Sandown Park Saturday 8th December
- Going: Soft, Good to Soft in places Surface: Turf
- Placepot £47.30, Pool: £107,513.63, 1657.25 winning tickets
- Quadpot £23.50, Pool: £7,132.92, 224.4 winning tickets
Golden Hoof (IRE)
||4||11-5||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||Evsf|
||5||10-12||Jonjo O'Neill||N Fehily||11/2|
||7||10-12||Dr R D P Newland||C Ward (7)||33/1|
Cruz On Ted
||5||10-12 h||G L Moore||J Moore (3)||50/1|
Lord Protector (IRE)
||5||10-12||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||11/4|
||4||10-12||B G Powell||D Elsworth||6/1|
Golden Hoof (IRE) 7-2 (10-12) Mid-division, headway 5th, pressed leaders 3 out, led approaching last, ridden and ran on, won at Kempton 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov beating Rysbrack (10-12) by 4 1/2l, 9 ran.
Lord Protector (IRE) 14-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, chased leaders, ridden to chase winner just over 2f out, outpaced final furlong, held on for 2nd, 2nd of 10, 9l behind Puffin Billy (11-7) at Ascot 2m NH flat (6) gs in Nov.
Beckhani 8-1 (11-2) Prominent, pushed along in 3rd over 3f out, one pace final 2f, went modest 2nd well inside final furlong, 2nd of 12, 8l behind Pendra (10-3) at Huntingdon 2m NH flat (6) gd in Mar.
Callhimwhatyouwant (IRE) 15-2 (10-5) Led, jumped left 3rd and 4th, headed 6th, tracked winner until ridden 3 out, jumped left and weakened next, 5th of 6, 21l behind Dungeel (10-12) at Leicester 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) sft.
Cruz On Ted 66-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, held up towards rear, not fluent 7th, soon behind, tailed off 4 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Many Clouds (11-0) at Ascot 2m 3f NH mdn hdl (3) sft in Nov, 12 ran.
Theatrelands 6-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, every chance 2 out, ridden before last, soon no extra, 3rd of 10, 10l behind Polly Peachum (10-5) at Stratford 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (3) sft in Nov.
Sam Winner (FR)
||5||11-12||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||7/2j|
Son of Flicka
||8||11-11||D McCain Jnr||A P Lane||50/1|
Big Easy (GER)
||5||11-9||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||7/2j|
||7||11-3||O Sherwood||T Garner (7)||33/1|
Lightning Strike (GER)
||9||11-3||P R Webber||D F O'Regan||12/1|
||8||11-0||O Sherwood||L Aspell||11/2|
Art Professor (IRE)
||8||10-12||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||14/1|
||8||10-11||A King||W Hutchinson||10/1|
||7||10-8||Jonjo O'Neill||N Fehily||14/1|
||8||10-7||Micky Hammond||Joe Colliver (7)||33/1|
Cloudy Bob (IRE)
||5||10-6||P G Murphy||C Bolger||6/1|
||5||10-3||D Pipe||H Frost||12/1|
||6||11-4 t||D W P Arbuthnot||Tom Cannon (3)||NR|
Topolski (IRE) 50-1 (11-9) Behind, outpaced after 4 out, no impression when mistake and unseated rider next, in a race won by At Fishers Cross (10-10) at Newbury 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-150 (2) sft, 10 ran.
Araldur (FR) 6-1 (10-9) Held up, mistake 5th, jumped slowly next (water), last and given reminder, not fluent 9th, well beaten 11th, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Aerial (11-3) at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs G3 (1) gd in Mar, 12 ran.
Kasbadali (FR) 13-2 (11-3) Held up in touch, bumped 4th, blundered and dropped to last at 10th, mistake and stumbled 12th, tailed off, 5th of 6, well behind Highland Lodge (11-3) at Towcester 3m Beginners Chase (0-140) (4yo+) (3) gs in Nov.
Amigo (FR) (10-5) 7th of 8, 29l behind Pythagore (10-12) at Enghien(FR) 2m 6f chs gs in Apr.
Arkose (IRE) 11-2 (11-12) Tracked leader, challenged 4 out, led before 3 out, ridden clear before last, kept on strongly, won at Kempton 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Nov beating Greenlaw (11-8) by 4 1/2l, 9 ran.
Sam Winner (FR) 11-8 (10-7) Held up 4th and last in touch, tracked leading pair 8th, 2 lengths down in 3rd and going well when fell 3 out, in a race won by Solix (11-5) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov chs (2) gd in Dec '11, 4 ran.
Cloudy Bob (IRE) 25-1 (10-10) In touch on outside, outpaced approaching 3 out, kept on same pace under pressure from last, no impression, 5th of 18, 18l behind Double Ross (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.
