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20:15 Chester 30 Jun 2017

Close Brothers Asset Finance Handicap (Class 4) (3YO plus)

Winner £6,225 - 10 ran

7f 1y

Good to Soft

5
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue, white disc, hooped sleeves, white cap (The Beer Stalkers & Ruth Carr)

7. Explain (4)

chased leaders, 2nd on inside over 1f out, soon led, clear inside final furlong, kept on strongly

5/2 Fav 5 9-1 p 80 2 Lewis Edmunds (5)Mrs R Carr
2 5
Purple, beige striped sleeves (Sts Racing Limited)

1. Heir To A Throne (FR) (7)

chased leader, pushed along over 2f out, lost 2nd over 1f out, plugged on inside final furlong, went 2nd again close home, no chance with winner

9/1 4 9-11 85 S A GrayK A Ryan
3 ½
Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap (Dr Marwan Koukash)

10. Gabrial The Tiger (IRE) (3)

led, ridden over 1f out, soon headed, one pace and no chance with winner inside final furlong, lost 2nd close home

4/1 5 9-4 78 Barry McHughR A Fahey
4
Black, emerald green triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves, black cap, emerald green diamond (Diamond Racing Ltd)

8. Eqleem (10)

mid-division, headway inside final 2f, chasing leaders when switched right then left over 1f out, modest 4th and hung left inside final furlong

25/1 4 9-5 79 A MullenP D Evans
5
Emerald green, white star and star on cap (Over The Moon Racing Iii)

11. Cosmic Ray (1)

mid-division on inside, some headway over 1f out, 5th and no impression when slightly hampered on rail inside final furlong

11/4 2Fav 5 9-4 (ex6) h 78 F NortonJ L Eyre
6 2
Black, royal blue star (Syd Hosie & Ian Cahill)

9. British Embassy (IRE) (11)

took keen hold, chased leaders, ridden 2f out, soon weakened

33/1 5 9-2 p 79 Hector Crouch (3)W G M Turner
7 nk
Red, white braces, white sleeves, red stars, white cap, red star (Morebrooke Ltd)

6. Khelman (IRE) (9)

towards rear, pushed along before halfway, never on terms

16/1 7 9-5 82 Sammy Jo Bell (3)R A Fahey
8 8
White, black cap (Mr Michael Buckley)

4. Monteverdi (FR) (8)

went left and stumbled start, last pair, never on terms

20/1 4 9-10 b 84 D C CostelloJ A Osborne
9 7
Red, white stars on sleeves (Sir Alex Ferguson & Mr Peter Done)

3. Grand Inquisitor (6)

hampered after start, always behind

7/1 5 9-10 84 David ProbertIan Williams
10 3
Orange, white epaulets and sleeves, striped cap (Ahamed Farook & Partners)

2. Majestic Moon (IRE) (12)

chased leaders on outside, pushed along halfway, weakened over 2f out

20/1 7 9-8 85 Shelley Birkett (3)Miss J Feilden
 
Beige, yellow diamond (Mr Steven Ryan & Mr Neil Smillie)

5. God Willing (2)

Non Runner
 
Maroon, pink stars, pink sleeves, maroon stars, pink cap, maroon star (Baker, Hensby, Longden, Baker)

12. Tavener (5)

Non Runner

Off Time: 20:18:13

Winning Time: 1m 28.37s

Last Updated: 10 May 2018 21:44:18

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1
Dark blue, white disc, hooped sleeves, white cap (The Beer Stalkers & Ruth Carr)

7. Explain (4)

chased leaders, 2nd on inside over 1f out, soon led, clear inside final furlong, kept on strongly

5/2 Fav 5 9-1 p Lewis Edmunds (5) 80 2
7/8 20 Jul 2017 Don 7F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £7,439 (F) to Firefright (7L)   10/1 59-13 T Eaves 88
9/12 05 Aug 2017 Thr 7F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £8,086 (F) to Theodorico (6¾L)   16/1 59-10 J P Sullivan 88
10/12 26 Aug 2017 Chs 7½F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £12,450 (F) to Kenstone (14L)   20/1 59-4 David Probert 87
2/8 08 Sep 2017 Hdo 7F Sft  Cl3 Hcp £8,715 (F) to Muntadab (1½L)   12/1 59-6 Lewis Edmunds 86
Won/9 15 Sep 2017 Chs 7F Hy  Cl3 Hcp £7,470 (F) bt Luis Vaz De Torres (1½L)   4/1 59-5 J P Sullivan 86
12/14 30 Sep 2017 Rip 6F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £15,562 (F) to Flying Pursuit (14¾L)   10/1 59-1 S H James 91
2 5

chased leader, pushed along over 2f out, lost 2nd over 1f out, plugged on inside final furlong, went 2nd again close home, no chance with winner

