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Jackpot Pool - €5,300.76 Winning Units - 7.7 Dividend - €551.50. Placepot Pool - €31,730.81 Winning Units - 243.72 Dividend - €97.20. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €9,492.00 carried forward to Gowran Park on Wed, 11th Oct.

1st
silks
Persistent (IRE) 4, b g 10-12 (John P McManus)
(4:19.3 1.10 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 115(+8 after this run)
Montjeu (IRE) - Splendid (IRE)(Mujtahid (USA))
Breeder - Lynch Bages & Camas Park Stud

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

Tote Win €2.90 Place €1.40
loading past form
held up, disputed 8th after 3rd, headway into 5th before straight, led run-in and stayed on well to assert closing stages, comfortably
2nd
2.5L
silks
St Lawrence Gap (IRE) 5, ch g 11-1 (South East Racing Club)
(4:19.8) Rated 119(+2 after this run)
Tagula (IRE) - Kannon (GB)(Kyllachy (GB))
Breeder - Paul Starr

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2)
SP 9/2

Place €1.70
loading past form
soon chased leaders, 5th after 3rd, 4th behind horses before straight, headway between horses run-in, kept on without troubling winner
3rd
1.75L
silks
Draycott Place (IRE) 8, b g 11-9 (John Patrick Ryan)
(4:20.2) ts+ Rated 122(+1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Power Again (GER)(Dashing Blade)
Breeder - Mrs A Jenkins

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

loading past form
soon disputed lead, headed after 1st, on terms before 3rd, led after 4th, joined after 3 out, back in front 2 out, joined from before last, headed and kept on same pace run-in
4th
0.75L
silks
Ronava (IRE) 9, b g 11-2 (R A Cotter)
(4:20.4) Rated 115
Blueprint (IRE) - Longueville Quest (IRE)(Witness Box (USA))
Breeder - Mr Richard Cotter

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
soon disputed lead, led after 1st, joined before 3rd, headed after 4th, pushed along before 2 out, 3rd before straight, kept on same pace run-in
5th
0.5L
silks
Stormey (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (T C Quinn)
(4:20.5) ts+ Rated 123
September Storm (GER) - Celia Barros (IRE)(Insan (USA))
Breeder - Michael McEvoy

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 6/1)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up, disputed 8th after 3rd, progress 6th, 2nd before straight, on terms before last, headed and no extra run-in, one pace
6th
8L
silks
Mr Antolini (IRE) 7, b g 10-13 (Patrick Joseph Power)
(4:22.2) Rated 112(-1 after this run)
Catcher In The Rye (IRE) - Victory Run (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mr Brian Hallahan

(Morning price: 25/1 22/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
a little keen, tracked leaders, 3rd from 3rd, close up from 3 out, soon on terms, headed 2 out and dropped to 6th before straight, no impression
7th
0.5L
silks
Fluspar (IRE) 9, b g 9-8 (Michael Davenport)
(4:22.3) bl+ Rated 100(-1 after this run)
Germany (USA) - Buttertown Gal (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Brendan Kearney

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 6th after 3rd, 7th before straight and no impression
8th
13L
silks
Divin Desir (FR) 4, b g 9-10 (I Madden)
(4:24.8) Rated 97(-2 after this run)
Fado (FR) - Kivixia (FR)(Franc Bleu Argent (USA))
Breeder - G Lacombe, S Lacombe

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

loading past form
soon towards rear, 10th after 3rd, not fluent 6th, pushed along from 3 out, 9th before straight and no extra
9th
37L
silks
Theophilus (IRE) 6, b g 11-5 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(4:32.2) bl+ Rated 118(-2 after this run)
Teofilo (IRE) - Simonetta (IRE)(Lil's Boy (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
chased leaders, jumped left 3rd, soon raced in 4th, slight mistake 6th, jumped left 3 out, dropped to 8th before straight, jumped left last and no extra, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Soir De Chantenay (FR) 4, b g 11-1 (John P McManus)
Rated 118(-1 after this run)
Zanzibari (USA) - Deesse (FR)
Breeder - Mr Alain Bloudeau

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

loading past form
not fluent 1st, held up, soon in rear, pushed along 5th, not fluent 6th, no extra from 3 out, pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Mister Hotelier (IRE) 10, b g 10-5 (Michael J McDonagh)
bl4 Rated 111(-2 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Accordian Lady (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - Ian Heslin

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

loading past form
held up, a little keen, 7th after 3rd, not fluent 4th, pushed along from 3 out, no extra from before 2 out, pulled up before last
Off 3.31
Time 4m. 19.30 secs, which is 1.10 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €11.60
Tote Trifecta- €57.90
CSF- €13.67
Tricast- €71.65.

Non runners The Irregular (going), The Major General (coughing)
2016 All The Answers 5 11-10 B J Geraghty 11/4Fav (Joseph Patrick O'Brien)
2015 Afatcat 7 9-6 Donagh Meyler (7) 11/2JFav (S J Mahon)
2014 Noah Webster 5 11-3 R M Power 16/1 (A P O'Brien)
2013 Bridgequarter Girl 5 10-12 P Townend 8/1 (John E Kiely)
2012 Anshan Dreams 8 11-5 Mr D L Queally (7) 12/1 (Adrian Maguire)

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