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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
Uisce Beatha (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)
(4:21.7 7.77 secs slower on today's going ) sr
Yeats (IRE) - Hataana (USA)(Robellino (USA))
Breeder - Aidan Sexton

(Morning price: 25/1 20/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

Tote Win €17.20 Place €2.90
loading past form
towards rear, some headway 4 out, pushed along in 5th 2 out and progress to go 2nd at last, ridden to lead run-in and kept on well
2nd
2L
silks
Impact Factor (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (Robcour)
(4:22.0) hd2 Rated 132(-1 after this run)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Hello Kitty (IRE)(Houmayoun (FR))
Breeder - Mr W T Murphy

(Morning price: 15/8 2/1 13/8 7/4 13/8 7/4)
(Ring price: 9/4 2/1 15/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

loading past form
prominent, led briefly 5th, pushed along and led again early straight, ridden after 2 out, reins broke and headed run-in, no impression on winner closing stages
3rd
4L
silks
Play The Part (IRE) 8, b g 11-7 (P E I Newell)
(4:22.7) cp8
Kutub (IRE) - Pretty Contender (IRE)(Kotashaan (FR))
Breeder - P E I Newell

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

Place €12.40
loading past form
led briefly 1st, tracked leader, 3rd halfway, lost place before 4 out and pushed along in 7th entering straight, ridden and rallied after 2 out, kept on one pace into 3rd run-in
4th
1.25L
silks
Veinard (FR) 10, ch g 11-12 (T Howley Jnr)
(4:23.0) ts+
Shaanmer (IRE) - Ombline (FR)(Subotica (FR))
Breeder - Cte Yves D'Armaille

(Morning price: 6/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
prominent and led after 1st, jumped left, headed briefly 5th, headed after 3 out, pushed along in 3rd and slight mistake last, no impression run-in
5th
2.5L
silks
Mitchouka (FR) 5, b g 11-6 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:23.4) Rated 131(-1 after this run)
Creachadoir (IRE) - Minnaloushe (FR)(Black Minnaloushe (USA))
Breeder - Dr Georges Sandor

(Morning price: 11/4 5/2)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8) SP 15/8

loading past form
tracked leaders, jumped high 2nd and reminders, slight mistake 6th, headway to challenge 3 out, slight mistake next, ridden and dropped to 4th last, no extra run-in
6th
7L
silks
Shawshank (IRE) 6, ch g 11-12 (C R B Bloodstock Limited)
(4:24.9)
Presenting (GB) - Eternal Promise (GB)(Fair Mix (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs S White

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

loading past form
towards rear, 6th halfway, pushed along in 5th entering straight and no extra after 2 out, kept on one pace run-in
7th
2.25L
silks
Gusty Rocky (IRE) 10, b g 11-12 (Mrs N Flynn)
(4:25.3) ts3 Rated 132(-1 after this run)
King's Theatre (IRE) - Liss A Paoraigh (IRE)(Husyan (USA))
Breeder - Niall Flynn

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

loading past form
mid-division, headway before 5 out and 4th entering straight, pushed along and no extra after 2 out, weakened
8th
25L
silks
Great Khan (IRE) 8, b g 11-12 (Simon J H Davis)
(4:30.3) ts7
Kalanisi (IRE) - Can't Stop (GER)(Lando (GER))
Breeder - Simon Davis

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

loading past form
always towards rear, never a factor, mistakes 4th and 5 out, detached 3 out, no extra
Off 2.48
Time 4m. 21.70 secs, which is 7.77 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €45.70
Tote Trifecta- €966.20
CSF- €34.70.


2018 Saturnas 7 11-12 P Townend 8/11Fav (W P Mullins)
2017 Ballyoisin 6 11-12 B J Geraghty 1/1Fav (E Bolger)
2016 Mckinley 6 11-12 B J Cooper 6/4Fav (W P Mullins)
2015 Florishwells D'ete 5 10-9 A P McCoy 2/1Fav (W P Mullins)

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