15:35 Sandown

Saturday 8 July 2017

All13:2013:5014:2515:0015:3516:1016:40

    Coral-Eclipse (British Champions Series) (Group 1)

  • 3YO plus  |   Class 1  |   1m 1f 209y  |   Good to Firm (Firm in places)  |   9 Runners  |   Turf
  • Weighed In
  • Off time: 15:37  |   Winning time: 2m 3.49s
1st
Horse silk
4
(6)
8/1
T: Sir Michael StouteJ: Jim Crowley
Held up in last trio, smooth headway on outside on bit over 1f out, led entering final furlong, soon joined and idled in front but stayed on gamely, all out
2nd
Horse silk
nse
5
(4)
9/4
T: R HannonJ: James Doyle
Held up disputing 5th, headway chasing leaders on outside 2f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, strong challenge near finish, just failed
3rd
Horse silk
3 ½
2
(8)
50/1
T: D M SimcockJ: S M Levey
Steadied start, took keen hold, held up last, headway on outside over 1f out, went 3rd 100 yards out, never going pace of leading duo
4th
Horse silk
1
6
(1)
7/4f
T: A P O'BrienJ: R L Moore
Tracking leaders when badly hampered on inside and shuffled back 7f out but remained in touch disputing 5th, headway over 1f out, went 4th post, never able to get back on terms op 2/1
5th
Horse silk
sh
7
(3)
38-11
4/1
T: M MeadeJ: S De Sousa
Pulled hard, tracked leader 3f, handy 3rd, not much room and angled out entering final 3f, ridden and every chance inside final 2f, no extra inside final furlong, lost 4th post op 9/2
6th
Horse silk
¾
1
(2)
10/1
T: R CharltonJ: O Peslier
Tracked leading pair, steadied off heels and dropped to 4th 7f out, headway on outside edging right 3f out, led entering final 2f, headed 1f out, no extra inside final furlong op 9/1
7th
Horse silk
2 ¼
3
(5)
25/1
T: D M SimcockJ: Oisin Murphy
Took keen hold, held up in last pair, pushed along and struggling over 2f out, never on terms tchd 33/1
8th
Horse silk
½
8
(7)
38-11
33/1
T: S KirkJ: W Buick
Tracked leaders on outside, 2nd 7f out, pushed along 3f out, led briefly 2f out, soon ridden, weakened over 1f out
9th
Horse silk
½
9
(9)
50/1
T: A P O'BrienJ: P B Beggy
Led and set steady pace, headed 2f out, chased leaders, weakened final furlong

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Betting Breakdown

Tote Win:£10.40Pl:£2.00, £1.30, £7.80EX:£39.10Trifecta:£1,204.50Tricast:£859.61SF:£26.47Swingers:£4.90, £17.40, £17.40

Forecasts

Cliffs Of Moher (7/4), Barney Roy (9/4), Eminent (4/1), Ulysses (8/1), Decorated Knight (10/1), Lightning Spear (25/1), Salouen (33/1), Desert Encounter (50/1), Taj Mahal (50/1)

Verdict

BARNEY ROY could be hard to beat if he stays this trip. He's won three of his four starts and he wasn't beaten far in the 2,000 Guineas by Churchill. Decorated Knight looks to have a solid each-way chance and he's not ruled out in landing his third Group 1 of the season. Cliffs Of Moher may be best of the rest and he has been given time to recover from his Derby effort.
  1. Barney Roy
  2. Decorated Knight
  3. Cliffs Of Moher

Prize Money

1st: £283,550.002nd: £107,500.003rd: £53,800.004th: £26,800.005th: £13,450.006th: £6,750.00

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