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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £82,336.98 Winning Units - 2380.44 Dividend - £25.20. Quadpot Pool - £4,594.07 Winning Units - 594.07 Dividend - £5.70. Place Six Dividend - £25.07. Place Five Dividend - £10.51.

1st
silks
Elarqam (GB) 4, b c 9-1 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 3) Rated 109
Frankel (GB) - Attraction (GB)(Efisio)
Breeder - Floors Farming

(Morning price: 9/2 4/1 10/3 3/1 7/2 3/1 11/4 5/2 11/4)
(Ring price: 11/4 5/2 11/4) SP 11/4fav

Tote Win £3.20 Place £1.40
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tracked leader, led 2f out, stayed on strongly
2nd
2.5L
silks
Willie John (GB) 4, b c 9-1 (Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 6) Rated 98
Dansili (GB) - Izzi Top (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

(Morning price: 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1) SP 7/1

Place £2.20
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held up in last pair, steady headway tracking leaders 3f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner
3rd
3.5L
silks
Thundering Blue (USA) 6, gr/ro g 9-6 (Mr Clive Washbourn)
(Drawn 8) Rated 116
Exchange Rate (USA) - Relampago Azul (USA)(Forestry (USA))
Breeder - Dr Tom Castoldi

(Morning price: 13/2 8/1 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 17/2 8/1 17/2 8/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

Place £2.40
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held up last, steady headway on outside chasing leaders over 2f out, 3rd and one pace final 100 yards
4th
1.75L
silks
Vintager (GB) 4, ro g 9-1 (Godolphin)
(Drawn 5) Rated 110
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - White And Red (IRE)(Orpen (USA))
Breeder - Thurso Bloodstock Ltd

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

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tracked leaders, went 2nd inside final 2f, no impression on winner, lost 2nd and weakened inside final furlong
5th
0.5L
silks
Extra Elusive (GB) 4, ch c 9-1 (Mr Imad Alsagar)
(Drawn 4)bl1 Rated 107
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Nessina (USA)(Hennessy (USA))
Breeder - Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar

(Morning price: 4/1 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

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slowly away, pulled hard and recovered chasing leaders 8f out, outpaced when hung right then carried right over 1f out, plugged on again closing stages
6th
0.5L
silks
Fabricate (GB) 7, b g 9-1 (The Queen)
(Drawn 1)cp+ Rated 107
Makfi (GB) - Flight of Fancy (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - The Queen

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

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tracked leaders in 5th, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and unable to quicken when hung right over 1f out, no threat after, plugged on
7th
2.75L
silks
Francis Xavier (IRE) 5, b g 9-1 (Curzon House Partnership)
(Drawn 7) Rated 97
High Chaparral (IRE) - Missionary Hymn (USA)(Giant's Causeway (USA))
Breeder - Rockhart Trading Ltd

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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held up tracking leaders on outside, closer 3f out, weakened inside final 2f
8th
4L
silks
Glendevon (USA) 4, ch g 9-1 (Campbell, Clarke, Rexton & Waters)
(Drawn 2) Rated 102
Scat Daddy (USA) - Flip Flop (FR)(Zieten (USA))
Breeder - Justin Carthy

(Morning price: 14/1 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

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led, headed 2f out, weakened quickly

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