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12:25 Madigans Maiden Hurdle Full card

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12:25 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 76-7 Apache Jack (IRE) D T Hughes 4 11-7 B J Cooper
5-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders at ordinary pace, no impression under pressure and kept on same pace from 2f out, 7th of 18, 18l behind Gilt Shadow (11-8) at Down Royal 2m N H flat gs in Nov.
2 134 Balnagon Boy (IRE) T Gibney 4 11-7 R P Treacy (7)
6-1 (11-4) Waited with towards rear, closer in 9th before straight, no impression under pressure and kept on without threatening from over 1f out, 4th of 13, 7l behind Stolberg (11-0) at Listowel 2m 4yo nhf hvy in Sep.
3 1 Foxrock (IRE) T M Walsh 4 11-7 R Walsh
4-5 (11-7) Alw pr, ld after 4th, chall gng to 4th last, 2l ld at last, kow, won at Loughrea 3m ire ptp hvy in Oct beating Minellahalfcentury (11-7) by 2l, 11 ran.
4 90-93 Mala Beach (IRE) G Elliott 4 11-7 D J Condon
33-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 8th 3 out, ridden in 5th 2 out, under pressure in 4th last, kept on in 3rd run-in, 3rd of 19, 3 1/2l behind Bright New Dawn (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
5 7-4 Shamar (FR) Beaten Favourite W P Mullins 4 11-7 D J Casey
13-8fav (11-9) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, headway into 2nd 3 out, ridden in 3rd 2 out, no extra and kept on one pace, lost 3rd run-in, 4th of 24, 7l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
6 31 Sizing Solution (IRE) J T R Dreaper 4 11-7 A E Lynch
5-4 (10-11) Ww rr, prog from 6out to rce 6th, further prog to 3rd 4out, jnd ldr & wo after 3out, easily, won at Ballydarragh 3m ire ptp gs beating Mr Grey (11-7) by 15l, 14 ran.
7 1-5 Talbot Road (IRE) Beaten Favourite A L T Moore 4 11-7 B M Cash
11-4fav (11-2) Mid-division, 8th 3f out, soon ridden, kept on same pace straight, 5th of 17, 9l behind Outlander (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m 4yo nhf sft.
8 065-00P The Drunken Dr (IRE) N Moran 4 11-7 D A McCormack (5)
11-1 (11-6) Held up, 6th halfway, headway into 3rd 4 out, ridden and no extra after 3 out, weakened and pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Kostar (11-0) at Sligo 2m 4f cond mdn hdl sft in Aug, 8 ran.
9 32-05 The Job Is Right M Hourigan 4 11-7 B J Geraghty
50-1 (11-7) Mid-division, 7th halfway, ridden in 6th and no impression before 3 out, 5th 3 out, kept on one pace, 5th of 11, well behind Minsk (11-7) at Punchestown 2m 4f 4yo mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
10 208-212 Thunder And Roses (IRE) Beaten Favourite D T Hughes 4 11-7 D N Russell
1-2fav (11-3) Prominent, ridden in pursuit of winner from 2 out, no impression and kept on same pace from last, 2nd of 7, 2 1/4l behind Tennis Cap (11-12) at Cork 2m 4f mdn hdl sft in Nov.
11 9-13 Distracted (IRE) S Neville 4 11-0 B R Dalton (5)
16-1 (10-8) Chased leaders, 8th halfway, closer entering straight, went 3rd over 1f out, no impression and kept on same pace final furlong, 3rd of 19, 4l behind Millie Le Bach (11-2) at Tipperary 2m 2f mrs N H flat gf in May.
12 0 Penny Opera (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 4 11-0 R M Power
33-1 (10-9) Mid-division, no impression from 3 out, 11th of 18, 27l behind Ally Cascade (11-7) at Thurles 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Nov.

