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Race Result Curragh Sun, 12th Jul, 2009

Going - Round - Soft, Straight - Soft to Heavy. Going changed to Heavy after the third race.. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €11,605.00 Winning Units - 12 Dividend - €725.20. Placepot Pool - €20,923.00 Winning Units - 56 Dividend - €279.40. Tote Aggregate - €463730.00.

Whitney Moore EBF (C&G) M´dn of €18500.00 2-y-o

7f.  Flat Maiden 1st - €12783.50, 2nd - €3145.00, 3rd - €1480.00, 4th - €925.00 10 Ran
For two yrs old colts and geldings only, maidens at starting which are E.B.F. eligible
Weights - 9st
 

See also » O'Brien wins opener at the Curagh
The ground is very soft out there and Johnny said he idled a bit in front. He should improve from every run and he's still a big baby. A P O'Brien, trainer

1st Black Quartz (FR) 9-0 (Derrick Smith)
(1:30.47 1.92 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 1)
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Mirina (FR)(Pursuit of Love (GB))
Breeder - Petra Bloodstock Agency

SP 1/1fav

A P O'Brien

J P Murtagh

Tote Win €2.00

Place €1.10

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made all, ridden and strongly pressed 2f out, stayed on well final furlong
2nd0.5L Reiteration (USA) 9-0 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:30.59) (Drawn 3)
Vindication (USA) - For Dixie (USA)(Dixieland Band (USA))
Breeder - JD Squires & the Vindication Syndicate

SP 5/1

J S Bolger

K J Manning

Place €1.80

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chased leaders, ridden in 3rd 2f out, kept on well into 2nd inside final furlong, not reach winner
3rd1.75L Senior (GB) 9-0 (Bryan Lynam)
(1:30.92) (Drawn 6)
Medicean (GB) - Muschana (GB)(Deploy)

SP 10/1

Edward Lynam

J P Spencer

Place €2.90

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chased leaders, ridden in close 2nd 2f out, no extra and dropped to 3rd inside final furlong
4th3.5L Indus Valley (IRE) 9-0 (A Gannon)
(1:31.59) (Drawn 4)
Indian Ridge - Gloriously Bright (USA)(Nureyev (USA))
Breeder - P Morris & B McKenna

SP 12/1

K J Condon

W M Lordan

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towards rear early, mid-division on outer halfway, ridden in 4th 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
5th1.25L Todd's Forge (IRE) 9-0 (James McDermott)
(1:31.85) (Drawn 9)
Daggers Drawn (USA) - Ceylon Round (FR)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Pat Todd

SP 25/1

Francis Ennis

R P Cleary

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towards rear, ridden in moderate 6th under 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
6thnk Seventh Star (IRE) 9-0 (Robert Sinclair)
(1:31.92) (Drawn 5)
Dubai Destination (USA) - Yara (IRE)(Sri Pekan (USA))

SP 13/2

D K Weld

P J Smullen

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mid-division, ridden in moderate 5th 2f out, no extra
7th0.5L Top Spin (IRE) 9-0 (Mrs John J Murphy)
(1:32.02) (Drawn 8)
Cape Cross (IRE) - Beguine (USA)(Green Dancer (USA))
Breeder - Highfort Stud

SP 33/1

John Joseph Murphy

D M Grant

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towards rear, kept on same pace from 2 1/2f out
8th2.5L Sacred Sovereign (IRE) 9-0 (Mrs Anne Coughlan)
(1:32.52) (Drawn 10)
Bertolini (USA) - Sacred Pearl (IRE)(Daylami (IRE))
Breeder - S Coughlan

SP 33/1

J T Gorman

F M Berry

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chased leaders, ridden in 5th 2f out, soon no impression
9th9L Mujaazef (GB) 9-0 (Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(1:34.26) (Drawn 12)
Dubawi (IRE) - Khubza (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Usk Valley Stud

SP 6/1

Kevin Prendergast

D P McDonogh

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always behind, weakened from 2f out
10th8L Silent Dancer (IRE) 9-0 (Star Contractors Limited)
(1:35.84) (Drawn 2)
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Silent Crystal (USA)(Diesis)
Breeder - Barouche Stud Ltd

SP 50/1

S Donohoe

N G McCullagh

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chased leaders, weakened from 3f out
Off 2.05
Time 1m. 30.47 secs, which is 1.92 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta €7.30.
ToteTrio €8.60.

Non runners Fighting Brave (USA) (change in ground), Footprint (change in ground)
2008 Driving Snow 2 9-0 C D Hayes 7/1 (Kevin Prendergast) (Drawn 14)
2007 New Approach 2 9-0 K J Manning 7/2 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 1)
2006 Teofilo 2 9-0 K J Manning 8/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 2)
2005 Heliostatic 2 9-0 K J Manning 6/4Fav (J S Bolger) (Drawn 7)
2004 Carnegie Hall 2 9-0 J P Spencer 9/4Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 3)