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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €239.55 carried forward to Leopardstown on Thu, 27th Dec. Placepot Pool - €20,588.09 Winning Units - 1736.46 Dividend - €8.20. Tote Aggregate - €80640.00.

1st
silks
British Art (GB) 6, b g 11-1 (Cousins Plus One Syndicate)
(4:12.4 0.05 secs faster on today's going ) hd2sr Rated 93(+5 after this run)
Iffraaj (GB) - Bush Cat (USA)(Kingmambo (USA))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Tote Win €17.70 Place €2.70
loading past form
held up towards rear, progress in mid-division and hampered 4 out, ridden into 4th before 2 out, closer 2 out, disputed before last, led and drifted right run-in, kept on well under pressure
2nd
0.75L
silks
Bracka Lily (IRE) 6, b/br f 10-3 (Cill Iseal Syndicate)
(4:12.6) sr Rated 83(+3 after this run)
Mahler (GB) - Hep To The Jive (FR)(Bahri (USA))
Breeder - Patrick Doyle

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 50/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

Place €7.20
loading past form
held up towards rear early, swift progress after 3rd to chase leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden after 3 out, challenged before last, kept on to press leader closing stages of run-in, held close home
3rd
1.5L
silks
Back To Bataan (IRE) 6, b g 11-5 (Ms Anne Torrens)
(4:12.9) sr Rated 99(+2 after this run)
Millenary (GB) - Nanja Monja (IRE)(Bering)
Breeder - P Condon

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 6/1 7/1 6/1 7/1 6/1)
SP 9/1

loading past form
mid-division, progress into 4th after 4 out, ridden in 3rd before 2 out, disputed before last, headed and slightly hampered run-in, no extra in 3rd close home
4th
1L
silks
Hero's Welcome (IRE) 6, b g 11-3 (John P McManus)
(4:13.1) Rated 97(+1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Satellite Dancer (IRE)(Satco (FR))
Breeder - Edmond Coleman

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

Place €1.30
loading past form
held up in mid-division, progress into 5th before 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out, stayed on and closer last, kept on same pace run-in
5th
6L
silks
Walkers Point (IRE) 7, b g 10-11 (G McGurgan)
(4:14.3) ts9bl1 Rated 91
Golan (IRE) - Don't Wait (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - P O'Connell

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

loading past form
led, slight mistake and ridden 2 out, headed before last, no extra and kept on one pace
6th
11L
silks
Klassy Kay (IRE) 4, ch f 10-3 (Syndi 101 Partnership)
(4:16.5) Rated 86(-1 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - On The Horizon (IRE)(Definite Article (GB))
Breeder - Forenaghts Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 25/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 18/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden into moderate 10th before 2 out, kept on one pace
7th
nk
silks
Tyrone Tiger (IRE) 12, b/br g 10-5 (Applepie Syndicate)
(4:16.6) Rated 85(-2 after this run)
Talkin Man (CAN) - Supreme Rehearsal (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Thomas Kinsella

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace
8th
1.75L
silks
Piranto (IRE) 6, ch f 10-2 (Incl 2lbs overweight) (McNally Racing Syndicate)
(4:17.0) sr Rated 80
Shantou (USA) - Spirited Soul (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - G T Morrow

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace closing stages
9th
1.75L
silks
Holy Motivation (IRE) 5, b m 11-0 (Pioneer Racing)
(4:17.3) bl1 Rated 94(-1 after this run)
Kalanisi (IRE) - Teffia Rose (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Louis G Vambeck

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

loading past form
mid-division best, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace
10th
0.75L
silks
Boris Boru (IRE) 7, b g 10-1 (Tanvally Racing Club)
(4:17.5) hd+ Rated 81(-1 after this run)
Brian Boru (GB) - Gaye Roberta (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Aaron Metcalfe

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no extra after 4 out, weakened after 3 out
11th
shd
silks
Effernock Lad (IRE) 9, ch g 11-3 (K Thornton)
(4:17.5) Rated 97(-2 after this run)
Generous (IRE) - Drumcay Polly (IRE)(Le Bavard (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Jacinta McGeough

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

loading past form
chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden 3 out, no extra before next, weakened
12th
0.75L
silks
Airdrigh (IRE) 6, b g 10-4 (Miss Patricia Duffin)
(4:17.6) ts3cp9 Rated 80
Winged Love (IRE) - Maolisa (IRE)(Jamesmead)
Breeder - Miss Patricia Duffin

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 40/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
held up in mid-division, jumped slightly left, ridden towards rear 4 out, soon no impression
13th
7L
silks
Mistiness (IRE) 7, b g 10-13 (Phoenix Platinum Syndicate)
(4:19.1) Rated 89(-1 after this run)
Astronomer Royal (USA) - Misty Daylight (USA)(Seeking Daylight (USA))
Breeder - S F Bloodstock LLC

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

loading past form
chased leaders early, 6th halfway, ridden and no extra after 4 out, weakened after 3 out
14th
26L
silks
Weekend Offender (FR) 5, ch g 11-10 (South East Racing Club)
(4:24.3) ts4sr Rated 102
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Huroof (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mat Daguzan-Garros, BB Modi

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
always towards rear, ridden and no impression 4 out, weakened and tailed off
15th
6.5L
silks
Better Back Bob (IRE) 12, ch g 11-6 (Neil McKnight)
(4:25.6) Rated 96(-2 after this run)
Bob Back (USA) - Flagofconvienience (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - J D Flood

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 33/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, weakened 4 out, tailed off
16th
24L
silks
Shabra's Bertolini (IRE) 9, b g 10-1 (Miss Rita Shah)
(4:30.4) Rated 81(-1 after this run)
Bertolini (USA) - Cape Clear (GB)(Slip Anchor)
Breeder - Mr Michael Carroll

(Morning price: 33/1 28/1 33/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
mid-division, slight mistake 4th, ridden towards rear 4 out, weakened and tailed off
u.r.
silks
Glendaars Warrior (IRE) 6, b g 10-2 (Frank Reynolds)
Rated 82(-0 after this run)
Heliostatic (IRE) - Keep The Pace (IRE)(Shardari)
Breeder - Frank Reynolds

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

loading past form
mid-division, closer in 5th when mistake and unseated rider 4 out
Off 2.45
Time 4m. 12.40 secs, which is 0.05 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €568.00
CSF- €350.05
Tricast- €3365.23.

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