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Going - Good To Yielding, Yielding In Places (Straight), Good (Round). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €25,000.00 Winning Units - 195.32 Dividend - €89.50. Placepot Pool - €69,335.36 Winning Units - 264.57 Dividend - €183.40. Pick Six Pool - €100,000.00 Winning Units - 9.5 Dividend - €7,368.40. Tote Aggregate - €826162.00.

1st
silks
Quorto (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Godolphin)
(1:24.81 2.74 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 7)sr Rated 115(+5 after this run)
Dubawi (IRE) - Volume (GB)(Mount Nelson (GB))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

Tote Win €1.80 Place €1.20
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chased leaders in 3rd on outer, went 2nd 3f out, ridden and improved to lead 1 1/2f out, stayed on well final furlong, edged right close home
2nd
1.25L
silks
Anthony Van Dyck (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:25.00) (Drawn 5)sr Rated 110(+7 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Believe'n'succeed (AUS)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

(Morning price: 11/8 6/4 11/8 6/4)
(Ring price: 6/4 13/8 6/4) SP 6/4

Place €1.10
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chased leader in 2nd, pushed along and led 3f out, soon ridden and strongly pressed, headed 1 1/2f out, kept on well under pressure inside final furlong, short of room briefly close home
3rd
4.5L
silks
Christmas (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Michael Tabor)
(1:25.74) (Drawn 2) Rated 108
Galileo (IRE) - Christmas Kid (USA)(Lemon Drop Kid (USA))
Breeder - Christmas Kid Syndicate

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

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led, ridden and headed 3f out, no impression on leaders in 3rd from 2f out, kept on same pace in 3rd final furlong
4th
1.75L
silks
Mohawk (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Derrick Smith)
(1:26.04) (Drawn 4) Rated 103(+1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Empowering (IRE)(Encosta De Lago (AUS))
Breeder - Whisperview Trading Ltd

(Morning price: 25/1 20/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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chased leaders in 4th, ridden from 3f out, moderate 5th 2f out, regained moderate 4th 1f out, no impression
5th
2.25L
silks
Land Force (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:26.38) (Drawn 3) Rated 109
No Nay Never (USA) - Theann (GB)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Evie Stockwell

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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held up in 6th, ridden from 3f out, soon no impression
6th
0.75L
silks
Highland Fortune (USA) 2, b c 9-3 (Peter K L Chu)
(1:26.50) (Drawn 6)bl1 Rated 100
Declaration Of War (USA) - Pan Dulce (USA)(Candy Ride (ARG))
Breeder - WDS Bloodstock & Bourbon & Sillks LLC

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

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held up in 5th, ridden in 5th 3f out, no impression
7th
nose
silks
Wargrave (IRE) 2, b c 9-3 (Cayton Park Stud)
(1:26.50) (Drawn 1) Rated 97
Galileo (IRE) - Scream Blue Murder (IRE)(Oratorio (IRE))
Breeder - Orpendale, Drakenstein Stud Pty Ltd

(Morning price: 33/1 50/1 66/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

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always behind, no impression from 3f out, never a factor
Off 4.16
Time 1m. 24.81 secs, which is 2.74 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €2.90
Tote Trifecta- €12.50
CSF- €3.75.

Stewards Enquiry - Result stands
2017 Verbal Dexterity 2 9-3 K J Manning 5/2 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 4)
2016 Churchill 2 9-3 R L Moore 4/5Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 5)
2015 Air Force Blue 2 9-3 J P O'Brien 10/11Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 4)
2014 Gleneagles 2 9-3 J P O'Brien 1/3Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 5)
2013 Toormore 2 9-3 R Hughes 1/1Fav (R Hannon) (Drawn 1)

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