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8:00 Curragh (IRE) 23 Jul 1999

Meld Stakes (Group 3)

(3yo+) 1m2f Good To Firm
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1 (7)  
4 911 b 118 107 120
b c Darshaan - Respectfully (USA) (The Minstrel)
Tracked leader in 2nd, disputed lead 4f out, sent into lead 3f out, ridden and kept on well inside final furlong (op 7/2 tchd 3/1)
2 (3) 4
3 94 121 104 116
b c Sadler's Wells (USA) - Or Vision (USA) (Irish River)
Tracked leaders in 3rd, 2nd and driven along from 2f out, ridden and no extra inside final furlong, finished lame (op 4/6 tchd 9/10)
3 (8) 1 [5]
4 95 104 94 105
b g Emarati (USA) - Sparklingsovereign I (Sparkler I)
Held up in rear, 5th 2f out, switched out and ridden to challenge over 1f out, kept on well to go 3rd close home
4 (5) nk [5¼]
3 89 tb1 103 93 104
b c Fairy King (USA) - Ploy (Posse I)
Lead, disputed lead 4f out, headed over 3f out, ridden and kept on inside final furlong (op 12/1)
5 (1) 1 [6¼]
5 95 107 92 103
b h Danzig (USA) - Kentucky Lill (USA) (Raise A Native)
Tracked leaders in 5th, ridden and no extra from over 1f out (op 6/1)
6 (2) hd [6½]
3 812 109 95 105
b f Polish Patriot (USA) - Headrest (Habitat)
Tracked leaders in 6th, ridden to go 4th 2f out, soon no extra (op 4/1)
7 (6) 8 [14½]
6 95 t 90 92 88
b h Nashwan (USA) - River Dancer (Irish River)
Tracked leaders in 4th, ridden and weakened over 2f out (op 20/1)
After a stewards' inquiry, the placings remained unaltered
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