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Going - Good to Firm (Firm in places). 

Placepot Pool - £169,134.91 Winning Units - 280.42 Dividend - £440.20. Quadpot Pool - £10,931.28 Winning Units - 69.42 Dividend - £116.50. Place Six Dividend - £482.23. Place Five Dividend - £227.17.

1st
silks
Best Of Days (GB) 2, b c 9-0 (Godolphin)
(Drawn 8)
Azamour (IRE) - Baisse (GB)(High Chaparral (IRE))

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

Tote Win £2.10 Place £1.30
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held up, headway 3f out, ridden over 2f out, led inside final furlong, driven out
2nd
nk
silks
The Anvil (IRE) 2, b c 9-0 (Derrick Smith)
(Drawn 3)
Galileo (IRE) - Brightest (GB)(Rainbow Quest (USA))
Breeder - Whisperview Trading Ltd

(Ring price: 16/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

Place £4.40
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dwelt, in touch, in rear, ridden and ran on final furlong, not quite reach winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Arcada (IRE) 2, b c 9-0 (LLoyd J Williams)
(Drawn 2) Rated 105
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Applause (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Anthony Byrne

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

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tracked leader, ridden and slightly outpaced over 1f out, rallied inside final furlong, ran on to go 3rd near finish
3rd
silks
Sea Fox (IRE) 2, b g 9-0 (Eric Griffiths & P D Evans)
(Drawn 7)ts1 Rated 96
Kodiac (GB) - City Maiden (USA)(Carson City (USA))
Breeder - Tally-Ho Stud

(Ring price: 20/1 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

Place £1.80
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taken to post early, tracked leader, ridden over 2f out, every chance approaching final furlong, edged right inside final furlong, lost 3rd near finish
5th
1.25L
silks
Douglas Macarthur (IRE) 2, b c 9-0 (M J Jooste)
(Drawn 1) Rated 104
Galileo (IRE) - Alluring Park (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Lodge Park Stud

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

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held up, headway to track leaders over 3f out, ridden 2f out, one pace final furlong
6th
1.25L
silks
Montataire (IRE) 2, b c 9-0 (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 4) Rated 100
Cape Cross (IRE) - Chantilly Pearl (USA)(Smart Strike (CAN))

(Ring price: 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

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led, ridden and headed 2f out, faded inside final furlong
7th
3.75L
silks
Kings Gift (IRE) 2, ch g 9-0 (Geoff & Sandra Turnbull)
(Drawn 5) Rated 92
Casamento (IRE) - Jawaaneb (USA)(Kingmambo (USA))
Breeder - Old Carhue & Graeng Bloodstock

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

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tracked leaders, ridden and weakened over 1f out
8th
2L
silks
Bay Of Poets (IRE) 2, b g 9-0 (Godolphin)
(Drawn 6)
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Bristol Bay (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Ammerland Verwaltung Gmbh & Co KG

(Morning price: 13/2)
(Ring price: 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
keen, headway to tracked leaders over 6f out, led 2f out, ridden and headed inside final furlong, no extra
Off 2.22
Time 1m. 38.98 secs, which is 0.42 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF- £37.52
Tricast- £129.71 (3, 8 and 1) £169.57 (3, 8 and 7) .


2015 Foundation 2 9-0 L Dettori 5/4Fav (John Gosden) (Drawn 3)
2014 Elm Park 2 9-0 Andrea Atzeni 11/4 (A Balding) (Drawn 4)
2013 Berkshire 2 8-12 Jim Crowley 11/8JFav (Paul Cole) (Drawn 3)
2012 Steeler 2 8-12 K Fallon 11/4 (Mark Johnston) (Drawn 5)
2011 Daddy Long Legs 2 8-12 C O'Donoghue 11/4 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 2)

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