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12:30 Gowran Park Christmas Gift Vouchers 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle Full card

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12:30 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 353 Crouching Harry (IRE) E Doyle 3 11-0 M P Butler (5)
9-1 (10-9) Chased leaders early, 6th halfway, pushed along 3 out, no impression in 4th 2 out, moderate 3rd last and slight mistake, kept on one pace, 3rd of 9, 15l behind Our Conor (11-0) at Navan 2m 3yo mdn hdl.
2 6452 Danequest (IRE) Course Winner A Leahy 3 11-0 N P Madden
6-1 (10-12) Soon led, pressed into straight, marginally headed before 2 out, back in front after that flight and joined on run to the last, not match winner and kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 7, 1 3/4l behind Brog Deas (10-12) at Cork 2m 3yo mdn hdl.
3 8 Diakali (FR) W P Mullins 3 11-0 P Townend
(9-1) 4th of 10, 1l behind Green Fees (9-2) at Frauenfeld(SWI) 1m 4f 3yo stk gd in Jun (flat).
4 94 Spot The Pro (IRE) P G Kelly 3 11-0 P T Enright
50-1 (10-12) Rear of mid-division, some headway to go 9th entering straight, went 4th before last and kept on same pace run-in, 4th of 15, 5l behind Everything Zain (10-12) at Thurles 2m 3yo mdn hdl in Oct.
5 71235 Vedani (IRE) Denis Hogan 3 11-0 D G Hogan
7-4fav (9-10) Dwelt, soon tracked leader, on terms approaching straight, challenged over 2f out, soon lost place and no impression under pressure, last of 5, 13l behind Fluidity (9-3) at Gowran Park 1m 1f hcp gs in Aug (flat).
6 64 Wot A Shot (IRE) C A McBratney 3 11-0 B R Dalton (5)
14-1 (10-12) Held up in rear, ridden in 5th 2 out, no impression in 4th when mistake last, kept on one pace, 4th of 6, 11l behind Stocktons Wing (10-12) at Down Royal 2m 3yo hdl gs.

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13:00 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 11 Blacklough (IRE) Distance Winner W J Austin 4 11-9 A D Leigh
10-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders, improved to dispute 2nd 2 out, ridden to lead narrowly before last, stayed on well run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m mdn hdl sft beating Akatara (10-4) by nk, 14 ran.
2 1D-1 Rogue Angel (IRE) Distance Winner M F Morris 4 11-9 D N Russell
1-6fav (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, improved to challenge 2 out, soon ridden to lead, clear last, easily, won at Galway 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Oct beating Up Sluggarh (11-0) by 8l, 11 ran.
3 367765 Apache Gold (IRE) Course Winner P Breen 4 11-2 J R Barry
8-1 (8-11) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden in 6th 2f out, no impression in 5th 1f out, kept on same pace, 5th of 14, 3 1/2l behind The Reek (8-9) at Dundalk 1m hcp 47-65 pol (flat).
4 52800-0 Bad Cigar (IRE) F Costello 4 11-2 E F Power
25-1 (10-11) Soon chased leaders, a bit slow 4 out, soon no impression, not fluent 2 out and kept on same pace, 10th of 14, 37l behind Rawnaq (11-9) at Bellewstown 2m 1f hcp hdl 80-102 in Aug.
5 0 Fiveinthemorn (IRE) J Nash 4 11-2 D J Casey
33-1 (11-4) Mid-division, 6th 3 out, soon weakened, 11th of 14, 18l behind Blacklough (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m mdn hdl sft.
7 3131 Reine Angevine (FR) Course and Distance Winner W P Mullins 4 11-2 P Townend
4-1 (11-1) Tracked leaders, moderate 3rd after halfway, took closer order 3 out, led travelling well approaching 2 out, soon drew clear, mistake last, eased run-in, impressive, won at Gowran Park 2m 4yo mdn hdl gd in Oct beating Dumbarton (11-8) by 10l, 20 ran.
8 90 Cheap As Chips (IRE) P J Rothwell 4 10-9 A Ring (7)
50-1 (10-6) Towards rear for most, never a factor, 11th of 17, 46l behind The Boys Dont Know (10-13) at Thurles 2m mares mdn hdl.
6 Paddy Wicklow (IRE) P J Rothwell 4 11-2 Non-runner

