totepool Pontefract Castle Stakes (Listed) 1m 4f 8y

  • (4yo+, 1m 4f 8y, Class 1, 5 runners)
  • Winner £22,684 2nd £8,600 3rd £4,304 4th £2,144 5th £1,076 6th £540
  • Going: Good, Good to Firm in places (Watered)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 2m 34.10s
  • Off time: 15:41:31

Full Result

15:40 Pontefract
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (3) 6 Freedom's Light J H M Gosden 4 8-10 William Buick 7/4
SP 7/4 Tracked leaders, headway on outer 2f out, led over 1f out, driven out and ran on opened 15/8 touched 13/8 £1000-£500
2nd (5) ½ 7 Waila Sir Michael Stoute 4 8-10 h R L Moore 11/8f
SP 11/8f Held up in touch, in rear, headway on outer entering final furlong, soon pressed winner, ran on opened 6/4 £450-£300
3rd (2) 12 5 Familliarity R Varian 4 8-10 Andrea Atzeni 25/1
SP 25/1 Close up, ridden over 2f out, no impression over 1f out, switched right entering final furlong, driven and stayed on to go 3rd post opened 16/1
4th (1) ½ 2 Mirsaale J Tate 4 9-1 p K Fallon 20/1
SP 20/1 Led, ridden over 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong opened 14/1
5th (6) nk 1 Harris Tweed W J Haggas 7 9-1 p G Baker 7/2
SP 7/2 Pushed along early to press leader, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong opened 9/2
NR (4) 3 Rawaki (IRE) A M Balding 6 9-1 Oisin Murphy
NR (7) 4 Stepping Ahead (FR) K R Burke 4 9-1 D Tudhope

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £2.50 Tote Place £1.30 £1.20 Straight Forecast £4.46 Exacta £4.90 Trifecta £25.80

Placepot £335.40, Pool: £67980.92, 147.95 winning tickets
Quadpot £109.90, Pool: £3594.68, 24.2 winning tickets

Analysis

William Buick: "She deserves to get a Pattern-race win under a name after just losing out in a Haydock Group Three. The ground was a little bit firm for her, but, in fairness, she stuck her head out to the line. She's always had a high action which is probably why she felt the ground."