Cheltenham Saturday 26th January
- Going: Heavy, Soft in places Surface: Turf
- Jackpot £79,305.60, Pool: £111,698.05, 1.0 winning tickets
- Placepot £60.10, Pool: £202,604.58, 2459.59 winning tickets
- Quadpot £9.70, Pool: £14,795.70, 1128.69 winning tickets
Irish Saint (FR)
||4||11-7||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||10/11f|
Rolling Star (FR)
||4||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||5/2|
||4||11-4||Miss S West||M Goldstein||25/1|
Knight Of Pleasure
||4||11-4||G L Moore||J Moore||12/1|
||4||11-0||W Greatrex||N D Fehily||66/1|
||4||11-0||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||7/1|
||4||11-0||K C Bailey||J M Maguire||50/1|
Roc D'apsis (FR)
||4||11-0||T R George||P J Brennan||16/1|
Good of Luck
||4||11-0||M R Channon||C O'Farrell||NR|
Good of Luck 14-1 (9-4) Started slowly, held up in rear, headway on outside to 4th over 3f out, ridden 2f out, soon hung left and beaten, lost modest 4th over 1f out, last of 5, 23l behind Between Us (9-4) at Brighton 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-70 (5) gf in Aug (flat).
Rolling Star (FR) (10-7) won at Auteuil(FR) 2m 2f 3yo hdl gs in Oct beating Royal Coralia (10-3) by 3l, 11 ran.
Irish Saint (FR) 10-11fav (11-8) Led after 1st, headed after next, stayed close up, challenged 3 out, led before next, clear last, stayed on well, won at Kempton 2m 3yo hdl (3) hvy in Dec beating Mcvicar (11-8) by 18l, 7 ran.
Roc D'apsis (FR) 12-1 (10-12) Took keen hold, held up in last pair, pushed along and outpaced after 5th, headway approaching next, went 4th after 3 out, stayed on to moderate 3rd before last, never any chance with leading duo, 3rd of 8, 33l behind Far West (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 3yo hdl (1) sft in Nov.
Feb Thirtyfirst 25-1 (11-0) Prominent, ridden approaching 3 out, no extra before last, 4th of 8, 14l behind Ruacana (11-0) at Chepstow 2m 4yo hdl Grade 1 (1) hvy.
Last Shadow 9-2 (10-12) Mid-division, headway before 3 out, kept on one pace, went 4th towards finish, no impression, 4th of 11, 9l behind Calculated Risk (10-12) at Doncaster 2m 4yo hdl (4) gs.
Milord (GER) 20-1 (10-12) In touch, weakened before 2 out, 6th of 11, 31l behind Calculated Risk (10-12) at Doncaster 2m 4yo hdl (4) gs.
Knight Of Pleasure 20-1 (10-9) Held up in 6th, good headway to chase leading trio at 3rd, headway approaching 2 out, went 2nd and not fluent 2 out, led approaching and hit last, stayed on strongly to assert final 100 yards, won at Sandown 2m 4yo hdl (4) hvy beating For Two (11-5) by 2 1/4l, 7 ran.
Double Cee 28-1 (9-1) In touch, outpaced when hung left from well over 2f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression, 6th of 16, 11l behind Educate (9-7) at York 1m 2f 3yo hcp 0-80 (4) hvy in Oct (flat).
||6||11-12||N J Henderson||Mr S Waley-Cohen (5)||4/1|
||8||11-7 p||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||40/1|
||7||11-6||Miss E C Lavelle||D C Costello||6/1|
Johns Spirit (IRE)
||6||11-3||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||7/2f|
||8||11-1 b||D Pipe||T Scudamore||20/1|
Vino Griego (FR)
||8||10-12 v||G L Moore||J E Moore||25/1|
||9||10-10||J M Jefferson||H Haynes||33/1|
Sizing Santiago (IRE)
||7||10-10 pt||P Bowen||R Johnson||16/1|
||7||10-9||P J Hobbs||T J O'Brien||12/1|
||7||10-9||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||10/1|
Bennys Mist (IRE)
||7||10-9||Miss V Williams||S Thomas||14/1|
Renard D'irlande (FR)
||8||10-8||Miss V Williams||A Coleman||11/2|
Sew On Target (IRE)
||8||10-4||C L Tizzard||N Scholfield||25/1|
Vino Griego (FR) 5-1 (10-12) Led, ridden before 2 out, headed before last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 4, 2l behind Salden Licht (10-12) at Plumpton 2m 1f nov chs (3) sft.
