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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
Dalton Highway (IRE) 6, b g 11-7 (Dr R Lambe)
(5:19.9 0.80 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 111
Zoffany (IRE) - Poinsettia (IRE)(Galileo (IRE))
Breeder - Grange & Manister House Studs

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

Tote Win €5.70 Place €2.00
loading past form
mid-division early, 14th at 3rd, impeded at 4th, soon headway and effort straight, led inside final 100yds, stayed on well
2nd
2.5L
silks
Youngnedofthehill (IRE) 11, b/br g 10-4 (Santana Syndicate)
(5:20.4) ts+hd+ Rated 94
King's Theatre (IRE) - Wavy Kris (IRE)(Persian Bold)
Breeder - Mr F Wright

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

Place €6.60
loading past form
waited with towards rear, hampered 4th, soon headway and effort straight, led before last, headed inside final 100yds, one pace
3rd
4.75L
silks
Encore Lui (FR) 5, gr g 11-5 (John P McManus)
(5:21.4) Rated 109
Al Namix (FR) - Viana (FR)(Signe Divin (USA))
Breeder - M Jacques Cherel

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 9th at 3rd, headway and not fluent 3 out, effort and tight for room straight, kept on same pace run-in
4th
0.5L
silks
Thegoaheadman (IRE) 5, br g 11-7 (Rainbow Gems Syndicate)
(5:21.5) cp6 Rated 111
Jeremy (USA) - Little Luv (IRE)(Winged Love (IRE))
Breeder - B Poots

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 40/1 33/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
waited with, 15th at 3rd, closed up and slight mistake 2 out, effort and slightly impeded by loose horse straight, kept on same pace run-in
5th
1.5L
silks
The Church Gate (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (Poor Mans Syndicate)
(5:21.9) ts+ Rated 114
Golden Tornado (IRE) - Machaba (USA)(Giant's Causeway (USA))
Breeder - M Mahon

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 7th at 3rd, slight mistake 3 out, soon on terms, led from 2 out, headed before last, no extra and one pace after
6th
6L
silks
Bythesametoken (IRE) 5, b g 10-6 (Downtown Syndicate)
(5:23.1) ts2 Rated 96
Fame And Glory (GB) - Moscow Mo Chuisle (IRE)(Moscow Society (USA))
Breeder - K Mortell

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 6/1 13/2 7/1 9/1 15/2 8/1 12/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
waited with towards rear, impeded 7th, soon headway but no impression when not fluent last, one pace
7th
14L
silks
Electricitywork (IRE) 5, b g 10-1 (Aidan Gunning)
(5:26.0) Rated 98
Arctic Cosmos (USA) - Deemiss (IRE)(Buckskin (FR))
Breeder - James Hannon

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

loading past form
prominent, not fluent 6th, left in lead from next, slight mistake 3 out, soon joined, headed before 2 out, no extra straight
8th
5L
silks
Whatucallher (IRE) 5, br f 11-6 (L Kinsella)
(5:27.0) Rated 110
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Loyal Gesture (IRE)(Darazari (IRE))
Breeder - M Fahy

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 18/1 14/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1) SP 11/1

loading past form
waited with, bad mistake 1st, not fluent and impeded at 4th, no impression approaching 2 out, kept on same pace
9th
2.25L
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Bua Boy (IRE) 4, b g 11-0 (Katie & Brian Castle Partnership)
(5:27.5) Rated 115
Doyen (IRE) - High Priestess (IRE)(Priolo (USA))
Breeder - Michael G Daly

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

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, some slight mistakes, 6th at 3rd, hit 3 out, soon on terms, headed from 2 out, no extra straight
10th
4.75L
silks
Tashman (IRE) 4, b g 10-10 (Sams Snug Syndicate)
(5:28.5) Rated 104
Excelebration (IRE) - Tanoura (IRE)(Dalakhani (IRE))
Breeder - His Highness the Aga Khan's Studs S C

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

loading past form
waited with, slight mistake 1st, not fluent 4th, impeded 7th, soon one pace
11th
17L
silks
Visioman (FR) 6, b g 11-12 (Alan Halsall)
(5:32.0) Rated 116
Vision D'Etat (FR) - Loumie (FR)(Loup Solitaire (USA))
Breeder - Ecurie Manuel Garcie S C

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 20/1 12/1 11/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
prominent, mistake 1st, no extra approaching 2 out
12th
11L
silks
King's War (IRE) 10, b g 11-1 (Helen M Mooney)
(5:34.3) ts8 Rated 105
Great Exhibition (USA) - May's Way (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Laurence King

