Cheltenham Friday 13th December

  • Going: Good (Cross Country: Good, Good to Firm in places)   Surface: Turf
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Cheltenham course guide

12:30 Ryman Stationery Cheltenham Business Club Novices' Chase

12:30 Ryman Stationery Cheltenham Business Club Novices' Chase Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 3-12175 Red Riverman
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
5 11-8 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 50/1
2 2/18-111 Wonderful Charm (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Distance Winner
5 11-8 t P F Nicholls D A Jacob 5/4
3 4-51590 Captain Ocana (IRE)
  • Trainer: P Henderson
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
8 11-5 P Henderson N Scholfield 100/1
4 4/2109-9 Close House
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
6 11-0 t1 D Pipe T Scudamore 14/1
5 112P4-2 Oscar Whisky (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 11-0 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 4/5f

Formwatch

Oscar Whisky (IRE) 4-6fav (11-2) Gifted lead 1st, set steady pace after, quickened when joined approaching 2 out, ridden and headed narrowly flat, kept on, just held, 2nd of 4, nk behind Taquin Du Seuil (11-7) at Cheltenham 2m 4f nov chs (2) gd in Nov.

Wonderful Charm (FR) 8-11fav (11-8) Tracked leader, challenged 3 out, led after last, soon ridden and ran on well, won at Newbury 2m 4f nov chs Grade 2 (1) gs in Nov beating Up To Something (11-8) by 6l, 4 ran.

Red Riverman 17-2 (11-9) Held up in rear, headway 5 out, ridden after next, soon no impression, 5th of 8, 26l behind Oscar Hill (11-12) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gd in Nov.

Captain Ocana (IRE) 20-1 (11-6) Never better than mid-division, 14th of 18, 39l behind Quick Jack (10-13) at Listowel 2m cond hcp hdl 80-102 in Sep.

Close House 16-1 (11-4) Mid-division on inside, tracked leaders after 4 out, ridden after 2 out, kept on same pace, weakened flat, 9th of 17, 19l behind Return Spring (9-13) at Cheltenham 3m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gd in Nov.

13:05 Caspian Caviar Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Chase (Jockey Club Grassroots Jumps Series Qualifier)

13:05 Caspian Caviar Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Chase (Jockey Club Grassroots Jumps Series Qualifier) Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 3289PP Finger Onthe Pulse (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: J Huxham
  • Course and Distance Winner
12 11-12 t Jonjo O'Neill J Huxham (8) 20/1
2 565-653 Marley Roca (IRE)
  • Trainer: P R Webber
  • Jockey: J Greenall
9 11-12 p P R Webber J Greenall 25/1
3 0323-30 Have You Seen Me (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: R Hatch
  • Distance Winner
10 11-12 t N A Twiston-Davies R Hatch (6) 14/1
4 6-23059 Owen Glendower (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs S Leech
  • Jockey: H Derham
8 11-12 t Mrs S Leech H Derham 12/1
5 63/P3-12 Richmond (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: H Challoner
  • Beaten Favourite
8 11-10 Miss V Williams H Challoner (3) 7/1
6 212P22 Atlanta Falcon (IRE)
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: N Slatter
  • Distance Winner
8 11-10 pt D McCain Jnr N Slatter (6) 11/1
7 0-3464F Donnas Palm (IRE)
  • Trainer: G L Moore
  • Jockey: J Moore
9 11-9 p1 G L Moore J Moore (3) 20/1
8 2PP1P5/ Max Bygraves
  • Trainer: K C Bailey
  • Jockey: C Shoemark
  • Distance Winner
10 11-9 K C Bailey C Shoemark 16/1
9 55187/P Overclear
  • Trainer: V R A Dartnall
  • Jockey: G Hawkins
  • Distance Winner
11 11-7 h V R A Dartnall G Hawkins 25/1
10 03-3324 Hit The Headlines (IRE)
  • Trainer: G Elliott
  • Jockey: K M Donoghue
  • Distance Winner
7 11-6 G Elliott K M Donoghue (3) 9/2f
11 2-1320P Vif Argent (FR)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: Tom Bellamy
  • Beaten Favourite
4 11-5 D Pipe Tom Bellamy (6) 12/1
12 131-074 Diamond Frontier (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Wade
  • Jockey: J Dawson
  • Distance Winner
10 11-4 J Wade J Dawson (6) 40/1
13 12-1F35 Al Alfa
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: J Best
6 11-4 P J Hobbs J Best (3) 7/1
14 F77223 Friendly Society (IRE)
  • Trainer: Noel Williams
  • Jockey: T Garner
8 11-2 p Noel Williams T Garner 20/1
15 4663-12 King Massini (IRE)
  • Trainer: Evan Williams
  • Jockey: A Wedge
  • Beaten Favourite
7 11-1 Evan Williams A Wedge (3) 5/1
16 248-332 Ballymoat
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: M Byrne
6 10-11 t Tim Vaughan M Byrne (3) 14/1
17 61PP4-3 Entertain Me
  • Trainer: R Dickin
  • Jockey: B Poste
  • Distance Winner
9 10-9 R Dickin B Poste NR

