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3:10 York 16 Aug 1988

International Stakes (Group 1)

(1m2f110yds) 1m2½f Good To Firm
1st £139,201.20 2nd £51,972.96 3rd £24,861.48 4th £10,716.36
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (4)  
4 96 120 126
b c Shirley Heights - Vaguely (Bold Lad)
Chased leaders, 3rd straight, effort approaching final furlong, stayed on well near finish, finished 2nd beaten 1 1/2l, awarded race
3 (1)  
3 810 120 121
ch c Persian Bold (IRE) - Ready And Willing (Reliance II)
Held up, 5th straight, good headway on outside 2f out, quickened to lead and went left 1f out, ran on, finished 1st, disqualified, placed 3rd
2 (2)
4 93 120 120
gr f Storm Bird (CAN) - Nobiliare (USA) (Vaguely Noble)
4th straight, headway when hampered just inside final furlong, switched right, stayed on, finished 3rd beaten a neck, placed 2nd
4 (6) [3]
3 810 118
br c In Fijar (USA) - Last Tango I (FR) (Luthier)
Chased leader, 2nd straight, challenged 2f out, unable to quicken inside final furlong
5 (5) [4½]
3 810 120 115
ch c Blushing Groom (FR) - Tertiary I (USA) (Vaguely Noble)
Led until headed 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
6 (3) 15 [19½]
3 810 120 85
b g Lafontaine I (USA) - Lucky Omen (Queen's Hussar)
6th straight, lost touch final 2f
Course record-previous best 2m 7.1s. Persian Heights was relegated from first place to third after an objection by the rider of Indian Skimmer was sustained.
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