Today's racecards

14:00 Holy Thursday Maiden Hurdle Full card

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14:00 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 225063 The Crafty Butcher (IRE) Beaten Favourite M Hourigan 6 11-4 t R Walsh
5-4fav (11-4) Rear of mid-division, slight mistake 5th,10th halfway, closer 3 out went 5th next, ridden in 4th early run-in and kept on same pace under pressure without really threatening winner, 3rd of 12, 1l behind Golden Firth (11-5) at Downpatrick 2m 2f 4yo mdn stks.
2 4 Abolitionist (IRE) J J Hanlon 5 11-3 Andrew J McNamara
9-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression leaders 2f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 10, 23l behind Annie Power (11-2) at Galway 2m N H flat sft in Aug.
3 00U Foolish Notions (IRE) R Sweeney 5 11-3 A P Thornton
50-1 (11-9) Hampered and unseated rider 1st, in a race won by Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft in Dec, 24 ran.
4 7 Keist (IRE) C Kidd 5 11-3 S G McDermott
25-1 (11-7) Led, joined 4f out, headed and ridden entering straight, soon weakened quickly, virtually pulled up final furlong, completely tailed off, last of 7, well behind Makethedifference (11-11) at Navan 2m N H flat.
5 44 Jewel Star (IRE) C A Murphy 6 10-11 M P Walsh
7-2 (10-13) Tracked leaders, slight mistake 4 out, closed up next, 4th before straight, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace from 2 out, 4th of 10, 7l behind Royal Flight (10-5) at Fairyhouse 2m mdn hdl sft in Feb.
6 100-375 Lady Boulea (IRE) W Harney 8 10-11 K C Sexton (7)
16-1 (10-4) Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden 3 out and no extra in 5th early straight, weakened, 5th of 14, well behind Captain Canada (11-4) at Thurles 2m 6f mdn hdl hvy in Dec.
7 9 Lightening Style (IRE) P P Moloney 6 10-11 D E Splaine (5)
20-1 (11-2) Waited with towards rear, some headway over 4f out, no impression approaching straight, kept on same pace, 9th of 11, 44l behind Vic Dancer (11-4) at Gowran Park 2m 1f mares n h flat hvy in Feb.
8 F70422 Tudor Fashion (IRE) D Deacon 6 10-11 J L Cullen
6-1 (11-7) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, headway into 3rd entering straight, ridden 2 out, kept on same pace under pressure from last to 2nd close home, 2nd of 9, 1l behind Byerley Babe (11-7) at Limerick 2m 3f mares mdn hdl hvy.
9 50 Pleased As Punch (IRE) A Leahy 5 10-10 N P Madden
25-1 (11-0) Never better than mid-division, 16th of 20, well behind Dumbarton (11-7) at Cork 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Oct.
10 0-8 Twilight Solace (IRE) V T O'Brien 5 10-10 P T Enright
33-1 (10-7) Towards rear, ridden over 4f out, no extra straight, tailed off, last of 8, well behind Murtys Delight (11-0) at Limerick 2m 3f N H flat hvy.
11 93 Vergalda (IRE) W J Burke 5 10-10 D J Condon
33-1 (10-10) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, 6th entering straight and went 3rd at last, kept on run-in, 3rd of 18, 1 1/2l behind Carhue (11-4) at Clonmel 2m mdn hdl in Feb.
12 90 Lancing A J Martin 4 10-8 A P Crowe
33-1 (11-2) Always towards rear, ridden and no impression 3 out, 11th of 12, 42l behind Security Breach (11-7) at Wexford 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy.
13 50 Lady Geronimo (IRE) P Fenton 4 10-1 S J Hassett (3)
16-1 (10-7) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 10th of 12, well behind Marlbrook (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m mdn hdl hvy.

