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Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

All you need to know on a busy day of action as female jockeys star at Carlisle

Our Place In Loule and Kelly Adams land the opener on Ladies' Night at Carlisle in 2017
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You need a gear shift after the parties at Goodwood and Galway and Carlisle answers the call this evening.

The track's ladies' night is immensely popular on and off the course with all seven races exclusively for professional and amateur female riders.

Elsewhere there is no let up as the action flows from Ripon, Newton Abbot, Cork and the Curragh in the afternoon before Windsor’s regular - and thriving - Monday evening show.

Going report

Ripon (first race at: 2.00)
Good (GoingStick: 7.8 at 6am on Monday)

Cork (2.05)

Curragh (2.15)
Good, good to firm in places

Newton Abbot (2.20)
Good, good to firm in places (GoingStick: 7.2 at 6am on Monday)

Windsor (5.30)
Good to firm (GoingStick: 7.3 at 6.30am on Monday)

Carlisle (5.40)
Good to firm, good in places (GoingStick: 7.5 at 6.30am on Monday)

Market movers

Newton Abbot 2.20
Third Estate 18-1 (from 33)

Ripon 3.00
Armandihan 6-1 (from 8)

Cork 3.05
Sutton Manor 10-1 (from 11)

What to back

Find out what our experts in Britain and Ireland think will make you cash in the Tips Box.

What to read

York is the next big meeting and there's a likely clash between Battaash and Blue Point that is already getting us excited.

A 'deplorable' stable and 20 runners taking the wrong course. It wasn't dull at Galway.   

What to watch

If you missed it, here's the final day of Glorious Goodwood wrapped up...

And here's one to look forward too... 


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Final thought 

Carlisle's all-female race night gets bigger and better. The 85 declarations across seven races reflect its popularity.

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The track's ladies' night is immensely popular on and off the course
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