Kempton Park Friday 27th December

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Kempton Park course guide

13:00 William Hill - iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini Juvenile Hurdle

13:00 William Hill - iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini Juvenile Hurdle Friday 27th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
2 1214 Vicenzo Mio (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Beaten Favourite
3 11-8 P F Nicholls D A Jacob Evsf
3 P77571 Big John Cannon (IRE)
  • Trainer: S-J Davies
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Distance Winner
3 11-4 S-J Davies A Coleman 33/1
4 221F Raven's Tower (USA)
  • Trainer: B Pauling
  • Jockey: D Bass
  • Distance Winner
3 11-4 B Pauling D Bass 14/1
5 1F- Astre De La Cour (FR)
  • Trainer: R Walford
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
3 10-12 R Walford S Twiston-Davies 11/4
6 7 Classic Art
  • Trainer: R A Teal
  • Jockey: C Bolger
3 10-12 R A Teal C Bolger 100/1
7 2 Stephen Hero (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Skelton
  • Jockey: H Skelton
3 10-12 D Skelton H Skelton 10/3
1 1P Memberof (FR)
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
  • Beaten Favourite
3 11-8 A King R Thornton NR

Formwatch

Memberof (FR) 4-6fav (11-5) Led, not fluent 1st, ridden and headed before 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last, in a race won by Hawk High (11-0) at Aintree 2m 1f 3yo hdl (4) gd in Oct, 6 ran.

Vicenzo Mio (FR) 13-8fav (11-7) Held up in 4th, closed approaching 2 out, ridden and unable to quicken when short of room and switched left before last, stayed on same pace, no extra towards finish, 4th of 6, 6l behind Ballyglasheen (11-3) at Cheltenham 2m 1f 3yo hdl (2) gd.

Stephen Hero (IRE) 9-2 (10-12) Held up towards rear, headway before 3 out, challenged next, every chance last, no extra towards finish, 2nd of 8, 1 1/4l behind Rutherglen (10-12) at Wetherby 2m 3yo mdn hdl (5) gs in Nov.

Raven's Tower (USA) 15-2 (10-10) Keen held up, headway 2 out, close 4th when fell last, in a race won by Bogside (11-0) at Kelso 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs, 13 ran.

Astre De La Cour (FR) (10-3) in a race won by Hilton Du Berlais (9-13) at Nantes(FR) 1m 7f 3yo hdl sft in Apr, 8 ran.

Classic Art 100-1 (10-12) Held up last, weakened 3 out, soon well behind, blundered last, 7th of 8, 35l behind Violet Dancer (11-4) at Sandown 2m 3yo hdl (3) gs.

Big John Cannon (IRE) 25-1 (10-7) Held up in 3rd, effort on inside 3 out, upsides when mistake next, led and edged left between last 2, ridden out flat, won at Ludlow 2m 3yo clm hdl (4) gs beating Hanga Roa (11-1) by 3l, 4 ran.

13:30 Williamhill.com Novices' Chase (Registered As The Wayward Lad Novices' Chase) (Grade 2)

13:30 Williamhill.com Novices' Chase (Registered As The Wayward Lad Novices' Chase) (Grade 2) Friday 27th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 1397-11 Dodging Bullets
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Course and Distance Winner
5 11-8 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 7/4
2 121753 Red Riverman
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
5 11-8 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 16/1
4 449-836 Bin End
  • Trainer: F Brennan
  • Jockey: F Giles
  • Distance Winner
7 11-2 p F Brennan F Giles 100/1
5 1/2F6-U2 Grandouet (FR)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Distance Winner
6 11-2 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 1/2f
6 13-4642 Lindsay's Dream
  • Trainer: Miss Z C Davison
  • Jockey: D Crosse
  • Distance Winner
7 10-9 p Miss Z C Davison D Crosse 66/1
3 1302-11 Valdez
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
  • Distance Winner
6 11-8 A King R Thornton NR

Formwatch

Valdez 2-1 (11-5) Held up in rear, headway 7th, tracking leaders when left 2nd 8th, led next, clear before 4 out, went markedly right next, very easily, won at Newbury 2m 1f (3) gd in Nov beating Un Bon P'tit Gars (10-9) by 24l, 5 ran.

