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Placepot Pool - £45,061.96 Winning Units - 311.55 Dividend - £105.50. Quadpot Pool - £5,155.02 Winning Units - 64.54 Dividend - £59.10. Place Six Dividend - £123.67. Place Five Dividend - £90.02.

1st
silks
Wild Sam (IRE) 9, b g 11-2 (Mr I J Jardine)
bl5 Rated 92
Bachelor Duke (USA) - Pure Spin (USA)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Celbridge Estates Ltd

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

Tote Win £3.80 Place £1.40
loading past form
prominent, outpaced in 4th turning into straight, soon ridden, rallied over 1f out, stayed on to lead final 50 yards, ran on (all flights in home straight omitted, low sun)
2nd
1.5L
silks
Gris De Pron (FR) 6, b g 10-10 (Hogarth Racing)
cp6 Rated 86
Gris De Gris (IRE) - Say Say (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Ecurie Biraben & J. Cypres

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

loading past form
held up behind, headway under pressure turning into straight, ridden over 2f out, stayed on inside final furlong, took 2nd and no impression with winner near finish
3rd
0.5L
silks
Oksana (GB) 6, b m 11-11 (Sam England Racing Club)
ts+ Rated 101
Midnight Legend (GB) - La Harde (FR)(Valanour (IRE))
Breeder - R. D. & Mrs J. S. Chugg

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

loading past form
raced keenly, in touch on inside, led 2 out (usual 4 out), headed after last (usual 3 out), driven and stayed on to lead again narrowly 1f out, headed and outpaced final 50 yards
4th
1.75L
silks
Ourmullion (GB) 5, b g 11-12 (David & Elaine Long)
ts+bl6 Rated 102
Mullionmileanhour (IRE) - Queen Ranavola (USA)(Medaglia D'oro (USA))
Breeder - Best Breeding

(Morning price: 9/4 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
led, hit and headed 2 out (usual 4 out), led again after last (usual 3 out), ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, no extra
5th
12L
silks
Tingo In The Tale (IRE) 10, b g 10-1 (Mr Tony Forbes)
cp+ Rated 84
Oratorio (IRE) - Sunlit Skies (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Brian Williamson

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

loading past form
held up behind, struggling after last (usual 3 out), soon ridden, never near leaders
6th
nk
silks
Slaney Craiglegacy (IRE) 7, b m 10-4 (Mr H Burns)
hd9 Rated 83
Craigsteel (GB) - Slaney Legacy (IRE)(Mr Combustible (IRE))
Breeder - P. Carter

(Morning price: 10/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
mid-division on inside, headway 2 out (usual 4 out), ridden and outpaced by front pair over 2f out, weakened final furlong
7th
5L
silks
Compatriot (IRE) 5, b g 11-4 (The Brothers Grimm)
ts3bl1sr Rated 97
Pour Moi (IRE) - Wooded Glade (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - A. Techniki

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, blundered last (usual 3 out), soon outpaced and ridden, never on terms, weakened 2f out
8th
7L
silks
Claudio Monteverdi (IRE) 6, b g 10-12 (Paul Naughton And Partners)
ts+ Rated 88
Galileo (IRE) - Dance For Fun (GB)(Anabaa (USA))
Breeder - Dance For Fun Syndicate

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

loading past form
held up, always behind
9th
2.5L
silks
Machine Head (USA) 5, ch g 11-5 (Mr G A Harker)
Rated 95
Paddy O'prado (USA) - Dixie Song (USA)(Dixieland Band (USA))
Breeder - Brandywine Farm

(Morning price: 100/1 80/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division on outside, driven and outpaced after last (usual 3 out) ridden and weakened 3f out
10th
49L
silks
Viking Hoard (IRE) 5, b g 12-3 (Mrs M Curran)
Rated 107(-8 after this run)
Vale Of York (IRE) - Tibouchina (IRE)(Daylami (IRE))
Breeder - P Monahan

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

loading past form
close up on outside, ridden and lost place after last (usual 3 out), soon weakened, tailed off
Off 8.00
Time 4m. 52.50 secs, which is 11.49 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £36.60
Tote Trifecta- £146.70
CSF- £31.81
Tricast- £94.26.


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2016 Beat The Tide 6 11-5 R Johnson 9/2 (Tim Vaughan)
2015 Western Way 6 11-11 D F O'Regan 9/1 (Don Cantillon)
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