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Placepot Pool - £55,962.99 Winning Units - 1474.7 Dividend - £27.70. Quadpot Pool - £4,780.36 Winning Units - 320.23 Dividend - £11.00. Place Six Dividend - £38.58. Place Five Dividend - £14.87.

1st
silks
Kick On (GB) 3, b c 8-10 (Qatar Racing Limited)
(Drawn 7) Rated 107
Charm Spirit (IRE) - Marika (GB)(Marju (IRE))
Breeder - Shutford Stud

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

Tote Win £5.00 Place £2.60
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sweating, chased leaders on outside, went 2nd over 3f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, just held on, all out
2nd
nose
silks
Accidental Agent (GB) 5, b h 9-3 (Mrs R F Johnson Houghton)
(Drawn 2)cp2 Rated 115
Delegator (GB) - Roodle (GB)(Xaar (GB))
Breeder - Mrs R. F. Johnson Houghton

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

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well away, tracked leaders on rail, not clear run switched left and squeezed through over 1f out, ran on gamely under pressure inside final furlong, just failed
3rd
0.5L
silks
Flashcard (IRE) 3, ch g 8-10 (Kennet Valley Thoroughbreds II)
(Drawn 8) Rated 101
Fast Company (IRE) - Portico (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Coole House Farm

(Morning price: 7/2 10/3 5/2 11/4 7/2)
(Ring price: 7/2 10/3 7/2 10/3 7/2 10/3 3/1) SP 3/1Jfav

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held up last, steady headway on outside chasing leaders over 2f out, ridden and strong challenge towards finish, just held
4th
0.5L
silks
Great Scot (GB) 3, b g 8-10 (Empire State Racing Partnership)
(Drawn 1) Rated 109
Requinto (IRE) - La Rosiere (USA)(Mr Greeley (USA))
Breeder - Clyne, Mound, Thompson

(Morning price: 10/1 8/1 15/2 6/1 11/2 9/2 5/1 4/1 7/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2

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led, ridden over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, no extra towards finish
5th
0.75L
silks
King Ottokar (FR) 3, b c 8-10 (Mrs Susan Roy)
(Drawn 5) Rated 106
Motivator (GB) - Treasure (FR)(Anabaa (USA))
Breeder -

(Morning price: 7/2 10/3 5/2 7/2)
SP 3/1Jfav

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tracked leaders in 5th, switched right to inside over 2f out, unable to quicken over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, never going pace to challenge
p.u.
silks
Marie's Diamond (IRE) 3, b c 8-10 (Middleham Park Racing LXXXVI)
(Drawn 4)sr Rated 107
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Sindiyma (IRE)(Kalanisi (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Tony Ashley

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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chased leader until lost action over 3f out, soon eased, pulled up
Off 3.51
Time 1m. 45.81 secs, which is 0.01 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £24.80
Tote Trifecta- £100.10
CSF- £27.31.

Non runners Mojito (Going : GATES PASS, trained by Brian Barr. Going), Tabarrak
2018 Plumatic 4 9-2 M Guyon 3/1 (A Fabre) (Drawn 5)
2017 Ballet Concerto 4 9-0 R L Moore 5/2 (Sir Michael Stoute) (Drawn 2)
2016 Zonderland 3 8-7 Oisin Murphy 4/1 (C G Cox) (Drawn 5)
2015 Kodi Bear 3 8-7 G Mosse 11/4Fav (C G Cox) (Drawn 4)
2014 Captain Cat 5 9-0 James Doyle 11/2 (Roger Charlton) (Drawn 9)

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