13:30 Join Gowran Park Race Club Today Handicap Hurdle Full card

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13:30 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 640453 Do The Bookies J J Hanlon 8 11-12 B Hayes (5)
6-1 (11-7) Led, ridden and headed before 2 out, no extra in 3rd when slight mistake last, kept on same pace, just held 3rd at line, 3rd of 9, 7l behind Chu Chu Thomas (11-9) at Clonmel 2m cond hcp hdl 80-102 sft.
2 13S/8P-7 Henrietta's Way (IRE) Distance Winner R O'Neill 9 11-12 Mr J W O'neill (7)
12-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden and weakened 4 out, 7th of 10, 39l behind Sands Cove (11-12) at Clonmel 2m mdn hdl.
3 1-08608 Unoccupied E O'Grady 6 11-12 M J Ferris
66-1 (11-12) Prominent, 6th approaching straight, soon no impression, 8th of 22, 30l behind Champagne Fever (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
4 3UP-507 Buck Breeze (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner T Foley 12 11-10 t Miss A Foley (3)
12-1 (11-9) Prominent and disputed, 2nd halfway, ridden in 4th entering straight, soon no extra, 7th of 17, 18l behind Chu Chu Thomas (11-7) at Clonmel 2m hcp hdl 80-95.
5 080060- Treat Yourself (IRE) A L T Moore 5 11-9 G Malone (7)
8-1 (9-11) Soon mid-division, no impression from 3 out, 11th of 17, well behind Eightybarackstreet (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m nov hcp hdl 8Evens23 gd in Apr.
6 7/7-5146 Daytime Dreamer (IRE) Distance Winner J J Lambe 8 11-8 t E J O'connell
9-2 (11-9) Tracked leaders, 5th 3 out, soon no impression, 6th of 11, 17l behind Sobrando Lodge (11-3) at Downpatrick 2m 2f hcp hdl 80-95 gf in Aug.
7 030333 Whatdreamsrmadeof (IRE) T Foley 7 11-6 b R Loughran
10-1 (10-7) Chased leader, 2nd halfway, led 4 out, ridden and headed before last, no extra, lost 2nd run-in, 3rd of 13, 7l behind Followmeuptocarlow (10-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 hvy.
8 645-098 Missie Ella (IRE) Denis Hogan 4 11-4 p1 D G Hogan
20-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders until led 4th, headed 3 out and dropped to rear entering straight, no extra and weakened, last of 8, well behind Dont Tell Pa (11-5) at Limerick 2m hcp hdl 80-102 hvy.
9 75F39/9 Bally Folan Girl (IRE) S Byrne 7 11-2 K C Sexton (7)
25-1 (10-8) Never better than mid-division, 9th of 14, well behind The Colleen Ban (10-6) at Roscommon 2m 4f mdn hdl in Sep.
10 0/90-784 Billybuster (IRE) William Delahunty 7 10-13 b S E Butler (7)
16-1 (10-6) Towards rear, some headway after halfway and 7th approaching 2 out, kept on under pressure in straight, 4th of 14, 5l behind Boleybawn Cat (10-5) at Wexford 2m hcp hdl 80-95 gd in Oct.
11 560F9/7- King's Jester (IRE) J J Lambe 10 10-12 t L A McKenna (7)
8-1 (11-0) Towards rear, some headway from 3 out, ridden in moderate 6th entering straight, kept on one paced, 7th of 16, 23l behind Isobella Blue (10-12) at Wexford 2m hcp hdl 80-95 gd in Jul '11.
12 7000B-4 The Two Jays (IRE) C P Donoghue 7 10-11 A P Crowe
20-1 (10-4) Waited with towards rear, not getting to leaders from before straight, went moderate 5th before last, kept on without threating, 4th of 11, 8l behind Mr Eko (11-8) at Punchestown 2m hcp hdl 80-102 hvy.

