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Going - Soft to Heavy. Overcast, cold

Jackpot Pool - €44,622.69 Winning Units - 9 Dividend - €3,470.60. Placepot Pool - €2,466.13 Winning Units - .6 Dividend - €1,726.30. Tote Aggregate - €166044.00.

1st
silks
Mick The Boyo (IRE) 8, b g 10-7 (Grace & O'Meara Partnership)
(4:07.9 4.92 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 90(+7 after this run)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Nuala By Storm (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Bernadette Grace

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

Tote Win €10.80 Place €3.70
loading past form
held up, 9th from 3rd, closed up in 2nd travelling smoothly approaching straight, soon led, asserted from 3 out, stayed on well run-in
2nd
4L
silks
Kiera Royale (IRE) 5, ch f 10-12 (Mrs S Burke)
(4:08.7) ts1hd5 Rated 98(+2 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Llancillo Lady (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Mr G R Williams

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

loading past form
towards rear, progress into mid-division before 4 out, 7th before straight, moderate 3rd when slight mistake 2 out, soon 2nd, kept on without troubling winner run-in
3rd
8.5L
silks
Balynaclash Warior (IRE) 10, br g 10-3 (G D Corrigan)
(4:10.5) Rated 93(-1 after this run)
Norwich - Newstreet Princess(Head For Heights)
Breeder - Niall Byrne

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

Place €3.20
loading past form
soon chased leaders, 6th from 3rd, 4th approaching straight, chased winner in 2nd 2 out, soon dropped to 3rd and one pace
4th
2.5L
silks
All About Alfie (IRE) 8, b g 11-0 (T Donohue)
(4:11.0) cp7 Rated 104(-1 after this run)
Antonius Pius (USA) - Efrhina (IRE)(Woodman (USA))
Breeder - John Connolly

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 3rd from 3rd, slight mistake 4 out, 5th approaching straight, kept on same pace from after 3 out
5th
0.75L
silks
Killahara Castle (IRE) 5, b f 9-12 (Ms Elaine Burke)
(4:11.2) hd6es3 Rated 88(-1 after this run)
Vertical Speed (FR) - Tyone Legend (IRE)(Germany (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Moloney

(Ring price: 28/1 25/1 20/1 18/1) SP 18/1

loading past form
close up, led 1st, soon clear, reduced lead from before straight and soon headed, no extra and one pace from 3 out
6th
5.5L
silks
Fiddlers Bow (IRE) 7, b g 11-7 (Brendan Ferris)
(4:12.4) ts6 Rated 104(-1 after this run)
Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Soraleda (IRE)(Toulon (GB))
Breeder - David Burgess

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

loading past form
held up, 10th from 3rd, ridden along 5th, 9th before straight, soon one pace
7th
1.25L
silks
Apache Outlaw (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (Paddy & Sean Syndicate)
(4:12.6) Rated 106(-1 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Bermuda Bay (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Kathleen Lee

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

loading past form
soon led, headed 1st, 2nd from 3rd, pushed along in 3rd approaching straight, soon no extra and one pace
8th
0.75L
silks
Fighting Days (IRE) 6, b g 10-11 (Kevin Cunningham)
(4:12.8) Rated 94
Artan (IRE) - Great Days (IRE)(Magical Strike (USA))
Breeder - K Cunningham

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 4th from 3rd, under pressure in 6th before straight, soon no extra and one pace
9th
9L
silks
Presentingoscar (IRE) 6, b g 10-10 (Christopher Buckley)
(4:14.6) Rated 98(-1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Inch Promise (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Mr Christy Buckley

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
soon mid-division, 8th from 3rd, pushed along 5th, 10th before straight, no extra
10th
35L
silks
Bothair Clei (IRE) 11, b g 11-6 (Mrs Geraldine Murphy)
(4:21.6) Rated 103(-1 after this run)
Snurge - Gentle Leader (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Jimmy Murphy and David Magnier

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

loading past form
held up, 12th from 3rd, slight mistake 4 out, moderate 11th before straight and no extra, tailed off
11th
7.5L
silks
Ronava (IRE) 8, b g 11-8 (R A Cotter)
(4:23.2) ts2 Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Blueprint (IRE) - Longueville Quest (IRE)(Witness Box (USA))
Breeder - Mr Richard Cotter

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

loading past form
took keen hold early, chased leaders, 5th from 3rd, pushed along before 4 out, soon no extra, weakened and eased before straight, tailed off
12th
0.75L
silks
Barrys Jack (IRE) 6, b g 10-2 (P G Coffey)
(4:23.3) Rated 92(-2 after this run)
Well Chosen (GB) - Theatre Fool (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Kedrah House Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 20/1 25/1 20/1 25/1 16/1 20/1 25/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
held up, 11th from 3rd, moderate 12th before straight and no extra, tailed off
13th
2L
silks
Lake Field (IRE) 7, b g 11-2 (Martin Kiely)
(4:23.7) Rated 102(-2 after this run)
Golan (IRE) - Rumson Way (IRE)(Petorius)
Breeder - M. Kiely

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

loading past form
soon mid-division, 7th from 3rd, 8th before straight, soon no extra, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Nice Vintage (IRE) 4, b m 11-2 (Lillies & Dubs Syndicate)
Rated 107(-3 after this run)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - High Vintage (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Colman O'Flynn Jnr

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 12/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
soon towards rear, not always fluent jumping, no extra from 4 out and pulled up before 3 out
Off 2.03
Time 4m. 7.90 secs, which is 4.92 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €93.30.
Tricast €610.72.
Tote Exacta €127.60.
Tote Trifecta €832.50.

Non runners Summerhill Lewis (change in going), Knockrea (temperature), Carlowsantana (change in going)
2015 All About Alfie 7 11-3 B Hayes 14/1 (T Donohue)
2014 Is Herself About 7 11-3 J L Cullen 3/1 (David M O'Brien)

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