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Jackpot Pool - €7,500.00 Winning Units - 8 Dividend - €703.10. Placepot Pool - €29,087.56 Winning Units - 1065.04 Dividend - €20.40. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €3,644.00 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 26th May. Tote Aggregate - €412032.81.

1st
silks
Chigun (GB) 4, b f 9-0 (V I Araci)
(1:37.78 1.46 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 2) Rated 108
Oasis Dream (GB) - Stormy Weather (GB)(Nashwan (USA))
Breeder - Whatton Manor Stud

(Morning price: 7/2 3/1 11/4 6/4)
(Ring price: 7/4 13/8 6/4 11/8) SP 11/8fav

Tote Win €2.20 Place €1.02
loading past form
waited with towards rear, switched to outside from 3f out, challenged travelling well from 2f out, led under 1f out, stayed on well, comfortably
2nd
2.75L
silks
La Collina (IRE) 4, ch f 9-0 (J Vasicek)
(1:38.19) (Drawn 4) Rated 106(+2 after this run)
Strategic Prince (GB) - Starfish (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Manister House Stud

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

loading past form
waited with, 5th over 3f out, ridden to challenge and lead 1 1/2f out, soon pressed and headed under 1f out, kept on same pace
3rd
3L
silks
Lily's Angel (IRE) 4, b f 9-3 (Clodagh Mitchell)
(1:38.64) (Drawn 1) Rated 106
Dark Angel (IRE) - Noyelles (IRE)(Docksider (USA))
Breeder - N And Mrs N Nugent

(Morning price: 8/1 13/2 9/2 4/1 10/3 7/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2

Place €2.00
loading past form
tracked leaders on inner, struggling to get there and switched 1f out, kept on final furlong into 3rd near finish
4th
nk
silks
Was (IRE) 4, b f 9-5 (Derrick Smith)
(1:38.69) (Drawn 3) Rated 113(-1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Alluring Park (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Lodge Park Stud

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, on terms over 3f out, headed 1 1/2f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace
5th
0.5L
silks
Aloof (IRE) 4, b f 9-3 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:38.81) (Drawn 8) Rated 106(-1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Airwave (GB)(Air Express (IRE))
Breeder - Liberty Bloodstock

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 10/1 7/1 13/2)
SP 7/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, dropped to 5th and no extra 1f out, kept on same pace
6th
5.5L
silks
Precious Stone (IRE) 4, b f 9-0 (Michael Tabor)
(1:39.82) (Drawn 9) Rated 95
Galileo (IRE) - Anna Karenina (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Anna Karenina Syndicate

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

loading past form
soon led, joined over 3f out, headed 1 1/2f out, no extra in 6th and kept on same pace 1f out
7th
3.75L
silks
Sindjara (USA) 4, br f 9-0 (H H Aga Khan)
(1:40.53) (Drawn 6) Rated 95(-2 after this run)
Include (USA) - Sindirana (IRE)(Kalanisi (IRE))
Breeder - His Highness The Aga Khan Studs SC

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th over 3f out, dropped to 7th and no extra 1f out
8th
41L
silks
Romantic Stroll (IRE) 4, b f 9-0 (J Connaughton)
(1:47.62) (Drawn 5) Rated 87(-1 after this run)
Oratorio (IRE) - Home You Stroll (IRE)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - John Connaughton

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
towards rear, dropped behind 3f out, eased when beaten, tailed off
Off 3.55
Time 1m. 37.78 secs, which is 1.46 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €12.30
Tote Trifecta- €17.45.

Non runner Caponata (USA) (in season)
2012 Emulous 5 9-5 P J Smullen 4/5Fav (D K Weld) (Drawn 3)
2011 Emulous 4 9-3 P J Smullen 11/4 (D K Weld) (Drawn 10)
2010 Shamwari Lodge 4 8-12 R Hughes 8/15Fav (R Hannon) (Drawn 9)
2009 Emily Blake 5 9-1 J P Murtagh 4/1 (J C Hayden) (Drawn 2)
2008 Grecian Dancer 5 8-12 F M Berry 14/1 (Charles O'Brien) (Drawn 4)

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