Ayr Wednesday 2nd January

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12:20 E.B.F./Follow Us On Twitter At BetVictorRacing 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier) Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 112-121 Green Flag (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
  • Distance Winner
6 11-12 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 5/6f
2 6044/ Ballet D'anges (FR)
  • Trainer: W Amos
  • Jockey: B Harding
7 11-2 W Amos B Harding 66/1
3 P- Ballybogey (IRE)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
7 11-2 J J Lambe A P McCoy 10/1
4 1-12 Baltimoar (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J M Maguire
  • Beaten Favourite
5 11-2 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 6/4
5 80 Here's To Harry
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
6 11-2 N W Alexander L Alexander (3) 80/1
6 P2- Old Devereux (IRE)
  • Trainer: M Todhunter
  • Jockey: J Reveley
5 11-2 M Todhunter J Reveley 28/1
7 5721-13 Romany Ryme
  • Trainer: J Wade
  • Jockey: B Hughes
  • Distance Winner
7 11-2 J Wade B Hughes 28/1
8 856-U6 Yourlookinathim (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: H Brooke
7 11-2 J S Goldie H Brooke 40/1
9 620-5 She Will Rock You (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
6 10-9 Miss Lucinda V Russell S Twiston-Davies 16/1

Formwatch

Green Flag (IRE) 9-2 (11-3) Tracked leaders in 3rd, led 3 out, clear 2 out, pressed after last, edged left run-in, asserted towards finish, won at Newcastle 2m 6f nh nov hdl (2) hvy in Dec beating Maggio (11-6) by 2 1/4l, 4 ran.

Ballybogey (IRE) 2-1 (12-0) Twrds rr, b mstk 1/2 way, nev involved, pu last, in a race won by Hey R Fella (11-4) at Taylorstown 3m ire ptp sft in Oct '11, 13 ran.

Romany Ryme 9-4 (11-7) Tracked leader to 9th, ridden after 4 out, one pace from 3 out, in 3rd when blundered 2 out, no impression, 3rd of 5, 17l behind Tommysteel (11-13) at Perth 2m 4f nov hts chs (6) gd in May.

She Will Rock You (IRE) 9-2 (10-10) Mistake 1st, chased leading pair until outpaced approaching last (normal 3 out), 5th of 6, 32l behind Lucematic (10-10) at Kelso 2m 6f mrs nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.

Yourlookinathim (IRE) 33-1 (10-12) Held up in rear, struggling 4 out, soon lost touch, tailed off, 6th of 7, well behind Imperial Vic (11-5) at Musselburgh 3m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Dec.

Ballet D'anges (FR) 16-1 (10-5) Held up in touch, ridden after 4 out and struggling, a remote 4th 2 out, never dangerous, 4th of 12, well behind Carpincho (10-12) at Sedgefield 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov '10.

Baltimoar (IRE) 4-11fav (11-7) Tracked leader, led 4f out, ridden and headed over 2f out, kept on and no chance with winner, 2nd of 5, 11l behind Ballyben (10-4) at Haydock 2m NH flat (4) sft in Nov.

Here's To Harry 33-1 (10-11) Mid-division, weakened from 4 out, 12th of 15, well behind Woodpole Academy (11-0) at Newcastle 2m NH Maiden Hurdle (4-6yo) (5) hvy in Dec.

Old Devereux (IRE) 14-1 (11-7) Mid div, 5th & mstk 5out, fair 4th aftr 4out & lft 2nd 2out, 2l 2nd & mstk last, ld brfly early flat, no ex, 2nd of 12, 2l behind Tothemoonandback (11-7) at Dromahane 2m ire ptp sft in Mar.

