Ascot Saturday 22nd December
- Going: Heavy Surface: Turf
- Placepot £318.50, Pool: £183,320.00, 420.07 winning tickets
- Quadpot £90.50, Pool: £11,717.70, 95.8 winning tickets
De La Bech
||5||11-12||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||3/1f|
||7||11-11||N J Gifford||L Treadwell||50/1|
Cheat The Cheater (IRE)
||5||11-10 p1||Miss R Curtis||A P McCoy||10/1|
||5||11-9||H Fry||Mr J Barber (7)||16/1|
Top Dancer (FR)
||5||11-8||B I Case||K Moore (7)||14/1|
||8||11-6||R Dickin||H Oliver||14/1|
||5||11-4||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||14/1|
||7||11-4||J A B Old||M D Grant||5/1|
Koultas King (IRE)
||5||11-4 t||Tim Vaughan||M Byrne (5)||16/1|
Wings Of Icarus (IRE)
||5||10-13||D Pipe||T Scudamore||5/1|
Call Me Sir (IRE)
||10||10-11||Mrs S Gardner||Miss L Gardner (5)||20/1|
Bally Sands (IRE)
||8||10-8||R Mathew||D Crosse||25/1|
||4||10-7||G L Moore||J E Moore||10/1|
||5||10-11||P R Webber||L Heard||NR|
Struanmore 66-1 (10-11) Led from 1st, headed 3rd, led again 3 out, headed before last, weakened run-in, 5th of 15, 8l behind Tanerko Emery (11-11) at Sandown 2m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy.
De La Bech 7-2 (10-12) Led, headed narrowly before 2 out, led again between last 2, stayed on well to go clear flat, comfortably, won at Lingfield 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov beating Until Winning (10-12) by 20l, 8 ran.
Okafranca (IRE) 9-2fav (11-4) Mid-division, headway approaching 9th, went 2nd soon after 3 out, led soon after, idled flat, driven out, won at Taunton 3m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft beating Fortuna Rose (11-2) by 1 1/4l, 16 ran.
Highland Retreat 12-1 (10-9) Mid-division, headway 5th, outpaced after 2 out, stayed on flat, 4th of 12, 10l behind Midnight Appeal (10-12) at Hereford 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) sft.
Tothemoonandback (IRE) 16-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders in 3rd on outer, pushed along and in rear before 4 out, soon tailed off, last of 6, 25l behind Billy Merriott (11-5) at Plumpton 2m 5f nov hdl (4) gs in Nov.
Kaylif Aramis 9-4fav (10-12) Tracked leaders, not fluent 4th or 5th, ridden when close up 2 out, went 2nd when mistake 2 out, no impression on winner before last, lost 2nd post, 3rd of 9, 6l behind Tealissio (10-12) at Leicester 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Call Me Sir (IRE) 9-2 (10-9) Held up in rear, good headway on outside to 3rd after 3 out, went 2nd and closed approaching next, led approaching last, ridden and kept on well flat, won at Wincanton 2m 6f NH Novice Handicap Hurdle (0-105) (3yo+) (4) sft beating Be All Man (11-9) by 3 1/2l, 8 ran.
Cheat The Cheater (IRE) 3-1 (10-12) Tracked winner until 5th, stayed handy, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, no extra flat, 3rd of 6, 11l behind Grouse Lodge (11-5) at Uttoxeter 3m nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov.
Wings Of Icarus (IRE) 4-1 (10-6) Always towards rear, tailed off, 13th of 17, well behind Lamps (11-9) at Sandown 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Nov.
Top Dancer (FR) 6-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders, driven 4 out, ridden 2 out, kept on same pace, no impression before last, 4th of 13, 19l behind Fred The Shred (10-3) at Chepstow 3m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) hvy.
Bally Sands (IRE) 100-1 (11-2) Chased leaders until ridden and weakened rapidly 6th, tailed off, 20th of 23, well behind Aegean Dawn (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Nov '10.
