Today's racecards

12:35 O'Kelly Bros. Demolition & Environmental Contractors Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m
12:35 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 121- Ballynacree (IRE) Distance Winner C Roche 4 11-7 A P Crowe
3-1 (11-0) Mid-division, 7th halfway, headway into 5th 3 out, improved in 3rd 2 out, led before last, ridden and challenged last, kept on well under pressure run-in, won at Fairyhouse 2m 4yo hdl Grd 3 (1) gs in Apr beating Gorgeous Sixty (10-7) by 1 1/4l, 11 ran.
2 411-8P Loch Ard (IRE) Distance Winner W P Mullins 4 11-7 E Mullins
16-1 (10-7) in a race won by Usual Suspects (10-7) at Auteuil(FR) 2m 3f 4yo hdl Grd 1 sft in Jun, 11 ran.
3 61-13 Pageboy (IRE) Distance Winner D Wachman 4 11-7 J L Cullen
4-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders in 3rd, 2nd briefly approaching straight, ridden in 3rd after 2 out, no extra run-in and kept on one pace, 3rd of 8, 12l behind Jezki (10-13) at Naas 2m hdl Grade 3 (1) in Nov.
4 4F1 Courageous Cry (IRE) Course and Distance Winner T Doyle 4 11-3 M P Burke (7)
12-1 (11-2) Settled in mid-division, good headway into 4th early straight, smooth progress to lead last, driven out and kept on well run-in, won at Limerick 2m mdn hdl hvy in Nov beating Sarabad (11-9) by 3 1/2l, 14 ran.
5 2-1127 Love Rory (IRE) Distance Winner E Bolger 4 11-3 Mr J T McNamara
11-1 (10-9) Prominent, 6th before 2 out, soon no impression under pressure, kept on same pace, 7th of 9, 12l behind Our Vinnie (11-0) at Cork 3m nov hdl Grd 3 (1) in Nov.
6 1-1 Umpact (FR) Distance Winner A J Martin 4 11-3 D N Russell
5-4fav (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, headway to lead 2 out and asserted before last, drew clear run-in, easily, won at Gowran Park 2m 4yo mdn hdl sft beating Upazo (11-7) by 6l, 11 ran.

13:05 Anglo Printers Maiden Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m 6f
13:05 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 15213-4 Kilcrea (IRE) Beaten Favourite J J Mangan 5 11-12 P F Mangan
5-4fav (11-9) Tracked leaders, under pressure in 4th before straight, no impression from before 2 out, kept on same pace, 4th of 10, 43l behind Rye Martini (11-4) at Tipperary 2m 5yo mdn hdl hvy in Oct.
2 122-166 More Madness (IRE) Course Winner T O'Brien 5 11-12 T J Doyle
7-1 (11-9) Chased leaders, 7th halfway, ridden and no extra 3 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 24, 23l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
4 PB37-P Petit Garson (IRE) K Purcell 6 11-12 R M Moran
9-2 (12-0) Mid div best, 7th 1/2way, wknd bef 6out, to 5out & cto when pu bef 4out, in a race won by Iberico (11-4) at Lisronagh 3m ire ptp gd in May, 14 ran.
5 00P0/3P- Port Ferreol (FR) M J McDonagh 7 11-12 t1 B T O'Connell
50-1 (11-12) Mounted going out on to track, chased leaders, 7th approaching 6 out, no extra from 3 out, pulled up straight, in a race won by Castle Wings (11-9) at Limerick 2m 6f mdn hdl hvy in Dec '11, 12 ran.
6 U2F-13P Talkin Point (IRE) E O'Connell 7 11-12 M J Ferris
7-1 (12-0) Alw rr, sl prog in fair 10th bef 3out, mod 9th & well btn aftr 3out, bhnd when pu bef 2out, in a race won by Fence Me In (12-0) at Ballindenisk 3m ire ptp hvy, 14 ran.
7 523-7 Kestrel (IRE) Edward P Mitchell 4 11-8 I J McCarthy (3)
50-1 (10-11) Rear of mid-division, no danger and kept on without threatening from after 4 out, 7th of 15, 16l behind Shamkhal (11-2) at Killarney 2m 1f 4yo mdn hdl gd in May.
8 F2-05 Malt Gem (IRE) Miss M L Hallahan 4 11-8 R J Jones (3)
50-1 (11-4) Mid-division, 9th 4 out, went 6th 2 out, kept on from last, 5th of 14, 17l behind Un Atout (11-7) at Navan 2m 4yo mdn hdl hvy.
9 62-4P3 Shattered Dream (IRE) G Elliott 4 11-8 D N Russell
7-1 (11-4) Led, jumped left 2nd, not fluent 3 out and soon headed, ridden in 3rd approaching straight, soon no impression, kept on same pace, 3rd of 14, 16l behind Venture Capital (11-12) at Wexford 2m 2f mdn hdl.
10 Unzing (FR) Mrs S A Bramall 4 11-8 J L Cullen
Voix Du Nord gelding out of Magik.
11 F15 Sophies Shadow (IRE) E U Hales 5 11-5 N P Madden
12-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, pushed along entering straight and no impression from 2 out, kept on one pace, 5th of 15, 12l behind Glens Melody (11-3) at Clonmel 2m 4f mdn hdl.
3 P32672 Noble Pageant (IRE) John Neilan 6 11-12 Non-runner

