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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €1,381.04 carried forward to Cork on Sat, 4th Jan. Placepot Pool - €46,059.50 Winning Units - 281.28 Dividend - €114.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €463.29 carried forward to Cork on Sat, 4th Jan. Tote Aggregate - €174493.56.

1st
silks
Outside Inside (IRE) 5, b f 9-5 (Garrett J Freyne)
(1:25.60 0.08 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 14) Rated 75
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Humble And Proud (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Patrick Grogan

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 7/1 6/1 5/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 5/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

Tote Win €4.90 Place €2.20
loading past form
waited with towards rear, switched left to inner and headway straight, led inside final furlong, soon asserted and stayed on well
2nd
1.75L
silks
Will Be King (IRE) 4, b g 8-7 (M Buckley)
(1:25.87) (Drawn 12) Rated 70(+1 after this run)
Charm Spirit (IRE) - Dame Lucy (IRE)(Refuse To Bend (IRE))
Breeder - Tony Doyle

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly early and raced in 10th, headway towards outer straight, stayed on well without threatening winner inside final furlong, 2nd near line
3rd
0.5L
silks
Fit For Function (GB) 7, b g 8-12 (Mrs Patricia Mullane)
(1:25.93) (Drawn 13) Rated 68
Captain Gerrard (IRE) - Victoria Peek (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Mickley Stud

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

Place €3.60
loading past form
raced in 8th early, headway to challenge and on terms over 2f out, soon led, headed inside final furlong, one pace and dropped to 3rd near line
4th
0.75L
silks
Salt Whistle Bay (IRE) 6, b g 9-1 (R Browne)
(1:26.06) (Drawn 9)hd1 Rated 74
Royal Applause (GB) - Quantum (IRE)(Alhaarth (IRE))
Breeder - Shortgrove Manor Stud

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 18/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
a little slow into stride and soon behind in rear, some headway and switched left over 1f out, ran on well without threatening inside final furlong
5th
0.5L
silks
Eacharn (IRE) 6, b g 8-4 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Mrs Lynne MacLennan)
(1:26.16) (Drawn 11)cp6 Rated 66
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Miss Eze (GB)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - S V Schilcher

(Morning price: 9/2 5/1 11/2 13/2 6/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 8/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

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raced in 5th early, effort straight, kept on same pace inside final furlong
6th
hd
silks
Poet's Pride (GB) 5, b g 8-11 (Laurence O'Kane)
(1:26.18) (Drawn 8)sr Rated 67
Arcano (IRE) - Amber Heights (GB)(Kyllachy (GB))
Breeder - Swettenham Stud Bloodstock Ltd

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
a little slow into stride, raced in 12th early, switched right to outer straight and headway, kept on well without threatening inside final furlong
7th
shd
silks
The Bittern Cry (IRE) 6, gr f 8-1 (Incl 2lbs overweight) (Ms Eleanor Morris)
(1:26.19) (Drawn 6) Rated 32
Dark Angel (IRE) - Breathless Kiss (USA)(Roman Ruler (USA))
Breeder - Miss Linda Lyons

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 66/1 80/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
a little slow into stride, raced in 9th early, headway and effort straight, kept on same pace inside final furlong
8th
nk
silks
Billyfairplay (IRE) 6, b g 8-5 (Dundalk Bay Sea Foods Limited)
(1:26.25) (Drawn 7) Rated 71(-2 after this run)
Dark Angel (IRE) - Nurture (IRE)(Bachelor Duke (USA))
Breeder - John O'Connor

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
pushed along briefly early and raced in 11th, switched left from 2f out, kept on same pace without threatening after
9th
1.5L
silks
Fashaar (GB) 7, b g 8-10 (Miss Rita Shah)
(1:26.49) (Drawn 10) Rated 66
Showcasing (GB) - Avessia (GB)(Averti (IRE))
Breeder - D J & Mrs Deer

(Morning price: 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 12/1 16/1 12/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 17/2 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
pushed along briefly early and raced in 7th, improved to challenge and every chance from 2f out, no extra and one pace inside final furlong
10th
3L
silks
Highly Approved (IRE) 5, b f 9-5 (D Forde)
(1:27.05) (Drawn 3) Rated 75
Approve (IRE) - High Society Girl (IRE)(Key Of Luck (USA))
Breeder - Mrs Natasha Drennan

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 15/2 7/1 8/1 6/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2) SP 11/2

loading past form
raced in 6th early, headway and effort straight, no extra inside final furlong
11th
1.5L
silks
Sir Ottoman (FR) 7, b g 9-0 (Derrymartin Bloodstock Limited)
(1:27.31) (Drawn 5)cp+ Rated 70
Excellent Art (GB) - Hali Layali (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Madame Marie-Therese Mimouni

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

loading past form
disputed lead briefly early, prominent, effort straight, no extra inside final furlong
12th
1.75L
silks
Parkers Hill (IRE) 4, ch c 8-8 (Paul D Smith)
(1:27.62) (Drawn 2)es1sr Rated 69
No Nay Never (USA) - Chiarezza (AUS)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

(Morning price: 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 11/2 6/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2) SP 13/2

loading past form
pushed along briefly early and disputed lead, raced mainly close up, on terms again over 2f out, soon headed and no extra
13th
1.75L
silks
Frosty Beach (IRE) 4, ch f 8-5 (Francis Daly)
(1:27.91) (Drawn 4)sr Rated 68
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Sharp Crisp Air (IRE)(Danehill Dancer (IRE))
Breeder - Moyglare Stud Farm Ltd

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

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soon close up, pushed along approaching straight, soon lost position and no extra
14th
0.75L
silks
Bay Of Skaill (GB) 6, b f 8-12 (Mrs Patricia Mullane)
(1:28.03) (Drawn 1)hd5 Rated 68
Bated Breath (GB) - Skara Brae (GB)(Inchinor (GB))
Breeder - Rosyground Stud

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 16/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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disputed lead early, soon narrow leader, headed over 2f out, soon weakened

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