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Going - Soft, Yielding To Soft In Places; changed to Soft to Heavy, Heavy in places after race 1. Raining

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €250.19 carried forward to Leopardstown on Fri, 27th Dec. Placepot Pool - €17,572.21 Winning Units - 74.93 Dividend - €164.10. Tote Aggregate - €77404.00.

1st
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Magic Sea (IRE) 4, b g 11-3 (Anthony Peter Passmore)
(4:45.9 1.20 secs slower on today's going ) sr Rated 99
Born To Sea (IRE) - Annmarie's Magic (IRE)(Flying Spur (AUS))
Breeder - Miss Annmarie Burke

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 20/1 16/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 17/2 9/1) SP 9/1

Tote Win €10.80 Place €3.20
loading past form
mid-division, slight mistake 2nd, towards rear and pushed along from 4th, stayed on into 5th before straight, led before 2 out, clear before last, eased home run-in
2nd
15L
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Rossmore's Pride (IRE) 11, br g 10-12 (E Crawford)
(4:49.6) Rated 91(-0 after this run)
Heron Island (IRE) - Parsons Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - James McClements

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 16/1 22/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
mid-division, closer in 4th before 4 out, challenged 3 out and soon led on outer, ridden and headed before 2 out, under pressure in 3rd before last, kept on one pace run-in
3rd
2L
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Well Joey (IRE) 8, b g 11-4 (Michael Keegan)
(4:50.1) ts9 Rated 93
Kayf Tara (GB) - Penny Queen (GB)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - The Bordeaux Bandits

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

Place €1.30
loading past form
settled behind leaders, slight mistake 5th, 6th halfway, improved to press leaders 3 out and slight mistake, ridden in close 4th before 2 out, 2nd and no impression on leader 2 out, kept on one pace
4th
19L
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Walkers Point (IRE) 8, b g 10-11 (G McGurgan)
(4:53.9) ts+cp6 Rated 90
Golan (IRE) - Don't Wait (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - P O'Connell

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

loading past form
disputed, led after 2nd, ridden and joined 3 out, soon headed, kept on, no extra in 4th before last, weakened run-in
5th
5.5L
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Fallen Forest (IRE) 4, b g 11-6 (Crohan O'Shea)
(4:55.4) Rated 102
Most Improved (IRE) - Fruit O'the Forest (IRE)(Shinko Forest (IRE))
Breeder - Glashare House Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 16/1 28/1 16/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, 3rd 4 out, ridden in 4th 3 out, no extra before next
6th
3.75L
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Benefit North (IRE) 8, ch g 11-8 (Cathal M McGovern)
(4:56.3) ts7hd2 Rated 101(-0 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Hayley Cometh (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mrs C Sutton

(Morning price: 16/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 25/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, some progress after 4 out, ridden in moderate 7th entering straight, soon no impression
7th
8L
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Fight For Love (FR) 6, b g 11-6 (Gordon Elliott Racing Club)
(4:57.9) ts4 Rated 99
Fuisse (FR) - Love Affair (FR)(Arctic Tern (USA))
Breeder - EARL Haras Du Taillis

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden 4 out, no impression before straight
8th
10L
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Billy's Angel (IRE) 7, ch g 11-8 (Jose Souza Guerra)
(5:00.0) hd9 Rated 101
Vertical Speed (FR) - Lady Rockabilly (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - John Lennon

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 8/1 15/2 13/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
prominent early, soon chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and no extra before 4 out
9th
4.25L
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Back To Bataan (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (Ms Anne Torrens)
(5:00.9) ts3cp1sr Rated 97
Millenary (GB) - Nanja Monja (IRE)(Bering)
Breeder - P Condon

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 8/1 15/2 13/2 7/1 6/1 4/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
towards rear, progress into 6th 4 out, ridden and no extra entering straight
10th
43L
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Circling Moon (IRE) 5, b g 11-5 (Keep The Faith Syndicate)
(5:09.5) ts5vs1 Rated 96
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Jebel Musa (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Zalim Bifov

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 25/1 22/1 18/1 16/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
mid-division best, ridden and no impression 4 out, no extra before straight
11th
1.75L
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Gotta Getaway (IRE) 5, b f 10-1 (Miss Zoe Casbolt)
(5:09.8) ts+bl1 Rated 80
Getaway (GER) - Dark Mist (IRE)(Mister Lord (USA))
Breeder - Flan O'Neill

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, progress into 7th 4 out, ridden and no extra entering straight
p.u.
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Jazz Ranger (IRE) 7, b g 11-6 (William Hurley)
vs5 Rated 99
Bushranger (IRE) - Dixieland Jazz (IRE)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Martin Cullinane

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

loading past form
led and disputed, headed after 2nd, 2nd halfway, challenged briefly 4 out, soon ridden, no extra entering straight, pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
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Laureate (GB) 5, b f 11-6 (Mrs Orla Cleary-O'Kane)
cp1 Rated 95
Poet's Voice (GB) - Step This Way (USA)(Giant's Causeway (USA))
Breeder - Stuart Counsell

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

loading past form
chased leaders, slight mistake 4th, 4th halfway, ridden and weakened before 4 out, pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
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Magheralagan (IRE) 5, b g 10-6 (Ciaran Russell)
Rated 85
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - Against The Law (IRE)(Karinga Bay)
Breeder - Ten Grand Men Syndicate

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

loading past form
always towards rear, ridden and weakened after 5th, pulled up before 3 out
p.u.
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Knockanora Lady (IRE) 5, b f 10-6 (Paddy Berkery)
ts2 Rated 81
Oscar (IRE) - Maggie Mathias (IRE)(Portrait Gallery (IRE))
Breeder - Gerard Berkery

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

loading past form
mid-division, weakened before 4 out, pulled up before 2 out
Off 1.01
Time 4m. 45.90 secs, which is 1.20 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €59.50
CSF- €232.34
Tricast- €1927.92.

Non runners Betsy Boots (lame), Autumn Berry (change in going)
2018 British Art 6 11-1 B Browne (2) 14/1 (R K Watson)
2017 Cubomania 4 11-6 E M Roche (4) 9/1 (Gordon Elliott)
2016 Backinthesaddle 8 10-8 N M Kelly (4) 10/1 (Benjamin Arthey)
2015 Angus Milan 6 11-10 C D Timmons (2) 5/1 (Noel C Kelly)
2014 Coney Choice 6 10-5 G N Fox (4) 14/1 (Lady Jane Gillespie)

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