13:40 Greenmount Park Novice Chase Full card

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13:40 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 F22-412 Far Away So Close (IRE) Beaten FavouriteCourse and Distance Winner P Nolan 7 11-6 h D N Russell
4-1fav (11-0) Led and disputed, led 3 out, mistake and headed 2 out, ridden and no extra from before last, kept on same pace, 2nd of 14, 2 1/4l behind Lead Kindly Light (10-5) at Fairyhouse 2m 1f hcp chs sft.
2 2P5-021 Mikael D'haguenet (FR) Distance Winner W P Mullins 8 11-6 E Mullins
8-13fav (11-12) Made all, jumped well until slight mistake 2 out, soon ridden to assert, eased clear from last, not fully extended, won at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy beating Lord Windermere (11-12) by 2 3/4l, 6 ran.
3 067612 Snooze (FR) Distance Winner Mrs S A Bramall 6 11-6 I J McCarthy
4-1 (10-12) Tracked leader in 2nd, led after 6 out, strongly pressed approaching last where headed, no impression on winner run-in, 2nd of 6, 6l behind Forpadydeplasterer (11-10) at Thurles 3m chs hvy in Nov.
4 09P-S14 Tillahow (IRE) Course Winner M F Morris 5 11-6 M J Ferris
14-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden early straight and no impression from 2 out, kept on one pace, 4th of 6, 12l behind Hidden Cyclone (11-10) at Gowran Park 2m 4f chs hvy in Nov.
5 319-712 Argocat (IRE) Course and Distance Winner T J Taaffe 4 10-9 Andrew J McNamara
5-2 (10-3) Chased leaders in 3rd, headway in 2nd 2 out, led last, ridden and headed entering straight, kept on, not match winner, 2nd of 5, 2l behind Twinlight (11-0) at Galway 2m 1f nov chs (1) in Oct.

14:10 Sliabh Luachra Handicap Chase Full card

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  • 2m 3f 120y
14:10 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 238-33P Ardglen (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner J J Hanlon 8 11-12 b1 B Hayes (5)
6-1 (10-4) Mid-division, weakened 6 out, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Murchu (9-11) at Fairyhouse 3m 5f hcp chs 0-140 sft, 12 ran.
2 698247 Annacarton (IRE) J J Mangan 8 11-7 t P F Mangan
7-1 (11-1) Towards rear, mistake 7th, never a factor, ridden in 9th approaching 4 out, left moderate 7th after 3 out, 7th of 16, well behind Saoirse Dun (10-12) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.
3 1-84692 Killcara Boy Course Winner P Neville 7 11-6 T J Doyle
10-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, 5th halfway, went 3rd 3 out and challenged next, disputed last and kept on under pressure to lead inside final 50 yards, no extra and headed near line, 2nd of 15, 1/2l behind Fever Pitch (11-8) at Clonmel 2m 4f hcp chs 0-116.
4 1/1-7949 Cherrys Son (IRE) John Neilan 6 11-4 M J Ferris
25-1 (11-12) Towards rear, never a factor, moderate 8th when fell last, remounted, 9th of 15, well behind Dream Function (11-5) at Clonmel 2m 3f beg chs.
5 P1P-F50 Count Salazar (IRE) Course Winner E Doyle 7 11-4 J R Barry
33-1 (11-0) Always behind, trailing from 4 out, last of 11, well behind Bishopsfurze (11-0) at Thurles 2m 6f hdl in Nov.
7 0F-008P Tailors Hill (IRE) Miss M L Hallahan 6 10-12 I J McCarthy (3)
50-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 9th halfway, driven along and no extra approaching straight, 8th of 15, 23l behind Ros Brin (11-2) at Clonmel 2m beg chs.
8 3-77146 Yeoman (FR) Beaten FavouriteCourse WinnerDistance Winner D J Ryan 11 10-12 t Andrew J McNamara
7-2fav (10-12) Led, headed 5th and dropped to 5th after halfway, ridden and no extra after 3 out, 6th of 8, 20l behind Playing (11-11) at Clonmel 2m 4f cond hcp hdl 80-95.
9 4-P4544 Ponmeword (IRE) E McNamara 8 10-9 t R J Jones (3)
9-1 (10-9) Mid-division on inner, 9th halfway, 8th approaching 4 out and left 5th next, headway to challenge 2 out, ridden and disputed approaching last where headed, no extra run-in and dropped to 4th, 4th of 16, 8l behind Saoirse Dun (10-12) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov.
10 0-255PP Under The Spell (IRE) M McDonagh 7 10-6 B T O'Connell
8-1 (10-13) Always towards rear, pulled up after 2 out, in a race won by Backinthere (10-13) at Limerick 2m 5f mdn hdl hvy in Nov, 11 ran.
11 68095/6- Hillman (IRE) Donncha Duggan 8 9-12 P A Gallagher (5)
50-1 (11-5) Soon mid-division, 11th early, kept on same pace under pressure from before straight, 6th of 17, 23l behind The Big Boyo (11-5) at Cork 2m 4f beg chase gd in Apr '11.
6 4/48395 Itsuptoyou (IRE) Mrs D Foster 8 11-4 Non-runner

