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Placepot Pool - £72,253.94 Winning Units - 72.15 Dividend - £731.00. Quadpot Pool - £5,334.13 Winning Units - 56.8 Dividend - £69.40. Place Six Dividend - £294.28. Place Five Dividend - £54.27.

1st
silks
Whiskey In The Jar (IRE) 5, b g 11-2 (Mrs Barbara Hester)

Oscar (IRE) - Baie Barbara (IRE)(Heron Island (IRE))
Breeder - Miss Elizabeth Kennedy

(Morning price: 2/1)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 2/1 9/4 5/2 9/4 2/1) SP 2/1fav

Tote Win £2.70 Place £1.40
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tracked leaders on outside, 2nd 5f out, led well over 1f out, soon clear, very easily
2nd
7L
silks
Samburu Shujaa (FR) 4, b g 10-9 (Mrs Karola Vann)

Poliglote (GB) - Girelle (FR)(Le Nain Jaune (FR))
Breeder - Scea Haras de Monlion

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

Place £3.50
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tracked leaders, took keen hold, outpaced over 2f out, stayed on from over 1f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression on winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Puppet Warrior (GB) 5, ch g 11-2 (Mrs Philippa Wates)

Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Rakajack (GB)(Rakaposhi King)
Breeder - Shade Oak Stud

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

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tracked leader, led over 7f out, headed over 1f out, outpaced by winner and lost 2nd inside final furlong
4th
1.75L
silks
Saint De Vassy (FR) 4, br g 10-9 (Jakeman,booth,lanchbury,mason,hewlett)

Saint Des Saints (FR) - Mona Vassy (FR)(Sleeping Car (FR))
Breeder - N. Ferrand, B. Ferrand de Cromot et al

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

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in touch in rear, headway over 8f out, ridden over 2f out, stayed on one pace from over 1f out
5th
14L
silks
Rambling Rector (FR) 5, ch g 11-2 (Robert Aplin & Swanee River)

Bonbon Rose (FR) - Califea (FR)(Nikos (UNR))
Breeder - Mme Irene Scheldt

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

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led, pushed along and headed over 7f out, lost place 4f out, weakened over 2f out
6th
16L
silks
Lygon Rock (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (The Mamit Racing Partnership)

Robin Des Champs (FR) - Cute Lass (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Meadhill Stables

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

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held up in touch, lost place over 5f out, weakened over 3f out
ref
silks
Corzeam (FR) 5, gr g 10-9 (The Four Musketeers)
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Early March (GB) - Night Fever (FR)(Garde Royale (IRE))
Breeder - Roger-Yves, Nicolas & Valerie Simon

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

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refused to race
Off 4.38
Time 4m. 2.10 secs, which is 1.59 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF- £34.14.

Non runners Cloth Cap , Jersey Bean Arthur's Reuben was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply.
2016 Aintree My Dream 6 11-2 R T Dunne 6/1 (Dan Skelton)
2015 Walking In The Air 5 11-4 Harry Skelton 4/1 (Dan Skelton)

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