12:55 Mongey Communications Novice Handicap Hurdle Full card

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12:55 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 80-0121 Grange (IRE) Distance Winner E P Harty 5 11-10 A P McCoy
7-4fav (11-8) Held up in mid-division, 7th halfway, headway in 6th 3 out, 3rd next, soon disputed, led entering straight, ridden before last, kept on well, comfortably, won at Punchestown 2m nov hcp hdl 80-109 hvy in Nov beating Hop In (10-11) by 5l, 9 ran.
2 2-23B26 Spot Fine M F Morris 6 11-9 B J Geraghty
7-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, 3rd halfway, ridden and dropped to 6th approaching 3 out, no impression when mistake 2 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 11, 29l behind Aupcharlie (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov.
3 P-30214 Flying Light (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner J Queally 6 11-5 b Andrew J McNamara
3-1fav (10-11) Held up towards rear, ridden in 8th approaching 2 out, 5th last, kept on same pace run-in, 4th of 9, 7l behind Lastoftheleaders (11-3) at Galway 2m hcp hdl in Oct.
4 0060-11 Treat Yourself (IRE) Distance Winner A L T Moore 5 11-4 G Malone (7)
9-4fav (11-0) Tracked leaders and took keen hold, 5th halfway, good headway early straight and led after 2 out, strongly pressed last and slight advantage when rival stumbled early run-in, driven out and kept on well, won at Gowran Park 2m nov hcp hdl 80-116 sft beating Call Rog (11-4) by 2l, 10 ran.
5 078-611 Doc Hollywood (IRE) Distance Winner Mrs G Callaghan 7 11-2 K M Donoghue (3)
9-4fav (11-9) Waited with until good headway to be close up 4 out, on terms travelling well before straight, in front 2 out, not fluent last, ridden out run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-95 sft in Nov beating Blazing Sonnet (11-3) by 1 1/2l, 14 ran.
6 60-9548 Kilmainham (IRE) F Flood 4 10-12 M P Walsh
25-1 (11-2) Disputed lead, led halfway, headed before 2 out, soon no extra, 8th of 18, 20l behind Ally Cascade (11-7) at Thurles 2m 4yo mdn hdl in Nov.
7 00-6245 Anoosou (FR) Miss E Doyle 8 10-10 t1 B R Dalton (5)
13-2 (10-2) Mid-division on inner, 5th entering straight and 4th 2 out, ridden and no impression approaching last, no extra run-in, 5th of 9, 12l behind Worldor (11-1) at Naas 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23 in Nov.
8 3/03-5P6 Beatsupreme E O'Connell 6 10-7 P Carberry
40-1 (11-1) Always behind, completely tailed off, last of 6, well behind Whatever Jacksays (11-8) at Tipperary 2m nov hdl Grd 3 (1) hvy in Oct.
9 004-000 Julie Prince (IRE) D T Hughes 6 10-7 B J Cooper
20-1 (11-10) Towards rear, some late progress, 10th of 20, 24l behind Sea Stallion (11-8) at Gowran Park 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-102 gd in Oct.
10 84P-458 Clear Hills (IRE) M Hourigan 5 10-5 D J Condon
20-1 (11-2) Mid-division, ridden in 7th and no impression 2 out, soon no extra, 8th of 14, well behind Arabella Boy (11-4) at Punchestown 3m crs cntry chs (5yo+) hvy in Nov.
11 0-6600 If Per Chance (IRE) J J Hanlon 7 10-0 t D E Mullins
25-1 (10-11) Chased leaders, mistake 5th, not great next, soon no impression, 18th of 20, well behind Muzak (11-4) at Galway 2m 2f am hcp hdl 88-109 sft in Aug.
13 7585 Surf's Up (IRE) J P Fogarty 4 9-12 t J R Barry
16-1 (10-5) Mid-division, progress 3 out, ridden in 4th 2 out, no extra, 5th of 10, 22l behind Speed Dial (10-7) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-109 sft.
14 7-000 Regusci (IRE) A J Martin 4 9-11 D J Casey
40-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, 5th 4 out, weakened from next, 11th of 14, 39l behind Un Atout (11-7) at Navan 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy.
15 070695 Zara (IRE) T Mullins 6 9-10 t A P Thornton
20-1 (11-4) Waited with, went 6th before straight, no impression in 5th and kept on same pace from 2 out, 5th of 18, 10l behind Doc Hollywood (11-4) at Thurles 2m hcp hdl 80-95 in Nov.
12 50-0597 Carpet Elegance (IRE) Thomas J Farrell 7 9-12 Non-runner

