Kempton Park Thursday 27th December
- Going: Heavy Surface: Turf
- Placepot £109.90, Pool: £95,445.76, 633.62 winning tickets
- Quadpot £79.70, Pool: £7,254.96, 67.28 winning tickets
Irish Saint (FR)
||3||11-8||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||10/11f|
||3||11-8||A King||R Thornton||4/1|
Captain Cardington (IRE)
||3||11-4||Miss S West||M Goldstein||3/1|
||3||10-12||J P Ferguson||D F O'Regan||16/1|
Asian Prince (IRE)
||3||10-12||A J Lidderdale||W T Kennedy||100/1|
King Arthur (GER)
||3||10-12||C J Mann||N D Fehily||50/1|
||3||10-12||G L Moore||J E Moore||25/1|
||3||10-11||J F Panvert||C O'Farrell||NR|
Choisirez (IRE) 10-1 (10-0) Led, headed before 5th, weakened before 2 out, tailed off, 6th of 8, 28l behind Finch Flyer (11-5) at Hereford 2m 1f nov hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gf in Sep.
Irish Saint (FR) (10-3) won at Auteuil(FR) 2m 2f 3yo hdl hvy in Sep beating Ace Chop (10-3) by 5l, 15 ran.
Mcvicar 11-2 (11-6) Held up in touch, headway to chase leaders when mistake 4th, close 3rd and every chance 3 out, pushed along and outpaced approaching next, no extra in 4th before last, dropped to 5th post, 5th of 8, 36l behind Far West (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 3yo hdl (1) sft in Nov.
Allowed 5-1 (9-5) Chased leader, carried slightly off 1st bend, led under 2f out, headed and no extra from 1f out, 7th of 13, 11l behind Massiyn (9-5) at Roscommon 1m 2f mdn stks gd in May (flat).
Captain Cardington (IRE) 7-1 (10-12) Tracked leader, led 5th, pressed from 2 out, held on well towards finish, driven out, won at Sandown 2m 3yo hdl (4) hvy beating Valco De Touzaine (11-7) by 1l, 10 ran.
Shadarpour (IRE) (9-4) 3rd of 20, 10l behind Suora (8-8) at Maisons-Laffitte(FR) 1m 7f 3yo clm hvy in Oct (flat).
Asian Prince (IRE) 66-1 (10-12) Held up in mid-division, headway 5th, mistake 3 out, weakening when mistake next, 7th of 15, 19l behind In The Crowd (10-12) at Warwick 2m 3yo hdl (4) sft.
King Arthur (GER) (9-6) 10th of 12 Soprana (8-11) at Halle(GER) 1m 1f 3yo stk gd in Oct (flat).
||6||11-8||Nick Williams||N Scholfield||16/1|
||6||11-8||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||1/6f|
||6||11-2||Mrs L C Jewell||A Thornton||50/1|
Wings Of Smoke (IRE)
||7||11-2 t||Tim Vaughan||M Byrne||16/1|
||4||10-11||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||4/1|
Simonsig 2-9fav (11-0) Held up in touch, took keen hold, tracked leaders after 4th, left in 2nd at 7th, led 11th, clear 4 out, unextended, very impressive, won at Ascot 2m 3f nov chs Grade 2 (1) hvy beating Sulpius (11-0) by 49l, 5 ran.
Hinterland (FR) 5-2 (10-10) Held up in touch, headway approaching 3 out, chased winner before next, kept on under pressure, 2nd of 5, 3 1/2l behind Captain Conan (11-2) at Sandown 2m nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
Wings Of Smoke (IRE) 7-2fav (11-2) In rear, headway before 3 out, went 2nd 2 out, led before last, headed soon after, no extra, 3rd of 7, 9l behind Johns Spirit (11-12) at Sandown 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft.
Royale's Charter 7-1 (11-12) Led until 1st, prominent, jumped left and bumped 3rd, jumped slowly 7th, ridden 11th, 6 lengths 4th when fell 3 out, in a race won by Ackertac (11-11) at Ascot 2m 3f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov, 10 ran.