Renard D'irlande (FR) 9-2 (11-2) Mid-division, outpaced before 11th, headway before 3 out, left 4th last, one pace, 4th of 12, 13l behind Wiesentraum (11-2) at Doncaster 2m 3f beg chs (3) gs in Dec.
Battle Group 33-1 (11-7) Mainly always towards rear, well behind 9th, 11th of 18, 36l behind Ely Brown (11-0) at Warwick 3m 1f hcp hdl (2) sft.
Sew On Target (IRE) 9-2 (11-5) Led, pressed 3 out, headed 2 out, led last, held on well, ridden out, won at Chepstow 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy beating Saved By John (11-12) by 1l, 7 ran.
Ackertac (IRE) 7-1 (10-2) Close up on inside, lost place and dropped rear at 9th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Wyck Hill (10-0) at Ascot 3m listed hcp chs (1) hvy in Dec, 6 ran.
Johns Spirit (IRE) 6-1 (10-3) Held up towards rear and not fluent in early stages, steady headway to chase leaders 15th, went 5 lengths 2nd approaching 2 out, no chance with easy winner, 2nd of 11, 9l behind Katenko (10-6) at Sandown 3m hcp chs (2) sft.
Rajdhani Express 3-1fav (11-6) Tracked leading paair, left 2nd at 12th, led on bit before 3 out, soon clear, comfortably, won at Kempton 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Dec beating Milarrow (11-1) by 34l, 8 ran.
McMurrough (IRE) 4-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, led 2 out, driven out, won at Wetherby 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec beating Whats Up Woody (11-3) by 1l, 7 ran.
Sizing Santiago (IRE) 8-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, challenged 13th, every chance before 3 out, no impression on winner next, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 8, 6l behind Mister Hyde (10-13) at Kempton 3m hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec.
Ballygarvey (FR) 9-4 (11-2) Took keen hold early, chased leading pair, went 2nd at 2nd, led 3rd, clear when hit 6th, kept on strongly from 3 out, eased towards finish, won at Lingfield 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy beating Good Order (11-3) by 11l, 6 ran.
Theatrical Star 6-1 (11-0) Led, joined 4 out, kept slight advantage, driven before last, headed and no extra final 100 yards, 2nd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Buddy Bolero (11-0) at Exeter 2m 3f beg chase (4) hvy.
Bennys Mist (IRE) 5-4fav (11-11) Took keen hold, made all, jumped left at times, clear after 2nd, hit 3 out, clambered over last, all out, won at Taunton 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft beating Kellystown Lad (10-12) by 22l, 6 ran.
Gullinbursti (IRE) 7-4 (10-13) Pressed winnner, narrow lead 12th until before 4 out, stayed upsides and every chance until driven after 2 out, tried to rally last, no extra and held final 100 yards, 2nd of 5, 2 1/4l behind Hawkes Point (10-13) at Exeter 3m nov chs (3) hvy.
||10||11-12||P F Nicholls||Mr H Derham (5)||25/1|
Bold Sir Brian (IRE)
||7||11-7||Miss Lucinda V Russell||P Buchanan||5/1|
Chance Du Roy (FR)
||9||11-2||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||33/1|
||8||11-2||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||25/1|
Bless The Wings (IRE)
||8||11-2||A King||W Hutchinson||10/1|
||7||10-13||Miss V Williams||A Coleman||4/1f|
Pacha Du Polder (FR)
||6||10-13||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||12/1|
||7||10-11||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||8/1|
Nadiya De La Vega (FR)
||7||10-11||N J Henderson||A P McCoy||8/1|
||8||10-10 t||D Pipe||T Scudamore||12/1|
||10||10-5 p||G L Moore||J E Moore||12/1|
||10||10-4 t||Tim Vaughan||D C Costello||20/1|
Quincy Des Pictons (FR)
||9||10-2||A E Jones||J Best (3)||20/1|
Hell's Bay (FR)
||11||10-1||K Burke||A Tinkler||33/1|
Frontier Spirit (IRE)
||9||10-1||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||20/1|
Tullamore Dew (IRE)
||11||10-0 t1||N J Gifford||Tom Cannon (3) (ex1)||25/1|
Katenko (FR) 5-1 (10-6) Chased leaders, challenged 11th, led 14th, went 5 lengths ahead approaching 2 out, ridden between last 2, stayed on strongly flat, eased towards finish, won at Sandown 3m hcp chs (2) sft beating Johns Spirit (10-3) by 9l, 11 ran.