Dodging Bullets 2-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, raced freely early, went 2nd after 3 out, challenged next, led before last, driven clear and stayed on strongly final 100 yards, won at Cheltenham 2m nov chs Grade 2 (1) gd in Nov beating Raya Star (11-2) by 5l, 5 ran.

Grandouet (FR) 11-4 (11-2) Took keen hold tracking leading pair, went 2nd travelling well 4 out, lost 2nd soon after 2 out, stayed on to 2nd again last, kept on under pressure flat, always just held, 2nd of 6, nk behind Hinterland (11-2) at Sandown 2m nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) gd.

Bin End 25-1 (11-7) In touch on outside, driven 11th, weakened 13th, tailed off, 6th of 9, well behind Bobcatbilly (11-5) at Ludlow 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) gd.

Red Riverman 50-1 (11-8) Held up in 4th, mistake 11th, beginning to struggle when left 3rd 4 out, well held by front pair after, 3rd of 5, well behind Oscar Whisky (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov chs (2) gd.

Lindsay's Dream 25-1 (10-7) Tracked leaders, left in 2nd at 3rd, led soon after, headed 2 out, no extra approaching last, 2nd of 3, 4l behind Rock On Ruby (11-0) at Plumpton 2m 1f nov chs (3) sft.

14:00 William Hill - Download The App Mares' Handicap Hurdle

14:00 William Hill - Download The App Mares' Handicap Hurdle Friday 27th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 521-425 Utopie Des Bordes (FR)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: N Boinville
  • Distance Winner
5 11-12 N J Henderson N Boinville (5) 3/1
2 21P-U51 Mickie
  • Trainer: H D Daly
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Distance Winner
5 11-5 H D Daly R Johnson 5/2f
3 114124 Mrs Peachey (IRE)
  • Trainer: K C Bailey
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Beaten Favourite
6 11-0 K C Bailey A Coleman 6/1
4 1B8-123 Ballinahow Star (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Scott
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
  • Distance Winner
7 10-9 t J Scott N Scholfield 12/1
5 1320-13 Scholastica
  • Trainer: T Symonds
  • Jockey: F Giles
6 10-9 T Symonds F Giles 9/2
6 5123-47 Alder Mairi (IRE)
  • Trainer: J W Mullins
  • Jockey: A Thornton
6 10-8 J W Mullins A Thornton 16/1
7 621312 Cannon Fodder
  • Trainer: Miss S West
  • Jockey: M Goldstein
6 10-4 Miss S West M Goldstein 12/1
8 5270-45 Lady Kathleen
  • Trainer: P R Webber
  • Jockey: M Linehan
6 10-0 P R Webber M Linehan (5) 12/1

Formwatch

Mickie 9-1 (11-3) Held up mid-division, headway before 2 out, ridden run-in, soon led, kept on well, won at Newbury 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Nov beating Pateese (11-2) by 1 1/2l, 21 ran.

Cannon Fodder 11-4 (11-7) Tracked leader, with leader 4 out, led 3 out, ridden before 2 out, mistake 2 out when pressed, headed run-in, no extra near finish, 2nd of 5, 1 1/4l behind Tweedledrum (11-3) at Plumpton 3m 1f mares hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gd.

Ballinahow Star (IRE) 4-1 (10-8) Mid-division on inside, headway 12th, mistake next, not fluent 3 out, one pace and beaten next, no extra last, 3rd of 8, 17l behind Milborough (11-1) at Uttoxeter 3m nov chs (4) sft.

Utopie Des Bordes (FR) 8-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, pushed along before 2 out, weakened just before last, 5th of 16, 12l behind Saphir Du Rheu (11-0) at Sandown 2m 6f hcp hdl (2) gs.

Mrs Peachey (IRE) 4-1fav (11-5) Held up, headway to chase leaders before 2 out, 3rd when blundered 2 out, held when went right and dived last, lost 3rd post, 4th of 12, 4l behind Benefique Royale (10-0) at Sandown 2m 4f (3) gs.

