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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £32,572.92 carried forward to Cheltenham on Wed, 13th Mar. Placepot Pool - £1,312,987.83 Winning Units - 10.5 Dividend - £91,283.90. Quadpot Pool - £87,905.02 Winning Units - 18 Dividend - £3,613.80. Place Six Dividend - £26,930.41. Place Five Dividend - £5,034.43.

1st
silks
Duc Des Genievres (FR) 6, gr g 11-4 (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)
Rated 151(+12 after this run)
Buck's Boum (FR) - Lobelie (FR)(Round Sovereign (FR))
Breeder - Mme Colette Serre

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

Tote Win £5.70 Place £2.10
loading past form
held up in mid-division, headway 6th, went 2nd 9th, led 3 out, clear next, stayed on strongly, easily
2nd
13L
silks
Us And Them (IRE) 6, b g 11-4 (Burnham Plastering & Dry Lining Limited)
ts3 Rated 152(-1 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Manorville (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Anne Marie Ryan

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

loading past form
held up in rear, pecked 1st, not fluent 4 out, ridden in modest 7th before 3 out, headway 2 out, went 2nd final 150 yards, no chance with winner
3rd
3.75L
silks
Articulum (IRE) 9, b g 11-4 (Martin McDonagh)
ts7 Rated 145(+1 after this run)
Definite Article (GB) - Lugante (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Exors of the Late John Harrington

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

loading past form
in touch behind leaders, slightly hampered 6th, mistake next (water), outpaced after jumping right 4 out, went 3rd on home turn after 3 out, jumped right 2 out, stayed on same pace
4th
2.75L
silks
Clondaw Castle (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (J French, D McDermott, S Nelson, T Syd)
Rated 144
Oscar (IRE) - Lohort Castle (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Carl Beame

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

loading past form
tracked leader until before 3rd, stayed prominent, left 2nd 6th until 9th, challenging 3 out, no impression on winner next, edged right after last, lost 2nd 150 yards, no extra
5th
5L
silks
Knocknanuss (IRE) 9, b g 11-4 (Hail Sargent Evans)
Rated 148
Beneficial (GB) - Dato Vic (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Aidan Madden

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
held up towards rear on outside, jumped right and not fluent 1st, headway to chase leader before 3rd, challenging 5th, left in lead next, headed 3 out, well beaten 4th 2 out, weakened after
6th
2.25L
silks
Paloma Blue (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (C Jones)
Rated 147
Stowaway (GB) - Court Leader (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - K D Cotter

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
not always fluent, tracked leaders and raced keenly early stages, mistake 6th, slightly hampered 4 out, outpaced after, weakened 2 out
7th
11L
silks
Hardline (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (Gigginstown House Stud)
hd+sr Rated 153
Arcadio (GER) - Hidden Reserve (IRE)(Heron Island (IRE))
Breeder - Ms Nadja Humphreys

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 4/1 7/2 10/3) SP 10/3fav

loading past form
held up towards rear, some headway 8th, shaken up before 3 out, no impression and soon well beaten
8th
6L
silks
Slate House (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (Eric Jones, Geoff Nicholas, John Roman)
ts6 Rated 137
Presenting (GB) - Bay Pearl (FR)(Broadway Flyer (USA))
Breeder - Aaron Metcalfe

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

loading past form
in touch until before 3rd, hampered 6th, well behind from 9th
u.r.
silks
Glen Forsa (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (Mr T P Radford)
Rated 150
Mahler (GB) - Outback Ivy (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Mr Jonathan Deacon

(Morning price: 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 9/2)
SP 9/2

loading past form
held up in rear, mistake and unseated rider 4th
u.r.
silks
Kalashnikov (IRE) 6, br g 11-4 (Mr Paul Murphy)
Rated 148
Kalanisi (IRE) - Fairy Lane (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Sunnyhill Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
tracked leaders on inside, hampered and unseated rider 6th
p.u.
silks
Lalor (GER) 7, b g 11-4 (Mr D G Staddon)
sr Rated 151
It's Gino (GER) - Laviola (GER)(Waky Nao (GB))
Breeder - Stall 5-Stars

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 6/1 13/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
rear group, last and struggling 5th, well behind 9th, pulled up before 4 out
fell
silks
Ornua (IRE) 8, ch g 11-4 (John J Phelan)
Rated 151
Mahler (GB) - Merry Heart (IRE)(Broken Hearted)
Breeder - Mr Brett Merry

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

loading past form
led, joined when fell 6th
Off 2.12
Time 3m. 58.90 secs, which is 4.64 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £70.70
Tote Trifecta- £1322.10
CSF- £67.92
Tricast- £1606.79.


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