Ayr Thursday 21st February

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Ayr course guide

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14:20 Download The BetVictor Spincast App Now Novices' Hurdle Thursday 21st February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 1-315 Dreams Of Milan (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: H Brooke
5 11-10 D McCain Jnr H Brooke 2/9f
2 346 Brae On (IRE)
  • Trainer: G Bewley
  • Jockey: J Bewley
5 11-3 G Bewley J Bewley (7) 9/1
3 7- Crabbie's Cloudy (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J Kington
  • Beaten Favourite
6 11-3 D McCain Jnr J Kington (3) 16/1
7 F-3F58F Shanroe Secret (IRE)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: G Watters
6 11-3 J J Lambe G Watters (7) 12/1
8 6 Mr Opulence
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
4 10-7 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 20/1
6 5/11342 Shanen (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss P Robson
  • Jockey: R McGrath
7 11-3 t Miss P Robson R McGrath NR
4 12-1F1F Isla Pearl Fisher
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
10 11-3 p1 N W Alexander L Alexander (3) NR
5 1/F30 Rocking Blues (FR)
  • Trainer: Mrs R Dobbin
  • Jockey: B Harding
8 11-3 Mrs R Dobbin B Harding NR

Formwatch

Shanen (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Held up in last pair in touch, headway on outside after 4 out, chased leading pair after next, went 2nd 2 out, kept on same pace, no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 14l behind Stopped Out (11-12) at Kelso 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec.

Isla Pearl Fisher 7-2 (11-0) In rear, headway 5 out, ridden and held in in 3rd when fell 4 out, in a race won by Pentiffic (10-9) at Musselburgh 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Jan, 7 ran.

Rocking Blues (FR) 7-2 (10-12) Chased leaders, weakened before last, 10th of 11, well behind Morning Royalty (11-5) at Carlisle 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec.

Dreams Of Milan (IRE) 17-2 (11-8) In touch, reminders after 5th, weakened from next, 5th of 14, 19l behind Get Back In Line (11-2) at Catterick 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) sft.

Crabbie's Cloudy (IRE) 3-1fav (11-3) Tracked leader, led 6f out, ridden and headed over 4f out, weakened 3f out, 7th of 10, well behind Ronnie Rhino (10-10) at Carlisle 2m 1f NH flat (6) gd in Mar.

Brae On (IRE) 40-1 (10-12) Led, ridden 7f out, headed 6f out, weakened over 3f out, 6th of 8, 27l behind Fine Rightly (11-2) at Ayr 2m NH flat (6) hvy in Jan.

Shanroe Secret (IRE) 25-1 (11-4) Held up in last pair, headway to mid-division approaching 6th, pushed along before 3 out, weakened before next, poor 5th when fell last, in a race won by Veloce (11-4) at Ayr 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Jan, 11 ran.

Mr Opulence 28-1 (10-7) Always behind, 6th of 8, well behind God's Own (11-11) at Musselburgh 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gd.

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# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 0P15P6 Makhzoon (USA)
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: Mr C Alexander
  • Distance Winner
9 11-12 v N W Alexander Mr C Alexander (7) 9/2
2 3P4262 Merrydown (IRE)
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: D C Costello
10 11-12 N G Richards D C Costello 15/8f
3 402-039 Your Busy (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Nash
  • Jockey: D J Casey
  • Distance Winner
10 11-9 t J Nash D J Casey 11/1
4 760-413 Spirit of A Nation (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: L Alexander
8 11-0 J S Goldie L Alexander (3) 10/3
5 165-468 Seven Is Lucky (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: H Brooke
  • Course Winner
11 11-0 J S Goldie H Brooke 6/1
7 P50825 Political Paddy
  • Trainer: R Nixon
  • Jockey: G Rutherford
  • Distance Winner
11 10-0 p R Nixon G Rutherford (5) 12/1
6 423267 Dundock
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: E Whillans
12 10-1 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.

Seven Is Lucky (IRE) 25-1 (11-1) Held up towards rear, ridden 8th, some headway approaching 3 out, weakened soon after, 8th of 12, 21l behind Too Cool To Fool (10-0) at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Jan.

Spirit of A Nation (IRE) 10-1 (10-0) Chased leader until pushed along 3 out, stayed on same pace in 3rd from next, 3rd of 5, 4 1/2l behind Hollo Ladies (10-8) at Ayr 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Jan.

Makhzoon (USA) 20-1 (11-5) Prominent, led approaching 2nd, ridden and headed befoore 3 out, soon dropped to 3rd, no impression when lost 3rd next, weakened last, 6th of 12, 16l behind Too Cool To Fool (10-0) at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Jan.

Merrydown (IRE) 11-1 (11-11) Held up in mid-division, steady headway 9th, stayed on to 3rd and hung left 2 out, driven and went 2nd flat, no chance with winner, 2nd of 12, 4 1/2l behind Too Cool To Fool (10-0) at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Jan.

