Laurel Park Entries & Results for Friday, October 7, 2022

Laurel Park, Laurel, MD
Laurel Park - Laurel, MD  |  laurelpark.com

Laurel Park opened in 1911, providing racing action to fans in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Laurel Park hosts the Jim McKay Maryland Million day each fall since 1987.
Biggest stakes: De Francis Dash, scheduled on April 6 for 2019, and the Maryland Million Classic held every Fall.

Picks Report Get Expert Laurel Park Picks for today’s races. Get Equibase PPs.

Power Picks stats the last 60 days: Top picks are winning at 31.7%, second picks are winning at 21.4%, and third place picks are winning 15.4%.

Laurel Park Power Picks the last 14 days: 31.4% winners 22/70

1 1/16M, Turf, $16,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $28,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 1-2) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 1-2-3) / 50 cent PICK 5 (RACES 1-2-3-4-5) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Hot Choice

Friesan Fire

David C. Howard

Walter A. Rodriguez

20/1

2 2 Picks Report

Dixie Cannon

Freud

Brittany T. Russell

Sheldon Russell

5/2

3 3

Mo Fire

Friesan Fire

David C. Howard

Kevin Gomez

10/1

4 4

Crystal Coast

Animal Kingdom

Carlos A. David

Jorge Ruiz

12/1

5 5

Brummagem

Kitten's Joy

Jamie Ness

Jeiron Barbosa

5/1

6 6

Mongolian Mission

Noble Mission (GB)

Anthony Farrior

Angel Cruz

10/1

7 7

Surreal Fantasy

Outwork

Bernardo G. Lopez

J. D. Acosta

9/2

8 8

Wicked Mercury

Wicked Strong

Jane Cibelli

Jevian Toledo

9/2

9 9

Please Marry Me

Goldencents

Rodolfo Sanchez-Salomon

Yomar Orlando Ortiz

10/1

10 10

Kulthum

American Pharoah

Anthony Farrior

William Humphrey

20/1

11 11

Cool Front

Summer Front

Michael Dini

Jeiron Barbosa

(Also-eligible)

15/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Wicked Mercury  8 $8.40 $3.60 $2.40
Dixie Cannon  2 - $3.00 $2.40
Mo Fire  3 - - $3.60
Hot Choice  1 - - -
Also rans: Surreal Fantasy, Mongolian Mission, Please Marry Me
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 8-2 $26.00 $42,602.00
Superfecta 8-2-3-1 $292.60 $16,461.00
Trifecta 8-2-3 $134.60 $29,417.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 8-2-3-1-7 $784.20 $2,932.00
Fractions and final time: :23.98, :47.55, 1:14, 1:27.31, 1:41.42
Winning Owner: George Vires
Winning Breeder: H. Allen Poindexter
WICKED MERCURY stalked the pace, advanced three wide leaving the turn, gained a short lead near the quarter pole and dug in tenaciously to prevail.

7F, Dirt, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $52,000

EXACTA & TRIFECTA / DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 2-3) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 2-3-4) / 50 cent PICK 4 (RACES 2-3-4-5) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 2: Our pick is the 3/1 second choice, #1 Old Alliance. The two-year-old colt by Hard Spun is trained by Michael Stidham and ridden by Jevian Toledo. He has a top trainer who has shown the ability to prepare a first time starter to win on debut. Get Laurel Park Picks for all of today's races.

  • This race has 4 first-time starters Get the first-timer report today
# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1 Picks Report

Old Alliance

Hard Spun

Michael Stidham

Jevian Toledo

3/1

2 2

Longworth

Mr Speaker

Katharine M. Voss

Jeiron Barbosa

15/1

3 3

Wildhunch

Great Notion

Baltazar Galvan

Horacio Karamanos

9/5

4 4

Sneaking Suspicion

Great Notion

Susan S. Cooney

William Humphrey

20/1

5 5

Feeling Woozy

Irish War Cry

Hamilton A. Smith

Angel Cruz

8/1

6 6

Parachute

Street Boss

Lacey Gaudet

Victor R. Carrasco

6/1

7 7

Urban Bandit

Uncle Lino

Ollie L. Figgins, III

Keimar Trotman

20/1

8 8

McMagic

Good Magic

Claudio A. Gonzalez

Denis Araujo

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Old Alliance  1 $3.80 $2.80 $2.60
Feeling Woozy  5 - $3.80 $2.40
McMagic  8 - - $2.80
Urban Bandit  7 - - -
Also rans: Sneaking Suspicion, Parachute, Longworth
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 8-1 $24.00 $9,644.00
Exacta 1-5 $18.20 $42,799.00
Superfecta 1-5-8-7 $325.40 $14,467.00
Trifecta 1-5-8 $51.00 $25,016.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 1-5-8-7-4 $1,351.20 $1,593.00
Fractions and final time: :23.36, :46.98, 1:11.92, 1:25.11
Winning Owner: Riversedge Racing, LLC and Alifyfe Racing, LLC
Winning Breeder: Stone Farm
OLD ALLIANCE pulled his way forward to join

