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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Placepot Pool - £58,614.95 Winning Units - 736.2 Dividend - £58.10. Quadpot Pool - £3,104.87 Winning Units - 133.4 Dividend - £17.20. Place Six Dividend - £57.34. Place Five Dividend - £39.01.

1st
silks
Modulus (GB) 8, b g 11-8 (Mr P Winks)
vs4 Rated 98
Motivator (GB) - Wild Academy (IRE)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - D. J. and Mrs Deer

(Morning price: 15/8 13/8 7/4 13/8 6/4)
(Ring price: 7/4 13/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

Tote Win £2.70 Place £1.50
loading past form
led until 3rd, chased leader until before 4th where not fluent, chased leaders, pushed along mistake and lost 3rd next, rallied to lead again on long run before 2 out until 2 out, upsides last, ridden to lead again run-in
2nd
2.25L
silks
Manwell (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (Mrs J Drake)
ts2hd1 Rated 102
Gold Well (GB) - Roborette (FR)(Robore (FR))
Breeder - Thomas O'Toole

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

loading past form
held up in rear, headway into 3rd 5th, closed and every chance last, went 2nd hung badly left under pressure and one pace run-in
3rd
1.5L
silks
Le Braye (IRE) 5, b g 11-9 (M Boothright G Lovett P Deffains)
Rated 102
Court Cave (IRE) - Salsaparilla (FR)(Lost World (IRE))
Breeder - Oliver & Salome Brennan

(Morning price: 8/1 15/2 11/2 9/2 4/1 10/3 3/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

loading past form
chased leading pair until 2nd, chased leaders, 2nd before 4th, led 3 out, pushed along and headed on long run before next, led again 2 out, ridden and joined last, headed and no extra run-in
4th
21L
silks
Pikarnia (GB) 7, b g 11-10 (Mr John Wade)
ts2 Rated 100
Authorized (IRE) - Kartuzy (JPN)(Polish Precedent (USA))

(Morning price: 11/2 5/1 6/1 7/1 15/2 9/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 17/2) SP 17/2

loading past form
chased leader, hit 1st, lost 2nd before 4th, chased leaders, already lost place when not fluent next, rallied and driven along in modest 4th after 3 out, no chance with leading trio
5th
1.25L
silks
Eager To Know (IRE) 7, b g 10-11 (Tasker-brown & Partners)
Rated 92
Sayarshan (FR) - Drew (IRE)(Double Schwartz)
Breeder - James W. Cleary

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

loading past form
held up off the pace in 5th, pushed along and outpaced after 3rd, behind and struggling 5th, tailed off next
p.u.
silks
Brave Jaq (FR) 6, ch g 11-5 (Kings Head Duffield Racing Partnership)
ts1hd4 Rated 102
Network (GER) - Galaxie (FR)(Ut*useful (FR))
Breeder - Jean-Andre Quesny

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 28/1) SP 28/1

loading past form
took keen hold, held up, headway chasing leaders 2nd, led next, clear 4th until after next, headed 3 out, weakened soon after, behind and pulled up before 2 out
Off 1.55
Time 4m. 22.35 secs, which is 1.89 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF- £5.55.

Non runner Craig Star
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2015 Storm Of Swords 7 11-5 Ms B Andrews (7) 11/8Fav (Dan Skelton)
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