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Going - Standard. Overcast, windy

Jackpot Pool - €5,640.71 Winning Units - 8.8 Dividend - €448.60. Placepot Pool - €130,823.40 Winning Units - 944.17 Dividend - €96.90. Pick Six Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - .8 Dividend - €7,000.00. Tote Aggregate - €222250.70.

1st
silks
The Game Of Life (GB) 4, b g 9-3 (Rugby & Racing Syndicate)
(1:39.73 1.08 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 5) Rated 81
Oasis Dream (GB) - Velvet Star (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Eliza Park International Pty Ltd

(Morning price: 6/4 13/8 7/4 13/8 6/4 13/8 6/4 7/4)
(Ring price: 7/4 13/8) SP 13/8fav

Tote Win €2.40 Place €1.02
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chased leaders early, slightly impeded and dropped to 9th halfway, progress to challenge 1f out, led inside final furlong, stayed on well
2nd
0.75L
silks
Sevenleft (IRE) 6, br g 8-13 (John Lavery)
(1:39.86) (Drawn 8)ts+ Rated 77
Manduro (GER) - Fleeting Affair (USA)(Gone West (USA))
Breeder - Mr J Kenny

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

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tracked leaders, 4th from halfway, challenged 1 1/2f out, kept on well without matching winner inside final furlong
3rd
1.75L
silks
Aussie Valentine (IRE) 8, b g 9-4 (Gary Devlin)
(1:40.15) (Drawn 7)cp+ Rated 92
Aussie Rules (USA) - Love Valentine (IRE)(Fruits of Love (USA))
Breeder - Drumbaragh Stud

(Morning price: 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
led early, prominent, challenged into straight, led 2f out, headed and one pace inside final furlong
4th
1.25L
silks
Koybig (IRE) 7, b g 8-11 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (McGettigans Management Services JLT)
(1:40.40) (Drawn 3)ts2cp+ Rated 77
Kodiac (GB) - Amber Nectar (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Jim McCormack

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

loading past form
prominent early, soon settled towards rear, 8th from halfway, switched right to outer from early straight, kept on without matching principals final furlong
5th
nose
silks
Twenty Minutes (GB) 4, b g 8-10 (One For The Lads Partnership)
(1:40.40) (Drawn 9) Rated 74
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Wink (GB)(Salse (USA))
Breeder - Whatton Manor Stud

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

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mid-division early, 6th from halfway, pushed along before straight, soon effort, kept on without matching principals final furlong
6th
nk
silks
Gougane Barra (USA) 5, b/br g 8-7 (Paul Rooney)
(1:40.45) (Drawn 4)ts5hd4 Rated 71
First Defence (USA) - Beiramar (IRE)(Monsun (GER))
Breeder - St George Farm, LLC

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

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awkward leaving stalls and dwelt, waited with, 7th from halfway, headway towards inner into straight, soon effort and kept on same pace without threatening inside final furlong
7th
1L
silks
Waitaki (IRE) 6, b m 7-13 (David Eiffe)
(1:40.62) (Drawn 10) Rated 70
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Bluebell Park (USA)(Gulch (USA))
Breeder - Gerrardstown House Stud

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

loading past form
soon in rear, headway and effort on inner straight, kept on same pace final furlong
8th
2L
silks
Pacific Fleet (USA) 4, b g 9-2 (Alessandro Marconi)
(1:40.99) (Drawn 1)hd3 Rated 80(-5 after this run)
Elusive Quality (USA) - Coronado Rose (USA)(Coronado's Quest (USA))
Breeder - J G Jones Jr, J Geisler, J W Hirschmann & Silent Grove Farms

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

loading past form
soon led, pressed into straight, headed 2f out, no extra final furlong
9th
2.5L
silks
Admodum (USA) 6, ch g 8-5 (Miss E Butler)
(1:41.46) (Drawn 6) Rated 76
Majestic Warrior (USA) - Unbridled Treasure (USA)(Unbridled's Song (USA))
Breeder - J. S. Bolger

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

loading past form
towards rear early, closer in 5th from halfway, under pressure on outer approaching straight, switched left 2f out, soon no impression
10th
hd
silks
Grace Rafaela (IRE) 4, b/br f 8-13 (Mrs J M Ryan)
(1:41.48) (Drawn 2)cp1sr Rated 77(-2 after this run)
Dragon Pulse (IRE) - Emsiyah (USA)(Bernardini (USA))
Breeder - Mighty Universe Ltd

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

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tracked leaders, 3rd from halfway, effort straight, no extra final furlong
Off 6.30
Time 1m. 39.73 secs, which is 1.08 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €14.70
Tote Trifecta- €59.70
CSF- €15.21
Tricast- €68.51.


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2017 Admodum 4 9-4 K J Manning 13/2 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 11)
2016 Hat Alnasar 4 9-8 P J Smullen 2/1Fav (M Halford) (Drawn 3)

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