Today's racecards

Ascot

  • 14:30 Chesham Stakes 7f

  • Winner £34,026 2nd £12,900 3rd £6,456 4th £3,216
  • Going: Good to Firm
  • Surface: Turf

Result

  • Weighed In

  • Winning time: 1m 28.46s
  • Off time: 14:33:10
14:30 Ascot Racecards
No Draw Dist
1st Berkshire (IRE) 16/1
2nd Bunker (IRE) 11/4
3rd Ihtimal (IRE) 7/1

Racecard

No Form Silk Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey SP
1 (21) 3 Yellow, black sash, white sleeves, black and white quartered cap Berkshire (IRE) 36
Nag me
2 9-3 P F I Cole Jim Crowley 16/117.00
2 (7) 1 Grey, maroon epaulets Bunker (IRE) 30
Nag me
2 9-3 Richard Hannon R Hughes 11/43.75
3 (20) Black, Emerald Green stripe, Red cap Calrissian (IRE)
Nag me
2 9-3 A P Jarvis K Fallon 50/151.00
4 (19) Mauve, white braces, striped cap Citizen Kaine (IRE)
Nag me
2 9-3 J Hughes Catherine Gannon 100/1101.00
6 (16) 331 White, Purple stripe, check cap Freedom Square (IRE) 13
Nag me
2 9-3 t J S Bolger K J Manning 14/115.00
7 (9) 3 PURPLE, white seams, striped sleeves, purple cap Friendship (IRE) 20
Nag me
2 9-3 A P O'Brien J P O'Brien 8/19.00
8 (14) 53 Red, Yellow sash, striped sleeves, White cap Khee Society 9
Nag me
2 9-3 P D Evans A Kirby 100/1101.00
9 (1) 461 Black, mauve stripe Know Your Name 9
Nag me
2 9-3 P D Evans William Carson 80/181.00
10 (18) 1 RED, YELLOW sash, striped sleeves and star on cap Lone Warrior (IRE) 11
Nag me
2 9-3 P D Evans T P Queally 40/141.00
11 (10) 131 Royal Blue, Maroon sash and star on cap Master Carpenter (IRE) 32
Nag me
2 9-3 B R Millman Andrea Atzeni 8/19.00
12 (2) 45123 ROYAL BLUE and WHITE stripes, ROYAL BLUE sleeves, BLACK armlets, BLACK and WHITE hooped cap Scargill 32
Nag me
2 9-3 B Ellison R L Moore 40/141.00
13 (15) White, mauve epaulets and stars on cap Shepherd Gate (USA)
Nag me
2 9-3 J S Moore W M Lordan 100/1101.00
14 (5) 72 Yellow, Black cross belts, Halved sleeves, Black cap Sir Jack Layden 9
Nag meBeaten Favourite
2 9-3 D H Brown J P Spencer 33/134.00
15 (3) 1 Maroon, Black epaulets Somewhat (USA) 8
Nag meDistance Winner
2 9-3 M Johnston J Fanning 5/16.00
16 (13) 4 White, Red sash, Red and White striped cap Street Force (USA) 8
Nag me
2 9-3 C E Brittain J Doyle 25/126.00
18 (8) 1 Royal blue, white cap Autumn Lily (USA) 10
Nag me
2 8-12 Saeed bin Suroor William Buick 14/115.00
19 (17) 2 DARK GREEN, RED cap, DARK GREEN diamond Bureau (IRE) 8
Nag me
2 8-12 M Johnston G Lee 33/134.00
20 (12) 22 Royal blue Ihtimal (IRE) 15
Nag meBeaten Favourite
2 8-12 Saeed bin Suroor S De Sousa 7/18.00
21 (6) 3 Light blue, yellow and light blue halved sleeves Tinga (IRE) 21
Nag me
2 8-12 M R Channon Martin Harley 20/121.00
Non runners
5 (4)960Flying Author (IRE)29-3P S McEnteeKirsty Milczarek
17 (11)5Adeste Fideles (USA)28-12A P O'BrienNon Runner

Verdict

Winning a six-runner maiden at Musselburgh eight days ago wouldn't normally suggest a Royal Ascot winner but SOMEWHAT looked a bit special and his trainer would not send him here without good reason. His pedigree suggests a longer trip and easier ground but he's taken to follow up in a tough one for punters to call. Bunker represents the Hannon/Hughes partnership and he also gained an impressive debut success at Haydock. Friendship is by Galileo out of a Lancashire Oaks winner so will no doubt improve when stepped up in trip and Aidan O'Brien wouldn't run a maiden in this unless he though he was capable of coming away with the spoils. Autumn Lily looked a really bright prospect when landing the odds at Haydock and though her stablemate Ihtimal has been beaten twice she's attempted to make all on both occasions and more restraining tactics could see her in a better light. There are plenty of others with chances including the experienced Freedom Square, who romped away with a Curragh maiden when tackling fast ground for the first time.