14:05 Gowran Park Racing Club 2013 Handicap Hurdle Full card

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14:05 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 3322-51 Jupitor (IRE) P Nolan 6 11-12 t M N Doran (5)
11-2 (11-7) Held up towards rear, went 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, led before last, strongly pressed run-in, all out to hold on, won at Punchestown 2m 6f mdn hdl sft in Oct beating Fergiethelegend (11-12) by nk, 8 ran.
2 P-4P481 Selection Box (IRE) Distance Winner C A McBratney 11 11-9 L A McKenna (7)
14-1 (10-1) Chased leaders, not fluent 2 out, closed and on terms before straight, soon led, stayed on well to draw clear inside final furlong, won at Galway 2m 6f hcp chs hvy in Oct beating Zardsky (10-0) by 4l, 8 ran.
3 222147 Tepalo (FR) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner A J Martin 5 11-9 t B J Cooper
3-1fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden from 3 out, 7th next, no extra, 7th of 9, 10l behind Aladdins Cave (10-13) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
4 46331P- Saddlenomore (IRE) Distance Winner Shane Joyce 8 11-3 P Townend
11-2 (11-10) Towards rear, pulled up quickly after 6th (lame post race), in a race won by Labeille (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 gd in Mar, 15 ran.
5 0-12223 Raajih G Elliott 4 11-2 pt P Carberry
6-1 (11-5) Soon chased leaders, 4th before 2 out, kept on under pressure without getting to 1st 2 run-in, 3rd of 19, 2l behind Street Runner (10-2) at Down Royal 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-109 gs in Aug.
6 40370-7 Bonifacio (IRE) P G Kelly 8 11-0 t S D Bohan (7)
16-1 (10-1) Towards rear, mistake 5th, never a factor, kept on one pace in straight, 7th of 11, 15l behind Medicinal Compound (11-0) at Limerick 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 hvy.
7 574128 Underdefloorboards (IRE) G Webb 6 10-8 b H D Dunne (7)
8-1 (11-9) Prominent, led before 6th, joined 7th, ridden and headed before 2 out, weakened, 8th of 16, 40l behind Last Time D'albain (11-8) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-102 sft in Oct.
8 202-740 Volkis O'blue (FR) A Slattery 7 10-7 M J Ferris
7-1 (10-10) Held up towards rear, headway into moderate 5th 5 out, ridden and weakened entering straight, last of 10, well behind Ballyfinboy (10-0) at Navan 2m 7f hcp hdl 80-109.
9 2-6000P A New Story (IRE) Distance Winner M Hourigan 14 10-0 A P Heskin
28-1 (10-1) Waited with, no impression from before 4 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Raz De Maree (11-3) at Cork 3m 4f hcp chs 0-150, 17 ran.
10 770022 Happy New Year (IRE) O McKiernan 8 9-10 S J Crimin (7)
8-1 (9-6) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, pushed along before 3 out, ridden in 2nd 2 out, under pressure in 3rd entering straight, kept on same pace to 2nd run-in, 2nd of 13, 4 1/2l behind Followmeuptocarlow (10-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-109 hvy.

14:35 Carlow I.T. Students Day At Gowran Park December 13th Chase Full card

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14:35 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 111/13-1 Hidden Cyclone (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner J J Hanlon 7 11-10 Andrew J McNamara
2-1 (11-1) Tracked leaders in 3rd, headway to lead before 2 out, ridden and drifted left under pressure run-in, kept on best, won at Naas 2m chs Grade 3 (1) sft in Oct beating Foildubh (11-5) by 1 1/2l, 5 ran.
2 P1234-F Call The Police (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner W P Mullins 9 11-6 P Townend
2-1fav (11-8) Held up towards rear, good headway approaching straight, led travelling best before last where fell, in a race won by Like Your Style (10-3) at Punchestown 2m 5f hcp chs sft in May, 12 ran.
3 177/413- Colbert Station (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner T M Walsh 8 11-6 t M P Walsh
5-4fav (10-2) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden to go 2nd before last, no impression under pressure run-in and dropped to 3rd, 3rd of 8, 2 1/2l behind Leanne (10-1) at Leopardstown 2m 5f hcp chs gd in Mar.
4 8/231F-3 Ninetieth Minute (IRE) Course Winner T J Taaffe 9 11-6 A E Lynch
6-1 (11-1) Settled on inner towards rear, ridden and some headway entering straight, no impression in 5th before last where left 3rd, kept on under pressure run-in, 3rd of 12, 3/4l behind Like Your Style (10-3) at Punchestown 2m 5f hcp chs sft in May.
5 609P-S1 Tillahow (IRE) M F Morris 5 11-0 D N Russell
12-1 (11-12) Chased leaders, closed up in 2nd before 4 out, challenged from before 2 out and soon gained narrow lead, pressed and stayed on well run-in, won at Thurles 2m beg chs beating Lord Lir (11-12) by 1/2l, 16 ran.
6 121224 Great Oak (IRE) J W Nicholson 6 10-12 M A Enright (5)
12-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, 2nd halfway, ridden and no impression winner before straight, kept on one pace, dropped to 4th run-in, 4th of 10, 11l behind Tarla (10-7) at Clonmel 2m 4f mares chs Grd 3 (1) sft.

