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Going - Straight: Good To Yielding Round: Good; Changed to Yielding-Soft (Str) & Yielding (Round) after 1st race. Heavy rain

Jackpot Pool - €10,139.74 Winning Units - 19 Dividend - €373.50. Placepot Pool - €37,377.58 Winning Units - 35.5 Dividend - €737.00. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €11,754.00 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 28th May. Tote Aggregate - €333235.00.

1st
silks
Churchill (IRE) 3, b c 9-0 (Michael Tabor)
(1:40.46 1.07 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 6) Rated 122(+1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Meow (IRE)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Liberty Bloodstock

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

Tote Win €1.40 Place €1.02
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soon chased leaders in 5th, pushed along over 2f out, soon closed to challenge, led over 1f out, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
2.5L
silks
Thunder Snow (IRE) 3, b h 9-0 (Godolphin)
(1:40.87) (Drawn 2) Rated 118(-0 after this run)
Helmet (AUS) - Eastern Joy (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 12/1 10/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2) SP 5/1

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soon tracked leader, travelling smoothly over 2f out, soon led, headed over 1f out, switched left and kept on pace inside final furlong
3rd
4.5L
silks
Irishcorrespondent (IRE) 3, b c 9-0 (Ballygallon Stud Limited)
(1:41.66) (Drawn 5) Rated 105(+5 after this run)
Teofilo (IRE) - Contrary (IRE)(Mark Of Esteem (IRE))
Breeder - Ballygallon Stud limited

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1)
SP 7/1

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soon in rear, pushed along over 3f out, went moderate 3rd 1f out and kept on same pace
4th
4L
silks
Winning Endeavour (IRE) 3, ch g 9-0 (Sean Jones)
(1:42.37) (Drawn 4) Rated 105
Casamento (IRE) - Nesmeh (USA)(More Than Ready (USA))
Breeder - Tinnakill Bloodstock

(Morning price: 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 25/1 20/1 25/1 20/1) SP 20/1

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soon tracked leaders in 4th, pushed along 2f out, no impression and kept on same pace from over 1f out
5th
1L
silks
Lancaster Bomber (USA) 3, b c 9-0 (Michael Tabor)
(1:42.56) (Drawn 1) Rated 117
War Front (USA) - Sun Shower (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Sun Shower Syndicate

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

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soon led, pushed along over 2f out, soon headed, lost place and no impression from over 1f out
6th
26L
silks
Spirit Of Valor (USA) 3, b c 9-0 (Derrick Smith)
(1:47.13) (Drawn 3)ts5bl3 Rated 106
War Front (USA) - Stone Hope (USA)(Grindstone (USA))
Breeder - Nursery Place

(Morning price: 66/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 25/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

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soon tracked leaders in 3rd, pushed along 3f out, lost place 2f out, weakened and virtually pulled up inside final furlong
Off 4.10
Time 1m. 40.46 secs, which is 1.07 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €3.10
Tote Trifecta- €8.60
CSF- €3.30.


2016 Awtaad 3 9-0 C D Hayes 9/2 (Kevin Prendergast) (Drawn 5)
2015 Gleneagles 3 9-0 R L Moore 2/5Fav (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 2)
2014 Kingman 3 9-0 James Doyle 4/5Fav (John Gosden) (Drawn 1)
2013 Magician 3 9-0 J P O'Brien 10/3 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 3)
2012 Power 3 9-0 J P O'Brien 5/1 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 3)

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