Oscar Papa 20-1 (11-7) Towards rear, ridden after 9th, behind 13th, tailed off, 10th of 13, well behind Pete The Feat (11-12) at Folkestone 3m 1f hcp chs 0-110 (4) gd in Nov.
Cornish Ice 8-1 (11-0) Tracked leader, ridden before 3 out, one pace and no impression before 2 out, 3rd of 11, 14l behind Moscow Presents (11-0) at Towcester 2m mdn hdl (5) sft.
Koultas King (IRE) 7-2 (10-7) Tracked leader, led 3rd, headed 3 out, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 6, 2 1/4l behind Dreams Of Milan (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov.
||6||11-7||Ian Williams||P J Brennan||5/4j|
Brass Tax (IRE)
||6||11-4||B I Case||A P McCoy||8/1|
Cedre Bleu (FR)
||5||11-0 pt||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||5/4j|
On Trend (IRE)
||6||11-0||N J Gifford||Tom Cannon||12/1|
Cedre Bleu (FR) 5-2fav (11-12) Led until 6th, remained prominent, every chance 3 out, soon under pressure, no extra from last, 4th of 11, 3 1/2l behind Sizing Santiago (10-13) at Newbury 2m 6f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.
Brass Tax (IRE) 6-1 (11-9) Tracked leader, ridden to lead 2 out, driven out and joined post, won at Market Rasen 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov deadheating with Alpine Breeze (11-12), 7 ran.
On Trend (IRE) 17-2 (10-9) Held up in rear when fell 5 out, in a race won by Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs, 15 ran.
Solix (FR) 8-1 (10-3) 6th of 8, 8l behind Tir Au But (9-13) at Auteuil(FR) 2m 5f hdl G2 (1) hvy in Nov.
Cucumber Run (IRE)
||7||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||12/1|
||10||11-7 b||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||66/1|
Master Of The Hall (IRE)
||8||11-7||N J Henderson||A P McCoy||8/1|
Prospect Wells (FR)
||7||11-7 t||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||8/1|
Reve de Sivola (FR)
||7||11-7||Nick Williams||R Johnson||9/2|
Smad Place (FR)
||5||11-7||A King||R Thornton||15/8f|
Trustan Times (IRE)
||6||11-7||T D Easterby||D C Costello||11/4|
Five Dream (FR)
||8||11-7||P F Nicholls||Non Runner||NR|
Five Dream (FR) 33-1 (11-0) Disputed lead, driven approaching 2 out, soon no chance with easy winner, weakened to 4th last, last of 4, 27l behind Big Buck's (11-8) at Newbury 3m hdl G2 (1) sft.
Reve de Sivola (FR) 33-1 (11-0) Held up 4th and last, driven after 4 out, ridden before 2 out, stayed on to take 2nd after last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 4, 9l behind Big Buck's (11-8) at Newbury 3m hdl G2 (1) sft.
Smad Place (FR) 10-11fav (11-4) Held up in touch, ridden and weakened before 2 out, 3rd of 6, 25l behind Tidal Bay (11-0) at Wetherby 3m 1f hdl G2 (1) gs in Nov.
Trustan Times (IRE) 10-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, taken wide before bend after 6th, headway 4 out, led 2 out, kept on well from last, driven out, won at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov beating Holywell (11-0) by 2 3/4l, 16 ran.
Prospect Wells (FR) 15-2 (11-0) Mid-division in touch, headway 4 out, chased leaders under pressure next, kept on same pace, no impression before last, 10th of 18, 17l behind Olofi (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Master Of The Hall (IRE) 12-1 (11-10) Held up in rear, blundered 9th, ridden before 3 out, soon weakened, last of 6, well behind Silviniaco Conti (11-5) at Wetherby 3m 1f chs G2 (1) gs in Nov.
