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Going - Soft, Yielding-Soft in Places (Straight Crse); Yielding, Yielding-Soft in Places (Round). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 1.2 Dividend - €1,750.00. Placepot Pool - €21,348.70 Winning Units - 30.61 Dividend - €488.20. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €38,589.62 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 29th Sep. Tote Aggregate - €148997.00.

1st
silks
Speak In Colours (GB) 4, gr c 9-5 (Mrs C C Regalado-Gonzalez)
(1:15.64 1.66 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 2)ts+ Rated 111
Excelebration (IRE) - Maglietta Fina (IRE)(Verglas (IRE))
Breeder - Scuderia Archi Romani

(Morning price: 11/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 5/4)
(Ring price: 11/8 5/4 11/8 5/4 6/5 11/10 6/5 5/4 6/5) SP 6/5fav

Tote Win €1.40 Place €1.02
loading past form
led early, tracked leaders, close 5th halfway, soon improved travelling smoothly, on terms over 2f out, pushed along to lead over 1 1/2f out, pressed from 1f out, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
1.25L
silks
Downforce (IRE) 7, b g 9-5 (Donal Finnan)
(1:15.84) (Drawn 6)vs5 Rated 96(+10 after this run)
Fast Company (IRE) - Spinning Ruby (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - P Burns

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

Place €10.30
loading past form
waited with and in touch, close 6th halfway, slightly impeded 2f out, good headway to challenge and every chance from 1f out, kept on without matching winner inside final furlong
3rd
2.25L
silks
Chessman (IRE) 5, b g 9-5 (Chessman Partnership)
(1:16.26) (Drawn 1)ts+ Rated 101
Acclamation (GB) - Dulcian (IRE)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Corduff Stud

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

loading past form
waited with, in touch in rear, headway and switched left over 2f out, went 3rd from 1f out, kept on without troubling front pair inside final furlong
4th
1.5L
silks
Gustavus Weston (IRE) 3, br g 9-6 (Alfred Sweetnam)
(1:16.54) (Drawn 4) Rated 106
Equiano (FR) - Chrissycross (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - M Orlandi & J Harrod

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

loading past form
soon prominent, on terms before halfway, headed over 1 1/2f out, no extra and one pace inside final furlong
5th
0.5L
silks
Perfection (GB) 4, ch f 9-2 (Cheveley Park Stud)
(1:16.62) (Drawn 3)vs3 Rated 105(-0 after this run)
Dutch Art (GB) - Cantal (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
pushed along early, soon prominent, close 4th halfway, soon pushed along again, no extra and one pace inside final furlong
6th
0.5L
silks
Gordon Lord Byron (IRE) 11, b g 9-5 (Mrs Grainne Gleeson)
(1:16.72) (Drawn 7) Rated 105
Byron (GB) - Boa Estrela (IRE)(Intikhab (USA))
Breeder - Roland H Alder

(Morning price: 8/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
soon prominent and led after 1f, soon joined, headed after halfway, lost position and no impression over 1f out. one pace
7th
1L
silks
Beckford (GB) 4, b c 9-5 (Newtown Anner Stud Farm Ltd )
(1:16.88) (Drawn 5) Rated 101(-2 after this run)
Bated Breath (GB) - Whirly Dancer (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Joyce Wallsgrove

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 13/2 6/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
prominent, led inside first furlong, headed after 1f, soon on terms again, pushed along after halfway, headed 2f out, lost position over 1f out and no impression
Off 2.00
Time 1m. 15.64 secs, which is 1.66 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €24.10
Tote Trifecta- €368.20
CSF- €27.73.


2018 Unfortunately 3 9-3 C D Hayes 10/3 (K R Burke) (Drawn 1)
2017 Quiet Reflection 4 9-2 M Harley 5/2Fav (K R Burke) (Drawn 5)

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