Formwatch

Entertain Me 20-1 (11-5) Held up, headway 8th, ridden after 3 out, one pace last, no extra flat, 3rd of 7, 13l behind Social Realism (11-3) at Aintree 2m 4f mrs hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Jun.

King Massini (IRE) 6-4fav (11-9) Led, joined 13th, headed narrowly 3 out, ridden and rallied to regain narrow lead flat, kept on, headed final stride, 2nd of 9, hd behind Bobcatbilly (11-5) at Ludlow 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) gd.

Hit The Headlines (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders in moderate 4th, ridden 3 out, kept on one paced in moderate 4th from 2 out, 4th of 11, 27l behind Ballycasey (11-12) at Navan 2m 1f beg chs in Nov.

Max Bygraves 14-1 (10-2) Held up mid-division, headway before 11th, mistake and weakened from 5 out, 5th of 13, 30l behind Qianshan Leader (10-2) at Doncaster 3m hcp chs 0-150 (2) gs in Dec '11.

Al Alfa 6-1 (10-11) Led, blundered and headed 4th, tracked leader, disputed lead 7th, lost place 4 out, weakened after next, tailed off, 5th of 7, well behind Niceonefrankie (11-7) at Ascot 2m 3f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.

Overclear 28-1 (11-0) Prominent on outside, mistake 5th, lost place after 7th, well behind when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Mart Lane (11-3) at Stratford 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Oct, 9 ran.

Marley Roca (IRE) 20-1 (11-7) Held up in rear, headway approaching 11th, not fluent 4 out, went 3rd flat, no chance with leading pair, 3rd of 11, 21l behind Off The Ground (11-0) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gd in Nov.

Friendly Society (IRE) 9-2 (10-11) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, close up 4 out, ridden 3 out, under pressure in 2nd entering straight, challenged 2 out, no extra in 3rd last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 9, 6l behind King Vuvuzela (10-0) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 gf in Oct.

Richmond (FR) 8-13fav (12-5) Tracked leader, hit 3rd, led 13th, blundered badly when pressed 2 out, soon headed, left in lead last, headed towards finish, 2nd of 5, 1l behind Highbury High (10-7) at Wincanton 2m 5f hcp chs 0-110 (4) gd in Nov.

Donnas Palm (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, 5th and driven when fell 3 out, in a race won by Niceonefrankie (11-7) at Ascot 2m 3f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov, 7 ran.

Owen Glendower (IRE) 40-1 (10-11) Held up in last pair, mistake 8th and next, struggling 13th, never dangerous, 9th of 13, 45l behind Standing Ovation (10-2) at Wincanton 3m 1f listed hcp chs (1) gs in Nov.