Fruity O'Rooney 10-1 (10-12) Led until 4th, led again and went left 7th, headed 14th, dropped to 3rd next, went 2nd again approaching 4 out, driven after 3 out, no extra in 3rd fom next, 3rd of 11, 20l behind Katenko (10-6) at Sandown 3m hcp chs (2) sft.
Nadiya De La Vega (FR) 8-1 (10-9) Held up towards rear when blundered and unseated rider 3rd, in a race won by Unioniste (9-9) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) hvy in Dec, 14 ran.
Tullamore Dew (IRE) 9-1 (11-2) Behind, headway under pressure after 5 out, went 3rd before 3 out, kept on same pace, no chance with front pair, 3rd of 10, 23l behind Big Fella Thanks (11-12) at Wincanton 2m 5f hcp chs 0-145 (2) sft.
Shoegazer (IRE) 3-1 (11-11) Mid-division, headway 5th, led 4 out, hard pressed when blundered last, soon headed, no extra final 100 yards, 2nd of 9, 5l behind Carrickboy (10-12) at Chepstow 2m 3f hcp chs (2) hvy.
Quincy Des Pictons (FR) 13-2 (11-2) Chased leaders, hard driven 4 out, weakened before last, modest 4th, 4th of 10, 23l behind Cannington Brook (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp chs 0-145 (2) hvy in Dec.
Tartak (FR) 20-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, lost place approaching 16th, badly outpaced 6th before 3 out, rallied last, kept on to modest 4th flat, 4th of 11, 22l behind Katenko (10-6) at Sandown 3m hcp chs (2) sft.
Poquelin (FR) 33-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, awkward and screwed 11th, tailed off next, pulled up 4 out, in a race won by Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov, 18 ran.
Bless The Wings (IRE) 7-2 (10-11) Tracked leaders, challenged 3 out, led narrowly last, clear flat, idled 150 yards out, joined towards finish, pulled out enough to hold on close home, won at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs (2) gs in Nov beating Mahogany Blaze (10-6) by nk, 10 ran.
Quantitativeeasing (IRE) 16-1 (11-3) In rear, struggling 9th, never dangerous, tailed off, 8th of 14, well behind Unioniste (9-9) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) hvy in Dec.
Chance Du Roy (FR) 9-2 (11-2) Tracked leaders, mistake 1st, close 3rd when fell 5 out, in a race won by Little Josh (10-9) at Aintree 2m 5f hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec, 9 ran.
Frontier Spirit (IRE) 9-4 (11-12) Chased leaders, went 2nd 4 out, led 3 out, clear after next, very easily (3 fences ommited), won at Ffos Las 2m 3f hcp chs 0-130 (3) hvy in Dec beating Mister Wiseman (10-9) by 18l, 5 ran.
Pacha Du Polder (FR) 3-1 (11-11) Led and not fluent, headed 2 out, one pace before last, 2nd of 4, 16l behind Bold Sir Brian (11-7) at Sandown 3m Listed chs (1) sft in Dec.
Hell's Bay (FR) 50-1 (9-9) Mid-division, outpaced out, soon behind and unseated rider 11th, in a race won by Unioniste (9-9) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) hvy in Dec, 14 ran.
Bold Sir Brian (IRE) 11-10fav (11-7) In rear and in touch, blundered 4 out, went 2nd 3 out, led 2 out, soon clear, won at Sandown 3m Listed chs (1) sft in Dec beating Pacha Du Polder (11-11) by 16l, 4 ran.
Our Mick 11-1 (11-1) With leader to 4th, remained in touch, not fluent 15th, outpaced 4 out, headway next, effort and every chance on outside 2 out, ridden to chase leading pair flat, held when edged left towards finish, 3rd of 19, 5l behind Alfie Sherrin (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m hcp chs G3 (1) gd in Mar.
||14||11-7||A W Carroll||M Batchelor||150/1|
||6||11-7 b||A King||W Hutchinson||25/1|
Mad Moose (IRE)
||9||11-7 b||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||50/1|
Oiseau de Nuit (FR)
||11||11-7||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||33/1|
||7||11-7||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||6/1|
||9||11-7||M R Channon||D Elsworth||8/1|
Sprinter Sacre (FR)
||7||11-7||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||1/5f|
||10||11-7 t||P D Evans||A Glassonbury||NR|
William's Wishes (IRE)
||8||11-7||Evan Williams||A Wedge||NR|
Esteem 16-1 (11-9) Held up in rear, headway after 6th, ridden and weakened after 2 out, tailed off, 7th of 14, well behind Master Of The Sea (11-7) at Hereford 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft in Dec.
