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1:45 Hamilton 17 Aug 2021

'William The Lion' Handicap

(Class 4) (0-80, 3yo+) (6f6yds) 6f Good
1st £4,346.99 2nd £2,040.68 3rd £1,020.74 4th £510.37 5th £300 6th £300 7th £300 8th £300


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (12)  
5 97 75 65 84
ch g Orientor - Primo Heights (Primo Valentino)
Towards rear, nudged along and still plenty to do 2f out, good headway over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ridden out, cosily
2 (10) nk
5 95 73 62 81
b g Dandy Man (IRE) - Ruby Slippers (Sir Percy)
Held up in midfield, ridden 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, headway 1f out, soon rallied, ran on well final 110yds, always held (op 7/1)
3 (1) ¾ [1]
3 96 b1 77 62 83
b g Lethal Force (IRE) - Lady Loch (Dutch Art)
Led at fast pace, took keen hold, ridden 2f out, hard pressed 1f out, soon headed by winner, lost second final 110yds, kept on towards finish (tchd 4/1)
DSQ (6) [2¼]
5 84 b 65 46 67
b g Milk It Mick - Silky Silence (High Chaparral)
Awkward start, raced in last, ridden 2f out, switched left over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, not reach leaders, finished 4th, disqualified (rider failed to weight in) (op 7/1 tchd 9/1)
4 (8) nk [2½]
3 97 p1 78 57 79
b g Kodiac - Jira (Medicean)
Midfield, going okay but waiting for room over 2f out, ridden 2f out, outpaced over 1f out, switched left and not clear run 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never dangerous, eyecatcher, finished 5th, placed 4th (jockey said gelding was denied a clear run approximately 2f out) (op 10/1)
5 (2) ¾ [3¼]
5 910 p 78 55 77
b g Kuroshio (AUS) - Fair Maiden (JPN) (Carnegie)
Towards rear, ridden 2f out, headway over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, kept on strongly final 110yds, nearest finish, finished 6th, placed 5th (op 9/1)
6 (9) nk [3¾]
5 99 h 77 53 75
gr m Footstepsinthesand - Musical Molly (IRE) (Mastercraftsman)
Held up in behind leaders, ridden and brief headway 2f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong, finished 7th, placed 6th (op 14/1)
7 (3) [5¼]
6 97 78 48 71
b g Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Love Match (Danehill Dancer)
Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened gradually inside final furlong, finished 8th, placed 7th (op 8/1)
8 (5) nk [5½]
4 96 v1 74 43 66
ch g Dream Ahead (USA) - Shamsalmaidan (IRE) (Fantastic Light)
Chased leader, ridden over 2f out, lost position gradually over 1f out, weakened final 110yds, finished 9th, placed 8th (op 9/1)
9 (4) nse [5½]
4 94 72 40 64
br g Gutaifan (IRE) - City Dazzler (IRE) (Elusive City)
Towards rear of midfield, ridden 2f out, hung left 1f out, made no impression, finished 10th, placed 9th (op 20/1)
10 (11) 3 [8½]
8 96 p 74 30 56
b g Pastoral Pursuits - Oh So Saucy (Imperial Ballet)
Chased leader, ridden over 2f out, lost ground quickly 2f out, well held when hampered 1f out, eased final 110yds, finished 11th, placed 10th (trainer said gelding was unsuited by the going which was officially described as good (good to soft in places) and would prefer a softer surface) (op 20/1)
Following an objection by the clerk of the scales and a subsequent stewards' inquiry, Ey Up Its Mick, who passed the post 4th, was disqualified - rider failed to weigh-in.
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