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14:25 York 21 Aug 2021

Sky Bet Melrose Handicap (Heritage Handicap) (Class 2) (3YO only)

Winner £64,425 - 22 ran

1m 5f 188y

Good

2
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
White, emerald green hoop (Mr George Strawbridge)

15. Valley Forge (16)

mid-division, headway and going well over 3f out, led over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, stayed on well, gamely

10/1 3 8-8 83 David ProbertA M Balding
2 ½
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Shadwell Estate Company Ltd)

4. Moshaawer (17)

held up towards rear, headway to be prominent over 3f out, ridden 2f out, pressed winner inside final furlong, kept on well

17/2 3 9-4 93 Dane O'NeillR Varian
3 nse
tartan, light blue sleeves, light blue collar, light blue and tartan quartered cap (Castle Racing Scotland)

18. Ravenscraig Castle (14)

held up in rear, pushed along and headway well over 3f out, ridden under 3f out, pressed leaders 1f out, stayed on well towards finish

18/1 3 8-3 78 A MullenI Jardine
4 nk
Yellow, black epaulets (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum)

2. Dhushan (IRE) (10)

mid-division, pushed along and headway 3f out, pressed leaders 2f out, soon ridden and stayed on, no extra close home

9/2 Fav 3 9-6 95 Tom MarquandW J Haggas
5 1
Light blue, dark blue hollow box, striped sleeves and cap (Mr P Boyle)

5. Tashkhan (IRE) (11)

mid-division, ridden 3f out, stayed on from well over 1f out, never nearer

16/1 3 9-1 93 Harry Russell (3)B Ellison
6 4
Purple, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap (Mr D Smith, Mrs J Magnier, Mr M Tab)

1. King Of The Castle (IRE) (13)

in rear early, progress on outside halfway to chase leaders, pushed along 5f out, ridden 3f out, stayed on

7/1 2Fav 3 9-7 p 96 W BuickA P O'Brien
7 6
Mauve, white spots, white cap, mauve spots (Brook Farm Bloodstock)

3. Pleasant Man (5)

held up in rear, shaken well over 3f out, ridden well over 2f out, kept on, not pace to challenge

25/1 3 9-5 94 K ShoemarkR Charlton
8
Yellow, dark blue seams, dark blue sleeves, yellow stars, dark blue cap, yellow star (Surrey Racing (sg))

11. Surrey Gold (IRE) (15)

towards rear, pushed along to be prominent 3f out, ridden well over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out

12/1 3 8-12 87 David EganH Morrison
9 6
Mauve, white halved sleeves (Mr Y Nasib)

7. Oman (IRE) (22)

chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1 3 9-2 b 91 Hector CrouchR M Beckett
10
Royal blue, white horseshoe, black and white checked sleeves, checked cap (Australian Bloodstock & Mark Scott)

21. Diamond Cutter (18)

raced in rear, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out

66/1 3 7-12 (ow1) (oh2) 76 3 Faye McManoman (3)D Menuisier
11 nk
Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap (Highclere Racing, T Vestey & P Silver)

8. Parachute (9)

mid-division, ridden over 3f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out

18/1 3 9-2 91 Andrea AtzeniEd Walker
12 ½
Red, white star, hooped sleeves, white cap (P J McSwiney - Osborne House)

10. Summer's Knight (3)

tracked leaders, led over 3f out, headed and ridden well over 2f out, weakened thereafter

12/1 3 8-13 88 L MorrisSir Mark Prescott
13 5
Royal blue, white sleeves, red armlets (Mr Stuart Mizon)

16. True Courage (7)

mid-division, ridden to chase leaders well over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out

33/1 3 8-4 v 82 D E Hogan (3)M L W Bell
14 ½
Silver, tassel on cap (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)

9. Golden Flame (IRE) (19)

tracked leaders, bumped 5f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out

66/1 3 9-2 91 A KirbyM Johnston
15 4
Dark blue and pink diabolo, chevrons on sleeves, pink cap, dark blue diamond (Geoff & Sandra Turnbull)

17. Charging Thunder (12)

towards rear, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out

50/1 3 8-7 82 Jason WatsonD O'Meara
16 9
White, royal blue stars, red and white diabolo on sleeves, white cap, red star (Weldspec Glasgow Limited)

