Ascot Saturday 18th January
- Going: Heavy Surface: Turf
- Placepot £150.10, Pool: £154,424.94, 750.66 winning tickets
- Quadpot £37.90, Pool: £10,177.50, 198.35 winning tickets
||4||11-8||S Gollings||S Twiston-Davies||11/8f|
||4||11-4||N B King||T Whelan (3)||9/1|
Astre De La Cour (FR)
||4||10-12||R Walford||L Aspell||2/1|
Green Special (ITY)
||4||10-12||Dave Roberts||Lee Edwards||66/1|
Mandy's Boy (IRE)
||4||10-12||Ian Williams||W Kennedy||8/1|
||4||10-12||Jonjo O'Neill||N Fehily||5/1|
Astre De La Cour (FR) 11-4 (10-12) Took keen hold, tracked leading pair until approaching 3rd, chased leading trio, pushed along and outpaced on long run to 2 out, beaten when mistake 2 out, 4th of 6, 40l behind Vicenzo Mio (11-8) at Kempton 2m 3yo hdl (3) sft in Dec.
Handiwork 3-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, went 2nd after 4 out, ridden 2 out, rallied and upsides last, led and edged right flat, kept on, won at Wetherby 2m 3yo hdl (4) sft in Dec beating Royal Skies (11-0) by 1l, 8 ran.
Vandross (IRE) 7-4 (10-9) Chased leaders, went 2nd 2 out, challenged and hit last, driven and stayed on to lead final 100 yards, won at Fontwell 2m 2f 3yo hdl (4) hvy in Dec beating Akdam (11-7) by 1/2l, 7 ran.
Mandy's Boy (IRE) 11-1 (10-12) Held up in rear, headway after 4 out, chased leaders after next, led last, headed and no extra closing stages, 2nd of 11, 1l behind Mahican (10-12) at Warwick 2m 3yo hdl (4) gs in Dec.
Masquerading 8-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders, ridden to challenge 2f out, not pace of winner 1f out, lost 2nd inside final furlong, no extra close home, 3rd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Cat O'Mountain (9-5) at Kempton 1m 3f 3yo hcp 0-95 (3) pol in Sep (flat).
Green Special (ITY) 33-1 (10-12) Held up mid-division, headway before 4th to chase leaders, weakened before last, 10th of 11, 29l behind Mixed Message (10-5) at Wetherby 2m 3yo mdn hdl (5) gd in Oct.
Cloudy Bob (IRE)
||7||11-12||P G Murphy||C Bolger||16/1|
||7||11-9||T R George||P J Brennan||7/2|
Benefit Cut (IRE)
||8||11-7 t1||Mrs P Robeson||S Twiston-Davies||10/1|
||7||11-5||J L Spearing||J E Moore||8/1|
||8||11-5||Ian Williams||N Fehily||7/2|
||6||10-10||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||15/8f|
||8||10-4 v||O Sherwood||L Aspell||12/1|
Dont Do Mondays (IRE)
||7||10-11||D G Bridgwater||S Quinlan||NR|
Dont Do Mondays (IRE) 15-2 (11-4) Prominent, weakened approaching 3 out, tailed off, 8th of 11, 43l behind Kambis (11-2) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Apr.
Ballinvarrig (IRE) 5-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, went 2nd 2 out until the last, rallied under pressure flat to lead final 50 yards, won at Exeter 2m 3f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Dec beating Ray Diamond (10-0) by 1 1/2l, 11 ran.
Benefit Cut (IRE) 17-2 (11-5) Led and soon clear, reduced lead before 2 out, driven between last 2, edged left and headed beore mistake last, kept on same pace flat, 2nd of 10, 2 1/2l behind Capellanus (11-5) at Southwell 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Oct.
Cloudy Bob (IRE) 9-2 (11-9) Tracked leaders, not much room and switched left after 3 out, stayed on same pace in 3rd from next, 3rd of 11, 11l behind Foxcub (11-11) at Leicester 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gs in Dec.
Kingcora (FR) 3-1 (11-4) Held up mid-division on inner, headway 4 out, went 2nd before last, kept on and no chance with winner, 2nd of 9, 5l behind Umberto D'olivate (11-12) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft.
Fair Bramble 10-1 (10-5) Jumped right, took keen hold tracking winner until 2 out, ridden and rallied to 2nd again last, kept on flat, always held, 2nd of 5, 1 3/4l behind Midnight Lira (10-2) at Exeter 2m 3f mares nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Dec.
