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Race Result Cork Sun, 13th Dec, 2009

Going - Hurdle/Bumper - Soft to Heavy; Chase - Heavy (4th last fence omitted). Fine

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €665.00 carried forward to Cork on Tue, 15th Dec. Placepot Pool - €13,494.15 Winning Units - 463.12 Dividend - €23.20. Tote Aggregate - €73150.00.

O´Connell Transport Cork Stayers Nov.Hdl (Grade 3) of €30000.00 4-y-o plus

3m.  Hurdle 1st - €19530.00, 2nd - €6000.00, 3rd - €3000.00, 4th - €1200.00 8 Ran
A novice hurdle race for four yrs old and upwards
Weights - 4-y-o 10st 9lb; 5-y-o and up 11st; Mares allowed 5lb
Penalties - Winner of two hurdle races 3lb extra; Of three hurdle races or of a Grade 3 hurdle race 6lb extra; Of two Grade 3 hurdle races or of a Grade 2 hurdle race 8lb extra; Of a Grade 1 hurdle race 10lb extra;
 

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That was a class performance. He was always travelling well and Paul just bided his time. He winged the last and he'll make an exciting chaser in time. He has already won a point-to-point (for Andy Slattery). It is nice to have a winner in the absence of the boss. Gary Davies was representing W P Mullins, trainer

1st Quel Esprit (FR) 11-0 (Red Barn Syndicate)
(6:10.0 12.07 secs faster on today's going )
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Jeune D'esprit (FR)(Royal Charter (FR))
Breeder - Har De St Voir

(Morning price: 8/13)
SP 8/13fav

W P Mullins

P Townend

Tote Win €1.50

Place €1.10

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tracked leaders, 6th halfway, headway in 4th 5 out, travelled well in 3rd 3 out, improved to lead after 2 out, clear before last, very easily
2nd3L Last Draw (IRE) 11-3 (Trotters Ind Trading Syndicate)
(6:10.8) (Tongue Strap)
Accordion - Marble Miller (IRE)(Mister Lord (USA))
Breeder - Robert B Hodgins

(Morning price: 5/1)
SP 7/2

C F Swan

D J Casey

Place €2.60

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chased leaders, 3rd halfway, headway to 2nd before straight, improved to challenge 3 out, ridden to lead before 2 out, headed after 2 out, no extra in 2nd before last, kept on same pace
3rd0.5L American Job (IRE) 11-0 (T J Nagle Jr )
(6:10.9)
Commander Collins (IRE) - Caragh Lake (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - G Fitzpatrick

(Morning price: 12/1)
SP 10/1

T J Nagle Jr

S J Gray

Place €3.00

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held up towards rear, headway in 5th before straight, ridden in 6th 3 out, stayed on to 4th 2 out, no extra in 3rd last, kept on same pace
4th4.5L Grange Alainn (IRE) 11-0 (Martin C Fleming)
(6:12.1) Rated 112
Witness Box (USA) - Ring-Em-All(Decent Fellow)
Breeder - James J Phelan

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1)
SP 10/1

W J Burke

A E Lynch

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pressed leader in 2nd, led briefly 6 out, led after 4 out, ridden and challenged 3 out, headed before 2 out, no extra and kept on same pace
5th7L True Grit (NZ) 11-0 (Thomas Barr)
(6:13.9)
Istidaad (USA) - Damask (NZ)(Kohaylan (USA))

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

E J O'Grady

Andrew J McNamara

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held up towards rear, headway to 5th 3 out, ridden and no extra 2 out, kept on same pace
6th1.5L Ambrosia's Promise (IRE) 10-9 (Mrs Janet Reader)
(6:14.3) (Tongue Strap)
Minster Son - Snape (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Mrs Janet Reader

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

Adrian Maguire

S J Hassett

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led, strongly pressed throughout, briefly headed 6 out, ridden and headed after 4 out, no extra before straight
7th0.75L Arbor Supreme (IRE) 11-0 (John P McManus)
(6:14.5)
Supreme Leader - Peter's Well (IRE)(Electric)
Breeder - Thomas O'Brien

(Morning price: 8/1)
SP 9/1

W P Mullins

E Mullins

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settled 5th, headway to 3rd before straight, ridden in 4th 3 out, no extra in 6th 2 out, kept on one pace
8th35+L The Three Colleens (IRE) 10-4 (J A Lee)
(6:23.7)
Presenting (GB) - Kinincha Girl (IRE)(Buckskin (FR))
Breeder - Joseph Lee

(Morning price: 100/1)
SP 33/1

Mrs Hannah Lee

I J McCarthy

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held up early, soon keen hold to chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and dropped to rear 5 out, weakened and tailed off
Off 1.00
Time 6m. 10.00 secs, which is 12.07 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta €4.30.
ToteTrio €4.80.


2008 The Bishop Looney 4 10-9 T J Doyle 10/1 (T J Nagle Jr)
2007 Parsons Pistol 5 11-3 N P Madden 4/1 (Noel Meade)
2006 Emma Jane 6 10-6 A E Lynch (3) 5/1 (D P Berry)
2005 Alpha Royale 5 11-2 D N Russell 7/4Fav (C Byrnes)
2004 Homer Wells 6 11-2 D J Condon 3/1JFav (W P Mullins)