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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
Net D'Ecosse (FR) 8, ch g 11-7 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:15.4 1.70 secs faster on today's going ) ts8 Rated 128(+7 after this run)
Network (GER) - Ecossette (FR)(Ecossais (FR))
Breeder - Mme Marie-Laure Jouny

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

Tote Win €9.30 Place €2.30
loading past form
made all, almost joined from 6th, went a few lengths clear after 2 out, ridden to extend advantage before last, kept on well run-in
2nd
11L
silks
Thirsty Work (IRE) 7, b g 10-9 (John P McManus)
(5:17.8) ts2cp3 Rated 116
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Koko Rose (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Eclipse Bloodstock Ltd

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

loading past form
towards rear and 8th halfway, took closer order from 4 out and went 3rd before next, ridden into 2nd from 2 out, no impression on winner before last and kept on same pace run-in
3rd
12L
silks
Presenting Mahler (IRE) 8, ch f 10-5 (Patrick G McKeon)
(5:20.6) Rated 112(-2 after this run)
Mahler (GB) - Oddly Presented (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Thomas Meagher

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

loading past form
prominent early before settling in mid-division, pushed along in 5th from 3 out and ridden in 4th from next, soon no impression and kept on into moderate 3rd run-in
4th
0.5L
silks
Drumconnor Lad (IRE) 8, b g 12-0 (David G Keys)
(5:20.7) ts+ Rated 129(+7 after this run)
Winged Love (IRE) - Drumconnor Lady (IRE)(Shahrastani (USA))
Breeder - Mr M Abernethy

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

loading past form
prominent early before settling behind leaders, improved into 2nd and almost on terms from 6th, slight mistake next, not fluent 2 out and soon ridden, no extra in 3rd before last, dropped to 4th run-in
5th
18L
silks
Newsworthy (IRE) 8, br g 11-9 (R Cavanagh)
(5:24.8) Rated 130(-1 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Cousin Jen (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Mr K Doyle

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

loading past form
mid-division and 7th halfway, pushed along before 4 out, ridden in 6th when not fluent 2 out, no impression and kept on same pace from before last
6th
3.25L
silks
La Bella Vida (IRE) 6, b m 11-2 (Pat Martin)
(5:25.6) Rated 123(-1 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Molo River (IRE)(Fourstars Allstar (USA))
Breeder - Brittas House Stud & Grenane House

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
mid-division, not fluent 2nd, improved to track leaders before 5th, ridden in 4th before 3 out, soon no impression and weakened
7th
15L
silks
William Du Berlais (FR) 7, b g 9-12 (John P McManus)
(5:28.5) Rated 112(-1 after this run)
Trempolino (USA) - King's Daughter (FR)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - J M Lucas,Mlle L Collet Vidal, Mlle C Collet Vidal

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

loading past form
prominent early before settling behind leaders, lost place from 4 out and pushed along before next, soon no extra in 7th
8th
51L
silks
Lake Takapuna (IRE) 7, b g 11-2 (Dr R Lambe)
(5:38.6) bl1 Rated 123(-2 after this run)
Shantou (USA) - Close To Shore (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Victor Connolly

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
prominent early before settling in 2nd, not fluent 5th and soon dropped to 3rd, lost place from 4 out, ridden and no extra from 3 out, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Killiney Court (IRE) 9, b g 11-10 (Martin Bambrick)
ts+ Rated 131(-2 after this run)
King's Theatre (IRE) - Thimble Royale (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Mrs M Nolan & Paul Mernagh

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

loading past form
always in rear and pushed along from halfway, detached from 4 out and pulled up before last
Off 8.15
Time 5m. 15.40 secs, which is 1.70 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €33.08.
Tricast €473.27.
Tote Exacta €44.80.
Tote Trifecta €465.20.

Non runner Stonehall Jack (change in going)
2017 Riviera Sun 8 11-3 M P Walsh 5/1 (Henry De Bromhead)
2016 Glenwood For Ever 8 9-4 Rachael Blackmore (7) 12/1 (Paul John Gilligan)
2015 Abolitionist 7 10-12 B Hayes (3) 7/2Fav (John Joseph Hanlon)
2014 Raajih 6 11-10 P Carberry 11/4Fav (Gordon Elliott)
2013 Wise Oscar 9 11-8 M A Enright (3) 7/2 (D T Hughes)

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