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Jackpot Not Won.Pool £13,963.71 carried forward to Ascot on Fri, 21st Dec. Placepot Pool - £116,047.48 Winning Units - 1679.4 Dividend - £50.40. Quadpot Pool - £16,227.33 Winning Units - 931.02 Dividend - £12.80. Place Six Dividend - £83.77. Place Five Dividend - £26.49.

1st
silks
Distant Applause (IRE) 3, b g 9-7 (Mr S J Edwards)
(Drawn 14)WS Rated 50
Acclamation (GB) - Spacecraft (USA)(Distant View (USA))
Breeder - Mr D. Major

(Morning price: 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 9/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Tote Win £21.30 Place £5.20
loading past form
soon prominent, ridden over 1f out, stayed on, led close home
2nd
nk
silks
Legal Mind (GB) 5, ch h 9-7 (Miss Emma L Owen)
(Drawn 11) Rated 50
Firebreak (GB) - La Sorrela (IRE)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Patrick Eddery Ltd

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

Place £2.30
loading past form
soon prominent, ridden over 2f out, led over 1f out, stayed on, headed close home
3rd
0.75L
silks
Nuzha (GB) 4, ch m 8-13 (Central Racing Ltd)
(Drawn 5)cp6 Rated 45
Mayson (GB) - Always On My Mind (GB)(Distant Relative)
Breeder - Mascalls Stud

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

Place £4.20
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway entering final furlong, ran on, went 3rd towards finish
4th
0.5L
silks
Slipalongtrevaskis (GB) 5, b g 9-5 (Vsn Ltd)
(Drawn 6)es1 Rated 48
Kheleyf (USA) - Tilly's Dream (GB)(Arkadian Hero (USA))
Breeder - Southill Stud & Mr & Mrs R. Reed

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

loading past form
held up in rear, headway on outside inside final furlong, ran on
5th
nose
silks
Moremoneymoreparty (IRE) 3, b f 9-5 (Mr Simon Lockyer)
(Drawn 4)vs1 Rated 48
Epaulette (AUS) - Three Times (GB)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - Ballinacurra Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
prominent, every chance over 1f out, not quicken inside final furlong
6th
0.75L
silks
Compton Prince (GB) 9, ch g 9-3 (Mr E A Hayward)
(Drawn 1)bl+ Rated 46
Compton Place (GB) - Malelane (IRE)(Prince Sabo)
Breeder - Whitsbury Manor Stud

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

loading past form
led early, soon mid-division, headway over 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
7th
0.5L
silks
Only Ten Per Cent (IRE) 10, b g 9-2 (Mr T J Turner)
(Drawn 9) Rated 45
Kheleyf (USA) - Cory Everson (IRE)(Brief Truce (USA))
Breeder - Sandro Garavelli

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
held up in mid-division, ridden over 2f out, never on terms
8th
2.25L
silks
Barnsdale (GB) 5, b g 8-9 (Planters (leicester) Limited)
(Drawn 10) Rated 45
Stimulation (IRE) - Seren Teg (GB)(Timeless Times (USA))
Breeder - Seren Teg Breeding Club

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, lost place over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
9th
1L
silks
Tasaaboq (GB) 7, b g 9-6 (Mrs Rita Baker)
(Drawn 2)ts+vs7 Rated 49
Aqlaam (GB) - Seldemosa (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Tim Bostwick

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 10/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, in rear, not clear run over 1f out, no impression
10th
hd
silks
Pranceabootthetoon (IRE) 3, ch c 8-9 (Mr E A Hayward)
(Drawn 7)ts2sr Rated 45
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Cabopino (IRE)(Captain Rio (GB))
Breeder - Tally-Ho Stud

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

loading past form
soon led, headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
11th
2.25L
silks
Argon (GB) 3, b g 8-11 (Marwood Racing Limited)
(Drawn 8)sr Rated 45
Kyllachy (GB) - Cool Question (GB)(Polar Falcon (USA))
Breeder - Lady Fairhaven

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, lost place and edged left over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
12th
3.5L
silks
Shamrock Emma (IRE) 3, ch f 9-2 (Caplin & Sheridan)
(Drawn 3)sr Rated 45
Mizzen Mast (USA) - Lisselan Diva (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Tinnakill Bloodstock

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway on inside over 1f out, not much room soon after, hampered inside final furlong, well beaten after
Off 9.01
Time 1m. 14.06 secs, which is 1.49 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £94.30
Tote Trifecta- £1274.00
CSF- £100.46
Tricast- £1254.25.

Non runners Captain Ryan (GB) (Self Cert (Not Eaten Up)), Secret Asset (Vets Cert (Tied Up))
2017 Black Truffle 7 8-11 Nicola Currie (7) 5/1 (M D I Usher) (Drawn 5)
2016 Tilsworth Micky 4 9-7 G Baker 4/1JFav (J R Jenkins) (Drawn 12)
2015 Louis Vee 7 8-11 Ciaran McKee (5) 33/1 (J G M O'Shea) (Drawn 12)

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