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Going - Good to Firm (Good in places). 
1st
silks
Gentleman Farmer (GB) 6, ch g 10-5 (Mr Richard Hawker)
cp1 Rated 84
Tobougg (IRE) - Sweet Shooter (GB)(Double Trigger (IRE))
Breeder - Mr & Mrs Richard Hawker

(Morning price: 33/1 25/1 40/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 11/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Tote Win £12.90 Place £3.20
loading past form
handy on outside, lost place before 5th, closed next, not much room when not fluent 2 out, led before next, clear last, stayed on well
2nd
7L
silks
Barney From Tyanee (IRE) 7, b g 11-7 (Staverton Owners Group)
cp2 Rated 95
Milan (GB) - Miss Opera (GB)(Alflora (IRE))
Breeder - Joseph Smiddy

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 8/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

Place £2.40
loading past form
held up in rear, headway 4 out, outpaced after next, stayed on from 2 out, went 2nd last, no impression on winner
3rd
4.5L
silks
Bisoubisou (GB) 6, b m 10-5 (Olly Murphy Racing Club)
ts5cp4 Rated 84
Champs Elysees (GB) - Marathea (FR)(Marathon (USA))
Breeder - Michelle Machin-Jefferies

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

loading past form
soon mid-division, headway 6th, hampered 2 out, stayed on same pace last
4th
11L
silks
Edward Elgar (GB) 7, ch g 11-3 (Mrs Janet Dixon Smith)
bl+ Rated 96
Avonbridge (GB) - Scooby Dooby Do (GB)(Atraf (GB))
Breeder - Hellwood Stud Farm & Paul Davies (H'gate)

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
prominent, led 2nd, headed after 4th, carried left next, ridden and lost place 6th, well beaten 3 out, went modest 4th flat
5th
6L
silks
Druid's Folly (IRE) 8, b g 11-12 (Mr R Alner)
ts+hd7 Rated 100
Beneficial (GB) - Sweet Vale (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Thomas Kent

(Morning price: 9/4 2/1 15/8 13/8 7/4 13/8 11/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 5/4)
(Ring price: 5/4 6/5 11/10) SP 11/10fav

loading past form
jumped left, prominent, led after 4th, headed before 2 out, mistake when beaten 4th last, weakened flat
6th
9L
silks
Kastani Beach (IRE) 12, br g 10-3 (Seamus Mullins & Philippa Downing)
Rated 84
Alderbrook (GB) - Atomic View (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Harold McGahern

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

loading past form
held up in rear, headway 4 out, weakened next
7th
16L
silks
Thefriendlygremlin (GB) 10, b g 9-7 (The Nap Hand Partnership)
Rated 61
Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Queens Fantasy (GB)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Mr & Mrs M. White

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 200/1 80/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
led until 2nd, bumped 5th, ridden and weakened before 3 out
p.u.
silks
Banff (IRE) 5, b g 11-9 (Mary Shalvey & Aiden Murphy)
cp7 Rated 100
Papal Bull (GB) - Hugs 'N Kisses (IRE)(Noverre (USA))
Breeder - Highfort Stud

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 10/3 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 6/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 15/2) SP 15/2

loading past form
in touch in mid-division, pushed along after 4th, ridden and lost place 6th, soon behind, pulled up before 2 out
Off 7.31
Time 4m. 47.60 secs, which is 3.14 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £191.70
Tote Trifecta- £909.10
CSF- £125.67
Tricast- £1317.16.

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