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Going - Soft To Heavy, Soft In Places. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €3,000.00 Winning Units - 22.52 Dividend - €93.20. Placepot Pool - €24,720.02 Winning Units - 1406.97 Dividend - €12.20. Pick Six Pool - €10,000.00 Winning Units - 14.6 Dividend - €479.40. Tote Aggregate - €108369.00.

1st
silks
Difficult Decision (IRE) 7, ch g 11-6 (Keep The Faith Syndicate)
(5:53.2 13.01 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 101(+9 after this run)
Pointilliste (USA) - Good Thyne Lisa (IRE)(Good Thyne (USA))
Breeder - Tom Phelan

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

Tote Win €6.00 Place €1.50
loading past form
waited with, 8th after 7th, pushed along to close up approaching straight, soon on terms, led after 2 out, soon edged slightly left, stayed on well to assert run-in
2nd
4.25L
silks
Frere Fontaine (FR) 5, b g 11-7 (Rebel Deise Syndicate)
(5:54.3) cp2 Rated 100(+2 after this run)
Cokoriko (FR) - Manilla (FR)(Cadoudal (FR))
Breeder - M Thomas Fontaine & M Clement Fontaine

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

loading past form
slightly impeded 1st, a little keen early, chased leaders, 4th after 7th, on terms approaching straight, headed after 2 out, slightly impeded and switched right approaching last, one pace run-in and just held on for 2nd
3rd
nk
silks
High Viz (IRE) 6, ch m 10-10 (Philip Byrne)
(5:54.3) Rated 86(+1 after this run)
Stowaway (GB) - Windfola (FR)(Bonbon Rose (FR))
Breeder - Suzanne Berry

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 20/1 22/1 25/1 22/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 10/1 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Place €3.20
loading past form
mid-division, 6th after 7th, closed up approaching straight, soon on terms, headed before 2 out, soon no impression, slight mistake last, ran on without threatening on inner run-in, just failed for 2nd
4th
1.5L
silks
Fox Le Bel (FR) 5, ch g 11-2 (John P McManus)
(5:54.7) Rated 95
Network (GER) - Maldives (FR)(Ragmar (FR))
Breeder - Mme I de Saint Anthost

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, 3rd after 7th, on terms approaching straight, headed after 2 out, one pace after
5th
1.5L
silks
Vue En Seine (GB) 5, b f 10-12 (Mrs Mary M Ryan)
(5:55.0) Rated 91
Cape Cross (IRE) - Aspire (IRE)(Authorized (IRE))
Breeder - Al Shahanla Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 18/1 25/1 22/1 25/1)
(Ring price: 25/1 20/1 25/1 22/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
in rear, a little slow at 2nd, not fluent 3rd and pushed along briefly, reminder after 7th, some headway approaching straight to chase leaders, soon no impression, kept on without threatening run-in
6th
6.5L
silks
Elusive Exclusive (IRE) 7, b g 9-11 (SCTM Partnership)
(5:56.5) Rated 80
Elusive Pimpernel (USA) - On Duty (IRE)(Night Shift (USA))
Breeder - Patrick Murphy

(Morning price: 50/1 66/1 80/1 66/1)
SP 66/1

loading past form
chased leaders early, 11th after 7th, towards rear and pushed along 4 out, no impression before straight, kept on same pace without threatening
7th
4.5L
silks
All About Alfie (IRE) 12, b g 10-13 (T Donohue)
(5:57.6) ts+bl4 Rated 89(-3 after this run)
Antonius Pius (USA) - Efrhina (IRE)(Woodman (USA))
Breeder - John Connolly

(Morning price: 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 50/1)
(Ring price: 40/1 50/1) SP 40/1

loading past form
led, slight mistake 1st, tended to race towards inner, headed approaching 3rd, prominent, not fluent 4 out, one pace from before straight
8th
4.5L
silks
Lucia's Bob (IRE) 5, br f 10-4 (Mrs W M Fitzpatrick)
(5:58.6) Rated 88(-2 after this run)
Big Bad Bob (IRE) - Veronica Falls (GB)(Medicean (GB))
Breeder - Irish National Stud

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

loading past form
waited with, slight mistake 4th, reminders after 5th, 12th after 7th, no impression before straight, one pace
9th
1.25L
silks
Whoyakodding (GB) 9, b g 11-0 (Mrs Marie Gubbins)
(5:58.9) cp+ Rated 90(-1 after this run)
Beat All (USA) - Susie Bury (GB)(Overbury (IRE))
Breeder - P W Parkinson

(Morning price: 10/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 8/1 10/1 12/1 16/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
waited with, tended to race towards inner, slight mistake 7th, soon 10th, mistake 3 out, no impression before straight, one pace
10th
7.5L
silks
Isabel's Gold (IRE) 7, b m 11-5 (Eoin Daly)
(6:00.7) Rated 102
Gold Well (GB) - Queen's Lady (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Michael and Fiona O'Connor

(Morning price: 7/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 11/2)
(Ring price: 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 5/1) SP 5/1

loading past form
chased leaders, 7th after 7th, no impression before straight
11th
7.5L
silks
Anjilina (IRE) 6, b f 10-7 (Alan McCaldin)
(6:02.5) ts3 Rated 86(-3 after this run)
Yeats (IRE) - Whisky (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - John & Jamie O'Brien

(Morning price: 28/1 33/1 40/1 66/1 50/1 66/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 100/1) SP 100/1

loading past form
slightly bumped 1st, prominent, led approaching 3rd, clear at stages after, mistake 6th, joined approaching straight, soon headed and weakened
p.u.
silks
Monty's Mission (IRE) 6, b f 11-6 (Hanford's Chemist Limited)
ts5sr Rated 96(-1 after this run)
Arctic Cosmos (USA) - Montys Miss (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - J Mangan

(Morning price: 6/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 9/1 10/1 13/2 7/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
waited with, slight mistake 4th, 9th after 7th, no impression before straight, no extra and pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Jaunty Warrior (GB) 8, b g 11-1 (Gigginstown House Stud)
bl2 Rated 91(-3 after this run)
Lucarno (USA) - Jaunty Walk (GB)(Overbury (IRE))
Breeder - B J Eckley

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

loading past form
came close with rival 1st, prominent, slight mistake 7th, soon 5th, slight mistake 8th and weakened, mistake 3 out, soon pulled up
Off 2.35
Time 5m. 53.20 secs, which is 13.01 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €27.40
Tote Trifecta- €142.30
CSF- €18.29
Tricast- €126.76.

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