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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €2,567.46 carried forward to Roscommon on Tue, 7th Aug. Placepot Pool - €23,100.04 Winning Units - 1.96 Dividend - €8,250.00. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €2,753.50 carried forward to Roscommon on Tue, 7th Aug. Tote Aggregate - €93022.42.

1st
silks
Shadows Return (IRE) 5, b f 10-6 (W J Hayes)
(4:42.5 3.81 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 96(+6 after this run)
Scorpion (IRE) - Shadow Of The Wind (IRE)(Bob's Return (IRE))
Breeder - J Mangan

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
SP 16/1

Tote Win €39.50 Place €5.30
loading past form
held up, 15th at 6th, headway to chase leaders before straight, challenged before last, led and stayed on best run-in
2nd
2.5L
silks
Balinaboola Steel (IRE) 6, b g 11-5 (S Tobin)
(4:42.9) bl4 Rated 102(+2 after this run)
Craigsteel (GB) - Smithstown Lady (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - Patrick Murphy

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

loading past form
soon disputed lead, some slight mistakes, led from 2 out, strongly pressed before last, headed and kept on same pace run-in
3rd
0.5L
silks
Old Castletown (IRE) 9, ch g 11-2 (Mrs Thomas J Walsh)
(4:43.0) Rated 99(+1 after this run)
Fruits of Love (USA) - Killeen Castle (IRE)(Indian Danehill (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Thomas Walsh

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

Place €2.50
loading past form
held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders from before straight, soon effort on outer, kept on without matching front pair from before last
4th
1.75L
silks
Fred The Foot (IRE) 6, b g 11-7 (Ms Caroline Ahearn)
(4:43.3) ts6 Rated 104(+1 after this run)
Scorpion (IRE) - Rainy Season (IRE)(Sulamani (IRE))
Breeder - K P O'Driscoll

(Morning price: 9/1 7/1 8/1 7/1 6/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 5/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1fav

Place €3.00
loading past form
held up, 17th at 6th, some headway when not fluent 4 out, chased leaders before straight, kept on well without threatening run-in
5th
3L
silks
Beale Beach (IRE) 7, b g 9-12 (Patrick Neville)
(4:43.8) Rated 86
Scorpion (IRE) - Brook Queen (IRE)(Lafontaine (USA))
Breeder - Terence O'Donnell

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
held up, 18th at 6th, headway to chase leaders when slight mistake 3 out, kept on same pace after
6th
0.75L
silks
Theatre World (IRE) 6, b g 10-13 (Downtown Syndicate)
(4:44.0) Rated 96
King's Theatre (IRE) - Lively Lass (IRE)(Definite Article (GB))
Breeder - Mrs M Brophy

(Morning price: 50/1 33/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 8th at 6th, effort straight, kept on same pace from 2 out, slight mistake last
7th
1L
silks
Whatsinthecorner (IRE) 6, b g 11-4 (T J McDonald)
(4:44.2) ts1 Rated 101
Windsor Knot (IRE) - Caromar (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Dr Martine Millett

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1 12/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 9th at 6th, effort and on terms 3 out, headed from 2 out, soon no extra, one pace
8th
4L
silks
Celebrity Status (IRE) 6, b g 11-3 (Michael O'Flynn)
(4:45.0) Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Scorpion (IRE) - You're A Native (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Joanne Trehy

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 33/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 11th at 6th, closed and effort from before straight, kept on same pace from 2 out
9th
1.75L
silks
Folly Dat (IRE) 7, b f 10-0 (J J Taylor)
(4:45.4) vs1 Rated 86(+4 after this run)
Generous (IRE) - Maldagora (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Mr J J Taylor

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, slight mistake 4th, on terms from 4 out, slight mistake 3 out and headed, soon no extra
10th
4.25L
silks
Lady Maram (IRE) 5, b f 11-2 (John M Burke)
(4:46.3) Rated 99(-2 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Nighthawk's Law (GB)(Hawkstone (IRE))
Breeder - Ms H McLennan

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 16/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
held up, 19th at 6th, headway to chase leaders before straight, soon one pace
11th
4L
silks
Ashjan (GB) 5, b g 10-9 (Real Deal Syndicate)
(4:47.1) Rated 97(-2 after this run)
Medicean (GB) - Violet (IRE)(Mukaddamah (USA))
Breeder - Stourbank Stud

