14:25 York Sat 25 August 2018

  • Sky Bet Melrose Handicap (Class 2)
  • 1m 5f 188y, Good to Firm
  • 16 Runners
  • Winner£77,812.002nd£23,300.003rd£11,650.004th£5,825.005th£2,912.006th£1,462.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:2m 53.87sOff time:14:26:14
1st
5
(1)
10/1
T: C ApplebyJ: W Buick
Soon tracking leader, led going well over 2f out, stayed on well, ridden out op 11/1
2nd
½
11
(11)
6/1
T: D M SimcockJ: J P Spencer
Steadied start, held up last, headway and plenty to do when not clear run and switched left inside final 2f, went 2nd final 100 yards, stayed on, not reach winner op 11/2
3rd
1
1
(10)
20/1
T: Tom DascombeJ: R Kingscote
Mid-division on outside, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 3rd towards finish op 25/1
4th
nk
6
(16)
48-12
11/2f
T: Sir Michael StouteJ: D Tudhope
Led, ridden and headed 2f out, chased winner until final 100 yards, no extra and lost 3rd towards finish op 7/1
5th
hd
4
(12)
15/2
T: A M BaldingJ: Jason Watson (3)
Tracked leaders on inside, pushed along over 2f out, hung right and one pace under pressure over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong op 8/1
6th
½
3
(14)
49-3
6/1
T: H MorrisonJ: Jim Crowley
Held up towards rear, headway on inside chasing leaders over 2f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong op 13/2
7th
1 ½
7
(13)
16/1
T: Ian WilliamsJ: P Hanagan
Tracked leaders in 5th, pushed along 4f out, ridden and weakened inside final furlong
8th
nk
16
(5)
8/1
T: W J HaggasJ: Liam Jones
Towards rear, headway on outside and hung left over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never enough pace to threaten
9th
7
15
(2)
40/1
T: H MorrisonJ: A Mullen
Held up in 6th on inside, headway chasing leaders 5f out, weakened 2f out op 33/1
10th
½
8
(3)
48-9
20/1
T: R CharltonJ: David Probert
Towards rear, behind and struggling 4f out, kept on final furlong, no threat op 16/1
11th
1
12
(9)
28/1
T: R HannonJ: Ben Curtis
Always towards rear op 40/1 tchd 25/1
12th
nse
10
(15)
25/1
T: Ian WilliamsJ: Andrew Breslin (5)
Held up in last pair, never involved tchd 28/1
13th
3 ¾
2
(7)
6/1
T: M JohnstonJ: S De Sousa
Slowly into stride, recovered and soon chasing leading pair, ridden and weakened 2f out
14th
2 ¼
14
(6)
33/1
T: J RyanJ: K T O'Neill
Always towards rear
15th
3
13
(8)
20/1
T: L M CumaniJ: George Wood
In touch in mid-division, pushed along 3f out, soon weakened op 16/1
16th
¾
9
(4)
20/1
T: M JohnstonJ: P J McDonald
Mid-division, headway chasing leaders over 4f out, ridden 2f out, weakened soon after

Betting Breakdown

£11.30£2.60, £1.90, £5.00, £1.90
£101.30£1,267.50£63.75£1,219.82£14.70, £31.80, £35.50

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