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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
Bianca Minola (FR) 4, ch f 9-1 (Clive Washbourn)
(2:51.94 3.04 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 12) Rated 65(+15 after this run)
Shakespearean (IRE) - Transylvania (FR)(Motivator (GB))
Breeder - Patrick Burel

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

Tote Win €3.40 Place €1.70
loading past form
raced in 4th early, closed up travelling smoothly straight, pushed along to lead 2f out, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
1L
silks
Curley Bill (IRE) 10, b g 9-7 (Philip J Reynolds)
(2:52.13) (Drawn 7) Rated 77(+3 after this run)
Heron Island (IRE) - In Excelsis (GER)(Tertullian (USA))
Breeder - Arctic Tack Stud

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

Place €1.30
loading past form
slowly into stride, raced in 11th early, closed up 2f out, soon effort, kept on without matching winner inside final furlong
3rd
2.5L
silks
Nanabad (IRE) 5, b f 9-0 (G Callanan)
(2:52.56) (Drawn 9) Rated 75
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Tequise (IRE)(Victory Note (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Callanan

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
raced in 5th early, effort straight, kept on without matching front pair final furlong
4th
0.75L
silks
Boom Or Bush (IRE) 4, b g 8-12 (Brian Mellon)
(2:52.69) (Drawn 10) Rated 68(-1 after this run)
Bushranger (IRE) - Boudica (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Ms G Proctor

(Morning price: 8/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 15/2 8/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
raced in 8th early, closed up and effort 2f out, kept on without matching principals final furlong
5th
hd
silks
Brazos (USA) 4, b g 10-0 (Thomas Keithley)
(2:52.72) (Drawn 1) Rated 84
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Les Fazzani (IRE)(Intikhab (USA))
Breeder - Gunpowder Farms, LLC

(Morning price: 10/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 12/1 9/1 12/1 14/1 9/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

loading past form
raced in 7th early, closed 2f out, kept on without matching principals final furlong
6th
1.75L
silks
Ace Of Diamonds (IRE) 5, b g 9-3 (Dr R Lambe)
(2:53.03) (Drawn 3)hd3 Rated 73(-3 after this run)
Oasis Dream (GB) - Perfect Touch (USA)(Miswaki (USA))
Breeder - Exors of the Late Mrs C L Weld

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 13/2 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
raced in 9th early, closed and effort straight, not much room over 2f out and soon switched left, one pace 1f out
7th
1L
silks
Bobby Jean (IRE) 7, b f 8-6 (Mrs Monica Cogan)
(2:53.20) (Drawn 4)ts+ Rated 62(-2 after this run)
Jeremy (USA) - Madam's View (IRE)(Entrepreneur (GB))
Breeder - Spratstown Bloodstock Ltd

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
raced in 10th early, closed and effort straight, one pace 1f out
8th
4L
silks
Mystique Heights (GB) 5, b g 8-10 (Luke Comer)
(2:53.91) (Drawn 6)ts1 Rated 66(-1 after this run)
High Chaparral (IRE) - Musique Magique (IRE)(Mozart (IRE))
Breeder - Brightwalton Stud

(Morning price: 28/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 33/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
raced in 12th early, pushed along before straight, soon no impression, kept on without threatening
9th
12L
silks
Long Call (GB) 5, b g 8-11 (Augustine Byrne)
(2:56.07) (Drawn 14)ts7 Rated 67(-1 after this run)
Authorized (IRE) - Gacequita (URU)(Ride The Rails (USA))
Breeder - Rabbah Bloodstock Limited

(Morning price: 18/1 12/1 9/1 15/2 8/1 17/2 7/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 6th approaching halfway, effort straight, no extra and eased inside final furlong
10th
2.5L
silks
Emperor Waltz (GB) 5, b g 9-4 (Mrs John J Murphy)
(2:56.52) (Drawn 11)ts8 Rated 74(-1 after this run)
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Kitty Wells (GB)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Stuart Stuckey

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along before straight, some headway but no impression from over 1f out
11th
2L
silks
Dandy Dude (IRE) 5, b g 8-1 (Phoenix Bloodstock Syndicate)
(2:56.88) (Drawn 13)ts7 Rated 57(-1 after this run)
Dandy Man (IRE) - Queen Of Fibres (IRE)(Scenic)
Breeder - Mrs Marita Rogers

(Morning price: 28/1 20/1 22/1 28/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
raced in 6th early, pushed along approaching straight, soon no impression
12th
2L
silks
Nightly Wailing (IRE) 4, b c 8-12 (Mrs K F Cleary)
(2:57.22) (Drawn 16)vs7 Rated 68
Vocalised (USA) - Cloigin Gorm (IRE)(Lil's Boy (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 17/2 11/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 25/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
soon prominent in 2nd, led before straight, headed 2f out, soon weakened
13th
7.5L
silks
Eastern Dragon (IRE) 8, b g 8-8 (Ms Anne Torrens)
(2:58.53) (Drawn 2)cp+ Rated 69(-4 after this run)
Elnadim (USA) - Shulammite Woman (IRE)(Desert Sun (GB))
Breeder - James Mahon

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1 100/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, raced in 13th early, effort straight, soon no impression
14th
4.5L
silks
Mistiness (IRE) 7, b g 7-13 (Phoenix Platinum Syndicate)
(2:59.33) (Drawn 15) Rated 57(-1 after this run)
Astronomer Royal (USA) - Misty Daylight (USA)(Seeking Daylight (USA))
Breeder - S F Bloodstock LLC

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
soon led, headed before straight, soon no extra
15th
5.5L
silks
Masterofdiscovery (GB) 4, b g 8-10 (Five Of Hearts Syndicate)
(3:00.34) (Drawn 8) Rated 66(-1 after this run)
Henrythenavigator (USA) - Wonderful Desert (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

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

loading past form
led early, soon raced in 3rd, pushed along 4f out, no extra straight
Off 7.11
Time 2m. 51.94 secs, which is 3.04 secs faster than the course average on today's going
CSF €8.64.
Tricast €111.01.
Tote Exacta €10.20.
Tote Trifecta €104.80.

Non runner Hyperdrive (change in going)
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2016 Synopsis 4 9-11 G F Carroll 6/1 (G M Lyons) (Drawn 3)
2015 Dancingwithangels 6 8-6 R P Downey (5) 8/1 (Thomas Cleary) (Drawn 7)
2014 Cliff House 4 9-3 N G McCullagh 9/2Fav (John J Walsh) (Drawn 5)
2013 Lethal Weapon 8 9-5 F M Berry 3/1Fav (C Roche)

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