14:35 Easter Holiday Maiden Hurdle Full card

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14:35 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
2 3U61-U8 Active Warrior (IRE) R Tyner 7 11-4 P T Enright
33-1 (11-12) In rear, behind 4 out, no impression straight, 8th of 10, well behind Some Tikket (11-12) at Navan 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy.
3 3/84 Alexander Leaving (IRE) H De Bromhead 6 11-4 M P Walsh
10-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along briefly 3 out, headway into 2nd entering straight, ridden and soon no extra approaching 2 out, 4th of 18, 19l behind Glen Beg (10-11) at Clonmel 2m mdn hdl sft.
4 79/U86 Allez Vic (IRE) R Donohoe 7 11-4 S G McDermott
14-1 (11-4) Waited with, moderate 6th approaching 3 out, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 6th of 15, 28l behind Raise Hell (11-4) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl sft in Feb.
5 0-455 Andiamos (IRE) W P Mullins 6 11-4 R Walsh
4-1 (11-4) Tracked leader, keen hold, slight mistake 5th, on terms from before straight, led 2 out but soon joined and headed, no extra from before last, kept on same pace, 5th of 11, 7l behind Follow The Sign (11-2) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f mdn hdl sft in Feb.
6 07 Asithappens (IRE) Liam Casey 6 11-4 D E Splaine (5)
100-1 (10-13) Mid-division, 11th halfway, no impression in 8th 2 out, kept on one pace, 7th of 18, 22l behind Pique Sous (11-12) at Thurles 2m Maiden Hurdle (5-6yo) in Oct.
7 147842 Coolnagorna Giggs (IRE) T Hogan 7 11-4 E F Power
6-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden entering straight, stayed on to 2nd 2 out, no impression winner, 2nd of 10, 6l behind Gallant Oscar (11-7) at Clonmel 2m 4f beg chase sft.
8 0 Derryarkin (IRE) A J Martin 7 11-4 S A Shortall (7)
28-1 (10-11) Always rear, never a factor, kept on one pace in straight, 16th of 20, well behind Monelissio (10-11) at Down Royal 2m mdn hdl sft.
9 53/P25-3 Jimmy The Hat (IRE) G Elliott 7 11-4 D J Condon
20-1 (10-12) Mid-division, outpaced after 3 out, stayed on approaching last, no impression on leading pair, 3rd of 12, 9l behind Midnight Appeal (10-12) at Hereford 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) sft in Dec.
10 0U00P Ournativecity (IRE) J Morrissey 8 11-4 D G Lavery (5)
66-1 (11-12) Chased leaders early, behind and trailing 6th, pulled up before 7 out, in a race won by Novarov (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chase hvy, 16 ran.
11 00/0F-PP Tickle Your Fancy (IRE) E Cawley 7 11-4 t1 R J Jones (3)
8-1 (12-0) Ld, hdd 3out, sn no extra pu next, in a race won by Golden Plan (11-4) at Tattersalls Farm 3m ire ptp hvy in Dec, 18 ran.
12 059P-5P Mel Del (IRE) E Sheehy 8 10-11 pt MR C L Murphy (7)
50-1 (10-11) Mid-division, mistake 5th, no extra after halfway and behind when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Ontheground (11-4) at Wexford 2m mdn hdl gd in Oct, 16 ran.
13 PP Melame (IRE) W J Burke 6 10-11 M J Ferris
6-1 (11-7) Ld/disp until ld brfly well aftr 3out, wknd qckly & pu in poor 7th bef 2out, in a race won by Robin Victoria (11-7) at Ballindenisk 3m ire ptp hvy in Dec, 13 ran.
14 0U The Conker Club (IRE) W Harney 7 10-11 M P Butler (3)
50-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, mistake and unseated rider 4th, in a race won by Lughnasa (11-5) at Gowran Park 2m mdn hdl hvy, 20 ran.
15 000 Times Like These (IRE) Peter Fahey 6 10-11 A P Crowe
33-1 (11-5) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 14th of 20, well behind Lughnasa (11-5) at Gowran Park 2m mdn hdl hvy.
16 0-P6F Young Cheddar (IRE) E U Hales 6 10-11 A E Lynch
6-1 (11-7) Ww, steady prog to tr ldrs bef 3out, went 3rd but rdn when fell 2out, in a race won by Whowhatwherewhen (11-7) at Bennettsbridge 3m ire ptp in Feb, 10 ran.
1 610-808 Line View (IRE) James Dullea 7 11-12 Non-runner

