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4:25 Ascot 19 Jun 2014

Gold Cup (British Champions Series) (Group 1)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (2m3f210yds) 2m4f Good To Firm
1st £212,662.50 2nd £80,625 3rd £40,350 4th £20,100 5th £10,087.50 6th £5,062.50

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (14)  
4 90 p 118 85 118
b c Montjeu (IRE) - Dance Parade (USA) (Gone West)
Chased leaders, driven and effort 3f out, challenged and edged right under pressure over 1f out, led 1f out, soon went left and then back right under pressure inside final furlong, pushed along and always holding rivals final 100yds (op Evens tchd 11/10)
DSQ (6) nk
5 813 112 82 115
b m Monsun (GER) - Ebaziya (IRE) (Darshaan)
Held up well in touch in midfield, effort to chase leaders and switched right over 2f out, driven and every chance over 1f out, battled on gamely under pressure, always just held final 100yds, finished 2nd, disqualified - prohibited substance in sample (tchd 9/1)
2 (10) shd [½]
7 813 107 82 115
bb m Golan (IRE) - Lets Clic Together (IRE) (Don't Forget Me)
Led, ridden and found extra 3f out, hard pressed and driven over 1f out, headed 1f out, 3rd and every chance inside final furlong, kept on gamely but always just held, finished 3rd, placed 2nd (op 50/1)
3 (4) [5]
6 92 115 80 113
b h Shirocco (GER) - Treble Heights (IRE) (Unfuwain)
Took keen hold early, chased leader until 14f out, went 2nd again over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, every chance when bumped just over 1f out, 4th and beaten just inside final furlong, weakened final 100yds, finished 4th, placed 3rd (op 9/2 tchd 4/1)
4 (15) nk [5¼]
7 92 111 80 113
b g Marju (IRE) - Epistoliere (IRE) (Alzao)
Steadied and dropped in behind after start, held up in rear, headway on outer 6f out, effort under pressure over 2f out, stayed on past beaten horses over 1f out, kept on but no threat to leaders final furlong, finished 5th, placed 4th (op 16/1 tchd 22/1)
5 (5) [9]
6 92 105 76 108
ch g Lomitas - Oriental Pearl (GER) (Big Shuffle)
Held up in touch in midfield, travelling well and not clear run 4f out, ridden and headway over 2f out, 6th and no progress over 1f out, weakened final furlong, finished 6th, placed 5th
6 (1) [12¼]
8 92 t 117 73 105
b g Galileo (IRE) - Alanda (GER) (Lando)
Dwelt, soon recovered to chase leading trio, ridden over 5f out, not clear run and shuffled back 3f out, tried to rally under pressure 2f out, no progress and plugged on same pace after, finished 7th, placed 6th (op 9/1)
7 (11) nk [12½]
4 90 102 73 105
b g Teofilo (IRE) - Sweet Home Alabama (IRE) (Desert Prince)
Steadied start, held up in last quartet, switched left and effort 3f out, driven and no headway when edged right 2f out, plugged on same pace and well held after, finished 8th, placed 7th
8 (3) shd [12½]
4 90 104 73 104
br c Authorized (IRE) - Blue Lightning (Machiavellian)
Held up in last quartet, ridden and effort over 2f out, still plenty to do when not clear run and hampered well over 1f out, plugged on same pace after, finished 9th, placed 8th
9 (7) [15¾]
5 92 p 111 69 105
b g Dubawi (IRE) - Swiss Roll (IRE) (Entrepreneur)
Held up in touch in midfield, ridden and headway over 2f out, 5th and no headway under pressure over 1f out, soon beaten, well held and heavily eased inside final furlong, finished 10th, placed 9th (trainer said gelding failed to stay the 2 1/2m.) (op 20/1)
10 (9) 13 [28¾]
6 92 b1 108 56 87
b h Sadler's Wells (USA) - Grecian Bride (IRE) (Groom Dancer)
Took keen hold early, chased leaders early, steadily dropped back and in midfield, 12f out, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, behind and eased inside final furlong, finished 11th, placed 10th
11 (13) 18 [46¾]
8 92 114 38 67
b g King's Best (USA) - Irresistible Jewel (IRE) (Danehill)
Steadied start, took keen hold, held up but not settle towards rear, headway to chase leader 14f out until over 3f out, soon ridden and weakened 3f out, well behind and eased final furlong, tailed off, finished 12th, placed 11th (jockey said gelding hung right) (op 14/1)
12 (2) 12 [58¾]
4 90 107 25 54
b c Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Advertising Space (IRE) (Galileo)
Held up in touch in midfield, ridden 5f out, lost place over 3f out, lost touch 2f out, eased final furlong, tailed off, finished lame, finished 13th, placed 12th (vet said colt finished lame behind)
Following a BHA inquiry, Estimate, who passed the post 2nd, was disqualified - prohibited substance in sample.
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