Going - Good. 

1st
silks
Rainbow Chaser (IRE) 12-2

Stowaway (GB) - Socker Toppen (IRE)(Great Palm (USA))
Breeder - Miss Catriona Tully

SP 6/1

Colin Bowe
B O'Neill
loading past form
mid-div, progress to 6l 3rd halfway, drpd to close 6th 3out, ridden in 3l 3rd early straight, 2l dwn last, good jmp and soon lead, all out
2nd
1.5L
silks
The Strap Man (GB) 11-11

Schiaparelli (GER) - Lady Racquet (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Amanda Bowlby

SP 10/1

Donnchadh Doyle
J C Gainford
loading past form
mid-div, 7th and rcing wide halfway, progress to 5th appr 3out, ridden and disputed 3rd early straight, went 2nd early run-in, kept on
3rd
1.5L
silks
Brief Ambition (GB) 12-2

Yeats (IRE) - Kentucky Sky (GB)(Cloudings (IRE))
Breeder - Mr T. Wood

SP 5/1

Peter J Flood
R James
loading past form
mid-div, 6th halfway, went 2l 3rd 3out going well, joined leader next, wo early straight, 2l advantage last where slw and headed, kept on well flat
4th
silks
Oscarsman (IRE) 12-2

Oscar (IRE) - Ashwell Lady (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - William Mangan

SP 6/1

Michael Goff
S Fitzgerald
loading past form
lead, 5l advantage halfway, redcd 1l lead 3out, joined before 2out, headed early straight, drpd to 3rd at last, kept on well to line
5th
silks
Costalotmore (IRE) 12-2

Primary (USA) - Bid To Win (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Desmond Ellard

SP 3/1

Mark J Scallan
M Scallan
loading past form
mid-div, 10th halfway, progress to 7th after 8th, further progress to 4th 3out, drpd to 6th early straight, 4l 5th last, kept on well
6th
15L
silks
Arakan Quest (IRE) 11-11

Arakan (USA) - Medal Quest (FR)(Medaaly (GB))
Breeder - Paul Hamill

SP 10/1

B R Hamilton
S Cavanagh
loading past form
rear of mid-div, 14th halfway, good progress to 9th at 8th, in touch in 5l 7th 3out, ridden in 6l 5th early straight, soon not quicken, weakened
7th
18L
silks
Loughermore (IRE) 12-2

Milan (GB) - Seductive Dance (GB)(Groom Dancer (USA))
Breeder - John Dwan and John Brennan

SP 10/1

Colin S McKeever
M J O'Hare
loading past form
prominent early, drpd to mid-div after 3rd, 9th halfway, lost further pos to 12th 5out, no danger from 3out but kept on smepce
8th
2.5L
silks
Bawnmore (FR) 12-2

Muhtathir (GB) - Maikawa (FR)(Green Tune (USA))
Breeder - E A R L Du Bois Hue

SP 6/4fav

Sam Curling
Derek O'Connor
loading past form
track leaders, 5l 2nd halfway, clsr and 1l dwn 3out, joined leader 2out, qkcly drpd to 5th appr straight, eased early straight
9th
4L
silks
No Pretender (IRE) 11-11

Great Pretender (IRE) - La Sentinelle (FR)(Sagacity (FR))
Breeder - Mr J Talbot

SP 10/1

Jonathan M Fogarty
J W Hendrick
loading past form
always towards rear, bad mistake 4th, 16th halfway, ridden and lost touch with main group after 4out, went poor 10th 2out, weakened
10th
1L
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Kiosk Keith (IRE) 12-2

Scorpion (IRE) - Definite Love (IRE)(Definite Article (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Liz Ring O'Sullivan

SP 6/1

Shane Hassett
R Deegan
loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden in ok 8th 3out, lost touch before 2out, no sngr from soon after, weakened before last
p.u.
silks
Irish Hill (IRE) 11-11

Presenting (GB) - Sarah Massini (IRE)(Dr Massini (IRE))
Breeder - W Tanner

SP 7/1

I R Ferguson
L J McGuinness
loading past form
chased leaders early, drpd to mid-div by 3rd, 8th halfway, slt mistake and ridden in 9th 4out, quickly eased and pulled up before 3out
p.u.
silks
Blow By Ruben (IRE) 12-2

Olden Times (GB) - Faoi Draiocht (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - George Chapman

SP 8/1

Steve Griffin
S E O'Rourke
loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, mistake 5out and drpd to 10th, quickly lost pos after 4out, pulled up before 2out
p.u.
silks
Little Battler (IRE) 12-2

Arakan (USA) - Masamor (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Coolrain Stables

SP 10/1

Patrick Eugene Turley
D G Lavery
loading past form
rear of mid-div, 12th halfway, ridden to hold touch with main group in 9th, eased in 11th after 2out, pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Bonamargy (IRE) 12-2

Arcadio (GER) - Bell Walks Lady (IRE)
Breeder - Mr Maurice Cronin

SP 10/1

Rodney Ian Arthur
C M Smith
loading past form
always towards rear, n jmp fluently, slw jmp 3rd and ridden, 15th halfway, no extra in 15th from 3out, eased after 2out, pulled up last
p.u.
silks
Time Leader (IRE) 11-11

Scorpion (IRE) - Dancing Matilda (IRE)(Val Royal (FR))
Breeder - J McCormack

SP 10/1

James M Kiernan
P C Bannon
loading past form
always towards rear, 13th halfway, ridden to hold touch with main group before 4out, struggling in poor 13th 3out, pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Woddy Wynne (IRE) 11-11

Scorpion (IRE) - Line Diane (FR)(Robin Des Champs (FR))
Breeder - Martin & Maureen Flinter

SP 10/1

Paul E Ryan
T J Kelly
loading past form
always in rear and never a factor, detchd by 3rd, 17th and last halfway, kept going from 4out, eased 2out, pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Etan Des Blaises (FR) 11-11

Lord Du Sud (FR) - Loutre (FR)
Breeder - Mme Audrey Dury

SP 10/1

Stephen G Carey
J J O'Neill
loading past form
always towards rear, 11th halfway, ridden briefly 8th, ridden from 4out, struggling in 14th after 3out, eased after 2out, pulled up before last
Off 1.30
Time 6m. 10.00 secs

THE IRISH TIMES