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Going - Soft To Heavy, Heavy in places. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 3.9 Dividend - €538.40. Placepot Pool - €33,495.35 Winning Units - 140.99 Dividend - €166.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €11,237.48 carried forward to Thurles on Sun, 19th Jan. Tote Aggregate - €128105.00.

1st
silks
Punitive (IRE) 6, b g 11-5 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:33.2 15.90 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 109(+6 after this run)
Shantou (USA) - Rowlands Star (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Miss Marie-Louise Donnelly

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

Tote Win €3.60 Place €1.02
loading past form
led and disputed, slight mistake 3 out, ridden 2 out, edged ahead before last, kept on well run-in, pressed close home
2nd
0.5L
silks
Sir Bob (IRE) 8, b g 11-1 (John P McManus)
(5:33.3) cp1sr Rated 98(+3 after this run)
Morozov (USA) - Carrigeen Rocket (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Edward Gahan

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

Place €2.60
loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, challenged and slight mistake 3 out, ridden in close 3rd 2 out, kept on well run-in, pressed winner close home
3rd
1.75L
silks
Cherif De L'isle (FR) 8, gr g 11-11 (T Howley Jnr)
(5:33.7) cp1 Rated 108(+1 after this run)
Fragrant Mix (IRE) - Quelle Surprise (FR)(Network (GER))
Breeder - Mme Michele Sayet

(Morning price: 7/4 6/4 11/8 5/4 11/10 6/4)
(Ring price: 5/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 5/4 11/8 5/4 6/5 11/10) SP 11/10fav

Place €1.10
loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, challenged 3 out, ridden in close 4th 2 out, kept on same pace from last
4th
shd
silks
Spancil Hill (IRE) 10, b g 10-9 (Michael J McDonagh)
(5:33.7) cp1 Rated 97
Flemensfirth (USA) - Northern Gale (USA)(Northern Spur (IRE))
Breeder - Fethard Bloodstock

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 7/1 8/1 7/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, progress in 6th 3 out, challenged after 3 out, disputed 2 out, soon ridden, headed before last, kept on one pace run-in, no extra close home
5th
2L
silks
Seskinane (IRE) 14, b g 10-9 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Mrs Anne McMahon)
(5:34.1) Rated 98(-0 after this run)
Imperial Ballet (IRE) - Three For The Road (IRE)(Buckskin (FR))
Breeder - Eamonn Kennedy

(Morning price: 10/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
held up towards rear, progress into 5th 3 out, ridden behind leaders 2 out, no impression last, kept on one pace
6th
15L
silks
Diamond Grove (GB) 5, b g 10-9 (Edward Cawley)
(5:37.2) Rated 95
Nayef (USA) - Diamond Reef (GB)(Alzao (USA))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 8/1 15/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden 3 out, no impression before next, kept on one pace
7th
0.75L
silks
Justice Jim (IRE) 9, gr g 9-9 (D J Mooney)
(5:37.3) ts4 Rated 85(-1 after this run)
Golden Tornado (IRE) - Polocracy (IRE)(Aristocracy)
Breeder - David Mooney

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 33/1 22/1 18/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
led and disputed, mistake 3rd, ridden and headed before 2 out where mistake, soon no extra
8th
18L
silks
Exciting Oscar (IRE) 7, b g 10-13 (Mrs Norah Ahern)
(5:41.0) Rated 96(-1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Excitingenterprise (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Norah Cremin

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 14/1 11/1 9/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, ridden after 4 out, no extra 3 out, weakened before next
9th
12L
silks
Bobbie The Dazzler (IRE) 6, b m 11-0 (Miss J Wilson)
(5:43.5) Rated 104(-2 after this run)
Lawman (FR) - Fashion Statement (GB)(Rainbow Quest (USA))
Breeder - Oak Hill Stud

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 22/1 20/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no extra 3 out, weakened before next
Off 2.32
Time 5m. 33.20 secs, which is 15.90 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €33.70
Tote Trifecta- €105.50
CSF- €44.94
Tricast- €73.23.


2019 Goose Man 7 11-7 A E Lynch 7/2Fav (T J Taaffe)
2018 Wee Small Hours 9 10-7 D J Hand (7) 6/1 (Dermot Anthony McLoughlin)
2017 Swift 6 9-13 M A Enright 20/1 (John W Nicholson)
2016 Edvardo 6 9-13 S W Flanagan 12/1 (David Harry Kelly)
2015 Oscar Sam 6 9-13 L P Dempsey (5) 7/1 (J P Dempsey)

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