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Going - Soft (Heavy in places Hurdle, Yielding in places Chase) 7th hurdle omitted due to ground. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 1.5 Dividend - €2,333.30. Placepot Pool - €28,956.67 Winning Units - 93.58 Dividend - €216.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €1,826.16 carried forward to Dundalk on Wed, 6th Mar.

1st
silks
Perfect Leader (IRE) 9, b g 10-10 (Patrick M Hogan)
(4:27.5 5.05 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 91(+4 after this run)
Let The Lion Roar (GB) - Peace Leader (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Thomas J Cox

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2) SP 11/2

Tote Win €6.60 Place €2.40
loading past form
led, headed before last where left in lead again, kept on well under pressure run-in
2nd
2.5L
silks
Dark Outsider (IRE) 11, br g 11-7 (Bayshaven Syndicate)
(4:28.0) cp+ Rated 107
Indian Danehill (IRE) - Smooth Voyage (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - P Doocey

(Morning price: 15/2 7/1 15/2 6/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
close up, pushed along after 3 out, left chasing winner last, kept on well without matching winner run-in
3rd
4L
silks
Crazyheart (IRE) 8, ch g 11-5 (Mrs K Browne)
(4:28.8) cp3 Rated 107
Alhaarth (IRE) - Buckle (IRE)(Common Grounds)
Breeder - Mrs Sarah MacCann

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

loading past form
waited with, not fluent 1st, last after 3rd, closed 5th to chase leaders, slight mistake 8th, left chasing winner last where slight mistake, kept on same pace run-in
4th
1.75L
silks
The Ballyboys (IRE) 9, b g 11-1 (Liam Hackett)
(4:29.2) Rated 99(-1 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Flame Supreme (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - E Farrell

(Morning price: 12/1 10/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 6/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
waited with, not fluent 3rd, soon raced in 5th, slightly impeded approaching straight, one pace last
5th
4.25L
silks
Jimmyjames (GB) 7, b g 9-12 (Carol Hogan)
(4:30.1) Rated 82
Arvico (FR) - On Their Toes (GB)(Sea Raven (IRE))
Breeder - G. Chambers

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

loading past form
chased leaders, soon 3rd, a little keen, not much room on inner approaching straight, soon no impression, one pace
6th
31L
silks
Bective Cave (IRE) 11, b g 10-12 (Mrs M Keating)
(4:36.4) ts+cp8 Rated 93(-3 after this run)
Court Cave (IRE) - Beasty Maxx (GER)(Keen)
Breeder - Paddy Crinion

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
waited with, 6th after 3rd, slight mistake 2 out, soon no impression, no extra straight
fell
silks
Ballybrowney Walk (FR) 6, br f 10-12 (Patrick Pyne)
hd8 Rated 93(+2 after this run)
Califet (FR) - Myragentry (FR)(Myrakalu (FR))
Breeder - M David Bernier & MME Anne-Sophie Bernier

(Morning price: 13/8 7/4 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 7/4 5/2)
(Ring price: 5/2 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 4th after 3rd, closed after 3 out and soon 2nd, travelling smoothly on stand's side straight, led before last where fell
Off 4.05
Time 4m. 27.50 secs, which is 5.05 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €79.60
Tote Trifecta- €367.30
CSF- €59.42.

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