22. Carn A Chlamain (USA) (8)

chased leaders, pushed along well over 4f out, soon ridden, weakened 2f out

125/1 3 7-7 (oh5) 75 5 Alan Persse (7)K Dalgleish
17 6
Orange, dark blue diamond, dark blue and orange chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Mr J Clarke & Partner)

13. Hard To Fault (21)

towards rear, ridden over 3f out, weakened 2f out

22/1 3 8-11 t 86 D AllanT D Easterby
18
Pink, black armlets, black cap (The Lam Partnership)

20. Alpine Stroll (6)

raced in rear, pushed along early, never involved

50/1 3 7-11 77 A J Farragher (5)Ed De Giles
19
Dark blue, white epaulets (Isa Salman Al Khalifa)

12. Imperial Sun (1)

chased leaders, ridden and weakened 3f out, eased

8/1 3 8-12 87 R HavlinJ & T Gosden
20 13
Yellow, dark blue stars, halved sleeves (Mr W M Johnstone)

14. Annandale (IRE) (2)

led, shaken up 4f out, weakened very quickly over 3f out

33/1 3 8-9 84 Jason HartM Johnston
21 14
Royal blue (Godolphin)

6. Marshall Plan (4)

chased leaders, ridden and weakened quickly over 3f out

12/1 3 9-3 t 92 James DoyleJ & T Gosden
22 ¾
Emerald green, white hoops, white sleeves, emerald green diamonds, white cap, emerald green diamond (Gallop Racing & Partner 3)

19. Doctor Parnassus (IRE) (20)

tracked leader close up, ridden and weakened quickly over 3f out

66/1 3 8-2 77 S De SousaD O'Meara

Off Time: 14:27:48

Winning Time: 2m 56.50s

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2021 23:55:39

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1
White, emerald green hoop (Mr George Strawbridge)

15. Valley Forge (16)

mid-division, headway and going well over 3f out, led over 2f out, ridden under 2f out, stayed on well, gamely

10/1 3 8-8 David Probert 83
3/6 04 Sep 2021 Hdo 14F GF  Cl2 Hcp £51,540 (F) to Golden Flame (2L)   11/8 Fav 39-5 David Probert 90
6/6 01 Oct 2021 Asc 14F GS  Cl1 List £60,963 (F) to Scope (41L)   12/1 39-1 David Probert 90
2 ½
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Shadwell Estate Company Ltd)

4. Moshaawer (17)

held up towards rear, headway to be prominent over 3f out, ridden 2f out, pressed winner inside final furlong, kept on well

17/2 3 9-4 Dane O'Neill 93
8/15 08 Oct 2021 Nmk 12F GS  Cl2 Hcp £61,848 (F) to Siskany (16¾L)   10/3 2Fav 39-2 Jim Crowley 98
3 nse

held up in rear, pushed along and headway well over 3f out, ridden under 3f out, pressed leaders 1f out, stayed on well towards finish

18/1 3 8-3 A Mullen 78
2/5 12 Sep 2021 Mus 16F GS  Cl3 Hcp £15,462 (F) to Haizoom (¾L)   10/11 Fav 39-3 A Mullen 83
4/13 08 Oct 2021 Yor 14F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Surrey Gold (5¾L)   9/2 J2Fav 38-13 A Mullen 87
4 nk

mid-division, pushed along and headway 3f out, pressed leaders 2f out, soon ridden and stayed on, no extra close home

9/2 Fav 3 9-6 Tom Marquand 95
5 1

mid-division, ridden 3f out, stayed on from well over 1f out, never nearer

16/1 3 9-1 Harry Russell (3) 93
5/9 02 Oct 2021 Lon 15F Sft  Grp2 €126,000 (F) to Manobo (3¼L) 20/1 39-2 Ben Robinson 96
2/10 16 Oct 2021 Asc 16F GS  Cl1 Grp2 £283,550 (F) to Trueshan (1½L)   50/1 38-13 Ben Robinson 106
6 4

in rear early, progress on outside halfway to chase leaders, pushed along 5f out, ridden 3f out, stayed on

