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Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 2.9 Dividend - €1,206.80. Placepot Pool - €40,660.81 Winning Units - 478.7 Dividend - €59.40. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €617.36 carried forward to Cork on Sat, 5th Jan. Tote Aggregate - €122617.41.

1st
silks
Park Row (IRE) 9, ch g 8-11 (D P Coakley)
(2:31.42 2.06 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 7) Rated 78
Where Or When (IRE) - Ela Plaisir (IRE)(Grand Plaisir (IRE))
Breeder - Ms M Maher

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

Tote Win €8.90 Place €2.80
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led early, chased leader in 2nd, closer early straight, ridden and narrowly led 1f out, strongly pressed and joined inside final furlong, kept on well to just lead on line
2nd
nose
silks
Markhan (USA) 6, b g 9-0 (Half Married Syndicate)
(2:31.43) (Drawn 3)ts+ Rated 78
Birdstone (USA) - Royal Flush (USA)(Smart Strike (CAN))
Breeder - Dr's Lawrence Opas,John Jain,F Sinatra

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 13/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

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chased clear leader, 4th halfway, headway travelling well early straight, ridden to challenge 1f out, under pressure and every chance inside final furlong, just failed
3rd
3L
silks
Kerosin (GER) 8, b g 9-9 (James McAuley)
(2:31.90) (Drawn 5) Rated 92
Tertullian (USA) - Karavel (GER)(Monsun (GER))
Breeder - Gestut Schlenderhan

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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towards rear, pushed along and headway on inner under 2f out, ridden over 1f out and went 3rd 150 yards out, kept on one pace
4th
2.75L
silks
Lady De Vesci (IRE) 6, ch f 8-6 (F Sommer)
(2:32.29) (Drawn 2) Rated 70
Approve (IRE) - La Bandola (GER)(Black Sam Bellamy (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Frank Sommer

(Morning price: 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, pushed along and some headway 2f out, soon ridden and 5th over 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
5th
0.5L
silks
Sharjah (IRE) 9, b g 7-11 (Mrs S Slattery)
(2:32.35) (Drawn 10)bl+ Rated 66
Shamardal (USA) - Lunar Lustre (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - John Connaughton

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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led after 1f, clear before halfway and 8 lengths advantage 5f out, ridden and reduced lead early straight, headed 1f out and soon no extra
6th
0.5L
silks
Rips Dream (IRE) 4, b g 8-9 (Foley Partnership)
(2:32.43) (Drawn 8)sr Rated 76
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Billys Dream (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Bill Foley & the Late Penny Foley

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

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chased leader, 3rd halfway, ridden and no impression under 2f out, 6th over 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
7th
3L
silks
Schoolboy Error (IRE) 6, ch g 8-8 (Miss Zoe Casbolt)
(2:33.00) (Drawn 9) Rated 72
Roderic O'Connor (IRE) - La Grande Zoa (IRE)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Paul Monaghan & T J Monaghan

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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mid-division, moderate 6th halfway, closer and pushed along early straight, soon ridden and no impression over 1f out, no extra
8th
2L
silks
Rock On Dandy (FR) 5, gr g 8-5 (D MacAuliffe & Anoj Don Partnership)
(2:33.36) (Drawn 6)ts+vs+ Rated 76
Rajsaman (FR) - Minnie's Mystery (FR)(Highest Honor (FR))
Breeder - M John Berry

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
mid-division, moderate 7th halfway, pushed along and dropped towards rear early straight, no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
9th
2.5L
silks
Itsalonglongroad (GB) 5, b g 8-6 (Rockview Racing Club)
(2:33.81) (Drawn 12)ts+hd+ Rated 70
Lawman (FR) - Alabelle (GB)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway on outer into 5th 4f out, pushed along and lost place early straight, no extra
10th
3.5L
silks
Captain Morley (GB) 8, b g 9-9 (John P McManus)
(2:34.41) (Drawn 11)vs1 Rated 90
Hernando (FR) - Oval Office (GB)(Pursuit of Love (GB))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, never a factor, pushed along and no impression under 2f out, no extra
11th
1.25L
silks
My Direction (GB) 9, ch g 9-2 (Mrs Catherine Holden)
(2:34.62) (Drawn 4)cp7 Rated 80
Singspiel (IRE) - Ejlaal (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Darley

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

loading past form
chased clear leader, 5th halfway, pushed along and no impression under 4f out, no extra in 8th over 1f out, weakened
12th
1.25L
silks
Wrap Star (IRE) 8, b/br g 7-13 (Miss Rita Shah)
(2:34.84) (Drawn 1)ts+ Rated 68
Cape Cross (IRE) - Twinkling (NZ)(Star Way)
Breeder - Mr James Ross Ancell

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

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slowly into stride, always rear, never a factor, ridden and no impression early straight, no extra, kept on one pace

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