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Going - Good to Yielding (Hurdle), Good (Chase). Fine

Jackpot Pool - €11,029.58 Winning Units - 5.1 Dividend - €1,513.80. Placepot Pool - €30,000.00 Winning Units - 130.81 Dividend - €160.50. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €28,580.76 carried forward to Leopardstown on Thu, 27th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €373176.00.

1st
silks
Tisamystery (IRE) 10, br g 9-10 (John Patrick Byrne)
(4:05.5 2.90 secs faster on today's going ) cp+ Rated 119(+8 after this run)
Definite Article (GB) - Fayafi(Top Ville)
Breeder - Mrs Theresa Abbey

(Morning price: 15/2 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 5/1 11/2)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

Tote Win €7.20 Place €2.10
loading past form
tracked leaders, 2nd approaching halfway, led approaching 2 out, asserted and stayed on well run-in
2nd
6L
silks
Cubomania (IRE) 5, ro/gr g 11-7 (Cubomania Syndicate)
(4:06.7) ts+ Rated 137(+2 after this run)
Halling (USA) - Surrealism (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Darley

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

Place €2.00
loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, badly impeded after 3rd, slight mistake 4 out, soon progress, chased winner and kept on same pace run-in
3rd
0.75L
silks
Grand Partner (IRE) 10, b g 10-9 (J Carthy)
(4:06.9) cp2 Rated 125(+1 after this run)
Millenary (GB) - Bens Partner (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - W R Jackson

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

Place €1.50
loading past form
prominent, 3rd approaching halfway, switched right early straight and effort, kept on same pace run-in
4th
2.5L
silks
Tycoon Prince (IRE) 8, b g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:07.4) ts+ Rated 142
Trans Island (GB) - Downtown Train (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Kenneth Parkhill

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

loading past form
chased leaders, bumped after 3rd, 6th approaching halfway, slight mistake 7th, slightly slow jump 3 out, effort straight, kept on same pace from last
5th
1.5L
silks
Bel Ami De Sivola (FR) 7, b g 11-5 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:07.7) ts2 Rated 135
Network (GER) - Notting Hill (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - M Gilles Trapenard

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, impeded 3rd, 7th approaching halfway, closed and effort 2 out, kept on same pace from last
6th
0.5L
silks
Teacher's Pet (IRE) 7, b f 10-13 (John P McManus)
(4:07.8) ts+ Rated 129(-1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Castlecrossings (IRE)(Broken Hearted)
Breeder - Mrs Noreen McManus

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
chased leaders, impeded 3rd, 5th approaching halfway, kept on same pace straight
7th
1L
silks
Presenting Mahler (IRE) 8, ch f 9-13 (Patrick G McKeon)
(4:08.0) Rated 115(-1 after this run)
Mahler (GB) - Oddly Presented (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Thomas Meagher

(Morning price: 28/1 22/1 28/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
led, slight mistake 3 out, headed approaching next, no extra and one pace straight
8th
14L
silks
Monbeg Chit Chat (GB) 7, b g 10-11 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:10.9) Rated 127(-1 after this run)
Kayf Tara (GB) - Gaye Sophie (GB)(Environment Friend (GB))
Breeder - R F and S D Knipe

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

loading past form
mid-division early, badly hampered 3rd, soon progress until no impression after 2 out
p.u.
silks
Arcenfete (IRE) 6, b g 11-1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
ts4bbv1sr Rated 131(-0 after this run)
Arch (USA) - Soft Pleasure (USA)(Diesis)
Breeder - Wertheimer Et Frere

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 12/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, slightly impeded 3rd, 4th approaching halfway, mistake 4th, slight mistake 4 out, no extra 3 out, pulled up before 2 out
u.r.
silks
Quamino (GER) 5, ch g 10-6 (Manverton Limited)
ts7 Rated 129
Lord Of England (GER) - Quintana (GER)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Gestut Paschberg

(Morning price: 16/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
chased leaders, not fluent and unseated rider 3rd
Off 2.55
Time 4m. 5.50 secs, which is 2.90 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €26.70
Tote Trifecta- €165.60
CSF- €38.08
Tricast- €123.60.

Non runners Kildorrery (nasal discharge), Sunsetstorise (change in going)
2017 Tisamystery 9 9-7 Mr L Quinlan (7) 16/1 (Henry De Bromhead)
2016 Lake Takapuna 5 10-6 D J Mullins 6/1 (J H Culloty)
2015 Dysios 7 11-5 R M Power 6/1 (Denis W Cullen)
2014 Forty Foot Tom 9 10-0 A P Heskin 10/1 (Daniel Miley)
2013 King Vuvuzela 6 10-0 B J Cooper 5/1 (Paul Nolan)

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