15:05 Clonmel Races Easter Egg Hunt Handicap Hurdle Full card

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15:05 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 807-621 Fiery Oscar (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner R Sweeney 8 11-12 p Mr C J Sweeney (3)
5-2fav (12-1) Settled in mid-division, headway approaching straight and went 2nd 2 out, ridden to challenge last, led run-in and kept on best, won at Clonmel 2m Amateur Handicap Hurdle (80-95) (5yo+) in Feb beating Battlemount (10-11) by 1 1/4l, 14 ran.
2 175175- Golan Guy (IRE) Distance Winner L Byrne 8 11-10 K C Sexton (7)
20-1 (11-9) Held up in rear, pushed along 7th, outpaced 3 out, rallied approaching next, no extra last, weakened flat, 5th of 9, 25l behind Marie Deja La (10-0) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gd in Mar '12.
3 135F68 Key Account (IRE) L Byrne 5 11-6 S G McDermott
25-1 (11-3) Towards rear, no danger and kept on from 4 out, 8th of 16, well behind Novarov (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chase hvy.
4 405909 Save My Blushes Distance Winner Denis Hogan 7 11-6 D G Hogan
20-1 (10-9) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, weakened approaching 3 out, 9th of 10, well behind Whiskey And Rye (10-13) at Limerick 2m hcp hdl 80-116 hvy.
5 1070-00 Hollymount King (IRE) Distance Winner S J Treacy 5 11-5 M P Butler (3)
25-1 (10-10) Always towards rear, never a factor, 11th of 15, 30l behind Celestial Prospect (11-1) at Wexford 2m 2f cond hcp hdl (80-109) gd in Oct.
6 7-10 Faranadooney (USA) Distance Winner S M Duffy 6 11-4 b Mr K S Dalton (7)
12-1 (11-12) Mid-division, 9th halfway, headway into 3rd 4 out where slight mistake, mistake next and no extra from 2 out, 12th of 17, well behind Tyrone Tiger (11-5) at Down Royal 2m 4f cond hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
7 8504-80 Bright Light City (IRE) D T Hughes 7 11-3 R Loughran
28-1 (10-3) Soon mid-division at ordinary pace, 7th before straight, soon no impression, 10th of 11, 20l behind Corbally (10-5) at Fairyhouse 2m nov hcp hdl sft in Feb.
8 05P0B1 Cheap As Chips (IRE) Distance Winner P J Rothwell 5 11-3 A Ring (7)
16-1 (9-11) Made all, clear early, reduced advantage before 5th, asserted again 6th, pushed out and kept on well run-in, won at Wexford 2m nov hcp hdl 80-109 hvy beating Speed Dial (11-6) by 4 1/2l, 8 ran.
9 23637S Pretty Happy (IRE) Course Winner J A Berry 11 11-2 A F O'Neill (7)
14-1 (11-6) Mid-division when slipped up on bend after 1st, in a race won by Whiskey And Rye (11-12) at Clonmel 2m hcp hdl 80-95 hvy in Feb, 15 ran.
10 90243/0- Talenti (IRE) P J McKenna 10 11-0 pt L A McKenna (7)
20-1 (11-1) Chased leaders early, 12th halfway, weakened 5 out, 15th of 18, 44l behind Novarov (10-12) at Navan 2m 7f hcp hdl 80-109 in Nov '11.

15:40 Slievenamon Mares Beginners Chase Full card

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15:40 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 106044 Back In A Tic (IRE) C Kidd 7 11-7 S G McDermott
20-1 (10-11) Soon raced off the pace in mid-division, closer in 4th after 3 out, no extra after next, kept on same pace, 4th of 8, 3 1/2l behind Charlie's Vic (10-11) at Limerick 2m 6f Mares Novice Chase (Grade 3) (5yo+) (1) hvy.
2 25-7693 Castle Genie (IRE) P F Cashman 7 11-7 P T Enright
12-1 (10-4) Held up towards rear, headway travelling well in 6th entering straight, ridden into 5th 2 out, 4th and no impression last, kept on same pace, 3rd of 11, 6l behind Speckled Wood (11-5) at Clonmel 2m Mares Handicap Hurdle (80-116) (4yo+) hvy.
3 351PP2 Chasing Shadows (IRE) Distance Winner D T Hughes 7 11-7 A E Lynch
16-1 (11-7) Made most, slight bump 5 out, strongly pressed 2 out, soon joined, headed last, kept on without matching winner run-in, 2nd of 11, 1 1/2l behind Carrig Millie (11-7) at Thurles 2m 2f mrs beg chs sft in Feb.
4 4P-2423 Gerdalia (IRE) S Aherne 9 11-7 t M J Ferris
8-1 (11-5) Waited with, progress to chase leaders and not fluent 3 out, kept on same pace from before straight, 3rd of 7, 32l behind Immediate Response (11-12) at Limerick 2m 1f beg chase hvy in Jan.
5 0-5P55P Presenting Kate (IRE) D A McLoughlin 7 11-7 t C D Maxwell (3)
16-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, 3rd when slight mistake 5 out, ridden approaching 3 out where dropped to 8th, no extra and pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Shattered Dream (11-3) at Down Royal 2m 4f beg chase hvy, 10 ran.
6 4U3534 Vinnes Friend (IRE) Distance Winner P J Rothwell 9 11-7 B T O'Connell
50-1 (10-10) Chased leaders and never a factor, moderate 4th after 5 out, no threat from before 3 out, 4th of 5, 50l behind Call The Police (11-3) at Thurles 2m 2f chs Grade 3 (1) in Jan.