Art Professor (IRE) 18-1 (10-3) In rear, ridden after 5th, well beaten 8th, 10th of 17, 34l behind Native Gallery (11-1) at Aintree 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) gd in May.
Hollins 9-2 (11-2) Never jumped with any fluency, in rear, blundered 8th, some headway approaching next, slow and driven next, tailed off, blundered last, 5th of 6, 32l behind Ballycolin (11-2) at Musselburgh 2m 4f nov chs (4) gd in Nov '11.
Gilbarry (IRE) 66-1 (10-0) In mid-division until blundered and fell 8th, in a race won by Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov, 18 ran.
Big Easy (GER) 14-1 (11-10) Held up towards rear, jumped slowly 2nd, headway when not fluent 3 out, never able to get on terms with leaders, 5th of 23, 19l behind Bondage (10-13) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Oct.
Son of Flicka 40-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, tailed off before 4 out, 13th of 16, well behind Trustan Times (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Lightning Strike (GER) 20-1 (11-12) Mid-division, headway 3rd, weakened after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Alpha Victor (10-8) at Aintree 3m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in May, 20 ran.
Petit Robin (FR)
||9||11-12||N J Henderson||Mr N De Boinville (7)||11/1|
||7||11-8||D W P Arbuthnot||Tom Cannon (3)||33/1|
||6||11-0||Dr R D P Newland||C Ward (7)||10/1|
Monte Cavallo (SAF)
||7||10-13||Miss R Curtis||B J Geraghty||7/1|
||6||10-9||D O'Meara||D F O'Regan||11/4f|
||5||10-8||W Greatrex||W Hutchinson||14/1|
||4||10-3||Tim Vaughan||J Kiely (10)||15/2|
Into Wain (USA)
||5||10-2||S Gollings||L Treadwell||15/2|
||6||10-1||G L Moore||J Moore (3) (ex2)||20/1|
Canadian Diamond (IRE)
||5||10-0||B G Powell||G Sheehan (5)||8/1|
||7||10-0||Mrs S Leech||D Fahy||66/1|
||4||10-0||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||13/2|
Petit Robin (FR) 15-8fav (11-9) Shared 2nd behind clear leader, closed 4th, led 2 out, driven out, won at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov beating First In The Queue (10-5) by 1/2l, 10 ran.
Into Wain (USA) 4-1 (10-11) Held up in touch, weakened after 4 out, 6th of 9, 26l behind Red Merlin (11-12) at Newcastle 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Mar.
Softsong (FR) 7-4 (10-12) Keen towards rear, headway 4th, ridden to chase winner 3 out, kept on one pace, 2nd of 13, 3l behind Valdez (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Swampfire (IRE) 14-1 (11-10) Led until after 2nd, chased leader until approaching 4th, chased leaders until pushed along and slightly outpaced approaching 2 out, driven to rally and one pace when squeezed out before last, kept on same pace in 4th run-in, 4th of 16, 8l behind Ifandbutwhynot (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) sft in Nov.
Monte Cavallo (SAF) 16-1 (10-1) Chased leaders, went 2nd approaching 2 out, ridden and chance, mistake and weakened last, 7th of 15, 6l behind Raya Star (11-12) at Ascot 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) gs in Nov.
Dolatulo (FR) 13-2 (11-9) With leader, led before 4th, clear before and blundered 2 out, ridden and jumped left last, headed run-in, no extra, 2nd of 11, 2l behind Romeo Americo (11-2) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gs in Nov.
Starluck (IRE) 16-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, headway after 3 out, ridden before next, soon no impression, 6th of 10, 8l behind Petit Robin (11-9) at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov.
Helium (FR) 5-2 (11-0) Held up behind, struggling 4th, chased leaders under pressure 3 out (usual 4 out), 4th and well held when left 3rd 2 out, no chance with front pair, 3rd of 5, 21l behind Eastlake (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m beg chase (5) sft in May.
Ifandbutwhynot (IRE) 15-2 (11-4) Held up towards rear, headway on wide outside and not clearest of runs approaching 3 out, badly hampered next, recovered to stay on and chase leaders on outside and edged left before last, led last, driven clear, won at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) sft in Nov beating Tanerko Emery (10-13) by 3 1/2l, 16 ran.
Rajamand (FR) 4-1 (11-12) Raced wide, led, joined 2 out, soon ridden, headed soon after last, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind James Pollard (10-13) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in Apr.
Canadian Diamond (IRE) 16-1 (11-3) Mid-division, headway to chase leaders approaching 4th, went 3rd before 3 out, went right and unseated rider 2 out, in a race won by Ifandbutwhynot (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) sft in Nov, 16 ran.
