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Going - Yielding, Soft In Places. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €25,000.00 Winning Units - 23 Dividend - €760.80. Placepot Pool - €34,837.89 Winning Units - 19.55 Dividend - €1,247.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €60,444.87 carried forward to Leopardstown on Wed, 27th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €518186.00.

1st
silks
Ellie Mac (IRE) 4, b m 10-7 (Niccolai Schuster Horse Racing Club)
(4:02.5 0.79 secs slower on today's going )
Court Cave (IRE) - Dizzy's Whisper (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mrs Anne McDonnell

(Morning price: 200/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

Tote Win €78.80 Place €17.00
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chased leaders, 9th after halfway, went 4th into straight, soon slightly impeded, slight mistake last, led and stayed on best to assert from 100yds out
2nd
2.5L
silks
Cask Mate (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (High Spirits Racing Club)
(4:03.0) ts5
Kalanisi (IRE) - Littleton Liberty (GB)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - William Flood

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

Place €2.00
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chased leaders, slight mistakes 1st and 4th, 6th after halfway, 3rd into straight, soon challenged and every chance, no extra and one pace from 100yds out
3rd
hd
silks
Antey (GER) 4, b g 11-7 (Mrs S Ricci)
(4:03.0)
Lord Of England (GER) - Achinora (GB)(Sleeping Indian (GB))
Breeder - S Penner

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 5/2 11/4 3/1 11/4 10/3)
(Ring price: 13/2 7/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

Place €2.30
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close up and disputed lead, gained narrow lead last, headed and no extra from 100yds out, one pace
4th
nk
silks
Debuchet (FR) 4, gr g 11-7 (Force Eight Syndicate)
(4:03.1)
Smadoun (FR) - Luzerne Du Poitou (FR)(Royal Charter (FR))
Breeder - MME Florence Adeline

(Morning price: 5/4)
(Ring price: 6/4 11/8 5/4 6/5 5/4) SP 6/5fav

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led and disputed, slight mistake 2nd, mistake 3 out, narrowly headed last, no extra and one pace from 100yds out
5th
6.5L
silks
Play The Game (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (Derek Kierans)
(4:04.4)
Lawman (FR) - Neutral (GB)(Beat Hollow (GB))
Breeder - Mrs T Mahon

(Morning price: 40/1 33/1 28/1 22/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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tracked leaders, 3rd after halfway, 5th into straight, no impression when slight mistake last
6th
0.5L
silks
At Your Ease (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (John P McManus)
(4:04.5)
Scorpion (IRE) - Victoria Bridge (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mr Godfrey Deacon

(Morning price: 50/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

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held up, progress from before 2 out to soon chase leaders, kept on without threatening straight
7th
0.75L
silks
Texie Rexie (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (Arion Racing Club)
(4:04.6)
Scorpion (IRE) - Quel Bleu (IRE)(Tel Quel (FR))
Breeder - Mr Cal Flavin

(Morning price: 50/1)
SP 33/1

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held up, progress into mid-division straight, kept on without threatening from before last
8th
0.5L
silks
Leave Your Mark (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (John P McManus)
(4:04.7)
Oscar (IRE) - Daring Tina (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - James Barry

(Morning price: 50/1)
SP 50/1

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tracked leaders, 11th after halfway, no impression approaching last
9th
1.75L
silks
St Gallen (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (Armada Racing Partnership)
(4:05.1)
Majestic Missile (IRE) - Fly With Me (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - J P Jones

(Morning price: 50/1)
SP 50/1

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held up, slight mistake 5th, kept on same pace without threatening straight
10th
nk
silks
Life Isfor Living (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Keep The Faith Syndicate)
(4:05.1)
Dansant (GB) - Tastytimes (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Noreen O'Gorman

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1)
SP 50/1

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chased leaders, closer in 6th from before 3 out, no impression approaching last
11th
3.75L
silks
Try Again (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (C Munnelly & Partners Partnership)
(4:05.9) hd2
Dubai Destination (USA) - Diamond Katie (IRE)(Night Shift (USA))
Breeder - Mr T A Killoran

