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Going - Soft (Good to soft in places). 

Placepot Pool - £45,530.24 Winning Units - 37.85 Dividend - £878.10. Quadpot Pool - £5,454.74 Winning Units - 37.5 Dividend - £107.60. Place Six Dividend - £1,924.22. Place Five Dividend - £347.04.

1st
silks
The King of May (FR) 5, b g 10-12 (Phil & Julie Martin)
Rated 125
High Rock (IRE) - Waltzing (IRE)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Mr Alain Lebret & Mr Pascal Noue

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

Tote Win £21.70 Place £7.50
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway 5 out, led 3 out, hard driven, held on well
2nd
0.5L
silks
Esprit Du Large (FR) 5, b g 11-4 (Mr & Mrs William Rucker)
Rated 131
No Risk At All (FR) - Tuffslolyloly (FR)(Double Bed (FR))
Breeder - Pascal Noue

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

Place £2.60
loading past form
in touch, outpaced 3 out, headway approaching last, stayed on well closing stages, never reached winner
3rd
2L
silks
Smiths Cross (IRE) 7, b g 11-0 (Mrs Lynne MacLennan)
Rated 127
Westerner (GB) - Blue Supreme (IRE)(Pistolet Bleu (IRE))
Breeder - Padraig Barry

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

loading past form
tracked leader, led 4 out, headed next, kept on under pressure
4th
1.5L
silks
West To The Bridge (IRE) 6, b g 10-12 (Mr J Tierney)
ts+hd+ Rated 125
Flemensfirth (USA) - Godlylady (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mr L. Dunne

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

loading past form
held up in rear, blundered 4th, headway after 3 out, chased leaders last, kept on same pace flat
5th
4.5L
silks
Khage (IRE) 6, b g 11-8 (Kate & Andrew Brooks)
Rated 135
Stowaway (GB) - Made Easy (IRE)(Rudimentary (USA))
Breeder - J. and J. Lawler

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

loading past form
led, soon clear, headed 4 out, rallied and every chance next, jumped left and blundered last, weakened flat
6th
4.5L
silks
Hill Sixteen (GB) 6, b g 10-10 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)
Rated 123
Court Cave (IRE) - Chasers Chic (GB)(Karinga Bay)
Breeder - Mrs Audrey Goodwin

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

loading past form
chased leaders, outpaced after 4 out, soon beaten
7th
shd
silks
Buster Valentine (IRE) 6, b g 11-3 (The Mount Fawcus Partnership)
Rated 130
Ask (GB) - Femme Du Noir (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mr Tom Howley

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 3/1 7/2 3/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 6/1 7/1 8/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
chased leaders, effort 3 out, weakened approaching last
Off 12.16
Time 4m. 3.40 secs, which is 11.34 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £128.00
Tote Trifecta- £411.80
CSF- £99.00
Tricast- £664.89.

Non runner River Frost (GB) ( Self Cert (Knocked Joint) )
2018 Luckofthedraw 5 11-1 Sam Twiston-Davies 5/1 (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
2017 Derintoher Yank 6 10-11 W T Kennedy 9/1 (Donald McCain)
2016 Double W's 6 11-4 B Hughes 9/4 (J Jefferson)
2015 Germany Calling 6 11-8 Aidan Coleman 1/1Fav (Charlie Longsdon)
2014 Robin's Command 7 10-9 Craig Nichol (3) 4/1 (Mrs R Dobbin)

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