Blue Square Great Metropolitan Handicap 1m 4f

  • (4yo+, 1m 4f, Class 3, 18 runners)
  • Winner £9,346
  • Going: Good (Round Course Good to Soft in Places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 38.56s
  • Off time: 15:11:15

Full Result

15:05 Epsom Downs
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (6) 13 Hatton Flight A M Balding 5 9-0 b William Buick 9/1
SP 9/1 In touch, ridden over 2f out, led over 1f out, ridden and ran on opened 7/1
2nd (3) 20 Mezzanisi (IRE) M L W Bell 4 8-8 J P Spencer 6/1
SP 6/1 Held up in touch, ridden and headway over 2f out, driven to chase winner over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong opened 13/2
3rd (10) 10 Rajeh (IRE) J L Spearing 6 9-2 Liam Jones 25/1
SP 25/1 In rear, ridden over 3f out, headway entering final 2f, stayed on final furlong opened 33/1
4th (4) s.h 19 Coin of The Realm (IRE) G L Moore 4 8-8 R Mullen 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway over 2f out, switched right over 1f out, stayed on inside final furlong opened 28/1
5th (20) nk 9 Group Captain H J Collingridge 7 9-2 R Hughes 25/1
SP 25/1 In rear, ridden over 2f out, ran on final furlong, nearest finish
6th (2) 2 17 Dream Desert (IRE) M R Channon 4 8-12 D Holland 4/1f
SP 4/1f Keen, in touch, ridden to lead over 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong £2250-£500
7th (15) 18 Profit's Reality (IRE) M J Attwater 7 8-10 P Doe 33/1
SP 33/1 Close up, chased leader 8f out until 3f out, weakened over 1f out opened 40/1
8th (14) nk 7 Record Breaker (IRE) M Johnston 5 9-2 J-P Guillambert 9/1
SP 9/1 Tracked leaders, chased leader 3f out, ridden and every chance over 1f out, weakened final furlong opened 12/1
9th (7) 8 Formax (FR) M P Tregoning 7 9-2 P Dobbs 12/1
SP 12/1 Steadied start, held up in rear, ridden and headway approaching final furlong, kept on, never near leaders opened 14/1
10th (19) 11 Aureate B Ellison 5 9-1 R L Moore 12/1
SP 12/1 Steadied start, in rear, some late headway, never nearer
11th (1) 2 12 Bazergan (IRE) C E Brittain 4 9-1 pt S Sanders 20/1
SP 20/1 Led after 2f, ridden and headed over 2f out, weakened over 1f out opened 16/1 £5000-£250
12th (13) 15 Paktolos (FR) A King 6 8-13 b Dane O'Neill 28/1
SP 28/1 Never better than mid-division £1000-£300
13th (9) 1 Celtic Spirit (IRE) G L Moore 6 9-5 G Baker 33/1
SP 33/1 Steadied start, always in rear opened 50/1
14th (18) 14 Millville M A Jarvis 9 8-13 P Robinson 8/1
SP 8/1 Mainly in rear
15th (12) 3 Lancetto (FR) K R Burke 4 9-4 D Sweeney 50/1
SP 50/1 Keen, led 2f, remained in touch, ridden 4f out, weakened over 2f out opened 66/1 £1000-£100
16th (8) 6 5 Tilt B Ellison 7 9-3 F Norton 20/1
SP 20/1 Always in rear opened 22/1
17th (5) ¾ 16 Tifernati G L Moore 5 8-12 S Drowne 16/1
SP 16/1 Keen, held up mid-division, ridden over 3f out, soon weakened £5000-£300
18th (11) 8 4 Robby Bobby M Johnston 4 9-3 L Dettori 14/1
SP 14/1 Raced wide, held up in touch, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
NR (17) 2 Merchant of Dubai G A Swinbank 4 9-5
NR (16) 6 Humble Opinion A King 7 9-2 Martin Dwyer

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £7.60 Tote Place £2.20 £2.40 £4.80 £6.50 Straight Forecast £54.93 Exacta £73.70 Trifecta £419.70 Swingers 1&2 £10.90, 2&3 £29.60, 1&3 £50.60

Jackpot £77,070.04 carried forward to Perth, 23rd Apr
Placepot £107.20, Pool: £124772.04, 849.6 winning tickets
Quadpot £7.60, Pool: £7024.76, 681.2 winning tickets