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Going - Good (Good to Soft in places). 

Placepot Pool - £69,223.36 Winning Units - 171.53 Dividend - £294.60. Quadpot Pool - £8,852.57 Winning Units - 352.95 Dividend - £18.50. Place Six Dividend - £143.21. Place Five Dividend - £21.01.

1st
silks
Darcy Ward (FR) 6, b g 11-7 (Phil Fry & Charlie Walker)
ts2 Rated 121
Doctor Dino (FR) - Alzasca (FR)(Grape Tree Road (GB))
Breeder - E. A. R. L. Elevage Des Loges

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

Tote Win £9.30 Place £5.00
loading past form
led until narrowly headed 8th, in front again 10th, went right 3 out, clear and in command next, kept on strongly
2nd
4.5L
silks
Awake At Midnight (GB) 7, b g 11-8 (Mrs Charles Lloyd-baker)
Rated 122
Midnight Legend (GB) - Wakeful (GB)(Kayf Tara (GB))
Breeder - C. G. M. Lloyd-Baker

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3 3/1 11/4 3/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 5/2 11/4) SP 11/4Jfav

Place £1.30
loading past form
held up in last pair, smooth headway into 2nd before 4 out, one pace and well held 2 out
3rd
2L
silks
King Cnut (FR) 5, ch g 10-7 (Mr D S Dennis)
Rated 107
Kentucky Dynamite (USA) - Makadane (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Haras de Manneville

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
chased leading trio, went 3rd before 4 out, held when reached for 2 out, ridden and one pace last
4th
0.5L
silks
Nikki Steel (IRE) 9, b g 10-13 (Foxtrot Racing: Nikki Steel)
cp3 Rated 113
Craigsteel (GB) - Nikikita (IRE)(Nikos)
Breeder - D. Hickey

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2)
(Ring price: 7/2 4/1) SP 4/1

loading past form
held up in touch, headway 4 out, pressing for modest 3rd run-in
5th
1L
silks
Nesterenko (GER) 10, b g 11-3 (Mrs Vida Bingham)
Rated 117
Doyen (IRE) - Nordwahl (GER)(Waajib)
Breeder - A. Pereira

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
chased leaders, weakened 4 out, hit next
p.u.
silks
Dr Des (IRE) 8, b g 11-13 (Mr R G Whitehead)
bl1sr Rated 127
Double Eclipse (IRE) - Dans Belle (IRE)(Rising)
Breeder - Terence Leonard

(Morning price: 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 3/1 11/4 10/3)
(Ring price: 10/3 7/2 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 5/2 11/4) SP 11/4Jfav

loading past form
behind, jumped right 1st, jumped slowly 6th, went right and ridden next, pulled up before 8th
p.u.
silks
Potters Story (GB) 7, b g 11-12 (James and Jean Potter)
ts3cp1 Rated 126
Kayf Tara (GB) - Lily Potter (GB)(Karinga Bay)
Breeder - James & Jean Potter

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
chased leader, bumped 1st, led 8th until 10th, chased leaders, weakened before 4 out, blundered 4 out, went badly right and pulled up after next
Off 3.10
Time 4m. 44.60 secs, which is 2.46 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £33.60
Tote Trifecta- £545.90
CSF- £32.66.


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