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Going - Heavy (Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £10,248.07 carried forward to Leopardstown on Sun, 2nd Feb. Placepot Pool - £136,587.05 Winning Units - 639.08 Dividend - £156.00. Quadpot Pool - £13,218.14 Winning Units - 139.25 Dividend - £70.20. Place Six Dividend - £192.78. Place Five Dividend - £153.17.

1st
silks
Itchy Feet (FR) 6, b g 11-4 (Kate & Andrew Brooks)
Rated 150
Cima De Triomphe (IRE) - Maeva Candas (FR)(Brier Creek (USA))
Breeder - Jean-Pierre Cordonnier & Daniel Gromada

(Morning price: 5/1 11/2 5/1 11/2 6/1 13/2 6/1 7/1 15/2 7/1 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 17/2 9/1 17/2 9/1 17/2 9/1 17/2 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

Tote Win £7.80 Place £2.60
loading past form
held up in last pair, mistake 4th, outpaced 8th, rallied disputing close 2nd when pecked 2 out, 2nd again before the last, ridden to lead run-in, stayed on strongly
2nd
3.5L
silks
Midnight Shadow (GB) 7, b g 11-4 (Mrs Aafke Clarke)
Rated 148
Midnight Legend (GB) - Holy Smoke (GB)(Statoblest)
Breeder - Capt A. L. Smith-Maxwell

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

Place £3.60
loading past form
chased leaders, went 2nd 2 out, led soon after, ridden and headed before the last, stayed on same pace run-in, no chance with winner
3rd
15L
silks
Champagne Platinum (IRE) 6, gr g 11-4 (Mr John P McManus)
Rated 135
Stowaway (GB) - Saffron Holly (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Frank Tobin

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

loading past form
raced wide, held up in 5th, outpaced 8th, behind next, struggling after, plugged on in modest 3rd run-in
4th
2.75L
silks
Grand Sancy (FR) 6, b g 11-4 (Martin Broughton Racing Partners)
hd+ Rated 152
Diamond Boy (FR) - La Courtille (FR)(Risk Seeker (GB))
Breeder - Dr Vet Brigitte Poulve

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

loading past form
chased leader, led 7th, ridden and headed after 2 out, chased leaders, 3rd and no impression last, weakened run-in
5th
1.25L
silks
Good Boy Bobby (IRE) 7, b g 11-4 (Paul & Clare Rooney)
hd+ Rated 146
Flemensfirth (USA) - Princess Gaia (IRE)(King's Theatre (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs M. Brophy

(Morning price: 4/1 10/3 7/2 4/1 10/3 3/1 11/4 5/2 10/3)
(Ring price: 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

loading past form
led until 7th, chased leader until 2 out, chased leaders, ridden and weakened between last 2, mistake last
6th
14L
silks
Vision Des Flos (FR) 7, b g 11-4 (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)
ts+ Rated 150
Balko (FR) - Marie Royale (FR)(Turgeon (USA))
Breeder - Mr Clovis Bardin & Mme Florence Bardin

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

loading past form
bumped and stumbled 1st, chased leaders, pushed along before 3 out, ridden and weakened after 3 out
p.u.
silks
Laurina (FR) 7, b f 10-11 (Sullivan Bloodstock Limited)
sr
Spanish Moon (USA) - Lamboghina (GER)(Alkalde (GER))
Breeder - M Alain Clavier, Dr V Roger-Yves Simon & M Nicolas Simon

(Morning price: 7/4 15/8 13/8 6/4 7/4 15/8 7/4 2/1 15/8 7/4 11/8)
(Ring price: 13/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 11/8 5/4) SP 5/4fav

loading past form
held up last, pushed along and struggling in 6th after 4 out, never a factor, pulled up before last
Off 2.25
Time 5m. 21.85 secs, which is 4.61 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £46.60
Tote Trifecta- £317.90
CSF- £66.91.


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2018 Terrefort 5 11-1 D A Jacob 15/8Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2017 Top Notch 6 11-3 D A Jacob 11/4 (Nicky Henderson)
2016 Bristol De Mai 5 11-0 D A Jacob 10/11Fav (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
2015 Gitane Du Berlais 5 10-7 D A Jacob 9/2 (W P Mullins)

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