12:50 Get The BetVictor App Maiden Hurdle

12:50 Get The BetVictor App Maiden Hurdle Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 07 A Southside Boy (GER)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: H Brooke
5 11-5 h J S Goldie H Brooke 100/1
2 4-6 Bernardelli (IRE)
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: B Harding
5 11-5 N G Richards B Harding 50/1
3 1 Halo Moon
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J M Maguire
  • Distance Winner
5 11-5 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 13/8
4 5120/ Hillview Boy (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: J Reveley
  • Distance Winner
9 11-5 J S Goldie J Reveley 12/1
5 1-212 Imjoeking (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
  • Beaten Favourite
6 11-5 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 7/2
6 0 Jovial (IRE)
  • Trainer: R M Smith
  • Jockey: Mr C Bewley
6 11-5 R M Smith Mr C Bewley (7) 100/1
7 635098 One In A Row (IRE)
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: E Whillans
6 11-5 A C Whillans E Whillans (3) 66/1
8 311F7 Our Joey (IRE)
  • Trainer: G Bewley
  • Jockey: J Bewley
  • Distance Winner
5 11-5 G Bewley J Bewley (7) 6/4f
9 FF-3F Shanroe Secret (IRE)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
6 11-5 J J Lambe A P McCoy 20/1
10 6-29 Trouble In Paris (IRE)
  • Trainer: F P Murtagh
  • Jockey: L Alexander
6 11-5 F P Murtagh L Alexander (3) 100/1

Formwatch

Imjoeking (IRE) 9-4fav (10-12) Held up in rear, headway 3 out, chased winner from 2 out, no impression, 2nd of 7, 10l behind Morning Royalty (10-12) at Carlisle 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.

Halo Moon 9-4 (11-0) Held up mid-division, went 2nd about 5f out, led over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, soon clear, won at Towcester 2m NH flat (6) sft in Dec beating High Ville (11-0) by 9l, 9 ran.

Hillview Boy (IRE) 66-1 (11-4) Held up behind, effort over 3f out, no impression, 12th of 19, 25l behind Sitting Tennant (11-4) at Aintree 2m 1f nat hunt flat Grade 2 (1) gs in Apr '09.

Trouble In Paris (IRE) 40-1 (10-11) Held up in touch, lost place over 4f out, soon behind, 9th of 10, well behind Baltimoar (11-0) at Carlisle 2m 1f NH flat (6) sft in Oct.

Shanroe Secret (IRE) 6-1 (12-0) Mid div, rdn in ok 5th & fell 3out, in a race won by Lecale Lad (11-4) at Loughanmore 3m ire ptp hvy in Dec, 17 ran.

A Southside Boy (GER) 50-1 (10-9) Raced wide towards rear, hampered 1st, went left 5th, well beaten when blundered 3 out, tailed off, 7th of 13, well behind Blackwater King (10-12) at Kelso 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.

Bernardelli (IRE) 40-1 (11-4) Held up towards rear, not fluent 2nd, just in touch when not fluent 6th, soon weakened, tailed off, 6th of 12, well behind Buthelezi (11-4) at Aintree 2m 1f mdn hdl (4) sft in Dec.

Jovial (IRE) 80-1 (10-11) Held up towards rear, never dangerous, last of 14, well behind Waltz Darling (11-0) at Musselburgh 2m mdn hdl (5) gs in Dec.

One In A Row (IRE) 100-1 (10-9) Always towards rear, 8th of 11, well behind Morning Royalty (11-5) at Carlisle 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec.

Our Joey (IRE) 66-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear in touch, struggling 4 out, never on terms, 7th of 9, 46l behind Coneygree (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nh nov hdl (1) sft in Nov.

13:20 Download The BetVictor Spincast App Now Novices' Chase

13:20 Download The BetVictor Spincast App Now Novices' Chase Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 1/3211- Diocles (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J M Maguire
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-0 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 9/4
2 37487P Lord Of Drums (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
  • Beaten Favourite
7 11-0 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 66/1
3 31116-1 Tap Night (USA)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Course and Distance Winner
6 11-0 Miss Lucinda V Russell A P McCoy 4/9f
4 951-PF Un Guet Apens (FR)
  • Trainer: J Ewart
  • Jockey: B Hughes
  • Course and Distance Winner
5 10-10 h J Ewart B Hughes 14/1

Formwatch

Tap Night (USA) 6-4fav (11-12) Held up behind leaders, not fluent 6th, headway approaching 3 out, led last, just held on, won at Ayr 2m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov beating Auenschutze (10-0) by shd, 6 ran.

Un Guet Apens (FR) 20-1 (10-7) Led, blundered 7 out, soon headed, weakened 4 out, in 5th when fell 2 out, in a race won by Yurok (11-0) at Wetherby 2m 4f nov chs (3) sft in Dec, 7 ran.

