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Placepot Pool - £36,963.05 Winning Units - 717.29 Dividend - £37.60. Quadpot Pool - £3,826.20 Winning Units - 138.43 Dividend - £20.40. Place Six Dividend - £52.24. Place Five Dividend - £17.90.

1st
silks
Oblate (GB) 4, b f 9-7 (Houghton Bloodstock)
(Drawn 5)cp4 Rated 60
Epaulette (AUS) - Lady Benedicte (IRE)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Houghton Bloodstock UK Ltd

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Tote Win £10.10 Place £2.20
loading past form
dwelt, held up and behind, headway 3f out, shaken up to lead over 1f out, ran on well
2nd
2L
silks
Break The Silence (GB) 6, b g 8-12 (Winning Connections Racing)
(Drawn 3)bl+ Rated 58
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - In A Silent Way (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - Richard Moses Bloodstock

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

loading past form
broke well, disputed lead until definite advantage 3f out, hard ridden and headed over 1f out, kept on same pace
3rd
3.25L
silks
Tagur (IRE) 6, ch g 9-0 (Andy Turton & John Blackburn)
(Drawn 1)vs9 Rated 60
Tagula (IRE) - Westcote (USA)(Gone West (USA))
Breeder - Corrin Stud

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

loading past form
disputed lead until 3f out, ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
4th
2L
silks
Voice of A Leader (IRE) 9, b g 8-11 (Chelsea Banham Pre Training Ltd)
(Drawn 6)sr Rated 50
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Thewaytosanjose (IRE)(Fasliyev (USA))
Breeder - Lynch Bages Ltd

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 12/1 10/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
held up, niggled along and headway 3f out, ridden 2f out, beaten 1f out
5th
2.75L
silks
Alpha Tauri (USA) 14, b g 8-13 (Mr J R Theaker)
(Drawn 7)sr Rated 57
Aldebaran (USA) - Seven Moons (JPN)(Sunday Silence (USA))
Breeder - Flaxman Holdings Ltd

(Morning price: 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up in rear, switched right from inside just over 1f out, never near leaders
6th
nk
silks
Mr Strutter (IRE) 6, ch g 9-7 (Mrs Amanda Harrison)
(Drawn 4) Rated 60
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Khajool (IRE)(Haafhd (GB))
Breeder - Wardstown Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
held up, pushed along over 3f out, ridden and beaten 2f out
7th
nk
silks
Tavener (GB) 8, b g 8-7 (The Dash And Brash Partnership)
(Drawn 2) Rated 45
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Sea Chorus (GB)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - Car Colston Hall Stud

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
prominent, niggled along over 4f out, weakened 3f out
8th
2.5L
silks
Amber Rock (USA) 4, b g 8-7 (Rp Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 8)ts5cp5sr Rated 45
Australia (GB) - Amber Isle (USA)(First Defence (USA))
Breeder - Pursuit Of Success LLC

(Morning price: 7/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 11/2 9/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
close up on inside, ridden and hung left just over 2f out, soon weakened and eased
9th
8L
silks
First Excel (GB) 8, ch g 9-8 (Mr S R Bowring)
(Drawn 9)hd2cp1 Rated 61
First Trump (GB) - Exceedingly Good (IRE)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Breeder - S. R. Bowring

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
held up, pushed along and progress on outside over 3f out, came wide straight, ridden and weakened well over 1f out
Off 2.31
Time 1m. 41.70 secs, which is 0.63 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £37.20
Tote Trifecta- £175.40
CSF- £44.83
Tricast- £133.36.


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