Header
Text here
Going - Standard. Overcast

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
Charcor (IRE) 5, b g 9-6 (John B O'Hagan)
(2:12.22 3.15 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 4)cp7 Rated 91
Choisir (AUS) - Sanadaat (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Minch Bloodstock And Castletown Stud

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

Tote Win €10.00 Place €2.80
loading past form
mid-division, headway early straight, ridden and progress in 3rd over 1f out, under pressure and kept on well inside final furlong to lead close home
2nd
hd
silks
Simsir (IRE) 3, b g 9-8 (H H Aga Khan)
(2:12.24) (Drawn 13) Rated 95
Zoffany (IRE) - Simawa (IRE)(Anabaa (USA))
Breeder - His Highness the Aga Khan's Studs S C

(Morning price: 2/1 6/4 2/1 7/4)
(Ring price: 15/8 7/4 15/8 2/1 9/4 5/2) SP 5/2fav

Place €1.70
loading past form
chased clear leader, 5th 4f out, headway early straight and ridden to lead 1f out, soon edged right and kept on, headed close home
3rd
2L
silks
Breaking Story (IRE) 3, ch g 8-13 (Ms Sheila Lavery)
(2:12.55) (Drawn 2)ts3 Rated 86
Dandy Man (IRE) - Chronicle (GB)(Observatory (USA))
Breeder - Ms Sheila Lavery

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

loading past form
chased clear leader, 4th 4f out, headway early straight and led briefly under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, 3rd and no impression final 100 yards
4th
0.5L
silks
Sheisdiesel (GB) 5, ch f 8-12 (Laurelmore Partnership)
(2:12.63) (Drawn 7)bl+ Rated 83
Harbour Watch (IRE) - Rockme Cockney (GB)(Cockney Rebel (IRE))
Breeder - Tibthorpe Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 7/1 6/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, closer early straight and headway between horses 2f out, 4th 1f out and kept on inside final furlong
5th
2.5L
silks
Rips Dream (IRE) 4, b g 8-6 (Julie Comerford)
(2:13.10) (Drawn 5) Rated 77
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Billys Dream (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Bill Foley & the Late Penny Foley

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 16/1 12/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
mid-division, closer early straight, pushed along under 2f out and 5th 1f out, no impression inside final furlong, kept on one pace
6th
0.5L
silks
Secret Wizard (IRE) 6, ch g 8-4 (John Lavery)
(2:13.21) (Drawn 1)ts+ Rated 74
Sakhee's Secret (GB) - Truly Magic (GB)(Traditionally (USA))
Breeder - Killashee House Limited

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 40/1 28/1 33/1 25/1 33/1 25/1 28/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, closer and ridden early straight, no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
7th
hd
silks
King's Vow (FR) 3, b g 9-7 (Sun Bloodstock)
(2:13.24) (Drawn 3)ts9bl8 Rated 94
Frankel (GB) - Seven Magicians (USA)(Silver Hawk (USA))
Breeder - Famille Niarchos

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 18/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along approaching straight, ridden and no impression 2f out, 10th on outer over 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, never a factor
8th
1.75L
silks
Golden Valour (GB) 3, b g 8-4 (Frank J Lynch)
(2:13.57) (Drawn 6) Rated 77
Kingman (GB) - Gracefield (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

(Morning price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 7/1 6/1 4/1 7/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
prominent early, chased clear leader and 2nd halfway, closer 2f out, soon ridden and no impression in 6th 1f out, no extra
9th
1.25L
silks
Miss Snossyboots (IRE) 5, ch f 8-12 (N Hartery)
(2:13.78) (Drawn 12) Rated 83
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Nick's Nikita (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - N Hartery

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

loading past form
mid-division, closer early straight, soon pushed along and no impression over 1f out, kept on one pace
10th
2.25L
silks
Sovereigns Bright (IRE) 3, gr f 8-6 (John Lavery)
(2:14.20) (Drawn 9) Rated 79
No Nay Never (USA) - Gleaming Silver (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Pieces of Eight Syndicate

(Morning price: 18/1 25/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division, 6th halfway, pushed along approaching straight, ridden and no impression under 2f out, no extra
11th
0.75L
silks
Bold Approach (IRE) 3, b c 9-12 (Rectory Road Holdings Limited)
(2:14.33) (Drawn 10)cp2 Rated 99
Dawn Approach (IRE) - Excuse Me (USA)(Distorted Humor (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

loading past form
chased clear leader, 3rd halfway, pushed along and no impression early straight, ridden and no extra over 1f out, eased final 100 yards
12th
1.75L
silks
Spruce Meadows (IRE) 6, b g 8-4 (Mrs Ann Cassidy)
(2:14.63) (Drawn 11)cp+sr Rated 80
Intikhab (USA) - Taziria (SWI)(Zilzal Zamaan (USA))
Breeder - Hans Ventura

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

loading past form
dwelt, towards rear, pushed along and no impression approaching straight, no extra under 2f out, never a factor
13th
9L
silks
Sky Seven (IRE) 3, ch g 8-6 (Nasir Askar)
(2:16.27) (Drawn 8)bl1 Rated 86
Helmet (AUS) - Ready When You Are (IRE)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Oghill House Stud & Jimmy Hyland

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
soon led and clear after 2f, 6 lengths lead halfway, reduced advantage early straight and headed under 2f out, soon no extra, weakened
Off 7.46
Time 2m. 12.22 secs, which is 3.15 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €51.10
Tote Trifecta- €569.80
CSF- €29.20
Tricast- €256.63.


2018 Commander Won 6 9-3 C D Maxwell (3) 8/1 (Dermot Anthony McLoughlin) (Drawn 3)
2017 Mainicin 5 9-2 K J Manning 20/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 5)

THE IRISH TIMES