Going - Good. 

1st
silks
Thelongwayaround (IRE) 12-2

Fruits of Love (USA) - Brass Neck (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mrs Bernice Murphy

SP 10/1

Denis Paul Murphy
J P O'Rourke
loading past form
waited with rear, 11th frm 5th and last 6out, progress in 6th before 3out, close 2nd 2out, lead last, went clear flat
2nd
3L
silks
Elton Cross (IRE) 12-2

Yeats (IRE) - Maid For Adventure (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Mrs E Grant and Miss Anna Brislane

SP 4/1Jfavfav

John Halley
E P O'Brien
loading past form
lead/disputed frm 2nd, lead frm 5th and 2l advantage frm 8th, headed last, edged left and no extra early flat
3rd
1.5L
silks
Stoney Rover (IRE) 12-2

Scorpion (IRE) - Consultation (IRE)(Camden Town)
Breeder - Mr Cal Flavin

SP 10/1

Brian Jordan
H D Dunne
loading past form
chased leaders and took keen hold, 5th 3out, went 2nd well after 3out, close 4th 2out, 3rd early flat, no impr
4th
1.5L
silks
Jigcleaningus (IRE) 12-2

Ask (GB) - Vocative (GER)(Acatenango (GER))
Breeder - Sean Carr

SP 5/1

Robert Tyner
Derek O'Connor
loading past form
chased leaders, 3rd by 5th and 2nd 6out, close 3rd after 3out, no extra before last and 4th early flat
5th
3L
silks
Knocknagoshel (IRE) 11-11

Kalanisi (IRE) - Granny Clark (IRE)(Welsh Term)
Breeder - Eileen, Countess of Mount Charles

SP 6/1

Tom Keating
S F O'Keeffe
loading past form
mid-div, 7th after a mile, progress after 3out and close en 5th after 2out, no extra frm last
6th
4L
silks
Mere Peak (IRE) 12-2

Kalanisi (IRE) - Niat Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Fintan Kealy

SP 6/1

Eugene M O'Sullivan
Ms M O'Sullivan
loading past form
mid-div, mistake 8th and 6th 6out, close en 8th before 3out, kept on one paced frm 3out
7th
2L
silks
Capmonfor (FR) 12-2

Kap Rock (FR) - Fautine World (FR)(Lost World (IRE))
Breeder - Mr B. Dargaud & Mr J. F. Baudot

SP 4/1Jfavfav

Colin Bowe
B O'Neill
loading past form
lead/disputed frm 2nd until 2nd frm 5th, 3rd frm 6out, mstks 4out and 3out, weakened after 3out
8th
25L
silks
Group Chat (IRE) 11-11

Westerner (GB) - Turquoise Green (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - John and Miriam Murphy

SP 10/1

John H Murphy
L J Murphy
loading past form
always towards rear, 10th frm 5th, 11th before 3out and to last after 3out
fell
silks
Christmas Bonus (IRE) 12-2

Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Sparkling Gem (IRE)(Revoque (IRE))
Breeder - Matthew Hayes

SP 5/1

Cormac Doyle
S E O'Rourke
loading past form
mid-div, 8th after a mile, drpd 10th 3out, no extra in 9th when fell 2out
p.u.
silks
Cheeky Ambition (IRE) 12-2

Scorpion (IRE) - Buttonhole Rose (IRE)(Fourstars Allstar (USA))
Breeder - Joseph Neville

SP 8/1

Tom Keating
R James
loading past form
close under pressure, 5th after a mile and 4th before 3out, weakened after 3out, behind when pulled up after 2out
p.u.
silks
Portroe (IRE) 12-2

Arakan (USA) - Nice Resemblance (IRE)(Shernazar)
Breeder - P J Morrissey

SP 6/1

Paul O'Flynn
C W Fennessy
loading past form
towards rear of mid-div and waited with, 9th frm 5th, mistake 9th, drpd last after 5out, to when pulled up after 3out
p.u.
silks
Un Huit Huit (IRE) 11-11

Tikkanen (USA) - La Cyborg (FR)(Cyborg (FR))
Breeder - Joseph Cunningham

SP 10/1

Martin A Corrigan
K Corrigan
loading past form
always towards rear, last until 10th 6out, close en 9th before 3out, behind when pulled up after 2out
Off 5.30
Time 6m. 32.00 secs

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