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1:45 Chester 9 May 2014

sportingbet.com Earl Grosvenor Handicap

(Class 2) (0-105, 4yo+) (7f127yds) 7½f Soft
1st £15,752.50 2nd £4,715 3rd £2,357.50 4th £1,180 5th £587.50

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (1)  
4 810 h 95 95 111
br g Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Quad's Melody (IRE) (Spinning World)
Raced keenly, in touch, switched right and closed over 4f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, stayed on well to draw clear inside final furlong (op 3/1)
2 (13) 5
4 89 91 76 95
b c First Defence (USA) - Intercontinental (Danehill)
Dwelt, held up in rear, pushed along over 2f out, headway when switched right over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, edged right and stayed on, not trouble winner
3 (8) [7½]
5 813 95 72 92
b g Galileo (IRE) - Song To Remember (USA) (Storm Cat)
Towards rear, held up, ridden and headway when not clear run over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, took 3rd near finish, not trouble front two (op 12/1)
4 (14) hd [7¾]
5 88 90 66 87
b g Dark Angel (IRE) - Lady Corduff (IRE) (Titus Livius)
Midfield, ridden 2f out, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no impression on leaders (op 10/1)
5 (6) [11½]
5 88 p 90 55 77
gr g Dark Angel (IRE) - Rosy Dudley (IRE) (Grand Lodge)
Prominent, challenging 2f out, ridden over 1f out, beaten inside final furlong (op 20/1)
6 (3) [14¾]
4 90 103 58 82
b g Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Queen Of Deauville (FR) (Diableneyev)
Led, pressed 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong (op 33/1)
7 (4) 6 [20¾]
6 812 94 31 58
b g Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Rawabi (Sadler's Wells)
Tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 10/1)
8 (10) 5 [25¾]
5 813 p 95 17 47
b g Cape Cross (IRE) - Chatham Islands (USA) (Elusive Quality)
Hampered start, towards rear, ridden on outer and some headway into midfield 3f out, soon lost place, behind final 2f
9 (9) 10 [35¾]
7 94 p 100 1 27
ch g Efisio - Picolette (Piccolo)
Pushed along early towards rear, ridden 2f out, never on terms (jockey said that the gelding was never travelling ) (op 8/1)
10 (2) 52 [87¾]
5 90 b1 96
ch g Alhaarth (IRE) - Bakiya (USA) (Trempolino)
Worked hard to race with leader until checked in behind over 5f out, weakened quickly over 4f out, lost touch 3f out, tailed off (vet said the gelding had bled from the nose) (op 8/1)
  • Off time: 1:45:36 Winning time: 1m 38.63s (slow by 7.23s) Total SP: 118%
  • Non-runners: Capo Rosso (unsuitable ground), Clockmaker (unsuitable ground), Kenny Powers (unsuitable ground), Set The Trend (unsuitable ground)
  • 1st owner: Mrs Fitri Hay (Here Comes When) 1st breeder: Old Carhue & Graeng Bloodstock
  • 2nd owner: K Abdullah (Abseil)
  • 3rd owner: A Barnes (Pacific Heights)
  • Tote win: £3 PL: £1.30 £1.50 £3.40 Ex: £12.60 CSF: £10.68 Tricast: £71.68 Trifecta: £97.30
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 1-3] 55 (40%) M [4-9] 40 (29%) H [10-14] 55 (31%)
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