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Going - Soft (soft to heavy in places on the back straight). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 9 Dividend - €233.30. Placepot Pool - €24,703.08 Winning Units - 1168.21 Dividend - €14.80. Pick Six Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €7,000.00. Tote Aggregate - €119758.00.

1st
silks
Scorched Earth (IRE) 3, ch c 8-13 (Sean Jones)
(2:23.43 0.66 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 2) Rated 77(+5 after this run)
Zoffany (IRE) - How's She Cuttin' (IRE)(Shinko Forest (IRE))
Breeder - P Hyland & C & J Mchale

(Morning price: 6.5 7 6 5.5 4.5)
(Ring price: 7/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2) SP 5/2

Tote Win €3.80 Place €1.60
loading past form
soon led, increased advantage to 3 lengths 3f out, came wide entering straight, ridden and edged left over 2f out, edged left under 1f out, kept on, veered right closing stages, all out, just
2nd
nose
silks
Cosmic Horizon (IRE) 3, b c 9-11 (Joe Schmidt)
(2:23.43) (Drawn 5)ts4cp2 Rated 89(+3 after this run)
Excelebration (IRE) - Flavia Tatiana (IRE)(Holy Roman Emperor (IRE))
Breeder - Whisperview Trading Ltd

(Morning price: 4.32 3.5 3.24 3 3.24 3)
(Ring price: 9/4 5/2 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1 9/4) SP 9/4fav

loading past form
rear of mid-division, pushed along in 5th halfway, came wide entering straight, ridden into 3rd over 2f out, stayed on to 2nd under 1f out, kept on well, just failed
3rd
4.25L
silks
Ideal Pal (IRE) 3, gr g 8-10 (L Mulvany)
(2:24.18) (Drawn 7) Rated 79(-1 after this run)
Tough As Nails (IRE) - Lucky Beguine (IRE)(Key Of Luck (USA))
Breeder - Larry Mulvany

(Morning price: 12 11 13)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
soon tracked leader in 2nd, under pressure behind clear leader 3f out, ridden over 2f out, no impression and dropped to 3rd under 1f out, one paced
4th
1.25L
silks
Rock De Baune (FR) 5, b g 9-12 (John P McManus)
(2:24.44) (Drawn 4) Rated 83(-2 after this run)
Saddex (GB) - Sofia De Baune (FR)(Saint Cyrien (FR))
Breeder - S C E A Ecurie Domaine De Baune & M Bernard Hallope

(Morning price: 4.46 4.5 4.32 4.3 3.96 4)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
missed break and awkward leaving stalls, niggled along in rear early, progress on inner to 6th halfway, ridden in 5th 2f out, no impression on leaders in 4th 1f out, kept on without threatening
5th
2.25L
silks
Elm Grove (IRE) 7, b f 9-5 (John Malone)
(2:24.82) (Drawn 9)ts7 Rated 76(-1 after this run)
Arcano (IRE) - Ladytown (IRE)(Bertolini (USA))
Breeder - John Malone

(Morning price: 8 8.5 9)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
towards rear, 8th halfway, no impression and ridden 2f out, progress to 5th 1f out, kept on, never nearer
6th
4.5L
silks
Grinn (IRE) 3, b f 8-8 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(2:25.59) (Drawn 3) Rated 72(-2 after this run)
Glor Na Mara (IRE) - Grinneas (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 10 9 10 11 13)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
mid-division, improved to 3rd halfway, ridden entering straight, lost place under 2f out, weakened 1 1/2f out
7th
1.25L
silks
Canary Row (IRE) 9, b g 9-10 (Richard Barnes)
(2:25.83) (Drawn 1)vs+ Rated 86(-2 after this run)
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Fresh Mint (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Grangecon Stud

(Morning price: 5.5 6.5 7 8)
(Ring price: 13/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
towards rear, 7th halfway, ridden and no impression over 2f out, one paced final furlong, never a factor
8th
8L
silks
Dancing Doll (IRE) 6, b f 8-9 (Timothy Kelly)
(2:27.23) (Drawn 6) Rated 66(-1 after this run)
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Dancing Diva (FR)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Newtown Anner Stud

(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
prominent on outer, 4th halfway, lost place and ridden over 2f out, weakened 1 1/2f out, eased closing stages
Off 7.50
Time 2m. 23.43 secs, which is 0.66 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €9.10
Tote Trifecta- €72.60
CSF- €9.01
Tricast- €39.01.

Non runner Charcor (going)
2018 Try Again 5 8-5 Ben Martin Coen (7) 4/1 (Paul W Flynn) (Drawn 5)
2017 On The Go Again 4 9-12 G F Carroll 13/2 (Michael Mulvany) (Drawn 12)
2016 Malinka 4 9-7 P J Smullen 7/1 (D K Weld) (Drawn 5)
2015 Acid 3 8-7 C D Hayes 11/2 (Kevin Prendergast) (Drawn 1)
2014 Empress Toorah 3 9-2 P J Smullen 11/2 (Sabrina J Harty) (Drawn 1)

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