Blue Square Henry Ii Stakes (group 2) 2m 78y

  • (4yo+, 2m 78y, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner £56,770
  • Going: Good to Firm, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 37.92s
  • Off time: 19:13:48

Full Result

19:10 Sandown Park
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st (6) 5 Akmal J L Dunlop 4 9-0 R Hills 4/1
SP 4/1 Made all, set even pace until steadied tempo 6f out, lifted pace over 3f out, strongly pressed 1f out, ridden found extra kept on gamely and in command final 100 yards opened 5/1 £2500-£500
2nd (4) 10 Saptapadi (IRE) Sir Michael Stoute 4 9-0 R L Moore 6/1
SP 6/1 Unseated rider on way to start, ran loose briefly, pulled hard in 6th, headway on outside over 2f out, chased winner and looked dangerous over 1f out, found no extra and held final 100 yards opened 9/2 £2200-£400 £1800-£400
3rd (8) 6 Darley Sun (IRE) Saeed bin Suroor 4 9-0 L Dettori 2/1f
SP 2/1f Tracked winner, ridden 2f out, ridden not quicken and lost 2nd over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong opened 5/2 £1925-£700 £1100-£400(x4) £2000-£800 £1500-£600 £1000-£400(x11) £900-£400(x6)
4th (10) ½ 4 Illustrious Blue W J Knight 7 9-2 Jim Crowley 7/1
SP 7/1 Steadied start, held up last and well off the, pace, took keen hold as pace steadied 6f out, headway on outside over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong to 4th near finish, never able to challenge opened 11/2 touched 8/1
5th (3) ¾ 7 Montaff M R Channon 4 9-0 R Hughes 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up in 7th and off the pace, hanging right from 3f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never able to challenge opened 20/1
6th (5) 1 1 Balkan Knight D R C Elsworth 10 9-2 J Fortune 28/1
SP 28/1 Steadied start, held up in 8th, switched left over 2f out, stayed on from over 1f out, never going pace to trouble leaders opened 40/1 £5000-£100
7th (9) 2 Eradicate (IRE) N J Henderson 6 9-2 J P Spencer 10/1
SP 10/1 Tracked leaders, keen hold as pace steadied 6f out, hard driven 2f out, one pace and no impression over 1f out opened 11/1 touched 9/1
8th (1) ½ 3 Furmigadelagiusta R A Fahey 6 9-2 J Quinn 33/1
SP 33/1 Took keen hold in 5th, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out opened 28/1
9th (7) 10 9 Sabotage (UAE) Saeed bin Suroor 4 9-0 T E Durcan 13/2
SP 13/2 Tracked leading trio, went 3rd 4f out, weakened over 2f out, eased inside final furlong £5500-£1000(x2)
NR (2) 8 Opinion Poll (IRE) M A Jarvis 4 9-0 P Robinson

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £6.80 Tote Place £1.70 £2.40 £1.40 Straight Forecast £28.29 Exacta £40.80 Trifecta £296.80 Swingers 1&2 £6.60, 2&3 £3.20, 1&3 £2.00

Jackpot £6,501.62 carried forward to Newmarket, 28th May
Placepot £33.40, Pool: £135984.8, 2969.11 winning tickets
Quadpot £3.10, Pool: £8556.46, 1992.16 winning tickets