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Going - Good (Good to Firm in places). 

Placepot Pool - £48,113.75 Winning Units - 1019.62 Dividend - £34.40. Quadpot Pool - £3,776.24 Winning Units - 444.45 Dividend - £6.20. Place Six Dividend - £31.93. Place Five Dividend - £10.87.

1st
silks
Melody King (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Phoenix Thoroughbred Limited)
(Drawn 11)
Kodiac (GB) - Mekong Melody (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - David C Egan

(Morning price: 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 9/4 2/1 15/8 9/4 2/1 9/4 5/2 3/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3) SP 10/3

Tote Win £3.40 Place £1.90
loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden to lead over 1f out, soon led, kept on, driven out
2nd
0.75L
silks
Le Chiffre (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (Geoff & Sandra Turnbull)
(Drawn 4)
Zoffany (IRE) - Bondesire (GB)(Misu Bond (IRE))
Breeder - Elwick Stud

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

Place £1.70
loading past form
prominent, ridden over 1f out, kept on
3rd
nk
silks
Robert Guiscard (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Mr Rob Ferguson)
(Drawn 9)
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Beneventa (GB)(Most Welcome)
Breeder - Roundhill Stud

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

Place £2.40
loading past form
led, ridden over 1f out, soon headed, kept on and no extra
4th
hd
silks
Araka Li (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Hamad Ebrahim)
(Drawn 3)sr
Havana Gold (IRE) - Stylos Ecossais (GB)(Aqlaam (GB))
Breeder - Kildaragh Stud

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
held up towards rear and keen, headway over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on towards finish
5th
0.5L
silks
Borsdane Wood (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (Mr David W Armstrong)
(Drawn 8)
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Highleaf (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Highfield Farm LLP

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
held up mid-division, headway over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace
6th
2L
silks
Cold Light Of Day (GB) 2, gr f 9-0 (Miss K Rausing)
(Drawn 7)
Sea The Moon (GER) - Frosty Welcome (USA)(With Approval (CAN))
Breeder - Miss K. Rausing

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
held up mid-division and keen, kept on same pace
7th
0.5L
silks
Quercus (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (C A Gledhill)
(Drawn 2)
Nayef (USA) - Dufoof (IRE)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Roundhill Stud

(Morning price: 66/1 40/1)
SP 40/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden and no extra inside final furlong
8th
2.75L
silks
Helmoona (GB) 2, ch g 9-5 (Grange Park Racing Xviii)
(Drawn 6)
Helmet (AUS) - Maimoona (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Aurum Bloodstock

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1 50/1 40/1 33/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
towards rear, effort over 2f out, never dangerous
9th
nk
silks
Internationaltiger (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (P D Smith Holdings Ltd)
(Drawn 5)
Garswood (GB) - Elusive Sue (USA)(Elusive Quality (USA))
Breeder - P. D. Smith Holdings Ltd

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden over 1f out, faded inside final furlong
10th
2.75L
silks
Poco Contante (GB) 2, b f 9-0 (NE1 Racing Club)
(Drawn 10)
Fast Company (IRE) - Littlemoor Lass (GB)(Motivator (GB))
Breeder - Stuart & Sarah Matheson

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

loading past form
in rear, pushed along over 3f out, ridden over 2f out, never dangerous
11th
26L
silks
New Man (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (Habton Farms)
(Drawn 1)sr
Equiano (FR) - Magic Myth (IRE)(Revoque (IRE))
Breeder - Habton Farms

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

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
Off 2.32
Time 1m. 28.19 secs, which is 57.44 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £20.30
Tote Trifecta- £101.00
CSF- £18.04.


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