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Placepot Pool - £104,409.90 Winning Units - 111.31 Dividend - £684.70. Quadpot Pool - £12,878.50 Winning Units - 220 Dividend - £43.30. Place Six Dividend - £412.30. Place Five Dividend - £60.93.

1st
silks
Tifl (GB) 4, ch g 9-1 (Mrs Helen Adams & Mr Mark Telfer)
(Drawn 10)ts6bl7 Rated 54
Approve (IRE) - Isobel Rose (IRE)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - R. F. and S. D. Knipe

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

Tote Win £11.00 Place £2.60
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, kept on to lead towards finish
2nd
nk
silks
Street Poet (IRE) 4, b g 9-5 (Acorn Racing)
(Drawn 1) Rated 58
Poet's Voice (GB) - Street Star (USA)(Street Cry (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs C. Regalado-Gonzalez

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 6/1 5/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

Place £3.00
loading past form
tracked leader, led over 1f out, pressed inside final furlong, kept on and headed towards finish
3rd
0.75L
silks
Supreme Power (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Mr David Tate)
(Drawn 6)cp1 Rated 60
Power (GB) - Supreme Spirit (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Dr Noel Cogan & Patrick Williams

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 9/1 17/2 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden inside final furlong, no extra towards finish
4th
hd
silks
Cookie Ring (IRE) 6, b g 8-7 (Mrs Ailsa Stirling)
(Drawn 8)ts8 Rated 45
Moss Vale (IRE) - Talah (GB)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Brady

(Morning price: 20/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 7/1 15/2 7/1 8/1 15/2 11/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 10/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
dwelt, held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, ridden and no extra inside final furlong
5th
3L
silks
Nelson's Bay (GB) 8, b g 8-0 (The Durham Company & W Storey)
(Drawn 3) Rated 45
Needwood Blade (GB) - In Good Faith (USA)(Dynaformer (USA))
Breeder - Raymond Clive Tooth

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
slowly away, in rear, pushed along over 2f out, headway over 1f out, kept on same pace
6th
1.25L
silks
Born To Reason (IRE) 3, b g 9-2 (Mr Ryan Carroll)
(Drawn 9)bl4 Rated 57
Born To Sea (IRE) - Laureldean Lady (IRE)(Statue Of Liberty (USA))
Breeder - Christopher Glynn

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

loading past form
dwelt, held up towards rear, ridden and headway over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
7th
1.75L
silks
Urban Spirit (IRE) 3, b g 8-10 (Geoff & Sandra Turnbull)
(Drawn 2) Rated 51
Born To Sea (IRE) - Rose of Mooncoin (IRE)(Brief Truce (USA))
Breeder - Mark Commins

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 11/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
tracked leaders and keen, ridden over 1f out, faded inside final furlong
8th
2L
silks
Subotal (IRE) 4, ch g 8-7 (Mrs Alison Guest)
(Drawn 5)es1 Rated 45
Pivotal (GB) - Suba (USA)(Seeking The Gold (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 20/1 12/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 10/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
slowly away, held up mid-division, pushed along over 1f out, weakened entering final furlong
9th
6L
silks
Naupaka (GB) 3, b f 8-5 (Mr Dan Gilbert)
(Drawn 7) Rated 45
Haafhd (GB) - Lily Lenor (IRE)(Bertolini (USA))
Breeder - Brian Ellison

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 8/1 7/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1 7/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
held up mid-division, headway over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
10th
2.25L
silks
Cosmic Dust (GB) 4, b m 8-9 (Mr R M Whitaker)
(Drawn 4)bl1 Rated 51
Equiano (FR) - Cosmic Song (GB)(Cosmonaut (GB))
Breeder - Hellwood Stud Farm

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 10/1 8/1 10/1 12/1 10/1 12/1 11/1 14/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
led, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon weakened
Off 8.16
Time 1m. 40.89 secs, which is 0.33 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £104.90
Tote Trifecta- £792.40
CSF- £74.71
Tricast- £638.23.


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