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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in Places). 

Jackpot Pool - £14,084.51 Winning Units - 26 Dividend - £384.60. Placepot Pool - £105,734.64 Winning Units - 2274.14 Dividend - £33.90. Quadpot Pool - £9,637.43 Winning Units - 1404.15 Dividend - £5.00. Place Six Dividend - £22.59. Place Five Dividend - £5.68.

1st
silks
Lord Of The Island (IRE) 11, b g 11-6 (The 'Lord Of The Island' Syndicate)
Rated 130
Heron Island (IRE) - Miss Morose (IRE)(Arctic Lord)
Breeder - Mr Noel Collins

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

Tote Win £4.80 Place £1.70
loading past form
tracked leaders, shuffled back and lost place after 3 out, soon rallied, led approaching and strongly challenged from 2 out, stayed on well towards finish (1 hurdle omitted)
2nd
1.5L
silks
Star Of Lanka (IRE) 5, b g 11-4 (J&R Eynon,little,roberts,dowley&Turner)
WS Rated 128
Zoffany (IRE) - Indian Bounty (GB)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Stuart Weld

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

loading past form
held up in rear, headway 4 out, chased leaders next, every chance from 2 out, kept on same pace closing stages
3rd
7L
silks
Aintree My Dream (FR) 9, b g 11-5 (Mrs D J Brown)
ts+hd5 Rated 129
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Pretty Melodie (FR)(Lesotho (USA))
Breeder - Anne-Sophie Orriere & Didier Veillon

(Morning price: 14/1 18/1 25/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 12/1 14/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1) SP 20/1

Place £6.40
loading past form
held up in rear, outpaced 3 out, rallied next, stayed on into 3rd before last, never a threat
4th
9L
silks
Silver Kayf (GB) 7, gr g 11-6 (The Lucky Spinners)
cp3 Rated 130
Kayf Tara (GB) - Silver Spinner (GB)(Silver Patriarch (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs S. C. Welch

(Morning price: 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 9/2 7/2 10/3 7/2)
(Ring price: 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3) SP 10/3fav

loading past form
tracked leader, led 4 out, headed before 2 out, weakened approaching last
5th
2.5L
silks
Melekhov (IRE) 5, b g 11-3 (Owners For Owners: Melekhov)
Rated 127
Sholokhov (IRE) - Yorkshire Girl (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Patrick Fennessy

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 3/1 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
held up, headway after 3 out, chased leaders next, no extra approachinglast
6th
6L
silks
Nelson's Touch (GB) 6, gr g 11-3 (Mrs P de W Johnson)
WS Rated 124
Mount Nelson (GB) - Lady Friend (GB)(Environment Friend (GB))
Breeder - Mrs P. de W. Johnson

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

loading past form
held up in touch, headway 4 out, with leader when hit next, every chance before 2 out, weakened approaching and mistake last
p.u.
silks
Laxey (IRE) 5, b g 11-1 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)
sr Rated 122
Yeats (IRE) - Nerissa (IRE)(Great Palm (USA))
Breeder - Paul McGrath

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

loading past form
led until 4 out, weakened after next, pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Annie Odds (IRE) 5, ch m 11-0 (Pieces Of Eight Racing)
ts2 Rated 121
Mahler (GB) - Taking My Time (IRE)(High Roller (IRE))
Breeder - Miss Joanne Mulcahy

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

loading past form
chased leaders, mistake 3rd, blundered badly and almost fell 5 out, soon detached in rear, behind when pulled up after 3 out
Off 12.45
Time 5m. 16.00 secs, which is 0.58 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £25.40
Tote Trifecta- £299.70
CSF- £25.64
Tricast- £384.88.

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