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Going - Good (Hurdle/bumper), Good, Good To Yielding In Places (S´chase). Overcast

Jackpot Pool - €11,075.33 Winning Units - .3 Dividend - €7,752.70. Placepot Pool - €47,535.10 Winning Units - 313.51 Dividend - €106.10. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €142,534.00 carried forward to Naas on Sun, 6th Jan. Tote Aggregate - €254656.00.

1st
silks
Shady Operator (IRE) 5, b g 11-12 (John P McManus)
(6:43.5)
Court Cave (IRE) - Native Artist (IRE)(Be My Native (USA))
Breeder - Kenneth Parkhill

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

Tote Win €2.20 Place €1.20
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held up towards rear, closer in 5th 6 out, pushed along in 5th 3 out, headway from 2 out, close 3rd on inner approaching last, soon ridden, went 2nd inside final furlong, stayed on well close home, led near line
2nd
shd
silks
Ballyward (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Andrea Wylie)
(6:43.5) sr
Flemensfirth (USA) - Ifyoucouldseemenow (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Molloy

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

Place €1.30
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tracked leaders, 3rd 3 out, headway into 2nd next, ridden and led at last, stayed on under pressure inside final furlong, no extra and headed near line
3rd
3.5L
silks
C'est Jersey (FR) 6, b g 11-12 (Simon Munir)
(6:44.3) sr
Protektor (GER) - Myrtille Jersey (FR)(Murmure (FR))
Breeder - J M Carrie/C Ventrou

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 9/2 4/1 3/1)
(Ring price: 7/2 10/3 3/1 11/4 3/1 10/3 7/2) SP 7/2

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disputed lead, not fluent at 2nd, headed before next, disputed lead again from 6 out, led after 3 out, ridden and strongly pressed before last, headed at last, stumbled badly on inner inside final furlong and dropped to 3rd, no impression
4th
11L
silks
The Conditional (IRE) 6, b g 11-12 (Deirdre Hassett)
(6:46.4)
Kalanisi (IRE) - Gorrie Vale (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Brendan Ferris

(Morning price: 10/1 12/1 11/1 12/1 14/1 12/1 14/1)
(Ring price: 12/1 14/1) SP 14/1

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tracked leaders, went 2nd briefly at 7th, 4th 3 out, soon ridden and no impression on leaders
5th
54L
silks
Shawshank (IRE) 5, ch g 11-12 (C R B Bloodstock Limited)
(6:57.2)
Presenting (GB) - Eternal Promise (GB)(Fair Mix (IRE))
Breeder - Mrs S White

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

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disputed lead early, led before 3rd, joined 6 out, ridden and headed after 3 out, soon weakened
p.u.
silks
Kagney (IRE) 7, br g 11-12 (Mrs Patricia Hunt)
bbv1sr
Kalanisi (IRE) - Clondalee (IRE)(Presenting (GB))
Breeder - Kevin Foley

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 28/1 25/1)
SP 25/1

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always behind, mistake 5th and not fluent 8th, under pressure 10th, trailing next, pulled up after 4 out
fell
silks
Alighting (GB) 6, b m 11-5 (Gigginstown House Stud)
ts2
Kayf Tara (GB) - Dalamine (FR)(Sillery (USA))
Breeder - Brian J Griffiths and John Nicholson

(Morning price: 20/1 22/1 25/1 28/1 33/1 50/1 40/1 33/1)
SP 33/1

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tracked leaders in 5th, moderate 6th at 12th, under pressure and no impression when fell next

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