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Going - Flat: Heavy, soft in places (Soft, heavy in places following 2nd) NH: Soft (Yielding to soft after 4th). Fine and breezy

Jackpot Pool - €5,031.87 Winning Units - 12 Dividend - €293.50. Placepot Pool - €25,222.73 Winning Units - 25.44 Dividend - €694.00. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €14,825.49 carried forward to Gowran Park on Wed, 9th May. Tote Aggregate - €122713.00.

1st
silks
Like An Open Book (IRE) 8, b f 9-2 (Ms Elaine Burke)
(2:58.03 3.04 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 3)
Well Chosen (GB) - Ballyvesta (IRE)(Beau Sher)
Breeder - John Burke

(Morning price: 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 2/1)
(Ring price: 7/4 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

Tote Win €2.30 Place €1.02
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dwelt, raced in 4th early, closer order after halfway, pushed along straight, challenged final furlong, stayed on well to lead near line
2nd
nk
silks
Minnie Dahill (IRE) 4, b f 9-2 (Micheal D Ryan)
(2:58.07) (Drawn 8)
Finsceal Fior (IRE) - Elyaadi (GB)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - M Ryan

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

Place €1.50
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raced in 5th early, closer order after halfway, challenged over 2f out, led from 1f out, kept on well final furlong, headed near line
3rd
1.5L
silks
Strange Notions (IRE) 4, b f 9-2 (Painestown Syndicate)
(2:58.36) (Drawn 2)hd6 Rated 56
High Chaparral (IRE) - Silirisa (FR)(Sillery (USA))
Breeder - Littlejohn Bloodstock Ltd

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
loaded without rider, took keen hold, raced in 6th early, chased leaders and switched left over 1f out, kept on without troubling front pair into 3rd near finish
4th
0.5L
silks
Stay With Me (IRE) 4, gr f 9-2 (Brian Bunyan)
(2:58.47) (Drawn 1)ts1 Rated 62(-2 after this run)
Cape Cross (IRE) - Louverissa (IRE)(Verglas (IRE))
Breeder - Oak Lodge Bloodstock

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

loading past form
close up, led straight, pressed over 2f out, headed from 1f out, no extra and one pace after, dropped to 4th near finish
5th
3.5L
silks
Allez Kal (IRE) 7, b f 9-2 (Ms Yvonne Hennessy)
(2:59.13) (Drawn 7)
Kalanisi (IRE) - Reynard's Glen (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Gareth Metcalfe

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

loading past form
slowly into stride, in rear, closer order after halfway, effort straight, one pace 1f out
6th
3.5L
silks
One Cool Girl (IRE) 4, ch f 9-2 (Garadice Syndicate)
(2:59.80) (Drawn 6)ts1sr Rated 32(+4 after this run)
Arakan (USA) - Sea Of Time (USA)(Gilded Time (USA))
Breeder - Peter McGlynn

(Morning price: 100/1 80/1 100/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

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raced in 3rd early, effort straight, one pace 1f out
7th
2.25L
silks
Cinnabar Reds (IRE) 5, ch f 8-6 (Ms Amy Vaughan King)
(3:00.21) (Drawn 4)cp1
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Dalniya (FR)(Sinndar (IRE))
Breeder - Nicolas Varney

(Morning price: 66/1 100/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
towards rear, last and pushed along before straight, soon no impression, kept on without threatening inside final furlong
8th
5.5L
silks
The Bittern Cry (IRE) 4, gr f 9-2 (Ms Eleanor Morris)
(3:01.24) (Drawn 5)
Dark Angel (IRE) - Breathless Kiss (USA)(Roman Ruler (USA))
Breeder - Miss Linda Lyons

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

loading past form
dwelt, raced in 7th early, effort straight, no extra from over 1f out
9th
15L
silks
Royal Alto (IRE) 4, b f 9-2 (Maeve E Cooney)
(3:03.85) (Drawn 9)
Vocalised (USA) - Sweet Royale (GB)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Paul Starr

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, soon led racing alone on outer, pushed along and headed from early straight, weakened and eased final furlong
Off 6.42
Time 2m. 58.03 secs, which is 3.04 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €7.60
Tote Trifecta- €64.30
CSF- €8.31.


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2016 Queen Alphabet 7 9-2 P J Smullen 2/1Fav (Peter Fahey) (Drawn 7)
2015 Kaleefa 4 9-2 P J Smullen 5/6Fav (D K Weld) (Drawn 6)
2014 Toe The Line 5 9-2 F M Berry 4/6Fav (John E Kiely) (Drawn 3)
2013 Sho Girl 4 9-2 D P McDonogh 5/2Fav (P J Prendergast)

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