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Going - Heavy (Racing On Plate Course). Overcast

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €12,312.99 carried forward to No Course on Sun, 10th Apr. Placepot Pool - €41,358.22 Winning Units - 124.79 Dividend - €231.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €43,589.00 carried forward to No Course on Sun, 10th Apr. Tote Aggregate - €305361.00.

1st
silks
US Army Ranger (IRE) 3, b c 9-5 (Mrs John Magnier)
(2:31.11 8.39 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 11)
Galileo (IRE) - Moonstone (GB)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Orpendale, Chelston & Wynatt

(Morning price: 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1 5/2 9/4 5/2 2/1 7/4 15/8 13/8 6/4 7/4 13/8 7/4 15/8 7/4 15/8 7/4)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 7/4 15/8) SP 15/8

Tote Win €2.50 Place €1.40
loading past form
held up towards rear early, mid-division halfway, progress into 5th over 2f out, ridden to progress in 3rd over 1f out, challenged inside final furlong, led inside final 100 yards, kept on well close home
2nd
0.75L
silks
Aasheq (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(2:31.28) (Drawn 5)
Dubawi (IRE) - Beach Bunny (IRE)(High Chaparral (IRE))
Breeder - Castlemartin Sky & Skymarc Farm

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

Place €1.10
loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, travelled well to challenge 2f out, ridden to lead 1f out, headed inside final 100 yards, no extra in 2nd close home
3rd
3.25L
silks
Kellstorm (IRE) 3, ch c 9-5 (T Ah Khing)
(2:31.90) (Drawn 2)
Galileo (IRE) - Another Storm (USA)(Pancho Villa (USA))
Breeder - Paget Bloodstock

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 25/1 20/1 25/1 33/1 25/1 33/1 25/1)
SP 16/1

Place €4.20
loading past form
soon led, ridden 3f out, strongly pressed 2f out, headed 1f out, no extra in 3rd inside final furlong, kept on same pace
4th
3.25L
silks
The Major General (IRE) 3, b g 9-0 (MagnierTaborSmithJoosteKantor)
(2:32.49) (Drawn 14)
Galileo (IRE) - Scribonia (IRE)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - J. S. Bolger

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

loading past form
soon chased leader in 2nd and close up, ridden in 3rd 2f out, under pressure in 4th 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong
5th
1.75L
silks
Balanced Approach (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Godolphin)
(2:32.82) (Drawn 12)
New Approach (IRE) - Soilse Na Cathrach (IRE)(Elusive City (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden in 5th 3f out, under pressure in 4th 2f out, no extra in 5th 1f out, kept on one pace
6th
23L
silks
Breffni (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (P J Sheridan)
(2:36.90) (Drawn 4)
Muhtathir (GB) - Karlinha (IRE)(Desert Style (IRE))
Breeder - Nicholas Teehan

(Morning price: 125/1 150/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 150/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
chased leaders early, mid-division in 6th halfway, ridden and no extra over 2f out, weakened
7th
3L
silks
Balaclava (IRE) 3, br g 9-5 (Painestown Syndicate)
(2:37.47) (Drawn 6)
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - My Lass (GB)(Elmaamul (USA))
Breeder - Lynne Lodge Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division early, towards rear halfway, ridden and no extra over 2f out, weakened
8th
2L
silks
Northern Sky (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (J Michael Kelly)
(2:37.85) (Drawn 3)
Danehill Dancer (IRE) - Moon Flower (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Barronstown Stud

(Morning price: 125/1 100/1 150/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 80/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 150/1 125/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden in 4th 3f out, no extra over 2f out, weakened
9th
0.5L
silks
Dorn Rose (IRE) 3, br f 9-0 (Shannon Seven Syndicate)
(2:37.96) (Drawn 13)
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - Dorn Dancer (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - A W Young

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 66/1 80/1 125/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
dwelt, always towards rear, ridden and no impression over 2f out, weakened
10th
1.25L
silks
Father Mattie (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (TMO Syndicate)
(2:38.19) (Drawn 8)
Papal Bull (GB) - Truly Precious (IRE)(Pennekamp (USA))
Breeder - Tom & Geraldine Molan

(Morning price: 125/1 150/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 100/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 150/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
soon towards rear, ridden and no impression over 2f out, weakened
Off 5.37
Time 2m. 31.11 secs, which is 8.39 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €5.30
Tote Trifecta- €28.00
CSF- €4.60.

Non runners Alessian Order (change in going), Bobabout (change in going), Kubali (change in going), Rabbie The Bard (GB) (change in going), High Honcho (GB) (by order of stewards)
2015 Sandro Botticelli 3 9-5 J A Heffernan 11/1 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 4)
2014 Sinkal 3 9-5 P J Smullen 2/1 (D K Weld) (Drawn 1)
2013 Ruler Of The World 3 9-5 J P O'Brien 2/1 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 1)
2012 Aklan 3 9-5 B A Curtis 16/1 (John M Oxx) (Drawn 6)
2011 Marksmanship 3 9-2 J P O'Brien (3) 10/3 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 1)

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