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Going - Hurdle: soft to heavy. Chase: heavy, soft in places. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €3,500.00. Placepot Pool - €22,085.12 Winning Units - 91.8 Dividend - €168.40. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €8,294.42 carried forward to Dundalk on Fri, 8th Dec.

1st
silks
Battling Spirit (IRE) 10, b g 11-3 (Kevin Dunlea)
(5:35.8 1.30 secs slower on today's going ) hd2 Rated 86(+9 after this run)
Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Glensfirth Lady (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Mr K Dunlea

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

Tote Win €3.20 Place €1.10
loading past form
mid-division early, 7th at halfway, soon improved, close up from 3 out, pushed along into straight and on terms, led before last, stayed on well to assert run-in
2nd
4.25L
silks
Ballymadun (GB) 6, b g 11-6 (R J Sutton)
(5:36.9) Rated 89(+3 after this run)
Scorpion (IRE) - Cash 'n' Credit (GB)(Homo Sapien)
Breeder - Goldline Stud (Mrs J Mann)

(Morning price: 10/1 8/1 7/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
held up, slight mistake 3rd, 8th at halfway, improved to be close up from 3 out and on terms into straight, slight mistake 2 out, headed before last, one pace
3rd
41L
silks
In Our Blood (IRE) 7, b g 11-5 (Norman McKnight)
(5:46.3) Rated 88(-2 after this run)
Oratorio (IRE) - Ruff Shod (USA)(Storm Boot (USA))
Breeder - Norelands, Hugo Lascelles & D Clarke

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

Place €7.80
loading past form
soon chased leaders, slight mistake 4th, 5th at halfway, pushed along from 3 out, no extra from before straight
4th
1.75L
silks
Miss Mcilroy (IRE) 5, ch f 10-7 (G T Lynch)
(5:46.8) ts3 Rated 80
Fracas (IRE) - Monthly Sessions (IRE)(Pistolet Bleu (IRE))
Breeder - Kieran McGrath

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

loading past form
soon prominent, slight mistake 4th, disputed 2nd at halfway, on terms from 3 out, soon led, headed into straight, no extra approaching 2 out
5th
2.5L
silks
Ali Bin Nayef (GB) 5, b g 11-6 (Meadows Racing Club)
(5:47.5) cp5 Rated 89(+2 after this run)
Nayef (USA) - Maimoona (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Sheikh Hamdan Bin Maktoum Al Maktoum

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 10/3 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, close 4th at halfway, no extra from before straight
6th
11L
silks
Jimmyjames (GB) 5, b g 10-9 (Carol Hogan)
(5:50.1) Rated 80
Arvico (FR) - On Their Toes (GB)(Sea Raven (IRE))
Breeder - G Chambers

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

loading past form
held up, 9th at halfway, soon headway until no impression from before straight, bad mistake 2 out and no extra
7th
5.5L
silks
Secret Approach (IRE) 6, b g 10-10 (Neil McKnight)
(5:51.4) Rated 81(-1 after this run)
Gamut (IRE) - No Time At All (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - N McKnight

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

loading past form
soon led, joined 3 out, soon headed and no extra
8th
1L
silks
Loch Luatha (IRE) 7, b g 10-7 (William Allen)
(5:51.6) cp+ Rated 80
Mohaajir (USA) - Fossa Lady (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Leslie Young

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

loading past form
soon prominent, disputed 2nd at halfway, no extra from before straight
p.u.
silks
Ned's Indian (IRE) 9, b/br g 11-8 (Miss Talitha Doran)
cp7 Rated 95
Sleeping Indian (GB) - Zanella (IRE)(Nordico (USA))
Breeder - Thistletown Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
close up, slight mistake 4th, lost place quickly from 6th where slight mistake, soon dropped to last, pulled up from next
p.u.
silks
Demi Plie (IRE) 4, b f 11-2 (Mrs Noeleen Roche)
Rated 91(-2 after this run)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Ballet Move (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Philip & Jane Myerscough & B & C Equine

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

loading past form
mid-division early, slight mistake 4th, 6th at halfway, no impression when slight mistake 3 out, weakened and pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Alices Man (IRE) 7, b g 10-13 (John Patrick Ryan)
ts6bl4 Rated 82(-1 after this run)
Golan (IRE) - Awbeg Flower (IRE)(Alphabatim (USA))
Breeder - David and Noel Lynch

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

loading past form
soon towards rear, pushed along at stages, 10th at halfway, reminders 7th, soon no danger, pulled up before 2 out
Off 2.00
Time 5m. 35.80 secs, which is 1.30 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €13.70
Tote Trifecta- €285.60
CSF- €12.99
Tricast- €196.75.

Non runners Sunset Sadie (coughing), Ballea Fox (GB) (change in going)
2016 Bobbythegangster 6 11-8 C M Walsh 8/1 (Donald Cashman)
2015 Abandoned
2014 Zipporah 7 11-3 R A Doyle 14/1 (G Webb)
2013 Kylecrue 6 11-12 R P Treacy 16/1 (John Patrick Ryan)
2012 Playing 9 11-11 S E Butler 7/2JFav (Thomas Foley)
2011 Derrinlanna 7 11-10 S E Butler 11/1 (Peter Fahey)

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