Taunton Thursday 28th February

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Taunton course guide

14:10 Rural Living Show 23rd March Selling Hurdle

14:10 Rural Living Show 23rd March Selling Hurdle Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 2-30353 Bellflower Boy (IRE)
  • Trainer: Dr R D P Newland
  • Jockey: C Ward
  • Beaten Favourite
10 11-8 bt Dr R D P Newland C Ward (7) 6/1
2 33-13PP Red Jade
  • Trainer: K Burke
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
  • Distance Winner
8 11-8 K Burke N Scholfield 28/1
3 100/12P- Advisor (FR)
  • Trainer: M H Weston
  • Jockey: Mr T Weston
  • Distance Winner
7 11-3 M H Weston Mr T Weston (5) 14/1
4 002-355 Alwaystheoptimist
  • Trainer: P W Middleton
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
10 11-3 P W Middleton A P McCoy 10/3
5 563352 Get It On (IRE)
  • Trainer: Evan Williams
  • Jockey: A Wedge
  • Distance Winner
8 11-3 Evan Williams A Wedge (3) 9/4f
6 6/553-6P Gleannacreim (IRE)
  • Trainer: C J Gray
  • Jockey: M G Nolan
10 11-3 C J Gray M G Nolan (5) 200/1
7 9U-385F Helium (FR)
  • Trainer: A Dunn
  • Jockey: Mrs Alex Dunn
8 11-3 A Dunn Mrs Alex Dunn (7) 13/2
8 1F7U2/2 No To Trident
  • Trainer: J L Flint
  • Jockey: T Flint
  • Course Winner
8 11-3 J L Flint T Flint (7) 4/1
9 303P-6 Ten More (IRE)
  • Trainer: W G M Turner
  • Jockey: C J Davies
9 11-3 W G M Turner C J Davies (7) 40/1
10 9560P/ First Spirit
  • Trainer: Miss Sarah Robinson
  • Jockey: Mr M Legg
7 10-10 Miss Sarah Robinson Mr M Legg (7) 200/1

Formwatch

Bellflower Boy (IRE) 6-4fav (11-5) Led until after 2nd, pressed leader, every chance 3 out, soon under pressure and weakened, 3rd of 8, 16l behind Arrayan (11-10) at Taunton 2m 1f clm hdl (5) hvy.

Helium (FR) 40-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, not fluent 2nd, mistakes 3rd and 4th, fell 10th, in a race won by Big News (10-9) at Ludlow 3m nov chs 0-110 (4) sft, 12 ran.

No To Trident 20-1 (10-5) Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 5th, ridden before last, chased winner run-in, always held, 2nd of 14, 2l behind Crafty Roberto (11-6) at Market Rasen 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft.

Get It On (IRE) 2-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 3 out, ridden after next, beaten when not fluent last, 2nd of 5, 5l behind Stow (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m cond sll hdl (5) hvy.

Alwaystheoptimist 16-1 (11-8) Held up towards rear, headway to go 4th before 4 out, weakened before last, 5th of 9, 14l behind Thunderstorm (11-7) at Towcester 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) hvy in Jan.

Gleannacreim (IRE) 16-1 (9-8) Tracked leaders, lost place 3rd, behind 6th, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by I Know The Code (11-12) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy, 13 ran.

Ten More (IRE) 33-1 (10-7) Not fluent 1st, behind, went 4th and hit 2 out, weakened on long run to last, 6th of 9, well behind Milansbar (10-9) at Folkestone 2m 6f mdn hdl (5) hvy in Dec.

Advisor (FR) 12-1 (11-6) Held up towards rear, ridden after 6th, weakened approaching next, pulled up before last, in a race won by Quinte Du Chatelet (11-7) at Hereford 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Jan '12, 9 ran.

Red Jade 3-1 (10-12) Always behind, weakened 5th, behind when pulled up 3 out, in a race won by Arrayan (11-10) at Taunton 2m 1f clm hdl (5) hvy, 8 ran.

First Spirit 33-1 (11-9) In rear, headway before 8th, not fluent 9th, ridden and weakened before 3 out, pulled up soon after, in a race won by Reefer Beefer (11-12) at Southwell 3m hcp hdl 0-90 (5) gd in Mar '11, 12 ran.