14:40 Signplus Maiden Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m 3f
14:40 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 004 An Spailpin Fanach (USA) J J Hanlon 5 11-12 B Hayes (5)
25-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division well off pace, moderate 7th halfway, distant 5th early straight, kept on one pace, 4th of 11, well behind Mozoltov (11-12) at Gowran Park 2m 2f mdn hdl sft.
2 765-384 Appletime (IRE) T F Shaw 5 11-12 N P Madden
25-1 (11-9) Mid-division, 7th 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace from next, 4th of 16, 11l behind Moscow Mannon (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy.
3 85 Best Value (IRE) T J Nagle-Jr 5 11-12 S J Gray (3)
33-1 (12-0) Mid-division, 7th halfway, kept on one pace in straight without troubling leaders, 5th of 12, 37l behind Kick On Boss (11-9) at Gowran Park 2m N H flat sft.
4 6/F-6F0 Diamondgeezer Luke (IRE) F Costello 5 11-12 J R Barry
33-1 (11-4) Held up, progress approaching halfway, 8th 5 out, weakened before 3 out, 16th of 18, well behind Touch The Eden (11-12) at Thurles 2m mdn hdl in Nov.
5 7620-33 Futuramic (IRE) A Lynch 5 11-12 R C Colgan
14-1 (11-12) Always prominent, 3rd halfway, 4th and driven 2 out, moderate 3rd and no impression from before last, 3rd of 14, 17l behind Pride Ofthe Parish (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy.
6 325255 Reafadda (IRE) J P Ryan 5 11-12 D N Russell
9-1 (11-5) Tracked leaders, 2nd 3 out, soon ridden, mistake next, no impression before last, 5th of 16, 12l behind Moscow Mannon (11-12) at Navan 2m mdn hdl hvy.
7 FP0- Waterhouse (IRE) J T Gorman 5 11-12 D A McCormack (5)
25-1 (11-5) Soon mid-division, mistake 5 out, no extra after, 11th of 13, 36l behind Mackey Boy (11-12) at Limerick 2m 3f mdn hdl hvy in Mar.
8 421292 Jennies Jewel (IRE) J P Fahey 5 11-5 I J McCarthy (3)
12-1 (11-2) Always prominent, 2nd from 4th, ridden to challenge 2 out, no impression straight, no extra when slight mistake last, 2nd of 14, 13l behind Pride Ofthe Parish (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy.

