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Jackpot Pool - €22,241.79 Winning Units - 4 Dividend - €4,662.00. Placepot Pool - €34,769.41 Winning Units - 208.93 Dividend - €116.40. Pick Six Pool - €959,611.78 Winning Units - .5 Dividend - €335,864.10.

1st
silks
Blow By Blow (IRE) 7, ch g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:59.8 12.28 secs slower on today's going ) ts9bl6
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Shean Rose (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Eleanor Hadden

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

Tote Win €1.40 Place €1.02
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led, clear before 3rd where jumped left, impeded by loose horse and reduced advantage at 6th, asserted before 8th, clear 3 out, reduced lead 2 out, stayed on strongly after last, easily
2nd
17L
silks
Touch Base (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)
(6:03.1)
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Badawi Street (GB)(Thowra (FR))
Breeder - Joseph and Anthony Smiddy

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

Place €4.40
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chased leader, progress to 3rd at 5th, 4th before 8th where left 3rd and slightly hampered, moderate 3rd before 2 out, stayed on into 2nd after last, no impression on easy winner
3rd
1.75L
silks
Guided By You (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (E Joseph Byrne)
(6:03.5)
Getaway (GER) - Black Ouzel (IRE)(Taipan (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Sarah C Sands

(Morning price: 25/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 20/1 18/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Place €2.70
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rear, 7th after 7th, mistake at 9th, soon left 4th, no impression after 10th, kept on after last to moderate 3rd closing stages, never nearer
4th
10L
silks
Chateau Conti (FR) 6, b g 11-12 (Rugby & Racing Syndicate)
(6:05.6)
Vendangeur (IRE) - Regina Conti (FR)(Lavirco (GER))
Breeder - M Patrick Joubert

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

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rear, headway to 4th at 5th, progress to 2nd at 6th, no impression on clear leader before 2 out, dropped to 3rd after last, soon weakened
5th
44L
silks
Returntovendor (IRE) 8, b/br g 11-12 (Patrick K McCarthy)
(6:14.4)
Artan (IRE) - Deep Foundation (IRE)(Deploy)
Breeder - Pat McCarthy

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

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tracked leader in 2nd, dropped to 5th at 6th, under pressure and detached after 10th, weakened before 2 out, tailed off
u.r.
silks
All Good Things (IRE) 6, b g 11-9 (Mrs Sarah Nash)
cp5
Dahjee (USA) - Material Lady (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Pauline Gavin

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

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chased leader, 5th at 2nd where mistake and unseated rider
u.r.
silks
Connard (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (R A Bartlett)

Shantou (USA) - Sparkling Sword (GB)(Broadsword (USA))
Breeder - S Lanigan-O'Keeffe

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

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towards rear, 6th after 7th, headway before 9th where mistake and unseated rider
u.r.
silks
Dorans River (IRE) 8, br g 11-9 (T J Doran)
ts+
Golan (IRE) - Inch Sunset (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - Mr T Doran

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1

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tracked leader in 3rd, mistake at 1st, mistake at 4th and lost place, 4th after 7th, progress to 3rd before 8th where mistake and unseated rider
u.r.
silks
Mon Lino (FR) 6, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)

Martaline (GB) - Dalina (FR)(Trempolino (USA))
Breeder - Ecurie Garcia Manuel

(Morning price: 50/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

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towards rear, 8th after 7th, 6th when badly hampered by loose horse and unseated rider at 9th
Off 1.06
Time 5m. 59.80 secs, which is 12.28 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €17.60
Tote Trifecta- €100.50
CSF- €13.03.


2017 Presenting Percy 6 11-12 D N Russell 11/4 (Patrick G Kelly)
2016 Nambour 6 11-12 M A Enright 4/1 (M F Morris)
2015 Captain Von Trappe 6 11-12 B J Cooper 8/13Fav (Gordon Elliott)
2014 Very Wood 5 11-10 B J Cooper 1/2Fav (Noel Meade)
2013 Don Cossack 6 11-12 A E Lynch 10/11Fav (Gordon Elliott)

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