Political Paddy 5-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, went 3rd from 4 out, soon ridden, weakened before last, 5th of 12, 18l behind Grey Area (11-1) at Newcastle 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy.

Your Busy (IRE) 12-1 (11-6) Mid-division, ridden after 4 out, weakened from next, last of 9, well behind Wise Oscar (11-5) at Fairyhouse 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-116 hvy in Jan.

15:20 BetVictor Exclusive Grand National Antepost Offer Novices' Chase

15:20 BetVictor Exclusive Grand National Antepost Offer Novices' Chase Thursday 21st February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 114113 Grouse Lodge (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: H Brooke
  • Distance Winner
7 10-12 p1 D McCain Jnr H Brooke 8/13f
3 3P-1225 Ros Castle (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs R Dobbin
  • Jockey: R McGrath
  • Course Winner
7 10-12 Mrs R Dobbin R McGrath 11/8
2 P-66524 Netminder (IRE)
  • Trainer: A M Thomson
  • Jockey: D C Costello
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 10-12 A M Thomson D C Costello NR

Formwatch

Netminder (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Led, headed after 8th, led again 9th, headed before 14th, ridden and weakened from 5 out, 4th of 6, 29l behind Ruben Cotter (11-0) at Doncaster 3m 2f nov chs (4) gd.

Grouse Lodge (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Close up until ridden before 3 out, soon weakened, 3rd of 4, 37l behind Godsmejudge (11-7) at Warwick 3m 2f nov chs (3) hvy.

Ros Castle (IRE) 7-2 (11-12) In touch, blundered 10th, went 4th before 3 out, ridden after 3 out, soon outpaced, 5th of 8, 11l behind Kandari (11-12) at Catterick 2m 3f hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft.

15:50 BetVictor Non Runner Free Bet At Aintree Novices' Handicap Chase

15:50 BetVictor Non Runner Free Bet At Aintree Novices' Handicap Chase Thursday 21st February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
2 421237 On Broadway
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: P Buchanan
  • Beaten Favourite
7 11-12 Miss Lucinda V Russell P Buchanan 9/4
3 761P/PP And The Man
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: B Harding
  • Course Winner
7 11-10 N G Richards B Harding 6/4f
4 FP7615 Forestside (IRE)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: B Hughes
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 11-1 t1 J J Lambe B Hughes 7/4
1 261253 Papamoa
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
  • Distance Winner
8 11-12 N W Alexander L Alexander (3) NR

Formwatch

Papamoa 8-1 (11-11) Towards rear, headway before 10th, no impression from 3 out, 3rd of 9, 9l behind Markadam (11-3) at Carlisle 3m nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy.

And The Man 14-1 (11-7) Held up in touch, struggling when not fluent 10th, soon behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Rolecarr (11-5) at Kelso 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec, 7 ran.

On Broadway 5-2fav (11-9) Held up mid-division, pushed along before 8th, one pace and no impression, 7th of 8, 29l behind Bertie Milan (10-9) at Carlisle 2m 5f hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy.

Forestside (IRE) 9-2fav (10-13) Held up in mid-division, outpaced approaching 9th, plugged on to modest 5th before last, 5th of 12, 16l behind Too Cool To Fool (10-0) at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Jan.

16:20 BetVictor Grand National Non-Runner Free Bet Handicap Hurdle

16:20 BetVictor Grand National Non-Runner Free Bet Handicap Hurdle Thursday 21st February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 213-0F2 The Tracey Shuffle
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 D Pipe T Scudamore 6/5f
2 114-473 Simply Ned (IRE)
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: F Davis
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 11-6 N G Richards F Davis 9/2
3 163 Rockawango (FR)
  • Trainer: J Ewart
  • Jockey: B Hughes
7 11-5 t J Ewart B Hughes 11/1
5 181-058 Star Of Aragon (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Nash
  • Jockey: D J Casey
  • Distance Winner
7 11-2 J Nash D J Casey 10/3
6 1763-48 Embsay Crag
  • Trainer: P A Kirby
  • Jockey: R McGrath
  • Distance Winner
7 10-5 P A Kirby R McGrath 6/1
4 1U4-142 Lady Bluesky
  • Trainer: A C Whillans
  • Jockey: E Whillans
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
10 11-3 A C Whillans E Whillans (3) NR

Formwatch

Lady Bluesky 16-1 (11-9) With leader, led 3rd, headed when not fluent next, led before 6th, headed and not fluent 3 out, no impression from next, 2nd of 6, 13l behind Pas Trop Tard (11-12) at Ayr 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Jan.

Simply Ned (IRE) 4-1fav (11-2) Held up towards rear, headway before 3 out, went 3rd before 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 8, 10l behind Robbie (10-4) at Doncaster 2m Handicap Hurdle (0-140) (3yo+) (3) gs in Dec.

