16:20 Royal Ascot Thu 22 June 2017

  • Gold Cup (Group 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 3f 210y, Good to Firm (Watered)
  • 14 Runners
  • Winner£226,840.002nd£86,000.003rd£43,040.004th£21,440.005th£10,760.006th£5,400.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:4m 22.4sOff time:16:22:37
1st
1
5/1
T: M L W BellJ: James Doyle
Led for 2f, tracked leader, led again 12f out, steadied tempo and given breather 5f out, ridden over 1f out, battled on gamely throughout final furlong, refused to be headed op 6/1
2nd
sh
3
5/6f
T: A P O'BrienJ: R L Moore
Held up towards rear, headway on wide outside 2f out, went 2nd and edged right over 1f out, stayed on strongly and closed all the way to the line, could not get by winner who refused to be headed op 10/11 tchd Evens
3rd
6
8
33/1
T: Mrs L J MonganJ: Jim Crowley
Tracked leading pair, went 2nd over 3f out until over 1f out, ridden and kept on same pace in 3rd final furlong op 25/1
4th
½
12
50/1
T: R M BeckettJ: Fran Berry
Held up towards rear, headway chasing leaders 3f out, soon switched left, plugging on when not clear run and switched right over 1f out, 4th and one pace final furlong op 66/1
5th
2 ¾
6
20/1
T: Mrs J HarringtonJ: C O'Donoghue
Mid-division, plugged on final 2f, modest 5th over 1f out
6th
½
5
10/1
T: D M SimcockJ: M Harley
Held up towards rear of mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, edged right and plugged on final 2f, no threat tchd 11/1 in a place
7th
1 ¼
14
14/1
T: H MorrisonJ: S De Sousa
Mid-division, ridden and plugging on but no impression when hung right final 2f tchd 12/1, 16/1 in a place
8th
hd
10
66/1
T: C FellowesJ: T P Queally
Held up towards rear, headway on outside over 2f out, soon chasing leaders and ridden, hung right and weakened over 1f out op 50/1
9th
4
2
66/1
T: H MorrisonJ: A Kirby
Tracked leaders on outside, reminders 4f out, unable to quicken when hung right from over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, eased
10th
2 ¾
11
20/1
T: C ApplebyJ: W Buick
Steadied start, held up in last pair, ridden on outside and no impression when hung right over 2f out
11th
10
9
66/1
T: M R ChannonJ: G Lee
Always behind, never a factor
12th
40
4
25/1
T: R CharltonJ: J P Spencer
Raced wide early, led after 2f until 12f out, chased winner pushed along over 3f out, weakened rapidly, tailed off and eased final furlong op 20/1 tchd 33/1 in a place
13th
13
7
50/1
T: E A L DunlopJ: Andrea Atzeni
Always towards rear, never involved tchd 66/1
14th
23
13
15/2
T: R M BeckettJ: Oisin Murphy
Took keen hold towards rear, never involved op 8/1

Betting Breakdown

£5.90£2.00, £1.10, £7.60
£11.60£274.90£8.93£131.71£2.00, £28.70, £13.00

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