• Heavy rain throughout the morning leaves Ascot saturated...
  • ...but clerk of the course Chris Stickels is able to give the meeting the green light
  • The action gets under way and De La Bech defies a big weight in the opener...
  • ...but it's clearly hard work for horses and jockeys alike
  • Cedre Bleu wins the novice chase for Paul Nicholls and Ruby Walsh
  • Reve De Sivola is out on his own in the Grade One Long Walk Hurdle...
  • ...and runs his rivals ragged under Richard Johnson
  • Wyck Hill stays on bravely to win the listed handicap chase
  • Cause Of Causes scoots clear to win The Ladbroke...
  • ...and spark celebrations for his connections
  • Ulck Du Lin sends favourite backers into Christmas in a happy mood

Ascot Saturday card

Heavy rain throughout the morning leaves Ascot saturated...