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Morbid fear of poverty.
[G. penia, poverty, + phobos, fear]
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Jimmy Quinn's mount was in charge on her side throughout the final furlong and a half but Hanagan produced Peniaphobia at the right time to get up and score by a neck.
For Richard Fahey, trainer of the 5-1 winner, it was vindication that this was the ideal race for Peniaphobia, while for punters it was also a dream result, as the second Lilbourne Lass was the 4-1 favourite.
This sale is renowned for producing winners and has produced a few horses who are doing well in Hong Kong at the moment - Peniaphobia springs to mind.
Last year's winner, Amber Sky, set blistering early fractions and fought hard to resist fellow Hong Kong challenger Peniaphobia throughout the last 200 metres.
PENIAPHOBIA put the old firm back in the big money business when scorching home in Newbury's Super Sprint.
50 and if we are I am taking Peniaphobia in the Super Sprint.
The best of Fahey's five looks to be Peniaphobia, which is actually a fear of poverty and not what you think.
30 Meydan Sporting (50:30:20:10) 13-16 Sole Power, Peniaphobia, 10-13 Amber Sky, Ahtoug, 8-11 Bundle Of Joy, 5-7 Via Africa, 4-6 Hototo, Sir Maximilian, Caspar Netscher, Caspian Prince, 3-5 Farmah, Mirza, Stepper Point, Lancelot Du Lac, 2-4 Green Mask, Distinctiv Passion.
Peniaphobia 11/2; Amber Sky 13/2; Bundle Of Joy 7/1; Sole Power 7/1; Ahtoug 8/1; Via Africa 10/1; Farmah 11/1; Sir Maximilian 14/1; Stepper Point 14/1; Caspar Netscher 16/1; Hototo 16/1; Mirza 16/1; Caspian Prince 25/1; Lancelot Du Lac 25/1; Distinctiv Passion 33/1; Green Mask 33/1.
After finishing fourth behind subsequent Super Sprint winner Peniaphobia on his debut, he was then no match for Richard Hannon's Toormore before he finished second to the promising Stepping Out at Bath.
Peniaphobia means a fear of poverty, but there will be no such problems after this PS123,000 strike.
Richard Fahey's Peniaphobia is a progressive colt but he has to carry 7lb more than market leader Lilbourne Lass.