Itoldyou (IRE) 66-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, some headway when mistake 2 out, weakened soon after, 6th of 11, 23l behind Lord Of House (11-5) at Folkestone 2m 1f nov hdl (4) hvy.
||6||11-12||Jamie Snowden||H Skelton||8/1|
||7||11-9 t1||K C Bailey||C Greene (7)||6/1|
||6||11-6||Nick Williams||R Johnson||5/2f|
Silver Gypsy (IRE)
||7||11-6 pt||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||16/1|
Tempest River (IRE)
||6||11-2||B I Case||N D Fehily||15/2|
Bunglasha Lady (IRE)
||7||11-2 h||W Greatrex||W Hutchinson||8/1|
One Lucky Lady
||4||10-13||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||4/1|
||7||10-10||Miss S Smith||G Sheehan (5)||16/1|
||5||10-0 p||T Symonds||B Poste (7)||16/1|
Tweedledrum 33-1 (9-10) Held up in behind, headway under pressure 3 out, chased leaders next, soon ridden, stayed on to lead final 100 yards, won at Ascot 2m 6f mares hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Nov beating Florafern (11-5) by 1l, 15 ran.
Silver Gypsy (IRE) 15-2 (11-2) Led, headed 3 out, soon under pressure, kept on same pace from next, 3rd of 7, 4l behind Fashionable Gal (10-12) at Stratford 2m Mares Handicap Hurdle (0-130) (4yo+) (3) gs in Oct.
Swincombe Flame 25-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders, jumped slowly at times, lost place 2nd, well beaten 4 out, mistakes 3 out and 2 out, 5th of 6, 37l behind Dynaste (11-8) at Newbury 2m 4f nov chs Grade 2 (1) gs in Nov.
Miss Milborne 9-2 (10-12) Tracked leaders, lead briefly 3 out, ridden before 2 out, kept on to chase winner after last, always held, 2nd of 8, 2 1/2l behind Knockfierna (10-12) at Kempton 3m mrs lst hdl (1) sft in Nov.
One Lucky Lady 9-2 (10-12) In touch, driven to challenge 2 out, stayed on well after last, never reached winner, 2nd of 10, 2 1/4l behind Kentford Grey Lady (11-12) at Sandown 2m 4f Mares Handicap Hurdle (0-135) (4yo+) (3) sft.
Kaffie 6-1 (10-12) Led, hit 3 out, headed briefly, headed before last, no extra, 4th of 8, 11l behind Knockfierna (10-12) at Kempton 3m mrs lst hdl (1) sft in Nov.
Tempest River (IRE) 4-1fav (11-1) Tracked leader, every chance 2 out, soon under pressure, weakened closing stages, 3rd of 10, 2 1/2l behind Kentford Grey Lady (11-12) at Sandown 2m 4f Mares Handicap Hurdle (0-135) (4yo+) (3) sft.
Bunglasha Lady (IRE) 9-4fav (11-4) Raced wide, chased leaders, ridden before 3 out, chased leader soon after 3 out, ridden to lead and hung left from 2 out, hung right and driven flat, in command when hung left again close home, won at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft beating Madame Jasmine (10-11) by 1 3/4l, 9 ran.
Madame Jasmine 9-2 (10-11) With leaders, led 2nd until approaching next, chased leader, led agin 6th until approaching next, led again 3 out, ridden and headed 2 out, chased winner, one pace flat, 2nd of 9, 1 3/4l behind Bunglasha Lady (11-4) at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft.
For Non Stop (IRE)
||7||11-6||Nick Williams||N D Fehily||15/8f|
||8||11-6||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||10/3|
||7||11-5||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||7/2|
Hunt Ball (IRE)
||7||11-3||K Burke||N Scholfield||7/1|
||9||11-0||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||11/2|
Mr Gardner (IRE)
||9||11-0||P Gundry||F de Giles||NR|
Mr Gardner (IRE) 6-1 (11-4) Led, not fluent 4th and next, blundered and headed 6th, chased leaders, mistake 8th(water), lost place next, pulled up quickly after 10th, in a race won by Noble Prince (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m 4f nov chs G2 (1) gd in Mar '11, 11 ran.
Menorah (IRE) 4-1 (11-10) Held up in 5th, shaken up briefly after 4th, not fluent next, closed from 6th, ridden to chase winner 4 out, no impression, well held when bad mistake and lost 2nd last, 3rd of 5, 34l behind Cue Card (11-7) at Exeter 2m 1f ltd hcp chs Grd 2 (1) gs in Nov.
Hunt Ball (IRE) 9-1 (11-6) Mid-division, headway to chase leaders 9th, weakened under pressure after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov, 18 ran.
