Leicester Friday 28th December

  • Going: Heavy (Chase - Soft)   Surface: Turf
  • Placepot £43.20, Pool: £61,590.64, 1038.87 winning tickets
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Leicester course guide

13:10 Belvoir Novices' Chase

13:10 Belvoir Novices' Chase Friday 28th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 070- Dramatic Victory (IRE)
  • Trainer: John R Upson
  • Jockey: K Woods
5 11-0 John R Upson K Woods (3) 100/1
2 4224-44 Listen Boy (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Distance Winner
6 11-0 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 4/9f
3 44U6/22- Night Force
  • Trainer: B G Powell
  • Jockey: A Tinkler
9 11-0 B G Powell A Tinkler 7/2
4 P24/P8F- Tough Cookie (IRE)
  • Trainer: M Gates
  • Jockey: Mr N De Boinville
9 11-0 M Gates Mr N De Boinville (7) 50/1
5 5P-1F23 Uno D'estruval (FR)
  • Trainer: Mrs S J Humphrey
  • Jockey: J Doyle
4 11-0 Mrs S J Humphrey J Doyle 6/1
6 519PP-F Kevin Fancy (IRE)
  • Trainer: John R Upson
  • Jockey: G Sheehan
  • Distance Winner
6 10-7 John R Upson G Sheehan (5) 66/1

Formwatch

Listen Boy (IRE) 9-1 (10-11) Mid-division, in touch 6th, every chance 3 out, soon ridden and one pace, no impression from next, 4th of 15, 11l behind Rolling Aces (11-12) at Newbury 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs.

Night Force 66-1 (10-11) Held up mid-division, headway before 11th, joined leaders 5 out, ridden to lead 4 out, kept on from last, headed towards finish, 2nd of 9, 3/4l behind Helpston (11-4) at Wetherby 3m 1f nov chs (3) gd in Oct '11.

Uno D'estruval (FR) (10-12) 3rd of 8, 5l behind Shanon Du Berlais (9-13) at Bordeaux-le Bouscat(FR) 2m 2f chs hvy in Nov.

Kevin Fancy (IRE) 66-1 (10-2) Mid-division, when fell 1st, in a race won by Hildisvini (11-9) at Huntingdon 2m 4f nov chs (4) sft in Nov, 10 ran.

Dramatic Victory (IRE) 250-1 (10-11) Tailed off after 3rd, last of 11, well behind Loose Chips (11-4) at Towcester 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Jan.

Tough Cookie (IRE) 10-1 (12-0) Led til fell 14, in a race won by I'llhavealook (12-0) at Clifton-on-dunsmore 3m ptp gs in Apr, 8 ran.

13:40 Hoby Selling Hurdle

13:40 Hoby Selling Hurdle Friday 28th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 074-F39 Leopard Hills (IRE)
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: Lee Edwards
5 11-12 A W Carroll Lee Edwards 11/4
2 54094U Nicky Nutjob (GER)
  • Trainer: J G M O'Shea
  • Jockey: J Banks
6 11-4 p J G M O'Shea J Banks (7) 5/2f
3 0-PU Capellini
  • Trainer: C R Egerton
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
5 10-12 b1 C R Egerton S Twiston-Davies 11/4
4 52U1/P-P Hard To Tell (IRE)
  • Trainer: W G M Turner
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Distance Winner
6 10-12 h W G M Turner A Thornton 13/2
5 P8- Kingston Tiger
  • Trainer: Miss J S Davis
  • Jockey: W Hutchinson
4 10-12 bt Miss J S Davis W Hutchinson 7/1

Formwatch

Nicky Nutjob (GER) 10-1 (9-10) In touch when blundered and unseated rider first, in a race won by The Society Man (11-3) at Market Rasen 2m 1f sll hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft, 12 ran.

Capellini 33-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, lost touch with leading trio after 4th, weakened 3 out, no chance after, mistake and unseated rider last, in a race won by De La Bech (10-12) at Lingfield 2m 3f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov, 8 ran.

Leopard Hills (IRE) 33-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, weakened before 3 out, 9th of 11, 35l behind Home Run (10-10) at Taunton 2m 1f hcp hdl (3yo+) (5) sft.

Kingston Tiger 16-1 (10-12) Mid-division, hit 1st, headway 4th, jumped left and mistake next, mistake and weakened 3 out, tailed off, 8th of 10, well behind Alfraamsey (11-5) at Kempton 2m 3yo hdl (3) gd in Oct '11.

Hard To Tell (IRE) 100-1 (11-1) Took keen hold in touch, lost pace 8th, tailed off 10th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Godsmejudge (11-1) at Folkestone 3m 1f beg chs (4) gd, 11 ran.

