Results
Meetings
6

16:45 Chester 14 Sep 2018

ESL Group Handicap (Class 3) (3YO plus)

Winner £7,470 - 6 run - Draw Advantage: Low

1m 5f 84y

Soft (Good to Soft in places)

Please login or register with At The Races to access replays

Weighed In
Winner
W/O Jabbaar
Insure 2 Places
Top 2 Finish
Top 3 Finish
W/O Jabbaar And Twin Star
Not To Be Placed
Not To Win
Sign up Free Bets
Special Offers
Best Odds Guaranteed
QuickBet
Need an account? Click any bookmaker logo
Each way terms:
Bonus
Up to £100 in Bet Credits
Up to £100 in Bet Credits for new customers at bet365.

Min deposit £5 and 1x settled bet requirement to release Bet Credits. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
£30
Up to £30 in free bets
Sign up to William Hill using promo code C30, bet £10 and get 3 x £10 free bets.

New online customers only, min £10/€10 stake, win only, min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 3 x £10/€10, 30 day expiry, free bet/payment method/player/country restrictions apply.
£20
Get £20 in free bets
Sign up to Ladbrokes using promo code 20FREE, bet £5 and get £20 in free bets.

18+ New UK+IRE players. Min deposit £5. Paypal & certain deposit & bet types excluded. Winning bets paid in cash at normal price. Enhanced odds paid in £5 free bets credited within 24 hours, valid for 4 days, stake not returned, restrictions apply. Losing £5 free bet excludes Grid customers. T&Cs apply.
£40
Bet £10, Get £40
Sign up to Paddy Power, bet £10 and get £30 in sports free bets, plus a £10 casino bonus.

New customers only, place a €/£10 bet on any Sports market - min stake €/£10, min odds 1/2 (1.5) & get €/£30 in free bets + a €/£10 free bet on in-play Horse Racing. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. Free bets are valid for 30 days and must be used on a Sports market. After the the qualifying bet has settled, €/£30 in free bets will awarded automatically & in-play racing free bet will be available to claim from the promo hub. T&Cs apply.
£30
Up to £30 in free bets
Sign up to Coral, bet £10 and get up to £30 in free bets.

UK+IRE. New Customers only. Min first bet £10. Must be placed within 14 days of account reg. £30 credited as 3 x £10 free bets. Not valid with CashOut. Free bet valid for 4 days. 18+.
£30
Up to £30 in free bets
Sign up to Betway and get up to £30 in free bets to split however you like.

New UK & Ireland customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First Deposit matched up to £30. 1x Wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Credit Card, Debit Card & Paypal deposits only. Full Terms Apply.
£40
Up to £40 in free bets
Sign up to Unibet and get money back as a bonus up to £40 if your first racing bet loses, plus a £10 casino bonus.

New customers only. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus. Wagering requirements: Sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), Casino 25x. Only one bonus can be used at a time, Sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the Casino, unless the bonus has been forfeited. Bonus will expire after 7 days of opt-in.
£30
Up to £30 in free bets plus 30 free spins
Sign up to Betfred, bet £10 and get up to £30 in free bets plus 30 free spins.

New customers from UK & Northern Ireland. Stake £10 or more at odds of Evens (2.0) or greater on your first bet. £30 free bet credited in 48 hours of your first bet being settled. 7 day expiry. E-Wallet restrictions apply. Max 30 Free Spins on selected games. Full T&Cs apply.
£50
Up to £50 in free bets
ATR Exclusive: Sign up to BoyleSports and get up to £50 in free bets.

*18+. UK/Irish customers only. ATR sign-ups only. Cash stakes only. Min €10 stake required for initial £10 free bet. Min odds ½. Max €50 in free bets. One free bet per day. Subsequent free bets credited day after placement. Qualifying bet must be first bet placed within 30 days of opening account on a Sportsbook market. Free/Void or Cash out bets won’t qualify. Free bet expires after 7 days. Payment method restrictions apply. T&Cs apply.
£50
Free matched bet up to £50
Sign up to Betfair and get your first stake matched as a free bet, up to £50.

