Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup (Group 3) 2m

  • (3yo+, 2m, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner £113,420 2nd £43,000 3rd £21,520 4th £10,720 5th £5,380 6th £2,700
  • Going: Soft (Round Course: Soft (Heavy in places))
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 35.98s
  • Off time: 13:46:41

Full Result

13:45 Ascot
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (3) 8 Rite Of Passage D K Weld 8 9-7 P J Smullen 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in last pair, pushed along and headway on inside over 2f out, squeezed through narrow gap to 3rd inside final furlong, chased leader final 100 yards, stayed on gamely to lead final 50 yards £16000-£2000
2nd (7) nk 1 Aiken J H M Gosden 4 9-7 William Buick 4/1
SP 4/1 Held up disputing 5th, headway on outside over 2f out, disputing 2nd 2f out, went 2nd inside final 2f, ridden to lead 1f out, headed and no extra final 50 yards £4500-£1000 £8000-£2000
3rd (6) ½ 2 Askar Tau (FR) M P Tregoning 7 9-7 v G Baker 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up last, ridden 2f out, headway on outside over 1f out, stayed on well to take 3rd well inside final furlong
4th (9) 4 Electrolyser (IRE) C G Cox 7 9-7 A Kirby 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leading trio, went 3rd 5f out, edged right over 2f out, disputing 2nd briefly 2f out, chased leading pair until inside final furlong, no extra final 100 yards, went 4th post
5th (5) s.h 5 Fame And Glory A P O'Brien 6 9-7 J P Spencer 11/2
SP 11/2 Tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed 1f out, lost 2nd final 100 yards, no extra in 4th well inside final furlong, dropped to 5th post opened 6/1
6th (2) 9 Saddler's Rock (IRE) J M Oxx 4 9-7 t J P Murtagh 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in 5th and 6th, headway over 2f out, soon ridden, never reached leaders and weakened inside final furlong £20000-£2000(x3) £10000-£1000(x2) £5000-£500(x4) £9000-£1000
7th (8) 19 6 Ile De Re (FR) D McCain Jnr 6 9-7 Jim Crowley 6/1
SP 6/1 Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out opened 13/2
8th (4) 19 7 Opinion Poll (IRE) M Al Zarooni 6 9-7 M Barzalona 10/3f
SP 10/3f Held up in last trio, headway on outside 2f out, ridden and no impression approaching final furlong, virtually pulled up inside final furlong, tailed off £20000-£5000
9th (1) 47 3 Colour Vision (FR) Saeed bin Suroor 4 9-7 p1 L Dettori 6/1
SP 6/1 Tracked leading pair until pushed along 5f out, ridden 3f out, weakened over 2f out, behind and virtually pulled up final 2f, tailed off

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £9.80 Tote Place £2.90 £1.60 £8.50 Straight Forecast £39.17 Exacta £46.20 Trifecta £981.40 Swingers 1&2 £8.20, 2&3 £15.40, 1&3 £32.00

Placepot £123.90, Pool: £233559.73, 1375.42 winning tickets
Quadpot £5.10, Pool: £12764.53, 1817.51 winning tickets