Today's racecards

Ascot

  • 15:50 totescoop6 Challenge Cup 7f

  • Winner £93,375 2nd £27,960 3rd £13,980 4th £6,990
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 26.31s
  • Off time: 15:50:57
15:50 Ascot Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Pastoral Player 17/2
2nd Smarty Socks (IRE) 11/2
3rd The Cheka (IRE) 12/1
4th Hawkeyethenoo (IRE) 15/2

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR SP
1 (11) 18-3584 Purple, Light Blue chevron, Light Blue cap Dream Eater (IRE) 27
Nag meDistance Winner
6 9-10 t A M Balding Thomas Brown (7) 110 16/117.00
2 (16) 144643 Black, Red chevron, sleeves and cap The Cheka (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-8 p Eve Johnson Houghton G Baker 108 12/113.00
3 (17) 123180 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Below Zero (IRE) 14
Nag meDistance Winner
4 9-5 M Johnston F M Berry 105 33/134.00
4 (8) 00-4100 Black, Yellow sleeves, Black armlets, Black cap, Yellow stars Hawkeyethenoo (IRE) 14
Nag meCourse and Distance Winner
5 9-4 J S Goldie K Fallon 104 15/28.50
6 (18) 130741 White, Royal Blue cross belts, check sleeves, White cap, Royal Blue spots Nasri 12 (ex6)
Nag meDistance Winner
5 9-3 D Nicholls M O'connell (3) 97 12/113.00
7 (7) 662103 Maroon and White quartered, White Sleeves, Maroon Hoops, Maroon Cap Casual Glimpse 21
Nag meDistance Winner
3 9-1 Richard Hannon William Buick 103 16/117.00
8 (10) 170321 Yellow, Orange star Smarty Socks (IRE) 28
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 9-1 D O'Meara D Tudhope 101 11/26.50
9 (13) 856645 Royal Blue, Cerise spots and sleeves, quartered cap Pastoral Player 14
Nag me
4 9-1 H Morrison D Holland 101 17/29.50
10 (9) 105853 White, Royal Blue hoop, diabolo on sleeves, Royal Blue cap Imperial Guest 18
Nag meCourse Winner
5 8-11 G G Margarson S Sanders 97 16/117.00
11 (6) 1-62212 Red, white triple diamond, white and red striped sleeves, white cap Webbow (IRE) 35
Nag meDistance Winner
9 8-11 Mark Campion S Foley 97 12/113.00
12 (2) 001203 Orange, Emerald Green chevron and armlets, Emerald Green cap, Orange star Joe Packet 15
Nag meCourse Winner
4 8-10 J G Portman L P Keniry 96 12/113.00
13 (14) 083420 Grey, beige star, grey sleeves, beige stars and stars on cap Parisian Pyramid (IRE) 14
Nag me
5 8-10 K A Ryan F Norton 96 16/117.00
14 (3) 144851 Scarlet, White cross belts Decent Fella (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance Winner
5 8-10 vt A M Balding J Fortune 96 9/110.00
16 (12) 659052 White, Red chevron, hooped sleeves, Red cap Atlantic Sport (USA) 12
Nag meCourse WinnerDistance Winner
6 8-10 M R Channon A Culhane 96 14/115.00
17 (4) 040781 Black, White disc, hooped sleeves, White cap Golden Desert (IRE) 7 (ex6)
Nag meDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner
7 8-10 R Mills Martin Dwyer 90 14/115.00
18 (15) 15-7957 Purple, White diamond, armlets and cap Al Khaleej (IRE) 21
Nag meDistance Winner
7 8-9 D M Simcock Martin Lane 95 20/121.00
Non runners
5 (1)25-1452Eton Forever (IRE)49-3R VarianN Callan103
15 (5)109000Manassas (IRE)68-10B J MeehanMartin Dwyer96

Verdict

Dandy Nicholls won this 12 months ago with Redford and saddles Nasri, who beat Atlantic Sport over 6f at Hamilton last month, under a penalty this year. Hawkeyethenoo landed a valuable handicap over C&D in the spring and Smarty Socks landed a similar contest here four weeks ago and is very consistent, but David O'Meara's charge may struggle to confirm that form with fourth PASTORAL PLAYER on 7lb worse terms. Hughie Morrison's gelding has been running really well in these big handicaps and was noted staying on strongly into fifth behind the principals in last month's Ayr Gold Cup after meeting trouble in running. A couple of pounds lower now, he makes plenty of appeal today. Eton Forever ran another solid race when second to Man Of Action at Doncaster but the drop in distance may not be in his favour so the pick of the remainder could be Decent Fella, who hasn't run a bad race all season and is only 3lb higher than when holding on well at Goodwood last time.