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  • (Class 3, 21 runners)
  • Surface: Turf

Racecard

# Form Horse A Wgt Trainer Jockey OR Naps Odds
0-2516
Light Blue, large Royal Blue spots, sleeves and cap American Life (FR) 14
  • T:A Middleton
  • J:
  • Form: 0-2516
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-8
  • OR: 112
  • Naps:
6 148 10-8 A Middleton 112
CD 1230-45
Black, white sash and sleeves, gold cap Baby Shine (IRE) 54
  • T:Mrs L Wadham
  • J:
  • Form: 1230-45
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 130
  • Naps:
7 166 11-12 Mrs L Wadham 130
CD 23-2253
Purple, White hollow box and star on cap Ballylifen (IRE) 21
  • T:M R Channon
  • J:
  • Form: 23-2253
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-3
  • OR: 121
  • Naps:
6 157 11-3 M R Channon 121
CD 010-26F
Emerald Green, Orange hoops, checked sleeves, quartered cap Banyan Tree (IRE) 24
  • T:Mrs S Leech
  • J:
  • Form: 010-26F
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • OR: 122
  • Naps:
6 158 11-4 Mrs S Leech 122
CD FU21-44
Orange and emerald green check, orange sleeves and cap Cyrien Star 41
  • T:H D Daly
  • J:
  • Form: FU21-44
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-6
  • OR: 110
  • Naps:
6 146 10-6 H D Daly 110
CD 322266
Yellow and Purple (quartered), Purple sleeves, Yellow stars Dolatulo (FR) 21
  • T:W Greatrex
  • J:
  • Form: 322266
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 127
  • Naps:
6 163 11-9 W Greatrex 127
CD 065-041
Black and Light Blue check, Black sleeves, Light Blue armlets, Red cap Dusky Bob (IRE) 34
  • T:B Ellison
  • J:Danny Cook
  • Form: 065-041
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 10-7
  • OR: 111
  • Naps:
8 147 10-7 B Ellison Danny Cook 111
CD 05-6211
BLACK, EMERALD GREEN triple diamond Farmer Matt (IRE) 29
  • T:F M O'Brien
  • J:T J O'Brien
  • Form: 05-6211
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-13
  • OR: 117
  • Naps:
7 153 10-13 F M O'Brien T J O'Brien 117
CD 55-U142
Dark green, light green star and sleeves, maroon cap, light green star Greenlaw 54
  • T:C E Longsdon
  • J:
  • Form: 55-U142
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
7 156 11-2 C E Longsdon 120
CD 5-31552
Dark Blue, Red disc, diabolo on sleeves, quartered cap Hurraboru (IRE) 42
  • T:D McCain Jnr
  • J:
  • Form: 5-31552
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-9
  • OR: 115
  • Naps:
6 149 10-9 D McCain Jnr 115
CD 50P-000
Emerald Green, White diamond, diabolo on sleeves and diamond on cap Kayf Aramis 28
  • T:N A Twiston-Davies
  • J:
  • Form: 50P-000
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
11 161 11-7 N A Twiston-Davies 125
CD 1142-06
WHITE, large BLACK spots, BLACK cap Mister Dillon 48
  • T:N J Henderson
  • J:Jeremiah McGrath
  • Form: 1142-06
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-7
  • OR: 125
  • Naps:
6 161 11-7 N J Henderson Jeremiah McGrath (5) 125
CD 31-33
Red, White star and armlets Presence Felt (IRE) 34
  • T:Jonjo O'Neill
  • J:
  • Form: 31-33
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-8
  • OR:
  • Naps:
5 148 10-8 Jonjo O'Neill
CD 2-35420
Black and white stripes, chevrons on sleeves Rock Relief (IRE) 40
  • T:C Grant
  • J:
  • Form: 2-35420
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 10-13
  • OR: 117
  • Naps:
7 153 10-13 C Grant 117
CD 2/0101F
White, Emerald Green hoops, White sleeves, Emerald Green stars, Black cap Sail And Return 11
  • T:P W Middleton
  • J:
  • Form: 2/0101F
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-11
  • OR: 115
  • Naps:
9 151 10-11 P W Middleton 115
CD 54-3143
Black, Red sash, White sleeves and cap San Telm (IRE) 28
  • T:Mrs P Robeson
  • J:
  • Form: 54-3143
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-8
  • OR: 126
  • Naps:
8 162 11-8 Mrs P Robeson 126
CD FP0P-56
Black and pink (quartered), maroon sleeves and cap Sarando 21
  • T:P R Webber
  • J:
  • Form: FP0P-56
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-2
  • OR: 120
  • Naps:
8 156 11-2 P R Webber 120
CD 121-534
Dark Green, Dark Green and White diabolo on sleeves Siberian Tiger (IRE) 33
  • T:Evan Williams
  • J:
  • Form: 121-534
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-9
  • OR: 127
  • Naps:
8 163 11-9 Evan Williams 127
CD 44-4612
Royal Blue, Yellow stars, Pink and Royal Blue striped sleeves and cap South Leinster (IRE) 28
  • T:G T Bewley
  • J:Jonathon Bewley
  • Form: 44-4612
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-12
  • OR: 130
  • Naps:
8 166 11-12 G T Bewley Jonathon Bewley (7) 130
CD P-00511
Pink, light blue diamond and sleeves Tweedledrum 23
  • T:Tom Symonds
  • J:Benjamin Poste
  • Form: P-00511
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 10-11
  • OR: 115
  • Naps:
6 151 10-11 Tom Symonds Benjamin Poste (7) 115
CD 02P05P
Emerald green, red seams, hooped sleeves, emerald green cap Wellforth (IRE) 7
  • T:S Lycett
  • J:
  • Form: 02P05P
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 10-13
  • OR: 117
  • Naps:
9 153 10-13 S Lycett 117

In depth

Formwatch

Baby Shine (IRE) 6-1 (10-12) Held up mid-division, headway before 4 out, soon went 3rd, weakened before 2 out, 5th of 8, 36l behind Knockfierna (10-12) at Kempton 3m mrs lst hdl (1) sft in Nov.

