Today's racecards

14:30 Racing To School Novices' Handicap Chase Full card

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14:30 Leicester Racecards Tuesday 26th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 U53312 Be My Deputy (IRE) Beaten Favourite R C Guest 8 11-12 b D F O'Regan
11-4fav (11-9) With leader, led after 5 out, ridden before 2 out, soon pressed, headed run-in, kept on, 2nd of 10, 1/2l behind Knight Woodsman (11-0) at Musselburgh 3m Am hcp ch 0-100 (5) gd.
3 4066-7P Seymour Legend A J Wilson 7 11-7 Hadden Frost
100-1 (10-12) Held up, bad mistake 1st, ridden before 4th, lost touch netx, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Conquisto (10-12) at Doncaster 2m nov chs (4) sft in Dec, 6 ran.
4 0F4-F7P Amirico (IRE) Distance Winner R Rowe 8 11-6 Tom Cannon (3)
18-1 (11-1) Always towards rear, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Gorgehous Lliege (10-12) at Towcester 3m hcp ch 0-110 (4) hvy in Jan, 13 ran.
5 364382 Unwanted Gift (IRE) A Hobbs 8 11-5 p Donal Fahy
7-1 (11-12) Held up, headway halfway, chased leader 6th, joined leader next, led 2 out, ridden and headed flat, kept on one pace, 2nd of 9, 4l behind King's Road (11-5) at Fakenham 2m sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs.
6 P-5P22F Caulfields Venture (IRE) Beaten Favourite Andrew Turnell 7 11-5 Nick Scholfield
5-4fav (11-9) Held up in rear, steady headway to 4th after 8th, went 3rd before 2 out, soon ridden and weakened after 2 out, struggling in 4th when fell last, in a race won by Red Anchor (11-1) at Lingfield 2m 4f hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy, 6 ran.
7 4-497FP Midnight Dove A E Price 8 11-5 R T Dunne (3)
100-1 (10-11) Mid-division, struggling 5th, behind 7th, pulled up before 10th, in a race won by Big News (10-9) at Ludlow 3m nov chs 0-110 (4) sft, 12 ran.
8 234364 The Good Guy (IRE) Distance Winner G McPherson 10 11-3 Killian Moore (7)
15-8 (11-5) Led, mistake 1st, headed 6 out, tracked leader, pushed along 5 out, weakened before 4 out, soon left 3rd until 2 out, never dangerous, 4th of 5, 9l behind Silver Steel (11-5) at Musselburgh 2m hcp chs 0-95 (5) sft in Jan.
9 5305/FP Oddjob (IRE) D Pipe 9 11-2 T Scudamore
9-2 (11-12) Held up in rear, effort and some headway 9th, weakened 5 out, tailed off, pulled up 4 out, in a race won by Dingo Bay (10-7) at Newcastle 3m hcp chs 0-95 (5) hvy, 8 ran.
10 4-4P57 Cruz On Ted G L Moore 6 11-2 J E Moore
100-1 (11-1) Took keen hold, always in rear, never on terms, tailed off, 7th of 11, well behind Godsmejudge (11-1) at Folkestone 3m 1f beg chs (4) gd in Dec.
11 P-F6P23 Seventh Hussar Mrs A Batchelor 7 11-1 A Thornton
7-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, held up in 5th, headway to 2nd after 10th, ridden and no impression 2 out, weakened to 3rd last, 3rd of 6, 10l behind Red Anchor (11-1) at Lingfield 2m 4f hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy.
12 08/0P-42 Gers Benefit (IRE) C C Bealby 9 10-12 Adam Wedge (3)
10-1 (10-13) Led 1st, hit next, mistake 7th, ridden and edged left between last 2, went right last, kept on until ridden and headed flat, no extra, 2nd of 6, 6l behind Gorgehous Lliege (11-2) at Towcester 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.
13 755/464 Knockdolian (IRE) P R Webber 6 10-9 Harry Skelton
25-1 (11-0) In touch, ridden over 3f out, soon outpaced, 4th of 8, 13l behind Capellanus (10-9) at Wolverhampton 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
14 45P-824 Photogenique (FR) B R Summers 10 10-0 W Kennedy
22-1 (9-9) Mid-division, outpaced 4 out, soon ridden, left 5th when hampered next, plugged on to take moderate 4th flat, 4th of 8, 34l behind Topaze Collonges (11-11) at Towcester 2m 3f hcp 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.
2 22-454P Smart Act (IRE) D McCain Jnr 7 11-10 Non-runner

