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3:40 Ascot 22 Dec 2017

St Andrews Holdings Championship Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (4-6yo) (1m7f152yds) 1m7½f Good To Soft
1st £17,085 2nd £6,411 3rd £3,210 4th £1,599 5th £804 6th £402


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
4 114 33 124
ch g Presenting - Pretty Puttens (IRE) (Snurge)
Medium-sized: athletic: held up towards rear, progress to track leaders 6f out, closed to challenge 2f out going easily, led 1f out, pushed along and quickly asserted (op 11/1)
4 114 30 118
b g Gold Well - Dontcallerthat (IRE) (Anshan)
Lengthy: lw: took keen hold, tracked leaders on outer, going strongly when led 2f out, soon pressed and ridden, headed 1f out, kept on and held on for 2nd but no match for winner (op 9/2)
3  nk [3]
4 114 29 118
b g Sholokhov (IRE) - La Julie (IRE) (Peintre Celebre)
Str: held up in rear, good progress on inner from 3f out, took 3rd over 1f out but then hung left, stayed on to press for 2nd near finish but no chance with winner
4  hd [3¼]
5 114 29 118
b g Getaway (GER) - Raheen Lady (IRE) (Oscar)
Str: tracked leaders, close up and still going strongly over 2f out, ridden and not quicken well over 1f out, stayed on final furlong but unable to threaten (op 11/2)
5  [4½]
4 114 27 116
bl g Passing Glance - Strong Westerner (IRE) (Westerner)
W'like: leggy: took keen hold, held up in rear, progress on outer 4f out, ridden 2f out, stayed on same pace and never able to challenge (op 18/1)
6  [7¾]
4 114 23 113
b g Gold Well - Two Of Each (IRE) (Shernazar)
Tall: well in touch, pushed along over 3f out, not pace to threaten leaders 2f out but stayed on after
7  [9]
4 114 22 112
gr g Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Silver Kate (IRE) (Insan)
Lengthy: tracked leader, ridden to lead 3f out, headed and faded 2f out (op 20/1)
8  ¾ [9¾]
4 114 h 21 111
b g Flemensfirth (USA) - Godlylady (IRE) (Old Vic)
Str: held up in last pair, tried to make progress on wide outside 3f out, never able to be involved but kept on inside final furlong
9  3 [12¾]
4 114 17 108
ch g Stowaway - Gleanntan (IRE) (Lil's Boy)
Leggy: led at ordinary pace, headed 3f out, soon beaten (op 14/1)
10  [15]
4 111 11 103
b f Stowaway - Moscow Demon (IRE) (Moscow Society)
Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out and on terms, soon weakened (op 7/2)
11  [16¼]
4 114 13 105
b g Stowaway - Figlette (Darshaan)
Took keen hold, held up in midfield, lost place 3f out, bumped along and struggling in rear 2f out (op 12/1 tchd 14/1)
12  ½ [16¾]
5 114 12 104
b g Darsi (FR) - Dympnajane (Dushyantor)
Lengthy: held up in rear, ridden and no progress 3f out, no chance after (op 17/2 tchd 15/2)
13  17 [33¾]
4 114 94
b g Scorpion (IRE) - Mimis Bonnet (FR) (Bonnet Rouge)
Lengthy: held up in last pair, ridden and no progress 3f out, weakened over 1f out, eased last 100yds (op 50/1)
5 114
b g Shantou (USA) - Village Queen (IRE) (King's Theatre)
Athletic: tracked leaders until weakened rapidly halfway, soon tailed off, pulled up 4f out (jockey said gelding stopped quickly; vet reported the gelding lost its left hind shoe) (op 8/1)
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