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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places). 

Placepot Pool - £66,727.18 Winning Units - 9.65 Dividend - £5,047.70. Quadpot Pool - £7,515.32 Winning Units - 205.16 Dividend - £27.10. Place Six Dividend - £842.57. Place Five Dividend - £197.18.

1st
silks
Koeman (GB) 3, b g 8-12 (Taplin & Bunney Partnership)
(Drawn 5) Rated 71
Dutch Art (GB) - Angelic Note (IRE)(Excellent Art (GB))
Breeder - B. V. Sangster

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

Tote Win £6.70 Place £2.80
loading past form
2nd early, chased leaders, 2nd again over 7f out, closed over 3f out, led 2f out, stayed on well, clear towards finish
2nd
2.75L
silks
Balashakh (USA) 3, b g 9-1 (Mr Ahmed Jaber)
(Drawn 8)hd1 Rated 74
Blame (USA) - She Has Aptitude (USA)(Aptitude (USA))

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

loading past form
held up in rear, headway over 2f out, went 2nd inside final furlong, no impression on winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Cotton Club (IRE) 6, b g 9-12 (David Little The Links Partnership)
(Drawn 4) Rated 73
Amadeus Wolf (GB) - Slow Jazz (USA)(Chief's Crown (USA))
Breeder - Patrick Gleeson

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

loading past form
mid-division, headway from 3f out, every chance 2f out, lost 2nd and no impression on winner inside final furlong, stayed on same pace
4th
5L
silks
Solo Mission (GB) 3, b g 9-2 (Mr Mohamed Obaida)
(Drawn 1)cp2 Rated 75
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Lonely Ahead (USA)(Rahy (USA))

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

loading past form
held up in rear, driven 3f out, effort over 2f out, one pace over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
5th
3.75L
silks
Prerogative (IRE) 3, b g 9-4 (The Royal Ascot Racing Club)
(Drawn 7)cp6 Rated 77
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Tedarshana (GB)(Darshaan)
Breeder - Robin Moyles

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

loading past form
led, headed over 10f out, 2nd until over 7f out, one pace 2f out, weakened inside final furlong
6th
1.25L
silks
Zoffanist (IRE) 3, ch g 8-3 (John Connolly & Odile Griffith)
(Drawn 2)bl1 Rated 62
Zoffany (IRE) - Frynia (USA)(Cat Thief (USA))

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

loading past form
awkward start, took keen hold, soon prominent, led over 10f out, clear 8f out until over 3f out, headed 2f out, weakened entering final furlong
7th
12L
silks
Midnight Mood (GB) 4, b m 8-12 (Miss A Jones)
(Drawn 6) Rated 59
Aqlaam (GB) - Inflammable (GB)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - B & B Equine Limited

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

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along in 4th over 3f out, weakened over 2f out
Off 7.52
Time 2m. 34.40 secs, which is 3.54 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £32.10
Tote Trifecta- £183.90
CSF- £29.52
Tricast- £238.81.

Non runners Twenty Times , Oxford Don (GB)
2016 Sunny Future 10 9-11 M Dwyer 16/1 (Malcolm Saunders) (Drawn 7)
2015 Who Dares Wins 3 8-9 Tom Marquand (5) 2/1Fav (Richard Hannon) (Drawn 7)
2014 Jelly Fish 3 9-0 James Doyle 3/1JFav (Mrs A Perrett) (Drawn 9)
2013 Sunny Future 7 9-10 R Hughes 6/4Fav (Malcolm Saunders) (Drawn 2)

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