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4:30 Doncaster 31 Mar 2005

Balby Handicap

(Class 4) (0-85, 3yo) (1m2f43yds) 1m2f Good
1st £7,120.75 2nd £2,191 3rd £1,095.50 4th £547.75
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (1)  
3 813 77 67 80
b c Desert King (IRE) - Idle Fancy (Mujtahid)
In touch, driven along over 3f out, headway under pressure over 1f out, stayed on well to lead well inside final furlong (op 16-1)
2 (10) 1
3 90 78 66 79
b g Bahhare (USA) - Amaniy (USA) (Dayjur)
Midfield, good headway over 2f out, slight lead over 1f out, stayed on under pressure, headed well inside final furlong, no extra
3 (3) nk [1¼]
3 86 73 60 74
b g Josr Algarhoud (IRE) - Shady Street (USA) (Shadeed)
Tracked leaders, disputed lead over 1f out, every chance final furlong, no extra closing stages
4 (17) hd [1½]
3 89 73 60 73
gr g Tagula (IRE) - Mystic Belle (IRE) (Thatching)
In touch, headway 3f out, led 2f out, soon hard pressed, disputed lead and ridden final furlong, no extra closing stages (op 25-1)
5 (4) [3¼]
3 87 71 54 68
b g Halling (USA) - St Radegund (Green Desert)
Held up, hit rail over 4f out, headway 2f out, not much room and switched right over 1f out, kept on final furlong, never able to challenge (op 8-1)
6 (5) [5]
3 91 79 59 73
b c Barathea (IRE) - Height Of Fantasy (IRE) (Shirley Heights)
Slowly into stride, soon midfield, headway under pressure over 2f out, in touch over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong (op 16-1)
7 (8) nk [5¼]
3 86 70 49 63
b f Mister Baileys - Hakone (IRE) (Alzao)
Midfield, kept on final 2f, never able to challenge (op 28-1)
8 (12) ½ [5¾]
3 88 72 50 65
b f Theatrical (IRE) - Enticed I (USA) (Stage Door Johnny)
Prominent, every chance and ridden 2f out, soon beaten (op 15-2 tchd 7-1)
9 (7) nk [6]
3 812 76 54 68
ch g Woodman (USA) - Liberada (USA) (Spend A Buck)
Soon towards rear, some headway when not clear run over 2f out, kept on under pressure from over 1f out, never dangerous (tchd 17-2)
10 (9) ½ [6½]
3 811 75 52 66
ch g Atraf - Valadon (High Line)
Led until headed halfway, faded final 3f (op 33-1)
11 (18) [7¾]
3 813 77 51 66
gr c Grand Lodge (USA) - Farfala (FR) (Linamix)
Soon in rear division, kept on final 3f, never dangerous (op 12-1)
12 (15) 5 [12¾]
3 93 81 45 61
b f In The Wings - Bodfari Quarry (Efisio)
Midfield, effort 4f out, weakened over 2f out (op 16-1)
13 (14) hd [13]
3 811 t 75 39 55
ch c Nashwan (USA) - Oatey (Master Willie)
Soon towards rear, never dangerous (jockey said colt had a breathing problem)
14 (11) ¾ [13¾]
3 88 72 35 50
b g Tagula (IRE) - Playa Del Sol (IRE) (Alzao)
Close up, led halfway, ridden and headed 2f out, soon weakened (op 25-1)
15 (6) nk [14]
3 812 76 38 54
b g King's Best (USA) - Liaison I (USA) (Blushing Groom)
Held up in rear, some headway 2f out, soon ridden and beaten (tchd 10-1)
16 (2) 8 [22]
3 810 74 20 37
b c Spectrum (IRE) - Swift Spring (FR) (Bluebird)
Prominent, driven along 4f out, faded final 3f (jockey said colt hung left)
17 (19) 16 [38]
3 86 70 4
b g Benny The Dip (USA) - Cuban Reef (Dowsing)
Slowly into stride, always in rear, lost touch final furlong (jockey said colt was unsuited by good, good/soft in places ground) (op 12-1)
  • Off time: 4:31:00 Winning time: 2m 14.99s (slow by 8.59s) Total SP: 124%
  • Non-runners: Im Spartacus (vet's certificate), Terminate (vet's certificate)
  • 1st owner: A E Frost (Come On Jonny) 1st breeder: Mountarmstrong Stud
  • 2nd owner: Mrs Maura Gittins (Duroob)
  • 3rd owner: Jumeirah Racing (Sunset Strip)
  • Tote win: £19.40 PL: £4.90 £5.80 £5 Ex: £711.30 CSF: £289.87 Tricast: £5,843.75
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 1-6] 65 (42%) M [7-11] 54 (20%) H [12-19] 31 (38%)
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