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2:30 Epsom 25 Apr 2001

Stanley Racing Great Metropolitan Stakes (Handicap) Class C

(Class 3) (0-95, 3yo+) (1m4f6yds) 1m4f Soft
1st £11,505 2nd £3,540 3rd £1,770 4th £885
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (11)  
5 87 72 71 88
b g Rudimentary(USA) - Pursuit Of Truth(USA) (Irish River)
Restrained in midfield, headway to lead over 2f out, ridden clear (op 5-1)
2 (3)
6 810 t 82 76 95
b g Persian Bold(IRE) - Bawaeth(USA) (Blushing Groom)
Held up midfield, smooth headway and every chance 2f out, not quicken (op 5-1)
3 (13) 5 [7½]
4 88 74 57 79
b g Robellino(USA) - Arc Empress Jane(IRE) (Rainbow Quest)
Towards rear, stayed on under pressure final 3f, never nearer (op 12-1 tchd 8-1 in places)
4 (12) 5 [12½]
8 83 73 47 71
b g Sunshine Forever(USA) - Curl And Set(USA) (Nijinsky)
Rear, ridden 4f out, stayed on final 2f, not reach leaders (op 12-1)
5 (10) [13¾]
5 94 Extra-Weights 5 83 54 79
ch g Polar Falcon(USA) - Langtry Lady (Pas De Seul)
Chased leaders, outpaced over 2f out, soon beaten (op 9-2 tcchd 5-1, 11-2 in a place)
6 (4) 3 [16¾]
4 92 82 46 73
b g Inchinor - Maiyaasah (Kris)
Dwelt, held up rear, ridden and some headway final 2f, no danger (op 16-1)
7 (8) 2 [18¾]
4 912 92 52 80
b g Prince Of Birds(USA) - Superb Investment(IRE) (Hatim)
Chased leader, led 3f out, hard ridden and headed over 2f out, soon weakened (op 14-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
8 (2) ¾ [19½]
4 99 89 47 76
b g Suave Dancer(USA) - Kabayil (Dancing Brave)
Chased leaders, stayed towards inside and every chance over 2f out, soon weakened (op 8-1)
9 (15) ¾ [20¼]
4 92 82 38 68
ch g Persian Bold(IRE) - Queen's Share (Main ReefI)
Towards rear, headway to chase leaders 5f out, weakened over 2f out
10 (17) 3 [23¼]
8 83 v 73 24 54
ch g Interrex(CAN) - Ville Air (Town Crier)
Mid-division, closed on leaders 5f out, weakened over 2f out (op 7-1 tchd 9-1 in places)
11 (14) 6 [29¼]
4 85 71 9 43
br g Machiavellian(USA) - Alusha (Soviet Star)
Towards rear, stayed towards inside and good headway entering straight, weakened over 2f out (tchd 20-1 in places)
12 (9) 8 [37¼]
6 95 b 84 7 44
b g Saddlers' Hall(IRE) - Kinchenjunga (Darshaan)
Prominent, ridden 5f out, weakened over 2f out (tchd 25-1 in places)
13 (1) 10 [47¼]
5 99 88 33
ch h Barathea(IRE) - Excellent Alibi(USA) (Exceller)
Rear, pushed along 5f out, lost touch 3f out (op 25-1)
14 (5) [50¾]
5 711 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 3 62 2
gr g Turgeon(USA) - Passerene(FR) (Persepolis)
Led 5f, remained with leaders until weakened over 2f out (op 33-1 tchd 66-1 in places)
15 (7) 12 [62¾]
4 95 85 7
b g Komaite(USA) - Leprechaun Lady (Royal Blend)
Prominent, led after 5f until 3f out, weakened quickly (op 12-1 tchd 8-1 in places)
16 (16) 16 [78¾]
5 90 79
ch g Archway(IRE) - Frensham Manor (Le Johnstan)
In touch, pushed along halfway, soon outpaced, well behind final 3f (op 12-1)
  • 16 ran Off time: 2:33:00 Winning time: 2m 51.82s (slow by 17.32s) Total SP: 129%
  • Non-runners: Wait For The Will (unsuitable ground)
  • 1st owner: E G Bevan (Spring Pursuit) 1st breeder: Cheveley Park Stud Ltd
  • 2nd owner: David Scott (Bawsian)
  • 3rd owner: Richard Green (fine Paintings) (Rob Leach)
  • Tote win: £6.80 PL: £2.20 £2.30 £1.50 Ex: £46.10 CSF: £39.75 Tricast: £326 Trifecta: £709.90 Pool £999.86, 0.87 - w/u
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 1-5] 46 (24%) M [7-12] 59 (48%) H [13-17] 45 (28%)
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