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Placepot Pool - £41,534.80 Winning Units - 1342.17 Dividend - £22.50. Quadpot Pool - £5,829.56 Winning Units - 339.58 Dividend - £12.70. Place Six Dividend - £56.68. Place Five Dividend - £39.18.

1st
silks
Millie The Minx (IRE) 4, b m 9-12 (Mr Anthony White)
Rated 84
Medicean (GB) - Popocatepetl (FR)(Nashwan (USA))
Breeder - Mr Jeremy Gompertz

(Morning price: 11/4 3/1 10/3 11/4 9/4)
(Ring price: 5/2 9/4 2/1 15/8 7/4 13/8 6/4) SP 6/4fav

Tote Win £2.30 Place £1.10
loading past form
tracked leaders, 2nd from 5th, led 2 out, idled flat, ridden clear towards finish
2nd
4.5L
silks
Ninepointsixthree (GB) 8, b g 11-13 (Mr Gary Smith)
cp+ Rated 106
Bertolini (USA) - Armada Grove (GB)(Fleetwood (IRE))
Breeder - Mr A. M. Tombs

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

loading past form
led, ridden and headed 2 out, no impression on winner final 100 yards
3rd
18L
silks
Glimpse Of Gold (GB) 7, b g 11-1 (The Craftsmen)
ts+ Rated 94
Passing Glance (GB) - Tizzy Blue (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Paul Wixey

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

Place £1.50
loading past form
mid-division, headway approaching 3 out, 3rd and no impression before last, no extra flat
4th
3.25L
silks
The Herds Garden (GB) 9, b g 11-12 (Hale Racing Limited & Mr D McCain Jnr)
Rated 105
Multiplex (GB) - Eternal Legacy (IRE)(Monashee Mountain (USA))
Breeder - D. Mossop

(Morning price: 10/3 7/2 5/1 6/1 11/2 15/2 13/2 8/1 10/1 8/1 11/1 16/1 18/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
handy in chasing group on outside, not fluent 3rd, mistake 5th, outpaced after 3 out, well held next, went modest 4th close home
5th
1.5L
silks
Outback Blue (GB) 5, gr g 11-1 (Mrs C J Todd)
Rated 97
Aussie Rules (USA) - Beautiful Lady (IRE)(Peintre Celebre (USA))
Breeder - Grovewood Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, headway 5th, ridden before 2 out, no extra approaching last, lost 4th close home
6th
62L
silks
Excalibur (POL) 5, gr g 10-6 (The Golden Cuckoo)
cp1 Rated 85
Youmzain (IRE) - Electra Deelites (GB)(With Approval (CAN))
Breeder - Robert Gorczyca

(Morning price: 8/1 7/1 15/2 10/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along 4th, mistake next, well behind 3 out, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Gris De Pron (FR) 5, b g 12-0 (Hogarth Racing)
cp2sr Rated 107
Gris De Gris (IRE) - Say Say (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Ecurie Biraben & J. Cypres

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, outpaced 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Golden Town (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (Golden Boot)
sr Rated 103
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Princesse Dansante (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Darley

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

loading past form
in rear, pushed along 4th, well behind 3 out, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Starshell (IRE) 4, b g 9-11 (Mr G Fell & Mrs Sue Murtagh)
ts2cp3 Rated 75
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Aquarelle Bleue (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Sunderland Holdings Inc

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1 66/1 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 66/1 100/1 66/1 80/1 100/1) SP 100/1

loading past form
always behind, pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Cyrano Star (FR) 6, gr g 10-0 (Leeds Plywood And Doors Ltd)
ts2 Rated 71
Martaline (GB) - Quezac Du Boulay (FR)(Ut*useful (FR))
Breeder - Mr Pascal Priollet

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
prominent in chasing group, ridden before 5th, weakened approaching 3 out, pulled up before 2 out
Off 1.21
Time 4m. 12.10 secs, which is 3.31 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £19.50
Tote Trifecta- £49.60
CSF- £19.63
Tricast- £40.78.


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2015 Nafaath 9 11-2 Ronan Short (10) 5/1 (Donald McCain)
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