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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €3,514.25 carried forward to Punchestown on Sat, 17th Nov. Placepot Pool - €39,433.15 Winning Units - 2319.59 Dividend - €11.90. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €4,027.47 carried forward to Punchestown on Sat, 17th Nov. Tote Aggregate - €130814.17.

1st
silks
Massif Central (IRE) 4, b g 9-12 (Paul Rooney)
(2:11.97 3.39 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 7) Rated 96(+7 after this run)
Arcano (IRE) - Melaaya (USA)(Aljabr (USA))
Breeder - J P Jones

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

Tote Win €3.40 Place €1.70
loading past form
settled behind leaders, 5th halfway, travelled well to challenge under 2f out, ridden to lead over 1f out, kept on well final furlong
2nd
3L
silks
Jon Ess (IRE) 4, ch g 8-9 (Brinkleys Syndicate)
(2:12.45) (Drawn 5) Rated 79(+1 after this run)
Dragon Pulse (IRE) - Novosibirsk (USA)(Distant View (USA))
Breeder - Premier Bloodstock

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

Place €2.30
loading past form
led, headed after 1f and chased leader, ridden to lead narrowly under 2f out, headed over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
3rd
3L
silks
Nimitz (IRE) 4, b g 8-9 (Michael L Keating)
(2:12.93) (Drawn 1) Rated 82
Casamento (IRE) - Siphon Melody (USA)(Siphon (BRZ))
Breeder - Ringfort Stud

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

loading past form
slowly into stride and rear, ridden to progress 2f out, 5th 1f out, kept on inside final furlong
4th
0.5L
silks
Tooreen Katie (IRE) 3, b f 7-13 (James Martin O'Brien)
(2:13.05) (Drawn 11) Rated 77
Intello (GER) - Ultra Appeal (IRE)(Lawman (FR))
Breeder - China Horse Club

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along 3f out, ridden into 6th 2f out, stayed on into 3rd 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
5th
1.75L
silks
Reaver (IRE) 5, b g 8-4 (Mrs Catherine Holden)
(2:13.36) (Drawn 9) Rated 79
Sabiango (GER) - Mattinata (GB)(Tiger Hill (IRE))
Breeder - Kildaragh Stud

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 8/1 10/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, ridden and closer on outer 2f out, under pressure in 7th over 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
6th
nose
silks
Ashqar (IRE) 3, b g 8-4 (Mrs Margaret Hannigan)
(2:13.37) (Drawn 4) Rated 77
Redoute's Choice (AUS) - Askeria (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - His Highness the Aga Khan's Studs S C

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden to progress on inner 2f out, 4th over 1f out, kept on one pace final furlong
7th
3.25L
silks
Johann Bach (IRE) 9, b g 8-12 (Mrs P Harney)
(2:13.94) (Drawn 8)vs6 Rated 87(-5 after this run)
Oratorio (IRE) - Belleinga (IRE)(Orpen (USA))
Breeder - T F Lacy

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression 2f out, kept on one pace from over 1f out
8th
3.75L
silks
Bid Adieu (IRE) 4, b g 8-10 (A Brooks)
(2:14.60) (Drawn 2) Rated 85
Pour Moi (IRE) - Thoughtless Moment (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Moyglare Stud Farm Ltd

(Morning price: 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1)
SP 7/1

loading past form
led after 1f, 4-length advantage halfway, ridden and pressed 2f out, soon headed, no extra over 1f out
9th
1L
silks
New Direction (IRE) 6, b g 8-8 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(2:14.76) (Drawn 3) Rated 78
New Approach (IRE) - Gearanai (USA)(Toccet (USA))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2) SP 15/2

loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden 2f out, no extra 1 1/2f out
10th
nk
silks
Merited (IRE) 5, b f 8-8 (P E I Newell)
(2:14.81) (Drawn 10) Rated 78
Art Connoisseur (IRE) - Balmy Choice (IRE)(Balla Cove)
Breeder - P E I Newell

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

loading past form
mid-division, ridden 3f out, no extra 2f out
11th
nk
silks
Tooreen Legend (IRE) 8, ch g 8-11 (J K Fanning)
(2:14.87) (Drawn 6) Rated 88
Rakti (GB) - Annmary Girl (GB)(Zafonic (USA))
Breeder - Patrick Cummins

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and no impression over 2f out, soon no extra
Off 8.01
Time 2m. 11.97 secs, which is 3.39 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €15.80
Tote Trifecta- €44.00
CSF- €17.11
Tricast- €46.04.

Non runner Gymkhana (GB) (passport irregularity)
2017 Clear Skies 4 8-4 W M Lordan 4/1 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 1)
2016 Stronger Than Me 8 9-5 P J Smullen 11/2 (W T Farrell) (Drawn 9)
2015 Stronger Than Me 7 9-4 W J Lee 13/8Fav (W T Farrell) (Drawn 3)
2014 Havelock Ellis 5 9-7 D W O'Connor (10) 9/4Fav (J F Levins) (Drawn 4)
2013 Ned's Indian 5 9-11 C T Keane (3) 7/2JFav (Sabrina J Harty) (Drawn 11)

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