William's Wishes (IRE) Evensfav (11-11) Held up in rear, headway to 4th 4 out, went 3rd travelling well before mistake and stumbled 2 out, recovered and switched right before last, challenged last, led and edged left flat, ridden out, won at Sandown 2m hcp chs (2) sft beating Nozic (9-10) by 2l, 6 ran.
Sprinter Sacre (FR) 4-11fav (11-7) Chased clear leader, not fluent 4th, took closer order 4 out, led next, quickened clear before last, unextended, very impressive, won at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Dec beating Kumbeshwar (11-7) by 15l, 7 ran.
Mad Moose (IRE) 66-1 (11-0) Held up in last trio, chased leaders briefly before 2 out, went moderate 4th between last 2, no chance with leaders, 4th of 7, 32l behind Zarkandar (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hdl G2 (1) hvy in Dec.
Somersby (IRE) 11-4fav (11-6) Held up in 5th and off the pace, went 4th 4 out, went 2nd approaching and plenty to do when hit 2 out, plugged on, never able to challenge, 2nd of 8, 17l behind Sanctuaire (11-2) at Sandown 2m chs G2 (1) sft in Apr.
Sanctuaire (FR) 11-8fav (11-10) Led, rider lost whip some time after 5th, ridden and headed after 4 out, led again before 2 out, clear approaching last, ran on well, won at Kempton 2m Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec beating Kumbeshwar (11-6) by 13l, 5 ran.
Kumbeshwar 5-1 (11-6) Prominent, not fluent 6th, ridden approaching 3 out, went 2nd 2 out, no impression, stayed on same pace, 2nd of 5, 13l behind Sanctuaire (11-10) at Kempton 2m Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.
Oiseau de Nuit (FR) 8-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, ridden and lost place after 5 out, behind from next, tailed off, 6th of 7, well behind Shooters Wood (10-1) at Cheltenham 2m hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec.
Kinkeel (IRE) 16-1 (10-0) Led to 8th, led again before 10th, headed 4 out, weakened and lost remote 3rd when jumped right 3 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Loughalder (10-1) at Chepstow 3m hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy, 6 ran.
||11||11-10||N P Mulholland||D C Costello||12/1|
||9||11-10||Mrs H Parrott||J Doyle||18/1|
Weird Al (IRE)
||10||11-10||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||7/1|
||9||11-6||J M Jefferson||D F O'Regan||7/1|
Hey Big Spender (IRE)
||10||11-6||C L Tizzard||J Tizzard||25/1|
Grands Crus (FR)
||8||11-5 t||D Pipe||T Scudamore||5/2f|
Little Josh (IRE)
||11||11-4 t||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||20/1|
Quartz de Thaix (FR)
||9||11-4||Miss V Williams||A Coleman||9/1|
Hunt Ball (IRE)
||8||11-3||K Burke||N Scholfield||11/1|
Imperial Commander (IRE)
||12||11-0 t1||N A Twiston-Davies||P J Brennan||7/2|
Tidal Bay (IRE)
||12||11-10||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||NR|
Calgary Bay (IRE)
||10||11-6||M R Channon||D Elsworth||NR|
Tidal Bay (IRE) 9-2 (11-10) In rear, ridden along in 7th 3 out, 6th next and went 4th before last, kept on under pressure between horses to lead closing strides, won at Leopardstown 3m chs G1 (1) sft in Dec beating First Lieutenant (11-10) by hd, 9 ran.
Calgary Bay (IRE) 6-1 (11-6) Held up, mistake 3rd, hit 9th, mistake 15th, headway 4 out, 4th and beaten when hit last, last of 4, 28l behind Wayward Prince (11-0) at Aintree 3m 1f Listed chs (1) sft in Dec.
Cape Tribulation 7-2 (11-10) Held up in touch, headway 5 out, led next, easily, won at Wetherby 3m 1f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec beating Mr Moonshine (11-5) by 11l, 7 ran.
