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Going - Good (Good to Firm in places). 

Placepot Pool - £59,797.89 Winning Units - 1218.26 Dividend - £35.80. Quadpot Pool - £7,725.87 Winning Units - 872.81 Dividend - £6.50. Place Six Dividend - £29.38. Place Five Dividend - £26.82.

1st
silks
Ramesses (GB) 3, b g 8-8 (Sir Robert Ogden)
(Drawn 7) Rated 73
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Songbird (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Sir Robert Ogden

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

Tote Win £5.30 Place £1.90
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led, 2f, chased leader who went clear halfway, pushed along and closer over 2f out, ridden to challenge over 1f out, ran on to lead last 100 yards
2nd
0.75L
silks
Esprit De Corps (GB) 5, b g 9-4 (Mr Laurence O'Kane)
(Drawn 1) Rated 72
Sepoy (AUS) - Corps de Ballet (IRE)(Fasliyev (USA))
Breeder - David Jamison & Gordon Roddick

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

Place £1.60
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held up towards rear, steady headway on inside over 2f out, strong run between horses towards finish, went 2nd near finish, not reach winner
3rd
nk
silks
Astrologer (GB) 3, ch f 9-11 (Cheveley Park Stud)
(Drawn 6) Rated 87
Intello (GER) - Starscope (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

Place £2.20
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tracked leader, led 5f out, went clear halfway, came back to the field over 2f out, ridden and pressed over 1f out, headed final 100 yards, lost 2nd near finish
4th
nk
silks
Inner Circle (IRE) 5, b g 9-1 (Mpr, Ventura Racing 6 & Partner)
(Drawn 4)cp+ Rated 74
Choisir (AUS) - Eternity Ring (GB)(Alzao (USA))
Breeder - Mr Anthony Morris

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

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chased leading pair, pushed along and unable to quicken 2f out, ridden and no impression over 1f out, kept on well towards finish
5th
2.25L
silks
Howzer Black (IRE) 3, b g 9-4 (Middleham Park Racing Lxxvi)
(Drawn 5)bl1 Rated 80
Requinto (IRE) - Mattinata (GB)(Tiger Hill (IRE))
Breeder - Kildaragh Stud

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 12/1 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

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held up in rear, never nearer
6th
1.5L
silks
Glengarry (GB) 6, b g 10-0 (Mrs Janis MacPherson)
(Drawn 8)bl1 Rated 82
Monsieur Bond (IRE) - Lady Mcbeth (IRE)(Avonbridge (GB))
Breeder - Laundry Cottage Stud Farm

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 9/1)
SP 9/1

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slowly into stride, raced keenly in last pair, some headway on outside over 1f out, weakened final furlong
7th
3.25L
silks
Tommy G (GB) 6, ch g 9-3 (Johnnie Delta Racing)
(Drawn 2) Rated 78
Makfi (GB) - Primo Heights (GB)(Primo Valentino (IRE))
Breeder - Jim Goldie

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

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keen tracking leaders, weakened inside final 2f
8th
17L
silks
Dutch Pursuit (IRE) 3, b g 9-4 (Geoff & Sandra Turnbull)
(Drawn 3) Rated 80
Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Dansili Dutch (IRE)(Dutch Art (GB))
Breeder - Elwick Stud

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

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mid-division, weakened 2f out
Off 3.40
Time 1m. 28.59 secs, which is 19.37 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £22.00
Tote Trifecta- £232.00
CSF- £20.83
Tricast- £108.99.


2018 Tommy G 5 9-2 George Downing 10/1 (J Goldie) (Drawn 2)
2017 Be Kool 4 8-13 Ben Robinson (5) 5/4Fav (B Ellison) (Drawn 2)
2016 Royal Duchess 6 8-11 Joe Doyle (3) 12/1 (Mrs L Normile) (Drawn 3)
2015 Zacynthus 7 9-11 S H James 7/2 (David O'Meara) (Drawn 2)
2014 Escape To Glory 6 10-0 P Mulrennan 6/1 (M Dods) (Drawn 4)

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