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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
Deise Aba (IRE) 7, b g 10-7 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)
Rated 135
Mahler (GB) - Kit Massini (IRE)(Dr Massini (IRE))
Breeder - Ms Margaret Leahy

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

Tote Win £8.70 Place £2.70
loading past form
chased leaders on inside, went 2nd and mistake 2 out, led last, stayed on strongly
2nd
3.5L
silks
Cloudy Glen (IRE) 7, b g 10-4 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)
sr Rated 132
Cloudings (IRE) - Ribble (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Gleadhill House Stud Ltd

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

loading past form
pulled hard, not fluent 9th, rapid headway chasing leader 12th, led before 2 out, headed last, no extra run-in
3rd
8.5L
silks
Le Rocher (FR) 10, b g 10-12 (John White & Anne Underhill)
Rated 140
Saint Des Saints (FR) - Belle Du Roi (FR)(Adieu Au Roi (IRE))
Breeder - Mme Sylvie Ringler and Mr Roger Frieh

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 15/2 8/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway chasing leaders before 3 out, ridden and plugged on in modest 3rd towards finish
4th
1L
silks
Diable De Sivola (FR) 7, b g 10-4 (Mr Robert Forster)
vs1 Rated 132
Noroit (FR) - Grande Route (IRE)(Lost World (IRE))
Breeder - Mr Gilles Trapenard

(Morning price: 14/1 12/1 14/1 11/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 7/1 13/2)
(Ring price: 7/1 15/2 7/1 15/2 7/1 6/1) SP 6/1

loading past form
not fluent 1st, chased leaders until led 12th until 18th, lost 2nd before 2 out, weakened into 4th towards finish
5th
7L
silks
Classic Ben (IRE) 7, b g 10-3 (The Lavendon Partnership)
cp8 Rated 131
Beneficial (GB) - Dark Daisy (IRE)(Kotashaan (FR))
Breeder - P. Magee

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2 3/1 11/4)
(Ring price: 3/1 11/4) SP 11/4fav

loading past form
raced wide, chased leaders, weakening when blundered 3 out
6th
0.5L
silks
Cap Du Nord (FR) 7, br g 9-9 (The Unnamed Favourites)
Rated 125
Voix Du Nord (FR) - Qualite Controlee (FR)(Poliglote (GB))
Breeder - S.C.E.A. Raymond Jean-Christian

(Morning price: 8/1 12/1 11/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 11/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 17/2 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

loading past form
chased leaders, ridden after 3 out, weakened before next
7th
15L
silks
As De Mee (FR) 10, b g 11-1 (The Stewart Family & Judi Dench)
cp1 Rated 143
Kapgarde (FR) - Koeur De Mee (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - Andre M. Pommerai & Marcelle Pommerai

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1 9/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
led 2nd until mistake and headed 12th, chased leaders, ridden before 16th, weakened before 3 out
p.u.
silks
Dragon D'estruval (FR) 7, b g 11-5 (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)
cp2 Rated 147
Enrique (GB) - Rose D'estruval (FR)(Lavirco (FR))
Breeder - Marie-Francoise Le Gentil

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

loading past form
mistakes, never closer than mid-division, towards rear when mistake 15th, weakened, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out
p.u.
silks
Royal Vacation (IRE) 10, b g 11-3 (Mrs Jean R Bishop)
cp5 Rated 145
King's Theatre (IRE) - Summer Break (IRE)(Foxhound (USA))
Breeder - Tim Hegarty

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1 25/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

loading past form
ran in snatches, slight lead until 2nd, chased leaders, lost place 8th, blundered 18th, tailed off, pulled up before 19th
p.u.
silks
Ami Desbois (FR) 10, b g 11-0 (The Reserved Judgment Partnership)
ts+sr Rated 142
Dream Well (FR) - Baroya (FR)(Garde Royale)
Breeder - E.A.R.L. Guittet Desbois

(Morning price: 12/1 11/1 14/1 20/1 18/1 16/1 18/1 14/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1) SP 14/1

loading past form
always rear-division, never a factor, tailed off and pulled up 3 out
Off 3.36
Time 6m. 36.40 secs, which is 8.13 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £62.50
Tote Trifecta- £554.80
CSF- £50.54
Tricast- £349.69.

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