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Going - Heavy. Overcast

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €1,784.94 carried forward to Limerick on Sun, 29th Dec. Placepot Pool - €32,721.34 Winning Units - 30.13 Dividend - €760.20. Tote Aggregate - €132159.00.

1st
silks
Sumos Novios (IRE) 11, b g 11-6 (W J Burke)
(5:28.1 1.35 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 144
Flemensfirth (USA) - Gaelic Million (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Ms Cora Cronin

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

Tote Win €33.30 Place €5.50
loading past form
led and disputed, headed before 3 out, led again entering straight, strongly pressed after 2 out, ridden and kept on well run-in
2nd
3L
silks
Minella Times (IRE) 6, b g 9-11 (John P McManus)
(5:28.8) ts5 Rated 128
Oscar (IRE) - Triptoshan (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Cathal Ennis

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

loading past form
rear of mid-division, 11th halfway, pushed along in 6th when slight mistake 4 out, 5th after 3 out, went 2nd 2 out, ridden and tried to challenge before last where landed awkwardly, kept on
3rd
1.75L
silks
Shady Operator (IRE) 6, b g 10-9 (John P McManus)
(5:29.1) ts2bl1sr Rated 133
Court Cave (IRE) - Native Artist (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Kenneth Parkhill

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
short of room and slightly hampered start, tracked leaders, 6th halfway, mistake 5 out, progress to 2nd entering straight, 3rd 2 out, kept on one pace under pressure
4th
2.5L
silks
Glenloe (IRE) 8, br g 10-11 (John P McManus)
(5:29.6) Rated 135
Kayf Tara (GB) - Mandys Native (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Mrs J L Egan

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
mid-division, mistake 3rd, 9th when hampered 5 out, ridden in 8th before straight, went 5th 2 out, kept on one pace
5th
23L
silks
Goulane Chosen (IRE) 10, b g 11-2 (Mrs Mary E O'Donnell)
(5:34.3) Rated 145
Well Chosen (GB) - Vixen's Cry (IRE)(Miner's Lamp)
Breeder - Mrs Mary O'Donnell

(Morning price: 20/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 50/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, slight mistake and hampered 8th, 4th when slight mistake 2 out, ridden and no impression in 5th before last, no extra
6th
1.75L
silks
Redhotfillypeppers (IRE) 7, ch m 10-6 (Coldunell Limited)
(5:34.7) Rated 130
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Mhuire Na Gale (IRE)(Norwich)
Breeder - Ms Margaret Treacy

(Morning price: 8/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1)
SP 6/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, headway to dispute 8th, led before 3 out, ridden and headed before straight, no extra from 2 out
7th
35L
silks
Drumacoo (IRE) 10, b g 9-11 (Mrs Mary Devine)
(5:41.8) Rated 128
Oscar (IRE) - My Native (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Michael Moakley

(Morning price: 12/1 20/1 14/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division on inner, 10th halfway, mistake 4 out, pushed along and no impression in 6th 2 out, no extra
fell
silks
Articulum (IRE) 9, b g 11-10 (Martin McDonagh)
ts+ Rated 148
Definite Article (GB) - Lugante (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Exors of the Late John Harrington

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 15/2 13/2 11/2 4/1 7/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1fav

loading past form
led and disputed until fell 8th
fell
silks
Moyhenna (IRE) 7, b f 11-4 (Robert Hennelly)
Rated 142
Westerner (GB) - Moskova (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Mr R V Hennelly

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th and in touch when fell 3 out
p.u.
silks
Ministerforsport (IRE) 8, b g 11-0 (Shout It From The Roof Top Syndicate)
ts2 Rated 138
Dubai Destination (USA) - Lady Alacoque (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - J & G O'Donovan & Jay O'Connell

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 11/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 7/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 7/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, slight mistake 4th, reminder after 5th, slight mistake 7th, 7th halfway, headway to dispute 5 out, ridden in 3rd after 3 out, weakened entering straight and pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Woods Well (IRE) 8, ch g 10-3 (Gigginstown House Stud)
cp9 Rated 134
Fleetwood (IRE) - Millbrook Marble (IRE)(Rudimentary (USA))
Breeder - Tony Keane

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 20/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 25/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
short of room and slightly hampered start, always towards rear, slight mistake 5th, reminder halfway, no extra before 3 out, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Hardback (IRE) 8, b g 10-6 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 133(-0 after this run)
Morozov (USA) - Alphablend (IRE)(Alphabatim (USA))
Breeder - Andrew Pierce

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 20/1 33/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
always towards rear, mistake 9th, ridden and no extra after 3 out, pulled up before next
p.u.
silks
Beyond The Law (IRE) 7, b g 10-0 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
ts+ Rated 127
Westerner (GB) - Thegoodwans Sister (IRE)(Executive Perk)
Breeder - Larry Mealiffe

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 20/1 22/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 8/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
mid-division, 8th halfway, mistake 5 out, ridden and no extra after 3 out, pulled up before next
u.r.
silks
Salty Boy (IRE) 6, b g 9-12 (George R Williams)
Rated 127
Stowaway (GB) - Ballons Oscar (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Edward Kearney

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 10/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, mistake and unseated rider 8th
p.u.
silks
Without Limites (FR) 7, gr g 9-12 (Goliath Syndicate)
Rated 127(-0 after this run)
Martaline (GB) - Sans Limites (FR)(Nikos)
Breeder - S C E A Domaine De Montmoreau

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 16/1 12/1 10/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 10/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, ridden and no impression before 3 out, no extra and pulled up before next
u.r.
silks
Uisce Beatha (IRE) 6, b g 10-2 (John P McManus)
ts+ Rated 126
Yeats (IRE) - Hataana (USA)(Robellino (USA))
Breeder - Aidan Sexton

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division on inner, mistake 5th, mistake 9th, towards rear when hampered and unseated rider 3 out
Off 2.50
Time 5m. 28.10 secs, which is 1.35 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €197.80
CSF- €139.24
Tricast- €1899.97.

Non runners Gwencily Berbas (FR), Mount Hanover (GB), Ask Susan
2018 Westerner Point 9 11-5 P T Enright 14/1 (Eoghan O'Grady)
2017 De Benno 12 9-5 C A Landers (7) 11/1 (James Grace)
2016 Westerner Point 7 10-9 P T Enright 8/1 (Eoghan O'Grady)
2015 Pairofbrowneyes 6 10-6 M P Fogarty 11/2 (Barry John Murphy)
2014 Page Turner 9 10-5 Mr A McCurtin (7) 16/1 (John J Walsh)

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