Laurel Park winter meet, with 17 stakes, starts Jan. 1

Laurel Park's winter meet starts Jan. 1 and will feature 17 stakes.

1 1/16M, Turf, $25,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $35,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 3-4) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 3-4-5) / $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

  • Picks Report HRN Power Pick selection. (races 1-3 provided free)
    Race 3: Our pick is the 4/1 second choice, #2 Amazon Queen. The three-year-old filly by Kantharos is trained by Arnaud Delacour and ridden by Jorge Ruiz. She has top ratings across all categories - good speed figures, top trainer and top jockey. Get Laurel Park Picks for all of today's races.

  • There's potential for a fast pace in this race with all the speed. Get the Pace Report for advanced analysis of the pace in every race today.
# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Little Nutter

Upstart

Robert P. Klesaris

Horacio Karamanos

6/1

2 2 Picks Report

Amazon Queen

Kantharos

Arnaud Delacour

Jorge Ruiz

4/1

3 3

A Case of You

Ironicus

Kathleen A. Demasi

Charlie Marquez

8/1

4 4

Blame the Irish

Blame

Timothy L. Keefe

Kevin Gomez

12/1

5 5

Bourbon Gypsy

Bourbon Courage

Rick Buckley

Victor R. Carrasco

15/1

6 6

Torre Branca

Gio Ponti

Hamilton A. Smith

Angel Cruz

10/1

7 7

Heartburn

Laoban

Rodolfo Sanchez-Salomon

Jean C. Alvelo

12/1

8 8

Killy Start

Upstart

Michael Merryman

Jeiron Barbosa

9/2

9 9

Shaolin

Upstart

Joe Sharp

Xavier Perez

10/1

10 10

Golden Effect

First Samurai

Michael J. Trombetta

Feargal Lynch

10/1

11 11

Bella Bettina

Midshipman

Katharine M. Voss

Jevian Toledo

15/1

12 12

Helluva Lady

Golden Lad

Claudio A. Gonzalez

J. D. Acosta

10/1

13 13

Lucky Lorraine

Super Saver

Mary E. Eppler

Walter A. Rodriguez

(Main Track only)

12/1

MTO

14 14

Strong Embrace

Strong Mandate

Michael J. Maker

Victor R. Carrasco

(Also-eligible)

7/2

AE

15 15

Neon City

Temple City

Anthony Carango

Yabriel C. Ramos

(Also-eligible)

20/1

AE

16 16

Magnificent Pearl

Violence

Jane Cibelli

Sheldon Russell

(Also-eligible)

15/1

AE

Runner Win Place Show
Golden Effect 10 $15.00 $5.80 $4.00
Magnificent Pearl 16 - $4.20 $3.20
Helluva Lady 12 - - $3.20
Lucky Lorraine 13 - - -
Also rans: Torre Branca, Shaolin, Bella Bettina
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 1-10 $28.60 $3,852.00
Exacta 10-16 $53.60 $50,724.00
Superfecta 10-16-12-13 $1,309.40 $13,126.00
Trifecta 10-16-12 $163.00 $23,725.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 10-16-12-13-6 $0.00 $1,194.00
Pick 3 8-1/3-10 $133.40 $8,236.00
Fractions and final time: :24.56, :47.74, 1:11.78, 1:24.47, 1:38.6
Winning Owner: Day At The Races, LLC
Winning Breeder: Mt. Brilliant Broodmares II, LLC
GOLDEN EFFECT set the early pace outside

6F, Dirt, $40,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $43,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 4-5) /10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 4-5-6) / 50 cent PICK 4 (RACES 4-5-6-7) 20 cent RAINBOW PICK 6 (RACES 4-5-6-7-8-9) / $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Fishers

