Cheltenham Saturday 15th December

  • Going: Heavy, Soft in places   Surface: Turf
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Cheltenham course guide

12:10 JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial (Juvenile Hurdle)

12:10 JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial (Juvenile Hurdle) Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 3-11 Far West (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: R Walsh
  • Course and Distance Winner
3 11-7 P F Nicholls R Walsh 2/9f
3 21 Handazan (IRE)
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
  • Distance Winner
3 11-3 A King R Thornton 7/2
4 142 Mr Lando
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: N Fehily
3 11-3 A W Carroll N Fehily 33/1
2 14 Dovils Date
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: R Johnson
3 11-3 Tim Vaughan R Johnson NR
5 211 Tidal Way (IRE)
  • Trainer: C E Longsdon
  • Jockey: N Fehily
  • Distance Winner
3 11-3 p C E Longsdon N Fehily NR

Formwatch

Dovils Date 14-1 (11-2) In touch, hit 3rd, headway to chase leaders 5th, ridden and weakened approaching 3 out, 5th and no chance when blundered next, went modest 4th post, 4th of 8, 36l behind Far West (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 3yo hdl (1) sft in Nov.

Tidal Way (IRE) 10-11fav (11-5) Tracked leaders, not fluent 6th, soon went 2nd, led when not fluent 3 out, ridden and edged left after last, stayed on, won at Ludlow 2m 3yo hdl (4) gd in Nov beating Vasco D'ycy (10-12) by 2l, 10 ran.

Far West (FR) 15-8 (11-2) Led and took keen hold, went right 1st, settled in 2nd before next, led again soon after next, ridden and 1 length ahead last, driven and stayed on strongly, came clear flat, won at Cheltenham 2m 3yo hdl (1) sft in Nov beating Vasco Du Ronceray (11-2) by 7l, 8 ran.

Handazan (IRE) 3-1 (11-0) Led, wandered into 1st, not fluent next, jumped slowly 4th, ridden approaching 3 out, headed next, hampered last, led again flat, all out, won at Aintree 2m 1f 3yo hdl (4) sft in Oct beating For Two (11-5) by 4l, 7 ran.

Mr Lando 7-1 (11-5) Took keen hold in 4th, went 3rd and mistake 2nd, chased leader after 3 out, led 2 out, hit last, headed flat, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 7, 2 1/2l behind Whipcrackaway (10-12) at Fontwell 2m 2f 3yo hdl (4) sft.

12:45 Ryman Stationery Novices' Chase

12:45 Ryman Stationery Novices' Chase Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 22/10P-1 Our Father (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Course Winner
6 11-9 D Pipe T Scudamore 8/11f
2 1/114-13 Highland Lodge (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss E C Lavelle
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
6 11-6 Miss E C Lavelle B J Geraghty 2/1
3 9S1-144 What A Warrior (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
5 11-6 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 16/1
4 234P-43 Best Served Cold
  • Trainer: M Hourigan
  • Jockey: A P Heskin
6 11-1 M Hourigan A P Heskin 8/1
6 83173-3 Simply Ben (IRE)
  • Trainer: Nick Mitchell
  • Jockey: Mr R G Henderson
  • Beaten Favourite
6 11-1 Nick Mitchell Mr R G Henderson 40/1
5 123F/32 Court In Motion (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss E C Lavelle
  • Jockey: 2nd Preference
7 11-1 Miss E C Lavelle 2nd Preference NR

Formwatch

Court In Motion (IRE) 7-2 (11-1) Tracked leader, jumped left 1st, not fluent next, lost 2nd 5th, left 2nd 4 out, stayed on, no impression on unextended winner, 2nd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Dynaste (11-8) at Newbury 2m 4f nov chs Grade 2 (1) gs in Nov.

Highland Lodge (IRE) 10-3 (11-9) Led until 6th, led again 11th, headed approaching 5 out, rallied 2 out, soon one pace, 3rd of 6, 3 1/2l behind Harry Topper (11-6) at Newbury 3m nov chs Grade 2 (1) sft in Nov.

Our Father (IRE) 11-4 (10-13) Raced wide, held up last, steady headway approaching 9th, chased leaders 12th, went 2nd after 4 out, led narrowly next, came readily clear from next, stayed on strongly, easily, won at Cheltenham 3m nov chs (2) sft in Nov beating Sire Collonges (11-7) by 20l, 7 ran.

Simply Ben (IRE) 7-2fav (11-2) Held up towards rear, pushed along 5th, reminders after next, chased leaders 3 out, one pace from 2 out, 3rd of 9, 25l behind Arkose (11-12) at Kempton 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Nov.

