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Going - Chase - Heavy (Soft in places), Hurdle/Bumper - Soft (Heavy in places). Going after the third race was changed to Heavy on all tracks.. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €30,000.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €22,500.00. Placepot Pool - €34,712.00 Winning Units - 5 Dividend - €5,130.90. Tote Aggregate - €286804.00.

1st
silks
Brave Inca (IRE) 11, b g 11-10 (Novices Syndicate)
(4:03.4 12.13 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 160
Good Thyne (USA) - Wigwam Mam (IRE)(Commanche Run)
Breeder - D W Macauley

SP 11/4

Tote Win €3.40 Place €1.40
loading past form
tracked leaders, moderate 4th halfway, closer 4 out, 3rd 3 out, 2nd after 3 out, improved to lead approaching 2 out, ridden entering straight, challenged approaching last, kept on well under pressure run-in
2nd
0.75L
silks
Muirhead (IRE) 6, b g 11-10 (Mrs P Sloan)
(4:03.6) Rated 157
Flemensfirth (USA) - Silaoce (FR)(Nikos)
Breeder - Mrs Catherine Ryan

SP 7/2

Place €1.90
loading past form
mid-division, moderate 6th halfway, headway to 5th 3 out, 4th before 2 out, travelled well to challenged approaching last, ridden and no extra run-in, kept on same pace
3rd
7L
silks
River Liane (FR) 5, ch g 11-8 (Mrs Valerie Courtney)
(4:05.2) Rated 141
River Bay (USA) - Gospellianne (FR)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Ecurie Chalhoub

SP 9/1

Place €2.00
loading past form
tracked leaders, moderate 5th halfway, headway to 4th 3 out, improved to 3rd before 2 out, 2nd after 2 out, ridden and no extra before last, kept on same pace in 3rd run-in
4th
10L
silks
Sublimity (FR) 9, b g 11-10 (W Hennessy)
(4:07.7) Rated 162
Selkirk (USA) - Fig Tree Drive (USA)(Miswaki (USA))
Breeder - Stratford Place/Watership Down Stud

SP 2/1fav

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway to 6th 3 out, 5th 2 out, ridden in 4th before last, no extra and kept on same pace
5th
4L
silks
Hardy Eustace (IRE) 12, b g 11-10 (Laurence Byrne)
(4:08.8) Rated 159
Archway (IRE) - Sterna Star(Corvaro (USA))
Breeder - Patrick Joyce

SP 8/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, moderate 3rd halfway, closer 4 out, headway to 2nd 3 out, led after 3 out, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, no extra in 3rd entering straight, 5th and kept on one pace from before last
6th
4L
silks
Larkwing (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (Mrs Margaret Wilmott)
(4:09.9) Rated 138
Ela-Mana-Mou - The Dawn Trader (USA)(Naskra (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

SP 33/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, 7th 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on one pace
7th
9L
silks
Beau Michael (GB) 5, b g 11-8 (Total Recall Racing Club)
(4:12.2) Rated 140
Medicean (GB) - Tender Moment (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Berkshire Equestrian Services Ltd

SP 14/1

loading past form
held up, rear halfway, ridden and no impression after 3 out
8th
19L
silks
Swiftmarc (IRE) 6, b g 11-10 (Corlican Syndicate)
(4:17.0) Rated 113
In The Wings - Shimmer (FR)(Green Dancer (USA))
Breeder - Hawthorn Villa Stud

SP 100/1

loading past form
chased leader in moderate 2nd, closer 4 out, led before 3 out where mistake, ridden and headed after 3 out, weakened before 2 out
9th
35+L
silks
Allez Petit Luis (FR) 11, br g 11-10 (Mrs Teresa Murphy)
(4:30.4) Rated 109
Grand Tresor (FR) - Galissima (FR)(Sicyos (USA))
Breeder - M Julio Peromingo

SP 125/1

loading past form
led and soon clear, reduced advantage 4 out, headed before 3 out, soon weakened and tailed off
Off 2.53
Time 4m. 3.40 secs, which is 12.13 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta €12.80.
ToteTrio €40.90.

Non runner Silent Oscar (stone bruise)
2008 Sizing Europe 6 11-10 Andrew J McNamara 10/3 (Henry De Bromhead)
2007 Hardy Eustace 10 11-10 C O'Dwyer 9/1 (D T Hughes)
2006 Brave Inca 8 11-10 A P McCoy 6/5Fav (C A Murphy)
2005 Macs Joy 6 11-10 B J Geraghty 11/8Fav (Mrs John Harrington)
2004 Foreman 6 11-10 T Doumen 8/1 (T Doumen)

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