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

  • (3yo+, 1m 2f, Class 1, 6 runners)
  • Winner £737,230 2nd £279,500 3rd £139,880 4th £69,680 5th £34,970 6th £17,550
  • Going: Soft (Round Course: Soft (Heavy in places))
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 10.22s
  • Off time: 16:11:13

Full Result

16:05 Ascot
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (3) 3 Frankel Sir H R A Cecil 4 9-3 T P Queally 2/11f
SP 2/11f Slowly into stride, soon in touch in 5th, went 4th 6f out, headway to track leading pair going well 2f out, went 2nd well over 1f out, led 1f out, ridden and stayed on strongly to assert final 100 yards opened 1/5 £6000-£24000(x2) £5000-£20000 £2000-£8000(x11) £1000-£4000(x6) £6000-£27000 £2000-£9000(x7) £1000-£4500(x9) £3000-£15000(x2) £2000-£10000(x6) £1000-£5000(x14) £4000-£20000
2nd (1) 2 Cirrus Des Aigles (FR) Mme C Barbe 6 9-3 O Peslier 9/2
SP 9/2 Tracked leader, led over 8f out, narrowly headed 4f out, led again over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed 1f out, no extra and readily held final 100 yards, stayed on for clear 2nd opened 4/1 touched 5/1 £22000-£4000
3rd (6) 5 Nathaniel (IRE) J H M Gosden 4 9-3 William Buick 9/1
SP 9/1 Tracked leading pair, went 2nd 7f out until 6f out, went 2nd again over 2f out until well over 1f out, stayed on same pace in 3rd and no impression on leading duo opened 10/1
4th (5) 6 Pastorius (GER) M Hofer 3 8-12 L Dettori 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up in rear, headway to modest 4th well over 1f out, never any chance
5th (2) 4 4 Master Of Hounds (USA) W J Haggas 4 9-3 R L Moore 80/1
SP 80/1 Took keen hold, held up tracking leading trio until 6f out, pushed along and outpaced over 3f out, no chance after opened 66/1
6th (4) 1 Bullet Train Sir H R A Cecil 5 9-3 I Mongan 100/1
SP 100/1 Led until over 8f out, tracked leader until 7f out, went 2nd again and pressed leader 6f out, led again 4f out, headed over 2f out, soon lost 2nd, weakened 2f out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £1.30 Tote Place £1.02 £2.20 Straight Forecast £1.77 Exacta £2.10 Swingers 1&2 £1.10, 2&3 £1.40, 1&3 £1.20

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