New customers only, receive a free bet up to the value of your first qualifying bet. Minimum stake £/€5, minimum odds 1/5 (1.2). if your first bet is an accumulator, at least one selection must meet the min odds requirement. Qualifying bet must be placed in first 30 days of account opening. Offer is only available to customers who deposit using Debit/Credit or Paypal. Max free bet £/€50 – valid for 7 days. T&C’s apply.
Paddy's Rewards Club
Opt in to get a free £10 bet every week, when you place 5x bets of £10+.
Bet & Get Club
Opt in and stake over £25 in qualifying bets between Monday and Thursday and get £10 in free bets to use at the weekend.

18+.UK+IRE only. Time limits may apply. Opt-in required. Applies to 1+ bets totalling £25+ at odds of EVS or more settled before 23:59GMT on Thurs of offer week. Get £10 free bet (£5 online, £5 shop/Connect), must stake in full at odds of 1/2 or more on sports. Free bet valid until 23:59GMT on Sunday of offer week. No Cash-Out bets. Restrictions and T&Cs Apply.
Acca Insurance
Money back as a free bet up to £/€20 if one leg lets you down in your 5+ Acca.

Applies to All MARKETS on ALL SPORTS inc. pre-live and in-play! 18+. Min stake £/€5. Max refund £/€20. Min odds 1/2. T&Cs apply.
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
£15
Get £15 in free bets
ATR Exclusive: Sign up to QuinnBet using promo code ATR3X5, bet £/€10 and get three £5 free bets

Enter Promo Code: ATR3X5 and place a first bet of £10 or greater, at odds of Evens (2.00) or greater on any horse race this week and we’ll credit your account with 3 x £5 Free Bets. Not valid for Neteller or Skrill deposits.. T&C’s Apply.
£20
Get 5% cashback up to £20
Sign up to FansBet and get 5% cashback on turnover, up to £20.

New customers only. Min deposit £20 (no Skrill/Neteller). Cashback capped at £20. Max bet £100. Only valid on sports betting. Min Odds 1.75. Must wager £400 for full cashback. Offer expires after 30 days. T&Cs apply.
£100
Up to £100 deposit bonus
Join Sportnation today using promo code SNW100, deposit up to £200 and get bonus funds up to £100.

Valid for UK customers with a valid redeemable promotional code only.
£50
Free matched bet up to £50
Sign up to NetBet and get a free matched bet up to £50.

New players only. Matched free bet up to £50. Deposit & bet £10 or more. Min. odds of 1/2 to qualify. T&Cs apply.
£30
Up to £30 in free bets
Sign up to 888sport using promo code 30F, bet £10 and get £30 in free bets.

New customers only – Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30f - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 (£20 e/w) placed on any sports markets - Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Deposit method and withdrawal restrictions apply.
£30
Up to £30 in free bets
Sign up to BetVictor and place a qualifying bet of £5 to get £30 in free bets, split into 2 x £10 free bets and 1 x £10 in casino funds.

New Customers Only. Deposit via Credit/Debit card only and bet £5 @ odds 2.0+ within 7 days of registering; Cashed out bets excluded. Get 2x £10 free bets, valid for set types (1 @ odds 2.0+ or greater) & a £10 casino bonus, wagered 40x to withdraw; Bonuses expire in 7 days; Geographical restrictions apply.
£50
100% deposit bonus up to £50
Sign up to RaceBets using promo code WELCOME and get your first deposit matched up to £50.

New customers only. Minimum deposit £/€10 – must play through once. 100% Maximum bonus £/€50 on first deposit only. 5x wagering at minimum odds of 1/2(1.5). Must be completed within 45 days of registering. T&Cs apply.
£10
Bet £10, Get £10
Join ComeOn! today and get a £10 free bet.

New UK mainland customers only. You must opt-in to the £10 Free Bet promotion upon registration. Minimum £10 deposit and qualifying bet required at minimum odds of 4/5 (1.8) in any sportsbook market, within 14 days of opening account. Each way bets do not qualify for this offer. Each way bets do not qualify for this offer. Min. deposit of £10 required. You will receive your £10 Free Bet Token within 24 hours of your qualifying bet being accepted. Full Promotion T&C’s apply.
Register with BetBright today
Sign up to BetBright and get best odds guaranteed on all UK and Irish racing.
£10
Get £10 in free bets
Sign up to Black Type today, deposit and bet £10, and get £10 in free bets.

