Punchestown - At The Races

16:05 York 10 Jul 2021

John Smith's Cup Handicap (Class 2) (3YO plus)

Winner £64,425 - 20 ran

5

1m 2f 56y

Good (Good to Soft in places )

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Royal blue, white hoop, striped sleeves, white cap, royal blue star (King Power Racing Co Ltd)

13. Johnny Drama (IRE) (1)

prominent, headway to chase leader over 3f out, ridden and almost upsides 2f out, led narrowly entering final furlong, held on

22/1 6 8-13 t 98 Joshua BryanA M Balding
2 hd
Light blue, beige cross belts, beige cap (K Hardy & R Fell)

17. Cockalorum (IRE) (3)

led, ridden 3f out, headed narrowly entering final furlong, ran on strongly close home, just denied.

40/1 6 8-10 95 1 Rowan ScottR G Fell
3 nse
Pink, large white spots (Quantum)

22. Strait Of Hormuz (IRE) (10)

held up towards rear, headway into midfield over 4f out, ridden and progress over 2f out, ran on to press leader entering final furlong, almost upsides final 100 yards, no extra

14/1 4 8-3 91 Thore Hammer Hansen (3)Jedd O'Keeffe
4 2
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Shadwell Estate Company Ltd)

14. Dawaam (USA) (19)

held up towards rear, some headway travelling strongly when switched left over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, ran on strongly final furlong but could not reach leaders

14/1 5 8-12 p 97 8 Jim CrowleyOwen Burrows
5 shd
White, red stripe, hooped sleeves, red cap (Mr B Guerin & Habton Racing)

19. Fishable (18)

pressed leader, close up when ridden over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, one pace final furlong

18/1 4 8-10 t p 95 D AllanT D Easterby
6 2
Yellow, black star, black sleeves, yellow stars, yellow cap, black stars (Percy / Green Racing 2)

9. Hartswood (9)

midfield, lost place after 3f, ridden over 3f out, steady headway over 2f out, kept on final furlong but could not reach leaders

40/1 4 8-11 (ex5) 99 3 Connor Murtagh (3)R A Fahey
7 nk
Yellow, black epaulets (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum)

6. Aaddeey (IRE) (22)

in rear, well adrift when ridden 3f out, some headway over 1f out, kept on final furlong but never dangerous

15/2 4 8-12 100 Mark Crehan (3)S & E Crisford
8 ½
White, royal blue cross belts, royal blue and white striped sleeves (Mr Clive Washbourn)

12. Winter Reprise (FR) (5)

midfield, headway on inside rail over 4f out, ridden to chase leaders over 2f out, close up entering final furlong, weakened close home

20/1 4 8-13 98 Jason WatsonD Menuisier
9 ½
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE hoop, WHITE sleeves, ROYAL BLUE stars, WHITE cap, ROYAL BLUE star (King Power Racing Co Ltd)

20. Good Birthday (IRE) (13)

midfield, pulled into prominent position on outside after 4f, close up when ridden 3f out, drifted right and weakened final furlong

33/1 5 8-0 v 92 Callum Hutchinson (7)A M Balding
10 hd
Black, white chevron, sleeves and diamond on cap (Mr A Nevin)

4. Victory Chime (IRE) (2)

held up in touch, ridden over 3f out, lost place over 2f out, one pace final furlong

40/1 6 9-3 102 Hector CrouchR M Beckett
11 nk
Purple, emerald green sash, red sleeves and cap (Mrs M E Slade & Mr B Ohlsson)

8. Lucander (IRE) (11)

midfield, losing ground when ridden and switched right over 3f out, modest headway under pressure over 1f out, one pace final furlong

10/1 4 8-9 99 Laura Pearson (5)R M Beckett
12 nk
Royal blue, yellow chevron, yellow cap, royal blue spots (Mr Saeed Suhail)

11. Astro King (IRE) (14)

held up in touch, lost place 4f out, switched right and ridden 3f out, towards rear 2f out, stayed on under pressure from over 1f out

4/1 JFav 4 8-13 98 4 P J McDonaldSir Michael Stoute
13 1
Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap (Highclere T'bred Racing - Benedict All)

7. Ascension (6)

slightly slow to stride, towards rear, headway on inside rail 4f out, progress to chase leaders 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong

