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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
Happaugue (IRE) 4, b g 8-9 (Ms Caroline Ahearn)
(2:14.95 0.41 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 12) Rated 43
Morpheus (GB) - Glen Ginnie (IRE)(Red Clubs (IRE))
Breeder - Lynn Lodge Stud

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

Tote Win €10.90 Place €3.00
loading past form
soon raced in 3rd, closed travelling smoothly straight, led under 2f out, stayed on well inside final furlong
2nd
1.75L
silks
Rock On Aidan (IRE) 5, br g 8-10 (M J Smith)
(2:15.24) (Drawn 13) Rated 43
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Mooretown Lady (IRE)(Montjeu (IRE))
Breeder - Michael Smith

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, soon mid-division, 8th halfway, headway and effort straight, kept on without matching winner inside final furlong
3rd
2.25L
silks
Sharjah (IRE) 10, b g 8-6 (Mrs S Slattery)
(2:15.66) (Drawn 15)bl+ Rated 46
Shamardal (USA) - Lunar Lustre (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - John Connaughton

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, close up, soon 2nd, on terms halfway, led over 3f out, headed under 2f out, kept on without matching front pair after
4th
0.75L
silks
Getgo (GB) 6, b g 8-13 (Karl Davis)
(2:15.80) (Drawn 3)bl+ Rated 55(-1 after this run)
Excelebration (IRE) - Hip (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Cheveley Park Stud Ltd

(Morning price: 20/1 18/1 20/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, soon raced in 6th, 7th halfway, some headway on outer straight, soon edged slightly left and one pace
5th
2.25L
silks
Scotts Honor (IRE) 4, b g 9-13 (Garry Fleming)
(2:16.15) (Drawn 1) Rated 63
Excelebration (IRE) - Madam Mo (IRE)(Motivator (GB))
Breeder - Grangecon Holdings Ltd

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

loading past form
close up, soon raced in 4th, effort straight, kept on same pace from under 2f out
6th
shd
silks
Bellepower (IRE) 4, ch f 9-0 (Ms Susan Roberts)
(2:16.16) (Drawn 7)cp+ Rated 53
Slade Power (IRE) - Indian Belle (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Joseph Stewart Investments

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

loading past form
slowly into stride and pushed along, towards rear, pushed along again over 3f out, kept on same pace without threatening from under 2f out
7th
1L
silks
Tennesse Waltz (IRE) 9, b g 9-8 (Smigeal Partnership)
(2:16.33) (Drawn 2)bl+ Rated 60
Footstepsinthesand (GB) - Shellin (IRE)(Sinndar (IRE))
Breeder - Keatly Overseas Ltd

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 9th halfway, pushed along 4f out, kept on same pace without threatening from under 2f out
8th
2L
silks
Ragtime Red (IRE) 5, ch g 9-10 (Miss Rita Shah)
(2:16.69) (Drawn 4)ts+ Rated 59(-1 after this run)
Red Jazz (USA) - Holly's Kid (USA)(Pulpit (USA))
Breeder - Brian Walsh

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

loading past form
soon raced in 5th, 6th halfway, effort straight, one pace from under 2f out
9th
4.5L
silks
Heir of Excitement (IRE) 6, b g 8-13 (Raymond C Moore)
(2:17.49) (Drawn 6)ts5bl3 Rated 48(-3 after this run)
Tagula (IRE) - Gimli's Treasure (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Mr & Mrs P & S Martin

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 5th halfway, effort straight, one pace from under 2f out
10th
4.25L
silks
Uncommonly (IRE) 4, b f 8-4 (Gerard A Sheridan)
(2:18.20) (Drawn 10)ts3 Rated 42
Data Link (USA) - Fifth Wonder (USA)(Partner's Hope (USA))
Breeder - Ms Ashling Burke

(Morning price: 28/1 20/1 16/1 14/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 12/1 16/1 12/1 14/1 20/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 33/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along over 3f out, soon no impression and kept on same pace without threatening
11th
6L
silks
Dani's Boy (IRE) 5, b g 9-11 (Allovertheshop Syndicate)
(2:19.27) (Drawn 14) Rated 60
Arakan (USA) - Dani's Girl (IRE)(Second Empire (IRE))
Breeder - Mr C Craig

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, close up, soon led, joined halfway, headed over 3f out, weakened from under 2f out
12th
1.75L
silks
Dubai Is Great (GB) 5, b g 8-5 (Martin Gerard McGuane)
(2:19.60) (Drawn 17) Rated 40
Cape Cross (IRE) - Scatina (IRE)(Samum (GER))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

loading past form
a little slow into stride and pushed along briefly, soon towards rear, reminder 6f out and pushed along briefly, pushed along again in last from 4f out, no extra from under 2f out
13th
1.5L
silks
Abs Akula (IRE) 4, b f 9-1 (Ms M Dowdall Blake)
(2:19.86) (Drawn 11) Rated 51
Dream Ahead (USA) - Good Time Sue (IRE)(Commander Collins (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs M Dowdall Blake

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

loading past form
a little slow into stride and pushed along briefly, mid-division early, pushed along again under 4f out, no extra from under 2f out
14th
4.25L
silks
Spanish Soprano (IRE) 5, b f 9-10 (J Monaghan)
(2:20.59) (Drawn 9) Rated 59(-3 after this run)
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Devious Soprano (IRE)(Orpen (USA))
Breeder - J Monaghan

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

loading past form
mid-division early, pushed along over 3f out, no extra from under 2f out
Off 8.02
Time 2m. 14.95 secs, which is 0.41 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €56.10
Tote Trifecta- €303.90
CSF- €38.86
Tricast- €257.31.

Non runners Griffyndor , Misty Mountain (USA), National Identity
2019 Duke Of Waspington 6 8-12 G M Ryan (7) 11/2 (P J F Murphy) (Drawn 3)
2018 Indian Tomahawk 6 9-5 C D Hayes 5/1 (Richard John O'Brien) (Drawn 1)
2017 Free State 5 8-12 G P Halpin (3) 6/1 (Denis Gerard Hogan) (Drawn 4)
2016 Hello Humpfrey 7 8-8 R P Downey (3) 16/1 (Peter Casey) (Drawn 14)
2015 Bomber Jackson 5 9-2 R P Whelan 8/1 (Jane M Foley) (Drawn 10)

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