Stella Artois Handicap 1m 5f 89y

  • (3yo, 1m 5f 89y, Class 4, 6 runners)
  • Winner £6,469 2nd £1,925 3rd £962 4th £481
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 57.47s
  • Off time: 17:21:00
Full result
Result 17:20 Chester
Pos Horse Distance/th> Odds
1st 1 Gabrial The Master 4/1
2nd 5 Duke Of Yorkshire 1 5/1

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps SP
1 (2) 264422
Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap Gabrial The Master (IRE) 14
  • T:R A Fahey
  • J:T Eaves
  • Form: 264422
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-7
  • OR: 77
  • Naps:
3 133 9-7 R A Fahey T Eaves 77 4/1
2 (3) 121343
Dark green and red (quartered), dark green sleeves, red cap Edwyn Ralph 51
  • T:D M Simcock
  • J:C Catlin
  • Form: 121343
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-6
  • OR: 76
  • Naps:
3 132 9-6 D M Simcock C Catlin 76 5/2
3 (1) 749711
Dark green, yellow seams, maroon sleeves, purple cap Eton Rambler (USA) 22
  • T:George Baker
  • J:Dane O'Neill
  • Form: 749711
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-2p
  • OR: 72
  • Naps:
3 128 9-2 p George Baker Dane O'Neill 72 15/8f
5 (7) 144461
Red, white epaulets, chevrons on sleeves, black cap Duke Of Yorkshire 7
  • T:D Carroll
  • J:Neil Farley
  • Form: 144461
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-0
  • OR: 70
  • Naps:
3 126 9-0 D Carroll Neil Farley (3) 70 5/1
6 (6) 28-7531
Red, Yellow epaulets, chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap Vicky Valentine 8
  • T:A C Whillans
  • J:Julie Burke
  • Form: 28-7531
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-9
  • OR: 65
  • Naps:
3 121 8-9 A C Whillans Julie Burke (3) 65 11/1
7 (4) 354287
RED, ROYAL BLUE seams on sleeves Uncle Bernie (IRE) 15
  • T:A Hollinshead
  • J:Ryan Powell
  • Form: 354287
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 8-2p
  • OR: 58
  • Naps:
3 114 8-2 p A Hollinshead Ryan Powell (3) 58 16/1

Non Runners

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
4 (5) 361385
Arlecchino (IRE) 19
  • Nag Me
  • T:E S Mcmahon
  • J:Non Runner
  • Form: 361385
  • Age: 3
  • Weight: 9-1b
  • OR: 71
  • Naps:
3 91 b E S Mcmahon Non Runner 71 NR

Race History

Race History
Year Draw Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
2012 4 Bank Bonus
  • T:A M Balding
  • J:R Mullen
3 9-7 A M Balding R Mullen 4/1
show more

In depth

Verdict

VICKY VALENTINE won a shade cosily over 1m4f at Newcastle last time and may be capable of shrugging off a 4lb weight rise with Julie Burke claiming 3lb. Duke Of Yorkshire won over a similar trip at Catterick and is entitled to respect along with course winner Eton Rambler, who is on a hat-trick, while Gabrial The Master always seems to run well here but is climbing the weights despite not winning. Edwyn Ralph was third to the prolific Beacon's Lady at Brighton last time but is still chasing a first victory on Turf.

Formwatch

Arlecchino (IRE) 3-1 (9-2) Steadied start, held up in rear off the pace, ridden 3f out, no impression, eased over 1f out, 5th of 6, 32l behind Hunting Rights (9-5) at Brighton 1m 2f hcp 0-75 (5) sft.

Gabrial The Master (IRE) 9-1 (9-4) Soon in touch on outside, ridden to chase winner over 2f out, stayed on same pace, no impression final furlong, 2nd of 8, 5l behind Chocala (9-4) at Chester 2m 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) sft.

Duke Of Yorkshire 6-1 (8-12) Always prominent, ridden over 2f out, led over 1f out, hard pressed, held on, won at Catterick 1m 6f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) gd beating Sunblazer (9-6) by shd, 7 ran.

Vicky Valentine 9-1 (8-4) Tracked leader, led 2f out, driven over 1f out, idled in front but always doing enough, won at Newcastle 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gs beating Aneedh (9-7) by 1/2l, 6 ran.

Edwyn Ralph 13-8fav (8-9) Tracked leaders in 4th, pushed along over 3f out, went 3rd 2f out, driven and one pace over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 14, 5l behind Beacon Lady (8-5) at Brighton 1m 4f hcp 0-80 (4) gf in Aug.

Eton Rambler (USA) 8-1 (9-1) Held up in mid-division, pushed along 3f out, headway and switched left to inside over 1f out, stayed on to lead inside final furlong, ridden out, won at Chepstow 1m 4f hcp 0-70 (5) gs beating Musikhani (8-10) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.

Uncle Bernie (IRE) 7-1 (8-11) Held up in rear, took keen hold, headway on outside 5f out, lost place 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 8, 28l behind See And Be Seen (8-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 6f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) pol.