Becky plans to convert Ashley to vegetarianism. Lauren is amused that she has a crush. Tony is annoyed when Kevin refuses to let him take a holiday, saying they have to build up the business first. Jack and Don watch Betty's Hot Shot racing on the TV. Don is furious when, against all the odds, it wins. Mike tells Sally and the workers that he's lost the Kbec contract. He tells them he'll fight to ensure they don't go under and assures them there'll be no redundancies. Vera is thrilled that the horse has won and plans to spend Jack's owner's winnings on a new coat and a buggy for the baby. Don is bitter that he hasn't got any winnings to look forward to. Ken tells Denise he agrees to settle out of court but wants to pay maintenance for Daniel. Denise refuses his money so he says he'll invest it for him for when he's older. Don is furious to discover Jack also had a bet on the horse and had won £250 in addition to his owner's winnings. Jack swears he always has a bet when the horse races. Mike is stunned to find his old contacts are not trading any more and tells Alma he'll have to lay the staff off. She tells him they'll go down fighting. Don cheers up when he hears Stephen has cancelled his contract with Mike. Jack is alarmed to discover Fred had a tip-off from Hilary Forrest and has won £1,000. He calls a meeting of the syndicate.


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