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Going - Good to Soft (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £76,352.58 Winning Units - 722.69 Dividend - £77.10. Quadpot Pool - £5,147.90 Winning Units - 145.38 Dividend - £26.20. Place Six Dividend - £156.85. Place Five Dividend - £82.33.

1st
silks
Quloob (GB) 3, b g 9-7 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 1) Rated 75
New Approach (IRE) - Jadhwah (GB)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

Tote Win £3.80 Place £1.30
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tracked leader and always going well, led inside final 2f, drew well clear over 1f out, stayed on strongly, very easily
2nd
8L
silks
Chaparrachik (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (John Connolly & Odile Griffith)
(Drawn 4) Rated 73
High Chaparral (IRE) - Chocolat Chaud (IRE)(Excellent Art (GB))

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

Place £2.10
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soon tracking leaders, ridden 2f out, hung left over 1f out, went 2nd inside final 150 yards, never any chance with very easy winner
3rd
3L
silks
Je Suis Charlie (GB) 3, b g 9-6 (Mrs G Rowland-clark & Mr C M Budgett)
(Drawn 6) Rated 74
High Chaparral (IRE) - Fin (GB)(Groom Dancer (USA))
Breeder - Kirtlington Stud Ltd

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

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led, ridden and headed inside final 2f, no chance with winner and lost 2nd inside final 150 yards, plugged on same pace in 3rd
4th
1.25L
silks
Koeman (GB) 3, b g 9-7 (Taplin & Bunney Partnership)
(Drawn 5) Rated 75
Dutch Art (GB) - Angelic Note (IRE)(Excellent Art (GB))
Breeder - B V Sangster

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

loading past form
held up in touch, pushed along on outside over 3f out, ridden and outpaced when hung left 2f out, plugged on into modest 4th close home
5th
nk
silks
Aware (IRE) 3, b g 9-0 (Mrs Fitri Hay)
(Drawn 8)ts1 Rated 71
Lawman (FR) - Viz (IRE)(Darshaan)

(Morning price: 12/1 22/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

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took keen hold towards rear, headway on inside chasing leaders over 1f out, plugged on inside final furlong, never going pace to reach leaders
6th
2.25L
silks
General Allenby (GB) 3, b g 8-7 (Mr David Cohen)
(Drawn 7)hd2es2bl3 Rated 46
Medicean (GB) - Cat Hunter (GB)(One Cool Cat (USA))
Breeder - Mr David Cohen

(Morning price: 25/1 40/1 33/1 50/1 66/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
held up in last trio, struggling in last pair over 3f out, never a factor
7th
3.25L
silks
Tristram (GB) 3, b g 9-7 (Normandie Stud Ltd)
(Drawn 2) Rated 75
Sinndar (IRE) - Treasured Dream (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Normandie Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 15/2 6/1 15/2 9/1 8/1 11/1 9/1 8/1 10/1 9/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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chased leaders on inside, ridden 2f out, weakened quickly over 1f out
8th
75L
silks
Oberyn (IRE) 3, b f 8-5 (Mrs Barbara Facchino)
(Drawn 3) Rated 64
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Daraliya (IRE)(Kahyasi)

(Morning price: 33/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 28/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

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last pair, behind and struggling over 3f out, eased final 2f, tailed off
Off 4.20
Time 2m. 35.79 secs, which is 2.67 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF- £25.97
Tricast- £57.17.


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