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Placepot Pool - £57,797.13 Winning Units - 2076.85 Dividend - £20.30. Quadpot Pool - £6,042.16 Winning Units - 287.5 Dividend - £15.50. Place Six Dividend - £23.92. Place Five Dividend - £18.37.

1st
silks
Moonraker (GB) 7, ch g 9-7 (The Kettlelites)
(Drawn 4)sr Rated 81
Starspangledbanner (AUS) - Licence To Thrill (GB)(Wolfhound (USA))
Breeder - Stratford Place Stud

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

Tote Win £1.90 Place £1.30
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made all, ridden out
2nd
2L
silks
Awsaaf (GB) 4, b g 8-3 (Mr Tugay Akman & Ms I D Heerowa)
(Drawn 3)hd+ Rated 63
Swiss Spirit (GB) - Atheera (IRE)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Lordship Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 18/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Place £4.40
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close up, ridden to chase winner over 1f out, no impression final furlong
3rd
2.5L
silks
Young Tiger (GB) 6, b g 8-7 (T T Racing)
(Drawn 6)hd+ Rated 67
Captain Gerrard (IRE) - Blades Princess (GB)(Needwood Blade (GB))
Breeder - Mrs J. McMahon & Mickley Stud

(Morning price: 9/4 5/2 3/1 5/2 9/4 7/2)
(Ring price: 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2

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tracked leaders, pushed along halfway, ridden and kept on one pace
4th
1L
silks
Nick Vedder (GB) 5, b g 9-0 (Mrs Jo Brisland)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 74
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Devotion (IRE)(Dylan Thomas (IRE))
Breeder - Petches Farm Ltd

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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in rear, outpaced halfway, ridden and kept on inside final furlong
5th
1.5L
silks
Samovar (GB) 4, b g 9-5 (P J Dixon, Chrystal Maze & Ashley Seve)
(Drawn 7)bl+sr Rated 79
Finjaan (GB) - Chrystal Venture (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Paul Dixon & Crystal Maze Partnership

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

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reared and slowly away, headway to track leaders halfway, soon pushed along, weakened final furlong
6th
2.5L
silks
Emily Goldfinch (GB) 6, ch m 9-6 (Miss R McEntee & Mr J Paxton)
(Drawn 8)cp+ Rated 87
Prime Defender (GB) - Lakelands Lady (IRE)(Woodborough (USA))
Breeder - Mr J. M. Paxton & Mrs S. J. Wrigley

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1)
SP 28/1

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tracked winner until pushed along 2f out, soon weakened
Off 3.04
Time 59.07 secs, which is 0.15 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £19.40
Tote Trifecta- £87.90
CSF- £18.97
Tricast- £43.61.

Non runners Crosse Fire (GB) ( Vets Cert (Swelling) ) Jonboy was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 applies to all bets, deduction 20 cent in the euro.
2018 Classic Pursuit 7 9-7 Luke Morris 8/1 (M Appleby) (Drawn 2)
2017 Foolaad 6 9-12 R Winston 10/1 (S Bowring) (Drawn 6)
2016 Captain Lars 7 9-5 T Hamilton 4/1JFav (D Shaw) (Drawn 7)
2015 Crosse Fire 3 8-8 K T O'Neill 7/1 (S Dixon) (Drawn 8)

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