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Going - Good, Good To Yielding In Places. Overcast

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €4,486.74 carried forward to Punchestown on Sun, 13th Jan. Placepot Pool - €32,750.39 Winning Units - 398.18 Dividend - €57.50. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €5,198.18 carried forward to Punchestown on Sun, 13th Jan. Tote Aggregate - €92540.00.

1st
silks
Duca De Thaix (FR) 6, b g 11-1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:17.2 3.27 secs slower on today's going ) ts9cp3 Rated 143(+8 after this run)
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Nouca De Thaix (FR)(Subotica (FR))
Breeder - Michel Bourgneuf

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

Tote Win €3.40 Place €1.60
loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th halfway, headway travelling well to lead after 2 out and asserted before last, ridden and kept on run-in, reduced advantage close home
2nd
0.5L
silks
Cubomania (IRE) 6, ro/gr g 10-11 (Cubomania Syndicate)
(4:17.4) ts+ Rated 139(+3 after this run)
Halling (USA) - Surrealism (GB)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Darley

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

Place €1.70
loading past form
rear of mid-division, closer early straight, pushed along and headway after 2 out to go 2nd before last, ridden and kept on well run-in
3rd
0.75L
silks
Blazer (FR) 8, ch g 10-11 (John P McManus)
(4:17.5) Rated 139(+2 after this run)
Network (GER) - Juppelongue (FR)(Trebrook (FR))
Breeder - M Herve D'Armaille

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

Place €1.40
loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, pushed along early straight, ridden and no impression on winner approaching last, kept on one pace in 3rd run-in
4th
8L
silks
Kildorrery (IRE) 6, b g 10-4 (Mrs Thomas J Walsh)
(4:19.1) hd+ Rated 132
Arakan (USA) - Killeen Castle (IRE)(Indian Danehill (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Thomas Walsh

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

loading past form
held up towards rear, no impression after 3 out, pushed along and some headway after 2 out, switched left and 7th when slightly hampered last, kept on run-in to go 4th close home
5th
0.5L
silks
Bel Ami De Sivola (FR) 8, b g 10-7 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:19.2) ts3 Rated 135(-1 after this run)
Network (GER) - Notting Hill (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - M Gilles Trapenard

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

loading past form
mid-division, 5th halfway, pushed along approaching straight, ridden after 2 out and no impression before last, kept on one pace
6th
3L
silks
Kylecrue (IRE) 12, b g 10-3 (John Patrick Ryan)
(4:19.7) bl+ Rated 125
Gold Well (GB) - Sher's Adamant (IRE)(Shernazar)
Breeder - Martin Kenirons

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

loading past form
led, jumped left, headed after 3 out, ridden and no impression after 2 out, no extra from before last
7th
2.25L
silks
Three Stars (IRE) 9, b g 10-12 (Robert Finnegan)
(4:20.1) cp6 Rated 140(-2 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Hapeney (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - A V Bloodstock

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

loading past form
prominent, mistake 2nd, 2nd halfway, led briefly after 3 out, ridden and no impression approaching last, no extra
8th
6L
silks
Tycoon Prince (IRE) 9, b g 11-0 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:21.4) ts+ Rated 142(-1 after this run)
Trans Island (GB) - Downtown Train (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Kenneth Parkhill

(Morning price: 14/1 16/1 18/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division, 6th halfway, dropped towards rear after 3 out and no extra after next
9th
6L
silks
Avenir D'Une Vie (FR) 9, gr g 10-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:22.6) Rated 138(-1 after this run)
Lavirco (GER) - Par Bonheur (FR)(Robin Des Champs (FR))
Breeder - Mme Karine Colson

(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
towards rear, slight mistake 2nd, some headway 4 out and 4th entering straight, mistake 2 out and soon no extra
p.u.
silks
A Toi Phil (FR) 9, b g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
ts+sr Rated 152
Day Flight (GB) - Lucidrile (FR)(Beyssac (FR))
Breeder - Dr V Philippe Raphael Legault

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

loading past form
in rear, eased and pulled up before 5th (lost action)
Off 2.10
Time 4m. 17.20 secs, which is 3.27 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €24.40
Tote Trifecta- €104.40
CSF- €25.51
Tricast- €76.19.


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2016 Nearly Nama'd 8 10-5 B J Geraghty 4/1 (Ms Sandra Hughes)
2015 Mallowney 9 11-4 D N Russell 8/1 (Timothy Doyle)
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