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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €1,078.41 carried forward to Navan on Sat, 7th Dec. Placepot Pool - €40,510.43 Winning Units - 216.13 Dividend - €131.20. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €274.10 carried forward to Navan on Sat, 7th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €139552.74.

1st
silks
Art Of America (GB) 4, br g 9-2 (Philip Munnelly)
(2:14.78 0.60 secs faster on today's going ) (Drawn 12)bl+ Rated 72
American Post (GB) - Marigay's Magic (GB)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Biddestone Stud Ltd

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

Tote Win €6.60 Place €2.90
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mid-division, ridden to progress on outer 2f out, pressed leaders 1f out, stayed on to challenge inside final furlong, led last 50 yards, all out close home and just held on
2nd
hd
silks
Muzbid (IRE) 5, b g 9-10 (G Penney)
(2:14.80) (Drawn 9)cp1 Rated 75
Lope De Vega (IRE) - Kartiste (IRE)(Kalanisi (IRE))
Breeder - John O'Connor

(Morning price: 33/1 25/1 28/1 20/1 22/1 20/1 16/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 10/1 12/1)
SP 12/1

Place €4.00
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chased leaders early, lost place halfway, pushed along in 8th 3f out, ridden and not clear run 2f out, switched right 1 1/2f out, closer on outer 1f out, ran on well final furlong, just failed
3rd
0.5L
silks
Rips Dream (IRE) 4, b g 9-11 (Julie Comerford)
(2:14.87) (Drawn 6) Rated 76
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Billys Dream (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Bill Foley & the Late Penny Foley

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

Place €1.60
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chased leaders, 4th halfway, improved into narrow lead 2f out, soon ridden and strongly pressed, kept on, headed last 50 yards and no extra
4th
1.5L
silks
Sovereigns Bright (IRE) 3, gr f 9-12 (John Lavery)
(2:15.09) (Drawn 14) Rated 79
No Nay Never (USA) - Gleaming Silver (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - Pieces of Eight Syndicate

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

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mid-division, ridden to progress on outer 2f out, pressed leaders 1f out, kept on same pace final furlong
5th
hd
silks
Secret Wizard (IRE) 6, ch g 9-9 (John Lavery)
(2:15.12) (Drawn 15)ts+sr Rated 74
Sakhee's Secret (GB) - Truly Magic (GB)(Traditionally (USA))
Breeder - Killashee House Limited

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 20/1)
SP 20/1

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held up towards rear, ridden and closer behind leaders 2f out, kept on inside final furlong
6th
nk
silks
Noble Expression (GB) 4, b g 9-5 (James Carrick)
(2:15.17) (Drawn 10) Rated 77
Sir Percy (GB) - Disposition (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Horizon Bloodstock Limited

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

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towards rear and behind early, pushed along briefly to close up after 1 1/2f, ridden and no impression over 2f out, stayed on well closing stages of final furlong
7th
0.75L
silks
Latchet (IRE) 5, b f 9-7 (Leanne Breen)
(2:15.30) (Drawn 5) Rated 72
Intense Focus (USA) - Teolane (IRE)(Teofilo (IRE))
Breeder - J S Bolger

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

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mid-division, improved to press leaders 2f out, ridden and close up 1 1/2f out, every chance over 1f out, no extra inside final furlong, kept on same pace
8th
0.5L
silks
Queen Amidala (IRE) 3, ch f 9-7 (Knockainey Stud)
(2:15.41) (Drawn 8)cp2 Rated 74
Bated Breath (GB) - Queen Padme (IRE)(Halling (USA))
Breeder - Karis Bloodstock Ltd & Rathbarry Stud

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

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chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and pressed leaders 2f out, no extra inside final furlong, kept on same pace
9th
shd
silks
Saga Bolton (IRE) 7, b g 8-13 (Mrs C Taylor)
(2:15.42) (Drawn 1)bl9 Rated 71
Intense Focus (USA) - Emlach Star (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Michael Kelly & Intense Focus Syndicate

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 40/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 40/1 33/1 28/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

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mid-division, progress on inner to challenge 2f out, soon ridden, close 4th over 1f out, no extra final furlong, kept on same pace
10th
nk
silks
Pepperoni Pete (IRE) 3, b g 9-7 (Blessingndisguise Partnership)
(2:15.49) (Drawn 2)cp3 Rated 74
Zoffany (IRE) - Zaafran (GB)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - Summerseat Stables Ltd

(Morning price: 4/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 5/1)
SP 5/1

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disputed briefly, soon chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden to challenge 2f out, close up and every chance 1 1/2f out, no extra inside final furlong, kept on one pace
11th
0.5L
silks
Persian Lion (IRE) 4, ch g 9-10 (Miss Katy Brown)
(2:15.58) (Drawn 7)ts3cp2 Rated 75
Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - Persian Memories (IRE)(Indian Ridge)
Breeder - Windflower Overseas Holdings Inc

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

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soon led, ridden and headed 2f out, no extra over 1f out
12th
0.5L
silks
Royal Admiral (IRE) 5, b g 9-8 (Shamrock Thoroughbreds)
(2:15.66) (Drawn 16)vs+sr Rated 73
Royal Applause (GB) - Royal Visit (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Michael Downey & Roalso Ltd

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

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chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and no extra 2f out
13th
1.25L
silks
Parkers Hill (IRE) 3, ch g 8-13 (Paul D Smith)
(2:15.88) (Drawn 11) Rated 71
No Nay Never (USA) - Chiarezza (AUS)(Fantastic Light (USA))
Breeder - Airlie Stud

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

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always towards rear, ridden and no impression 2f out
14th
44L
silks
Sam Missile (IRE) 6, b g 9-0 (Patrick J McKenna)
(2:23.53) (Drawn 17)cp5sr Rated 75
Smart Strike (CAN) - Kitty Matcham (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - Barronstown Stud

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

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always behind, ridden and weakened over 3f out, tailed off
Off 8.46
Time 2m. 14.78 secs, which is 0.60 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €92.10
Tote Trifecta- €109.90
CSF- €92.16
Tricast- €354.56.

Non runners Lady De Vesci , Pak Army , Divine Approach
2018 Kerosin 7 10-3 D W O'Connor (5) 6/1 (Denis Gerard Hogan) (Drawn 7)
2017 Sharjah 7 9-0 A J Slattery (10) 25/1 (Andrew Slattery) (Drawn 14)
2016 Power Grid 3 9-11 K J Manning 4/1JFav (John James Feane) (Drawn 1)
2015 Udogo 4 9-5 D O'Brien (5) 9/2 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 6)
2014 Alvar 6 9-11 S B Kelly (3) 4/1 (M Halford) (Drawn 7)

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