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Jackpot Pool - £26,906.97 Winning Units - 8 Dividend - £2,387.90. Placepot Pool - £182,246.05 Winning Units - 3737.64 Dividend - £35.50. Quadpot Pool - £15,731.96 Winning Units - 854.41 Dividend - £13.60. Place Six Dividend - £28.95. Place Five Dividend - £18.71.

1st
silks
Di Fede (IRE) 4, b f 9-0 (Mr Robert Ng)
(Drawn 3) Rated 101
Shamardal (USA) - Dibiya (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Mr Robert Ng

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

Tote Win £2.30 Place £1.30
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held up last in group of 4 towards far side, smooth headway over 2f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on well
2nd
0.75L
silks
Miss Celestial (IRE) 3, b f 8-12 (John Pearce Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 9)cp4sr Rated 97
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Liber Nauticus (IRE)(Azamour (IRE))
Breeder - Ballymacoll Stud Farm Ltd

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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raced keenly, chased main group leaders, ridden to lead over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, plugged on
3rd
0.5L
silks
Muchly (GB) 3, b f 8-12 (5 Hertford Street Racing Club)
(Drawn 8) Rated 98
Iffraaj (GB) - Ego (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Highclere Stud

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 9/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

Place £3.60
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raced in main group and led overall until narrowly headed 3f out, remained prominent, every chance inside final furlong, no extra towards finish
4th
1.75L
silks
Shepherd Market (IRE) 4, b f 9-0 (Windmill Racing)
(Drawn 1)bl1 Rated 94
Reckless Abandon (GB) - Shepherdia (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

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

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chased leader in group of 4 towards far side, led overall 2f out until over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
5th
hd
silks
Beauty Filly (GB) 4, b f 9-3 (Sheikh Juma Dalmook Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 102
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Miss Delila (USA)(Malibu Moon (USA))
Breeder - Highbank Stud

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

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raced in 3rd in quartet towards far side, every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
6th
2.25L
silks
Blizzard (GB) 4, b f 9-0 (Absolute Solvents Ltd)
(Drawn 10) Rated 97
Medicean (GB) - Moretta Blanche (GB)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Springcombe Park Stud

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

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chased main group leader, pushed along 2f out, edged right and weakened over 1f out
7th
4.5L
silks
Red Starlight (GB) 4, br f 9-0 (Cheveley Park Stud)
(Drawn 5) Rated 97
Pivotal (GB) - Star Chart (IRE)(Dubawi (IRE))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

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held up in main group, pushed along over 2f out, never on terms
8th
nk
silks
Excellent Times (GB) 4, b f 9-0 (Times of Wigan)
(Drawn 6) Rated 92
Excelebration (IRE) - Al Janadeirya (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Times of Wigan Ltd

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

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held up in main group and never on terms
9th
0.75L
silks
Tapisserie (GB) 3, ch f 9-1 (Mr Isa Salman)
(Drawn 12)sr Rated 100
Le Havre (IRE) - Miss Work of Art (GB)(Dutch Art (GB))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

(Morning price: 11/1 9/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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held up in main group and never on terms
10th
2.5L
silks
Dandhu (GB) 3, ch f 9-3 (The Dandhu Partnership)
(Drawn 7) Rated 107
Dandy Man (IRE) - Poldhu (GB)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Barton Bloodstock

(Morning price: 11/2 5/1 11/2 13/2 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

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raced keenly, held up in main group and always behind
11th
1.25L
silks
Lyzbeth (FR) 3, b f 8-12 (Mantonbury Stud)
(Drawn 11) Rated 96
Zoffany (IRE) - Arcangela (GB)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - S.A.S. Elevage Du Haras de Bourgeauville

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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raced in main group and always behind
12th
8L
silks
Jadeerah (GB) 3, b f 8-12 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 4)hd5 Rated 90
Frankel (GB) - Maqaasid (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

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led group of 4 towards far side, slight lead overall 3f out, headed 2f out, weakened soon after
Off 4.18
Time 1m. 29.53 secs, which is 28.82 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £31.40
Tote Trifecta- £241.70
CSF- £33.62.

Non runner Sunday Star (GB) ( Self Cert (Going) )
2018 Di Fede 3 8-12 Harry Bentley 13/2 (Ralph Beckett) (Drawn 4)
2017 One Master 3 8-12 M Harley 20/1 (William Haggas) (Drawn 7)
2016 Eternally 3 8-12 L Dettori 11/4Fav (John Gosden) (Drawn 15)
2015 Pelerin 4 9-0 M Harley 9/2 (M Botti) (Drawn 3)
2014 Al Thakhira 3 8-12 M Harley 5/2Fav (M Botti) (Drawn 5)

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