Qipco Champion Stakes (British Champions Middle Distance) (Group 1) 1m 2f

  • (3yo+, 1m 2f, Class 1, 10 runners)
  • Winner £737,230 2nd £279,500 3rd £139,880 4th £69,680 5th £34,970 6th £17,550
  • Going: Soft
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 12.02s
  • Off time: 16:12:50

Full Result

16:05 Ascot
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (5) 2 Farhh Saeed bin Suroor 5 9-3 S De Sousa 11/4
SP 11/4 Took keen hold tracking leader, led over 1f out, soon ridden, strongly pressed final inside furlong, stayed on gamely opened 3/1 touched 5/2
2nd (3) nk 1 Cirrus Des Aigles (FR) Mme C Barbe 7 9-3 C Soumillon 6/4f
SP 6/4f Held up in 6th, headway to 3rd going well when pressed for room briefly 2f out, chased winner approaching final furlong, stayed on inside final furlong pressed winner to the line, always just held opened 7/4 £1500-£800(x2) £700-£400(x4) £900-£600
3rd (9) ½ 9 Ruler Of The World (IRE) A P O'Brien 3 8-12 p R L Moore 13/2
SP 13/2 Held up in 7th, headway on outside 4f out, chased leaders over 2f out, stayed on to 3rd approaching final furlong, kept on in closing stages, never quite going pace to challenge opened 7/1 £20000-£2400
4th (2) 6 3 Hunter's Light (IRE) Saeed bin Suroor 5 9-3 hv M Barzalona 25/1
SP 25/1 Soon led, ridden and headed over 1f out, no chance with leading trio approaching final furlong, stayed on to hold 4th in closing stages opened 28/1
5th (4) ½ 5 Mukhadram W J Haggas 4 9-3 P Hanagan 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up in last pair, some headway but not quicken 2f out, plugged on inside final furlong opened 11/1
6th (6) nk 7 Hillstar Sir Michael Stoute 3 8-12 R Hughes 14/1
SP 14/1 Took keen hold early, held up towards rear, headway on outside 2f out, plugged on final furlong, never going pace to get involved opened 12/1
7th (7) 1 8 Morandi (FR) J C Rouget 3 8-12 C P Lemaire 10/1
SP 10/1 Tracked leaders on inside, ridden and beaten over 1f out
8th (10) 4 Main Sequence (USA) D R Lanigan 4 9-3 p T E Durcan 66/1
SP 66/1 Anticipated start and awkward start, held up towards rear, never a factor
9th (8) nk 6 Parish Hall (IRE) J S Bolger 4 9-3 K J Manning 50/1
SP 50/1 Tracked leaders on outside, went 3rd 4f out, hung right under pressure and weakened over 2f out
10th (1) 7 10 Triple Threat (FR) A Fabre 3 8-12 M Guyon 20/1
SP 20/1 Chased leaders, ridden and weakened over 2f out, eased when no chance final furlong opened 16/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.40 Tote Place £2.00 £1.10 £2.50 Straight Forecast £6.79 Exacta £7.70 Trifecta £46.40 Swingers 1&2 £2.10, 2&3 £3.80, 1&3 £4.00

Jackpot £42,344.48 carried forward to Bath, 20th Oct
Placepot £469.30, Pool: £264167.9, 410.91 winning tickets
Quadpot £38.60, Pool: £15839.53, 303.39 winning tickets