Have You Seen Me (IRE) 9-1 (10-10) Led to 3rd, led again next, headed 5th, in touch, blundered 4 out, ridden and lost place next, weakened 2 out, tailed off, 16th of 17, well behind Anay Turge (10-7) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Nov.

Finger Onthe Pulse (IRE) 28-1 (11-9) Mid-division, hit 3rd, headway 6th, lost place before 9th, not fluent and weakened 11th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Off The Ground (11-0) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gd in Nov, 11 ran.

Diamond Frontier (IRE) 6-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, led 6th, headed after 8th, weakened before 5 out, 4th of 5, 20l behind Quito Du Tresor (11-7) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Nov.

Ballymoat 6-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway after 8th, chased winner before 3 out, kept on and held run-in, 2nd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Cloudy Joker (11-12) at Musselburgh 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) gd in Nov.

Vif Argent (FR) 11-4fav (11-4) Chased leaders, jumped slowly and gradually lost place, towards rear when blundered 5th, tailed off when pulled up 5 out, in a race won by Oscar Hill (11-12) at Exeter 2m 1f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gd in Nov, 8 ran.

Atlanta Falcon (IRE) 10-3 (11-4) Led until approaching 5 out, under pressure after next, stayed on approaching last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 8l behind Coverholder (10-6) at Sedgefield 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Nov.

13:40 CF Roberts Electrical Mechanical Services Handicap Hurdle

13:40 CF Roberts Electrical Mechanical Services Handicap Hurdle Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 3307-04 Dan Breen (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: M Ennis
  • Distance Winner
8 11-12 p D Pipe M Ennis (7) 20/1
2 100P0-4 Lyvius
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
5 11-4 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 7/1
3 0-4P722 Canadian Diamond (IRE)
  • Trainer: B G Powell
  • Jockey: J Banks
6 11-4 p B G Powell J Banks (5) 8/1
5 282P-24 Maxi Chop (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
5 11-2 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 7/2j
6 1231-11 The Skyfarmer
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
5 11-0 P J Hobbs R Johnson 4/1
7 54-1410 Dresden (IRE)
  • Trainer: S-J Davies
  • Jockey: W Kennedy
  • Distance Winner
5 11-0 S-J Davies W Kennedy 16/1
8 7/5F4-12 Uhlan Bute (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
5 10-11 Miss V Williams A Coleman 7/2j
9 42-2818 Glencree (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Wade
  • Jockey: K Renwick
  • Distance Winner
9 10-9 p J Wade K Renwick 50/1
10 460-621 Zafranagar (IRE)
  • Trainer: Ian Williams
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 10-4 Ian Williams T Scudamore 7/1
4 11114/2 Fourth Estate (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: D Bass
  • Distance Winner
7 11-2 N J Henderson D Bass NR
11 16-6521 Western Approaches (ex7)
  • Trainer: Ian Williams
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Distance Winner
6 10-0 t Ian Williams S Twiston-Davies NR

Formwatch

Fourth Estate (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd approaching 2 out, led 2 out, joined last, soon ridden and pressed, edged right under pressure flat, stayed on well until no extra and headed final 50 yards, 2nd of 9, nk behind Ranjaan (11-9) at Kempton 2m cond hcp hdl (0-130) (3) gd in Nov.

Western Approaches 6-1 (11-8) Led, driven and headed 2 out, kept on same pace, ridden and no chance with winner flat, 2nd of 6, 6l behind Flying Phoenix (10-13) at Ludlow 2m (4) gd.

The Skyfarmer 8-11fav (11-5) Tracked leader, challenged 2 out, led last, kept on well, won at Taunton 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Nov beating Badger Wood (10-12) by 2l, 12 ran.

Lyvius 5-2fav (10-10) Held up off the pace in last trio, headway 8th, blundered 10th, not fluent 3 out, went modest 4th well before 2 out, 4th of 8, 12l behind Ivor's King (10-11) at Ascot 2m 3f (3) gs in Nov.

