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Going - Good to Soft (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £55,336.31 Winning Units - 2.3 Dividend - £17,563.20. Quadpot Pool - £7,153.14 Winning Units - 2.3 Dividend - £2,301.40. Place Six Dividend - £632.38. Place Five Dividend - £249.93.

1st
silks
Acker Bilk (IRE) 4, ch g 10-13 (Mr Stuart & Simon Mercer)
ts1cp4
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Portentous (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Tullamaine Castle Stud and Partners

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Tote Win £8.90 Place £3.90
loading past form
mid-division, headway 4 out, chased leaders next, led before 2 out, ran on well
2nd
2.75L
silks
Astute Boy (IRE) 4, b g 10-10 (Astute Partnership)
ts4
Arcano (IRE) - Spa (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Successori del Marchese G. Guglielmi

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

Place £1.70
loading past form
behind, headway when not fluent 4 out, chased leaders next, kept on same pace
3rd
1.25L
silks
Bard Of Brittany (GB) 4, b g 10-13 (Mr M Channon)

Sayif (IRE) - Lily Le Braz (GB)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - R. W. K. Lewis

(Morning price: 50/1 33/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

Place £18.20
loading past form
pulled hard in rear, headway when hampered 3 out, chased leaders before last, kept on well
4th
2.75L
silks
Thepensionfund (IRE) 6, b g 11-0 (Gerry And The Jocks)

Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Whizz (GB)(Salse (USA))
Breeder - Philip Hore

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 7/1 9/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 8/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
behind, jumped left 2nd, headway 2 out, chased leaders last, never a threat
5th
6L
silks
Casemates Square (IRE) 4, b g 10-13 (The Ferandlin Peaches)

Casamento (IRE) - Marhaba (GB)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - Denis McDonnell

(Morning price: 33/1 20/1 25/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
mid-division, headway to chase leaders after 3 out, never on terms
6th
3.5L
silks
All Hands On Deck (IRE) 5, b m 10-7 (Mr Andrew Polson)

Flemensfirth (USA) - On Galley Head (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - Liam Lane

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

loading past form
mid-division, blundered 1st, hampered 3 out, headway next, never on terms
7th
1.5L
silks
Troy Dee Knee (GB) 6, b g 11-0 (The Golden Boys Partnership)

Rainbow High (GB) - Matthew's Bridey (GB)(El Conquistador)
Breeder - Mr Matt Lovett & Miss Sue Parkinson

(Morning price: 100/1 66/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
led, headed before 2 out, weakened last
8th
0.5L
silks
Sommervieu (FR) 4, gr g 10-13 (Mrs J A Wakefield)
ts1 Rated 114
Rajsaman (FR) - Simple Solution (USA)(Dynaformer (USA))
Breeder - S.A. Franklin Finance

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

loading past form
chased leaders, hampered 3 out, soon lost place
9th
9L
silks
Rubheira (GB) 6, ch m 10-2 (Mr Andy Marsh)
ts3hd5
Arkadian Hero (USA) - Devon Ruby (GB)(Zilzal (USA))
Breeder - Mr A. Marsh

(Morning price: 66/1 150/1)
(Ring price: 100/1 150/1 100/1) SP 100/1

loading past form
mid-division, under pressure 3 out, soon beaten
10th
1.75L
silks
Another Drama (IRE) 6, b g 11-0 (Mr Noel Williams)

Gamut (IRE) - Rachrush (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Angus McDonnell

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

loading past form
mid-division, weakened before 3 out
11th
46L
silks
Dance With Kate (GB) 7, b m 10-7 (Michael & Will Potter)

Hamairi (IRE) - Vercheny (GB)(Petoski)
Breeder - Mr Michael Potter

(Morning price: 100/1 150/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
pulled hard early, held up, weakened 4 out, hampered next, tailed off
b.d.
silks
Muilean Na Madog (IRE) 7, b g 10-9 (Cwb Partnership)
WS
Papal Bull (GB) - Truly Precious (IRE)(Pennekamp (USA))
Breeder - Tom & Geraldine Molan

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

loading past form
keen on inside towards rear, under pressure when brought down 3 out
fell
silks
Shadow Sadness (GER) 6, b g 11-0 (Dewhurst & Daresbury)
ts3cp2
Soldier Hollow (GB) - Shadow Queen (GER)(Lando (GER))
Breeder - M. Herrmann

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, every chance when fell 3 out
u.r.
silks
Freedom Chimes (GB) 4, b g 10-13 (Mrs Rosemary Gasson)
Rated 116
Champs Elysees (GB) - Ombre (GB)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Millsec Limited

(Morning price: 10/1 14/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
mid-division, headway before 4 out, every chance when blundered and unseated rider 3 out
Off 7.15
Time 3m. 54.30 secs, which is 3.67 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £75.90
Tote Trifecta-
CSF- £61.32.


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