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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €240.91 carried forward to Down Royal on Sat, 2nd Nov. Placepot Pool - €31,770.12 Winning Units - 6.7 Dividend - €3,319.20.

1st
silks
Geological (IRE) 7, b g 8-2 (Grougha Stables Limited)
(1:11.36 1.18 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 5) Rated 86
Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE) - Bean Uasal (IRE)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Helen Keaveney

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

Tote Win €8.80 Place €3.20
loading past form
soon close up, on terms after 2f, gained narrow lead from before halfway, pressed straight, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
0.75L
silks
Gordon Lord Byron (IRE) 11, b g 10-1 (Morgan J Cahalan)
(1:11.47) (Drawn 2) Rated 103
Byron (GB) - Boa Estrela (IRE)(Intikhab (USA))
Breeder - Roland H Alder

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

Place €3.70
loading past form
pushed along briefly early, soon led, joined after 2f, narrowly headed from before halfway, kept on without matching winner from over 1f out
3rd
0.5L
silks
Urban Beat (IRE) 4, b g 9-10 (Fitzwilliam Racing)
(1:11.58) (Drawn 8) Rated 101
Red Jazz (USA) - Closetocrazy (IRE)(Blues Traveller (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Shane Quigley

(Morning price: 9/4 5/2 11/4 5/2 11/4 3/1 10/3 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 3/1) SP 3/1fav

Place €1.10
loading past form
slightly impeded after 1f, soon raced in 8th, headway and effort straight, kept on without matching front pair from over 1f out
4th
1.25L
silks
Alfredo Arcano (IRE) 5, b g 9-11 (Laurence O'Kane)
(1:11.79) (Drawn 10) Rated 99(-1 after this run)
Arcano (IRE) - Cheherazad (IRE)(Elusive City (USA))
Breeder - Ronnie Boland

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

loading past form
soon raced in 6th, raced towards outer straight and effort, kept on without matching principals from over 1f out
5th
shd
silks
Never Back Down (IRE) 4, b g 8-6 (Gary Devlin)
(1:11.80) (Drawn 4)vs5sr Rated 80
Kodiac (GB) - Steer By The Stars (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cooneen Stud

(Morning price: 9/4 5/2 11/4 9/4 5/2 11/4 10/3)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

loading past form
impeded inside first furlong, soon raced in 10th, headway and effort straight, kept on without matching principals from over 1f out
6th
0.5L
silks
Primo Uomo (IRE) 7, b g 9-8 (Lance Bloodstock Limited)
(1:11.91) (Drawn 3)ts+ Rated 96
Strategic Prince (GB) - Mooching Along (IRE)(Mujahid (USA))
Breeder - D J Sweeney

(Morning price: 25/1 22/1 25/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
slightly impeded inside first furlong, soon raced in 7th, raced on inner straight and effort, kept on same pace from over 1f out
7th
1.5L
silks
Master Matt (GB) 3, b g 8-8 (F W Lynch)
(1:12.19) (Drawn 12)cp7 Rated 82
Slade Power (IRE) - Ahaaly (GB)(Exceed And Excel (AUS))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

loading past form
a little slow into stride and pushed along, soon raced in 9th, headway and effort straight, kept on same pace from over 1f out
8th
hd
silks
Cityman (GB) 3, br g 9-0 (Michael G Quinlan)
(1:12.21) (Drawn 11)bl7 Rated 93
Slade Power (IRE) - Ebrah (GB)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - Springcombe Park Stud

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

loading past form
soon raced in 4th, effort straight, one pace from over 1f out
9th
nk
silks
Nordic Passage (IRE) 4, b g 8-3 (Hugh P Ward)
(1:12.25) (Drawn 1) Rated 82
Dabirsim (FR) - Nordic Spruce (USA)(Dynaformer (USA))
Breeder - Ammerland Verwaltung GMBH & Co Kg

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

loading past form
a little slow into stride, towards rear, raced on inner straight, soon headway and effort, one pace from over 1f out
10th
4.5L
silks
Plough Boy (IRE) 8, b g 8-4 (Mrs J P Duffy)
(1:13.06) (Drawn 13) Rated 78
Dandy Man (IRE) - Ribald (GB)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - J P Keappock

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

loading past form
soon raced in 5th, raced towards outer straight and effort, no extra final furlong
11th
0.75L
silks
Hit The Silk (IRE) 6, br g 8-7 (Hit The Silk Syndicate)
(1:13.19) (Drawn 7) Rated 86(-4 after this run)
Majestic Missile (IRE) - Queen Of Silk (IRE)(Brief Truce (USA))
Breeder - J Hutchinson

(Morning price: 33/1 28/1 33/1 50/1 66/1 33/1 25/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 12/1 11/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
a little slow into stride, soon raced in 11th, headway and effort straight, no extra final furlong
12th
nk
silks
Mr Scarlet (GB) 5, b g 8-0 (John Lavery)
(1:13.25) (Drawn 9)ts7sr Rated 84
Dandy Man (IRE) - Scarlet Buttons (IRE)(Marju (IRE))
Breeder - Heather Raw

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

loading past form
uneasy in stalls, reared as gates opened and slowly into stride, pushed along, towards rear, switched right to outer over 2f out and headway, no extra final furlong
13th
3L
silks
Key To Power (GB) 3, b f 8-5 (Anthony F O'Callaghan)
(1:13.82) (Drawn 6)ts1 Rated 79
Slade Power (IRE) - Key To Peace (IRE)(Kheleyf (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

loading past form
soon raced in 3rd, effort straight, no extra over 1f out
Off 8.17
Time 1m. 11.36 secs, which is 1.18 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €108.20
Tote Trifecta- €116.10
CSF- €108.25
Tricast- €371.78.


2018 Freescape 3 9-0 O J Orr (3) 13/2 (David Marnane) (Drawn 2)
2017 St Brelades Bay 5 9-0 T P Madden (5) 25/1 (Mrs John Harrington) (Drawn 9)
2016 Dougan 4 9-10 P J Smullen 13/8Fav (David Evans) (Drawn 1)
2015 Togoville 5 9-4 P J Smullen 2/1 (Georgios Pakidis) (Drawn 3)
2014 Serenity Spa 4 9-6 P J Smullen 5/1 (A Carroll) (Drawn 11)

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