13:25 woodiesdiy.com Christmas Hurdle Full card

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13:25 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 182-251 Zaidpour (FR) Distance Winner W P Mullins 6 11-10 R Walsh
7-4fav (11-10) Tracked leaders in 3rd, close 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, led before last, stayed on well run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft beating Monksland (11-10) by 2 1/2l, 5 ran.
2 1113-12 Monksland (IRE) N Meade 5 11-8 P Carberry
4-1 (11-10) Held up in last, went 4th 2 out, soon ridden, 3rd before last, went 2nd inside final furlong, stayed on well close home, 2nd of 5, 2 1/2l behind Zaidpour (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft.
3 44-6321 Owega Star (IRE) Peter Fahey 5 11-8 A D Leigh
4-1 (11-5) Soon chased leader in 2nd, closed approaching 4 out where good jump and travelling well, on terms into straight, in front before 3 out, soon strongly pressed, asserted last, stayed on run-in, won at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy beating Maller Tree (11-5) by 1 3/4l, 5 ran.
4 325/F2-4 Rigour Back Bob (IRE) Distance Winner E J O'Grady 7 11-8 B J Geraghty
14-1 (11-2) Chased leader in 2nd, ridden and no extra entering straight, 4th of 5, 12l behind Midnight Game (11-2) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft.
5 100513 Whatuthink (IRE) Course Winner O McKiernan 10 11-8 t T J Doyle
4-1 (11-10) Attempted to make all and soon clear, slight mistake 8th, soon reduced lead, pushed along before straight, soon joined and headed, no extra from before 3 out, 3rd of 5, 45l behind Owega Star (11-5) at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy.
6 1124-42 Folsom Blue (IRE) Beaten Favourite C O'Dwyer 5 11-6 B J Cooper
11-4fav (11-10) Tracked leaders in 3rd, 2nd and ridden to challenge from after 3 out, every chance approaching last, no extra run-in, 2nd of 11, 2l behind Bishopsfurze (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Nov.
7 61119-4 So Young (FR) Course Winner W P Mullins 6 11-6 D J Casey
9-2 (11-10) Led, ridden and headed before 2 out where mistake, dropped to 4th and no extra before last, 4th of 5, 12l behind Zaidpour (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft.
8 449-102 Maller Tree Mrs J Harrington 5 11-3 R M Power
5-1 (11-5) Soon raced in moderate 3rd, closed going well 4 out, 2nd before 3 out, soon challenged, not match winner last, kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 5, 1 3/4l behind Owega Star (11-5) at Navan 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) hvy.
9 1222-23 Voler La Vedette (IRE) Beaten FavouriteCourse WinnerCourse and Distance Winner C A Murphy 8 11-3 t A E Lynch
7-4fav (11-3) Tracked leaders in 4th, progress from 3 out, led before 2 out, soon ridden and strongly pressed, headed before last, no extra and dropped to 3rd inside final furlong, 3rd of 5, 4l behind Zaidpour (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hdl G1 (1) sft.
10 3F1221/ Weapon's Amnesty (IRE) Distance Winner C Byrnes 9 11-3 D N Russell
10-1 (11-4) Held up towards rear, not fluent 9th, headway after 4 out, led soon after 2 out, in command last, ran on well, won at Cheltenham 3m nov chs G1 (1) gd in Mar '10 beating Burton Port (11-4) by 7l, 9 ran.

