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2:35 York 22 Aug 1989

Racecall Melrose Handicap

(0-115, 3yo) (1m5f188yds) 1m6f Good To Firm
1st £12,037.50 2nd £3,600 3rd £1,725 4th £787.50
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (12)  
3 90 92 100 94
b c Nijinsky (CAN) - Bon Debarras (CAN) (Ruritania)
Always prominent, went 2nd straight, led over 2f out, edged left and kept on well
2 (11) ¾
3 84 82 89 83
b g Ela-Mana-Mou (IRE) - Overspent (Busted)
Chased leaders, 4th straight, soon ridden and outpaced, stayed on from below distance, not quicken close home
3 (5) ¾ [1½]
3 91 93 99 93
b c Chief Singer - La Creperie (Crepello)
Effort and 5th straight, ridden over 3f out, hung left and stayed on until snatched up close home
4 (6) [3]
3 83 81 86 79
ch f Diesis - Oxslip (Owen Dudley)
Held up, 9th straight, soon ridden, stayed on same pace final 3f
5 (7) shd [3]
3 75 Over-Weights 3 71 74 72
b f Blakeney - Girl On A Swing (High Top)
Held up, 10th straight, steady headway on inside over 2f out, not placed to challenge
6 (2) 3 [6]
3 93 95 96 90
b f Bustino - My Candy (Lorenzaccio)
Tracked leader until led entering straight, headed over 2f out, soon weakened, eased when beaten
7 (9) ½ [6½]
3 77 71 72
b c Jalmood (USA) - Plato's Retreat (Brigadier Gerard)
7th straight, effort over 3f out, weakened 2f out
8 (8) 2 [8½]
3 97 99 97
b c Alleged (USA) - Island Charm (USA) (Hawaii)
Held up, in touch, 8th straight, effort and chance over 2f out, beaten when hampered 1f out
9 (4) 2 [10½]
3 711 Over-Weights 1 75 71
b c Sayf El Arab (USA) - Miss Speak Easy (USA) (Sea Bird II)
Chased leaders, 6th straight, ridden over 3f out, gradually weakened
10 (10) 4 [14½]
3 810 88 79
b c Blood Royal (USA) - Affair I (Bold Lad)
Last straight, always in rear
11 (3) [14½]  
3 89 87 66
b f Ela-Mana-Mou (IRE) - Hill Moss (Priamos)
Led until headed and 3rd straight, soon lost place, eased when beaten
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