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Going - Heavy (Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £7,238.35 carried forward to Ascot on Fri, 20th Dec. Placepot Pool - £66,624.79 Winning Units - 3567.53 Dividend - £13.60. Quadpot Pool - £6,142.03 Winning Units - 1198.68 Dividend - £3.70. Place Six Dividend - £19.82. Place Five Dividend - £4.25.

1st
silks
Billingsley (IRE) 7, b g 11-8 (Walters Plant Hire & Potter Group)
Rated 117
Millenary (GB) - Retain That Magic (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Mr D. Kennedy

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

Tote Win £5.70 Place £2.00
loading past form
disputed lead until led 3 out, stayed on well
2nd
2.75L
silks
Saint De Vassy (FR) 6, br g 11-11 (Jakeman,booth,lanchbury,mason,hewlett)
Rated 120
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Mona Vassy (FR)(Sleeping Car (FR))
Breeder - N. Ferrand, B. Ferrand de Cromot et al

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

Place £1.80
loading past form
disputed lead until chased winner 3 out, rallied last, kept on under pressure
3rd
12L
silks
Arian (IRE) 7, b m 11-1 (Mr Mel Mathias)
ts5cp8 Rated 110
King's Theatre (IRE) - Brave Betsy (IRE)(Pistolet Bleu (IRE))
Breeder - The Clady Syndicate

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Place £2.00
loading past form
held up, headway 5th, chased leaders next, effort 3 out, no extra last
4th
20L
silks
Corri Lindo (FR) 9, br g 11-6 (Mr H J Oliver)
ts+ Rated 115
Corri Piano (FR) - Daresta (FR)(Ragmar (FR))
Breeder - J. L. Bara, E. Bara, H. Bara & L. Bara

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
held up in rear, headway 5 out, went modest 4th 3 out, never a threat
5th
4.5L
silks
Balgemmois (FR) 6, ch g 11-0 (Marlborough Racing-(balgemmois))
Rated 109
Balko (FR) - Venise Doree (FR)(Starborough (FR))
Breeder - Robert Romain Foucault & Matthieu Hamon

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

loading past form
chased leaders, slow 8th, weakened 3 out
p.u.
silks
Espion De Saflo (FR) 5, b g 11-11 (Avery, Hodges, Moorhead, Collins & Prt)
Rated 120
Princeton (FR) - Neacoddes (FR)(Kadalko (FR))
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Ecurie Domaine de Baune et al

(Morning price: 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
always behind, beaten 4 out, pulled up after next
p.u.
silks
Grania O'malley (IRE) 6, ch m 11-10 (Sue Howell I)
cp+ Rated 119
Beat Hollow (GB) - Oh Susannah (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - Seamus McKeogh

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 10/3 7/2 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 6/1 7/1 13/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up, slow 5th, soon detached, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
p.u.
silks
Big Nick (GB) 6, b g 11-4 (Mr R S Brookhouse)
bbv1sr Rated 113
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Adventure (USA)(Unbridled's Song (USA))
Breeder - Runnymede Farm & CW Clay Investment2 LLC

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, weakened 4 out, behind when pulled up 2 out
Off 2.10
Time 4m. 18.60 secs, which is 5.82 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £23.40
Tote Trifecta- £158.40
CSF- £19.86
Tricast- £108.46.

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