Bobcatbilly (IRE) 6-4fav (10-8) Chased leaders, not fluent 7th, went 2nd 4 out, challenged 2 out, led last, edged left, driven out, won at Haydock 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) hvy in Dec beating Supreme Asset (11-5) by 2 3/4l, 6 ran.
Pearls Legend 9-4fav (11-7) Tracked leaders, went 2nd 5 out, ridden before next, 3 lengths down when blundered and lost any chance 3 out, no chance in clear 2nd before next, 2nd of 6, 14l behind Last Shot (11-9) at Ludlow 2m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Dec.
||6||11-5||R Walford||L Aspell||3/1|
||7||11-5||H Fry||N Fehily||5/1|
||7||11-5 p||T Symonds||B Poste||50/1|
Utopie Des Bordes (FR)
||6||11-5||N J Henderson||D Bass||5/1|
||6||11-0||H D Daly||R Johnson||11/8f|
||8||11-0||Evan Williams||A Wedge||12/1|
Highland Retreat 4-7fav (10-12) Led, ridden and in command between last 2, 3 lengths ahead when went left and blundered last, soon pressed, edged left and stayed on under pressure flat, held on gamely, won at Kempton 3m mrs hdl (listed) (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov beating Weather Babe (10-12) by 1l, 5 ran.
Carole's Spirit 2-1fav (11-0) Chased leaders, ridden to challenge 3 out, stayed on under pressure to lead after last, stayed on well, won at Haydock 2m 4f mares listed nov hdl (1) sft in Dec beating As I Am (11-5) by 2 1/2l, 8 ran.
Mickie 5-2fav (11-5) Held up in last pair, not much room bend after 4th, headway approaching 4 out, led 3 out, went left 2 out, joined when went left and bumped last, stayed on to assert run-in, won at Kempton 3m mrs hcp hdl (2) sft in Dec beating Cannon Fodder (10-4) by 1l, 8 ran.
Prima Porta 4-1 (11-0) Held up in touch, outpaced after 3 out, ran on flat, unable to trouble leaders, 4th of 7, 3 1/2l behind Glens Melody (11-8) at Warwick 2m 3f mrs lst hdl (1) hvy.
Utopie Des Bordes (FR) 3-1 (11-7) Chased leading pair, pushed along and outpaced well before 2 out, no extra in 4th approaching 2 out, 4th of 8, 25l behind Mickie (11-5) at Kempton 3m mrs hcp hdl (2) sft in Dec.
Tweedledrum 100-1 (11-0) Held up in 4th, hit 7th, dropped to rear next, left poor 3rd at the last, tailed off, 3rd of 5, 47l behind Reve De Sivola (11-7) at Ascot 3m 1f hdl G1 (1) sft in Dec.
Minella Forfitness (IRE)
||7||11-10||N J Henderson||D Bass||10/1|
||6||11-5||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||5/1|
Irish Saint (FR)
||5||11-5||P F Nicholls||N Fehily||6/1|
||8||11-0||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||8/1|
||7||10-13||R Dickin||C Poste||9/2f|
Knight Of Pleasure
||5||10-10||G L Moore||J E Moore||12/1|
Imperial Leader (IRE)
||6||10-7 t||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||8/1|
Get Back In Line (IRE)
||6||10-6||Jonjo O'Neill||M Linehan (5)||7/1|
||8||10-4 b||D McCain Jnr||H Brooke||5/1|
||7||10-5||N J Gifford||T Garner (5)||NR|
Kuilsriver (IRE) 8-1 (11-2) Tracked winner, lost place and driven after 4th, behind when mistake and unseated rider next, in a race won by Dolatulo (11-8) at Lingfield 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Dec, 7 ran.
Irish Saint (FR) 20-1 (11-3) Always towards rear and never involved, 12th of 20, 32l behind Willow's Saviour (10-5) at Ascot 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Dec.
Imperial Leader (IRE) 8-1 (10-13) Raced on outside and held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders and hit 3 out, losing place when blundered badly next, 13th of 17, 23l behind Vendor (10-12) at Newbury 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-150 (2) sft in Nov.
Bourne 10-3fav (11-12) Soon ridden, lost place 6th, stayed on well from 3 out, 3rd of 8, 5l behind Saphir River (11-4) at Wetherby 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Dec.
Thomas Crapper 9-2 (11-0) Held up in rear, headway approaching 3 out, every chance from 2 out until before last, weakened flat, 8th of 11, 11l behind Sunnyhillboy (10-8) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) gd in Dec.