16:15 Suir Valley Chase Full card

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16:15 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 FP-9F05 Allee Garde (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner M Hourigan 8 11-8 b A P Heskin
6-1 (11-0) Prominent and led after 1st, ridden approaching 3 out where headed, soon no extra and weakened, last of 5, 48l behind Treacle (11-0) at Down Royal 3m 2f chs hvy.
2 4-46PF7 Crash (IRE) Distance Winner M Hourigan 8 11-8 b1 B F Cawley (7)
14-1 (11-2) Mid-division early, towards rear 6 out, ridden and no impression 4 out, 7th of 12, 47l behind Gates Of Rome (11-2) at Wexford 2m 4f hdl hvy.
3 1118-13 Immediate Response (IRE) Beaten FavouriteCourse Winner W P Mullins 10 11-8 Mr P W Mullins
5-4fav (11-12) Tracked leader in 2nd, dropped to 4th halfway, 3rd 2 out where slightly hampered, ridden and kept on one pace, no impression run-in, 3rd of 5, 3 1/2l behind Canaly (11-12) at Clonmel 2m chs in Feb.
4 63P28F Rubert (IRE) D Cullen 10 11-8 h D J Casey
25-1 (10-5) Prominent, in front 4th, joined 4 out, headed into straight, fell 3 out, in a race won by Competitive Edge (10-10) at Gowran Park 2m 2f hcp chs hvy, 14 ran.
5 078-500 Made In Taipan (IRE) Distance Winner A J Martin 11 11-2 M P Walsh
50-1 (11-5) Always towards rear, 12th halfway, no threat from 4 out, 11th of 14, 42l behind Fosters Cross (11-0) at Leopardstown 2m 2f hdl gs.
6 F19829 Ros Brin (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner G A Kingston 7 11-1 S J Gray (3)
16-1 (9-11) Tracked leaders, 3rd 4 out, soon ridden, no impression straight, 9th of 17, 42l behind Rich Revival (10-9) at Naas 3m hcp chs sft.

16:45 Holy Thursday Handicap Chase Full card

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16:45 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5-68840 Schinkel (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner D T Hughes 8 11-12 R Loughran
10-1 (10-4) Tracked leaders, 3rd3 out, soon ridden and weakened, behind when virtually pulled up run-in, completely tailed off, last of 12, well behind Miss Xian (10-0) at Naas 3m hcp hdl in Feb.
2 P46605 Ardglen (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner J J Hanlon 9 11-6 p B Hayes (5)
16-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders early, mid-division halfway, ridden in remote 11th 3 out, some modest late headway from next, 5th of 12, well behind Hillman (10-2) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-109 hvy.
3 6-55960 Betterthanalright (IRE) Course and Distance Winner Liam Casey 7 11-6 A E Lynch
20-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, dropped to rear halfway, no extra, 13th of 15, 44l behind Ros Brin (11-2) at Clonmel 2m beg chs in Dec.
4 469252 Killcara Boy P Neville 8 11-5 Miss M M McElligott (7)
9-2 (11-12) Slight mistake 2nd, soon tracked leaders, moderate 4th before straight, soon no impression, moderate 3rd before last, kept on, 2nd of 13, 17l behind Zekarya (11-12) at Limerick 2m 3f beg chase hvy in Jan.
5 F/7-1347 Playing (FR) Course and Distance Winner T Foley 10 11-5 S E Butler (7)
4-1 (10-8) Tracked leader in 2nd, ridden approaching 3 out and soon no extra, weakened, 7th of 9, 43l behind Rockyaboya (11-3) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-116 hvy in Jan.
6 047331 Mark Me Up P J Rothwell 8 11-0 t B T O'Connell
4-1 (9-10) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, slow 3 out, headway into 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on to lead before last, kept on well under pressure run-in, won at Wexford 2m 1f nov hcp chs 0-123 hvy beating High Desert (11-4) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.
7 513PP0 Steady Ed (IRE) J J Walsh 9 10-11 F A McCurtin (7)
20-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, slight mistake 2nd, niggled along halfway, weakened from 3 out, 10th of 12, well behind Miss Xian (10-0) at Naas 3m hcp hdl in Feb.
8 95/6-F31 Hillman (IRE) Distance Winner J J Walsh 9 10-7 P F Mangan
7-1 (10-2) Tracked leaders, ridden in 3rd 3 out, 2nd next, led before last, stayed on under pressure run-in, all out, won at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-109 hvy beating Easy Vic (9-10) by ns, 12 ran.
9 P687FF Knock Beauty (IRE) R Tyner 6 10-4 P T Enright
10-1 (10-2) Tracked leaders, 6th 4 out, fell next, in a race won by Dazzlers Day (11-0) at Limerick 3m hcp chs 0-109 hvy, 9 ran.

