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Going - Good To Yielding (Hurdle/bumper), Good (S´chase). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €10,838.70 Winning Units - 5.4 Dividend - €1,405.00. Placepot Pool - €45,553.52 Winning Units - 62.06 Dividend - €513.80. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €79,239.56 carried forward to Punchestown on Mon, 31st Dec. Tote Aggregate - €339662.00.

1st
silks
Castlebawn West (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Mrs Rose Boyd)
(4:58.3 1.68 secs faster on today's going )
Westerner (GB) - Cooksgrove Lady (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Thomas Maher

(Morning price: 11/4 3/1 11/4)
(Ring price: 11/4 5/2 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

Tote Win €4.10 Place €1.50
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mid-division on inner, 5th halfway, pushed along after 2 out and soon switched right, headway on outer to challenge approaching last, ridden and narrowly led run-in, kept on well under pressure
2nd
hd
silks
The Big Dog (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Damien J Kelly)
(4:58.4)
Mahler (GB) - Saddlers Leader (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Kevin Neville

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

Place €1.80
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tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, headway 2 out and pushed along to briefly lead entering straight, ridden and joined approaching last, headed run-in, kept on under pressure, just failed
3rd
11L
silks
Dream Conti (FR) 5, br g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:00.5)
Lauro (GER) - Posterite (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - M Patrick Joubert

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

Place €1.30
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prominent and led from 3rd, joined 2 out, soon pushed along and headed, ridden and no impression in 3rd approaching last, no extra run-in
4th
5L
silks
Myth Buster (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (C Jones)
(5:01.6)
Shantou (USA) - Fairy Blaze (IRE)(Good Thyne (USA))
Breeder - Sunnyhill Stud

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

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rear of mid-division, 7th halfway, headway approaching 2 out, pushed along and no impression entering straight, moderate 4th and mistake last, no extra
5th
8L
silks
Hotel Du Nord (FR) 5, b g 11-12 (M Booth)
(5:03.3)
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Iu Mi Nao (IRE)(Turtle Island (IRE))
Breeder - M Alain Aupetit

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

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led, not fluent 3rd and headed, 2nd halfway, headway to briefly dispute 2 out, pushed along entering straight and no extra approaching last, weakened
6th
1.75L
silks
Mount Pelier (IRE) 5, b g 11-5 (Barry Connell)
(5:03.6)
Milan (GB) - Fu's Legend (IRE)(Pistolet Bleu (IRE))
Breeder - Ms P Duggan

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

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mid-division, 6th halfway, pushed along and no impression approaching 2 out, ridden and no extra entering straight, mistake last
7th
12L
silks
Castletown Quary (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Great Palls Partnership)
(5:05.9)
Scorpion (IRE) - Jigs'n Reels (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Frank Motherway

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

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rear of mid-division on inner, slow 3rd, never a factor, no impression approaching 2 out, soon no extra, kept on one pace in straight
8th
3.75L
silks
Condarcia (IRE) 5, b m 11-5 (Raymond P Fitzgerald)
(5:06.7)
Presenting (GB) - Edermine Blossom (IRE)(Bach (IRE))
Breeder - Ms S. McDonnell

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

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mid-division, 8th halfway, no impression approaching 2 out, soon ridden and no extra
9th
22L
silks
Acronym (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:11.0) sr
Flemensfirth (USA) - Turtle Lamp (IRE)(Turtle Island (IRE))
Breeder - Jerry Russell

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

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tracked leaders, not fluent 2nd, 4th halfway, pushed along and lost place before 2 out, weakened
10th
4.25L
silks
Fact Or Fiction (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)
(5:11.9)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Compton Fair (GB)(Compton Place (GB))
Breeder - Edward O'Sullivan

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

loading past form
always towards rear, never a factor, pushed along and no impression after 3 out, no extra next, weakened
11th
82L
silks
Grove Hill (IRE) 5, b f 11-5 (Maria Laverty)
(5:28.3) ts1bl1
Millenary (GB) - Knocka Beauty (IRE)(Allegoric (USA))
Breeder - William P Dillon

(Morning price: 200/1 150/1 200/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
always rear, never a factor, not fluent 2nd, reminders before 4 out and again before next, soon weakened, completely tailed off
Off 12.45
Time 4m. 58.30 secs, which is 1.68 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €28.40
Tote Trifecta- €141.00
CSF- €22.20.


2017 Dicey O'reilly 5 11-7 D Robinson (5) 18/1 (Henry De Bromhead)
2016 Battleford 5 11-12 R Walsh 4/9Fav (W P Mullins)
2015 Acapella Bourgeois 5 11-12 J J Burke 6/1 (Ms Sandra Hughes)
2014 Windsor Park 5 11-12 D N Russell 6/4Fav (D K Weld)
2013 Shanahan's Turn 5 11-12 A E Lynch 2/1JFav (Henry De Bromhead)

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