What A Warrior (IRE) 28-1 (11-4) Chased leader until hit 3rd and lost place, went 2nd again approaching 6th until 12th, chased leaders, pushed along in 4th 4 out, went modest 3rd before next, no extra in 4th run-in, 4th of 7, 35l behind Our Father (10-13) at Cheltenham 3m nov chs (2) sft in Nov.

Best Served Cold 7-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, slight mistake in 4th and pushed along 5 out, ridden in 5th before 3 out, left 4th 3 out, no impression, moderate 3rd before last, kept on one pace, 3rd of 12, 12l behind El Fontan (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov.

13:20 Jenny Mould Memorial Handicap Chase

13:20 Jenny Mould Memorial Handicap Chase Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 437B6-1 Oiseau de Nuit (FR)
  • Trainer: C L Tizzard
  • Jockey: J Tizzard
  • Course and Distance Winner
10 11-12 C L Tizzard J Tizzard 8/1
3 6134-62 Oh Crick (FR)
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: Mr Joshua Newman
  • Course and Distance Winner
9 10-11 A King Mr Joshua Newman (7) 4/1
4 054155 His Excellency (IRE)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Course and Distance Winner
4 10-9 D Pipe A P McCoy 9/2
6 305338 Imperial Shabra (IRE)
  • Trainer: P O Brady
  • Jockey: R P Treacy
  • Distance Winner
8 10-5 P O Brady R P Treacy (7) 25/1
7 4324-04 Lancetto (FR)
  • Trainer: Evan Williams
  • Jockey: A Wedge
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 10-3 Evan Williams A Wedge (3) 20/1
8 1/29221 Shooters Wood (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: R Walsh
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 10-0 t P F Nicholls R Walsh (ex1) 11/4j
9 0822-21 Garynella (FR)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
  • Distance Winner
5 10-0 D Pipe T Scudamore 11/4j
2 1114-35 Pepite Rose (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Distance Winner
5 10-12 Miss V Williams A Coleman NR
5 247060 West With The Wind
  • Trainer: Evan Williams
  • Jockey: A Wedge
  • Distance Winner
7 10-8 Evan Williams A Wedge (3) NR

Formwatch

Pepite Rose (FR) 10-3 (11-2) Held up in 5th, outpaced 2 out (usual 3 out), soon weakened, 5th of 7, 48l behind William's Wishes (10-6) at Ascot 2m 1f hcp chs (2) hvy in Nov.

West With The Wind 66-1 (11-12) Went right start, mid-division on outside, lost place when hit 4th, soon behind, tailed off 5 out, 14th of 15, well behind Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs.

Shooters Wood (IRE) 7-1 (10-5) Chased leader, led 3 out, joined 2 out, idled run-in, driven out and always doing enough, won at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs in Nov beating Wetak (10-7) by 1 1/2l, 14 ran.

His Excellency (IRE) 66-1 (11-1) In touch, weakened 5 out, 5th of 7, 31l behind Sprinter Sacre (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) sft.

Garynella (FR) (11-0) won at Nantes(FR) 2m 5f chs sft in Jun beating Endless Enigma (10-10) by 2l, 7 ran.

Lancetto (FR) 10-1 (11-3) In rear, not fluent 2nd, went remote 4th at 6th, never any chance with leaders, 4th of 6, 36l behind Wishfull Thinking (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m chs (2) sft in Nov.

Imperial Shabra (IRE) 20-1 (10-8) Led and disputed, headed 3 out, ridden in 3rd entering straight, no extra before last, 8th of 14, 14l behind Lead Kindly Light (10-5) at Fairyhouse 2m 1f hcp chs sft.

Oiseau de Nuit (FR) 8-1 (10-13) Held up in 5th, headway to 3rd place at 5th, went 2nd 5 out, led soon after 4 out, clear from 3 out, easily, won at Chepstow 2m hcp chs (2) gs in Oct beating Kumbeshwar (10-7) by 10l, 7 ran.

Oh Crick (FR) 12-1 (11-2) In touch, headway 4 out, ridden after 2 out, stayed on under pressure to take narrow 2nd flat, no impression with winner, 2nd of 15, 4l behind Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs.

