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Going - Good (Round Course); Good, Good to Yielding in Places (Straight Crse). Overcast, threat of rain

Jackpot Pool - €6,277.82 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €4,394.40. Placepot Pool - €29,256.31 Winning Units - 113.28 Dividend - €180.70. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €43,366.41 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 14th May. Tote Aggregate - €224176.00.

1st
silks
Solar Halo (USA) 3, b f 9-0 (Flaxman Stables Ireland Ltd)
(1:16.12 1.61 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 10) Rated 85(+5 after this run)
Harlan's Holiday (USA) - Dreams Of Fire (USA)(Dynaformer (USA))
Breeder - Flaxman Holdings Limited

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

Tote Win €16.50 Place €5.20
loading past form
soon chased leaders, improved to challenge over 1f out, stayed on well final furlong to lead on line
2nd
nose
silks
Treaty Of Vienna (USA) 3, ch c 9-4 (Godolphin)
(1:16.12) (Drawn 2)ts3 Rated 89(+3 after this run)
New Approach (IRE) - Peace Camp (USA)(Storm Cat (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 9/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 4/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 4/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3) SP 10/3fav

Place €1.70
loading past form
soon prominent, 2nd halfway, on terms over 2f out, soon led but pressed over 1f out, kept on well final furlong, headed on line
3rd
nk
silks
Little Clarinet (IRE) 3, b f 8-4 (Martin McHale)
(1:16.18) (Drawn 11)sr Rated 73(+4 after this run)
Requinto (IRE) - Filandre (GB)(Cadeaux Genereux)
Breeder - Catherine O'Flynn & David Corcoran

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

Place €5.00
loading past form
soon chased leaders, ridden and headway final furlong, kept on well without getting to 1st 2
4th
nk
silks
Alfredo Arcano (IRE) 3, b g 8-8 (Martin McHale)
(1:16.24) (Drawn 9)ts7hd7 Rated 84(+1 after this run)
Arcano (IRE) - Cheherazad (IRE)(Elusive City (USA))
Breeder - Ronnie Boland

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

loading past form
a little uneasy in stalls, in touch towards rear, headway final furlong, kept on well without reaching principals
5th
0.5L
silks
Alphabet (GB) 3, b f 9-10 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:16.35) (Drawn 5)ts3 Rated 95
Lawman (FR) - Applauded (IRE)(Royal Applause (GB))
Breeder - Norelands Stud & Lofts Hall Stud

(Morning price: 4/1 9/2)
SP 4/1

loading past form
dwelt, soon chased leaders, challenged over 1f out and soon every chance, no impression and kept on same pace closing stages
6th
0.5L
silks
Swish (IRE) 3, gr f 9-4 (Trevor C Stewart)
(1:16.41) (Drawn 6) Rated 89
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Maidservant (USA)(Seeking The Gold (USA))
Breeder - Oghill House Stud & Joseph M Burke

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

loading past form
in touch towards rear, headway when bumped slightly 2f out, chased leaders 1f out, soon no impression, kept on
7th
2L
silks
Miss Cogent (IRE) 3, b f 8-9 (JP Murtagh Racing)
(1:16.76) (Drawn 13)hd6 Rated 83(-2 after this run)
Clodovil (IRE) - Onomatomania (USA)(Mr Greeley (USA))
Breeder - Swordlestown Stud

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

loading past form
slowly into stride, in rear, pushed along and some headway from over 1f out, kept on same pace
8th
2.75L
silks
Mirdif (GB) 3, b c 9-7 (Sh M Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum)
(1:17.29) (Drawn 14) Rated 99(-4 after this run)
Kodiac (GB) - Irina Princess (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - D R Botterill & E Boumans

(Morning price: 18/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 20/1 25/1 22/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1 20/1 18/1) SP 20/1

loading past form
prominent and raced alone near side to halfway, ridden well over 2f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace
9th
shd
silks
Art Nouvelle (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (Geansai Nua Syndicate)
(1:17.30) (Drawn 4)cp2 Rated 88
Art Connoisseur (IRE) - Van De Cappelle (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cloughmealy Stud

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 8/1 7/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
in touch towards rear, one pace from over 1f out
10th
nk
silks
Callender (IRE) 3, b c 10-0 (Zhang Yuesheng)
(1:17.36) (Drawn 1) Rated 99(-1 after this run)
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Much Faster (IRE)(Fasliyev (USA))
Breeder - Grangecon Stud

(Morning price: 7/1 8/1 7/1 6/1 13/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 9/1 8/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
soon prominent and led inside first 2f, joined over 2f out, soon headed and no impression
11th
1.5L
silks
Comhghairdeas (IRE) 3, b g 8-3 (Men Of Forty Eight Syndicate)
(1:17.63) (Drawn 3) Rated 79(-3 after this run)
Acclamation (GB) - Maid To Order (IRE)(Zafonic (USA))
Breeder - M Fahy & Rathbarry Stud

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th halfway, soon under pressure and lost place, one pace
12th
0.75L
silks
Delegating (GB) 3, b f 7-11 (Michael O'Callaghan)
(1:17.75) (Drawn 12) Rated 73(-1 after this run)
Delegator (GB) - Whispered Wish (GB)(Rainbow Quest (USA))
Breeder - Elusive Bloodstock

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, no impression when slightly impeded under 2f out, one pace
13th
4.5L
silks
Ambiguity (IRE) 3, b g 8-12 (Mrs A M O'Brien)
(1:18.51) (Drawn 8)bl1 Rated 83(-3 after this run)
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Descant (USA)(Nureyev (USA))
Breeder - Whisperview Trading Ltd

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, bumped slightly 2f out, no extra and eased inside final furlong
14th
1L
silks
I'm The Conquist (GB) 3, ch g 8-11 (Brendan O'Sullivan)
(1:18.69) (Drawn 7)bl6 Rated 82
Bated Breath (GB) - Really Ransom (GB)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - Mrs P A Cave

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

loading past form
led early, headed inside first 2f, 3rd halfway, soon pushed along, weakened from over 1f out
Off 3.23
Time 1m. 16.12 secs, which is 1.61 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €74.00
Tote Trifecta- €543.60
CSF- €59.99
Tricast- €616.46.


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