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3:05 Ascot 17 Jun 2016

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

(Class 1) (3yo) (1m3f211yds) 1m4f Good To Soft
1st £122,210.05 2nd £46,332.50 3rd £23,187.80 4th £11,550.80 5th £5,796.95 6th £2,909.25


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (4)  
3 90 103 70 111
b c Sea The Stars (IRE) - Victoria Cross (IRE) (Mark Of Esteem)
Tracked leaders, effort over 2f out, carried left and led narrowly over 1f out, ran on and in command close home (stewards considered the apparent improvement in form; they noted trainer's explanation that colt had been better suited by the track on this occasion) (op 9/1)
2 (2)
3 90 108 67 109
ch c Galileo (IRE) - Remember When (IRE) (Danehill Dancer)
Raced keenly, led at steady pace, shaken up on bend over 2f out, soon pressed, edged left under pressure and headed narrowly over 1f out, ran on, no extra close home (op 4/1)
3 (5) hd [1½]
3 90 h 94 66 108
gr c Dansili - Qertaas (IRE) (Linamix)
Midfield, ridden and not quicken over 2f out, effort over 1f out, progress for pressure when intimidated by rival inside final furlong, ran on close home, going on at finish (tchd 12/1 in places)
4 (6) ¾ [2¼]
3 90 t 103 64 107
ch c Galileo (IRE) - Sharp Lisa (USA) (Dixieland Band)
Midfield, not clear run 2f out, effort when switched left well over 1f out, switched right entering final furlong, stayed on, not going pace of leaders
5 (3) 1 [3¼]
3 90 p 104 62 106
b c Dansili - Milford Sound (Barathea)
Raced keenly, chased leader for 1f, tracked leaders after, challenging 2f out, carried slightly left 1f out, not quicken entering final furlong, no extra final 75yds (op 5/1)
6 (1) hd [3½]
3 90 105 61 106
b c Tagula (IRE) - Hazarama (IRE) (Kahyasi)
Held up, ridden over 2f out, effort over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never able to challenge (op 15/2 tchd 8/1)
7 (7) 1 [4½]
3 90 59 104
ch c Galileo (IRE) - Glinting Desert (IRE) (Desert Prince)
Held up, effort over 2f out, jinked left over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never troubled leaders (op 8/1)
8 (8) hd [4½]
3 90 b1 103 58 104
b c Lope De Vega (IRE) - Dazzle Dancer (IRE) (Montjeu)
Slowly into stride, held up in rear, switched left around the field over 2f out, headway over 1f out, not get to leaders, outpaced inside final furlong, hung right after, no extra final 75yds
9 (9) 6 [10½]
3 90 97 46 94
ch g Sea The Stars (IRE) - Evensong (GER) (Waky Nao)
Raced keenly, chased leader after 1f, ridden and every chance 2f out, not quicken under pressure over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong (ran in this race and all previous races as Choreographer) (jockey said the colt ran too free) (op 5/1)
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