Imperial Commander (IRE) 4-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders, headway to join leader when blundered 4 out, soon under pressure, lost place next, weakened and pulled up after 2 out, in a race won by Long Run (11-10) at Cheltenham 3m 2f chs G1 (1) gd in Mar '11, 13 ran.
Hunt Ball (IRE) 7-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders, closed 9th, ridden after 4 out, went 2nd before last, stayed on flat, not able to trouble winner, 2nd of 5, 3 1/2l behind Menorah (11-5) at Kempton 2m 4f Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.
Midnight Chase 33-1 (11-10) Led, headed 7th, mistake 4 out and ridden in 5th next, no extra and pulled up before last, in a race won by Tidal Bay (11-10) at Leopardstown 3m chs G1 (1) sft in Dec, 9 ran.
Wayward Prince 4-1 (11-0) Tracked leader, led approaching last, driven out, won at Aintree 3m 1f Listed chs (1) sft in Dec beating Across The Bay (11-6) by 2 1/2l, 4 ran.
Weird Al (IRE) 11-2 (11-7) In rear, outpaced 5 out, headwy before 3 out, kept on and no impression, 4th of 5, 7l behind Silviniaco Conti (11-7) at Haydock 3m chs G1 (1) sft in Nov.
Hey Big Spender (IRE) 16-1 (11-12) Always in rear, tailed off 16th, 7th of 11, well behind Katenko (10-6) at Sandown 3m hcp chs (2) sft.
Grands Crus (FR) 7-1 (11-10) Held up behind in touch, headway 9th, chased leading pair before 4 out, ridden and kept on same pace from next, no impression, 3rd of 9, 14l behind Long Run (11-10) at Kempton 3m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.
Little Josh (IRE) 7-2fav (10-9) Led, not fluent 8th, headed after next, tracked leader, challenged 2 out, led final 150 yards, all out, won at Aintree 2m 5f hcp chs (2) hvy in Dec beating Gansey (10-0) by 1 3/4l, 9 ran.
Quartz de Thaix (FR) 3-1 (10-13) In touch, dropped to rear 9th, headway on outside 12th, went 3rd when mistake 4 out, left 2nd next, challenged 2 out, led narrowly between last 2, soon ridden, headed flat, kept on, 2nd of 8, 3/4l behind Master Overseer (10-0) at Cheltenham 3m 1f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.
15:00 Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle (Registered As The Classic Novices' Hurdle) (Grade 2)
At Fishers Cross (IRE)
||6||11-12||Miss R Curtis||A P McCoy||13/2|
||6||11-12||M Bradstock||M Batchelor||9/4|
The New One (IRE)
||5||11-12||N A Twiston-Davies||Sam Twiston-Davies||4/5f|
||5||11-9||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||12/1|
||6||11-5||F O'Brien||P J Brennan||66/1|
At Fishers Cross (IRE) 11-4fav (10-12) Held up in touch, headway on outside 2 out, soon challenged, led before last, ridden and held on flat, won at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec beating Inish Island (10-9) by 1 1/2l, 12 ran.
The New One (IRE) 1-2fav (11-7) Prominent, led after 6th, drawing clear when not fluent 3 out, stayed on well, easily, won at Warwick 2m 5f nov hdl Grade 2 (1) sft beating Mickie (10-11) by 16l, 7 ran.
Coneygree 11-10fav (11-7) Made all, came towards stands side rail before last, soon pressed, ridden and stayed on strongly to forge clear flat, won at Cheltenham 3m nov hdl G2 (1) hvy in Dec beating Aerial (11-0) by 6l, 7 ran.
Whisper (FR) 4-6fav (10-12) Settled in rear but in touch, headway 3 out, every chance next, led after last, ran on strongly, won at Ffos Las 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Dec beating The Jugopolist (10-5) by 6l, 8 ran.
Fiddlers Bid 15-8fav (11-0) Led, pressed from 3 out, headed before last, stayed on same pace, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 6, 1 1/2l behind Ballytober (11-0) at Ascot 2m 6f NH mdn hdl (3) hvy in Dec.
