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Jackpot Not Won.Pool €552.22 carried forward to Limerick on Sat, 28th Dec. Placepot Pool - €26,346.01 Winning Units - 3086.95 Dividend - €5.90. Tote Aggregate - €150679.00.

1st
silks
Argumental (IRE) 4, br g 11-2 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:25.0 0.45 secs slower on today's going )
Stowaway (GB) - Hollygrove Native (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Paul Gibbons

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

Tote Win €5.30 Place €1.20
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soon chased leaders, some slight mistakes, 7th from 4th, pushed along from 3 out, progress and on terms approaching 2 out, led between last 2, kept on well run-in to just hold on
2nd
hd
silks
Ciel De Neige (FR) 4, b g 11-2 (John P McManus)
(4:25.0) sr Rated 135
Authorized (IRE) - In Caso Di Neve (FR)(Country Reel (USA))
Breeder - Gregor Visher

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

Place €1.02
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soon chased leaders, 6th from 4th, closed up on inner travelling smoothly straight and impeded approaching 2 out where not fluent, 2nd from last, stayed on well run-in, just failed
3rd
6L
silks
Nero Rock (IRE) 4, b g 10-13 (Michael O'Flynn)
(4:26.1) hd1sr
Shirocco (GER) - Gilt Benefit (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Mr Ray Martin

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

Place €3.60
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prominent, led after 2nd, joined 4th, led again from 4 out, joined approaching 2 out, headed between last 2, 3rd and no extra from last, one pace
4th
17L
silks
Living's Boy An Co (FR) 4, b g 10-9 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(4:30.0)
Diamond Boy (FR) - Living Start (FR)(Laveron (GB))
Breeder - Dr V Marine Estrade

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

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waited with, 10th from 4th, slight mistake 5th, moderate 8th after 3 out, no impression when slightly impeded 2 out, slight mistake last, kept on same pace without threatening
5th
hd
silks
Gabbys Cross (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (R S Brookhouse)
(4:30.1)
Frammassone (IRE) - Mille Et Une Nuits (FR)(Ecologist (GB))
Breeder - Mrs P M Grainger

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

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disputed lead early, headed after 2nd, 4th from 4th and close up after, no extra approaching 2 out, one pace
6th
1.5L
silks
Presenting Dylan (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (Philip J Reynolds)
(4:30.4)
Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Fair Present (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Ms Nell Kelly

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

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soon prominent and a little keen, on terms 4th, headed from 4 out, pushed along approaching straight, no impression approaching 2 out where slightly impeded, one pace
7th
29L
silks
Hide Out (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (J J Leckey)
(4:36.9) ts5
Stowaway (GB) - Creme D'arblay (IRE)(Singspiel (IRE))
Breeder - Christopher Maye

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

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waited with, 14th from 4th, some progress but no impression from 3 out, not fluent 2 out and one pace
8th
9.5L
silks
Bye Bye Brussels (IRE) 4, b/br f 10-9 (James Carey)
(4:39.1)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Miss Topsy Turvy (IRE)(Mr Greeley (USA))
Breeder - Windflower Overseas Holdings Inc

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

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disputed lead early, headed when slight mistake 2nd, 5th from 4th, pushed along from 3 out, no impression approaching straight, soon no extra
9th
1.5L
silks
Forrard Away (IRE) 4, b/br g 11-2 (P E I Newell)
(4:39.4)
Califet (FR) - Hunting Spirit (IRE)(Treasure Hunter)
Breeder - P E I Newell

(Morning price: 200/1 100/1)
(Ring price: 100/1 66/1 100/1) SP 100/1

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waited with, 15th from 4th, some progress but no impression from 3 out, one pace
10th
1.25L
silks
Johnny Little Legs (IRE) 4, b g 10-9 (Mark McDonagh)
(4:39.7)
Getaway (GER) - Grannie Liz (IRE)(Vinnie Roe (IRE))
Breeder - John Hennessy

(Morning price: 100/1 125/1 150/1 100/1 80/1 50/1 33/1)
(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

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waited with, 11th from 4th, no impression from 3 out, not fluent 2 out
11th
21L
silks
Coolnacritta (IRE) 4, ch g 10-9 (Aidan Fogarty)
(4:44.4)
Windsor Knot (IRE) - Lady Chestnut (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Barry Murphy

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

loading past form
waited with in rear, slight mistake 3rd, never a factor, not fluent 2 out
12th
9.5L
silks
Twist (IRE) 4, b g 11-2 (John A McMahon)
(4:46.6)
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Kahira (IRE)(King's Best (USA))
Breeder - Mount Coote Stud & Irish National Stud

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

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mid-division early, 8th from 4th, no extra from 3 out
13th
8.5L
silks
Tuscansunset (IRE) 4, br g 11-2 (Always Optimists Syndicate)
(4:48.6)
Morozov (USA) - Micks Kicks (IRE)(Lord Americo)
Breeder - Andrew Pierce

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

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waited with, 16th from 4th, some slight mistakes, no impression 6th
14th
7L
silks
Amour Libranno (FR) 4, ch f 10-6 (Incl 2lbs overweight) (O J McDowell)
(4:50.3)
Libranno (GB) - Run For Love (IRE)(Hurricane Run (IRE))
Breeder - M Oliver McDowell

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

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waited with, 12th from 4th where mistake, pushed along 6th, no extra from 3 out
15th
11L
silks
Fairoffthecross (IRE) 4, br g 10-13 (Anthony Glavin)
(4:52.7)
Doyen (IRE) - Dali's Theatre (GB)(Lomitas (GB))
Breeder - Ms T Hassett

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

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waited with, 13th from 4th, pushed along briefly next, pushed along again from 6th, no extra from 3 out
fell
silks
Coolbane Boy (IRE) 4, b g 10-11 (Wiliam D MacDonald)

Mountain High (IRE) - Easter Saturday (IRE)(Grand Plaisir (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Mary Tynan Phelan

(Morning price: 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 12/1 20/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 9th from 4th, closed up and not much room on inner into straight, soon switched left, moderate 4th when fell 2 out
p.u.
silks
High As Akite (IRE) 4, b g 10-11 (Desmond Kenneally)

Mountain High (IRE) - Small Is Beautiful (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Mr J B Fenton

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

loading past form
close up and disputed lead briefly early, 3rd from 4th, no extra from 3 out, pulled up before 2 out
Off 12.15
Time 4m. 25.00 secs, which is 0.45 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €10.70
Tote Trifecta- €66.30
CSF- €6.28.

Non runners Capilano Bridge (temperature), Korriman (FR) (passport irregularity), Big Bad Loans , All Class (FR)
2018 Press Conference 5 11-4 N P Madden 3/1 (Mrs John Harrington)
2017 Ministerforsport 6 11-7 D J McInerney (5) 5/2 (Noel W O'Neill)
2016 Island Remede 5 10-12 D Robinson (7) 5/1 (Henry De Bromhead)
2015 Deans Road 6 11-4 A E Lynch 10/11Fav (Henry De Bromhead)

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