14:10 Pat And Ken Payne Memorial Novices' Handicap Chase

14:10 Pat And Ken Payne Memorial Novices' Handicap Chase Friday 28th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 322625 Gougane (IRE)
  • Trainer: P W Middleton
  • Jockey: K Woods
9 11-12 p P W Middleton K Woods (3) 6/1
2 1/5P55-5 Denali Highway (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs Caroline Bailey
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Distance Winner
5 11-8 Mrs Caroline Bailey A Thornton 7/2
3 1178-51 Fulgora
  • Trainer: B G Powell
  • Jockey: S P Jones
  • Distance Winner
4 11-4 B G Powell S P Jones 9/4f
4 3107-98 Special Robon (FR)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
  • Distance Winner
4 11-1 Miss V Williams A Coleman 6/1
5 311F4F Full Ov Beans
  • Trainer: M Gates
  • Jockey: Mr N De Boinville
  • Distance Winner
8 10-9 M Gates Mr N De Boinville (7) 9/1
6 0500P6 I Can Run Can You (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
6 10-5 Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 5/1
7 5F60-P9 Bobby Dove
  • Trainer: A E Price
  • Jockey: R T Dunne
5 10-0 A E Price R T Dunne (3) (ex1) 25/1

Formwatch

Denali Highway (IRE) 50-1 (11-0) Held up, behind from 6th, 5th of 7, 26l behind Act Of Kalanisi (11-0) at Leicester 2m nov chs (3) gd in Nov.

Full Ov Beans 10-1 (11-5) Held up, mistake 2nd, fell 4th, in a race won by Rouge Et Blanc (11-9) at Folkestone 2m hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd, 9 ran.

Gougane (IRE) 4-1 (11-2) Prominent, led 2nd until 4th, led next, headed when mistake 2 out, one pace last, 5th of 11, 8l behind Bosamcliff (11-2) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Nov.

Bobby Dove 150-1 (10-11) Held up in rear, headway approaching 6th, ridden 8th, soon weakened, 9th of 13, 45l behind Fulgora (10-1) at Warwick 2m beg chs (4) sft.

Special Robon (FR) 9-1 (10-8) Held up, always towards rear, 8th of 13, 34l behind Fulgora (10-1) at Warwick 2m beg chs (4) sft.

Fulgora 9-1 (10-1) Led, headed 5th, tracked leaders, went 2nd 2 out, 2 lengths down when left in lead last, driven out, won at Warwick 2m beg chs (4) sft beating Greywell Boy (11-0) by 2 3/4l, 13 ran.

I Can Run Can You (IRE) 9-1 (11-10) Held up in rear, some headway before 7th, lost place before next, behind 9th, tailed off, 6th of 12, well behind Giveitachance (10-8) at Worcester 2m 7f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Oct.

14:40 Leicestershire Silver Fox Handicap Chase

14:40 Leicestershire Silver Fox Handicap Chase Friday 28th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 524-U2 Baileys Concerto (IRE)
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: A Coleman
6 11-12 Miss V Williams A Coleman 5/1
2 11-4U73 Global Flyer
  • Trainer: Mrs Caroline Bailey
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Distance Winner
8 11-12 b Mrs Caroline Bailey A Thornton 20/1
3 5/P51P-P Masked Man (IRE)
  • Trainer: C J Mann
  • Jockey: P N O'Brien
  • Distance Winner
9 11-12 t C J Mann P N O'Brien (10) 33/1
5 F047-4P Patsy Finnegan
  • Trainer: A King
  • Jockey: R Thornton
  • Distance Winner
10 11-10 A King R Thornton 20/1
6 34/1871- Circus of Dreams
  • Trainer: O Sherwood
  • Jockey: S P Jones
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
9 11-9 v O Sherwood S P Jones 20/1
7 45/9-14P Onefourfun (IRE)
  • Trainer: C E Longsdon
  • Jockey: N Fehily
10 11-7 C E Longsdon N Fehily 40/1
8 430-322 Ballywatt (IRE)
  • Trainer: K C Bailey
  • Jockey: N Scholfield
6 11-6 t K C Bailey N Scholfield 2/1f
9 PF314-P The Black Baron (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs L Wadham
  • Jockey: R Johnson
  • Distance Winner
10 11-4 Mrs L Wadham R Johnson 10/1
10 8P-5312 Red Rouble (IRE)
  • Trainer: N A Twiston-Davies
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Course Winner
  • Distance Winner
7 11-0 N A Twiston-Davies S Twiston-Davies 10/3
11 13-884F Heavenstown (IRE)
  • Trainer: J L Flint
  • Jockey: D Fahy
6 10-13 J L Flint D Fahy 14/1
12 14/4FP-P Tafika
  • Trainer: P R Webber
  • Jockey: L Treadwell
  • Course Winner
8 10-11 p1 P R Webber L Treadwell 12/1
4 231P-05 Master Milan (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
6 11-10 Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon NR

Formwatch

Master Milan (IRE) 5-2fav (11-12) Chased leaders, led 3rd until 5th, lost 2nd next, chased leading pair, ridden and weakened on long run to 3 out, 5th of 8, 18l behind Cranky Corner (11-0) at Lingfield 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Nov.

