The Boodles May Festival was hosted this week at Chester Racecourse. From the action, a number of impressive UK horse racing results were witnessed on Thursday (8 May).
The 14:10 IG Handicap was the first race of the afternoon. Collaboration won as favourite at 9/4, sprinting to victory on soft ground. Maverick Wave then made a late charge to claim victory in the 14:10 Betfair Huxley Stakes.
Hans Holbein rode to victory as favourite at 7/4 in the main event 15:10 MBNA Chester Vase. Carry On Deryck emerged victorious at longer odds of 10/1 in the 15:45 Boodles Diamond Handicap.
Young John was the 2/1 winner as favourite in the 14:20 Stallions Maiden Chase. A win then followed for the 8/1 Navigate in the 16:55 Betway Handicap. Mica Mika stepped up to win the concluding 17:25 Investec Asset Finance Handicap at 8/1 ahead of Ardmay at 7/1.