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Going - Heavy. 

Placepot Pool - £80,295.48 Winning Units - 3604.06 Dividend - £16.20. Quadpot Pool - £7,272.57 Winning Units - 1107.09 Dividend - £4.80. Place Six Dividend - £17.64. Place Five Dividend - £9.51.

1st
silks
Cornerstone Lad (GB) 5, b g 11-7 (Mrs B M Lofthouse)
sr Rated 148
Delegator (GB) - Chapel Corner (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Cranford Bloodstock & Overbury Stallions

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

Tote Win £30.30 Place £3.30
loading past form
allowed clear lead, made all, ridden after 3 out, reduced advantage between last 2, stayed on gamely when strongly challenged flat, just held on, all out
2nd
shd
silks
Buveur D'air (FR) 8, b g 11-7 (Mr John P McManus)
sr Rated 167
Crillon (FR) - History (FR)(Alesso (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Ferte

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

loading past form
held up in 3rd, went 2nd behind clear leader (winner) when shaken up after 3 out, hit next, 1 length down last, ridden and stayed on to challenge flat, just held
3rd
3.25L
silks
Silver Streak (IRE) 6, gr g 11-7 (Mr L Fell)
Rated 154
Dark Angel (IRE) - Happy Talk (IRE)(Hamas (IRE))
Breeder - Yeomanstown Stud

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

loading past form
held up in last pair, hit 3 out, soon driven and unable to quicken, switched inside before last, stayed on into 3rd flat, no impression with front pair
4th
2.75L
silks
Lady Buttons (GB) 9, b m 11-0 (Mrs Jayne Sivills)
cp1 Rated 146
Beneficial (GB) - Lady Chapp (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Keith Sivills

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

loading past form
held up in last pair, headway to chase front pair after 3 out, driven and one pace between last 2, no impression when mistake last, lost well held 3rd flat
5th
14L
silks
Nelson River (GB) 4, b g 11-7 (Cccp Syndicate)
Rated 142
Mount Nelson (GB) - I Say (IRE)(Oratorio (IRE))
Breeder - Raymond Clive Tooth

(Morning price: 40/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
tracked clear leader (winner) to 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
Off 2.06
Time 4m. 5.70 secs, which is 3.60 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £38.50
Tote Trifecta- £109.80
CSF- £22.42.


2018 Buveur D'air 7 11-7 B J Geraghty 11/8 (Nicky Henderson)
2017 Buveur D'air 6 11-7 B J Geraghty 1/6Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2016 Irving 8 11-7 Harry Cobden 6/1 (Paul Nicholls)
2015 Identity Thief 5 11-7 B J Cooper 6/1 (Henry De Bromhead)
2014 Irving 6 11-7 Nick Scholfield 6/4Fav (Paul Nicholls)

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