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3:10 Epsom 1 Jun 2018

Investec Coronation Cup (Group 1)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (1m4f6yds) 1m4f Soft
1st £238,182 2nd £90,300 3rd £45,192 4th £22,512 5th £11,298 6th £5,670


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (6)  
4 90 130 113 119
b c Frankel - Rhadegunda (Pivotal)
Looked well, held up in 5th, some headway over 6f out, 4th straight, ridden to go 3rd over 2f out, went 2nd 2f out, 2 lengths down 1f out, switched right to race against stands' rail inside final furlong, stayed on to wear down leader close home (tchd 30/100)
2 (4) hd
4 90 110 112 118
b c Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Gali Gal (IRE) (Galileo)
Led, ridden over 2f out, driven over 1f out, still 2 lengths clear inside final furlong, kept on under pressure but worn down and headed close home
3 (1) [4]
4 90 117 104 112
bb c Shirocco (GER) - Wellenspiel (GER) (Sternkoenig)
Athletic, steadied start, held up in rear, 6th straight, effort over 2f out, ridden to chase clear leading pair over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never getting on terms with leaders (tchd 16/1)
4 (2) [8½]
5 90 119 95 105
b h Galileo (IRE) - Hveger (AUS) (Danehill)
Sweating, on toes, midfield until dropped to 5th over 6f out, 5th straight, ridden over 2f out, no impression and never getting on terms with leaders, came to race against stands' rail and went well held 4th 1f out, plugged on (trainer could offer no explanation for the horse's performance other than it may have been unsuited by the soft, good to soft in places, ground, and would prefer a faster surface) (op 9/1 tchd 7/1)
5 (3) 17 [25½]
5 90 p 122 61 78
ch h Kitten's Joy (USA) - Trensa (USA) (Giant's Causeway)
Sweating, edgy, chased leader, 2nd straight, soon ridden and unable to quicken, lost 2nd and struggling 2f out, 4th and well beaten over 1f out, weakened and tired inside final furlong (jockey said horse stopped quickly)
6 (5) 24 [49½]
4 90 110 13 39
b c Galileo (IRE) - Six Perfections (FR) (Celtic Swing)
Dwelt, soon recovered to chase leading pair, 3rd straight, soon ridden and struggling, dropped to rear and well beaten 2f out, eased final furlong, tailed off (op 25/1)
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