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Going - Good to Yielding. Overcast, showers

Jackpot Pool - €15,986.75 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €11,190.70. Placepot Pool - €40,416.14 Winning Units - 28.83 Dividend - €981.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €31,864.39 carried forward to Curragh on Sun, 11th Jun. Tote Aggregate - €283139.00.

1st
silks
Dont Kick Nor Bite (IRE) 6, b m 11-9 (John P McManus)
(4:43.4 5.42 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 116(+2 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Tudor Glyn (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Ms M Russell

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

Tote Win €3.10 Place €1.10
loading past form
chased leaders, soon disputed 2nd, close 3rd and slight mistake 5th, improved to lead after 3 out, ridden and pressed last, kept on well run-in
2nd
0.75L
silks
Miss Sapphire (IRE) 5, ch f 11-9 (Blue Blood Racing Club)
(4:43.5)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Howyakeepan (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Brittas House Stud & Canterbrook Stud

(Morning price: 6/4 11/8 10/11 5/6 10/11 13/8)
(Ring price: 13/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

Place €1.50
loading past form
disputed early, soon chased leader in 2nd, slight mistake 3rd, close up at 5th, challenged after 3 out, slight mistake 2 out, ridden in 2nd before last, stayed on to press leader again last, no extra run-in and kept on same pace
3rd
9L
silks
Jaime Sommers (IRE) 5, b f 11-9 (John P Bowe)
(4:45.4) Rated 117(-1 after this run)
Milan (GB) - Solerina (IRE)(Toulon (GB))
Breeder - John Bowe

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

loading past form
held up, 4th halfway, ridden into 3rd before last, no impression approaching last, kept on one pace
4th
4.75L
silks
Strike Is Back (IRE) 5, b f 11-9 (James J Kinsella)
(4:46.4) Rated 108
Darsi (FR) - First Strike (IRE)(Magical Strike (USA))
Breeder - Pat Kinsella

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

loading past form
held up in rear, progress into 3rd before 2 out, ridden in 4th and no impression before last, kept on one pace
5th
65L
silks
Cotton Jenny (IRE) 6, br m 11-9 (William Bates)
(4:59.4) sr Rated 108(-2 after this run)
Craigsteel (GB) - Rose N Alice (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Mr William Bates

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

loading past form
disputed early, led after 1st and soon clear, reduced advantage before 5th where pressed, headed after 3 out, ridden and no extra 2 out, weakened and completely tailed off
Off 3.20
Time 4m. 43.40 secs, which is 5.42 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €6.00
Tote Trifecta- €10.60
CSF- €6.74.


2016 Fu's Island 6 11-9 D E Mullins 7/1 (P Meany)
2015 Daisy's Gift 8 11-9 R Walsh 2/1Fav (W P Mullins)
2014 Pink Hat 6 11-9 Mr P W Mullins 5/2 (W P Mullins)
2013 Dysart Dancer 8 11-9 P Townend 13/8JFav (W P Mullins)
2012 White Feathers 4 11-2 P Townend 9/2 (Garrett James Power)

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