9/1 4 9-11 S A Gray 85
4/4 17 Jul 2017 Ayr 7F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £5,499 (F) to Be Kool (2¾L)   3/1 2Fav 49-8 S A Gray 85
17/17 05 Aug 2017 Thr 8F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £19,407 (F) to Florenza (10½L)   25/1 49-4 S A Gray 84
9/12 26 Aug 2017 Chs 7½F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £12,450 (F) to Kenstone (13L)   20/1 48-13 S A Gray 82
9/10 16 Sep 2017 Chs 7½F Hy  Cl3 Hcp £12,450 (F) to Dan Troop (12½L)   16/1 48-13 S A Gray 79
15/19 13 Oct 2017 Yor 7F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £7,763 (F) to Shady Mccoy (13¾L)   33/1 49-1 S A Gray 79
4/17 19 Dec 2017 Cha 7½F St  Claim €11,340 (F) to See You Soon 20/1 49-4 F Panicucci 77
3 ½

led, ridden over 1f out, soon headed, one pace and no chance with winner inside final furlong, lost 2nd close home

4/1 5 9-4 Barry McHugh 78
2/8 06 Aug 2017 Chs 7½F GS  Cl3 Hcp £8,092 (F) to Breakable (¾L)   11/1 59-1 Adam J McNamara 78
10/12 12 Aug 2017 Hdo 6F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £6,469 (F) to Russian Realm (9¼L)   11/2 J2Fav 59-5 P Hanagan 78
7/10 02 Sep 2017 Bev 7½F GF  Cl4 Hcp £7,470 (F) to Rousayan (4¼L)   14/1 59-5 J Garritty 78
5/9 15 Sep 2017 Chs 7F Hy  Cl3 Hcp £7,470 (F) to Explain (7¾L)   8/1 58-9 F Norton 76
Won/12 30 Sep 2017 Chs 7F Hy  Cl4 Hcp £6,225 (F) bt Dark Devil (½L)   16/1 58-10 Connor Murtagh 74
3/10 16 Oct 2017 Mus 7F Sft  Cl5 HcpDiv1 £3,234 (F) to Roaring Forties (4¾L)   2/1 Fav 59-12 Connor Murtagh 76
4
Black, emerald green triple diamond, diamonds on sleeves, black cap, emerald green diamond (Diamond Racing Ltd)

8. Eqleem (10)

mid-division, headway inside final 2f, chasing leaders when switched right then left over 1f out, modest 4th and hung left inside final furlong

25/1 4 9-5 A Mullen 79
10/10 15 Mar 2018 Myd 6F Fs  Hcp 104,998 AED  (F) to Almanaara (34L) 40/1 58-5 B Pinheiro -
5
Emerald green, white star and star on cap (Over The Moon Racing Iii)

11. Cosmic Ray (1)

mid-division on inside, some headway over 1f out, 5th and no impression when slightly hampered on rail inside final furlong

11/4 2Fav 5 9-4 (ex6) h F Norton 78
7/7 07 May 2018 Bev 8½F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £6,553 (F) to Society Red (18L)   20/1 69-2 Jane Elliott 78
10/10 30 May 2018 Bev 8½F GF  Cl4 Hcp £6,553 (F) to El Principe (23L)   25/1 69-4 S De Sousa 77
6/6 21 Jun 2018 Rip 8F Gd  Cl5 Hcp £3,752 (F) to Kharbetation (15L)   20/1 69-8 P Mathers 76
10/11 02 Aug 2018 Ntt 8½F Gd  Cl5 Hcp £3,881 (F) to Stringybark Creek (13½L)   28/1 69-11 D Allan 72
7/15 17 Aug 2018 Nmk 8F GS  Cl5 Hcp £4,528 (F) to Little Jo (11¾L)   50/1 69-9 Jack Mitchell 70
7/13 28 Aug 2018 Rip 8F Gd  Cl5 Hcp £3,752 (F) to Give It Some Teddy (4¾L)   33/1 69-5 P Hanagan 68
6 2

took keen hold, chased leaders, ridden 2f out, soon weakened

33/1 5 9-2 p Hector Crouch (3) 79
5/6 15 Jul 2017 Sal 8F GF  Cl4 Hcp £5,175 (F) to Exceeding Power (14¼L)   16/1 59-12 Joshua Bryan 78
4/8 26 Jul 2017 Bat 8F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £4,690 (F) to Fast Dancer (5L)   8/1 59-11 Joshua Bryan 75
7/9 23 Aug 2017 Bat 8F Gd  Cl5 Hcp £2,911 (F) to Mister Musicmaster (7¼L)   12/1 59-11 Aled Beech 73
9/9 03 Jan 2018 Wol 7F St  Cl5 Hcp £3,881 (F) to Arnarson (17½L)   6/1 69-7 Rossa Ryan 70
10/10 25 Jan 2018 Cfc 8F St  Cl6 Hcp £3,429 (F) to Samphire Coast (30L)   8/1 69-7 A Kirby 65
7 nk

