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Going - Good to Firm, Good in Places. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €11,877.07 Winning Units - 3 Dividend - €2,771.30. Placepot Pool - €37,738.00 Winning Units - 1430.34 Dividend - €18.40. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €17,664.95 carried forward to Gowran Park on Thu, 26th May. Tote Aggregate - €238664.00.

1st
silks
Monarch (IRE) 3, b g 9-0 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:26.31 1.03 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 1)ts3
Galileo (IRE) - Secret Garden (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - Swettenham Stud

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

Tote Win €1.60 Place €1.02
loading past form
led early, tracked leader, travelling smoothly straight, pushed along to lead from 2f out, drifted left over 1f out, soon veered badly left to rail and strongly pressed, stayed on best close home
2nd
2.25L
silks
Flying Fairies (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (Mrs D P Magnier)
(1:26.68) (Drawn 6) Rated 80
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Bright Birdie (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Brittas Stud & Grange Stud

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

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chased leaders, pushed along from early straight, challenged and every chance from 1f out, one pace close home
3rd
0.5L
silks
Heartful (IRE) 3, br f 9-0 (Moyglare Stud Farm)
(1:26.77) (Drawn 4)
Shamardal (USA) - Mad About You (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Moyglare Stud Farm Ltd

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

Place €1.30
loading past form
bumped rival start and pushed along briefly, tracked leaders on inner, pushed along again before straight, challenged and every chance from 1f out, one pace close home
4th
1.5L
silks
Aegeus (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Godolphin)
(1:27.02) (Drawn 5)
Shamardal (USA) - Magna Graecia (IRE)(Warning)
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 9/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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pushed along briefly start, tracked leaders, pushed along again into straight, 4th from 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
5th
0.75L
silks
Ken's Sam's (IRE) 3, b f 8-5 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Thomas M Kelly)
(1:27.16) (Drawn 10)
Intense Focus (USA) - Hannah's Smile (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Mr J Corcoran

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
bumped slightly start, mid-division, some headway on outer 2f out and pushed along, kept on same pace without threatening final furlong
6th
1.5L
silks
Presidio (IRE) 3, b g 8-12 (James Gough)
(1:27.39) (Drawn 7)
Shamardal (USA) - Texas Tammy (USA)(Seeking The Gold (USA))
Breeder - Darley

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

loading past form
dwelt and pushed along briefly in rear, headway into mid-division 2f out and pushed along, chased leaders and kept on same pace from over 1f out
7th
nk
silks
Yamato (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (T Kimura)
(1:27.45) (Drawn 2)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Himiko (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - T Kimura

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

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along from early straight, kept on same pace from under 2f out
8th
1.25L
silks
Ana Aara (IRE) 3, ch c 9-5 (Khalid Mishref)
(1:27.66) (Drawn 8)
Dream Ahead (USA) - Meniatarra (USA)(Zilzal (USA))
Breeder - Ruskerne Ltd

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
soon chased leaders, pushed along early straight, kept on same pace from under 2f out
9th
1.5L
silks
Pick Of Any (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (D J Maher)
(1:27.92) (Drawn 13)
Zoffany (IRE) - Choice Pickings (IRE)(Among Men (USA))
Breeder - D Maher

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

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close up on outer, soon led, headed from 2f out, no extra from 1f out
10th
1L
silks
Felix Gold (IRE) 3, br f 9-0 (Mrs Wendy O'Leary)
(1:28.10) (Drawn 9)
Bushranger (IRE) - Endure (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Lynn Lodge Stud

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 80/1 100/1) SP 100/1

loading past form
pushed along early, mid-division, pushed along again into straight, kept on same pace from under 2f out
11th
nk
silks
Sarakova (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Thomas Jones)
(1:28.16) (Drawn 11)
Iffraaj (GB) - Mary Pickford (USA)(Speightstown (USA))
Breeder - Mr T Jones

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

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along into straight, kept on same pace from under 2f out
12th
1.25L
silks
No Approval (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Mrs Kevin Prendergast)
(1:28.38) (Drawn 12)
Approve (IRE) - Night Cam (IRE)(Night Shift (USA))
Breeder - Kells Stores Ltd

(Morning price: 7/1 10/1 11/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, pushed along from early straight, no extra from over 1f out
13th
0.5L
silks
Nuclear Option (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (J F Grogan)
(1:28.49) (Drawn 15)
Frozen Power (IRE) - Warm Welcome (GB)(Motivator (GB))
Breeder - Michael McGlynn

(Morning price: 66/1 33/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
dwelt, towards rear, never a factor
14th
6L
silks
Kalamkan (USA) 3, b g 9-5 (John P McGovern)
(1:29.58) (Drawn 3)
Kitten's Joy (USA) - Kaloura (IRE)(Sinndar (IRE))
Breeder - His Highness the Aga Khan Studs S C

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

loading past form
bumped start, towards rear, never a factor
15th
25L
silks
Take A Drop (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (T F Brennan)
(1:33.91) (Drawn 14)
Bushranger (IRE) - Brogan's Well (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Thomas F Brennan

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
towards rear, dropped to last straight, behind and eased over 1f out
Off 5.30
Time 1m. 26.31 secs, which is 1.03 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €7.30
Tote Trifecta- €15.70
CSF- €6.42.


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