14:40 Alpha Motorability Wheelchair Passenger Transport Novices' Hurdle

14:40 Alpha Motorability Wheelchair Passenger Transport Novices' Hurdle Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 1167 Fox Run (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
5 11-10 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 4/7f
2 PSP/0P Castleboy Warrior (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs L J Young
  • Jockey: L Heard
7 11-3 Mrs L J Young L Heard 66/1
3 1/2 Garryleigh (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
6 11-3 D Pipe T Scudamore 7/2
4 89/6- Kalantari (IRE)
  • Trainer: J L Flint
  • Jockey: R Flint
6 11-3 t1 J L Flint R Flint 14/1
5 4 King Of Glory
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
5 11-3 Miss V Williams A Coleman 7/1
6 9-3808 Monderon (FR)
  • Trainer: R G Hawker
  • Jockey: Mr Robert Hawker
6 11-3 R G Hawker Mr Robert Hawker (7) 40/1
7 2143/ Rigolo Ville (FR)
  • Trainer: Richard Hobson
  • Jockey: H Skelton
8 11-3 Richard Hobson H Skelton 12/1
8 F-0557 Wak A Turtle (IRE)
  • Trainer: R Woollacott
  • Jockey: M G Nolan
5 11-3 R Woollacott M G Nolan (5) 33/1

Formwatch

Fox Run (IRE) 10-11fav (11-4) Led, headed over 1f out, weakened inside final furlong, 7th of 12, 5l behind Keep Kicking (11-4) at Kempton 2m n h flat (5) std in Jan.

Garryleigh (IRE) 2-1 (11-3) Led until over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, no chance with winner, 2nd of 8, 25l behind Milo Man (11-3) at Taunton 2m 1f NH flat (4) hvy.

King Of Glory 10-3 (11-0) Held up in touch in rear, improved 7f out, went 2nd 3f out, ridden 2f out, one pace final furlong, 4th of 8, 6l behind Glacial Rock (10-7) at Towcester 2m NH flat (6) hvy in Dec.

Rigolo Ville (FR) .

Monderon (FR) 66-1 (10-9) Always towards rear, never involved, 8th of 14, 27l behind Edmund Kean (11-9) at Taunton 2m 1f nov hdl (4) hvy.

Castleboy Warrior (IRE) 250-1 (10-12) In rear, not fluent 2nd, mistake next, ridden when mistake 7th, well behind after next, tailed off 3 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Atlantic Roller (10-12) at Exeter 2m 5f nov hdl (3) sft in Nov, 8 ran.

Wak A Turtle (IRE) 100-1 (11-2) Mid-division, effort after 5th, no impression next, soon weakened, 7th of 11, 34l behind Minella Definitely (11-9) at Wincanton 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy.

Kalantari (IRE) 66-1 (10-1) Mid-division, not fluent 2nd, ridden 6th, weakened approaching 3 out, tailed off, 6th of 9, 48l behind Street Dance (11-5) at Stratford 2m nh nov hdl (4) gf in May '11.

15:10 Royal Bath & West Novices' Handicap Chase

15:10 Royal Bath & West Novices' Handicap Chase Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 721-163 Jump City (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: D A Jacob
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 P F Nicholls D A Jacob 5/6f
2 231364 Nobunaga
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Distance Winner
8 11-9 Miss V Williams A Coleman 5/1
3 15-U235 Grams And Ounces
  • Trainer: J L Flint
  • Jockey: R Flint
  • Distance Winner
6 11-9 t J L Flint R Flint 5/1
4 284846 Sublime Talent (IRE)
  • Trainer: Evan Williams
  • Jockey: A Wedge
  • Distance Winner
7 10-13 t Evan Williams A Wedge (3) 10/3

Formwatch

Sublime Talent (IRE) 12-1 (11-9) Held up towards rear, headway and ridden in 4th well before 4 out until approaching 4 out, soon weakened, 6th of 8, 21l behind O'Callaghan Strand (11-4) at Ludlow 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Jan.

Jump City (FR) 10-1 (11-0) Close up, went badly right 3rd, went 3rd at 8th, staying on when left 4 lengths 2nd 3 out, mistake next, no extra in 3rd approaching last, 3rd of 7, 9l behind Changing Times (11-3) at Taunton 2m 3f Novice Limited Handicap Chase (0-135) (4yo+) (3) sft in Dec.