15:00 Squire Osbaldeston Handicap Chase Full card

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15:00 Leicester Racecards Tuesday 26th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 2631P5 Noble Witness (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner C T Pogson 10 11-12 p A Pogson
10-1 (11-8) Held up in touch in rear, headway 4th, ridden 4 out, weakened after next, 5th of 8, well behind Rouge Et Blanc (11-4) at Huntingdon 2m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) gs.
2 621/P42 Nom de Guerre (IRE) Course Winner B De Haan 11 11-12 D A Jacob
9-2 (11-12) Held up behind leaders, jumped slowly 9th, headway 13th, challenged 3 out, led 2 out, headed towards finish, 2nd of 8, 3/4l behind Red Rouble (11-10) at Leicester 2m 7f hcp chs 0-105 (4) gd in Nov.
3 16223-P Not So Sure Dick (IRE) Distance Winner George Baker 8 11-11 p Trevor Whelan (5)
8-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, jumped slowly 2nd, lost place 6th, pulled up before 8th, in a race won by O Crotaigh (11-11) at Market Rasen 2m 6f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft, 10 ran.
4 PP3445 Power Pack Jack (IRE) Distance Winner N A Twiston-Davies 10 11-11 b S Twiston-Davies
12-1 (11-8) Prominent, mistakes, bumped 13th, disputing 2nd 4 out, no extra from 2 out, 5th of 13, 27l behind Jupiter Rex (10-13) at Ludlow 3m cond hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft.
5 1-325U1 Franklin Roosevelt (IRE) (ex7) D Pipe 7 11-11 b T Scudamore
4-1 (11-10) Held up behind leaders, not fluent 8th, mistake 14th, closed 15th, went 2nd after 4 out, led 3 out, clear next, eased close home, won at Southwell 3m 2f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gs beating Pretty Penny (9-11) by 2 3/4l, 8 ran.
7 600-6P4 Lemon's Gent P R Webber 6 11-6 p S P Jones
33-1 (10-4) Led, headed 3rd, pressed leader, led again 11th, ridden and joined 4 out, headed next, soon dropped to 3rd, not fluent 2 out, no chance with leading duo soon after, lost 3rd close home, 4th of 8, 21l behind Handy Andy (11-0) at Newbury 3m nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) sft in Dec.
8 215F2/P Abbey Dore (IRE) J A Geake 10 11-0 M D Grant
12-1 (11-9) Held up, mistakes 2nd and 10th, ridden next, weakened 12th, tailed off 14th, soon pulled up, in a race won by Somerby (10-9) at Lingfield 3m hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy, 9 ran.
9 46-31PU Thorncliffer D Shaw 9 10-0 t O Garner (7)
11-2 (9-13) Prominent on outside, not fluent 1st, blundered and unseated rider 3rd, in a race won by Franklin Roosevelt (11-10) at Southwell 3m 2f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gs, 8 ran.
6 0-43655 Basil Fawlty (IRE) D Pipe 8 11-9 Non-runner

