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Jackpot Pool - €225.29 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €157.70. Placepot Pool - €15,000.00 Winning Units - 75.74 Dividend - €138.60. Tote Aggregate - €129945.00.

1st
silks
Rueben James (IRE) 5, b g 11-4 (Ms D M McGuire)
(5:25.9 3.95 secs faster on today's going )
Gold Well (GB) - Doon Hill (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Neil & Padraic O'Donnell

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

Tote Win €8.60 Place €3.80
loading past form
chased leaders in 3rd, improved to challenge before last and soon in narrow lead, ridden and pressed run-in, kept on best closing stages
2nd
2L
silks
Caerleon Kate (GB) 5, ch f 10-11 (Templeburn Racing Syndicate)
(5:26.3) Rated 93(+2 after this run)
Medicean (GB) - Towaahi (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Five Horses Ltd

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

Place €2.30
loading past form
towards rear, closer in 5th after 5 out and went 4th after 3 out, improved to challenge in 2nd on outer before last, soon ridden and kept on without matching winner
3rd
8L
silks
Scotch Beg (IRE) 5, br f 11-5 (W I MacKenzie)
(5:27.9) cp3
Presenting (GB) - Top Ar Aghaidh (IRE)(Topanoora)
Breeder - K D Cotter

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
chased leader in 2nd, improved to dispute lead before 2 out, ridden and dropped to 3rd before last, no extra and kept on same pace run-in
4th
9.5L
silks
Polish Partisan (IRE) 10, b g 11-12 (Peter McClave)
(5:29.9) ts+ Rated 93
Pilsudski (IRE) - My Native Girl (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - P McClave

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division and 4th after 5 out, ridden after 3 out and no impression in 6th from next, kept on into moderate 4th run-in
5th
hd
silks
The Bay Birch (IRE) 6, b m 10-6 (B T Moore)
(5:30.0) Rated 92(-2 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Tournant Vic (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mr Brian Moore

(Morning price: 16/1 12/1 15/2)
SP 7/1

loading past form
soon led, not fluent 5th, joined before 2 out and soon pushed along, headed and squeezed for room before last, soon no extra and weakened
6th
1.5L
silks
Blue Empyrean (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (J J Taylor)
(5:30.3)
Generous (IRE) - Maldagora (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Mr J J Taylor

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

loading past form
towards rear and in rear from 5 out, pushed along and went 5th from 2 out, ridden and no impression from before last
7th
nk
silks
Polymath (IRE) 6, ch g 11-4 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:30.4) Rated 105
Stowaway (GB) - Godlylady (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mr L. Dunne

(Morning price: 7/4 15/8 2/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 3/1 11/4) SP 11/4Jfav

loading past form
mid-division, dropped to 6th from 5 out, no impression in rear from 2 out
Off 5.10
Time 5m. 25.90 secs, which is 3.95 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €37.65.
Tote Exacta €35.90.
Tote Trifecta €742.50.


2016 Blessed King 6 11-4 J W Kennedy 2/1 (Gordon Elliott)
2015 Top Of The Town 7 11-4 P Townend 11/8 (C Byrnes)
2014 Wandering Aengus 8 11-5 S A Shortall (7) 8/11Fav (P J Prendergast)
2013 Silver Tassie 5 11-4 D J Condon 6/4Fav (Noel Meade)
2012 Definite Ridge 5 11-4 N P Madden 20/1 (E J O'Grady)

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