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Going - Good, Good To Firm in places. Fine

Placepot Pool - €19,502.55 Winning Units - 94.21 Dividend - €144.90.

1st
silks
Celtic Dancer (IRE) 6, b g 10-4 (Celtic Steps Syndicate)
(4:20.6 6.65 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 87(+7 after this run)
Court Cave (IRE) - Dochas Supreme (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Robert B Hodgins

(Morning price: 4/1 7/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1Cfav

Tote Win €4.70 Place €2.30
loading past form
waited with, soon rear of mid-division, slight mistake 8th, headway to chase leaders from before straight, slight mistake 2 out, stayed on well run-in to lead on line
2nd
nose
silks
Ard Na Carraig (GB) 8, b g 11-4 (Keep The Faith Syndicate)
(4:20.6) ts+sr Rated 97(+4 after this run)
Jeremy (USA) - Karsiyaka (IRE)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Goldford Stud and P E Clinton

(Morning price: 11/2 6/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 5/1 9/2 5/1) SP 5/1Cfav

loading past form
soon chased leaders, pushed along and headway and effort straight, on terms from before last, soon led, kept on well run-in, headed on line
3rd
1.75L
silks
Cloak Of Darkness (IRE) 4, b g 11-6 (J R Brennan)
(4:21.0) Rated 102(+2 after this run)
Iffraaj (GB) - Cape of Night (IRE)(Cape Cross (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs S Grassick & Mabaki Investments

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

Place €1.60
loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, headway to chase leaders from before straight, effort and not fluent 2 out, kept on same pace run-in
4th
0.5L
silks
Jessamine (IRE) 7, b f 10-5 (Mrs Patrick J Flynn)
(4:21.0) Rated 88(+1 after this run)
Mastercraftsman (IRE) - Shesthebiscuit (GB)(Diktat (GB))
Breeder - Camogue Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
prominent, on terms 3rd, led after next, went on with one rival from 8th, joined approaching straight, soon led again, slight mistake 2 out, joined from before last, soon headed, no extra and one pace run-in
5th
5.5L
silks
Liclash (IRE) 10, b g 10-6 (William G Fitzgerald)
(4:22.2) bl1 Rated 82(-1 after this run)
Diamond Green (FR) - Joe Ballerina (IRE)(Imperial Ballet (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Hayes

(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1 14/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
prominent early, soon chased leaders, kept on same pace from 2 out
6th
1.5L
silks
Still Alive (GB) 5, ch g 10-11 (Mrs A J McNamara)
(4:22.5) Rated 92(-1 after this run)
Thewayyouare (USA) - Katherine Parr (GB)(Haafhd (GB))
Breeder - Follow The Flag Partnership

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2)
SP 5/1Cfav

loading past form
waited with, soon rear of mid-division, headway to chase leaders from before straight, kept on same pace from 2 out
7th
0.5L
silks
My Lovely Boy (GB) 4, br g 10-1 (Thomas P O'Connor)
(4:22.5) Rated 90(-1 after this run)
Trans Island (GB) - Overthrow (GB)(Overbury (IRE))
Breeder - T C Dawson

(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
waited with early, soon mid-division, headway to chase leaders from before straight, kept on same pace from 2 out
8th
nk
silks
Try Dollys Sister (IRE) 5, gr f 11-0 (New Booleigh Deere Syndicate)
(4:22.6) bl1 Rated 90(-1 after this run)
Kalanisi (IRE) - Marthas Prayer (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Celine Mullins

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

loading past form
pushed along briefly early, prominent, went on with one rival from 8th, on terms approaching straight, soon headed and one pace
9th
2.75L
silks
Ainmisfearr (IRE) 4, b f 10-5 (John Lynch)
(4:23.2) ts8 Rated 87
Famous Name (GB) - Virevolle (FR)(Kahyasi)
Breeder - Ringfort Stud

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

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, slight mistake 3rd, some headway from before straight, kept on same pace without threatening
10th
4.5L
silks
Shedding (IRE) 5, gr g 10-5 (Simply The Best Syndicate)
(4:24.1) Rated 81(-1 after this run)
Carlotamix (FR) - Tip For The Top (IRE)(Beneficial (GB))
Breeder - Winacre Stables

SP 50/1

loading past form
waited with, soon towards rear, not always fluent jumping, kept on same pace from before straight
11th
4.5L
silks
Desertmore Dreamer (FR) 8, b g 10-9 (Brendan O'Brien)
(4:25.0) Rated 90(-1 after this run)
Enrique (GB) - Esmeralda'jac (FR)(Rose Laurel)
Breeder - M Yves Berlioz

(Morning price: 7/1 9/1 10/1)
SP 10/1

loading past form
waited with, soon rear of mid-division, one pace from before straight
12th
shd
silks
Fly De Megaudais (FR) 6, br g 10-8 (Michael J McDonagh)
(4:25.0) Rated 84(-2 after this run)
Bonbon Rose (FR) - Kauto Etoilee (FR)(Saint Cyrien (FR))
Breeder - E A R L De Megaudais

SP 25/1

loading past form
soon mid-division, some slight mistakes, one pace from before straight
13th
75L
silks
Hey Groovy (IRE) 7, b m 11-9 (Miss Katherine Jane Harrison)
(4:40.1) Rated 99(-1 after this run)
Echo of Light (GB) - Marimar (IRE)(Grand Lodge (USA))
Breeder - Thomas Heatrick

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

loading past form
waited with, soon rear of mid-division, pushed along after 6th, soon dropped to last and behind, pulled up before 3 out
u.r.
silks
Naturally Blond (IRE) 9, ch g 10-11 (Patrick Cronin)
ts+ Rated 92
Bach (IRE) - Thebigtwelve (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Patrick Cronin

(Morning price: 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
led, joined 3rd, headed after next but remained close up, 3rd when bad mistake and unseated rider 8th
Off 3.21
Time 4m. 20.60 secs, which is 6.65 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €28.60
Tote Trifecta- €92.50
CSF- €29.17
Tricast- €180.08.

Non runner Meet The Man (lame)
2018 Epsilon Indi 5 10-8 B J Cooper 5/1 (R P McNamara)
2017 Darkest Flyer 5 10-10 J M Moore 7/2JFav (Noel Meade)
2016 Italian Riviera 7 11-3 J W Kennedy 7/1 (E McNamara)
2015 Liclash 6 10-10 S A Shortall (5) 16/1 (Stephen Ryan)
2014 Supreme Vic 8 10-9 S A Shortall (7) 4/1 (Norman Lee)

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