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Going - Good to Soft (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £56,551.64 Winning Units - 633.7 Dividend - £65.10. Quadpot Pool - £5,445.07 Winning Units - 300.44 Dividend - £13.40. Place Six Dividend - £72.85. Place Five Dividend - £40.77.

1st
silks
Helvetian (GB) 2, b g 8-13 (Box 41)
(Drawn 1)
Swiss Spirit (GB) - Lucky Dip (GB)(Tirol)
Breeder - Whitsbury Manor Stud

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 13/2 5/1 6/1 13/2 7/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 11/2 6/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 6/1) SP 6/1

Tote Win £6.60 Place £1.70
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dwelt, soon led, made rest, held on towards finish
2nd
nk
silks
Swing Out Sister (IRE) 2, b f 8-13 (S R Hope & S W Barrow)
(Drawn 6)
Kodiac (GB) - Dance Club (IRE)(Fasliyev (USA))
Breeder - Deer Forest Stud

(Morning price: 10/3 3/1 11/4 9/4 2/1 15/8 13/8 7/4 13/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8 2/1) SP 2/1fav

Place £1.30
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tracked leaders, ridden inside final furlong, kept on and held towards finish
3rd
3.25L
silks
Spanish Star (IRE) 2, b g 9-1 (Shirley Symonds & Fred Camis)
(Drawn 5)
Requinto (IRE) - Rancho Star (IRE)(Soviet Star (USA))
Breeder - David Webb

(Morning price: 15/2 7/1 15/2 9/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 9/1

Place £2.60
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towards rear, headway 2f out, soon ridden, kept on inside final furlong
4th
6L
silks
Avenging Red (IRE) 2, b g 8-11 (Mr Shane Francis)
(Drawn 3)
Red Jazz (USA) - Lorena (IRE)(Bishop of Cashel (GB))
Breeder - Ciara Eglington

(Morning price: 33/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

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tracked winner until ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
5th
nk
silks
He's Our Star (IRE) 2, b g 8-11 (Mrsjaynefrench & Mrsjacquelinepilling)
(Drawn 2)
Lord Shanakill (USA) - Afilla (GB)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Irish National Stud

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

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mid-division, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no impression
6th
2.5L
silks
Diamond Express (IRE) 2, b f 8-8 (Idle B's 2 & Roger Teal)
(Drawn 8)
Fast Company (IRE) - South Ring (IRE)(Titus Livius (FR))
Breeder - David Brickley

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

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prominent, ridden over 1f out, weakened entering final furlong
7th
12L
silks
Courteous Crown (GB) 2, ch f 8-8 (Mr W Clifford)
(Drawn 4)
Helmet (AUS) - Speak Softly To Me (USA)(Ogygian (USA))
Breeder - Biddestone Stud

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 9/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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slowly away, in rear, headway halfway, soon ridden and weakened
8th
4.5L
silks
Western Dynamisme (FR) 2, b f 7-13 (Malcolm & Alicia Aldis)
(Drawn 9)
Manduro (GER) - Western Hope (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Kempsons Stud Ltd Aldis Alicia & Malcolm

(Morning price: 33/1 25/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

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behind, outpaced halfway
Off 5.31
Time 1m. 12.29 secs, which is 0.33 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £24.70
Tote Trifecta- £115.70
CSF- £19.13.

Non runner Three Little Birds (GB)
2016 Drop Kick Murphi 2 8-11 S Drowne 2/1Fav (George Baker) (Drawn 6)
2015 Zeeoneandonly 2 8-10 S Drowne 3/1Fav (David Evans) (Drawn 12)
2014 Classic Seniority 2 8-13 Cameron Hardie (5) 11/8Fav (Richard Hannon) (Drawn 5)
2013 Douneedahand 2 8-4 J F McDonald 12/1 (J W Mullins) (Drawn 8)
2012 Dream Maker 2 8-6 R Kingscote 10/11Fav (Tom Dascombe) (Drawn 9)

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