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It was three Hail Marys and two Our Fathers when the draw came out

Alexander Pietsch: thanks all round after riding Ascot winner at Ascot
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Fran's had three rides for me – two winners and a second. So it was three Hail Marys and two Our Fathers when the draw came out on Tuesday, and when the weights came out and I saw we were in it, I had a few quid on at 20-1.

Trainer Mick Quinn after Fran Berry did the business on Great Hall –at 12-1

If you've got three hours I'll talk you through my opening-day-of-the-season goals. Do you remember my hat-trick for Coventry against Arsenal in 1993-94?
Quinn again, the chat turning to football

My first winner at Ascot was an easy winner, so thank you to my trainer and owner for letting me ride.
Alexander Pietsch after going one better on two-length winner Raising Sand

Jamie Osborne: No Brexit

No Brexit there. I'm feeling very pro-European today. Up the Germans! I never thought I'd hear myself saying that, especially after seeing Dunkirk last night.
Raising Sand's trainer Jamie Osborne

I said earlier I was getting closer and closer! I just wanted to have one winner today and have done it. I'm so thankful and it's a privilege to be riding here.
Anthony Delpech after landing the penultimate contest on Glenys The Menace

Winning the Silver Saddle is a great thing to put on the CV, they might ask me back again now!
Fran Berry after securing the Silver Saddle award and ensuring GB & Ireland were the team winners when taking the last race on Golden Apollo

It's been a great day, with a tight contest. Unfortunately the Irish Boys beat us.
Rest of the World skipper Kerrin McEvoy takes defeat on the chin

I've really enjoyed my trip. This place is fantastic, the competition is fantastic, it would be boring if the same team always won. I hope to come back – I'd love to come back!
Girls captain Emma Jayne-Wilson, who had just the ten rides at Woodbine on Sunday to get home for!

No Brexit there. I'm feeling very pro-European today. Up the Germans!