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Going - Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £7,457.21 carried forward to Cheltenham on Wed, 1st Jan. Placepot Pool - £79,597.88 Winning Units - 658.54 Dividend - £88.20. Quadpot Pool - £9,175.48 Winning Units - 213.16 Dividend - £31.80. Place Six Dividend - £156.90. Place Five Dividend - £45.79.

1st
silks
Cill Anna (IRE) 4, b m 10-12 (The Stewart Family)
ts1
Imperial Monarch (IRE) - Technohead (IRE)(Distinctly North (USA))
Breeder - Ms Marisa & Michael Bourke

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

Tote Win £4.50 Place £2.00
loading past form
chased leader, ridden and over 3 lengths down when hung left under pressure approaching 2, stayed on run-in to lead towards finish
2nd
0.5L
silks
Emmas Joy (IRE) 6, b m 11-5 (Julian Howl & Ian Tyrrell)
Rated 124
Gold Well (GB) - Emma Jane (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - Paddy Molloy

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

Place £1.10
loading past form
led, pushed over 3 lengths clear before 2 out, ridden and reduced lead run-in, headed towards finish
3rd
8L
silks
Thoor Castle (IRE) 6, b m 10-12 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

Yeats (IRE) - Valleya (FR)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - Patrick Cullinan

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

loading past form
held up in mid-division on inside, good headway tracking leaders before 7th, went 3rd soon after, pushed along and one pace before 2 out, no chance with 1st 2
4th
24L
silks
Always Able (IRE) 4, b m 10-12 (Mr M Kehoe)

Stowaway (GB) - Twotrailerparkgirl (IRE)(Heliostatic (IRE))
Breeder - Mr B. Mernagh

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, steady headway approaching 3 out, plugged on, never a threat
5th
5L
silks
Rose Of Aghaboe (IRE) 6, b m 10-12 (The Rose Tinted Partnership)

Gold Well (GB) - Shillinglee Spring (GB)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Sarah Phelan & Hannah Phelan

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

loading past form
mid-division, outpaced 3 out plugged on
6th
0.5L
silks
Agent Valdez (GB) 6, b m 10-9 (The Fob Racing Partnership 6)

Arvico (FR) - Soleil Sauvage (GB)(Loup Sauvage (USA))
Breeder - Mr and Mrs N. Faulks

(Morning price: 66/1 50/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
towards rear, headway from 3 out, never on terms
7th
4L
silks
Tara Niece (GB) 6, b m 10-7 (Caloona Racing)

Kayf Tara (GB) - Pepite De Soleil (FR)(Fly To The Stars (GB))
Breeder - C. R. Whittaker

(Morning price: 28/1 25/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 14/1 20/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
held up and behind, some late minor headway, never involved
8th
8L
silks
Granny's Secret (IRE) 5, b m 10-12 (The Jp Girls)

Stowaway (GB) - Ask My Granny (IRE)(Ashkalani (IRE))
Breeder - J. F. Mernagh

(Morning price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
always behind, never on terms
9th
47L
silks
Notawordofalie (IRE) 4, br f 10-12 (Mr D Smith, Mrs J Magnier & Mr M Tabor)

Presenting (GB) - Saddleeruppat (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Oliver and Salome Brennan

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

loading past form
chasing leaders when jumped slowly and lost place 1st, towards rear and never on terms after, tailed off 7th, blundered 2 out
p.u.
silks
Arans Choice (IRE) 6, b m 10-7 (The Rat Racers)
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Scorpion (IRE) - Miss Greylands (GB)(Alflora (IRE))
Breeder - Robert & Eamonn Walsh

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
pulled hard, chased leaders on inside, weakened quickly after 7th, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Misaps (GB) 5, b m 10-12 (Mr G C Hartigan)

Schiaparelli (GER) - Fleurette (GB)(Alflora (IRE))
Breeder - G. C. Hartigan

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 25/1 28/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
mid-division, weakening when mistake 3 out, tailed off when blundered next, soon pulled up
p.u.
silks
Thequeenbee (IRE) 4, b f 10-9 (Michael & Lesley Wilkes)

Stowaway (GB) - Accordeon Royale (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - J. F. Mernagh

(Morning price: 100/1 125/1 150/1 100/1 150/1 100/1 150/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
chased leaders, pushed along before 6th, lost place and weakened before next, soon lost touch, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out
Off 12.56
Time 5m. 20.70 secs, which is 3.07 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £9.30
Tote Trifecta- £108.00
CSF- £7.48.


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