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2:40 Newmarket 20 May 2017

Betway King Charles II Stakes (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (3yo) 7f Row Good To Soft
1st £20,982.70 2nd £7,955 3rd £3,981.20 4th £1,983.20 5th £995.30 6th £499.50


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
1 (6)  
3 90 95 90 105
b c Helmet (AUS) - Supreme Seductress (IRE) (Montjeu)
Dwelt and short of room leaving stalls, travelled strongly and tracked leaders, effort just over 2f out, driven and strong challenge just over 1f out, led inside final furlong, held on well (op 7/4 tchd 2/1)
2 (5) hd
3 95 108 94 109
b c Footstepsinthesand - Fotini (IRE) (King's Best)
Tracked leaders, effort entering final 2f, driven to press leading pair entering final furlong, went 2nd and every chance well inside final furlong, stayed on well (op 4/1)
3 (7) ½ [¾]
3 90 107 87 103
b g Frankel - Heaven Sent (Pivotal)
Led to post, led, ridden 2f out, soon edged right, driven over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on but no extra well inside final furlong (op 4/1)
4 (1) [2½]
3 90 87 82 98
ch c Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Gentle On My Mind (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Steadied and dropped in behind after start, held up in touch in rear, switched right and effort entering final 2f, driven over 1f out, 4th, hung left and kept on same pace inside final furlong (jockey said the colt hung left-handed) (op 16/1 tchd 10/1)
5 (4) [5]
3 90 101 74 92
b c Lawman (FR) - Croisiere (USA) (Capote)
Took keen hold early, tracked leader, effort to challenge entering final 2f, squeezed out and lost place well over 1f out, no threat to leaders and stayed on same pace after (op 15/2)
6 (2) [7½]
3 90 66 85
b c Dark Angel (IRE) - Layla Jamil (IRE) (Exceed And Excel)
Tracked leaders, effort to challenge entering final 2f, soon edged left under pressure, unable to quicken and outpaced entering final furlong, weakened inside final furlong (op 6/1 tchd 5/1)
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