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2:50 Epsom 24 Apr 2013

Investec Great Metropolitan Handicap

(Class 3) (0-95, 4yo+) (1m4f6yds) 1m4f Good
1st £12,450 2nd £3,728 3rd £1,864 4th £932 5th £466 6th £234

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (10)  
4 813 87 86 96
b g Galileo (IRE) - Baraka (IRE) (Danehill)
Made all at decent pace, shaken up over 2f out, hard pressed and driven well over 1f out, held on well (op 7/2 tchd 11/4 and 4/1 in places)
2 (11) hd
5 812 85 84 93
b g Montjeu (IRE) - Healing Music (FR) (Bering)
Tracked leading pair, went 2nd 4f out, ridden to challenge from 2f out, kept trying final furlong, just held (tchd 10/1)
3 (2) [1½]
5 87 80 77 86
gr g Noverre (USA) - Manchaca (FR) (Highest Honor)
Well in touch, 4th straight, ridden over 2f out, tended to hang but chased leading pair 1f out, stayed on but never able to challenge (op 12/1 tchd 8/1)
4 (4) ½ [2]
4 93 91 87 96
ch f Manduro (GER) - Sensation (Soviet Star)
Tracked winner to 4f out, stayed close up, shaken up over 2f out, kept on but lost 3rd final furlong (op 12/1 tchd 14/1)
5 (9) [3½]
4 91 89 82 93
ch g Dalakhani (IRE) - Danehill's Dream (IRE) (Danehill)
Taken back to last soon after start, in touch, progress and 6th straight, soon ridden, kept on same pace and never able to challenge (tchd 11/2)
6 (6) [5¼]
4 96 94 84 94
ch g Motivator - Arum Lily (USA) (Woodman)
Soon taken back towards rear, 7th straight, shaken up and no progress over 2f out, kept on final furlong, no chance (op 11/2)
7 (3) 1 [6¼]
4 86 Out-of-Handicaps 2 h1 80 69 78
b c Tiger Hill (IRE) - Zibet (Kris)
Chased leaders, ridden 4f out, 5th straight, struggling over 2f out, well beaten after (tchd 18/1)
8 (7) ½ [6¾]
4 93 91 79 89
b g Singspiel (IRE) - Noble Plum (IRE) (King's Best)
Held up in last trio, 8th and wide into straight, edged left and no progress 2f out, well beaten after, kept on (op 10/1)
9 (5) 6 [12¾]
6 810 83 61 71
b g Xaar - Maid To Dance (Pyramus)
Held up in last trio, 9th straight, no progress and beaten 2f out, weakened (op 8/1)
10 (8) 6 [18¾]
5 91 88 56 66
b g Azamour (IRE) - Al Euro (FR) (Mujtahid)
Held up in last trio, last straight, no progress, weakened 2f out (op 16/1)
  • Off time: 2:54:00 Winning time: 2m 37.54s (slow by 1.54s) Total SP: 114%
  • Non-runners: Rosslyn Castle (self certificate)
  • 1st owner: Mrs Fitri Hay (Beyond Conceit) 1st breeder: Barronstown Stud
  • 2nd owner: Thurloe 53 (Kuda Huraa)
  • 3rd owner: Norman Brunskill (Novirak)
  • Tote win: £3.30 PL: £1.60 £3 £2.90 Ex: £33.50 CSF: £26.49 Tricast: £228.94 Trifecta: £240.40 Pool: £1610.82 - 5.02 winning units.
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 2-4] 61 (19%) M [5-8] -2 (33%) H [9-11] 91 (48%)
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