William Hill Imperial Cup Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) 2m 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 110y, Class 1, 14 runners)
  • Winner £39,865 2nd £14,959 3rd £7,490 4th £3,731 5th £1,876 6th £938
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 2.27s
  • Off time: 15:15:26

Full Result

15:15 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 9 Baltimore Rock (IRE) D Pipe 5 10-12 T Scudamore 7/1
SP 7/1 Held up towards rear, smooth headway on outside travelling well before 2 out, challenged in 2nd 2 out, led last, edged right flat, stayed on, driven out
2nd 1 13 Gassin Golf R Lee 5 10-8 J E Moore 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up towards rear, smooth headway tracvelling well before 2 out, led narrowly 2 out, ridden and headed last, staying on same pace and held when not much room on inside and switched left final 120 yards opened 10/1
3rd 4 Vibrato Valtat (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-3 t D A Jacob 3/1f
SP 3/1f Held up towards rear on inside, headway approaching 2 out, stayed on to 3rd run-in, no impression on leading duo opened 10/3 £1667-£500 £3600-£1200
4th nk 5 Regal Encore (IRE) A J Honeyball 6 11-3 A P McCoy 9/2
SP 9/2 Heldup towards rear, smooth headway on outside approiaching 2 out, challenged and every chance 2 out, driven and one pace between last 2, lost 3rd run-in £2500-£500
5th 1 7 Chesil Beach Boy M J Coombe 11 11-3 Louis Muspratt (7) 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up in last pair, headway on outside 2 out, stayed on same pace in 5th run-in opened 100/1
6th 5 3 Little Jon N A Twiston-Davies 6 11-6 S Twiston-Davies 33/1
SP 33/1 Led until ridden before 2 out, chased leaders, weakened before last opened 25/1
7th nk 1 Swing Bowler D Pipe 7 11-12 C O'Farrell 9/1
SP 9/1 Chased leader, led approaching 2 out until 2 out, chased leaders, weakened before last opened 8/1
8th 11 Somemothersdohavem Miss V Williams 5 10-10 L Treadwell 12/1
SP 12/1 Chased leaders on outside, pushed along and hung right before 2 out, weakened between last 2 opened 14/1
9th 14 Skint Miss A Brewer 8 10-5 b1 D F O'Regan 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders, pushed along challenging before 2 out, weakened and blundered 2 out
10th 8 6 New Year's Eve J P Ferguson 6 11-3 h Jack Quinlan (3) 11/1
SP 11/1 Chased leaders, pushed along before 2 out, weakened 2 out opened 12/1
11th 12 Harristown C E Longsdon 4 10-9 p Kielan Woods (3) 20/1
SP 20/1 Chased leaders, pushed along and weakened on long run to 2 out opened 16/1
12th 28 2 First Avenue Mrs L J Mongan 9 11-10 Paddy Bradley (7) 40/1
SP 40/1 Always well in rear, never a factor, tailed off opened 33/1
PU 10 Fourth Estate (IRE) N J Henderson 8 10-11 A Tinkler 8/1
SP 8/1 Chased leaders on inside, mistake 3rd, steadily lost place, weakened rapidly before 2 out, behind and pulled up before last opened 14/1
PU 8 Knight Of Pleasure G L Moore 5 11-2 Joshua Moore 20/1
SP 20/1 Held up in mid-division, not fluent 4th, pushed along after 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off and pulled up before next opened 25/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £8.50 Tote Place £2.70 £4.10 £1.60 Straight Forecast £89.04 Exacta £89.40 Trifecta £286.90 Swingers 1&2 £22.20, 2&3 £12.30, 1&3 £6.70

Jackpot £10,085.15 carried forward to Naas, 9th Mar
Placepot £130.60, Pool: £197904.52, 1105.49 winning tickets
Quadpot £8.50, Pool: £13711.69, 1184.78 winning tickets