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Jackpot Pool - €5,274.26 Winning Units - 28 Dividend - €131.80. Placepot Pool - €22,351.19 Winning Units - 1166.01 Dividend - €13.60. Pick Six Pool - €29,693.74 Winning Units - 18 Dividend - €1,154.70.

1st
silks
Highland Fling (IRE) 5, br g 8-8 (E Hughes)
(3:34.13 4.88 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 1)ts+ Rated 67(+11 after this run)
Country Reel (USA) - High Fun (FR)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Miss A H Marshall

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 6/1 9/2 4/1 7/2)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

Tote Win €4.60 Place €1.50
loading past form
chased leader, 2nd halfway, improved to lead 2 1/2f out, ridden clear 1 1/2f out, kept on strongly, eased close home
2nd
2.5L
silks
Oiche Mhaith Boy (IRE) 5, b g 8-12 (Ms Noreen O'Higgins)
(3:34.68) (Drawn 6)ts+ Rated 76(+4 after this run)
Alhaarth (IRE) - Night Cry (IRE)(Night Shift (USA))
Breeder - Andrew Bradley

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, pushed along 4f out, ridden in 5th 3f out, no impression over 2f out, stayed on into 3rd 1 1/2f out, kept on into 2nd inside final furlong, no chance with winner
3rd
2.5L
silks
Nelson Road (IRE) 4, b g 9-0 (Thomas Keithley)
(3:35.19) (Drawn 7) Rated 67
Mount Nelson (GB) - Merciful (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Gunpowder Farms Llc

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

Place €1.70
loading past form
led, headed after 2f and soon settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, ridden into 3rd 3f out, 2nd over 2f out, no impression 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace, dropped to 3rd inside final furlong
4th
12L
silks
Vigil (IRE) 8, b g 10-0 (Dr R Lambe)
(3:37.34) (Drawn 2) Rated 87(-2 after this run)
Dansili (GB) - Magnolia Lane (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Barronstown Stud

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

loading past form
held up early, closer in 4th halfway, ridden 2 1/2f out, no impression 1 1/2f out, kept on one pace
5th
2L
silks
Face Value (GB) 9, b g 8-4 (Sean F Gallagher)
(3:37.80) (Drawn 3)cp+ Rated 63(-2 after this run)
Tobougg (IRE) - Zia (GER)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Biddestone Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 11/1 10/1 8/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
soon chased leaders, led after 2f, ridden and headed 3 1/2f out, soon dropped towards rear and no impression, kept on one pace straight
6th
0.5L
silks
Mr Everest (IRE) 4, b g 9-11 (Newtown Anner Stud Farm Ltd )
(3:37.89) (Drawn 5) Rated 84(-2 after this run)
Cape Cross (IRE) - Incitatus Girl (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Maurice Regan

(Morning price: 7/2 4/1 7/2 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, improved to lead 3 1/2f out, ridden and headed 2 1/2f out, under pressure in 3rd 2f out, no extra 1 1/2f out
7th
15L
silks
Touch Of Gold (IRE) 4, ch f 7-13 (Going For Gold Syndicate)
(3:40.56) (Drawn 4)hd+ Rated 65(-1 after this run)
Papal Bull (GB) - Avocet (IRE)(Desert Style (IRE))
Breeder - John Kennedy

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
dwelt and rear early, 6th halfway, ridden and no impression 2 1/2f out, no extra 2f out
8th
59L
silks
Bayan (IRE) 8, b g 9-2 (Core Syndicate)
(3:50.80) (Drawn 8)ts+cp+ Rated 75
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Kindling (GB)(Dr Fong (USA))
Breeder - Floors Farming

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

loading past form
chased leaders early, held up after 4f, towards rear in 7th halfway, ridden 5f out, soon no extra and weakened, completely tailed off
Off 3.51
Time 3m. 34.13 secs, which is 4.88 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €57.40
Tote Trifecta- €828.30
CSF- €63.92
Tricast- €272.16.


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