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Going - Good to Firm (Firm in places). 

Placepot Pool - £59,403.11 Winning Units - 234.29 Dividend - £185.00. Quadpot Pool - £5,912.19 Winning Units - 236.53 Dividend - £18.40. Place Six Dividend - £367.37. Place Five Dividend - £166.12.

1st
silks
Poetic Force (IRE) 5, ch g 9-3 (Mr S J Barton)
(Drawn 6)ts+sr Rated 75
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Obligada (IRE)(Beat Hollow (GB))
Breeder - S. J. Macdonald

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

Tote Win £5.00 Place £2.30
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steadied start, held up last, going well looking for room over 2f out, squeezed through over 1f out, soon 2nd, quickened to lead inside final furlong, ran on well
2nd
1.25L
silks
Salt Whistle Bay (IRE) 5, b g 9-7 (The Hightailers & Rae Guest)
(Drawn 3) Rated 79
Royal Applause (GB) - Quantum (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Shortgrove Manor Stud

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

Place £1.60
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tracked leader, led over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, headed and not pace of winner inside final furlong
3rd
3L
silks
Sir Plato (IRE) 5, b g 9-1 (The Tex And Dot Partnership)
(Drawn 1)bl1 Rated 73
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Dessert Flower (IRE)(Intikhab (USA))
Breeder - Noel Finegan

(Morning price: 9/1 11/1 12/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

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led, pushed along and headed over 2f out, lost 2nd over 1f out, 3rd and one pace final furlong
4th
1.25L
silks
Nahham (IRE) 4, b g 9-7 (Al Shaqab Racing)
(Drawn 5) Rated 79
Dawn Approach (IRE) - Anna's Rock (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - George Kent

(Morning price: 7/4 13/8 7/4 6/4 11/8)
(Ring price: 5/4 11/8 5/4 11/8 6/4 13/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

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on his toes, dwelt, pulled hard tracking leaders in 4th, pushed along in 3rd over 2f out, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, weakened final furlong
5th
3.5L
silks
Rock Icon (GB) 6, b g 9-2 (Mr M Goggin)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 74
Sixties Icon (GB) - Monashee Rock (IRE)(Monashee Mountain (USA))
Breeder - Mr Maurice Black

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

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pulled hard tracking leaders, slipped badly on bend 5f out, ridden and weakened 2f out
Off 6.40
Time 1m. 39.71 secs, which is 0.96 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £14.00
Tote Trifecta- £62.60
CSF- £19.85.

Non runner Redgrave
2018 Sir Plato 4 8-9 Jason Watson (5) 4/1 (B R Millman) (Drawn 1)
2017 Mister Musicmaster 8 8-10 S Drowne 10/1 (Rob Hodges) (Drawn 6)

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