The Skyfarmer 4-1 (11-0) Mid-division, closed 3rd, challenged 3 out, led before last, soon pressed, stayed on well and drew clear final 100 yards, won at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in Dec beating Lyvius (11-4) by 4l, 9 ran.
Get Back In Line (IRE) 8-1 (10-5) Held up in rear of main group, keeping on same pace and no impression when blundered went left and unseated rider 2 out, in a race won by Ifandbutwhynot (10-11) at Newbury 2m Lstd hcp hdl 0-155 (1) gs in Nov, 8 ran.
Knight Of Pleasure 9-4fav (11-9) Held up behind in touch, went 2nd 4 out, outpaced after next, soon no chance with easy winner, just held on for 2nd near finish, 2nd of 7, 18l behind Dolatulo (11-8) at Lingfield 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Dec.
Minella Forfitness (IRE) 2-1fav (11-11) Held up in mid-division on inside, not much room when blundered and lost place 3rd, headway approaching 3 out, pushed along in 5th before next, went 3rd 2 out, stayed on to 2nd final 100 yards, not reach winner, 2nd of 18, 4 1/2l behind Stopped Out (10-13) at Sandown 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-145 (2) gd in Apr.
Citizenship 12-1 (11-6) Held up in last trio, smooth headway after 4th, went 2nd travelling well before 3 out, led 2 out, shaken up and clear going to the last, easily, won at Exeter 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Dec beating Mixologist (10-0) by 2 3/4l, 8 ran.
Big Fella Thanks
||12||11-12 t||T R George||A Conlon (5)||7/1|
||7||11-10 t||P F Nicholls||H Derham (5)||4/1j|
||9||11-7||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||4/1j|
Bury Parade (IRE)
||8||11-6 h||P F Nicholls||N Fehily||11/2|
||8||11-0||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||9/2|
What A Warrior (IRE)
||7||10-9||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||7/1|
Gus Macrae (IRE)
||10||10-4 pt||Miss R Curtis||P Corbett (5)||17/2|
||10||11-3||R Rowe||A Thornton||NR|
Tatenen (FR) 14-1 (11-5) Towards rear, badly hampered on inside on bend after 12th, steady headway 4 out, chased leaders next, led 2 out, driven and in command between last 2, stayed on strongly, won at Newbury 2m 6f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gd in Nov beating Carrigmorna King (11-6) by 8l, 18 ran.
Bury Parade (IRE) 4-9fav (11-7) Refused to race, in a race won by Desert Cry (11-7) at Exeter 2m 1f grad ch (2) sft in Dec, 4 ran.
Grandioso (IRE) 8-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, mistake 9th (water), soon pulled up, in a race won by Double Ross (10-8) at Cheltenham 2m 5f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Dec, 13 ran.
Theatrical Star 7-2 (11-12) Led and disputed, advantage 9th, joined 2 out, soon in command, clear before last, ridden and stayed on well flat, won at Taunton 2m 7f hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Dec beating Mic's Delight (11-2) by 7l, 6 ran.
Renard (FR) 7-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, went 2nd 5 out, led 3 out, clear approaching last, pushed out, won at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec beating Tranquil Sea (11-8) by 12l, 11 ran.
What A Warrior (IRE) 8-1 (10-0) Held up in rear, ridden and plugging on in 5th when hung right before 2 out, went 3rd 2 out and continued to hang right, no impression on leading duo, 3rd of 7, 4l behind Houblon Des Obeaux (11-6) at Ascot 3m listed hcp chs (1) sft in Dec.
Big Fella Thanks 25-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, headway and went 7th 5 out, went 4th before elbow, no chance with leaders and faded, 7th of 22, 21l behind Chance Du Roy (10-6) at Aintree 3m 2f hcp chs G3 (1) sft in Dec.
Gus Macrae (IRE) 8-1 (9-12) Chased leader, led approaching 2 out, driven and headed last, soon one pace, rallied and stayed on in closing stages, always just held, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Lancetto (11-7) at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Dec.
Days Hotel (IRE)
||9||11-7||H De Bromhead||R Johnson||10/1|
Hidden Cyclone (IRE)
||9||11-7 p||J J Hanlon||A McNamara||4/1|
Kauto Stone (FR)
||8||11-7 b||P F Nicholls||S Twiston-Davies||16/1|
||9||11-7 p||Evan Williams||A Wedge||50/1|
Oiseau de Nuit (FR)
||12||11-7 t||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||28/1|
Sire De Grugy (FR)
||8||11-7||G L Moore||J E Moore||5/4f|
||10||11-7||M R Channon||D Elsworth||11/4|
Sire De Grugy (FR) 4-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders in 4th, went 2nd after 5th, led 4 out, clear when went left 3 out, went left last, stayed on well, ridden out, won at Kempton 2m Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Dec beating Oiseau de Nuit (11-6) by 4l, 6 ran.
