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Going - Soft. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €912.89 Winning Units - 2 Dividend - €319.50. Placepot Pool - €22,004.39 Winning Units - 279.83 Dividend - €55.00. Tote Aggregate - €72508.00.

1st
silks
Minella Times (IRE) 5, b g 11-4 (John P McManus)
(4:09.6 5.98 secs slower on today's going )
Oscar (IRE) - Triptoshan (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Cathal Ennis

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

Tote Win €5.20 Place €1.70
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chased leader in 2nd, took closer order from 2 out and soon pushed along to lead, ridden and pressed before last, kept on best under pressure run-in
2nd
2.75L
silks
Glorious Legend (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Supreme Horse Racing Club)
(4:10.2) hd1
Pour Moi (IRE) - Endearing (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Greenwood Lodge Farm Inc

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

Place €3.40
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mid-division, not fluent 3rd, 5th from halfway, took closer order from 2 out and improved to challenge in 2nd before last, soon ridden and no impression on winner, kept on same pace run-in
3rd
2.75L
silks
The Holy One (IRE) 5, b g 11-4 (David Bobbett)
(4:10.8) Rated 125
Court Cave (IRE) - Vickate (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mrs Rosemary Swan

(Morning price: 10/11 4/6 8/13 4/7 8/15 4/7 8/15 1/2 4/9 1/2 4/9 2/5 4/11)
(Ring price: 1/2 8/15 4/7 1/2 4/9 1/2) SP 1/2fav

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chased leaders in 3rd, not fluent 2 out, soon ridden and dropped to 4th, kept on into 3rd from last, no impression on principals
4th
5.5L
silks
Duke's Girl (GB) 4, b f 9-13 (McDonnell's Bar Racing Syndicate)
(4:12.0) hd8
Poet's Voice (GB) - Juniper Girl (IRE)(Revoque (IRE))
Breeder - M B Hawtin

(Morning price: 8/1 7/1 15/2 8/1 10/1 8/1 6/1)
SP 10/1

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led, pressed from 2 out, ridden and headed before last, soon dropped to 4th, no extra and kept on same pace run-in
5th
hd
silks
Ballybrowney Jack (FR) 5, b g 11-4 (Patrick Pyne)
(4:12.0) ts6
Martaline (GB) - Rainbow Memory (FR)(Super Celebre (FR))
Breeder - EARL Haras Du Campbenard

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

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mid-division and 4th from halfway, not fluent 2 out and soon ridden on outer, no impression from before last and kept on same pace run-in
6th
3L
silks
Niven (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Cattle On The Road Syndicate)
(4:12.6) ts+
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - Ginger Lily (IRE)(Lucky Guest)
Breeder - M Barnwell

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

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mid-division and 6th from halfway, pushed along from 2 out, ridden and no impression before last, kept on same pace run-in
7th
21L
silks
Josephina (IRE) 5, b f 10-11 (Anthony Mullins)
(4:16.8)
Royal Anthem (USA) - Near Dunleer (IRE)(Soviet Lad (USA))
Breeder - Joe Brennan

SP 50/1

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towards rear, jumped left 4th, 8th from halfway, closer in 7th from 2 out, soon pushed along and no impression
8th
44L
silks
Dia Del Sol (GB) 4, b g 11-4 (Philip Byrne)
(4:25.6)
Soldier Hollow (GB) - Diatribe (GB)(Tertullian (USA))
Breeder - Gestut Rottgen

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

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towards rear, 7th from halfway, mistake 4 out, ridden and no impression from 2 out, tailed off
9th
29L
silks
Around The Block (IRE) 5, ch g 11-4 (John P McManus)
(4:31.4)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Aventia (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Kenilworth House Stud

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

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always towards rear, not fluent 3rd, detached and pushed along from 4 out, soon no extra, completely tailed off
Off 6.05
Time 4m. 9.60 secs, which is 5.98 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €30.70
Tote Trifecta- €116.00
CSF- €70.37.

Non runners Storm Rising (change in going), Drakensberg (change in going), Harlow (GB) (change in going), Earl Of Bunnacurry (change in going), Tenth Amendment (change in going), Zinat (change in going), Jezarus (reserve), Murphys Oscar (reserve)
2017 Nessun Dorma 4 10-13 P Townend 2/1JFav (W P Mullins)
2016 Jaime Sommers 4 9-13 Rachael Blackmore (7) 5/2 (Michael J Bowe)
2015 Off The Mark 5 11-9 J S McGarvey (3) 5/6Fav (C Roche)
2014 Queen Alphabet 5 11-5 D N Russell 5/1 (Peter Fahey)
2013 Sizing Sahara 5 11-4 A E Lynch 9/4Fav (W P Mullins)

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