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Going - Soft (Straight), Yielding-Soft (Round); Changed after race 2 Soft-Heavy (Str) Soft (Round). Showery and blustery

Jackpot Pool - €25,000.00 Winning Units - 193.64 Dividend - €90.30. Placepot Pool - €52,870.83 Winning Units - 962.3 Dividend - €38.40. Pick Six Pool - €276,396.20 Winning Units - 11 Dividend - €17,588.80. Tote Aggregate - €727095.00.

1st
silks
Happily (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Derrick Smith)
(1:26.93 6.10 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 10)ts5 Rated 109(+3 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - You'resothrilling (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Orpendale and Chelston Ireland

(Morning price: 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

Tote Win €13.60 Place €1.70
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prominent, 3rd after halfway, pushed along 2f out, challenged in 2nd 1f out, stayed on well final furlong to lead at line
2nd
shd
silks
Magical (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Derrick Smith)
(1:26.95) (Drawn 2) Rated 109(+2 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Halfway To Heaven (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

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

Place €1.10
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soon led, pushed along 2f out, strongly pressed final furlong, kept on well, headed at line
3rd
3.75L
silks
September (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:27.61) (Drawn 9)
Deep Impact (JPN) - Peeping Fawn (USA)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Orpendale and Chelston

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

Place €1.80
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dwelt, towards rear, closer in 4th after halfway, soon pushed along, went 3rd inside final furlong and kept on same pace
4th
2L
silks
Muirin (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Robert J W Moran)
(1:27.96) (Drawn 7)
Born To Sea (IRE) - Girouette (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Sunderland Holdings Inc

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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tracked leaders, 6th after halfway, soon pushed along, no impression over 1 1/2f out, 5th 1f out, kept on same pace without threatening into 4th near finish
5th
0.75L
silks
Alpha Centauri (IRE) 2, gr f 9-0 (Niarchos Family)
(1:28.12) (Drawn 6)sr Rated 108(-1 after this run)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Alpha Lupi (IRE)(Rahy (USA))
Breeder - Niarchos Family

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

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prominent, 2nd after halfway, pushed along 2f out, edged right over 1f out where 3rd, no extra inside final furlong and dropped to 5th near finish
6th
1.5L
silks
Gasta (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:28.42) (Drawn 4) Rated 90(+3 after this run)
Vocalised (USA) - Buille Cliste (IRE)(Smart Strike (CAN))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

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slowly into stride, towards rear, 7th after halfway, soon pushed along, no impression over 1 1/2f out, 6th 1f out and kept on same pace
7th
2.25L
silks
Ballet Shoes (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:28.79) (Drawn 8) Rated 104(-2 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Emerald Ring (IRE)(Johannesburg (USA))
Breeder - Emerald Ring Syndicate

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 25/1 22/1 16/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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tracked leaders, 5th after halfway, soon pushed along, no impression over 1 1/2f out, dropped to 7th 1f out and no extra
8th
0.5L
silks
Active Approach (GB) 2, ch f 9-0 (Godolphin)
(1:28.89) (Drawn 5)
New Approach (IRE) - Saoirse Abu (USA)(Mr Greeley (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1 50/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

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dwelt, towards rear, last after halfway, soon pushed along, no impression over 2f out
Off 3.42
Time 1m. 26.93 secs, which is 6.10 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €19.40
Tote Trifecta- €48.90
CSF- €22.23
Tricast- €68.18.

Non runners Chiara Luna (USA) (change in going), Clemmie (going)
2016 Intricately 2 9-0 D O'Brien 25/1 (Joseph Patrick O'Brien) (Drawn 3)
2015 Minding 2 9-0 J A Heffernan 15/2 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 10)
2014 Cursory Glance 2 9-0 Andrea Atzeni 11/8Fav (Roger Varian) (Drawn 8)
2013 Rizeena 2 9-0 James Doyle 9/2 (C E Brittain) (Drawn 1)
2012 Sky Lantern 2 9-0 R Hughes 7/1 (R Hannon) (Drawn 11)

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