13:55 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Bristol Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 2)

13:55 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Bristol Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 2) Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 311-113 According To Trev (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
6 11-7 t1 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 7/1
2 18-11 Coneygree
  • Trainer: M Bradstock
  • Jockey: M Batchelor
  • Course Winner
5 11-7 M Bradstock M Batchelor 11/10f
3 31122-1 Ardkilly Witness (IRE)
  • Trainer: Dr R D P Newland
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Distance Winner
6 11-4 Dr R D P Newland R Johnson 20/1
4 413-121 Boyfromnowhere (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss R Curtis
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Distance Winner
5 11-4 Miss R Curtis A P McCoy 9/2
5 321F-41 Midnight Appeal
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
  • Distance Winner
7 11-4 b A King R Thornton 16/1
7 41412-6 Aerial (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: R Walsh
6 11-0 P F Nicholls R Walsh 4/1
8 2PP0P-0 Mon Mome (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
12 11-0 Miss V Williams A Coleman 40/1
6 425-134 Thomas Crapper
  • Trainer: R Dickin
  • Jockey: N Fehily
  • Beaten Favourite
5 11-4 R Dickin N Fehily NR

Formwatch

Thomas Crapper 15-8fav (11-4) Held up, not fluent 3rd, headway next, outpaced after 3 out, weakened before last, 4th of 8, 14l behind Two Rockers (10-12) at Towcester 2m 5f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft.

Coneygree 8-1 (11-4) Made all, driven after 2 out, ridden and stayed on strongly to forge clear flat, won at Cheltenham 2m 5f nh nov hdl (1) sft in Nov beating Bondage (11-7) by 7l, 9 ran.

Aerial (FR) 25-1 (11-4) Mid-division on outside, headway to chase leaders 11th, weakened 4 out, tailed off, 6th of 18, well behind Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov.

Midnight Appeal 10-3 (10-12) Always prominent, led after 3 out, clear last, pushed out, won at Hereford 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) sft beating Return Spring (11-5) by 3l, 12 ran.

Boyfromnowhere (IRE) 6-4fav (11-5) Jumped right, made all, went right after 2 out, clear last, easily, won at Ffos Las 3m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov beating High Ho Sheriff (10-12) by 11l, 8 ran.

According To Trev (IRE) 10-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, headway 3 out, chased winner next, soon ridden, kept on same pace, lost 2nd last, no impression flat, 3rd of 9, 12l behind Coneygree (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nh nov hdl (1) sft in Nov.

Mon Mome (FR) 33-1 (11-0) Mid-division, slow and ridden 14th, never on terms after, 10th of 16, well behind Monbeg Dude (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 3f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) sft in Nov.

Ardkilly Witness (IRE) 5-4fav (10-12) Raced wide, pressed leader, led 5th, made rest, came clear from 2 out, easily, won at Towcester 2m 5f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov beating Tigresse Bleue (10-5) by 5l, 15 ran.

14:30 Paul Stewart Ironspine Charity Challenge Gold Cup (Grade 3 Handicap Chase)

14:30 Paul Stewart Ironspine Charity Challenge Gold Cup (Grade 3 Handicap Chase) Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
2 7/11P2-1 Cristal Bonus (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: R Walsh
  • Distance Winner
6 11-7 P F Nicholls R Walsh 4/1
3 02175-P Quantitativeeasing (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-3 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 16/1
4 1345P-2 Walkon (FR)
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
  • Course Winner
7 10-12 A King R Thornton 7/2f
5 70/715U- Tatenen (FR)
  • Trainer: R Rowe
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
8 10-11 R Rowe A Thornton 40/1
6 86050-6 Tartak (FR)
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Course and Distance Winner
9 10-9 t Tim Vaughan R Johnson 20/1
7 03/17-13 Nadiya De La Vega (FR)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: A P McCoy
  • Course Winner
6 10-9 N J Henderson A P McCoy 8/1
8 21721-4 Astracad (FR)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
6 10-8 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 10/1
9 11323F- Notus De La Tour (FR)
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore
6 10-8 D Pipe T Scudamore 11/2
10 124-5P6 Micheal Flips (IRE)
  • Trainer: Andrew Turnell
  • Jockey: J Banks
  • Distance Winner
8 10-6 Andrew Turnell J Banks (7) 33/1
11 1PP-343 Renard (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
7 10-4 Miss V Williams A Coleman 20/1
12 313-51P Golden Chieftain (IRE)
  • Trainer: C L Tizzard
  • Jockey: D Crosse
7 10-2 pt C L Tizzard D Crosse 20/1
16 P09P0-2 Hell's Bay (FR)
  • Trainer: K Burke
  • Jockey: G Sheehan
  • Course and Distance Winner
10 10-0 K Burke G Sheehan (5) 50/1
17 P12432/ Have You Seen Me (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: A Wedge
  • Distance Winner
9 10-0 N A Twiston-Davies A Wedge (3) 33/1
18 165-113 Unioniste (FR)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: H Derham
4 10-0 P F Nicholls H Derham (5) 15/2
1 6F25-21 Wishfull Thinking
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Course and Distance Winner
9 11-12 t P J Hobbs R Johnson NR
13 3U047-0 Divers (FR)
  • Trainer: Ferdy Murphy
  • Jockey: Non Runner
  • Course and Distance Winner
8 10-2 Ferdy Murphy Non Runner NR
14 83602-3 De Boitron (FR)
  • Trainer: Ferdy Murphy
  • Jockey: 2nd Preference
  • Course Winner
8 10-1 Ferdy Murphy 2nd Preference NR
15 F-211FP Kingsmere
  • Trainer: H D Daly
  • Jockey: Non Runner
  • Distance Winner
7 10-1 H D Daly Non Runner NR

