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Placepot Pool - £39,378.71 Winning Units - 34.75 Dividend - £1,133.20. Quadpot Pool - £4,307.50 Winning Units - 14.45 Dividend - £298.00. Place Six Dividend - £383.03. Place Five Dividend - £174.40.

1st
silks
Blessed To Empress (IRE) 4, b f 9-7 (Mr D De Souza)
(Drawn 3)vs3 Rated 61
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Blessing Box (GB)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - Liam Butler & Churchtown House Stud

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

Tote Win £10.30 Place £2.90
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chased leaders, switched right 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, edged left and led inside final furlong, stayed on well
2nd
2L
silks
Sonnet Rose (IRE) 5, ch m 9-11 (Mr John C Davies)
(Drawn 1)ts+bl+ Rated 62
Poet's Voice (GB) - Arabian Pearl (IRE)(Refuse To Bend (IRE))
Breeder - Mr J. C. Davies

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

Place £1.20
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led, headed 6f out, prominent, led over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, held towards finish
3rd
2.25L
silks
Gregorian Girl (GB) 3, b f 9-7 (Skipsey, Franks & Roper And Mr A Chapm)
(Drawn 8) Rated 63
Gregorian (IRE) - Jackie's Opera (FR)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Shortgrove Manor Stud

(Morning price: 13/8 2/1 9/4 5/2 11/4 10/3 7/2 5/1 11/2)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1

Place £1.50
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chased leaders on outside, steadied after 1f, headway on outside 2f out, edged right and stayed on same pace inside final furlong
4th
3.5L
silks
Pearl Spectre (USA) 8, ch g 9-9 (Mr Steve Jakes)
(Drawn 4)vs+ Rated 60
Street Cry (IRE) - Dark Sky (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Estate of Edward P. Evans

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

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prominent, ridden 2f out, no extra inside final furlong
5th
nk
silks
Poetic Legacy (IRE) 3, b f 8-4 (Clipper Logistics)
(Drawn 7) Rated 46
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Cottonmouth (IRE)(Noverre (USA))
Breeder - Azienda Agricola Mariano

(Morning price: 13/2 5/1 9/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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slowly into stride, in rear, well behind 4f out, kept on final 100 yards, no chance
6th
nk
silks
Barton Mills (GB) 4, b g 10-2 (J Blackburn, J Ward & Racing Emporium)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 67
Iffraaj (GB) - Balladonia (GB)(Primo Dominie)
Breeder - Laundry Cottage Stud Farm

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 3/1 11/4 5/2 9/4 15/8)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 7/4 13/8) SP 13/8fav

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took keen hold, prominent, led 6f out, headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
7th
0.75L
silks
Alfie's Angel (IRE) 5, b g 8-5 (Mr E A Hayward)
(Drawn 5) Rated 45
Dark Angel (IRE) - Penolva (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Penolva Partnership

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 18/1)
SP 16/1

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held up, ridden and no impression over 1f out
8th
4L
silks
Tintern Spirit (IRE) 3, b f 7-12 (D Smith (saul) & J M Bradley)
(Drawn 6) Rated 45
Swiss Spirit (GB) - Tintern (GB)(Diktat (GB))
Breeder - J. & J. Waldron

(Morning price: 80/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1) SP 66/1

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chased leaders, outpaced 4f out, well held final 2f
Off 5.42
Time 1m. 24.63 secs, which is 1.07 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £47.50
Tote Trifecta- £163.70
CSF- £45.27
Tricast- £200.35.

Non runner Napping (GB)
2018 Sonnet Rose 4 9-6 William Carver (7) 9/2 (C Allen) (Drawn 3)
2017 King Of Swing 4 9-5 Finley Marsh (3) 7/2 (R Hughes) (Drawn 7)

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