Gathering wins 2010 Railway Stakes – Ascot Race 7 Results

Interstate raider Gathering has dominated the 2010 Railway Stakes at Ascot today. Gathering claimed victory in the Group 1 race after leading for the entire 1600m distance from local horses Famous Roman and Megatic.

Gathering

Gathering is the 2010 Railway Stakes Winner at Ascot - photo © courtesy Taron Clarke Photography

Jockey Craig Williams pushed Gathering to the lead in the $1million Railway Stakes after the jump and he was never headed. Rounding the corner into the straight Gathering kicked into top gear and despite good runs from local runners Famous Roman and Megatic, clinched an emphatic win of 2 1/4 lengths for owners Patinack Farm Racing.

In a photo for the minor placings, Famous Roman just edged out Megatic with Grand Nirvana making up the first four.

Trained by John Thompson, four-year-old gelding Gathering’s career record now stands at 20 starts for 4 wins, 3 seconds and 3 thirds, and more than $980,000 in prize money.

2010 Railway Stakes Results & Finishing Order

HORSE Rider Fin SP
GATHERING CRAIG WILLIAMS 1st $12
FAMOUS ROMAN JASON BROWN 2nd $5.50
MEGATIC PATRICK CARBERY 3rd $26
GRAND NIRVANA DANIEL STAECK 4th $21
IMPRESSIVE JEUNEY SHAUN O’DONNELL 5th $21
TRUSTING JAMES WINKS 6th $6
WEST RIVER CHARLEY JASON WHITING 6th $101
GOD HAS SPOKEN BRAD PARNHAM 8th $13
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY TROY TURNER 9th $26
CLUELESS ANGEL LUCAS CAMILLERI 10th $101
COLOUR CORRECT PAUL HARVEY 11th $4
BLACK PIRANHA DANIEL GANDERTON 12th $18
SNIPER’S BULLET NASH RAWILLER 13th $7.50
TARZI STEVEN PARNHAM 14th $20
TRIPLE HONOUR(NZ) D M OLIVER 15th $26
INARTICULATE ALAN KENNEDY 16th $11
MEKONG MISS TAKAHIDE IKENUSHI Scratched
RANGER WILLIAM PIKE Scratched