Formwatch

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.

Divers (FR) 22-1 (11-5) Held up in rear, mistake 3rd, hit 8th and ridden along, well behind 11th, tailed off, 17th of 20, well behind Nadiya De La Vega (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hcp chs 0-150 (2) gs in Oct.

De Boitron (FR) 20-1 (10-10) Tracked leaders, effort on outside after last (usual 3 out), soon chased winner, ridden and one pace when lost 2nd over 1f out, 3rd of 6, 16l behind Idarah (10-11) at Kelso 2m 1f hcp chs (2) sft in Nov.

Kingsmere 25-1 (10-0) Chased leaders, ridden and weakened approaching 3 out, behind and pulled up before next, in a race won by Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov, 18 ran.

Unioniste (FR) 5-1 (11-2) Led, joined 4 out, narrowly headed just before next, soon ridden, lost 2nd before last, outpaced in 3rd run-in, 3rd of 5, 9l behind Dynaste (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f nov chs (2) gs in Nov.

Walkon (FR) 7-1 (10-6) In touch, headway approaching 3 out, chased winner before next and every chance, held last, no extra run-in, stayed on for clear 2nd, 2nd of 18, 3l behind Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov.

Golden Chieftain (IRE) 5-1 (11-4) Shared lead, headed after 5 out, weakened next, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by The Package (11-1) at Wincanton 3m 1f listed hcp chs (1) gs in Nov, 12 ran.

Tartak (FR) 12-1 (11-12) Prominent, not fluent 9th, ridden 3 out, no extra last, 6th of 20, 17l behind Nadiya De La Vega (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hcp chs 0-150 (2) gs in Oct.

Micheal Flips (IRE) 8-1 (11-10) Mid-division, effort to chase leaders on inside 4 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace from next, no impression, 6th of 15, 8l behind Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs.

Tatenen (FR) 100-1 (10-13) Mid-division on inside when blundered and unseated rider 8th (canal turn), in a race won by Neptune Collonges (11-6) at Aintree 4m 4f Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (7yo+) (1) gd in Apr, 40 ran.

Astracad (FR) 9-2fav (11-12) Chased leaders, mistake 6th, blundered 8th, driven in 4th after 3 out, one pace and no real impression when went left 2 out, 4th of 14, 8l behind Shooters Wood (10-5) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs in Nov.

Quantitativeeasing (IRE) 20-1 (11-4) Behind, ridden and struggling after 8th, blundered next, tailed off and pulled up soon after, in a race won by Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov, 18 ran.

Renard (FR) 8-1 (11-6) Tracked leaders, led after 8th, headed 2 out, soon ridden, no impression with winner when lost narrow 2nd flat, kept on, 3rd of 15, 4l behind Ulck Du Lin (10-2) at Newbury 2m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs.

Cristal Bonus (FR) 2-1 (11-10) Always prominent, led 2 out, clear last, stayed on well, comfortably, won at Down Royal 2m 4f chs Grd 2 (1) gs in Nov beating Jacksonslady (10-8) by 9l, 6 ran.

Notus De La Tour (FR) 8-1 (11-0) Held up, fell 3rd, in a race won by Salut Flo (10-10) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) gd in Mar, 22 ran.

Hell's Bay (FR) 14-1 (11-9) Tracked leader, hampered 4th, tracked winner, hit 3 out, soon weakened, 2nd of 3, 33l behind Ghizao (11-9) at Kempton 2m 4f grad ch (2) gs in Nov.

Have You Seen Me (IRE) 5-1 (11-7) Led, ridden after 2 out, headed last, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 8, 1l behind Magical Legend (10-6) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov ltd hcp chs 0-135 (3) gd in Apr '11.

