Results
Meetings
4

16:20 Ascot 21 Jun 2018

Gold Cup (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £283,550 - 9 ran - Draw Advantage: None

2m 3f 210y

Good to Firm (Watered)

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
1

9. Stradivarius (IRE) (6)

tracked leaders on inside, switched left over 2f out, went 2nd inside final 2f, ridden to lead over 1f out, joined inside final furlong, stayed on strongly to assert final 100 yards

7/4 JFav
4 9-1
118
2
¾

6. Vazirabad (FR) (5)

held up towards rear, good headway between horses over 2f out, 2nd and every chance 1f out, pressed winner until no extra final 100 yards

9/2
6 9-2
117
3
hd

5. Torcedor (IRE) (9)

tracked leader, led narrowly over 3f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, 3rd and one pace inside final furlong, kept on pressing for 2nd, not pace of winner

14/1
6 9-2 p
115
4
3

2. Order Of St George (IRE) (7)

bit reluctant going to post, tracked leaders, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and went 2nd over 2f out, every chance until winner quickened on over 1f out, hung right and weakened inside final furlong

7/4 JFav
6 9-2
123
5
7

3. Scotland (GER) (1)

held up in 6th, pushed along on outside over 3f out, 5th and no impression when switched left inside final 2f

50/1
7 9-2 h
103
6

4. Sheikhzayedroad (4)

held up in 5th, some headway on outside and hung right from over 2f out, plugged on in 6th and no impression final 2f

33/1
9 9-2 h
113
7

1. Max Dynamite (FR) (8)

steadied start, held up in rear, ridden and outpaced over 2f out, no chance when slightly hampered inside final 2f, never a factor

20/1
8 9-2
111
8
8

8. Mount Moriah (3)

led and set steady pace until halfway, headed over 3f out, ridden and lost 2nd over 2f out, weakened inside final 2f

33/1
4 9-1
111
9
29

7. Desert Skyline (IRE) (2)

always behind, never a factor, tailed off

11/1
4 9-1 p
112

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.10
CSF £10.22 (9, 6)
Tricast £84.86 (9, 6, 5)
Tote Win £2.60 (9)
Tote Place £1.10 (9), £1.40 (6), £3.40 (5)
Tote Swinger £7.90 (5, 6), £3.40 (5, 9), £1.70 (6, 9)
Tote Exacta £9.90 (9, 6)
Tote Trifecta £64.80 (9, 6, 5)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good to Firm 14 Big Orange 7 6 9 2 - 1030-41 28 days M Bell (88 miles) James Doyle 5/ 1 4:22.40
2016 Soft 17 Order Of St George 10 4 9 0 - 22111-1 13 days A P O'Brien (399 miles) R L Moore 10/ 11 4:26.21
2015 Good to Firm 12 Trip To Paris 13 4 9 0 - 4-41112 21 days E Dunlop (88 miles) G Lee 12/ 1 4:22.61
2014 Good to Firm 13 Leading Light 14 4 9 0 - 11110-1 32 days A P O'Brien (399 miles) J P O'Brien 10/ 11 4:21.09
2013 Good to Firm 14 Estimate 5 4 8 11 - 71133-1 50 days Sir M Stoute (88 miles) R L Moore 7/ 2 4:20.51
2012 Good to Soft 9 Colour Vision 5 4 9 0 - 85133-1 50 days S bin Suroor (88 miles) L Dettori 6/ 1 4:42.05
2011 Good to Soft 15 Fame And Glory 3 5 9 2 - 1115-11 18 days A P O'Brien (399 miles) J P Spencer 11/ 8 4:37.51
2010 Good to Firm 12 Rite Of Passage 13 6 9 2 - 411113 92 days D K Weld (266 miles) P J Smullen 20/ 1 4:16.92
2009 Good to Firm 9 Yeats 6 8 9 2 - 11151-6 53 days A P O'Brien (399 miles) Johnny Murtagh 6/ 4 4:20.73
2008 Good to Firm 10 Yeats 4 7 9 2 - 11113-1 53 days A P O'Brien (399 miles) Johnny Murtagh 11/ 8 0:00.00

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