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Going - Good, Good To Firm In Places. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €175,432.98 Winning Units - 352.5 Dividend - €463.70. Placepot Pool - €18,681.41 Winning Units - 118.81 Dividend - €110.00. Pick Six Pool - €51,514.38 Winning Units - 2.5 Dividend - €14,424.00. Tote Aggregate - €308802.00.

1st
silks
Invasion Day (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (Clipper Logistics Group Ltd)
(1:20.2 1.72 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 1)
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Van De Cappelle (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cloughmealy Stud

(Morning price: 7/4 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 9/4 5/2 11/4 5/2 2/1 9/4 2/1 5/2 15/8)
(Ring price: 5/2 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8) SP 15/8

Tote Win €2.60 Place €1.20
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tracked leaders, 4th halfway, headway early straight, led over 1f out and soon ridden, kept on well inside final furlong
2nd
0.5L
silks
No Needs Never (IRE) 2, br c 9-5 (Mark Dobbin)
(1:20.3) (Drawn 12)sr
No Nay Never (USA) - Opera Fan (FR)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Summerhill & Lynn Lodge

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 33/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

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rear of mid-division on outer, headway early straight and switched right over 2f out, went 2nd 1f out, kept on inside final furlong, no impression on winner close home
3rd
3L
silks
Cuban Surfer (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:20.7) (Drawn 8)
Teofilo (IRE) - My Girl Sophie (USA)(Danzig (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger & John Corcoran

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 18/1 20/1) SP 20/1

Place €3.70
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mid-division, ridden 2f out and no impression in 6th 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong
4th
0.5L
silks
Backpfeifengesicht (GB) 2, b c 9-1 (Incl -1lbs overweight) (Epitome Racing)
(1:20.8) (Drawn 11)
Mayson (GB) - Creative Mind (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Mr & Mrs A Archer

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

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tracked leader, 2nd halfway, ridden to lead over 2f out, headed over 1f out and no impression inside final furlong
5th
3.5L
silks
National Guard (USA) 2, b c 9-5 (Derrick Smith)
(1:21.4) (Drawn 7)
War Front (USA) - Coin Broker (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Coin Broker Syndicate

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

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rear of mid-division, pushed along 2f out and 8th on inner 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
6th
hd
silks
Dingle Bay (IRE) 2, gr g 9-5 (Miss Kate Harrington)
(1:21.4) (Drawn 9)
Alhebayeb (IRE) - Lady Rockfield (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Rockfield Farm

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

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tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, soon pushed along and no impression in 4th over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
7th
hd
silks
Empire State (USA) 2, b c 9-5 (Derrick Smith)
(1:21.4) (Drawn 5)sr
Scat Daddy (USA) - Love's Blush (USA)(Not For Love (USA))
Breeder - Sycamore Hall Thoroughbreds LLC

(Morning price: 7/4 15/8 6/4 11/8 6/5 11/10 1/1 11/10 1/1 11/10 1/1 10/11 5/6 11/8)
(Ring price: 1/1 11/10 5/4 6/4 11/8 5/4 6/5) SP 6/5fav

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tracked leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no impression under 2f out, kept on one pace final furlong (lame)
8th
1L
silks
Merida (GB) 2, gr f 9-0 (Miss S J Leahy)
(1:21.6) (Drawn 2)
Gregorian (IRE) - Alpha Spirit (GB)(Sixties Icon (GB))
Breeder - Ferdlant Stud Ltd

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

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led, ran freely, veered left and headed over 2f out, no impression over 1f out, eased inside final furlong
9th
4.75L
silks
Biltmore (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Dr Michael Smurfit)
(1:22.5) (Drawn 6)
Acclamation (GB) - Elizabelle (IRE)(Westerner (GB))
Breeder - Barnane Stud

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 22/1 25/1 33/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

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mid-division, pushed along 2f out and no impression over 1f out, no extra
10th
3.75L
silks
Aaron Boy (IRE) 2, b c 9-2 (Conor Dolan)
(1:23.2) (Drawn 3)
Roderic O'Connor (IRE) - Rose Bed (IRE)(Namid (GB))
Breeder - Fran McNally

(Morning price: 100/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 80/1 66/1) SP 66/1

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slowly into stride, always towards rear, never a factor, no threat in straight, kept on one pace
11th
nk
silks
Isle Of Innisfree (USA) 2, b c 9-5 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:23.2) (Drawn 13)ts1sr
Scat Daddy (USA) - Dream The Blues (IRE)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Fethard Bloodstock

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

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slowly into stride, always towards rear, never a factor, pushed along and no impression under 2f out, no extra (lost left fore shoe)
12th
6L
silks
An Bhfuil Tu Reidh (IRE) 2, b g 9-0 (Kieran Purcell)
(1:24.3) (Drawn 10)
Most Improved (IRE) - Rory Anna (IRE)(Viking Ruler (AUS))
Breeder - Jeremiah Fitzpatrick

(Morning price: 100/1)
SP 100/1

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slowly away, always towards rear, never a factor, no extra from 2f out
13th
8.5L
silks
Naquinto (IRE) 2, b c 9-0 (Daniel O'Sullivan)
(1:25.8) (Drawn 4)
Requinto (IRE) - Moss Nation (GB)(Moss Vale (IRE))
Breeder - Danny O'Sullivan

(Morning price: 200/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

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tracked leaders, ran freely, 6th halfway, no extra over 2f out, weakened
Off 4.54
Time 1m. 20.20 secs, which is 1.72 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €60.50
Tote Trifecta- €760.60
CSF- €55.78.


2017 Sioux Nation 2 9-5 J A Heffernan 2/11Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 2)
2016 Spy Ring 2 9-0 C T Keane 9/2 (M D O'Callaghan) (Drawn 1)
2015 Promised Money 2 9-0 P J Smullen 4/1 (Edward Lynam) (Drawn 7)

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