Oscar Whisky (IRE)
||8||11-8||N J Henderson||B J Geraghty||2/1|
Reve de Sivola (FR)
||8||11-8||Nick Williams||R Johnson||15/8f|
||8||11-4 b||A King||W Hutchinson||25/1|
||10||11-0||M Bradstock||M Batchelor||66/1|
Crack Away Jack
||9||11-0 t||T R George||N D Fehily||16/1|
Cross Kennon (IRE)
||9||11-0||Jennie Candlish||S Quinlan||25/1|
Kauto Stone (FR)
||7||11-0 p1||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||8/1|
Knockara Beau (IRE)
||10||11-0||G A Charlton||P J Brennan||25/1|
||8||11-0||A King||R Thornton||12/1|
Kentford Grey Lady
||7||10-7||Miss E C Lavelle||D Elsworth||11/1|
Reve de Sivola (FR) 9-2 (11-7) Chased clear leader and clear of rest, closed 7th, led next, good jump 2 out, soon clear, stayed on strongly, eased towards finish, won at Ascot 3m 1f hdl G1 (1) hvy in Dec beating Smad Place (11-7) by 14l, 7 ran.
Oscar Whisky (IRE) 1-5fav (11-6) Made all, drew readily clear between last 2, pushed out flat, unchallenged, won at Cheltenham 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy in Dec beating Crack Away Jack (10-12) by 19l, 3 ran.
Kentford Grey Lady 10-11fav (11-0) Took keen hold, held up last, headway approaching 2 out, ridden and went 3rd between last 2, driven and no impression approaching last, kept on same pace flat, 3rd of 5, 2 3/4l behind Une Artiste (11-8) at Sandown 2m 4f mrs lst hdl (1) hvy.
Knockara Beau (IRE) 11-10fav (11-9) Chased leader until 3rd, ridden along after 6th, weakened to 3rd when mistake 2 out (normal 4 out), 3rd of 6, 24l behind Douglas Julian (10-5) at Kelso 2m 7f hcp chs (2) sft in Dec.
Crack Away Jack 5-1 (10-12) Disputed 2nd, tracked winner before 3rd, outpaced between last 2, ridden and no chance with winner in clear before last, 2nd of 3, 19l behind Oscar Whisky (11-6) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy in Dec.
Cross Kennon (IRE) 10-1 (11-12) In touch on outside, challenged 8th, driven to lead narrowly after 3 out, ridden and headed before last, kept on same pace flat, 6th of 12, 16l behind At Fishers Cross (10-12) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl (2) hvy in Dec.
Kauto Stone (FR) 10-1 (11-10) Held up behind in touch, struggling 12th, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Long Run (11-10) at Kempton 3m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec, 9 ran.
Lovcen (GER) 10-11fav (11-0) Tracked winner, jumped right, hampered 1st, reminder and lost 2nd after 13th, mistake and weakened 4 out, tailed off, 4th of 6, well behind Same Difference (11-0) at Leicester 2m 7f nov chs (3) gs.
Carruthers 15-8fav (11-5) Led after 1st, soon joined, headed 7th, led again after next, driven 2 out, soon forged clear, stayed on strongly, won at Ffos Las 3m 1f hcp chs 0-140 (3) hvy in Dec beating Benheir (11-4) by 15l, 5 ran.
Walkon (FR) 7-2fav (10-12) Mid-division in touch on inside, headway on outside 4 out, joined winner after next, kept on and every chance until ridden and one pace approaching last, no impression flat, 2nd of 14, 11l behind Unioniste (9-9) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp chs Grd 3 (1) hvy in Dec.
||7||11-12||Ian Williams||R McCarth (5)||66/1|
Sadler's Risk (IRE)
||5||11-10 t||P J Hobbs||R Johnson||11/1|
His Excellency (IRE)
||5||11-5||D Pipe||T Scudamore||16/1|
||7||11-2 b||D McCain Jnr||J M Maguire||9/1|
||7||11-0||Ian Williams||D C Costello||12/1|
Lord Of House (GER)
||5||10-9 t||C J Mann||G Sheehan (5)||7/1|
||5||10-6 p1||P F Nicholls||R Walsh||9/2|
||5||10-5||Miss V Williams||A Coleman||33/1|
Quaddick Lake (IRE)
||10||10-4||J Scott||N Scholfield||12/1|
Mr Watson (IRE)
||6||10-3 h||Jonjo O'Neill||A P McCoy||11/4f|
Kings Lad (IRE)
||6||10-3||C L Tizzard||T J O'Brien||10/1|
Old Tricks (IRE)
||6||10-0||C L Tizzard||B Powell (3)||25/1|
Kylenoe Fairy (IRE)
||9||10-0 t||P Henderson||P Moloney||100/1|
The Pier (IRE)
||7||10-0||D Pipe||Mr M Heard (7)||20/1|
Secret Dancer (IRE)
||8||10-0||A E Jones||W Kennedy||100/1|
Thunder Sheik (IRE)
||5||10-0 pt||F O'Brien||T Murphy||NR|
Thunder Sheik (IRE) 12-1 (11-12) With leader, led 3rd, ridden and headed last, unable to quicken, 2nd of 15, 2 1/4l behind Flaming Charmer (11-4) at Warwick 2m nov hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft.