15:10 Guinness Handicap Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m 5f
15:10 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5-05P1P For A Finish Course Winner E Doyle 9 11-12 p B F Cawley (7)
6-1 (11-8) Chased leaders, no extra from 5 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Sole Witness (11-6) at Navan 2m 4f hcp chs 0-130 hvy, 15 ran.
2 551483 Tristram Shandy (IRE) E McNamara 5 11-12 R J Jones (3)
20-1 (11-8) Soon well off pace in rear, not always fluent in jumping and niggled along at times, some headway in 5th approaching straight, ridden into 4th before 2 out, soon no impression, kept on, 3rd of 6, 8l behind Rattan (11-12) at Listowel 2m hdl sft in Sep.
3 43137F- Fahamore Course and Distance Winner E P Harty 5 11-9 N P Madden
6-1 (10-13) Fell 1st, in a race won by Shamiran (11-4) at Punchestown 2m 4f Conditional Handicap Hurdle (95-123) (4yo+) hvy in Apr, 25 ran.
4 511-142 See Double You (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner J Woods 9 11-9 Mr R M P McNally (7)
4-1 (11-0) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, ridden into 3rd 2 out, no impression leaders before last, kept on run-in to 2nd close home, 2nd of 13, 3l behind Carlowsantana (10-5) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
5 PC7F61- Steele's Rock (IRE) K Purcell 6 11-9 T J Doyle
5-2 (11-12) Led, headed 6th, led again from 9th, went well clear from 4 out, clear when blundered badly and almost unseater rider at last, rider left without irons but left distance clear, cantered home run-in, won at Gowran Park 2m 4f beg chase sft in Mar beating Limerick Lane (11-3) by 20l, 12 ran.
6 633-1P6 Cyprusormilan J J Mangan 5 11-8 p P F Mangan
12-1 (11-8) Chased leader, 3rd halfway, ridden in 4th before straight, no extra after 3 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 13, 9l behind Carlowsantana (10-5) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
7 122234 Raajih G Elliott 4 11-3 t D N Russell
7-1 (11-2) Held up towards rear, moderate 7th 3 out, some headway in 6th next and went 3rd early run-in, no impression and dropped to 4th close home, 4th of 10, 12l behind Happy New Year (9-3) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl 80-116 hvy in Nov.
8 0-0025 Ciarans Oscar (IRE) P Nolan 4 11-1 M N Doran (5)
6-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, pushed along after 3 out and no impression from early straight, kept on one pace, 5th of 14, 10l behind Courageous Cry (11-2) at Limerick 2m mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
9 8S4P48 Cloughmile (IRE) Course Winner M Hourigan 9 11-1 t M P Burke (7)
14-1 (10-2) Mid-division, ridden and no impression from 3 out, 8th of 11, 28l behind Avondhu Lady (10-8) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp chs sft.
10 952P67 The Lady Granuaile (USA) Course Winner Mrs P Gavin 7 11-1 Andrew J McNamara
8-1 (10-2) Held up towards rear, 8th after 2 out, ridden and no impression before straight, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Orpheus Valley (11-3) at Roscommon 2m 5f hcp chs hvy in Oct.
11 P42420/ Stabilo (GER) M J McDonagh 7 9-10 v1 S J Gray (3)
8-1 (11-2) Chased leaders, 6th halfway, headway into 2nd after 4 out, ridden and weakened next, 15th of 19, well behind Abbey Glen (11-11) at Gowran Park 3m hcp hdl 80-95 in Apr '11.

15:45 GGL Security 24/7 Alarm & CCTV Monitoring Flat Race Full card

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  • 2m
15:45 Limerick Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 P4-P Clay Boy (IRE) E McNamara 5 12-0 Mr J T McNamara
8-1 (12-0) Alw twrds rr, mstk 6th & 8th 6out, wknd up bef 5out & to last when pu bef 4out, in a race won by Nancys Call (12-0) at Lisronagh 3m ire ptp gd in May, 12 ran.
2 2 Quickpick Vic (IRE) A J Martin 5 12-0 Mr Derek O'Connor
2-1fav (12-0) Took keen hold and tracked leaders, headway to lead briefly under 2f out, soon ridden and headed, kept on same pace without threatening easy winner, 2nd of 6, 11l behind Owen Mc (11-11) at Fairyhouse 2m N H flat sft in Nov.
3 3-1 Bridies Boy (IRE) Ms M Duggan 4 11-11 Mr C W Fennessy (7)
6-1 (11-7) Ld/disp, ld from 6th, chall 2out where lft 2l clr, rddn when mstk last, so best, won at Athlacca 3m ire ptp in May beating Quick Decisson (11-7) by 5l, 13 ran.
4 4F3 Pumbaa (IRE) Miss Sharon Dunphy 4 11-11 Mr R J Kiely (5)
5-4 (11-7) Ww in rr, hmprd 3out gd prog to chall aftr 2out, v b mstk last, ko best, 3rd of 9, 3/4l behind Bishopslough (10-11) at Lingstown 3m ire ptp sft in Nov.
5 00 Rebel Again (IRE) W J Burke 4 11-11 Mr J J Burke (7)
40-1 (11-9) Mid-division best, no extra before straight, 17th of 24, 44l behind Starkie (11-12) at Cork 2m mdn hdl sft.
6 5 Theatre Mill (IRE) P Nolan 4 11-11 h Mr M P Fogarty (3)
6-1 (11-7) Mid-division, 8th 3f out, ridden into 6th 2f out, 5th and no impression 1f out, kept on one pace, 5th of 17, 22l behind Celerity Rules (11-7) at Navan 2m N H flat sft in Sep.
8 0 Sarahs Joy (IRE) Cornelius O'Keeffe 4 11-4 b Mr M J O'Connor
33-1 (10-11) Mid-division and saddle slipped early, rear and trailing halfway, completely tailed off, 14th of 15, well behind Bell Weir (11-4) at Cork 2m N H flat sft.
7 Katelyn's Way (IRE) John Neilan 4 11-4 Non-runner