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Going - Soft (Hurdle), Yielding to Soft (Chase). Fine and cold

Jackpot Pool - €27,907.35 Winning Units - 4 Dividend - €4,883.70. Placepot Pool - €72,637.05 Winning Units - 25.3 Dividend - €2,009.70. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €443,998.86 carried forward to Punchestown on Sun, 31st Dec. Tote Aggregate - €714384.00.

1st
silks
Minella Encore (IRE) 5, b g 12-0 (David Bobbett)
(4:03.7 0.38 secs slower on today's going )
King's Theatre (IRE) - Stashedaway (IRE)(Treasure Hunter)
Breeder - Tim Conroy

(Morning price: 13/8 7/4 2/1 9/4 11/4 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 10/3 3/1) SP 3/1

Tote Win €3.20 Place €1.50
loading past form
made all, reduced lead approaching straight, soon pushed along, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
1.75L
silks
The Gunner Murphy (IRE) 4, br g 11-11 (John P McManus)
(4:04.0) ts2
Oscar (IRE) - River Finn (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Mary Fitzpatrick and Brendan Fitzpatrick

(Morning price: 5/2 9/4 2/1 15/8 7/4 13/8 7/4)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 13/8 7/4 13/8 7/4) SP 7/4

loading past form
raced in 2nd, 3rd approaching straight, 2nd again under 2f out, kept on without matching winner inside final furlong
3rd
7L
silks
Daly Tiger (FR) 4, b g 11-11 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:05.4)
Tiger Groom (GB) - Reine Tresor (FR)(Saint Cyrien (FR))
Breeder - M Claude Menard

(Morning price: 5/4 11/10 1/1 11/10)
(Ring price: 6/5 5/4) SP 5/4fav

loading past form
raced in 4th, closed up approaching halfway, soon 3rd, 2nd approaching straight, soon pushed along, 3rd again under 2f out and no impression, one pace
4th
28L
silks
Hollow Crest (IRE) 4, b f 10-11 (Mrs Sarah Nash)
(4:11.1) hd3
Beat Hollow (GB) - Johnston's Crest (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Frank McKevitt

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 66/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
in rear, 4th over 3f out, soon pushed along and no impression
5th
34L
silks
Reach Up (GB) 4, ch g 10-13 (Cedars Stud Partnership)
(4:17.9)
Phoenix Reach (IRE) - Manele Bay (GB)(Karinga Bay)
Breeder - Finbar & Fraser Kent

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1 100/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
raced in 3rd, 4th halfway, dropped to last over 3f out, soon no extra, tailed off
Off 3.35
Time 4m. 3.70 secs, which is 0.38 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF €8.93.
Tote Exacta €7.30.
Tote Trifecta €6.90.


2016 Quick Grabim 4 10-13 Mr F Maguire (5) 9/4 (R P McNamara)
2015 Lucky Pass 4 11-11 Mr P W Mullins 4/7Fav (W P Mullins)
2014 Vigil 5 11-7 Mr F Maguire (7) 5/6Fav (D K Weld)
2013 Value At Risk 4 11-6 Mr R J Kiely (5) 7/4 (Philip Fenton)
2012 Outlander 4 11-11 Mr P W Mullins 9/4Fav (W P Mullins)

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