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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £6,677.74 carried forward to Chepstow on Fri, 27th Dec. Placepot Pool - £251,254.36 Winning Units - 1443.33 Dividend - £127.00. Quadpot Pool - £22,078.90 Winning Units - 863.61 Dividend - £18.90. Place Six Dividend - £89.92. Place Five Dividend - £48.87.

1st
silks
Commanche Red (IRE) 6, ch g 11-5 (Mr Richard & Mrs Carol Cheshire)
Rated 137
Mahler (GB) - Auntie Bob (GB)(Overbury (IRE))
Breeder - Mr J. Travers

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

Tote Win £5.10 Place £1.80
loading past form
mid-division on inside, closer approaching 10th where slightly hampered, soon chasing leaders, went 2nd 12th, led approaching 3 out, clear before next, stayed on strongly, eased towards finish
2nd
9L
silks
Simply The Betts (IRE) 6, b g 11-8 (Kate & Andrew Brooks)
sr Rated 140
Arcadio (GER) - Crimson Flower (IRE)(Soviet Lad (USA))
Breeder - Oliver Power

(Morning price: 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1)
SP 5/1

Place £2.50
loading past form
well off the pace in last pair, went left 8th, stayed on from 3 out, went never nearer 2nd at the last, no chance with winner
3rd
0.5L
silks
On The Slopes (GB) 5, b g 10-12 (Skill Scaffolding Ltd)
Rated 130
Librettist (USA) - Dalriath (GB)(Fraam (GB))
Breeder - Yorton Farm Stud

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

Place £3.20
loading past form
chased leaders on outside, hit 12th, pushed along before 3 out, went 2nd 3 out, soon no chance with winner, lost 2nd close home
4th
2L
silks
Mr Mcgo (IRE) 8, b g 10-0 (Mr Jon Glews)
cp2 Rated 120
Touch Of Land (FR) - La Principal (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Jacinta McGeough

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

loading past form
mostly chased leader until 5th, chased leaders, left in lead 10th, ridden and headed approaching 3 out, soon lost 2nd weakened into 4th before the last
5th
13L
silks
Muratello (FR) 5, b g 10-10 (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)
WS Rated 128
Blue Bresil (FR) - Nesle De La Roque (FR)(Villez (USA))
Breeder - Xavier Leredde & Daniel Desforges

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

loading past form
well off the pace in last pair, closer in mid-division after 4th, headway approaching 10th, weakened after 3 out
p.u.
silks
Fidux (FR) 6, b g 11-8 (Axom Lxviii)
Rated 140
Fine Grain (JPN) - Folle Tempete (FR)(Fabulous Dancer (USA))
Breeder - P. Barbe, W. Barbe, E. Barbe & H. Barbe

(Morning price: 9/1 12/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
off the pace in mid-division, went left 6th, closer approaching 10th, weakened 4 out, tailed off and pulled up before the last
p.u.
silks
Doctor Dex (IRE) 6, b g 11-4 (Crossed Fingers Partnership)
sr Rated 136
Oscar (IRE) - Larnalee (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Juliet Brown

(Morning price: 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
never travelled off the pace in last pair, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out
fell
silks
Roll Again (FR) 5, b g 11-4 (David & Carol Shaw)
sr Rated 129
Walk In The Park (IRE) - Olina (FR)(Dounba (FR))
Breeder - Ms Liesbeth Ducos & Dr Alain Souchon

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

loading past form
raced keenly, led until fell 10th
p.u.
silks
Hold The Note (IRE) 5, b g 11-1 (Mr T P Radford)
cp2sr Rated 133
Jeremy (USA) - Keys Hope (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Michael Martin

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

loading past form
chased leaders on inside, badly hampered 10th, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Envoye Special (FR) 5, b g 10-8 (Brooks, Kyle & Mason)
ts5hd5 Rated 129
Coastal Path (GB) - Santa Bamba (FR)(Saint Des Saints (FR))
Breeder - Haras de Saint Voir SCA & J. Detre

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 12/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
keen early, headway chasing leaders 2nd, went 2nd 5th, hit 11th, lost 2nd next, weakened soon after, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out
p.u.
silks
Mile House (IRE) 11, b g 10-7 (Castle Farm Racing)
Rated 125
Close Conflict (USA) - Clogheen Lass (IRE)(Capricorn Line)
Breeder - Mrs J. O'Gorman

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

loading past form
started slowly, well off the pace in rear, jumped slowly 1st, tailed off throughout, pulled up before 11th
Off 1.21
Time 5m. 4.12 secs, which is 24.58 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £30.60
Tote Trifecta- £282.50
CSF- £25.49
Tricast- £175.40.

Solomon Grey was withdrawn not under orders. Rule 4 does not apply.
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