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Going - Good to Firm (Firm in places in the back straight). 

Placepot Pool - £46,496.15 Winning Units - 5556.74 Dividend - £6.10. Quadpot Pool - £2,961.39 Winning Units - 713.4 Dividend - £3.00. Place Six Dividend - £3.08. Place Five Dividend - £2.86.

1st
silks
Flash Fire (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 1)
Shamardal (USA) - Flamelet (USA)(Theatrical)

(Ring price: 10/11 5/6) SP 5/6fav

Tote Win £1.40 Place £1.10
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made all, ridden and pressed over 1f out, stayed on well, in command final 75 yards
2nd
0.5L
silks
Charming Thought (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (Godolphin)
(Drawn 6)
Oasis Dream (GB) - Annabelle's Charm (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Merry Fox Stud Limited

(Ring price: 15/8 2/1) SP 2/1

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always prominent, ridden over 1f out, stayed on, held by winner final 75 yards
3rd
7L
silks
Giannizzero (IRE) 2, b c 9-0 (Mr R Bruni)
(Drawn 3)
Royal Applause (GB) - Baileys Gleam (GB)(Compton Place (GB))

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

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tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, soon outpaced, no impression after, went 3rd towards finish
4th
0.5L
silks
Red Harry (IRE) 2, ch g 9-5 (Mr Peter Harrison)
(Drawn 4)
Manduro (GER) - Iktidar (GB)(Green Desert (USA))

(Ring price: 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

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took keen hold, tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, lost place over 2f out, no impression after, went 4th close home
5th
nk
silks
Bamboccianti (GB) 2, ch g 9-2 (Al Shira'aa Stable)
(Drawn 7)
Dutch Art (GB) - Brooklyn's Sky (GB)(Septieme Ciel (USA))

(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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tracked leaders, ridden and close 3rd over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, lost 2 places towards finish
6th
4L
silks
Lopito de Vega (IRE) 2, ch g 9-5 (Mr D Poulton & Mr N Hildred)
(Drawn 5)
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Athenian Way (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))

SP 100/1

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went left and slowly into stride, held up, weakened over 1f out
7th
18L
silks
Sir Veillance (GB) 2, b g 9-5 (Kingree Bloodstock)
(Drawn 2)
Authorized (IRE) - Caught You Looking (GB)(Observatory (USA))

(Ring price: 50/1 66/1) SP 66/1

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slowly into stride, in rear, pushed along and edged left over 4f out, ridden and well behind over 2f out
Off 2.10
Time 1m. 13.45 secs, which is 0.32 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £3.20
Tote Trifecta- £16.40
CSF- £2.39.

Non runner Rainbow Orse (GB)
2013 Gamesome 2 9-5 M Barzalona 6/1 (Olly Stevens) (Drawn 10)
2012 Cour Valant 2 9-3 N Callan 15/8Fav (N Quinlan) (Drawn 4)
2011 Rex Imperator 2 9-3 G Baker 2/5Fav (Roger Charlton) (Drawn 3)
2010 My Freedom 2 9-3 T E Durcan 7/4 (Saeed Bin Suroor) (Drawn 1)
2009 Society Rock 2 9-3 G Baker 9/4Fav (James Fanshawe) (Drawn 8)

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