South Leinster (IRE) 9-2 (10-12) Held up, headway to lead before 5th, strongly challenged after 2 out, headed towards finish, no extra, 2nd of 8, 1/2l behind Alpha Victor (11-8) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec.

Dolatulo (FR) 25-1 (9-11) Jumped left, led, clear after 3rd, reduced lead when went left and hit 3 out, ridden and headed next, weakened before last, 6th of 9, 18l behind African Gold (10-0) at Newbury 2m 5f hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec.

Siberian Tiger (IRE) 7-1 (11-9) Held up in rear, headway approaching 14th, chased leaders 4 out, weakening when jumped left last, lost 3rd close home, 4th of 6, 19l behind Benheir (11-0) at Ffos Las 3m 1f hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.

San Telm (IRE) 5-1 (10-10) In touch, effort after 2 out, kept on under pressure, 3rd of 10, 6l behind Bakbenscher (10-13) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec.

Kayf Aramis 66-1 (11-7) Led at strong pace and soon clear, reducded lead 7th, headed next, mistake and lost lost 2nd 10th, soon struggling in rear, tailed off, last of 7, well behind Reve De Sivola (11-7) at Ascot 3m 1f hdl G1 (1) hvy in Dec.

Mister Dillon 5-2 (10-9) Held up mid-division, pushed along 4f out, weakened over 2f out, 6th of 9, 19l behind Cousin Khee (11-0) at Kempton 2m n h flat (4) std in Dec.

Banyan Tree (IRE) 100-1 (11-1) Mid-division when fell 6th, in a race won by Loose Chips (11-7) at Kempton 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec, 12 ran.

Ballylifen (IRE) 12-1 (11-10) Chased winner, ridden before 4 out, lost 2nd next, hung left and stayed on same pace and no chance with leading duo from 2 out, 3rd of 11, 21l behind Arbeo (10-10) at Newbury 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Dec.

Greenlaw 4-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, headway before 3 out, chased winner before 2 out, kept on and no impression, 2nd of 9, 4 1/2l behind Arkose (11-12) at Kempton 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Nov.

Sarando 33-1 (11-1) Prominent, not fluent 3rd, mistake 3 out, no extra from next, 6th of 8, 32l behind Storm Survivor (9-10) at Doncaster 3m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Dec.

Farmer Matt (IRE) 9-4fav (10-0) Held up in rear, headway after 3 out, led next, ridden clear last, ran on well, won at Ascot 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) hvy in Dec beating Duaiseoir (11-1) by 5l, 8 ran.

Wellforth (IRE) 66-1 (10-13) In rear, mistake 4th, behind next, pulled up before 6th, in a race won by Rigadin De Beauchene (10-3) at Warwick 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) sft, 13 ran.

Rock Relief (IRE) 14-1 (11-5) Towards rear, pushed along and in rear before 7th, tailed off, 14th of 15, well behind Parc Des Princes (10-5) at Musselburgh 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Dec.

Sail And Return 8-1 (11-2) In rear, headway 5 out, chased leaders in 3rd when fell 4 out, in a race won by Mauricetheathlete (10-12) at Chepstow 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy, 12 ran.

Tweedledrum 16-1 (9-7) Held up in rear, closed on inside from after 8th, led before 2 out, all out, won at Kempton 3m mrs hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec beating Silver Gypsy (11-6) by 3/4l, 9 ran.

Hurraboru (IRE) 14-1 (11-4) Held up towards rear, headway before 4 out, went 3rd before 3 out, left chasing winner before last, every chance when not fluent last, kept on towards finish, 2nd of 8, 3/4l behind Micro Mission (11-3) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Dec.

American Life (FR) 25-1 (10-0) Held up in last pair, headway into mid-division on outside after 4th, outpaced 3 out, never on terms, 6th of 10, 13l behind Gevrey Chambertin (11-12) at Wincanton 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft.

Presence Felt (IRE) 8-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, went 3rd betwween last 2, not fluent and stayed on same pace last, 3rd of 14, 5l behind Midnight Prayer (11-0) at Hereford 2m 4f mdn hdl (5) hvy in Dec.

Dusky Bob (IRE) 15-8fav (11-11) Held up in 4th, pushed along, 11th, went 2nd 4 out, challenged when not fluent 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on under pressure flat, led near finish, won at Musselburgh 3m hcp chs 0-110 (4) gs in Dec beating Eyre Apparent (11-5) by nk, 5 ran.

Cyrien Star 14-1 (11-0) Prominent, mistake 5th, ridden 3 out, no extra from 2 out, 4th of 18, 14l behind Superior Quality (11-0) at Warwick 2m 5f mdn hdl (4) sft in Dec.