13:55 Star Best For Racing Christmas Rated Hurdle Full card

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13:55 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 431-218 Casimir Road (IRE) Distance Winner M J Grassick 4 11-6 P Carberry
5-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and weakened after 2 out, last of 8, 40l behind Whatever It Takes (10-5) at Ballinrobe 2m 4yo hcp hdl in Aug.
2 67-12 Sizing Italy (IRE) Distance Winner J T R Dreaper 5 11-6 A E Lynch
2-1 (11-9) Tracked leaders mainly 3rd, ridden and no impression approaching straight, headway under pressure and tried to challenge approaching last where mistake, not recover on short run-in, 2nd of 4, 2 3/4l behind Cnoc Na Sioga (11-5) at Wexford 2m nh nov hdl gd in Oct.
3 173/33P- Chebona Bula Distance Winner E Doyle 6 11-2 M P Butler (5)
20-1 (11-9) Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by The Lady Granuaile (10-12) at Limerick 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft in Nov '11, 15 ran.
4 051112 Dont Tell Pa (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner J J Mangan 5 11-2 t B R Dalton (5)
3-1fav (11-3) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, improved into 2nd 4 out, led after 3 out, strongly pressed from next, headed approaching last, kept on under pressure, 2nd of 16, 2 1/4l behind Lough Roe Lady (11-2) at Thurles 2m hcp hdl 80-116 in Nov.
5 20321P El Fontan (FR) Distance Winner D T Hughes 7 11-2 B J Cooper
11-2 (11-12) Soon chased leaders, no extra 5 out, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Sole Witness (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 hvy, 15 ran.
6 45R1/05- Hide The Evidence (IRE) Distance Winner M McElhone 11 11-2 B M Cash
33-1 (11-12) Led, not jump fluently, strongly pressed and headed entering straight, soon dropped to 4th and no extra from 2 out, 5th of 6, 26l behind New Phase (11-12) at Cork 2m hdl in Nov '11.
7 16/134- Hit The Headlines (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner C F Swan 6 11-2 B J Geraghty
13-8fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, mistake 6th, ridden before 3 out, weakened 2 out, 4th of 7, 23l behind Themilanhorse (11-5) at Ludlow 2m 5f Novice Handicap Hurdle (0-130) (4yo+) (3) gd in Mar.
8 P9-PP4P Moville (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner M Brassil 7 11-2 t M P Walsh
16-1 (11-1) Towards rear, slow jump 6 out, no extra and pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Sole Witness (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 hvy, 15 ran.
9 2113-70 Owennacurra Milan (IRE) Distance Winner Miss M L Hallahan 7 11-2 t1 D J Condon
16-1 (11-7) Held up towards rear, 7th and some progress 4 out, no extra from next, trailing straight, 10th of 11, well behind Bishopsfurze (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Nov.
10 PF-9U05 Persian Gayle (IRE) Ross O'sullivan 8 11-2 p Andrew J McNamara
20-1 (10-2) Prominent, on terms from 6 out, 3rd and not as good as 1st 2 at 3 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 5th of 15, 18l behind Come To The Party (10-1) at Cork 2m 4f hcp hdl sft in Nov.
11 201-211 Pires Distance Winner A J Martin 8 11-2 R M Moran
3-1fav (11-7) Held up towards rear early, mid-division halfway, headway into 6th 4 out, 4th 3 out, closer in 3rd 2 out, ridden to challenge last, kept on to lead run-in and asserted close home, won at Down Royal 2m hcp chs gd in Nov beating Monastrell (11-3) by 3/4l, 11 ran.
12 F/4910F- Quiscover Fontaine (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner W P Mullins 8 11-2 A P McCoy
50-1 (10-4) Mid-division, fell 17th, in a race won by Neptune Collonges (11-6) at Aintree 4m 4f Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (7yo+) (1) gd in Apr, 40 ran.
13 U0-4P62 Rocky Wednesday (IRE) Distance Winner G Elliott 5 11-2 D N Russell
8-1 (11-9) Waited with in mid-division, closed from before 4 out, challenged travelling well straight, in front 2 out, pressed and headed before last, soon no chance with easy winner, 2nd of 8, 7l behind Matsukaze (10-9) at Navan 2m hcp hdl 8Evens23 hvy.
14 22-P344 Wilde Wit Pleasure (IRE) Distance Winner S O O'Brien 9 11-2 J R Barry
4-1 (12-0) Twrds rr, 8th at 8th, prog in 5th 6out, fair 4th & btn bef 3out, ko onepcd, 4th of 10, 25l behind The Blarney Rose (10-13) at Boulta 3m ire ptp hvy in Nov.
15 2572-14 Supreme Carolina (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner W P Mullins 5 10-13 R Walsh
11-8fav (11-9) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and no impression approaching 3 out, no extra, 4th of 8, 22l behind White Feathers (11-2) at Kilbeggan 2m 3f hdl gf in Jun.
16 0300P-8 What A Charm (IRE) Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner A L T Moore 5 10-9 p G Malone (7)
7-2 (11-2) Led, headed before halfway, ridden and weakened 3 out, 8th of 10, 41l behind Top Madam (10-10) at Wexford 2m 4f hdl gd in Oct.

