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Going - Heavy (fence 2, the 2nd last omitted due to ground conditions in 7.35 and 8.05). Raining

Jackpot Pool - €6,730.41 Winning Units - 3 Dividend - €1,570.40. Placepot Pool - €32,708.93 Winning Units - 1539.62 Dividend - €14.80. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €10,868.91 carried forward to Dundalk on Wed, 2nd May. Tote Aggregate - €128899.00.

1st
silks
Vent D'automne (FR) 6, ch g 12-0 (Andrea Wylie)
(4:59.1)
Denham Red (FR) - Foret D'automne (FR)(Dark Moondancer (GB))
Breeder - Philippe Hardy

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

Tote Win €3.10 Place €1.20
loading past form
tracked leader in 2nd, dropped to 3rd on outer 4f out, soon pushed along, ridden in 3rd over 2f out, went 2nd under 1f out, disputed lead inside final furlong, stayed on well to lead close home
2nd
0.5L
silks
Castlebrook (IRE) 5, b g 11-7 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
(4:59.2)
Oscar (IRE) - Monty's Sister (IRE)(Montelimar (USA))
Breeder - Cathal Ennis

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

loading past form
led, ridden and joined over 2f out, led again 1f out, strongly pressed and joined inside final furlong, headed and no extra close home
3rd
10L
silks
Valdieu (FR) 5, b g 11-9 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:01.2) ts1
Diamond Boy (FR) - Vamuna (FR)(Varese (FR))
Breeder - M Eric Becq

(Morning price: 3/1 5/2 9/4 2/1 7/4 15/8 7/4)
(Ring price: 9/4 2/1) SP 2/1fav

loading past form
tracked leaders in 3rd, closer in 2nd 4f out, improved to dispute lead over 2f out, soon ridden, headed 1f out, no extra in 3rd inside final furlong
4th
6.5L
silks
Ask Henry (IRE) 5, b g 11-9 (Ms Margaret Mullins)
(5:02.6)
Ask (GB) - Miss Muppet (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Brittas House Stud

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 5/1 7/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
tracked leaders in 4th, ridden in 4th over 2f out, soon no impression
5th
39L
silks
Speirling (IRE) 5, b g 11-7 (Philip J Reynolds)
(5:10.3) ts1
Hurricane Run (IRE) - Ben's Turn (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - P Connell

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

loading past form
held up in rear, some progress into moderate 5th 3f out, soon pushed along, no impression
6th
73L
silks
Total Diva (IRE) 7, b f 11-2 (W J Austin)
(5:25.0)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Dante's Blaze (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - W Austin

(Morning price: 100/1 80/1 100/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, pushed along 6f out, ridden and weakened from 4f out
7th
17L
silks
Berkeley Byron (IRE) 6, b g 11-7 (Michael Cawe)
(5:28.4)
Byron (GB) - Berkeley Bay (IRE)(Fit To Fight (USA))
Breeder - M Cawe

(Morning price: 150/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 100/1 150/1 100/1 150/1 100/1 125/1 150/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
always behind, no impression from 5f out, never a factor
8th
20L
silks
I Understand (IRE) 5, b g 12-0 (Thomas R Coleman)
(5:32.3)
Golan (IRE) - Northern Gale (USA)(Northern Spur (IRE))
Breeder - Fethard Bloodstock

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

loading past form
always towards rear, no impression from 5f out, never a factor
Off 8.35
Time 4m. 59.10 secs, which is the same as the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €7.00
Tote Trifecta- €12.70
CSF- €8.18.

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