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Going - Hurdle/Bumper: Soft, yielding in places Chase: Yielding, soft in places. Fine and cold

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €22,261.00 carried forward to Leopardstown on Thu, 28th Dec. Placepot Pool - €50,995.56 Winning Units - 51.39 Dividend - €694.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €125,933.87 carried forward to Leopardstown on Thu, 28th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €645483.00.

1st
silks
Anibale Fly (FR) 7, b g 11-8 (John P McManus)
(6:17.8) ts+ Rated 148(+11 after this run)
Assessor (IRE) - Nouba Fly (FR)(Chamberlin (FR))
Breeder - E A R L Baty, Vincent Baty, Freddy Lemer

(Morning price: 14/1)
SP 14/1

Tote Win €19.20 Place €4.30
loading past form
soon chased leaders, 8th at 7th, moderate 6th and progress approaching 3 out, led into straight, asserted and stayed on well run-in, comfortably
2nd
7L
silks
Ucello Conti (FR) 9, b g 10-12 (Simon Munir)
(6:19.1) ts+ Rated 145(+3 after this run)
Martaline (GB) - Gazelle Lulu (FR)(Altayan)
Breeder - Patrick Joubert

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 12th at 7th, moderate 11th at 9th, moderate 7th approaching 3 out and progress, 5th into straight, chased winner before last, kept on same pace
3rd
1.25L
silks
Squouateur (FR) 6, gr g 10-7 (John P McManus)
(6:19.4) ts+ Rated 133(+2 after this run)
Martaline (GB) - Samansonnienne (FR)(Mansonnien (FR))
Breeder - Mme Isabelle & M Jean-Pierre Garcon

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

loading past form
held up, soon rear of mid-division, headway on inner and not much room approaching straight, chased leaders last, kept on without threatening
4th
2.25L
silks
Potters Point (IRE) 7, b g 11-2 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:19.8) ts+ Rated 147
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Tango Lady (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - M C McDaniel-Stone

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

Place €10.40
loading past form
soon prominent, 3rd at 7th, 4th into straight, one pace from before last
5th
3L
silks
Vieux Morvan (FR) 8, bl/br g 10-4 (M L Bloodstock Limited)
(6:20.5) bl+ Rated 133
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Moskoville (FR)(Kadalko (FR))
Breeder - M Jacques Cypres

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
soon led, clear of remainder with one rival from 9th, reduced lead and slight mistake 2 out, headed into straight, soon no extra, one pace
6th
4L
silks
Phil's Magic (IRE) 7, b/br g 10-3 (Lyreen Syndicate)
(6:21.3) ts6cp9 Rated 129(-1 after this run)
Fruits of Love (USA) - Inch Rose (IRE)(Eurobus)
Breeder - Beech Hill Stud

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 6th at 7th, moderate 5th approaching 3 out, 6th again into straight, kept on same pace from before last
7th
hd
silks
Full Cry (IRE) 7, b g 10-6 (Garristown Aintree Syndicate)
(6:21.3) ts+cp1 Rated 132(-1 after this run)
Milan (GB) - Gaye Melody (IRE)(Un Desperado (FR))
Breeder - Ms Cecily Purcell

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

loading past form
held up, 19th at 7th, moderate 10th approaching 3 out and progress, kept on same pace straight
8th
5L
silks
Thunder And Roses (IRE) 9, b g 11-0 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:22.4) ts+vs2 Rated 143(-1 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Glen Empress (IRE)(Lancastrian)
Breeder - William O' Gorman

SP 40/1

loading past form
soon prominent, 2nd at 7th, clear of remainder with leader from 9th, came back to field and dropped to 3rd into straight, soon no extra, one pace
9th
0.75L
silks
Space Cadet (IRE) 7, b g 10-6 (C Jones)
(6:22.6) Rated 132(-1 after this run)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Shuil A Hocht (IRE)(Mohaajir (USA))
Breeder - Kenilworth House Stud

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

loading past form
held up, 17th at 7th, moderate 12th at 9th, progress from before 2 out, kept on same pace without threatening straight
10th
0.75L
silks
Out Sam (GB) 8, b g 10-6 (D Charlesworth)
(6:22.8) Rated 132(-1 after this run)
Multiplex (GB) - Tintera (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - D & N Leggate, R Kent & I Hender

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

loading past form
held up, impeded 9th, progress from before 2 out, kept on same pace without threatening straight
11th
4.25L
silks
Polidam (FR) 8, b g 11-6 (Simon Munir)
(6:23.6) hd3 Rated 146
Trempolino (USA) - Eladame (FR)(Snurge)
Breeder - R Corveller, A Corveller & Mme Corveller

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 14th at 7th, moderate 9th approaching 3 out, 7th into straight, no impression when mistake and impeded at last, kept on same pace
12th
1.5L
silks
General Principle (IRE) 8, b g 11-0 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:23.9) ts1 Rated 140(-1 after this run)
Gold Well (GB) - How Provincial (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Arctic Tack Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 13th at 7th, moderate 8th approaching 3 out, kept on same pace straight, mistake last
13th
0.5L
silks
Apache Stronghold (IRE) 9, b g 11-4 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
(6:24.0) ts1 Rated 144(-2 after this run)
Milan (GB) - First Battle (IRE)(Un Desperado (FR))
Breeder - James Robinson

