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Going - Soft, yielding in places CHANGED to soft at 6pm. Overcast

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €3,859.85 carried forward to Punchestown on Wed, 16th May. Placepot Pool - €24,794.91 Winning Units - 8.83 Dividend - €3,318.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €23,540.93 carried forward to Punchestown on Wed, 16th May.

1st
silks
Emperor Waltz (GB) 5, b g 9-9 (Mrs John J Murphy)
(3:57.04 17.27 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 6)ts9cp2 Rated 73(+5 after this run)
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Kitty Wells (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Stuart Stuckey

(Ring price: 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

Tote Win €24.40 Place €5.90
loading past form
slowly into stride, soon raced in 7th, closer order before halfway, progress and effort on outer straight, challenged over 1f out, led and stayed on best closing stages
2nd
1L
silks
Nelson Road (IRE) 5, b g 9-4 (John Nordlokken)
(3:57.21) (Drawn 8) Rated 68(+2 after this run)
Mount Nelson (GB) - Merciful (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Gunpowder Farms Llc

(Morning price: 25/1)
SP 16/1

Place €2.70
loading past form
soon led, joined from before halfway, gained narrow lead again straight, soon strongly pressed, headed and kept on without matching winner closing stages
3rd
1L
silks
Art Of Security (IRE) 8, b g 9-10 (Munnelly Support Services Ltd)
(3:57.42) (Drawn 10) Rated 77(+1 after this run)
High Chaparral (IRE) - Irish Wedding (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - John Hore

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

Place €1.90
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soon raced in 6th, headway to challenge over 1f out, kept on without matching 1st 2 inside final furlong
4th
nk
silks
Scarpeta (FR) 5, b g 9-11 (Thurloe Thoroughbreds Ireland Limited)
(3:57.46) (Drawn 11) Rated 75(+1 after this run)
Soldier Of Fortune (IRE) - Sanada (IRE)(Priolo (USA))
Breeder - Mme Michele Bliard

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

loading past form
soon tracked leader, 3rd approaching halfway, ridden straight, no impression when slightly impeded inside final furlong, kept on without matching principals after
5th
3.75L
silks
Prince Charmin' (IRE) 5, b g 8-10 (Newtown Anner Stud Farm Ltd )
(3:58.12) (Drawn 2)ts+cp4 Rated 63
High Chaparral (IRE) - Dream Club (GB)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Maurice Regan

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

loading past form
disputed lead early, soon raced in 4th, effort straight, kept on same pace from over 1f out
6th
0.75L
silks
Sil Ver Klass (FR) 4, b g 8-6 (Mulvany's Bar Syndicate)
(3:58.28) (Drawn 9)ts5 Rated 57(-1 after this run)
Noroit (GER) - Belle Et Polie (FR)(Poliglote (GB))
Breeder - M Georges Massa

(Morning price: 13/2 15/2 8/1 10/1 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along approaching straight, headway when not much room briefly towards outer from 2f out, kept on same pace from over 1f out
7th
nk
silks
Denham Sound (GB) 5, ch f 9-1 (Byrnsey Boys Syndicate)
(3:58.35) (Drawn 12)cp7 Rated 65
Champs Elysees (GB) - Presbyterian Nun (IRE)(Daylami (IRE))
Breeder - The Earl Cadogan

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
soon raced in 3rd, closed up approaching halfway, soon on terms, pushed along before straight, soon headed, no extra from over 1f out
8th
4.25L
silks
Linger (IRE) 5, b g 7-8 (Dunk Again Syndicate)
(3:59.06) (Drawn 3) Rated 53(-1 after this run)
Cape Cross (IRE) - Await So (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Newtown Stud & T J Pabst

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

loading past form
soon raced in 8th, headway and effort straight, no extra from over 1f out
9th
55L
silks
Percy Veer (GB) 6, ch g 9-4 (James McNamara)
(4:08.70) (Drawn 5) Rated 78(-1 after this run)
Sir Percy (GB) - Fandangerina (GB)(Hernando (FR))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

(Morning price: 33/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along briefly halfway, soon closed on inner, pushed along again over 5f out, no extra 2f out, tailed off
10th
11L
silks
Important Message (GB) 6, b g 9-6 (James McAuley)
(4:10.67) (Drawn 1)ts1 Rated 77
New Approach (IRE) - Plaza (USA)(Chester House (USA))
Breeder - Greenwood Lodge Farm Inc

SP 66/1

loading past form
disputed lead early, soon raced in 5th, no extra and eased 2f out, tailed off
Off 8.12
Time 3m. 57.04 secs, which is 17.27 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €501.48.
Tricast €4117.75.
Tote Exacta €88.90.
Tote Trifecta €1184.30.

Non runners Great Trango (change in going), Mountain Rock (change in going), Jan Van Eyck (USA) (lame)

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