Ghizao (GER) 10-1 (11-7) Raced centre, led, headed narrowly 6th, led again 10th, headed narrowly after 2 out (usual 3 out), 2 lengths down and ridden last, no impression flat, lost 2nd near finish, 3rd of 4, 4l behind Captain Chris (11-1) at Ascot 2m 3f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Nov.
French Opera 6-1 (11-2) Not fluent, held up in 6th and off the pace, slow 4th, struggling 7th, switched right before last, went poor 4th flat, never involved, 4th of 8, 23l behind Sanctuaire (11-2) at Sandown 2m chs G2 (1) sft in Apr.
For Non Stop (IRE) 10-3 (11-7) Raced centre, held up 4th and last, mistake 7th, close up 10th, outpaced after 2 out (usual 3 out), soon ridden, went 3rd approaching last, stayed on to take 2nd near finish, no impression with winner, 2nd of 4, 4l behind Captain Chris (11-1) at Ascot 2m 3f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Nov.
||6||11-10||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||11/8f|
||5||11-6 b||A King||W Hutchinson||5/1|
||9||11-6 t||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||15/8|
||9||11-4||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||33/1|
His Excellency (IRE)
||4||10-13||D Pipe||T Scudamore||7/1|
Sanctuaire (FR) 11-4 (11-7) Led, soon clear, headed 3 out, weakened last, 3rd of 7, 20l behind Sprinter Sacre (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) sft.
Kumbeshwar 25-1 (11-7) In touch, chased leaders 4 out, stayed on to go remote 2nd after last, no chance with winner, 2nd of 7, 15l behind Sprinter Sacre (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) sft.
His Excellency (IRE) 9-2 (10-9) Held up behind in touch, tracked leading pair before 4 out, went 5 lengths 2nd after 2 out, ridden and stayed on to lead narrowly flat, no extra when headed towards finish, 2nd of 7, 1 1/4l behind Shooters Wood (10-1) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) hvy.
Wishfull Thinking 8-11fav (11-0) Blundered and went right 1st, held up in 4th tracked leading pair 4th, went 2nd at 8th, led after 4 out, drew readily clear from 2 out, driven out flat, eased towards finish, won at Cheltenham 2m chs (2) sft in Nov beating Doeslessthanme (11-4) by 18l, 6 ran.
Idarah (USA) 66-1 (11-7) Held up in rear, outpaced 7th, rallied 3 out, stayed on after last, never on terms, 4th of 7, 31l behind Sprinter Sacre (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) sft.
Spirit River (FR)
||7||11-11||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||4/1|
Our Bomber Harris
||8||11-6 p1||H Fry||N D Fehily||5/1|
Brackloon High (IRE)
||7||11-4||Noel T Chance||R Johnson||7/2f|
Sizing Santiago (IRE)
||6||11-0 p||P Bowen||J E Moore||8/1|
Mister Hyde (IRE)
||7||10-13 v||Jonjo O'Neill||J M Maguire||4/1|
Buffalo Bob (IRE)
||9||10-10 t||K C Bailey||N Scholfield||12/1|
||6||10-9||Nick Williams||M J Quinlan (3)||15/2|
Iona Days (IRE)
||7||10-6||J S Smith||W Hutchinson||20/1|
Rolling Aces (IRE)
||6||12-5||P F Nicholls||Non Runner||NR|
Rolling Aces (IRE) 4-1fav (11-12) Held up in touch, headway 12th, ridden 3 out, led narrowly between last 2, held on under pressure flat, won at Newbury 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs beating Merry King (11-10) by 3/4l, 15 ran.
Mister Hyde (IRE) 11-8fav (11-9) Close up, went 2nd 10th, ridden to challenge from 3 out, driven to lead near finish, won at Market Rasen 2m 6f hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Nov beating Midnight Sail (11-12) by 1/2l, 4 ran.
Iona Days (IRE) 20-1 (10-11) Always behind, 6th of 11, 22l behind Sizing Santiago (10-13) at Newbury 2m 6f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.
Sizing Santiago (IRE) 9-1 (10-13) Chased leaders, slow 7th, led 3 out, hard ridden approaching last, stayed on well, won at Newbury 2m 6f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov beating Our Bomber Harris (11-7) by 1l, 11 ran.
Politeo (FR) 12-1 (10-10) Held up towards rear, hampered 1st, steady headway approaching 12th, led before 2 out, headed approaching last where mistake, weakened flat, 3rd of 9, 11l behind The Rainbow Hunter (11-12) at Ascot 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.
