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Going - Good, Good To Yielding In Places. Overcast and showery

Jackpot Pool - €25,007.00 Winning Units - 12 Dividend - €1,458.70. Placepot Pool - €28,940.11 Winning Units - 106.33 Dividend - €190.50. Pick Six Pool - €25,000.00 Winning Units - 1.5 Dividend - €11,666.60. Tote Aggregate - €132427.00.

1st
silks
Due Reward (IRE) 5, b g 11-3 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(3:45.1 1.46 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 113
Westerner (GB) - Long Acre (GB)(Mark Of Esteem (IRE))
Breeder - Barrywhite Partnership

(Morning price: 2/1 9/4 7/4 13/8 6/4 13/8 6/4 13/8 2/1)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 13/8) SP 13/8fav

Tote Win €2.00 Place €1.40
loading past form
chased leaders in 3rd, took closer order from 3 out and improved to lead next, soon went 5 lengths clear, pushed along to maintain lead run-in
2nd
1.5L
silks
Konig Hall (GB) 10, b g 11-6 (Murphy & Shah Partnership)
(3:45.3) ts+cp+ Rated 116
Halling (USA) - Konigin Shuffle (GER)(Big Shuffle (USA))
Breeder - Gestut Elsetal

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

Place €2.80
loading past form
mid-division and 5th from halfway, short of room after 2 out and soon pushed along, ridden in pursuit of leader before last, kept on well into 2nd run-in, not threatening winner
3rd
1.25L
silks
Icario (FR) 5, ch g 11-4 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(3:45.6) ts+ Rated 121
Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) - Indianapolis (GER)(Neckar)
Breeder - Appapays Racing Club

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

loading past form
towards rear and in rear from halfway, good progress into 2nd after 2 out and ridden in pursuit of leader before last, no impression and kept on same pace run-in, dropped to 3rd close home
4th
18L
silks
Miro (IRE) 6, b g 11-0 (Don't Tell The Woman Syndicate)
(3:49.2) Rated 110
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Mission Secrete (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Dayton Investments Ltd

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

loading past form
mid-division and 4th from halfway, pushed along and ridden from 2 out, no impression in 5th before last, soon left moderate 4th
5th
0.75L
silks
Benny In Milan (IRE) 7, b g 10-10 (Premier Racing Club)
(3:49.4) Rated 106
Milan (GB) - Chaparral Lady (IRE)(Broken Hearted)
Breeder - John Munnelly

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 20/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
towards rear and 6th from halfway, not fluent 2 out and soon pushed along, no impression and kept on same pace from before last
6th
17L
silks
Mezajy (IRE) 6, b g 10-13 (JRM Racing Syndicate)
(3:52.7) bl8 Rated 109
Makfi (GB) - Maidin Maith (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Ballylinch Stud

(Morning price: 11/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 8/1 7/1)
SP 7/1

loading past form
chased leader in 2nd, pushed along before 2 out, soon lost place and weakened to rear, no extra and eased before last
fell
silks
Draycott Place (IRE) 9, b g 10-13 (John Patrick Ryan)
ts+ Rated 109
Oscar (IRE) - Power Again (GER)(Dashing Blade)
Breeder - Mrs A Jenkins

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 13/2 11/2 13/2 11/2 13/2 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
led, pressed and headed 2 out, ridden and weakened to 4th before last where fell
Off 6.55
Time 3m. 45.10 secs, which is 1.46 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €8.60
Tote Trifecta- €24.60
CSF- €12.23.


2017 Mezajy 5 10-2 D G Hogan 4/1 (Denis Gerard Hogan)
2016 Chitu 6 11-9 A E Lynch 50/1 (S R B Crawford)
2015 Damefirth 6 11-0 D Robinson (7) 2/1Fav (Henry De Bromhead)
2014 The Black Russian 8 11-12 B J Geraghty 5/2Fav (F M Hanley)
2013 Ontheground 8 11-7 R Loughran 11/2 (Thomas Foley)

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