Bateaux London Gold Cup

Grade 3, Ascot 15:20
£100,000 guaranteed,
4yo plus,
2m 7f 180y, Class 1    
Saturday 30th October 2021

1 Larry 9/1
2 Checkitout 11/1
3 Regal Encore 14/1
14 ran Distances: 6½l, 3l, ½l
Time: 6m 12.20s (slow by 17.20s)

Gary and Jamie Moore dominated proceedings at Ascot as Larry landed a double for the father and son combination.

Glen Forsa set out to make all in the Grade Three feature, with Jamie Moore making steady progress from the rear aboard the 9-1 shot for his trainer father.

Larry then grabbed the lead with two to jump and as Glen Forsa dropped away, the Larry kept finding and had more than enough to hold off Checkitout by six and a half lengths.

The winning rider said: “He hits a few fences on the way round but the second half of the race, I thought I’d angle out and try to get a smooth run at everything and then he’s jumped OK when he’s had a bit of daylight.

“I was trying to conserve energy early on and it worked out well from two out.”

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Bateaux London Gold Cup Handicap Chase
£100,000 guaranteed, 4yo plus, 2m 7f 180y, Class 1
14 ran
Going: Soft

POS. DIST HORSE AGE TRAINER JOCKEY SP
1     Larry 8 10-0 Gary Moore Jamie Moore 9/1
2
Checkitout 7 10-0 Nigel Twiston-Davies Sam Twiston-Davies 11/1
3
3 Regal Encore 13 11-3 Anthony Honeyball Richie McLernon 14/1
4
½ Glen Forsa 9 10-5 Charlie Longsdon Gavin Sheehan 14/1
5
26 Mister Malarky 8 11-5 Colin Tizzard Harry Kimber 20/1
6
Didero Vallis 8 10-7 Venetia Williams Charlie Deutsch 25/1
7
nse Real Steel 8 11-4 Paul Nicholls Lorcan Williams 28/1
8
19 One More Fleurie 7 10-6 Ian Williams Charlie Todd 12/1
FELL Jerrysback 9 10-6 Philip Hobbs Tom O'Brien 6/1
FELL 6 Johnbb 7 10-8 Tom Lacey Stan Sheppard 13/2
PU Captain Chaos 10 10-6 Dan Skelton Mr Tristan Durrell 40/1
PU Bennys King 10 11-11 Dan Skelton Bridget Andrews 25/1
PU Sojourn 8 10-10 Anthony Honeyball Rex Dingle 15/2

PU Vinndication 8 11-12 Kim Bailey David Bass 100/30F

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