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3:45 Ascot 6 Oct 2017

LondonMetric Noel Murless Stakes (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (3yo) (1m6f34yds) 1m6f Good To Soft
1st £20,982.70 2nd £7,955 3rd £3,981.20 4th £1,983.20 5th £995.30 6th £499.50


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
2 (5)  
3 91 98 79 106
b c Frankel - Very Good News (USA) (Empire Maker)
Tracked leading trio, pushed along 3f out, ridden to close 2f out, narrow lead just over 1f out, edged left under pressure and bumped rival 50yds out, just held on, finished 1st, disqualified and placed 2nd
1 (1) nse
3 96 110 83 111
b c Sea The Stars (IRE) - Jumooh (Monsun)
Held up in last pair, closed from 2f out, hard ridden to challenge inside final furlong, joined leader when bumped 50yds out, just failed, finished 2nd, awarded the race (tchd 5/1)
3 (3) ¾ [¾]
3 91 101 76 105
b c Cape Cross (IRE) - What A Charm (IRE) (Key Of Luck)
Lw; raced quite freely, led, ridden 2f out, headed just over 1f out, kept on well but just held final 100yds
4 (6) ¾ [1½]
3 91 103 74 104
b g Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Clouds Of Magellan (USA) (Dynaformer)
Tracked leader, ridden to challenge from 2f out, not quicken over 1f out, lost place but still close up inside final furlong, kept on (op 3/1)
5 (2) ½ [2]
3 91 106 73 103
b g Mount Nelson - Rule Britannia (Night Shift)
Lw; tracked leading pair, tried to challenge on inner 2f out, not quicken over 1f out, one pace final furlong (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run in the closing stages)
6 (4) 15 [17]
3 91 b 96 43 87
b c Galileo (IRE) - Jacqueline (IND) (King Charlemagne)
Held up in last, closed 4f out, ridden and no response over 2f out, soon weakened (tchd 7/1 and tchd 8/1)
Following a stewards' inquiry, Weekender who passed the post first, was disqualified and placed 2nd - caused interference. Raheen House was awarded the race
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