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Going - Flat: Good. Chase: Good, good to firm in places. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 6 Dividend - €583.30. Placepot Pool - €27,293.79 Winning Units - 1243.11 Dividend - €15.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €9,792.37 Tote Aggregate - €131181.00.

1st
silks
Rionach (GB) 3, b f 8-10 (Robert J W Moran)
(1:44.63 1.35 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 6)hd2 Rated 80
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Forest Crown (GB)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Car Colston Hall Stud

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 6/1 11/2 5/1 4/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3)
(Ring price: 10/3 3/1 11/4 3/1) SP 3/1

Tote Win €4.80 Place €2.30
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soon raced in 4th, pushed along and headway on outer from over 2f out, led over 1 1/2f out, stayed on well to assert final furlong, comfortably
2nd
4.5L
silks
Aussie Valentine (IRE) 7, b g 9-9 (Gary Devlin)
(1:45.34) (Drawn 3)ts+cp+ Rated 90
Aussie Rules (USA) - Love Valentine (IRE)(Fruits of Love (USA))
Breeder - Drumbaragh Stud

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

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soon led, pushed along from 3f out, headed over 1 1/2f out, soon not match winner and one pace
3rd
0.75L
silks
Arthurian Fame (IRE) 3, b g 9-2 (China Horse Club International Ltd)
(1:45.46) (Drawn 4) Rated 86
Camelot (GB) - Wishing (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - China Horse Club

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

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soon raced in 3rd, closed up travelling smoothly straight, one pace under pressure from over 1 1/2f out
4th
0.75L
silks
Irish Minister (USA) 3, b g 8-10 (Mohammed Hamad Khalifa Al-Attiyah)
(1:45.61) (Drawn 1) Rated 80
Americain (USA) - Spanked (USA)(Cornish Prince)
Breeder - Calumet Farm

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

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slowly into stride, raced in 5th, pushed along early straight, kept on same pace without threatening from over 1 1/2f out
5th
0.5L
silks
Monkeylou (IRE) 3, b g 9-3 (Brian Gallivan)
(1:45.68) (Drawn 5) Rated 87
Dream Ahead (USA) - Expectation (IRE)(Night Shift (USA))
Breeder - Ballylinch Stud

(Morning price: 15/2 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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a little keen, raced in 2nd, pushed along over 2f out, soon lost position and no extra, one pace
6th
35L
silks
Escapability (IRE) 3, b g 8-10 (Ballygallon Stud Limited)
(1:51.74) (Drawn 7)cp2sr Rated 80
Excelebration (IRE) - Brief Escapade (IRE)(Brief Truce (USA))
Breeder - Ballygallon Stud Limited

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

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slowly into stride, took keen hold in rear, pushed along over 2f out, soon no extra and eased, tailed off
Off 7.02
Time 1m. 44.63 secs, which is 1.35 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €13.70
Tote Trifecta- €23.50
CSF- €10.44.

Non runner Swiss Cottage (GB) (temperature)
2017 Secret Wizard 4 9-4 P J Smullen 15/8Fav (Ms Sheila Lavery) (Drawn 1)
2016 Ruler Of France 5 9-4 L F Roche 11/2 (P Twomey) (Drawn 1)
2015 Vitally Important 5 10-0 C D Hayes 4/1 (A Oliver) (Drawn 7)
2014 Stay De Night 3 9-5 P J Smullen 6/4Fav (D K Weld) (Drawn 5)
2013 Royal Blue Star 5 8-10 C R King (7) 9/2 (Mrs John Harrington) (Drawn 4)

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