Cheltenham Saturday 14th December
- Going: Good Surface: Turf
- Jackpot £40,252.48 carried forward to Southwell, 15th Dec
- Placepot £96.00, Pool: £184,736.47, 1403.36 winning tickets
- Quadpot £7.40, Pool: £15,396.59, 1521.28 winning tickets
||3||11-7 p1||C E Longsdon||A Coleman||15/2|
Kentucky Hyden (IRE)
||3||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||7/4|
Vicenzo Mio (FR)
||3||11-7||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||13/8f|
||3||11-3||Evan Williams||P Moloney||33/1|
||3||11-0||C Von Der Recke||R Thornton||40/1|
||3||11-0||J P Ferguson||J Quinlan||9/2|
||3||11-3 p||A W Carroll||Lee Edwards||NR|
Tiger Roll (IRE)
||3||11-3||N J Hawke||T Scudamore||NR|
Akdam (IRE) 66-1 (11-2) In touch on outside, pushed along after 3rd, lost place and behind next, struggling 4 out, soon ridden, plugged on to take moderate 4th towards finish, no chance with leaders, 4th of 7, 24l behind Royal Irish Hussar (11-6) at Cheltenham 2m 3yo hdl Grd 2 (1) gd in Nov.
Tiger Roll (IRE) 12-1 (10-9) Tracked leader, led approaching 2 out, ridden out, won at Market Rasen 2m 1f 3yo hdl (4) sft in Nov beating Nonotnow (10-12) by 4l, 5 ran.
Ballyglasheen (IRE) 11-4 (11-12) Tracked leaders on inside, reminder before 6th, outpaced by leading pair before 3 out, stayed on same pace, no impression, 3rd of 11, 11l behind Saint Jerome (10-12) at Ludlow 2m 3yo hdl (4) gd in Nov.
Kentucky Hyden (IRE) 1-3fav (10-12) Held up in 4th, not fluent 4th, headway after 3 out, led before next, soon clear, very easily, won at Sandown 2m 3yo hdl (3) hvy in Nov beating Dude Alert (10-12) by 33l, 5 ran.
Commissioned (IRE) 6-5fav (9-7) Tracked leaders, pushed along and headway to challenge leader approaching final furlong, ridden inside final furlong, led final strides, won at Musselburgh 1m 6f 3yo hcp 0-100 (2) gf in Oct beating Deficit (8-8) by ns, 5 ran (flat).
Vicenzo Mio (FR) (10-3) won at Auteuil(FR) 2m 2f hdl sft in Sep beating Art Mauresque (10-3) by 1 1/4l, 7 ran.
Cadoudoff (FR) 4-1 (11-6) Held up mid-division, headway before 3 out, ridden before 2 out, soon went 3rd, kept on to chase winner run-in, no impression, 2nd of 7, 14l behind Royal Irish Hussar (11-6) at Wetherby 2m Listed hdl 3yo (1) gs in Nov.
Burgoyne (USA) (8-9) won at Mons (ghlin)(FR) 1m 3f stk in Nov beating Karnitz (8-6) by 6l, 12 ran (flat).
Le Bec (FR)
||5||11-9||Miss E C Lavelle||A Coleman||7/4|
Le Reve (IRE)
||5||11-6||Mrs L Wadham||R Johnson||16/1|
||6||11-6||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||13/8f|
Sam Winner (FR)
||6||11-1||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||11/4|
Sam Winner (FR) 10-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders, headway 3 out, challenged between rivals approaching next, every chance until ridden and one pace in clear 3rd flat, 3rd of 6, 3 1/2l behind Le Bec (11-4) at Cheltenham 3m nov chs (2) gd in Nov.
Le Bec (FR) 3-1 (11-4) Tracked leader, led soon after 4 out, hard pressed 2 out, ridden before last, held on gamely flat, won at Cheltenham 3m nov chs (2) gd in Nov beating Shutthefrontdoor (11-4) by 3/4l, 6 ran.
Le Reve (IRE) 14-1 (11-6) Held up tracking leaders in 4th, challenged on outside 4 out, pushed along disputing 2 lengths 3rd when bumped and unseated rider 3 out, in a race won by Just A Par (11-2) at Newbury 3m nov chs Grade 2 (1) gs in Nov, 5 ran.
Shutthefrontdoor (IRE) 9-4fav (11-4) Held up in last pair, took closer order halfway, went 2nd 3 out, challenged on inside approaching next, every chance last, ridden and kept on flat, held near finish, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind Le Bec (11-4) at Cheltenham 3m nov chs (2) gd in Nov.