Tafika 16-1 (11-7) No fluent in rear, tailed off when pulled up before 10th, in a race won by Loch Ba (11-5) at Kempton 3m hcp chs 0-115 (4) gs in Nov, 9 ran.

Ballywatt (IRE) 6-1 (11-12) Towards rear, good headway 9th, chased leaders 4 out, went 2nd after 3 out, challenged and upsides last, every chance flat, just failed, 2nd of 12, shd behind No No Bingo (11-5) at Hereford 2m 3f hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy.

Patsy Finnegan 66-1 (11-3) Hampered 1st and 2nd, behind, struggling 10th, weakened and pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Rolling Aces (11-12) at Newbury 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs, 15 ran.

The Black Baron (IRE) 20-1 (11-12) In touch on outside, lost touch when jumped right 4 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Pete The Feat (11-7) at Lingfield 3m hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy in Nov, 5 ran.

Baileys Concerto (IRE) 4-1 (11-0) Led until 3rd, led 6th, bumped 10th, headed approaching 2 out, soon beaten, bad mistake last, no extra flat, 2nd of 7, 18l behind Simply Wings (10-9) at Towcester 2m 3f beg chs (3) sft.

Circus of Dreams 10-1 (11-12) Led, driven and headed after 3 out, soon ridden, regained lead next, kept on under pressure flat, won at Towcester 2m 3f hcp chs 0-110 (4) gs in Dec '11 beating Silver Roque (11-7) by 7l, 8 ran.

Global Flyer 16-1 (11-9) Tracked leader until ridden 12th, weakened 2 out, left remote 3rd at last, 3rd of 5, 46l behind Cross Of Honour (11-11) at Fakenham 2m 5f hcp chs 0-130 (3) sft.

Masked Man (IRE) 25-1 (11-5) Always behind, ridden and strugging before 12th, tailed off 16th, struggling 3 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Time For Spring (11-9) at Sandown 3m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs in Nov, 12 ran.

Onefourfun (IRE) 14-1 (11-5) Chased leaders, mistake 1st, hampered 4th, ridden after next, mistake 8th, soon well beaten, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Mentalist (10-6) at Ludlow 2m hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Nov, 6 ran.

Red Rouble (IRE) 8-1 (10-2) Led 1st, ridden after 3 out, hard pressed next, headed narrowly last, no extra flat, 2nd of 12, 4l behind Plein Pouvoir (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m 5f cond hcp chs (4yo+) (3) sft.

Heavenstown (IRE) 17-2 (11-4) Held up in close 6th, smooth headway to 3rd and going well when fell 3 out, in a race won by Father Probus (11-2) at Fontwell 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft, 7 ran.

15:10 Old Year Novices' Hurdle

15:10 Old Year Novices' Hurdle Friday 28th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
1 1215 Bucking The Trend
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: R Johnson
4 11-5 Tim Vaughan R Johnson Evsf
2 1/1 Minella For Steak (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: R P Mclernon
  • Distance Winner
5 11-5 Jonjo O'Neill R P Mclernon 3/1
3 1444-1 Seedsman
  • Trainer: C R Egerton
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
5 11-5 C R Egerton S Twiston-Davies 9/2
4 2F2/4 Ballyduag (IRE)
  • Trainer: Noel Quinlan
  • Jockey: J Quinlan
7 10-12 Noel Quinlan J Quinlan (3) 40/1
5 Brassbound (USA)
  • Trainer: Mrs Caroline Bailey
  • Jockey: A Thornton
  • Beaten Favourite
4 10-12 Mrs Caroline Bailey A Thornton 10/1
6 5-1688 Brass Monkey (IRE)
  • Trainer: Mrs S J Humphrey
  • Jockey: J Doyle
5 10-12 Mrs S J Humphrey J Doyle 50/1
7 7 Tully Roe (IRE)
  • Trainer: Jonjo O'Neill
  • Jockey: M Linehan
4 10-12 t Jonjo O'Neill M Linehan (7) 10/1

Formwatch

Bucking The Trend 6-1 (11-3) Held up behind in touch, headway 3 out, chased leaders before next, ridden and no impression between last 2, 5th of 8, 22l behind Easter Day (11-3) at Ascot 2m 6f nh nov hdl (2) sft in Nov.

Seedsman 8-1 (11-1) Mid-division on inside, tracked leaders after 3 out, challnged when not much room next, soon ridden and every chance, stayed on to lead near finish, won at Lingfield 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Nov beating Dormouse (11-8) by 1/2l, 10 ran.

