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1:45 Ascot 20 Oct 2012

Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup (Group 3)

(Class 1) (3yo+) (1m7f209yds) 2m Soft
1st £113,420 2nd £43,000 3rd £21,520 4th £10,720 5th £5,380 6th £2,700

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (3)  
8 97 96 117
ch g Giant's Causeway (USA) - Dahlia's Krissy (USA) (Kris S)
Awkward before going into stalls, held up in last pair, ridden and good progress on inner over 2f out, closed on leaders 1f out, eased off rail and found gap, ran on to lead near finish
2 (7) nk
4 97 112 95 116
b c Selkirk (USA) - Las Flores (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Tracked leaders disputing 5th, ridden well over 2f out, progress to chase leader over 1f out, led just inside final furlong and edged right, headed near finish (tchd 7-2 and 9-2 in a place)
3 (6) ½ [¾]
7 97 v 110 95 115
b g Montjeu (IRE) - Autriche (IRE) (Acatenango)
Slowly into stride, held up in last, ridden and no progress well over 2f out, good headway over 1f out, closed on leaders final furlong, could not quicken last 50yds
4 (9) [2¼]
7 97 108 93 113
gr g Daylami (IRE) - Iviza (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Tracked leading trio, ridden to chase leader over 2f out to over 1f out, kept on same pace
5 (5) shd [2½]
6 97 116 93 113
b h Montjeu (IRE) - Gryada (Shirley Heights)
Tracked leader, led well over 2f out going powerfully, driven over 1f out, headed just inside final furlong, crowded for room soon after, faded (op 6-1 tchd 13-2)
6 (2) [3¾]
4 97 t 115 91 112
b c Sadler's Wells (USA) - Grecian Bride (IRE) (Groom Dancer)
Tracked leaders disputing 5th, ridden over 3f out, kept on same pace and never able to challenge (tchd 9-1)
7 (8) 19 [22¾]
6 97 105 66 89
gr g Linamix (FR) - Ile Mamou (IRE) (Ela-Mana-Mou)
Led at good pace to well over 2f out, soon weakened (op 13-2 tchd 7-1)
8 (4) 19 [41¾]
6 97 116 41 66
b h Halling (USA) - Ahead (Shirley Heights)
Held up in last trio, pushed along 6f out, progress on outer 2f out and threatened to close on leaders, weakened rapidly just over 1f out and virtually pulled up (tchd 7-2 and 4-1 in a place)
9 (1) 47 [88¾]
4 97 p 116
gr g Rainbow Quest (USA) - Give Me Five (GER) (Monsun)
Tracked leading pair until weakened rapidly just over 3f out, virtually pulled up final 2f (trainer said gelding was unsuited by the soft (heavy in places) ground)
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