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Placepot Pool - £97,004.42 Winning Units - 5088.8 Dividend - £13.90. Quadpot Pool - £11,068.14 Winning Units - 1462.52 Dividend - £5.60. Place Six Dividend - £9.07. Place Five Dividend - £5.24.

1st
silks
Lady Persephone (FR) 7, br m 9-2 (All The Kings Ladies)
(Drawn 7)
Sir Percy - Acenanga (GER)(Acatenango (GER))
Breeder - Mr Herve Bunel

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

Tote Win £4.60 Place £2.20
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held up in touch, went 2nd 3f out, led narrowly 2f out, stayed on gamely
2nd
0.5L
silks
Iconic Belle (GB) 4, ch m 9-0 (The Sweet Partnership)
(Drawn 5) Rated 66
Sixties Icon (GB) - Five Bells (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Norman Court Stud

(Morning price: 10/11 6/5 11/8 6/4 7/4 13/8)
(Ring price: 10/11 1/1 11/10 1/1) SP 1/1fav

Place £1.30
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led, headed 2f out, every chance inside final furlong, held towards finish
3rd
nk
silks
Tiar Na Nog (IRE) 6, b m 9-2 (Mrs Barbara Coakley)
(Drawn 3) Rated 62
Ask (GB) - Carmencita (GB)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Edmund Power

(Morning price: 11/2 13/2 9/2 5/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 15/2) SP 15/2

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held up in rear, not much room and switched right over 2f out, headway over 1f out, went 3rd inside final furlong, stayed on, closing near finish
4th
3.75L
silks
Nafaayes (IRE) 4, ch m 9-0 (Mr Stuart McPhee)
(Drawn 2)
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Shamtari (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 9/2 7/2 10/3)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

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ridden leaving stall, held up towards rear, headway on outside over 2f out, hung left and beaten over 1f out
5th
nk
silks
Little Ambitious (IRE) 5, b f 9-2 (M J Tynan)
(Drawn 4)
Oscar (IRE) - Like A Dream (IRE)(Alzao (USA))
Breeder - Matthew Tynan

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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tracked leaders, ridden 2f out, no extra well inside final furlong
6th
4.5L
silks
Alizee Javilex (FR) 8, b m 9-2 (A F Lousada & J J W Wadham)
(Drawn 1)
Le Fou (IRE) - Etoile Du Lion (FR)(New Target)
Breeder - S C E A Ecurie Jc Laisis

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

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held up, outpaced over 2f out, soon well beaten
7th
1.75L
silks
Navajo Grey (IRE) 4, gr f 8-11 (Ferrybank Properties Limited)
(Drawn 6) Rated 52
Dark Angel (IRE) - Spring View (GB)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Patsy Myers & Edward Myers

(Morning price: 28/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

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pressed leader until over 2f out, weakened over 1f out
Off 6.45
Time 2m. 42.35 secs, which is 2.99 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £8.90
Tote Trifecta- £24.70
CSF- £7.69.

THE IRISH TIMES