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Going - Good To Firm, Good In Places. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 3.9 Dividend - €538.40. Placepot Pool - €18,605.07 Winning Units - 8.93 Dividend - €1,458.30. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €4,339.07 carried forward to Curragh on Fri, 9th Aug. Tote Aggregate - €166773.00.

1st
silks
Quote (GB) 3, b f 9-2 (Incl 2lbs overweight) (Derrick Smith)
(2:46.93 0.36 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 4)ts5 Rated 78(+4 after this run)
Galileo (IRE) - Sasuela (GER)(Dashing Blade)
Breeder - Ecurie des Monceaux & Haras de St Pair

(Morning price: 15/8 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 7/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 1/1 10/11 1/1 10/11 1/1 4/5 8/11 4/5 5/4)
(Ring price: 9/10 1/1 11/10 5/4 6/5 11/10) SP 11/10fav

Tote Win €1.80 Place €1.02
loading past form
soon led, still travelling smoothly straight, pushed along under 2f out, soon went on, stayed on well inside final furlong, eased near finish
2nd
1.75L
silks
Hannon (IRE) 4, b g 10-1 (Derek Kierans)
(2:47.22) (Drawn 6)ts7
Canford Cliffs (IRE) - Lady Rua Dargent (IRE)(Redback (GB))
Breeder - Lemongrove Stud

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

Place €1.60
loading past form
a little slow into stride, rear of mid-division, some headway after halfway, pushed along from 3f out, chased leaders on outer into straight, moderate 2nd 1f out, kept on well inside final furlong without troubling winner
3rd
4.75L
silks
Geolai (IRE) 3, ch f 9-0 (Mrs J S Bolger)
(2:48.07) (Drawn 9)sr
New Approach (IRE) - Maria Lee (IRE)(Rock Of Gibraltar (IRE))
Breeder - J S Bolger

(Morning price: 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Place €2.50
loading past form
soon prominent, a little keen, slightly impeded after 6f, soon raced in 3rd, pushed along over 3f out, lost position approaching straight, switched right from 2f out, no impression over 1f out, kept on into 3rd again near finish
4th
0.5L
silks
Mutadarrib (IRE) 3, b c 9-5 (Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(2:48.15) (Drawn 2)
Kodiac (GB) - Wonderful Town (USA)(Bernstein (USA))
Breeder - Ballyreddin Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, headway on outer from before straight, moderate 3rd 1f out, one pace and dropped to 4th near finish
5th
1.25L
silks
Zarafshan (IRE) 3, b c 9-5 (H H Aga Khan)
(2:48.37) (Drawn 5)sr Rated 77(-1 after this run)
Shamardal (USA) - Zarshana (IRE)(Sea The Stars (IRE))
Breeder - His Highness The Aga Khan's Studs S C

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, closed up after 6f, soon raced in 2nd, pushed along approaching straight, lost position and no impression over 1f out, one pace
6th
1.25L
silks
Futurum Regem (IRE) 3, b g 9-5 (Barry Judge)
(2:48.59) (Drawn 3)sr
Sir Prancealot (IRE) - Desert's Queen (IRE)(Desert Prince (IRE))
Breeder - Barry Judge

(Morning price: 66/1 80/1 100/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
a little slow into stride, mid-division, pushed along over 3f out, no impression over 1f out, slightly impeded inside final furlong, one pace
7th
3L
silks
Azophi (IRE) 3, b f 9-0 (Godolphin)
(2:49.14) (Drawn 1)
Sea The Stars (IRE) - Beta (GB)(Selkirk (USA))
Breeder - Godolphin

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

loading past form
a little slow into stride, tracked leaders, pushed along approaching straight, lost position and no impression over 1f out, one pace
8th
1L
silks
Be Fair (GB) 3, b g 9-5 (Mrs John J Murphy)
(2:49.32) (Drawn 8)
Kyllachy (GB) - Going For Gold (GB)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - James Ortega Bloodstock Ltd

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 66/1 80/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
slowly into stride, towards rear, pushed along in last over 3f out, soon no impression, kept on same pace without threatening from over 1f out
9th
2.25L
silks
World Premier (FR) 6, gr g 10-1 (John P McManus)
(2:49.74) (Drawn 7)
Montmartre (FR) - Kelbelange (FR)(Ganges (USA))
Breeder - Isabelle Corbani & Jedburgh Stud

(Morning price: 25/1 28/1 33/1 40/1 50/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 25/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
a little slow into stride, towards rear, pushed along from 3f out, no impression from under 2f out, one pace
Off 7.26
Time 2m. 46.93 secs, which is 0.36 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €7.10
Tote Trifecta- €31.00
CSF- €6.14.

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