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Going - Good to Yielding, Y´ing in places (Hurdle); Yielding, Gd-Y´ing in places (Chase); Gd-Fm, Good in places (X-Country). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €16,795.06 Winning Units - 2.5 Dividend - €4,702.60. Placepot Pool - €99,145.15 Winning Units - 564.51 Dividend - €122.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €4,383.80 carried forward to Punchestown on Fri, 3rd May. Tote Aggregate - €566404.00.

1st
silks
Polished Steel (IRE) 5, b g 11-6 (J P O'Flaherty)
(3:56.9 0.30 secs faster on today's going ) ts6 Rated 116(+7 after this run)
Jeremy (USA) - Chaperoned (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Exors of the Late John Harrington

(Morning price: 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

Tote Win €17.50 Place €4.30
loading past form
always prominent, led after 3rd, kept on well run-in to maintain advantage at the finish
2nd
1.75L
silks
Sil Ver Klass (FR) 5, b g 10-5 (Mulvany's Bar Syndicate)
(3:57.2) ts+hd3 Rated 106(+3 after this run)
Noroit (GER) - Belle Et Polie (FR)(Poliglote (GB))
Breeder - M Georges Massa

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

Place €3.00
loading past form
waited with, 19th after 2nd, progress and not much room after 3 out, moderate 5th before straight, stayed on well closing stages, 2nd at line, not reach winner
3rd
shd
silks
Put The Kettle On (IRE) 5, b f 11-1 (One For Luck Racing Syndicate)
(3:57.3) Rated 111(+2 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Name For Fame (USA)(Quest For Fame)
Breeder - Butlersgrove Stud

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

loading past form
soon led, headed after 3rd, remained prominent, slightly impeded early straight, kept on same pace run-in and dropped to 3rd at line
4th
0.75L
silks
Misty Millie (IRE) 6, b f 10-10 (Michael Frances O'Neill)
(3:57.4) ts+bl3 Rated 106(+1 after this run)
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Mystic Mile (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Desert Star Phoenix Jvc

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1 40/1)
SP 33/1

Place €11.70
loading past form
raced in 12th early, 15th after 2nd, progress and slightly impeded 3 out, switched left after 2 out, 3rd before straight, kept on same pace run-in
5th
2.5L
silks
Elm Grove (IRE) 7, b f 11-1 (John Malone)
(3:57.9) ts3 Rated 111
Arcano (IRE) - Ladytown (IRE)(Bertolini (USA))
Breeder - John Malone

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 8th after 2nd, 4th before straight, kept on same pace from before last
6th
1.5L
silks
Silver Star (FR) 6, gr g 11-5 (Royal's & Blue Syndicate)
(3:58.2) ts+ Rated 122
Silver Frost (IRE) - Suerte (GB)(Halling (USA))
Breeder - Mme Clody Norton & Jedburgh Star

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
raced in 14th early, 13th after 2nd, headway and not much room after 6th, impeded 3 out where not fluent, kept on without threatening from before straight
7th
1.5L
silks
Feeling The Love (IRE) 6, b f 11-12 (John P McManus)
(3:58.5) ts+ Rated 122
Yeats (IRE) - Blooming Quick (IRE)(Moscow Society (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Noreen McManus

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

loading past form
raced in 11th early, 10th after 2nd, slight mistake 6th, impeded 2 out, moderate 6th before straight, kept on same pace without threatening
8th
1.5L
silks
Vaniteux (FR) 10, br g 11-8 (C R Leech)
(3:58.8) ts4 Rated 118
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Expoville (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - M Jaxques Cyres

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

loading past form
raced in 16th early, slight mistake 3rd, some headway but no impression from before straight, kept on well without threatening run-in
9th
0.75L
silks
De Mazzaro (IRE) 5, b g 10-9 (John P McGovern)
(3:59.0) ts+hd7 Rated 105
So You Think (NZ) - Bolero Again (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Jbr Bloodstock Global Pte Ltd

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 40/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
waited with towards rear, took keen hold, slight mistake 3rd, headway and not much room after 3 out and after next, no impression from before straight, kept on without threatening
10th
0.75L
silks
Roachdale House (IRE) 8, b g 10-4 (Aidan Gallagher)
(3:59.1) hd3 Rated 107(-1 after this run)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Golden Legacy (IRE)(Rossini (USA))
Breeder - G Devlin

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

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, headway into moderate 7th before straight, soon no impression, kept on same pace
11th
2.25L
silks
Jon Ess (IRE) 5, ch g 10-13 (Brinkleys Syndicate)
(3:59.6) Rated 112
Dragon Pulse (IRE) - Novosibirsk (USA)(Distant View (USA))
Breeder - Premier Bloodstock

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 7th after 2nd, some slight mistakes, not fluent 2 out, lost place and no impression from before straight
12th
0.75L
silks
Peacocks Secret (IRE) 7, b g 10-6 (T J McDonald)
(3:59.7) bl+ Rated 107
Court Cave (IRE) - Secret Can't Say (IRE)(Jurado (USA))
Breeder - Mrs P De Stacpoole

