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Going - Heavy, Soft to Heavy in places. Fine

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €5,198.87 carried forward to Dundalk on Fri, 5th Jan. Placepot Pool - €23,356.03 Winning Units - 27.46 Dividend - €595.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €5,820.33 carried forward to Dundalk on Fri, 5th Jan. Tote Aggregate - €114853.00.

1st
silks
Capture The Drama (IRE) 10, br g 10-1 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Aengus King)
(7:04.7 15.96 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 104(+8 after this run)
Dushyantor (USA) - Dottie's Double (IRE)(Noalto)
Breeder - Miss Kate Rudd

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

Tote Win €11.00 Place €2.70
loading past form
made most, ridden entering straight, headed approaching 2 out, rallied to regain lead before last, stayed on well run-in
2nd
1.5L
silks
Toubaloo (IRE) 10, b g 11-3 (Simon Gegg)
(7:05.0) Rated 116(+3 after this run)
Shantou (USA) - Stone Baloo (IRE)(Rising)
Breeder - Mrs Aileen Sloane Lee

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

Place €2.90
loading past form
mid-division on outer, headway into 3rd 5 out, ridden and led approaching 2 out, headed before last, kept on well in 2nd run-in
3rd
10L
silks
Swingbridge (IRE) 10, b g 11-5 (Noel Moran)
(7:07.0) ts7cp2 Rated 118
Milan (GB) - Creative Approach (IRE)(Toulon (GB))
Breeder - David Connors

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Place €2.40
loading past form
held up in rear, headway into 5th 3 out, ridden in 3rd 2 out, 4th at last, kept on same pace in 3rd close home
4th
1L
silks
Une Lavandiere (FR) 7, b f 11-3 (P M O'Loughlin)
(7:07.3) Rated 116(-1 after this run)
Laveron (GB) - Nouvelle Donne (FR)(Sleeping Car (FR))
Breeder - M Dominique Le Baron

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, bad mistake 4 out, ridden in 6th after next, 5th 2 out, no impression
5th
5.5L
silks
White Arm (FR) 9, b g 11-11 (John P McManus)
(7:08.4) ts+cp9 Rated 124
Turgeon (USA) - White Consel (FR)(Leading Counsel (USA))
Breeder - Mme Isabelle Garcon, M Jean-Pierre Garc

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 5/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 7/2)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
mid-division on inner, slight mistake 7th, went 3rd at 9th, slight mistake 11th, ridden in 4th after 3 out, soon no impression
6th
1.5L
silks
Clontarf (IRE) 9, b g 11-3 (Incl 2lbs overweight) (O Maguire)
(7:09.0) ts+cp9 Rated 114
Brian Boru (GB) - Desert Gail (IRE)(Desert Style (IRE))
Breeder - O Maguire

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 11/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 5/1 4/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 4/1) SP 4/1fav

loading past form
mid-division, bad mistake 10th, ridden in moderate 8th after 3 out, no impression
7th
1.75L
silks
Fire In His Eyes (IRE) 7, br g 11-0 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(7:09.4) ts+ Rated 120(-1 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Carrigeen Kohleria (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Mrs R H Lalor

(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, slight mistake 9th and mistake 12th, no impression in moderate 7th from 3 out
8th
nk
silks
Stoughan Cross (IRE) 9, b g 10-12 (Moynalty Partnership)
(7:09.4) ts+bl1 Rated 111(-2 after this run)
Court Cave (IRE) - Witchy Native (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Anne Kangley

(Morning price: 40/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 2nd 5 out, ridden and weakened from 3 out
9th
4.5L
silks
Flynsini (IRE) 10, b g 10-12 (E M Sinnott)
(7:10.4) Rated 111(-1 after this run)
Dr Massini (IRE) - Flynn's Girl (IRE)(Mandalus)
Breeder - Mrs Maureen Gill

(Morning price: 15/2 7/1 13/2 15/2 7/1 6/1 13/2 11/2 13/2 11/2 13/2 11/2 6/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, ridden and weakened from 5 out
10th
11L
silks
Fergiethelegend (IRE) 12, b g 9-5 (John M Farrell)
(7:12.5) bl+ Rated 88
Flying Legend (USA) - Hardy Cracker (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - P J Lohan

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 80/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
always towards rear, no impression from 4 out, never a factor
11th
45L
silks
Georges Conn (IRE) 10, b g 10-10 (John Patrick Ryan)
(7:21.5) Rated 116(-3 after this run)
Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Georges Girl (IRE)(Montelimar (USA))
Breeder - Michael G Daly

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

loading past form
always behind, carried wide approaching 8th, soon trailing, mistake 5 out, soon no impression, mistake 2 out
p.u.
silks
Zekarya (FR) 12, gr g 10-9 (John Sherlock)
ts+cp3 Rated 108
April Night (FR) - Zaouia (FR)(Cyborg (FR))
Breeder - Mme Marie Devilder & M Thibault Devilder

(Morning price: 33/1 22/1 28/1 25/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
mid-division, pulled up quickly after 7th
Off 3.16
Time 7m. 4.70 secs, which is 15.96 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €81.52.
Tricast €606.87.
Tote Exacta €84.60.
Tote Trifecta €1144.30.

Non runner A Hardy Nailer (coughing)
2017 Capture The Drama 9 9-13 A Ring (5) 7/1 (Aengus King)
2016 Witness Of Fashion 10 9-10 D E Mullins 6/1 (Patrick Rooney)
2015 Sword Fish 9 11-1 M P Walsh 9/2 (C Roche)
2014 Thelobstercatcher 10 11-2 D J Casey 5/1 (P A Fahy)
2013 Tarquinius 10 10-9 Mr D J O'Leary (7) 5/2Fav (Gordon Elliott)

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