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Im trying to add value into my database and i keep getting the following error "You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '','','4','Telegraph (IRE)','3','9-3','','57','Evans, P D','28/1 ','Egan, John '' at line 1"


my query looks like this
mysqli_query($db,"INSERT INTO `Horses` (`Date`,`Track`,`Runners`, `Going`, `Distance`,`Class`,`Place`,`Losing_Dist`,`Stall`,`Horse`,`Age`,`Weight`,`Headgear`,`Horse_OR`,`Trainer`,`Odds`,`Jockeys_Claim`,`Comments`,`Race_Name` )VALUES ('$date','$place','$norunner','$going','$distance','$class',$place','$distance_bt','$stall','$horse','$age','$weight','$headgear','$OR','$trainer','$odds','$jockey','$comments','$event')")or die(mysqli_error($db));

and my table looks like this:

Column      Type      Null      Default
ID      int(255)      No      
Date      varchar(250)      Yes      NULL
Track      varchar(100)      Yes      NULL
Runners      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Going      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Distance      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Class      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Place      varchar(10)      Yes      NULL
Losing_Dist      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Stall      varchar(250)      Yes      NULL
Horse      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Age      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Weight      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Headgear      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Horse_OR      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Trainer      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Odds      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Jockeys_Claim      varchar(50)      Yes      NULL
Comments      varchar(250)      Yes      NULL
Race_Name      varchar(250)      Yes      NULL
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Beverley Portlock earned 2000 total points
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The value $place lacks a leading apostrophe

... ng','$distance','$class',$place','$distance_bt'

should be

... ng','$distance','$class','$place','$distance_bt'
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by:runnerjp2005
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Thanks ... tells me i need a break for lunch lol
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by:Beverley Portlock
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:-)

Sometimes a fresh pair of eyes is all that is needed. Thanks for the points and enjoy your lunch
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