14/1 4 9-1 100 Andrea AtzeniR Varian
14
White, royal blue stars, red and white diabolo on sleeves, white cap, red star (Weldspec Glasgow Limited)

3. What's The Story (7)

keen in midfield, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong

20/1 7 9-6 p 105 2 Callum RodriguezK Dalgleish
15 ½
Dark blue, red stripe, halved sleeves, red cap (Mr James Callow & Mr J S Goldie)

10. Nicholas T (16)

held up towards rear, ridden and no impression over 3f out, stayed on final furlong

20/1 9 9-0 (ex8) h 99 1 Ben RobinsonJ S Goldie
16
Grey, brown seams, brown cap (Mr Hamad Rashed Bin Ghedayer)

5. Sky Defender (12)

towards rear of midfield, switched right and ridden over 3f out, well beaten 2f out, eased final furlong

66/1 5 9-3 102 Connor BeasleyM Johnston
17 ¾
Pink and dark blue diamonds, dark blue sleeves, pink armlets, pink cap, dark blue diamond (Mr Gary Dewhurst)

15. Dark Pine (IRE) (4)

slowly away, in rear, ridden and switched to near rail over 3f out, no impression

33/1 4 8-9 b 97 Cameron Noble (3)David Loughnane
18 nk
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE epaulets, BLACK cap (Shadwell Estate Company Ltd)

2. Al Zaraqaan (20)

midfield on outside, pulled hard into prominent position after 2f,

18/1 4 9-8 p1 107 P HanaganW J Haggas
19 11
Royal blue (Godolphin)

18. Bright Start (USA) (8)

tracked leader, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

18/1 4 8-10 p 95 2 P CosgraveS bin Suroor
PU
Yellow, dark blue seams, dark blue sleeves, yellow stars, dark blue cap, yellow star (Surrey Racing (sp))

16. Surrey Pride (IRE) (24)

held up in rear of midfield, steadily losing ground when ridden over 3f out, pulled up quickly over 2f out

4/1 JFav 4 8-11 96 P MulrennanJ Tuite
  Non Runner
 
Red, yellow epaulets, armlets and cap (Muir Racing Partnership - Santa Anita)

21. Data Protection (23)

Non Runner
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Off Time: 16:07:34

Winning Time: 2m 11.82s

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2021 23:56:03

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

prominent, headway to chase leader over 3f out, ridden and almost upsides 2f out, led narrowly entering final furlong, held on

22/1 6 8-13 t Joshua Bryan 98
4/11 27 Jul 2021 Gwo 10F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Migration (4)   17/2 69-4 S De Sousa 103
4/15 20 Aug 2021 Yor 12F GF  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Sam Cooke ()   15/2 69-10 S De Sousa 103
2 hd

led, ridden 3f out, headed narrowly entering final furlong, ran on strongly close home, just denied.

40/1 6 8-10 Rowan Scott 95 1
3/11 27 Jul 2021 Gwo 10F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Migration ()   12/1 69-0 D Tudhope 99
3/13 21 Aug 2021 Yor 10½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Migration ()   14/1 69-4 Jason Hart 99
8/12 16 Sep 2021 Ayr 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to Chichester (16¾)   8/1 69-12 Rowan Scott 99
8/10 09 Oct 2021 Yor 10½F GS  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to Bay Bridge (16¾)   12/1 69-4 Jason Hart 99
4/7 23 Oct 2021 Don 12F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £10,800 (F) to Aaddeey ()   22/1 69-9 Jason Hart 97
3 nse

held up towards rear, headway into midfield over 4f out, ridden and progress over 2f out, ran on to press leader entering final furlong, almost upsides final 100 yards, no extra

14/1 4 8-3 Thore Hammer Hansen (3) 91
8/13 21 Aug 2021 Yor 10½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Migration ()   11/1 49-0 Andrea Atzeni 95
8/10 03 Sep 2021 Pfr 8F GF  Cl2 OptClaimHcp £16,200 (F) to Enigmatic (5)   9/1 49-12 J Garritty 94
4/7 08 Sep 2021 Don 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £16,200 (F) to Anmaat (3)   13/2 49-10 Thore Hammer Hansen 94
9/10 18 Sep 2021 Nbu 10F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £25,770 (F) to Injazati ()   16/1 49-0 Andrea Atzeni 92
4 2
Royal blue, white epaulets, striped cap (Shadwell Estate Company Ltd)

