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Placepot Pool - £46,609.81 Winning Units - 205.41 Dividend - £165.60. Quadpot Pool - £6,823.85 Winning Units - 250.77 Dividend - £20.10. Place Six Dividend - £187.23. Place Five Dividend - £30.66.

1st
silks
Space Blues (IRE) 2, ch c 9-5 (Godolphin)
(Drawn 14)
Dubawi (IRE) - Miss Lucifer (FR)(Noverre (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

Tote Win £2.50 Place £1.10
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tracked leader, challenged towards near side rail 2f out, quickened up smartly to lead inside final furlong, soon pushed clear
2nd
2.25L
silks
Private Secretary (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (Denford Stud)
(Drawn 13)
Kingman (GB) - Intrigued (GB)(Darshaan)
Breeder - Denford Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 11/10 1/1 8/11 4/5 8/11 4/5 5/6 4/5 5/6 1/1)
(Ring price: 10/11 1/1 11/10 1/1 11/10 5/4 6/5 5/4) SP 5/4fav

Place £1.10
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led and brought field to centre in straight, joined 2f out, ridden and hung left over 1f out, headed and not pace of winner inside final furlong
3rd
5L
silks
Technician (IRE) 2, gr c 9-5 (Mr David Caddy)
(Drawn 2)sr
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Arosa (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Barronstown Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 16/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

Place £2.30
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dwelt, soon mid-division on inside, headway chasing leaders 4f out, every chance 2f out, soon hung badly left towards far rail, 3rd and no impression final furlong
4th
3.75L
silks
Smarter (IRE) 2, gr g 9-5 (Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 8)sr
Dark Angel (IRE) - Coquette Rouge (IRE)(Croco Rouge (IRE))
Breeder - Roundhill Stud & C. & M. Murphy

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

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towards rear, headway chasing leaders over 3f out, plugged on into 4th towards finish
5th
0.75L
silks
Free Gift (GB) 2, b g 8-12 (Mr A A Byrne)
(Drawn 6)sr
Makfi (GB) - Aldeburgh Music (IRE)(In The Wings)
Breeder - Tareq Al Mazeedi

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

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chased leaders, ridden and every chance 2f out, soon carried left to far rail, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong, lost 4th towards finish
6th
8L
silks
Fame N Fortune (GB) 2, b g 9-5 (Fame N Fortune Syndicate)
(Drawn 11)
Thewayyouare (USA) - Acapella Star (IRE)(Oratorio (IRE))
Breeder - L. Perry, C. Black, J. Ball & P. Aspell

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

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chased leaders on outside, pushed along 3f out, hung left and weakened 2f out
7th
3L
silks
Celtic Classic (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (Evans Wright Asprey Pjl Snook & Wilcoc)
(Drawn 10)
Cacique (IRE) - Dabtiyra (IRE)(Dr Devious (IRE))
Breeder - Gerard Corry & Cristian Healy

(Morning price: 33/1 66/1 40/1 66/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 33/1 28/1) SP 28/1

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chased leaders on outside, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
8th
0.75L
silks
Asensio (GB) 2, b g 9-5 (Mr M Moubarak)
(Drawn 15)
Sepoy (AUS) - Wind Surf (USA)(Lil's Lad (USA))
Breeder - Lady Juliet Tadgell

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

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towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, never on terms
9th
7L
silks
Homesick Boy (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (The Old Etonian Racing Syndicate)
(Drawn 9)sr
Data Link (USA) - Don't Cry For Me (USA)(Street Cry (IRE))
Breeder - John Gunther

(Morning price: 33/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1) SP 66/1

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towards rear most of way
10th
1.5L
silks
Lord Howard (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (Mr M Channon)
(Drawn 12)sr
Havana Gold (IRE) - Lady Gabrielle (IRE)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Mount Coote Stud

(Morning price: 20/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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always towards rear
11th
0.75L
silks
Keith (GB) 2, b g 9-5 (Ms Sharon Kinsella)
(Drawn 4)
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Serenity Spa (GB)(Excellent Art (GB))
Breeder - Seasons Holidays PLC

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

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slowly into stride, always towards rear
12th
13L
silks
Romany Rose (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Mrs J Lamley)
(Drawn 17)
Requinto (IRE) - Five Star Maria (IRE)(Carrowkeel (IRE))
Breeder - Finbar O'Reilly

(Morning price: 150/1 200/1)
SP 200/1

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slowly into stride, raced wide and always towards rear
13th
14L
silks
Bosmann (GB) 2, b c 9-2 (Mr Bo Tommy Nygard)
(Drawn 3)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Flavian (GB)(Catrail (USA))
Breeder - Dunchurch Lodge Stud Company

(Morning price: 100/1)
SP 100/1

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slowly away, always behind
Off 1.08
Time 1m. 46.73 secs, which is 4.27 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £6.00
Tote Trifecta- £19.50
CSF- £4.63.

Non runners Martin King (GB) (Vets Cert (Other)), Mokuba (Going (changed since declaration)), Platform Nineteen (Going (changed since declaration)), Nette Rousse (GER) (Vets Cert (Blood Analysis Not Normal))
2017 Kinaesthesia 2 9-0 Oisin Murphy 4/1 (Ralph Beckett) (Drawn 2)
2016 Big Challenge 2 9-2 Josephine Gordon (3) 4/1 (Saeed Bin Suroor) (Drawn 11)
2015 Good Trip 2 9-2 Kevin Stott (3) 9/2 (Saeed Bin Suroor) (Drawn 10)
2014 Nebulla 2 9-5 P Cosgrave 9/4Fav (N Quinlan) (Drawn 9)
2013 Shimba Hills 2 9-2 Charles Bishop (3) 6/1 (Mick Channon) (Drawn 11)

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