ASCOT
17 October 2020
Saturday 17th October

ITV Racing Tips

13:20 13:55 14:30 15:05 15:40 16:15

Stratford Tips

12:43 13:13 13:43 14:18 14:53 15:28 16:03 16:40

Ballinrobe Tips

13:05 13:35 14:05 14:40 15:15 15:50 16:25

Ascot Tips

13:20 13:55 14:30 15:05 15:40 16:15

Leopardstown Tips

13:50 14:25 15:00 15:35 16:10 16:45 17:15

Catterick Tips

14:00 14:35 15:10 15:45 16:20 16:50 17:25

Market Rasen Tips

14:11 14:46 15:21 15:56 16:31 17:06 17:36

Wolverhampton (AW) Tips

16:55 17:30 18:00 18:30 19:00 19:30 20:00 20:30
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Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Group 1) (Sponsored By Qipco) (British Champions Mile) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 1m
  • Going: Soft
Ascot
Runners
14

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Far Side

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(12)
Century Dream silk
CD
D
BF
Century Dream t
J: James Doyle
T: Simon & Ed Crisford
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
BF
Beaten Favourite - Losing favourite last time out
Going Specialist - 4 wins from 6 starts on this ground (67%)
Close third in this race in 2018; lacked recent match practice when seventh in 2019
5-1515
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 117
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Sep 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-10 t 5/10 Safe Voyage (6¾L) 2/1F 117 104
29 Aug 20 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft G2 9-4 t 1/6 Sir Busker (4½L) 11/4F 115 119
19 Jul 20 Cha Chantilly 9f Gd G1 9-6 5/8 Persian King (5½L) 28/1 - 109
13 Jun 20 Nby Newbury 8f Gd G3 9-9 t 1/8 King Of Comedy (1¼L) 5/1 108 116
28 Nov 19 Dea Deauville 9.5f St L 9-0 5/14 Dalgarno (1½L) 12/5F - 95
2 Nov 19 Nmk Newmarket 8f Hy L 9-2 t 2/7 Roseman (4½L) 13/8F 112 108
2
(2)
Circus Maximus silk
CD
C
D
Circus Maximus b
J: Ryan Moore
T: A P O'Brien
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
C
2 x Course Winner - Won 2 times before at this course
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
2-2 at Ascot, including in this year's Queen Anne; possibilities back here
4-1233
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 120
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
6 Sep 20 Lon Longchamp 8f Gd G1 9-3 b 3/6 Persian King (7¾L) 53/10 - 106
16 Aug 20 Dea Deauville 8f Hy G1 9-4 b 3/7 Palace Pier (5¾L) 71/10 - 112
29 Jul 20 Goo Goodwood 8f Gd G1 9-8 b 2/7 Mohaather (¾L) 6/1 120 123
16 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f GS G1 9-0 b 1/15 Terebellum (hd) 4/1F 118 121
2 Nov 19 Sna Santa Anita 8f Fm G1 8-11 b 4/13 Uni (2¾L) 100/30J - 115
8 Sep 19 Lon Longchamp 8f GS G1F 8-13 b 1/10 Romanised (nse) 41/10 - 119
3
(11)
Dark Vision silk
CD
D
Dark Vision
J: William Buick
T: Mark Johnston
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Won the Royal Hunt Cup here in June and German Group 2 last time out; this is harder
212161
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 113
Days: 36
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 Sep 20 Bad Baden-Baden 8f Gd G2 9-2 1/8 Half Light (nse) 16/5 - 114
22 Aug 20 Yor York 9f GS G3 9-5 6/9 Certain Lad (4¾L) 11/2 109 105
23 Jul 20 Pon Pontefract 8f GF L 9-5 1/5 Beringer (nk) 4/5F 109 110
5 Jul 20 San Sandown 8f GF 2Hc 9-9 2/9 Montatham (shd) 16/5 106 115
17 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f Gd 2Hc 9-1 1/23 Montatham (1¼L) 15/2 100 112
2 Jun 20 Ncs Newcastle (AW) 8f St/Slw 2Hc 9-5 2/11 Sir Busker (hd) 5/2J 97 109
4
(1)
Escobar silk
CD
D
Escobar t
J: Adam Kirby
T: David O'Meara
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Won the Balmoral Handicap on this card 12 months ago; plenty to find on these terms
037364
Age: 6
Weight: 9-4
OR: 105
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Oct 20 Red Redcar 7f Sft L 9-0 t 4/6 Ostilio (6¼L) 7/1 108 98
12 Sep 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-10 t 6/10 Safe Voyage (9½L) 25/1 109 98
30 Aug 20 Goo Goodwood 7f GS G3 9-3 t 3/5 Happy Power (1¼L) 5/1 111 111
22 Aug 20 Yor York 7f GS G2 9-6 t 7/8 Safe Voyage (11L) 14/1 111 92
28 Jul 20 Goo Goodwood 7f Gd G2 9-3 t 3/11 Space Blues (2½L) 40/1 109 112
