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Placepot Pool - £78,419.49 Winning Units - 4.65 Dividend - £12,311.00. Quadpot Pool - £8,069.99 Winning Units - 24.62 Dividend - £242.50. Place Six Dividend - £1,118.96. Place Five Dividend - £335.95.

1st
silks
Horatio Hornblower (IRE) 11, b g 11-7 (Chasing Gold Racing Club)
cp+ Rated 115
Presenting (GB) - Countess Camilla (GB)(Bob's Return (IRE))
Breeder - H. Davies & R. Davies

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1

Tote Win £6.20 Place £1.40
loading past form
tracked leaders, led before 3 out, soon ridden, left with clear advantage last, driven out
2nd
8L
silks
Frankly Speaking (GB) 9, ch g 10-13 (David Jenks & Celia & Michael Baker)
cp1WS Rated 107
Flemensfirth (USA) - No More Money (GB)(Alflora (IRE))
Breeder - David Jenks

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

Place £3.50
loading past form
held up in touch, pushed along after 5 out, went 3rd after next, soon ridden, chased winner 2 out, 1 length down when blundered badly last, no impression after, just held on for 2nd
3rd
nose
silks
Alminar (IRE) 6, b g 11-9 (Mr Mark J Phillips)
ts5cp3 Rated 112
Arakan (USA) - Classic Magic (IRE)(Classic Cliche (IRE))
Breeder - Daniel Fogarty

(Morning price: 10/3 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 10/3 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2

Place £1.60
loading past form
tracked leader, led narrowly 10th, blundered and headed 4 out, soon ridden and one pace, rallied closing stages, just failed for 2nd
4th
4.5L
silks
Louse Talk (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (Pauling,perkins,kerwood,king&Williams)
ts2hd2 Rated 115
Mahler (GB) - Foxy Lady (IRE)(Yashgan)
Breeder - Vincent O'Connor

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

loading past form
led, headed narrowly 10th, left in lead again 4 out, headed before next, ridden and no impression from 2 out
5th
30L
silks
Mortens Leam (GB) 7, b g 11-7 (Mr Michael Hawker)
Rated 117
Sulamani (IRE) - Bonnet's Pieces (GB)(Alderbrook (GB))
Breeder - Mrs P. Sly

(Morning price: 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1) SP 18/1

loading past form
held up behind, headway 10th, pushed along after 5 out, weakening when mistake next, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Cougar's Gold (IRE) 8, b g 12-0 (Mr Einsley Harries)
ts+cp+ Rated 117
Oscar (IRE) - Top Her Up (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Oliver Loughlin

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

loading past form
held up mid-division, lost place 10th, ridden and weakened after 5 out, behind when pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Bandon Roc (GB) 8, b g 11-12 (The Wow Partnership)
cp6sr Rated 115
Shirocco (GER) - Azur (IRE)(Brief Truce (USA))
Breeder - Mrs L. H. Field

(Morning price: 15/2 7/1 13/2 11/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
chased leaders, dropped to mid-division and reminders after 4th, weakened from 12th, tailed off 5 out, soon pulled up
p.u.
silks
Supakalanistic (IRE) 6, b g 11-11 (Jump For Fun Racing)
Rated 114
Kalanisi (IRE) - Keys Hope (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Michael Martin

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden after 5 out, never able to challenge, weakened and pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Steel Native (IRE) 8, b g 11-0 (Mr D Rees)
hd+ Rated 103
Craigsteel (GB) - Princess Gloria (IRE)(Prince Rupert (FR))
Breeder - A. Ryan

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

loading past form
in rear, struggling after 9th, lost touch and pulled up before 12th
Off 12.55
Time 6m. 35.30 secs, which is 5.16 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £58.30
Tote Trifecta- £665.10
CSF- £57.56
Tricast- £251.45.

Non runner Lac Sacre (FR) ( Self Cert (Infected Foot) )
2018 Jepeck 9 11-0 Mr Rex Dingle (7) 6/5Fav (A J Honeyball)
2017 Steel Native 6 10-5 T E Whelan 12/1 (D A Rees)
2016 Copper Birch 8 11-0 Adam Wedge 3/1 (E Williams)
2015 Conas Taoi 6 10-4 Conor Shoemark (3) 13/8Fav (Paul Morgan)
2014 Tarraco 7 11-10 Aidan Coleman 5/2Fav (Miss Venetia Williams)

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