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Going - Good (Round Course); Good, Good to Yielding in Places (Straight Crse). Overcast, threat of rain

Jackpot Pool - €6,277.82 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €4,394.40. Placepot Pool - €29,256.31 Winning Units - 113.28 Dividend - €180.70. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €43,366.41 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 14th May. Tote Aggregate - €224176.00.

1st
silks
Beckford (GB) 2, b c 9-5 (Nick Bradley Racing Club)
(1:15.94 1.32 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 4)
Bated Breath (GB) - Whirly Dancer (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Joyce Wallsgrove

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

Tote Win €15.00 Place €3.30
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soon switched left towards near side, chased leaders, 9th halfway, closed from over 2f out, on terms over 1 1/2f out, led over 1f out, stayed on well to assert inside final furlong
2nd
1.75L
silks
Red Persian (IRE) 2, ch g 8-11 (Persian Red Partnership)
(1:16.23) (Drawn 15)
Haatef (USA) - Wajaha (IRE)(Haafhd (GB))
Breeder - Longrove Stud

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

Place €18.50
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dwelt, soon chased leaders, 5th halfway, switched right 1f out, kept on without troubling winner inside final furlong
3rd
0.5L
silks
Would Be King (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Gaelic Thoroughbreds)
(1:16.32) (Drawn 10)
Lethal Force (IRE) - Smart Coco (USA)(Smarty Jones (USA))
Breeder - Rockfield Farm

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

Place €1.80
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dwelt, held up, 10th halfway, headway from over 1f out, chased winner and kept on same pace inside final furlong
4th
1L
silks
My Chance (IRE) 2, br c 9-7 (Pension Fund II Syndicate)
(1:16.47) (Drawn 11)
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Many Hearts (USA)(Distorted Humor (USA))
Breeder - T Stack

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

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prominent, 4th halfway, kept on same pace from 1f out
5th
0.5L
silks
Verhoyen (GB) 2, b g 8-11 (Paul Cullen)
(1:16.57) (Drawn 12)
Piccolo (GB) - Memory Lane (GB)(With Approval (CAN))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

(Morning price: 5/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 5/1) SP 6/1

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soon disputed lead, pushed along 2f out, soon headed and one pace 1f out
6th
0.5L
silks
Yulong Gold Fairy (GB) 2, b f 8-1 (Zhang Yuesheng)
(1:16.64) (Drawn 6)
Mount Nelson (GB) - Quite A Thing (GB)(Dutch Art (GB))
Breeder - Lady Fairhaven

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2)
(Ring price: 9/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 6/1 11/2) SP 6/1

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prominent, 3rd halfway, on terms under 2f out, headed over 1f out and one pace
7th
nk
silks
Whitefountainfairy (IRE) 2, ch f 8-7 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Zhang Yuesheng)
(1:16.69) (Drawn 5)
Casamento (IRE) - Groupetime (USA)(Gilded Time (USA))
Breeder - M. Sinanan

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

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soon chased leaders, 7th halfway, some headway but not clear run closing stages, kept on
8th
2.25L
silks
Itschessnotchekers (IRE) 2, b g 8-11 (Five Guys Syndicate)
(1:17.11) (Drawn 16)
Arakan (USA) - Island Home (GB)(Act One (GB))
Breeder - Leslie Young

SP 50/1

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dwelt, held up, 12th halfway, tight for room on inner from 2f out, soon no impression, kept on
9th
0.5L
silks
Outside Inside (IRE) 2, b f 8-12 (Garrett J Freyne)
(1:17.21) (Drawn 8)
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Humble And Proud (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Patrick Grogan

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

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dwelt, held up, 13th halfway, one pace from over 1f out
10th
1.5L
silks
Ballot Box (GB) 2, ba f 8-8 (Mrs P K Cooper)
(1:17.47) (Drawn 9)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Represent (IRE)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Breeder - Whatton Manor Stud

(Morning price: 5/1 6/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 7/1 8/1 10/1 9/1) SP 10/1

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tracked leaders, 8th halfway, no impression 1f out
11th
0.5L
silks
Urban Beat (IRE) 2, b c 9-1 (Fitzwilliam Racing)
(1:17.56) (Drawn 1)
Red Jazz (USA) - Closetocrazy (IRE)(Blues Traveller (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Shane Quigley

SP 20/1

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dwelt, soon chased leaders, 6th halfway, no impression 1f out
12th
1.5L
silks
Piper Bomb (IRE) 2, b/br f 8-8 (We're Back Syndicate)
(1:17.82) (Drawn 13)
Dandy Man (IRE) - Distant Piper (IRE)(Distant Music (USA))
Breeder - Celtic Goose Syndicate

SP 66/1

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dwelt, took keen hold, held up, 14th halfway, no impression from over 1f out
13th
1.75L
silks
Triple Sec (IRE) 2, b f 7-13 (Richard Barnes)
(1:18.11) (Drawn 3)
Lawman (FR) - Candy Ride (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Grangecon Stud

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

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dwelt, held up, 15th halfway, switched right over 2f out, soon no impression
14th
1L
silks
Marmalade N Toast (IRE) 2, b g 9-1 (Mrs Patrick J Flynn)
(1:18.27) (Drawn 14)
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Lady Prism (IRE)(Acclamation (GB))
Breeder - Danny Coogan

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

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tracked leaders early, a little keen, 11th halfway, no impression from over 1f out
15th
0.75L
silks
Tagula Flame (IRE) 2, b f 8-6 (John Nolan(Kildare))
(1:18.41) (Drawn 7)
Tagula (IRE) - Bidable (GB)(Auction House (USA))
Breeder - Mr M O'Donovan

SP 66/1

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led early, soon disputed, pushed along over 2f out, soon headed and no extra
16th
3.25L
silks
Ragtime Red (IRE) 2, ch g 9-3 (Sean Jones)
(1:18.99) (Drawn 2)
Red Jazz (USA) - Holly's Kid (USA)(Pulpit (USA))
Breeder - Brian Walsh

(Morning price: 40/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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soon towards rear, last halfway, no extra from over 1f out

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