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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Placepot Pool - £60,058.92 Winning Units - 84.93 Dividend - £516.20. Quadpot Pool - £6,121.71 Winning Units - 20 Dividend - £226.50. Place Six Dividend - £62.87. Place Five Dividend - £43.95.

1st
silks
Handytalk (IRE) 6, b g 9-5 (Cantay Racing)
(Drawn 9)bl3 Rated 75
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Dancing With Stars (IRE)(Where Or When (IRE))
Breeder - Edmond Kinane & Donal Sweeney

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

Tote Win £7.80 Place £2.30
loading past form
always handy, pushed along from over 2f out, wanting to edge right from over 1f out, kept on, led close home
2nd
0.5L
silks
Princely (GB) 4, b c 9-1 (Central Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 4) Rated 64
Compton Place (GB) - Royal Award (GB)(Cadeaux Genereux (GB))
Breeder - Miss Jacqueline Goodearl

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
prominent, led narrowly 3f out, kept on inside final furlong, headed close home
3rd
hd
silks
Major Valentine (GB) 7, b g 9-5 (Mr Pete Smith)
(Drawn 10)sr Rated 73
Major Cadeaux (GB) - Under My Spell (GB)(Wizard King (GB))
Breeder - J. R. Salter

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

loading past form
chased leaders, switched right over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
4th
1.5L
silks
Global Melody (GB) 4, b g 9-0 (Mr Trevor Johnson)
(Drawn 7)cp4 Rated 66
Hellvelyn (GB) - Dash of Lime (GB)(Bold Edge (GB))
Breeder - Whitsbury Manor Stud & Trickledown Stud

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

loading past form
prominent, pushed along over 2f out, stayed on same pace final furlong
5th
2.25L
silks
Human Nature (IRE) 6, b g 9-4 (Mr W Enticknap & Mr B Ralph)
(Drawn 6)ts+ Rated 72
Kodiac (GB) - Sundown (GB)(Polish Precedent (USA))
Breeder - Tally-Ho Stud

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

loading past form
chased leaders, stayed on one pace from over 1f out
6th
3.25L
silks
Motajaasid (IRE) 4, b g 9-9 (Graham Doyle & Hazel Lawrence)
(Drawn 2)ts+cp2 Rated 77
Harbour Watch (IRE) - Cape Joy (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Powerstown Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 10/3 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1) SP 4/1

loading past form
chased leaders, pushed along over 2f out, no impression, weakened final furlong
7th
4.5L
silks
Elusif (IRE) 4, b g 8-9 (Simon Lockyer & Tim Clarke)
(Drawn 5)sr Rated 58
Elusive Quality (USA) - Appealing (IRE)(Bertolini (USA))
Breeder - Miss Y. Jacques

(Morning price: 10/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 11/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 8/1 7/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, in rear, never in contention
8th
3.25L
silks
Little Palaver (GB) 7, b g 9-9 (Mr Trevor Fox)
(Drawn 8)cp+sr Rated 72
Showcasing (GB) - Little Nymph (GB)(Emperor Fountain)
Breeder - Mrs Sandra Fox

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

loading past form
led, headed 3f out, weakened from over 1f out
Off 5.17
Time 1m. 18.66 secs, which is 2.66 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £100.60
Tote Trifecta- £841.20
CSF- £86.80
Tricast- £820.73.

Non runners Doc Sportello , Ainne (GB)
2018 Madrinho 5 9-5 Miss P Bridgwater (3) 7/2 (A Carroll) (Drawn 7)
2017 Gold Hunter 7 9-11 Joshua Bryan 14/1 (S Flook) (Drawn 4)
2016 Monarch Maid 5 9-4 Lulu Stanford (3) 10/1 (P Hiatt) (Drawn 7)
2015 Cincuenta Pasos 4 9-9 Patrick Pilley (3) 5/1 (J Tuite) (Drawn 9)
2014 Meridius 4 9-0 Jordan Vaughan 16/1 (N P Littmoden) (Drawn 18)

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