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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €239.55 carried forward to Leopardstown on Thu, 27th Dec. Placepot Pool - €20,588.09 Winning Units - 1736.46 Dividend - €8.20. Tote Aggregate - €80640.00.

1st
silks
Valdieu (FR) 5, b g 11-11 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:06.1) ts5
Diamond Boy (FR) - Vamuna (FR)(Varese (FR))
Breeder - M Eric Becq

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

Tote Win €3.60 Place €1.40
loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th halfway, improved to dispute 3f out, led 1 1/2f out, pushed out to assert inside final furlong, easily
2nd
10L
silks
Braeside (IRE) 4, b g 11-11 (KTDA Consultancy Limited)
(4:08.2)
Presenting (GB) - The Kids Dante (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - John Roche

(Morning price: 10/1 8/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 14/1 16/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
settled behind leaders, 6th halfway, improved to challenge 3f out, ridden in 3rd 2 1/2f out, kept on same pace inside final furlong to go 2nd closing stages
3rd
3.25L
silks
Shaws Bridge (IRE) 5, b g 11-7 (S R B Crawford)
(4:08.8)
Kalanisi (IRE) - Zaffarella (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - Miss J. A. Buchanan

(Morning price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 4/1)
(Ring price: 7/2 10/3) SP 10/3

loading past form
held up towards rear, progress into 5th 4f out, challenged 3f out, soon disputed, ridden in 2nd 1 1/2f out, drifted left 1f out, no extra inside final furlong and dropped to 3rd closing stages
4th
18L
silks
Punitive (IRE) 4, b g 11-8 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:12.4)
Shantou (USA) - Rowlands Star (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Miss Marie-Louise Donnelly

(Morning price: 2/1 9/4 2/1 9/4 2/1 5/2 3/1 7/2)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 5/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
mid-division, ridden in 7th and no impression 4f out, kept on one pace straight
5th
1.25L
silks
Darver Star (IRE) 6, b g 11-7 (SSP Number Twentytwo Syndicate)
(4:12.6)
Kalanisi (IRE) - Maggies Oscar (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - P Cluskey & S Fanning

(Morning price: 25/1 16/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 2nd halfway, led 4f out, ridden and headed 3f out, soon no extra
6th
23L
silks
Makka Pakka (IRE) 5, b g 11-7 (Patrick Harney)
(4:17.3)
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Betray (GB)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Old Carhue Stud

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 10/1 8/1 6/1 4/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no impression 3f out, soon no extra
7th
4.75L
silks
Imperial Grey (FR) 5, gr g 11-7 (Paul Hennessy)
(4:18.3)
Smadoun (FR) - One Way (FR)(Exit To Nowhere (USA))
Breeder - S C E A Du Haras Des Sablonnets

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and no extra 4f out
8th
1L
silks
Casamari Abbey (IRE) 4, br g 11-4 (Devon Partnership)
(4:18.5)
Jeremy (USA) - Sprightly Gal (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Sunnyhill Stud

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and no impression over 4f out, kept on one pace behind
9th
4.75L
silks
Ebaa Hana (FR) 4, b m 11-1 (D G Paul)
(4:19.6)
Anabaa Blue (GB) - O'Hana (FR)(Nononito (FR))
Breeder - M Philippe Hardy

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden and no impression 4f out, soon weakened
10th
27L
silks
Grey Exchange (GB) 5, gr g 11-7 (Adrian Butler)
(4:24.9)
Apple Tree (FR) - Pems Gift (GB)(Environment Friend (GB))
Breeder - R J & S A Carter

(Morning price: 9/1 10/1 12/1 10/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1)
SP 14/1

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along after 3f, weakened over 6f out, tailed off
11th
nk
silks
Orena Bay (IRE) 4, b f 10-11 (John Bryson)
(4:25.0)
Mahler (GB) - Lucky Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Padraig Barry

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
chased leaders early, mid-division before halfway, towards rear and ridden 6f out, soon weakened and tailed off
12th
5.5L
silks
Bobby Mac (IRE) 4, b g 11-4 (Mrs R McAloon)
(4:26.1)
Sans Frontieres (IRE) - Minoras Return (IRE)(Bob's Return (IRE))
Breeder - R McCarthy

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and weakened 6f out, tailed off
13th
1.75L
silks
Dessie Deschamps (IRE) 5, b g 11-7 (Mrs Stephanie Metcalfe)
(4:26.4)
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Gaye Roberta (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Aaron Metcalfe

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

loading past form
prominent and disputed early, chased leaders after 3f, 7th halfway, weakened 6f out, tailed off
14th
1.75L
silks
Ujumpthelastuwin (GB) 4, b g 11-6 (Michael J Lynch)
(4:26.8)
Multiplex (GB) - Rosa Canina (GB)(Bustino)
Breeder - Mr & Mrs W O D Tilley

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
led and disputed, ridden and headed 4f out, soon no extra and weakened, tailed off

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