Canadian Diamond (IRE) 6-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, led 3rd, ridden and hung right after 2 out, headed towards finish, 2nd of 11, 1/2l behind Zafranagar (10-5) at Leicester 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Nov.

Zafranagar (IRE) 9-4fav (10-5) Held up, took keen hold, headway 3 out, went 2nd and pecked slightly last, driven flat, led towards finish, won at Leicester 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Nov beating Canadian Diamond (11-9) by 1/2l, 11 ran.

Dresden (IRE) 50-1 (11-12) In touch, went 2nd 4 out, led 2 out, driven and headed between last 2, weakened last, 13th of 19, 30l behind Quick Jack (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) gd in Nov.

Dan Breen (IRE) 6-1 (11-7) Tracked leader, lost place approaching 8th, struggling after next, last of 4, well behind Fago (11-7) at Haydock 2m 1f chs (2) sft in Nov.

Uhlan Bute (FR) 20-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, headway approaching 2 out, went 3rd approaching and hit last, stayed on flat, took 2nd final 100 yards, not reach winner, 2nd of 15, 1l behind Lord Protector (11-2) at Sandown 2m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs.

Maxi Chop (FR) 25-1 (11-7) Mid-division in touch, headway on outside before 4 out, led narrowly between last 2, headed when not fluent last, no extra in 4th flat, 4th of 19, 9l behind Quick Jack (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) gd in Nov.

Glencree (IRE) 16-1 (11-5) Led, joined after 3rd, hit 3 out, headed next, weakened before last, 8th of 15, 11l behind Hartside (10-3) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Nov.

14:10 Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

14:10 Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase (Grade 3) Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 2242/50 Burton Port (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
  • Distance Winner
9 11-12 Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 25/1
2 4UP-512 Knockara Beau (IRE)
  • Trainer: G A Charlton
  • Jockey: Jan Faltejsek
  • Distance Winner
10 11-10 G A Charlton Jan Faltejsek 9/1
3 PFP1-33 Theatre Guide (IRE)
  • Trainer: C L Tizzard
  • Jockey: J Tizzard
6 11-9 t C L Tizzard J Tizzard 7/2f
4 P/7711-U Quentin Collonges (FR)
  • Trainer: H D Daly
  • Jockey: J Greenall
  • Distance Winner
9 11-4 t H D Daly J Greenall (3) 15/2
5 12/3P10- Prince Of Pirates (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Course Winner
8 11-0 N J Henderson A P McCoy 9/2
6 113P-34 Monbeg Dude (IRE)
  • Trainer: M Scudamore
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Course Winner
8 11-0 M Scudamore T Scudamore 6/1
7 367-602 Duke Of Lucca (IRE)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 10-11 bt P J Hobbs R Johnson 6/1
8 14-3725 Pigeon Island
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Course Winner
10 10-10 vt N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 12/1
10 34/2-P13 Aimigayle
  • Trainer: Miss S Smith
  • Jockey: C Bolger
  • Distance Winner
10 10-0 Miss S Smith C Bolger (ex1) 8/1
9 21117-6 Emperor's Choice (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 10-8 Miss V Williams A Coleman NR

Formwatch

Emperor's Choice (IRE) 4-1fav (11-12) Close up, led before 3rd, headed 5th, ridden after 2 out, not fluent last, soon weakened, 6th of 10, 17l behind Boyfromnowhere (10-12) at Fontwell 3m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Nov.

Monbeg Dude (IRE) 10-1 (10-6) Mistake 1st, towards rear, headway 4 out, led 2 out, not fluent last, ridden and headed flat, no extra towards finish, 4th of 13, 4 1/2l behind Alvarado (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 3f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.