Brackloon High (IRE) 8-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, blundered 8th, headway before 12th, chased leaders before 2 out, stayed on towards finish, just held, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind State Benefit (11-4) at Sandown 3m Amateur Handicap Chase (0-130) (4yo+) (3) sft.
Our Bomber Harris 12-1 (11-7) Mid-division, headway 4 out, chasing leaders when blundered 2 out, kept on well, 2nd of 11, 1l behind Sizing Santiago (10-13) at Newbury 2m 6f hcp chs 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.
Buffalo Bob (IRE) 16-1 (10-9) Led or disputed lead to halfway, lost place 12th, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Quartz De Thaix (11-7) at Bangor 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.
Spirit River (FR) 2-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, challenged 3 out, led next, headed towards finish, no extra, 2nd of 7, 2 1/2l behind So Fine (11-2) at Kempton 3m beg chs (4) sft in Nov.
||6||11-12 b1||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||9/1|
Chesil Beach Boy
||9||11-8||M J Coombe||Mrs M Roberts (5)||8/1|
All The Aces (IRE)
||7||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||4/1f|
Scorched Son (IRE)
||9||11-7||Tim Vaughan||R Johnson||13/2|
Albert Hall (USA)
||7||11-4 t1||A Chaille-Chaille||M Carroux||25/1|
||4||11-4||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||11/2|
||5||11-2 t||K C Bailey||N Scholfield||9/2|
Dreambrook Lady (IRE)
||6||11-2||J Scott||D Elsworth||25/1|
||8||11-1||G L Moore||J Moore (3)||33/1|
Ivor's King (IRE)
||5||11-0||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||7/1|
Double Handful (GER)
||6||11-0 t1||Mrs L Hill||D Bass||25/1|
Scottish Boogie (IRE)
||5||11-0 t||B G Powell||B Powell (3)||20/1|
Bourne 9-2 (11-0) Mid-division, not fluent 2nd or 3rd, ridden and lost place 3 out, soon well beaten, 9th of 10, 13l behind Petit Robin (11-9) at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov.
Dildar (IRE) 15-8 (11-4) Tracked leaders, ridden before last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 5, 2 3/4l behind Lexi's Boy (11-8) at Ayr 2m 4yo hdl (3) gd in Apr.
Ivor's King (IRE) 4-1fav (11-12) Led, raced freely, headed when mistake 3 out, soon weakened, 4th of 12, 23l behind African Gold (11-10) at Newbury 2m 5f nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Nov.
Chesil Beach Boy 7-1 (10-5) Led and clear until 4th, headed 2 out, stayed on same pace, 4th of 10, 3 1/2l behind Petit Robin (11-9) at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov.
Dreambrook Lady (IRE) 9-1 (11-6) Held up in rear, never on terms, 9th of 12, 33l behind General Ting (10-3) at Sandown 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Nov.
Double Handful (GER) 33-1 (10-6) Rear of mid-division, headway from 3 out, ridden in 7th entering straight, kept on without threatening, 5th of 25, 17l behind Snap Tie (11-9) at Punchestown 2m hcp hdl gs in Apr.
Able Deputy 11-4fav (11-5) Held up in rear when fell 1st, in a race won by Ballybriggan (11-10) at Haydock 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) hvy, 9 ran.
Harry Tricker 9-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, went 4th before 3 out, soon pushed along, outpaced before 2 out, kept on to chase winner flat, no impression, 2nd of 7, 6l behind Saticon (10-12) at Worcester 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in Jun.
Scorched Son (IRE) 9-2 (11-12) Chased leaders, not fluent 2nd, led before 3 out, driven clear next, soon in command, eased near finish, won at Ffos Las 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) hvy beating Street Dance (11-2) by 18l, 7 ran.
All The Aces (IRE) 12-1 (10-11) Held up mid-division, ridden and weakened before 4 out, 15th of 19, 48l behind Red Merlin (11-3) at Haydock 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in May.
Scottish Boogie (IRE) 11-1 (11-5) Held up in rear, headway halfway, every chance 2 out, mistake last, soon weakened, 3rd of 8, 13l behind Tanerko Emery (12-2) at Lingfield 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy.
Albert Hall (USA) (10-10) won at Vichy(FR) 2m 3f hdl gs in Aug beating Bambi Du Rheu (10-12) by 10l, 11 ran.