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Going - Yielding, Yielding to Soft in places. Showery

Jackpot Pool - €26,848.49 Winning Units - 19 Dividend - €989.10. Placepot Pool - €96,742.09 Winning Units - 2139.42 Dividend - €31.60. Pick Six Not Won.Pool €160,533.20 carried forward to Punchestown on Thu, 26th Apr. Tote Aggregate - €1094177.00.

1st
silks
Next Destination (IRE) 6, b g 11-10 (Malcolm C Denmark)
(6:16.0 7.32 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 150
Dubai Destination (USA) - Liss Alainn (IRE)(Flemensfirth (USA))
Breeder - Niall Flynn

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

Tote Win €1.90 Place €1.10
loading past form
soon chased leaders in 5th, closed and slight mistake 2 out, 3rd approaching straight, soon on terms, gained narrow lead run-in and stayed on well
2nd
nk
silks
Delta Work (FR) 5, br g 11-9 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:16.0) ts9hd9 Rated 145
Network (GER) - Robbe (FR)(Video Rock (FR))
Breeder - C Magnien & J F Magnien

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

Place €1.70
loading past form
held up, slightly slow jump 1st, 8th at 7th, closed and slight mistake 2 out, 4th approaching straight, soon 3rd, stayed on well run-in, not quite get to winner
3rd
nk
silks
Kilbricken Storm (IRE) 7, b g 11-10 (A Selway & P Wavish)
(6:16.1) ts6 Rated 149
Oscar (IRE) - Kilbricken Leader (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mrs S. O'Keeffe

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

Place €1.60
loading past form
chased leaders, soon 3rd, 2nd approaching straight, soon on terms, narrowly headed run-in and kept on well without matching 1st 2
4th
20L
silks
Ballyward (IRE) 6, b g 11-10 (Andrea Wylie)
(6:20.2) Rated 143
Flemensfirth (USA) - Ifyoucouldseemenow (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Patrick Molloy

(Morning price: 6/1 8/1)
SP 8/1

loading past form
chased leaders, soon 4th, bad mistake 3 out, 5th approaching straight, soon no impression, moderate 4th and not fluent last, one pace
5th
4.5L
silks
Discorama (FR) 5, b g 11-9 (Andrew Gemmell)
(6:21.1) Rated 138
Saddler Maker (IRE) - Quentala (FR)(Lone Bid (FR))
Breeder - M Roland Buchot

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

loading past form
towards rear, some headway but no impression from before straight, kept on same pace without threatening from before last
6th
3.5L
silks
Brahma Bull (IRE) 7, ch g 11-10 (Mrs S Ricci)
(6:21.8) Rated 136
Presenting (GB) - Oligarch Society (IRE)(Moscow Society (USA))
Breeder - Mr J L Lightfoot

(Morning price: 25/1 20/1 16/1)
(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1) SP 16/1

loading past form
held up, 7th from 5th, no impression and kept on same pace from before straight
7th
nk
silks
Blow By Blow (IRE) 7, ch g 11-10 (Gigginstown House Stud)
(6:21.9) ts8bl5 Rated 151
Robin Des Champs (FR) - Shean Rose (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Mrs Eleanor Hadden

(Morning price: 10/1 8/1 10/1 12/1 14/1 12/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
led and disputed, bumped with rival 6th, not always fluent jumping, headed from before straight and weakened from before last
8th
2.5L
silks
Jetz (IRE) 6, b g 11-10 (G McGrath)
(6:22.4) hd2 Rated 142
Flemensfirth (USA) - Miss Squiff (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Gerard M McGrath

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

loading past form
towards rear, some slight mistakes, no impression and one pace from before straight
9th
0.5L
silks
General Consensus (GB) 6, br g 11-10 (Mrs Karen Drinkwater)
(6:22.5) Rated 125
Black Sam Bellamy (IRE) - Charlottes Webb (IRE)(Luso (GB))
Breeder - Mrs John Kottler, Mrs Alexander Buchanan

(Morning price: 66/1 100/1 150/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
close up and disputed lead, slight mistake 4th, bumped with rival 6th, slight mistake 10th, dropped to 6th approaching straight and no extra
10th
0.5L
silks
The Conditional (IRE) 6, b g 11-10 (Deirdre Hassett)
(6:22.6) Rated 124
Kalanisi (IRE) - Gorrie Vale (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - Brendan Ferris

(Morning price: 66/1 100/1)
SP 100/1

loading past form
soon chased leaders in 6th, lost position approaching 3 out, no extra from before straight
p.u.
silks
Lackaneen Leader (IRE) 6, b m 11-3 (Mrs Caren Walsh)
Rated 133
Oscar (IRE) - Shandora (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - M Ryan

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

loading past form
held up, 9th at 7th, no extra from 2 out and pulled up straight
Off 4.56
Time 6m. 16.00 secs, which is 7.32 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €9.70
Tote Trifecta- €29.60
CSF- €10.27
Tricast- €34.37.


2017 Champagne Classic 6 11-10 B J Cooper 14/1 (Gordon Elliott)
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2015 Killultagh Vic 6 11-10 P Townend 8/1 (W P Mullins)
2014 Beat That 6 11-10 B J Geraghty 11/8Fav (Nicky Henderson)
2013 Morning Assembly 6 11-10 D J Condon 14/1 (P A Fahy)

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