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4:20 Ascot 18 Jun 2008

Royal Hunt Cup (Heritage Handicap)

(Class 2) (3yo+) 1m Str Good To Firm
1st £62,310 2nd £18,660 3rd £9,330 4th £4,670 5th £2,330 6th £1,170
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (27)  
4 95 102 110 111
bb c Lear Fan (USA) - In Bloom I (USA) (Clever Trick)
Tracked leaders, ridden and strong challenge from over 1f out, ran on gamely to lead final 75yds (op 50-1)
2 (30) nk
4 96 b1 103 110 112
ch c Docksider (USA) - Baize (Efisio)
Raced keenly in midfield, headway 4f out, ridden to lead over 2f out, hard pressed final furlong, headed final 75yds (op 12-1)
3 (26) nk [½]
5 812 95 101 103
b h Xaar - Magic Touch (Fairy King)
Held up, headway halfway, chased leaders over 2f out, strong challenge final furlong, not quicken close home
4 (25) ¾ [1¼]
5 84 87 91 93
b g Cadeaux Genereux - Answered Prayer (Green Desert)
Held up, headway over 3f out, not clear run over 2f out, switched left over 1f out, ran on and closed behind leaders inside final furlong, not quite pace to get there
5 (6) [4½]
4 92 Extra-Weights 5 99 96 98
b c Medicean - Dance To The Top (Sadler's Wells)
Edgy in stalls, held up in rear on outside, headway over 3f out, stayed on final furlong, never troubled near side leaders (op 7-4 tchd 2-1 in places and 15-8 in places)
6 (7) ¾ [5¼]
6 810 93 88 90
b g Machiavellian (USA) - Silabteni (USA) (Nureyev)
Midfield, pushed along halfway, headway over 1f out, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, not pace to challenge leaders
7 (23) [6½]
4 98 105 97 99
b c Johannesburg (USA) - Palacoona (FR) (Last Tycoon)
Prominent, led over 3f out, headed over 2f out, edged right under pressure over 1f out, stayed on same pace final furlong
8 (19) 1 [7½]
5 92 p 99 89 91
ch g Giant's Causeway (USA) - Doula (USA) (Gone West)
Midfield, not clear run over 2f out, soon switched right, stayed on over 1f out, never able to reach leaders
9 (29) ½ [8]
5 85 88 76 79
ch g Titus Livius (FR) - Bogus Penny (IRE) (Pennekamp)
Held up in mdfield, ridden and headway over 3f out, chased leaders and edged right from 2f out, kept on under pressure final furlong
10 (22) 2 [10]
4 811 94 78 80
b g Mind Games - Expectation (IRE) (Night Shift)
Midfield, ridden halfway, plugged on at one pace final furlong, never able to challenge
11 (21) nk [10½]
4 810 93 76 78
ch c Grand Lodge (USA) - Secret Dream (IRE) (Zafonic)
Chased leaders, outpaced and lost place halfway, rallying when not clear run under 2f out, stayed on over 1f out, no impression on leaders inside final furlong
12 (28) 3 [13½]
4 84 87 63 66
b g Barathea (IRE) - Kristal Bridge (Kris)
Tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
13 (13) [15¾]
5 87 tb 90 60 63
b g Diktat - Will You Dance (Shareef Dancer)
Midfield, effort to try and chase leaders over 3f out, weakened over 1f out
14 (4) nk [16]
4 810 b1 93 62 66
b g Elnadim (USA) - Off The Blocks (Salse)
Midfield, ridden over 1f out, no impression (tchd 17-2 in a place)
15 (15) [17¼]
5 83 86 52 56
b g King Charlemagne (USA) - Accounting (Sillery)
Prominent, ridden halfway, weakened 2f out
16 (11) [21]
7 811 94 51 55
b g Sri Pekan (USA) - Magic Touch (Fairy King)
Midfield, never able to get competitive (op 20-1)
17 (24) nk [21¼]
4 97 104 60 65
b c Dr Fong (USA) - Noble Peregrine (Lomond)
Slowly inot stride, tracked leaders, ridden halfway, weakened 2f out
18 (18) [22½]
5 711 87 40 45
b g Spectrum (IRE) - Shenkara (IRE) (Night Shift)
Led, ridden and headed over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
19 (20) [23¾]
5 93 100 50 55
b g Mark Of Esteem (IRE) - Tamassos (Dance In Time)
Chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened
20 (5) 1 [24¾]
4 85 88 35 40
ch g Primo Valentino (IRE) - Silken Dalliance (Rambo Dancer)
In touch on outside, ridden and weakened over 1f out (op 20-1 tchd 25-1 in a place)
21 (9) [28]
4 94 101 40 46
ch c Dr Fong (USA) - Dragnet (IRE) (Rainbow Quest)
Held up, headway on outside over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 15-2 tchd 8-1 in places)
22 (14) ¾ [28¾]
4 812 b1 95 32 38
b g Green Desert (USA) - Simla Bibi (Indian Ridge)
Chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened 2f out (jockey said gelding had no more to give)
23 (12) 2 [30¾]
5 88 91 23 30
b g Mujahid (USA) - Waqood (USA) (Riverman)
In touch, ridden over 4f out, weakened over 3f out
24 (2) [33]
6 99 106 32 39
b h Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Anita Via (IRE) (Anita's Prince)
Held up on outside, ridden 3f out, never on terms (trainer said horse was unsuited by the good to firm (firm in places) ground)
25 (17) 3 [36]
5 85 88 6 15
ch g Rahy (USA) - Munnaya (USA) (Nijinsky)
Awkward start, soon prominent, ridden halfway, weakened 3f out
26 (8) 7 [43]
5 87 v1 90
bb g Xaar - Cradle Brief (IRE) (Brief Truce)
Midfield, pushed along halfway, weakened over 3f out
27 (10) 9 [52]
5 910 107
ch g Spinning World (USA) - Classic Park (Robellino)
Steadied start, always behind, eased when no chance over 1f out
28 (3) 35 [87]
6 98 p 105
b g Green Desert (USA) - Ta Rib (USA) (Mr Prospector)
Steadied start, always behind, eased when no chance over 2f out
29 (16) 15 [102]
7 98 105
b h Lavirco (GER) - Flaming Song (IRE) (Darshaan)
In touch, lost place halfway, eased when well behind over 2f out (op 66-1)
  • Off time: 4:23:00 Winning time: 1m 39.63s (slow by 0.73s) Total SP: 132%
  • Non-runners: Little White Lie (withdrawn; unsuitable ground)
  • Rule 4: Little White Lie was withdrawn. Price at time of withdrawal 33/1. Rule 4 does not apply.
  • 1st owner: Mrs Sue Brendish (Mr Aviator) 1st breeder: Dr Tom Keenan & Dr H G White Jr
  • 2nd owner: Paul J Dixon (Docofthebay)
  • 3rd owner: D Nicholls (Royal Power)
  • Tote win: £31.30 PL: £5.10 £1.90 £7.50 Ex: £304.50 CSF: £240.03 Tricast: £3,381.79 Trifecta: £6,220.80 Part won. Pool: £8,406.60, 0.70 winning units.
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 2-11] 30 (60%) M [12-20] 32 (11%) H [21-30] 88 (29%)
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