14:25 Topaz Novice Chase Full card

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14:25 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 3/7321-1 Aupcharlie (IRE) Course Winner W P Mullins 6 11-10 A E Lynch
6-4fav (11-12) Tracked leader in 2nd, headway to dispute approaching 3 out and led before next, kept on well, won at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov beating Toon River (11-9) by 11l, 11 ran.
2 118/211 Back In Focus (IRE) Distance Winner W P Mullins 7 11-10 R Walsh
2-5fav (11-3) Settled 3rd early, 2nd from 5th, led 6 out, slight mistake 4 out, slight mistake 3 out and challenged, ridden before straight, asserted before last, kept on well, won at Punchestown 2m 6f nov chs G2 (1) hvy in Nov beating Lyreen Legend (11-2) by 4l, 4 ran.
4 1606-F2 Cootamundra (IRE) Distance Winner J A Berry 9 11-10 R M Moran
12-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, moderate 3rd 3 out, soon ridden, went 2nd from 2 out, kept on without threatening easy winner, 2nd of 7, 7l behind Oscars Well (11-8) at Navan 2m 1f nov chs hvy.
5 1311-12 Dedigout (IRE) Beaten Favourite A J Martin 6 11-10 t D N Russell
Evensfav (11-10) Tracked leaders in moderate 4th, moderate 4th and pushed along 4 out, went moderate 2nd next, kept on same pace under pressure from 2 out, not trouble impressive winner, 2nd of 5, 11l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
6 127-3F1 Mount Benbulben (IRE) Distance Winner G Elliott 7 11-10 D J Condon
8-13fav (11-12) Chased leaders early, mistake 2nd and towards rear, jumped right next, headway in 4th entering straight, closer 2 out and soon led after fence, in command when slight mistake last, easily, won at Fairyhouse 2m 5f beg chs sft beating Mackeys Forge (11-12) by 5l, 7 ran.
7 711114 Pride Of the Artic (IRE) Distance Winner Peter Fahey 7 11-10 b A D Leigh
14-1 (11-10) Tracked leader in moderate 2nd, mistake 4 out, soon dropped to 4th, weakened before straight, 4th of 5, 33l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
8 476-213 Texas Jack (IRE) N Meade 6 11-10 P Carberry
14-1 (11-10) Raced last, mistake 1st, moderate 5th 4 out, went moderate 3rd and ridden along next, no impression on leaders straight, kept on one paced in moderate 3rd, 3rd of 5, 31l behind Arvika Ligeonniere (11-10) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f nov chs Grade 1 (4yo+) (1) sft.
9 321-121 Tofino Bay (IRE) Distance Winner D T Hughes 9 11-10 B J Geraghty
8-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, close 2nd entering straight, disputed lead travelling well 2 out (usual 3 out), led and ridden after last (usual 2 out), rider dropped whip 1f out, kept on well under pressure final furlong, won at Navan 3m hcp chs 0-150 hvy in Nov beating Like Your Style (10-10) by 1/2l, 20 ran.
10 10/0PF-6 Tusa Eire (IRE) B W Duke 6 11-10 D Crosse
40-1 (11-12) Towards rear, no impression from 5 out, 6th of 8, well behind The Westener Boy (11-11) at Navan 3m beg chase hvy.
11 31F-133 Jenari (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 5 11-9 A P McCoy
13-2 (11-8) Tracked leaders in 3rd, moderate 3rd 4 out, ridden entering straight, kept on one paced, 3rd of 7, 8l behind Oscars Well (11-8) at Navan 2m 1f nov chs hvy.
12 2133-12 Lyreen Legend (IRE) D T Hughes 5 11-9 B J Cooper
5-2 (11-2) Mistake 1st and rear, disputed 3rd from 7th, slight mistake 4 out, challenged 3 out, ridden in 2nd entering straight, no extra before last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 4, 4l behind Back In Focus (11-3) at Punchestown 2m 6f nov chs G2 (1) hvy in Nov.
13 11-2231 The Westener Boy (IRE) Distance Winner C A Murphy 5 11-9 M P Walsh
9-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, jumped left 10th, good progress into close 2nd 3 out, led next, went well clear before last, stayed on strongly run-in, easily, won at Navan 3m beg chase hvy beating Marasonnien (11-12) by 25l, 8 ran.
3 07-2124 Benefficient (IRE) A J Martin 6 11-10 Non-runner