Petit Robin (FR)
||10||11-12||N J Henderson||N de Boinville (5)||11/2|
||10||11-10||N J Henderson||R Thornton||16/1|
||7||11-8||Miss V Williams||A Coleman||10/1|
Tanks For That (IRE)
||10||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||7/1|
||7||11-2 vt||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||6/1|
||9||11-2||N J Henderson||Mr S Waley-Cohen (5)||25/1|
||7||11-0||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||5/1f|
Shooters Wood (IRE)
||9||10-13 t||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||17/2|
||7||10-11||T R George||P J Brennan||12/1|
Saved By John (IRE)
||8||10-10 t||Tim Vaughan||R Johnson||10/1|
||6||10-0||Nick Williams||B Powell||8/1|
Eastlake (IRE) 7-1 (11-9) Mid-division on inside, headway 3 out, chased leading pair last, ridden and kept on same pace flat, no impression, held on for 3rd near finsih, 3rd of 17, 5l behind Anay Turge (10-7) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Nov.
French Opera 7-2 (11-1) Took keen hold and tended to jump left, tracked winner, mistake 11th, pushed along and held from next, driven between last 2, mistake last, never able to challenge, last of 2, 8l behind Al Ferof (11-7) at Ascot 2m 3f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) gs in Nov.
Astracad (FR) 20-1 (10-5) In touch, outpaced 3 out, kept on same pace under pressure from next, never troubled leaders, 11th of 20, 29l behind Johns Spirit (10-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
Parsnip Pete 12-1 (10-13) Tracked leading pair, pecked 6th, left 2nd 8th, led before 4 out, headed and no extra final 150 yards, 2nd of 11, 3l behind Filbert (10-8) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Nov.
Saved By John (IRE) 7-1 (10-12) Led, clear 8th, narrowly headed last, rallied and every chance flat, just held, 2nd of 7, nk behind Alasi (11-0) at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov.
Tanks For That (IRE) 16-1 (11-10) Held up towards rear on outside, mid-division 3rd, hit next, closed 7th, lost place before 3 out, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Johns Spirit (10-3) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gd in Oct, 16 ran.
Greywell Boy 7-1 (10-6) Led until 2nd, chased leader, left in lead 8th, narrowly headed before 4 out, ridden and lost 2nd 3 out, hit 2 out, driven in 3rd and one pace between last 2, 3rd of 11, 10l behind Filbert (10-8) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Nov.
Drumshambo (USA) 5-2fav (11-12) Tracked leading pair, reached for 2nd, not fluent 4th, dropped to 4th at 6th, went 3rd again on outside 2 out, keeping on same pace under pressure when switched right before last, blundered last, kept on same pace flat, 3rd of 7, 2 1/2l behind Alasi (11-0) at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov.
Petit Robin (FR) 3-1fav (11-12) Tracked leaders, blundered 6 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 5 out, in a race won by Conquisto (10-10) at Ayr 2m lstd hcp chs (1) gd in Apr, 7 ran.
Shooters Wood (IRE) 7-4fav (10-12) Chased leader until 2nd, chased leading pair until lost place 4th, driven in 6th after 3 out, no real progress after next, weakened approaching last, 6th of 18, 19l behind Benefit Cut (10-9) at Kempton 2m nov hdl (4) gs in Apr.
Anquetta (IRE) 8-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, ridden 3 out, weakened before 2 out where jumped right, 5th of 7, 31l behind Dineur (10-12) at Newton Abbot 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gf in Aug.
Kings Palace (IRE)
||5||11-7||D Pipe||T Scudamore||10/11f|
Saint Roque (FR)
||7||11-7 t||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||10/3|
Berea Boru (IRE)
||5||11-4 t||P Bowen||D Devereux||33/1|
Flicka Williams (IRE)
||6||11-4||T Coyle||D C Costello||16/1|
Masters Hill (IRE)
||7||11-4||C L Tizzard||B Powell||25/1|
Milan Bound (IRE)
||5||11-4||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||13/2|
||6||11-4||Miss R Curtis||B J Geraghty||10/1|
Kings Palace (IRE) 5-1 (11-3) Prominent, led 3rd, not fluent 2 out, clear approaching last, stayed on well, easily, won at Cheltenham 3m 1f nh nov hdl (3) gd in Oct beating Creepy (11-3) by 18l, 10 ran.
Masters Hill (IRE) 10-1 (11-5) Mistake 1st, mid-division, blundered 10th, lost place and behind from next, tailed off when pulled up before 13th, in a race won by Standing Ovation (10-2) at Wincanton 3m 1f listed hcp chs (1) gs in Nov, 13 ran.
Potters Cross 8-13fav (10-12) Made all, not fluent 9th, hit 3 out, edged right and shaken up after 2 out, went left and mistake last, soon went further clear, comfortably, won at Ffos Las 3m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov beating Berea Boru (11-12) by 9l, 5 ran.