15:30 Captain Machell Handicap Chase Full card

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15:30 Leicester Racecards Tuesday 26th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 3338-47 Milgen Bay Distance Winner O Sherwood 7 11-12 p1 L Aspell
12-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden over 3f out, weakened over 1f out, 7th of 11, 7l behind Representingceltic (10-4) at Lingfield 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
2 757P-F2 Hoare Abbey (IRE) T R George 7 11-12 t1 P J Brennan
15-2 (11-7) Tracked winner throughout, no impression from 3 out, 2nd of 5, 22l behind Brave Spartacus (11-9) at Catterick 2m nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Jan.
3 21123P Papradon Distance Winner N A Twiston-Davies 9 11-10 b S Twiston-Davies
12-1 (11-12) Prominent, led 6th, headed 9th, not fluent and lost place 11th, well behind 3 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Rouge Et Blanc (11-4) at Huntingdon 2m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) gs, 8 ran.
4 B616-P5 Coolbeg (IRE) Course and Distance Winner Mrs H Main 7 11-9 Felix De Giles
40-1 (11-2) Held up in rear, took keen hold, not fluent 2nd or 3rd, headway 7th, challenged next, not fluent and weakened 2 out, 5th of 7, 24l behind Drumshambo (11-12) at Hereford 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Dec.
5 37P-742 Gandalfe (FR) Beaten Favourite D W P Arbuthnot 8 11-9 A Thornton
7-4fav (11-0) Led, narrowly headed 7th, led again next, ridden and joined when hit 2 out, headed and carried left after last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 9, 4 1/2l behind Lough Coi (10-7) at Lingfield 2m mdn chs (5) hvy in Jan.
6 43-1560 Tempting Paradise (IRE) Distance Winner Evan Williams 10 11-7 p Adam Wedge (3)
50-1 (10-10) Dropped to rear after 5th, tailed off and eased from before 4 out, last of 11, well behind Royale's Charter (11-12) at Taunton 2m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Oct.
9 344602 Persian Herald Course Winner N B King 5 11-4 b A Merriam
9-2 (10-10) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, lost place 7th, rallied 2 out, every chance last, no extra flat, 2nd of 4, 4 1/2l behind Groomed (10-7) at Fakenham 2m mdn chs (5) sft in Jan.
10 63/50-32 Richo S A Harris 7 10-0 Trevor Whelan (5)
11-4 (10-2) Took keen hold, held up in rear, closer order 4th, went 2nd after 8th, led narrowly 2 out (normal 3 out), ridden and headed before last, slightly hampered last, stayed on same pace flat, just held on for 2nd, 2nd of 6, 4l behind Little Jimmy (10-2) at Lingfield 2m hcp chs 0-100 (5) hvy.
7 F3P-221 Sawpit Supreme D G Bridgwater 11 11-7 Non-runner
8 1-51564 Petit Ecuyer (FR) G L Moore 7 11-4 Non-runner

16:00 Rutland Water Novices' Chase Full card

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  • 2m 7f 110y
16:00 Leicester Racecards Tuesday 26th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 1-316F2 Howard's Legacy (IRE) Miss V Williams 7 11-7 L Treadwell
3-1 (10-10) Tracked leaders, not fluent 9th (water), went 2nd before 3 out, ridden 2 out, not fluent last, stayed on, 2nd of 5, 1 1/2l behind Opening Batsman (11-1) at Wincanton 2m 5f Novice Handicap Chase (0-140) (5yo+) (3) sft in Jan.
2 13P-13P Top Smart Distance Winner J W Mullins 7 11-7 P J Brennan
20-1 (11-8) In rear, blundered 7th, pushed along before 10th, tailed off when blundered 14th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Prince Of Pirates (11-10) at Kempton 3m hcp chs 0-140 (3) gs, 10 ran.
3 8242P0 Flichity (IRE) J R Cornwall 8 11-0 Joseph Cornwall (5)
20-1 (9-10) In touch, weakened after 5 out, 10th of 15, 29l behind Be My Deputy (11-7) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gd.
4 1902/P0 Quarl Ego (FR) Mrs L Hill 9 11-0 D Bass
50-1 (11-2) Held up in rear, not fluent 2nd or 6th, well beaten after 9th, 13th of 17, well behind Seymour Eric (11-9) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs.
5 84-2625 The Musical Guy (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 7 11-0 S Twiston-Davies
5-2 (11-0) Tracked leaders, not fluent 11th, mistake next, blundered 2 out, soon beaten, mistake last, weakened flat, 5th of 6, 20l behind Safran De Cotte (10-11) at Leicester 2m 7f nov chs 0-125 (4) hvy in Jan.
6 921/4-3F Valoroso Distance Winner R Woollacott 8 11-0 M G Nolan (5)
20-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders on outside, went 2nd 4th until after 7th, challenged 3 out, led next, clear when slithered on landing and fell last, unlucky, in a race won by Milans Well (10-11) at Wincanton 2m 5f nov chs (4) hvy in Jan, 4 ran.
7 6210-53 Volador (IRE) P J Hobbs 9 11-0 R Johnson
9-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, jumped slowly 7th, headway to chase leaders 4 out, soon under pressure, stayed on to go modest 3rd towards finish, 3rd of 6, 18l behind Benheir (11-0) at Ffos Las 3m 1f hcp chs 0-135 (3) hvy in Dec.

