off at 2.30pm.

Admission savings are available for online booking at www.greatyarmouth-racecourse.co.uk - where voluntary donations are invited for Great Ormond Street Hospital.