Cucumber Run (IRE) 33-1 (11-4) Held up in touch in mid-division, mistake 5th, headway 9th, challenged 3 out, no impression on winner flat, stayed on, 2nd of 17, 2 3/4l behind Fair Along (11-12) at Newbury 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.
Kayf Aramis 20-1 (10-11) Led, headed narrowly after 3 out, driven next, every chance between last 2, weakened flat, 8th of 12, 22l behind At Fishers Cross (10-12) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) hvy.
Roberto Goldback (IRE)
||10||11-12||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||4/1|
Hey Big Spender (IRE)
||9||11-8||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||9/2|
Hold On Julio (IRE)
||9||10-11||A King||R Thornton||9/4f|
||7||10-2 p||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||7/1|
||6||10-1||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||9/1|
Wyck Hill (IRE)
||8||10-0||D G Bridgwater||T Scudamore||4/1|
Wyck Hill (IRE) 3-1 (11-4) Made all, pressed from 3 out, strongly challenged after last, held on gamely (2 fences ommited), won at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft in Nov beating Fill The Power (11-7) by 1/2l, 9 ran.
Katenko (FR) 25-1 (10-13) Held up mid-division, headway 4 out, ridden 3 out, soon weakened, 11th of 16, 47l behind Trustan Times (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Roberto Goldback (IRE) 33-1 (11-3) In touch when blundered and unseated rider 14th, in a race won by Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs, 19 ran.
Hey Big Spender (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, headway approaching 16th, challenged last, led flat, driven out, won at Warwick 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) gs in Jan beating Fredo (10-0) by 3/4l, 13 ran.
Ackertac (IRE) 8-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, bumped 3rd, closed 5th, reminder 8th, 3rd and ridden when hampered 4 out, went 2nd before 2 out, led approaching last, stayed on, hung left close home, won at Ascot 2m 3f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov beating Vino Griego (11-6) by 2 1/2l, 10 ran.
Hold On Julio (IRE) 8-1 (10-8) Mid-division, ridden and outpaced 16th, kept on under pressure from last, never nearer, 5th of 19, 27l behind Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs.
Petit Robin (FR)
||9||11-12||N J Henderson||Mr N De Boinville (7)||25/1|
Balder Succes (FR)
||4||11-4||A King||R Thornton||7/1|
Cash And Go (IRE)
||5||11-2||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||11/2f|
||6||11-1 pt||T R George||P J Brennan||9/1|
||6||10-13||B Ellison||P Corbett (7)||25/1|
Cause Of Causes (USA)
||4||10-13||G Elliott||D J Condon||25/1|
||7||10-13||W P Mullins||D E Mullins||14/1|
Double Ross (IRE)
||6||10-13||N A Twiston-Davies||S Twiston-Davies||14/1|
||4||10-12 t1||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||8/1|
It's A Gimme (IRE)
||5||10-11||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||8/1|
Princeton Plains (IRE)
||6||10-10||E P Harty||N P Madden||25/1|
Urbain De Sivola (FR)
||4||10-9||Nick Williams||N Scholfield||20/1|
||4||10-6||D Pipe||T Scudamore||16/1|
Thomas Edison (IRE)
||5||10-6 t||A J Martin||M P Walsh||33/1|
Dan Breen (IRE)
||7||10-6 p||D Pipe||F J Hayes (10)||25/1|
||4||10-6||N J Henderson||J McGrath (5)||14/1|
||5||10-4 pt||Tim Vaughan||R Johnson||25/1|
Bar De Ligne (FR)
||6||10-4||S Gollings||D C Costello||33/1|
First In The Queue (IRE)
||5||10-3||N J Henderson||A Tinkler||66/1|
||7||10-2||Mrs L J Mongan||Tom Cannon (3)||25/1|
Into Wain (USA)
||5||10-1||S Gollings||B Hughes||16/1|
Cause Of Causes (USA) 12-1 (11-0) Held up behind, headway 3 out, chased leaders before last, ridden and staying on when not clear run and switched left flat, went 3rd towards finish, not reached leaders, 3rd of 18, 4l behind Olofi (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Petit Robin (FR) 11-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, led before 2 out, strongly challenged after last, all out, just held on, won at Sandown 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) sft beating Into Wain (10-2) by ns, 12 ran.
