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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places, Watered). 

Placepot Pool - £77,192.41 Winning Units - 164.92 Dividend - £341.60. Quadpot Pool - £6,345.46 Winning Units - 59.68 Dividend - £78.60. Place Six Dividend - £525.50. Place Five Dividend - £195.03.

1st
silks
Mehronissa (GB) 4, ch f 9-11 (Mr Salem Rashid)
(Drawn 2) Rated 93
Iffraaj (GB) - Miss University (USA)(Beau Genius (CAN))

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

Tote Win £5.90 Place £3.20
loading past form
towards rear and keen, headway over 2f out, ridden inside final furlong, kept on to lead close home
2nd
nk
silks
Solar Flair (GB) 4, b g 9-12 (Art Of Racing & The Kimber Family)
(Drawn 8)hd2 Rated 94
Equiano (FR) - Air Biscuit (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Farmers Hill Stud

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

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tracked leaders, ridden and switched right over 1f out, soon led, kept on and headed close home
3rd
2.5L
silks
Exchequer (IRE) 5, ch g 9-7 (Mr J C Fretwell)
(Drawn 9) Rated 89
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Tara's Force (IRE)(Acclamation (GB))
Breeder - B. Holland, S. Hillen & J. Cullinan

(Ring price: 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

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held up, mid-division, headway over 1f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong
4th
0.5L
silks
Merhoob (IRE) 4, b g 9-1 (Mr Gerry McGladery)
(Drawn 3) Rated 86
Cape Cross (IRE) - Lady Slippers (IRE)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

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

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in rear, headway entering final furlong, soon ridden and kept on
5th
1.75L
silks
Guishan (GB) 6, b m 9-6 (Mr Brian D Cantle)
(Drawn 7) Rated 91
Ishiguru (USA) - Fareham (GB)(Komaite (USA))

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

loading past form
led, ridden and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
6th
1.75L
silks
Intense Style (IRE) 4, ch g 9-9 (Rp Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 4) Rated 91
Intense Focus (USA) - Style Queen (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - J. S. Bolger & John Corcoran

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

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tracked leaders, in 4th, ridden and bumped over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
7th
nk
silks
Excellent George (GB) 4, b g 9-0 (Mr D A Shekells)
(Drawn 5)ts2 Rated 82
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Princess Georgina (GB)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Old Mill Stud & S. Williams & J. Parry

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

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tracked leader, not much room and bumped over 1f out, soon weakened
Off 8.20
Time 1m. 11.44 secs, which is 0.93 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF- £22.17
Tricast- £150.80.

Non runners Russian Realm (GB), Dragon King
2015 Steve Prescott 3 8-12 F Tylicki 9/2CFav (Richard Fahey) (Drawn 7)
2014 Forest Edge 5 9-7 J F Egan 5/1 (David Evans) (Drawn 11)
2013 Elusive Flame 4 9-6 R L Moore 6/1 (David Elsworth) (Drawn 1)
2012 Picabo 4 9-1 Dane O'Neill 9/2 (Henry Candy) (Drawn 4)

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