Guaranteed £5 Casino Bonus and a £5 Free Sportsbook Bet if your first bet loses. New customers only. Qualifying bet must a single of £10 or more at odds of evens (2.0) or greater. Full T&C's apply.
£10
£10 Welcome Bonus
Sign up to Smarkets and get a £10 risk-free bet. New customers only. Once the bonus is credited to your account, losses will be refunded up to the bonus amount. You must deposit at least the qualifying deposit of £20 (or currency equivalent) in a single amount with your first deposit to be eligible for the rebate. Users making their first deposit by Skrill or Neteller will not qualify for this promotion. The sign up offer is strictly limited to one per individual, family, household address, email address, same payment account number, and shared computer. 8. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other sign-up promotion. Full T&C's apply.
0%
0% commission all year
Sign up to Matchbook and get 0% commission on all sports betting until the end of the year.

New Customers Only.
£20
Up to £20 in free bets
Sing up to Totesport, bet £10 on any sportsbook market and get a £10 free sports bet, plus bet £10 on any pools markets and get a £10 free pools bet.

New customers only. 18+. Stake £10 on any Sportsbook market for the first time, at odds of evens (2.0) or greater and get a £10 Free Bet within 24 hours of settlement, 7 day expiry. Stake £10 on any Totepool bet for the first time, and receive £10 back in cash within 24 hours of settlement.
Money Back Special
Money back as a free bet up to £10 if your horse is finishes second to the SP in any race.

Max free bet refund €/£10. SP fav must have odds greater than 2.50. Applies to six or more runner races. Free bet to be used within 7 days. Additional T&Cs apply.
Fansbet Acca Boost
Enhanced Winnings on your Accas - up to 100% more!

Choose at least 4 pre-match selections. Min. odds is 1/5 (1.2) per selection. Your potential winnings are enhanced automatically – with up to 100%. Additional T&Cs apply.
Cheltenham Free Bet Club
All Customers: Place a minimum of 5 Racing bets each week leading up to Cheltenham. Qualify for at least eight weeks and receive free bets to use each day at Cheltenham.

Eligible UK & Ireland customers only. This offer is valid for customers that have opted in, placed a minimum of 5 bets per week on Winner Racecard markets in a minimum of 8 weeks. Only the Win part of Each Way bets will count towards this offer. This offer is valid to use once per customer. Free bets will be credited on or before 10am each day of Cheltenham Festival 2019. Offer expires at the end of 'Week 5' (23.59, 13 January). Full T&C's apply.
BetBright Racing Club
Place 10 qualifying horse racing bets and get 1 free.

Opt in required. Min free bet £5. Max free bet £50. Min odds 5/2. Free bet expires in 7 days. Further T&Cs apply.
Black Type Acca Bonus Club
Earn a cash bonus on top of your accumulator winnings. Get a cash bonus of up to 50% extra added onto any accumulator winnings that you have across all Sports with Black Type!

Only single line accumulator bets of 4 or more selections count towards this promotion.Each selection must be at odds of at least 1/5 (1.2) and the combined odds must equal 3/1 (4.0) or greater. Additional T&Cs apply.
1.5% Commission
Place a bet with Matchbook and only pay 1.5% commission based on net winnings for all horse racing markets.
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/3
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4
2 1/4

Betting Suspended

Bookies best price percentage = 112.36% | Standard bookmaker terms: 2 places, 1/4 odds

AT THE RACES is not liable for any services offered by its bookmaker partners. Please note: Whilst every effort is made to ensure odds are up to date and correct, differences between these and actual odds available from bookmakers at time of placing a bet may occur.

No.
(Draw)
Form
Horse
Age / Wt / OR
Jockey / Trainer
Timeform says (star rating)
1 (4)
55-3552
i T

Twin Star (IRE) 34

ch g Tagula - Chronicle (Observatory)

Class: 4 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 5 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
4 10-0
93

Shaped as if still in good form when second of 10 in 12f Ascot handicap last month, though no match for clear-cut winner and is proving hard to place.

A winner at 1m 2f on good to firm ground. Beaten 12l by Genetics when second of 10 at 13-2 on his latest outing at Ascot over 1m 4f (good) last month.