16 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f GS G1 9-0 t 12/15 Circus Maximus (7¾L) 80/1 111 103
5
(8)
Lancaster House silk
Lancaster House
J: Sean Levey
T: A P O'Brien
Latest effort looked too bad to be true but he's well down the list on ratings
17-120
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 110
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Sep 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-10 10/10 Safe Voyage (23L) 3/1 111 67
18 Jul 20 Cur Curragh 7f Y G2 9-10 2/6 Romanised (1¾L) 10/11F 110 114
13 Jun 20 Cur Curragh 7f GF G3 9-5 1/6 Speak In Colours (2¼L) 6/4 108 101
14 Sep 19 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-3 7/9 Space Traveller (4¾L) 13/8F 109 102
9 Sep 19 Lis Listowel 9f Sft L 9-3 1/14 Wargrave (2¾L) 7/4F - 107
29 Aug 19 Tip Tipperary 9f Gd/Y 9-5 1/4 Tankerville (1½L) 2/7F - 96
6
(13)
Lord Glitters silk
CD
D
Lord Glitters
J: Daniel Tudhope
T: David O'Meara
CD
2 x C&D Winner - Won 2 times before on this course at this distance
D
4 x Distance Winner - Won 4 times before at this distance
Successful in the 2019 Queen Anne; unplaced in this contest for last two years
9-4332
Age: 7
Weight: 9-4
OR: 113
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Sep 20 Ayr Ayr 10f GS L 9-3 2/7 Addeybb (¾L) 13/2 113 114
22 Aug 20 Yor York 9f GS G3 9-5 3/9 Certain Lad (1¾L) 100/30F 114 111
25 Jul 20 Yor York 10.5f Gd G2 9-6 3/7 Aspetar (2L) 16/1 114 114
11 Jul 20 Asc Ascot 8f Gd G2 9-1 4/11 Mohaather (4¾L) 13/2 117 111
2 Nov 19 Sna Santa Anita 8f Fm G1 9-0 9/13 Uni (5¾L) 18/1 - 109
19 Oct 19 Asc Ascot 8f Hy G1 9-4 8/16 King Of Change (8¾L) 11/2 117 104
7
(10)
Roseman silk
D
Roseman
J: Andrea Atzeni
T: Roger Varian
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Lightly raced; fourth in the Queen Anne; goes well fresh; interesting back from layoff
251-47
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 114
Days: 90
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
19 Jul 20 Cha Chantilly 9f Gd G1 9-6 7/8 Persian King (9L) 10/1 - 101
16 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f GS G1 9-0 4/15 Circus Maximus (3½L) 11/1 114 113
2 Nov 19 Nmk Newmarket 8f Hy L 9-0 1/7 Century Dream (4½L) 4/1 105 117
20 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 10f Sft 3yG3 9-0 5/13 Sangarius (4¼L) 11/1 105 105
23 May 19 San Sandown 8f GF 3yL 9-0 2/8 King Of Comedy (2½L) 8/1 - 106
30 Apr 19 Not Nottingham 8.5f GS 53yNv 9-3 1/8 Deebee (5L) 1/5F - 87
8
(9)
Sir Busker silk
CD
D
Sir Busker
J: Oisin Murphy
T: William Knight
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Has some excellent handicap form but this looks a tough assignment
129220
Age: 4
Weight: 9-4
OR: 111
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
26 Sep 20 Nmk Newmarket 9f Gd 2Hc 9-11 18/27 Majestic Dawn (14½L) 16/1 111 96
29 Aug 20 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft G2 9-4 2/6 Century Dream (4½L) 4/1 111 109
20 Aug 20 Yor York 8f Gd 2Hc 9-7 2/17 Montatham (nk) 13/2 107 116
31 Jul 20 Goo Goodwood 8f GF 2Hc 9-8 9/14 Prompting (8L) 5/1 107 98
11 Jul 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 7f Gd 2Hc 9-4 2/17 Motakhayyel (¾L) 9/1 102 111
17 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f Gd 2Hc 9-10 1/22 Salayel (¾L) 12/1 96 106
9
(6)
The Revenant silk
D
The Revenant h
J: Pierre-Charles Boudot
T: F-H Graffard
D
8 x Distance Winner - Won 8 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 8 wins from 10 starts at this distance (80%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 7 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (27%)
Talented gelding; career record is 9-12; good second in this race last year; big player
1112-1
Age: 5
Weight: 9-4
OR: 119
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Oct 20 Lon Longchamp 8f Hy G2 9-2 h 1/7 Ziegfeld (1¼L) 7/10F - 119
19 Oct 19 Asc Ascot 8f Hy G1 9-4 h 2/16 King Of Change (1¼L) 4/1 120 121
5 Oct 19 Lon Longchamp 8f VSft G2 9-4 h 1/5 Olmedo (4½L) 16/5 - 118
30 May 19 Bad Baden-Baden 8f Gd G2 9-2 h 1/9 Imaging (½L) 11/5 - 108
30 Mar 19 Sai Saint-Cloud 8f Gd G3 9-0 h 1/6 Graphite (hd) 3/1 - 111
10 Mar 19 Sai Saint-Cloud 8f Hy L 9-0 h 1/6 Qualisaga (2½L) 12/5F - 112
10
(4)
Molatham silk
C
Molatham