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1)
SP 66/1

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held up, soon towards rear, some slight mistakes, mistake 2 out, kept on same pace without threatening straight
12th
1.25L
silks
Siempre Amigos (IRE) 4, gr f 10-7 (M Dunphy)
(4:06.1)
Fast Company (IRE) - Zamiyla (IRE)(Daylami (IRE))
Breeder - Ian Reilly & Micheal Dunphy

(Morning price: 200/1)
SP 100/1

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held up, soon towards rear, slightly impeded 2nd, kept on same pace without threatening straight
13th
1.75L
silks
Nelson Road (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (John Nordlokken)
(4:06.5)
Mount Nelson (GB) - Merciful (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Gunpowder Farms Llc

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1)
SP 50/1

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held up, soon mid-division, kept on same pace without threatening straight
14th
2.75L
silks
Los Alamos (IRE) 4, b g 11-4 (John P McManus)
(4:07.1) ts4
Galileo (IRE) - Artistique (IRE)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - Artistique Syndicate

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

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chased leaders, 8th after halfway, no impression approaching last
15th
nose
silks
Due Reward (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:07.1)
Westerner (GB) - Long Acre (GB)(Mark Of Esteem (IRE))
Breeder - Barrywhite Partnership

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 66/1)
SP 50/1

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tracked leaders, 7th after halfway, no impression approaching last
16th
shd
silks
Nearly Famous (GB) 4, b f 10-11 (Mrs John Harrington)
(4:07.1)
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Ermena (GB)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Litex Commerce

(Morning price: 100/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 80/1 100/1) SP 100/1

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soon mid-division, kept on same pace straight
17th
5.5L
silks
Ejayteekay (GB) 4, b f 11-0 (C B Poots)
(4:08.3)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Lovely Dream (IRE)(Elnadim (USA))
Breeder - Pinehurst Stud

(Morning price: 66/1)
SP 50/1

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held up, not fluent 1st, soon towards rear, kept on same pace straight
18th
2.25L
silks
Quamino (GER) 4, ch g 11-7 (Manverton Limited)
(4:08.7)
Lord Of England (GER) - Quintana (GER)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Gestut Paschberg

(Morning price: 100/1)
SP 66/1

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held up, soon mid-division, no impression straight, kept on same pace
19th
9L
silks
Desire De Joie (FR) 4, b g 11-7 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:10.6)
Alberto Giacometti (IRE) - Promesse De Joie (FR)(Fado (FR))
Breeder - MME Jacqueline Bernadon

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

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tracked leaders, 4th after halfway, slow jump 2 out, no extra straight
20th
1.25L
silks
Faraway Hills (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Mrs John J Murphy)
(4:10.8)
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Al Amlah (USA)(Riverman (USA))
Breeder - Joe and Edel Banahan

(Morning price: 200/1)
SP 100/1

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soon mid-division, 10th after halfway, no extra straight
21st
14L
silks
Meldrum Way (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (T Hannon)
(4:13.6)
Getaway (GER) - Meldrum Hall (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Thomas F. Hannon

(Morning price: 200/1)
SP 100/1

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held up, no impression approaching 2 out, soon no extra
22nd
nk
silks
Sidetracked (GB) 4, b g 11-7 (C Jones)
(4:13.6)
Beneficial (GB) - Wicked Crack (IRE)(King's Ride)
Breeder - R T Crellin

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

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held up, no impression approaching 2 out, soon no extra
23rd
36L
silks
Askari (GB) 4, b g 11-0 (Lee Power)
(4:20.9)
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Loulwa (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar

(Morning price: 66/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 66/1) SP 66/1

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held up, not fluent 1st, no impression approaching 2 out, soon no extra, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Manamite (FR) 4, b g 11-7 (John P McManus)

Kentucky Dynamite (USA) - Masaya (SWI)(In The Wings)
Breeder - M Hanspeter Stuessy

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

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soon tracked leaders, 5th after halfway, weakened quickly from 3 out, soon eased and pulled up before 2 out
Off 12.16
Time 4m. 2.50 secs, which is 0.79 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €3026.00
Tote Trifecta- €3017.50
CSF- €388.64.


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