2m. 3f. 147yds. (Class 5) 4-y-o plus12 Ran
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- Stewards Report
After The Fox (GB) wore earplugs which were removed at the start.
The winner, Hardy Articos (IRE), appeared to show improved form, compared with its previous run at Bangor on 14 January 2021 where the gelding was pulled up.
Matt Sheppard explained that Hardy Articos (IRE) had benefitted from the drop back in trip to 2 miles 3 furlongs and 147 yards on this occasion, having previously raced over 2 miles 7 furlongs and 7 yards.
Sheppard's explanation was noted and the gelding was routine tested.
Following the race, Harry Cobden reported that Royal Crown (FR), which was pulled up, hung left- handed.
The Veterinary Officer reported that The Garrison (IRE), which was pulled up, lost its left-fore shoe.
Time 5m. 12.95 secs, which is 8.26 secs slower than the course average on today's going
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Non runner Kerb Line ( Self Cert (Abscess) )