Nadiya De La Vega (FR) 12-1 (10-8) Chased leaders, ridden and every chance 3 out, driven and one pace before 2 out, went 3rd before mistake last,, 3rd of 18, 15l behind Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov.

15:05 StanJames.com International Hurdle (Grade 2)

15:05 StanJames.com International Hurdle (Grade 2) Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 3B/1F11- Grandouet (FR)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Course and Distance Winner
5 11-8 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 5/2
2 23/1213- Rock On Ruby (IRE)
  • Trainer: H Fry
  • Jockey: N Fehily
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-8 t H Fry N Fehily 5/2
3 11/15F-1 Zarkandar (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: R Walsh
  • Course and Distance Winner
5 11-4 P F Nicholls R Walsh 6/5f
4 081-R30 Mad Moose (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Course Winner
8 11-0 b N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 66/1
5 U2776-P Minella Theatre (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs L Hill
  • Jockey: A Thornton
9 11-0 t Mrs L Hill A Thornton 150/1
6 572393 One Cool Shabra (IRE)
  • Trainer: P O Brady
  • Jockey: R P Treacy
  • Distance Winner
4 11-0 p P O Brady R P Treacy 33/1
7 674225 Red Riverman
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: D Crosse
  • Distance Winner
4 11-0 N A Twiston-Davies D Crosse 100/1

Formwatch

Zarkandar (IRE) 10-3 (11-10) Pressed leader, led 2 out, shaken up and headed last, soon led again, driven flat, held on, won at Wincanton 2m Ltd hcp hdl (1) gs in Nov beating Prospect Wells (10-7) by nk, 7 ran.

Grandouet (FR) 5-2fav (11-4) Tracked leaders in 4th, switched outside and headway 2 out, challenged going well last, led flat, ridden clear final 100 yards, won at Cheltenham 2m 1f hdl G2 (1) gd in Dec '11 beating Overturn (11-8) by 4l, 8 ran.

Rock On Ruby (IRE) 5-2 (11-7) Led, ridden and joined 2 out, headed approaching last, no extra towards finish, 3rd of 5, 5l behind Oscar Whisky (11-7) at Aintree 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) gd in Apr.

Mad Moose (IRE) 33-1 (11-10) Held up towards rear, blundered badly 4th, never dangerous, 12th of 16, well behind Trustan Times (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.

Minella Theatre (IRE) 16-1 (10-0) Held up towards rear, headway approaching 8th, lost place before 14th (foinavon), tailed off 3 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Hello Bud (10-0) at Aintree 3m 2f Listed hcp chs (1) hvy, 16 ran.

One Cool Shabra (IRE) 12-1 (10-6) Led, ridden and headed approaching 2 out, no extra in 3rd after 2 out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 5, 11l behind Midnight Game (11-2) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft.

Red Riverman 33-1 (11-0) Held up in last trio, some headway 7th, struggling before next, never involved, 5th of 9, 16l behind Wonderful Charm (11-7) at Chepstow 2m 4f nov hdl G2 (1) gs in Oct.

15:40 Osborne House Relkeel Hurdle (Grade 2)

15:40 Osborne House Relkeel Hurdle (Grade 2) Saturday 15th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 11151-1 Oscar Whisky (IRE)
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty
  • Course and Distance Winner
7 11-6 N J Henderson B J Geraghty 1/5f
2 3077-23 Brampour (IRE)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: H Derham
  • Course Winner
5 11-2 P F Nicholls H Derham 14/1
3 P/50P2-2 Crack Away Jack
  • Trainer: T R George
  • Jockey: N Fehily
  • Course Winner
8 10-12 t T R George N Fehily 5/1

Formwatch

Oscar Whisky (IRE) 8-15fav (11-8) Made all, pushed readily clear after 2 out, unchallenged after, eased flat, won at Ascot 2m 3f hdl G2 (1) hvy in Nov beating Raya Star (11-4) by 8l, 4 ran.

Crack Away Jack 14-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, headway 9th, ridden and hit last, headed flat, kept on and no chance with winner, 2nd of 6, 4 1/2l behind Tidal Bay (11-0) at Wetherby 3m 1f hdl G2 (1) gs in Nov.

Brampour (IRE) 9-1 (11-4) Raced wide, disputed 2nd until 4 out, driven and outpaced in 3rd before 2 out, soon no impression with front pair, hit last, 3rd of 4, 14l behind Oscar Whisky (11-8) at Ascot 2m 3f hdl G2 (1) hvy in Nov.