Dan Breen (IRE) 12-1 (11-2) In touch, headway 3 out, went 2nd approaching next, led narrowly between last 2, headed and 1 length down when stumbled and almost unseated rider last, soon lost place, kept on same pace, 3rd of 17, 20l behind Dark Lover (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy.
Double Ross (IRE) 4-1fav (11-10) Led, ridden and hit last, headed run-in, lost 2nd last 100 yards, no extra, 4th of 12, 7l behind Yesyoucan (10-12) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft in Nov.
First Avenue 10-1 (11-2) Held up in last pair, good headway on inside to chase leading pair 2 out, ridden to challenge in 2nd and every chance when fell last, in a race won by General Ting (10-3) at Sandown 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Nov, 12 ran.
Princeton Plains (IRE) 5-2fav (11-7) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden in close 4th and not clear run 2 out, stayed on to challenge approaching last, strongly pressed winner in 2nd run-in, no extra last strides, 2nd of 10, nk behind Lough Ferrib (10-12) at Listowel 2m hcp hdl hvy in Sep.
Bar De Ligne (FR) 10-1 (10-13) Held up towards rear, headway before 4 out, went 5th 3 out, weakened before last, 5th of 12, 14l behind Yesyoucan (10-12) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft in Nov.
Into Wain (USA) 15-2 (10-2) Mid-division, headway 2 out, soon chasing leaders, every chance after last, just failed, 2nd of 12, ns behind Petit Robin (11-5) at Sandown 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) sft.
Urbain De Sivola (FR) 12-1 (10-7) 8th of 9, well behind Esmondo (10-7) at Auteuil(FR) 2m 3f 4yo hdl Grade 1 (1) hvy in Nov.
Thomas Edison (IRE) 7-1 (10-6) Waited with, improved travelling well to track leaders from 2 out, struggling to get to winner when not fluent and kept on same pace from last, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Beef To The Heels (9-3) at Down Royal 2m hcp hdl 0-150 gs in Nov.
First In The Queue (IRE) 16-1 (10-5) Held up towards rear, headway from 2 out, went 2nd flat, stayed on, not able to get to winner, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Petit Robin (11-9) at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov.
Ranjaan (FR) 7-2fav (10-5) Raced keenly, held up mid-division, switched outside approaching 3rd, headway 5th, led when not fluent 2 out, hard pressed when not fluent again last, ridden out flat, won at Taunton 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-145 (2) gs in Jan beating Third Intention (11-12) by 3 1/2l, 12 ran.
Rattan (USA) 25-1 (11-3) Towards rear, headway after 4 out, chased leaders after 2 out, kept on same pace on stands side rail approaching last, no impression, 6th of 18, 6l behind Olofi (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Kazlian (FR) 9-1 (10-11) In touch, mistake 4 out, weakened after 2 out, 14th of 18, 39l behind Olofi (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Olofi (FR) 8-1 (10-11) Mid-division on outside, headway 4 out, went 3rd 2 out, effort when not much room on stands side rail and switched left before last, led soon after, stayed on well flat, won at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov beating Cash And Go (11-2) by 2 1/2l, 18 ran.
Balder Succes (FR) 1-2fav (11-2) Tracked leaders in 3rd, went 2nd before 3 out, led before last, stayed on strongly and drew clear run-in, ridden out, won at Haydock 2m 4yo hdl (2) sft in Nov beating Hollow Tree (11-6) by 6l, 4 ran.
Bothy 10-1 (11-7) Led to 2nd, led after 4 out, headed before 2 out, weakened before last, 3rd of 4, 33l behind Countrywide Flame (11-7) at Newcastle 2m hdl G1 (1) hvy.
