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Placepot Pool - £50,359.66 Winning Units - 227.13 Dividend - £221.70. Quadpot Pool - £10,132.84 Winning Units - 996.95 Dividend - £10.10. Place Six Dividend - £238.86. Place Five Dividend - £33.96.

1st
silks
Lexington Empire (GB) 4, ch g 9-5 (Middleham Park Xxv,ms Delaney & Mr Bla)
(Drawn 3) Rated 79
Intello (GER) - Emperice (USA)(Empire Maker (USA))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 11/2 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 9/4 2/1 15/8) SP 15/8fav

Tote Win £2.60 Place £1.70
loading past form
tracked leaders going well, went 2nd over 1f out, led approaching final furlong, soon clear, easily
2nd
4.5L
silks
Juanito Chico (IRE) 5, br g 9-0 (Mr Tony Verrier)
(Drawn 4)ts+hd+ Rated 74
Pour Moi (IRE) - Miss Kittyhawk (IRE)(Hawk Wing (USA))
Breeder - Miss Catherine Monaghan

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 33/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 6/1 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Place £3.20
loading past form
restless in gate, held up last, headway on outside over 1f out, ridden and went 2nd last 100 yards, no chance with winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Michele Strogoff (GB) 6, b g 9-13 (Mr Stephen Louch)
(Drawn 5)sr Rated 87
Aqlaam (GB) - Maschera D'oro (GB)(Mtoto)
Breeder - Razza Del Sole Societa Agricola SRL

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

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led, ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, soon outpaced by winner, lost 2nd final 100 yards
4th
1.5L
silks
The Night King (GB) 4, b g 8-13 (Andy Viner, John Quorn, Mick Quinn)
(Drawn 7)sr Rated 73
Arcano (IRE) - Semplicita (IRE)(In The Wings)
Breeder - Vincenzo De Siero

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 6/1 5/1 7/4 2/1 9/4) SP 9/4

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held up in 5th, headway under pressure over 1f out, 4th and no impression inside final furlong
5th
1.75L
silks
Sea Tide (GB) 5, b m 8-13 (Mrs P J Sheen)
(Drawn 6)sr Rated 73
Champs Elysees (GB) - Change Course (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Millsec Limited

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 66/1 80/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 25/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, raced keenly, soon chasing leaders, went 2nd over 7f out until ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
6th
0.75L
silks
Pheidippides (GB) 4, ch g 9-4 (Dr O Rangabashyam)
(Drawn 8)bl5sr Rated 78
Sepoy (AUS) - Bounty Box (GB)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - Farmers Hill Stud

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 5/1 6/1 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up in last pair, never on terms
7th
16L
silks
Juneau (IRE) 4, b f 9-7 (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 2) Rated 81
Dubawi (IRE) - Snow Rose (USA)(Elusive Quality (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 40/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
moved poorly, tracked leader over 2f, chased leading pair until over 2f out, weakened quickly, behind and eased final furlong
Off 7.07
Time 2m. 4.56 secs, which is 2.03 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £17.20
Tote Trifecta- £83.60
CSF- £18.53
Tricast- £55.44.

Shareef Star was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply.

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