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silks
Star Of Oscar (IRE) 11-11

Oscar (IRE) - Vale Of Avocia (IRE)(Taipan (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick J O'Mahony

SP 14/1

Eoin Doyle
C M Healy
loading past form
prominent, 3rd halfway, progress in 3rd before 2out, effort and close 2nd on outer before last, kept on well under pressure and lead final 50 yards
2nd
0.5L
silks
Sammy Bill (GB) 12-2

Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Samrana (FR)(Tagula (IRE))
Breeder - R. W. Russell

SP 10/1

Johnny C Hurley
M C O'Donovan
loading past form
mostly lead, 6l advantage halfway, red 4l advantage before 2out, challenged last, no extra close home and headed final 50 yards
3rd
2L
silks
Operation Overload (IRE) 12-2

Oscar (IRE) - Virtue (GB)(Vettori (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs Noreen McManus

SP 5/2

Enda Bolger
Derek O'Connor
loading past form
mid-div, 5th halfway, ridden and effort in 5th well before 2out, challenged briefly before last until no extra in 3rd close hme
4th
12L
silks
Top Question (IRE) 11-11

Ask (GB) - Toppolesa (IRE)(Topanoora)
Breeder - Mr Noel O'Brien

SP 8/1

L J Archdeacon
C J Shine
loading past form
prominent, 6l 2nd halfway, mistake 5out, 4l 2nd before 2out, no extra in 4th aft 2out, weakened straight
fell
silks
Track Mac (IRE) 12-2

Presenting (GB) - China Sky (IRE)(Definite Article (GB))
Breeder - Philip and Mrs Jane Myerscough

SP 7/2

P Cashman
P D Collins
loading past form
4th until fell 2nd
p.u.
silks
Dommage Pour Toi (FR) 11-11

Magadan (IRE) - Phenyl Des Mottes (FR)(Bonnet Rouge (FR))
Breeder - Mme Karine Perreau & Mme Claudie Poirier

SP 5/1

John Bleahen
L Bleahan
loading past form
chased leaders, 4th halfway, effort in 4th before 2out, soon weakened and behind in 5th, no extra when pulled up before last
p.u.
silks
Darius Des Sources (FR) 12-2

Irish Wells (FR) - Lionata (FR)(Lion Noir (GB))
Breeder - Jean-Luc Rouxel & Jean-Claude Rouille

SP 6/4fav

Kevin O'Sullivan
E P O'Brien
loading past form
chased leaders until hampered 2nd, 6th halfway, weakened and behind in 6th aft 3out, soon no extra and pulled up before 2out
p.u.
silks
Champagne Regal (IRE) 12-2

Stowaway (GB) - Queens Mark (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Frank Motherway

SP 10/1

Roisin Hickey
R P Quinlan
loading past form
rear of mid-div, 7th halfway, ridden and held in 7th aft 3out, soon no extra and behind when pulled up before 2out
p.u.
silks
The Bonny Boy (IRE) 11-11

Craigsteel (GB) - Fly Amanita (IRE)(Accordion)
Breeder - Mr Billy Costello

SP 6/1

Anthony G Costello
T Costello
loading past form
always towards rear, 8th halfway, weakened aft 7th, no extra and behind in 7th when pulled up before 4out
p.u.
silks
Cardellino (GB) 11-11

Medaglia D'oro (USA) - Scarlet Ibis (GB)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - Darley Stud Management Co Ltd

SP 14/1

John Joseph Hanlon
N T Prendergast
loading past form
always towards rear, 9th and last halfway, ridden aft 5out, no extra and behind in 9th when pulled up before 4out
Off 12.30
Time 6m. 3.00 secs

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