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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Jackpot Pool - £45,089.40 Winning Units - 14 Dividend - £3,220.60. Placepot Pool - £218,636.55 Winning Units - 916.63 Dividend - £174.10. Quadpot Pool - £19,218.45 Winning Units - 544.72 Dividend - £26.10. Place Six Dividend - £215.43. Place Five Dividend - £79.51.

1st
silks
Slate House (IRE) 5, b g 11-0 (Eric Jones, Geoff Nicholas, John Roman)

Presenting (GB) - Bay Pearl (FR)(Broadway Flyer (USA))
Breeder - Aaron Metcalfe

(Morning price: 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1)
(Ring price: 9/4 2/1 9/4 5/2) SP 5/2

Tote Win £3.20 Place £1.60
loading past form
raced keenly, soon led, made rest, driven bypassing omitted last, ridden and hard pressed inside final furlong, stayed on well (all flights in home straight omitted, low sun)
2nd
0.75L
silks
Summerville Boy (IRE) 5, b g 11-0 (Mr R S Brookhouse)

Sandmason (GB) - Suny House (GB)(Carroll House)
Breeder - Paul Rothwell

(Morning price: 25/1 20/1 22/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

Place £4.40
loading past form
held up in touch in rear, driven and headway to chase winner before omitted last, soon ridden, stayed on and every chance inside final furlong, held near finish
3rd
3.75L
silks
Better Getalong (IRE) 6, b g 11-0 (Mr David Wesley Yates)

Gold Well (GB) - Arequipa (IRE)(Turtle Island (IRE))
Breeder - Ann & Eileen Cahalan

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden after last (usual 2 out), stayed on to take 3rd inside final furlong, not pace to trouble front pair
4th
3L
silks
Bedrock (GB) 4, b g 11-0 (The Risk Takers Partnership)
ts6 Rated 144
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Gemstone (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Highclere Stud & ORS Bloodstock

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1)
SP 8/1

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led early, pressed winner, not fluent 2nd (usual 4th), outpaced after last (usual 2 out), soon ridden and lost place, no impression with front pair when lost 3rd inside final furlong
5th
1.75L
silks
Dame De Compagnie (FR) 4, b f 10-7 (Mr John P McManus)
hd1
Lucarno (USA) - Programmee (FR)(Kahyasi (FR))
Breeder - Mme D. Berchon & Haras de Saint Voir

(Morning price: 10/11 1/1 11/10 1/1)
(Ring price: 11/10 6/5 5/4 6/5 5/4 6/5 11/10 1/1 10/11) SP 10/11fav

loading past form
tracked leaders, pushed along 2 out (usual 3 out), soon outpaced, lost place after last (usual 2 out), behind and well held after
Off 3.38
Time 4m. 9.60 secs, which is 3.28 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF £29.60.
Tote Exacta £23.00.
Tote Trifecta £128.10.


2016 Moon Racer 7 11-4 T Scudamore 9/4 (David Pipe)
2015 Altior 5 11-7 N de Boinville 2/1Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2014 Vyta Du Roc 5 11-7 B J Geraghty 3/1 (Nicky Henderson)
2013 The Liquidator 5 11-4 T Scudamore 6/4 (David Pipe)
2012 Dodging Bullets 4 11-7 R Walsh 5/4Fav (Paul Nicholls)

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