Gold Cup (British Champions Series) (Group 1) 2m 4f

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f, Class 1, 13 runners)
  • Winner £212,662 2nd £80,625 3rd £40,350 4th £20,100 5th £10,088 6th £5,062
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in Places on Round Course
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 21.09s
  • Off time: 16:29:04

Full Result

16:25 Royal Ascot
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (14) 10 Leading Light (IRE) A P O'Brien 4 9-0 p J P O'Brien 10/11f
SP 10/11f Raced wide early, tracked leaders, challenging when edged right approaching final 2f, driven to challenge and hung right over 1f out, led approaching final furlong, hung left inside final furlong, stayed on and always just doing enough opened 1/1 £11000-£10000 £5500-£5000 £25000-£25000(x2) £20000-£20000(x2) £10000-£10000 £800-£8000 £5000-£5000(x11) £4000-£4000 £3000-£3000(x5) £2500-£2500 £2000-£2000(x14) £1000-£1000(x5) £500-£500 £400-£400 £100000-£110000 £5000-£5500
2nd (6) nk 13 Estimate (IRE) Sir Michael Stoute 5 8-13 R L Moore 8/1
SP 8/1 Took keen hold early and held up in mid-division, steady headway over 3f out, chased leaders in 4th into straight, not clear run over 2f out and soon switched right, switched left and squeezed through over 1f out, soon challenging and every chance, went 2nd inside final furlong, stayed on but always held
3rd (10) s.h 14 Missunited (IRE) M Winters 7 8-13 Jim Crowley 40/1
SP 40/1 Led, strongly pressed from 2f out, stayed on gamely, headed approaching final furlong, 2nd until final 100 yards, rallied close home, almost regained 2nd opened 50/1
4th (4) 3 Brown Panther Tom Dascombe 6 9-2 R Kingscote 5/1
SP 5/1 Took keen hold early, tracked leader over 5f, tracked leading pair, went 2nd again over 3f out, ridden to challenge 2f out, not much room when lost 2nd over 1f out, outpaced into 4th inside final furlong, no extra final 100 yards opened 9/2
5th (15) nk 7 Simenon (IRE) W P Mullins 7 9-2 L Dettori 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up in rear, headway on wide outside over 2f out, ridden and stayed on into well held 5th over 1f out, plugged on pressing for 4th opened 16/1 £11000-£500
6th (5) 4 Oriental Fox (GER) M Johnston 6 9-2 J Fanning 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up rear of mid-division, headway on inside under pressure over 2f out, never going pace to reach leaders and weakened over 1f out
7th (1) 2 Altano (GER) Andreas Wohler 8 9-2 t E Pedroza 7/1
SP 7/1 Tracked leaders on inside, pushed along 4f out, weakened over 3f out opened 9/1
8th (11) nk 9 Havana Beat (IRE) A M Balding 4 9-0 David Probert 66/1
SP 66/1 Switched right after start and held up in last pair, never involved
9th (3) s.h 12 Shwaiman (IRE) J R Fanshawe 4 9-0 T P Queally 50/1
SP 50/1 Took keen hold and held up towards rear, never in contention
10th (7) 1 Ahzeemah (IRE) Saeed bin Suroor 5 9-2 p K Fallon 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, never reached leaders and eased when beaten final furlong opened 20/1
11th (9) 13 6 Saddler's Rock (IRE) J M Oxx 6 9-2 b1 W Buick 33/1
SP 33/1 Took keen hold early and held up in mid-division on outside, pushed along and headway on outside to chase leaders 4f out, pushed along over 3f out, weakened 2f out
12th (13) 18 5 Royal Diamond (IRE) J P Murtagh 8 9-2 R Hughes 12/1
SP 12/1 Took keen hold, held up in mid-division, went 2nd after 5f, pushed along 4f out, lost 2nd over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, behind and eased final furlong, tailed off opened 14/1 £20000-£1400(x2)
13th (2) 12 11 Ralston Road (IRE) J P Shanahan 4 9-0 R P Whelan 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, weakened over 4f out, tailed off and eased final 2f
NR (12) 8 Tac De Boistron (FR) M Botti 7 9-2 Martin Harley
NR (8) 15 Pale Mimosa (IRE) D K Weld 5 8-13 P J Smullen

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.10 Tote Place £1.50,£1.80,£7.80 Straight Forecast £8.84 Exacta £12.20 Trifecta £271.80 Swingers 1&2:£3.60 2&3:£25.10 1&3:£14.00

Jackpot £35,500.00, Pool: £200000.0, 4.0 winning tickets
Placepot £1,376.60, Pool: £605950.3, 321.31 winning tickets
Quadpot £137.80, Pool: £45112.89, 242.11 winning tickets