15:00 Newbury 19 May 2018

Al Zubarah London Gold Cup Handicap (Class 2) (3YO only)

Winner £43,575 - 11 ran

3

1m 2f

Good to Firm

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Silver, tassel on cap (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)

10. Communique (IRE) (3)

tracked leading pair, on inside, ridden 2f out, soon switched right, stayed on to lead final 100 yards, won going away

7/1 J2Fav 3 8-4 84 S De SousaM Johnston
2
White, light blue spots, white sleeves, light blue cap, white spots (Mr J David Abell)

5. Poet's Prince (11)

tracked leader, ridden to challenge led inside final furlong, soon joined, headed and no extra final 100 yards

9/1 3 8-10 90 J FanningM Johnston
3
White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white striped sleeves (Mr Clive Washbourn)

6. Chief Ironside (1)

led, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, soon lost 2nd, no extra in 3rd final 100 yards

7/1 J2Fav 3 8-8 88 Kieran ShoemarkW Jarvis
4 1
Yellow, black epaulets (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum)

2. Masaarr (USA) (5)

held up towards rear, headway on outside and hung left over 1f out, 4th and one pace inside final furlong

11/4 Fav 3 9-2 96 Andrea AtzeniR Varian
5 ¾
Dark blue, white epaulets, halved sleeves (Eight Investment Holdings Ltd)

7. He's Amazing (IRE) (9)

pushed along on outside halfway, towards rear, some late headway, never troubled leaders

9/1 3 8-8 88 Tom MarquandC G Cox
6 nk
Silver, gold braid, maroon cap, gold tassel (Al Shaqab Racing)

3. Dukhan (2)

went to post early, raced keenly in mid-division on inside, headway and hung left under pressure over 1f out, weakened and eased final furlong

8/1 3 9-0 p1 94 L DettoriHugo Palmer
7 ½
Red, red and royal blue check cap (Mr Philip Newton)

8. Mekong (6)

mid-division, ridden and outpaced 3f out, weakened 2f out

11/1 3 8-5 85 Harry BentleySir Michael Stoute
8
Purple, white chevron, white and purple halved sleeves, white cap, purple star (Angus Dundee Distillers Plc)

9. Glencadam Master (8)

chased leaders, pushed along 4f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final 2f

22/1 3 8-5 85 N MackayJ H M Gosden
9 2
Light blue, dark blue braces and armlets (Another Bottle Racing 2)

11. Master Of Wine (GER) (7)

restless in stalls, pulled hard, held up in last pair, some headway between horses over 2f out, soon beaten

10/1 3 8-2 82 Hayley TurnerA M Balding
10
Yellow, red star, striped sleeves, red cap (Sun Bloodstock Sarl 1)

4. Loyal Promise (IRE) (10)

raced wide in mid-division, some headway 4f out, weakened 3f out, behind final 2f

16/1 3 8-10 90 Oisin MurphyM Meade
11 7
Red, white sleeves, blue and white striped cap (Mr A D Spence)

1. Connect (4)

pulled hard in rear, never a factor

25/1 3 9-7 101 A KirbyC G Cox
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Off Time: 15:01:36

Winning Time: 2m 5.43s

Last Updated: 29 May 2018 11:57:48

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

tracked leading pair, on inside, ridden 2f out, soon switched right, stayed on to lead final 100 yards, won going away

7/1 J2Fav 3 8-4 S De Sousa 84
14/18 21 Jun 2018 Asc 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £56,025 (F) to Baghdad (13)   9/2 Fav 39-1 S De Sousa 93
5/6 30 Jun 2018 Yor 10½F GF  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) to Wissahickon (10¼)   4/1 39-5 David Egan 93
Won/9 13 Jul 2018 Nmk 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £49,800 (F) bt Zaaki (shd)   8/1 38-9 S De Sousa 92
Won/12 02 Aug 2018 Gwo 10F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £46,688 (F) bt Zaman ()   7/2 Fav 38-13 S De Sousa 97
4/7 11 Aug 2018 Hdo 10½F GF  Cl1 Grp3 £35,727 (F) to Teodoro (9)   6/1 38-11 J Fanning 103
2
White, light blue spots, white sleeves, light blue cap, white spots (Mr J David Abell)

5. Poet's Prince (11)

tracked leader, ridden to challenge led inside final furlong, soon joined, headed and no extra final 100 yards

9/1 3 8-10 J Fanning 90
4/11 02 Jun 2018 Eps 10F GS  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) to Connect ()   4/1 Fav 38-12 J Fanning 95
6/6 30 Jun 2018 Yor 10½F GF  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) to Wissahickon (12¾)   7/2 2Fav 39-7 F Norton 95
9/9 13 Jul 2018 Nmk 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £49,800 (F) to Communique (19½)   12/1 38-10 J Fanning 93
3/3 08 Aug 2018 Chp 10F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £9,057 (F) to Victory Chime ()   10/11 Fav 39-7 J Fanning 91
3

led, ridden 2f out, headed inside final furlong, soon lost 2nd, no extra in 3rd final 100 yards

7/1 J2Fav 3 8-8 Kieran Shoemark 88
Won/8 29 Jun 2018 Nmk 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £16,172 (F) bt Breath Caught ()   7/4 Fav 38-9 Kieran Shoemark 89
5/9 13 Jul 2018 Nmk 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £49,800 (F) to Communique (8)   6/1 38-13 J P Spencer 96
3/6 03 Aug 2018 Gwo 8F GF  Cl1 Grp3 £56,710 (F) to Regal Reality ()   20/1 39-1 Fran Berry 95
4 1

held up towards rear, headway on outside and hung left over 1f out, 4th and one pace inside final furlong

