replace anchor link substring

I need to replace some characters in an anchor link in order to make the query syntax in the link correct. I've tried the code below, but it doesn't do the trick. When I click the link, the <BR>s remain. What do I need to change to get this to work?

Associated Records <a  target="_top" id="ClickHereLink" href="../search/SearchResults_ClearCriteria.aspx?q=Circular.ContentItemId%3a(213<BR>47<BR>133)&qcf=83cbfab4-9211-4960-8abd-25022abb5a5d">Click Here</a>

<script type=text/javascript>
$("#ClickHereLink").attr("href").replace(/<BR>/g, " OR ");

In sum: I'm trying to change this:


to this (when the user clicks the link):

../search/SearchResults_ClearCriteria.aspx?q=Circular.ContentItemId%3a(213 OR 47 OR 133)&qcf=83cbfab4-9211-4960-8abd-25022abb5a5d
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$("#ClickHereLink").attr("href",str.replace(/<BR>/g, " OR "));

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str= $("#ClickHereLink").attr("href").replace(/<BR>/g, " OR ")

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$("#ClickHereLink").attr("href", $("#ClickHereLink").attr("href").replace(/<BR>/g, " OR "));

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Whichever looks nicer

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GessWurkerAuthor Commented:
Perfect! (and... whoops...)


I added a third example, but I think it is a messy way and not really readable.
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