SP 33/1

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, slight mistake 6th, kept on same pace without threatening from 2 out
14th
5L
silks
Pleasant Company (IRE) 9, b g 11-7 (Malcolm C Denmark)
(6:25.1) hd5 Rated 147(-1 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Katie Flame (IRE)(Alderbrook (GB))
Breeder - Susan Bredin

SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, kept on same pace without threatening from 2 out
15th
3.25L
silks
Texas Jack (IRE) 11, b g 10-8 (Robert Watson)
(6:25.8) Rated 134(-3 after this run)
Curtain Time (IRE) - Sailors Run (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Fergal O'Donnell

SP 50/1

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, kept on same pace without threatening from 2 out
16th
3.75L
silks
On Fiddlers Green (IRE) 7, b g 10-4 (Declan Ganley)
(6:26.5) Rated 135(-2 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Knockalane (IRE)(Executive Perk)
Breeder - Mrs E Davis

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

loading past form
soon prominent, 4th at 7th, no extra straight
17th
2.5L
silks
Road To Riches (IRE) 10, b g 11-3 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:27.1) ts2 Rated 150(-4 after this run)
Gamut (IRE) - Bellora (IRE)(Over The River (FR))
Breeder - Sunnyhill Stud

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 7th at 7th, no extra straight
18th
20L
silks
Flaxen Flare (IRE) 8, ch g 10-12 (Mrs P Sloan)
(6:31.0) cp6 Rated 138(-1 after this run)
Windsor Knot (IRE) - Golden Angel (USA)(Slew O'Gold (USA))
Breeder - Denis and Mrs Teresa Bergin

(Morning price: 25/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, 16th at 7th, some headway but no impression when bad mistake last, weakened
19th
14L
silks
Bay Of Freedom (IRE) 8, b g 10-12 (Paul Leech)
(6:33.8) Rated 138(-1 after this run)
Heron Island (IRE) - Kate Gale (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Raymond McKay

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 9th at 7th, moderate 7th at 9th, weakened straight
20th
5L
silks
Oscar Knight (IRE) 8, b g 10-10 (John P McManus)
(6:34.9) Rated 136
Oscar (IRE) - Cool Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mrs O O'Driscoll

SP 7/1

loading past form
held up, soon mid-division, not fluent 3 out, no extra from before straight
21st
23L
silks
Three Stars (IRE) 7, b g 10-13 (Robert Finnegan)
(6:39.5) Rated 139(-2 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Hapeney (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - A V Bloodstock

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

loading past form
mid-division early, slightly slow 5th, 11th at 7th, moderate 9th at 9th, under pressure 13th, mistake 3 out, soon no danger
p.u.
silks
Bonny Kate (IRE) 7, ch f 10-12 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
Rated 138
Beneficial (GB) - Peppardstown (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - R Guiry

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

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, impeded 9th, soon pulled up
fell
silks
Call The Taxie (IRE) 6, b g 10-9 (Mrs Catherine Holden)
Rated 135
Scorpion (IRE) - Mystic Moonbeam (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Patrick Dunford

(Morning price: 50/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 10th at 7th, fell 10th
p.u.
silks
Woods Well (IRE) 6, ch g 10-6 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 135
Fleetwood (IRE) - Millbrook Marble (IRE)(Rudimentary (USA))
Breeder - Tony Keane

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

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, impeded 9th, pulled up next
fell
silks
Dromnea (IRE) 10, b/br g 10-8 (Mrs A M Daly)
ts2cp1 Rated 134
Presenting (GB) - Fifth Imp (IRE)(Commanche Run)
Breeder - Mrs A M Daly

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 15th at 7th, fell 9th
u.r.
silks
Forever Gold (IRE) 10, b g 10-5 (Edward Cawley)
bl2 Rated 134
Gold Well (GB) - Clonbrook Lass (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - Edward Cawley

(Morning price: 18/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th at 7th, moderate 4th approaching 3 out, no impression when mistake and unseated rider last
p.u.
silks
Tesseract (IRE) 6, b g 10-2 (John P McManus)
Rated 128
Trans Island (GB) - Ballinagar Lady (IRE)(Fruits of Love (USA))
Breeder - Michael Moran

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

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, impeded 9th, pulled up before 10th
fell
silks
Teacher's Pet (IRE) 6, b f 10-1 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (John P McManus)
ts5 Rated 126
Oscar (IRE) - Castlecrossings (IRE)(Broken Hearted)
Breeder - Mrs Noreen McManus

SP 25/1

loading past form
held up, 18th at 7th, fell 11th
Off 3.00
Time 6m. 17.80 secs, which is the same as the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €1007.50
Tote Trifecta- €8049.70
CSF- €339.36
Tricast- €1716.06.

Non runners Baily Moon (lame), He Rock's , Magic Of Light
2016 Noble Endeavor 7 11-3 D N Russell 6/1 (Gordon Elliott)
2015 Minella Foru 6 10-8 B J Geraghty 7/1 (Edward P Harty)

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