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Going - Good, Good To Firm In Places (Hurdle&Bumper), Good To Firm, Good in places (Chase). Sunny

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 3 Dividend - €1,166.60. Placepot Pool - €25,139.04 Winning Units - 70.77 Dividend - €248.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €11,248.17 carried forward to Ballinrobe on Tue, 2nd May. Tote Aggregate - €100534.00.

1st
silks
Ballela Boy (IRE) 6, b g 11-8 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:35.9 19.10 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 125(+2 after this run)
Golan (IRE) - Oscar Road (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Seamus P Neville

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

Tote Win €2.50
loading past form
raced in 2nd, inclined to jump left, slight mistake 6th, challenged after 3 out and soon led and pushed along, strongly pressed and stayed on best run-in
2nd
2L
silks
Bel Ami De Sivola (FR) 6, b g 11-8 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:36.3) Rated 128(-1 after this run)
Network (GER) - Notting Hill (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - M Gilles Trapenard

(Morning price: 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4)
(Ring price: 4/6 8/13 4/7 8/15 1/2) SP 1/2fav

loading past form
raced in 3rd, ridden in 2nd from 2 out, challenged and every chance run-in, kept on without matching winner
3rd
8L
silks
Ned's Island (IRE) 6, b g 11-3 (Edward Power)
(5:37.7) Rated 100
Trans Island (GB) - Mrs Jenks (GB)(Gunner B)
Breeder - Thistletown Stud

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

loading past form
led, pressed after 3 out and soon headed, dropped to 3rd 2 out and mistake, no impression after, joined for moderate 3rd before last, one pace and just prevailed for 3rd at finish
4th
hd
silks
Sir Issac (IRE) 6, b g 11-2 (O B P Carroll)
(5:37.7)
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Daneleta (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud and R N Clay

(Morning price: 150/1 200/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
in rear, not fluent 1st and 2nd, not fluent 3 out and soon pushed along, mistake 2 out, no impression after, disputed moderate 3rd before last, one pace, dropped to rear again close home
Off 3.03
Time 5m. 35.90 secs, which is 19.10 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF €3.67.
Tote Exacta €3.50.
Tote Trifecta €7.10.

Non runner Monbeg Notorious (veterinary advice)
2016 Kilkishen 6 11-8 B Hayes 5/1 (John Joseph Hanlon)
2015 Marinero 6 11-8 R Walsh 4/6Fav (A J Martin)
2014 The Housekeeper 7 11-1 S W Flanagan 11/2 (David Harry Kelly)
2013 Bondage 6 11-8 D J Condon 5/2 (Gordon Elliott)
2012 Terminal 5 11-8 R Walsh 4/6Fav (W P Mullins)

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