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Placepot Pool - £44,625.72 Winning Units - 313.04 Dividend - £104.00. Quadpot Pool - £3,245.75 Winning Units - 45.29 Dividend - £53.00. Place Six Dividend - £43.59. Place Five Dividend - £36.85.

1st
silks
Copper West (IRE) 8, b g 10-0 (The MerseyClyde Partnership)
Rated 126
Westerner (GB) - Printing Copper (IRE)(Blueprint (IRE))
Breeder - Donal Coffey

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

Tote Win £13.50 Place £3.20
loading past form
keen in rear, headway, slow 4th, headway 5 out, chased leaders next, not fluent 2 out, led after last, kept on well
2nd
1.75L
silks
Theligny (FR) 8, gr g 10-6 (Pearn's Pharmacies Ltd)
ts3 Rated 133
Martaline (GB) - Romilly (FR)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - S.C.E.A De Maulepaire

(Morning price: 25/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Place £3.30
loading past form
led, headed when mistake 1st, led again after next, headed approaching 5th, not fluent next, outpaced 4 out, rallied 2 out, stayed on strongly into 2nd towards finish
3rd
0.75L
silks
Royal Village (IRE) 7, b g 11-0 (R Triple H)
cp8 Rated 141
Scorpion (IRE) - Etoile Margot (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - Godfrey Moylan

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

Place £1.60
loading past form
chased leaders, led 4 out, challenged after next, headed flat, no extra closing stages
4th
11L
silks
Mellow Ben (IRE) 6, b g 11-4 (Broadsword Group Ltd)
Rated 145
Beneficial (GB) - Mellowthemoonlight (IRE)(Un Desperado (FR))
Breeder - Dominic Delaney

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

loading past form
held up in rear, headway halfway, chased leaders 8th, under pressure 3 out, no extra approaching last
5th
3.5L
silks
Vivas (FR) 8, b g 10-10 (Mr Nigel M Davies)
ts+cp+ Rated 137
Davidoff (GER) - Lavircas (FR)(Lavirco (FR))
Breeder - Mr Edgar Van Haaran

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

loading past form
in rear, outpaced 4 out, no impression
6th
2.25L
silks
San Benedeto (FR) 8, ch g 11-7 (Mr P J Vogt)
ts+cp+WS Rated 153
Layman (USA) - Cinco Baidy (FR)(Lure (USA))
Breeder - E.A.R.L. Ecurie Haras Du Cadran et al

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

loading past form
mid-division, keen, headway to lead approaching 5th, headed before 3 out, soon lost place
7th
13L
silks
Luckofthedraw (FR) 6, gr g 9-13 (Mr N A Twiston-Davies)
sr Rated 133
Martaline (GB) - La Perspective (FR)(Beyssac (FR))
Breeder - Mr Claude Michel

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

loading past form
prominent, led after 1st, headed after next, remained prominent, not fluent 7th, slow next, weakened after 4 out
8th
0.75L
silks
Valdez (GB) 12, ch g 11-3 (Riverdee Stable)
Rated 144
Doyen (IRE) - Skew (GB)(Niniski (USA))
Breeder - David & Julie Andrews

(Morning price: 9/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
in touch, headway 4 out, ridden and weakened after next
9th
19L
silks
Whoshotwho (IRE) 8, br g 10-7 (Foxtrot Racing: Whoshotwho)
Rated 134
Beneficial (GB) - Inishbeg House (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - B. Kavanagh

(Morning price: 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
in touch, driven 4 out, soon weakened
Off 4.22
Time 5m. 37.10 secs, which is 10.97 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £194.70
Tote Trifecta- £1460.10
CSF- £140.29
Tricast- £561.62.


2018 Royal Village 6 10-4 T J O'Brien 4/1 (I Williams)
2017 Capitaine 5 11-8 Harry Cobden 1/1Fav (Paul Nicholls)
2016 Viens Chercher 5 11-2 P J Brennan 6/4 (B Ellison)
2015 Fox Norton 5 11-7 D A Jacob 5/2 (Neil Mulholland)

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