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Going - Yielding to Soft (Straight), Yielding (Round). Showers

Jackpot Pool - €12,169.37 Winning Units - 4 Dividend - €2,129.60. Placepot Pool - €22,460.16 Winning Units - 26.5 Dividend - €592.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €51,685.46 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 20th Aug. Tote Aggregate - €279172.00.

1st
silks
Would You Believe (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (Vincent Gaul)
(1:14.95 2.39 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 8)
Dream Ahead (USA) - Queen Grace (IRE)(Choisir (AUS))
Breeder - Ms Sinead Maher

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 6/1)
SP 4/1

Tote Win €5.20 Place €1.90
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prominent, slightly impeded and switched left after 2f, 4th halfway, stayed on well inside final furlong to lead at line
2nd
hd
silks
Kion (IRE) 2, ch g 9-5 (Thomas Martin Whitehead)
(1:14.98) (Drawn 5)
Dragon Pulse (IRE) - Diamond Duchess (IRE)(Dubawi (IRE))
Breeder - Dr K C Tan

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 13/2 7/1 15/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

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prominent, 3rd halfway, led over 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, headed at line
3rd
1.25L
silks
Powersville (IRE) 2, b f 9-0 (Mrs Helen Mullins)
(1:15.20) (Drawn 10)
Frozen Power (IRE) - Spiritville (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Keane

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

Place €20.90
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tracked leaders, slightly impeded after 2f, 6th halfway, still travelling smoothly over 2f out, soon pushed along, kept on without threatening inside final furlong
4th
0.5L
silks
Minnie Haha (FR) 2, gr f 9-0 (Gerard Byrne)
(1:15.26) (Drawn 13)
Style Vendome (FR) - Claveria (FR)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - M Erwan Robin & M Mickael Robin

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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dwelt, towards rear, last halfway, headway from over 1f out, soon chased leaders and kept on without threatening
5th
0.5L
silks
Bond Street (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Derrick Smith)
(1:15.36) (Drawn 11) Rated 87(-1 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - After (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

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

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prominent, close up in 2nd before halfway, soon pushed along and on terms, headed over 1f out, switched right inside final furlong, soon no extra, one pace
6th
1.5L
silks
Akua (IRE) 2, b f 8-9 (Anthony F O'Callaghan)
(1:15.59) (Drawn 9)
Kodiac (GB) - Sava Sunset (IRE)(Manduro (GER))
Breeder - Tally-Ho Stud

(Morning price: 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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mid-division early, 10th halfway, soon headway, kept on without threatening inside final furlong
7th
hd
silks
Castrogiovanni (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (J Harney)
(1:15.62) (Drawn 7)
Approve (IRE) - Honey For Money (IRE)(Alzao (USA))
Breeder - Mr Jason Harney

(Morning price: 16/1 12/1 8/1 7/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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prominent, took keen hold, 8th halfway, one pace from 1f out
8th
hd
silks
Way Back Home (IRE) 2, ch g 9-5 (Peter Comerford)
(1:15.64) (Drawn 3)
Power (GB) - Winged Valkyrie (IRE)(Hawk Wing (USA))
Breeder - Marston Stud

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

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towards rear, 16th halfway, headway over 1f out, kept on same pace without threatening
9th
1.5L
silks
Decked (IRE) 2, ch f 9-0 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:15.89) (Drawn 12)
Teofilo (IRE) - Bedecked (IRE)(Holy Roman Emperor (IRE))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

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chased leaders, slightly impeded after 2f, 9th halfway, one pace 1f out
10th
hd
silks
Patrick Joseph (GB) 2, b g 9-0 (Damian Lavelle)
(1:15.93) (Drawn 16)
Helmet (AUS) - Laraib (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Clive Dennett

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

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towards rear, 15th halfway, kept on same pace without threatening from over 1f out
11th
shd
silks
Royal Navy Warship (USA) 2, b c 9-5 (Michael Tabor)
(1:15.93) (Drawn 4)ts2
War Front (USA) - Magical Dream (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

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

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chased leaders, 7th halfway, one pace 1f out
12th
2.5L
silks
Courtney Crimson (IRE) 2, b f 8-7 (Mrs Michael Byrne)
(1:16.40) (Drawn 14)
Acclamation (GB) - Redoutable (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - Skymarc Farm

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

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prominent, soon led, joined from halfway, headed over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong
13th
1.75L
silks
Namazee (USA) 2, b g 9-5 (P Garvey)
(1:16.68) (Drawn 6)
Gio Ponti (USA) - Eagle Sound (USA)(Hawaiian Sound (USA))
Breeder - Gabriel Duignan, Crosshaven Bldstk et al

(Morning price: 33/1 28/1 40/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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soon towards rear, 14th halfway, no impression 1f out
14th
2.25L
silks
Rockafilly (FR) 2, b f 9-0 (Malih Lahej Al Basti)
(1:17.09) (Drawn 17)
Dabirsim (FR) - Barzas River (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - M Valentin Bukhtoyarov & M Eugene Kappushev

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

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held up, slightly impeded after 2f, 12th halfway, no impression 1f out
15th
6L
silks
Prep (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Maxwell Morris)
(1:18.17) (Drawn 2)
Intense Focus (USA) - Wild Academy (IRE)(Royal Academy (USA))
Breeder - Max Morris

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

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soon tracked leaders, 5th halfway, no extra 1f out
16th
1.75L
silks
Simmonscourt (IRE) 2, b c 9-5 (Armada Racing Partnership)
(1:18.50) (Drawn 1)
Choisir (AUS) - Cool Tarifa (IRE)(One Cool Cat (USA))
Breeder - Tony Kilduff

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

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soon towards rear, 13th halfway, no extra 1f out
17th
6L
silks
Florida's King (IRE) 2, b g 9-5 (S Dalton)
(1:19.57) (Drawn 15)ts1
Epaulette (AUS) - Yin (GB)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Denis A McCarthy

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

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dwelt, towards rear, 11th halfway, no extra 1f out
Off 2.21
Time 1m. 14.95 secs, which is 2.39 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €46.50
Tote Trifecta- €3340.00
CSF- €37.64.


2016 De Boss Man 2 9-5 C T Keane 9/2 (M D O'Callaghan) (Drawn 2)
2015 Smash Williams 2 9-5 K J Manning 7/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 1)
2014 Shepherd's Purse 2 9-5 G F Carroll 20/1 (Joseph G Murphy) (Drawn 6)

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