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3:05 Ascot 17 Jun 2011

King Edward VII Stakes (Group 2) (Colts & Geldings)

(Class 1) (3yo) (1m3f211yds) 1m4f Good To Soft
1st £86,750.23 2nd £32,884.71 3rd £16,457.64 4th £8,205.90 5th £4,110.59 6th £2,062.94


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (5)  
3 812 106 103 120
b c Galileo (IRE) - Magnificient Style (USA) (Silver Hawk)
Chased leaders and always travelling well, headway to press leader 4f out, led going strongly entering final 3f, soon drew clear, ridden and in command 2f out, edged left inside final furlong, ran on strongly, comfortably (op 9-4 tchd 2-1 and 3-1 in places)
2 (10) 5
3 812 92 93 111
br c Monsun (GER) - Desert Bloom (IRE) (Pilsudski)
Switched left start and raced wide until crossed over and in rear 9f out, ridden 4f out, headway under pressure over 2f out, modest 6th over 1f out, stayed on well to chase clear winner inside final furlong, kept on, no chance with winner (op 14-1 tchd 16-1 in a place)
3 (6) 2 [7]
3 812 109 89 108
b c Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Starship (IRE) (Galileo)
Took keen hold early, held up in last trio, ridden and headway 3f out, went modest 3rd 2f out, no impression on winner and stayed on same pace under pressure after - ran in this and previous races as Alexander Pope (tchd 10-1)
4 (11) [8¾]
3 812 94 85 105
b c Shirocco (GER) - Jathaabeh (Nashwan)
Took keen hold, switched left start and raced wide until crossed over and in rear 9f out, headway 4f out, edging right over 3f out, ridden to chase clear winner and edged right 2f out, no impression, no extra and lost 2 places inside final furlong (op 7-2 tchd 3-1 and 4-1 in places)
5 (2) [13¼]
3 812 87 76 98
b g High Chaparral (IRE) - Selebela (Grand Lodge)
Took keen hold, held up in midfield, effort when short of room and slightly hampered over 3f out, headway well over 2f out, 5th and no impression when edged right and not much room well over 1f out, well beaten after (op 12-1)
6 (8) 6 [19¼]
3 812 110 62 88
b c Kingmambo (USA) - Shawanda (IRE) (Sinndar)
In touch in midfield, ridden and effort to chase leading pair over 3f out, driven and chased clear winner over 2f out until 2f out, soon weakened (op 12-1)
7 (3) 29 [48¼]
3 812 105 4 42
b g Intikhab (USA) - Posta Vecchia (USA) (Rainbow Quest)
Dwelt, niggled along throughout and never travelling, in touch in midfield, ridden and struggling 4f out, lost touch over 2f out, tailed off and eased final furlong (op 8-1 tchd 10-1 in places)
8 (4) [50]
3 812 b1 103 39
br c Hurricane Run (IRE) - Mare Aux Fees (Kenmare)
Led for 2f, chased leader after until 4f out, weakening when short of room and jostled over 3f out, well behind over 2f out, tailed off and eased inside final furlong (op 22-1)
9 (1) 2 [52]
3 812 95 36
b c Refuse To Bend (IRE) - Sandrella (IRE) (Darshaan)
Took keen hold early, chased leaders, ridden and struggling over 3f out, weakened well over 2f out, soon well behind, tailed off and eased final furlong (op 28-1 tchd 33-1)
10 (7) nk [52¼]
3 812 101 36
b c Empire Maker (USA) - Reams Of Verse (USA) (Nureyev)
Pulled hard, chased leaders until led after 2f, headed and ridden entering final 3f, weakened rapidly over 2f out, tailed off and eased inside final furlong (tchd 9-1)
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