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Going - Hurdle: Yielding, yielding to soft in places Chase: Yielding To Soft, yielding in places. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €10,228.30 Winning Units - 53.91 Dividend - €132.80. Placepot Pool - €33,849.76 Winning Units - 1539.15 Dividend - €15.30. Pick Six Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - 6.3 Dividend - €1,111.10. Tote Aggregate - €150945.00.

1st
silks
Darasso (FR) 6, br/br g 11-1 (John P McManus)
(3:50.9 10.80 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 149(+2 after this run)
Konig Turf (GER) - Nassora (FR)(Assessor (IRE))
Breeder - M Guy Cherel & M Emmanuel Cherel

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

Tote Win €2.60 Place €1.70
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tracked leaders disputing 3rd on inner, briefly lost position after 3rd and pushed along, ridden in 3rd 3 out, headway into 2nd next, led after 2 out and quickly went clear, well clear at last and eased run-in, easily
2nd
11L
silks
Forge Meadow (IRE) 7, b f 11-1 (Joseph M Doyle)
(3:53.1) Rated 144
Beneficial (GB) - Ballys Baby (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Richard Healy

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

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led, jumped left at times, mistake 4th, ridden before 2 out, headed after 2 out, soon no impression on winner, kept on same pace in 2nd run-in
3rd
7.5L
silks
Rashaan (IRE) 7, ch g 11-1 (Mrs T J Kidd)
(3:54.6) Rated 147(-1 after this run)
Manduro (GER) - Rayyana (IRE)(Rainbow Quest (USA))
Breeder - His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs S C

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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held up in 6th, briefly pushed along at 1st, 6th and ridden at 5th, went remote 4th entering straight, kept on one pace to take moderate 3rd close home
4th
0.5L
silks
Coeur Sublime (IRE) 4, b g 10-3 (C Jones)
(3:54.7) Rated 132
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - Love Knot (IRE)(Lomitas (GB))
Breeder - Mr Paul Croke

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 5/2 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1 15/8 2/1)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1) SP 2/1Jfav

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tracked leaders disputing 3rd, went 2nd 3 out, ridden in 3rd entering straight, soon no impression on leaders, moderate 3rd at last, dropped to 4th close home
5th
23L
silks
Farclas (FR) 5, gr g 11-11 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(3:59.4) ts6bl1sr Rated 152(-1 after this run)
Jukebox Jury (IRE) - Floriana (GER)(Seattle Dancer (USA))
Breeder - M Remy Gier, M Hans-Ueli Fruh & M Edy Enz

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

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tracked leader in 2nd, slight peck at 2nd, ridden in 4th 3 out, soon weakened
6th
5L
silks
Cristal Icon (IRE) 5, b f 10-7 (Mrs Helen Mullins)
(4:00.5) ts6 Rated 116
Sixties Icon (GB) - Cristal Island (IRE)(Trans Island (GB))
Breeder - Mrs H Mullins

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
held up in 5th, went 3rd briefly at 3rd, ridden in moderate 5th 3 out, weakened
fell
silks
Glamorgan Duke (IRE) 6, b g 11-1 (Natalie Gilligan)

Flemensfirth (USA) - Dunahall Queen (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - David O'Brennan

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 50/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
held up in touch in last, fell 3rd
Off 1.50
Time 3m. 50.90 secs, which is 10.80 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €9.80
Tote Trifecta- €33.60
CSF- €15.17.


2018 Forge Meadow 6 11-3 R M Power 7/4 (Mrs John Harrington)
2017 Tombstone 7 11-1 B J Cooper 9/4 (Gordon Elliott)
2016 Sempre Medici 6 11-10 R Walsh 2/7Fav (W P Mullins)
2015 Kitten Rock 5 11-9 M P Walsh 4/7Fav (E J O'Grady)
2014 Un De Sceaux 6 11-7 R Walsh 1/14Fav (W P Mullins)

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