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Going - Good (Hurdle), Good-Yielding (Chase); Changed to Yielding on both tracks after Race 1. Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €5,000.00 Winning Units - 28.5 Dividend - €117.20. Placepot Pool - €23,732.95 Winning Units - 378.4 Dividend - €43.90. Pick Six Pool - €25,000.00 Winning Units - 5 Dividend - €3,500.00. Tote Aggregate - €96743.00.

1st
silks
De Name Escapes Me (IRE) 8, ch g 9-11 (John P McManus)
(5:14.4 7.12 secs faster on today's going ) Rated 119(+14 after this run)
Vinnie Roe (IRE) - Heartlight (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - Miss Mary O'Sullivan

(Morning price: 9/4 2/1)
(Ring price: 2/1 15/8 2/1 15/8 7/4 13/8) SP 13/8fav

Tote Win €2.10 Place €1.30
loading past form
rear of mid-division, headway on outer entering straight, went 3rd travelling well at last, pushed along and briefly short of room bypassing usual last fence, disputed lead inside final furlong, led under hands and heels close home, cheekily
2nd
0.5L
silks
Solomn Grundy (IRE) 8, b g 10-7 (R S Brookhouse)
(5:14.5) Rated 129(+7 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Marika's King (IRE)(King's Ride)
Breeder - Mrs Kay Cottrell

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

loading past form
mid-division, 7th 4 out, headway entering straight, pushed along from 2 out, headway to lead after last, soon ridden and strongly pressed, joined inside final furlong, headed close home and no impression on cheeky winner
3rd
9L
silks
Burren Life (IRE) 6, br g 10-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:16.3) cp1 Rated 132
Pelder (IRE) - Burren Valley (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Nora Lee

(Morning price: 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 7/1 13/2) SP 13/2

Place €1.40
loading past form
mid-division, headway into 2nd 3 out, led next, soon ridden, headed after last, dropped to 3rd and no extra inside final furlong
4th
nk
silks
Kylecrue (IRE) 11, b g 10-1 (John Patrick Ryan)
(5:16.4) bl+ Rated 123
Gold Well (GB) - Sher's Adamant (IRE)(Shernazar)
Breeder - Martin Kenirons

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

loading past form
led, joined 4th, led again from 6th, ridden and headed 2 out, soon no impression on leaders
5th
nk
silks
Mr Diablo (IRE) 9, br g 11-1 (Aidan Glynn)
(5:16.4) ts6 Rated 137
Presenting (GB) - Aremebooksready (IRE)(Good Thyne (USA))
Breeder - Chris Glynn

(Morning price: 12/1 8/1 7/1 13/2 6/1 7/1)
(Ring price: 13/2 7/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, 4th 4 out, ridden in 5th 2 out, soon no impression
6th
7L
silks
Scoir Mear (IRE) 8, gr g 10-8 (John P McManus)
(5:17.9) Rated 130(-1 after this run)
Exit To Nowhere (USA) - Princess Rosie (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Maria O'Brien

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 16/1 20/1 18/1 22/1 18/1 20/1)
SP 16/1

loading past form
mid-division, 8th 4 out, no impression from 2 out, kept on same pace
7th
3.25L
silks
Eight Till Late (IRE) 10, ch g 10-7 (Early to Late Syndicate)
(5:18.6) Rated 134
Desert King (IRE) - Princess Lek (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Seamus Murphy

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

loading past form
in rear, slight mistake 3rd, progress on outer 4 out, 3rd on outer when slight mistake 2 out, soon ridden and weakened
8th
0.5L
silks
Jett (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (G McGrath)
(5:18.7) Rated 146(-1 after this run)
Flemensfirth (USA) - La Noire (IRE)(Phardante (FR))
Breeder - Gerard M McGrath

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

loading past form
mid-division, took keen hold, hampered at 1st, ridden in 6th 2 out, no impression
9th
1.75L
silks
Goose Man (IRE) 6, b g 10-12 (Mrs Fitri Hay)
(5:19.0) Rated 134
Gold Well (GB) - Young Amelie (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - Messrs James Byrne & Vincent Byrne

(Morning price: 6/1 13/2 15/2 8/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
rear of mid-division, ridden entering straight, no impression when bad mistake 2 out
10th
12L
silks
Landofhopeandglory (IRE) 5, b g 10-10 (John P McManus)
(5:21.4) Rated 132(-2 after this run)
High Chaparral (IRE) - Wurfklinge (GER)(Acatenango (GER))
Breeder - Churchtown House Stud

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

loading past form
mid-division, no impression from 3 out, never a factor
11th
7.5L
silks
Drumconnor Lad (IRE) 8, b g 10-4 (David G Keys)
(5:22.9) ts+ Rated 133(-1 after this run)
Winged Love (IRE) - Drumconnor Lady (IRE)(Shahrastani (USA))
Breeder - Mr M Abernethy

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, under pressure in 4th when slight mistake 2 out, weakened
12th
8L
silks
Lamb Or Cod (IRE) 11, ch g 9-13 (Nick Bradley Racing Club)
(5:24.6) ts+ Rated 121(-2 after this run)
Old Vic - Princess Lizzie (IRE)(Homo Sapien)
Breeder - T Horgan

(Morning price: 20/1 25/1 33/1)
SP 25/1

loading past form
always towards rear, hampered at 1st, slight mistake next, pushed along at 5th, no impression from 5 out
13th
2L
silks
Wishmoor (IRE) 8, br g 10-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(5:25.0) ts+ Rated 132(-1 after this run)
Winged Love (IRE) - Presentingatdawn (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Alfred B Hanna

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

loading past form
mid-division, jumped left at 1st, closer in 5th on outer 4 out, ridden and weakened from next
14th
1L
silks
Presenting Mahler (IRE) 8, ch f 9-10 (Patrick G McKeon)
(5:25.2) Rated 115
Mahler (GB) - Oddly Presented (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Thomas Meagher

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, improved to dispute lead from 4th, headed 6th, weakened from 3 out
15th
4.75L
silks
Aurora Bell (IRE) 10, b g 9-10 (Daniel Harnett)
(5:26.2) cp1 Rated 116(-1 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Fair Choice (IRE)(Zaffaran (USA))
Breeder - Adrian Harnett

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

loading past form
always towards rear, never a factor
u.r.
silks
Goulane Chosen (IRE) 9, b g 10-12 (Mrs Mary E O'Donnell)
Rated 137
Well Chosen (GB) - Vixen's Cry (IRE)(Miner's Lamp)
Breeder - Mrs Mary O'Donnell

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

loading past form
tracked leaders, jumped slightly left and unseated rider at 3rd
p.u.
silks
Gentleman Duke (IRE) 10, b g 9-12 (John P McManus)
cp+ Rated 120(-2 after this run)
Bachelor Duke (USA) - Housekeeping (GB)(Dansili (GB))
Breeder - Paul McEnery

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

loading past form
mid-division, dropped to rear and under pressure at 7th, behind and pulled up before 3 out
Off 2.47
Time 5m. 14.40 secs, which is 7.12 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €17.10
Tote Trifecta- €87.20
CSF- €17.62
Tricast- €81.07.


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