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Going - Soft (Heavy in places). 

Placepot Pool - £66,053.47 Winning Units - 1622.75 Dividend - £29.70. Quadpot Pool - £5,754.90 Winning Units - 285.64 Dividend - £14.90. Place Six Dividend - £11.86. Place Five Dividend - £7.68.

1st
silks
Christmas In Usa (FR) 7, b g 11-9 (Bowen & Nicol)
ts+vs8 Rated 98
Shaanmer (IRE) - Diamond Of Diana (FR)(Kapgarde (FR))
Breeder - Mme Antoinette Ouvry & Benoit Grosfils

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

Tote Win £2.70 Place £1.20
loading past form
raced keenly, led before 2nd, not fluent next, went clear before 4 out until next, went clear again before last, readily
2nd
8L
silks
Millie The Minx (IRE) 5, b m 11-7 (Mr Anthony White)
WS Rated 98
Medicean (GB) - Popocatepetl (FR)(Nashwan (USA))
Breeder - Mr Jeremy Gompertz

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, good headway on outside chasing leaders before 3 out, went 2nd after 3 out, no impression before last
3rd
1.25L
silks
Little Pippin (GB) 6, b m 11-7 (Mr Tony Coyle)
Rated 98
Sir Percy (GB) - Lady Le Quesne (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs J. Kersey

(Morning price: 13/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
not fluent 1st, held up and behind, good headway chasing leaders before 3 out, went 2nd and hit 3 out, soon lost 2nd chased leaders, kept on same pace before last
4th
0.5L
silks
Jo Cashflow (GB) 5, b m 11-1 (Mary Stone & Chris Grant)
Rated 87
Getaway (GER) - Mary Kate O'brien (GB)(Tiger Hill (IRE))
Breeder - Barney Curley

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

loading past form
held up tracking leaders on inside, pushed along after 3 out, ridden and one pace before the last
5th
28L
silks
First Of Never (IRE) 13, b g 10-13 (Lynn Siddall Racing II)
Rated 85
Systematic (GB) - Never Promise (FR)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Kevin O'Toole

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
held up in last pair, some headway in moderate 5th after 3 out, never on terms
6th
9L
silks
Oceanus (IRE) 5, b g 11-3 (Margaret Coppola & Dianne Sayer)
cp3 Rated 89
Born To Sea (IRE) - Alkhawarah (USA)(Intidab (USA))
Breeder - Castlefarm Stud

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

loading past form
chased leading pair, mistake 2nd, went 2nd after 4th until before 3 out, ridden and weakened quickly after 3 out, well behind, hit next
p.u.
silks
Fast And Friendly (IRE) 5, b g 10-9 (Famous Five Racing)
cp1sr Rated 81
September Storm (GER) - Merewood Lodge (IRE)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Christine Kelly

(Morning price: 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
led until before 2nd, chased winner until after 4th, weakened rapidly 4 out, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out
p.u.
silks
Sweet Marmalade (IRE) 4, b m 10-7 (Geoff & Sandra Turnbull)
WS Rated 79
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Lady Chaparral (GB)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Geoff & Sandra Turnbull

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

loading past form
chased leaders on outside, weakened before 3 out, tailed off and pulled up before next
Off 12.31
Time 4m. 31.50 secs, which is 10.89 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £9.20
Tote Trifecta- £43.20
CSF- £8.65
Tricast- £64.11.

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