(Morning price: 50/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
soon prominent, 4th after 2nd, closed up approaching 3 out, lost place and no impression from before straight
13th
1.75L
silks
Shanroe Tic Tec (IRE) 7, b g 11-0 (Easy Going Racing)
(4:00.1) bl6 Rated 117
Flemensfirth (USA) - Bonny Hall (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Michael Fox & Ms Alison Hayden

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
waited with, slight mistake 1st, not fluent 2nd, reminders after 4th and never better than mid-division
14th
hd
silks
Masterstonemason (IRE) 5, b g 11-6 (F Costello)
(4:00.1) cp+ Rated 116
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Step With Style (USA)(Gulch (USA))
Breeder - Moyglare Stud Farm Ltd

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 9th after 2nd, bad mistake 6th, impeded 3 out, no impression from next
15th
0.75L
silks
Broder (IRE) 7, b g 10-10 (John Joyce)
(4:00.2) Rated 106(-1 after this run)
Brian Boru (GB) - Lady Mantell (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - David Brosnan

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 18th after 2nd, slight mistake 3rd, soon headway, no impression from before straight
16th
3.5L
silks
Bercasa (IRE) 4, ch f 11-5 (Mrs Helen Mullins)
(4:01.0) Rated 123
Casamento (IRE) - Berocco (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Old Carhue & Graeng Bloodstock

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 12th after 2nd, slight mistake 6th, no extra from before straight, mistake last
17th
6.5L
silks
Le Vagabond (FR) 7, b g 11-7 (Weir House Syndicate)
(4:02.4) Rated 117(-1 after this run)
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Miryale (FR)(Anabaa (USA))
Breeder - M Erwan Robin & M Mickael Robin

(Morning price: 14/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
raced in 10th early, 11th after 2nd, impeded 3 out, no extra after next
18th
5.5L
silks
Drop The Anchor (IRE) 5, b g 11-6 (John P McManus)
(4:03.5) Rated 116(-1 after this run)
Shantou (USA) - Close To Shore (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Victor Connolly

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

loading past form
waited with, not always fluent jumping, 17th after 2nd, pushed along at stages, never a factor
19th
21L
silks
Stephenstown (GB) 5, b g 10-9 (John P McManus)
(4:07.8) Rated 105(-2 after this run)
Malinas (GER) - Moyliscar (GB)(Terimon)
Breeder - Mrs Caroline George

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

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, never a factor
20th
8.5L
silks
The Last Indian (IRE) 6, b f 10-8 (Mrs Margaret Miley)
(4:09.6) Rated 111
Captain Rio (GB) - Faithfulbond (IRE)(Elbio)
Breeder - Mrs Colette Todd

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, some slight mistakes, 5th after 2nd, lost place and impeded approaching straight, weakened
21st
17L
silks
Itsalonglongroad (GB) 5, b g 10-13 (Rockview Racing Club)
(4:12.9) ts+hd+ Rated 109(-1 after this run)
Lawman (FR) - Alabelle (GB)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Miss K Rausing

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, took keen hold, not fluent 3rd, never a factor
fell
silks
Cool Colonnade (IRE) 5, b g 11-6 (RG & JD Partnership)
hd6 Rated 116
Requinto (IRE) - Reine De Coeur (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Patrick McCormack

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 9/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, a little keen, not fluent 3rd, towards rear when fell 4th
u.r.
silks
Curious Times (IRE) 6, b g 11-6 (Mrs P Sloan)
ts2 Rated 116
Shantou (USA) - Aunt Rosalie (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Michael Fitzgerald

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

loading past form
soon raced in 6th, not fluent 4th, still tracking leaders when bad mistake and unseated rider 3 out
u.r.
silks
Kilkeaskins First (IRE) 8, b g 11-5 (J P Dempsey)
Rated 115
Mountain High (IRE) - Not Mine (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Ms Carol Burke

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

loading past form
prominent, 3rd after 2nd, mistake and unseated rider 5th
p.u.
silks
Share The Honour (GB) 6, ch g 10-12 (Not Even Maybe Syndicate)
ts+sr Rated 108
Shamardal (USA) - Hometime (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Newsells Park Stud

(Morning price: 6/1)
SP 7/1

loading past form
raced in 15th early, 14th after 2nd, slight mistake 3rd, dropped behind before 5th, pulled up before 6th
Off 3.40
Time 3m. 56.90 secs, which is 0.30 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €201.70
Tote Trifecta- €1124.90
CSF- €164.93
Tricast- €1435.76.

Non runner Bolbec (FR) (change in going)
2018 Park Paddocks 4 10-12 J W Kennedy 6/1Fav (Gordon Elliott)
2017 Bobabout 4 10-9 R M Power 8/1 (Mrs John Harrington)
2016 Elusive Ivy 6 10-9 J B Kane (7) 16/1 (Gavin Patrick Cromwell)
2015 Bog War 5 10-4 D J Mullins (5) 5/2Fav (Liam P Cusack)
2014 Macnicholson 5 11-11 B J Geraghty 10/1CFav (Mrs John Harrington)

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