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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Placepot Pool - £65,019.45 Winning Units - 94.47 Dividend - £502.40. Quadpot Pool - £7,231.40 Winning Units - 81.72 Dividend - £65.40. Place Six Dividend - £604.95. Place Five Dividend - £136.80.

1st
silks
Badenscoth (GB) 5, b g 9-7 (Mr Peter J Skinner)
(Drawn 11) Rated 86
Foxwedge (AUS) - Twice Upon A Time (GB)(Primo Dominie)
Breeder - Peter J. Skinner

(Morning price: 9/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Tote Win £19.10 Place £3.40
loading past form
held up towards rear, good headway near side 3f out, led going strongly inside final 2f, came clear final furlong, easily
2nd
2.5L
silks
Mandarin (GER) 5, ch g 9-1 (Sohi & Sohi)
(Drawn 4)ts3sr Rated 80
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Margarita (GER)(Lomitas (GB))
Breeder - Dr K. Schulte

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

Place £2.30
loading past form
slowly into stride, towards rear, came towards near side in straight, headway chasing leaders over 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, stayed on same pace inside final furlong, no chance with winner
3rd
1.25L
silks
Rotherwick (IRE) 7, ch g 9-7 (P F I Cole Ltd)
(Drawn 8)ts+ Rated 86
Starspangledbanner (AUS) - Pivotalia (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mr Brian O'Neill

(Morning price: 16/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 50/1)
SP 33/1

Place £8.10
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway towards near side and switched right over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on in 3rd inside final furlong
4th
0.75L
silks
Frontispiece (GB) 5, b g 9-5 (Frontispiece Partnership)
(Drawn 12) Rated 84
Shamardal (USA) - Free Verse (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - The Queen

(Morning price: 14/1 10/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
towards rear, came centre in straight, ridden 3f out, headway chasing leaders over 1f out, 4th and one pace final furlong
5th
1.25L
silks
Herculean (GB) 4, ch g 9-12 (Mr K Abdullah)
(Drawn 3) Rated 91
Frankel (GB) - African Rose (GB)(Observatory (USA))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway towards near side chasing leaders 3f out, ridden over 1f out, 5th and no impression final furlong
6th
3.25L
silks
C Note (IRE) 6, b g 9-4 (Mr G C Stevens)
(Drawn 7) Rated 83
Iffraaj (GB) - Alexander Queen (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Mountarmstrong Stud

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

loading past form
chased leaders, came centre in straight and led over 2f out, ridden and headed inside final 2f, no chance with winner, lost 2nd over 1f out, weakened final furlong
7th
5L
silks
He's Amazing (IRE) 4, b g 9-6 (Eight Investment Holdings Ltd)
(Drawn 6) Rated 85
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Kahyasi Moll (IRE)(Brief Truce (USA))
Breeder - Paget Bloodstock

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
towards rear, came centre in straight, headway chasing leaders 3f out, ridden inside final 2f, soon weakened
8th
2.5L
silks
Mr Scaramanga (GB) 5, b h 9-4 (Mr Robert Moss)
(Drawn 10) Rated 83
Sir Percy (GB) - Lulla (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Lordship Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, came centre in straight, headway chasing leaders 3f out, weakened inside final 2f
9th
1L
silks
Noble Gift (GB) 9, ch g 9-5 (Canisbay Bloodstock)
(Drawn 13) Rated 84
Cadeaux Genereux (GB) - Noble Penny (GB)(Pennekamp (USA))
Breeder - Theakston Stud

(Morning price: 33/1 28/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
led after 1f, stayed alone on far rail in straight, ridden 3f out, soon headed, weakened and behind over 1f out
10th
2.75L
silks
Sing Out Loud (IRE) 4, b g 9-4 (Mrs Susan Neville & Mr Mike George)
(Drawn 9) Rated 83
Vocalised (USA) - Tus Maith (IRE)(Entrepreneur (GB))
Breeder - J. S. Bolger

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division, came in straight, headway chasing leaders 3f out, ridden 2f out, soon weakened, eased when no chance final furlong
11th
11L
silks
Tralee Hills (GB) 5, gr g 9-1 (P C F Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 1)WSsr Rated 80
Mount Nelson (GB) - Distant Waters (GB)(Lomitas (GB))
Breeder - Natton House Thoroughbreds

(Morning price: 10/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
always in rear, tailed off and eased final 2f
12th
0.75L
silks
Secret Art (IRE) 9, ch g 9-5 (Excel Racing)
(Drawn 2)vs2sr Rated 84
Excellent Art (GB) - Ivy Queen (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Grange Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 20/1 22/1 25/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
went 2nd 8f out, led field towards near side rail in straight, headed over 2f out, weakened inside final 2f
13th
14L
silks
Allegiant (USA) 4, b g 8-7 (Mr T W Morley & Partner)
(Drawn 5)sr Rated 72
City Zip (USA) - Preferential (GB)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Inc

(Morning price: 9/1 16/1 20/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
led 1f, chased leaders, came widest in straight, weakened over 2f out, tailed off and eased over 1f out
Off 3.52
Time 2m. 13.49 secs, which is 2.45 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £133.90
Tote Trifecta- £4302.30
CSF- £85.98
Tricast- £2541.52.


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