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20 June 2020
Saturday 20th June

ITV Racing Tips

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Ascot Tips

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Naas Tips

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Ripon Tips

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St James's Palace Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) (Colts) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 7f 213y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Ascot
Runners
7

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Inside

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Arizona silk
C
Arizona
J: Sean Levey
T: A P O'Brien
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Very good 2yo last season; below-par Guineas return and stamina to prove
4325-0
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 116
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jun 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1F 9-0 11/15 Kameko (19½L) 9/1 116 75
1 Nov 19 Sna Santa Anita 8f Fm 2yG1 8-10 5/14 Structor (1¾L) 2/1F - 104
12 Oct 19 Nmk Newmarket 7f Sft 2yG1F 9-1 2/9 Pinatubo (2L) 14/1 108 117
15 Sep 19 Cur Curragh 7f Gd 2yG1F 9-3 3/8 Pinatubo (9¼L) 5/1 108 104
18 Aug 19 Dea Deauville 6f Hy 2yG1F 9-0 4/8 Earthlight (4¾L) 56/10 - 105
18 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 6f Gd 2yG2 9-1 1/17 Threat (½L) 15/8F - 108
2
(6)
Palace Pier silk
D
Palace Pier
J: Frankie Dettori
T: John Gosden
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 11 wins from 41 in the last 14 days (27%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 31 wins from 101 in the last 14 days (31%)
This is a big step up but top trainer has eschewed his usual patient approach
11-1
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 109
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jun 20 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St 23yHc 9-5 1/7 Acquitted (3¼L) 11/10F 98 110
18 Sep 19 San Sandown 7f Gd 32yNv 9-8 1/8 Mars Landing (4½L) 1/8F - 96
30 Aug 19 San Sandown 7f GF 42yMd 9-5 1/12 Mascat (3¾L) 11/8F - 91
3
(2)
Pinatubo silk
C
BF
Pinatubo
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Outstanding 2yo last term; reappearance third in the 2,000 Guineas; major claims
1111-3
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 126
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jun 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1F 9-0 3/15 Kameko (1¼L) 5/6F 128 118
12 Oct 19 Nmk Newmarket 7f Sft 2yG1F 9-1 1/9 Arizona (2L) 1/3F 128 122
15 Sep 19 Cur Curragh 7f Gd 2yG1F 9-3 1/8 Armory (9L) 1/3F 120 128
30 Jul 19 Goo Goodwood 7f Gd 2yG2 9-1 1/7 Positive (5L) 6/4F 110 121
22 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 7f Gd 2yL 9-3 1/14 Lope Y Fernandez (3¼L) 3/1 - 113
31 May 19 Eps Epsom 6f Gd 22y 9-5 1/6 Oh Purple Reign (1½L) EvensF - 99
4
(3)
Positive silk
Positive
J: Adam Kirby
T: Clive Cox
Good Group-race efforts when 2nd to Pinatubo at Goodwood/won at Sandown; this is harder
1216-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 113
Days: 252
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Oct 19 Nmk Newmarket 7f Sft 2yG1F 9-1 6/9 Pinatubo (12L) 8/1 109 93
31 Aug 19 San Sandown 7f GF 2yG3 9-1 1/6 Kameko (nse) 4/5F - 109
30 Jul 19 Goo Goodwood 7f Gd 2yG2 9-1 2/7 Pinatubo (5L) 12/1 - 109
26 Jun 19 Sal Salisbury 7f GF 42yMd 9-5 1/9 Hexagon (5L) 6/4F - 94
5
(5)
Royal Dornoch silk
D
Royal Dornoch
J: Tom Marquand
T: A P O'Brien
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Nowhere near peak form when well beaten in the 2,000 Guineas (40-1) on recent return
7151-0
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 110
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jun 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1F 9-0 10/15 Kameko (19L) 40/1 110 77
28 Sep 19 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 2yG2 9-0 1/7 Kameko (nk) 16/1 102 112
14 Sep 19 Don Doncaster 7f GF 2yG2 9-0 5/5 Threat (4¾L) 20/1 102 100
4 Sep 19 Gow Gowran Park 7f Y 2yMd 9-5 1/15 Edward Hopper (½L) 7/4F - 92
18 Aug 19 Dea Deauville 6f Hy 2yG1F 9-0 7/8 Earthlight (8L) 45/1 - 95
1 Aug 19 Goo Goodwood 6f Gd 2yG2 9-0 3/13 Golden Horde (3¾L) 25/1 - 101
6
(4)
Threat silk
Threat
J: Oisin Murphy
T: Richard Hannon
1m should suit as a 3yo but needs to pull out a bit more on good 2yo form
22115-
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 114
Days: 266
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Sep 19 Nmk Newmarket 6f Gd 2yG1 9-0 5/8 Earthlight (3¼L) 8/1 114 107
14 Sep 19 Don Doncaster 7f GF 2yG2 9-3 1/5 Royal Crusade (nk) 6/5F 113 115
23 Aug 19 Yor York 6f GF 2yG2 9-0 1/12 Lord Of The Lodge (1¼L) 11/10F 111 113
1 Aug 19 Goo Goodwood 6f Gd 2yG2 9-0 2/13 Golden Horde (¾L) 11/8F - 110
18 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 6f Gd 2yG2 9-1 2/17 Arizona (½L) 4/1 - 107
5 May 19 Nmk Newmarket 5f Gd 32yMd 9-5 1/4 Electrical Storm (2¼L) 10/1 - 96
7
(7)
Wichita silk
Wichita
J: Ryan Moore
T: A P O'Brien
Career-best form when second in 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket on recent return; big chance
1213-2
Age: 3
Weight: 9-0
OR: 118
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Jun 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1F 9-0 2/15 Kameko (nk) 15/2 114 120
12 Oct 19 Nmk Newmarket 7f Sft 2yG1F 9-1 3/9 Pinatubo (4¾L) 7/2 114 110
26 Sep 19 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2yG3 9-0 1/6 Persuasion (7L) 10/11F - 116
13 Sep 19 Don Doncaster 7f GF 2yL 9-0 2/5 Molatham (½L) 11/4 - 109
23 Aug 19 Cur Curragh 7f Y 2yMd 9-5 1/18 Fiscal Rules (hd) 5/1 - 82
Verdict

A fascinating renewal which can go to WICHITA, whose close second in the 2,000 Guineas was a fine run and makes him the choice.

Verdict silk image
Wichita

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Wichita,

Pinatubo,

7/2 Palace Pier,

9/1 Threat,

14/1 Arizona,

16/1 Positive,

33/1 Royal Dornoch

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