14. Dawaam (USA) (19)

held up towards rear, some headway travelling strongly when switched left over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, ran on strongly final furlong but could not reach leaders

14/1 5 8-12 p Jim Crowley 97 8
5/8 31 Jul 2021 Don 10F GS  Cl2 Hcp £11,339 (F) to Good Birthday ()   7/2 JFav 510-0 Dane O'Neill 102
3/6 29 Aug 2021 Yar 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £11,339 (F) to Finest Sound (¾)   4/1 2Fav 510-0 Dane O'Neill 102
8/10 18 Sep 2021 Nbu 10F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £25,770 (F) to Injazati ()   20/1 59-10 Jim Crowley 102
?/15 10 Dec 2021 Sak 10F St  Hcp 30,000 BDN (F) to Mars Landing 59-11 Martin Seidl -
8/13 14 Jan 2022 Sak 10F   30,000 BDN (F) to Tawaareq () 69-2 Abdulla Faisal 99
7/11 28 Jan 2022 Sak 10F   List 9,000 BDN (F) to Medal Winner () 69-0 George Wood 95
5 shd
White, red stripe, hooped sleeves, red cap (Mr B Guerin & Habton Racing)

19. Fishable (18)

pressed leader, close up when ridden over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, one pace final furlong

18/1 4 8-10 t p D Allan 95
12/13 21 Aug 2021 Yor 10½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Migration ()   10/1 49-0 D Allan 95
9/10 09 Oct 2021 Yor 10½F GS  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to Bay Bridge (19)   14/1 48-13 T Eaves 94
6 2
Yellow, black star, black sleeves, yellow stars, yellow cap, black stars (Percy / Green Racing 2)

9. Hartswood (9)

midfield, lost place after 3f, ridden over 3f out, steady headway over 2f out, kept on final furlong but could not reach leaders

40/1 4 8-11 (ex5) Connor Murtagh (3) 99 3
11/18 30 Jul 2021 Gwo 8F GS  Cl2 Hcp £77,310 (F) to Maydanny (11¼)   50/1 49-1 P Hanagan 96
20/20 08 Oct 2021 Yor 8F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £12,885 (F) to Shelir (34)   10/1 49-5 P Hanagan 95
7 nk

in rear, well adrift when ridden 3f out, some headway over 1f out, kept on final furlong but never dangerous

15/2 4 8-12 Mark Crehan (3) 100
4/12 31 Jul 2021 Gwo 14F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £51,540 (F) to Prince Alex (6)   6/1 2Fav 49-6 David Egan 100
Won/7 23 Oct 2021 Don 12F Sft  Cl2 Hcp £10,800 (F) bt Dark Jedi (nk)   2/1 Fav 49-11 R L Moore 99
8 ½

midfield, headway on inside rail over 4f out, ridden to chase leaders over 2f out, close up entering final furlong, weakened close home

20/1 4 8-13 Jason Watson 98
PU/9 11 Sep 2021 Chs 12½F GS  Cl1 List £28,355 (F) to Invite  28/1 49-3 J P Spencer 97
9 ½

midfield, pulled into prominent position on outside after 4f, close up when ridden 3f out, drifted right and weakened final furlong

33/1 5 8-0 v Callum Hutchinson (7) 92
Won/8 31 Jul 2021 Don 10F GS  Cl2 Hcp £11,339 (F) bt Harrovian (hd)   11/2 59-3 Jason Watson 91
10/13 21 Aug 2021 Yor 10½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Migration ()   16/1 58-12 David Probert 93
13/26 25 Sep 2021 Nmk 9F GF  Cl2 Hcp £61,848 (F) to Bedouin's Story (8)   28/1 58-9 Oisin Murphy 93
3/10 09 Oct 2021 Yor 10½F GS  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to Bay Bridge ()   12/1 58-12 S De Sousa 93
10 hd

held up in touch, ridden over 3f out, lost place over 2f out, one pace final furlong

