THE PEOPLE'S CHAMPION

AUTHOR: Star Sports Content

Bet on The People’s Champion with Star Sports!

The battle to be crowned the People’s Champion is down to the semi-final stages, with five polls over the course of this week set to decide the finalists, who will be profiled in National Racehorse Week and put to a vote of all Racing Post readers to decide The People’s Champion!

 

In the last semi-final, modern greats Kauto Star and Sea The Stars face legendary mare Dawn Run and the much-loved Cue Card. Click below to vote!

 

Grand National legend Red Rum beat Tiger Roll, three-time Gold Cup winner Arkle and dual Arc winner Enable in the fourth semi-final:

Denman was a comprehensive winner of the third semi-final, beating Dancing Brave, Best Mate and Night Nurse with 46.4% of the vote.

In the second semi-final, Frankel got the better of Istabraq in what became a two-horse race, with Stradivarius and Sea Pigeon both well beaten!

Desert Orchid became the first horse to move into the final five in the battle to be crowned Racing Post readers’ favourite ever racehorse, beating Sprinter Sacre, Triple Crown hero Nijinsky and dual Champion Hurdler Hurricane Fly with 49 per cent of the vote.

 

See the semi-final draw, schedule and Star prices below:

Tuesday

1-3 Desert Orchid – Winner (49.1% of vote)
5-2 Sprinter SacreΒ 
10-1 Hurricane Fly
33-1 Nijinsky

Wednesday

1-5 Frankel – Winner (49.6% of vote)
5-1 Istabraq
10-1 Stradivarius
14-1 Sea Pigeon

Thursday

1-2 Denman – Winner (46.4% of vote)
7-4 Dancing Brave
8-1 Best Mate
66-1 Night Nurse

Friday

Evens Red Rum – Winner (44.4% of vote)
2-1 Tiger Roll
5-2 Arkle
20-1 Enable

Saturday

1-5 Kauto StarΒ 
9-2 Sea The Stars
10-1 Cue Card
14-1 Dawn Run

First Round Poll-Winners:

Day 1 – 562 votes – Desert Orchid – 69%
Day 2 – 582 votes – Frankel – 56.7%
Day 3 – 554 votes – Dancing Brave – 58.8%
Day 4 – 801 votes – Red Rum 64.7%
Day 5 – 518 votes – Kauto Star 74.3%
Day 6 – 764 votes – Sea The Stars 51.4%
Day 7 – 979 votes – Arkle 43.6%
Day 8 – 819 votes – Denman 72.2%
Day 9 – 401 votes – Sea Pigeon 52.4%
Day 10 – 595 votes – Nijinsky 62.7%
Day 11 – 786 votes – Sprinter Sacre 80.1%
Day 12 – 477 votes – Istabraq 70.4%
Day 13 – 542 votes – Hurricane Fly 43.5%
Day 14 – 581 votes – Best Mate 54.9%
Day 15 – 1,144 votes – Stradivarius 36.1%
Day 16 – 327 votes – Night Nurse 48.9%
Day 17 – 378 votes – Enable 61.6%
Day 18 – 700 votes – Dawn Run 39%
Day 19 – 610 votes – Tiger Roll 59.7%
Day 20 – 547 – Cue Card – 45%

Semi-Final Poll-Winners:

Semi Final 1 – 1,671 votes – Desert Orchid – 49.1%
Semi Final 2 – 3,857 votes – Frankel – 49.6%
Semi Final 3 – 1,262 votes – Denman – 46.4%
Semi Final 4 – 1,584 votes – Red Rum – 44.4%

Here are the remaining contenders:

Desert Orchid – ?
Frankel – ?
Kauto Star – ?
Red Rum – ?
Arkle – ?
Sea The Stars – ?
Denman – ?
Dawn Run – ?

The Star Sports team have all given their view by nominating their favourites – the videos can be found below!

Ben Keith

Simon Nott

Martin ‘Lofty’ Chapman

Flynn Goward

Jordan Cox

Trevor Harris

William Kedjanyi

Neil Casey


STAR PROMOTIONS

SS_HalfAndHalf_SportsCasino_800x418
800x418_Social
SS_BestOddsGuranteed_800x418
timeandahalf
previous arrow
next arrow
SHARE VIA