Going - Good. 

1st
silks
Firak (FR) 11-11

Fuisse (FR) - Nosika D'airy (FR)(Oblat (FR))
Breeder - B. Thierry, E. Labataille & C. Mills

SP 5/2fav

Donnchadh Doyle
J P O'Rourke
loading past form
prominent, 3rd on inner halfway, effort in 3rd before 2out, kept on in 2nd aftrr 2out where left clear, 2l advantage before last, kept on flat, held on well
2nd
1L
silks
Monty Guiry (IRE) 11-11

Imperial Monarch (IRE) - Martinstown Queen (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Miss Ruth Hassett

SP 3/1

P M J Doyle
J C Barry
loading past form
mid-div, 5th halfway, in 2nd before 2out, drpd to 3rd aftrr 2out, left 2nd before last, 2l 2nd last, kept on flat bt nt mtch winner
b.d.
silks
Mighty Marvel (IRE) 11-6

Morozov (USA) - Alphablend (IRE)(Alphabatim (USA))
Breeder - Andrew Pierce

SP 5/1

Donnchadh Doyle
J C Gainford
loading past form
waited with towards rear, 6th halfway, still 6th when brought down 7th
fell
silks
Captain Tom Cat (IRE) 11-6

Dylan Thomas (IRE) - Miss Molly Malone (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - P Motherway

SP 7/1

M F Morris
D Kiely
loading past form
mid-div, 4th halfway, still 4th when fell 7th
p.u.
silks
Seeing Blind (IRE) 11-11

Presenting (GB) - Azalea (IRE)(Marju (IRE))
Breeder - Noel Doyle

SP 3/1

Denis Paul Murphy
L J Murphy
loading past form
chased leader, 1l 2nd halfway, weakened to 4th 3out, no extra in 4th and behind when pulled up before 2out
p.u.
silks
Saleen Sands (IRE) 11-11

Shirocco (GER) - Christmas Kate (IRE)(Kris Kin (USA))
Breeder - Mrs C E Norton

SP 8/1

John Halley
R W Barron
loading past form
waited with towards rear, 7th halfway, weakened in 6th aftrr 4out, no extra and to when pulled up well before 3out
p.u.
silks
Kauto D'amour (FR) 11-11

Anabaa Blue (GB) - Kauto Luisa (FR)(Jeune Homme (USA))
Breeder - Mr Jean-Philippe Aubert

SP 5/1

Eoin C McCarthy
P A King
loading past form
rear early, not jumping fluently, 8th halfway, weakened in 5th aftrr 4out, to behind in moderate 3rd until no extra, pulled up before last
s.u.
silks
Castle Robin (IRE) 11-11

Robin Des Champs (FR) - Coco Opera (IRE)(Lafontaine (USA))
Breeder - R. Lynch

SP 7/1

P Cashman
J W Hannon
loading past form
lead, 1l advantage halfway, going best, 2l advantage before 2out, still clear advantage when slipped up going through gap before last
Off 3.00
Time 6m. 2.00 secs

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