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Going - Yielding (Bumper course changed to Yielding to Soft after 5th race). Raining

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 2 Dividend - €1,750.00. Placepot Pool - €23,699.53 Winning Units - 95.69 Dividend - €173.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €5,407.28 carried forward to Curragh on Sat, 13th May. Tote Aggregate - €80134.00.

1st
silks
Champayne Lady (IRE) 5, ch f 11-4 (Rory Connell)
(4:03.4 2.98 secs slower on today's going ) ts2
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Magherareagh Lady (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Liam McLoughlin

SP 8/1

Tote Win €8.90 Place €1.90
loading past form
held up in rear, progress on outer 4f out, headway travelling well to challenge entering straight and led over 1f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong
2nd
2.75L
silks
Emmas Dilemma (IRE) 5, b f 11-2 (Tintern Ten Syndicate)
(4:03.9)
Gold Well (GB) - Emmas Island (IRE)(Heron Island (IRE))
Breeder - Paddy Molloy

(Morning price: 3/1 11/4 3/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
mid-division on outer, progress 4f out and ridden to challenge approaching straight, under pressure and no impression on winner inside final furlong
3rd
1.25L
silks
Major Destination (IRE) 6, b g 11-9 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
(4:04.1)
Dubai Destination (USA) - Clara Allen (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - Ms Cora Cronin

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, pushed along approaching straight, ridden to go 3rd 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
4th
7L
silks
Or Jaune De Somoza (FR) 5, ch g 11-11 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:05.5)
Bernebeau (FR) - Planete D'o (FR)(Son Of Silver)
Breeder - Mme Laurence Curti

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

loading past form
led, strongly pressed approaching straight, headed over 1f out and soon no impression in 4th, no extra inside final furlong
5th
16L
silks
Bob Le Flambeur (IRE) 5, ch g 11-7 (Jonathan O'Grady)
(4:08.7)
Definite Article (GB) - Can't Stop (GER)(Lando (GER))
Breeder - Simon Davis

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden approaching straight and soon no impression in 5th, no extra from over 1f out
6th
23L
silks
Sabre Mist (IRE) 5, b f 11-0 (John Long)
(4:13.2)
Papal Bull (GB) - Hasbaat (GB)(Sabrehill (USA))
Breeder - Highfort Stud

(Ring price: 28/1 40/1 33/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
prominent, 2nd halfway, pushed along and lost place approaching straight, no extra in 6th over 1f out, weakened
7th
0.5L
silks
Ticonderoga (IRE) 6, b g 11-7 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
(4:13.4)
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Wayward Star (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Cleaboy Stud

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and no impression 4f out, no extra approaching straight, weakened
8th
0.75L
silks
Lauras Witness (IRE) 6, b f 11-0 (John A Fogarty)
(4:13.5)
Witness Box (USA) - Favourable Bounce (IRE)(Darshaan)
Breeder - Donal Fogarty

(Ring price: 22/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, pushed along and no extra 4f out, weakened
9th
57L
silks
Forbetterorworse (IRE) 5, b f 11-0 (Robert James Gault)
(4:24.9)
Court Cave (IRE) - Mrs Pharback (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Kieran Magee

(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division on inner, pushed along and dropped to rear 6f out, no extra, weakened, completely tailed off
10th
2.75L
silks
Step Forward (IRE) 6, b g 11-7 (James F Mernagh)
(4:25.4)
Ashkalani (IRE) - Pharrambling (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - J Mernagh

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden over 4f out, soon no extra, weakened, eased, completely tailed off
Off 8.35
Time 4m. 3.40 secs, which is 2.98 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF €56.94.
Tote Exacta €24.00.
Tote Trifecta €285.10.

Non runner Dino's Dream (change in going)
2016 Black Ace 5 12-0 Ms N Carberry 6/4JFav (Noel Meade)
2015 Thumb Stone Blues 5 11-9 Mr R J Kiely (5) 11/2 (J R Barry)
2014 Gone Platinum 5 11-9 Mr D Roche (5) 11/4 (Henry De Bromhead)
2013 Indian Road Runner 5 11-7 Mr J J King (7) 9/1 (Patrick Downey)
2012 Top Madam 6 11-7 Ms N Carberry 7/4Fav (Donal Coffey)

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