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Going - Good to Yielding, Good in Places; Changed to Good (G-Y in places after Race 2). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €321.63 Winning Units - .4 Dividend - €225.10. Placepot Pool - €32,403.32 Winning Units - 39.55 Dividend - €573.50. Tote Aggregate - €97009.00.

1st
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Lethal Steps (GB) 4, gr g 11-7 (Cheveley Park Stud)
(4:10.0 0.43 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 123(+1 after this run)
Lethal Force (IRE) - Tanda Tula (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Seaton Partnership

(Morning price: 8/13 8/15 4/9)
(Ring price: 1/2 4/9 2/5 4/9 2/5) SP 2/5fav

Tote Win €1.20 Place €1.02
loading past form
chased leaders and 3rd from halfway, went 2nd before 3 out and cruised through to lead after next, soon went clear and kept on well run-in
2nd
6.5L
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Morning Skye (IRE) 4, b g 11-7 (Liam Kerrigan)
(4:11.2)
Famous Name (GB) - Agnetha (GER)(Big Shuffle (USA))
Breeder - Springbank Way Stud

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
chased leaders and 4th from halfway, went 3rd from 3 out and pushed along after next, no impression before last and kept on into 2nd run-in, not troubling winner
3rd
2.25L
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Cobaltic (FR) 4, b g 11-2 (M L Bloodstock Limited)
(4:11.6)
Balko (FR) - Naiade De La Roque (FR)(Officiel (FR))
Breeder - J. Merienne, P. Merienne & T. Lambrouin

(Morning price: 6/4 13/8 7/4 6/4 7/4 15/8)
(Ring price: 5/2 11/4) SP 11/4

loading past form
chased leader in 2nd, improved to lead from halfway, pressed and headed after 2 out, soon pushed along and no impression, ridden and dropped to 3rd run-in
4th
4.5L
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Patrick Joseph (GB) 4, b g 10-9 (An Geall Is Fearr Teoranta)
(4:12.5)
Helmet (AUS) - Laraib (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Clive Dennett

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

loading past form
mid-division and 8th from halfway, took closer order from 3 out, ridden and no impression from next, kept on without threatening to go 4th run-in
5th
8.5L
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Paul Patterson (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (Miss Nicole McKenna)
(4:14.2)
Approve (IRE) - Chaste (GB)(Groom Dancer (USA))
Breeder - Paul Barrett & Nicola Cullen

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

loading past form
mid-division, not fluent 2nd, 7th from halfway, took closer order on outer and slightly bumped 3 out, ridden in 4th from 2 out and soon no impression, dropped to 5th run-in
6th
8.5L
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Elegant Lass (IRE) 4, ch f 10-6 (Leonard Kinsella)
(4:16.0) ts3
Dandy Man (IRE) - Tralanza (IRE)(Traditionally (USA))
Breeder - Nanallac Stud

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

loading past form
chased leaders under keen hold, 5th from halfway, not fluent 3 out, pushed along and no impression from 2 out
7th
2.25L
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Mister H (IRE) 4, ch g 10-11 (D Punch)
(4:16.5)
Golden Tornado (IRE) - Ballycarron Lass (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Donal Brazil

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division and 9th from halfway, pushed along and no impression from 3 out, kept on past beaten horses to go moderate 7th run-in
8th
hd
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Eazi Beazi (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (Miss C Howes)
(4:16.5) ts1
Zambezi Sun (GB) - Sakarya (IRE)(Shernazar)
Breeder - Linacre House Limited

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

loading past form
mid-division and not fluent at times, 6th from halfway, slightly hampered 3 out and soon pushed along, no impression and weakened from next
9th
2.25L
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Baronial Hall (FR) 4, ch g 10-11 (D E Fitzgerald)
(4:17.0)
Bonbon Rose (FR) - Barbarasse (FR)(Urgent Request (IRE))
Breeder - E A R L Elevage Des Loges

(Morning price: 25/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
raced in rear early, not fluent 2nd, 12th from halfway, pushed along and no impression in 10th from 3 out
10th
3.5L
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Spittal Field (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (J F Kenny)
(4:17.7)
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - Dutifully (IRE)(Authorized (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs P Condon

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

loading past form
towards rear, jumped left 3rd, 10th from halfway, not fluent 4 out, pushed along and no impression from next
11th
29L
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Signing Off (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Amigos Five Syndicate)
(4:23.5) ts5
Vocalised (USA) - Teoiriciuil (IRE)(Teofilo (IRE))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

loading past form
towards rear, mistake 3rd, not fluent 5th, 13th from halfway, pushed along and no impression from 4 out
12th
9L
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Whinny Island (IRE) 4, b g 10-13 (D V Shields)
(4:25.3)
Rule Of Law (USA) - Chosen Hoorah (IRE)(Well Chosen (GB))
Breeder - Patrick Meagher

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

loading past form
towards rear and in rear from halfway, pushed along and no impression from 4 out
13th
1L
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Pacific Fleet (USA) 4, b g 11-2 (Alessandro Marconi)
(4:25.5) ts1hd6
Elusive Quality (USA) - Coronado Rose (USA)(Coronado's Quest (USA))
Breeder - J G Jones Jr, J Geisler, J W Hirschmann & Silent Grove Farms

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
soon led and keen early, not fluent 1st and again not fluent 4th, headed and dropped to 2nd from halfway, ridden from 3 out, soon no impression and weakened
14th
29L
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Baldy Casey (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Aisling McNamara)
(4:31.4)
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Stormy Breeze (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - John Magnier

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

loading past form
towards rear and 11th from halfway, pushed along and no impression from 4 out, tailed off
Off 2.20
Time 4m. 10.00 secs, which is 0.43 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €10.70
Tote Trifecta- €16.50
CSF- €8.01.

Non runners Dreamy Leamy (stone bruise), It's A Hoofer (FR) (reserve), Messerati Kid (reserve )
2018 Msassa 4 11-7 P Townend 1/10Fav (W P Mullins)

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