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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £54,133.98 carried forward to Cheltenham on Fri, 16th Mar. Placepot Pool - £1,103,464.61 Winning Units - 8314.49 Dividend - £96.80. Quadpot Pool - £58,872.61 Winning Units - 1931.89 Dividend - £22.50. Place Six Dividend - £66.87. Place Five Dividend - £42.49.

1st
silks
The Storyteller (IRE) 7, ch g 11-4 (Mrs Pat Sloan)
Rated 147(+8 after this run)
Shantou (USA) - Bally Bolshoi (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - R Cotton & S Lannigan O'Keeffe

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

Tote Win £5.60 Place £2.10
loading past form
tracked leaders, one pace when not fluent 2 out, rallied to chase leader and 1 length down last, ridden and hung right under pressure flat, stayed on well to lead towards finish
2nd
1.75L
silks
Splash of Ginge (GB) 10, b g 10-5 (Mr J D Neild)
Rated 137
Oscar (IRE) - Land Of Honour (GB)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Stewart Pike

(Morning price: 33/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
tracked leader, led 5 out, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, 1 length advantage last, kept on when hard pressed flat, headed and no extra towards finish
3rd
5L
silks
King's Odyssey (IRE) 9, b g 10-10 (Mr & Mrs William Rucker)
Rated 139
King's Theatre (IRE) - Ma Furie (FR)(Balleroy (USA))
Breeder - The Hon Mrs V. M. A. Tower

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

Place £3.60
loading past form
in touch, pressed leader 5 out, every chance 2 out, one pace last, ridden and no impression with front pair flat
4th
1L
silks
Ballyalton (IRE) 11, b g 10-9 (Mr John Westwood)
cp7 Rated 138
Pierre (GB) - Almilto (IRE)(Mandalus)
Breeder - P. Doyle

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

Place £4.00
loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden and every chance on inside 2 out, one pace last, no impression flat
5th
0.75L
silks
King's Socks (FR) 6, b g 10-11 (Bryan Drew)
Rated 140
King's Best (USA) - Alexandrina (GER)(Monsun (GER))
Breeder - Mr Emmanuel Trussardi

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

loading past form
mid-division, headway to tracked leaders before 4 out, every chance when hit 2 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression from last
6th
1.25L
silks
Guitar Pete (IRE) 8, gr g 10-7 (Mrs Pat Sloan)
Rated 139
Dark Angel (IRE) - Innishmore (IRE)(Lear Fan (USA))
Breeder - P.J. Burke

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
held up behind, headway when hit 4 out, outpaced after next, soon ridden, kept on, never reached leaders
7th
9L
silks
Pougne Bobbi (FR) 7, b g 10-11 (Mr Juergen Meyer)
Rated 140
Protektor (GER) - Amicus (GB)(Xaar (GB))
Breeder - Mr John Nye

(Morning price: 33/1 25/1 20/1 18/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
towards rear, under pressure before 3 out, ridden and kept on approaching last, never threatened leaders
8th
3.25L
silks
Midnight Shot (GB) 8, b g 10-11 (Mr Alan Halsall)
Rated 140
Midnight Legend (GB) - Suave Shot (GB)(Suave Dancer (USA))
Breeder - Overbury Partnership

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, driven after 3 out, one pace, ridden and no impression between last 2, weakened flat
9th
0.75L
silks
Shanahan's Turn (IRE) 10, b g 10-3 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
ts1WS Rated 137
Indian Danehill (IRE) - Chanson Indienne (FR)(Indian River (FR))
Breeder - Bluegate Stud

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division, headway on outside 3 out, ridden to chase leaders before next, never on terms, weakened from last
10th
1.25L
silks
Last Goodbye (IRE) 7, b g 11-6 (Last Goodbye Syndicate)
ts2bl2 Rated 149
Millenary (GB) - Welsh Ana (IRE)(Welsh Term)
Breeder - Ian Williams

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden after 3 out, never going pace to threaten leaders
11th
6L
silks
Traffic Fluide (FR) 8, b g 11-2 (Galloping On The South Downs Partnersh)
vs2 Rated 145
Astarabad (USA) - Petale Rouge (FR)(Bonnet Rouge (FR))
Breeder - Mr Gaetan Gilles

