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3:45 Ascot 20 Jun 2013

Gold Cup (British Champions Series) (Group 1)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m3f210yds) 2m4f Good To Firm
1st £198,485 2nd £75,250 3rd £37,660 4th £18,760 5th £9,415 6th £4,725

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (5)  
4 811 108 77 113
b f Monsun (GER) - Ebaziya (IRE) (Darshaan)
In touch, ridden and effort over 2f out, chased leader 2f out, driven to lead 1f out but hard pressed, edged left under pressure, battled on very gamely and holding runner-up towards finish (op 4/1)
2 (16) nk
6 92 108 80 115
b g Marju (IRE) - Epistoliere (IRE) (Alzao)
Took keen hold, held up in touch in midfield switched out left and effort over 2f out, headway when pushed left 2f out, driven and strong challenge 1f out, carried slightly left final 100yds, ran on well but held towards finish (op 9/2)
3 (15) 1 [1¼]
4 90 113 79 114
b c Dubai Destination (USA) - Topka (FR) (Kahyasi)
Well in touch in midfield, switched out left and effort 2f out, headway to press leaders 1f out, keeping on same pace when carried left final 100yds, held when short of room towards finish (op 12/1)
4 (3) 2 [3¼]
5 92 v1 114 77 112
gr g Rainbow Quest (USA) - Give Me Five (GER) (Monsun)
Slowly into stride, took keen hold, headway to chase leader after 2f until 16f out, went 2nd again 9f out until ridden to lead just over 2f out, driven and headed 1f out, no extra and weakened final 100yds (jockey said that the gelding hung left)
5 (7) ½ [3¾]
7 92 t 112 77 112
b h Galileo (IRE) - Alanda (GER) (Lando)
Held up in touch in last trio, 13th and effort on outer entering final 2f, still only 12th but headway and hanging right over 1f out, ran on strongly inside final furlong, not reach leaders
6 (18) [6]
4 90 105 75 109
ch c Galileo (IRE) - Balisada (Kris)
Held up in touch towards rear, headway into midfield 16f out, ridden and effort 3f out, driven and pushed left 2f out, stayed on same pace and no impression after (op 25/1)
7 (4) hd [6¼]
4 90 106 74 109
b c Sinndar (IRE) - Modesta (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Held up well in touch in midfield, ridden and effort over 2f out, no impression under pressure, plugged on but no threat to leaders final furlong
8 (6) [7¾]
5 92 t 112 73 108
b h Sadler's Wells (USA) - Grecian Bride (IRE) (Groom Dancer)
Led for 4f, chased leader until 9f out, close 3rd and effort under pressure 3f out, outpaced and beaten over 1f out, weakened final furlong (op 5/1)
9 (13) 1 [8¾]
5 92 108 72 107
b g Halling (USA) - Numanthia (IRE) (Barathea)
Held up well in touch towards rear, ridden and headway entering final 2f, kept on but no impression from over 1f out, never threatened leaders (op 66/1)
10 (17) [11]
4 90 106 70 104
b g Montjeu (IRE) - Time Over (Mark Of Esteem)
Steadied start, held up well in touch in rear, switched left and effort under pressure over 2f out, no impression and beaten over 1f out
11 (2) nse [11]
4 90 113 70 104
b c Rail Link - Rainbow Lake (Rainbow Quest)
Tracked leaders, ridden and effort well over 2f out, driven and outpaced 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 10/1)
12 (8) [13½]
5 92 116 67 102
b h Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Earthly Paradise (GER) (Dashing Blade)
Took keen hold, held up in midfield but refused to settle, headway to lead after 4f but still took keen hold, ridden and quickened 3f out, soon headed and beaten, weakened over 1f out (op 16/1)
13 (10) 21 [34½]
7 92 115 46 89
b g Olden Times - Princess Genista (Ile De Bourbon)
Held up in touch in last trio, effort on outer 3f out, driven and outpaced over 2f out, well beaten and hung right over 1f out, eased inside final furlong, tailed off (op 8/1)
14 (14) 14 [48½]
5 92 115 31 75
b g Dalakhani (IRE) - Vadawina (IRE) (Unfuwain)
Steadied start, took keen hold and never settled, held up in touch towards rear, ridden and no response over 2f out, soon weakened, well behind and eased inside final furlong, tailed off (op 20/1)
  • 14 ran Off time: 3:45:00 Winning time: 4m 20.51s (fast by 0.99s) Total SP: 122%
  • Non-runners: Aaim To Prosper (withdrawn; unsuitable ground), Biographer (withdrawn; unsuitable ground), High Jinx (ground), Rite Of Passage (ground)
  • Rule 4: Aaim To Prosper and Biographer were withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 applies to all board prices prior to withdrawal - deduction 5p in the pound. New market formed.
  • 1st owner: The Queen (Estimate) 1st breeder: His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs S C
  • 2nd owner: Wicklow Bloodstock Limited (Simenon)
  • 3rd owner: J Vasicek (Top Trip)
  • Tote win: £3.80 PL: £1.60 £1.90 £2.40 Ex: £15.50 CSF: £19.75 Tricast: £118.62 Trifecta: £204.60 Pool: £20408.90 - 74.79 winning units.
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 2-6] 63 (47%) M [7-13] 32 (18%) H [14-18] 55 (35%)
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