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Going - Heavy. 

Placepot Pool - £60,729.18 Winning Units - 563.46 Dividend - £78.60. Quadpot Pool - £5,104.98 Winning Units - 180.03 Dividend - £20.90. Place Six Dividend - £207.62. Place Five Dividend - £126.20.

1st
silks
Christmas In Usa (FR) 7, b g 11-8 (Bowen & Nicol)
ts+vs5 Rated 83
Shaanmer (IRE) - Diamond Of Diana (FR)(Kapgarde (FR))
Breeder - Mme Antoinette Ouvry & Benoit Grosfils

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

Tote Win £1.90 Place £1.10
loading past form
slight lead until after 1st, pressed leader, in front again after 3rd, raced keenly and went clear after next, reduced lead before 2 out, ridden and joined last, edged left and driven out
2nd
2.25L
silks
Cyrano Star (FR) 7, gr g 9-7 (Leeds Plywood And Doors Ltd)
cp2 Rated 68
Martaline (GB) - Quezac Du Boulay (FR)(Ut*useful (FR))
Breeder - Mr Pascal Priollet

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

loading past form
chased leading pair, went 2nd 3 out, pushed along and closer before 2 out, upsides and every chance when flattened last, kept on same pace run-in
3rd
16L
silks
Captain Kurt (GB) 5, b g 12-5 (Mr P G Stephen)
Rated 101
Distant Peak (IRE) - Choral Singer (GB)(Daylami (IRE))
Breeder - D. F. Spence

(Morning price: 4/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 6/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 11/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
held up in 5th, closer 4 out, 3rd before 2 out, kept on same pace, no chance with 1st 2, mistake last
4th
6L
silks
Byronegetonefree (GB) 8, b g 10-3 (Coltherd Conchar)
Rated 74
Byron (GB) - Lefty's Dollbaby (USA)(Brocco (USA))
Breeder - Mrs A. M. Sturges

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

loading past form
never fluent, off the pace in 6th, awkward 2nd, mistake 4th, plugged on in modest 4th before 2 out
5th
11L
silks
Pads (IRE) 9, b g 11-4 (Mr Scott Lowther & Mr Gavin Hamilton)
Rated 91
Luso (GB) - Augusta Victoria(Callernish)
Breeder - Richard Ward

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

loading past form
mostly in rear, never a factor
6th
12L
silks
Emissaire (FR) 5, b g 12-1 (A Nicol & L S Russell)
Rated 102
Kap Rock (FR) - Jacee (FR)(Royal Charter (FR))
Breeder - Joel Denis et al

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

loading past form
pressed leader, led after 1st until after 3rd, chased winner who went clear after next, lost 2nd 3 out, ridden and weakened before next
7th
45L
silks
Rafferty (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Mr J B Wallwin)
hd1 Rated 94
Arcadio (GER) - Mighty Star (IRE)(Arctic Lord)
Breeder - George R. Williams

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

loading past form
last pair, awkward 2nd, never a factor, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Infiniti (IRE) 6, b m 11-0 (Mr Frank Dronzek & Mrs Susan Ashford)
ts1cp9 Rated 82
Arcano (IRE) - Seraphina (IRE)(Pips Pride)
Breeder - Allevamento Ficomontanino Srl

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
off the pace in 4th, weakened quickly after 3 out, pulled up before next
Off 3.58
Time 4m. 23.10 secs, which is 13.10 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £17.70
Tote Trifecta- £90.10
CSF- £16.46
Tricast- £65.30.


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