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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Placepot Pool - £60,058.92 Winning Units - 84.93 Dividend - £516.20. Quadpot Pool - £6,121.71 Winning Units - 20 Dividend - £226.50. Place Six Dividend - £62.87. Place Five Dividend - £43.95.

1st
silks
Grove Ferry (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Martin & Valerie Slade & Partner)
(Drawn 7)
Excelebration (IRE) - Rebelline (IRE)(Robellino (USA))
Breeder - Skymarc Farm

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

Tote Win £2.30 Place £1.10
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slowly into stride, held up in rear, headway over 2f out, switched right over 1f out, went 2nd entering final furlong, stayed on, led towards finish
2nd
0.75L
silks
Sword Beach (IRE) 2, ch c 9-5 (Hp Racing Sword Beach)
(Drawn 4)
Ivawood (IRE) - Sleeping Princess (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Colin Kennedy

(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, switched right over 1f out, soon led, stayed on, headed towards finish
3rd
3.5L
silks
Top Buck (IRE) 2, ch c 9-5 (Manton Thoroughbreds Iv)
(Drawn 8)
Dandy Man (IRE) - Tip It On The Top (IRE)(War Chant (USA))
Breeder - Eimear Mulhern

(Morning price: 8/13 8/11 10/11 1/1 11/10)
(Ring price: 11/8 6/4 11/8) SP 11/8fav

Place £1.10
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chased leaders, lost place after 1f, ridden and headway 2f out, switched right over 1f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, not pace to challenge
4th
1.75L
silks
Whispering Leaves (IRE) 2, b f 8-9 (Jt & Km Thomas)
(Drawn 5)
Acclamation (GB) - Djinni (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Redpender Stud Ltd

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

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prominent, ridden over 2f out, soon lost place, no impression after, kept on inside final furlong
5th
hd
silks
Al Verde (GB) 2, ch c 9-1 (Larkhills & Shaw Racing 2)
(Drawn 2)
Al Kazeem (GB) - Greenery (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - D. J. and Mrs Deer

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 50/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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took keen hold, pressed leader, every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
6th
1.25L
silks
Kahpehlo (GB) 2, b f 8-10 (Mr & Mrs K Finch)
(Drawn 1)
Helmet (AUS) - Anosti (GB)(Act One (GB))
Breeder - Theobalds Stud

(Ring price: 66/1 100/1) SP 100/1

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chased leaders on outside, pushed along 3f out, soon beaten
7th
0.5L
silks
Es Que Pearl (IRE) 2, ch f 8-10 (The Links Partnership & Harry Dutfield)
(Drawn 3)
Es Que Love (IRE) - Pearl Power (GB)(Dutch Art (GB))
Breeder - Mr Robert O'Brien

(Morning price: 40/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

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led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
8th
0.5L
silks
Shaun's Delight (IRE) 2, ch c 9-3 (Mr S Middleton)
(Drawn 9)
Camacho (GB) - Leopard Hunt (USA)(Diesis)
Breeder - Roundhill Stud

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

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held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, edged right over 1f out, no impression
9th
0.5L
silks
Summer Lake (GB) 2, b f 8-10 (Mr Paul Inglett)
(Drawn 6)
Poet's Voice (GB) - Random Success (IRE)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Beckhampton & Inglett

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

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mid-division on outside of field, pushed along 3f out, well held final 2f
Off 2.16
Time 1m. 19.58 secs, which is 3.58 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £18.50
Tote Trifecta- £45.50
CSF- £19.42.


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