Diocles (IRE) 2-7fav (11-11) Tracked leader, led after 3rd, headed next, led approaching and jumped right 3 out, jumped right next 2, ridden run-in, held on well, won at Ayr 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Jan '12 beating Jet Master (11-6) by 1l, 7 ran.

Lord Of Drums (IRE) 5-2fav (11-5) In rear, hit 6th, mistake next, ridden and struggling after 4 out, tailed off 3 out, pulled up after next, in a race won by Rowan Road (10-0) at Kelso 3m 3f nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Dec, 6 ran.

13:50 BetVictor Exclusive Antepost Offer Cheltenham 2013 Handicap Hurdle

13:50 BetVictor Exclusive Antepost Offer Cheltenham 2013 Handicap Hurdle Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 228-1P3 Streams Of Whiskey (IRE)
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: B Harding
6 11-12 N G Richards B Harding 6/1
2 P05-443 Soft Spoken Guy (IRE)
  • Trainer: M A Barnes
  • Jockey: M J McAlister
  • Distance Winner
10 11-6 pt M A Barnes M J McAlister 22/1
3 2P02-51 Talkin Sence (IRE) (ex7)
  • Trainer: W Coltherd
  • Jockey: G Rutherford
8 11-6 W Coltherd G Rutherford (5) 9/4f
4 P-5FP76 Forestside (IRE)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
8 11-3 J J Lambe A P McCoy 16/1
5 306-331 Delightfully (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: G Cockburn
  • Distance Winner
9 11-1 b Miss Lucinda V Russell G Cockburn (7) 14/1
6 F-34668 Storm To Pass
  • Trainer: C Grant
  • Jockey: K Renwick
5 11-0 C Grant K Renwick 40/1
7 6U4P3-1 Boris The Blade
  • Trainer: Miss T Jackson
  • Jockey: R McGrath
  • Course and Distance Winner
11 10-12 b Miss T Jackson R McGrath 4/1
8 1P24-93 Shooting Times
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 10-12 p Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 9/2
9 51/11-15 Daasij (IRE)
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 10-12 p1 N W Alexander L Alexander (3) 10/1
10 4436-13 Bollin Fiona
  • Trainer: D W Whillans
  • Jockey: C Whillans
  • Distance Winner
9 10-10 D W Whillans C Whillans (5) 16/1
11 423267 Dundock
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: E Whillans
12 10-6 A C Whillans E Whillans (3) NR

Formwatch

Dundock 12-1 (11-0) Held up, outpaced 8th, headway 3 out, chasing leaders when mistake next, no extra, 7th of 10, 35l behind Carmela Maria (9-12) at Catterick 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Dec.

Forestside (IRE) 16-1 (10-13) Soon well off the pace in mid-division, some headway but not going to get there from 3 out, kept on same pace, 6th of 11, 16l behind For A Finish (11-5) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 sft in Nov.

Talkin Sence (IRE) 5-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, headway to lead after 3 out, clear last, stayed on well, eased towards finish, won at Kelso 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Dec beating Solis (10-7) by 12l, 9 ran.

Bollin Fiona 10-1 (11-0) Held up in touch, outpaced 3 out, kept on from last, soon went 3rd, no impression, 3rd of 11, 19l behind Lisdonagh House (10-3) at Hexham 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Nov.

Delightfully (FR) 12-1 (11-5) Towards rear, headway before 2 out, soon ridden, kept on to lead towards finish, won at Newcastle 3m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Nov beating Everdon Brook (10-8) by nk, 18 ran.

Shooting Times 11-4fav (11-9) Raced in last pair, pushed along from 5th, ridden and stayed on to go 3rd flat, no impression with front pair, 3rd of 6, 9l behind Cuban Piece (11-9) at Cartmel 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gd in Jun.

Storm To Pass 7-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, weakened after 2 out, 8th of 13, 42l behind Gymdoli (10-12) at Hexham 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) hvy in Nov.

Soft Spoken Guy (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) With winner, outpaced after 3 out, no impression, 3rd of 6, 13l behind Dunowen Point (11-9) at Sedgefield 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec.

Streams Of Whiskey (IRE) 4-1 (11-2) In touch, driven approaching 3 out, chased leading pair next, kept on same pace, no impression, 3rd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Imperial Vic (11-5) at Musselburgh 3m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Dec.

