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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £9,581.46 carried forward to Ascot on Fri, 4th Oct. Placepot Pool - £38,706.20 Winning Units - 1601.89 Dividend - £24.10. Quadpot Pool - £4,849.70 Winning Units - 262.09 Dividend - £18.50.

1st
silks
Alrajaa (GB) 3, b g 9-3 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 7) Rated 82
Dubawi (IRE) - Ethaara (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

Tote Win £2.30 Place £1.20
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started very slowly, held up in rear, headway on outside from last bend, led 1f out, drew clear inside final furlong
2nd
3.5L
silks
Strict Tempo (GB) 3, ch f 9-4 (Mr J C Smith)
(Drawn 1) Rated 83
Norse Dancer (IRE) - Strictly Dancing (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Littleton Stud

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

Place £2.10
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held up in rear, headway on outside over 1f out, kept on, went 2nd close home, no impression on winner
3rd
nk
silks
Balladeer (GB) 3, b g 8-11 (Mascalls Stud)
(Drawn 2) Rated 76
Poet's Voice (GB) - Diamond Run (GB)(Gildoran)
Breeder - Mascalls Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 25/1 28/1 22/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

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mid-division, headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no impression on winner
4th
1L
silks
Aluqair (IRE) 3, b g 9-3 (Shaikh Duaij Al Khalifa)
(Drawn 5) Rated 82
Kodiac (GB) - Morethanafeeling (IRE)(Verglas (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Mark Gavin

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
chased leaders, switched left over 1f out, no extra close home
5th
2L
silks
Michele Strogoff (GB) 6, b g 9-2 (Mr Stephen Louch)
(Drawn 3)sr Rated 83
Aqlaam (GB) - Maschera D'oro (GB)(Mtoto)
Breeder - Razza Del Sole Societa Agricola SRL

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

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led, ridden 2f out, headed over 1f out, no extra well inside final furlong
6th
0.75L
silks
Hold Still (IRE) 3, b c 8-13 (Muir Racing Partnership - Saint Cloud)
(Drawn 4)sr Rated 78
Bated Breath (GB) - Effervesce (IRE)(Sri Pekan (USA))
Breeder - Norelands Bloodstock

(Morning price: 20/1 14/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

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slow to break, soon well behind, headway over 1f out, never dangerous
7th
2.25L
silks
Buckingham (IRE) 3, gr g 9-4 (The Buckingham Partnership)
(Drawn 6) Rated 83
Clodovil (IRE) - Lizzy's Township (USA)(Delaware Township (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Louise Quinn

(Morning price: 8/1 11/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, soon mid-division, brief effort over 1f out, soon weakened
8th
nose
silks
Commander Han (FR) 4, ch g 9-4 (Melbourne 10 Racing)
(Drawn 8)cp7 Rated 80
Siyouni (FR) - Acentela (IRE)(Shirocco (GER))
Breeder - Marquise Soledad de Moratalla

(Morning price: 10/1 14/1 18/1 20/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

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soon 2nd, ridden 2f out, weakened inside final furlong
9th
7L
silks
Felix The Poet (GB) 3, ch g 9-8 (The Rare Quality Partnership I)
(Drawn 9)bl5 Rated 87
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Ensemble (FR)(Iron Mask (USA))
Breeder - Whatton Manor Stud & Robert Cornelius

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

loading past form
slowly into stride, soon chasing leaders, ridden over 2f out, lost place over 1f out
Off 7.32
Time 1m. 37.86 secs, which is 1.09 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £15.10
Tote Trifecta- £121.80
CSF- £11.99
Tricast- £138.72.


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