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2:00 Pontefract 19 Apr 2021

Into The Sky Pontefract Marathon Handicap (Round 2 Of The Pontefract Stayers Championship 2021)

(Class 5) (0-70, 4yo+) (2m5f139yds) 2m5½f Good To Firm
1st £2,970 2nd £1,394.25 3rd £697.40 4th £348.70 5th £300 6th £300 7th £300 8th £300

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (1)  
9 93 b 60 54 67
b g Champs Elysees - Wemyss Bay (Sadler's Wells)
Prominent, headway and chased leader 4f out, ridden over 2f out, made strong challenge home turn, led over 1f out, kept on strongly (op 11/4 tchd 3/1)
2 (10) 3
4 98 v1 68 61 69
b g Authorized (IRE) - Ballymena Lassie (Giant's Causeway)
Sweating, led, 4 lengths ahead with one circuit to go, reduced lead before halfway, ridden over 2f out, hard pressed home turn, headed by winner over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, just held second (op 12/1 tchd 10/1)
3 (11) hd [3¼]
5 99 etb 66 57 70
b g Zoffany (IRE) - Sacrosanct (IRE) (Sadler's Wells)
Towards rear, good headway on inner from 4f out, ridden and outpaced 2f out, soon rallied, stayed on inside final furlong, went third final 110yds, nearest finish (op 12/1)
4 (5) [5½]
5 97 p 64 53 66
br m Aussie Rules (USA) - Fairy Slipper (Singspiel)
Held up in behind leaders, ridden 4f out, chased leaders 3f out, kept on from 2f out, went third final furlong, no impression inside final furlong, lost third final 110yds (op 33/1 tchd 40/1)
5 (2) [11]
11 813 p 56 40 52
gr g Aussie Rules (USA) - Alwiyda (USA) (Trempolino)
Held up in rear, smooth headway on inner 4f out, went third home turn, soon weakened gradually, no extra final furlong (op 11/1 tchd 9/1 and tchd 12/1)
6 (4) ¾ [11¾]
5 812 55 38 50
b m Sir Percy - Silver Linnet (IRE) (Acclamation)
Held up in behind leaders, going easily 4f out, ridden and found little over 3f out, made no impression (tchd 11/2)
7 (6) nk [12]
6 87 Out-of-Handicaps 5 p 50 33 45
br g Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Sincerely (Singspiel)
Midfield, ridden 4f out, brief headway over 2f out, soon outpaced, stayed on final furlong (tchd 16/1)
8 (7) 68 [80]
7 812 55
b m Aqlaam - Rosewood Belle (USA) (Woodman)
Midfield, ridden and lost position from 4f out, got behind from 3f out, tailed off (op 22/1)
9 (3) 20 [100]
7 87 Out-of-Handicaps 5 p 50
b g Galileo (IRE) - Thai Haku (IRE) (Oasis Dream)
Tracked leader, ridden 5f out, lost position 4f out, soon well beaten (op 8/1 tchd 6/1 and tchd 9/1)
10 (9) [107½]
5 810 v 53
b g Slade Power (IRE) - Thawrah (IRE) (Green Desert)
Towards rear, raced in last and ridden 8f out, lost touch from 4f out, well beaten from 3f out (jockey said gelding was never travelling) (op 9/1 tchd 17/2)
11 (8) 74 [181½]
9 912 69
ch g Dr Fong (USA) - Encircle (USA) (Spinning World)
Chased leaders, soon cajoled along and dropped to midfield, headway but pushed along 5f out, lost ground quickly from 4f out, tailed off (trainer said, regarding poor performance, that the gelding was unsuited by the going which was officially described as good to firm, good in places, and would prefer a softer surface) (op 4/1)
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