Theatre Guide (IRE) 33-1 (10-13) Held up towards rear, steady headway 16th, went 3rd approaching 2 out, edged left approaching last, hung left and kept on same pace flat, 3rd of 21, 4 1/2l behind Triolo D'Alene (11-1) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.

Pigeon Island 16-1 (11-2) Held up in rear, headway 4 out, chased leaders 2 out, never able to challenge, 5th of 12, 10l behind Sydney Paget (10-13) at Haydock 3m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft in Nov.

Prince Of Pirates (IRE) 14-1 (11-6) In touch on inside, outpaced 17th, ridden and weakened after 2 out (usual 3 out), 11th of 24, 33l behind Same Difference (11-0) at Cheltenham 3m 1f (2) gs in Mar.

Knockara Beau (IRE) 25-1 (10-13) Tracked leader, lost place when hit 4 out, headway on inside approaching 2 out, ridden and rallied flat, went 2nd near finish, not reach winner, 2nd of 13, 2l behind Alvarado (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 3f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.

Duke Of Lucca (IRE) 15-2 (11-12) Mid-division, headway and in touch on outside 13th, challenged 4 out, led narrowly 2 out, ridden and headed when not fluent last, no impression with winner flat, just held on for 2nd, 2nd of 12, 4 1/2l behind Night Alliance (10-2) at Ascot 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.

Quentin Collonges (FR) 9-1 (10-11) Mistake 1st, mid-division in touch on outside, mistake 11th, chased leaders 4 out, ridden and effort after next, one pace 2 out, beaten when mistake and unseated rider last, in a race won by Alvarado (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 3f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov, 13 ran.

Aimigayle 3-1 (11-12) Led, ridden and headed 3 out, soon weakened, 3rd of 5, 20l behind Tweedledrum (11-3) at Plumpton 3m 1f mares hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gd.

Burton Port (IRE) 16-1 (11-12) Held up behind, struggling 4 out, never dangerous, tailed off, 12th of 13, well behind Alvarado (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 3f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.

14:40 Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase

14:40 Glenfarclas Cross Country Handicap Chase Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 631PP-5 Chicago Grey (IRE)
  • Trainer: G Elliott
  • Jockey: Mr J J Codd
  • Course Winner
10 11-12 t G Elliott Mr J J Codd 15/2
2 1293-96 Sire Collonges (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: R Mahon
  • Course Winner
7 11-10 p1 P F Nicholls R Mahon 7/1
3 3629F0 Qulinton (FR)
  • Trainer: J Farrelly
  • Jockey: R Flint
9 11-3 J Farrelly R Flint 33/1
4 12-70U8 Zest For Life (IRE)
  • Trainer: E Bolger
  • Jockey: Mr S Waley-Cohen
9 11-1 p1 E Bolger Mr S Waley-Cohen (5) 33/1
5 490-P53 Any Currency (IRE)
  • Trainer: M Keighley
  • Jockey: Ian Popham
10 10-12 M Keighley Ian Popham 9/2
6 26-45UF Shalimar Fromentro (FR)
  • Trainer: Nick Williams
  • Jockey: J Reveley
7 10-11 p1 Nick Williams J Reveley 8/1
7 22-11P5 Pasquini Rouge (FR)
  • Trainer: P Quinton
  • Jockey: D Cottin
5 10-11 pt P Quinton D Cottin (ex1) 16/1
8 231517 Taiga Des Chambres (FR)
  • Trainer: P Quinton
  • Jockey: C McCormack
6 10-10 bt P Quinton C McCormack (5) 50/1
9 229F-06 Jacks Island (IRE)
  • Trainer: J P Kenny
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
10 10-8 J P Kenny S Twiston-Davies 40/1
10 3465-18 Imperial Circus (IRE)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
7 10-8 p P J Hobbs R Johnson 8/1
11 310P1S Keep On Track (IRE)
  • Trainer: E Bolger
  • Jockey: Miss N Carberry
6 10-1 E Bolger Miss N Carberry 3/1f
12 038P86 Save My Blushes
  • Trainer: Denis Hogan
  • Jockey: Miss E McCutcheon
7 10-0 p Denis Hogan Miss E McCutcheon (7) 66/1
13 51414F Quercy Du Manoir (FR)
  • Trainer: J P Gasnier
  • Jockey: Mr G Cottreau
  • Distance Winner
9 10-0 hbt J P Gasnier Mr G Cottreau (7) 9/1

