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Placepot Pool - £55,519.44 Winning Units - 98.8 Dividend - £410.20. Quadpot Pool - £9,408.74 Winning Units - 233.78 Dividend - £29.70. Place Six Dividend - £177.66. Place Five Dividend - £29.28.

1st
silks
Gold Star (GB) 3, b c 9-0 (Godolphin)
(Drawn 6) Rated 88
Nathaniel (IRE) - Tanzania (USA)(Ruritania (USA))
Breeder - Darley

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

Tote Win £1.70 Place £1.40
loading past form
tracked leader, driven to lead 2f out, ridden clear over 1f out, ran on, comfortably
2nd
3.75L
silks
Abjar (GB) 3, b g 8-10 (Al Shaqab Racing)
(Drawn 2) Rated 81
Nathaniel (IRE) - Kinnaird (IRE)(Dr Devious (IRE))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

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

loading past form
led, ridden and headed 2f out, kept on same pace, no chance with winner over 1f out
3rd
3.25L
silks
Plutocracy (IRE) 7, b g 9-10 (Power Geneva Ltd)
(Drawn 1)cp8 Rated 87
Dansili (GB) - Private Life (FR)(Bering)
Breeder - Mr Bjorn E Nielsen

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 33/1 28/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 18/1) SP 18/1

loading past form
held up in touch, driven to chase leaders over 2f out, ridden to take 3rd 1f out, kept on same pace, no chance with front pair
4th
2.25L
silks
Batts Rock (IRE) 4, b g 9-9 (Lady Bamford)
(Drawn 4)cp2 Rated 86
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Be My Queen (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Lady Bamford

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 13/2 6/1 13/2 11/2 5/1 9/2 11/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 17/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up in rear, driven over 2f out, ridden and headway on outside over 1f out, went 4th inside final furlong, no chance with leaders
5th
2L
silks
Afonso De Sousa (USA) 7, br g 9-12 (Mick Appleby Racing)
(Drawn 3) Rated 89
Henrythenavigator (USA) - Mien (USA)(Nureyev (USA))
Breeder - Monticule

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, outpaced over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, never on terms, weakened inside final furlong
6th
3L
silks
Angrywhitepyjamas (IRE) 4, b g 9-7 (O'mulloy, Collenette, Clark)
(Drawn 5) Rated 84
Manduro (GER) - Ornellaia (IRE)(Mujadil (USA))
Breeder - J. & J. Waldron

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 18/1) SP 18/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, never on terms, lost place over 1f out, soon weakened
7th
7L
silks
Laqab (IRE) 4, b g 9-5 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 7) Rated 82
Teofilo (IRE) - Ghaidaa (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

loading past form
raced keenly, held up in touch on outside, went prominent briefly after 4f, lost place 3f out, soon behind, no danger after
Off 8.00
Time 2m. 35.42 secs, which is 3.50 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £5.10
Tote Trifecta- £38.10
CSF- £4.87.


2016 Watersmeet 5 9-12 F Norton 11/4 (Mark Johnston) (Drawn 1)
2015 Newmarch 3 8-10 Kevin Stott (3) 11/10Fav (Charlie Appleby) (Drawn 7)
2014 Hunting Ground 4 9-11 R Havlin 16/1 (Mark Johnston) (Drawn 6)

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