2009 Royal Ascot Day Three Results
We will have all the results from Day three of the 2009 Royal Ascot Meeting Right here for you to study. Day three is the world famous Ladies Day and includes the Ascot Gold Cup which is one of the highlights of the whole meeting.
The Norfolk Stakes
Thusday 18th June - 2.30pm. Distance 5 furlongs. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Radiohead||10/1||J Spencer||B Meehan|
|2nd||Reignier||50/1||A Elliott||K Burke|
|3rd||Tawaabb||7/1||F Dettori||M Channon|
The first race of the day saw Yogaroo take up the early lead but he faded badly after clashing with favourite Monsieur Chevalier which knocked both out of the running. It was Radiohead who stormed down the inside to steal the win ahead of Reignier.
The Ribblesdale Stakes
Thursday 18th June - 3.05pm. Distance 1m 4furlongs. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Flying Cloud||5/1||L Dettori||S Bin Suroor|
|2nd||Flame of Gibralter||12/1||T Queally||H Cecil|
|3rd||Uvinza||28/1||J Spencer||W Knight|
It was the Godolphin horse Flying Cloud who took up the lead heading into the straight and she never looked back and she won going away from Flame of Gibralter and Uvinza.
The Ascot Gold Cup
Thursday 18th June - 3.45pm. Distance 2miles 4f. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Yeats||6/4F||J Murtagh||A O'Brien|
|2nd||Patkai||9/2||R Moore||Sir M Stoute|
|3rd||Geordieland||11/4||S Kelly||J Osborne|
This race was the day that Yeats wrote his name into the record books as he won his 4th consecutive Ascot Gold Cup. He kicked as they entered the straight and he never looked back, Patkai ran well as he tried to pull him in with everyone else no where.
The Britannia Stakes
Thursday 18th June - 4.20pm. Distance 1 mile. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Fareer||20/1||R Hills||E Dunlop|
|2nd||Secret Society||22/1||J Spencer||M Bell|
|3rd||Mirrored||16/1||M Kinane||Sir M Stoute|
|4th||Espiritu||20/1||G Mosse||J Noseda|
This was a blanket finish with four horses involved in a photo finish for what turned out to be an exciting race. It was Fareer that got up on the inside to nick it ahead of Secret Society.
The Hampton Court Stakes
Thursday 18th June - 4.55pm. Distance 1mile 2f. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Glass Harmonium||8/1||R Moore||Sir M Stoute|
|2nd||Cashelgar||20/1||G Mosse||A Royer Dupre|
|3rd||Monitor Closely||15/2||A Munro||P Chapple-Hyam|
The race saw Freemantle hit the front as they came onto the straight but he faded badly to leave Glass Harmonium take up the lead. Cashelgar chased him all the way but was unable to get up to leave Glass Harmonium with the victory.
The King George V Stakes
Thursday 18th June - 5.30pm. Distance. Going Good to Firm
|1st||Cosmic Sun||66/1||P Hanagan||R Fahey|
|2nd||Chiberta King||8/1||W Buick||A Balding|
|3rd||Barwell Bridge||12/1||J Doyle||S Kirk|
|4th||Zarinski||9/2F||N McCullagh||J Oxx|
The last race of the day saw a tight finish with three in contention in the last furlong. It was Cosmic Sun who burst through the middle to take the win with Chiberta King and Barwell Bridge fighting it out for 2nd.