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Curragh Sun, 26th Aug, 2012

Going - Straight course is heavy. Overcast but warm

Jackpot Pool - €3,215.00 Winning Units - 2 Dividend - €1,205.60. Placepot Pool - €23,316.45 Winning Units - 38.75 Dividend - €451.20. Daily Double Dividend - €80.50. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €27,705.00 carried forward to Dundalk on Mon, 27th Aug. Tote Aggregate - €106488.23.

Galileo EBF Futurity Stakes (Group 2) of €95000.00 2-y-o 7f.

1st - €57150.00, 2nd - €19000.00, 3rd - €9500.00, 4th - €3800.00, 5th - €2700.00, 6th - €1900.00 4 Ran
 

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  • Race Conditions
1st First Cornerstone (IRE) 9-3 (Team Valor LLC)
(1:32.54 1.16 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 5)
Hurricane Run (IRE) - Bintalreef (USA)(Diesis)
Breeder - L K I Bloodstock Ltd

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

A Oliver

C D Hayes

Tote Win €4.10

loading past form
soon raced in moderate 3rd, niggled along to close approaching 2f out, soon challenged and gained narrow lead 1 1/2f out, soon pressed, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd1.5L Flying The Flag (IRE) 9-3 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:32.79) (Drawn 2)
Galileo (IRE) - Halfway To Heaven (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 7/2 11/4 2/1 15/8 7/4)
SP 7/4Jfav

A P O'Brien

J P O'Brien

loading past form
chased leader, closed 2f out, challenged under pressure and almost on terms from 1 1/2f out, kept on without matching winner inside final furlong
3rd0.5L Birdman (IRE) 9-3 (Anthony Hogarth)
(1:32.88) (Drawn 4)
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Gilded Vanity (IRE)(Indian Ridge)

(Morning price: 9/4 2/1 11/10 5/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 6/4)
(Ring price: 7/4 15/8 7/4) SP 7/4Jfav

David Simcock

P J Smullen

loading past form
raced last of the 4, struggling to get there from 2f out, ran on in 3rd without threatening 1st 2 inside final furlong
4th4.25L Kingston Jamaica (IRE) 9-3 (Derrick Smith)
(1:33.60) (Drawn 1) Rated 100
Galileo (IRE) - Aleagueoftheirown (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Lynch - Bages & Longfield Stud

(Morning price: 8/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2)
SP 5/1

A P O'Brien

C O'Donoghue

loading past form
led, went on after 3f, reduced lead 2f out, headed and no extra from 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace
Off 3.45
Time 1m. 32.54 secs, which is 1.16 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta €10.60.

Non runner Nevis (change in ground)
2011 Dragon Pulse 2 9-1 F M Berry 7/1 (Mrs John Harrington) (Drawn 7)
2010 Pathfork 2 9-1 F M Berry 10/11Fav (Mrs John Harrington) (Drawn 7)