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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €533.96 carried forward to Limerick on Wed, 27th Dec. Placepot Pool - €15,000.00 Winning Units - 13.9 Dividend - €755.30.

1st
silks
Shower Cross (IRE) 6, gr g 11-7 (Mrs Elizabeth Stack)
(5:26.3 5.55 secs slower on today's going ) hd5
Portrait Gallery (IRE) - Storming Rose (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Joe Fogarty

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 4/1 11/4 5/2 9/4 2/1)
(Ring price: 2/1 9/4 5/2 9/4) SP 9/4fav

Tote Win €3.60 Place €1.50
loading past form
mid-division, not fluent 3rd, took closer order in 4th from 5 out, not fluent 3 out, improved to lead before next, ridden before last and went clear run-in, comfortably
2nd
12L
silks
Western Ruler (IRE) 5, b g 11-9 (Eleven Next Door Syndicate)
(5:29.1)
Westerner (GB) - Time In Milan (IRE)(Milan (GB))
Breeder - Gerard Coleman

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1)
SP 14/1

Place €4.10
loading past form
mid-division, 6th from 5 out and improved to challenge in close 2nd before 2 out, ridden and no impression on winner from last, kept on same pace run-in
3rd
2.75L
silks
The Comediologist (GB) 6, b g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:29.7) ts3
Fair Mix (IRE) - Cashmere Lady (GB)(Hubbly Bubbly (USA))
Breeder - David and Mrs Lewis

(Morning price: 7/4 2/1 9/4 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

Place €1.90
loading past form
mid-division before improving to lead after 3rd, not fluent 6th, headed and dropped to 4th before 2 out, ridden and no impression from before last, kept on same pace run-in
4th
nose
silks
Timmie Roe (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (I Dulohery)
(5:29.7)
Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Finnow Turkle (IRE)(Turtle Island (IRE))
Breeder - Ivor Dulohery

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 3/1 5/1 6/1 7/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

loading past form
chased leaders, improved into closer 2nd from 3 out, dropped to 3rd and ridden before next, no extra and kept on same pace from before last
5th
13L
silks
Kickham (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (P J Gleeson)
(5:32.6) Rated 92
Presenting (GB) - Water Rock (GB)(El Conquistador)
Breeder - Joseph and Anthony Smiddy

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden in 6th before 2 out, no impression and kept on same pace from before last
p.u.
silks
Beale Beach (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (In For A Win Racing Club)
ts1
Scorpion (IRE) - Brook Queen (IRE)(Lafontaine (USA))
Breeder - Terence O'Donnell

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
always towards rear, mistake 6 out, soon pushed along and no impression, pulled up after 3 out
fell
silks
Johnny Sue (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Mrs Ethna O'Toole)
Rated 90(-1 after this run)
Alkaadhem (GB) - Fahan (IRE)(Sri Pekan (USA))
Breeder - D Boland

(Morning price: 6/1 9/2 7/2 10/3)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

loading past form
towards rear, closer in 8th from 3 out, ridden and no impression in 7th when fell 2 out
p.u.
silks
Backintheboom (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Oliver Barden)
ts4
Court Cave (IRE) - Glen's Magic (IRE)(Jurado (USA))
Breeder - Stephanie & Andrew Warren

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

loading past form
towards rear, improved into mid-division from 6 out, 6th from 3 out, ridden and no impression before next where bad mistake, soon pulled up
p.u.
silks
Celtic Dancer (IRE) 4, b g 11-4 (Celtic Steps Syndicate)
Rated 88(-2 after this run)
Court Cave (IRE) - Dochas Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Robert B Hodgins

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

loading past form
chased leaders, mistake 2nd, soon dropped to mid-division, mistake 5 out and soon weakened, no extra in 12th from 3 out and soon pulled up
p.u.
silks
Montauk Flyer (IRE) 4, br g 11-9 (JRM Racing Syndicate)

Arakan (USA) - Talbot's Inch (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Mrs C M Hurley

(Morning price: 50/1 22/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
chased leaders on outer, pushed along and lost place from 3 out, no extra and pulled up before next
ref
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Knockraha Pride (IRE) 5, b f 11-2 (James O'Donoghue)
ts1
Golan (IRE) - Midnight Cross (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - P Coghlan

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1)
SP 28/1

loading past form
led, headed and dropped to 2nd after 3rd, not fluent 5th and again not fluent 3 out, soon ridden and weakened, moderate 6th when refused at last
p.u.
silks
Angel's On Fire (IRE) 4, b f 11-2 (Mrs Ellen Leahy)

Frozen Fire (GER) - Dusseldorf (IRE)(Germany (USA))
Breeder - Mrs E Leahy

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

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along in 12th from 6 out, ridden and no impression from 3 out, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Tara Mia (IRE) 4, b f 11-2 (Mrs Heidi Gibney)
ts4
Court Cave (IRE) - Kahyasi Princess (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - James Swan

(Morning price: 40/1 33/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
mid-division, dropped to 10th and pushed along from 3 out, soon no extra and pulled up
Off 1.43
Time 5m. 26.30 secs, which is 5.55 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF €38.48.
Tote Exacta €43.90.
Tote Trifecta €314.50.

Non runner Samantha Bellamy (passport irregularity )
2016 Bravissimo 5 11-4 P Townend 6/4Fav (W P Mullins)
2015 Abandoned
2014 Irish Bulletin 4 11-9 M P Walsh 11/8Fav (E McNamara)
2013 Moonshine Lad 5 11-12 K M Donoghue 1/2Fav (Gordon Elliott)
2012 Futuramic 5 11-12 R C Colgan 5/1 (Andrew Lynch)
2011 Murchu 5 11-12 Andrew J McNamara 5/2Fav (John Joseph Hanlon)

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