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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €784.63 carried forward to Limerick on Sat, 16th Mar. Placepot Pool - €25,389.54 Winning Units - 75.44 Dividend - €235.50. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €684.83 carried forward to Limerick on Sat, 16th Mar. Tote Aggregate - €103084.83.

1st
silks
Miss Louise (IRE) 4, b f 8-5 (A Casey)
(2:34.24 0.85 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 12) Rated 46
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Petit Moselle (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Philip Blake & Rodger O' Dwyer

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

Tote Win €22.70 Place €5.30
loading past form
dwelt, towards rear, pushed along before straight, soon not much room briefly, headway and got on terms under 2f out, led 1f out, quickly asserted and stayed on well
2nd
3.25L
silks
Sharjah (IRE) 9, b g 8-12 (Mrs S Slattery)
(2:34.77) (Drawn 5)bl+ Rated 56
Shamardal (USA) - Lunar Lustre (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - John Connaughton

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
soon raced in 4th, improved to get on terms from 2f out, headed 1f out, one pace after
3rd
0.5L
silks
Magic Sea (IRE) 4, b g 9-8 (Anthony Peter Passmore)
(2:34.90) (Drawn 11) Rated 60
Born To Sea (IRE) - Annmarie's Magic (IRE)(Flying Spur (AUS))
Breeder - Miss Annmarie Burke

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

Place €3.10
loading past form
pushed along to be soon close up in 3rd, pushed along again before straight, soon every chance, one pace 1f out
4th
0.75L
silks
Lusis Naturea (GB) 8, b g 9-7 (Miss K McNeilly)
(2:35.04) (Drawn 7) Rated 65
Multiplex (GB) - Kenny's Dream (GB)(Karinga Bay)
Breeder - Mickley Stud

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

loading past form
soon raced in 5th, headway and effort straight, one pace 1f out
5th
1.75L
silks
Yamato (IRE) 6, b g 8-13 (Mrs M Halford)
(2:35.35) (Drawn 3)cp4 Rated 50(-2 after this run)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Himiko (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - T Kimura

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 18/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
soon mid-division, pushed along before straight, switched left 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace without threatening
6th
0.5L
silks
Caronda (GB) 4, b f 8-4 (Mrs Claire Doyle)
(2:35.43) (Drawn 9)hd1 Rated 52
Aussie Rules (USA) - Monda (USA)(Cozzene (USA))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

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

loading past form
very slowly into stride, towards rear, headway and effort straight, kept on same pace without threatening final furlong
7th
1.25L
silks
Shake The Bucket (IRE) 12, b g 7-12 (Ms Sarah Ann Madden)
(2:35.64) (Drawn 10) Rated 44(-2 after this run)
Ashkalani (IRE) - San Diego (IRE)(Leading Counsel (USA))
Breeder - Mrs P Madden

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
soon mid-division on outer, headway and effort straight, one pace 1f out
8th
2L
silks
Important Message (GB) 7, b g 9-4 (James McAuley)
(2:36.04) (Drawn 2)bl1 Rated 60
New Approach (IRE) - Plaza (USA)(Chester House (USA))
Breeder - Greenwood Lodge Farm Inc

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

loading past form
soon close up in 2nd, on terms halfway, headed under 2f out, soon no impression
9th
2.5L
silks
Poitin (GB) 9, b f 9-10 (Phoenix Bloodstock Syndicate)
(2:36.48) (Drawn 8) Rated 61(-1 after this run)
Kheleyf (USA) - Port Providence (GB)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - David & Paul Hearson

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, towards rear, headway and effort straight, soon one pace
10th
1.25L
silks
Sleepy Head (IRE) 6, b f 9-3 (Exors of the Late W Foley)
(2:36.69) (Drawn 1)hd+sr Rated 59
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Billys Dream (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Bill & Penny Foley

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

loading past form
soon led, joined halfway, headed 2f out, soon no extra
11th
24L
silks
Wedding Photo (USA) 5, b f 8-12 (Winning Ways Iconic Syndicate)
(2:40.95) (Drawn 6)sr Rated 49
Lonhro (AUS) - Well At The Top (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Crossed Sabres Farm

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 10/1 8/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
soon mid-division, pushed along after halfway, soon under pressure, weakened straight
Off 6.45
Time 2m. 34.24 secs, which is 0.85 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €126.70
CSF- €121.23
Tricast- €849.65.

Non runners Don Pedro (USA) (stone bruise), Phebes Dream (coughing)
2018 Specific Gravity 10 9-4 T M Sherry (10) 11/2 (Adrian McGuinness) (Drawn 7)
2017 Mainicin 5 9-12 K J Manning 5/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 10)
2016 Carried 6 9-3 P J Smullen 2/1Fav (Mrs Prunella Dobbs) (Drawn 4)
2015 Tooreen Legend 5 10-0 W J Lee 2/1JFav (T Stack) (Drawn 1)
2014 Tooreen Legend 4 9-1 W J Lee 5/2Fav (T Stack) (Drawn 3)

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