J: Dane O'Neill
T: Roger Varian
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Good 7f colt who won the Jersey Stakes at Royal Ascot; something to prove back at 1m
14-153
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 111
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Sep 20 Don Doncaster 7f Gd G2 9-0 3/8 Wichita (2L) 3/1 111 113
12 Jul 20 Dea Deauville 7f Gd 3yG1 9-2 5/11 Pinatubo (4¾L) 13/1 - 106
18 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 7f Sft 3yG3 9-1 1/13 Monarch Of Egypt (½L) 11/2 102 113
12 Oct 19 Nmk Newmarket 8f Sft 2yG3 9-1 4/8 Military March (7¾L) 5/2F 102 98
13 Sep 19 Don Doncaster 7f GF 2yL 9-0 1/5 Wichita (½L) EvensF - 110
23 Aug 19 Yor York 7f GF 22yMd 9-5 1/14 Celtic Art (nk) 2/1F - 90
11
(14)
Nazeef silk
CD
D
Nazeef
J: Jim Crowley
T: John Gosden
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
D
6 x Distance Winner - Won 6 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 6 wins from 6 starts at this distance (100%)
6-6 over 1m, winning Group 1 races at Newmarket on last two attempts; has to be feared
111391
Age: 4
Weight: 9-1
OR: 115
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Oct 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f Hy G1F 9-3 1/12 Half Light (1½L) 17/2 114 117
23 Aug 20 Dea Deauville 10f Sft G1F 9-0 9/11 Audarya (6¾L) 7/10F - 100
30 Jul 20 Goo Goodwood 10f Gd G1F 9-7 3/7 Fancy Blue (3L) 100/30 116 113
10 Jul 20 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f Sft G1F 9-7 1/6 Billesdon Brook (nk) 9/2 110 117
16 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f Gd G2F 9-0 1/10 Agincourt (hd) 100/30 105 114
3 Jun 20 Kem Kempton (AW) 8f St/Slw LF 9-7 1/14 Billesdon Brook (¾L) 4/1 105 104
12
(5)
Palace Pier silk
C
D
Palace Pier
J: Frankie Dettori
T: John Gosden
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 3 wins from 3 starts at this distance (100%)
Unbeaten and rapidly improving colt; won the St James's Palace Stakes and the Marois
11-111
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 126
Days: 62
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Aug 20 Dea Deauville 8f Hy G1 8-13 1/7 Alpine Star (¾L) 13/10F - 127
20 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f GS 3yG1 9-0 1/7 Pinatubo (1L) 4/1 109 124
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
13
(7)
Royal Dornoch silk
D
Royal Dornoch t
J: Colin Keane
T: A P O'Brien
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Has struggled in his three attempts at Group 1 level; can be opposed
1-0714
Age: 3
Weight: 9-1
OR: 110
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
12 Sep 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G2 9-5 t 4/10 Safe Voyage (6½L) 12/1 110 103
13 Aug 20 Leo Leopardstown 8f Gd G3 9-2 t1 1/7 Ancient Spirit (nk) 12/1 107 110
20 Jun 20 Asc Ascot 8f GS 3yG1 9-0 7/7 Palace Pier (17½L) 50/1 110 83
6 Jun 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF 3yG1 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
14
(3)
Veracious silk
D
Veracious t
J: Tom Marquand
T: Sir Michael Stoute
D
3 x Distance Winner - Won 3 times before at this distance
Fourth in this race 12 months ago; needs to step up on her 2020 form
124-19
Age: 5
Weight: 9-1
OR: 110
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
3 Oct 20 Nmk Newmarket 8f Hy G1F 9-3 t 9/12 Nazeef (6½L) 8/1 113 101
8 Aug 20 Hay Haydock 8f Gd LF 9-2 t 1/9 Posted (¾L) 11/10F 113 105
19 Oct 19 Asc Ascot 8f Hy G1 9-1 t 4/16 King Of Change (4¼L) 20/1 113 112
5 Oct 19 Nmk Newmarket 8f GS G1F 9-3 t 2/9 Billesdon Brook (1½L) 10/1 113 113
12 Jul 19 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f GF G1F 9-7 t 1/6 One Master (nk) 6/1 108 116
19 Jun 19 Asc Ascot 8f Sft G2F 9-0 t 4/17 Move Swiftly (3L) 8/1 108 108
Verdict

The short odds about PALACE PIER look justified and he's taken to extend his winning sequence. The Revenant is second choice.

Verdict silk image
Palace Pier

Betting Forecast:

4/6 Palace Pier,

4/1 The Revenant,

8/1 Circus Maximus,

10/1 Nazeef,

16/1 Century Dream,

20/1 Lord Glitters,

25/1 Roseman,

33/1 Veracious,

40/1 Lancaster House,

Sir Busker,

Molatham,

50/1 Dark Vision,

Royal Dornoch,

66/1 Escobar

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