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Going - Good to Firm (Firm in Places). 

Placepot Pool - £49,729.48 Winning Units - 17.3 Dividend - £2,098.40. Quadpot Pool - £8,368.13 Winning Units - 84.55 Dividend - £73.20. Place Six Dividend - £421.32. Place Five Dividend - £180.55.

1st
silks
Poets Dance (GB) 2, b f 8-11 (Mrs J E Wallsgrove)
(Drawn 7) Rated 78
Poet's Voice (GB) - Whirly Dancer (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Joyce Wallsgrove

(Morning price: 9/4 11/4 5/2 11/4 3/1 10/3 5/2 15/8)
(Ring price: 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 5/4) SP 5/4fav

Tote Win £2.10 Place £1.10
loading past form
chased leaders, switched left to challenge over 1f out, led inside final furlong, ran on well
2nd
1.25L
silks
Cool Sphere (USA) 2, ch c 9-6 (The Cool Silk Partnership)
(Drawn 8) Rated 81
Orb (USA) - Faringdon Circle (USA)(Speightstown (USA))
Breeder - Hinkle Farms

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 9/2)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, kept on
3rd
4.5L
silks
On Tick (IRE) 2, b c 9-2 (Mr Noel A Kelly)
(Drawn 6)
Epaulette (AUS) - Vale Of Paris (IRE)(Vale Of York (IRE))
Breeder - Donal Boylan & R J Beggan

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

Place £2.10
loading past form
tracked leader, effort when hung left over 1f out, stayed on same pace
4th
1.25L
silks
Illusionist (GER) 2, b g 9-9 (Qatar Racing Limited)
(Drawn 3)bl4 Rated 96
Hot Streak (IRE) - Irishstone (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Edergole Thoroughbred Ltd

(Morning price: 5/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 13/8 6/4 13/8 3/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

loading past form
went right start, prominent, driven to challenge when bumped over 1f out, no extra final furlong
5th
1.5L
silks
Barking Mad (GB) 2, b c 9-2 (Paul & Clare Rooney)
(Drawn 5)
Due Diligence (USA) - Jules (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - D. R. Tucker

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 17/2 8/1 17/2 9/1 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, outpaced, some late headway, never a threat
6th
7L
silks
Hooray Henry (GB) 2, gr c 8-11 (First Of Many)
(Drawn 9)WS
Brazen Beau (AUS) - All That Jas (IRE)(Jeremy (USA))
Breeder - Nick Bradley Bloodstock

(Morning price: 11/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 12/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
outpaced in rear, never a threat
7th
0.75L
silks
Falacho (IRE) 2, b f 8-11 (Mr Tom Ford)
(Drawn 2)sr
Requinto (IRE) - Picabo (IRE)(Elusive City (USA))
Breeder - Tom E. Ford

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

loading past form
raced wide, chased leaders, weakened 2f out
8th
7L
silks
Billesdon (GB) 2, ch g 8-11 (Bond - Ellis Partnership)
(Drawn 1)
Cappella Sansevero (GB) - Meebo (IRE)(Captain Rio (GB))
Breeder - Mrs L. N. Harmes & Mr M. Willis

(Morning price: 100/1 125/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
raced wide in rear, hung left and green throughout, never dangerous
Off 5.21
Time 57.29 secs, which is 0.51 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £7.30
Tote Trifecta- £34.50
CSF- £6.90.

Rathagan was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply.

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