Rockawango (FR) 13-2 (11-11) In touch, headway to chase leaders approaching 3 out, went close 3rd and every chance 2 out, ridden last, stayed on same pace flat, 3rd of 11, 4 1/2l behind Veloce (11-4) at Ayr 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Jan.

Star Of Aragon (IRE) 33-1 (10-0) Behind, headway under pressure after 2 out, kept on when hit last, never nearer, 8th of 18, 9l behind Olofi (10-11) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.

Embsay Crag 14-1 (11-8) Mid-division, weakened after 4 out, 8th of 14, 30l behind Billy Twyford (11-7) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft.

The Tracey Shuffle 11-8fav (11-0) Led, soon clear, blundered 13th, headed last, kept on and always held by winner, 2nd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Tap Night (11-7) at Ayr 2m 5f nov chs (4) hvy.

16:50 David Goldie Retirement Handicap Chase

16:50 David Goldie Retirement Handicap Chase Thursday 21st February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 13-522P Kudu Country (IRE)
  • Trainer: T P Tate
  • Jockey: B Harding
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 T P Tate B Harding 2/1
2 5P3441 Kealigolane (IRE)
  • Trainer: F P Murtagh
  • Jockey: B Hughes
  • Distance Winner
9 11-9 F P Murtagh B Hughes 15/8f
3 37-1325 Houston Dynimo (IRE)
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: D C Costello
  • Distance Winner
8 11-6 N G Richards D C Costello 10/3
4 27685-7 Predateur (FR)
  • Trainer: J J Lambe
  • Jockey: G Watters
  • Distance Winner
10 10-9 t J J Lambe G Watters (7) 10/1
5 7-UP666 Bene Lad (IRE)
  • Trainer: J S Goldie
  • Jockey: R McGrath
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
11 10-2 J S Goldie R McGrath 10/1

Formwatch

Bene Lad (IRE) 4-1 (11-12) With leaders, mistake 2nd, mistake 6th, lost place after 7th, in rear 8th, tailed off, last of 6, 50l behind Sacre Toi (11-10) at Ayr 2m hcp ch 0-110 (4) hvy.

Kealigolane (IRE) 11-2 (11-0) Made all, ridden after last, kept on well, won at Carlisle 2m nov chs (3) hvy beating Vulcanite (11-7) by 4l, 4 ran.

Houston Dynimo (IRE) 20-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway from 4 out, one pace and no impression, 5th of 10, 8l behind Swift Arrow (11-6) at Musselburgh 2m hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs in Dec.

Kudu Country (IRE) 10-3 (11-2) Behind, mistakes throughout, pulled up before 5 out, in a race won by Eastlake (10-8) at Sandown 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) hvy, 9 ran.

Predateur (FR) 14-1 (10-10) In rear early, headway from 4 out, ridden in 4th entering straight, weakened, 7th of 10, 41l behind Smart Money (11-5) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-102 hvy.

17:20 BetVictor Grand National Antepost Pioneers #NRFB Standard NH Flat Race (Conditional Jockeys And Amateur Riders)

17:20 BetVictor Grand National Antepost Pioneers #NRFB Standard NH Flat Race (Conditional Jockeys And Amateur Riders) Thursday 21st February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 Ballyhoulihan (IRE)
  • Trainer: D O'Meara
  • Jockey: J Greenall
5 11-4 D O'Meara J Greenall (3) 15/8
2 P16 Ben Akram (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss Lucinda V Russell
  • Jockey: G Watters
5 11-4 Miss Lucinda V Russell G Watters (7) 11/2
4 03 Frankie's Promise (IRE)
  • Trainer: N W Alexander
  • Jockey: L Alexander
5 11-4 N W Alexander L Alexander (3) 5/1
5 Greensalt (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: H Brooke
5 11-4 D McCain Jnr H Brooke 11/8f
3 Finaghy Ayr (IRE)
  • Trainer: I A Duncan
  • Jockey: Mr J Creswell
5 11-4 I A Duncan Mr J Creswell (7) NR

Formwatch

Finaghy Ayr (IRE) Lahib gelding out of Ali Ankah.

Frankie's Promise (IRE) 33-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, went 3rd over 4f out, stayed on same pace over 1f out, 3rd of 11, 12l behind Swatow Typhoon (11-4) at Ayr 2m NH flat (6) sft in Jan.

Greensalt (IRE) Milan gelding out of Garden City.

Ben Akram (IRE) 9-2 (10-8) Chased leaders, disputing 2nd over 3f out, driven and weakened 2f out, 6th of 11, 25l behind Swatow Typhoon (11-4) at Ayr 2m NH flat (6) sft in Jan.

Ballyhoulihan (IRE) Golan gelding out of Dun Ar Aill.