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Going - Soft, yielding in places. Overcast

Jackpot Not Won.Pool €3,471.07 carried forward to Sligo on Tue, 21st Aug. Placepot Pool - €19,996.42 Winning Units - 70.98 Dividend - €197.20. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €1,331.71 carried forward to Sligo on Tue, 21st Aug. Tote Aggregate - €116079.00.

1st
silks
Hatton Cross (IRE) 9, b g 8-6 (Miss R Hickey)
(1:35.33 0.09 secs slower on today's going ) (Drawn 13)cp+sr Rated 53(+5 after this run)
Moss Vale (IRE) - Last Gasp (GB)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - Rathbarry Stud

(Morning price: 22/1 20/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 8/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

Tote Win €10.90 Place €2.80
loading past form
rear of mid-division, good headway to 4th on outer 3f out, progress to 2nd over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, strongly challenged leader and led under 1f out, driven out
2nd
0.5L
silks
Massa Lubrense (IRE) 4, b g 9-11 (John Geoghegan)
(1:35.43) (Drawn 14)ts5 Rated 72(+2 after this run)
Intense Focus (USA) - Lake Pontchartrain (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - John Geoghegan

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 13/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

Place €4.30
loading past form
towards rear, 10th 3f out, switched left over 2f out, good headway on outer and closed 1f out, ridden and kept on well final 100 yards to 2nd close home, nearest finish
3rd
1.25L
silks
Scream (IRE) 3, b f 9-9 (Pulse Racing Ireland Syndicate)
(1:35.64) (Drawn 8) Rated 75
Vocalised (USA) - Fravolina (USA)(Lemon Drop Kid (USA))
Breeder - Miriam O'Donnell & Kevin F O'Donnell

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

Place €2.30
loading past form
prominent, led after 1f, headed after 2f, led under 3f out, 2 lengths clear 2f out, soon ridden, strongly pressed and headed under 1f out, no extra and dropped to 3rd closing stages
4th
0.5L
silks
All The Mollies (IRE) 4, ch f 8-7 (Go Golfin Syndicate)
(1:35.74) (Drawn 1) Rated 57
Intense Focus (USA) - Madam Gaffer (GB)(Tobougg (IRE))
Breeder - Mr N Smyth

(Morning price: 7/1 6/1 9/2)
(Ring price: 11/2 5/1 9/2) SP 9/2Jfav

loading past form
towards rear, pushed along in 9th 3f out, ridden and headway under 2f out, 6th 1f out, kept on well to 4th close home, never nearer
5th
nk
silks
Tough Spirit (IRE) 3, ch f 9-11 (Miss A H Marshall)
(1:35.80) (Drawn 15) Rated 77(-1 after this run)
Iffraaj (GB) - One Spirit (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - F Dunne

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

loading past form
rear of mid-division, 7th 3f out, progress under 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on final furlong, no extra and dropped to 5th close home
6th
3L
silks
Harry Speed (IRE) 5, b g 8-8 (Gerard Clarke)
(1:36.33) (Drawn 12)ts+ Rated 55(-2 after this run)
Dark Angel (IRE) - Starfly (IRE)(Invincible Spirit (IRE))
Breeder - M C Bloodstock Ltd & CBS Bloodstock

(Morning price: 16/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 14/1 12/1 10/1) SP 10/1

loading past form
chased leaders, progress to 3rd halfway, under pressure and ridden 2f out, lost place 1f out, weakened final 100 yards
7th
1.75L
silks
My Snowdrop (IRE) 3, b f 9-7 (Swordlestownlittle Syndicate)
(1:36.62) (Drawn 5)hd9 Rated 80(-2 after this run)
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Khatela (IRE)(Shernazar)
Breeder - Swordlestown Little

(Morning price: 14/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 11/1 10/1 9/1)
SP 9/1

loading past form
tracked leader between horses, under pressure in 6th 3f out, no impression and ridden 1 1/2f out, no extra final furlong
8th
6L
silks
Rock On Seamie (IRE) 3, b g 8-7 (Ray Hackett)
(1:37.69) (Drawn 7) Rated 64
Lilbourne Lad (IRE) - Sahaayeb (IRE)(Indian Haven (GB))
Breeder - L Lynch & R Sherrard

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

loading past form
slowly into stride, raced in rear, 12th 3f out, ridden over 2f out, ran on final furlong, never on terms
9th
2.75L
silks
Masterofdiscovery (GB) 4, b g 7-11 (Five Of Hearts Syndicate)
(1:38.20) (Drawn 3)ts2bl+ Rated 54(-5 after this run)
Henrythenavigator (USA) - Wonderful Desert (GB)(Green Desert (USA))
Breeder - Meon Valley Stud

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

loading past form
in rear, 13th 3f out, ridden entering straight, some progress 1 1/2f out, kept on same pace final furlong, never a factor
10th
0.5L
silks
Timia (GB) 5, b f 9-9 (Alistair Porter)
(1:38.31) (Drawn 2) Rated 70(-3 after this run)
Cape Cross (IRE) - Cinerama (IRE)(Machiavellian (USA))
Breeder - L J Vaessen

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

loading past form
broke well to lead, headed after 1f, dropped to 5th 3f out, ridden and weakened under 2f out, eased closing stages
11th
1L
silks
Busy Bush (IRE) 6, b f 8-4 (Andrews Syndicate)
(1:38.47) (Drawn 11)cp2 Rated 41(-2 after this run)
Bushranger (IRE) - Candela Bay (IRE)(Captain Rio (GB))
Breeder - Piercetown Stud

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

loading past form
in touch and ran freely, led after 2f, headed under 3f out, ridden and weakened 2f out
12th
14L
silks
Aubineau (USA) 4, b f 8-13 (Incl 1lbs overweight) (Thomas Keithley)
(1:40.98) (Drawn 9)sr Rated 59
Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) - Keenes Royale (GB)(Red Ransom (USA))
Breeder - Gunpowder Farms, LLC

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

loading past form
chased leaders, dropped to 11th and under pressure 3f out, weakened 2f out, eased over 1f out
13th
4.5L
silks
Broughtons Sport (GB) 4, b g 8-10 (Dun Na Ri Syndicate)
(1:41.78) (Drawn 6) Rated 60(-3 after this run)
Showcasing (GB) - Ginger Cookie (GB)(Bold Edge (GB))
Breeder - Mrs Fiona Denniff

(Morning price: 16/1 14/1 12/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
chased leaders, dropped to 8th 3f out, ridden and weakened over 2f out, eased over 1f out
Off 6.50
Time 1m. 35.33 secs, which is 0.09 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €114.30
Tote Trifecta- €752.90
CSF- €110.69
Tricast- €930.62.

Non runners Pari Passu (allergies), Talk Now (lame)
2017 Youceeyouceecee 5 8-13 K J Leonard (5) 8/1 (Miss Susan A Finn) (Drawn 7)
2016 Great Wide Open 4 9-4 D P McDonogh 10/3Fav (Charles O'Brien) (Drawn 4)
2015 Empress Toorah 4 9-4 L F Roche 13/2 (Sabrina J Harty) (Drawn 7)
2014 Kanes Pass 5 8-10 L F Roche (3) 16/1 (W McCreery) (Drawn 13)
2013 Angela's Dream 3 9-0 C T Keane (5) 14/1 (G M Lyons) (Drawn 10)

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