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4:30 Ascot 20 Oct 2018

Balmoral Handicap (Sponsored By Qipco)

(Class 2) (3yo+) 1m Str Soft
1st £155,625 2nd £46,600 3rd £23,300 4th £11,650 5th £5,825 6th £2,925

Error

Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (8)  
4 95 105 84 115
b c Oasis Dream - Quetena (GER) (Acatenango)
Looked well, held up well in rear, trying to make progress but no room over 2f out, switched left over 1f out and plenty to do, rapid headway after, squeezed between rivals final furlong, ran on well to lead last strides (op 9/1)
2 (15) ¾
4 92 t 102 79 109
b g Famous Name - Saying Grace (IRE) (Brief Truce)
Held up well in rear, progress over 2f out and mostly clear run through, waiting behind rivals over 1f out until switched to far rail, driven to lead inside final furlong, ran on but headed last strides (op 50/1)
3 (7) ½ [1¼]
4 96 109 84 115
gr c Elzaam (AUS) - Docklands Grace (USA) (Honour And Glory)
Prominent, led over 2f out to well over 1f out, stayed on well and chance inside final furlong, outpaced near finish (op 33/1)
4 (17) nk [1½]
3 810 104 77 108
ch g Windsor Knot (IRE) - Mrs Batt (IRE) (Medecis)
Held up towards rear, steady progress on outer of group over 2f out, led well over 1f out, headed and one pace inside final furlong (op 50/1)
5 (18) ½ [2]
4 813 99 71 103
b g Clodovil (IRE) - Art Of Gold (Excellent Art)
Held up towards rear, steady progress on outer just over 2f out, ridden to challenge and with leader just over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong (op 8/1 tchd 9/1)
6 (20) 1 [3]
6 813 Extra-Weights 6 102 71 104
b g Oasis Dream - Balalaika (Sadler's Wells)
Held up in rear, ridden and progress from 2f out, edged right over 1f out, stayed on but never pace to challenge (op 5/1)
7 (23) hd [3¼]
3 91 Extra-Weights 6 104 71 104
b c Intello (GER) - Evita (Selkirk)
Looked well, held up towards rear, progress on outer over 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong (op 5/1)
8 (2) [4½]
6 94 104 68 102
b g Paco Boy (IRE) - Dont Dili Dali (Dansili)
Looked well, held up towards rear, progress against far rail 3f out, challenged 2f out, faded over 1f out (op 10/1)
9 (10) ½ [5]
5 811 100 62 97
b g Arcano (IRE) - Indian Belle (IRE) (Indian Ridge)
Took keen hold, chased leader, ridden to challenge and on terms over 2f out to well over 1f out, steadily faded
10 (11) ½ [5½]
4 92 p1 102 62 98
ch g Lope De Vega (IRE) - Let It Be Me (USA) (Mizzen Mast)
Held up well in rear, shaken up over 2f out, no progress well over 1f out, kept on final furlong, no danger (op 10/1)
11 (22) [7]
6 910 110 65 103
ch g Lope De Vega (IRE) - Elshamms (Zafonic)
Looked well, reluctant to enter stall, held up well in rear, cajoled along on outer over 2f out, some progress over 1f out but hanging right, no headway final furlong (starter reported that gelding was the subject of a third criteria failure; trainer was informed that the gelding could not run until the day after passing a stalls test)
12 (3) shd [7]
6 99 109 63 101
ch h Speightstown (USA) - Sleepytime (IRE) (Royal Academy)
Not much room start, held up in last, progress against far rail just over 2f out, no headway over 1f out, faded (op 20/1)
13 (16) ¾ [7¾]
4 91 h 101 53 92
b g Helmet (AUS) - Special Dancer (Shareef Dancer)
Well placed, lost place over 2f out, soon beaten (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run)
14 (5) 2 [9¾]
6 91 b 101 47 87
b h Lope De Vega (IRE) - Atalina (FR) (Linamix)
Led and clear early, headed over 2f out, weakening when buffeted about over 1f out (op 8/1)
15 (4) ¾ [10½]
5 812 103 47 87
b g Fast Company (IRE) - Shishangaan (IRE) (Mujadil)
Tracked leaders, lost place over 2f out, soon dropped towards rear (op 8/1)
16 (12) 1 [11½]
5 812 b 98 39 80
ch g Pivotal - Mail The Desert (IRE) (Desert Prince)
Looked well, prominent, ridden and lost place when not much room 2f out, steadily weakened (op 20/1)
17 (13) [12¾]
4 813 p 99 36 78
b g Kodiac - Fee Eria (FR) (Always Fair)
Looked well, with leaders to 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out (jockey said gelding hung right-handed throughout) (op 20/1)
18 (19) 6 [18¾]
3 86 p1 102 20 66
b c Mayson - Iridescence (Dutch Art)
Awkward start, towards rear, ridden and hanging badly right final 2f, weakened
19 (21) 4 [22¾]
6 97 107 14 63
ch h Intikhab (USA) - Bois Joli (IRE) (Orpen)
Always towards rear, under pressure and struggling from 3f out
20 (9) 5 [27¾]
3 93 Extra-Weights 6 106 50
ch c Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - Caribana (Hernando)
Chased leaders, close up over 2f out, soon squeezed out and lost place badly, eased
  • 20 ran Off time: 4:33:40 Winning time: 1m 43.50s (slow by 4.60s) Total SP: 141%
  • 1st owner: Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum (Sharja Bridge) 1st breeder: Stiftung Gestut Fahrhof
  • 2nd owner: Withernsea Thoroughbred Limited (Escobar)
  • 3rd owner: Mrs Maura Gittins (Mjjack)
  • Tote win: £9 PL: £2.20 £6.80 £5.70 Ex: £536.30 CSF: £277.89 Tricast: £5,239.96 Trifecta: £18,719.70
  • Jackpot: Not Won.
  • Placepot: £166.00 to a £1 stake. Pool: £298,336.39 - 1,311.69 winning units
  • Quadpot: £25.40 to a £1 stake. Pool: £26,878.47 - 781.47 winning units
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 2-9] 49 (37%) M [10-16] 45 (21%) H [17-23] 56 (42%)
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