Shaped as if still in good form when second of 10 in 12f Ascot handicap last month, though no match for clear-cut winner and is proving hard to place.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 11 1 1 9.1%
Flat (Turf) 10 1 1 10%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 0 0 0 -
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 3 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 9 1 1 11.1%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 3 4 0 1 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 5 0 1 0%
Connections
J David Probert 0 0 0 -
T A M Balding 6 0 1 0%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
2 (5)
122332
i T

Jabbaar 14

ch g Medicean - Echelon (Danehill)

Course: 7 runs, 1 win, 5 places, 14.29%
C has previously won at this course
C
Similar Going: 9 runs, 1 win, 5 places, 11.11%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
5 9-11
90

Held his form extremely well this season and arguably unlucky not to win at Hamilton (12.1f) 2 weeks ago, making headway when not clear run over 1f out. Major chance with claimer back aboard.

He has won four times from 1m to 1m 4f on good and soft ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 1/2l by Archi's Affaire when second of 15 at 12-1 on his latest outing at Hamilton over 1m 4f (good to soft) last month. Has won at Chester and Southwell this season.

Held his form extremely well this season and arguably unlucky not to win at Hamilton (12.1f) 2 weeks ago, making headway when not clear run over 1f out. Major chance with claimer back aboard.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 28 4 10 14.3%
Flat (Turf) 22 3 9 13.6%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 7 1 5 14.3%
Distance 0 0 0 -
G Similar Going 9 1 5 11.1%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 26 4 10 15.4%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 3 5 0 2 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 0 0 0 -
Connections
J Jamie Gormley 4 0 1 0%
T I Jardine 17 3 7 17.7%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
3 (1)
041506
i T

Super Kid 6

b g Exceed and Excel - Crimson Year (Dubai Millennium)

Tongue Strap: 5 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 20%
HG has previously won wearing a tongue strap
HG
Class: 12 runs, 1 win, 4 places, 8.33%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 8 runs, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
Hcp has previously placed at or above this handicap
Hcp
6 9-8 t
87 1

Turned in best effort of the season to get off the mark for this yard at Wolverhampton in July. Ran creditably back there last time given his less-than-ideal position and claims returning to turf.

He has won three times from 6f to 1m 4f on good to firm ground and on the all-weather. Finished 4 1/2l behind Spiral Galaxy when sixth of 8 at 10-1 on his latest outing at Wolverhampton over 1m 4f earlier this month.

Turned in best effort of the season to get off the mark for this yard at Wolverhampton in July. Ran creditably back there last time given his less-than-ideal position and claims returning to turf.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 22 3 7 13.6%
Flat (Turf) 11 1 3 9.1%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
Course 1 0 0 0%
Distance 0 0 0 -
Similar Going 1 0 0 0%
Headgear
HG Today (T only) 5 1 0 20%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 3 12 1 4 8.3%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 8 0 1 0%
Connections
J Rachel Richardson 3 1 0 33.3%
T T D Easterby 8 1 0 12.5%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
4 (2)
520187
i T

Good Time Ahead (IRE) 13

b g Iffraaj - Good Time Sue (Commander Collins)

Course and Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
CD has a 50% or better record at this course and distance

Course: 2 runs, 1 win, 0 places, 50%
C has a 50% or better record at this course

Distance: 1 run, 1 win, 0 places, 100%
D has a 50% or better record at this distance
CD
4 8-13
78

Well beaten the last twice but had previously made the breakthrough on turf with victory in C&D handicap.

Winner of five races from 1m 1f to 1m 6f on good to firm ground and on the all-weather. Beaten 7l behind Master Archer at 16-1 when last of 7 on his latest outing here over 2m (good) earlier this month.

