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Placepot Pool - £74,342.49 Winning Units - 62.64 Dividend - £866.30. Quadpot Pool - £5,855.78 Winning Units - 13.9 Dividend - £311.70. Place Six Dividend - £941.67. Place Five Dividend - £537.36.

1st
silks
Sheepscar Lad (IRE) 4, b g 9-0 (Leeds Plywood And Doors Ltd)
(Drawn 11) Rated 81
Arcano (IRE) - Piccadilly Filly (IRE)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Breeder - Stockvale Bloodstock Ltd

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

Tote Win £15.10 Place £2.70
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prominent, ridden 2f out, stayed on to challenge between rivals inside final furlong, led narrowly inside final 100 yards, just held on
2nd
shd
silks
Lucky Beggar (IRE) 8, gr g 8-13 (Eros Bloodstock)
(Drawn 17) Rated 77
Verglas (IRE) - Lucky Clio (IRE)(Key Of Luck (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Cherry Faeste

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

Place £4.60
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chased leaders, driven 2f out, ridden over 1f out, stayed on to challenge and every chance inside final furlong, just held
3rd
1.75L
silks
Suwaan (IRE) 4, ch g 8-10 (Mr J A Swinburne & Mrs Ruth A Carr)
(Drawn 4) Rated 74
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Janina (GB)(Namid (GB))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

Place £2.50
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led narrowly, ridden over 1f out, kept on under pressure inside final furlong, headed narrowly inside final 100 yards, no extra in 3rd near finish
4th
1.25L
silks
The Armed Man (GB) 5, b g 8-6 (Mrs C A Arnold)
(Drawn 16) Rated 77
Misu Bond (IRE) - Accamelia (GB)(Shinko Forest (IRE))
Breeder - C. W. Fairhurst

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

Place £4.70
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mid-division, driven 2f out, edged left and headway inside final furlong, stayed on to take 4th near finish, not reach leaders
5th
0.5L
silks
Signore Piccolo (GB) 7, b g 9-2 (Mike and Eileen Newbould)
(Drawn 13)hd+ Rated 80
Piccolo (GB) - Piccolo Cativo (GB)(Komaite (USA))
Breeder - Capt J. H. Wilson

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

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chased leaders, outpaced 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on under pressure final furlong, no impression
6th
hd
silks
Ebitda (GB) 4, b m 8-9 (Chesterfield Estates)
(Drawn 1) Rated 78
Compton Place (GB) - Tipsy Girl (GB)(Haafhd (GB))
Breeder - Selwood, Hoskins & Trickledown

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

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pressed leader, ridden over 1f out, lost place inside final furlong, no extra
7th
2.25L
silks
Casterbridge (GB) 6, b g 8-9 (Liam & Tony Ferguson)
(Drawn 3)cp7 Rated 76
Pastoral Pursuits (GB) - Damalis (IRE)(Mukaddamah (USA))
Breeder - Liam & Tony Ferguson

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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tracked leaders, driven over 1f out, ridden and kept on same pace final furlong, no impression
8th
nk
silks
Something Lucky (IRE) 6, gr g 9-2 (Dream Racing Club)
(Drawn 15)vs+ Rated 80
Clodovil (IRE) - Lucky Leigh (GB)(Piccolo (GB))
Breeder - Rathasker Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 50/1 33/1) SP 33/1

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mid-division, outpaced 2f out, never on terms
9th
1.5L
silks
African Friend (IRE) 5, b g 8-13 (Mr Stephen William Gunn)
(Drawn 14) Rated 77
Equiano (FR) - Fontanally Springs (IRE)(Namid (GB))
Breeder - Tom Radley

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

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chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, kept on same pace, never on terms
10th
hd
silks
Oh So Sassy (GB) 8, b m 8-12 (The Eight of Diamonds)
(Drawn 12) Rated 79
Pastoral Pursuits (GB) - Almasi (IRE)(Petorius)
Breeder - Mrs C. J. Walker

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

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behind, outpaced over 2f out, stayed on under pressure into mid-division inside final furlong, never nearer
11th
0.5L
silks
Taexali (IRE) 5, ch g 9-5 (Thistle Bloodstock Limited)
(Drawn 9) Rated 86
Raven's Pass (USA) - Enchanted Evening (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Exors of the Late Mrs C L Weld

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

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chased leaders, ridden over 2f out, soon lost place, weakened final furlong
12th
0.75L
silks
Major Pusey (GB) 6, ch g 9-8 (C R Marks (Banbury))
(Drawn 8) Rated 86
Major Cadeaux (GB) - Pusey Street Lady (GB)(Averti (IRE))
Breeder - C. R. Marks (Banbury)

(Morning price: 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2fav

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chased leaders to over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
13th
nk
silks
Siege Of Boston (IRE) 5, ch g 8-11 (Mr M McKay)
(Drawn 2) Rated 75
Starspangledbanner (AUS) - Milton of Campsie (GB)(Medicean (GB))
Breeder - Willie McKay

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

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held up, always behind, outpaced 3f out
14th
2L
silks
Tylery Wonder (IRE) 8, ch g 9-4 (Taylor's Bloodstock Ltd)
(Drawn 6)cp2 Rated 82
Choisir (AUS) - Over The Tylery (IRE)(Swallow Flight (IRE))
Breeder - Michael Kavanagh

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

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chased leaders, driven over 2f out, ridden and weakened final furlong
15th
3.5L
silks
Memories Galore (IRE) 6, b g 9-7 (High Hopes 2017)
(Drawn 7)cp+ Rated 85
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Persian Memories (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Windflower Overseas Holdings Inc

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

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behind, outpaced over 2f out, never a threat
16th
0.5L
silks
Thammin (GB) 4, gr g 9-9 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 5) Rated 87
Dark Angel (IRE) - Gimme Some Lovin (IRE)(Desert Style (IRE))
Breeder - Stratford Place Stud & Willow Bloodstock

(Morning price: 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 7/1 5/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 5/1 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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chased leaders, ridden over 1f out, weakened final furlong
Off 4.30
Time 1m. 0.88 secs, which is 0.90 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £414.30
Tote Trifecta- £2118.60
CSF- £195.22
Tricast- £2300.44.

Non runner Royal Brave
2017 Acclaim The Nation 4 8-9 Jason Hart 14/1 (Eric Alston) (Drawn 2)
2016 Ladweb 6 8-4 P C O'Donnell (5) 15/8Fav (J Gallagher) (Drawn 3)
2015 Distant Past 4 9-3 J P Spencer 9/1 (Kevin Ryan) (Drawn 4)
2014 Red Baron 5 8-12 Neil Farley (3) 5/1 (Eric Alston) (Drawn 7)
2013 Love Island 4 8-12 P M Quinn 33/1 (R M Whitaker) (Drawn 3)

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