15:00 Lexus Chase Full card

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15:00 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 P/45841- China Rock (IRE) M F Morris 9 11-10 t B J Geraghty
20-1 (11-10) Chased leaders, 3rd from before 6 out, closed travelling well from before 2 out, challenged approaching last, soon led, stayed on well to draw clear closing stages, won at Punchestown 3m 1f chs G1 (1) hvy in Apr beating Follow The Plan (11-10) by 5l, 8 ran.
2 223-423 First Lieutenant (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner M F Morris 7 11-10 p B J Cooper
12-1 (11-5) Led 1st to 2nd, pressed leader, led again 16th, ridden and headed before last, no extra when lost 2nd flat, 3rd of 19, 8l behind Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs.
3 1111-11 Flemenstar (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner P Casey 7 11-10 A E Lynch
Evensfav (11-10) Made all, jumped well, quickened clear 2 out, ran on strongly, impressive, won at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs (1) hvy beating Sir Des Champs (11-10) by 5l, 3 ran.
4 11/13-11 Hidden Cyclone (IRE) Course Winner J J Hanlon 7 11-10 Andrew J McNamara
11-10fav (11-10) Made most, disputed early until led before 3rd, joined briefly 7th, kept on well in straight and in control from before last, won at Gowran Park 2m 4f chs hvy in Nov beating Call The Police (11-6) by 4 1/2l, 6 ran.
5 5/F317-3 Midnight Chase Distance Winner N P Mulholland 10 11-10 D C Costello
9-1 (11-10) With leader, mistake 4 out, soon outpaced, ridden and kept on same pace, 3rd of 6, 16l behind Silviniaco Conti (11-5) at Wetherby 3m 1f chs G2 (1) gs in Nov.
6 111P17/ Pandorama (IRE) Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner N Meade 9 11-10 P Carberry
14-1 (11-10) Held up in touch on inside, hampered on bend before 11th, outpaced 4 out, beaten when hit next, 7th of 13, 23l behind Long Run (11-10) at Cheltenham 3m 2f chs G1 (1) gd in Mar '11.
7 1/113-33 Quito De La Roque (FR) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner C A Murphy 8 11-10 p1 R M Power
13-8fav (11-10) Tracked leaders, ridden and pressing for 2nd 4 out, slightly outpaced soon after, closed 3 out, stayed on same pace approaching last, 3rd of 4, 6l behind Wayward Prince (11-0) at Aintree 3m 1f Listed chs (1) sft.
8 11111-2 Sir Des Champs (FR) Course Winner W P Mullins 6 11-10 D N Russell
5-4 (11-10) Settled in 3rd, jumpoed well, pushed along briefly before 3 out, 2nd and driven to challenge before 2 out, soon outpaced, no impression from before last, kept on, 2nd of 3, 5l behind Flemenstar (11-10) at Punchestown 2m 4f Grade 1 chs (1) hvy.
9 2541-12 Tidal Bay (IRE) Distance Winner P F Nicholls 11 11-10 R Walsh
8-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, steady headway 5 out, chased leading pair 2 out, ridden and stayed on to chase winner flat, always held, 2nd of 19, 3 1/2l behind Bobs Worth (11-6) at Newbury 3m 2f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) gs.

15:35 Thornton's Recycling Flat Race Full card

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15:35 Leopardstown Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 F-63P01 Balynaclash Warior (IRE) R P Rath 6 12-0 Mr J J Codd
5-2 (12-0) Ld & disp, went on bef last, ko best, won at Lingstown 3m ire ptp sft in Nov beating Mr Shankly (12-0) by 3l, 14 ran.
2 0 Carrolls Comfort (IRE) Seamus Larkin 5 12-0 Mr R J Kiely (5)
25-1 (11-7) Disputed early, soon chased leader, 2nd halfway, ridden and weakened over 4f out, tailed off, 15th of 16, well behind Elsie (11-4) at Punchestown 2m 1f nhf gd in May.
3 Emperor Of Exmoor (IRE) Steven E Ryder 5 12-0 Mr M P Fogarty (3)
Montjeu gelding out of Shamriyna.
5 58- Gunns Island (IRE) A J Martin 5 12-0 Mr S J Craig (7)
12-1 (12-0) Chased leaders, 7th 5f out, kept on same pace straight, 8th of 17, 12l behind Lughnasa (11-2) at Cork 2m N H flat in Mar.
6 Hurt C A Murphy 5 12-0 Mr C Motherway (3)
Kayf Tara gelding out of Be My Bird.
7 F2-2 Bally Longford (IRE) Beaten Favourite W P Mullins 4 11-11 Mr P W Mullins
6-5fav (11-11) Led, headed briefly 6f out, led again and ridden approaching straight, strongly pressed and headed inside final furlong, no chance with winner and kept on same pace, 2nd of 9, 6l behind Curley Bill (11-11) at Downpatrick 2m 2f N H flat sft in Nov.
8 34 Gabriel Brandy (IRE) J E Kiely 4 11-11 Mr Derek O'Connor
7-1 (11-1) Settled mid-division, 6th halfway, ridden into 4th and no impression entering straight, kept on one pace, 4th of 9, 16l behind Owen Mc (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat sft.
9 2 Tangled Web C F Swan 4 11-11 Miss N Carberry
5-2 (11-11) In touch in mid-division, 4th and smooth headway 4f out, close 3rd into straight, soon ridden, 2nd from 1 1/2f out, kept on well without threatening winner, 2nd of 11, 3l behind Drumlee (11-4) at Thurles 2m N H flat in Nov.
4 6 Forest Way (IRE) M Brassil 6 12-0 Non-runner