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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Placepot Pool - £69,384.24 Winning Units - 170.8 Dividend - £296.50. Quadpot Pool - £7,788.33 Winning Units - 165.38 Dividend - £34.80. Place Six Dividend - £208.50. Place Five Dividend - £19.14.

1st
silks
Clondaw Robin (IRE) 6, ch g 9-11 (The Plum Merchants)
cp6sr Rated 72
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Old Town Queen (IRE)(Bob's Return (IRE))
Breeder - E. Fehily

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 9/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 9/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1 11/2) SP 11/2

Tote Win £6.10 Place £2.40
loading past form
held up, steady headway chasing leaders before 4 out, challenged last, ridden and hung badly left run-in, stayed on to lead towards finish
2nd
nk
silks
Moonlit Sea (GB) 3, b g 10-6 (Mr Hugh J F Lang)
Rated 97
Sea The Moon (GER) - Angeleno (IRE)(Belong To Me (USA))
Breeder - Harts Farm Stud

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 14/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
held up in mid-division, hit 5th, headway chasing leaders 3 out, led and hit last, ridden and stayed on run-in, headed towards finish
3rd
2.75L
silks
Pottlereaghexpress (IRE) 6, b m 10-7 (The Beare With Us Partnership)
Rated 81
Beneficial (GB) - Needle Doll (IRE)(Needle Gun (IRE))
Breeder - Sean Keane

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 6/1 5/1 4/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 4/1 7/2 10/3) SP 10/3fav

Place £1.80
loading past form
bit keen, led, hit 2 out, headed before the last, no extra in 3rd run-in
4th
0.75L
silks
Whatsmeanttobe (GB) 5, b g 11-13 (Mrs Sally White)
Rated 101
Fair Mix (IRE) - Its Meant To Be (GB)(Gunner B)
Breeder - Shade Oak Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 12/1 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
chased leaders, went 2nd before 3 out, led before the last, headed last, weakened run-in
5th
20L
silks
Royal Concorde (IRE) 8, br g 10-6 (Mr R B Morton)
ts2 Rated 80
Kalanisi (IRE) - Talinas Rose (IRE)(Definite Article (GB))
Breeder - Martin Donovan

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 6/1 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 17/2 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2) SP 15/2

loading past form
chased leaders, weakened before 3 out, tailed off
6th
2L
silks
Rahmah (IRE) 7, b g 11-11 (Mr P D Cundell And Partner)
ts1 Rated 99
Vale Of York (IRE) - Sweet Home Alabama (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - Ms Natalie Cleary

(Morning price: 50/1 40/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden and weakened after 3 out, tailed off
7th
4.5L
silks
Avoir De Soins (IRE) 5, ch g 11-6 (Richard And Shirl Smith)
Rated 97
Flemensfirth (USA) - Garranlea Maree (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Mr Kevin Heaney

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

loading past form
held up in rear, never involved, tailed off
8th
29L
silks
Marley Firth (IRE) 7, b g 11-13 (Surrey Racing & Miss J Du Plessis)
ts4cp3 Rated 101
Flemensfirth (USA) - Merrill Gaye (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - James Nolan

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 13/2 15/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 6/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 17/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
not fluent 1st, chased leader until before 3 out, weakened rapidly, tailed off
9th
14L
silks
Polar Light (GB) 4, b f 10-8 (Mr J Duffy)
Rated 82
Norse Dancer (IRE) - Dimelight (GB)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Littleton Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along and struggling 5th, soon behind, tailed off
10th
37L
silks
Telegraph Place (IRE) 6, br g 11-1 (Mr L Gilbert)
cp4 Rated 89
Yeats (IRE) - Sea Skate (USA)(Gilded Time (USA))
Breeder - Sea Skate Syndicate

(Morning price: 8/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 11/2 9/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
towards rear, behind and struggling 5th, tailed off
p.u.
silks
En Coeur (FR) 5, b g 11-5 (Woodford Valley Racing)
Rated 96
Kap Rock (FR) - Fairyleap (FR)(Leeds (IRE))
Breeder - Mme Martine Bordat

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
always behind, never a factor, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out
Off 3.30
Time 4m. 51.72 secs, which is 4.28 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £61.80
Tote Trifecta- £426.90
CSF- £63.23
Tricast- £233.58.

Non runners Pepper Street ( Going (Changed since declaration.)), Lochinver (FR), Crafty Codger ( Vets Cert (Cut Leg) )
2018 Mazalto 5 11-0 Mr Sean Houlihan (5) 10/1 (P Phelan)
2017 Our Merlin 5 10-9 Harry Cobden 1/1Fav (R Walford)
2016 Bohernagore 7 9-10 Frankie Penford (10) 40/1 (Miss Z Davison)
2015 Superciliary 6 11-10 M Goldstein 25/1 (C Gordon)
2014 Aficionado 4 11-7 Christopher Ward (5) 9/4Fav (Dr Richard Newland)

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