YORK
17 August 2022
Wednesday 17th August

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Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes (Group 2) (Colts & Geldings) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 1m 3f 188y
  • Going: Good
York
Runners
6

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Centre

Weather
Mostly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Aikhal silk
Aikhal
J: Ryan Moore
T: A P O'Brien
Asserted well in Group 3 at the Curragh (upped to 1m2f) latest; plenty of promise for 1m4f
144-01
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 111
Days: 53
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
25 Jun 22 Cur Curragh 10f Gd G3 8-11 1/7 Duke De Sessa (4¼L) 20/1 108 116
14 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 8f GF 3yG1 9-2 11/11 Coroebus (14L) 50/1 109 84
23 Oct 21 Sai Saint-Cloud 8f VSft 2yG1 9-0 4/6 Angel Bleu (1¾L) 12/1 - 108
9 Oct 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 2yG3 9-1 4/10 Coroebus (4¾L) 18/1 - 104
21 Sep 21 Lis Listowel 7f Y/Sft 2yMd 9-7 1/13 Fiach McHugh (hd) EvensF - 84
8 Sep 21 Cor Cork 7f Gd 2yMd 9-5 2/11 Confident Star (½L) 13/2 - 88
2
(2)
Deauville Legend silk
Deauville Legend
J: Daniel Muscutt
T: James Ferguson
Impressive progress on good to firm includes Newmarket 1m5f Group 3 win and Goodwood 2nd
2-1212
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 111
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jul 22 Goo Goodwood 12f GF 3yG3 9-6 2/10 New London (1¾L) 14/1 108 114
7 Jul 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 13f GF 3yG3 9-3 1/6 Al Qareem (hd) 11/2 95 108
16 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 12f GF 23yHc 9-2 2/19 Secret State (hd) 14/1 89 97
25 Apr 22 Wdr Windsor 10f GF 5Md 8-11 1/12 Cosmic Desert (1¼L) 5/1 - 88
26 Nov 21 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 8f St 42yNv 9-2 2/10 Speycaster (½L) 2/1F - 78
2 Sep 21 Hay Haydock 8f GF 42yNv 9-0 4/7 New Kingdom (4L) 15/2 - 80
3
(3)
El Bodegon silk
El Bodegon
J: Hollie Doyle
T: James Ferguson
2nd in French Derby and 3rd in Grand Prix de Paris; his form is all on softer than good
11-723
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 113
Days: 34
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
14 Jul 22 Lon Longchamp 12f GS 3yG1 9-3 3/6 Onesto (2¾L) 39/10 - 112
5 Jun 22 Cha Chantilly 10.5f Sft 3yG1 9-2 2/15 Vadeni (5L) 14/1 - 111
12 May 22 Yor York 10.5f Gd 3yG2 9-2 7/8 Desert Crown (10L) 4/1 112 99
23 Oct 21 Sai Saint-Cloud 10f VSft 2yG1 9-0 1/9 Stone Age (1½L) 92/10 - 111
29 Sep 21 Cha Chantilly 9f Sft 2yG3 9-0 1/6 True Testament (1¼L) 79/10 - 105
5 Sep 21 Lon Longchamp 7f GS 2yG3 9-1 p 3/6 Acer Alley (½L) 16/1 - 103
4
(5)
Grand Alliance silk
Grand Alliance p 1
J: Tom Marquand
T: Charlie Fellowes
Visored on penultimate start (pipped at Royal Ascot, hanging) and latest (disappointed)
112028
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 106
Days: 20
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
28 Jul 22 Goo Goodwood 12f GF 3yG3 9-3 v 8/10 New London (9½L) 10/1 106 99
17 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 12f GF 3yG2 9-2 v1 2/6 Changingoftheguard (shd) 10/1 98 110
4 Jun 22 Eps Epsom 12f Gd 3yG1 9-2 11/17 Desert Crown (16L) 40/1 98 97
19 Apr 22 Eps Epsom 10f Gd 3yL 9-1 2/8 Nahanni (½L) 11/1 88 99
27 Mar 22 Don Doncaster 10f Gd 33yHc 9-0 1/8 War Horse (2¼L) 100/30 81 92
11 Feb 22 Cfd Chelmsford (AW) 10f St 53yNv 9-2 1/7 Admiralty House (¾L) 7/2 - 76
5
(6)
Secret State silk
D
Secret State
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Going Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts on this ground (67%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 12 wins from 39 in the last 14 days (31%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (50%)
Wins in two major 1m4f handicaps put him in serious reckoning for this Group race
21111
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 107
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Jul 22 Goo Goodwood 12f Gd 23yHc 9-9 1/13 Maksud (1¼L) 11/4F 100 111
16 Jun 22 Asc Ascot 12f GF 23yHc 9-6 1/19 Deauville Legend (hd) 4/1J 93 102
22 May 22 Not Nottingham 8.5f Gd 5Nv 9-11 1/12 Laasudood (1¾L) 1/3F - 101
4 May 22 Chs Chester 10.5f Sft 33yMd 9-7 1/8 Honiton (3¾L) 13/8F - 95
13 Apr 22 Nmk Newmarket 8f Gd 33yMd 9-5 2/13 Francesco Clemente (2¼L) 15/8F - 84
6
(4)
Walk Of Stars silk
Walk Of Stars
J: James Doyle
T: Charlie Appleby
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 15 wins from 41 in the last 14 days (37%)
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 13 wins from 26 in the last 14 days (50%)
Gelded before his 3rd to Deauville Legend in a very tight finish to 1m5f Newmarket Group 3
1-1203
Age: 3
Weight: 9-2
OR: 107
Days: 41
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jul 22 Nmk Newmarket (July) 13f GF 3yG3 9-3 3/6 Deauville Legend (nk) 100/30 107 107
4 Jun 22 Eps Epsom 12f Gd 3yG1 9-2 17/17 Desert Crown (71L) 11/1 107 8
7 May 22 Lin Lingfield 11.5f GF 3yL 9-2 2/4 United Nations (¾L) 11/10F 107 108
17 Apr 22 Nby Newbury 10f Gd 33y 9-4 1/3 Hafit (nk) 4/5F - 108
3 Nov 21 Not Nottingham 8.5f Sft 42yMd 9-5 1/11 Glam De Vega (4L) 4/6F - 86
20 Oct 21 Nmk Newmarket 8f Sft 22yNv 9-2 3/13 Juan Bermudez (2½L) 11/4 - 80
Verdict

While it looks pretty tight on form, this year's Great Voltigeur may well be decided by further improvement from AIKHAL.

Verdict silk image
Aikhal

Betting Forecast:

2/1 Secret State,

7/2 Aikhal,

Deauville Legend,

4/1 Walk Of Stars,

11/1 El Bodegon,

20/1 Grand Alliance

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