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Going - Heavy. 

Placepot Pool - £72,859.05 Winning Units - 4277.12 Dividend - £12.40. Quadpot Pool - £7,951.60 Winning Units - 681.36 Dividend - £8.60. Place Six Dividend - £13.37. Place Five Dividend - £8.57.

1st
silks
The Gipper (IRE) 8, b g 11-6 (Pos Partnership)
Rated 111
King's Theatre (IRE) - Merrill Gaye (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - James Nolan

(Morning price: 5/4 11/10 6/5 5/4 11/8 5/4 11/10)
(Ring price: 5/4 6/5 11/10 1/1 11/10) SP 11/10fav

Tote Win £2.50 Place £2.30
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tracked leader, led soon after 3 out, clear next, kept on strongly, very easily
2nd
8L
silks
Radical Archie (GB) 7, ch g 11-2 (Mrs Janet Davies)
Rated 117
Prince Arch (USA) - Radical Gunner (GB)(Gunner B)
Breeder - D & N Bloodstock

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

Place £1.40
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led, not fluent 3rd, headed and dropped to 3rd soon after 3 out, plugged on and went 2nd again towards finish, no chance with winner
3rd
1L
silks
Llantara (GB) 7, b m 11-0 (Bailey-carvill Equine)
ts9 Rated 112
Kayf Tara (GB) - Lady Llancillo (IRE)(Alflora (IRE))
Breeder - Ralph Bailey

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 9/4 5/2 9/4 5/2 11/4 5/2)
(Ring price: 5/2 9/4 5/2 9/4 5/2 11/4 3/1) SP 3/1

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held up in last pair, mistake 1st, headway tracking leaders before 3 out, went 2nd on extended run before next, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no chance with winner, lost 2nd towards finish
4th
15L
silks
Alohamora (IRE) 4, ch f 10-11 (J A Nash)
Rated 116
English Channel (USA) - America Alone (GB)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Old Carhue Stud

(Morning price: 5/1 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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chased leading pair, 2nd soon after 3 out until extended run before next, weakened quickly
5th
55L
silks
Starcrossed (GB) 6, b g 10-12 (Lady Susan Brooke)
sr Rated 117
Cape Cross (IRE) - Gretna (GB)(Groom Dancer (USA))
Breeder - Lofts Hall Stud

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

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raced keenly, held up in last pair, jumped slowly 2nd, lost touch before 4th, tailed off when mistake next
Off 2.50
Time 4m. 9.20 secs, which is 2.68 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £5.00
Tote Trifecta- £7.80
CSF- £4.96.

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