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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £11,300.73 carried forward to Kelso on Sun, 8th Dec. Placepot Pool - £160,044.28 Winning Units - 1440.18 Dividend - £81.10. Quadpot Pool - £12,887.06 Winning Units - 262.53 Dividend - £36.30. Place Six Dividend - £142.38. Place Five Dividend - £84.98.

1st
silks
Mack The Man (IRE) 5, b g 10-1 (Mr & Mrs William Rucker)
Rated 122
Flemensfirth (USA) - Nifty Nuala (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Mark Grace,

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

Tote Win £6.90 Place £2.50
loading past form
held up mid-division, headway 4 out, challenged 2 out, led approaching last, ridden out flat, kept on well
2nd
1.75L
silks
Protektorat (FR) 4, b g 10-7 (Sir A Ferguson G Mason J Hales & L Hal)
hd2 Rated 128
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Protektion (FR)(Protektor (GER))
Breeder - Mr Guy Cherel & Mme Isabelle Pacault

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

Place £2.80
loading past form
held up behind, headway before 2 out, ridden between last 2, stayed on to chase winner from last, always held
3rd
2.5L
silks
Song For Someone (GER) 4, ch g 11-7 (Sir Peter & Lady Gibbings)
Rated 147
Medicean (GB) - Sweni Hill (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - J. Bervoets

(Morning price: 8/1 15/2 8/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 17/2 9/1 17/2 9/1 17/2 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

Place £2.70
loading past form
pressed leader, led before 3rd, ridden after 2 out, headed approaching last, no impression with front pair flat
4th
2.75L
silks
Smarty Wild (GB) 5, b g 10-13 (Mr Michael And Mrs Norma Tuckey)
Rated 134
Fair Mix (IRE) - Blaeberry (GB)(Kirkwall (GB))
Breeder - Lady Bland

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 6/1 5/1 9/2 5/1)
SP 5/1fav

loading past form
mid-division, headway and in touch before 3rd, effort before 2 out, soon ridden and every chance, no extra before last
5th
1.75L
silks
Ruacana (GB) 10, b g 9-9 (Mr Vaughan Lewis)
cp5 Rated 123
Cape Cross (IRE) - Farrfesheena (USA)(Rahy (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 25/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 25/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
in touch on outside, effort when not fluent 2 out, one pace between last 2, mistake last, no impression flat
6th
2.5L
silks
Distingo (IRE) 6, b g 10-11 (Alan Jamieson Site Services Ltd)
Rated 132
Smart Strike (CAN) - Distinctive Look (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Wertheimer & Frere

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 40/1 50/1 66/1 80/1 100/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
held up behind, headway before 2 out, chased leaders between last 2, kept on same pace, no impression
7th
5L
silks
Theo's Charm (IRE) 9, b g 10-11 (Mr Michael O'shea)
cp8 Rated 132
Presenting (GB) - Kates Charm (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Brid McCrea

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

loading past form
mid-division in touch, ridden after 3 out, never on terms, weakened between last 2
8th
13L
silks
Ashutor (FR) 5, gr g 9-8 (The Stewart Family)
cp1 Rated 122
Redoute's Choice (AUS) - Ashalanda (FR)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Haras de Son Altesse L'Aga Khan

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

loading past form
mid-division, shaken up to chase leaders before 2 out, soon one pace, never on terms, weakened between last 2
9th
0.75L
silks
Sleep Easy (GB) 7, b g 9-13 (Mr James Finch)
bl+ Rated 123
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Strictly Lambada (GB)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 22/1 25/1 33/1 40/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
led to before 3rd, in touch, driven and lost place before 2 out, soon weakened
10th
shd
silks
Malaya (FR) 5, b m 11-5 (Mrs Johnny de la Hey)
Rated 140
Martaline (GB) - Clarte D'or (FR)(Kendor (FR))
Breeder - Mr Athanase Poulopoulos

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, driven and lost place before 2 out, soon weakened
11th
2L
silks
Man Of Plenty (GB) 10, ch g 10-2 (Mr G Thompson)
ts+bl8 Rated 123
Manduro (GER) - Credit-A-Plenty (GB)(Generous (IRE))
Breeder - Hesmonds Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along after 3 out, never near leaders, weakened before next
12th
17L
silks
Groveman (GB) 4, b g 10-0 (Quantum)
Rated 120
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Raving Monsun (GB)(Monsun (GER))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden before 2 out, soon outpaced, weakened between last 2
p.u.
silks
Aiguille Rouge (FR) 5, ch m 10-7 (The Winning Hand)
Rated 128
Falco (USA) - Avanguardia (GER)(Choisir (AUS))
Breeder - S.A.R.L. Ecurie Des Monceaux

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 25/1 40/1 50/1 66/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division, lost place 4th, soon behind, lost touch after 3 out, pulled up next
Off 2.26
Time 4m. 18.70 secs, which is 6.86 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £54.90
Tote Trifecta- £322.40
CSF- £43.23
Tricast- £265.84.


2018 Man Of Plenty 9 10-2 Mr Sean Houlihan (5) 8/1 (Mrs S Leech)
2017 A Hare Breath 9 11-11 D A Jacob 8/1 (B Pauling)
2016 Brain Power 5 11-10 Sam Twiston-Davies 9/2 (Nicky Henderson)
2015 Lil Rockerfeller 4 11-11 Trevor Whelan 8/1 (Neil King)
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