2009 Royal Ascot Day Four Results
Day four is always a big day at Royal Ascot and the highlight will be The Coronation Stakes which is the big race of the week for the fillies. We will have all the results from Day 4 at the end of the day right here on this page.
The Albany Stakes
Friday 19th June - 2.30pm. Distance 6 Furlongs. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Habaayib||16/1||R Hills||E Dunlop|
|2nd||Lillie Langtry||11/8F||J Heffernan||A O'Brien|
|3rd||Chachamaidee||12/1||T Queally||H Cecil|
The opening race of the day was an exciting one with the sprinters spread all across the track. It was Habaayib who travelled the best and when he kicked for home he ran away from the favourite Lillie Langtry who also ran well.
The King Edward VII Stakes
Friday 19th June - 3.05pm. Distance. 1 mile 4 furlongs. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Father Time||9/1||E Ahern||H Cecil|
|2nd||Your Old Pal||14/1||R Moore||J Noseda|
|3rd||Black Bear Island||9/2||C O'Donoghue||A O'Brien|
They were all tightly bunched as they headed onto the straight but it was Father Time who was the first to make a bolt for home. No one was able to chatch father Time with the favourite South Easter fading behind Your Old Pal and Black Bear Island.
The Coronation Stakes
Friday 19th June - 3.45pm. Distance 1mile. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Ghanaati||2/1F||R Hills||B Hills|
|2nd||Reggane||9/1||G Mosse||A De Royer Dupre|
|3rd||Rainbow View||13/2||J Fortune||J Godsen|
The highlight race of the day was all aboout Ghanaati who simply blew the field away to win in a record time. Reggane ran on well and Rainbow View finished like a train to get 3rd.
The Wolferton Handicap Stakes
Friday 19th June - 4.20pm. Distance. 1 mile 2 furlongs. Going good to Firm
|1st||Perfect Stride||8/1||R Moore||Sir M Stoute|
|2nd||Moonquake||11/2||L Dettori||S Bin Suroor|
|3rd||Salute Him||10/1||R Hughes||A Martin|
This was another course record as Perfect Stride and Moonquake went toe-to-toe in the final couple of furlongs. It was Perfect Stride that just got up to nick it with Salute Him finishing really well to get 3rd place.
The Queen's Vase
Friday 19th June - 4.55pm. Distance 2 miles. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Holberg||7/1||J Fanning||M Johnston|
|2nd||Yankee Doodle||11/2||R Moore||A O'Brien|
|3rd||Mastery||7/1||L Dettori||S Bin Suroor|
It was Frankie Dettori onboard Mastery who took the lead in the home straight and he looked like he was in with a chance until Holberg got a run on the inside to storm clear in a course record time. Yankee Doodle finished strongly as well to finish 2nd.
The Buckingham Palace Stakes
Friday 19th June - 5.30pm. Distance. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Giganticus||12/1||M Hills||B Hills|
|2nd||Al Muheer||33/1||S Sanders||C Brittain|
|3rd||Redford||12/1||R Hughes||M Bell|
|4th||Mutheeb||13/2F||L Dettori||S Bin Suroor|
The last race of the day was looking like a tight affair until Giganticus jumped out of the pack in the final furlong to win by a comfortable distance with the field tailing in his wake.