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Going - Soft to heavy. Fine

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €1,758.01 carried forward to Limerick on Thu, 29th Dec. Placepot Pool - €33,675.17 Winning Units - 2183.03 Dividend - €10.70. Tote Aggregate - €269282.00.

1st
silks
Coquin Mans (FR) 4, b g 11-7 (George Creighton)
(4:04.0 9.97 secs faster on today's going ) hd1
Fragrant Mix (IRE) - Quissisia Mans (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - M H-C Delorme,Mme V E Fuzy

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

Tote Win €1.20 Place €1.02
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chased leaders, not fluent 1st, closer in 4th after 3 out, improved to challenge on outer before 2 out and soon led narrowly, pushed along and pressed before last, ridden out run-in to just hold on
2nd
hd
silks
Surf Instructor (IRE) 4, b/br g 10-9 (Julian Taylor)
(4:04.0)
Stowaway (GB) - Corrie Hall (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Mr & Mrs R & N Furlong

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1)
SP 50/1

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tracked leader in 2nd, led briefly before 2 out, soon dropped to 2nd and pushed along, ridden to challenge before last, kept on well run-in, just denied
3rd
0.75L
silks
Indian Monsoon (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (M G White)
(4:04.2) cp1
Monsun (GER) - Madhya (USA)(Gone West (USA))
Breeder - Irish Wind Bloodstock

(Ring price: 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Place €3.30
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mid-division, not fluent 3rd and 6th, 7th 3 out, good progress on inner to go 3rd before 2 out, ridden to challenge before last, kept on well run-in without matching front two
4th
8.5L
silks
Mon Lino (FR) 4, b g 11-2 (John P McManus)
(4:06.2)
Martaline (GB) - Dalina (FR)(Trempolino (USA))
Breeder - Ecurie Garcia Manuel

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

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mid-division, slight mistake 1st, 8th 3 out, pushed along on outer to go 4th before 2 out, ridden and no impression from before last, kept on same pace run-in
5th
13L
silks
Bulls Head (IRE) 4, b g 10-11 (Murphy's Law Partnership)
(4:09.3)
Darsi (FR) - Mrs Jenks (GB)(Gunner B)
Breeder - Thistletown Stud

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

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chased leaders, 5th after 3 out, pushed along and dropped to 8th before 2 out where hampered, no extra when left in 6th last, kept on same pace into 5th run-in
6th
1.5L
silks
Athloman Cottage (IRE) 4, b f 10-7 (Miss Ann Marie Dunne)
(4:09.6) hd6
Alfred Nobel (IRE) - Parade Scene (USA)(Parade Ground (USA))
Breeder - Grange Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1) SP 20/1

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soon led, pushed along and headed before 2 out, soon weakened, no extra in 6th from before last
7th
10L
silks
Calin Des Ongrais (FR) 4, b g 11-2 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:11.9)
Elasos (FR) - Nympheas (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - M Marc Trincot & Mme Odile Trincot

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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rear of mid-division, 11th before 5 out where not fluent, ridden and no impression in 9th from before 2 out
8th
2.75L
silks
Grandads Choice (GB) 4, b g 10-9 (David P O'Sullivan)
(4:12.6)
Oscar (IRE) - M N L Lady (GB)(Polar Falcon (USA))
Breeder - C E Whiteley

SP 100/1

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mid-division, 9th before 5 out, pushed along when mistake 3 out, soon no impression
9th
3.75L
silks
Iusetaluvheronce (IRE) 4, b g 10-11 (In For A Win Racing Club)
(4:13.4) cp1
Golan (IRE) - Mollys Present (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - James T Williams

SP 80/1

loading past form
chased leaders, pushed along and dropped to 6th from 3 out, soon no extra and weakened
10th
2.75L
silks
Princess Mahler (IRE) 4, b f 10-2 (Curb Your Enthusiasm Syndicate)
(4:14.1)
Mahler (GB) - Mantell Gail (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - Mrs C Walsh

SP 50/1

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rear of mid-division, 12th before 5 out, pushed along from 3 out and soon no impression
11th
shd
silks
Gatacre Street (GB) 4, b g 10-9 (J Glews)
(4:14.1)
Lucarno (USA) - Sherry Darling (IRE)(Alflora (IRE))
Breeder - Jon Glews

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

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always towards rear, no danger from 3 out
12th
12L
silks
Cloudybackwest (IRE) 4, gr g 11-2 (In For A Win Racing Club)
(4:16.7)
Westerner (GB) - Pearlsforthegirls (GB)(Cloudings (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Cullinan

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

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mid-division, 10th before 5 out, pushed along from 3 out and soon no impression
13th
1.25L
silks
Whitango (IRE) 4, ch g 11-2 (Thomas Friel)
(4:17.0)
Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Fairy Tango (FR)(Acatenango (GER))
Breeder - M G Daly

SP 66/1

loading past form
always towards rear, no danger from 3 out
p.u.
silks
Leah's Little Star (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Gerard J Murphy)

Central Park (IRE) - Sharbata (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Gerard Murphy

SP 100/1

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rear of mid-division, pushed along in 15th before 5 out, pulled up before 2 out
fell
silks
Ocean Explorer (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (Always Optimists Syndicate)
ts1
Getaway (GER) - Richs Mermaid (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Grange Stud

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

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towards rear and 13th before 5 out, good progress into 8th from 3 out, ridden in 5th from 2 out, no impression when fell last
fell
silks
Nanny Stone (IRE) 4, b f 10-9 (Peter K Miller)

Flemensfirth (USA) - Denwoman (IRE)(Witness Box (USA))
Breeder - Colman O'Flynn Jnr

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

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chased leaders, took closer order in 3rd from 3 out, pushed along and dropped to 5th before 2 out where fell
Off 12.00
Time 4m. 4.00 secs, which is 9.97 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €50.86.
Tote Exacta €54.90.
Tote Trifecta €587.40.

Stewards Enquiry - No alteration
2015 Ball D'arc 4 11-7 K C Sexton 5/4 (Gordon Elliott)
2014 My Hometown 4 11-7 M P Walsh 2/5Fav (E Bolger)
2013 Chicago 4 11-7 P F Mangan 9/2 (John Patrick Shanahan)
2012 Courageous Cry 4 11-2 M P Burke (7) 12/1 (Timothy Doyle)

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