17:20 Happy Easter To All Our Patrons Mares Flat Race Full card

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17:20 Clonmel Racecards Thursday 28th March 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 055 A Jersey Girl (IRE) David Fenton 6 11-7 Mr J J Burke (7)
40-1 (11-4) Soon mid-division, not always fluent jumping, 8th approaching 6 out, 5th approaching straight, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 5th of 14, 19l behind Toye Native (11-5) at Limerick 2m 3f mares mdn hdl hvy in Jan.
2 F4 Bennys Girl (IRE) N Henley 5 11-7 Mr Derek O'Connor
12-1 (11-6) Soon mid-division, 11th early, chased leaders from before straight, no impression and kept on without threatening from 2f out, 4th of 18, 20l behind Daisy's Gift (11-7) at Thurles 2m mrs N H flat sft in Feb.
3 7P63 Ellaway Rose (IRE) J P Kenny 5 11-7 Mr J J Walsh (7)
25-1 (11-1) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden into 2nd 3f out, no extra in 3rd over 1f out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 16, 14l behind Young Ambition (11-1) at Wexford 2m 4f mares n h flat hvy.
4 03 Garron Crest (IRE) M A Cahill 5 11-7 Mr M P Fogarty (3)
66-1 (10-12) Mid-division, 10th halfway, went 5th 3 out and 4th next, soon no chance with first 2 and moderate 3rd before last, kept on one pace, 3rd of 18, 26l behind Speckled Wood (10-12) at Thurles 2m mares mdn hdl hvy in Feb.
5 Lauren's Gift (IRE) E J O'Grady 5 11-7 Mr D J Mullins (7)
Flemensfirth mare out of Imperial Award.
6 Shaddy (IRE) Ross O'sullivan 5 11-7 Ms K Walsh
Shantou mare out of Glory-glory.
7 F52437 Silverpockets (IRE) R Murphy 6 11-7 Mr J J King (7)
12-1 (11-4) Held up towards rear, ridden into moderate 9th 2f out, kept on one pace, 7th of 16, 37l behind Young Ambition (11-1) at Wexford 2m 4f mares n h flat hvy.
8 Thistle Lily (IRE) D Cullen 5 11-7 Mr J T Carroll (3)
Alamshar mare out of Kerry Lily.
9 063 Velvet Rose (IRE) C P Donoghue 6 11-7 Miss J M Mangan (7)
25-1 (10-9) Held up towards rear, headway into 7th 3f out, ridden into 3rd 1 1/2f out, 2nd 1f out, no impression leader, 3rd and kept on same pace inside final furlong, 3rd of 11, 3l behind Nouveau Moulin (11-9) at Limerick 2m mares n h flat hvy.
10 58 Vicky Miller (IRE) G Elliott 5 11-7 Mr D J O'Leary (7)
12-1 (10-13) Prominent, 4th before straight, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 8th of 18, 28l behind Daisy's Gift (11-7) at Thurles 2m mrs N H flat sft in Feb.
11 7 Western Focus (IRE) R P Rath 5 11-7 Mr C Motherway (3)
20-1 (11-5) Chased leaders, 5th over 4f out, dropped to moderate 7th and no impression approaching straight, kept on same pace, 7th of 11, 34l behind Vic Dancer (11-4) at Gowran Park 2m 1f mares n h flat hvy in Feb.
13 Kathy Jer (IRE) T Cooper 4 10-9 Mr H D Dunne (7)
Oscar filly out of Top Flame.
14 Miss Mardan (IRE) S Byrne 4 10-9 Mr M Fahey (3)
Fruits Of Love filly out of Soignee.
12 34 Angel Chorus (IRE) A P O'Brien 4 10-9 Non-runner