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Going - Soft (Straight Crse), Yielding (Round Crse); Changed after 2nd race to Soft-Heavy (Straight) & Soft (Round). Overcast, showers

Jackpot Pool - €10,989.25 Winning Units - 2 Dividend - €3,846.20. Placepot Dividend - €456.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €41,191.27 carried forward to No Course on Sun, 18th Jun.

1st
silks
Dragon Fei (IRE) 7, b f 8-13 (David Eiffe)
(2:12.38 3.53 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 8) Rated 78(+9 after this run)
Jeremy (USA) - Wallonia (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Little Rath Farms

(Morning price: 12/1 10/1 9/1 13/2 11/2 9/2 5/1 4/1 7/2 4/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 11/2 5/1 11/2 5/1) SP 11/2

Tote Win €6.10 Place €2.10
loading past form
ran 6th, 5th halfway, improved to 3rd over 2f out, travelled well to lead 2f out, ridden and asserted 1f out, kept on strongly, easily
2nd
4.5L
silks
My Direction (GB) 7, ch g 9-2 (Mrs Catherine Holden)
(2:13.13) (Drawn 12) Rated 86
Singspiel (IRE) - Ejlaal (IRE)(Caerleon (USA))
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 20/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
prominent, 3rd halfway, dropped to 5th over 2f out, ridden into 3rd 1 1/2f out, improved to 2nd final 100 yards, kept on, no impression on easy winner
3rd
0.75L
silks
Aussie Valentine (IRE) 6, b g 9-10 (Robert Ng)
(2:13.29) (Drawn 10)ts4cp+ Rated 89
Aussie Rules (USA) - Love Valentine (IRE)(Fruits of Love (USA))
Breeder - Drumbaragh Stud

(Morning price: 6/1 15/2 8/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Place €2.00
loading past form
led early, 2nd after 1f, progress to lead over 2f out, ridden and headed 2f out, no impression on leader 1f out, dropped to 3rd final 100 yards, kept on same pace
4th
1.5L
silks
Zeftan (IRE) 8, ch g 8-1 (Adrian Paul Keatley)
(2:13.56) (Drawn 17) Rated 73
Bachelor Duke (USA) - Zarafsha (IRE)(Alzao (USA))
Breeder - His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs S C

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

loading past form
rear, 12th halfway, 11th over 2f out, ridden and headway to 6th 1f out, kept on well final furlong to 4th close home, nearest finish
5th
nk
silks
From Eden (USA) 4, gr g 8-10 (J F Kenny)
(2:13.61) (Drawn 1)cp6 Rated 75(-1 after this run)
Paddy O'prado (USA) - Mizzcan'tbewrong (USA)(Mizzen Mast (USA))
Breeder - Donegal Breeding

(Morning price: 20/1 25/1 16/1 14/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
settled 4th on inner, dropped to 6th and ridden 2f out, no impression, kept on same pace final furlong
6th
hd
silks
Whatsforuwontgobyu (IRE) 7, b g 8-11 (John P McManus)
(2:13.63) (Drawn 3) Rated 76(-0 after this run)
Well Chosen (GB) - Meadstown Miss (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Tom Baker

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, 8th halfway, pushed along to 7th 1 1/2f out, 6th 1f out, soon 4th, kept on same pace, dropped to 6th close home
7th
nk
silks
Total Demolition (IRE) 5, ch g 8-13 (Breen White)
(2:13.68) (Drawn 2) Rated 78(-2 after this run)
Thewayyouare (USA) - Margaux Dancer (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Des Vere Hunt & Jack Ronan

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 16/1 14/1 10/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
completely missed break, raced in rear, 13th halfway, 12th over 2f out, bit short of room under 2f out and switched left, stayed on well final furlong, never on terms
8th
1.25L
silks
Brokopondo (IRE) 5, b g 9-3 (D M Kiernan)
(2:13.90) (Drawn 15) Rated 87(-1 after this run)
Bushranger (IRE) - Saramacca (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Tim and Helen Keoghan

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

loading past form
towards rear, 11th halfway, pushed along in 10th over 2f out, soon bumped by rival, ridden under 2f out, kept on same pace final furlong
9th
nk
silks
Nanabad (IRE) 4, b f 9-1 (G Callanan)
(2:13.95) (Drawn 11)cp2 Rated 87
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Tequise (IRE)(Victory Note (USA))
Breeder - Gerard Callanan

(Morning price: 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 7/1 8/1 15/2 13/2)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
ran freely in 5th, 6th halfway, ridden over 2f out, progress to 4th over 1f out, weakened final furlong
10th
4.5L
silks
New Direction (IRE) 5, b g 8-9 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(2:14.71) (Drawn 13) Rated 74(-0 after this run)
New Approach (IRE) - Gearanai (USA)(Toccet (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 5/1 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1)
SP 4/1fav

loading past form
mid-division, 9th halfway, slightly hampered over 2f out, no impression, kept on one pace final furlong
11th
2.75L
silks
Shinghari (IRE) 5, br g 8-8 (M G Hogan)
(2:15.23) (Drawn 9) Rated 78
Cape Cross (IRE) - Sindiyma (IRE)(Kalanisi (IRE))
Breeder - His Highness the Aga Khan's Studs S.C.

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 13/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2

loading past form
prominent, led after 1f, headed over 2f out, soon ridden, weakened under 2f out
12th
1.75L
silks
Stormingin (IRE) 4, gr g 9-0 (J Browne)
(2:15.55) (Drawn 5)cp1 Rated 82(-3 after this run)
Clodovil (IRE) - Magadar (USA)(Lujain (USA))
Breeder - Kilnamoragh Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 14/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
mid-division, 7th halfway, edged left and bumped rival over 2f out, soon ridden, weakened over 1f out
13th
25L
silks
Pushaq (IRE) 4, b g 9-1 (Miss Rita Shah)
(2:19.99) (Drawn 16)hd3 Rated 80
Roderic O'Connor (IRE) - Et Dona Ferentes (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Premier Bloodstock

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

loading past form
towards rear, 10th halfway, dropped to 13th over 2f out, soon detached, weakened, eased under 1f out
14th
3.5L
silks
Xinbama (IRE) 8, b g 9-7 (Mrs Emily Treadwell)
(2:20.61) (Drawn 14) Rated 86(-2 after this run)
Baltic King (GB) - Persian Empress (IRE)(Persian Bold)
Breeder - P Heffernan

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

loading past form
in rear, 14th halfway, detached 2 1/2f out, weakened, eased under 1f out, never a factor
Off 5.01
Time 2m. 12.38 secs, which is 3.53 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €85.60
Tote Trifecta- €1117.50
CSF- €89.31
Tricast- €719.24.

Non runners Song Of Namibia (going), Castle Guest (lame), Crafted Jewel (going)
2016 Qatari Hunter 3 8-8 R P Cleary 8/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 10)
2015 Duca Valentinois 3 9-7 P J Smullen 9/2 (J P Murtagh) (Drawn 8)
2014 Dragon Fei 4 8-5 L F Roche (3) 12/1 (Dermot Anthony McLoughlin) (Drawn 3)
2013 Majenta 3 8-8 C D Hayes 4/1 (Kevin Prendergast) (Drawn 2)
2012 Livia Galilei 3 8-4 R P Cleary 11/4 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 6)

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