Rowan Tiger 16-1 (11-8) Mid-division, mistake 6th, headway before 4 out, soon chased leaders, weakened before last, 6th of 12, 16l behind Yesyoucan (10-12) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft in Nov.
||8||11-7 bt||P F Nicholls||J Tizzard||33/1|
||9||11-7||Miss V Williams||L Treadwell||66/1|
||13||11-7||A W Carroll||M Batchelor||200/1|
||5||11-7 b||A King||W Hutchinson||25/1|
||6||11-7||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||11/4|
Sprinter Sacre (FR)
||6||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||4/11f|
His Excellency (IRE)
||4||11-1||D Pipe||H Frost||66/1|
Sprinter Sacre (FR) 1-7fav (11-4) Took keen hold, tracked leader after 1st, led 6th, clear after 8th, impressive, won at Aintree 2m nov chs G1 (1) gd in Apr beating Toubab (11-4) by 13l, 4 ran.
Kumbeshwar 7-4 (11-7) Keen tracked leader, led narrowly 3 out, ridden next, asserted towards finish, won at Haydock 2m grad ch (2) sft in Nov beating Domtaline (11-7) by 2 1/2l, 5 ran.
Sanctuaire (FR) 9-2 (11-2) Jumped well, set strong pace and made all, went well clear before 3rd, maintained strong pace, kept on strongly, unchallenged, won at Sandown 2m chs G2 (1) sft in Apr beating Somersby (11-6) by 17l, 8 ran.
Idarah (USA) 11-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders, headway on outside 2 out (usual 4 out), upsides last (usual 3 out), led on bit soon after, shaken up over 1f out, ran on well, won at Kelso 2m 1f hcp chs (2) sft in Nov beating Kings Grey (10-4) by 7l, 6 ran.
His Excellency (IRE) 17-2 (11-1) Held up in touch on inside, hit 10th, headway 3 out, effort when blundered next, soon ridden, flashed tail and weakened between last 2, 5th of 6, 19l behind Captain Conan (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m nov chs Grade 2 (1) sft in Nov.
Doeslessthanme (IRE) 2-1 (11-4) Pressed leader, led before 5th, not fluent 9th, headed after 4 out, kept on until outpaced approaching 2 out, soon no chance with winner in clear 2nd, 2nd of 6, 18l behind Wishfull Thinking (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m chs (2) sft in Nov.
Kinkeel (IRE) 9-2 (10-7) Tracked winner throughout, hit 3 out, ridden and no impression next, finished tired, 2nd of 5, 46l behind Royaume Bleu (11-3) at Towcester 3m cnd hcp chs (0-95) (5) sft.
||8||11-12||Miss S West||M Goldstein||9/2|
||9||11-1 p||K Burke||M Batchelor||16/1|
Major Malarkey (IRE)
||9||10-12||N A Twiston-Davies||N Fehily||3/1|
Lively Baron (IRE)
||7||10-5 t||D McCain Jnr||R Johnson||15/8f|
Tempo De Cotte (FR)
||5||10-3 t1||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||5/2|
Any Currency (IRE)
||9||10-13 e||M Keighley||2nd Preference||NR|
Any Currency (IRE) 14-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, ridden and every chance 3 out, no extra in 4th before last, 4th of 16, 14l behind Monbeg Dude (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 3f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) sft in Nov.
Lively Baron (IRE) 5-1 (11-3) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd at 10th, driven to lead 3 out, headed next, soon ridden, no extra in 3rd approaching last, 3rd of 10, 11l behind Quartz De Thaix (11-7) at Bangor 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.
Major Malarkey (IRE) 15-2 (10-5) Chased leaders, ridden and lost place approaching 14th, behind when blundered 18th, tailed off and pulled up after 4 out, in a race won by Tidal Bay (11-12) at Sandown 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) sft in Apr, 19 ran.
Golan Way 12-1 (11-9) Prominent, mistake and led 2nd, headed 6th, led again next, headed approaching last, no extra towards finish, 3rd of 9, 6l behind Michel Le Bon (11-3) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Apr.
Fortification (USA) 8-1 (11-12) Disputed lead until 5th, chased leader, blundered 7th and next, reminder and lost 2nd 15th, soon behind, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Any Currency (11-3) at Wincanton 3m 3f hcp chs 0-140 (3) gd in Oct.
Tempo De Cotte (FR) 8-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, headway before 2 out, one pace until weakened before last, 4th of 9, 11l behind Broadbackbob (11-1) at Plumpton 2m 4f nov chs (3) gs in Nov.