Bathwick Tyres Handicap 1m 4f
- (4yo+, 1m 4f, Class 5, 8 runners)
- Winner £2,911 2nd £866 3rd £433 4th £216
- Going: Good
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 2m 35.80s
- Off time: 17:05:17
|1st||3 Sunny Future||8/1|
|3rd||2 Sherman McCoy||2¾||13/2|
Gold Mine 6
|5||133 9-7 t||A M Balding||L P Keniry||70||13/8f|
Sherman McCoy 138
|7||131 9-5||D Kubler||William Twiston-Davies (5)||68||13/2|
Sunny Future (IRE) 19
|7||130 9-4 h||M S Saunders||Matthew Lawson (5)||67||8/1|
Into The Wind 57
|6||129 9-3||B R Millman||Andrea Atzeni||66||9/2|
Nave (USA) 21
|6||128 9-2||D M Simcock||D E Egan (3)||65||7/2|
Grace And Beauty (IRE) 33
|5||114 8-2||P Henderson||J F McDonald||50||80/1|
Faith Jicaro (IRE) 16
|6||114 8-2||A Hobbs||Catherine Gannon||50||14/1|
El Libertador (USA) 20
|7||114 8-2 b||E A Wheeler||Joey Haynes (7)||49||33/1|
||4||9-5||Mrs H Main||T P O'Shea||9/2|
Dual winner GOLD MINE was off the track for nearly two years but showed he still retains plenty of ability when going close at Kempton last week. He can reward his trainer's patience with a victory in this. Into The Wind made a decent reappearance at Windsor but fast ground may a problem for her while Sherman McCoy and Sunny Future made failed attempts to stay 2m on their latest starts and both should finish closer today. Nave needs to improve on his third at Brighton but may do so with Darren Egan's allowance helping his cause.
Sunny Future (IRE) 20-1 (8-9) Slowly away, last trio, badly hampered approaching halfway, not recover, plugged on, 9th of 13, 17l behind Palazzo Bianco (9-5) at Goodwood 2m hcp 0-85 (4) gd in May.
Nave (USA) 5-1 (8-13) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 5f out, driven along 3f out, 3rd and stayed on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 6, 5l behind Presburg (9-6) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) gf in May.
Sherman McCoy 6-1 (9-9) Led for 2f, chased leader over 7f out until over 3f out, soon ridden, not much room when hung right and weakened over 2f out,, 9th of 11, 23l behind Llamadas (9-2) at Kempton 2m hacp 0-70 (5) pol in Jan.
Into The Wind 20-1 (8-11) Held up in mid-division, headway on outside over 2f out, ridden well over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong, went 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 14, 3 1/2l behind Attwaal (9-0) at Windsor 1m 4f hcp 0-75 (5) sft in Apr.
Faith Jicaro (IRE) 8-1 (8-10) Held up in rear, rapid headway on outside to press leaders over 2f out, no impression and beaten over 1f out, 6th of 8, 7l behind Brabazon (9-5) at Wolverhampton 1m 6f app hcp 0-60 (6) pol in Feb '11.
El Libertador (USA) 5-1 (8-13) Led early, chased leaders, weakened 2f out, eased inside final furlong, 10th of 11, 23l behind Mr Lando (8-9) at Lingfield 1m 3f hcp 0-60 (6) gd in May.
Gold Mine 14-1 (9-7) Chased leader, led over 2f out, ridden and pressed over 1f out, headed final 110 yards, no extra nearing finish, 2nd of 11, 1 1/4l behind Mountain Range (9-1) at Kempton 1m 3f hacp 0-70 (5) pol.
Grace And Beauty (IRE) 25-1 (8-5) Steadied start, held up in rear, ridden and struggling over 2f out, never a factor, last of 8, 12l behind Stag Hill (8-6) at Kempton 1m 2f app hcp 0-65 (6) pol in Apr.