Formwatch

Sire Collonges (FR) 9-1 (11-8) Mid-division, outpaced 3 out, ridden and kept on same pace under pressure approaching last, never troubled leaders, 6th of 11, 12l behind Balthazar King (11-8) at Cheltenham 3m 7f crs cntry chs (5yo+) (2) gd in Nov.

Any Currency (IRE) 28-1 (11-5) With leaders to 10th, in touch, went 2nd again 22nd, outpaced 3 out, ridden and kept on same pace from next, no impression in 3rd flat, 3rd of 11, 6l behind Balthazar King (11-8) at Cheltenham 3m 7f crs cntry chs (5yo+) (2) gd in Nov.

Pasquini Rouge (FR) (11-4) in a race won by Un Vendeen (10-5) at Nantes(FR) 2m 3f 5yo hdl sft in Oct, 15 ran.

Imperial Circus (IRE) 14-1 (10-5) Prominent on inside, ridden approaching 3 out, lost place before next, soon weakened, 8th of 10, 31l behind Handy Andy (10-5) at Cheltenham 3m am hcp chs 0-140 (3) gd in Nov.

Shalimar Fromentro (FR) (10-9) in a race won by Orphee Des Blins (10-5) at Pardubice(CZE) 4m 2f in Oct, 20 ran.

Keep On Track (IRE) 12-1 (11-7) Prominent, led from 20th, leading and every chance when slipped up on bend before 2 out, in a race won by Love Rory (11-2) at Punchestown 3m crs cntry chs (5yo+) in Nov, 13 ran.

Chicago Grey (IRE) 15-2 (11-8) Tracked leaders, blundered and lost place 21st, soon behind, ridden and kept on under pressure approaching last, never troubled leaders, 5th of 11, 11l behind Balthazar King (11-8) at Cheltenham 3m 7f crs cntry chs (5yo+) (2) gd in Nov.

Quercy Du Manoir (FR) (11-0) 4th of 14, 11l behind Sucess Des Dunes (10-10) at Le Pin Du Haras(FR) 3m 2f chs sft in Oct.

Zest For Life (IRE) 20-1 (11-5) Led to 12th, with winner, mistake 19th, lost place 22nd, weakened 3 out, 8th of 11, 42l behind Balthazar King (11-8) at Cheltenham 3m 7f crs cntry chs (5yo+) (2) gd in Nov.

Save My Blushes 14-1 (11-8) Held up towards rear, pushed along before 7th, never a factor, 6th of 8, 45l behind Zarzal (11-11) at Ludlow 2m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Nov.

Qulinton (FR) 20-1 (10-7) Prominent, not fluent 1st, led 2nd until hit 5th, mistakes 7th and 8th, soon weakened, tailed off, 19th of 20, well behind Trackmate (11-4) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) gd in Oct.

Taiga Des Chambres (FR) (11-7) won at Compiegne(FR) 2m 7f chs sft in Sep beating Torpille D'ainay (11-9) by nk, 7 ran.

Jacks Island (IRE) 16-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, pushed along in 6th from 5 out, no impression from before straight, moderate 9th 2 out, kept on one pace,, 6th of 15, 20l behind Afatcat (10-11) at Clonmel 2m hcp hdl 80-102.