towards rear, pushed along before halfway, never on terms

16/1 7 9-5 Sammy Jo Bell (3) 82
4/6 21 Jul 2017 Ham 6F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £7,763 (F) to Glenrowan Rose (6½L)   14/1 79-9 P Hanagan 82
Won/8 31 Jul 2017 Ayr 6F GS  Cl4 Hcp £7,116 (F) bt Tatlisu (1¼L)   8/1 79-8 P Hanagan 81
8/13 14 Sep 2017 Don 6F GS  Cl3 Hcp £12,938 (F) to Buccaneers Vault (8L)   11/1 710-1 Sammy Jo Bell 84
8/9 28 Sep 2017 Pfr 6F Hy  Cl4 HcpDiv1 £5,175 (F) to Captain Dion (21L)   8/1 79-6 P Hanagan 84
17/19 13 Oct 2017 Yor 7F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £7,763 (F) to Shady Mccoy (24L)   33/1 79-5 P Hanagan 83
7/7 31 Oct 2017 Ctt 6F Sft  Cl4 HcpDiv1 £5,175 (F) to Quick Look (10½L)   16/1 79-9 Adam J McNamara 82
8 8

went left and stumbled start, last pair, never on terms

20/1 4 9-10 b D C Costello 84
Won/9 05 Sep 2017 Lay 7F St  €9,239 (F) bt Edification (3L)   7/4 Fav 412-0 Miss K Harrington 80
2/12 11 Oct 2017 Kmp 7F St/Slw  Cl4 Hcp £4,690 (F) to Cainhoe Star (3L)   9/2 49-7 D Tudhope 80
3/11 11 Dec 2017 Sth 7F St  Cl4 Hcp £4,690 (F) to Hammer Gun (1¾L)   5/1 J2Fav 49-7 T J Murphy 81
Won/7 04 Jan 2018 Dea 6½F St  €13,230 (F) bt Royal Vati (shd) 11/4 2Fav 59-2 A Chesneau 80
3/10 22 Feb 2018 Cha 6F   €13,230 (F) to Bay Of Biscaine (4L) 59-6 A Chesneau 80
4/14 02 Mar 2018 Dea 7½F   Claim €11,970 (F) to Red Kitten (5L) 59-8 A Chesneau 80
9 7

hampered after start, always behind

7/1 5 9-10 David Probert 84
3/16 18 Aug 2017 Nbu 8F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £4,690 (F) to Set In Stone (2¾L)   12/1 59-12 Fran Berry 80
3/12 02 Sep 2017 San 8F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £5,822 (F) to Al Nafoorah (1L)   8/1 J2Fav 59-11 Fran Berry 80
4/14 15 Sep 2017 San 8F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £5,822 (F) to Fastar (3¼L)   4/1 2Fav 59-10 Fran Berry 80
4/10 11 Oct 2017 Ntt 10F GS  Cl4 Hcp £5,175 (F) to Ay Ay (1¼L)   9/1 59-5 S Donohoe 79
Won/18 14 Oct 2017 Yor 10½F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £9,704 (F) bt Swift Emperor (5L)   5/1 Fav 59-0 P Makin 79
4/9 01 Nov 2017 Tau 16½F GF  Cl4 MdnHdl £4,549 (J) to Dentley De Mee (3L)   4/5 Fav 510-12 T J O'Brien -
10 3

chased leaders on outside, pushed along halfway, weakened over 2f out

20/1 7 9-8 Shelley Birkett (3) 85
12/18 14 Jul 2017 Nmk 7F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) to Parfait (10¾L)   50/1 79-2 Shelley Birkett 85
3/7 19 Jul 2017 Yar 6F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £6,469 (F) to Hart Stopper (2¼L)   6/1 2Fav 710-6 Shelley Birkett 84
10/14 29 Jul 2017 Asc 7F Sft  Cl3 AmHcp £8,111 (F) to Georgian Bay (12½L)   12/1 710-3 Miss G Andrews 83
9/13 14 Sep 2017 Don 6F GS  Cl3 Hcp £12,938 (F) to Buccaneers Vault (12L)   16/1 79-12 Shelley Birkett 81
5/6 18 Sep 2017 Bgh 6F Gd  Cl4 Hcp £4,690 (F) to Marie Of Lyon (7¾L)   4/1 J2Fav 79-10 Shelley Birkett 81
4/8 22 Oct 2017 Sth 8F St  Cl5 Hcp £2,911 (F) to Muqarred (2¾L)   25/1 79-10 Shelley Birkett 77
 
Beige, yellow diamond (Mr Steven Ryan & Mr Neil Smillie)

5. God Willing (2)

NonRunner

Non Runner
 
Maroon, pink stars, pink sleeves, maroon stars, pink cap, maroon star (Baker, Hensby, Longden, Baker)

12. Tavener (5)

NonRunner

Non Runner
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Explain 1st Khelman 7th
Heir To A Throne 2nd Monteverdi 8th
Gabrial The Tiger 3rd Grand Inquisitor 9th
British Embassy 6th
Majestic Moon 10th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.81
Tote Win £3.30 ()
Tote Place £1.50 () , £2.80 (1) , £1.50 (10)
Tote Swinger £6.40 (1, ) , £9.40 (1, 10) , £3.80 (, 10)
Tote Exacta £27.60 (, 1)
Tote Trifecta £107.10 (, 1, 10)
CSF £25.08 (, 1)
Tricast £90.41 (, 1, 10)