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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Jackpot Pool - £84,930.39 Winning Units - 1.5 Dividend - £40,200.30. Placepot Pool - £1,255,442.49 Winning Units - 21339.43 Dividend - £42.90. Quadpot Pool - £68,256.21 Winning Units - 2956.97 Dividend - £17.00. Place Six Dividend - £71.17. Place Five Dividend - £18.85.

1st
silks
Altior (IRE) 9, b g 11-10 (Mrs Patricia Pugh)
sr Rated 175
High Chaparral (IRE) - Monte Solaro (IRE)(Key Of Luck (USA))
Breeder - Paddy Behan

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

Tote Win £1.40 Place £1.10
loading past form
jumped left at few times, tracked leader, mistake 7th (water), led after 3 out, ridden after 2 out, headed last, edged left into rival and led again flat, stayed on well and asserting towards finish
2nd
1.75L
silks
Politologue (FR) 8, gr g 11-10 (Mr J Hales)
ts5hd7sr Rated 166
Poliglote (GB) - Scarlet Row (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - Mme Henri Devin

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

loading past form
chased leaders, effort from 3 out, driven and stayed on flat, went 2nd towards finish, no impression on winner
3rd
1.75L
silks
Sceau Royal (FR) 7, b g 11-10 (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)
Rated 159
Doctor Dino (FR) - Sandside (FR)(Marchand de Sable (USA))
Breeder - Mr Guy Vimont

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

Place £3.20
loading past form
chased leaders, effort after 3 out, challenged 2 out, led last, ridden, leant on by winner and headed flat, 3rd and held towards finish
4th
6L
silks
Hell's Kitchen (GB) 8, b g 11-10 (Mr John P McManus)
ts6hd7 Rated 155
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Mille Et Une (FR)(Trempolino (USA))
Breeder - Netherfield House Stud

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

loading past form
held up in rear, took keen hold, headway to chase leaders 3 out, soon not clear run and lost place, effort on outside after 2 out, went 4th when hit last, hung left flat and kept on, no impression on leaders
5th
1.75L
silks
Min (FR) 8, b g 11-10 (Mrs S Ricci)
sr Rated 167
Walk In The Park (IRE) - Phemyka (FR)(Saint Estephe (FR))
Breeder - Mme Marie-Therese Mimouni

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

loading past form
keen early stages, chased leaders, short of room and lost place after 3 out, switched left before last, never able to get back involved
6th
8L
silks
Castlegrace Paddy (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (Clipper Logistics Group Ltd)
Rated 156
Flemensfirth (USA) - Thunder Road (IRE)(Mtoto)
Breeder - Mr P J W Byrne

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders 3 out, disputing 4th 2 out, switched right and unable to go with leaders, weakened flat
7th
5L
silks
Saint Calvados (FR) 6, b g 11-10 (Kate & Andrew Brooks)
cp1sr Rated 156
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Lamorrese (FR)(Pistolet Bleu (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Jeremy Buez

(Morning price: 40/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
jumped right at times, led, headed after 3 out, weakened approaching last
8th
10L
silks
Ordinary World (IRE) 9, br g 11-10 (C Jones)
Rated 154(-1 after this run)
Milan (GB) - Saucy Present (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Dillon Family

(Morning price: 50/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
in rear, behind and struggling 7th, never involved after
p.u.
silks
God's Own (IRE) 11, b g 11-10 (Crossed Fingers Partnership)
sr Rated 159
Oscar (IRE) - Dantes Term (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Caroline O'Driscoll

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, slow 5th, headway on outside after 4 out, disputing 4th 2 out, jockey soon looking down and pulled up before last
Off 3.31
Time 3m. 58.54 secs, which is 5.00 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £6.30
Tote Trifecta- £50.70
CSF- £7.20
Tricast- £45.22.


2018 Altior 8 11-10 N de Boinville 1/1Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2017 Special Tiara 10 11-10 N D Fehily 11/1 (Henry De Bromhead)
2016 Sprinter Sacre 10 11-10 N de Boinville 5/1 (Nicky Henderson)
2015 Dodging Bullets 7 11-10 Sam Twiston-Davies 9/2 (Paul Nicholls)
2014 Sire De Grugy 8 11-10 J E Moore 11/4Fav (G L Moore)

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