Scholastica 11-2 (11-7) Held up in mid-division, headway to chase leaders 5th, hit next, ridden before 2 out, kept on same pace flat, went 3rd post, 3rd of 12, 4l behind Benefique Royale (10-0) at Sandown 2m 4f (3) gs.

Alder Mairi (IRE) 25-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, led narrrowly after 3 out, headed before next, weakened between last 2, 7th of 12, 13l behind Benefique Royale (10-0) at Sandown 2m 4f (3) gs.

Lady Kathleen 12-1 (10-9) Slight lead until 4th, chased leaders, outpaced before 2 out, no threat after, 5th of 12, 10l behind Benefique Royale (10-0) at Sandown 2m 4f (3) gs.

14:30 williamhill.com Desert Orchid Chase (Grade 2)

14:30 williamhill.com Desert Orchid Chase (Grade 2) Friday 27th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 411-121 Sire De Grugy (FR)
  • Trainer: G L Moore
  • Jockey: J E Moore
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-10 G L Moore J E Moore 4/1
2 1/11111- Sprinter Sacre (FR)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-10 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 2/9f
3 1F25-61 Fago (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
5 11-6 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 14/1
4 314-544 Oiseau de Nuit (FR)
  • Trainer: C L Tizzard
  • Jockey: B Powell
  • Distance Winner
11 11-6 t C L Tizzard B Powell 33/1
5 F-45203 Astracad (FR)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Distance Winner
7 11-0 vt N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 50/1
6 575F-57 Tataniano (FR)
  • Trainer: R Rowe
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Distance Winner
9 11-0 R Rowe A Thornton 66/1

Formwatch

Sire De Grugy (FR) 7-4fav (11-7) Held up in 5th, closer order in 4th 3rd, mistake 8th, blundered next, travelling well before 3 out,not clear run and switched left after 3 out, tracked leader before next, led before last, ridden clear and stayed on strongly flat, won at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) gd beating Somersby (11-7) by 4l, 9 ran.

Oiseau de Nuit (FR) 20-1 (11-7) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd 8th until before 3 out, soon outpaced, plugged on to modest 4th at the last, 4th of 9, 17l behind Sire De Grugy (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) gd.

Astracad (FR) 6-1 (11-2) Pressed leader, not fluent 7th, led 10th, not fluent 4 out or 2 out, headed approaching last, rallied flat, no extra towards finish, 3rd of 11, 4 1/2l behind Eastlake (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) gd.

Tataniano (FR) 40-1 (11-7) Chased leading trio until approaching 3rd, soon lost place, last and struggling 7th, tailed off, 7th of 9, 41l behind Sire De Grugy (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) gd.

Fago (FR) 9-4fav (11-7) Made all, took keen hold, always travelling well, not fluent 2 out, ran on strongly, won at Haydock 2m 1f chs (2) sft in Nov beating Simply Ned (11-0) by 3 1/2l, 4 ran.

Sprinter Sacre (FR) 1-9fav (11-12) Tracked leader in close 2nd, travelling well in 2nd 3 out, improved to lead 2 out, pushed along to shake off challenger before last, stayed on well run-in, comfortably, won at Punchestown 2m chs G1 (1) sft in Apr beating Sizing Europe (11-12) by 6l, 5 ran.

