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Going - Soft (Hurdle/bumper), Yielding (Chase). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €15,139.33 Winning Units - .5 Dividend - €10,597.50. Placepot Pool - €42,526.99 Winning Units - 279.22 Dividend - €106.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €16,042.27 carried forward to Leopardstown on Fri, 27th Dec. Tote Aggregate - €324558.00.

1st
silks
Risk Factor (IRE) 4, ch g 11-6 (Michael Tabor)
(4:08.3 4.95 secs slower on today's going ) ts2
Duke Of Marmalade (IRE) - Refinement (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Chelston Ireland, Ltd

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 10/3 4/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 4/1 9/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1) SP 4/1

Tote Win €4.70 Place €1.30
loading past form
soon led, joined from before halfway, led again into straight, soon wandered slightly but stayed on well to quickly assert
2nd
6.5L
silks
Hamundarson (IRE) 4, b g 11-9 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:09.6)
Stowaway (GB) - Hats And Heels (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Micheal & Ciara Carty

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

loading past form
always prominent, 3rd into straight, soon chased winner and kept on same pace
3rd
1.5L
silks
Good Time Jonny (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (A Shiels)
(4:09.9)
Shirocco (GER) - Shaylejon (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - James F Dunne

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

loading past form
mid-division early, headway to chase leaders but no impression straight, kept on well without threatening final furlong
4th
4.75L
silks
Ramillies (IRE) 4, gr g 11-4 (Mrs J Donnelly)
(4:10.9)
Shantou (USA) - Mrs Wallensky (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - M Morgan

(Morning price: 6/4 5/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 7/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 6/5 11/10 6/5 11/10 6/5 11/10 6/5 11/10 11/8)
(Ring price: 6/4 11/8 5/4 6/5 11/10 6/5 5/4) SP 5/4fav

loading past form
always prominent, on terms under 4f out, headed into straight, soon no extra and one pace
5th
1.75L
silks
Tango Charlie (IRE) 4, b g 11-6 (Patrick M Hogan)
(4:11.3)
Califet (FR) - Along Came Polly (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Ms E Corrigan

(Morning price: 25/1 33/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 16/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
waited with, 10th early, headway from halfway, no impression from before straight, kept on without threatening
6th
nk
silks
For Talks Sake (FR) 4, b g 11-2 (J R Brennan)
(4:11.3)
Coastal Path (GB) - Nosca De Thaix (FR)(Ragmar (FR))
Breeder - Joel Denis & Michel Bourgneuf

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

loading past form
mid-division early, soon 6th, no impression from before straight, kept on without threatening
7th
8.5L
silks
Curlew Hill (IRE) 4, gr g 11-2 (Colm Ryan)
(4:13.1)
Carlotamix (FR) - Flags Flying (IRE)(Tiger Hill (IRE))
Breeder - Michael Ryan

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

loading past form
mid-division early, soon 7th, no impression and one pace from before straight
8th
24L
silks
John Cannon (GB) 4, b g 11-2 (Tadhg O'Sullivan)
(4:17.8) sr
High Chaparral (IRE) - Cruinn A Bhord (GB)(Inchinor (GB))
Breeder - Stanley Estate and Stud Co

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

loading past form
took keen hold, soon tracked leaders, closed up approaching halfway, soon on terms, headed under 4f out, weakened from before straight
9th
10L
silks
Coolbawn Lad (IRE) 4, b g 11-9 (Lyreen Syndicate)
(4:19.9)
Imperial Monarch (IRE) - Hollygrove Bonnie (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - J Conroy

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

loading past form
took keen hold, waited with, soon mid-division, no impression over 4f out, weakened
10th
0.5L
silks
Pottlerath (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Nicholas Teehan)
(4:20.0) sr
Yeats (IRE) - Truffle Fairy (IRE)(Indian River (FR))
Breeder - Nicholas Teehan

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

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, no impression over 3f out, weakened
11th
29L
silks
Barrys Rock (IRE) 4, ch c 11-2 (Luke Comer)
(4:25.9)
Haatef (USA) - Fling (GB)(Pursuit of Love (GB))
Breeder - Luke Comer

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

loading past form
took keen hold, tracked leaders, no impression from 3f out, weakened, tailed off
12th
51L
silks
Clonbrien (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (Higgins O'Donnell Partnership)
(4:36.0)
Thewayyouare (USA) - Virtually (GB)(Virtual (GB))
Breeder - Mr Donnchadh Higgins

(Morning price: 100/1 150/1 125/1 150/1 100/1 150/1 100/1 66/1 50/1 40/1 66/1 50/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
waited with towards rear and raced on inner, no impression from over 4f out, weakened, completely tailed off
Off 3.30
Time 4m. 8.30 secs, which is 4.95 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €14.90
Tote Trifecta- €116.70
CSF- €15.69.

Non runners Decimation (coughing), Ultima Thule (stone bruise)
2018 Exit Poll 4 11-6 Mr F Maguire (3) 10/1 (Mrs John Harrington)
2017 Blackbow 4 11-9 Mr P W Mullins 5/4Fav (W P Mullins)
2016 Aeglos 4 11-2 Mr T Hamilton (7) 8/1 (Joseph Patrick O'Brien)
2015 Bacardys 4 11-9 Mr P W Mullins 11/8Fav (W P Mullins)
2014 Space Cadet 4 11-9 Mr J J Codd 13/2 (Gordon Elliott)

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