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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £76,735.41 Winning Units - 8.6 Dividend - £6,513.50. Quadpot Pool - £4,641.99 Winning Units - 8.93 Dividend - £384.60. Place Six Dividend - £1,588.63. Place Five Dividend - £868.78.

1st
silks
Ventura Ocean (IRE) 3, b g 9-8 (Middleham Park Racing XIX & Partner)
(Drawn 3) Rated 91
Raven's Pass (USA) - Tranquil Spirit (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Renata Coleman

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

Tote Win £4.10 Place £2.10
loading past form
tracked leaders, chased leader over 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, driven and all out
2nd
nose
silks
Fastman (IRE) 3, br g 9-5 (Mr Craig Miller)
(Drawn 1) Rated 88
Elzaam (AUS) - Manalisa (IRE)(Manduro (GER))
Breeder - Alan & Elaine Strain

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

Place £1.50
loading past form
close up in rear, pushed along and unable to quicken over 2f out, driven and ran on strongly inside final furlong, not quite reach winner
3rd
1.5L
silks
Jaleel (GB) 3, b g 9-0 (Mr Abdullatif M Al-abdulrazzaq)
(Drawn 4)bl1 Rated 83
Iffraaj (GB) - Precariously Good (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Jane Allison

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

loading past form
dwelt close up in rear, pushed along and headway over 1f out, ridden to chase winner inside final furlong, no extra towards finish
4th
2L
silks
Motagally (GB) 3, b g 8-10 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 7) Rated 79
Swiss Spirit (GB) - Gilt Linked (GB)(Compton Place (GB))
Breeder - Whitsbury Manor Stud

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

loading past form
bumped start, keen tracked leaders, ridden and every chance over 1f out, no extra towards finish
5th
0.5L
silks
Reeves (GB) 3, b g 9-3 (Mrs Fitri Hay)
(Drawn 2) Rated 86
Tamayuz (GB) - Mania (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Bearstone Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
tracked leader until ridden over 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
6th
1L
silks
Blonde Warrior (IRE) 3, ch g 9-7 (Mrs Fiona Carmichael)
(Drawn 6)cp2 Rated 90
Zoffany (IRE) - Dame Blanche (IRE)(Be My Guest (USA))
Breeder - Rockhart Trading Ltd

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

loading past form
went left start, led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
Off 3.51
Time 1m. 25.70 secs, which is 0.27 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £12.10
Tote Trifecta- £28.60
CSF- £12.16
Tricast- £25.30.

Non runners Buckingham (Self Cert (Pulled Shoe Off)), Praxidice (GB) (Going)
2018 Citron Major 3 9-6 A Mullen 9/1 (N Tinkler) (Drawn 1)
2017 Mojito 3 9-7 James Doyle 5/6Fav (William Haggas) (Drawn 6)
2016 Fighting Temeraire 3 9-7 R Winston 2/1Fav (D K Ivory) (Drawn 3)
2015 Mount Tahan 3 8-10 G P Halpin (5) 8/1 (Kevin Ryan) (Drawn 8)
2014 Outback Traveller 3 9-6 S De Sousa 9/4 (Jeremy Noseda) (Drawn 2)

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