15:05 William Hill - Bet On The Move Handicap Chase

15:05 William Hill - Bet On The Move Handicap Chase Friday 27th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
2 U6-1021 Bally Legend
  • Trainer: Mrs Caroline Keevil
  • Jockey: Ian Popham
  • Course Winner
8 11-11 Mrs Caroline Keevil Ian Popham (3) 5/1
3 2102-3P Ma Filleule (FR)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
5 11-9 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 13/2
4 1P-1302 Merrion Square (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-5 t P F Nicholls D A Jacob 4/1f
5 111-614 Forest Walker (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Skelton
  • Jockey: H Skelton
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 11-0 D Skelton H Skelton 9/2
6 2-74F23 Polisky (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
6 10-13 pt P F Nicholls N Scholfield 12/1
7 1P8-874 On Trend (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Gifford
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Distance Winner
7 10-13 p1 N J Gifford A Thornton 7/1
8 09-3150 American Spin
  • Trainer: L A Dace
  • Jockey: J E Moore
  • Distance Winner
9 10-12 v L A Dace J E Moore 14/1
9 4/3FU1-5 Valoroso
  • Trainer: R Woollacott
  • Jockey: C O'Farrell
  • Distance Winner
8 10-11 t R Woollacott C O'Farrell 9/2
10 64P-094 Cnoc Seoda (IRE)
  • Trainer: P Henderson
  • Jockey: T J O'Brien
  • Distance Winner
8 10-4 t P Henderson T J O'Brien 25/1
1 352-515 Niceonefrankie
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Beaten Favourite
7 11-12 Miss V Williams A Coleman NR

Formwatch

Niceonefrankie 9-4fav (11-0) Held up mid-division, weakened from 3 out, 5th of 11, 15l behind Cantlow (11-5) at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov.

Ma Filleule (FR) 14-1 (11-3) Chased leaders, jumped right, lost place 13th, weakened next, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Double Ross (10-8) at Cheltenham 2m 5f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd, 13 ran.

Valoroso 25-1 (11-2) Towards rear, headway on outside approaching 9th, not fluent 4 out, chased leaders from 3 out, stayed on under pressure to modest 5th flat, 5th of 18, 13l behind Tatenen (11-5) at Newbury 2m 6f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gd in Nov.

Cnoc Seoda (IRE) 33-1 (11-5) Held up in rear, mistake 17th, headway under pressure to modest 4th 3 out, never on terms, 4th of 6, 21l behind Top Dancer (11-1) at Newbury 3m 2f am hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Nov.

Bally Legend 2-1fav (11-9) Led, headed before 4 out, led again before 3 out, held on well towards finish, driven out, won at Exeter 2m 3f hcp chs 0-140 (3) gd beating Domtaline (11-7) by nk, 7 ran.

Polisky (FR) 9-4 (11-7) Took keen hold, held up in last pair, headway to 3rd 4 out, no impression when not fluent 2 out, 3rd of 6, 9l behind Top Dancer (11-1) at Newbury 3m 2f am hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Nov.

Forest Walker (IRE) 15-8fav (12-1) Tracked leaders on inside, lost place after 10th, not fluent 12th, effort 4 out, outpaced next, not fluent 2 out, one pace, 4th of 8, 12l behind Rockchasebullett (10-6) at Warwick 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gs in Nov.

On Trend (IRE) 7-2 (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden 11th, weakened next, moderate 4th, 4th of 6, 49l behind Pete The Feat (11-12) at Fontwell 3m 2f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs.

American Spin 25-1 (10-6) Led and disputed, led 18th until soon after 4 out, chased leader until driven before 3 out, soon weakened, 10th of 13, 23l behind There's No Panic (10-7) at Sandown 3m 5f hcp chs 0-150 (2) gd.

Merrion Square (IRE) 13-2 (11-6) Held up in last trio, headway approaching 17th, went 2nd 2 out, challenged and upsides last, every chance flat, no extra and held final 100 yards, 2nd of 8, nk behind Fine Parchment (11-7) at Sandown 3m (3) gd.

