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2:30 York 25 Aug 2012

Betfred Melrose Stakes (Handicap)

(Class 2) (0-105, 3yo) (1m5f188yds) 1m6f Good To Soft
1st £43,575 2nd £13,048 3rd £6,524 4th £3,262 5th £1,631 6th £819

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (14)  
3 94 95 109 110
b c Authorized (IRE) - Zuleika Dobson (Cadeaux Genereux)
Held up in rear, good headway over 2f out, led just inside final furlong, edged left, stayed on strongly (op 7-1)
2 (6)
3 94 95 102 105
b c Montjeu (IRE) - Reflective (USA) (Seeking The Gold)
Held up in rear, headway 6f out, led and edged left over 1f out, headed and no extra just inside final furlong (op 7-1)
3 (11) 1 [4½]
3 89 86 91 95
bb c Cape Cross (IRE) - Sheer Spirit (IRE) (Caerleon)
Held up in rear, headway on outer over 3f out, edged left over 1f out, stayed on well to take 3rd closing stages (op 9-2)
4 (7) [5¾]
3 86 83 85 90
b c Manduro (GER) - Edabiya (IRE) (Rainbow Quest)
Prominent, chasing leaders when not much room and switched right over 2f out, upsides and edged left 1f out, kept on same pace (op 11-1)
5 (5) [8¼]
3 88 85 82 88
b c Hernando (FR) - Grain Only (Machiavellian)
Mid-division, driven over 7f out, stayed on final 2f (op 28-1 tchd 33-1)
6 (8) [10]
3 80 77 70 78
ch g Doyen (IRE) - Si Si Si (Lomitas)
Mid-division, driven over 4f out, kept on one pace final 2f (op 14-1)
7 (9) [13½]
3 811 88 74 84
b c Galileo (IRE) - Baraka (IRE) (Danehill)
Tracked leaders, took keen hold, hampered over 3f out and over 2f out, switched right over 1f out, kept on (op 22-1 tchd 25-1)
8 (17) [16¾]
3 81 78 57 69
b g Choisir (AUS) - Attanagh (IRE) (Darnay)
Led until over 8f out, not much room over 2f out, weakening when hampered approaching final furlong
9 (15) [18¼]
3 83 Over-Weights 2 83 59 72
b f Cockney Rebel (IRE) - Compose (Anabaa)
Chased leaders, driven over 3f out, weakened over 1f out (op 25-1)
10 (16) [19½]
3 83 80 53 68
b c Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Sadie Thompson (IRE) (King's Best)
Tracked leaders, took keen hold, led over 8f out, clear over 6f out, headed 2f out, soon hampered, weakened final furlong (jockey said that the colt ran too free) (tchd 25-1)
11 (18) 9 [28½]
3 91 92 47 67
b c Montjeu (IRE) - Bayourida (USA) (Slew O'Gold)
Switched left after start, in rear, headway 8f out, driven over 3f out, led briefly and edged left 2f out, weakening when hampered over 1f out
12 (1) nk [28¾]
3 87 84 38 59
ch c Dalakhani (IRE) - Schust Madame (IRE) (Second Set)
Held up in rear, headway over 3f out, edged left over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (jockey said that the colt had no more to give ) (op 14-1)
13 (2) [31½]
3 95 96 44 67
gr c Dalakhani (IRE) - Needwood Epic (Midyan)
In rear, driven 4f out, never a factor (op 15-2)
14 (3) nk [31¾]
3 80 82 29 52
br g Manduro (GER) - Three Wrens (IRE) (Second Empire)
Mid-division, driven 7f out, lost place over 4f out, soon behind
15 (10) 60 [91¾]
3 812 89
gr c Aussie Rules (USA) - Open Book (Mark Of Esteem)
Chased leaders, lost place 5f out, soon behind, eased when tailed off, virtually pulled up (tchd 40-1 in places)
RR (4)  
3 810 v1 87
b f Monsun (GER) - Woman Secret (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Refused to race, left at start (op 8-1)
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