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Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 16.8 Dividend - €208.30. Placepot Pool - €37,149.22 Winning Units - 1498.5 Dividend - €17.30. Pick Six Pool - €25,000.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €17,500.00. Tote Aggregate - €167386.00.

1st
silks
Lady De Vesci (IRE) 5, ch f 10-0 (F Sommer)
(2:38.36 4.87 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 7) Rated 65
Approve (IRE) - La Bandola (GER)(Black Sam Bellamy (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Frank Sommer

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3)
(Ring price: 7/2 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2) SP 5/2fav

Tote Win €2.30 Place €1.40
loading past form
settled behind leaders early, mid-division before halfway, progress 2 1/2f out, disputed 2f out, ridden 1 1/2f out, narrow lead 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong
2nd
1.25L
silks
Marmalade N Toast (IRE) 3, b g 8-9 (Mrs Patrick J Flynn)
(2:38.57) (Drawn 3) Rated 50
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Lady Prism (IRE)(Acclamation (GB))
Breeder - Danny Coogan

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

Place €2.10
loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, challenged 2f out, soon ridden and ran around slightly, 3rd 1 1/2f out, kept on well inside final furlong to go 2nd close home
3rd
1L
silks
A Few Bob Short (IRE) 3, b/br g 8-6 (James P O'Sullivan)
(2:38.75) (Drawn 6)ts9 Rated 54
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Serenata (IRE)(Oratorio (IRE))
Breeder - Manister House Stud

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1 6/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden to progress on inner 2f out, 5th 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
4th
shd
silks
Maid In Manhattan (IRE) 4, b m 8-7 (Sean P Murphy)
(2:38.76) (Drawn 8)ts7 Rated 49
Fame And Glory (GB) - Silly Goose (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Mr John Breslin

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden to progress towards inner 2f out, stayed on into 4th 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
5th
nk
silks
Every Breath (IRE) 3, ch f 9-5 (Wise Pursuit Syndicate)
(2:38.82) (Drawn 12) Rated 60
Bated Breath (GB) - Five Fields (USA)(Chester House (USA))
Breeder - Fortbarrington Stud

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 3/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden to challenge 2f out, under pressure in 4th 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace from over 1f out
6th
hd
silks
Ragtime Red (IRE) 3, ch g 8-8 (Miss Rita Shah)
(2:38.84) (Drawn 4)ts6 Rated 54
Red Jazz (USA) - Holly's Kid (USA)(Pulpit (USA))
Breeder - Brian Walsh

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, improved to dispute 2f out, soon ridden, headed 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, kept on same pace
7th
1.25L
silks
Poitin (GB) 8, b f 9-9 (Phoenix Bloodstock Syndicate)
(2:39.06) (Drawn 5) Rated 65(-2 after this run)
Kheleyf (USA) - Port Providence (GB)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - David & Paul Hearson

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden to challenge on outer 2f out, no extra 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace
8th
hd
silks
Ten Bears (IRE) 3, b g 8-1 (B P Beggan)
(2:39.08) (Drawn 10) Rated 40
Most Improved (IRE) - Alexander Divine (GB)(Halling (USA))
Breeder - Thomas Maher

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace
9th
nk
silks
Noble Intention (IRE) 4, b/gr g 9-7 (C A Buckley)
(2:39.12) (Drawn 11)cp7 Rated 58
Zebedee (GB) - Lear's Crown (USA)(Lear Fan (USA))
Breeder - Miss Jill Finegan

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 13/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 15/2 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and some progress 2f out, no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace
10th
0.5L
silks
Definite Doyenne (IRE) 3, b f 9-3 (J J Leckey)
(2:39.20) (Drawn 13)ts1 Rated 58(-3 after this run)
Doyen (IRE) - Salford Princess (IRE)(Titus Livius (FR))
Breeder - Philip Rothwell

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 33/1 28/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
towards rear, ridden and no impression on outer 2f out, kept on one pace
11th
1.75L
silks
Baratheon (IRE) 4, b g 8-8 (Legitimate Request Syndicate)
(2:39.51) (Drawn 14)bl1 Rated 45
Henrythenavigator (USA) - Albarouche (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Barouche Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 5/1 7/2)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
mid-division early, soon chased leaders, 2nd after 4f, disputed 5f out, led 2 1/2f out, ridden and headed under 2f out, soon no extra
12th
2L
silks
Stoneboat Bill (GB) 6, ch g 9-9 (David Joseph O'Reilly)
(2:39.88) (Drawn 9)ts1hd1 Rated 60
Virtual (GB) - Applauding (IRE)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - P C Hunt

(Morning price: 33/1)
SP 40/1

loading past form
dwelt and towards rear, ridden and no impression over 2f out
13th
7L
silks
Jensen (IRE) 6, b g 9-2 (Jensen & Hedges Syndicate)
(2:41.14) (Drawn 1)ts7 Rated 56
Acclamation (GB) - Silly Goose (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Mr Maurice Regan

(Morning price: 50/1 33/1 20/1)
SP 28/1

loading past form
went right from stalls, soon led, joined 5f out, ridden and headed 2 1/2f out, soon no extra
p.u.
silks
Gallant Girl (IRE) 3, b f 8-7 (W J Martin)
(Drawn 2) Rated 48
Acclamation (GB) - Qui Moi (CAN)(Swain (IRE))
Breeder - Robert Ng Chee Siong

(Morning price: 50/1 40/1 66/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
bumped leaving stalls, soon mid-division, dropped to rear after 3f, soon eased and pulled up
Off 9.01
Time 2m. 38.36 secs, which is 4.87 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €14.50
Tote Trifecta- €88.80
CSF- €17.72
Tricast- €89.49.

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2016 Song Of Love 4 9-3 D O'Brien (3) 12/1 (Joseph Patrick O'Brien) (Drawn 14)
2015 Saga Bolton 3 9-1 R P Whelan 20/1 (Anthony Mullins) (Drawn 2)
2014 Well Insured 10 8-12 D E Hogan (10) 14/1 (D J Barry) (Drawn 2)
2013 Habesh 4 9-7 J P O'Brien 7/2 (Eugene M O'Sullivan) (Drawn 2)

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