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2:25 York 24 Aug 2019

Sky Bet Melrose Handicap (Heritage Handicap)

(Class 2) (0-105, 3yo) (1m5f188yds) 1m6f Good To Firm
1st £77,812.50 2nd £23,300 3rd £11,650 4th £5,825 5th £2,912.50 6th £1,462.50

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (6)  
3 93 92 92 103
b g Motivator - Tweed (Sakhee)
Held up towards rear, pushed along and headway towards outer 3f out, chased leaders over 1f out, soon ridden to challenge, driven and kept on well to lead inside final furlong (op 10/1 tchd 8/1)
2 (5) ¾
3 97 96 94 106
ch c New Approach (IRE) - Hidden Hope (Daylami)
Tracked leader, wide straight towards stands' side, close up 3f out, ridden to take slight lead near stands' rail 1 1/2f out, driven and headed inside final furlong, kept on (op 10/3 and tchd 7/2)
3 (1) [2]
3 87 82 77 90
ch c Australia - Madame Defarge (IRE) (Motivator)
Tracked leaders, headway and close up over 2f out, soon ridden, driven and every chance just over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong (op 7/1)
4 (4) nse [2]
3 813 b 88 82 96
br g Maxios - Set Dreams (FR) (Galileo)
Soon led, pushed along 3f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, close up, driven over 1f out, edged right entering final furlong, kept on same pace (op 18/1 tchd 12/1)
5 (7) [3¼]
3 811 86 77 92
b c Dunaden (FR) - La Tulipe (FR) (Authorized)
Chased leaders, headway 3f out, ridden along 2f out, driven over 1f out, kept on one pace
6 (10) nk [3½]
3 96 95 85 101
b c Australia - Sent From Heaven (IRE) (Footstepsinthesand)
Held up towards rear, headway on inner 3f out, chased leaders well over 1f out, soon ridden and chance approaching final furlong, soon driven and one pace
7 (9) ½ [4]
3 813 88 77 93
gr c Pour Moi (IRE) - Dali's Grey (Linamix)
Held up in touch, headway 3f out, ridden along 2f out, soon driven and no impression approaching final furlong (vet said colt was showing signs of post-race heat stress)
8 (8) nk [4½]
3 97 96 84 101
b c Sea The Stars (IRE) - Coolree Marj (IRE) (Marju)
Held up in midfield, steady headway on inner 3f out, chased leaders 2f out, ridden to dispute lead over 1f out, driven and weakened entering final furlong (op 5/1 tchd 7/1)
9 (11) ½ [5]
3 85 80 67 84
b g Magician (IRE) - Lucifer's Stone (USA) (Horse Chestnut)
Held up in rear, effort over 3f out, ridden along and chasing leaders when not much room over 1f out, soon driven and no impression (tchd 16/1)
10 (13) ¾ [5¾]
3 813 88 73 91
ch c Universal (IRE) - My Order (Raven's Pass)
Held up in rear, headway well over 2f out, soon ridden, driven and no impression from over 1f out (tchd 14/1)
11 (3) 2 [7¾]
3 97 96 77 96
ch c Galileo (IRE) - Kalla (Monsun)
Tracked leading pair, headway over 3f out, led over 2f out, soon ridden, headed 1 1/2f out, soon driven and weakened (op 25/1 tchd 20/1)
12 (2) 30 [37¾]
3 97 tp1 96 17 56
b c Frankel - Seven Magicians (USA) (Silver Hawk)
Chased leaders, pushed along over 4f out, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, behind and eased final furlong (trainer could offer no explanation for the colt's performance) (op 25/1)
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