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Going - Good to firm, Good in places. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €6,905.36 Winning Units - 7.48 Dividend - €646.20. Placepot Pool - €24,386.58 Winning Units - 140.51 Dividend - €121.40. Pick Six Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - 1.9 Dividend - €3,684.20.

1st
silks
Raphael (GER) 4, ch g 10-0 (Hamdan Al Maktoum)
(1:41.96 0.55 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 5) Rated 80(+7 after this run)
Roderic O'Connor (IRE) - Rusookh (GB)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - Graf u Grafin v Stauffenberg

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 7/2 10/3 3/1 10/3 11/4 3/1 10/3 3/1 11/4)
(Ring price: 11/4 3/1 11/4) SP 11/4fav

Tote Win €3.40 Place €1.30
loading past form
disputed lead early, soon chased leaders, 5th approaching halfway, switched right 2f out, challenged and on terms over 1f out, gained narrow lead inside final furlong, kept on well to just prevail
2nd
shd
silks
Phoenix Open (USA) 3, b c 9-2 (Mark D Breen)
(1:41.97) (Drawn 1)ts5 Rated 71(+11 after this run)
Scat Daddy (USA) - Katie Get Excited (USA)(Stevie Wonderboy (USA))
Breeder - Mark Breen

(Morning price: 5/2 11/4 5/2 9/4 10/3)
(Ring price: 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

Place €1.50
loading past form
a little uneasy in stalls, soon tracked leaders, 4th approaching halfway, headway on inner from 2f out, on terms 1f out, narrowly headed inside final furlong, kept on well, just denied
3rd
3L
silks
Minnie Haha (FR) 4, gr f 9-9 (Gerard Byrne)
(1:42.47) (Drawn 8)cp4 Rated 75
Style Vendome (FR) - Claveria (FR)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - M Erwan Robin & M Mickael Robin

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

loading past form
soon led, joined over 3f out, soon pushed along, headed under 1f out, soon came close with rival and one pace
4th
hd
silks
Dance Alone (GB) 6, gr g 8-8 (On Each Way Syndicate)
(1:42.48) (Drawn 7) Rated 60
Bahamian Bounty (GB) - Palais Glide (GB)(Proclamation (IRE))
Breeder - Exors Of The Late G Reed

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, 3rd approaching halfway, on terms over 3f out, still travelling smoothly straight, ridden and headed from 1f out, soon came close with rival and one pace
5th
1.5L
silks
Avalanche (GB) 10, gr g 8-4 (Miss R Hickey)
(1:42.73) (Drawn 3)ts+ Rated 56
Three Valleys (USA) - Silent Waters (GB)(Polish Precedent (USA))
Breeder - Natton House Thoroughbreds

(Morning price: 8/1 10/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 15/2 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
pushed along early, soon chased leaders, 6th approaching halfway, pushed along again and effort from 2f out, kept on without matching principals final furlong
6th
2.5L
silks
Gerry's Way (IRE) 3, b g 8-12 (M J Smith)
(1:43.15) (Drawn 6) Rated 73(-2 after this run)
Rip Van Winkle (IRE) - Coco Rouge (IRE)(Shamardal (USA))
Breeder - Joe & Edel Banahan & Micheal Smith

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

loading past form
pushed along early and slightly impeded, towards rear, 7th approaching halfway, pushed along again over 3f out, effort straight, kept on same pace without threatening final furlong
7th
shd
silks
Merited (IRE) 6, b f 9-8 (P E I Newell)
(1:43.16) (Drawn 2) Rated 74
Art Connoisseur (IRE) - Balmy Choice (IRE)(Balla Cove)
Breeder - P E I Newell

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 6/1 7/1 15/2 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
pushed along briefly early and disputed lead, prominent, 2nd approaching halfway, on terms over 3f out, pushed along before straight, headed 1 1/2f out between horses, soon no extra and one pace
8th
nose
silks
Paperback Writer (IRE) 4, b g 8-8 (Straight To Victory Syndicate)
(1:43.17) (Drawn 4) Rated 60(-2 after this run)
Teofilo (IRE) - Omoor (IRE)(Tamayuz (GB))
Breeder - Shadwell Estate Company Limited

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

loading past form
waited with, soon in rear, pushed along under 3f out, soon under pressure and kept on same pace from over 1f out
Off 6.50
Time 1m. 41.96 secs, which is 0.55 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €14.10
Tote Trifecta- €54.70
CSF- €12.82
Tricast- €53.27.


2018 Signing Off 3 7-8 D P Davis (10) 25/1 (J S Bolger) (Drawn 4)
2017 Elusive Time 9 9-11 R Coakley (3) 12/1 (Takashi Kodama) (Drawn 7)

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