2,000 Guineas Ante Post At totepool.com Handicap 6f

  • (4yo+, 6f, Class 6, 8 runners)
  • Winner £2,264 2nd £674 3rd £337 4th £168
  • Going: Standard
  • Surface: Fibresand
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 1m 18.28s
  • Off time: 19:16:20
Full result
Result 19:15 Southwell
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Meshardal 6/4f
2nd 5 Doctor Hilary 11/4
3rd 8 Flow Chart 1 7/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (2) 00645-2
Yellow, large Dark Green spots, Yellow sleeves, Dark Green spots, Dark Green cap Meshardal (GER) 20
  • T:Mrs R Carr
  • J:J P Sullivan
  • Form: 00645-2
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 9-7
  • OR: 55
  • Naps:
4 133 9-7 Mrs R Carr J P Sullivan 55 6/4f
2 (3) 00-7098
Red and white (quartered), halved sleeves, white cap Fairy Wing (IRE) 26
  • T:Miss A Stokell
  • J:L Morris
  • Form: 00-7098
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 9-6b
  • OR: 54
  • Naps:
7 132 9-6 b Miss A Stokell L Morris 54 12/1
3 (5) 9446-96
Red, Maroon seams, Red sleeves and cap Camache Queen (IRE) 40
  • T:J Tuite
  • J:Joey Haynes
  • Form: 9446-96
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 9-4bt
  • OR: 52
  • Naps:
6 130 9-4 bt J Tuite Joey Haynes (5) 52 12/1
4 (1) 574438
Mauve, Pink star, Pink sleeves, Mauve stars, Pink cap Ivestar (IRE) 24
  • T:M W Easterby
  • J:G Gibbons
  • Form: 574438
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 9-4v
  • OR: 52
  • Naps:
9 130 9-4 v M W Easterby G Gibbons 52 10/1
5 (7) 9-49231
Dark blue, royal blue disc, dark blue sleeves, royal blue spots, pink cap Doctor Hilary 20
  • T:M R Hoad
  • J:R Havlin
  • Form: 9-49231
  • Age: 12
  • Weight: 9-4v
  • OR: 52
  • Naps:
12 130 9-4 v M R Hoad R Havlin 52 11/4
6 (6) 6/07-220
Dark Blue, Pink cross belts, armlets and cap Dear Ben 25
  • T:B P J Baugh
  • J:T Eaves
  • Form: 6/07-220
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 9-2
  • OR: 50
  • Naps:
5 128 9-2 B P J Baugh T Eaves 50 16/1
7 (4) 013356
Red, dark blue stars, white cap, dark blue stars Lord Buffhead 19
  • T:R C Guest
  • J:R Fitzpatrick
  • Form: 013356
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 8-13v
  • OR: 47
  • Naps:
5 125 8-13 v R C Guest R Fitzpatrick 47 10/1
8 (8) 435529
DARK GREEN, YELLOW stripe, armlets and cap Flow Chart (IRE) 24
  • T:Peter Grayson
  • J:S O'Hara
  • Form: 435529
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 8-13
  • OR: 47
  • Naps:
7 125 8-13 Peter Grayson S O'Hara (3) 47 7/1

In depth

Verdict

There was little between Ivestar and Flow Chart at Wolverhampton last time but both were well beaten. Lord Buffhead has a chance on his best form, however, as does Camache Queen. Meshardal was only beaten a length-and-a-half by DOCTOR HILARY over course and distance earlier this month and is 4lb better off but we'll take Mark Hoad's veteran to confirm the form as he's probably the more consistent.

Formwatch

Meshardal (GER) 7-2 (9-1) Keen tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed approaching final furlong, kept on one pace, 2nd of 9, 1 1/2l behind Doctor Hilary (8-8) at Southwell 6f hcp 0-60 (6) fbs.

Doctor Hilary 10-1 (8-8) In touch, headway 2f out, ridden to lead and edged left approaching final furlong, stayed on, won at Southwell 6f hcp 0-60 (6) fbs beating Meshardal (9-1) by 1 1/2l, 9 ran.

Flow Chart (IRE) 25-1 (8-10) Towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 9th of 12, 7l behind Sewn Up (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol.

Lord Buffhead 12-1 (8-8) Towards rear, ridden inside final furlong, kept on, never dangerous, 6th of 11, 6l behind Megaleka (9-4) at Catterick 5f app hcp (6) sft.

Fairy Wing (IRE) 50-1 (8-5) Led, ridden and headed over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, last of 8, 42l behind Pretty Bubbles (9-2) at Southwell 1m hacp 0-70 (5) fbs.

Ivestar (IRE) 5-1 (9-4) Tracked leaders, went 2nd over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened entering final furlong, 8th of 12, 7l behind Sewn Up (9-7) at Wolverhampton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol.

Camache Queen (IRE) 33-1 (8-13) Mid-division on outside, headway halfway, chased leaders 2f out, rider dropped reins briefly well over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 6th of 11, 6l behind Time Medicean (9-4) at Kempton 6f hcp (0-55) (6) pol in Mar.

Dear Ben 14-1 (9-2) Close up on outer when hampered over 3f out, ridden halfway, weakened 2f out, last of 11, 11l behind Dissent (9-2) at Wolverhampton 5f hcp (0-55) (6) pol.