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Going - Firm (Good to Firm in places). 

Placepot Pool - £60,636.30 Winning Units - 677.67 Dividend - £65.30. Quadpot Pool - £2,916.35 Winning Units - 79.21 Dividend - £27.20. Place Six Dividend - £58.45. Place Five Dividend - £48.93.

1st
silks
Whitecrest (GB) 10, ch m 9-7 (Mr G M Eales)
(Drawn 9) Rated 58
Ishiguru (USA) - Risky Valentine (GB)(Risk Me (FR))
Breeder - J. Spearing and Kate Ive

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

Tote Win £27.20 Place £6.30
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mid-division, headway over 2f out, led 1f out, clear inside final furlong, ran on well
2nd
4L
silks
Seebring (IRE) 4, b g 8-12 (Mr John James & Brian Ellison)
(Drawn 11) Rated 52
Tagula (IRE) - Sunlit Romance (IRE)(Hernando (FR))
Breeder - Brian Williamson

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

Place £10.30
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tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, edged left over 1f out, kept on and went 2nd well inside final furlong, no impression on winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Lucky Lodge (GB) 8, b g 9-6 (Mr Antony Brittain)
(Drawn 4)vs+ Rated 57
Lucky Story (USA) - Melandre (GB)(Lujain (USA))
Breeder - Mel Brittain

(Morning price: 11/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

Place £5.40
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chased leaders, driven over 2f out, kept on under pressure inside final furlong
4th
0.5L
silks
Savannah Beau (GB) 6, b m 9-6 (Market Avenue Racing Club Ltd)
(Drawn 14)hd+cp7 Rated 57
Major Cadeaux (GB) - Mancunian Way (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Mr P. Scholes

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

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steadied start, took keen hold in rear, not clear run over 2f out, soon switched left, hampered over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, kept on, nearest finish
5th
hd
silks
Blessed To Empress (IRE) 3, b f 9-5 (White Diamond Racing Partnership 1)
(Drawn 2) Rated 64
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Blessing Box (GB)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - Liam Butler & Churchtown House Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 22/1 14/1 11/1 9/1 8/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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chased leaders, led 2f out, headed 1f out, no extra well inside final furlong
6th
0.5L
silks
Aguerooo (IRE) 5, b g 9-11 (Dab Hand Racing)
(Drawn 6) Rated 67
Monsieur Bond (IRE) - Vision Of Peace (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Cooneen Stud

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

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slowly into stride, in rear, ridden over 2f out, headway1 f out, not trouble leaders
7th
1.25L
silks
Le Manege Enchante (IRE) 5, gr g 9-3 (Mr Nigel Franklin)
(Drawn 13)vs5 Rated 54
Zebedee - Beth (GB)(Deportivo (GB))
Breeder - Tally-Ho Stud

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1)
SP 66/1

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slowly into stride, ridden and headway 2f out, never dangerous
8th
hd
silks
Naples Bay (GB) 4, b g 10-0 (Mr D Ward Racing)
(Drawn 12) Rated 65
Kodiac (GB) - Trombe (FR)(Bering)
Breeder - Tirnaskea Stud

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

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prominent, ridden over 2f out, racing awkwardly 1f out, beaten inside final furlong
9th
0.5L
silks
Drop Kick Murphi (IRE) 4, b g 8-11 (Mr Trevor Milner)
(Drawn 5) Rated 48
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Rindiseyda (IRE)(Arakan (USA))
Breeder - Selman Tasbek

(Morning price: 10/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, effort over 2f out, no extra inside final furlong
10th
nose
silks
Kingofmerrows (IRE) 4, br g 9-8 (Max Europe Ltd & Thoroughbred Homes Lt)
(Drawn 17)cp3 Rated 64
Kodiac (GB) - Tamara Gervasoni (IRE)(Namid (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Claire Doyle

(Morning price: 33/1 20/1 16/1 14/1)
SP 12/1

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tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, beaten over 1f out
11th
3L
silks
Eponina (IRE) 4, b f 9-4 (Mrs Elisabeth Cash)
(Drawn 15) Rated 58
Zoffany (IRE) - Dame Rochelle (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Rev John Naughton

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

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chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, soon lost place
12th
1L
silks
Pretty Bubbles (GB) 9, b m 9-11 (Mr Mark Goldstein & Mrs Wendy Jenkins)
(Drawn 8)vs+ Rated 62
Sleeping Indian (GB) - Willmar (IRE)(Zafonic (USA))
Breeder - Southill Stud

(Morning price: 12/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1) SP 20/1

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always towards rear
13th
3.5L
silks
Decision Maker (IRE) 4, b g 9-12 (Mr K Nicholls)
(Drawn 3)ts5 Rated 63
Iffraaj (GB) - Consensus (IRE)(Common Grounds)
Breeder - Brian Miller

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

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towards rear and alone towards far side, effort 2f out, weakened and eased inside final furlong
14th
9L
silks
First Excel (GB) 6, ch g 9-4 (Mr S R Bowring)
(Drawn 7)bl+ Rated 55
First Trump (GB) - Exceedingly Good (IRE)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Breeder - S. R. Bowring

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

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led, headed 2f out, soon hung right and weakened
15th
38L
silks
Sarabi (GB) 5, b m 8-11 (Paul J Dixon & Yvonne Lowe)
(Drawn 10)cp+ Rated 48
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Xaphania (GB)(Sakhee (USA))
Breeder - Horizon Bloodstock Limited

(Morning price: 22/1 16/1 20/1 16/1)
SP 14/1

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ridden along in rear, eased inside final 2f, tailed off
Off 4.22
Time 1m. 13.39 secs, which is 0.02 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF £759.18.
Tricast £15426.78.
Tote Exacta £1074.60.
Tote Trifecta £2182.60.

Non runners Cupid's Arrow , Etienne Gerard (GB)
2017 Soaring Spirits 7 10-0 R Winston 10/1 (D K Ivory) (Drawn 6)
2016 Rococoa 3 9-6 Luke Morris 9/2JFav (Ed Walker) (Drawn 12)
2015 Caminel 4 9-13 T P Queally 12/1 (J Gask) (Drawn 8)
2014 Medam 5 8-13 Neil Farley (3) 7/1JFav (S A Harris) (Drawn 7)
2013 Jubilant Queen 3 9-6 James Doyle 3/1Fav (C G Cox) (Drawn 15)

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