7/1 2Fav 3 9-7 p W Buick 96
4/13 12 Sep 2021 Cur 14F Gd  Cl1 Grp1 €290,000 (F) to Sonnyboyliston (5L)   12/1 39-2 J A Heffernan 95
7 6
Mauve, white spots, white cap, mauve spots (Brook Farm Bloodstock)

3. Pleasant Man (5)

held up in rear, shaken well over 3f out, ridden well over 2f out, kept on, not pace to challenge

25/1 3 9-5 K Shoemark 94
Won/6 16 Sep 2021 Yar 14F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £10,468 (F) bt Marshall Plan (hd)   11/4 2Fav 39-4 A Kirby 93
8

towards rear, pushed along to be prominent 3f out, ridden well over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out

12/1 3 8-12 David Egan 87
6/12 17 Sep 2021 Nbu 12F GS  Cl2 Hcp £10,800 (F) to Makram (4¾L)   3/1 2Fav 38-5 David Egan 86
Won/13 08 Oct 2021 Yor 14F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) bt Star Caliber (½L)   9/2 J2Fav 38-10 S M Levey 84
9 6
Mauve, white halved sleeves (Mr Y Nasib)

7. Oman (IRE) (22)

chased leaders, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out

16/1 3 9-2 b Hector Crouch 91
5/10 22 Oct 2021 Nbu 13½F Hy  Cl3 Hcp £6,210 (F) to Secret Shadow (8¾L)   4/1 39-7 Rossa Ryan 91
10
Royal blue, white horseshoe, black and white checked sleeves, checked cap (Australian Bloodstock & Mark Scott)

21. Diamond Cutter (18)

raced in rear, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out

66/1 3 7-12 (ow1) (oh2) Faye McManoman (3) 76 3
4/6 05 Oct 2021 Les 12F Hy  Cl4 Hcp £4,752 (F) to Downsman (7¼L)   5/1 38-8 Tom Marquand 72
4/12 03 Nov 2021 Ntt 16F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £4,860 (F) to Land Of Winter (8¾L)   5/1 38-6 S De Sousa 69
11 nk
Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap (Highclere Racing, T Vestey & P Silver)

8. Parachute (9)

mid-division, ridden over 3f out, hung left and weakened over 1f out

18/1 3 9-2 Andrea Atzeni 91
4/10 18 Sep 2021 Nbu 12F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £6,210 (F) to Frontispiece (2½L)   6/1 39-7 Tom Marquand 90
12 ½

tracked leaders, led over 3f out, headed and ridden well over 2f out, weakened thereafter

12/1 3 8-13 L Morris 88
Won/5 25 Sep 2021 Hdo 14F GF  Cl2 Hcp £13,400 (F) bt Cardano (5½L)   9/5 Fav 38-8 L Morris 88
13 5
Royal blue, white sleeves, red armlets (Mr Stuart Mizon)

16. True Courage (7)

mid-division, ridden to chase leaders well over 2f out, weakened well over 1f out

33/1 3 8-4 v D E Hogan (3) 82
2/10 04 Sep 2021 Asc 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Chalk Stream (1L)   50/1 38-4 D E Hogan 81
11/15 08 Oct 2021 Nmk 12F GS  Cl2 Hcp £61,848 (F) to Siskany (19¼L)   40/1 38-0 Hayley Turner 82
14 ½

tracked leaders, bumped 5f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out

66/1 3 9-2 A Kirby 91
Won/6 04 Sep 2021 Hdo 14F GF  Cl2 Hcp £51,540 (F) bt Praiano (1L)   9/1 39-5 J Fanning 90
15 4

towards rear, ridden 3f out, weakened 2f out

50/1 3 8-7 Jason Watson 82
2/4 08 Sep 2021 Car 11F GF  Cl4 Hcp £4,752 (F) to Tribal Art (nk)   7/4 2Fav 39-3 D Tudhope 81
Won/4 25 Sep 2021 Cfc 14F St  Cl4 Hcp £4,347 (F) bt Heath Rise (nk)   4/1 39-7 Jason Watson 83
12/13 08 Oct 2021 Yor 14F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Surrey Gold (60L)   40/1 38-10 Jason Watson 84
16 9

chased leaders, pushed along well over 4f out, soon ridden, weakened 2f out

125/1 3 7-7 (oh5) Alan Persse (7) 75 5
17 6
Orange, dark blue diamond, dark blue and orange chevrons on sleeves, quartered cap (Mr J Clarke & Partner)

