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Going - Heavy (Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £17,545.36 carried forward to Catterick on Sun, 28th Dec. Placepot Pool - £168,450.52 Winning Units - 225.07 Dividend - £546.30. Quadpot Pool - £18,026.56 Winning Units - 117.62 Dividend - £113.40. Place Six Dividend - £496.25. Place Five Dividend - £309.25.

1st
silks
Bristol De Mai (FR) 3, gr g 11-0 (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

Saddler Maker (IRE) - La Bole Night (FR)(April Night (FR))
Breeder - Mr Jean-Yves Touzaint

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

Tote Win £7.70 Place £2.10
loading past form
held up, headway after 4th, challenged 4 out, led 2 out, clear from last, stayed on well
2nd
6L
silks
Karezak (IRE) 3, b g 11-0 (McNeill Family)
bl1 Rated 141
Azamour (IRE) - Karawana (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs S.C.

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

Place £1.50
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tracked leaders on inside, challenging when not fluent 4 out, led before next, not fluent and headed 2 out, no impression on winner from last, one pace
3rd
5L
silks
The Wallace Line (IRE) 3, b g 11-0 (Diamond Racing Ltd)
Rated 114
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Surval (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Tullamaine Castle Stud

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

Place £7.50
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held up, behind before 4 out, stayed on approaching 2 out, went 3rd last, never near front pair
4th
8L
silks
Baron Alco (FR) 3, ch g 11-0 (Mr John Stone)

Dom Alco (FR) - Paula (FR)(Network (GER))
Breeder - Yves D'Armaille

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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led, mistake 4th, not fluent 4 out, headed before 3 out, no extra approaching last
5th
5L
silks
Golden Doyen (GER) 3, b g 11-0 (Merry Old Souls)
Rated 138
Doyen (IRE) - Goldsamt (GER)(Rienzi (EG))

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

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tracked leaders, ridden 4 out, no extra from 2 out
6th
15L
silks
Eddiemaurice (IRE) 3, ch g 11-0 (Mr Mel Mathias)

Captain Rio (GB) - Annals (GB)(Lujain (USA))
Breeder - Mr Declan Murphy

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

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held up, headway after 4th, weakened 2 out
7th
35L
silks
Saint Lino (FR) 3, ba g 11-0 (French Gold)

Saint Des Saints (FR) - Dona Rez (FR)(Trempolino (USA))

(Morning price: 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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tracked leader, not fluent 2nd or 3rd, weakened before 4 out, tailed off
8th
22L
silks
Sinndar's Man (GB) 3, b g 11-0 (Mr W Clifford)
Rated 120
Sinndar (IRE) - Relish (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

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

loading past form
chased leaders on outside, jumped slowly 1st, soon given reminder, lost place before 2nd, behind from next, tailed off
9th
38L
silks
Bassarabad (FR) 3, b g 11-0 (Pearn's Pharmacies Ltd)

Astarabad (USA) - Grivette (FR)(Antarctique (FR))
Breeder - Mr Gheorghe Codre

(Morning price: 66/1)
SP 100/1

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in rear, mistake 4th, well beaten after, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Old Guard (GB) 3, b g 11-0 (The Brooks, Kyle & Stewart Families)

Notnowcato (GB) - Dolma (FR)(Marchand de Sable (USA))
Breeder - The Rt Hon Lord Rothschild

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, lost place 4 out, weakened next, pulled up after
Off 1.59
Time 4m. 6.70 secs, which is 13.12 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF- £23.85.


2013 Le Rocher 3 11-0 R Johnson 11/2 (Nick Williams)
2013 Ruacana 4 11-0 D F O'Regan 10/3 (John Ferguson)
2011 Hollow Tree 3 11-0 T J Murphy 13/8Fav (Donald McCain)

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