Lyvius 7-2 (10-7) Chased leaders, led 2 out, ridden clear last, comfortably, won at Newbury 2m lst hcp hdl (0-150) (1) sft in Nov beating Edgardo Sol (11-3) by 2l, 6 ran.
Rigidity 85-40 (11-1) Chased leaders, went 2nd after 4th, hit next, no chance when lost 2nd approaching 4 out, rallied to 2nd again approaching last, never any chance with unchallenged winner, 2nd of 6, 11l behind Kie (10-7) at Musselburgh 2m beg chs (3) gd in Nov.
It's A Gimme (IRE) 7-1 (10-12) Held up in touch in mid-division, headway to chase leaders approaching 2 out, chased winner and strong challenge flat, every chance until found no extra towards finish, 2nd of 15, 1/2l behind Raya Star (11-12) at Ascot 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) gs in Nov.
Cash And Go (IRE) 6-1 (11-2) Mid-division, headway before 3 out, effort on inside approaching last, went 2nd flat, kept on, not reach winner, 2nd of 18, 2 1/2l behind Olofi (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
||7||11-12||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||8/1|
Gus Macrae (IRE)
||8||11-9 pt||Miss R Curtis||P Corbett (7)||14/1|
Ulck Du Lin (FR)
||4||11-5||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||Evsf|
My Brother Sylvest
||6||11-2 b||D Pipe||T Scudamore||10/1|
Vino Griego (FR)
||7||11-2 b||G L Moore||J E Moore||7/2|
El Lobo (FR)
||5||10-13 t1||D Pipe||A P McCoy||15/2|
||11||10-5 bt||Miss Z C Davison||G Gracey-davison (5)||33/1|
||6||11-9 t||T R George||2nd Preference||NR|
||7||11-2||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||NR|
Majala (FR) 2-1fav (11-0) Tracked leader, led 7th, made rest, clear when mistake last, eased run in, won at Taunton 2m beg chs (3) sft in Nov beating Renard D'Irlande (11-0) by 10l, 7 ran.
Nobunaga 16-1 (11-2) Raced in 4th and off the pace, pushed along 9th, ridden before 11th, driven after 3 out, weakened next, blundered last, 6th of 10, 14l behind Shoegazer (11-7) at Newton Abbot 2m 5f listed hcp chs (1) sft in Sep.
Ulck Du Lin (FR) 2-1fav (10-2) Tracked leaders on inside, headway 4 out, led 2 out, ridden and stayed on well to go clear from last, won at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs beating Oh Crick (11-2) by 4l, 15 ran.
Nozic (FR) 8-1 (11-5) Led until after 3 out, one pace before last, 4th of 7, 7l behind George Nympton (11-7) at Warwick 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft.
Falcon Island 20-1 (11-5) Led 3rd, tracked leader, led again 6th to after 8th, remained prominent, ridden 2 out, stayed on to press for 2nd flat, no extra in 4th towards finish, 4th of 15, 5l behind Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs.
Gus Macrae (IRE) 8-1 (10-7) In touch, effort to chase leaders 4 out, ridden 2 out, kept on same pace, 5th of 15, 8l behind Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs.
El Lobo (FR) 3-1 (11-1) Led, headed approaching 4 out, chased leader until next, 3rd and well beaten when blundered badly next, 3rd of 6, 34l behind Oscar Gogo (11-7) at Ffos Las 2m 3f hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Dec '11.
My Brother Sylvest 15-2 (11-12) Led until 2nd, led next, jumped right and headed 4 out, pecked slightly 3 out, led 2 out, went right last, headed flat, held close home, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind Mentalist (10-6) at Ludlow 2m hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Nov.
Vino Griego (FR) 13-2 (11-6) Prominent, led 2nd until 4th, led 5th, not fluent next, headed 4 out, led again before 2 out, headed approaching last, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 10, 2 1/2l behind Ackertac (11-11) at Ascot 2m 3f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.