13. Hard To Fault (21)

towards rear, ridden over 3f out, weakened 2f out

22/1 3 8-11 t D Allan 86
18
Pink, black armlets, black cap (The Lam Partnership)

20. Alpine Stroll (6)

raced in rear, pushed along early, never involved

50/1 3 7-11 A J Farragher (5) 77
10/12 05 Sep 2021 Yor 16½F GF  Cl4 Hcp £6,102 (F) to Master Milliner (22L)   11/4 Fav 39-3 S De Sousa 75
14/15 10 Oct 2021 Gwo 16F Sft  Cl4 Hcp £5,400 (F) to Polish (24L)   9/2 2Fav 310-11 David Bass 73
19
Dark blue, white epaulets (Isa Salman Al Khalifa)

12. Imperial Sun (1)

chased leaders, ridden and weakened 3f out, eased

8/1 3 8-12 R Havlin 87
10/10 18 Sep 2021 Nbu 12F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £6,210 (F) to Frontispiece (30L)   11/1 39-3 R Havlin 86
3/8 16 Oct 2021 Wol 12F St  Cl3 Hcp £6,019 (F) to Hasty Sailor (4¾L)   13/2 39-0 R Havlin 84
20 13

led, shaken up 4f out, weakened very quickly over 3f out

33/1 3 8-9 Jason Hart 84
Won/8 18 Sep 2021 Ayr 13F Gd  Cl3 Hcp £8,100 (F) bt Glasses Up (¾L)   9/4 Fav 38-12 R Kingscote 85
9/13 08 Oct 2021 Yor 14F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Surrey Gold (17¼L)   20/1 38-11 Connor Beasley 85
21 14

chased leaders, ridden and weakened quickly over 3f out

12/1 3 9-3 t James Doyle 92
2/6 16 Sep 2021 Yar 14F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £10,468 (F) to Pleasant Man (hd)   10/3 39-2 W Buick 91
9/15 08 Oct 2021 Nmk 12F GS  Cl2 Hcp £61,848 (F) to Siskany (18½L)   20/1 38-10 L Dettori 92
4/6 27 Oct 2021 Kmp 12F St/Slw  Cl3 Hcp £7,731 (F) to Stay Well (2L)   4/1 2Fav 39-7 R Havlin 92
2/6 11 Nov 2021 Cfc 14F St  Cl2 Hcp £20,616 (F) to Bascule (1½L)   4/1 39-7 James Doyle 91
22 ¾

tracked leader close up, ridden and weakened quickly over 3f out

66/1 3 8-2 S De Sousa 77
2/6 01 Sep 2021 Ham 11F Gd  Cl5 £3,510 (F) to Forza Orta (4L)   5/2 2Fav 39-2 D Tudhope 76
6/6 19 Sep 2021 Ham 12F Sft  Cl5 Hcp £2,862 (F) to Haveyoumissedme (10½L)   11/4 JFav 39-13 Jason Hart 74
2/8 04 Oct 2021 Pfr 12F Sft  Cl3 Mdn £7,830 (F) to Indefatigable (½L)   7/2 39-5 D Tudhope 72
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Oman 9th Moshaawer 2nd
Summer's Knight 12th Ravenscraig Castle 3rd
Golden Flame 14th King Of The Castle 6th
Carn A Chlamain 16th Pleasant Man 7th
Imperial Sun 19th Surrey Gold 8th
Annandale 20th Diamond Cutter 10th
Marshall Plan 21st Charging Thunder 15th
Hard To Fault 17th
Alpine Stroll 18th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £11.15
Tote Win £12.50 (15)
Tote Place £3.60 (15) , £3.10 (4) , £4.50 (18) , £2.00 (2)
Tote Swinger £22.80 (4, 15) , £37.10 (4, 18) , £35.80 (15, 18)
Tote Exacta £112.30 (15, 4)
Tote Trifecta £2900.40 (15, 4, 18)
CSF £89.15 (15, 4)
Tricast £1555.31 (15, 4, 18)