Header
Text here
Going - Standard. 

Placepot Pool - £154,792.33 Winning Units - 1409.8 Dividend - £80.10. Quadpot Pool - £16,751.69 Winning Units - 2064.39 Dividend - £6.00. Place Six Dividend - £91.25. Place Five Dividend - £7.18.

1st
silks
Watersmeet (GB) 8, gr g 9-5 (Mr J Barson)
(Drawn 7) Rated 103
Dansili (GB) - Under The Rainbow (GB)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Stetchworth & Middle Park Studs

(Morning price: 9/1 8/1 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 17/2 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

Tote Win £7.70 Place £2.10
loading past form
tried to anticipate start and missed break, soon held up in mid-division, headway on outside 3f out, led over 1f out, hung left inside final furlong, went clear, stayed on well
2nd
2.25L
silks
Amade (IRE) 5, b g 9-5 (L Dassault/oti Management Pty)
(Drawn 5)bl5 Rated 109
Casamento (IRE) - Sheba Five (USA)(Five Star Day (USA))
Breeder - Eamonn McEvoy

(Morning price: 1/1 10/11 4/5)
(Ring price: 4/5 5/6 4/5 8/11 4/6) SP 4/6fav

Place £1.10
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway on outside 6f out, led over 1f out, soon edged right and headed, carried left inside final furlong, not pace of winner
3rd
1.75L
silks
Spark Plug (IRE) 8, b g 9-5 (Mr J L Day)
(Drawn 8)cp+sr Rated 99
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Kournikova (SAF)(Sportsworld (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

(Morning price: 10/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 17/2 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

Place £2.30
loading past form
mid-division, ridden 3f out, headway over 1f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, stayed on
4th
nk
silks
Higher Power (GB) 7, b g 9-5 (Mrs Martin Armstrong)
(Drawn 11) Rated 102
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Lady Stardust (GB)(Spinning World (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Martin Armstrong

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

loading past form
prominent, went 2nd 13f out, led over 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
5th
nk
silks
Fearsome (GB) 5, b g 9-5 (Mr G F Chesneaux & Mr Nick Littmoden)
(Drawn 6) Rated 90
Makfi (GB) - Lixian (GB)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - Newhall Estate Farm

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, not much room briefly over 6f out, not clear run over 2f out, kept on inside final furlong
6th
1L
silks
Aircraft Carrier (IRE) 4, b g 9-3 (Mr John Stocker)
(Drawn 4)cp6 Rated 100
Declaration Of War (USA) - Strategy (GB)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Lynch Bages Ltd

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

loading past form
held up in rear, pushed along over 6f out, driven over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
7th
nk
silks
Lord George (IRE) 6, gr g 9-5 (Fred Archer Racing - Bend Or)
(Drawn 9)cp2sr Rated 102
Sir Percy (GB) - Mahima (FR)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - Sarl Elevage du Haras de Bourgeauville

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
held up in touch, ridden over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong
8th
0.5L
silks
Petite Jack (GB) 6, ch g 9-5 (Mr W Burn)
(Drawn 10) Rated 100
Champs Elysees (GB) - Pilcomayo (IRE)(Rahy (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Liz Nelson MBE

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

loading past form
tracked leader until 13f out, stayed handy, not much room and lost place over 2f out, tried to close on inside over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
9th
27L
silks
Battle Of Marathon (USA) 7, b g 9-5 (Mrs Emma Ryan)
(Drawn 3)sr Rated 84
War Front (USA) - Sayedah (IRE)(Darshaan)
Breeder - Galleria Bloodstock & Rhinestone B/stock

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

loading past form
chased leaders, lost place on inside 7f out, well behind final 2f
10th
7L
silks
Stamford Raffles (GB) 6, b g 9-5 (Mrs Jane Chapple-Hyam)
(Drawn 1) Rated 92
Champs Elysees (GB) - Romantic Retreat (GB)(Rainbow Quest (USA))
Breeder - C. A. Cyzer

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

loading past form
led, headed over 2f out, soon weakened
Off 2.05
Time 3m. 21.74 secs, which is 2.38 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £15.40
Tote Trifecta- £81.50
CSF- £12.39
Tricast- £47.82.

Non runner Grey Britain (GB) ( Vets Cert (Cut Leg))
2018 Funny Kid 5 9-5 M Guyon 7/2 (C Ferland) (Drawn 4)
2017 Winning Story 4 9-1 S De Sousa 7/1 (Saeed Bin Suroor) (Drawn 12)
2016 Moonrise Landing 5 9-0 Jim Crowley 6/5Fav (Ralph Beckett) (Drawn 2)
2015 Mymatechris 4 9-1 David Probert 8/1 (A Balding) (Drawn 8)
2014 Litigant 6 9-5 G Baker 2/1Fav (S Durack) (Drawn 8)

THE IRISH TIMES