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Going - Good, Good To Firm In Places. Fine

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €4,398.38 carried forward to Galway on Sun, 28th Oct. Placepot Pool - €23,451.62 Winning Units - 584.16 Dividend - €28.10. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €411,362.00 carried forward to Galway on Sun, 28th Oct. Tote Aggregate - €140762.00.

1st
silks
Smash Williams (IRE) 5, ch g 9-7 (Military Syndicate)
(1:30.93 0.97 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 7)ts+ Rated 105
Fracas (IRE) - Take Flight (IRE)(Pivotal (GB))
Breeder - Mrs M Joyce

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

Tote Win €3.20 Place €1.20
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mid-division and 4th from halfway, pushed along and improved into 3rd from 2f out, ridden to challenge in 2nd from 1f out and kept on best to lead close home
2nd
nk
silks
Imaging (GB) 3, b c 9-8 (K Abdullah)
(1:30.96) (Drawn 11) Rated 105
Oasis Dream (GB) - Mirror Lake (GB)(Dubai Destination (USA))
Breeder - Juddmonte Farms Ltd

(Morning price: 3/1 5/2 9/4 15/8 13/8 6/4 13/8 9/4)
(Ring price: 9/4 5/2 11/4) SP 11/4

Place €1.02
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chased leader in 2nd under keen hold, improved to challenge from 2f out and soon pushed along to lead, ridden and strongly pressed inside final furlong, headed close home
3rd
1.75L
silks
True To Herself (IRE) 3, gr f 9-0 (Thomas McDonald)
(1:31.20) (Drawn 2)hd2 Rated 88
Clodovil (IRE) - Beat The Stars (IRE)(Verglas (IRE))
Breeder - Tom McDonald

(Morning price: 22/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

Place €2.80
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chased leaders on inner in 3rd, pushed along from 2f out and soon dropped to 4th, ridden and no impression on principals inside final furlong, kept on again into 3rd close home
4th
0.5L
silks
Flight Risk (IRE) 7, ch g 9-7 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(1:31.29) (Drawn 6) Rated 106
Teofilo (IRE) - Raghida (IRE)(Nordico (USA))
Breeder - James F Hanly

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

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mid-division and keen in 5th from halfway, ridden on outer under 2f out, no impression inside final furlong and kept on into 4th close home
5th
0.5L
silks
Julia's Magic (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (Mrs Ian Fox)
(1:31.37) (Drawn 1) Rated 93
Dandy Man (IRE) - Fly By Magic (IRE)(Indian Rocket (GB))
Breeder - Ardrums House Stud

(Morning price: 33/1 40/1 50/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
led, pushed along from 2f out, soon ridden and headed, no extra inside final furlong and dropped to 5th close home
6th
0.5L
silks
King's Field (IRE) 3, b c 9-5 (Sun Bloodstock)
(1:31.43) (Drawn 4) Rated 92
Kodiac (GB) - Mimiteh (USA)(Maria's Mon (USA))
Breeder - Old Carhue Stud

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 7/1 8/1 7/1)
SP 7/1

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briefly pushed along from stalls, settled in mid-division and 6th from halfway, pushed along and ridden from 2f out, no impression when slightly short of room inside final furlong
7th
1.5L
silks
Excelling Spirit (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (J Connaughton)
(1:31.63) (Drawn 5) Rated 83
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Love Excelling (FR)(Polish Precedent (USA))
Breeder - John Connaughton

(Morning price: 33/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 40/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
towards rear and 7th from halfway, pushed along between horses from 2f out, no impression and kept on same pace from 1f out
8th
nk
silks
Fas (IRE) 4, b h 9-7 (Ballylinch Stud)
(1:31.69) (Drawn 8)ts7 Rated 104
Fastnet Rock (AUS) - Sotka (GB)(Dutch Art (GB))
Breeder - Zalim Bifov

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

loading past form
towards rear and in rear from halfway, pushed along from 2f out and soon ridden, no impression and kept on same pace from 1f out
Off 3.06
Time 1m. 30.93 secs, which is 0.97 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €10.40
Tote Trifecta- €82.00
CSF- €9.17.

Non runners Psychedelic Funk (GB) (going ), North Face (off feed ), Damselfly (lame)
2017 Making Light 3 9-0 L F Roche 6/1 (D K Weld) (Drawn 15)
2016 Sovereign Debt 7 9-7 D P McDonogh 15/8Fav (David Nicholls) (Drawn 2)
2015 Sovereign Debt 6 9-12 C D Hayes 3/1 (David Nicholls) (Drawn 7)
2014 Kanes Pass 5 9-2 W J Lee 16/1 (W McCreery) (Drawn 9)
2013 Francis Of Assisi 3 9-5 J A Heffernan 9/2 (A P O'Brien) (Drawn 1)

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