(Morning price: 33/1 25/1 28/1 22/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division on inside, hit 10th, ridden 3 out, soon weakened
12th
6L
silks
Romain De Senam (FR) 6, b g 10-13 (Mr Chris Giles & Mr Dan Macdonald)
ts+hd+ Rated 142
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Salvatrixe (FR)(Housamix (FR))
Breeder - Pierre Senamaud & Dr Jacques Detre

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

loading past form
hit 1st, mid-division, struggling when blundered 4 out, soon behind
13th
10L
silks
Ultragold (FR) 10, b g 10-13 (Brocade Racing J P Romans Terry Warner)
ts+ Rated 142
Kapgarde (FR) - Hot D'or (FR)(Shafoun (FR))
Breeder - Gilles Chaignon

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

loading past form
never better than mid-division, weakened from 3 out
14th
16L
silks
Ballybolley (IRE) 9, b g 11-4 (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)
ts+ Rated 147
Kayf Tara (GB) - Gales Hill (IRE)(Beau Sher)
Breeder - The Red Marble Syndicate

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
held up behind, outpaced before 3 out, never involved
15th
10L
silks
Village Vic (IRE) 11, b g 11-12 (Mr Alan Peterson)
WS Rated 155
Old Vic - Etoile Margot (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - Tom Curran

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
led to 5 out, lost place 3 out, weakened before next, tailed off
16th
nk
silks
Quite By Chance (GB) 9, b g 11-0 (T Hamlin,j M Dare,j W Snook,j T Warner)
ts2bl1 Rated 143
Midnight Legend (GB) - Hop Fair (GB)(Gildoran)
Breeder - Mrs S. M. Newell

(Morning price: 33/1 1/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
mistake 1st, soon towards rear, hit 8th, struggling from next, weakened 3 out, tailed off
17th
17L
silks
Mercian Prince (IRE) 7, b g 11-1 (Mr Paul Murphy)
Rated 144
Midnight Legend (GB) - Bongo Fury (FR)(Sillery (USA))
Breeder - P. Murphy

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

loading past form
in touch, hit 10th, outpaced 5 out, weakened from 3 out, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Oldgrangewood (GB) 7, b g 11-4 (Chris Giles & Sandra Giles)
ts4 Rated 147
Central Park (IRE) - Top of The Class (IRE)(Rudimentary (USA))
Breeder - Mickley Stud

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

loading past form
always behind, struggling 10th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
p.u.
silks
Viconte du Noyer (FR) 9, gr g 11-4 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
ts+WS Rated 147
Martaline (GB) - Zouk Wood (USA)(Woodman (USA))
Breeder - Mme Josaine Dubief

(Morning price: 40/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
held up behind, mistake 11th, under pressure when hampered 4 out, weakened next, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Movewiththetimes (IRE) 7, ch g 10-13 (Mr John P McManus)
Rated 142
Presenting (GB) - Dare To Venture (IRE)(Darazari (IRE))
Breeder - Raymond Egan

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 8/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
mid-division, lost place when mistake and pecked 12th, not recover, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Drumcliff (IRE) 7, b g 10-12 (Mr John P McManus)
ts6 Rated 141
Presenting (GB) - Dusty Too (GB)(Terimon)
Breeder - Simon Tindall

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

loading past form
held up behind on outside, weakened and pulled up before 12th
fell
silks
Willie Boy (IRE) 7, b g 10-9 (Mr A Brooks)
Rated 138
Tikkanen (USA) - Pandora's Moon (IRE)(Tamayaz (CAN))
Breeder - Mrs Christine Kelly

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

loading past form
prominent on outside, hit 11th, blundered 5 out, soon lost place, under pressure when fell next
Off 4.10
Time 5m. 27.80 secs, which is 3.16 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £169.50
Tote Trifecta- £1957.80
CSF- £131.85
Tricast- £1699.68.

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2015 Darna 9 10-11 D Bass 33/1 (K C Bailey)
2014 Ballynagour 8 10-9 T Scudamore 12/1 (David Pipe)
2013 Carrickboy 9 10-5 Liam Treadwell 50/1 (Miss Venetia Williams)

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