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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £8,883.00 carried forward to Chester on Sun, 6th Aug. Placepot Pool - £220,293.00 Winning Units - 1369.72 Dividend - £160.80. Quadpot Pool - £14,571.00 Winning Units - 729.96 Dividend - £19.90. Place Six Dividend - £311.29. Place Five Dividend - £96.77.

1st
silks
Storm King (GB) 8, b g 9-8 (Eros Bloodstock)
(Drawn 16) Rated 85
Shamardal (USA) - Tarandot (IRE)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - Norcroft Park Stud and D. Laidlaw

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

Tote Win £23.20 Place £3.60
loading past form
led early, pressed leader, led again well over 2f out, soon ridden, edged right inside final 2f, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
0.5L
silks
Born To Be Alive (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Mr Tim Dykes & Mrs E Burke)
(Drawn 4) Rated 90
Born To Sea (IRE) - Yaria (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Barbara Prendergast

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2 9/4 5/2 3/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 5/2) SP 5/2fav

Place £1.30
loading past form
mid-division, headway under pressure on outside over 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on to chase winner well inside final furlong, held near finish
3rd
2.75L
silks
Boots And Spurs (GB) 8, b g 9-2 (Mr S Chappell)
(Drawn 13)vs+ Rated 82
Oasis Dream (GB) - Arctic Char (GB)(Polar Falcon (USA))
Breeder - Miss G. Abbey

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

Place £5.10
loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, kept on same pace under pressure inside final furlong, took 3rd near finish, no impression with front pair
4th
hd
silks
Interconnection (GB) 6, ch g 9-6 (Mr Salem Rashid)
(Drawn 1)cp+ Rated 90
Mount Nelson (GB) - Lacework (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 1/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 14/1 20/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Place £3.00
loading past form
soon led, headed well over 2f out, outpaced by front pair over 1f out, no impression inside final furlong, lost 3rd near finish
5th
nk
silks
Magic City (IRE) 8, b g 9-8 (A Turton, J Blackburn & Mrs L Folwell)
(Drawn 6) Rated 85
Elusive City (USA) - Annmarie's Magic (IRE)(Flying Spur (AUS))
Breeder - Miss Annmarie Burke

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

loading past form
in touch, headway on inside over 2f out, soon ridden to challenge, kept on same pace, no impression when lost place inside final furlong
6th
0.5L
silks
Rotherwick (IRE) 5, ch g 9-8 (H R H Sultan Ahmad Shah)
(Drawn 8)ts+ Rated 88
Starspangledbanner (AUS) - Pivotalia (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mr Brian O'Neill

(Morning price: 11/1 10/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
in touch, driven to chase leaders over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, no impression
7th
0.5L
silks
Fast Dancer (IRE) 5, b g 9-3 (Alan & Christine Bright)
(Drawn 9) Rated 83
Fast Company (IRE) - Tereed Elhawa (GB)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Limetree Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 16/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
towards rear, driven over 2f out, switched outside and headway well over 1f out, soon ridden, ran on inside final furlong, never nearer
8th
1.25L
silks
Spring Offensive (IRE) 5, b g 9-8 (A Rhodes Haulage And Mr P Timmins)
(Drawn 11) Rated 90
Iffraaj (GB) - Night Sphere (IRE)(Night Shift (USA))
Breeder - J Hanly

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division, outpaced over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, never troubled leaders
9th
2L
silks
Fire Tree (IRE) 4, b g 9-1 (Never So Bold)
(Drawn 12) Rated 81
Cacique (IRE) - Monicalew (GB)(Refuse To Bend (IRE))
Breeder - Peter Reynolds & Robert Dore

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 13/2 10/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
mid-division, driven over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, never near leaders
10th
0.5L
silks
In The Red (IRE) 4, b g 9-4 (Sunville Rail Limited)
(Drawn 17) Rated 81
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - Roses From Ridey (IRE)(Petorius)
Breeder - Airlie Stud

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

loading past form
in touch on outside, ridden 2f out, lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
11th
0.75L
silks
Balmoral Castle (GB) 8, b g 9-1 (Mr J G B Portman)
(Drawn 7) Rated 85
Royal Applause (GB) - Mimiteh (USA)(Maria's Mon (USA))
Breeder - Springcombe Park Stud

(Morning price: 11/1 10/1 12/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division on outside, ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace, never near leaders
12th
3L
silks
Retrieve (AUS) 10, b g 8-12 (Tim & Liz Heal)
(Drawn 15) Rated 82
Rahy (USA) - Hold To Ransom (USA)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1 100/1 125/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
towards rear, ridden 2f out, never a threat
13th
1.5L
silks
Bancnuanaheireann (IRE) 10, b g 9-13 (Mr W Sewell & Mr Michael Appleby)
(Drawn 2) Rated 90
Chevalier (IRE) - Alamanta (IRE)(Ali-royal (IRE))
Breeder - J. S. Bolger

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong
14th
0.75L
silks
Morning Suit (USA) 3, gr g 9-0 (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 14) Rated 88
Street Boss (USA) - Blue Dress (USA)(Danzig (USA))

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

loading past form
towards rear on outside, outpaced 3f out, soon ridden, never dangerous
15th
nk
silks
Jufn (GB) 4, b g 9-2 (C Benham/d Whitford/p Bennison/k Quinn)
(Drawn 3)hd4 Rated 79
Nayef (USA) - Deyaar (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up in last pair, outpaced 3f out, never dangerous
16th
shd
silks
You're Hired (GB) 4, b g 9-13 (Mr George Materna)
(Drawn 5) Rated 90
Dalakhani (IRE) - Heaven Sent (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden and one pace 2f out, weakened 1f out
17th
0.5L
silks
Storm Ahead (IRE) 4, b g 9-4 (Mr Guy Brook)
(Drawn 10) Rated 88
Iffraaj (GB) - Loose Julie (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Victor Stud and Brendan Cummins

(Morning price: 9/1 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
held up in last pair, outpaced 3f out, never involved
Off 5.21
Time 1m. 57.50 secs, which is 5.41 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £231.00
Tote Trifecta- £5597.10
CSF- £87.84
Tricast- £1727.13.

Non runner Surrey Hope (USA)
2016 Illusive 5 9-7 M M Monaghan 28/1 (George Scott) (Drawn 16)

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