40/1 6 9-3 Hector Crouch 102
11/11 27 Jul 2021 Gwo 10F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Migration (19)   14/1 69-2 Rob Hornby 101
2/11 21 Aug 2021 San 10F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to King Of Clubs (nse)   28/1 69-8 Rossa Ryan 99
Won/6 11 Sep 2021 Chs 10½F GS  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) bt Spirit Dancer (¾)   3/1 2Fav 69-5 Hector Crouch 103
Won/7 22 Sep 2021 Gwo 10F Gd  Cl1 List £29,773 (F) bt Tyson Fury (¾)   12/1 69-2 Hector Crouch 106
?/13 19 Nov 2021 Sak 10F St  Grp3 286,050 BDN (F) to Lord Glitters 40/1 69-1 Hector Crouch 110
11 nk

midfield, losing ground when ridden and switched right over 3f out, modest headway under pressure over 1f out, one pace final furlong

10/1 4 8-9 Laura Pearson (5) 99
9/11 27 Jul 2021 Gwo 10F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Migration (7)   13/2 2Fav 48-12 Hector Crouch 97
4/13 21 Aug 2021 Yor 10½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Migration ()   17/2 49-0 Hector Crouch 95
11/26 25 Sep 2021 Nmk 9F GF  Cl2 Hcp £61,848 (F) to Bedouin's Story ()   14/1 48-11 Hector Crouch 95
2/18 09 Oct 2021 Yor 10½F GS  Cl3 Hcp £9,450 (F) to Something Enticing ()   13/2 49-12 Hector Crouch 94
2/6 04 Nov 2021 Cfc 10F St  Cl2 Hcp £9,945 (F) to You're Hired (hd)   2/1 Fav 49-4 Hector Crouch 96
12 nk

held up in touch, lost place 4f out, switched right and ridden 3f out, towards rear 2f out, stayed on under pressure from over 1f out

4/1 JFav 4 8-13 P J McDonald 98 4
3/18 19 Aug 2021 Yor 8F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £51,540 (F) to Cruyff Turn ()   7/1 JFav 49-8 R L Moore 102
25/26 25 Sep 2021 Nmk 9F GF  Cl2 Hcp £61,848 (F) to Bedouin's Story (26)   9/1 49-4 R L Moore 102
13 1
Light blue, dark blue armlets, dark blue cap (Highclere T'bred Racing - Benedict All)

7. Ascension (6)

slightly slow to stride, towards rear, headway on inside rail 4f out, progress to chase leaders 3f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong

14/1 4 9-1 Andrea Atzeni 100
8/16 02 Oct 2021 Asc 7F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £64,425 (F) to Aldaary (14½)   16/1 49-2 David Egan 99
14

keen in midfield, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong

20/1 7 9-6 p Callum Rodriguez 105 2
15 ½
Dark blue, red stripe, halved sleeves, red cap (Mr James Callow & Mr J S Goldie)

10. Nicholas T (16)

held up towards rear, ridden and no impression over 3f out, stayed on final furlong

20/1 9 9-0 (ex8) h Ben Robinson 99 1
5/6 19 Jul 2021 Ayr 8F GF  Cl2 Hcp £16,200 (F) to Marie's Diamond ()   9/1 99-4 P Mulrennan 99
10/14 18 Aug 2021 Yor 16½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £36,078 (F) to Arcadian Sunrise (7)   25/1 99-8 Ben Robinson 99
3/10 04 Sep 2021 Hdo 14F GF  Cl2 Hcp £41,232 (F) to Island Brave (½)   28/1 99-4 Ben Robinson 98
10/12 16 Sep 2021 Ayr 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to Chichester (23)   25/1 99-12 Ben Robinson 99
23/32 09 Oct 2021 Nmk 18F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £128,850 (F) to Buzz (54)   66/1 99-1 Amie Waugh 98
7/10 16 Oct 2021 Asc 16F GS  Cl1 Grp2 £283,550 (F) to Trueshan (18)   200/1 99-7 P Mulrennan 97
16
Grey, brown seams, brown cap (Mr Hamad Rashed Bin Ghedayer)

5. Sky Defender (12)

towards rear of midfield, switched right and ridden over 3f out, well beaten 2f out, eased final furlong

66/1 5 9-3 Connor Beasley 102
6/11 27 Jul 2021 Gwo 10F Hy  Cl2 Hcp £38,655 (F) to Migration ()   16/1 59-0 F Norton 99
3/6 07 Aug 2021 Nmk 10F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £10,800 (F) to Classical Wave ()   6/1 510-0 F Norton 98
7/11 21 Aug 2021 San 10F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £15,462 (F) to King Of Clubs (10)   20/1 59-6 J Fanning 97
2/6 29 Aug 2021 Yar 10F GF  Cl2 Hcp £11,339 (F) to Finest Sound (shd)   9/2 59-6 F Norton 94
6/7 04 Sep 2021 Wol 12F St  Cl3 Hcp £6,281 (F) to Big Team (7)   6/1 59-13 F Norton 94
9/9 05 Oct 2021 Les 10F Hy  Cl3 Hcp £7,851 (F) to Pied Piper (64)   12/1 59-12 J Fanning 94
17 ¾

slowly away, in rear, ridden and switched to near rail over 3f out, no impression

