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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £13,963.71 carried forward to Ascot on Fri, 21st Dec. Placepot Pool - £116,047.48 Winning Units - 1679.4 Dividend - £50.40. Quadpot Pool - £16,227.33 Winning Units - 931.02 Dividend - £12.80. Place Six Dividend - £83.77. Place Five Dividend - £26.49.

1st
silks
Alfaatik (GB) 2, b c 9-2 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 6)
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Biz Bar (GB)(Tobougg (IRE))
Breeder - Massimo Parri

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

Tote Win £4.80 Place £1.90
loading past form
slowly into stride, green early in rear, headway over 3f out, went 3rd over 2f out, led and green over 1f out, edged left inside final furlong, pushed out
2nd
0.75L
silks
Pianissimo (GB) 2, b g 9-2 (The Queen)
(Drawn 1)
Teofilo (IRE) - Perfect Note (GB)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

Place £1.20
loading past form
tracked leaders, went 2nd 4f out, led over 1f out, soon headed and hung left, held towards finish
3rd
7L
silks
Ring Cycle (GB) 2, ch g 9-2 (Mr J C Smith)
(Drawn 3)
Norse Dancer (IRE) - Opera Glass (GB)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Littleton Stud

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
prominent, ridden and stayed on same pace from over 2f out, went 3rd and no impression on front pair 1f out,
4th
8L
silks
Blowing Dixie (GB) 2, b g 9-2 (Merry Fox Stud Limited)
(Drawn 2)
Dubawi (IRE) - Time Control (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Merry Fox Stud Limited

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
led, driven and headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
5th
23L
silks
Midport (IRE) 2, b g 9-2 (P Inglett & P Hearson)
(Drawn 4)sr
Dabirsim (FR) - Monspa (GB)(Monsun (GER))
Breeder - Ecurie Normandie Pur Sang

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 22/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along over 7f out, struggling over 3f out
6th
16L
silks
Gate City (USA) 2, b g 9-2 (Mr J Aljunaibi)
(Drawn 5)
Animal Kingdom (USA) - Fu Cat (USA)(Fusaichi Pegasus (USA))
Breeder - Martha Jane Mulholland

(Morning price: 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, taken wide and headway to chase leader 8f out, lost 2nd 4f out, soon weakened
7th
41L
silks
Tajawoz (USA) 2, b g 9-2 (Mr Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(Drawn 7)
War Front (USA) - Stanwyck (USA)(Empire Maker (USA))
Breeder - Ramona S. Bass LLC

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

loading past form
pushed along leaning stalls, last and ridden 7f out, well behind final 3f
Off 6.02
Time 2m. 7.51 secs, which is 0.91 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £11.20
Tote Trifecta- £61.20
CSF- £7.85.

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