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Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 3.9 Dividend - €538.40. Placepot Pool - €43,437.99 Winning Units - 439.37 Dividend - €69.20. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €1,833.77 carried forward to Thurles on Sat, 21st Dec. Tote Aggregate - €192281.00.

1st
silks
Whatharm (IRE) 4, b g 9-13 (Mrs B Cooney)
(1:26.58 0.89 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 8) Rated 69
Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Dhairkana (IRE)(Soviet Star (USA))
Breeder - Camogue Stud Ltd

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

Tote Win €4.90 Place €2.30
loading past form
tracked leaders, 5th halfway, headway travelling well 2f out, 2nd over 1f out and pushed along to lead over 100 yards out, kept on well
2nd
1.5L
silks
Fit For Function (GB) 6, b g 9-12 (Mrs Patricia Mullane)
(1:26.82) (Drawn 4) Rated 68
Captain Gerrard (IRE) - Victoria Peek (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Mickley Stud

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 16/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
led early, 2nd halfway, pushed along and led again 2f out, soon ridden, under pressure and headed over 100 yards out, no impression on winner
3rd
nk
silks
Parkers Hill (IRE) 3, ch c 9-10 (Paul D Smith)
(1:26.87) (Drawn 15)vs2 Rated 69
No Nay Never (USA) - Chiarezza (AUS)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

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

Place €5.20
loading past form
prominent and led after 1f, pushed along on outer and headed 2f out, soon ridden and no impression in 3rd 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
4th
0.75L
silks
Angels (GB) 4, b/gr f 10-3 (Clipper Logistics Group Ltd)
(1:27.01) (Drawn 7)cp5 Rated 73
Dark Angel (IRE) - Magic Eye (IRE)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - Stratford Place Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along 2f out, 6th and ridden over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
5th
nk
silks
Nordic Passage (IRE) 4, b g 10-2 (Hugh P Ward)
(1:27.05) (Drawn 2)ts2hd2 Rated 72
Dabirsim (FR) - Nordic Spruce (USA)(Dynaformer (USA))
Breeder - Ammerland Verwaltung GMBH & Co Kg

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, pushed along 2f out, ridden in mid-division over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
6th
nose
silks
Nigg Bay (IRE) 5, b g 10-1 (J M O'Riordan)
(1:27.05) (Drawn 5)ts1vs+ Rated 74
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Muaamara (GB)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - Mrs C R Philipson & Lofts Hall Stud

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
held up in rear, pushed along and some headway on outer 1f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong
7th
nk
silks
La Derniere Fois (IRE) 3, ch f 9-12 (Thomas J Rogers)
(1:27.11) (Drawn 9) Rated 68
Raven's Pass (USA) - Champagne Toni (IRE)(Second Empire (IRE))
Breeder - Ken Carroll

(Morning price: 15/2 9/1 8/1 9/1 11/1 10/1 12/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 9/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace final furlong
8th
0.5L
silks
Have A Nice Day (GB) 9, b g 9-6 (T L Dempsey)
(1:27.18) (Drawn 1) Rated 69
Oratorio (IRE) - Centrepiece (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mogeely Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
broke well, tracked leaders on inner and 4th halfway, pushed along 2f out and ridden over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
9th
0.75L
silks
Will Be King (IRE) 3, b g 9-7 (M Buckley)
(1:27.31) (Drawn 11) Rated 70
Charm Spirit (IRE) - Dame Lucy (IRE)(Refuse To Bend (IRE))
Breeder - Tony Doyle

(Morning price: 5/2 9/4 11/4 5/2 9/4 5/2 9/4 15/8 7/4 11/4)
(Ring price: 2/1 9/4 5/2 11/4 3/1) SP 3/1fav

loading past form
slowly into stride, towards rear, closer and not clear run over 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
10th
0.5L
silks
Lady In Lavender (IRE) 5, b f 9-5 (Conor O'Brien)
(1:27.41) (Drawn 13)cp1sr Rated 68
Jeremy (USA) - Ag Dul Suas (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Mr C O'Brien

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 9/1 15/2 7/1 8/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, pushed along entering straight, ridden under 2f out and no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace
11th
0.75L
silks
Brothers In Arms (IRE) 3, ch g 9-13 (Rockview Racing Club)
(1:27.53) (Drawn 17) Rated 69
Red Jazz (USA) - Virgin Hawk (USA)(Silver Hawk (USA))
Breeder - Tom McDonald

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 33/1 28/1) SP 28/1

loading past form
mid-division, 6th on outer halfway, ridden early straight and no extra from 1 1/2f out
12th
nk
silks
Annabelle Rock (IRE) 3, ch f 10-1 (T Heatrick)
(1:27.61) (Drawn 6) Rated 71
Dandy Man (IRE) - She's A Queen (IRE)(Peintre Celebre (USA))
Breeder - Thomas Heatrick

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 33/1 28/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 18/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along and some headway on inner over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
13th
10L
silks
Lincoln (IRE) 8, b g 10-2 (James McAuley)
(1:29.37) (Drawn 16) Rated 72
Clodovil (IRE) - Gilt Linked (GB)(Compton Place (GB))
Breeder - Tipper House Stud

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

loading past form
towards rear on outer, ran freely, no impression early straight and no extra under 2f out, eased final furlong
Off 5.16
Time 1m. 26.58 secs, which is 0.89 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €71.90
Tote Trifecta- €1637.60
CSF- €79.11
Tricast- €1534.11.

Non runners Shawaf (GB) (veterinary advice), Dubai Rainbow , Poet's Pride (GB), Art Of Unity (GB)
2018 Ahlan Bil Zain 4 9-13 C T Keane 11/2 (M Halford) (Drawn 12)
2017 Mokhalad 4 9-10 R P Cleary 10/1 (Damian Joseph English) (Drawn 4)

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