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Going - Good to Firm, Good in places (Round), Good, Good to Firm in places (Straight). Overcast, light rain

Jackpot Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - 5.9 Dividend - €1,186.40. Placepot Pool - €61,387.64 Winning Units - 454.64 Dividend - €94.50. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €33,741.00 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 29th Sep. Tote Aggregate - €459355.00.

1st
silks
One Cool Poet (IRE) 7, b g 9-3 (DRFG Partnership)
(2:09.15 1.45 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 13)ts+bl8 Rated 90(+10 after this run)
Urban Poet (USA) - Oasis Star (IRE)(Desert King (IRE))
Breeder - Caroline Brazil

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Tote Win €15.20 Place €3.20
loading past form
slowly into stride, in rear, 13th and headway on inner from over 3f out, switched left over 2f out travelling smoothly, effort from over 1f out, led over 50yds out, stayed on well
2nd
0.75L
silks
Numerian (IRE) 3, b c 9-6 (Long Wait Two Partnership)
(2:09.29) (Drawn 10) Rated 99(+5 after this run)
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Delicate Charm (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Whisperview Trading Ltd

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

loading past form
soon raced in 3rd, pushed along over 3f out, challenged over 2f out, soon on terms, gained narrow lead 1 1/2f out, joined over 1f out, headed over 50yds out, kept on without matching winner
3rd
0.5L
silks
Saltonstall (GB) 5, ch g 8-13 (Dooleys & O'Sullivan Partnership)
(2:09.38) (Drawn 16)ts+cp6 Rated 93(+4 after this run)
Pivotal (GB) - Macleya (GER)(Winged Love (IRE))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 8/1 15/2 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2)
SP 8/1

loading past form
soon raced in 11th, 9th and headway from over 3f out travelling smoothly, on terms over 1f out, headed inside final 100yds, kept on without matching front pair
4th
0.5L
silks
Tudor City (IRE) 7, b g 8-4 (John Breslin)
(2:09.44) (Drawn 3)ts+hd1 Rated 80(+3 after this run)
Yeats (IRE) - She's Our Mare (IRE)(Commanche Run)
Breeder - Denis J Reddan

(Morning price: 13/2 6/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1Jfav

Place €1.40
loading past form
a little keen, soon raced in 4th, not much room from 2f out, switched left inside final furlong and stayed on well
5th
3L
silks
Nickajack Cave (IRE) 3, gr g 8-13 (David Spratt)
(2:09.98) (Drawn 1) Rated 92
Kendargent (FR) - Could You Be Loved (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Scea Team Hogdala France

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

loading past form
slowly into stride, a little keen, soon raced in 7th, travelling smoothly behind horses on inner over 2f out and not much room, kept on same pace from over 1f out
6th
0.75L
silks
Bold Approach (IRE) 3, b c 9-2 (Rectory Road Holdings Limited)
(2:10.12) (Drawn 8) Rated 95
Dawn Approach (IRE) - Excuse Me (USA)(Distorted Humor (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

loading past form
soon raced in 8th, pushed along over 3f out and headway, kept on same pace from over 1f out
7th
shd
silks
Hamley (FR) 6, b f 8-11 (Stable Friends Syndicate)
(2:10.14) (Drawn 9) Rated 89(-1 after this run)
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Mary Arnold (IRE)(Hernando (FR))
Breeder - Niarchos Family

(Morning price: 11/1 14/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 6/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
soon raced in 12th, pushed along after halfway, switched left and some headway between horses approaching straight, kept on without threatening from over 1f out
8th
1L
silks
Sky Seven (IRE) 3, ch c 8-7 (Nasir Askar)
(2:10.30) (Drawn 2) Rated 86
Helmet (AUS) - Ready When You Are (IRE)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Oghill House Stud & Jimmy Hyland

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

loading past form
soon raced in 2nd, effort straight, one pace from over 1f out
9th
1.75L
silks
Insignia Of Rank (IRE) 4, b g 9-12 (Mrs Bridget Dillon)
(2:10.62) (Drawn 5) Rated 99(-1 after this run)
Epaulette (AUS) - Let Me Shine (USA)(Dixie Union (USA))
Breeder - Eamonn Phelan & Reuben Solomon

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

loading past form
soon raced in 5th, effort and not much room between horses from 2f out, one pace from over 1f out
10th
hd
silks
Antilles (USA) 3, b c 9-4 (Michael Tabor)
(2:10.66) (Drawn 15)bl3 Rated 97(-2 after this run)
War Front (USA) - Wonder Of Wonders (USA)(Kingmambo (USA))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

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

loading past form
a little slow into stride and pushed along briefly, soon raced in 14th, 15th over 3f out, soon switched left towards outer and some headway, kept on same pace without threatening from 2f out
11th
hd
silks
Massif Central (IRE) 5, b g 9-10 (Paul Rooney)
(2:10.67) (Drawn 11)cp1 Rated 97
Arcano (IRE) - Melaaya (USA)(Aljabr (USA))
Breeder - J P Jones

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

loading past form
led, a little keen, pressed over 2f out, soon joined, headed 1 1/2f out, soon no extra
12th
4.25L
silks
Aera (GER) 4, b f 8-4 (Mrs Margaret Comer)
(2:11.41) (Drawn 14) Rated 77
Soldier Hollow (GB) - Aeroyal (GER)(Val Royal (FR))
Breeder - Gestut Elsetal

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

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soon raced in 6th, effort straight, no extra from over 1f out
13th
1.75L
silks
Acari (IRE) 5, b g 8-4 (Hugh McGroddy)
(2:11.75) (Drawn 6)hd+ Rated 68
High Chaparral (IRE) - Abyssinie (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Dayton Investments Ltd

(Morning price: 16/1 22/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1) SP 28/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, soon raced in 13th, 11th and pushed along over 3f out, no extra from over 1f out
14th
1L
silks
Cuban Hope (IRE) 3, b c 8-11 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(2:11.93) (Drawn 4) Rated 90
Teofilo (IRE) - Dochas Is Gra (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

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soon raced in 10th, pushed along over 3f out, no extra from over 1f out
15th
15L
silks
Great Grey (IRE) 4, gr c 8-7 (Mrs Margaret Comer)
(2:14.50) (Drawn 7)sr Rated 80
Famous Name (GB) - Kat Act Two (GB)(Act One (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Margaret Comer

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

loading past form
soon raced in 15th, pushed along over 4f out, last over 3f out, no impression over 2f out
16th
13L
silks
Wee Jim (IRE) 3, b c 8-0 (Luke Comer)
(2:16.80) (Drawn 12)bl1 Rated 84(-5 after this run)
Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Marydale (GB)(Aqlaam (GB))
Breeder - Matthew Eaves

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

loading past form
took keen hold, soon raced in 9th, under pressure approaching straight, dropped to 14th over 3f out, no impression over 2f out
Off 6.03
Time 2m. 9.15 secs, which is 1.45 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €67.70
Tote Trifecta- €963.30
CSF- €65.92
Tricast- €439.77.

Non runner War Diary (GB) (sold)
2018 Hamley 5 8-7 Ben Martin Coen (7) 12/1 (Peter Fahey) (Drawn 1)
2017 Panstarr 3 8-4 R P Cleary 8/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 10)
2016 Maudlin Magdalen 6 8-0 S P Davis (7) 25/1 (Donal Kinsella) (Drawn 15)
2015 Torcedor 3 8-12 W M Lordan 12/1 (David Wachman) (Drawn 21)
2014 Adjusted 3 8-8 C O'Donoghue 11/2 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 15)

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