Betfred Melrose Handicap 1m 6f

  • (3yo, 1m 6f, Class 2, 19 runners)
  • Winner £42,048 2nd £12,512 3rd £6,253 4th £3,126
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 59.68s
  • Off time: 14:32:29

Full Result

14:30 York
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (12) 5 Parlour Games M Al Zarooni 3 8-8 L Dettori 9/1
SP 9/1 Held up towards rear, headway towards inside over 3f out, switched to rails 2f out, chased leader over 1f out, ridden to lead 1f out, driven out opened 10/1 touched 8/1
2nd (10) ¾ 4 Whiplash Willie A M Balding 3 9-2 v David Probert 10/1
SP 10/1 Raced wide, held up in touch, smooth headway over 3f out, led travelling well 2f out, briefly headed over 1f out, headed by winner 1f out, rallied towards finish, always held
3rd (3) 3 Apache (IRE) A P O'Brien 3 9-3 J P O'Brien (3) 17/2
SP 17/2 Held up towards rear, good headway over 3f out, soon chased leaders, squeezed through to challenge over 2f out, led briefly over 1f out, one pace inside final furlong opened 11/1 touched 8/1 £50000-£5000 £5000-£500 £5000-£550
4th (16) ½ 12 Ardlui (IRE) H Candy 3 8-6 D Sweeney 10/1
SP 10/1 Raced wide in mid-division, headway under pressure 3f out, cchasing leaders and edged left over 2f out, hung left and stayed on inside final furlong, never quite going pace to challenge £22500-£2500 £11000-£1000
5th (13) 5 19 Wayward Glance M L W Bell 3 7-13 W M Lordan 20/1
SP 20/1 Led, ridden and headed 2f out, chased leaders until weakened final furlong
6th (5) s.h 2 Lyric Street (IRE) L M Cumani 3 9-3 K Fallon 17/2
SP 17/2 Took keen hold, held up towards rear, headway on outside over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong, never going pace to threaten opened 8/1
7th (18) 18 Romeo Montague E A L Dunlop 3 7-13 (+3) v C Catlin 40/1
SP 40/1 Held up towards rear, headway over 2f out, plugged on same pace over 1f out opened 33/1
8th (6) 14 Cunning Act J G Portman 3 8-3 Neil Farley (5) 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never on terms opened 20/1
9th (4) 2 13 Thubiaan (USA) W J Haggas 3 8-4 T P O'Shea 8/1f
SP 8/1f Chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, hung left over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out opened 17/2 £10000-£1100 £5000-£550
10th (11) 13 15 Western Prize R M Beckett 3 8-2 N Mackay 20/1
SP 20/1 Took keen hold, chased leader until over 11f out, chased leading pair, ridden over 3f out, one pace when hampered over 2f out, soon weakened
11th (15) 6 Masaraat (FR) J L Dunlop 3 8-7 R Hills 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up in rear, headway on outside over 2f out, never reached leaders and soon beaten £10000-£550
12th (7) 16 Waltz Darling (IRE) R A Fahey 3 8-0 P Hanagan 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division, ridden along 5f out, soon struggling
13th (19) 10 Motivado Sir Mark Prescott 3 8-7 D Allan 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up in rear, staying on when badly hampered on rails over 2f out, no progress after
14th (1) 7 Kinyras (IRE) Sir Michael Stoute 3 8-7 R Hughes 12/1
SP 12/1 Hood removed very late, stated very slowly and lost all chance, struggling when edged left over 2f out, not recover
15th (20) nk 1 Admiral of The Red (IRE) A P O'Brien 3 9-7 p1 C O'Donoghue 33/1
SP 33/1 Prominent, went 2nd over 11f out, pushed along over 5f out, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out opened 25/1
16th (2) 6 11 Pivotman Mrs A J Perrett 3 8-6 T E Durcan 28/1
SP 28/1 Mid-division on inside, weakened over 3f out £20000-£600
17th (9) 9 Communicator M L W Bell 3 8-7 Hayley Turner 17/2
SP 17/2 Chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened opened 9/1 touched 8/1
18th (8) 8 Halifax (IRE) M Johnston 3 8-7 b1 E Ahern 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division, ridden on outside over 2f out, weakened over 2f out opened 20/1
19th (14) 8 20 The Bells O Peover M Johnston 3 7-12 S De Sousa 40/1
SP 40/1 Chased leaders, driven over 3f out, soon weakened £15000-£300
NR (17) 17 Defence Of Duress (IRE) T P Tate 3 7-13 Kelly Harrison

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £10.70 Tote Place £2.60 £2.00 £2.60 £2.90 Straight Forecast £89.51 Exacta £60.60 Trifecta £588.00 Swingers 1&2 £11.00, 2&3 £8.50, 1&3 £17.60

Jackpot £76,269.58 carried forward to Newton Abbot, 21st Aug
Placepot £320.40, Pool: £272720.62, 621.31 winning tickets
Quadpot £23.90, Pool: £12335.16, 380.42 winning tickets