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

loading past form
waited with, impeded 4th, headway 3 out, no extra straight
13th
8.5L
silks
Shantelle (IRE) 10, b f 9-10 (John Kennedy)
(5:36.0) Rated 89
Shantou (USA) - Glacial Pie (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Mrs J Morrissey

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

loading past form
prominent, slightly slow at 3rd, impeded 7th, no extra approaching 2 out
14th
11L
silks
Bold Emperor (IRE) 6, b g 11-3 (Derek Kierans)
(5:38.3) Rated 110
Galileo (IRE) - Bastet (IRE)(Giant's Causeway (USA))
Breeder - Dayton Investments Ltd

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

loading past form
waited with, 16th at 3rd, no extra approaching 2 out
u.r.
silks
Rapid Response (FR) 5, br f 11-8 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
Rated 112
Network (GER) - La Grande Villez (FR)(Villez (USA))
Breeder - M Patrick Stephen

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1 18/1 22/1 18/1 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 13th at 3rd, badly hampered and unseated rider 4th
c.o.
silks
Goodbye Someday (IRE) 5, b g 11-5 (Mrs N Flynn)
sr Rated 109
Stowaway (GB) - Liss A Paoraigh (IRE)(Husyan (USA))
Breeder - Niall Flynn

(Morning price: 12/1 10/1 15/2 8/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
mid-division early, slight mistake 1st, 11th at 3rd, hampered 7th and forced out
p.u.
silks
Iknowwhereiamnow (IRE) 5, b f 10-12 (TFC Syndicate)
sr Rated 109
Arcadio (GER) - Presenting Mojito (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Clive & Frank Beattie

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

loading past form
mid-division early, pushed along after 5th, soon lost position, pulled up before 6th
u.r.
silks
Punitive (IRE) 5, b g 11-5 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Rated 109
Shantou (USA) - Rowlands Star (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Miss Marie-Louise Donnelly

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

loading past form
prominent, on terms after 5th, soon led, slight mistake 6th, stumbled and unseated rider next
p.u.
silks
Manomine (GB) 10, b g 10-5 (Big Five MS Syndicate)
Rated 98
Manduro (GER) - Fascinating Hill (FR)(Danehill (USA))
Breeder - C R Mason

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

loading past form
soon led, joined after 5th, soon headed, impeded 7th, no extra and pulled up 2 out
p.u.
silks
Pat Coyne (IRE) 5, gr g 10-8 (John W Nicholson)
Rated 98
Fairly Ransom (USA) - Imogens Fancy (IRE)(Taipan (IRE))
Breeder - Miss Catherine White

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 10th at 3rd, not fluent 5th, lost position from 3 out, soon no extra, pulled up last
p.u.
silks
Emily Square (IRE) 6, b f 10-6 (B M Owens)
sr Rated 96
Bushranger (IRE) - Novelina (IRE)(Fusaichi Pegasus (USA))
Breeder - Kevin & Meta Cullen

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

loading past form
pushed along from early, soon towards rear, impeded 4th, pulled up after next
fell
silks
Nomanbehind (IRE) 8, b g 9-12 (Stephen Curran)
ts+ Rated 88
Milan (GB) - Rudy Renata (IRE)(Rudimentary (USA))
Breeder - Stephen Curran

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

loading past form
chased leaders, slow jump 2nd, fell 4th
b.d.
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Balaclava (IRE) 6, br g 9-3 (Ms Maria Kelly)
Rated 83
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - My Lass (GB)(Elmaamul (USA))
Breeder - Lynne Lodge Stud

(Morning price: 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 50/1)
SP 50/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 12th at 3rd, badly hampered and unseated rider next
Off 2.35
Time 5m. 19.90 secs, which is 0.80 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €296.40
Tote Trifecta- €2145.90
CSF- €131.66
Tricast- €626.79.

Non runners Miracle In Medinah (GB) (going), Cherif De L'isle (FR) (change in going), Important Message (GB) (lame), Unchago (coughing), Brave Love (lame)
2018 The Church Gate 7 10-13 R M Power 8/1 (Matthew J Smith)
2017 Sparky Stowaway 5 10-9 S G McDermott 10/1 (Thomas Mullins)
2016 Concordin 8 11-2 M P Walsh 5/1 (Robert Tyner)
2015 Ice Cold Soul 5 11-5 J M Moore (7) 10/1 (Noel Meade)
2014 Westerners Son 6 10-9 C D Maxwell (3) 16/1 (Dermot Anthony McLoughlin)

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