Boris The Blade 12-1 (11-12) Made all, pressed 2 out and not fluent, kept on well from last, won at Newcastle 3m hcp 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec beating Shadow Boxer (10-5) by 4 1/2l, 10 ran.

Daasij (IRE) 7-1 (10-6) In rear, ridden after 4 out, soon weakened, 5th of 8, 23l behind Micro Mission (11-3) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Dec.

14:20 BetVictor Non Runner Free Bet At Cheltenham Handicap Hurdle

14:20 BetVictor Non Runner Free Bet At Cheltenham Handicap Hurdle Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 22418-8 Seader (USA)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
8 11-12 J J Lambe A P McCoy 4/1
2 D90-633 Mighty Whitey (IRE)
  • Trainer: N C Kelly
  • Jockey: D R Fox
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 t N C Kelly D R Fox (7) 5/1
3 7140-77 Nowurhurlin (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J M Maguire
6 11-10 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 11/8f
4 7U-9260 Grand Diamond (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: H Brooke
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
9 11-2 J S Goldie H Brooke 20/1
5 428-732 Funky Munky
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: E Whillans
  • Course Winner
8 10-9 p A C Whillans E Whillans (3) 11/4

Formwatch

Seader (USA) 20-1 (10-9) Lost ground start, never a factor, kept on straight, 8th of 16, 9l behind Lough Roe Lady (11-2) at Thurles 2m hcp hdl 80-116 in Nov.

Mighty Whitey (IRE) 9-2 (11-5) Tracked leader in clear 2nd, close up 4th, led 3 out, headed approaching next, soon ridden, one pace approaching last, no chance with winner flat, lost 2nd near finish, 3rd of 11, 6l behind Hunters Belt (10-10) at Perth 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Sep.

Nowurhurlin (IRE) 9-1 (11-9) Towards rear, headway to chase leaders 4 out, ridden before 2 out, weakened before last, 7th of 9, 10l behind Markadam (10-10) at Carlisle 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Dec.

Funky Munky 8-1 (10-9) Tracked leader, ridden before 6th, led 3 out, edged left just before last, headed and unable to quicken flat, 2nd of 16, 3/4l behind Rear Admiral (11-1) at Catterick 2m 3f con hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs in Dec.

Grand Diamond (IRE) 66-1 (10-6) Held up mid-division, weakened before last, 12th of 15, 34l behind Parc Des Princes (10-5) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Dec.

14:50 BetVictor.com Handicap Chase

14:50 BetVictor.com Handicap Chase Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 097-531 Desert Cry (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J M Maguire
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 D McCain Jnr J M Maguire 5/4f
2 F213-52 Kudu Country (IRE)
  • Trainer: T P Tate
  • Jockey: J Reveley
  • Distance Winner
7 11-11 T P Tate J Reveley 11/4
3 425-211 Prosecco (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
  • Course and Distance Winner
11 11-3 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 11/2
4 1-P1P22 Rossini's Dancer
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
  • Distance Winner
8 11-2 p N W Alexander L Alexander (3) 9/1
5 71-1921 Locked Inthepocket (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss P Robson
  • Jockey: R McGrath
  • Course Winner
9 10-12 Miss P Robson R McGrath 7/1

Formwatch

Desert Cry (IRE) 3-1fav (11-6) Chased leaders, went 2nd 4 out, led 2 out, drew clear last, comfortably (2 fences omitted), won at Haydock 2m hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec beating Kudu Country (11-12) by 10l, 8 ran.

Kudu Country (IRE) 7-2 (11-12) Chased leaders, led 4th, driven clear 4 out, headed 2 out, no extra flat, 2nd of 8, 10l behind Desert Cry (11-6) at Haydock 2m hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.

Rossini's Dancer 15-2 (10-11) Held up in touch, with leader 6th, went 2nd before 4 out, ridden before 2 out, stayed on to chase winner last 75 yards, held towards finish, 2nd of 6, 1 3/4l behind Prosecco (10-12) at Wetherby 2m hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Dec.

Prosecco (IRE) 5-2 (10-12) Tracked leaders in 3rd, led before 4 out, ridden before last, kept on well towards finish, won at Wetherby 2m hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Dec beating Rossini's Dancer (10-11) by 1 3/4l, 6 ran.