Milan Bound (IRE) 1-2fav (11-5) Tracked leaders, went 2nd going well before 3 out, led on bit when left clear 2 out, eased towards finish, won at Uttoxeter 3m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov beating Rio Milan (10-12) by 7l, 5 ran.
Flicka Williams (IRE) 3-1 (11-12) In rear, headway before 3 out, went 2nd 2 out, ridden to lead before last, kept on, driven out, won at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gs in Nov beating Lookout Mountain (11-5) by 1 1/2l, 10 ran.
Berea Boru (IRE) 8-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, hit 5th, not fluent 8th, ridden after next, went 2nd when bad mistake last, well held by winner flat, 2nd of 5, 9l behind Potters Cross (10-12) at Ffos Las 3m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
Saint Roque (FR) 5-4fav (11-7) Led, pressed 2 out, narroly headed between last 2, soon driven, chased leader, every chance when mistake and went right soon after last, no extra in 3rd flat, 3rd of 5, 9l behind Killala Quay (11-4) at Sandown 2m 4f nov hdl G2 (1) gs.
||11||11-12 t||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||33/1|
||8||11-9||P R Webber||R Thornton||14/1|
||7||11-9||Miss E C Lavelle||A Coleman||14/1|
Johns Spirit (IRE)
||6||11-9||Jonjo O'Neill||R P McLernon||11/2|
||6||11-8 t||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||8/1|
Colour Squadron (IRE)
||7||11-7||P J Hobbs||A P McCoy||9/2f|
Tap Night (USA)
||6||11-6||Miss Lucinda V Russell||P Buchanan||20/1|
Salut Flo (FR)
||8||11-5||D Pipe||T Scudamore||8/1|
Silver Roque (FR)
||7||11-4 t||F O'Brien||P J Brennan||16/1|
Ma Filleule (FR)
||5||11-3||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||14/1|
||7||10-12 t||J M Jefferson||B Hughes||7/1|
Double Ross (IRE)
||7||10-8||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||7/1|
Sew On Target (IRE)
||8||10-5||C L Tizzard||B Powell||14/1|
Champion Court (IRE)
||8||12-4||M Keighley||Non Runner||NR|
Champion Court (IRE) 4-1 (11-6) Led, ridden after 3 out, saddle slipped soon after next, mistake last, headed flat, no extra close home, 2nd of 7, 1/2l behind Riverside Theatre (11-0) at Huntingdon 2m 4f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) gs.
Double Ross (IRE) 15-8fav (11-11) Tracked leader, hit 2nd, led 4th, joined 7th, headed approaching 2 out, soon ridden, no chance with winner in clear 2nd before last, 2nd of 7, 13l behind Niceonefrankie (11-7) at Ascot 2m 3f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.
Cantlow (IRE) 6-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, headway before 5 out, blundered 4 out, led last, kept on well, won at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov beating Easter Meteor (11-8) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
Colour Squadron (IRE) 12-1 (10-2) Mid-division, headway 4 out, close up on inside next, every chance when mistake 2 out, soon outpaced in 3rd, ridden and edged left flat, hung left and kept on to take 2nd towards finish, just held, 2nd of 20, 3/4l behind Johns Spirit (10-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
Sew On Target (IRE) 12-1 (10-10) In touch, joined leaders on outside 7th, every chance 2 out, kept on until ridden and no extra flat, 2nd of 17, 2 3/4l behind Anay Turge (10-7) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Nov.
Johns Spirit (IRE) 7-1 (10-2) Patiently ridden towards rear, steady headway 12th, challenged on outside when left in lead 2 out, ridden and kept on flat, held on near finish, won at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov beating Colour Squadron (10-2) by 3/4l, 20 ran.
Easter Meteor 5-1 (11-8) With leader, blundered 2nd, led 5 out, soon headed, led again 4 out, headed last, kept on, 2nd of 11, 1 1/4l behind Cantlow (11-5) at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov.
Gauvain (GER) 25-1 (11-0) In touch, effort 3 out, kept on same pace from next, no impression when bumped last, 6th of 17, 9l behind Return Spring (9-13) at Cheltenham 3m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gd in Nov.
Tap Night (USA) 16-1 (10-12) Behind, outpaced before 3 out, kept on into mid-division before last, never near leaders, 8th of 20, 21l behind Johns Spirit (10-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
Attaglance 16-1 (10-0) Tracked leaders, outpaced 3 out, soon ridden, stayed on under pressure from last, never reached leaders, 4th of 20, 6l behind Johns Spirit (10-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
Grandioso (IRE) 14-1 (11-10) Held up mid-division, headway before 7 out, went 3rd before 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 5l behind Cantlow (11-5) at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov.
