sportingbet.com Handicap 1m 2f 75y
- (3yo, 1m 2f 75y, Class 2, 8 runners)
- Winner £28,012 2nd £8,388 3rd £4,194 4th £2,097 5th £1,048 6th £526
- Going: Good
- Surface: Turf
- Winning time: 2m 10.68s
- Off time: 15:05:42
|1st||7 Powder Hound||8/1|
|2nd||8 Ocean Applause||3¼||25/1|
|3rd||3 Romantic Settings||nse||10/1|
Zain Eagle 15
|3||133 9-7||G A Butler||N Callan||95||7/4f|
Gabrial's Kaka (IRE) 21
|3||132 9-6||R A Fahey||T Eaves||94||9/1|
Romantic Settings 7
|3||131 9-5||R A Fahey||Lee Topliss||93||10/1|
Tajheez (IRE) 23
|3||128 9-2 h||R Varian||Dane O'Neill||90||5/1|
King Of The Danes 128
|3||127 9-1||M Johnston||J Fanning||89||11/4|
Asgardella (IRE) 21
|3||123 8-11||R A Fahey||Neil Farley (3)||85||25/1|
Powder Hound 10
|3||121 8-9||A M Balding||David Probert||83||8/1|
Ocean Applause 10
|3||115 8-3 t||J Ryan||Ryan Powell (3)||77||25/1|
Deia Sunrise (IRE)
||3||9-1||J H M Gosden||N Mackay||7/2|
Gabrial's Kaka, only beaten a neck at Thirsk after winning at Pontefract, looks the pick of Richard Fahey's trio in this. Zain Eagle is unbeaten this year and on a hat-trick after scoring at Ripon and Doncaster while Tajheez won readily at Kempton, despite pulling hard, and should be suited by this sharp track. King Of The Danes won at Ascot and Goodwood in May but hasn't raced since and was no match for Romantic Settings at Musselburgh earlier on more favourable terms. POWDER HOUND can be forgiven his run on heavy ground at Sandown 10 days ago. He'll strip fitter here and his run behind Disclaimer at Kempton in the spring suggests he's been let in lightly here.
Powder Hound 5-1 (9-5) Tracked leaders early, soon lost place and behind, effort over 2f out, soon beaten, 5th of 7, 9l behind Lady Pimpernel (9-4) at Sandown 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) hvy.
Ocean Applause 16-1 (9-0) Towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, one pace final furlong, 6th of 10, 2 3/4l behind Thouwra (9-5) at Yarmouth 1m hcp 0-85 (4) gs.
Romantic Settings 25-1 (8-3) Led, headed over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, one pace inside final furlong, 4th of 7, 2l behind Sharestan (9-0) at Ayr 1m 2f Listed stks 3yo (1) gs.
King Of The Danes 4-1fav (9-2) Made all, set good pace, pushed clear over 1f out, stayed on strongly, unchallenged, won at Goodwood 1m 1f 3yo hcp 0-85 (4) gf in May beating Zamoyski (9-5) by 6l, 8 ran.
Gabrial's Kaka (IRE) 9-2 (9-7) Tracked leader, ridden over 1f out, led inside final furlong, kept on and headed towards finish, 2nd of 8, nk behind Altharoos (9-2) at Thirsk 1m 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) gs.
Zain Eagle 5-2 (8-11) Held up in last pair, smooth headway on outside over 2f out, led approaching final furlong, quickened clear, easily, won at Doncaster 1m 2f stks 0-85 (3) gs beating Amralah (8-11) by 4l, 8 ran.
Asgardella (IRE) 20-1 (9-3) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened, 5th of 8, 7l behind Altharoos (9-2) at Thirsk 1m 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) gs.
Tajheez (IRE) 11-10fav (9-7) Tracked leader, took keen hold, led over 2f out, edged right and drew clear well inside final furlong, won at Kempton 1m 3f hcp 0-85 (4) pol beating Grendisar (9-1) by 2 1/2l, 6 ran.