15:15 Citipost Handicap Hurdle

15:15 Citipost Handicap Hurdle Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 3364-76 Edgardo Sol (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: H Derham
  • Course Winner
6 11-12 P F Nicholls H Derham (5) 16/1
2 1311-13 Southfield Theatre (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
5 11-10 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 11/4f
3 417P-11 Thomas Crapper
  • Trainer: R Dickin
  • Jockey: C Poste
  • Course Winner
6 11-0 R Dickin C Poste 9/2
4 024137 So Fine (IRE)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: J Best
  • Distance Winner
7 10-12 P J Hobbs J Best (3) 20/1
5 124P2-1 Return Spring (IRE)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Course Winner
6 10-10 P J Hobbs R Johnson 7/1
6 9624-28 Mister Dillon
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Beaten Favourite
6 10-10 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 11/1
7 12/5PU-0 Sunnyhillboy (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Course Winner
10 10-8 Jonjo O'Neill A P McCoy 10/1
8 434983 Red Not Blue (IRE)
  • Trainer: Simon Earle
  • Jockey: D Elsworth
  • Distance Winner
10 10-7 Simon Earle D Elsworth 25/1
9 34842-0 Destroyer Deployed
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: M Byrne
7 10-6 v Tim Vaughan M Byrne (3) 14/1
10 3236-12 Angles Hill (IRE)
  • Trainer: R Woollacott
  • Jockey: C Shoemark
  • Distance Winner
6 10-5 R Woollacott C Shoemark (5) 11/1
11 3P2-523 Abruzzi
  • Trainer: T Symonds
  • Jockey: B Poste
5 10-0 T Symonds B Poste (5) 8/1

Formwatch

Sunnyhillboy (IRE) 7-1 (10-7) Held up towards rear, outpaced 3 out, never near leaders, 10th of 17, 19l behind Return Spring (9-13) at Cheltenham 3m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gd in Nov.

Return Spring (IRE) 20-1 (9-13) Mid-division on inside, driven to chase leaders after 3 out, disputed 3rd and still plenty to do when bumped last, switched left and ran on well final 100 yards, led post, won at Cheltenham 3m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gd in Nov beating Salubrious (11-7) by shd, 17 ran.

So Fine (IRE) 10-3 (11-9) Tracked leader, lost place before 3 out, 7th of 8, 47l behind Arctic Court (10-12) at Musselburgh 3m hcp hdl (2) gd in Nov.

Southfield Theatre (IRE) 5-1fav (11-3) Mid-division on outside, headway 3 out, led approaching last, ridden and headed narrowly flat, kept on, 3rd of 17, hd behind Return Spring (9-13) at Cheltenham 3m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gd in Nov.

Mister Dillon 4-1fav (11-9) Close up, weakened before 4 out, 8th of 15, well behind On The Bridge (11-2) at Worcester 2m 7f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gf in Jun.

Angles Hill (IRE) 33-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders, driven to chase leading pair after 2 out, went 2nd last, ridden and kept flat, held near finish, 2nd of 20, 3/4l behind Thomas Crapper (11-3) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gd in Nov.

Red Not Blue (IRE) 66-1 (11-5) In rear, outpaced 4 out, headway before 2 out, kept on to take 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 21, 10l behind Mickie (11-3) at Newbury 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Nov.

Thomas Crapper 16-1 (11-3) Held up behind, headway into mid-division 4th, joined leaders 4 out, went 2nd after next, led 2 out, ridden and stayed on well flat, edged left towards finish, won at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gd in Nov beating Angles Hill (10-9) by 3/4l, 20 ran.

Destroyer Deployed 8-1 (11-3) Towards rear, ridden 5th, never dangerous, 11th of 22, 34l behind Trackmate (11-1) at Aintree 3m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in May.

Abruzzi 9-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, pushed along halfway, under pressure 5 out, styed on well, 3rd of 13, 5l behind Cyrien Star (10-2) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Nov.

Edgardo Sol (FR) 22-1 (11-7) Mid-division, slow 3rd, headway halfway, outpaced 3 out, stayed on after last, never on terms, 6th of 12, 9l behind More Of That (11-2) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft in Nov.