15:10 Irish Stallion Farms E.B.F. Beginners Chase Full card

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15:10 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 13/7321- Aupcharlie (IRE) Distance Winner W P Mullins 6 11-12 A E Lynch
2-1fav (11-12) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, challenged 2 out, led entering straight, ridden and strongly pressed approaching last, kept on well under pressure run-in, won at Leopardstown 2m 4f mdn hdl in Jan beating Whispering Hills (11-12) by 3 1/2l, 12 ran.
2 1-61133 Carlingford Lough (IRE) Distance Winner J E Kiely 6 11-12 M P Walsh
11-4 (11-12) Chased leaders, closed last, 3rd and kept on same pace from over 1f out, 3rd of 13, 5l behind Lyreen Legend (11-10) at Galway 2m 6f beg chs hvy in Oct.
3 U-8436P Macklycuddy (USA) P G Kelly 6 11-12 t M Darcy
14-1 (10-3) Mid-division early, headway into 4th halfway, 2nd after 5 out, ridden in 4th after 3 out, soon no extra and weakened, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Western Promise (10-6) at Listowel 3m hcp chs 0-102 hvy in Sep, 17 ran.
4 19-05 Mr Bb (IRE) J P Cahill 6 11-12 p E J O'connell
33-1 (11-12) Chased leaders in 6th, 5th before 4 out and ridden along when left 4th after next, no extra, 5th of 9, 45l behind Jetson (11-12) at Downpatrick 2m 7f beg chs sft.
5 1F540-9 Pineau De Re (FR) P Fenton 9 11-12 B T O'Connell
7-1 (11-12) Soon mid-division, 9th 5 out, kept on same pace from before next, 9th of 16, 21l behind Tillahow (11-12) at Thurles 2m beg chs.
6 2/1245-3 Prima Vista N Meade 7 11-12 t P Carberry
14-1 (11-10) Settled behind leaders in 4th, 3rd 3 out, ridden and no impression before 2 out, kept on one pace, 3rd of 6, 20l behind Whatuthink (11-5) at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1).
7 22-23B2 Spot Fine M F Morris 6 11-12 P Townend
5-2 (11-7) Tracked leader in 2nd, led 8th, strongly pressed early straight and headed 2 out, no impression on winner before last, kept on one pace, 2nd of 11, 4l behind Far Away So Close (11-2) at Limerick 2m 3f beg chs hvy.
8 4451/2-8 Toon River (IRE) Course Winner Miss M L Hallahan 7 11-12 R J Jones (3)
14-1 (11-12) Disputed early, chased leader in 2nd clear of field, slight mistake 4th, reduced advantage halfway, led 5 out, ridden and headed before 3 out, soon no extra and weakened, last of 8, well behind Dylan Ross (11-12) at Navan 2m beg chs.
9 132P-3F Bridgets Pet (IRE) Beaten Favourite A Mullins 5 11-11 D E Mullins
2-1fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, good headway to dispute 4 out, blundered and headed 2 out, no impression on winner when fell last, in a race won by Sweeney Tunes (11-12) at Thurles 2m 6f beg chs in Oct, 16 ran.
10 4U627-5 Toner D'Oudairies (FR) G Elliott 5 11-11 t D N Russell
11-4 (11-11) Chased leaders, 3rd halfway, headway into 2nd 3 out, ridden 2 out, no extra before last, 5th of 11, 18l behind Benefficient (11-12) at Down Royal 2m 4f beg chs gd.
11 4076U8 Mrs Henderson F Costello 7 11-5 Mr R W Barron (7)
50-1 (10-7) Mid-division, mistake 7th, no extra from 3 out, 8th of 11, 30l behind Far Away So Close (11-2) at Limerick 2m 3f beg chs hvy.

