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Going - Soft, Yielding In Places (H´dle), Yielding, Soft In Places (Chase). Fine and cold

Jackpot Pool - €124,489.78 Winning Units - 2 Dividend - €43,571.40. Placepot Pool - €68,109.36 Winning Units - 74.62 Dividend - €638.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €218,736.42 carried forward to Leopardstown on Fri, 29th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €733077.00.

1st
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Road To Respect (IRE) 6, ch g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:08.4 18.94 secs faster on today's going ) hd1 Rated 163(+4 after this run)
Gamut (IRE) - Lora Lady (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - Miss Ivy Rothwell

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Tote Win €8.70 Place €2.00
loading past form
held up towards rear, 6th after 7th, progress and not much room briefly after 3 out, ridden to challenge from before last where slight mistake, soon led, pressed and stayed on well run-in
2nd
1.25L
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Balko Des Flos (FR) 6, ch g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:08.6) Rated 157(+7 after this run)
Balko (FR) - Royale Marie (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - M Clovis Bardin & Mme Florence Bardin

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

loading past form
led, joined approaching 5th, soon headed, prominent, slight mistake 12th, led again 5 out, attempted to assert from 2 out, strongly pressed and jumped left last, soon headed and kept on without matching winner
3rd
2.25L
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Outlander (IRE) 9, b g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:09.1) cp3 Rated 164(-1 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Western Whisper (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Ronnie O'Neill

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th after 7th, slightly slow 11th, challenged from before last where slight mistake, switched right run-in and kept on without matching front pair
4th
5.5L
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Minella Rocco (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (John P McManus)
(6:10.2) cp2 Rated 163(-2 after this run)
Shirocco (GER) - Petralona (USA)(Alleged (USA))
Breeder - Eclipse Bloodstock & C & G Hadden

(Morning price: 28/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
held up, jumped big 6th, slightly impeded 7th, soon raced in 9th, progress and effort on outer into straight, no impression in 4th and kept on same pace from before last
5th
5L
silks
Valseur Lido (FR) 8, b g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:11.3) Rated 161(-1 after this run)
Anzillero (GER) - Libido Rock (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - Michel Contignon & Mme Nelly Contignon

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, slightly impeded 7th, soon raced in 8th, not fluent 4 out, soon progress, kept on same pace without threatening from before last
6th
0.75L
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Alpha Des Obeaux (FR) 7, b g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:11.5) ts1cp4 Rated 156
Saddler Maker (IRE) - Omega Des Obeaux (FR)(Saint Preuil (FR))
Breeder - Mme Marie Devilder & Mme Stephanie Fasqu

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

loading past form
mid-division early, badly hampered 7th, soon raced in 7th, soon headway, kept on same pace without threatening from before last
7th
17L
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Sizing John (GB) 7, b g 11-10 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
(6:15.0) Rated 170
Midnight Legend (GB) - La Perrotine (FR)(Northern Crystal (GB))
Breeder - Bryan & Sandra Mayoh, Eskdale Stud

(Morning price: 6/5 11/10)
(Ring price: 9/10 5/6 4/5 5/6 4/5 5/6 9/10) SP 9/10fav

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 5th after 7th, slight mistake 12th, pushed along approaching straight, no extra and not fluent last
8th
27L
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Yorkhill (IRE) 7, ch g 11-10 (Andrea Wylie)
(6:20.4) Rated 164
Presenting (GB) - Lightning Breeze (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Keating

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 7/2)
SP 7/2

loading past form
held up early, soon tracked leaders and on terms approaching 5th, soon led, jumped big 6th, mistake 5 out and headed, prominent until lost place from before straight, weakened from before last
p.u.
silks
Carlingford Lough (IRE) 11, b g 11-10 (John P McManus)
ts3 Rated 155(-2 after this run)
King's Theatre (IRE) - Baden (IRE)(Furry Glen)
Breeder - Kenilworth House Stud

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

loading past form
held up, badly hampered 7th and dropped to last, pushed along and detached 10th, soon no danger, pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Djakadam (FR) 8, b g 11-10 (Mrs S Ricci)
Rated 166(-1 after this run)
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Rainbow Crest (FR)(Baryshnikov (AUS))
Breeder - M Richard Corveller

(Morning price: 7/1)
(Ring price: 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd after 7th, slight mistake 10th, not fluent 4 out, mistake 3 out and weakened, eased from before straight and pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Edwulf (GB) 8, b g 11-10 (John P McManus)
ts+ Rated 152
Kayf Tara (GB) - Valentines Lady (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - Mr I Valentine

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

loading past form
soon towards rear, 10th after 7th, detached 12th, no impression 4 out, no extra and pulled up before 2 out
fell
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Zabana (IRE) 8, ch g 11-10 (C Jones)
ts5 Rated 153
Halling (USA) - Gandia (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Old Carhue & Graeng Bloodstock

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 33/1 28/1) SP 28/1

loading past form
prominent, inclined to jump slightly right, slightly slow 5th, fell 7th
Off 3.00
Time 6m. 8.40 secs, which is 18.94 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €421.99.
Tricast €7993.47.
Tote Exacta €397.20.
Tote Trifecta €9024.30.


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