15:45 British Stallion Studs E.B.F. National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier)

15:45 British Stallion Studs E.B.F. National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle (Qualifier) Friday 13th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 111/2-11 Ballyalton (IRE)
  • Trainer: Ian Williams
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
6 11-8 Ian Williams A P McCoy 11/4
2 110-11 Doctor Harper (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Distance Winner
5 11-8 D Pipe T Scudamore 11/4
3 1-11 Garde La Victoire (FR)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Distance Winner
4 11-8 P J Hobbs R Johnson 7/4f
4 91-58 Ballyhooley Boy (IRE)
  • Trainer: R Dickin
  • Jockey: C Poste
6 10-12 R Dickin C Poste 66/1
5 F/4- Cocktails At Dawn
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Beaten Favourite
5 10-12 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 5/1
6 6-294 Fond Memory (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
5 10-12 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 33/1
7 40-987 Ghost Of A Smile (IRE)
  • Trainer: Ian Williams
  • Jockey: W Kennedy
5 10-12 Ian Williams W Kennedy 66/1
8 U512-43 Hawaii Five Nil (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
5 10-12 Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 33/1
9 06 Modeligo (IRE)
  • Trainer: M Sheppard
  • Jockey: Mr J M Ridley
4 10-12 M Sheppard Mr J M Ridley (7) 150/1

Formwatch

Ballyalton (IRE) 3-1 (11-3) Took keen hold, held up behind, close up 7th, tracked leading pair before 3 out, switched outside and effort to lead narrowly next, hung left between last 2, ridden flat, held on towards finish, won at Newcastle 2m 6f nh nov hdl (2) gd in Nov beating Oscar Rock (11-3) by 1/2l, 7 ran.

Garde La Victoire (FR) 15-8 (11-5) Took keen hold tracking leaders, went 2nd 3rd, hit next, led 3 out, clear when mistake 2 out, went left last, eased towards finish, won at Warwick 2m nov hdl (4) gs in Nov beating Gone Too Far (11-5) by 11l, 18 ran.

Cocktails At Dawn 2-1fav (10-12) Held up in mid-division, steady headway 4 out, stayed on to 3rd between last 2, no impression, weakened to 4th final 150 yards, 4th of 12, 16l behind Uxizandre (10-12) at Newbury 2m 3f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft in Dec '12.

Ballyhooley Boy (IRE) 50-1 (11-0) Mid-division, driven to chase leaders briefly after 3 out, never on terms, weakened next, 8th of 9, 35l behind Beat That (11-0) at Ascot 2m 3f NH mdn hdl (3) gs in Nov.

Doctor Harper (IRE) 1-5fav (11-5) Made all, shaken up after 2 out, soon well in command, very easily, won at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Nov beating Sky Watch (10-9) by 3 1/2l, 10 ran.

Ghost Of A Smile (IRE) 100-1 (10-9) Held up mid-division, weakened from 3 out, 7th of 14, 29l behind Wilde Blue Yonder (11-0) at Newbury 2m NH mdn hdl (3) gs in Nov.

Fond Memory (IRE) 33-1 (11-0) Held up in 4th, behind and pushed along 3 out, stayed on to chase leading pair last, ridden and no impression when lost 3rd flat, 4th of 7, 8l behind Irving (11-5) at Ascot 2m hdl (3) gs in Nov.

Hawaii Five Nil (IRE) 6-1 (10-12) Jumped left, held up in last pair, went modest 4th well before 2 out, went violently left last, went poor 3rd close home, 3rd of 8, 43l behind Sgt Reckless (10-12) at Kempton 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) gd in Nov.

Modeligo (IRE) 200-1 (10-12) Held up towards rear, weakened from 3 out, 6th of 7, well behind Irish Cavalier (11-5) at Bangor 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.