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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Placepot Pool - £54,214.48 Winning Units - 232.23 Dividend - £170.40. Quadpot Pool - £4,640.13 Winning Units - 208.69 Dividend - £16.40. Place Six Dividend - £34.02. Place Five Dividend - £16.07.

1st
silks
Blue Flight (FR) 5, b g 11-2 (Mr N A Twiston-Davies)
Rated 117
Blue Bresil (FR) - Lover Flight (FR)(Saint Cyrien (FR))
Breeder - Patrick Boiteau

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

Tote Win £2.10 Place £1.10
loading past form
held up on inside, not fluent 7th or 3 out, closed to take 2nd 2 out, soon led, clear last, easily
2nd
9L
silks
Skye Chief (GB) 6, b g 10-13 (Mrs S A Sutton)

Sulamani (IRE) - Isle Of Skye (GB)(Terimon)
Breeder - Mrs S. Sutton

(Morning price: 14/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 28/1) SP 28/1

Place £5.40
loading past form
held up, keen early, closed 3rd, ridden and no impression on winner last, stayed on same pace for clear 2nd
3rd
8L
silks
Lovely Schtuff (IRE) 6, b g 10-13 (High Country Racing)

Court Cave (IRE) - The Long Bill (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Mr Thomas McGeough

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

loading past form
led 1st, ridden and headed after 2 out, soon edged left, weakened flat
4th
9L
silks
Storm Nelson (IRE) 5, b g 10-13 (Mrs Fay Bocker)

Gold Well (GB) - Dabiyra (IRE)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Lois Eadie

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
tracked leaders on outside, lost place 3rd, mistake 6th, struggling next, well behind 2 out, went 4th flat
5th
2.25L
silks
Nando (GER) 6, b g 11-2 (Langdale Bloodstock)
hd1
Dai Jin (GB) - Natalis (GER)(Law Society (USA))
Breeder - Frau F. Leisten

(Morning price: 15/8 2/1 9/4 5/2 9/4 7/4)
(Ring price: 13/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 7/4) SP 7/4

loading past form
held up in rear, not fluent 1st or 2nd, closed after 7th, ridden after 3 out, weakened before 2 out
6th
3.25L
silks
Russiantom (IRE) 7, b m 10-4 (Mr T Green)
ts2
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Russian Roubles (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Successori del Marchese G. Guglielmi

(Morning price: 125/1 100/1 150/1)
(Ring price: 150/1 125/1) SP 125/1

loading past form
jumped right at times, led until 1st, chased leader until before 2 out, soon weakened
Off 1.42
Time 5m. 14.10 secs, which is 4.88 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £21.30
Tote Trifecta- £70.90
CSF- £26.68.

Non runners Eagle Ridge Le Frank was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply.
2017 Royal Village 5 11-0 R Johnson 8/15Fav (Philip Hobbs)
2016 Ballinvegga 6 10-11 Tony Kelly (3) 10/1 (Mrs Jackie Stephen)
2015 Antilope Du Seuil 5 10-7 D A Jacob 4/1 (Gordon Elliott)
2014 Silver Gent 6 11-0 Sam Twiston-Davies 11/2 (Donald McCain)
2013 Standintheband 6 11-0 Lucy Alexander 12/1 (N W Alexander)

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