Minella For Steak (IRE) 6-4fav (10-12) Took keen hold, with leader, disputed from 4th, led 7th until went left and hit 3 out, led again on long run to last, joined and driven last, stayed on strongly to assert final 100 yards, won at Folkestone 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) sft beating Old Dreams (10-2) by 2 1/2l, 9 ran.

Tully Roe (IRE) 50-1 (11-0) Towards rear, not fluent 2nd, headway approaching 6th, ridden next, weakened 2 out, 7th of 18, 23l behind Superior Quality (11-0) at Warwick 2m 5f mdn hdl (4) sft.

Brass Monkey (IRE) 66-1 (11-0) Held up, ridden and weakened 2 out, 8th of 10, 39l behind Ericht (10-4) at Fakenham 2m 4f NH mdn hdl (5) sft.

Ballyduag (IRE) 28-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden after 4 out, a remote 4th and weakened from 3 out, 4th of 7, 36l behind Woodford County (10-12) at Towcester 3m nh nov hdl (4) sft.

Brassbound (USA) 9-2fav (9-0) Rear of mid-division, ridden 2f out, not clear run inside final furlong, kept on close home, 7th of 14, 6l behind Ansgar (9-6) at Dundalk 1m 3f hcp 60-90 pol in Oct (flat).

15:40 Leicestershire Bronze Fox Handicap Hurdle

15:40 Leicestershire Bronze Fox Handicap Hurdle Friday 28th December 2012
# Form Horse Age Weight Trainer Jockey SP
2 2355-44 Laterly (IRE)
  • Trainer: S Gollings
  • Jockey: P Bohan
  • Beaten Favourite
  • Distance Winner
7 11-12 p S Gollings P Bohan (7) 11/4f
3 32170-0 Malanos (IRE)
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: Lee Edwards
  • Course and Distance Winner
4 11-8 A W Carroll Lee Edwards 16/1
4 00/0002- Alwaystheoptimist
  • Trainer: P W Middleton
  • Jockey: K Woods
  • Distance Winner
9 11-7 P W Middleton K Woods (3) 8/1
5 351-659 Luggers Hall (IRE)
  • Trainer: A W Carroll
  • Jockey: W Hutchinson
  • Distance Winner
4 11-5 A W Carroll W Hutchinson 9/1
6 212P-P5 Headly's Bridge (IRE)
  • Trainer: Simon Earle
  • Jockey: G Tumelty
  • Distance Winner
6 11-5 Simon Earle G Tumelty 3/1
7 6-15P31 Bin End
  • Trainer: F Brennan
  • Jockey: S Twiston-Davies
  • Course and Distance Winner
6 11-2 p F Brennan S Twiston-Davies 7/2
8 P055P-5 Struanmore
  • Trainer: P R Webber
  • Jockey: L Heard
5 10-9 p1 P R Webber L Heard 13/2
1 PF2-019 Scorched Son (IRE) (ex7)
  • Trainer: Tim Vaughan
  • Jockey: M Byrne
  • Distance Winner
9 12-5 Tim Vaughan M Byrne (5) NR

Formwatch

Scorched Son (IRE) 9-2 (11-12) Chased leaders, not fluent 2nd, led before 3 out, driven clear next, soon in command, eased near finish, won at Ffos Las 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) hvy beating Street Dance (11-2) by 18l, 7 ran.

Laterly (IRE) 5-2fav (10-12) Chased leaders, effort when hit 2 out, weakened last, 4th of 8, 7l behind Pas Trop Tard (11-0) at Wetherby 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) sft in Nov.

Headly's Bridge (IRE) 18-1 (11-0) Off the pace towards rear, headway approaching 3 out, chased leaders approaching next, weakened before last, 5th of 11, 6l behind Quaddick Lake (11-9) at Wincanton 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft.

Alwaystheoptimist 12-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders, not fluent 3rd, every chance 3 out, stayed on, held by winner towards finish, 2nd of 11, 1 3/4l behind Grams And Ounces (11-3) at Ludlow 2m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gs in Jan.

Bin End 5-4fav (10-11) Made all, left clear 2nd, pushed along 2 out, ran on, won at Leicester 2m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft beating Snake Charmer (11-10) by 9l, 5 ran.

Luggers Hall (IRE) 10-1 (11-5) Held up, not fluent 1st, ridden and no impression bypassing normal 2 out, 9th of 10, 25l behind Open Day (11-2) at Leicester 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Nov.

Struanmore 66-1 (10-11) Led from 1st, headed 3rd, led again 3 out, headed before last, weakened run-in, 5th of 15, 8l behind Tanerko Emery (11-11) at Sandown 2m nov hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy.

Malanos (IRE) 25-1 (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden and lost place before mistake 2 out (normal 3 out), soon well beaten, last of 10, 33l behind Open Day (11-2) at Leicester 2m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Nov.