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Going - Changed after 2nd to Soft, yielding in places (h´dle/bumper), Yielding (chse). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €15,000.00 Winning Units - 4 Dividend - €2,625.00. Placepot Pool - €57,609.45 Winning Units - 408.24 Dividend - €98.70. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €27,914.47 carried forward to Leopardstown on Sun, 29th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €429716.00.

1st
silks
Easy Game (FR) 5, b g 11-12 (Wicklow Bloodstock(Ireland)Ltd)
(5:28.4 16.57 secs faster on today's going )
Barastraight (GB) - Rule Of The Game (FR)(Lavirco (GER))
Breeder - M Jean-Yves Taupin

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

Tote Win €5.70 Place €1.60
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soon chased leaders, 4th from 4th, went 2nd from 3 out travelling smoothly, pushed along straight, led run-in and edged slightly left, kept on well
2nd
1.25L
silks
Allaho (FR) 5, b g 11-12 (Cheveley Park Stud)
(5:28.6)
No Risk At All (FR) - Idaho Falls (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - M Eric Leffray

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

Place €1.20
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led, went on from 3rd, not fluent 10th, reduced lead but still travelling smoothly straight, pressed and jumped left last, headed and slightly impeded run-in, soon switched right, kept on without matching winner after
3rd
3.5L
silks
Myth Buster (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (C Jones)
(5:29.4)
Shantou (USA) - Fairy Blaze (IRE)(Good Thyne (USA))
Breeder - Sunnyhill Stud

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

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mid-division early, 5th from 4th, closed approaching 2 out travelling smoothly, pushed along straight on outer, soon no impression, kept on without threatening run-in
4th
23L
silks
Choungaya (FR) 6, b g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:34.0) ts+
Walk In The Park (IRE) - Autorite (FR)(Roakarad)
Breeder - MME Severine Verrier, M Dominique Retif & M Valentin Retif

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 22/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

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chased leaders, mistake 3rd, 6th from 4th, slight mistake 6th, reminders from next, pushed along and closed approaching 2 out, soon no impression, no extra straight
5th
12L
silks
Walk Away (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Robcour)
(5:36.5)
Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Pegus Love (IRE)(Executive Perk)
Breeder - Gerard Burke

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

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soon raced in 2nd, bad mistake 9th, soon lost position, no impression straight, soon no extra
6th
4L
silks
Rhinestone (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)
(5:37.4) ts9
Montjeu (IRE) - Apticanti (USA)(Aptitude (USA))
Breeder - Lynch Bages & Camas Park Stud

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 5/1 6/1 9/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

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mid-division early, a little slow at 3rd, 7th from 4th, not fluent 6th and at times after, no impression and impeded 4 out, soon no extra
7th
8.5L
silks
Canardier (FR) 7, b g 11-12 (Slattery Bloodstock Limited)
(5:39.1) hd+sr
Crillon (FR) - Idylle Du Marais (FR)(Panoramic)
Breeder - M Jean-Jacques Lesouef

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

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waited with, mistake 3rd and not fluent jumping after, 9th from 4th, never a factor
8th
44L
silks
Mr Jacaranda (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Rainbow Gems Syndicate)
(5:47.9) ts+sr
Touch Of Land (FR) - Dawn Beauty (IRE)(New Frontier (IRE))
Breeder - Francis Quigley

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

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waited with in rear, never a factor, tailed off
9th
14L
silks
Cartwright (GB) 6, b g 11-12 (Reddytorun Syndicate)
(5:50.7) cp+
High Chaparral (IRE) - One So Marvellous (GB)(Nashwan (USA))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

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

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waited with, 8th from 4th, not fluent 6th, never a factor, tailed off
fell
silks
Brace Yourself (IRE) 6, ch g 11-12 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)

Mahler (GB) - Angelica Garnett (GB)(Desert Story (IRE))
Breeder - R McCarthy

(Morning price: 12/1 16/1 20/1 22/1 18/1 20/1 16/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

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soon chased leaders, 3rd from 4th, moderate 4th when fell 4 out
Off 1.25
Time 5m. 28.40 secs, which is 16.57 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €11.90
Tote Trifecta- €187.90
CSF- €12.47.

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