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Going - Standard. Overcast, windy

Jackpot Pool - €5,640.71 Winning Units - 8.8 Dividend - €448.60. Placepot Pool - €130,823.40 Winning Units - 944.17 Dividend - €96.90. Pick Six Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - .8 Dividend - €7,000.00. Tote Aggregate - €222250.70.

1st
silks
Yuften (GB) 8, b g 9-6 (Ms Susan Roberts)
(1:27.66 1.97 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 2) Rated 95
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Majestic Sakeena (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar

(Morning price: 1/1 10/11 8/11 10/11 1/1 10/11 8/15)
(Ring price: 8/15 4/7 8/13 4/7 8/13 4/7 8/13 4/7 8/15 1/2 4/9 1/2) SP 1/2fav

Tote Win €1.40 Place €1.02
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soon raced in 5th, closed travelling smoothly straight, led 1f out, asserted inside final furlong, stayed on well, comfortably
2nd
3.25L
silks
Hasselnott (GB) 6, b g 9-1 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Sunday Racing Club)
(1:28.26) (Drawn 7)cp7 Rated 75
Hellvelyn (GB) - Unwrapit (USA)(Tapit (USA))
Breeder - Crossfields Bloodstock Ltd

(Morning price: 4/1 5/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 4/1 7/2 4/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 4/1) SP 4/1

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soon raced in 6th, effort and switched left over 1 1/2f out, kept on without troubling winner inside final furlong
3rd
1.5L
silks
That Is The Spirit (GB) 8, b g 8-13 (William Esdaile)
(1:28.52) (Drawn 3)ts4 Rated 83(-3 after this run)
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Fraulein (GB)(Acatenango (GER))
Breeder - Cliveden Stud Ltd

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

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soon tracked leaders in 3rd, on terms inside first 3f, soon led, rider dropped whip over 1f out, soon headed and one pace
4th
hd
silks
Sharp Defence (USA) 5, b g 9-9 (Thistle Bloodstock Limited)
(1:28.55) (Drawn 10) Rated 84
First Defence (USA) - Jazz Drummer (USA)(Dixieland Band (USA))
Breeder - Donato Lanni

(Morning price: 7/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
soon raced in 7th, headway and effort on outer straight, edged slightly left 2f out, one pace 1f out
5th
1.25L
silks
Blue Whisper (GB) 4, ch g 9-0 (S Donohoe)
(1:28.79) (Drawn 8)cp2 Rated 61
Bated Breath (GB) - Vivid Blue (GB)(Haafhd (GB))
Breeder - Tony Webb

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 80/1 40/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
loaded without rider, soon raced in 8th, still travelling smoothly behind horses into straight, effort and one pace under pressure 1f out
6th
1.75L
silks
Art Of Unity (GB) 4, ch g 9-2 (Philip Munnelly)
(1:29.10) (Drawn 11)bl+ Rated 59
Mazameer (IRE) - Vintage Steps (IRE)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - P Balding

(Morning price: 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1)
SP 20/1

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took keen hold and held up towards rear, headway and effort straight, one pace 1f out
7th
1L
silks
Flojo (IRE) 4, b f 8-13 (Mrs A Hughes)
(1:29.26) (Drawn 5)
Red Jazz (USA) - Newpark Lady (IRE)(Foxhound (USA))
Breeder - J & L Hughes

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1 100/1 125/1 66/1 100/1 125/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
pushed along to be soon close up, pushed along again approaching straight, no extra and one pace 1f out
8th
2L
silks
Mr Shelby (IRE) 5, b g 8-9 (S Donohoe)
(1:29.64) (Drawn 1)cp+ Rated 61
Casamento (IRE) - Notepad (GB)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Mr John Webb

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 50/1 66/1 80/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
disputed lead early, prominent and took keen hold, soon 4th, no extra and one pace 1f out
9th
4.75L
silks
Fianchetto (IRE) 6, b f 8-7 (Evan Newell)
(1:30.53) (Drawn 6) Rated 36
Strategic Prince (GB) - Jiran (IRE)(Jurado (USA))
Breeder - Evan Newell

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1 100/1 125/1 150/1 200/1 150/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
soon led, joined inside first 3f, soon headed, pushed along approaching straight, lost place and no extra from under 2f out
10th
4.75L
silks
Best Not Argue (IRE) 7, b f 8-12 (Mrs Shauna Kelly)
(1:31.37) (Drawn 4) Rated 81
Acclamation (GB) - Laurentina (GB)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - The Laurentina Partnership

(Morning price: 11/2 7/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 7/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
dwelt, always in rear, never a factor
Off 5.01
Time 1m. 27.66 secs, which is 1.97 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €2.80
Tote Trifecta- €11.50
CSF- €2.99.

Non runner Reckless Lad (lame)
2018 Settle For Red 8 9-2 P J Smullen 11/4 (David Marnane) (Drawn 7)
2017 Chestnut Fire 5 10-0 C P Hoban 8/13Fav (M Halford) (Drawn 2)

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