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Going - Hurdle/Bumper: soft. Chase: yielding to soft.. Fine

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €1,787.47 carried forward to Limerick on Sat, 29th Dec. Placepot Pool - €32,321.36 Winning Units - 607.37 Dividend - €37.20.

1st
silks
Owl Creek Bridge (IRE) 5, b g 10-11 (Patrick Mullen)
(5:42.5 14.63 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 94(+10 after this run)
Gold Well (GB) - Your Place Or Mine (IRE)(Classic Cliche (IRE))
Breeder - Shane Molloy

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

Tote Win €5.40 Place €1.80
loading past form
mid-division early, 11th approaching halfway, headway from 3 out, switched left before 2 out where challenged and on terms, quickly led, soon asserted and stayed on well
2nd
6.5L
silks
Shar Whats Therush (IRE) 5, b g 11-10 (One More Go Syndicate)
(5:43.8) ts4 Rated 100(+2 after this run)
Doyen (IRE) - Turmoss (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - Mr R Bryan

(Morning price: 11/2 5/1 4/1)
(Ring price: 6/1 13/2 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Place €2.40
loading past form
waited with, 13th approaching halfway, closed up travelling smoothly from before straight, led before 2 out, quickly headed and one pace
3rd
4.5L
silks
Northern Emperor (IRE) 5, b g 9-13 (V T O'Brien)
(5:44.7) ts+cp+ Rated 80
Azamour (IRE) - Mon Bijou (IRE)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Mr Albert Conneally

(Morning price: 22/1 18/1 22/1)
SP 25/1

Place €5.90
loading past form
mid-division early, 9th approaching halfway, closed and effort straight, slight mistake last, one pace
4th
1.25L
silks
Lagenod (IRE) 6, ch g 10-8 (Pat McGowan)
(5:44.9) cp1 Rated 84(-1 after this run)
Whitmore's Conn (USA) - Colourful Show (IRE)(Anshan)
Breeder - Edward McGowan

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

Place €3.30
loading past form
chased leaders, 8th approaching halfway, soon headway, slight mistake 4 out, effort straight, soon one pace
5th
4.5L
silks
Beale Beach (IRE) 7, b g 10-4 (Patrick Neville)
(5:45.9) Rated 85(-1 after this run)
Scorpion (IRE) - Brook Queen (IRE)(Lafontaine (USA))
Breeder - Terence O'Donnell

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

loading past form
mid-division early, 10th approaching halfway, closed up from 3 out, soon on terms, headed before 2 out, one pace
6th
10L
silks
Sizing Joshua (IRE) 5, b g 11-3 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
(5:47.9) bl1 Rated 93(-3 after this run)
Flemensfirth (USA) - Alleygrove Lass (IRE)(Alderbrook (GB))
Breeder - Mr Alan Loughlin

(Ring price: 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd approaching halfway, on terms 10th, slight mistake 4 out and headed, under pressure and on terms again from next, headed before 2 out, one pace
7th
3.25L
silks
Our Native Land (IRE) 11, b g 10-7 (Jacqueline Taylor)
(5:48.6) ts1 Rated 90(-2 after this run)
Oscar (IRE) - My Native (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Michael Moakley

(Ring price: 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
waited with, 14th approaching halfway, slight mistake 4 out, headway from 3 out, chased leaders and kept on same pace straight
8th
8L
silks
Simple Steps (IRE) 8, gr m 10-8 (Ballymartle Syndicate)
(5:50.2) Rated 91(-1 after this run)
Tikkanen (USA) - Burma (GB)(Sri Pekan (USA))
Breeder - Denis J Reddan

(Morning price: 9/2 11/2 6/1 13/2 15/2 8/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 6th approaching halfway, no extra approaching straight
9th
0.5L
silks
Ceatharlach (IRE) 6, ch g 11-7 (First Not Last Syndicate)
(5:50.3) Rated 97(-1 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Dicera (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - James Hogan & Michael Redmond