33/1 4 8-9 b Cameron Noble (3) 97
2/6 26 Dec 2021 Wol 9½F St  Cl2 Hcp £10,308 (F) to Alexander James (1)   7/1 49-9 Laura Pearson 96
3/3 10 Jan 2022 Wol 9½F St  Cl2 £10,308 (F) to Fox Tal (4)   7/4 2Fav 59-1 Rossa Ryan 97
18 nk
ROYAL BLUE, WHITE epaulets, BLACK cap (Shadwell Estate Company Ltd)

2. Al Zaraqaan (20)

midfield on outside, pulled hard into prominent position after 2f,

18/1 4 9-8 p1 P Hanagan 107
4/4 02 Sep 2021 Hdo 11½F GF  Cl2 Hcp £13,500 (F) to Without A Fight ()   2/1 JFav 49-12 Dane O'Neill 102
Won/3 13 Jan 2022 Ncs 10F St/Slw  Cl2 £10,308 (F) bt Halimi ()   4/6 Fav 59-4 D Tudhope 105
19 11

tracked leader, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 2f out

18/1 4 8-10 p P Cosgrave 95 2
14/16 21 Jan 2022 Myd 10F Fs  187,256 AED  (F) to Dubai Icon (56) 20/1 58-10 Louis Steward 96
PU

held up in rear of midfield, steadily losing ground when ridden over 3f out, pulled up quickly over 2f out

4/1 JFav 4 8-11 P Mulrennan 96
 

NonRunner

Non Runner
 
Red, yellow epaulets, armlets and cap (Muir Racing Partnership - Santa Anita)

21. Data Protection (23)

NonRunner

Non Runner
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Off Time: 16:07:34

Winning Time: 2m 11.82s

Last Updated: 10 Jul 2021 23:56:03

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £38.96
Tote Win £23.70 (13)
Tote Place £3.70 (13) , £7.70 (17) , £4.70 (22) , £3.80 (14)
Tote Swinger £230.90 (13, 17) , £92.20 (13, 22) , £117.20 (17, 22)
Tote Exacta £1140.60 (13, 17)
Tote Trifecta £4748.40 (13, 17, 22)
CSF £704.53 (13, 17)
Tricast £12048.40 (13, 17, 22)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2020 Good 22 Sinjaari 7 4 8 11 95 128320 281 days W Haggas (163 miles) Stevie Donohoe 11/1 2:09.48
2019 Good to Firm 21 Pivoine 6 5 9 8 104 10-6640 22 days A Balding (216 miles) Rob Hornby 14/1 2:10.38
2018 Good to Firm 19 Euchen Glen 3 5 9 3 94 0-37312 14 days J Goldie (219 miles) Alistair Rawlinson 20/1 2:09.50
2017 Good 20 Ballet Concerto 11 4 9 3 102 12-1564 24 days Sir M Stoute (163 miles) James Doyle 8/1 2:10.16
2016 Good 19 Educate 14 7 9 8 108 0706-25 21 days I Mohammed (163 miles) Thomas Brown 18/1 2:07.34
2015 Good 17 Master Carpenter 1 4 9 4 104 00-0833 7 days B Millman (275 miles) P Makin 14/1 2:08.28
2014 Good to Firm 16 Farraaj 22 5 9 11 111 150-551 36 days R Varian (163 miles) Andrea Atzeni 6/1 2:07.96
2013 Good to Firm 19 Danchai 16 4 8 11 92 215-226 7 days W Haggas (163 miles) Andrea Atzeni 10/1 2:07.79
2012 Good 18 King's Warrior 19 5 8 9 91 13-2250 14 days P Chapple-Hyam (163 miles) Robert Havlin 33/1 2:08.28
2011 Good 19 Green Destiny 17 4 8 13 99 711-17 22 days W Haggas (163 miles) A Beschizza 6/1 2:09.74