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Placepot Pool - £59,023.36 Winning Units - 4543.31 Dividend - £9.40. Quadpot Pool - £3,532.68 Winning Units - 528.59 Dividend - £4.90. Place Six Dividend - £5.82. Place Five Dividend - £4.78.

1st
silks
Dark Liberty (IRE) 2, gr f 9-5 (Sheikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 8) Rated 71
Dark Angel (IRE) - Extricate (IRE)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 17/2 9/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

Tote Win £9.10 Place £3.60
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chased leaders, 2nd 3f out, led over 2f out, ridden and edged left inside final furlong, stayed on
2nd
0.75L
silks
Byron's Choice (GB) 2, b g 9-7 (Mr A Wynn Williams & Mr D Graham)
(Drawn 6) Rated 73
Poet's Voice (GB) - Byrony (IRE)(Byron (GB))
Breeder - Mr & Mrs C. Booth & Mrs S. Cammidge

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

Place £1.30
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took keen hold, chased leaders, went 2nd under pressure inside final 2f, kept on same pace inside final furlong
3rd
0.75L
silks
Placebo Effect (IRE) 2, b g 9-3 (Timothy O'gram, Keith West & Ollie Pea)
(Drawn 3) Rated 69
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Hawaiian Dream (IRE)(Catcher In The Rye (IRE))
Breeder - Hawaiian Dream Partnership

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

Place £1.20
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dwelt and slightly hampered start, held up and behind, headway under pressure over 1f out, slightly hampered and switched right inside final furlong, kept on
4th
3L
silks
Emerald Rocket (IRE) 2, b g 8-13 (Hambleton Racing Ltd Iii & E Burke)
(Drawn 10) Rated 65
Society Rock (IRE) - Lady From Limerick (IRE)(Rainbows For Life (CAN))
Breeder - Elton Lodge Stud

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

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held up in last pair, headway near side of group under pressure over 2f out, kept on same pace in 4th final furlong
5th
2.5L
silks
Graphite Girl (IRE) 2, gr f 7-12 (Cdm Developments (north West) Limited)
(Drawn 2) Rated 53
Kodiac (GB) - My Girl Lisa (USA)(With Approval (CAN))
Breeder - Declan Whelan

(Morning price: 33/1)
SP 66/1

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went right start, chased leaders, led narrowly 4f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, edged right and weakened final furlong
6th
2.5L
silks
Super Major (IRE) 2, b g 9-1 (Mrs C Hewitson, Mr M Dods)
(Drawn 4) Rated 72
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Majestic Alexander (IRE)(Bushranger (IRE))
Breeder - Mountarmstrong Stud

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

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chased leaders, ridden 2f out, weakened soon after
7th
0.75L
silks
Reinbeau Prince (GB) 2, br c 9-3 (Mrs H Steel)
(Drawn 9) Rated 69
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Bridle Belle (GB)(Dansili (GB))

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

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chased leaders, weakened inside final 2f
8th
7L
silks
Mountain Approach (IRE) 2, b c 8-9 (Mr Sultan Ali)
(Drawn 7)bl2 Rated 61
Shamardal (USA) - River Mountain (GB)(Reset (AUS))

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

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pulled hard and prominent, ridden and weakened 2f out
9th
8L
silks
Jackontherocks (GB) 2, b g 9-2 (Mr V Spinks & Partner)
(Drawn 11) Rated 68
Bated Breath (GB) - Desert Kiss (GB)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - T. Ellison, B. Olkowicz and C. Speller

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

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chased leaders on near side of group, pushed along halfway, soon lost place and weakened
10th
6L
silks
Sorority (GB) 2, ch f 9-2 (Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 5) Rated 68
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Belonging (GB)(Raven's Pass (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin Management Cie Ltd

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

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led 3f, soon lost 2nd, weakened quickly over 2f out, soon behind, eased
Off 1.50
Time 1m. 26.47 secs, which is 16.28 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £47.70
Tote Trifecta- £89.70
CSF- £38.66
Tricast- £98.88.

Non runner Show Princess (GB)
2016 Kings Gift 2 9-7 P Mulrennan 1/1Fav (M Dods) (Drawn 5)
2015 Hope Cove 2 9-1 P Makin 11/4Fav (Ed Walker) (Drawn 6)
2014 Mr Shekells 2 8-7 G Chaloner (3) 8/1 (P McBride) (Drawn 13)
2013 Shirocco Passion 2 8-5 Barry McHugh 11/2 (T Coyle) (Drawn 6)
2012 Marhaba Malayeen 2 9-6 J P Spencer 9/2Fav (Kevin Ryan) (Drawn 15)

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