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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £18,705.35 carried forward to Hereford on Fri, 3rd Jan. Placepot Pool - £64,946.54 Winning Units - 62.9 Dividend - £1,032.50. Quadpot Pool - £9,688.33 Winning Units - 230.1 Dividend - £42.10. Place Six Dividend - £698.80. Place Five Dividend - £186.51.

1st
silks
Brigand (GB) 5, b g 9-7 (Power Geneva Ltd)
(Drawn 9) Rated 55
Dick Turpin (IRE) - Juncea (GB)(Elnadim (USA))
Breeder - D. R. Tucker

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1 8/1 12/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

Tote Win £11.20 Place £2.10
loading past form
restless in stalls, made virtually all, ridden over 1f out, stayed on under pressure final furlong, held on well
2nd
0.5L
silks
Valley Belle (IRE) 4, b f 8-7 (Mr Trevor Johnson)
(Drawn 5)ts2cp4sr Rated 48
Slade Power (IRE) - Al Sharood (GB)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

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

loading past form
prominent, driven to chase winner over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, always just held
3rd
hd
silks
Gunmaker (IRE) 6, b g 9-4 (Align In The Sand)
(Drawn 3) Rated 52
Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Can Dance (GB)(Manduro (GER))
Breeder - Charel Bloodstock

(Morning price: 12/1 8/1 11/2 6/1 9/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
raced keenly, held up mid-division, headway over 2f out, ridden and effort on inside over 1f out, kept on, not quite reach winner
4th
nk
silks
Agent Of Fortune (GB) 5, ch m 10-0 (Foreign Legion)
(Drawn 8)cp8 Rated 57
Kheleyf (USA) - Royal Bloom (IRE)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Barton Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, driven over 2f out, soon ridden, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, not quite reach leaders
5th
1.25L
silks
Holy Tiber (IRE) 5, b m 9-4 (Mr Matt Bartram)
(Drawn 7)bl7 Rated 52
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Quiet Waters (USA)(Quiet American (USA))
Breeder - Quiet Waters Syndicate

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 13/2 8/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
held up in rear, outpaced over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never able to challenge
6th
1.5L
silks
Theydon Boxer (GB) 5, b g 9-9 (Pcracing Co Uk)
(Drawn 2)sr Rated 57
Piccolo (GB) - Angel Of Fashion (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Peter Charles

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

loading past form
held up behind, headway over 1f out, soon ridden and unable to quicken, weakened well inside final furlong
7th
4.25L
silks
Just An Idea (IRE) 6, b g 8-13 (Miss Camilla Swift)
(Drawn 1)bl+sr Rated 52
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Emreliya (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - John T. Heffernan

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

loading past form
raced keenly, tracked winner on inside, lost place over 2f out, weakened final furlong
8th
2.5L
silks
Caso Do Lago (IRE) 9, b g 9-3 (Mrs Jo Brisland)
(Drawn 6)vs7 Rated 51
Balmont (USA) - Dasha (GB)(Kyllachy (GB))
Breeder - Castleton Lyons & Kilboy Estate

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

loading past form
tracked winner on outside, driven over 2f out, lost place when ridden over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
Off 4.31
Time 1m. 27.19 secs, which is 1.42 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £134.70
Tote Trifecta- £697.50
CSF- £185.70
Tricast- £1131.16.

Fascinating Spirit was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply.
2019 African Blessing 6 9-6 Kieren Fox 6/1 (J R Best) (Drawn 3)

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