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 6th at 6th, 5th before straight, soon one pace
12th
3.5L
silks
Patsio (IRE) 10, b g 11-12 (Colm Herron)
(4:47.8) Rated 109(-2 after this run)
Moscow Society (USA) - Supreme Favour (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Jerry Murphy

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 33/1 22/1 25/1 33/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
held up, soon towards rear, some headway before straight, soon no impression, kept on without threatening
13th
1.5L
silks
Castle Howard (IRE) 4, b g 11-3 (John P McManus)
(4:48.1) cp3 Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Excelebration (IRE) - Four Eleven (CAN)(Arch (USA))
Breeder - Knockainey Stud

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 11/2 6/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, 5th at 6th, 6th before straight, soon no extra, one pace
14th
5L
silks
Slievenamon (IRE) 6, b/br f 11-8 (Mrs Gabrielle Larkin)
(4:49.2) ts6hd2 Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Thedublinersguest (IRE)(Bob's Return (IRE))
Breeder - Michael & Bid C Lenihan

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 16th at 6th, soon headway, kept on same pace from before straight
15th
8L
silks
Wild Sam (IRE) 8, b g 10-2 (Mrs B Ryan)
(4:50.8) Rated 92(-2 after this run)
Bachelor Duke (USA) - Pure Spin (USA)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Celbridge Estates Ltd

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

loading past form
mid-division early, reminders after 6th where 10th, bad mistake 4 out, no extra from before next
16th
15L
silks
Royal Presenting (IRE) 5, ch g 10-7 (C M Kinnane)
(4:53.9) Rated 90(-4 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Avida Star (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Gt Bloodstock

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

loading past form
held up early, pushed along at stages, 20th at 6th, soon headway, no extra from before straight
17th
0.75L
silks
Veneziano Springs (FR) 6, b g 11-5 (William Horgan)
(4:54.0) hd5 Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Della Francesca (USA) - Cristal Springs (FR)(Loup Solitaire (USA))
Breeder - M Eric Chevrier

(Morning price: 16/1 12/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
soon mid-division, 13th at 6th, some headway when not fluent 4 out, not much room briefly approaching straight, soon no extra
18th
2.25L
silks
Fintara (IRE) 6, b f 11-5 (Mrs S Rowley-Williams)
(4:54.5) ts9cp5 Rated 102(-1 after this run)
Kayf Tara (GB) - Fine Fortune (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Hugh Hazzard

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd at 6th, lost position and no extra approaching straight
19th
1L
silks
Frazel Express (IRE) 6, b f 10-10 (Mrs S Doyle)
(4:54.7) Rated 100(-2 after this run)
Yeats (IRE) - Azalea (IRE)(Marju (IRE))
Breeder - Noel Doyle

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

loading past form
towards rear, not fluent jumping, swished tail after 4 out, soon no extra
20th
29L
silks
Shake The Bucket (IRE) 11, b g 11-12 (Ms Sarah Ann Madden)
(5:00.6) Rated 109(-1 after this run)
Ashkalani (IRE) - San Diego (IRE)(Leading Counsel (USA))
Breeder - Mrs P Madden

(Morning price: 11/1 9/1 7/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 12th at 6th, no extra approaching straight
21st
1.25L
silks
North Carolina (IRE) 4, b g 11-6 (John P McManus)
(5:00.9) bl1 Rated 108(-3 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Tarbela (IRE)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Lynch Bages Ltd

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

loading past form
soon disputed lead, some slight mistakes, headed from 4 out, soon weakened
p.u.
silks
Black Label (GB) 7, b g 11-6 (D Daly)
bl+sr Rated 103
Medicean (GB) - Black Belt Shopper (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - Shortgrove Manor Stud

(Morning price: 7/1 5/1 11/2 6/1 7/1)
SP 6/1

loading past form
soon mid-division, 14th at 6th, no extra from before straight and pulled up before 2 out
fell
silks
Hey Groovy (IRE) 6, b m 10-12 (Miss Katherine Jane Harrison)
Rated 100
Echo of Light (GB) - Marimar (IRE)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Thomas Heatrick

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
mid-division early, fell 6th
p.u.
silks
Captain Cobajay (IRE) 5, b g 10-6 (Mrs Emma Butler)
bl1sr Rated 96(-1 after this run)
Captain Rio (GB) - Brandam Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - William Barron

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

loading past form
chased leaders, not always fluent jumping, lost place 7th, soon behind and pulled up straight
Off 4.35
Time 4m. 42.50 secs, which is 3.81 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €738.60
CSF- €206.86
Tricast- €2118.87.

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