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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
Delta Work (FR) 6, br g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:18.4 17.81 secs faster on today's going ) ts+hd+ Rated 163
Network (GER) - Robbe (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - C Magnien & J F Magnien

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

Tote Win €5.80 Place €1.80
loading past form
chased leaders, a little slow at 6th, 6th from 7th, slight mistake 4 out, 5th at last, effort and edged left run-in, gained narrow lead closing stages, kept on well
2nd
hd
silks
Monalee (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (Barry Maloney)
(6:18.5) sr Rated 163
Milan (GB) - Tempest Belle (IRE)(Glacial Storm (USA))
Breeder - Aidan Aherne

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
prominent, led 3rd, joined from 8th, soon led again, joined after 2 out, headed approaching straight, soon back on terms, regained lead before last, narrowly headed and rider without irons closing stages, kept on well
3rd
2.5L
silks
Road To Respect (IRE) 8, ch g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:18.9) Rated 169
Gamut (IRE) - Lora Lady (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - Miss Ivy Rothwell

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

Place €1.40
loading past form
waited with towards rear, closed and effort and pushed along approaching straight, challenged from before last, kept on without matching front pair closing stages
4th
0.75L
silks
Kemboy (FR) 7, b g 11-10 (Kemboy/Brett Graham/Ken Sharp Syndicate)
(6:19.1) Rated 177
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Vitora (FR)(Victory Note (USA))
Breeder - MME J Morruzzi & Dr V P Morruzzi

(Morning price: 13/8 2/1 7/4 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 7/4) SP 7/4fav

loading past form
soon led and a little keen, not fluent 1st and 2nd, headed 3rd, prominent, not fluent 9th, pushed along approaching straight, challenged from before last, kept on without matching principals closing stages
5th
0.5L
silks
Presenting Percy (GB) 8, b g 11-10 (Philip J Reynolds)
(6:19.3) ts+ Rated 169
Sir Percy (GB) - Hunca Munca (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Preston Lodge Stud

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

loading past form
waited with towards rear, closed and not much room straight, soon switched right, 6th at last, effort run-in, kept on without matching principals closing stages
6th
8L
silks
Jett (IRE) 8, b g 11-10 (G McGrath)
(6:20.9) cp+ Rated 155
Flemensfirth (USA) - La Noire (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Gerard M McGrath

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

loading past form
chased leaders, 4th from 7th, soon closed up, on terms from 8th, soon headed, slight mistake 11th, on terms again after 2 out, led approaching straight, soon joined, headed before last, no extra and one pace after
7th
12L
silks
Bellshill (IRE) 9, b g 11-10 (Andrea Wylie)
(6:23.2) Rated 167
King's Theatre (IRE) - Fairy Native (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Frank Motherway

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

loading past form
soon chased leaders, 3rd from 7th, soon 4th, pushed along from 2 out, dropped to 7th before last, no extra and one pace after
8th
41L
silks
Anibale Fly (FR) 9, b g 11-10 (John P McManus)
(6:31.5) ts+ Rated 165
Assessor (IRE) - Nouba Fly (FR)(Chamberlin (FR))
Breeder - E A R L Baty, Vincent Baty, Freddy Lemer

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

loading past form
chased leaders early, a little slow at 5th, 5th from 7th, pushed along from 4 out in rear, no extra from before last, weakened
Off 3.10
Time 6m. 18.40 secs, which is 17.81 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €42.40
Tote Trifecta- €129.80
CSF- €49.72
Tricast- €178.96.

Non runner Balko Des Flos (FR) (change in going)
2018 Kemboy 6 11-10 D J Mullins 8/1 (W P Mullins)
2017 Road To Respect 6 11-10 S W Flanagan 8/1 (Noel Meade)
2016 Outlander 8 11-10 J W Kennedy 11/1 (Gordon Elliott)
2015 Don Poli 6 11-10 B J Cooper 4/6Fav (W P Mullins)
2014 Road To Riches 7 11-10 B J Cooper 4/1 (Noel Meade)

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