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Going - Soft. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - 13.2 Dividend - €530.30. Placepot Pool - €51,938.58 Winning Units - 945.63 Dividend - €38.40. Pick Six Pool - €15,000.00 Winning Units - 2.3 Dividend - €4,565.20. Tote Aggregate - €173701.00.

1st
silks
Carefully Selected (IRE) 8, b g 11-1 (Miss M A Masterson)
(5:25.8 6.65 secs faster on today's going )
Well Chosen (GB) - Knockamullen Girl (IRE)(Alderbrook (GB))
Breeder - Joseph R Lalor

(Morning price: 11/10 1/1 10/11 5/6 10/11 5/6 10/11 4/5 8/11 4/5 8/11 4/6 4/5 8/11 4/5 8/11 4/6)
(Ring price: 8/11 4/6 8/13 4/7) SP 4/7fav

Tote Win €1.40 Place €1.10
loading past form
made all, went on before 5th, slight mistake 6th, reduced lead approaching 2 out, went on again approaching last where left further clear, stayed on well run-in, easily
2nd
24L
silks
City Island (IRE) 7, b g 11-1 (Sean & Bernardine Mulryan)
(5:30.6) ts9
Court Cave (IRE) - Victorine (IRE)(Un Desperado (FR))
Breeder - Kenneth Parkhill

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

loading past form
raced in 4th, dropped to last after 8th, pushed along after 3 out, went 3rd but off front pair into straight, left 2nd from last and kept on same pace
3rd
12L
silks
Dallas Des Pictons (FR) 7, b g 11-1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:33.0)
Spanish Moon (USA) - Nadia Des Pictons (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - S C E A Du Marais Des Pictons

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

loading past form
raced in 2nd, dropped to 4th but still well in touch when pecked 2 out, soon no impression, left 3rd from last
4th
4.25L
silks
Lord Schnitzel (IRE) 7, b g 11-1 (Klaus Koentopp)
(5:34.0) ts8cp3
Getaway (GER) - Britway Lady (IRE)(Norwich)
Breeder - Daniel Cotter

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 16/1 12/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
raced in 5th, bumped 5th, 4th after 8th, closed 3 out, pushed along in 3rd approaching straight, soon no extra in rear, left 4th from last
fell
silks
Halsafari (IRE) 7, b g 11-1 (John P Bowe)
Rated 123
Doyen (IRE) - Solerina (IRE)(Toulon (GB))
Breeder - John Bowe

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

loading past form
in rear, slightly hampered and fell 5th
fell
silks
Speak Easy (GB) 7, b g 11-1 (John P McManus)

Beneficial (GB) - For Bill (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - R T Crellin

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

loading past form
raced in 3rd, 2nd approaching straight, no impression on winner when fell heavily last
Off 1.05
Time 5m. 25.80 secs, which is 6.65 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €2.90
Tote Trifecta- €16.20
CSF- €3.50.


2019 Winter Escape 8 11-8 M P Walsh 12/1 (Aidan Anthony Howard)
2018 Invitation Only 7 11-1 D J Mullins 5/4Fav (W P Mullins)

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