Grams And Ounces 7-1 (10-13) Held up in touch, headway to chase leaders after 3 out, kept on same pace from next, never on terms, 5th of 11, 32l behind Landscape (10-13) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp (3) hvy in Dec.

Nobunaga 6-1 (10-7) Chased leaders, not fluent 2nd or 4th, pushed along after 7th, weakened approaching 3 out, 4th of 6, 45l behind Saved By John (10-5) at Wincanton 2m Novice Handicap Chase (0-140) (5yo+) (3) hvy in Jan.

15:40 C & D South West 25th Anniversary Novices' Handicap Hurdle

15:40 C & D South West 25th Anniversary Novices' Handicap Hurdle Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 97-3F5P Decimus (IRE)
  • Trainer: J Scott
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
  • Course Winner
6 11-12 J Scott N Scholfield 9/1
2 19-4F97 Toby Lerone (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: H Derham
  • Distance Winner
6 11-11 P F Nicholls H Derham (5) 9/2
3 P/6640-9 Presenting Dr T (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs Tracey Barfoot-Saunt
  • Jockey: Mr G Barfoot-Saunt
7 11-10 Mrs Tracey Barfoot-Saunt Mr G Barfoot-Saunt 100/1
4 38365F One For The Boss (IRE)
  • Trainer: B G Powell
  • Jockey: E Linehan
6 10-9 B G Powell E Linehan (7) 14/1
5 551111 Jupiter Rex (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Course and Distance Winner
6 10-9 Miss V Williams A Coleman 4/6f
6 0/566-06 Madame Allsorts
  • Trainer: W J Musson
  • Jockey: T Murphy
8 10-5 W J Musson T Murphy 6/1

Formwatch

Jupiter Rex (FR) 10-11fav (11-0) Mid-division, frequently not fluent, headway to chase leaders halfway, every chance when left in lead 2 out, ran on well, won at Plumpton 3m 2f 5yo Am hcp 0-115 (4) gs beating Massini Sunset (10-5) by 2 1/4l, 9 ran.

Decimus (IRE) 25-1 (11-0) Held up in last pair tailed off 10th, pulled up approaching 4 out, in a race won by Buddy Bolero (11-0) at Exeter 2m 3f beg chase (4) hvy in Jan, 8 ran.

Toby Lerone (IRE) 16-1 (11-0) 7th of 13, 44l behind Ugly Bug (11-0) at Ffos Las 3m mdn hdl (4) hvy.

One For The Boss (IRE) 50-1 (10-12) Led until 3rd, led after next, mistake 5th, headed next, losing place when fell 8th, in a race won by Seymour Eric (11-9) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs, 17 ran.

Presenting Dr T (IRE) 100-1 (11-0) Mid-division, hampered 6th, lost place next, soon behind, tailed off, 9th of 13, well behind Ballyfoy (11-4) at Uttoxeter 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in May.

Madame Allsorts 15-2 (10-2) Held up in rear, not fluent 5th, mistake next, not fluent 7th, stayed on approaching last, never had any sort of chance, 6th of 9, 22l behind Barrakilla (11-11) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy.

16:10 Bathwick Tyres Handicap Hurdle

16:10 Bathwick Tyres Handicap Hurdle Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 4212-P7 Bold Chief (IRE)
  • Trainer: H Fry
  • Jockey: Mr M G Cooney
  • Distance Winner
8 11-12 pt H Fry Mr M G Cooney (7) 4/1
2 1581/72 Spanish Treasure (GER)
  • Trainer: Andrew Turnell
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 Andrew Turnell N Scholfield 16/1
3 1B09-44 Star of Angels
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Distance Winner
9 11-11 b D Pipe T Scudamore 9/2
4 94/1111 Thunderstorm (IRE) (ex7)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
8 11-3 P J Hobbs A P McCoy 4/5f
5 32-4042 Teshali (IRE)
  • Trainer: A Middleton
  • Jockey: J Banks
  • Course Winner
7 10-10 t A Middleton J Banks (7) 8/1

Formwatch

Thunderstorm (IRE) 6-4fav (10-6) Held up mid-division, headway before 2 out, challenged on bit run-in, shaken up to lead towards finish, very cosily, won at Market Rasen 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft beating Beyeh (10-5) by nk, 8 ran.

