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Placepot Pool - £102,496.72 Winning Units - 395.7 Dividend - £189.00. Quadpot Pool - £15,127.58 Winning Units - 343.17 Dividend - £32.60. Place Six Dividend - £189.40. Place Five Dividend - £46.39.

1st
silks
Breden (IRE) 8, b g 9-6 (The Breden Racing Partnership)
(Drawn 1) Rated 94
Shamardal (USA) - Perfect Touch (USA)(Miswaki (USA))
Breeder - Mrs C. L. Weld

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

Tote Win £3.30 Place £2.10
loading past form
tracked leader, led over 1f out, driven out
2nd
1L
silks
Brittanic (IRE) 4, ch g 8-11 (Twenty Stars Partnership)
(Drawn 2) Rated 85
Excelebration (IRE) - Fountain of Peace (USA)(Kris S (USA))
Breeder - Fountain Syn & Flaxman Stables

(Morning price: 10/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

Place £6.40
loading past form
steadied start, held up in rear, headway on inside over 1f out, chased winner inside final furlong, kept on well
3rd
nose
silks
Firmament (GB) 6, b g 9-8 (Gallop Racing)
(Drawn 7) Rated 96
Cape Cross (IRE) - Heaven Sent (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
in touch, headway over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, kept on same pace
4th
1.5L
silks
Glory Awaits (IRE) 8, ch g 8-7 (Mr John Cook)
(Drawn 6)bl+ Rated 80
Choisir (AUS) - Sandbox Two (IRE)(Foxhound (USA))
Breeder - J. Fisher

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

loading past form
prominent, outpaced over 2f out, rallied over 1f out, soon no impression
5th
1.5L
silks
Greatest Journey (GB) 6, ch g 9-13 (The Hobbits)
(Drawn 3) Rated 95
Raven's Pass (USA) - Sensationally (GB)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

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

loading past form
chased leaders, took closer order over 2f out, every chance over 1f out, faded final furlong
6th
nose
silks
Restive Spirit (GB) 3, b g 9-5 (The Restive Spirit Partnership)
(Drawn 4)cp1 Rated 94(-0 after this run)
Intello (GER) - Hooray (GB)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
led until over 1f out, weakened final furlong
Off 7.01
Time 1m. 38.06 secs
Tote Exacta- £28.70
Tote Trifecta- £90.10
CSF- £26.94.

Non runner Able Jack (GB) (Self Cert (Bruised Foot))
2017 Bowerman 3 8-12 Jack Mitchell 5/6Fav (Roger Varian) (Drawn 2)
2016 Qaffaal 5 8-9 G Gibbons 8/1 (M W Easterby) (Drawn 10)
2015 Volunteer Point 3 9-4 G Gibbons 7/2Fav (Mick Channon) (Drawn 1)

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