Well beaten the last twice but had previously made the breakthrough on turf with victory in C&D handicap.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 37 5 12 13.5%
Flat (Turf) 17 1 4 5.9%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 1 1 0 100%
C Course 2 1 0 50%
D Distance 1 1 0 100%
Similar Going 6 0 0 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 37 5 12 13.5%
Class & Handicap Rating
Class 3 1 0 0 0%
This Handicap (OR) or Higher 2 0 0 0%
Connections
J Kevin Stott 3 1 2 33.3%
T P A Kirby 33 5 10 15.2%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
5 (3)
852466
i T

Gabrial's King (IRE) 13

b g Hurricane Run - Danella (Platini)

Course and Distance: 7 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 14.29%
CD has previously won at this course and distance

Course: 23 runs, 1 win, 9 places, 4.35%
C has previously won at this course

Distance: 7 runs, 1 win, 3 places, 14.29%
D has previously won at this distance
CD
Similar Going: 15 runs, 0 wins, 4 places, 0%
G has previously placed on similar going
G
Class: 18 runs, 2 wins, 5 places, 11.11%
Cl has previously won in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 52 runs, 3 wins, 13 places, 5.77%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
9 8-10
75

Strike rate a concern but excuses here latest and lurks on a dangerous mark. Needs considering.

Has won ten races from 1m 1f to 2m on good to firm and good ground and on the all-weather. Finished 6l behind Master Archer when sixth of 7 at 20-1 on his latest outing here over 2m (good) earlier this month.

Strike rate a concern but excuses here latest and lurks on a dangerous mark. Needs considering.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 82 10 21 12.2%
Flat (Turf) 61 4 15 6.6%
Conditions
CD Course and Distance 7 1 3 14.3%
C Course 23 1 9 4.4%
D Distance 7 1 3 14.3%
G Similar Going 15 0 4 0%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 74 8 19 10.8%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 3 18 2 5 11.1%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 52 3 13 5.8%
Connections
J P Hanagan 7 1 1 14.3%
T R A Fahey 39 2 7 5.1%
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record
6 (6)
604200/
i T

Dark Ruler (IRE) 727

b g Dark Angel - Gino Lady (Perugino)

Course: 1 run, 0 wins, 1 place, 0%
C has previously placed at this course
C
Distance: 5 runs, 0 wins, 2 places, 0%
D has previously placed at this distance
D
Similar Going: 21 runs, 4 wins, 8 places, 19.05%
G has previously won on similar going
G
Class: 14 runs, 0 wins, 6 places, 0%
Cl has previously placed in this class
Cl
Current Handicap: 23 runs, 2 wins, 7 places, 8.7%
Hcp has previously won at or above this handicap
Hcp
9 8-9
74

Well below form on final start in 2016 and can only be watched following 2-year absence.

He has won four times from 1m 1f to 1m 2f on good to soft and soft ground, but last win was over three years ago. Well beaten at 33-1 behind Nietzsche when 13th of 16 on his latest outing at Ayr over 1m 5f (good to soft) in September '16. Having his first run for a new stable today.

Well below form on final start in 2016 and can only be watched following 2-year absence.

Race Record Runs Wins Places Win Rate
All Flat Races 37 4 11 10.8%
Flat (Turf) 34 4 11 11.8%
Conditions
Course and Distance 0 0 0 -
C Course 1 0 1 0%
D Distance 5 0 2 0%
G Similar Going 21 4 8 19.1%
Headgear
Today (No Headgear) 37 4 11 10.8%
Class & Handicap Rating
Cl Class 3 14 0 6 0%
Hcp This Handicap (OR) or Higher 23 2 7 8.7%
Connections
J T Eaves 0 0 0 -
T J ward 0 0 0 -
  • Grey = Horse has placed form
  • Blue = Horse has winning form
  • Gold = Horse has a 50% or better win record

At The Races logo Verdict

JABBAAR has been running consistently well all year and, with an impressive course record of five places and a win from seven visits, he looks like the one they all have to beat. Twin Star finished second off this mark on Shergar Cup day at Ascot and he rates the biggest threat, ahead of Gabrial's King, a past C&D scorer who is back on the same mark as when hitting the crossbar at Beverley in mid-July.

Timeform logo Verdict

JABBAAR has held his form extremely well this season and appeals as the most solid option. The dangerously-weighted Gabrial's King may emerge as the chief threat.

Up to £100 in Bet Credits
Up to £30 in free bets
Get £20 in free bets
Bet £10, Get £40
Up to £30 in free bets
Up to £30 in free bets
Up to £40 in free bets
Up to £30 in free bets & 30 free spins
Up to £50 in free bets
Free matched bet up to £50

Existing User?

Forgot your password?

New User?

Sign up using our simple one-page form and you'll be able to access free video form, tips and exclusive content straight away.