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Going - Good to Soft (Straight Course: Good, Good to Soft in places). 

Placepot Pool - £144,121.30 Winning Units - 214.88 Dividend - £489.60. Quadpot Pool - £8,393.37 Winning Units - 196.54 Dividend - £31.60. Place Six Dividend - £282.53. Place Five Dividend - £157.10.

1st
silks
Palace Moon (GB) 7, b g 9-7 (Canisbay Bloodstock)
(Drawn 9) Rated 100
Fantastic Light (USA) - Palace Street (USA)(Secreto (USA))
Breeder - Miss B. Swire

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

Tote Win £22.60 Place £4.60
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway over 1f out, soon chasing winner, every chance inside final furlong, stayed on under pressure to lead close home
2nd
hd
silks
Pabusar (GB) 4, b g 9-7 (Mr & Mrs Kevan Watts)
(Drawn 6) Rated 100
Oasis Dream (GB) - Autumn Pearl (GB)(Orpen (USA))

(Morning price: 16/1 12/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Place £4.60
loading past form
mid-division, smooth headway over 2f out, soon chasing leaders, edged right when led over 1f out, strongly challenged inside final furlong, headed and no extra closing stages
3rd
3.75L
silks
Mac's Power (IRE) 6, b g 9-6 (Mr Michael McDonnell)
(Drawn 7) Rated 99
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Easter Girl (GB)(Efisio)

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

Place £2.40
loading past form
mid-division, headway when not clear run over 1f out, chased leaders inside final furlong, no extra towards finish
4th
1.75L
silks
Lutine Bell (GB) 5, ch g 8-13 (Rogerson, Carr & Murphy)
(Drawn 4) Rated 92
Starcraft (NZ) - Satin Bell (GB)(Midyan (USA))

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

loading past form
steadied in rear, headway over 1f out, never troubled leaders
5th
nk
silks
Edge Closer (GB) 8, b g 8-9 (Mr Godfrey Wilson)
(Drawn 11) Rated 88
Bold Edge (GB) - Blue Goddess (IRE)(Blues Traveller (IRE))

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

loading past form
raced keenly tracking leaders, effort approaching final furlong, never able to challenge
6th
0.5L
silks
Naabegha (GB) 5, ch g 8-8 (Tight Lines Partnership)
(Drawn 12) Rated 87
Muhtathir (GB) - Hawafiz (FR)(Nashwan (USA))

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, effort when hung left under pressure approaching final furlong, soon no impression
7th
2.5L
silks
Bertiewhittle (GB) 4, ch g 8-12 (Norton Common Farm Racing Ii)
(Drawn 2) Rated 91
Bahamian Bounty (GB) - Minette (GB)(Bishop of Cashel (GB))
Breeder - E. Dafydd

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

loading past form
behind, headway over 1f out, soon chasing leaders, never on terms
8th
0.75L
silks
Bay Knight (IRE) 6, b g 9-4 (Scuderia Vita Bella)
(Drawn 15) Rated 100
Johannesburg (USA) - Sabeline (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Pat Roach

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

loading past form
mid-division, never a factor
9th
1.25L
silks
Whaileyy (IRE) 4, b g 9-4 (Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar)
(Drawn 8) Rated 97
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Alshoowg (USA)(Riverman (USA))
Breeder - Iona Equine

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, effort when hung left over 1f out, soon edged right and short of room, faded
10th
2.25L
silks
Esprit de Midas (GB) 6, b g 8-11 (Mr Geoff Copp)
(Drawn 14) Rated 90
Namid (GB) - Spritzeria (GB)(Bigstone (IRE))

(Morning price: 9/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up in rear, headway under pressure when not clear run 1f out, weakened final furlong
11th
1.25L
silks
Sohraab (GB) 8, b g 8-11 (Pangfield Racing)
(Drawn 13) Rated 90
Erhaab (USA) - Riverine (GB)(Risk Me (FR))

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

loading past form
chased leaders, under pressure over 2f out, soon weakened
12th
0.75L
silks
Kuanyao (IRE) 6, b g 8-7 (Mr D M Ahier)
(Drawn 10) Rated 85
American Post (GB) - Nullarbor (GB)(Green Desert (USA))

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

loading past form
prominent, ridden and weakened over 2f out
13th
nose
silks
Mac Gille Eoin (GB) 8, b h 8-7 (M C S D Racing Partnership)
(Drawn 5) Rated 85
Bertolini (USA) - Peruvian Jade (GB)(Petong)

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

loading past form
with leader, led over 2f out, ridden and headed over 1f out, soon weakened
14th
2.75L
silks
The Confessor (GB) 5, b g 8-11 (Six Too Many)
(Drawn 1) Rated 90
Piccolo (GB) - Twilight Mistress (GB)(Bin Ajwaad (IRE))

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

loading past form
mid-division, switched left and headway over 1f out, soon weakened
15th
1L
silks
Swiss Cross (GB) 5, b g 9-3 (Mr Steve Jakes)
(Drawn 3) Rated 96
Cape Cross (IRE) - Swiss Lake (USA)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Lordship Stud

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

loading past form
led until over 2f out, faded
Off 2.34
Time 1m. 13.34 secs, which is 1.85 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £248.80
Tote Trifecta- £1595.50.


2011 Novellen Lad 6 8-10 K Fallon 16/1 (W J Musson) (Drawn 16)
2010 Rileyskeepingfaith 4 9-1 R L Moore 6/1 (Mick Channon) (Drawn 9)
2009 Main Aim 4 9-3 R L Moore 2/1Fav (Sir Michael Stoute) (Drawn 14)
2008 Baby Strange 4 8-6 Jim Crowley 9/1 (D Shaw) (Drawn 2)

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