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Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €3,500.00. Placepot Pool - €24,328.69 Winning Units - 47.71 Dividend - €356.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €13,159.69 carried forward to Ballinrobe on Tue, 29th Aug. Tote Aggregate - €293567.00.

1st
silks
Sollertia (IRE) 2, gr f 8-12 (Thomas J Rogers)
(1:39.64 0.50 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 5)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Royal Blue Star (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Herbertstown House Stud

(Morning price: 7/1 10/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 6/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

Tote Win €6.50 Place €2.00
loading past form
led early, raced in 2nd, gained narrow lead over 1f out, stayed on best inside final furlong
2nd
1.75L
silks
Highway To Heaven (IRE) 2, b f 8-1 (P Jordan)
(1:39.95) (Drawn 4)
Pour Moi (IRE) - Lillebonne (FR)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - J Connolly

SP 33/1

Place €9.00
loading past form
soon led, pressed 2f out and narrowly headed over 1f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong
3rd
1L
silks
Raintree (IRE) 2, ch f 8-8 (Richard Barnes)
(1:40.14) (Drawn 8)
Casamento (IRE) - Snowy Peak (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Denis Noonan

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

Place €1.10
loading past form
tracked leaders, pushed along after halfway, 3rd before straight, kept on same pace inside final furlong
4th
4.75L
silks
Bronze Age (IRE) 2, gr f 8-6 (Mrs A G Kavanagh)
(1:40.98) (Drawn 7)
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Daliana (GB)(Verglas (IRE))
Breeder - Kildaragh Stud

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

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, took keen hold, 4th before straight, no extra inside final furlong
5th
3.5L
silks
Burmese Blazer (IRE) 2, b/br g 8-11 (David Spratt)
(1:41.59) (Drawn 3)
Arakan (USA) - Sr Pius (IRE)(Antonius Pius (USA))
Breeder - Ms Elaine Gavin

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

loading past form
prominent and took keen hold, held up, not clear run early, 7th before straight, closed 2f out, no impression in 5th over 1f out
6th
0.75L
silks
Famous Affair (IRE) 2, b f 8-6 (Richard Barnes)
(1:41.76) (Drawn 6)
Famous Name (GB) - Plum Sugar (IRE)(Footstepsinthesand (GB))
Breeder - Grangecon Holdings Ltd

(Morning price: 66/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
soon chased leaders, pushed along after halfway, 6th before straight, no impression 2f out, kept on same pace without threatening
7th
nk
silks
Still Standing (IRE) 2, ch c 8-11 (Mrs P K Cooper)
(1:41.80) (Drawn 1)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Il Palazzo (USA)(Giant's Causeway (USA))
Breeder - D G Iceton

(Morning price: 4/1 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2 2/1)
(Ring price: 9/4 2/1 15/8 2/1) SP 2/1fav

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, not clear run on inner early, 5th before straight, no extra from over 1f out
8th
2.75L
silks
Rip Rocks Paddy Ok (IRE) 2, b g 8-11 (Padraig Mullins)
(1:42.29) (Drawn 9)
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Marula (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Vimal and Gillian Khosla

(Morning price: 10/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
dwelt, soon towards rear, edged right early straight and no extra
9th
6L
silks
Sea The Spray (IRE) 2, gr c 8-11 (David Armstrong)
(1:43.41) (Drawn 2)
Kendargent (FR) - Orikawa (FR)(Gold Away (IRE))
Breeder - Mylestown Farms Ltd

SP 14/1

loading past form
soon towards rear, some headway but no impression 2f out, no extra from over 1f out
10th
11L
silks
Tahan (IRE) 2, b g 8-11 (Ms Sheila Lavery)
(1:45.30) (Drawn 10)
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Reehan (USA)(Bernardini (USA))
Breeder - Degner Ltd

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

loading past form
held up, 8th before straight, soon no extra
Off 5.00
Time 1m. 39.64 secs, which is 0.50 secs slower than the course average on today's going
CSF €157.70.
Tote Exacta €210.60.
Tote Trifecta €3889.10.


2016 Sweet Sounds 2 8-11 C T Keane 9/10Fav (G M Lyons) (Drawn 7)
2015 Last Waltz 2 8-11 W J Lee 11/2 (David Wachman) (Drawn 8)
2014 Belle Et Bete 2 8-13 C T Keane 4/7Fav (G M Lyons) (Drawn 9)

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