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1 June 2024
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Betfred Diomed Stakes (Group 3) (Class 1) Racecard

  • Channel: ITV
  • Distance: 1m 113y
  • Going: Good To Soft
Epsom
Runners
8

Type
Flat

Surface
Turf

Stalls
Inside

Weather
Partly cloudy

Selection

No myracing analysis available for this race

No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
Highland Avenue silk
D
Highland Avenue
J: William Buick
T: Charlie Appleby
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 8 wins from 20 in the last 14 days (40%)
Below-par winter in Dubai but not for the first time; 2nd in this last year; could go well
108-76
Age: 6
Weight: 9-11
OR: 106
Days: 99
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
23 Feb 24 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 9-0 6/14 Naval Power (6½L) 33/1 108 98
26 Jan 24 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G1 9-0 7/9 Measured Time (6¾L) 33/1 109 102
22 Dec 23 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 9-0 8/11 Measured Time (12L) 16/1 111 91
17 Nov 23 Bhr Bahrain 10f Gd G2 9-2 11/14 Spirit Dancer (8½L) - 100
14 Oct 23 Nmk Newmarket 9f Sft G3 9-5 1/9 Silver Sword (4L) 11/4F 108 114
22 Jul 23 Nby Newbury 10f Gd L 9-8 4/6 Al Aasy (5L) 7/4F 109 105
2
(7)
Embesto silk
D
Embesto h 1
J: James Doyle
T: Roger Varian
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Dead-heated in Group 3 last August; could improve for reappearance run and the hood
1214-5
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 110
Days: 45
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
17 Apr 24 Nmk Newmarket 9f Gd G3 9-2 5/9 Ottoman Fleet (5¾L) 2/1 110 104
30 Sep 23 Lon Longchamp 8f GS G2 8-11 4/10 Poker Face (2½L) 47/10 - 111
17 Aug 23 Sal Salisbury 8f Gd G3 8-13 1/5 Mighty Ulysses (dht) 10/11F 108 111
13 Jul 23 Nmk Newmarket (July) 8f GF 3yL 9-5 2/6 Nostrum (3L) 6/1 97 110
2 Jun 23 Don Doncaster 8f GF 53yNv 9-11 1/12 Halla Dubai (1½L) 4/9F - 94
2 May 23 Yar Yarmouth 8f Gd 5Md 9-3 1/13 Fly Zone (6L) 3/1 - 102
3
(3)
Epictetus silk
C
Epictetus p
J: Kieran Shoemark
T: John & Thady Gosden
C
Course Winner - Won before at this course
Course winner; a case can be made on last August's soft-ground Group 3 win at Goodwood
1548-5
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 109
Days: 31
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
1 May 24 Asc Ascot 8f GS L 9-5 5/5 Quddwah (11½L) 4/1 112 84
21 Oct 23 Asc Ascot 8f Sft G1 9-3 p 8/11 Big Rock (27L) 100/1 112 66
29 Sep 23 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF G2 9-2 4/6 Mutasaabeq (4L) 5/1 113 107
26 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft G2 9-0 5/7 Angel Bleu (4¾L) 15/8F 113 104
4 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 8f Sft 3yG3 9-3 1/7 Nostrum (1L) 6/1 109 114
22 Jun 23 Asc Ascot 10f GF 3yG3 9-2 p 13/16 Waipiro (10L) 13/2 109 92
4
(8)
Regal Reality silk
CD
Regal Reality
J: Ryan Moore
T: Sir Michael Stoute
CD
C&D Winner - Won before on this course at this distance
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 10 wins from 33 in the last 14 days (30%)
Won this last year; slow start was costly at Chester latest; key player if breaking better
324-43
Age: 9
Weight: 9-8
OR: 110
Days: 22
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
10 May 24 Chs Chester 10.5f GF G2 9-3 3/6 Passenger (7L) 11/1 111 109
17 Apr 24 Nmk Newmarket 9f Gd G3 9-2 4/9 Ottoman Fleet (2½L) 16/1 112 112
18 Nov 23 Lin Lingfield (AW) 10f St L 9-9 4/7 Blue Trail (3¼L) 5/2F 112 109
29 Sep 23 Nmk Newmarket 8f GF G2 9-6 2/6 Mutasaabeq (hd) 16/1 110 115
9 Sep 23 Hay Haydock 8f Gd G3 9-8 3/7 Chindit (2½L) 15/2 110 114