15:45 Irish Racing Yearbook Handicap Chase Full card

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15:45 Gowran Park Racecards Saturday 24th November 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 571-424 Character Actor (IRE) A Kennedy 8 11-12 M J Ferris
13-2 (10-7) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, headway to challenge 3 out, soon led, ridden and headed after 2 out, no extra in 3rd last, lost 3rd closing stages, 4th of 11, 9l behind Pires (11-7) at Down Royal 2m hcp chs gd.
2 283-U33 Limerick Lane (IRE) C Roche 5 11-9 A P Crowe
8-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders in 4th, went 2nd before 3 out, ridden early straight and no impression on winner from 2 out, no extra before last and dropped to 3rd run-in, 3rd of 8, 34l behind A Decent Excuse (11-7) at Naas 3m mdn hdl.
3 2960-04 Beneficial Spirit (IRE) P J Rothwell 9 11-5 B T O'Connell
16-1 (9-12) Held up in rear, never a factor, no impression early straight and 7th when mistake last, kept on run-in to go 4th close home, 4th of 9, 11l behind Worldor (11-1) at Naas 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23.
4 7/7693P- Jim Bowie (IRE) Beaten FavouriteCourse WinnerDistance Winner N Meade 7 10-9 P Carberry
4-1fav (10-5) Rear of mid-division, never a factor, no extra in 10th approaching 3 out, pulled up before next, lame post-race, in a race won by In Great Form (10-12) at Fairyhouse 3m 1f hcp chs 0-123 sft in Jan, 14 ran.
5 80776-3 Sensational Sema (IRE) Beaten Favourite A J Martin 8 10-9 B J Cooper
10-3fav (10-5) Tracked leaders, 3rd 4 out, ridden entering straight, 5th on outer 2 out, kept on in 3rd run-in, 3rd of 10, 2 1/4l behind Mr Goodenough (11-9) at Punchestown 2m 4f hcp chs 0-116 sft in Oct.
6 0-79000 Baby Whizz (IRE) T Mullins 6 10-8 M P Walsh
10-1 (11-0) Always towards rear, never a factor, tailed off, 10th of 15, well behind Saoirse Dun (9-10) at Naas 2m 4f nov hcp chs 0-109.
7 8708U6 Arkmore Vallee (IRE) M McCabe 6 10-0 J R Barry
8-1 (10-6) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, ridden 3 out, no extra before straight, 6th of 9, 17l behind Chu Chu Thomas (11-9) at Clonmel 2m cond hcp hdl 80-102 sft.
8 80032/3 Reality Dose (IRE) Miss E Doyle 8 9-12 D J Bates (5)
11-1 (10-2) Soon mid-division, moderate 6th before 4 out, left a couple of places better and kept on without threatening from next, 3rd of 13, 3 1/2l behind Best Of Bocelli (11-3) at Thurles 2m 2f hcp chs 0-109.
9 5588-34 Rakamasi Distance Winner M McElhone 12 9-10 bt A P Heskin
10-1 (9-10) Chased leaders, 2nd and mistake 5th, rider briefly lost irons and led, ridden after last, headed early straight, no extra and kept on one pace, 4th of 12, 10l behind Yeoman (10-0) at Galway 2m 1f hcp chs 0-116 in Oct.
10 3110-P7 Clashnabrook (IRE) E O'Grady 7 9-10 P T Enright
14-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, no impression under pressure from after 2 out, kept on same pace, 7th of 16, 16l behind Coole Avenue (11-2) at Galway 2m 6f hcp hdl 8Evens30 sft in Oct.