15:40 William Hill - In The App Store Handicap Hurdle

15:40 William Hill - In The App Store Handicap Hurdle Friday 27th December 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 52/26-11 Fergall (IRE)
  • Trainer: J W Mullins
  • Jockey: W P Kavanagh
  • Distance Winner
6 11-12 J W Mullins W P Kavanagh (3) 14/1
2 340-131 Three Kingdoms (IRE)
  • Trainer: J P Ferguson
  • Jockey: J Quinlan
  • Distance Winner
4 11-11 J P Ferguson J Quinlan (3) 7/2
3 22-F027 Specialagent Alfie
  • Trainer: N J Gifford
  • Jockey: Tom Cannon
  • Distance Winner
7 11-7 t N J Gifford Tom Cannon 12/1
4 21024- Somemothersdohavem
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Distance Winner
4 11-6 Miss V Williams A Coleman 14/1
5 1224-20 Seventh Sky (GER)
  • Trainer: C J Mann
  • Jockey: M D Grant
6 11-6 pt C J Mann M D Grant 14/1
6 40-7155 Tidal Way (IRE)
  • Trainer: C E Longsdon
  • Jockey: K Woods
  • Distance Winner
4 11-4 p C E Longsdon K Woods (3) 20/1
7 34-F238 Milord (GER)
  • Trainer: K C Bailey
  • Jockey: E Cookson
4 11-4 p1 K C Bailey E Cookson (5) 8/1
9 223-252 Vibrato Valtat (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Beaten Favourite
4 11-1 t1 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 7/2
10 73750-2 Bohemian Rhapsody (IRE)
  • Trainer: S Durack
  • Jockey: C O'Farrell
4 10-11 S Durack C O'Farrell 11/4f
11 18/4 Right Step
  • Trainer: P Phelan
  • Jockey: J E Moore
  • Course and Distance Winner
6 10-10 t1 P Phelan J E Moore 33/1
8 3/24-4 Snake Eyes (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Beaten Favourite
5 11-3 N J Henderson B J Geraghty NR

Formwatch

Snake Eyes (IRE) 2-5fav (10-12) Held up in rear, took keen hold, headway on outside approaching 4th, ridden and hanging left when not fluent 2 out, soon beaten, weakened before last, 4th of 9, 14l behind Irish Cavalier (10-12) at Stratford 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (3) sft in Oct.

Three Kingdoms (IRE) 4-6fav (11-5) Tracked leaders, led on bit 3 out, clear last, very easily, won at Leicester 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs beating John Reel (11-5) by 20l, 11 ran.

Vibrato Valtat (FR) 6-4fav (10-12) Held up in last pair, smooth headway to track leaders approaching 2 out, challenged 2 out, soon led, looked in command last, no extra under pressure and headed final 100 yards, 2nd of 9, 1 1/2l behind Vaniteux (10-12) at Sandown 2m nov hdl (3) gs.

Tidal Way (IRE) 12-1 (11-4) Pulled hard in rear, headway after 3 out, chased leaders after next, never on terms, 5th of 12, 6l behind Moujik Borget (11-1) at Haydock 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Nov.

Bohemian Rhapsody (IRE) 7-1 (11-2) Took keen hold and held up in last pair, headway approaching 3 out, led went left and mistake 2 out, blundered last, soon ridden, headed and not pace of winner last half furlong, 2nd of 14, 2 1/4l behind Swinging Hawk (10-13) at Newbury 2m 5f nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Nov.

Right Step 33-1 (11-1) Held up in 4th, in touch from 5th, ridden before 2 out, one pace, 4th of 6, 14l behind Alwaystheoptimist (10-4) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Oct.

Fergall (IRE) 14-1 (11-4) Pulled hard tracking leaders, mistake 3 out, led next, edged left and idled closing stages, kept on, won at Huntingdon 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gs beating Keltus (10-6) by 3/4l, 10 ran.

Specialagent Alfie 14-1 (10-13) Led, headed approaching 2 out, still every chance under pressure 2 out, ridden and kept on same pace from last, 7th of 13, 5l behind Deep Trouble (10-11) at Sandown 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) gs.

Seventh Sky (GER) 25-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, chased leaders, went 2nd going well 3 out, led before and mistake 2 out, soon headed, weakened quickly between last 2, 10th of 13, 18l behind Deep Trouble (10-11) at Sandown 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) gs.

Somemothersdohavem 8-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, some headway 3rd, hit 3 out, stayed on under pressure approaching 2 out, went modest 4th last, 4th of 11, 11l behind Ptit Zig (11-12) at Sandown 2m 4yo hcp hdl (2) gd in Apr.

Milord (GER) 8-1 (10-11) Towards rear, some headway approaching 2 out, never on terms, 8th of 13, 9l behind Deep Trouble (10-11) at Sandown 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) gs.