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Going - Soft (Hurdle/Bumper Course), Soft to Heavy (Chase). Windy, showers

Jackpot Pool - €14,411.55 Winning Units - 17 Dividend - €593.40. Placepot Pool - €64,393.60 Winning Units - 770.01 Dividend - €58.50. Pick Six Pool - €50,000.00 Winning Units - 4.5 Dividend - €7,777.70. Tote Aggregate - €370462.00.

1st
silks
Arctic Fire (GER) 6, b g 11-10 (Wicklow Bloodstock(Ireland)Ltd)
(5:11.4 11.54 secs faster on today's going ) hd+ Rated 169
Soldier Hollow (GB) - Adelma (GER)(Sternkoenig (IRE))
Breeder - U GRUNING

(Morning price: 4/5)
(Ring price: 9/10 10/11 1/1 10/11 1/1 10/11 1/1 10/11 9/10 5/6 4/5) SP 4/5fav

Tote Win €1.70 Place €1.30
loading past form
held up, 5th halfway, closer entering straight, 3rd travelling well before 2 out, led before last, soon asserted, pushed out and kept on strongly run-in, comfortably
2nd
4L
silks
Alpha Des Obeaux (FR) 5, b g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:12.3) Rated 147(+5 after this run)
Saddler Maker (IRE) - Omega Des Obeaux (FR)(Saint Preuil (FR))
Breeder - Mme Marie Devilder & Mme Stephanie Fasqu

(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 11/2) SP 11/2

Place €2.40
loading past form
chased leader. 2nd halfway, challenged 3 out, led entering straight, ridden 2 out, soon disputed, headed before last, no impression on winner and kept on same pace
3rd
0.75L
silks
Gwencily Berbas (FR) 4, b g 11-6 (Barry Connell)
(5:12.5) ts2 Rated 139(+11 after this run)
Nickname (FR) - Lesorial (FR)(Lesotho (USA))
Breeder - Mille Lilly Rose Bernabe

(Morning price: 7/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, progress to challenge entering straight, ridden in 2nd before 2 out, disputed briefly after 2 out, no extra in 3rd before last, kept on same pace
4th
1.75L
silks
Taglietelle (GB) 6, b g 11-10 (Olduvai Syndicate)
(5:12.9) bl2 Rated 148
Tagula (IRE) - Averami (GB)(Averti (IRE))
Breeder - Kingsclere Stud

(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, 6th halfway, ridden before 2 out, under pressure in 5th before last, kept on same pace into 4th at last
5th
1.5L
silks
Snow Falcon (IRE) 5, b g 11-10 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
(5:13.2) Rated 140(+5 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Flocon de Neige (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Sean Gorman

(Morning price: 20/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
chased leaders, slight mistakes 4th and 7th, 3rd halfway, ridden 3 out, no impression in 4th before 2 out, kept on one pace, 5th from last
6th
30L
silks
Clondaw Court (IRE) 8, br g 11-10 (Mrs S Ricci)
(5:19.1) Rated 142
Court Cave (IRE) - Secret Can't Say (IRE)(Jurado (USA))
Breeder - Mrs P De Stacpoole

(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
led, pressed 3 out, ridden and headed entering straight, no extra before 2 out, weakened and tailed off
7th
hd
silks
Thomas Edison (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (John P McManus)
(5:19.1) ts+hd6 Rated 150
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Bright Bank (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Churchtown Lane And Orpendale Bloodstock

SP 33/1

loading past form
always towards rear, slight mistake 3rd and mistake 5th, ridden and no impression after 3 out, weakened before 2 out, tailed off
Off 1.43
Time 5m. 11.40 secs, which is 11.54 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €6.26.
Tote Exacta €6.00.
Tote Trifecta €16.40.


2014 Lieutenant Colonel 5 11-10 B J Cooper 7/2 (Ms Sandra Hughes)
2013 Jezki 5 11-10 A P McCoy 4/6Fav (Mrs John Harrington)
2012 Zaidpour 6 11-10 R Walsh 7/4JFav (W P Mullins)
2011 Voler La Vedette 7 11-3 A E Lynch 7/4 (C A Murphy)
2010 Hurricane Fly 6 11-10 P Townend 11/4 (W P Mullins)

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