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3:35 Newmarket 6 May 2017

Qipco 2000 Guineas Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Colts & Fillies)

(Class 1) (3yo) 1m Row Good To Firm
1st £283,550 2nd £107,500 3rd £53,800 4th £26,800 5th £13,450 6th £6,750


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (3)  
3 90 122 102 122
b c Galileo (IRE) - Meow (IRE) (Storm Cat)
Tracked leaders, moved left to race against stands' rail halfway effort 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, stayed on well under pressure and always doing enough inside final furlong, ridden out (tchd 11/8 and tchd 7/4)
2 (5) 1
3 90 115 99 119
b c Excelebration (IRE) - Alina (IRE) (Galileo)
Took keen hold, midfield, switched left and effort 2f out, stumbled badly and unbalanced on downhill run over 1f out, switched right and headway entering final furlong, stayed on under pressure to chase winner well inside final furlong, no impression (jockey said colt lost its action for a stride entering the dip) (op 4/1)
3 (7) nk [1¼]
3 90 113 98 118
b c Dream Ahead (USA) - Macheera (IRE) (Machiavellian)
Steadied start, took keen hold, held up in touch in last trio, switched right and effort over 1f out, ran on well under pressure inside final furlong to go 3rd towards finish, never getting on terms with winner (op 5/1 tchd 9/2)
4 (4) hd [1½]
3 90 117 97 117
b c War Front (USA) - Sun Shower (IRE) (Indian Ridge)
Led and set steady gallop, pushed along 2f out, headed and ridden over 1f out, kept on well under pressure but never quite matching pace of winner, lost 2 places well inside final furlong (op 16/1)
5 (10) [3¼]
3 90 h1 110 92 114
b c Frankel - Sand Vixen (Dubawi)
Steadied start, took keen hold, held up in touch in last pair, not clear run and hampered 2f out, switched right and then back left over 1f out, headway under pressure inside final furlong, stayed on, never troubled leaders (op 12/1)
6 (2) nk [3½]
3 90 111 91 112
b c Frankel - You'll Be Mine (USA) (Kingmambo)
Held up in touch in midfield, effort and ridden in 4th 3f out, still chasing leaders but unable to quicken when nudged right entering final furlong, keeping on same pace and held when not much room well inside final furlong (op 6/1 tchd 9/2)
7 (9) nk [3¾]
3 90 108 90 111
br c Hard Spun (USA) - Windsor County (USA) (Elusive Quality)
Steadied start, took keen hold, held up in touch in rear, switched left and effort 2f out, some headway under pressure just over 1f out, kept on same pace and no impression inside final furlong
8 (8) [5¼]
3 90 tb 102 85 108
bb c War Front (USA) - Stone Hope (USA) (Grindstone)
Chased leader for 3f, steadied back into midfield halfway, effort and shaken up over 1f out, soon hung right and no impression, kept on same pace final furlong (tchd 40/1)
9 (6) [9]
3 90 110 74 99
b c Footstepsinthesand - Fotini (IRE) (King's Best)
Held up in touch in midfield, ridden 3f out, soon struggling and lost place 2f out, behind 1f out (op 40/1 tchd 50/1)
10 (1) hd [9¼]
3 90 104 73 98
b c Lawman (FR) - Catbells (IRE) (Rakti)
Chased leaders until went 2nd after 3f, every chance 3f out, soon ridden, outpaced and beaten over 1f out, weakened final furlong
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