Hidden Cyclone (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Chased leader, closer order 6 out, prominent when pecked 2 out, led before straight, narrowly headed last, impeded and switched right run-in, rallied well, not get to winner, 2nd of 7, 3/4l behind Benefficient (11-12) at Leopardstown 2m 1f chs G1 (1) sft in Dec.
Kauto Stone (FR) 11-1 (11-7) Led at strong pace and clear before 3rd, hit 7th (water), reduced lead 4 out, ridden and joined next, soon headed, dropped to 3rd and blundered 2 out, soon weakened, 5th of 9, 18l behind Sire De Grugy (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Dec.
Days Hotel (IRE) 11-4 (11-10) Chased leaders, bad mistake 5 out, moderate 5th approaching straight, left moderate 3rd and kept on same pace from after 3 out, 3rd of 7, 15l behind Twinlight (11-10) at Cork 2m chs Grd 2 (1) sft in Dec.
Oiseau de Nuit (FR) 33-1 (11-6) Tracked leading pair until 5th, left in modest 3rd after 7th, pushed along and stayed on to 2nd before 3 out, plugged on but no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 4l behind Sire De Grugy (11-10) at Kempton 2m Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Dec.
Lancetto (FR) 14-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, went 2nd before last, led last, soon quickened away, driven and stayed on flat, pressed in closing stages but always holding on, won at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Dec beating Gus Macrae (9-12) by 1/2l, 10 ran.
Somersby (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Held up in 6th, went right and bumped 8th, blundered next, travelling well in 5th after 4 out, went 3rd soon after 2 out, driven and stayed on flat, took 2nd final 100 yards, no chance with winner, 2nd of 9, 4l behind Sire De Grugy (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Dec.
Champagne West (IRE)
||6||11-12||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||11/8f|
Call The Cops (IRE)
||5||11-8||N J Henderson||A Tinkler||11/1|
Knock House (IRE)
||5||11-8||M R Channon||D Elsworth||7/2|
||5||11-8||Miss E C Lavelle||L Aspell||8/1|
By The Boardwalk (IRE)
||6||11-2||K C Bailey||S Thomas||20/1|
Ceasar Milan (IRE)
||6||11-2||P F Nicholls||S Twiston-Davies||7/2|
||6||11-2||N B King||T Whelan (3)||33/1|
Champagne West (IRE) 6-4fav (10-2) Tracked leader, led 4th, ridden 2out, left clear last, won at Wincanton 2m 6f hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec beating Old Tricks (10-0) by 10l, 8 ran.
Knock House (IRE) 10-11fav (10-12) Always prominent, hard driven after 3 out, every chance next, led approaching last, ran on well, won at Plumpton 2m 5f nov hdl (4) sft in Dec beating Marcilhac (10-12) by 3l, 10 ran.
Ceasar Milan (IRE) 5-2 (11-0) Mid-division, headway approaching 7th, chased winner before 3 out, well held from next, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 15, 19l behind Deputy Dan (11-0) at Chepstow 2m 4f mdn hdl (4) hvy in Dec.
Call The Cops (IRE) 7-4fav (11-0) Tracked leaders, went 2nd and challenged after 3 out, led before next, ridden clear between last 2, stayed on well, won at Towcester 2m mdn hdl (5) sft in Dec beating Major Milborne (11-0) by 7l, 14 ran.
Delgany Demon 5-2 (10-11) Tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, went 2nd 2f out, led entering final furlong, stayed on well, won at Towcester 2m NH flat (6) hvy in Dec beating Coinage (11-0) by 5l, 7 ran.
Swallowshide 4-1 (11-5) Held up in mid-division, ridden and headway approaching 3 out, left in modest 4th next, 4th of 21, 8l behind Oscar Hoof (10-12) at Doncaster 2m 3f nov hdl (4) gs in Dec.
By The Boardwalk (IRE) 8-1 (10-12) Held up in rear, headway in 3rd well before 2 out, driven after 2 out, stayed on same pace flat, 3rd of 5, 2 1/4l behind Doing Fine (10-12) at Ascot 2m 6f nh nov hdl (2) gs in Nov.