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Placepot Pool - £53,825.36 Winning Units - 321.84 Dividend - £122.00. Quadpot Pool - £4,395.64 Winning Units - 29.2 Dividend - £111.30. Place Six Dividend - £132.88. Place Five Dividend - £121.13.

1st
silks
Ghalib (IRE) 7, ch g 9-0 (Ms M Austerfield)
(Drawn 2) Rated 77
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Gorband (USA)(Woodman (USA))
Breeder - T. Molan

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

Tote Win £47.60 Place £10.70
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tracked leaders, ridden to challenge over 1f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on well
2nd
2.25L
silks
Sputnik Planum (USA) 5, b g 9-7 (The Horse Watchers)
(Drawn 3)ts8 Rated 84
Quality Road (USA) - Shiva (JPN)(Hector Protector (USA))
Breeder - Flaxman Holdings Limited

(Morning price: 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Place £3.40
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chased a strong pace in 2nd, led over 2f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra
3rd
nk
silks
Ocala (GB) 4, ch f 9-4 (Mr George Strawbridge)
(Drawn 5) Rated 81
Nathaniel (IRE) - Night Carnation (GB)(Sleeping Indian (GB))
Breeder - George Strawbridge

(Morning price: 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 5/2)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

Place £1.30
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mid-division, headway over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, ran on into 3rd inside final furlong, nearest finish
4th
0.5L
silks
Falmouth Light (FR) 4, b g 8-13 (Drew & Ailsa Russell)
(Drawn 13)hd2 Rated 79
Cape Cross (IRE) - Wonderous Light (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Rashit Shaykhutdinov

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 20/1)
SP 25/1

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held up in rear, headway over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, never a threat
5th
shd
silks
Sands Chorus (GB) 7, b g 8-8 (The Cool Silk Partnership)
(Drawn 10)cp7 Rated 76
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Wood Chorus (GB)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - Worksop Manor Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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set strong pace until headed over 2f out, soon rallied, weakened final furlong
6th
0.5L
silks
Trinity Star (IRE) 8, gr g 8-8 (Trinity Racing)
(Drawn 15)vs5 Rated 71
Kheleyf (USA) - Zamiyla (IRE)(Daylami (IRE))
Breeder - Ms Natalie Cleary

(Morning price: 18/1 25/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

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behind, headway on inside over 2f out, chased leaders over 1f out, never on terms
7th
0.5L
silks
Weld Al Emarat (GB) 7, b g 9-1 (Imperial Racing Partnership No 8)
(Drawn 12) Rated 78
Dubawi (IRE) - Spirit of Dubai (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

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behind, some late headway, never nearer
8th
shd
silks
Beverley Bullet (GB) 6, b g 8-3 (Mrs Jean Stapleton & Rob Wilson)
(Drawn 11)cp+ Rated 66
Makfi (GB) - Don't Tell Mary (IRE)(Starcraft (NZ))
Breeder - Keith Trowbridge

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

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mid-division, headway under pressure on outside over 1f out, never dangerous
9th
1L
silks
Iconic Code (GB) 4, ch f 7-12 (Sir Ian & Ms Catriona Good)
(Drawn 14) Rated 66
Sixties Icon (GB) - Silca Key (GB)(Inchinor (GB))
Breeder - Norman Court Stud

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1)
SP 28/1

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behind, headway over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, weakened final furlong
10th
5L
silks
Set In Stone (IRE) 5, b f 8-13 (Thistle Bloodstock Limited)
(Drawn 1) Rated 76(-4 after this run)
Famous Name (GB) - Storminateacup (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Thistle Bloodstock Limited

(Morning price: 22/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 10/1 9/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 12/1)
SP 14/1

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slowly into stride, held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, never nearer
11th
1.5L
silks
Royal Sha heen (FR) 6, b g 8-12 (Mr Frank Lowe)
(Drawn 4)vs+ Rated 75
Myboycharlie (GER) - Viola Royale (GER)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - SF Bloodstock LLC

(Morning price: 40/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

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in touch, lost place over 2f out
12th
5L
silks
Illustrissime (USA) 6, b g 9-6 (Mr Carl Hodgson)
(Drawn 6)cp7 Rated 83
Mizzen Mast (USA) - Ghost Friendly (USA)(Ghostzapper (USA))
Breeder - GoldMark Farm LLC

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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mid-division, weakened over 2f out
13th
shd
silks
Vive La Difference (IRE) 5, b g 8-13 (Ryedale Partners No 5)
(Drawn 7) Rated 76
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Galaxie Sud (USA)(El Prado (IRE))
Breeder - Haras D'Etreham

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

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mid-division, under pressure over 2f out, no impression
14th
7L
silks
Ennjaaz (IRE) 5, b g 9-5 (Mr R W Fife)
(Drawn 9) Rated 82
Poet's Voice (GB) - Hall Hee (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 16/1 20/1)
SP 33/1

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held up towards rear, never dangerous
15th
1.25L
silks
Strong Steps (GB) 7, br g 8-1 (Mrs M Craig & Mr G Adams)
(Drawn 8) Rated 69
Aqlaam (GB) - Wunders Dream (IRE)(Averti (IRE))
Breeder - Exors of the Late J. Ellis

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 14/1 22/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1)
SP 20/1

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chased leaders, lost place well over 2f out
Off 4.02
Time 2m. 0.31 secs, which is 1.72 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £598.40
Tote Trifecta- £2342.40
CSF- £442.65
Tricast- £1314.02.


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