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Going - Soft To Heavy, Heavy in Places (Hurdle), Soft To Heavy (Chase). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €296.31 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €207.40. Placepot Pool - €23,434.82 Winning Units - 1798.52 Dividend - €9.10. Tote Aggregate - €132991.00.

1st
silks
Articulum (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (Martin McDonagh)
(4:15.6 4.17 secs slower on today's going )
Definite Article (GB) - Lugante (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Exors of the Late John Harrington

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

Tote Win €6.30 Place €1.70
loading past form
chased leaders, 4th at 5th, travelled well to lead before 3 out, asserted before 2 out, eased after 2 out, very easily
2nd
35L
silks
Itsonlyrocknroll (IRE) 5, ch g 11-12 (BGC Racing)
(4:23.5) ts3
Shantou (USA) - Compelled (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Mrs J M Mullins

(Morning price: 10/3 11/4)
SP 7/2

Place €1.30
loading past form
led, not fluent at 2nd, clear before 4th where pecked badly, reduced advantage at 5th, headed before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, no impression and mistake 2 out, kept on one pace in moderate 2nd
3rd
7.5L
silks
Secret Legacy (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Alan Harte)
(4:25.0)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Wingfield Lady (IRE)(Erdelistan (FR))
Breeder - Mrs A Kirkwood

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

Place €1.20
loading past form
tracked leader, 2nd before 4th, 3rd at 5th, dropped to 4th and under pressure 3 out, no extra, kept on one pace in moderate 3rd after 2 out
4th
8L
silks
Dicey O'reilly (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Robcour)
(4:26.7)
Stowaway (GB) - Moydrum Castle (IRE)(Arctic Lord)
Breeder - Ms S Shortall

(Ring price: 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

loading past form
close up, progress to 2nd at 5th, 3rd 3 out where mistake, weakened before 2 out where not fluent, soon no extra in moderate 4th
5th
15L
silks
Rossmore's Pride (IRE) 9, br g 11-12 (David Slater)
(4:30.1)
Heron Island (IRE) - Parsons Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - James McClements

(Morning price: 100/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division, detached in 7th at 3rd where not fluent, no impression, kept on one pace, tailed off
6th
2.5L
silks
Mohart (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Catriona O'Donovan)
(4:30.6)
Fruits of Love (USA) - Oyster Pipit (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - Noel James

(Morning price: 100/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1) SP 66/1

loading past form
in rear, detached in 11th and mistake at 3rd, no impression in moderate 8th before 3 out, some late headway to moderate 6th, tailed off
7th
4.75L
silks
Worth The Oscar (IRE) 5, b f 11-5 (Exors of the late James P O'Keeffe)
(4:31.7)
Oscar (IRE) - Madam Newmill (IRE)(Taipan (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Veronica O'Farrell

(Morning price: 100/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 66/1) SP 66/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, detached in 9th after 3rd, no extra in moderate 7th before 3 out, tailed off
8th
16L
silks
Stoneford (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:34.8)
Beneficial (GB) - Hester Hall (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - R Lynch

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, dropped to 5th before 4th, under pressure and reminders after 5th, weakened after 4 out, eased before 3 out, tailed off
9th
21L
silks
Heather Moth (IRE) 5, ch m 11-5 (Michael P Heery)
(4:38.9)
Presenting (GB) - Lirfox (FR)(Foxhound (USA))
Breeder - Michael Heery

(Morning price: 250/1)
(Ring price: 100/1 125/1) SP 125/1

loading past form
towards rear, detached in 10th at 3rd, no headway, never a factor, tailed off
10th
15L
silks
Boy Capel (IRE) 5, b g 11-9 (W Foley)
(4:42.0)
Jeremy (USA) - Shvera (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Mrs P A Foley

(Morning price: 150/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
towards rear, detached in 8th at 3rd, no impression, never a factor, tailed off
11th
92L
silks
Western Song (IRE) 5, b/br g 11-7 (P A Hickey)
(5:00.3) hd1
Westerner (GB) - Esperado (IRE)(Un Desperado (FR))
Breeder - Miss G Dorgan

SP 100/1

loading past form
towards rear, detached in 6th at 3rd where not fluent, dropped to rear and reminder after 5th, weakened, eased before 3 out, completely tailed off
Off 12.46
Time 4m. 15.60 secs, which is 4.17 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF €19.06.
Tote Exacta €26.00.
Tote Trifecta €68.90.


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2014 Black Hercules 5 11-12 P Townend 1/6Fav (W P Mullins)
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