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Race Result Leopardstown Thu, 9th Aug, 2012

Going - Good in places. warm and fine

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 3 Dividend - €750.00. Placepot Pool - €14,373.41 Winning Units - 197.59 Dividend - €54.50. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €8,039.00 carried forward to Tipperary on Fri, 10th Aug. Tote Aggregate - €92382.00.

Ballyroan Stakes (Group 3) of €57500.00 3-y-o plus

1m. 4f.  Flat 1st - €37375.00, 2nd - €11500.00, 3rd - €5750.00, 4th - €2300.00 8 Ran
For three yrs old and upwards
Weights - 3-y-o 8st 12lb; 4-y-o and up 9st 9lb; Fillies allowed 3lb
Penalties - (to count from 1st January, 2012) Winner of a Group 3 race 3lb extra; Of a Group 2 race or a Group 1 race 5lb extra; Closed 4th July.

See also » Punters spot on as Galileo's takes the Ballyroan
It was a very good performance. It was an excellent renewal of the race. I'm considering the Irish St Leger for him and he'll be entered in the Melbourne Cup. There was a lot of very good horses in the race. It was a proper race full of Derby winners and Derby places horses. D K Weld, trainer

1st Galileo's Choice (IRE) 9-9 (Dr R Lambe)
(2:34.82 4.82 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 4) Rated 110(+3 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Sevi's Choice (USA)(Sir Ivor (USA))
Breeder - Patrick F Kelly

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

D K Weld

P J Smullen

Tote Win €3.10

Place €1.20

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tracked leaders, 4th 3f out, progress to lead and ridden entering straight, stayed on well under pressure final furlong
2nd1.5L Massiyn (IRE) 8-12 (H H Aga Khan)
(2:35.08) (Drawn 7)(Tongue Strap) Rated 102(+8 after this run)
Zamindar (USA) - Masilia (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs S C

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

M Halford

J P Murtagh

Place €1.60

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soon prominent, led 3 1/2f out, ridden and headed entering straight, 3rd 1f out, kept on final furlong, regained 2nd close home
3rdnk Bible Belt (IRE) 9-6 (Anamoine Limited)
(2:35.13) (Drawn 1) Rated 111(-1 after this run)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Shine Silently (IRE)(Bering)
Breeder - Anamoine Ltd

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

Mrs John Harrington

F M Berry

Place €2.00

loading past form
held up in rear, good headway on inner into 2nd and ridden entering straight, under pressure in 2nd when checked on inner under 1f out, dropped to 3rd close home
4th1L Treasure Beach (GB) 9-9 (Mrs Fitri Hay)
(2:35.31) (Drawn 5) Rated 115(-3 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Honorine (IRE)(Mark Of Esteem (IRE))
Breeder - Ashley House Stud

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

A P O'Brien

C O'Donoghue

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chased leaders and took keen hold, progress on outer into 5th entering straight, soon ridden, went 3rd 1 1/2f out, no impression final furlong
5th3.75L Blue Corner (IRE) 8-12 (Sheikh Mohammed)
(2:35.96) (Drawn 3)
Teofilo (IRE) - Indian Belle (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Joseph Stewart Investments

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 25/1 20/1)
SP 16/1

M Halford

S Foley

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in rear, last and ridden entering straight, went 5th 1f out, kept on without threatening
6th1.75L Light Heavy (IRE) 9-3 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(2:36.25) (Drawn 2)(Tongue Strap)(Cheekpiece) Rated 109(-1 after this run)
Teofilo (IRE) - Siamsa (USA)(Quest For Fame)
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2

J S Bolger

K J Manning

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chased leaders, ridden in 5th 3f out, 4th under 2f out, no impression
7th2.5L Steps To Freedom (IRE) 9-9 (Mrs Sean Hussey)
(2:36.69) (Drawn 8)(Tongue Strap) Rated 109(-1 after this run)
Statue Of Liberty (USA) - Dhakhirah (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Michael Thornton

(Morning price: 6/1 9/1 10/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

Mrs John Harrington

D P McDonogh

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in rear early and took keen hold, soon chasing leaders, 2nd 3f out, soon ridden, weakened straight
8th11L Bob Le Beau (IRE) 9-9 (Anamoine Limited)
(2:38.56) (Drawn 6) Rated 104(-2 after this run)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Shine Silently (IRE)(Bering)
Breeder - Anamoine Ltd

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

Mrs John Harrington

E J McNamara

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led, ridden and headed 3 1/2f out, soon weakened, eased final furlong
Off 7.30
Time 2m. 34.82 secs, which is 4.82 secs faster than the course average
Tote Exacta €27.70.
Tote Trifecta €58.10.

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