Classic Empire

Claudio A. Gonzalez

J. D. Acosta

9/2

2 2

Toss a Coin

Animal Kingdom

Timothy L. Keefe

Kevin Gomez

8/1

3 3

Mail Call

Uncle Lino

Robert E. Gamber

Alberto Delgado

30/1

4 4

She'sarollingstone

Bourbon Courage

Damon R. Dilodovico

Horacio Karamanos

3/1

5 5

Fashionatta

Speightster

William S. Meister

Charlie Marquez

5/1

6 6

My Flicker

Great Notion

Anthony Farrior

Sheldon Russell

7/2

7 7

Loving Cup

Kantharos

Hugh I. McMahon

Jeiron Barbosa

9/2

8 8

Boss Angel

Holy Boss

Lacey Gaudet

Johan Rosado

10/1

Runner Win Place Show
My Flicker  6 $9.00 $4.80 $2.80
She'sarollingstone  4 - $3.80 $2.60
Loving Cup  7 - - $2.40
Toss a Coin  2 - - -
Also rans: Boss Angel, Mail Call, Fishers
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 10-6 $61.60 $4,135.00
Exacta 6-4 $29.00 $41,447.00
Superfecta 6-4-7-2 $232.40 $27,097.00
Trifecta 6-4-7 $63.60 $27,008.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 6-4-7-2-8 $1,766.40 $1,947.00
Pick 3 1/3-10-6 $146.00 $3,802.00
Fractions and final time: :22.67, :46.21, :58.43, 1:11.11
Winning Owner: Longball Stables LLC
Winning Breeder: Country Roads Ltd.
MY FLICKER had speed and prompted the pace outside

Monday's Best Bet: Chickieness can score again at Laurel

Chickieness can score again at Laurel Park.

1M, Dirt, $10,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $24,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 5-6) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (RACES 5-6-7) / 50 cent PICK 5 (RACES 5-6-7-8-9) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Caged Pixie

Cage Fighter

Brian M. Brooks

Jeiron Barbosa

12/1

2 2

Red Queen

Gormley

Anthony Farrior

Jevian Toledo

6/1

3 3

Honor Your Mother

Golden Lad

Jason D. Smith

J. D. Acosta

10/1

4 4

Along the Way

Verrazano

Claudio A. Gonzalez

Denis Araujo

5/2

5 5

Dial Emma Reilly

Dialed In

Carlos A. Mancilla

Walter A. Rodriguez

15/1

6 6

Startwithabang

Jump Start

Rodolfo Sanchez-Salomon

Jean C. Alvelo

2/1

7 7

Shemademelucky

Madefromlucky

John J. Robb

Xavier Perez

5/1

8 8

My Super Sally

Buffum

Christine F. Clagett

Rebecca Grace LaBarre

20/1

9 9

Imagine the Mojo

Imagining

Claudio A. Gonzalez

William Humphrey

12/1

Runner Win Place Show
Red Queen  2 $9.80 $4.00 $3.60
Startwithabang  6 - $2.20 $2.40
Imagine the Mojo  9 - - $6.60
Along the Way  4 - - -
Also rans: Caged Pixie, Honor Your Mother, My Super Sally, Shemademelucky, Dial Emma Reilly
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 6-2 $68.80 $4,642.00
Pick 5 8-1/3-10-6-2 $7,184.40 $18,131.00
Pick 4 1/3-10-6-2 $1,039.80 $10,767.00
Pick 3 10-6-2 $451.80 $7,527.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 2-6-9-4 $0.00 $1,161.00
Trifecta 2-6-9 $441.40 $46,377.00
Superfecta 2-6-9-4 $1,934.80 $26,263.00
Exacta 2-6 $33.20 $74,465.00
Fractions and final time: :23.89, :47.24, 1:12.29, 1:25.46, 1:39.76
Winning Owner: James C. Wolf
Winning Breeder: Frederick C. Wieting
RED QUEEN , rated outside

5 1/2F, Turf, Maiden Special Weight
Open | 2 Year Olds
Purse: $52,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 6-7) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (Races 6-7-8) / 50 cent PICK 4 (Races 6-7-8-9) $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Barzini

Outwork

Michael J. Trombetta

Victor R. Carrasco

6/1

2 2

Indybound

Kobe's Back

Jose Corrales

Denis Araujo

(Main Track only)

15/1

MTO

3 3

Here's Liam

Liam's Map

Susan S. Cooney

Denis Araujo

12/1

4 4

Jackson Road

Good Magic

Kathleen A. Demasi

Horacio Karamanos

9/2

5 5

Post Time

Frosted

Brittany T. Russell

Eric Camacho

6/1

6 6

Mo Eh Hennessy

Mo Town

Anthony Farrior

Jevian Toledo

15/1

7 7

B West

Mineshaft

Hugh I. McMahon

J. D. Acosta

(Main Track only)

6/1

MTO

8 8

Master Oogway

Summer Front

Jane Cibelli

Angel Cruz

10/1

9 9

Mission Man

Holy Boss

McLane Hendriks

Charlie Marquez

5/1

10 10

Prince of Jericho

Munnings

Brittany T. Russell

Sheldon Russell

5/1

11 11

Termsofengagement

Liam's Map

Mark V. Salvaggio

Julio A. Hernandez

12/1

12 12

Reeled In

Dialed In

Dale Capuano

Jean C. Alvelo

6/1

13 13

Landon Jack

Friesan Fire

John E. Salzman, Jr.

