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Going - Good To Yielding, Good in Places (Inside Course), Good, Good to Yielding in Places (Outer Course). Overcast, threat of showers

Jackpot Pool - €29,427.62 Winning Units - 4 Dividend - €5,157.70. Placepot Pool - €43,414.05 Winning Units - 99.33 Dividend - €305.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €125,417.29 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 10th Sep. Tote Aggregate - €785940.00.

1st
silks
Decorated Knight (GB) 5, ch h 9-7 (Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar)
(2:08.36 1.64 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 10) Rated 119(+1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Pearling (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Saleh Al Homaizi & Imad Al Sagar

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

Tote Win €26.60 Place €5.00
loading past form
in rear, 10th halfway, closed 1f out, ridden and good headway to lead narrowly final 100 yards, kept on best under pressure
2nd
0.5L
silks
Poet's Word (IRE) 4, b h 9-7 (Saeed Suhail)
(2:08.42) (Drawn 9) Rated 113(+6 after this run)
Poet's Voice (GB) - Whirly Bird (GB)(Nashwan (USA))
Breeder - Woodcote Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, 8th halfway, ridden 1 1/2f out, closed 1f out, almost on terms final 100 yards, kept on, not match winner close home
3rd
1.75L
silks
Eminent (IRE) 3, b c 9-1 (Sir Peter Vela)
(2:08.72) (Drawn 1) Rated 116(-0 after this run)
Frankel (GB) - You'll Be Mine (USA)(Kingmambo (USA))
Breeder - Premier Bloodstock

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

Place €1.80
loading past form
broke well to lead, 4 lengths clear after 3f, reduced advantage 3f out, under pressure and ridden over 1f out, headed final 100 yards, no extra
4th
0.75L
silks
Moonlight Magic (GB) 4, b c 9-7 (Godolphin)
(2:08.86) (Drawn 5)ts3 Rated 112(+3 after this run)
Cape Cross (IRE) - Melikah (IRE)(Lammtarra (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 40/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
chased clear leader, 4th halfway, progress to 2nd over 1f out, soon ridden, dropped to 4th final 100 yards, no extra
5th
0.75L
silks
Taj Mahal (IRE) 3, b c 9-1 (Derrick Smith)
(2:09.01) (Drawn 4) Rated 112(+1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - You'resothrilling (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - You'resothrilling Syndicate

(Ring price: 50/1 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division, dropped to 7th halfway, ridden 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace final furlong to 5th close home, no threat
6th
shd
silks
Cliffs Of Moher (IRE) 3, b c 9-1 (Mrs John Magnier)
(2:09.02) (Drawn 6)ts7 Rated 118
Galileo (IRE) - Wave (IRE)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Wave Syndicate

(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
towards rear, progress to 5th halfway, not much room on inner 1 1/2f out, no extra final furlong
7th
nose
silks
Churchill (IRE) 3, b c 9-1 (Michael Tabor)
(2:09.02) (Drawn 2) Rated 123
Galileo (IRE) - Meow (IRE)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Liberty Bloodstock

(Morning price: 1/1 10/11)
(Ring price: 4/5 8/11 4/6 8/11) SP 8/11fav

loading past form
settled 3rd, ridden over 1f out, not much room on inner inside final furlong, no impression, eased closing stages
8th
1L
silks
Zhukova (IRE) 5, b f 9-4 (Mrs C C Regalado-Gonzalez)
(2:09.19) (Drawn 3) Rated 115
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Nightime (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs C L Weld

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

loading past form
towards rear, 6th halfway, ridden over 1f out, weakened under 1f out
9th
3.5L
silks
The Grey Gatsby (IRE) 6, gr h 9-7 (F Gillespie)
(2:09.83) (Drawn 7) Rated 110(-4 after this run)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Marie Vison (IRE)(Entrepreneur (GB))
Breeder - M Parrish

(Morning price: 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
in rear, 9th halfway, under pressure 2f out, ridden over 1f out, no headway, never a factor
10th
4.5L
silks
Success Days (IRE) 5, gr c 9-7 (Robert Ng)
(2:10.59) (Drawn 8)ts3 Rated 114
Jeremy (USA) - Malaica (FR)(Roi Gironde (IRE))
Breeder - Robert Ng & Dermot Farrington

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
tracked clear leader, 2nd halfway, closed 3f out, weakened over 1f out, eased close home
Off 6.46
Time 2m. 8.36 secs, which is 1.64 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €234.10
Tote Trifecta- €1392.90
CSF- €256.02
Tricast- €988.36.


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