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Going - Good (Good to Firm in places, Watered). 

Placepot Pool - £86,450.22 Winning Units - 716.37 Dividend - £88.00. Quadpot Pool - £7,855.44 Winning Units - 447.1 Dividend - £13.00. Place Six Dividend - £106.85. Place Five Dividend - £45.13.

1st
silks
Sir Plato (IRE) 3, b g 8-12 (The Sir Plato Partnership)
(Drawn 8) Rated 61
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Dessert Flower (IRE)(Intikhab (USA))
Breeder - Noel Finegan

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2)
SP 7/2fav

Tote Win £3.40 Place £1.60
loading past form
with leader, led 2f out, clear over 1f out, stayed on strongly, easily
2nd
4.5L
silks
Golden Guest (GB) 3, ch g 9-2 (John Guest Racing)
(Drawn 5) Rated 65
Bated Breath (GB) - Si Belle (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - P. A. & M. J. Reditt & Catridge Stud

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

Place £3.90
loading past form
held up towards rear of mid-division, headway on outside over 2f out, ridden chasing leaders 2f out, kept on same pace in 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with easy winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Sakurajima (IRE) 3, ch g 9-1 (The Helmet Club)
(Drawn 13)ts1hd1 Rated 67
Helmet (AUS) - Park Approach (IRE)(Indian Ridge)

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, not clear run and switched sharply left inside final 2f, good headway under pressure inside final furlong, went never nearer 3rd towards finish, no chance with winner
4th
0.5L
silks
Singing Sands (IRE) 3, b f 9-9 (Ownaracehorse Ltd (ownaracehorse co uk)
(Drawn 12)ts1 Rated 72
Harbour Watch (IRE) - Elektra Marino (GB)(Mount Nelson (GB))

(Morning price: 10/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
steadied and switched right start, soon mid-division on inside, headway when not clear run and switched right inside final 2f, ridden over 1f out, switched left inside final furlong, kept on
5th
0.5L
silks
Whiteley (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (Peter Taplin & Susan Bunney)
(Drawn 11) Rated 63
Dark Angel (IRE) - Carallia (IRE)(Common Grounds)

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

loading past form
took keen hold in mid-division, headway chasing leaders and one pace over 1f out
6th
0.5L
silks
Bayston Hill (GB) 3, br g 9-7 (High Five Racing And Partners)
(Drawn 3) Rated 70
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Jessica Ennis (USA)(English Channel (USA))
Breeder - Selwood Bloodstock & Mrs S. Read

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

loading past form
chased leaders, ridden and unable to quicken over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
7th
1.25L
silks
Broad Appeal (GB) 3, ch g 9-1 (Berkeley Racing)
(Drawn 2) Rated 69
Medicean (GB) - Shy Appeal (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Mr S. Dibb & Mr J. Repard

(Morning price: 9/4 11/4 3/1 11/4 10/3 7/2 10/3 7/2 3/1 10/3 4/1 7/2 9/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
led, edged left and headed 2f out, chased winner, ridden and no impression over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
8th
2.5L
silks
Mr Scaff (IRE) 3, br g 9-1 (M R Scaffolding Services Ltd)
(Drawn 4) Rated 64
Vocalised (USA) - Nancy Rock (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))

(Morning price: 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
held up and always towards rear, never on terms
9th
1L
silks
Lemon Drop (GB) 3, b f 8-8 (Mr Walter Hayford)
(Drawn 10) Rated 57
Paco Boy (IRE) - Zia (GER)(Grand Lodge (USA))

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 25/1 33/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
raced wide towards rear, wide on bend 5f out, never involved
10th
1L
silks
Kassandra (IRE) 3, b f 9-7 (Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar)
(Drawn 7) Rated 70
Dandy Man (IRE) - Gala Style (IRE)(Elnadim (USA))

(Morning price: 8/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, pushed along and outpaced over 3f out, ridden towards outside 2f out, never on terms
11th
3.5L
silks
Exspectation (IRE) 3, b g 9-1 (Mr John K Gale)
(Drawn 9) Rated 64
Excelebration (IRE) - Emeralds Spirit (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - T. A. Scothern

(Morning price: 8/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 18/1 14/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
chased leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened
12th
1.25L
silks
Things Happen (GB) 3, ch g 9-8 (Paul & Clare Rooney)
(Drawn 1)vs4 Rated 71
Captain Gerrard (IRE) - Aquasulis (IRE)(Titus Livius (FR))

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 9/1 17/2 8/1 9/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
raced keenly, tracked leaders, pushed along 3f out, ridden and weakened quickly over 2f out
13th
6L
silks
Golden Eye (GB) 3, ch g 9-2 (Mrs J K Powell)
(Drawn 6) Rated 65
Kheleyf (USA) - Gennie Bond (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mrs J. K. Powell

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
always towards rear, never on terms
Off 4.31
Time 1m. 42.70 secs, which is 2.40 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF- £38.85
Tricast- £523.76.


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