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th approaching halfway, slight mistake 6 out, on terms 4 out, led before 3 out, soon joined, headed approaching 2 out, no extra
10th
2.75L
silks
Kansas Kid (IRE) 9, b g 11-9 (J W Howley)
(5:50.9) ts9 Rated 99(-3 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Fathom Cross Lady (IRE)(Rajpoute (FR))
Breeder - Donal Boyle

(Morning price: 18/1 20/1 25/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, headway from before 3 out, kept on same pace straight
11th
1.25L
silks
It's A Long Story (IRE) 7, b g 10-4 (Aidan J O'Ryan)
(5:51.1) Rated 80
Court Cave (IRE) - Rockholm Girl (IRE)(Eve's Error)
Breeder - Gerard McMahon

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

loading past form
waited with, reminders 5th, 15th approaching halfway, no impression 4 out, no extra approaching straight
12th
4.75L
silks
Madaboy Cross (IRE) 8, ch m 10-1 (Shane Pegley)
(5:52.1) sr Rated 84(-1 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Liagry Road Lass (IRE)(Old Vic)
Breeder - Eamon Fitzgerald

(Ring price: 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2) SP 9/2Jfav

loading past form
prominent, led and disputed from 3rd, headed before 3 out, no extra from before straight
13th
8L
silks
Betterthanalright (IRE) 12, b g 10-7 (D Casey)
(5:53.7) Rated 83(-2 after this run)
Cloudings (IRE) - Garden Heaven (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Donal Casey

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 33/1) SP 33/1

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, soon led, led and disputed from 3rd, headed before 3 out, soon no extra
14th
3.75L
silks
Chapter Two (IRE) 8, b f 11-2 (T F Shaw)
(5:54.5) bl1sr Rated 92(-2 after this run)
Presenting (GB) - Kuwalla (IRE)(New Frontier (IRE))
Breeder - Mr John Coffey

(Morning price: 15/2 10/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 20/1 16/1 20/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
waited with, 12th approaching halfway, reminder after 8th, reminders from next, no impression before 4 out, soon no extra
15th
1.5L
silks
The B (IRE) 7, b m 10-1 (Incl 2lbs overweight) (Mrs M A Blundell)
(5:54.8) cp1 Rated 80
Robin Des Pres (FR) - Wavering Bee (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Marye A Blundell

(Ring price: 16/1 20/1 22/1) SP 22/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 7th approaching halfway, pushed along 6 out, no extra approaching straight
p.u.
silks
Olive D'haguenet (FR) 6, gr g 10-8 (I Madden)
ts7sr Rated 87(-2 after this run)
Fragrant Mix (IRE) - Pauline D'haguenet (FR)(Arnaqueur (USA))
Breeder - Mme Martine Lelong

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 5th approaching halfway, not fluent 8th, soon lost position, no impression 4 out, weakened and pulled up straight
p.u.
silks
Dont Tell Suellen (IRE) 7, b g 10-4 (Sean Gerard Duke)
Rated 85(-3 after this run)
Morozov (USA) - Native de Montot (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - Mr L Walsh

SP 25/1

loading past form
soon towards rear, no impression 4 out, weakened and pulled up straight
p.u.
silks
Glenmalure Lodge (IRE) 4, ch f 10-2 (Patrick P Dowling)
ts2sr Rated 82(-2 after this run)
Mahler (GB) - Spirit Of Youth (IRE)(Brian Boru (GB))
Breeder - Philip Rothwell

SP 33/1

loading past form
soon towards rear, slight mistake 8th, under pressure from 3 out, soon no extra and pulled up straight
Off 2.49
Time 5m. 42.50 secs, which is 14.63 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €49.40
Tote Trifecta- €526.40
CSF- €43.47
Tricast- €860.24.

Non runner Father Jed (temperature)
2017 The Grey Guy 10 10-11 P F Mangan 5/1 (Brian O'Keeffe)
2016 Barrys Jack 6 10-7 John J Fitzpatrick (7) 22/1 (P G Coffey)
2015 De Glebe Star 8 10-10 G N Fox (3) 8/1 (Ms Frances Slevin)

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