Who won 2021 Chester gold?
Dermot Weld’s Falcon Eight defied top weight to land an impressive victory in the Chester Cup, as having been given a patient ride by Frankie Dettori the 15/2 shot scooted clear around the outside in the closing stages to beat The Grand Visir, while Hochfeld (third) and Coeur De Lion (fourth) completed the placings.
Who won the 2.45 at Chester?
tote+ Chester Cup Handicap
|Pos. (Draw)||Horse / SP Trainer / Jockey||Age|
|1 (10)||1. Falcon Eight (IRE) 15/2 Frankie Dettori D K Weld||6|
|b g Galileo (IRE) – Polished Gem (IRE) (Danehill)|
What time is Chester races today?
On race day fixtures: 8am – until the start of the final race. On race evening fixtures: 8.30am – until the start of the final race. This year, we are introducing an innovative new app for our attendees to use.
Is Chester the oldest racecourse?
Established in 1539, Chester is the oldest racecourse still in operation in the world. During the Roman occupation of Britain, most of the modern sixty-five-acre site of Chester Racecourse was not even dry land.
Who won 2021 Chester Cup?
14:45 Chester Result on Friday 07 May 2021 The winning horse was FALCON EIGHT (IRE) who won by 2. FALCON EIGHT (IRE) was ridden by Frankie Dettori.
Where is the Chester Cup run?
Chester Racecourse Chester
|Location||Chester Racecourse Chester, Cheshire, England|
|Race type||Flat / Thoroughbred|
Has Chester Races been Cancelled 2021?
Following advice from the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), fixtures due to take place at Chester in July and August have now been cancelled.
What dates are Chester Races 2021?
The BHA have today announced the 2021 fixture list for British racecourses. The three day May Festival meeting will kick off Chester’s season, running Wednesday 5 – Friday 7 May. 12 further fixtures are scheduled to run on the hallowed Roodee turf between May to October.
Why is horse racing called Gee Gees?
Wikipedia says that the term “Gee-Gee” is taken from horse-racing where a Gee-Gee is the first horse out of the starting gate. Other sources say that GG is short for the command given to horses to go: “gee up”.
Where does the expression Gee Gees Come From?
Irish farmers, including my ancestors, settled in the Ottawa Valley, Canada, in the 19th century. They brought the term Gee-Gee with them from the British Isles. They used it to refer to their big farm horses, as well as race horses. The colours of the University of Ottawa are Garnet and Grey, or GG for short.
Who won Chester Cup?
Falcon Eight came with a storming late run under Frankie Dettori to win the tote+ Chester Cup Handicap. The 15-2 shot, trained in Ireland by Dermot Weld, had to be brought wide entering the straight to make his challenge.
Who won the Chester Cup?
Winners since 1975
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