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Jackpot Pool - €8,398.01 Winning Units - 7 Dividend - €912.60. Placepot Pool - €112,387.88 Winning Units - 2653.13 Dividend - €29.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €7,893.97 carried forward to Leopardstown on Mon, 26th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €379366.72.

1st
silks
The Paris Shrug (GB) 3, b f 9-0 (Patrick Cosgrove)
(2:37.58 4.19 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 6)
Manduro (GER) - Miss Brown To You (IRE)(Fasliyev (USA))
Breeder - Stetchworth & Middle Park Studs

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

Tote Win €5.50 Place €1.50
loading past form
rear of mid-division, progress under 2f out and led over 1f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong, held on
2nd
nk
silks
Sitting Bull (IRE) 4, b g 9-5 (Mrs K Devlin)
(2:37.63) (Drawn 3)
High Chaparral (IRE) - Kalinka Malinka (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - G Devlin

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

Place €1.80
loading past form
tracked leaders on inner, 5th halfway, progress to challenge 2f out, ridden in 2nd 1f out, under pressure and kept on inside final furlong
3rd
1L
silks
Wrap Star (IRE) 5, b/br g 9-7 (Miss Rita Shah)
(2:37.79) (Drawn 5)ts7vs1 Rated 63
Cape Cross (IRE) - Twinkling (NZ)(Star Way)
Breeder - Mr James Ross Ancell

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

loading past form
dwelt, rear of mid-division, pushed along and some progress on outer 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong
4th
hd
silks
Zanjabeel (GB) 3, b g 9-5 (The Confidence Partnership)
(2:37.82) (Drawn 14)ts+bl1 Rated 77
Aussie Rules (USA) - Grain Only (GB)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

(Morning price: 9/4 5/2 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1)
(Ring price: 2/1 9/4 2/1) SP 2/1fav

loading past form
rear of mid-division, 9th on outer halfway, some progress under 2f out and ridden in 5th 1f out, kept on one pace inside final furlong
5th
1.25L
silks
Telling Tales (IRE) 5, b f 9-5 (P R Joyce)
(2:38.02) (Drawn 11)ts1
Jeremy (USA) - Startarette (USA)(Dixieland Band (USA))
Breeder - Leinster Syndicate

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 7th halfway, some progress under 2f out and ridden in 3rd 1f out, no impression inside final furlong
6th
0.75L
silks
Ruth Melody (IRE) 4, b f 9-0 (Richard Auld)
(2:38.17) (Drawn 2) Rated 60
Intikhab (USA) - Mermaid Melody (GB)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - R N Auld

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

loading past form
tracked leaders on inner, 3rd halfway, pushed along to challenge 2f out, no impression over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
7th
shd
silks
Train Time (GB) 3, b f 9-0 (Mrs Heather de Bromhead)
(2:38.18) (Drawn 4) Rated 69
Rail Link (GB) - Quota (GB)(Rainbow Quest (USA))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
soon led, pushed along early straight and headed 1 1/2f out, no extra inside final furlong
8th
2.5L
silks
River Run (FR) 6, gr g 9-10 (Mrs Christopher Cullen)
(2:38.63) (Drawn 13) Rated 70
Stormy River (FR) - Mixture (GB)(Linamix (FR))
Breeder - M Thierry De La Heronniere

(Morning price: 25/1 14/1 8/1 7/1 11/2 13/2 7/1 15/2 10/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
prominent, 2nd halfway, ridden in 4th 2f out and no impression over 1f out, no extra
9th
nk
silks
Roses Need Rain (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (A Oliver)
(2:38.70) (Drawn 7)
Makfi (GB) - Alshakr (GB)(Bahri (USA))
Breeder - Diomed Blds Ltd & Herbertstown Hse Stud

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression under 2f out, no extra 1f out
10th
2.5L
silks
Rathmuck Native (IRE) 8, b f 9-5 (E J Sexton)
(2:39.15) (Drawn 10)
Definite Article (GB) - Fern Fields (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Edward Sexton

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

loading past form
always towards rear, never a factor, no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace
11th
2L
silks
Ballycastle Lad (IRE) 4, b g 9-10 (Martin Bourke)
(2:39.50) (Drawn 8)
Quws (GB) - Ebonywood (USA)(Montbrook (USA))
Breeder - Peter Mooney

(Morning price: 66/1 100/1 125/1 150/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, never a factor, pushed along 2f out and no impression in 10th over 1f out, kept on one pace
12th
4.5L
silks
Runyon Rattler (IRE) 6, b g 9-10 (Mrs J Lambert)
(2:40.27) (Drawn 1)
Runyon (IRE) - Lake Majestic (IRE)(Mister Majestic)
Breeder - Mr & Mrs Paul Calvert

(Morning price: 25/1 16/1 12/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2) SP 15/2

loading past form
dwelt, mid-division on inner, pushed along and no impression under 2f out, no extra final furlong
13th
12L
silks
Lake Maria (IRE) 7, b f 9-5 (Brendan W Duke)
(2:42.29) (Drawn 12)
Kheleyf (USA) - Tamariyya (IRE)(Alzao (USA))
Breeder - T Boylan

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

loading past form
dwelt, mid-division on outer, 6th halfway, pushed along approaching straight, no extra under 2f out, weakened
14th
21L
silks
Gold Eliza (IRE) 3, ch f 9-0 (Punters Mate Syndicate)
(2:45.90) (Drawn 9)
Pivotal (GB) - Srda (USA)(Kingmambo (USA))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

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

loading past form
always rear, never a factor, pushed along and no impression approaching straight, no extra, weakened, tailed off
Off 7.02
Time 2m. 37.58 secs, which is 4.19 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €32.90
Tote Trifecta- €243.10
CSF- €24.07.

Non runners Mountain Fox , Repare Mon , Amazing Mary
2015 Presenting Julio 7 9-10 F M Berry 5/2 (Denis W Cullen) (Drawn 11)
2014 Black Label 3 9-5 C T Keane 9/1 (Adrian McGuinness) (Drawn 12)
2013 Ballyadam Brook 9 9-10 R P Cleary 25/1 (Terence O'Brien) (Drawn 2)
2012 Johann Bach 3 9-5 S Foley 20/1 (Patrick G Harney) (Drawn 14)
2011 Salam Alaykum 3 9-5 J F Egan 9/4Fav (M Halford) (Drawn 11)

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