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Going - Good To Firm (Good In Places). Fine

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 7 Dividend - €500.00. Placepot Pool - €25,254.12 Winning Units - 483.04 Dividend - €36.50. Pick Six Pool - €35,973.67 Winning Units - 6 Dividend - €4,196.90. Tote Aggregate - €188505.00.

1st
silks
Auckland (IRE) 3, b c 9-5 (Mrs John Magnier)
(1:44.80 3.39 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 8)ts3 Rated 78
Galileo (IRE) - Airwave (GB)(Air Express (IRE))
Breeder - Liberty Bloodstock

(Morning price: 9/4 2/1 15/8 6/4 13/8 11/8)
(Ring price: 11/8 6/4 11/8 5/4) SP 5/4fav

Tote Win €2.00 Place €1.02
loading past form
prominent, 4th early, pushed along approaching straight, 3rd 2f out, challenged over 1 1/2f out, soon on terms, gained narrow lead 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong
2nd
0.5L
silks
Sin Sin (IRE) 3, b m 8-9 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:44.86) (Drawn 9)
Intense Focus (USA) - Saor Sinn (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - J. S. Bolger

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

Place €6.70
loading past form
soon raced in 6th, pushed along before straight, disputed 5th 2f out, 4th 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong, not quite reach winner
3rd
1.5L
silks
Makamamia (GB) 3, b f 9-0 (Famous Partnership)
(1:45.09) (Drawn 7)
Makfi (GB) - Bahamamia (GB)(Vettori (IRE))
Breeder - Qatar Bloodstock Ltd

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

Place €2.60
loading past form
prominent, soon 3rd, pushed along to go 2nd before straight, challenged over 1 1/2f out, dropped to 3rd again well inside final furlong and one pace
4th
2.25L
silks
Casla (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (Ms Mary Slack)
(1:45.51) (Drawn 4)
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Front House (IRE)(Sadler's Wells (USA))
Breeder - Front House Syndicate & Wilgerbosdrift

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly in mid-division early, soon raced in 7th, pushed along before straight, improved to dispute 5th 2f out, 5th 1f out, kept on same pace without threatening inside final furlong
5th
1.75L
silks
Bowden (USA) 3, b c 9-5 (Godolphin)
(1:45.83) (Drawn 12)
Street Cry (IRE) - Betwixt (USA)(Get Around)
Breeder - Darley

(Morning price: 12/1 10/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 15/2) SP 7/1

loading past form
held up in 9th early, pushed along and some headway approaching straight, 7th 2f out, kept on same pace without threatening inside final furlong
6th
3L
silks
Hey Hey Alejandro (USA) 3, b g 9-5 (Mrs John Harrington)
(1:46.39) (Drawn 3)
Artie Schiller (USA) - Bragadocious (USA)(Salem Drive (USA))
Breeder - Cary Frommer & Curtis Kenimer

(Morning price: 50/1 40/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
soon disputed lead, led over 3f out, pushed along approaching straight, pressed over 1 1/2f out, soon joined, headed 1f out, weakened inside final furlong
7th
3.25L
silks
Frozen Moon (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Go Racing Club)
(1:46.99) (Drawn 1)
Frozen Power (IRE) - Springfort (IRE)(Captain Rio (GB))
Breeder - Churchland Stud

(Morning price: 50/1 33/1 28/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 50/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
raced in 8th early, under pressure approaching halfway, no impression over 2f out, kept on without threatening final furlong
8th
1.25L
silks
Nigg Bay (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Thomas Barr)
(1:47.19) (Drawn 2)sr
Exceed And Excel (AUS) - Muaamara (GB)(Bahamian Bounty (GB))
Breeder - Mrs C R Philipson & Lofts Hall Stud

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, took keen hold, slightly impeded after 1f, soon 5th, pushed along before straight, 4th 2f out, weakened from 1f out
9th
2L
silks
Markus Twain (IRE) 3, b g 8-9 (Mrs Kevin Prendergast)
(1:47.54) (Drawn 10)
Dragon Pulse (IRE) - Yara (IRE)(Sri Pekan (USA))
Breeder - Castlemartin Sky & Skymarc Farm

(Morning price: 33/1 50/1 40/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 33/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
awkward leaving stalls, in rear, no impression over 2f out, one pace
10th
2.5L
silks
Hatmaker (IRE) 3, ch g 9-5 (Miss Sarah J Corcoran)
(1:48.02) (Drawn 6)
Helmet (AUS) - Pina Colada (GB)(Sabrehill (USA))
Breeder - Fergus Cousins

(Morning price: 66/1 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 50/1) SP 50/1

loading past form
slightly awkward leaving stalls, towards rear, a little green at road crossing early, pushed along before halfway, no impression over 2f out, one pace
11th
39L
silks
Hey Good Looking (IRE) 3, ch f 9-0 (John Gildea)
(1:54.87) (Drawn 11)
Bahamian Bounty (GB) - Jaaryah (IRE)(Halling (USA))
Breeder - T Jones & Mrs D Jones

(Morning price: 66/1 50/1)
SP 33/1

loading past form
soon disputed lead, headed over 3f out and pushed along, dropped to 3rd before straight, soon slightly impeded, weakened to rear 2f out, soon eased, tailed off
Off 6.37
Time 1m. 44.80 secs, which is 3.39 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €29.20
Tote Trifecta- €128.80
CSF- €23.00.

Non runner Alahida (in season)
2016 Cockatoo Island 3 9-2 D O'Brien (3) 5/2 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 8)
2015 Law Major 3 9-5 K J Manning 8/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 10)
2014 Ponfeigh 3 9-5 D P McDonogh 8/11Fav (John M Oxx) (Drawn 7)
2013 Point Piper 3 9-5 J P O'Brien 10/1 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 9)
2012 Handazan 3 9-5 J P Murtagh 2/1 (John M Oxx) (Drawn 4)

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