16:30 Cottesmore Maiden Hunters' Chase Full card

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16:30 Leicester Racecards Tuesday 26th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 33748-P Cluthe Boy (IRE) Distance Winner Miss S Sharratt 10 12-3 t Miss S Sharratt (5)
33-1 (11-3) (tt) a bhnd; to & pu last, in a race won by Sagalyrique (11-7) at Horseheath 3m ptp gd, 10 ran.
2 21-2112 French Canadian (FR) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner Mrs C Robinson 7 12-3 Mr R Jarrett (3)
11-8fav (11-11) Held up in touch in main group, mistake 10th, went 2nd 4 out, ridden and every chance 3 out, no impression final 150 yards, 2nd of 7, 4 1/2l behind Current Exchange (12-0) at Market Rasen 3m 1f hts chs (6) sft.
3 91UPP-3 Gypsy Mark Distance Winner P W Mason 10 12-3 t1 Mr L Gordon (7)
10-1 (12-0) (tt) in tch; chall 2 out; wknd flat, 3rd of 11, 17l behind Nipper John (12-0) at Horseheath 3m ptp gd.
4 61P/4-66 Niver Bai (FR) Distance Winner A Ralph 12 12-3 Mr L R Payter (5)
80-1 (11-10) In touch, lost place 8th, struggling after, tailed off, 6th of 16, 47l behind Rumbury Grey (11-10) at Stratford 3m 4f nov hts chs (2) gd in Jun.
5 F2-FF11 Robin Will (FR) Distance Winner Miss K Jones 8 12-3 h Mr Joshua Guerriero
9-4 (12-0) (hd) held up & bhnd; stdy prog 3 out; led last; drew clr flat, won at Buckfastleigh 3m ptp sft beating Ladfromhighworth (12-0) by 4l, 9 ran.
6 21111-P Schindler's Prince (IRE) Distance Winner Mrs C Hardinge 8 12-3 Mr J M Ridley (7)
5-4 (12-0) A bhnd; to & pu 3 out, in a race won by Cottage Oak (12-7) at Point-to-Point Owners & Riders 3m ptp gs in Dec, 16 ran.
7 82/2P34- Sea Robber (IRE) Distance Winner P Grindey 10 12-3 Mr G Crow (3)
16-1 (11-7) Held up in touch, weakened before 4 out, pluggled on from next, never dangerous, lost 3rd towards finish, 4th of 8, 28l behind Special Portrait (12-1) at Carlisle 3m hts chs (6) sft in Mar.
8 P/1P41-1 The Magherally Man (IRE) Distance Winner T Eades 9 12-3 Mr W Telfer (7)
2-1 (12-0) Held up; led 3 out; stayed on up flat, won at Holnicote 3m ptp gs in May beating I'm In Charge (12-0) by 2l, 4 ran.
9 1-PP623 Tirob (FR) Distance Winner Mrs J Mansell 9 12-3 Mr D Mansell
8-1 (12-0) Nvr nr to chall, 3rd of 14, 12l behind Grandturgeon (12-0) at Thorpe Lodge 3m ptp gs.
10 6-U1U53 Tricky Tangler (IRE) Distance Winner Mrs S Ward 11 12-3 Mr T D Ward (7)
25-1 (12-0) Went poor 3rd 14, 3rd of 8, 32l behind Mendip Express (12-0) at Combined Services 3m ptp gs.

