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Race Result Down Royal Wed, 3rd Sep, 2008

Going - Soft (Yielding in places). Going after the second race was changed to Heavy.. Overcast with threat of showers

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €11,349.00 carried forward to Clonmel on Thu, 4th Sep. Placepot Dividend - €261.80.

Her Majesty´s Plate of €15000.00 3-y-o plus

1m. 4f. 195yds.  Flat 1st - €10365.00, 2nd - €2550.00, 3rd - €1200.00, 4th - €750.00 6 Ran
For three yrs old and upwards that have not won a Group or a Listed race
Weights - 3-y-o 8st 12lb; 4-y-o and up 9st 7lb; Fillies allowed 5lb
Penalties - (to count from 1st September, 2007, handicaps excluded) Winner of a race 3lb extra; Of two races 5lb extra; Of three or more races 7lb extra;
 

1st Mourad (IRE) 9-1 (H H Aga Khan)
(3:05.8 6.00 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 94
Sinndar (IRE) - Mouramara (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - His Highness Aga Khan's Studs S C

SP 5/2fav

John M Oxx

F M Berry

Tote Win €3.20

Place €1.80

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chased leaders in 3rd, improved to challenge 3f out, led 2 1/2f out, narrowly headed 2f out, stayed on under pressure to lead again 1f out, kept on well final furlong
2nd6L Teacht An Earraig (USA) 8-10 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(3:07.3) Rated 105
Galileo (IRE) - Autumn Banner (USA)(Summer Squall (USA))
Breeder - Wilhelmina Mcewan

SP 11/4

J S Bolger

K J Manning

Place €1.80

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tracked leaders, mainly 5th, ridden into 3rd 3f out, stayed on to lead 2f out, strongly pressed, headed 1f out, no extra, kept on same pace
3rd0.5L Ballyhaunis (GB) 9-1 (Mrs S Ricci)
(3:07.4) (Tongue Strap) Rated 95
Daylami (IRE) - Ballet (GB)(Sharrood (USA))
Breeder - Highclere Stud

SP 4/1

W P Mullins

D P McDonogh

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tracked leaders, mainly 4th, ridden in 3rd 2 1/2f out, no extra from over 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace
4th17L Consulate (IRE) 9-10 (Robert Sinclair)
(3:11.3) Rated 103
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Soha (USA)(Dancing Brave (USA))
Breeder - Churchtown House Stud

SP 5/1

D K Weld

P J Smullen

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soon chased leader in 2nd, led halfway, ridden and headed 2 1/2f out, soon no extra
5th12L Bahrain Storm (IRE) 9-7 (Patrick T Sweeney)
(3:13.9) (Blinkers) Rated 100
Bahhare (USA) - Dance Up A Storm (USA)(Storm Bird (CAN))
Breeder - Christopher Maye

SP 4/1

Patrick J Flynn

D M Grant

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soon led, headed halfway, ridden and weakened 4f out
6th26L Haamesh (IRE) 9-7 (J Tighe)
(3:19.8)
Noverre (USA) - Royal Fizz (IRE)(Royal Academy (USA))

SP 50/1

D M Christie

W M Lordan

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always in rear, ridden and no impression 4f out
Off 6.35
Time 3m. 5.80 secs, which is 6.00 secs slower than the course average
Tote Exacta €16.30.

Non runner Dirar
2007 Consulate 3 9-1 K Fallon 2/1Fav (David Wachman) (Drawn 5)
2006 Zanderi 3 9-1 F M Berry 4/6Fav (John M Oxx) (Drawn 2)
2005 Masafi 4 10-0 D P McDonogh 4/5Fav (Sir Mark Prescott) (Drawn 1)
2004 Coat Of Honour 4 9-9 D P McDonogh 4/5Fav (Sir Mark Prescott) (Drawn 3)