Salut Flo (FR) 9-2fav (10-10) Made all, hit 4 out, pushed 3 lengths clear 3 out, stayed on well, ridden out, won at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) gd in Mar '12 beating The Cockney Mackem (10-1) by 6l, 22 ran.
Silver Roque (FR) 3-1fav (11-9) Held up towards rear, jumped well, headway from halfway, went 2nd 5 out, led 2 out, drew clear before last, very easily, won at Sedgefield 2m 4f hcp chs 0-140 (3) sft in Nov beating Tahiti Pearl (10-13) by 16l, 8 ran.
Ma Filleule (FR) 2-1 (11-6) Took keen hold, soon tracking winner, not fluent 6th, hit 8th, and 3 out, pushed along before 2 out, driven and held when lost 2nd narrowly between last 2, stayed on same pace from last, 3rd of 5, 1 1/2l behind Highland Retreat (10-12) at Kempton 3m mrs hdl (listed) (4yo+) (1) gd in Nov.
The New One (IRE)
||5||11-8||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||2/5f|
||6||11-8 b||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||5/2|
Albert Hall (USA)
||8||11-4 ht||A Chaille-Chaille||M Carroux||40/1|
Court Minstrel (IRE)
||6||11-4||Evan Williams||P Moloney||16/1|
||7||11-4 vt||Tim Vaughan||R Johnson||100/1|
Seabreeze D'ho (FR)
||7||11-4 t1||C Le Galliard||D Cottin||40/1|
||6||11-0||C L Tizzard||B Powell||100/1|
The New One (IRE) 1-2fav (11-8) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd before 4 out, quickened to lead 2 out, soon clear, easily, won at Kempton 2m Listed hdl (1) gs in Oct beating Rock On Ruby (11-8) by 10l, 4 ran.
Zarkandar (IRE) 15-8 (11-8) Tracked leader, led briefly after 1st, led again approaching 5th, joined 2 out, stayed on well, headed last, soon driven, no extra final 150 yards, 2nd of 4, 5l behind Annie Power (10-11) at Ascot 2m 3f hdl G2 (1) gs in Nov.
Jumps Road 7-2 (11-11) Led until 2nd, pressed leader, led again well before 2 out, soon clear, joined last, strongly pressed flat, battled on gamely under pressure and in command final 75 yards, won at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gd beating Prompter (11-9) by 1l, 9 ran.
Court Minstrel (IRE) 14-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, hampered 4th, headway after 3 out, disputing 6th last, stayed on same pace, not able to get on terms, 7th of 18, 8l behind Dell' Arca (10-5) at Cheltenham 2m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) gd in Nov.
Albert Hall (USA) (10-12) won at Enghien(FR) 2m 3f lstd hcp hdl sft in Oct beating Rocketir (11-4) by 1l, 16 ran.
Hawkhill (IRE) 16-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, blunderd 4 out, soon weakened, towards rear when slipped up on bend approaching 3 out, in a race won by Moujik Borget (11-1) at Haydock 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft in Nov, 12 ran.
Seabreeze D'ho (FR) 5-1 (10-5) 10th of 13, well behind Rhialco (10-3) at Auteuil(FR) 2m 5f Grd 2 hdl gd in Nov.
||5||11-6 t1||N De Balanda||D Cottin||3/1|
Glens Melody (IRE)
||5||10-13||W P Mullins||R Walsh||15/8f|
More Of That (IRE)
||5||10-12||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||11/4|
||6||10-12||P F Nicholls||D A Jacob||3/1|
More Of That (IRE) 3-1fav (11-2) Mid-division, mistake 4th, headway 3 out, soon chasing leaders, switched right to challenge approaching last, led flat, ran on strongly, won at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft in Nov beating Blue Fashion (11-8) by 2l, 12 ran.
Salubrious (IRE) 16-1 (11-7) Held up behind, headway on outside 3 out, challenged between last 2, ridden to lead narrowly flat, kept on, headed post, 2nd of 17, shd behind Return Spring (9-13) at Cheltenham 3m 1f Listed hcp hdl (1) gd in Nov.
Glens Melody (IRE) 8-13fav (11-3) Held up in last, improved travelling well on inner into 2nd 2 out, led before last, not fluent at last, pushed out early run-in, easily, won at Punchestown 2m 6f hdl in Nov beating Dushybeag (11-0) by 4l, 4 ran.
Gemix (FR) (10-3) 3rd of 9, 1 1/4l behind Reve De Sivola (10-7) at Auteuil(FR) 3m hdl G1 gs in Nov.