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Going - Good To Yielding (Hurdle/bumper), Good (S´chase). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €10,838.70 Winning Units - 5.4 Dividend - €1,405.00. Placepot Pool - €45,553.52 Winning Units - 62.06 Dividend - €513.80. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €79,239.56 carried forward to Punchestown on Mon, 31st Dec. Tote Aggregate - €339662.00.

1st
silks
Clash Of D Titans (IRE) 5, b g 10-1 (Swans High Stool Syndicate)
(5:03.1 3.12 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 114(+8 after this run)
Gold Well (GB) - Give Us A Look (IRE)(Grand Plaisir (IRE))
Breeder - William Codd

(Morning price: 20/1 16/1 14/1 10/1 8/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Tote Win €14.10 Place €3.40
loading past form
tracked leader, 2nd halfway, headway to dispute 3 out and led next, ridden early straight and slight mistake last, kept on well run-in
2nd
1.5L
silks
Gallant John Joe (IRE) 5, b g 10-13 (Keep The Faith Syndicate)
(5:03.3) Rated 124(+3 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Shuil A Hocht (IRE)(Mohaajir (USA))
Breeder - Kenilworth House Stud

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, slight mistake 3rd, 4th halfway, headway into 2nd entering straight, pushed along and slight mistake last, ridden and no impression on winner run-in, kept on one pace
3rd
4.25L
silks
Vanellope (IRE) 6, br f 10-3 (Maurice Sheehy)
(5:04.1) Rated 109(+1 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Supreme Serenade (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mr P Doyle

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

Place €8.70
loading past form
towards rear, headway between horses early straight and went 3rd at last where slight mistake, ridden and kept on one pace run-in
4th
3.75L
silks
Petit Tartare (FR) 4, b g 11-3 (Martin O'Sullivan)
(5:04.8) Rated 127
Heliostatic (IRE) - Nuance Tartare (FR)(Nononito (FR))
Breeder - G A E C Campos

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

loading past form
tracked leaders on outer, 3rd halfway, pushed along entering straight and no impression approaching last, no extra in 4th run-in
5th
4.75L
silks
Mysloegin (IRE) 6, b f 10-3 (Plan B Partnership)
(5:05.9) ts+ Rated 109(-1 after this run)
Golden Tornado (IRE) - Kilmore Lady (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Jimmy Finn

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

loading past form
mid-division, some headway after 2 out, ridden early straight and no impression when not fluent last, no extra run-in
6th
2.75L
silks
Rock Road (IRE) 6, b g 10-6 (Mrs Phyllis Bowe)
(5:06.4) Rated 112(-1 after this run)
Definite Article (GB) - Sweet Kiln (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Phyllis Bowe

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

loading past form
towards rear, some headway on outer approaching straight, kept on one pace from before last
7th
2L
silks
Court Tycoon (IRE) 6, b g 10-7 (Winning Ways Titan Syndicate)
(5:06.9) Rated 113(-1 after this run)
Court Cave (IRE) - Tycooness (IRE)(Last Tycoon)
Breeder - John Cullinan

(Morning price: 8/1 15/2 8/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
led, slight mistake and joined 3 out, headed next, pushed along approaching straight and no extra before last, weakened
8th
1L
silks
Minella Times (IRE) 5, b g 11-4 (John P McManus)
(5:07.1) Rated 124(-1 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - Triptoshan (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Cathal Ennis

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
mid-division, mistake 4th, pushed along and no impression entering straight, no extra, kept on one pace
9th
3.75L
silks
Milliner (IRE) 5, b g 11-5 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:07.8) Rated 125(-1 after this run)
Gold Well (GB) - Carthanoora (IRE)(Topanoora)
Breeder - Peter Nolan

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

loading past form
tracked leaders on outer, 5th halfway, pushed along after 2 out and no impression early straight, no extra
10th
2.25L
silks
The Holy One (IRE) 5, b g 11-2 (David Bobbett)
(5:08.3) cp2sr Rated 122(+1 after this run)
Court Cave (IRE) - Vickate (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Mrs Rosemary Swan

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 6/1 5/1 9/2 4/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2fav

loading past form
mid-division on inner, pushed along approaching straight and soon no impression, no extra before last
11th
9.5L
silks
Vinnie The Hoddie (IRE) 4, b g 10-13 (Five Guys & A Striker Syndicate)
(5:10.3) Rated 130(-2 after this run)
Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Blackwater Babe (IRE)(Arctic Lord)
Breeder - Kevin Fox

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

loading past form
rear of mid-division, never a factor, pushed along and no impression after 2 out, no extra approaching straight
p.u.
silks
Jack Dillinger (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (Michael O'Flynn)
hd5sr Rated 130
Westerner (GB) - Peppardstown (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - R Guiry

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 6/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
veered right and slowly away, always towards rear, blundered 4th and detached before next, no extra after 2 out, behind and pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Vocarium (IRE) 5, b g 10-12 (Anthony Callan)
vs1 Rated 118(-1 after this run)
Poet's Voice (GB) - Vituisa (GB)(Bering)
Breeder - Darley

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

loading past form
rear of mid-division on outer, never a factor, pushed along after 4th, reminder after 3 out, no extra approaching straight, weakened, behind and pulled up before last
Off 3.10
Time 5m. 3.10 secs, which is 3.12 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €88.90
Tote Trifecta- €2894.20
CSF- €92.43
Tricast- €2106.60.

Non runner Court Maid (passport irregularity)
2017 Mind's Eye 5 11-8 D N Russell 4/1Fav (Henry De Bromhead)
2016 Exactoris 5 11-3 J J Slevin (7) 4/1 (Joseph Patrick O'Brien)
2015 Squouateur 4 10-10 B J Geraghty 11/4 (Gordon Elliott)
2014 Bentelimar 5 11-5 L P Dempsey (5) 10/1 (J R Barry)
2013 Sea Light 5 10-10 D N Russell 4/5Fav (C Byrnes)

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