17 Aug 23 Sal Salisbury 8f Gd G3 9-8 3/5 Mighty Ulysses (½L) 6/1 110 114
5
(6)
Royal Dubai silk
D
Royal Dubai
J: Oisin Murphy
T: Marco Botti
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Improved form in Dubai early this year but needs another step forward now back up in grade
0-2151
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 104
Days: 85
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
8 Mar 24 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-11 1/15 King Of Time (nk) 13/2 100 105
23 Feb 24 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 9-0 5/14 Naval Power (6L) 28/1 98 99
2 Feb 24 Mey Meydan 9f Gd Hc 9-7 1/13 Ursa Minor (2L) 12/1 92 99
5 Jan 24 Mey Meydan 8f Gd Hc 9-6 2/15 Made In Dubai (1¼L) 11/1 90 94
30 Sep 23 Hay Haydock 8f Hy 2Hc 9-2 10/12 Sparks Fly (22L) 11/2 92 51
27 Aug 23 Yar Yarmouth 10f Gd 2Hc 9-5 5/10 Royal Symbol (4¼L) 3/1J 92 93
6
(5)
Royal Scotsman silk
Royal Scotsman
J: Jamie Spencer
T: Paul & Oliver Cole
Hot Recent Form Trainer - 4 wins from 13 in the last 14 days (31%)
Arrives with something to prove but last year's 2,000 Guineas third is not written off
/398-9
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 111
Days: 14
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
18 May 24 Nby Newbury 8f Gd G1 9-2 t1 9/10 Audience (25L) 16/1 114 67
20 Jun 23 Asc Ascot 8f Gd 3yG1 9-2 8/9 Paddington (10½L) 11/1 115 101
27 May 23 Cur Curragh 8f Gd 3yG1 9-2 9/11 Paddington (7½L) 6/4F 118 100
6 May 23 Nmk Newmarket 8f Sft 3yG1 9-2 3/14 Chaldean (2¼L) 11/1 118 114
8 Oct 22 Nmk Newmarket 7f Gd 2yG1 9-3 2/7 Chaldean (hd) 12/1 110 117
19 Aug 22 Yor York 6f Gd 2yG2 9-5 5/12 Noble Style (8L) 5/2 113 93
7
(2)
Sean silk
D
Sean
J: Saffie Osborne
T: Jamie Osborne
D
Distance Winner - Won before at this distance
Cold Recent Form Trainer - 0 wins from 12 in the last 14 days (0%)
Contender based on close 2nd in Dubai Group 3 in February; dirt excuse at Jebel Ali latest
2-4236
Age: 7
Weight: 9-8
OR: 108
Days: 77
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
16 Mar 24 Jeb Jebel Ali 10f Fs L 9-4 6/16 Daramethos (7L) 11/2 109 91
23 Feb 24 Mey Meydan 9f Gd G2 9-0 3/14 Naval Power (3½L) 6/1 109 105
2 Feb 24 Mey Meydan 10f Gd G3 9-2 2/8 Warren Point (shd) 20/1 106 110
5 Jan 24 Mey Meydan 8f Gd G2 9-0 4/13 San Donato (3½L) 12/1 107 100
15 Oct 23 Ssi San Siro 8.5f Gd G3 9-1 2/11 Aggenstein (nk) 282/100 - 111
24 Sep 23 Ssi San Siro 8f Sft 9-7 1/9 Some Respect (5½L) 41/10 - -
8
(4)
Silver Sword silk
D
Silver Sword
J: Rhys Clutterbuck
T: Dylan Cunha
D
2 x Distance Winner - Won 2 times before at this distance
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Progressive last year; could improve for recent reappearance but needs a clear career best
7152-4
Age: 4
Weight: 9-8
OR: 103
Days: 21
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
11 May 24 Hay Haydock 7f GF L 9-10 4/6 Shartash (4¼L) 11/1 103 101
14 Oct 23 Nmk Newmarket 9f Sft G3 9-1 2/9 Highland Avenue (4L) 22/1 102 106
20 Sep 23 San Sandown 8f Sft L 9-2 5/8 Chindit (3¼L) 12/1 97 106
25 Aug 23 Yor York 8f GF 23yHc 9-2 1/11 Catch The Paddy (¾L) 15/2 93 103
3 Aug 23 Goo Goodwood 10f Sft 23yHc 8-12 7/15 Royal Rhyme (12L) 25/1 93 84
25 Jun 23 Pon Pontefract 8f GF 43yHc 9-10 1/11 Star Player (3¼L) 13/8F 86 98
Verdict

Preference is for SEAN, who ran really well in defeat in Group races at Meydan in February and had an excuse (dirt) when last seen.

Verdict silk image
Sean

Betting Forecast:

3/1 Highland Avenue,

7/2 Embesto,

9/2 Regal Reality,

13/2 Epictetus,

15/2 Royal Scotsman,

10/1 Royal Dubai,

Sean,

Silver Sword

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