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Going - Soft. 

Placepot Pool - £69,336.50 Winning Units - 2120.2 Dividend - £23.80. Quadpot Pool - £5,550.97 Winning Units - 177.47 Dividend - £23.10. Place Six Dividend - £52.56. Place Five Dividend - £38.50.

1st
silks
Mcgroarty (IRE) 8, b g 11-0 (Chris Stedman & Mark Albon)
ts+ Rated 148
Brian Boru (GB) - Uffizi (IRE)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - W. Phelan

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

Tote Win £4.70 Place £2.30
loading past form
led until 8th, led 4 out, all out
2nd
1L
silks
Theo (IRE) 9, b g 10-4 (P Jenkins & Partner)
hd+sr Rated 141
Westerner (GB) - Jemima Jay (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Gerard Leahy

(Morning price: 6/1 5/1 4/1 9/2 5/1 6/1 13/2 6/1 7/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 15/2 8/1 17/2 8/1 17/2 8/1 17/2) SP 17/2

loading past form
held up in rear, not fluent 3 out, hampered on bend just after, headway before last, went 2nd towards finish, not reach winner
3rd
2.5L
silks
Forest Bihan (FR) 8, ch g 11-2 (Phil & Julie Martin)
cp9sr Rated 150
Forestier (FR) - Katell Bihan (FR)(Funny Baby (FR))
Breeder - P. Rago, P. Rago, J. Lorvellec et al

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

loading past form
held up, not much room 3 out, edged left on bend just after, headway before 2 out, went 2nd approaching last until towards finish, one pace
4th
8L
silks
Simply Ned (IRE) 12, ch g 11-12 (David & Nicky Robinson)
Rated 160
Fruits of Love (USA) - Bishops Lass (IRE)(Marju (IRE))
Breeder - Miss Irene Hatton

(Morning price: 5/1 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
chased leaders, went 2nd after 3 out until before last, no extra flat
5th
7L
silks
Nuts Well (GB) 8, b g 10-4 (Mr Ian Hamilton)
cp4sr Rated 138
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Renada (GB)(Sinndar (IRE))
Breeder - Chesters Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 4/1 5/2 10/3)
(Ring price: 7/2 10/3 3/1) SP 3/1Jfav

loading past form
held up in rear, headway when not fluent 6th, weakened before last
6th
13L
silks
Ballyhill (FR) 8, b g 10-8 (S Such & Cg Paletta)
sr Rated 142
Al Namix (FR) - Laly Light (FR)(Start Fast (FR))
Breeder - Patrick Boiteau

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

loading past form
chased leader, led 8th, headed 4 out, mistake next, weakened before 2 out
Off 3.21
Time 4m. 25.10 secs, which is 8.20 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £18.50
Tote Trifecta- £121.60
CSF- £36.55.

Non runner Theflyingportrait ( Going (Changed Since Declaration) )
2018 Nuts Well 7 10-4 B Hughes 10/3 (Mrs A Hamilton)
2017 Forest Bihan 6 11-12 Danny Cook 9/2 (B Ellison)
2016 Theflyingportrait 7 10-1 S Quinlan 13/8 (Jennie Candlish)
2015 Simply Ned 8 11-12 Brian Harding 6/4Fav (N Richards)
2014 Simply Ned 7 11-12 Brian Harding 15/8Fav (N Richards)

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