Charlie Marquez

(Main Track only)

2/1

MTO

Runner Win Place Show
Post Time  5 $12.20 $4.80 $3.00
Landon Jack 13 - $2.60 $2.10
Prince of Jericho 10 - - $3.40
B West  7 - - -
Also rans: Here's Liam, Indybound, Mo Eh Hennessy, Master Oogway
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Exacta 5-13 $39.20 $75,344.00
Daily Double 2-5 $114.80 $4,642.00
Pick 3 6-2-5 $502.20 $3,382.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 5-13-10-7-3 $715.60 $2,094.00
Trifecta 5-13-10 $119.60 $46,381.00
Superfecta 5-13-10-7 $331.40 $28,061.00
Fractions and final time: :22.45, :45.79, :57.98, 1:04.26
Winning Owner: Hillwood Stable LLC
Winning Breeder: Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman, Dr. BrookeBowman & Milton P. Higgins III
POST TIME rated in the clear heading to the turn, angled out and commenced a run leaving the three eighths, circled five wide into the lane, leveled off when put to some asking soon into the stretch, wandered about while sustaining past mid stretch, took over inside the sixteenth marker, kicked clear and was under minimal encouragement through the final yards.

6F, Dirt, $12,500 Starter Optional Claiming
Open | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $26,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 7-8) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA 50 cent PICK 3 (Races 7-8-9) / $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Jettin Out

Adios Charlie

Brian M. Brooks

Angel Cruz

15/1

2 2

Hard Fought

Hard Spun

Damon R. Dilodovico

Jorge Ruiz

12/1

3 3

Nomo Ron

Paynter

Anthony Farrior

Sheldon Russell

7/2

4 4

Askin for a Baskin

Distorted Humor

Rodolfo Sanchez-Salomon

Jean C. Alvelo

5/1

5 5

Maythehorsebwithu

Bullsbay

Jamie Ness

Jeiron Barbosa

2/1

6 6

Herd Immunity

Union Rags

Lacey Gaudet

William Humphrey

5/1

7 7

Yes Sir Robert

Strong Mandate

Anthony Farrior

Jevian Toledo

4/1

Runner Win Place Show
Maythehorsebwithu  5 $4.40 $2.60 -
Askin for a Baskin  4 - $3.20 -
Nomo Ron  3 - - -
Jettin Out  1 - - -
Also rans:
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Pick 4 6-2-5-2/5/6/7 $995.60 $4,358.00
Daily Double 5-5 $45.00 $4,301.00
Exacta 5-4 $12.00 $11,888.00
Trifecta 5-4-3 $13.80 $7,068.00
Pick 3 2-5-2/5/6/7 $177.80 $7,527.00
Fractions and final time: :22.72, :46.01, :57.89, 1:10.38
Winning Owner: Kernan, Jr., Morris E. and Jagger Inc.
Winning Breeder: Beatrice Patterson & Vicky Schowe
MAYTHEHORSEBWITHU , three deep chasing the pace around the turn, drifted out near the eighth pole, gained the lead outside rivals near the sixteenth pole, drive clear and drifted out late.

5 1/2F, Turf, Allowance
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $54,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 8-9) / 10 cent SUPERFECTA $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Swift Action

More Than Ready

Michael J. Trombetta

Johan Rosado

10/1

2 2

Bourbon Wildcat

Bourbon Courage

Jose J. Magana

Jorge Ruiz

8/1

3 3

Mercury Head

Kantharos

Kelly J. Breen

Victor R. Carrasco

3/1

4 4

Can I Get an Amen

Messner

Kirsten Hayes

Vladimir Diaz

20/1

5 5

Who Knows What

Paynter

Michael J. Trombetta

Luis Garcia

12/1

6 6

Nymph

Dominus

H. Graham Motion

Victor R. Carrasco

(Main Track only)

9/5

MTO

7 7

Awesome Jazz

Awesome Again

Edwin W. Merryman

J. D. Acosta

9/2

8 8

Miss Remmia

Nyquist

Brittany T. Russell

Sheldon Russell

(Main Track only)

3/1

MTO

9 9

Utterly Enchanting

Despite the Odds

Aimee D. Hall

Yomar Orlando Ortiz

15/1

10 10

Carolina Sun

Summer Front

Susan S. Cooney

Jevian Toledo

4/1

11 11

Fortes

Congrats

Mario Serey, Jr.

