6f. (Class 2) 3-y-o plus24 Ran
Virgin Bet Ayr Gold Cup Handicap (Heritage Handicap) of £150,000.00 3-y-o plus
1st - £77,310.00, 2nd - £36,255.00, 3rd - £18,135.00, 4th - £9,060.00, 5th - £4,530.00, 6th - £2,265.00 24 Ran
- Stewards Report
Permission was given for Fivethousandtoone (IRE) and Popmaster (IRE) to wear red hoods in the preliminaries which were removed at the start, for Just Frank (GB) to wear a hood in the parade ring which was removed before going to the start, and for Snazzy Jazzy (IRE) to be mounted on the track and go to post early.
The performance of Popmaster (IRE), which started second favourite but finished unplaced beaten 9 lengths, was considered.
It was noted that Ed Walker could offer no explanation for the gelding’s performance.
Following the race, Paul Mulrennan reported that Just Frank (GB), unplaced, was very fractious in the stalls.
The Veterinary Officer reported that Count D'orsay (IRE), unplaced, had been struck into left hind.
Time 1m. 10.03 secs, which is 3.18 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £54.40
Tote Trifecta- £1405.50
Non runner Chiefofchiefs (GB) ( Self Cert (Colic) )
2020 Nahaarr 4 9-5 Tom Marquand 7/2Fav (William Haggas) (Drawn 13)
2019 Angel Alexander 3 8-13 R Kingscote 28/1 (Tom Dascombe) (Drawn 24)
2018 Baron Bolt 5 8-12 Cameron Noble (5) 28/1 (Paul Cole) (Drawn 21)