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Going - Good to Yielding, Y´ing in places (Hurdle); Yielding, Gd-Y´ing in places (Chase); Gd-Fm, Good in places (X-Country). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €16,795.06 Winning Units - 2.5 Dividend - €4,702.60. Placepot Pool - €99,145.15 Winning Units - 564.51 Dividend - €122.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €4,383.80 carried forward to Punchestown on Fri, 3rd May. Tote Aggregate - €566404.00.

1st
silks
Ballyboker Bridge (IRE) 12, b g 11-7 (James P McKeon)
(9:37.2) cp+ Rated 100
Gold Well (GB) - Ballyboker Lady (IRE)(Rashar (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Olivia Byrne

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 16/1)
SP 12/1

Tote Win €13.50 Place €2.40
loading past form
soon tracked leaders, led 4th, slow 6th and headed briefly, joined from 14th, led again before 3 out, asserted from 2 out, stayed on well run-in
2nd
25L
silks
Vital Island (IRE) 7, b g 11-0 (R P O'Keeffe)
(9:42.1) ts5
Trans Island (GB) - Persian Pearl (GB)(Hurricane Sky (AUS))
Breeder - Mr Thomas Hughes

(Morning price: 66/1 100/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
a little keen, soon chased leaders, chased winner from before 2 out, soon no impression, slight mistake last, one pace
3rd
4.25L
silks
Josies Orders (IRE) 11, b g 12-7 (John P McManus)
(9:43.0) bl+
Milan (GB) - Silent Orders (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Mrs E Moore

(Morning price: 4/6 8/11 4/6 8/11)
(Ring price: 4/5 8/11) SP 8/11fav

Place €1.02
loading past form
disputed lead early, prominent, slight mistake 22nd, mistake 6 out, no impression approaching 2 out, one pace
4th
21L
silks
Mtada Supreme (IRE) 14, b g 11-0 (Mrs Breda Beattie)
(9:47.2) Rated 97
Bishop of Cashel (GB) - Tullabards Leader (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Michael Bates

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
took keen hold, soon tracked leaders, slight mistake 25th, on terms 6 out, headed before 3 out, no extra from next
5th
21L
silks
Donjon (FR) 6, b g 11-0 (Christopher Donnelly)
(9:51.3)
Caballo Raptor (CAN) - Mona Lisa (FR)(Marmato)
Breeder - M Hubert & MME Francine Despont & M Guy Cherel,

(Morning price: 150/1 200/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
disputed lead early, prominent, some slight mistakes, no impression from 5 out
6th
16L
silks
Samsara (FR) 7, ba f 10-9 (Margaret A Simpson)
(9:54.4) bl3
Early March (GB) - Quatz Melody (FR)(Johann Quatz (FR))
Breeder - Mr Alain Clavier

SP 66/1

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, bumped rival 3rd, no impression from 5 out
p.u.
silks
Sizing Coal (IRE) 11, b g 12-3 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
cp5
Presenting (GB) - Hollygrove Cezanne (IRE)(King's Ride)
Breeder - Mrs S Brennan

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

loading past form
waited with, bumped 3rd, 4th approaching 2 out and ridden, soon pulled up quickly
p.u.
silks
Jarob (GB) 12, br g 11-7 (C Jones)
sr
Beat All (USA) - Wishy (IRE)(Leading Counsel (USA))
Breeder - Mrs P Wishart

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

loading past form
waited with, pecked 4th, pulled up before 9th
u.r.
silks
Like A Demon (GB) 9, b g 11-0 (Camillus Slevin)

Central Park (IRE) - Zamyatina (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Richard Kent & Brian Dunn

(Morning price: 40/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
a little keen, prominent, slight mistake 8th, on terms from 14th, a little slow 19th, pecked badly 29th, not fluent and unseated rider 6 out
Off 4.50
Time 9m. 37.20 secs, which is the same as the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €378.90
Tote Trifecta- €4048.40
CSF- €382.34
Tricast- €985.16.

Non runner King's Song (FR) (passport irregularity)
2018 Auvergnat 8 12-2 D J McInerney (5) 11/4 (E Bolger)
2017 Treo Eile 9 11-7 B M Cash 10/1 (S Slevin)
2016 Quantitativeeasing 11 11-12 M P Walsh 9/4JFav (E Bolger)
2015 Uncle Junior 14 11-7 Mr P W Mullins 6/1 (W P Mullins)
2014 Jacks Island 11 11-0 G N Fox (7) 25/1 (J P Kenny)

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