Locked Inthepocket (IRE) 6-1 (10-11) Took keen hold, chased leading pair, went 2nd 5th, led 3 out, joined and pressed when left clear 2 out, won at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Nov beating Balding Banker (11-7) by 9l, 8 ran.

15:20 BetVictor Cheltenham Festival Antepost Pioneers Handicap Chase

15:20 BetVictor Cheltenham Festival Antepost Pioneers Handicap Chase Wednesday 2nd January 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 2/433-26 Bertie Milan (IRE)
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
8 11-12 N W Alexander L Alexander (3) 10/1
2 6/1F4P-P Overlady
  • Trainer: W Coltherd
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Course and Distance Winner
11 11-10 W Coltherd A P McCoy 9/2
3 225133 Cilliseal (IRE)
  • Trainer: N C Kelly
  • Jockey: D R Fox
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
8 11-9 t N C Kelly D R Fox (7) 12/1
4 110-677 Knight Woodsman
  • Trainer: R M Smith
  • Jockey: Mr C Bewley
9 11-8 R M Smith Mr C Bewley (7) 66/1
5 153-434 Beau Dandy (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Wade
  • Jockey: K Renwick
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 11-4 J Wade K Renwick 3/1
6 PP2P-54 Blazing Diva (IRE)
  • Trainer: A M Thomson
  • Jockey: R Mania
10 11-3 b A M Thomson R Mania 25/1
7 93511/6 Too Cool To Fool (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: H Brooke
  • Course and Distance Winner
10 11-1 J S Goldie H Brooke 14/1
8 436-45P Sammy Spiderman
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: E Whillans
  • Course and Distance Winner
10 10-9 v A C Whillans E Whillans (3) 20/1
9 6/124P-2 Shadow Boxer
  • Trainer: D W Whillans
  • Jockey: C Whillans
8 10-8 D W Whillans C Whillans (5) 11/4f
10 4-4P311 Samson Collonges (FR)
  • Trainer: Ferdy Murphy
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Distance Winner
7 10-0 Ferdy Murphy S Twiston-Davies 5/1

Formwatch

Shadow Boxer 10-1 (10-5) In touch, headway before 10th, challenged 3 out, every chance from 2 out until after last, kept on and always held, 2nd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Boris The Blade (11-12) at Newcastle 3m hcp 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.

Cilliseal (IRE) 9-4fav (10-1) Tracked leader, led before 10th, headed 5 out, ridden before last, one pace, 3rd of 6, 2l behind Leac An Scail (11-0) at Hexham 4m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Nov.

Beau Dandy (IRE) 7-2fav (11-7) Close up, pushed along before 10th, ridden before 4 out, soon weakened, 4th of 10, 19l behind Boris The Blade (11-12) at Newcastle 3m hcp 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.

Bertie Milan (IRE) 4-1 (10-9) In rear and raced wide, headway before 5 out, ridden and weakened before 3 out, 6th of 9, 15l behind Mcmurrough (11-12) at Newcastle 2m 4f hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy in Dec.

Too Cool To Fool (IRE) 9-2 (10-6) Held up towards rear and keen, blundered 14th, weakened from 5 out, 6th of 8, 26l behind Definite Appeal (10-7) at Newcastle 3m hcp chs 0-110 (4) gs in Nov.

Overlady 9-1 (10-3) Held up mid-division, struggling halfway, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Mumbles Head (11-8) at Perth 3m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in May, 12 ran.

Knight Woodsman 33-1 (10-9) Tracked leader, pushed along before 9th, soon lost place, 7th of 10, well behind Bhaltair (11-3) at Musselburgh 2m 4f Conditional Handicap Chase (0-120) (4yo+) (4) gs in Dec.

Blazing Diva (IRE) 5-2 (10-1) Tracked leader, pushed along 6 out, soon weakened, 4th of 5, 25l behind Cool Operator (11-5) at Carlisle 3m 2f hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec.

Sammy Spiderman 20-1 (10-10) Towards rear, reminders after 8th, weakened 11th, pulled up 12th, in a race won by Boris The Blade (11-12) at Newcastle 3m hcp 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec, 10 ran.

Samson Collonges (FR) 7-4fav (10-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, jumped slow 3 out, outpaced 2 out, stayed on to lead last 100 yards, won at Hexham 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-95 (5) hvy in Nov beating Sam Patch (11-3) by 2 1/2l, 5 ran.