17:00 Rick Astley Here On June 15th Handicap Chase Full card

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17:00 Leicester Racecards Tuesday 26th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 1P3/1PP- Great's Autrechene (FR) C E Longsdon 6 11-12 t1 N Fehily
20-1 (11-1) Held up, went 4th 2nd, ridden and weakened after 8th, pulled up 2 out, in a race won by Arctic Ben (11-3) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy in Dec '11, 6 ran.
2 0-PU44P Quinte du Chatelet (FR) Course WinnerDistance Winner D Pipe 9 11-12 p Tom Bellamy (7)
17-2 (11-1) Held up in mid-division, pushed along after 9th, poor 8th when pulled up approaching 3 out, in a race won by Milo Milan (11-6) at Ludlow 3m hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Jan, 11 ran.
3 19-3486 Blackwell Synergy (FR) Jonjo O'Neill 7 11-12 R P Mclernon
9-1 (11-6) Tracked leaders, lost place after 4th, ridden and struggling 10th, 6th of 10, 26l behind Reginaldinho (11-11) at Leicester 2m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) hvy in Jan.
4 52-54PU Avenging Ace (IRE) Beaten Favourite D McCain Jnr 7 11-10 t J M Maguire
5-4fav (10-13) In rear, unseated rider 6th, in a race won by Mannered (11-0) at Wetherby 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) hvy in Dec, 3 ran.
5 24-3453 Refusal Mrs Caroline Bailey 5 11-10 A Thornton
4-1 (10-8) Tracked leaders, jumped slowly 5th, ridden and looked awkward from 8th, no impression from 3 out, went 3rd flat, stayed on, 3rd of 6, 7l behind Arthur's Pass (11-10) at Leicester 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Jan.
6 343136 Lajidaal (USA) G L Moore 6 11-2 p J E Moore
8-1 (11-9) Always in rear, mistakes 4th and 8th, ridden and struggling before next, 6th of 7, 26l behind Upton Mead (9-7) at Plumpton 2m 1f hcp chs 0-95 (5) hvy in Jan.
7 051-PU4 Jasperito N A Twiston-Davies 7 10-10 p S Twiston-Davies
9-1 (11-12) Held up in touch, good headway on inside 11th, slow 13th, 5th and ridden when blundered 4 out and next, no chance after, went poor 4th before 2 out, 4th of 8, 24l behind Quartz Du Montceau (10-9) at Folkestone 3m 1f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Dec.
8 3-32213 Ballyman (IRE) Distance Winner J A Geake 12 10-5 M D Grant
10-1 (10-4) With leader, challenged after 3 out, no extra from last, 3rd of 10, 10l behind Newton Tonic (11-9) at Plumpton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-105 (4) sft in Jan.
9 4-1PPP0 Phoenix Des Mottes (FR) Distance Winner J R Cornwall 10 10-4 Joseph Cornwall (5)
50-1 (10-8) Mid-division, pushed along and headway before 3 out, weakened after 2 out, 12th of 23, 33l behind Overdante (11-5) at Doncaster 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
10 693/PP5 Celts Espere C N Kellett 10 10-0 Trevor Whelan (5)
66-1 (10-0) Prominent, not fluent 1st or when losing place 4th, hampered and left 3rd 14th, weakened 4 out, tailed off, 5th of 7, well behind Doubletoilntrouble (11-12) at Hereford 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft in Dec.