Coral Marathon (Registered As The Esher Stakes) (Listed) 2m 78y

  • (4yo+, 2m 78y, Class 1, 4 runners)
  • Winner £20,983 2nd £7,955 3rd £3,981 4th £1,983 5th £995 6th £500
  • Going: Good to Firm (Firm in places Sprint Course Good to Firm)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 48.57s
  • Off time: 16:26:32

Full Result

16:25 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (4) 2 Havana Beat (IRE) A M Balding 4 9-0 David Probert 11/4
SP 11/4 Tracked leader, effort 2f out, soon ridden, challenged when carried left inside final furlong, rallied towards finish, led final stride opened 5/2
2nd (2) hd 4 Repeater D O'Meara 5 9-0 h R L Moore 5/2
SP 5/2 Reluctant to leave stalls and lost ground start, held up 4th and last, went 3rd over 6f out, switched inside to challenge 1f out, led just inside final furlong, soon ridden, kept on, headed final stride opened 11/4
3rd (7) nk 1 Domination C Byrnes 7 9-0 F M Berry 11/8f
SP 11/8f Led, ridden over 2f out, headed and edged left just inside final furlong, kept on, held near finish £1300-£800 £2750-£2000 £1100-£800
4th (3) 6 Body Language (IRE) Ian Williams 6 8-9 p James Doyle 8/1
SP 8/1 Tracked leading pair, dropped to rear over 6f out, ridden and beaten final 2f opened 9/1
NR (1) 3 Nearly Caught (IRE) H Morrison 4 9-0 R Hughes
NR (6) 5 Whiplash Willie A M Balding 6 9-0 J Fortune
NR (5) 7 Earth Amber N J Henderson 5 8-9 K Fallon

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £3.30 Straight Forecast £9.67 Exacta £8.90 Trifecta £14.30

Jackpot £243,127.78 carried forward to Ayr, 6th Jul
Placepot £20,601.40, Pool: £222946.88, 7.9 winning tickets
Quadpot £872.40, Pool: £14619.5, 12.4 winning tickets

Analysis

Andrew Balding: "I'm very pleased for the owners, who have a lot of horses with me and have to take the rough with the smooth. He'll probably go to the Ebor next."