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Going - Soft, changed to Soft to Heavy after the second race. Overcast with showers

Jackpot Pool - €40,000.00 Winning Units - 7 Dividend - €4,285.70. Placepot Pool - €56,196.48 Winning Units - 12 Dividend - €3,275.40. Tote Aggregate - €1176770.00.

1st
silks
Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) 3, b c 9-0 (Mrs John Magnier)
(2:36.02 9.97 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 11) Rated 112
Galileo (IRE) - Affianced (IRE)(Erins Isle)
Breeder - J S Bolger

SP 5/1

Tote Win €6.70 Place €2.30
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tracked leaders in 5th, 3rd and headway entering straight, led 2f out, soon ridden clear, stayed on strongly, impressive
2nd
9L
silks
Alexander Of Hales (USA) 3, b c 9-0 (Mrs John Magnier)
(2:37.78) (Drawn 9) Rated 107(+7 after this run)
Danehill (USA) - Legend Maker (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Barnett Enterprises

SP 33/1

Place €6.60
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tracked leaders in 3rd, 5th early straight, kept on from 2f out to go remote 2nd close home
3rd
shd
silks
Eagle Mountain (GB) 3, b c 9-0 (Derrick Smith)
(2:37.79) (Drawn 6) Rated 117
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Masskana (IRE)(Darshaan)
Breeder - London Thoroughbred Services Ltd

SP 6/4fav

Place €1.10
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held up in 8th, progress on outer approaching straight, 3rd 2f out, moderate 2nd from 1 1/2f out, no impression, kept on same pace
4th
3.5L
silks
Boscobel (GB) 3, ch c 9-0 (Sheikh Mohammed)
(2:38.46) (Drawn 2)
Halling (USA) - Dunnes River (USA)(Danzig (USA))

SP 8/1

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settled 2nd, led entering straight, ridden and headed 2f out, soon outpaced, 4th and no extra final furlong
5th
0.5L
silks
Mores Wells (GB) 3, b c 9-0 (Iona Equine Syndicate)
(2:38.59) (Drawn 3)ts Rated 110(-1 after this run)
Sadler's Wells (USA) - Endorsement (GB)(Warning)
Breeder - Cliveden Stud Ltd & Ocean Bloodstoc

SP 14/1

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tracked leaders in 4th, improved into 2nd travelling well entering straight, soon ridden, 5th and no extra from 1 1/2f out
6th
2.5L
silks
Prince Erik (GB) 3, gr g 9-0 (Dr R Lambe)
(2:39.04) (Drawn 7)
Indian Ridge - Miracle (GB)(Ezzoud (IRE))
Breeder - D J Burke

SP 33/1

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held up in 9th, 7th early straight, no impression from 2f out
7th
1.5L
silks
Al Shemali (GB) 3, ch h 9-0 (Saeed Suhail)
(2:39.34) (Drawn 8)ts
Medicean (GB) - Bathilde (IRE)(Generous (IRE))

SP 12/1

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held up, 7th halfway, ridden and no impression straight
8th
18L
silks
Royal And Regal (IRE) 3, b g 9-0 (P D Savill)
(2:42.89) (Drawn 4)
Sadler's Wells (USA) - Smart 'n Noble (USA)(Smarten (USA))
Breeder - P D Savill

SP 7/1

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chased leaders in 6th, driven along halfway, weakened approaching straight, eased 1 1/2f out
9th
0.75L
silks
Shamdinan (FR) 3, ch c 9-0 (S A Aga Khan)
(2:43.06) (Drawn 5)
Dr Fong (USA) - Shamdara (IRE)(Dr Devious (IRE))

SP 15/2

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always towards rear, 10th halfway, some progress on outer early straight, no extra when heavily eased final furlong
10th
0.5L
silks
Spanish Harlem (IRE) 3, br c 9-0 (Michael Tabor)
(2:43.19) (Drawn 1) Rated 106
Danehill (USA) - Sleepytime (IRE)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - C H Wacker III

SP 50/1

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soon led, headed and weakened entering straight, eased inside final furlong
11th
17L
silks
Striving Storm (USA) 3, b g 9-0 (Abbey Horse Racing & Breeding)
(2:46.60) (Drawn 10)
Stormin Fever (USA) - Sugars For Nanny (USA)(Brocco (USA))

SP 28/1

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always in rear, trailing when eased 2f out
Off 3.50
Time 2m. 36.00 secs, which is 9.97 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta €122.90.
ToteTrio €26.20.

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