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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
Ragnar (GB) 3, b g 9-6 (Kingwood Stud Management Co Ltd)
(Drawn 6) Rated 77
Toronado (IRE) - Inner Sea (USA)(Henrythenavigator (USA))
Breeder - The National Stud

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 14/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Tote Win £10.50 Place £2.80
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held up in close touch, headway between horses chasing leaders over 1f out, ridden to lead inside final furlong, stayed on gamely, all out
2nd
nose
silks
Rhythmic Intent (IRE) 3, ch c 9-6 (Happy Valley Racing & Breeding Limited)
(Drawn 8) Rated 77
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Kerry Gal (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Fermoir Ltd

(Morning price: 5/2 9/4 2/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 5/2 11/4 5/2 9/4) SP 9/4fav

Place £1.40
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tracked leaders on outside, went 2nd 8f out, ridden to lead and wandered over 1f out, headed inside final furlong, rallied near finish, just failed
3rd
2.75L
silks
The Pink'n (GB) 3, gr g 9-5 (Mrs P de W Johnson)
(Drawn 3) Rated 76
Dunaden (FR) - Lady Friend (GB)(Environment Friend (GB))
Breeder - Mrs P. de W. Johnson

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

Place £2.80
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held up in close touch, headway in centre over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, went 3rd last strides
4th
hd
silks
Ritchie Valens (IRE) 3, ch c 9-6 (Chelsea Thoroughbreds - La Bamba)
(Drawn 5)sr Rated 77
Helmet (AUS) - Miss Cape (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Denis Noonan

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

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tracked leader 2f, chased leaders, pushed along over 2f out, 3rd and one pace inside final furlong, lost that placing final strides
5th
0.75L
silks
Sea Sculpture (GB) 3, b g 9-7 (Kingsclere Racing Club)
(Drawn 4) Rated 78
Archipenko (USA) - Seaflower Reef (IRE)(Robellino (USA))
Breeder - Kingsclere Stud

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

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led and brought field wide in straight, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened well inside final furlong
6th
shd
silks
Francisco Bay (GB) 3, b g 8-12 (Mr C C Shand Kydd & Partner)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 69
Paco Boy (IRE) - Lucky Breeze (IRE)(Key Of Luck (USA))
Breeder - Mr E. de Giles & Mr C. Shand Kydd

(Morning price: 11/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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raced keenly, chased leaders on inside, weakened well inside final furlong
7th
3L
silks
Valence (GB) 3, b g 9-2 (Mhs Racing)
(Drawn 7)cp2 Rated 73
Oasis Dream (GB) - Independence (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Cliveden Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 18/1)
SP 12/1

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chased leaders on outside, bagged near side rail in straight, ridden and weakened over 1f out
8th
11L
silks
Htilominlo (GB) 3, b c 9-5 (Mr H Balasuriya)
(Drawn 1)ts5cp2sr Rated 76
Zoffany (IRE) - Haven's Wave (IRE)(Whipper (USA))
Breeder - Panda Bloodstock

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

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never travelled and always in rear
Off 4.57
Time 2m. 15.21 secs, which is 0.73 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £42.20
Tote Trifecta- £386.60
CSF- £33.57
Tricast- £238.36.


2018 Beringer 3 9-8 M Harley 13/8Fav (Alan King) (Drawn 10)
2017 Jupiter Light 3 9-6 Robert Tart 7/1 (John Gosden) (Drawn 2)
2016 Shabbah 3 9-6 R L Moore 8/11Fav (Sir Michael Stoute) (Drawn 8)
2015 Muntadab 3 9-6 P Hanagan 5/4Fav (Sir Michael Stoute) (Drawn 5)
2014 Rydan 3 9-7 T P Queally 10/1 (R Mills) (Drawn 8)

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