Mr Watson (IRE) 11-10fav (11-5) Made all, took keen hold, soon clear, eased towards finish, very easily, won at Plumpton 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft beating Get Back In Line (11-0) by 8l, 14 ran.
Kings Lad (IRE) 14-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, driven 3 out, stayed on to take 3rd approaching last, no impression with front pair, 3rd of 10, 13l behind River Maigue (11-0) at Kempton 2m nh nov hdl (2) hvy in Dec.
Quaddick Lake (IRE) 16-1 (11-4) Held up behind, headway on outside when blundered and unseated rider 3 out, in a race won by Loose Chips (11-7) at Kempton 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec, 12 ran.
Bourne 9-1 (11-12) Mid-division, ridden 5th, headway when not fluent 2 out, switched right before last, stayed on under pressure to lead towards finish, won at Kempton 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec beating Dildar (11-4) by 1/2l, 12 ran.
Dildar (IRE) 11-2 (11-4) Tracked leaders, went 2nd when awkward 2 out, led last, driven flat, headed towards finish, 2nd of 12, 1/2l behind Bourne (11-12) at Kempton 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.
Lord Of House (GER) 12-1 (9-9) Chased leader, led soon after 2 out, soon clear, pushed out fom last, easily, won at Sandown 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) hvy beating The Italian Yob (10-1) by 10l, 12 ran.
Old Tricks (IRE) 25-1 (11-1) Tracked leaders on inside, driven before 2 out, soon ridden, chased clear and easy winner between last 2, kept on same pace, lost 2nd towards finish, 3rd of 10, 7l behind Gevrey Chambertin (11-12) at Wincanton 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft.
Kylenoe Fairy (IRE) 50-1 (10-8) Always towards rear, ridden and struggling after 3 out, 11th of 12, 26l behind Lord Of House (9-9) at Sandown 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) hvy.
Kingcora (FR) 18-1 (11-8) Held up behind in touch, driven after 3 out, never on terms, 7th of 11, 48l behind Landscape (10-13) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp (3) hvy in Dec.
Secret Dancer (IRE) 66-1 (10-10) Always towards rear, 15th of 17, well behind Dark Lover (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.
Barbatos (FR) 9-2 (11-8) Held up in mid-division, headway approaching 2 out, went 2nd before last, soon led, ridden clear flat, stayed on well, eased close home, won at Cheltenham 2m 4f nh nov hdl (3) gs in Jan '12 beating Batonnier (11-2) by 7l, 14 ran.
The Pier (IRE) 16-1 (11-2) Chased leaders until badly hampered and lost place soon after 4 out, ridden in modest 8th before 3 out, stayed on again from 2 out, finished well to 4th close home, 4th of 12, 10l behind Brick Red (11-5) at Ludlow 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft.
His Excellency (IRE) 7-1 (10-13) Held up, jumped left at times, no impression when not fluent 4 out, progress from after 3 out to take 2nd after 2 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 5, 16l behind Sanctuaire (11-10) at Kempton 2m Grade 2 chs (4yo+) (1) hvy in Dec.
Sadler's Risk (IRE) 15-2 (11-12) Chased leaders, went 2nd on inside before 2 out, driven and no impression on winner between last 2, kept on for clear 2nd, 2nd of 13, 4l behind Lexi's Boy (11-1) at Sandown 2m 4yo hcp hdl (2) sft in Apr.
Solix (FR) 5-4fav (11-7) Tracked leading pair, mistake 7th, challenged 4 out until hit next, soon no chance with 1st 2, weakened to 4th when went left 2 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Cedre Bleu (11-0) at Ascot 2m 5f grad ch (2) hvy in Dec, 4 ran.