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Going - Good to Soft (Good to Soft in places). 

Placepot Pool - £46,904.76 Winning Units - 1344.34 Dividend - £25.40. Quadpot Pool - £6,392.77 Winning Units - 679.91 Dividend - £6.90. Place Six Dividend - £20.61. Place Five Dividend - £19.76.

1st
silks
Highest Ground (IRE) 3, b c 9-8 (Niarchos Family)
(Drawn 2)
Frankel (GB) - Celestial Lagoon (JPN)(Sunday Silence (USA))
Breeder - Niarchos Family

(Morning price: 7/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 6/4 13/8 6/4 11/8 13/8)
SP 13/8

Tote Win £2.70 Place £1.10
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tracked leaders, pushed along to challenge and led over 2f out, stayed on well and asserted inside final furlong
2nd
2.5L
silks
Waldkonig (GB) 3, b c 9-8 (Gestut Ammerland & Newsells Park Stud)
(Drawn 6) Rated 101
Kingman (GB) - Waldlerche (GB)(Monsun (GER))
Breeder - Newsells Park & Ammerland GmbH & Co.KG

(Morning price: 4/11 2/5 4/11 2/5 4/9 1/2 4/9 8/15 4/7 4/9 1/2)
(Ring price: 1/2 4/9) SP 4/9fav

Place £1.10
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raced keenly, led after a couple of furlongs, ridden along and headed over 2f out, kept on but no match for winner
3rd
11L
silks
Mersin (GB) 3, b c 9-1 (H H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Tha)
(Drawn 7)sr
Invincible Spirit (IRE) - Ferevia (IRE)(Motivator (GB))
Breeder - Al Shahania Stud

(Morning price: 16/1 20/1 22/1)
(Ring price: 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

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keen early and held up towards rear, made headway over 2f out, ran on final furlong without troubling leaders
4th
5L
silks
Rukwa (FR) 6, b g 9-13 (John Birtles, Gary Ellis , Gary Smith)
(Drawn 4)
Soldier Hollow (GB) - So Oder So (FR)(Areion (GER))
Breeder - E.U.R.L. Ecurie Jarlan

(Morning price: 100/1 125/1 150/1 200/1)
(Ring price: 150/1 200/1 250/1) SP 250/1

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led early but soon headed and dropped to mid-division, went third over 4f out, stayed on same pace final furlong
5th
2L
silks
Magnificat (IRE) 3, b g 9-1 (The Maple Street Partnership)
(Drawn 1)hd1
Dandy Man (IRE) - Retrato (USA)(Fusaichi Pegasus (USA))
Breeder - Hardys Of Kilkeel Ltd.

(Morning price: 40/1 50/1 40/1 50/1 66/1 80/1)
(Ring price: 66/1 80/1) SP 80/1

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keen in mid-division, pushed along for effort 3f out, weakened over 1f out
6th
14L
silks
Screeching Dragon (IRE) 3, b g 9-1 (County Charm Windows & Conservatories)
(Drawn 3)
Tagula (IRE) - Array Of Stars (IRE)(Barathea (IRE))
Breeder - M. Fahy & Rathbarry Stud

(Morning price: 100/1 200/1)
(Ring price: 150/1 200/1 250/1) SP 250/1

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led after 1f, headed after a couple of furlongs, ridden along over 3f out, soon weakened
7th
32L
silks
Scarlett Sun (GB) 4, b g 9-10 (Jason W Lynch Philip A Jarvis)
(Drawn 5)vs1 Rated 28
Sun Central (IRE) - Red To Violet (GB)(Spectrum (IRE))
Breeder - Ian Neville Marks

(Morning price: 100/1 125/1 150/1 125/1 100/1 125/1 100/1 125/1 200/1)
(Ring price: 200/1 250/1) SP 250/1

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always in rear
Off 1.11
Time 2m. 11.25 secs, which is 1.99 secs faster than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- £3.20
Tote Trifecta- £4.90
CSF- £2.68.

THE IRISH TIMES