Teshali (IRE) 12-1 (10-11) Held up in rear, headway on outside before 3 out, stayed on flat, went 2nd close home, 2nd of 10, 3/4l behind Pearls Legend (11-6) at Ludlow 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft.

Bold Chief (IRE) 12-1 (11-10) Tracked leader, lost place approaching 3 out, soon ridden, every chance on outside next, weakened before last, 7th of 17, 25l behind Dark Lover (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.

Star of Angels 4-1 (11-7) Held up in rear, headway 3 out, soon chasing leaders, never on terms, 4th of 9, 29l behind Grafite (10-2) at Lingfield 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec.

Spanish Treasure (GER) 8-1 (11-4) Mid-division, headway over 3f out, led over 1f out, kept on and headed towards finish, 2nd of 12, 1/2l behind Keep Kicking (11-4) at Kempton 2m n h flat (5) std in Jan.

16:40 CGA Foxhunter Trial (Hunters' Chase) (For The Richard Williams Memorial Trophy)

16:40 CGA Foxhunter Trial (Hunters' Chase) (For The Richard Williams Memorial Trophy) Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 0314-66 The Bosses Nephew (IRE)
  • Trainer: N R Mitchell
  • Jockey: Mr L Muspratt
  • Distance Winner
12 12-8 b N R Mitchell Mr L Muspratt (7) 20/1
2 PP3/1U-3 Cave Hill (IRE)
  • Trainer: C Lees
  • Jockey: M Jones
  • Distance Winner
11 12-4 C Lees M Jones (5) 5/2
3 532-13U Gershwinner (IRE)
  • Trainer: Ms E Oliver
  • Jockey: Mr M Woodward
  • Distance Winner
10 12-4 b Ms E Oliver Mr M Woodward (7) 12/1
4 502-621 Swansbrook (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs Sue Popham
  • Jockey: Mr M Legg
  • Distance Winner
10 12-4 Mrs Sue Popham Mr M Legg (7) 2/1f
5 2-UFPP6 Benedictus (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss J Western
  • Jockey: Mr J Barber
  • Distance Winner
8 12-0 Miss J Western Mr J Barber (7) 4/1
6 FU32P1- Khachaturian (IRE)
  • Trainer: L Price
  • Jockey: Mr Nick Williams
  • Distance Winner
10 12-0 p1 L Price Mr Nick Williams 9/2

Formwatch

Benedictus (IRE) 33-1 (12-0) Held up towards rear, hit 1st, mistake next, headway 5th, mistake 6th, not fluent 7th or 15th, weakened approaching 3 out, 6th of 8, well behind Gwanako (11-12) at Sandown 3m am chs 0-130 (3) sft.

Khachaturian (IRE) 5-2 (12-7) (cp) led 10; just held on, won at Llanvapley 3m ptp gf in Apr deadheating with Penyfan Dawn (12-7), 8 ran.

Swansbrook (IRE) 9-4 (12-0) Trckd ldrs; led 2 out; ro wl, won at Black Forest Lodge 3m ptp sft beating Diamond Brook (12-0) by 3 1/2l, 8 ran.

The Bosses Nephew (IRE) 8-1 (12-1) Raced wide, held up in last pair, smooth headway to track leaders 12th, challenged next, weakened after 14th, soon lost touch, well behind in 4th when mistake 2 out (normal 3 out), weakened, tailed off, 6th of 7, well behind Radetsky March (11-11) at Lingfield 3m amat chs (6) hvy.

Gershwinner (IRE) 10-1 (12-5) (cp) led to 5 & 13 til swerved & ur flat aft 4 out, in a race won by Faasel (12-5) at Black Forest Lodge 3m ptp sft, 6 ran.

Cave Hill (IRE) 10-1 (11-9) Led until after 2nd, led and jumped left 7th, headed before 11th, weakened before 4 out, 3rd of 10, 31l behind Bobs Law (11-10) at Ffos Las 3m hts chs (4) hvy.

