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2:30 Ascot 20 Jun 2009

Chesham Stakes (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (2yo) 7f Good To Firm
1st £28,385 2nd £10,760 3rd £5,385 4th £2,685 5th £1,345 6th £675


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (7)  
2 93 103 103
b c Oratorio (IRE) - Tarbela (IRE) (Grand Lodge)
Steadied start, held up well in rear, headway and switching to outer from over 2f out, ridden to challenge well over 1f out, driven to lead just inside final furlong, 1 length ahead when went sharply left towards finish, just lasted (op 16-1)
2 (14) shd
2 93 102 103
b c Giant's Causeway (USA) - Virginia Waters (USA) (Kingmambo)
Slowly into stride and short of room soon after start, behind, ridden 3f out, switched left and headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, ran on well under pressure to go 2nd well inside final furlong, just held (op 11-2 tchd 6-1 in places)
3 (10) [1½]
2 93 97 99
ch c Dr Fong (USA) - Wedding Party (Groom Dancer)
Chased leaders, ridden to lead 2f out, soon hung right, headed just inside final furlong, hung left inside final furlong, 3rd and keeping on same pace when hampered towards finish (op 16-1)
4 (9) [3¼]
2 93 92 95
b c Oratorio (IRE) - Queen Titi (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
In touch, headway to challenge 2f out, hung right under pressure well over 1f out, 4th and beaten when slightly hampered inside final furlong (op 5-1 tchd 11-2 in places)
5 (6) [7¾]
2 93 79 83
b c Shamardal (USA) - Paimpolaise (IRE) (Priolo)
In touch in midfield, pushed along halfway, effort under pressure to chase leaders 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, well held final furlong (op 15-2 tchd 7-1)
6 (11) [10½]
2 93 72 77
b c Oratorio (IRE) - Willowbridge (IRE) (Entrepreneur)
Dwelt, held up in midfield, lost place and towards rear 3f out, ridden and headway over 2f out, no impression from well over 1f out (tchd 7-1 and 8-1)
7 (2) [13]
2 93 64 70
b c Giant's Causeway (USA) - Cash Run (USA) (Seeking The Gold)
In touch, effort over 2f out, every chance and driven 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out (op 16-1)
8 (8) 6 [19]
2 93 47 55
ch c Hawk Wing (USA) - Queen Of Africa (USA) (Peintre Celebre)
Waited with towards rear, pushed along and headway 3f out, driven and weakened entering final 2f, well beaten final furlong (op 50-1 tchd 66-1)
9 (5) [20¼]
2 812 38 47
b f Montjeu (IRE) - Zeiting (IRE) (Zieten)
Chased leaders, went 2nd over 3f out, led 3f out until 2f out, soon beaten, well behind final furlong (op 9-1)
10 (17) [22½]
2 93 36 47
b g High Chaparral (IRE) - Salome's Attack (Anabaa)
Chased leader until halfway, weakened under pressure just over 2f out, well behind over 1f out (tchd 80-1)
11 (3) 12 [34½]
2 93 17
ch g Best Of The Bests (IRE) - May Fox (Zilzal)
In touch in midfield, ridden and effort on outer well over 2f out, weakened quickly entering final 2f, soon well behind (tchd 16-1 in places)
12 (12) [36¾]
2 93 11
b g Mingun (USA) - Knoosh (USA) (Storm Bird)
Soon pushed and struggling, detached last and hung right under pressure over 3f out, tailed off final 2f
13 (4) [39]
2 93 5
ch c Refuse To Bend (IRE) - Supersonic (Shirley Heights)
Chased leaders for 2f, soon struggling, behind and ridden 4f out, well behind and eased from over 1f out, tailed off (op 66-1)
14 (1) nk [39½]
2 812
b f Hawk Wing (USA) - Nevis Peak (AUS) (Danehill)
In touch in midfield on outer, shortlived effort under pressure over 3f out, weakened quickly over 2f out, tailed off final furlong
15 (16) [41¼]
2 93 t
ch g Giant's Causeway (USA) - Miss Coronado (USA) (Coronado's Quest)
Held up in midfield, headway over 3f out, ridden and hung right over 2f out, soon well beaten, eased from over 1f out, tailed off (jockey said colt had a breathing problem) (op 11-1)
16 (13) [44]
2 93 tb
b c Peace Rules (USA) - Jeanne's Honor (USA) (Honour And Glory)
Led at fast gallop, clear early, headed 3f out, soon ridden, weakened quickly over 2f out, well behind and eased from over 1f out, tailed off (op 9-1)
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