11/4 Fav 3 9-2 Andrea Atzeni 96
7/16 21 Jun 2018 Asc 10F GF  Cl1 Grp3 £51,039 (F) to Hunting Horn ()   16/1 39-0 Andrea Atzeni 96
3/12 12 Jul 2018 Nmk 8F GF  Cl1 List £28,355 (F) to Naval Intelligence ()   7/1 39-3 Andrea Atzeni 101
Won/11 31 Jul 2018 Dea 8F   List   bt First Contact (shd) 8-12 C Soumillon -
2/8 16 Aug 2018 Leo 8F Gd  Cl1 Grp3 €37,170 (F) to Pincheck ()   7/4 Fav 39-1 C T Keane 109
5 ¾

pushed along on outside halfway, towards rear, some late headway, never troubled leaders

9/1 3 8-8 Tom Marquand 88
18/18 21 Jun 2018 Asc 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £56,025 (F) to Baghdad (42)   20/1 38-9 David Probert 87
5/6 09 Aug 2018 San 10F GS  Cl3 Hcp £9,338 (F) to Knight Errant (14½)   9/2 39-7 A Kirby 86
6 nk
Silver, gold braid, maroon cap, gold tassel (Al Shaqab Racing)

3. Dukhan (2)

went to post early, raced keenly in mid-division on inside, headway and hung left under pressure over 1f out, weakened and eased final furlong

8/1 3 9-0 p1 L Dettori 94
15/18 21 Jun 2018 Asc 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £56,025 (F) to Baghdad (13½)   14/1 39-1 James McDonald 93
7/9 13 Jul 2018 Nmk 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £49,800 (F) to Communique (11¼)   16/1 38-8 Harry Bentley 91
3/11 30 Jul 2018 Ayr 10F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £9,380 (F) to Dubai Horizon ()   3/1 JFav 39-1 P J McDonald 89
7 ½
Red, red and royal blue check cap (Mr Philip Newton)

8. Mekong (6)

mid-division, ridden and outpaced 3f out, weakened 2f out

11/1 3 8-5 Harry Bentley 85
2/6 27 Jun 2018 Sal 12F GF  Cl3 Hcp £15,562 (F) to Infrastructure ()   10/3 2Fav 39-2 Jim Crowley 84
Won/7 04 Aug 2018 Cfc 14F St  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) bt Rude Awakening (nk)   3/1 CFav 39-0 Jim Crowley 88
8

chased leaders, pushed along 4f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened inside final 2f

22/1 3 8-5 N Mackay 85
2/7 02 Jun 2018 Don 8F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £5,531 (F) to Sam Gold ()   11/1 39-4 K T O'Neill 82
9 2

restless in stalls, pulled hard, held up in last pair, some headway between horses over 2f out, soon beaten

10/1 3 8-2 Hayley Turner 82
2/7 02 Jun 2018 Don 10F Sft  Cl3 Hcp £7,763 (F) to Falmouth Light (¾)   2/1 Fav 39-0 Jim Crowley 81
10

raced wide in mid-division, some headway 4f out, weakened 3f out, behind final 2f

16/1 3 8-10 Oisin Murphy 90
11 7
Red, white sleeves, blue and white striped cap (Mr A D Spence)

1. Connect (4)

pulled hard in rear, never a factor

25/1 3 9-7 A Kirby 101
Won/11 02 Jun 2018 Eps 10F GS  Cl2 Hcp £31,125 (F) bt Court House ()   12/1 39-3 A Kirby 100
7/7 11 Aug 2018 Dea 10F   List   to Loxley () 8-12 P C Boudot -
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Off Time: 15:01:36

Winning Time: 2m 5.43s

Last Updated: 29 May 2018 11:57:48

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £8.82
Tote Win £7.80 (10)
Tote Place £2.10 (10) , £2.90 (5) , £2.00 (6)
Tote Swinger £13.30 (5, 6) , £12.20 (5, 10) , £8.70 (6, 10)
Tote Exacta £66.80 (10, 5)
Tote Trifecta £743.90 (10, 5, 6)
CSF £66.53 (10, 5)
Tricast £456.94 (10, 5, 6)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Soft 13 Defoe 1 3 9 0 88 120 224 days R Varian (112 miles) A Atzeni 8/1 2:14.57
2016 Good 15 Imperial Aviator 3 3 8 13 85 223-1 21 days R Charlton (24 miles) O Murphy 7/2 2:08.13
2015 Good 13 Time Test 3 3 8 12 93 212 241 days R Charlton (24 miles) R L Moore 7/2 2:07.64
2014 Good to Firm 8 Cannock Chase 7 3 9 4 89 2-1 40 days Sir M Stoute (112 miles) R L Moore 11/4 2:06.80
2013 Good to Firm 7 High Troja 2 3 8 2 83 522-213 13 days E Dunlop (112 miles) P Hanagan 25/1 2:10.12
2012 Good to Soft 13 Expense Claim 14 3 9 3 85 573-11 13 days A Balding (9 miles) J Fortune 7/1 2:13.32
2011 Good to Firm 8 Al Kazeem 1 3 9 4 95 51-2 29 days R Charlton (24 miles) S Drowne 9/2 2:09.02
2010 Good to Firm 15 Green Moon 11 3 8 11 82 84-1 21 days H Dunlop (1 miles) J P Spencer 11/1 2:05.45
2009 Soft 12 Aqwaal 12 3 8 8 85 031-1 22 days E Dunlop (112 miles) Richard Hills 6/4 2:09.81
2008 Good 14 Strategic Mission 5 3 8 10 87 361 219 days P Cole (79 miles) T Quinn 16/1 2:07.97