Saturday, 7 July, 2007
Sandown (GB)

Weatherbys VAT Services Stakes (Registered As The Esher Stakes) (Listed Race)

2m 78y (Good To Soft) 4yo+
1st 14,763 GBP 2nd 5,595 GBP 3rd 2,800 GBP 4th 1,396 GBP
Runners: 4

Racecard table information


Position the horse finished in the race. Abbreviations as follows:

  • BD: Brought Down
  • CO: Carried Out
  • F: Fell
  • DSQ: Disqualified
  • LAS: Left at Start
  • NR: Non-runner
  • PU: Pulled up
  • RO: Ran Out
  • R: Refused
  • RTR: Refused To Race
  • SU: Slipped Up
  • UP: Unplaced
  • UR: Unseated Rider
  • WD: Withdrawn
(draw): Placement of the horse in the starting stalls (for flat racing only). Stall numbers are drawn at random.
Colours: Colours (silk) of the owner, worn by the jockey.
Horse: Name of the horse and country of birth.
Owner: Name of the owner

Distance to the next horse. Abbreviations as follows:

  • f: furlong
  • hd: head
  • l: length
  • m: mile
  • nk: neck
  • nse: nose (shortest margin)
  • shd: short head
  • y: yards
Age: Age of the horse.
Wgt: Weight to be carried, as determined by handicapper or race conditions.
OR: Official rating of the horse.

Equipment worn. Abbreviations as follows:

  • bl: blinkers
  • e/s: eye-shields
  • h: hood
  • e/c: eye-covers
  • v: visor
  • t: tongue strap
  • cp: cheekpieces
Jockey (wgt): Name and weight of the jockey
Trainer: Name of the trainer
Comments: Information relating to how the horse ran, odds for the race or time since last run etc.
Colours HorseOwner Age Wgt OR Eqpt Trainer Jockey Comments
1st (2)
Balkan Knight (GB)
Raymond Tooth
9 - 3
David Elsworth
J F Egan
Days L/R: 28
2nd (3)
Alambic (GB)
Lady O'Reilly
½ l
8 - 9
Sir Mark Prescott Bt
Seb Sanders
Days L/R: 26
3rd (4) Jockey's silk
Finalmente (GB)
Edward M Kirtland
9 - 0
N A Callaghan
Jimmy Fortune
Days L/R: 16
4th (1)
The Geezer (GB)
Lordship Stud
3 l
9 - 0
Saeed bin Suroor
Frankie Dettori
Days L/R: 13