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Going - Yielding, Good To Yielding In Places. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €2,100.00. Placepot Pool - €27,576.13 Winning Units - 60.54 Dividend - €318.80. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €2,316.31 carried forward to Dundalk on Fri, 3rd Jan. Tote Aggregate - €108123.00.

1st
silks
Castlebawn West (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (Mrs Rose Boyd)
(5:40.9) hd2
Westerner (GB) - Cooksgrove Lady (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Thomas Maher

(Morning price: 11/2 5/1 4/1 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2 9/4 15/8 6/4 2/1)
(Ring price: 7/4 15/8 2/1 9/4 2/1) SP 2/1

Tote Win €2.90 Place €1.30
loading past form
mid-division, closer in 4th at 8th, bumped 4 out, headway to dispute lead 3 out, led travelling well after 2 out, soon went clear, pushed along after last, stayed on well, comfortably
2nd
7.5L
silks
Forza Milan (IRE) 8, b g 11-5 (TSKOC Syndicate)
(5:42.2)
Milan (GB) - Nonnetia (FR)(Trempolino (USA))
Breeder - J P Dwan

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

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tracked leader in 2nd, slight mistake 5th, improved to lead 4 out, joined next, ridden and strongly pressed entering straight, headed after 2 out, no impression on winner before last, kept on same pace
3rd
5.5L
silks
School Boy Hours (IRE) 7, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)
(5:43.3)
Presenting (GB) - Trinity Alley (IRE)(Taipan (IRE))
Breeder - Richard & Martin O'Keeffe

(Morning price: 3/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 8/1 9/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

Place €1.40
loading past form
tracked leaders on inner, mistake 8th, mistake 4 out, ridden in 6th next, moderate 3rd next, kept on one pace in 3rd from before last
4th
12L
silks
Milan Native (IRE) 7, br g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:45.8)
Milan (GB) - That's The Goose (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Eugene Condon

(Morning price: 9/4 5/2 9/4 2/1 9/4)
(Ring price: 5/2 9/4 2/1 15/8) SP 15/8fav

loading past form
tracked leaders on outer, close 3rd and mistake 3 out, ridden entering straight, dropped to 4th 2 out, no impression
5th
4.75L
silks
Harrie (FR) 8, ch g 11-7 (Harrie/Brett Graham/Ken Sharp Syndicate)
(5:46.9)
Le Havre (IRE) - Honorable Love (GB)(Highest Honor (FR))
Breeder - M Philip Taylor

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

loading past form
towards rear, slight mistake at 1st, closer in 5th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression
6th
30L
silks
Coquin Mans (FR) 8, b g 11-12 (Creighton Family)
(5:52.9) hd+
Fragrant Mix (IRE) - Quissisia Mans (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - M H-C Delorme,Mme V E Fuzy

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

loading past form
led, mistake 6th and slight mistake next, headed 4 out, ridden and weakened from next
7th
23L
silks
Alfie's Choice (IRE) 8, b g 11-5 (Aidan J Ryan)
(5:57.5)
Shantou (USA) - Bally Bolshoi (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - R Cotton & S Lannigan O'Keeffe

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, mistake at 3rd, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
8th
18L
silks
Fivecardstud (IRE) 9, b g 11-12 (Quango Syndicate)
(6:01.1)
Milan (GB) - Ad Gloria (IRE)(Shernazar)
Breeder - M Doran

(Morning price: 125/1 150/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
always behind, weakened 8th, tailed off
9th
61L
silks
Whinstone Dee (IRE) 12, ch g 11-5 (Peter Killeen)
(6:13.3) ts7
Desert King (IRE) - Deemiss (IRE)(Buckskin (FR))
Breeder - Dee Racing Syndicate

(Morning price: 200/1 150/1 200/1 150/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
always behind, bad mistake 6th, tailed off
p.u.
silks
Massey's Wood (GB) 8, b g 11-12 (Barry Connell)

Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Reivers Moon (GB)(Midnight Legend (GB))
Breeder - Mr Crawford McNeill & Ms Lesley Gillies

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th 5 out, no impression in 7th 3 out, pulled up before 2 out
Off 2.40
Time 5m. 40.90 secs, which is the same as the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €32.40
Tote Trifecta- €418.50
CSF- €51.18.

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