17:10 Foresters Garden Buildings Handicap Hurdle

17:10 Foresters Garden Buildings Handicap Hurdle Thursday 28th February 2013
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 34-F35F Scales (IRE)
  • Trainer: R Lee
  • Jockey: M G Nolan
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 R Lee M G Nolan (5) 9/2
2 3-6P405 Posh Emily
  • Trainer: R J Hodges
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
  • Course and Distance Winner
10 11-7 p R J Hodges N Scholfield 9/2
3 3/008-6P Sarenice (FR)
  • Trainer: J D Frost
  • Jockey: H Frost
7 11-7 J D Frost H Frost 20/1
4 4-35361 Lady Bridget
  • Trainer: Mark Gillard
  • Jockey: J Hodson
  • Distance Winner
5 11-3 bt Mark Gillard J Hodson (7) 11/2
5 5798-33 Cuckoo Rock (IRE)
  • Trainer: J G Portman
  • Jockey: G Sheehan
6 11-1 J G Portman G Sheehan (5) 15/2
6 6765 Asian Prince (IRE)
  • Trainer: A J Lidderdale
  • Jockey: W Kennedy
4 10-12 A J Lidderdale W Kennedy 16/1
7 50-796 Moonlight Maggie
  • Trainer: T R George
  • Jockey: A Coleman
6 10-11 T R George A Coleman 15/2
8 00-P91 Come On Annie (ex7)
  • Trainer: B J Llewellyn
  • Jockey: M J Quinlan
7 10-9 B J Llewellyn M J Quinlan (3) 4/1f
9 9-53P6 Green Lightning (IRE)
  • Trainer: M H Weston
  • Jockey: T Messenger
6 10-0 b M H Weston T Messenger 33/1
10 60/8988 By Command
  • Trainer: Mrs L J Young
  • Jockey: D C Costello
8 10-0 b Mrs L J Young D C Costello 16/1
11 P070- Meirig's Dream (IRE)
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: J M Davies
7 10-0 P J Hobbs J M Davies NR

Formwatch

Meirig's Dream (IRE) 125-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, mistake 4th, blundered and lost place next, weakened after 3 out, tailed off, 10th of 14, well behind Avoca Promise (11-0) at Wincanton 2m mdn hdl (4) gd in Apr.

Come On Annie 66-1 (9-13) Held up towards rear, hampered 2nd, headway on outside 5th, went 2nd 3 out, led before next, clear approaching last, pushed out, won at Ffos Las 2m nov hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy beating Lord Of The Dunes (11-9) by 10l, 12 ran.

Green Lightning (IRE) 25-1 (10-0) Mistake 3rd, always behind, tailed off, 6th of 8, well behind Murfreesboro (10-7) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Oct.

Scales (IRE) 12-1 (10-11) Held up towards rear, fell 3 out, in a race won by Cruise In Style (9-13) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs in Oct, 20 ran.

Moonlight Maggie 100-1 (10-0) Towards rear, ridden 7th, never near leaders, 6th of 13, well behind Kenai Peninsula (10-12) at Taunton 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.

Lady Bridget 9-4fav (10-6) Tracked leaders, pushed along and outpaced before 4 out, led 2 out, kept on well run-in, won at Chepstow 2m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy in Jan beating Oscar Rainbow (9-13) by 2 1/4l, 10 ran.

Cuckoo Rock (IRE) 8-1 (10-11) In touch, ridden and outpaced in 5th before 2 out, kept on to poor 3rd post, never any chance with leading duo, 3rd of 15, 35l behind Farbreaga (11-7) at Lingfield 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy in Jan.

Posh Emily 7-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, went 2nd at 5th, ridden before 2 out, weakened between last 2, 5th of 13, 21l behind Admiral Blake (10-0) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy.

Sarenice (FR) 14-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, ridden 4 out, weakened next, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Admiral Blake (10-0) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy, 13 ran.

Asian Prince (IRE) 66-1 (10-12) Chased leader until ridden before 2 out, weakened soon after, 5th of 6, 47l behind Chris Pea Green (10-9) at Lingfield 2m 4yo mdn hdl (5) hvy in Jan.

By Command 50-1 (9-7) Chased leaders to halfway, soon weakened, 8th of 14, well behind Home Run (11-2) at Wincanton 2m nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.