Grant Whitacre

15/1

12 12

La Samana Laura

Tiznow

John E. Salzman, Sr.

Charlie Marquez

15/1

13 13

Fuhgeddaboudit

Great Notion

John J. Robb

Xavier Perez

8/1

Runner Win Place Show
Bourbon Wildcat  2 $32.80 $8.60 $5.80
Fuhgeddaboudit 13 - $4.80 $4.00
Who Knows What  5 - - $7.60
Swift Action  1 - - -
Also rans: Nymph, Fortes, Utterly Enchanting, La Samana Laura, Miss Remmia
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Superfecta 2-13-5-1 $4,150.00 $20,989.00
Daily Double 5-2 $40.60 $2,740.00
Trifecta 2-13-5 $845.20 $33,894.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 2-13-5-1-6 $0.00 $1,102.00
Pick 3 5-2/5/6/7-2 $446.00 $3,455.00
Exacta 2-13 $132.60 $50,278.00
Fractions and final time: :22.73, :46.17, :58, 1:04.25
Winning Owner: Pepe Stable
Winning Breeder: Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Bowman & Shawn M.Howser
BOURBON WILDCAT cruised up to the inside of rivals and took command, moved clear around the turn and set a rated pace, responded when asked two wide in upper stretch and widened under a drive.

Zandon’s owner seeks another ‘cool’ experience in Cigar Mile

Owner Jeff Drown hopes Zandon provides him more Grade 1 joy in Cigar Mile.

1 1/8M, Dirt, $10,000 Claiming
Fillies & Mares | 3 Year Olds And Up
Purse: $23,000

EXACTA, TRIFECTA & 10 cent SUPERFECTA / $1.00 SUPER HIGH 5

# PP Horse / Sire Trainer / Jockey ML
1 1

Backstreet Gal

Street Sense

Milan Milosevic

Jean C. Alvelo

3/1

2 2

Heart Light

Cosa Vera

Carla L. Morgan

J. D. Acosta

8/1

3 3

Violet Jessop

Astern (AUS)

A. Ferris Allen, III

Walter A. Rodriguez

8/1

4 4

Harper's Do

Straight Talking

Mario Serey, Jr.

Grant Whitacre

20/1

5 5

Bless and Honor

Wicked Strong

Mario Serey, Jr.

Sara Hess

20/1

6 6

Bad Temper

Super Ninety Nine

Horace M. Parker

Angel Cruz

5/2

7 7

Salagadoola

Keen Ice

Jose I. Samaniego

Yomar Orlando Ortiz

6/1

8 8

She's a Tripp

Mucho Macho Man

Carlos A. Mancilla

Jorge Ruiz

3/1

Runner Win Place Show
Backstreet Gal  1 $6.00 $3.00 $2.10
Bad Temper  6 - $4.80 $3.00
She's a Tripp  8 - - $2.40
Heart Light  2 - - -
Also rans: Salagadoola, Violet Jessop, Bless and Honor, Harper's Do
Pool Finish $2 Payout Total Pool
Daily Double 2-1 $123.40 $4,882.00
Exacta 1-6 $19.40 $37,300.00
Superfecta 1-6-8-2 $370.00 $15,418.00
Trifecta 1-6-8 $52.80 $25,700.00
Z-5 Super Hi-5 1-6-8-2-7 $607.80 $3,189.00
Pick 3 2/5/6/7-2-1 $186.40 $4,700.00
Pick 4 5-2/5/6/7-2-1 $1,324.40 $13,715.00
Pick 5 2-5-2/5/6/7-2-1 $20,509.00 $11,654.00
Pick 6 Jackpot 6-2-5-2/5/6/7-2-1 $5,223.00 $1,088.00
Fractions and final time: :24.77, :49.57, 1:14.66, 1:40.62, 1:53.88
Winning Owner: Sky Racing
Winning Breeder: SF Bloodstock LLC
BACKSTREET GAL hugged the inner rail stalking the pace, eased out to the two path at the head of the stretch, bid for the lead outside

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