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3:40 Ascot 28 Jul 2018

King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored By Qipco) (Group 1) (British Champions Series)

(Class 1) (3yo+) (1m3f211yds) 1m4f Good To Firm
1st £708,875 2nd £268,750 3rd £134,500 4th £67,000 5th £33,625 6th £16,875


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (8)  
5 97 126 120 129
b h Poet's Voice - Whirly Bird (Nashwan)
Held up in 6th, progress over 2f out, ridden to chase leader well over 1f out, driven and gradually closed, stayed on stoutly to lead last 75yds, very game (op 13/8)
2 (6) nk
4 97 122 119 128
b c Sea The Stars (IRE) - Crystal Star (Mark Of Esteem)
Looked well, tracked leading pair, led over 2f out and committed for home, driven and 2 lengths ahead over 1f out, stayed on gamely but worn down last 75yds after stirring battle (op 13/8)
3 (4) 9 [9¼]
4 94 115 98 110
gr f Dubawi (IRE) - Approach (Darshaan)
Held up in 5th, shaken up 3f out, trying to make progress when winner shot by just over 2f out and not clear run briefly, took 3rd just over 1f out, stayed on but very remote from leading pair (op 7/1)
4 (7) 4 [13¼]
4 97 118 93 107
b c Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Gali Gal (IRE) (Galileo)
Took keen hold, pressed leader at strong pace, challenged from 3f out to over 2f out, soon well beaten (jockey said colt hung right-handed) (tchd 18/1)
5 (3) shd [13½]
3 810 t 114 90 108
b c Frankel - Tyranny (Machiavellian)
Took keen hold, led at strong pace, headed over 2f out, soon well beaten
6 (1) 8 [21½]
6 97 112 76 94
b g Halling (USA) - La Chicana (IRE) (Invincible Spirit)
Looked well, started very slowly, caught up at back of field but mostly last and left behind over 2f out
7 (2) 18 [39½]
4 94 p 115 37 62
b f Galileo (IRE) - Beauty Is Truth (IRE) (Pivotal)
Held up in 4th, ridden over 3f out, soon lost place and beaten, eased and tailed off
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