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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £64,064.49 Winning Units - 2300.9 Dividend - £20.30. Quadpot Pool - £4,186.54 Winning Units - 403.42 Dividend - £7.60. Place Six Dividend - £20.40. Place Five Dividend - £13.19.

1st
silks
Talent Scout (IRE) 11, b g 8-8 (Thoroughbred Homes Ltd)
(Drawn 6)cp+ Rated 75
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Taalluf (USA)(Hansel (USA))
Breeder - G. Johnston King

(Morning price: 2/1 15/8 2/1 9/4 85/40)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8 2/1 85/40 9/4) SP 9/4

Tote Win £3.00 Place £1.70
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made all, pressed and ridden over 1f out, held on close home
2nd
nk
silks
Chiswick Bey (IRE) 9, b g 8-9 (Mr M J Macleod)
(Drawn 1) Rated 69
Elusive City (USA) - Victoria Lodge (IRE)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Kay Egan

(Morning price: 6/4 5/4 11/8 6/4)
(Ring price: 13/8 7/4 13/8 6/4) SP 6/4fav

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held up mid-division, headway over 2f out, soon chased winner, kept on and held towards finish
3rd
0.5L
silks
Bold Spirit (GB) 6, b g 9-0 (Mrs Sarah Bryan)
(Drawn 8)ts+ Rated 49
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Far Shores (USA)(Distant View (USA))
Breeder - The Queen

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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in rear, headway and switched left over 1f out, kept on strongly towards finish
4th
2.25L
silks
Palindrome (USA) 4, b g 8-13 (Jpr Partnership)
(Drawn 3)bl5 Rated 44
Poet's Voice (GB) - Hi Dubai (GB)(Rahy (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 50/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

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with winner, ridden to challenge over 1f out, no extra last 50 yards
5th
0.5L
silks
Merdon Castle (IRE) 5, b g 9-6 (Mrs Ruth A Carr)
(Drawn 9)es+ Rated 72
Acclamation (GB) - Siren's Gift (GB)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Littleton Stud

(Morning price: 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1

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towards rear, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
6th
0.75L
silks
Dream Team (GB) 3, b g 9-5 (Denton Hall Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 5)cp7 Rated 67
Captain Gerrard (IRE) - Mimi Mouse (GB)(Diktat (GB))
Breeder - R. G. Percival

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 17/2) SP 17/2

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held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, weakened towards finish
7th
12L
silks
Zebedee Star (GB) 3, b f 8-7 (Mr A Ross & Mr G Clarkson)
(Drawn 4) Rated 45
Zebedee (GB) - Sonna Star (IRE)(Red Clubs (IRE))

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

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tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden over 1f out, soon weakened
Off 3.40
Time 1m. 34.52 secs, which is 2.01 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £6.50
Tote Trifecta- £37.80
CSF- £6.12.

Non runners Major Muscari , Quick Monet
2016 Talent Scout 10 8-7 Gemma Tutty (5) 7/2 (Mrs K Tutty) (Drawn 4)
2015 Layla's Hero 8 9-2 P Mulrennan 15/2 (David Nicholls) (Drawn 4)
2014 My Son Max 6 9-2 D Tudhope 4/1 (M Blake) (Drawn 6)
2013 Silverware 5 9-10 G Gibbons 11/1 (Kristin Stubbs) (Drawn 7)

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