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Adj.1.heliac - pertaining to or near the sun; especially the first rising of a star after and last setting before its invisibility owing to its conjunction with the sun; "the heliacal rising of the Dog Star"; "the heliacal or Sothic year is determined by the heliacal rising of Sothis (the Egyptian name for the Dog Star)"
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Heliac 8.05 Leopardstown 2pts win Despite the obvious claims of joint-topweight Innamorare following a terrific effort in defeat in the mile handicap at the Galway festival, the three-year-old Heliac will be hard to beat in the 1m2f fillies' handicap.
The daughter of Toronado was beaten a length by subsequent Group 3 winner Tarnawa on her seasonal debut at Leopardstown before chasing home Heliac in Cork.
Rodney Pettinga Irish angle Heliac 8.05 Leopardstown Is 2-2 this season, and although up 4lb is progressing nicely and ease in the ground won't harm her chances.