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Going - Good To Firm (firm in places). Fine and warm

Jackpot Pool - €22,710.41 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €15,897.30. Placepot Pool - €26,439.00 Winning Units - 35.8 Dividend - €516.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €14,170.50 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 20th Jul. Tote Aggregate - €382965.00.

1st
silks
Hi Emperor (IRE) 5, b g 9-6 (R G Nicholls)
(1:24.23 0.59 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 11) Rated 82(+4 after this run)
Choisir (AUS) - Musthav (IRE)(Fasliyev (USA))
Breeder - Michael Begley

(Morning price: 9/1 8/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1) SP 6/1

Tote Win €9.40 Place €3.10
loading past form
mid-division early, dropped to rear and pushed along 2 1/2f out, last when switched to outer and ridden 2f out, 9th on outer 1f out, stayed on strongly final furlong to lead near finish
2nd
nk
silks
Akasaka (IRE) 7, b g 9-2 (Edward Lynam)
(1:24.27) (Drawn 7) Rated 88(+1 after this run)
King's Best (USA) - Daganya (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Newberry Stud Company

(Morning price: 14/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
chased leader in 2nd, ridden and disputed lead 2f out, led over 1f out, soon strongly pressed, headed and no extra near finish
3rd
nk
silks
Indian Landing (IRE) 6, ch g 9-5 (Herb M Stanley)
(1:24.31) (Drawn 1) Rated 81
Barathea (IRE) - Lindissima (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Churchland Stud

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

Place €2.00
loading past form
chased leaders, ridden in 4th 2f out, 4th 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, disputed 3rd on line
3rd
Dht
silks
In Salutem (GB) 4, ch g 8-11 (Declan R Ryan)
(1:24.31) (Drawn 10)ts+ Rated 76(-0 after this run)
Sakhee's Secret (GB) - Irish Light (USA)(Irish River (FR))
Breeder - Mrs R Wilson

(Morning price: 12/1)
SP 16/1

Place €2.90
loading past form
always prominent, ridden in close 3rd under 2f out, kept on final furlong, joined for 3rd on line
5th
0.5L
silks
Kings Ryker (IRE) 3, b g 9-4 (Eric Koh)
(1:24.39) (Drawn 3)sr Rated 87(-0 after this run)
Bushranger (IRE) - Mia Mambo (USA)(Affirmed (USA))
Breeder - Grangecon Stud

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

loading past form
towards rear on inner, ridden in 9th 2f out, 8th 1f out, kept on without threatening final furlong
6th
nk
silks
Iron Major (IRE) 7, ch g 9-4 (Edward Lynam)
(1:24.42) (Drawn 6)cp+ Rated 80
Titus Livius (FR) - Bent Al Fala (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Millinium Partnership

(Morning price: 14/1 9/1 11/1 10/1 15/2)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
chased leaders on inner, ridden in 6th 2f out, soon no extra
7th
nk
silks
Six of Hearts (GB) 10, b g 9-0 (Cecil Ross)
(1:24.47) (Drawn 5)sr Rated 83(-2 after this run)
Pivotal (GB) - Additive (USA)(Devil's Bag (USA))
Breeder - Skymarc Farm & Castlemartin Stud

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
dwelt and held up in rear, ridden and progress into 8th on outer 2f out, no extra final furlong
8th
hd
silks
Toccata Blue (IRE) 4, ro g 9-8 (Damian C Nolan)
(1:24.49) (Drawn 2) Rated 84(-1 after this run)
Verglas (IRE) - Jinxy Jill (GB)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Mrs B M McKinney

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

loading past form
led, ridden and joined 2f out, headed over 1f out, weakened final furlong
9th
0.5L
silks
Oor Jock (IRE) 6, ch g 8-11 (T Heatrick)
(1:24.58) (Drawn 4)bl7 Rated 73(+3 after this run)
Shamardal (USA) - Katdogawn (GB)(Bahhare (USA))
Breeder - Thistle Bloodstock Ltd

(Morning price: 5/1 6/1)
SP 7/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division early, dropped to rear and ridden 2f out, soon no impression, never a factor
10th
2L
silks
Have A Nice Day (GB) 4, b g 8-7 (T L Dempsey)
(1:24.89) (Drawn 9)sr Rated 72
Oratorio (IRE) - Centrepiece (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mogeely Stud

(Morning price: 7/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2fav

loading past form
chased leaders, ridden in 5th 2f out, no impression 1f out, checked briefly inside final furlong
11th
3.5L
silks
Whitey O' Gwaun (IRE) 3, gr g 9-7 (Sheikh Mohammed)
(1:25.42) (Drawn 12) Rated 90(-1 after this run)
Dalakhani (IRE) - Angel Of The Gwaun (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Abergwaun Farms

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
mid-division on outer, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened
12th
2.5L
silks
Freedom Square (IRE) 3, b g 8-8 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:25.81) (Drawn 8) Rated 77(-2 after this run)
Lawman (FR) - Manger Square (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden over 2f out, soon weakened, never a factor
Off 3.35
Time 1m. 24.23 secs, which is 0.59 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €88.10
Tote Trifecta- €561.80 (5, 1 and 6) €532.70 (5, 1 and 9)
CSF- €67.43
Tricast- €305.79 (5, 1 and 6) €466.35 (5, 1 and 9) .


2013 Eastern Rules 5 9-4 S Foley 4/1Fav (M Halford) (Drawn 4)
2012 Custom Cut 3 9-7 R P Whelan (5) 11/4Fav (George J Kent) (Drawn 1)
2011 Simla Sunset 5 9-3 R P Whelan (7) 9/2 (P J Prendergast) (Drawn 14)
2010 Little Arrows 4 9-2 D P McDonogh 14/1 (K J Condon) (Drawn 16)
2009 Ballivor 6 9-11 P B Beggy (3) 8/1 (W T Farrell) (Drawn 12)

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