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Placepot Pool - £88,660.87 Winning Units - 3929.6 Dividend - £16.40. Quadpot Pool - £14,297.25 Winning Units - 2748.43 Dividend - £3.80. Place Six Dividend - £22.30. Place Five Dividend - £4.24.

1st
silks
Directory (GB) 3, b g 9-1 (Blue Peter Racing 16)
(Drawn 12) Rated 67
Oasis Dream (GB) - Minority (GB)(Generous (IRE))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

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

Tote Win £6.60 Place £2.10
loading past form
soon led, headed 6f out, stayed prominent, led again 2f out, ran on well, comfortably
2nd
1.25L
silks
Dashing Poet (GB) 4, b m 9-1 (Mr Malcolm Moss)
(Drawn 2) Rated 64
Poet's Voice (GB) - Millisecond (GB)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Qatar Bloodstock Ltd

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

Place £5.30
loading past form
slowly into stride, held up towards rear, headway and switched right 2f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression on winner, kept on
3rd
nk
silks
Sajanjl (GB) 3, ch f 9-3 (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 7) Rated 69
Iffraaj (GB) - Soraaya (IRE)(Elnadim (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

Place £1.70
loading past form
tracked leaders, went 2nd over 1f out until inside final furlong, kept on
4th
1.5L
silks
Wilson (IRE) 3, b g 8-13 (Adrian Sparks & Partners)
(Drawn 4)cp2 Rated 68
Born To Sea (IRE) - Alkhawarah (USA)(Intidab (USA))
Breeder - Castlefarm Stud

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 33/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
led early, tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, stayed on same pace from over 1f out
5th
1L
silks
Zeshov (IRE) 7, b g 9-7 (Mrs P Bastiman)
(Drawn 1)cp+ Rated 70
Acclamation (GB) - Fathoming (USA)(Gulch (USA))
Breeder - Rathbarry Stud

(Morning price: 13/2 15/2 8/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 5/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
mid-division, headway over 2f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong
6th
nk
silks
Excelleration (IRE) 3, b g 9-4 (Fred Archer Racing-trappist)
(Drawn 3) Rated 70
Excelebration (IRE) - Lulawin (GB)(Kyllachy (GB))
Breeder - Lisieux Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 12/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 6/1 11/2)
(Ring price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2fav

loading past form
held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, headway over 1f out, never threatened
7th
0.5L
silks
Divine Messenger (GB) 4, b g 9-4 (Miss Emma L Owen)
(Drawn 11) Rated 67
Firebreak (GB) - Resentful Angel (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Mr P. J. J. Eddery

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 10/3 7/2 10/3 4/1 10/3 4/1 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 5/1 7/1 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, headway over 6f out, ridden over 2f out, one pace
8th
1.5L
silks
Narjes (GB) 4, b m 8-9 (Mr Peter Robert Howell)
(Drawn 5)hd+ Rated 65
Sepoy (AUS) - Dubai Sea (USA)(Street Sense (USA))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

(Morning price: 13/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, held up in rear, ridden on outside 2f out, never threatened
9th
2.25L
silks
Gerry The Glover (IRE) 6, b g 8-13 (Mr Neville Boyce)
(Drawn 13)cp+ Rated 67
Approve (IRE) - Umlani (IRE)(Great Commotion (USA))
Breeder - Aidan Fogarty

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, took keen hold, not clear run 2f out, soon switched right, no impression
10th
nk
silks
War Of Succession (GB) 4, b g 8-13 (Dr S P Hargreaves)
(Drawn 10) Rated 62
Casamento (IRE) - Rohlindi (GB)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - Hillwood Bloodstock

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, held up towards rear, headway and switched right 2f out, edged left over 2f out, soon headed, weakened over 1f out
11th
1L
silks
Rippling Waters (FR) 4, b m 9-7 (Melbourne 10 Racing)
(Drawn 8) Rated 70
Areion (GER) - Pepples Beach (GER)(Lomitas (GB))
Breeder - E A R L Elevage Des Loges

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, lost place over 6f out, ridden over 2f out, soon beaten, weakened from over 1f out
12th
7L
silks
Cherbourg (FR) 6, b g 9-4 (S J Howard & Partner)
(Drawn 6)cp4 Rated 67
Dunkerque (FR) - Seduisante (FR)(Anabaa (USA))
Breeder - E.A.R.L. Haras Du Quesnay

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 17/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, jockey looking down from over 1f out, eased inside final furlong
13th
0.75L
silks
Zefferino (GB) 4, ch g 9-7 (Mr John Carey)
(Drawn 9)ts1 Rated 70
Frankel (GB) - Turama (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar

(Morning price: 20/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 12/1 14/1 25/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
mid-division, headway on outside over 4f out, outpaced over 2f out, soon weakened
Off 6.16
Time 1m. 38.53 secs, which is 1.05 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £104.20
Tote Trifecta- £865.40
CSF- £77.11
Tricast- £436.57.

Non runner Toofi (FR) (Self Cert (Coughing))
2017 Lacan 6 9-4 Callum Shepherd (3) 9/2 (B R Johnson) (Drawn 5)
2016 Fast Sprite 4 9-6 G Baker 3/1 (J R Best) (Drawn 7)
2015 Charlies Mate 4 9-4 Kieren Fox 7/2 (J R Best) (Drawn 2)
2014 Celestial Knight 3 8-13 S W Kelly 7/1 (James Fanshawe) (Drawn 9)
2013 Diplomatic 8 9-4 A Kirby 6/1 (M D Squance) (Drawn 14)

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