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Placepot Pool - £62,350.83 Winning Units - 280.6 Dividend - £162.20. Quadpot Pool - £4,008.31 Winning Units - 57.49 Dividend - £51.50. Place Six Dividend - £68.92. Place Five Dividend - £48.70.

1st
silks
Medalla De Oro (GB) 5, b g 9-4 (The Rogues Gallery Two)
(Drawn 9)hd+sr Rated 77
Teofilo (IRE) - Nyarhini (GB)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Hascombe and Valiant Studs

(Morning price: 11/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 8/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 17/2 9/1 8/1 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

Tote Win £7.00 Place £2.40
loading past form
made virtually all, ridden 2f out, driven inside final furlong, held on well
2nd
0.5L
silks
Swift Emperor (IRE) 7, b g 9-5 (Mr David Ellis & Partner)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 78
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Big Swifty (IRE)(Intikhab (USA))
Breeder - John Davison

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

Place £3.00
loading past form
slowly into stride, soon mid-division, headway and hung left over 1f out, went 2nd and stayed on inside final furlong, just held by winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Elhafei (USA) 4, br g 8-10 (Geegeez Co Uk Ma)
(Drawn 12)cp2 Rated 72
Speightstown (USA) - Albamara (GB)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Lanwades Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 33/1) SP 33/1

Place £9.30
loading past form
soon chasing winner, ridden over 2f out, lost 2nd and switched right inside final furlong, 3rd and no extra close home
4th
0.5L
silks
Bit Of A Quirke (GB) 6, ch g 8-13 (Mr A Quirke & Mrs G B Walford)
(Drawn 1)vs3 Rated 72
Monsieur Bond (IRE) - Silk (IRE)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Dr A. Gillespie

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, pushed along over 4f out, not quicken over 1f out, kept on final 75 yards
5th
nk
silks
Redgrave (IRE) 5, b g 9-4 (Jon Beard And Partner)
(Drawn 8)sr Rated 77
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Olympic Medal (GB)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - Mrs T. Mahon

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, soon hung left, kept on inside final furlong
6th
1L
silks
Dark Devil (IRE) 6, gr g 8-8 (Dr Marwan Koukash)
(Drawn 11)cp+sr Rated 67
Dark Angel (IRE) - Ride For Roses (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Yeomanstown Stud

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

loading past form
slowly away, held up in rear, headway over 1f out, not pace to trouble leaders
7th
hd
silks
Heart Of Soul (IRE) 4, b g 9-7 (Dr Marwan Koukash)
(Drawn 3)vs3 Rated 80
Makfi (GB) - Hadrian's Waltz (IRE)(Holy Roman Emperor (IRE))
Breeder - Ecurie La Vallee Martigny

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, kept on final 100 yards, never dangerous
8th
nk
silks
Citta D'oro (GB) 4, b g 8-2 (Mr P S Burke)
(Drawn 5)cp5 Rated 64
Cityscape (GB) - Corsa All Oro (USA)(Medaglia D'oro (USA))
Breeder - Mr P. & Mrs N. Burke

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 7/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 11/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
mid-division, not much room over 1f out, hampered inside final furlong, never dangerous
9th
1L
silks
Garden Oasis (GB) 4, b g 9-2 (Mr T A Scothern & Partner)
(Drawn 10) Rated 80
Excelebration (IRE) - Queen Arabella (GB)(Medicean (GB))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 18/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, not much room over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
10th
0.5L
silks
Maghfoor (GB) 5, b g 7-13 (Jo-co Partnership)
(Drawn 13)cp3 Rated 63
Cape Cross (IRE) - Thaahira (USA)(Dynaformer (USA))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

loading past form
slowly into stride, held up in rear, ridden over 2f out, switched right inside final furlong, never involved
11th
7L
silks
Dragon Mountain (GB) 4, b g 8-11 (Mr J S Morrison)
(Drawn 4) Rated 75
Sir Percy - Rouge Dancer (GB)(Elusive City (USA))
Breeder - Mr J. W. Mitchell

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

loading past form
led early, tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, soon beaten, weakened over 2f out
12th
3L
silks
Thaayer (GB) 4, b g 9-4 (The Racing Brothers)
(Drawn 7)ts4 Rated 77
Helmet (AUS) - Sakhya (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Saxtead Livestock Ltd

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden 3f out, soon weakened, well behind over 1f out
Off 4.21
Time 2m. 14.72 secs, which is 2.18 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £67.80
Tote Trifecta- £2334.00
CSF- £60.52
Tricast- £1692.32.

Non runners Miss Sheridan ( Vets Cert (Tied Up) ), Valentine Mist ( Self Cert (In Season) )
2018 Bit Of A Quirke 5 8-10 A Mullen 7/2 (Mr M T Walford) (Drawn 1)
2017 Storm King 8 9-10 S Drowne 12/1 (D C Griffiths) (Drawn 11)
2016 Eurystheus 7 9-4 J Quinn 7/1 (M Appleby) (Drawn 8)
2015 Save The Bees 7 8-10 J Fanning 9/2 (D Carroll) (Drawn 7)
2014 Spanish Plume 6 8-8 Kevin Stott (5) 8/1 (A Hollinshead) (Drawn 6)

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