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4:20 Newbury 23 Jul 2005

King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (Group 1)

(Class 1) (3yo+) (1m4f5yds) 1m4f OMS Good To Firm
1st £408,030 2nd £154,770 3rd £77,385 4th £35,175 5th £17,587.50 6th £10,552.50
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (12)  
4 97 115 129
b c Night Shift(USA) - Asmara(USA) (Lear Fan)
Held up in last, smooth headway when switched right from over 3f out, led well over 1f out, edged left inside final furlong, stayed on strongly (op 11-4 tchd 3-1 in places)
2 (8)
5 97 117 113 125
b h Halling(USA) - River Patrol (Rousillon)
Held up towards rear, headway on rails over 3f out, soon ridden, stayed on to go 2nd inside final furlong but not trouble winner
3 (2) shd [1¼]
4 97 113 125
b c Nashwan(USA) - Moonlight's Box(USA) (Nureyev)
Held up in touch, headway to lead 2f out, soon ridden and headed, kept on but no extra inside final furlong, lost 2nd close home (op 9-2)
4 (6) 5 [6¼]
7 97 117 105 117
b h Caerleon(USA) - Lucayan Princess (High Line)
Held up towards rear, headway and not clear run briefly over 3f out, stayed on to go 4th inside final furlong, never troubled leaders
5 (10) [8¾]
4 97 101 113
b c Danehill(USA) - Tea House (Sassafras)
Chased leaders, ridden and effort on outer over 3f out, every chance 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 9-1 tchd 10-1)
6 (1) hd [9]
5 97 b1 125 101 113
b h Sadler's Wells(USA) - Moon Cactus (Kris)
Led for 1f, chased leaders, led again 3f out until 2f out, weakened final furlong (op 20-1)
7 (4) 3 [12]
4 97 96 108
gr c Daylami(IRE) - Style Of Life(USA) (The Minstrel)
Held up in mid-division, took closer order 4f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened 1f out (op 7-2)
8 (7) 6 [18]
3 86 117 83 95
b f Unfuwain(USA) - Midway Lady(USA) (Alleged)
Mid-division, took closer order and travelling well over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out (op 7-1)
9 (9) ¾ [18¾]
6 97 t 118 85 97
b h Spectrum(IRE) - Greektown (Ela-Mana-Mou)
Led after 1f, ridden and headed 4f out, weakened 2f out (op 16-1 tchd 18-1)
10 (5) nk [19]
5 97 116 85 97
b h Alhaarth(IRE) - Carroll's Canyon(IRE) (Hatim)
Took keen hold in mid-division, lost position over 5f out, not a danger after (op 18-1)
11 (3) ½ [19½]
8 97 117 84 96
ch h Silver Hawk(USA) - Gazayil(USA) (Irish River)
With leader, led 4f out, ridden and headed 3f out, soon beaten
12 (11) 3 [22½]
5 97 79 91
b h Sadler's Wells(USA) - Palmeraie(USA) (Lear Fan)
Held up and always towards rear, weakened 2f out
  • 12 ran Off time: 4:25:00 Winning time: 2m 28.26s (fast by 0.74s) Total SP: 118%
  • 1st owner: H H Aga Khan (Azamour) 1st breeder: H H Aga Khan
  • 2nd owner: J C Smith (Norse Dancer)
  • 3rd owner: Niarchos Family (Bago)
  • Tote win: £3.40 PL: £1.60 £8.90 £2.40 Ex: £189.20 CSF: £156.12 Trifecta: £1,934.60 Pool: £6,621.39 - 2.43 winning units
  • DBI (SP%): L [Stalls 1-4] 48 (41%) M [5-8] 56 (15%) H [9-12] 46 (44%)
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