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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
Wilde About Oscar (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (Mike and Eileen Newbould)

Oscar (IRE) - Baie Barbara (IRE)(Heron Island (IRE))
Breeder - Miss Elizabeth Kennedy

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

Tote Win £3.00 Place £2.30
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tracked leaders, 2nd going well over 3f out, led on home turn, came clear final 2f, pushed out
2nd
9L
silks
Scarpia (IRE) 5, ch g 11-0 (Mrs T Brown)
sr
Sans Frontieres (IRE) - Bunglasha Lady (IRE)(Snurge)
Breeder - Desmond Devereux

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

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chased leaders on inside, pushed along over 2f out, edged right and kept on into 2nd near finish, no chance with winner
3rd
nk
silks
Wireless Operator (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (McNeill Family And Prodec Networks Ltd)

Presenting (GB) - Princess Gaia (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs M. Brophy

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

Place £2.70
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held up in mid-division, headway on outside 5f out, went 2nd over 2f out, kept on same pace, no chance with winner, lost 2nd near finish
4th
2L
silks
Felton Bellevue (FR) 4, b g 11-0 (Mr B I Case)

Kap Rock (FR) - Sister Du Berlais (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - Mr Jean-Pierre Bichon

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

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mid-division, headway chasing leaders 5f out, kept on final 2f
5th
3.75L
silks
Hurricane Mitch (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (Tom Chadney And Friends)

Shirocco (GER) - Miss Mitch (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Grange Stud

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

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mid-division, pushed along 9f out, outpaced on home turn, ridden and plugged on final furlong
6th
5L
silks
Robelli (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (John Nicholls (Trading) Ltd)

Getaway (GER) - Marhab Dancer (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Malachy Travers

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
mid-division, closer chasing leaders 5f out, plugged on final 2f
7th
shd
silks
Tip Top Cat (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (Jayne McGivern)

Milan (GB) - Pilgara (IRE)(Pilsudski (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs M. T. Doran

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

loading past form
held up and behind, headway over 1f out, never nearer
8th
0.75L
silks
Allenby (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (Mrs Diana L Whateley)

Presenting (GB) - Raya Light (IRE)(Robin Des Champs (FR))
Breeder - Patrick Fennessy

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway tracking leaders over 4f out, weakened 2f out
9th
6L
silks
Funway Monarch (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (Mr Robert Bothway)

Imperial Monarch (IRE) - Mount Radhwa (IRE)(Acclamation (GB))
Breeder - R. McCarthy

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

loading past form
chased leaders on outside, weakened approaching home turn
10th
7L
silks
Cronk Y Knox (IRE) 4, gr g 11-0 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

Cloudings (IRE) - Exit Baby (IRE)(Exit To Nowhere (USA))
Breeder - P. McGrath

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

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held up towards rear, headway into mid-division 10f out, pushed along over 4f out, ridden and outpaced final 2f
11th
nose
silks
Lightonthewing (IRE) 4, b g 10-7 (Mr D V Gardner)

Winged Love (IRE) - Neat 'n Nimble (GB)(Generous (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Patricia Doran

(Morning price: 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

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always behind, never a factor, tailed off
12th
0.5L
silks
Counteract (GB) 4, b g 11-0 (Ms Sarah Palmer)

Dr Massini (IRE) - Aimigayle (GB)(Midnight Legend (GB))
Breeder - P. J. Mercer

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

loading past form
led, pushed along over 3f out, headed on home turn, soon lost 2nd and weakened 2f out
12th
silks
What A Baloo (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (Share My Dream)
cp2
Jeremy (USA) - Luca Lite (IRE)(Warcraft (USA))
Breeder - James O'Connor

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

loading past form
behind and tailed off most of way
14th
6L
silks
Joint Account (IRE) 6, b g 10-11 (D S Frankland & D J Trott)

Jimble (FR) - Late Back (IRE)(Westerner (GB))
Breeder - Mr S. F. Magee

(Morning price: 100/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

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chased leader until over 4f out, weakened over 3f out
Off 3.40
Time 4m. 1.85 secs, which is 0.86 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £27.90
Tote Trifecta- £171.10
CSF- £18.61.

Non runners Dee Lane ( Self Cert (Sore) ), Eyeofthescorpion ( Going (Changed since Declaration) ), Mint Condition (GB) ( Self Cert (Not Eaten Up) ), Presentedwithwings ( Vets Cert (Lame))
2018 Nobby 4 11-7 W Hutchinson 10/3 (Alan King)
2017 Kingsplace 5 10-7 Mr J Nailor (7) 2/1Fav (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
2016 Marten 4 11-0 David Bass 5/1 (B Pauling)
2015 Mystical Knight 6 11-0 Sean Bowen 11/8Fav (Miss Rebecca Curtis)

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