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Going - Good to Soft (Good in places). 

Jackpot Pool - £14,084.51 Winning Units - .5 Dividend - £10,000.00. Placepot Pool - £223,331.07 Winning Units - 12585.15 Dividend - £12.90. Quadpot Pool - £17,374.70 Winning Units - 1887.32 Dividend - £6.80. Place Six Dividend - £16.42. Place Five Dividend - £11.34.

1st
silks
Paisley Park (IRE) 7, b g 11-6 (Mr Andrew Gemmell)
Rated 156
Oscar (IRE) - Presenting Shares (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - M. Conaghan

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

Tote Win £3.90 Place £1.90
loading past form
held up in mid-division, ridden after 3 out, headway after next, led before last, soon clear, stayed on strongly
2nd
12L
silks
West Approach (GB) 9, b g 11-0 (John and Heather Snook)
Rated 154
Westerner (GB) - Ardstown (GB)(Ardross)
Breeder - R. F. and S. D. Knipe

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

Place £3.70
loading past form
mid-division, headway 8th, led before last, soon headed, no chance with winner but kept on
3rd
2L
silks
Black Op (IRE) 8, br g 11-3 (Mr R S Brookhouse)
ts6 Rated 152
Sandmason (GB) - Afar Story (IRE)(Desert Story (IRE))
Breeder - P. Rothwell

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

Place £2.10
loading past form
chased leaders, not fluent 6th or 9th, challenged 2 out, soon led, headed before last, stayed on same pace
4th
10L
silks
Sam Spinner (GB) 7, b g 11-6 (Caron & Paul Chapman)
cp2 Rated 162
Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Dawn Spinner (GB)(Arctic Lord)
Breeder - Wriggle Valley TBs & R. Eccleshall

(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
close 2nd, every chance when pecked slightly 2 out, outpaced and no impression last
5th
2.75L
silks
Lil Rockerfeller (USA) 8, ch g 11-6 (Davies Smith Govier & Brown)
cp+ Rated 153
Hard Spun (USA) - Layounne (USA)(Mt Livermore (USA))
Breeder - Brushwood Stable

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

loading past form
led, headed after 2 out, no extra last
6th
1.75L
silks
Aye Aye Charlie (GB) 7, b g 11-0 (All Four One)
ts1 Rated 140
Midnight Legend (GB) - Trial Trip (GB)(Le Moss)
Breeder - Mrs C. J. Banks

(Ring price: 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
held up well in rear, not always fluent, outpaced and well held before 2 out, kept on last and went never dangerous 6th flat
7th
2.25L
silks
Aux Ptits Soins (FR) 9, gr g 11-0 (Mr J Hales)
Rated 149
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Reflexion Faite (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Haras de Saint Voir

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

loading past form
held up in rear, not fluent 4th, headway when not fluent 2 out, weakened before last
8th
nose
silks
Unowhatimeanharry (GB) 11, b g 11-6 (Mr John P McManus)
ts+cp3 Rated 157
Sir Harry Lewis (USA) - Red Nose Lady (GB)(Teenoso (USA))
Breeder - R J Smith

(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
chased leaders, ridden after 2 out, no impression when jumped left last
9th
8L
silks
Wholestone (IRE) 8, br g 11-6 (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)
Rated 157
Craigsteel (GB) - Last Theatre (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Michael O'Donovan

(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 17/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
chased leaders, mistake 2 out, soon weakened
10th
14L
silks
The Mighty Don (IRE) 7, ch g 11-0 (Golden Rose Partnership)
cp2 Rated 150
Shantou (USA) - Flying Answer (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Mrs B. D. Byrne

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

loading past form
held up in rear, went right and awkward 1st, headway 9th, weakened before 2 out
11th
99L
silks
Midnight Shadow (GB) 6, b g 11-6 (Mrs Aafke Clarke)
Rated 158
Midnight Legend (GB) - Holy Smoke (GB)(Statoblest)
Breeder - Capt A. L. Smith-Maxwell

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 8/1 17/2 9/1 17/2) SP 17/2

loading past form
held up rear of mid-division, headway 2 out, soon outpaced, well held when hampered and bad mistake last, eased heavily
p.u.
silks
Agrapart (FR) 8, b g 11-6 (Gascoigne, Brookes & Barker)
Rated 156
Martaline (GB) - Afragha (IRE)(Darshaan)
Breeder - Jean-Marc Lucas

(Morning price: 22/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
chased leaders, lost place 6th, ridden in last next, well beaten after 3 out, pulled up before last
Off 3.36
Time 5m. 59.90 secs, which is 1.62 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £59.70
Tote Trifecta- £575.10
CSF- £73.56.


2018 Agrapart 7 11-6 Lizzie Kelly 9/1 (Nick Williams)
2017 Unowhatimeanharry 9 11-8 B J Geraghty 10/11Fav (H Fry)
2016 Thistlecrack 8 11-8 T Scudamore 4/5Fav (C L Tizzard)
2015 Saphir Du Rheu 6 11-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 3/1 (Paul Nicholls)
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