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Placepot Pool - £30,435.86 Winning Units - 331.59 Dividend - £91.70. Quadpot Pool - £2,729.94 Winning Units - 82.73 Dividend - £32.90. Place Six Dividend - £125.24. Place Five Dividend - £51.85.

1st
silks
Star Of Southwold (FR) 4, bl g 8-12 (Middleham Park Racing XXXIII)
(Drawn 8) Rated 85
Le Havre (IRE) - Into The Wild (FR)(Great Journey (JPN))
Breeder - S.C. Snig Elevage

(Morning price: 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

Tote Win £11.80 Place £3.60
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led, steadied tempo halfway, went clear over 2f out, hung right over 1f out, reduced lead inside final furlong, held on gamely, all out
2nd
hd
silks
Lexington Empire (GB) 4, ch g 9-2 (Middleham Park Xxv,ms Delaney & Mr Bla)
(Drawn 1)bl6 Rated 89
Intello (GER) - Emperice (USA)(Empire Maker (USA))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

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

Place £2.50
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held up in mid-division, headway on inside over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, strong run inside final furlong, went 2nd towards finish and closed just held
3rd
0.5L
silks
Nonios (IRE) 7, b g 9-1 (Millingbrook Racing)
(Drawn 3)hd+ Rated 93
Oasis Dream (GB) - Young And Daring (USA)(Woodman (USA))
Breeder - Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nayhan

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

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slowly into stride, held up in last pair, headway on outside over 1f out, strong run inside final furlong, not reach leading duo
4th
nk
silks
Rufus King (GB) 4, ch g 9-3 (Garrett J Freyne Racing)
(Drawn 10) Rated 90
Iffraaj (GB) - Mosqueras Romance (GB)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

(Morning price: 20/1 14/1 20/1 18/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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raced keenly, tracked winner, ridden inside final 2f, closer inside final furlong, no extra and lost 2 places towards finish
5th
1.5L
silks
Mistiroc (GB) 8, br g 9-4 (Drew & Ailsa Russell)
(Drawn 6)vs+ Rated 91
Rocamadour (GB) - Mistinguett (IRE)(Doyoun)
Breeder - Jethro Bloodstock

(Morning price: 22/1 14/1 18/1 20/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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held up towards rear, kept on final furlong, never a threat
6th
0.5L
silks
Fayez (IRE) 5, b g 9-10 (Northern Lads & Nawton Racing)
(Drawn 5)cp+ Rated 97
Zoffany (IRE) - Gems (GB)(Haafhd (GB))
Breeder - Miss Siobhan Ryan

(Morning price: 5/1 13/2 15/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 9/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, behind, kept on inside final furlong, no threat
7th
1.5L
silks
El Ghazwani (IRE) 4, b c 9-6 (Mr Hamad Rashed Bin Ghedayer)
(Drawn 4)ts4 Rated 93
Cape Cross (IRE) - Almansoora (USA)(Bahri (USA))
Breeder - Longueville Bloodstock

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

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chased leaders on inside, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong
8th
6L
silks
Fennaan (IRE) 4, br g 9-1 (Mrs Wendy Burdett)
(Drawn 9)hd+ Rated 88
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Sanadaat (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Minch Bloodstock And Castletown Stud

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 12/1 14/1 10/1 15/2 10/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

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mid-division on outside, weakened over 2f out
9th
hd
silks
Shareef Star (GB) 4, b g 9-0 (Mr Saeed Suhail)
(Drawn 7)bl1sr Rated 87
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Gotlandia (FR)(Anabaa (USA))
Breeder - Haras du Logis St Germain

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

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chased leaders, pushed along over 3f out, soon outpaced and beaten
10th
0.5L
silks
Spanish Archer (FR) 4, b g 9-7 (Fred Archer Racing - Iroquois)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 94
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Parcelle Perdue (FR)(Coroner (IRE))
Breeder - Marquise Soledad de Moratalla

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

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always towards rear, never on terms
Off 3.31
Time 2m. 2.70 secs, which is 3.87 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £118.00
Tote Trifecta- £1406.60
CSF- £114.69
Tricast- £1428.17.


2018 Alfarris 4 9-1 Dane O'Neill 7/2 (William Haggas) (Drawn 6)
2017 Ickymasho 5 9-6 Luke Morris 14/1 (J Portman) (Drawn 5)
2016 Primogeniture 5 9-1 T J Murphy 66/1 (Mrs M Hambro) (Drawn 3)
2015 Flag War 4 9-7 D Sweeney 9/4 (Saeed Bin Suroor) (Drawn 3)

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