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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £54,601.15 Winning Units - 4580.48 Dividend - £8.70. Quadpot Pool - £7,462.73 Winning Units - 914.72 Dividend - £6.00. Place Six Dividend - £4.08. Place Five Dividend - £3.46.

1st
silks
Trongate (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Mr M Sawers)
Rated 110
Dansant (GB) - Val Eile (IRE)(Aahsaylad)
Breeder - Miss Eleni Henley

(Morning price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 11/8 6/4)
(Ring price: 6/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8) SP 11/8fav

Tote Win £2.40 Place £1.20
loading past form
tracked leader, not fluent 6th, hit last (usual 3 out), driven to lead between omitted last 2, soon ridden, held on towards finish (both fences in home straight omitted on all circuits)
2nd
2.5L
silks
Oighear Dubh (IRE) 7, gr g 12-0 (Eugene M O'Sullivan)
ts+ Rated 112
Verglas (IRE) - Silly Goose (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Mr Maurice Regan

(Morning price: 7/4 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 9/4 2/1 9/4 15/8 9/4)
(Ring price: 9/4 11/4 5/2 11/4) SP 11/4

loading past form
held up behind, headway 2 out (usual 4 out), soon outpaced, rallied on long run from last, went 2nd towards finish, not reach winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Brother Scott (GB) 11, b g 10-4 (Miss E J Butterworth)
WS Rated 88
Kirkwall (GB) - Crimson Shower (GB)(Dowsing (USA))
Breeder - C. P. E. Brooks

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

loading past form
led, hard pressed after last, ridden and headed between omitted last 2, kept on, no extra in 3rd towards finish
4th
4.5L
silks
Present Lodger (IRE) 10, b g 11-11 (Kelso Lowflyers & Mr Pjs Russell)
ts+ Rated 109
Presenting (GB) - Hannigan's Lodger (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Mrs M. Curran

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
chased leaders to 3rd, towards rear, struggling 7th, ridden before omitted 2 out, plugged on to take 4th closing stages, never near leaders
5th
nk
silks
Ever So Much (IRE) 9, b g 11-12 (Mr John P McManus)
cp+ Rated 110
Westerner (GB) - Beautiful World (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Noreen McManus

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, outpaced by front pair after last (usual 3 out), never on terms, weakened inside final furlong
6th
16L
silks
Loch Linnhe (GB) 6, b g 11-10 (Miss G Boanas)
Rated 111
Tobougg (IRE) - Quistaquay (GB)(El Conquistador)
Breeder - D. I. Bare

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

loading past form
held up behind, took closer order halfway, outpaced 2 out (usual 4 out), soon weakened, tailed off
7th
54L
silks
No Such Number (GB) 10, b g 11-4 (Miss Hazel Crichton)
ts+ Rated 105
King's Best (USA) - Return (USA)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

(Morning price: 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
tracked leader, driven and lost place before 2 out (usual 4 out), soon weakened, tailed off
Off 4.45
Time 5m. 23.40 secs, which is 0.50 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £5.90
Tote Trifecta- £41.10
CSF- £5.73
Tricast- £36.95.

Non runners Classical Milano , Charlie Snow Angel (GB)
2017 Red Giant 6 11-5 S Quinlan 6/5Fav (Jennie Candlish)
2016 Amilliontimes 8 11-11 Tony Kelly 11/4CFav (Mrs Jackie Stephen)
2015 Romany Ryme 9 11-12 R Johnson 3/1 (Gordon Elliott)

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