Today's racecards

12:35 Welcome To Ladies Day 3-Y-O Maiden Hurdle Full card

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12:35 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 0524 Casual Creeper (IRE) N Meade 3 11-0 b M A Enright (5)
7-2 (11-0) Prominent, followed leader in jumping left 4th, a bit slow at 6th, improved to be on terms from 4 out, headed after next and no extra from before straight, 4th of 6, well behind Blood Cotil (11-0) at Fairyhouse 2m 3yo mdn hdl sft in Nov.
2 64523 Danequest (IRE) A Leahy 3 11-0 P T Enright
13-2 (11-0) Led, headed before 4 out, ridden entering straight and dropped to 3rd approaching last, no extra, 3rd of 6, 18l behind Diakali (11-0) at Gowran Park 2m 3yo mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
3 Dogora (FR) W P Mullins 3 11-0 P Townend
(9-2) 11th of 12, 6l behind Motivation (8-12) at Chateaubriant(FR) 1m 5f 3yo mdn sft in Apr (flat).
4 005 Fred Diamond (IRE) T Doyle 3 11-0 M P Burke (7)
25-1 (9-0) Tracked leaders and raced freely, 5th halfway, no extra from 4f out and soon weakened, 5th of 6, well behind Zabana (9-5) at Tramore 1m 4f 3yo mdn sft in Oct (flat).
7 944 Spot The Pro (IRE) P G Kelly 3 11-0 T Kelly (5)
12-1 (11-0) Chased leaders in 5th, moderate 4th entering straight, no extra, 4th of 6, 49l behind Diakali (11-0) at Gowran Park 2m 3yo mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
8 50 Vedani (IRE) Denis Hogan 3 11-0 D G Hogan
20-1 (10-8) Always towards rear, never a factor, 10th of 12, 41l behind South South West (10-13) at Gowran Park 2m 3yo hdl sft.
9 9040-75 A Little Help D P Quinn 3 10-7 t R Loughran
33-1 (8-4) Tracked leader in 2nd, ridden and dropped to 5th early straight, no extra from well over 1f out, weakened, 5th of 6, 11l behind Tannery (9-7) at Dundalk 1m 3f 3yo hcp pol in Apr (flat).
10 5 Hurricane Jojo (IRE) Steven E Ryder 3 10-7 J L Cullen (ex1)
25-1 (10-7) Chased leaders, 7th halfway, no extra from early straight and left moderate 5th after last, 5th of 9, 24l behind Crouching Harry (10-9) at Clonmel 2m 3yo mdn hdl.
11 033-130 Tawariyka (USA) E M O'Sullivan 3 10-7 Miss M O'Sullivan (7)
6-1 (9-7) Led, ridden and headed over 2f out, soon beaten and eased from 1 1/2f out, 13th of 15, 33l behind Mayhem Freddie (7-11) at Leopardstown 1m 2f 3yo hcp 47-75 gd in Mar (flat).
5 098 Gentle Aussie (IRE) A J Martin 3 11-0 Non-runner
6 2 Pacelli Road (IRE) D K Weld 3 11-0 Non-runner

13:05 Project Architects & Aeon Consultants Maiden Hurdle Full card

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13:05 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 090 Explosive Issues (IRE) P Byrne 5 11-12 t M W Bowes (5)
33-1 (11-1) Always towards rear, never a factor, 12th of 15, well behind Ballycasey (11-12) at Clonmel 2m 4f Amateur Maiden Hurdle (4yo+).
2 116-P23 Kashline (IRE) C Bowe 6 11-12 Mr B O'Neill (5)
2-1 (11-12) Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, 4th 3 out and ridden to challenge next, no impression under pressure approaching last, kept on one pace, 3rd of 12, 11l behind Dante Anna (10-12) at Gowran Park 3m mdn hdl sft.
3 2/37544- Luddenmore (IRE) Edward P Mitchell 5 11-12 t R J Jones (3)
16-1 (10-6) Raced in last of the 4, pushed along 4 out, no extra from before straight, last of 4, 22l behind Trifolium (11-3) at Limerick 2m 4yo hdl hvy in Dec '11.
4 73/15-06 Tidy Zag (IRE) R Hackett 7 11-12 M P Burke (7)
25-1 (11-5) Chased leaders in 4th, ridden and no impression in 6th after 2 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 16, 36l behind Ontheground (11-4) at Wexford 2m mdn hdl gd in Oct.
5 P247- Valentino's Choice (IRE) V Halley 5 11-12 P T Enright
4-1 (12-0) Twrds rr, mstk 5th, prog in 4th on inner 6out, wknd bef 4out & no impr in fair 7th aftr 4out, ko onepcd, 7th of 11, 39l behind Mr Trilby (12-0) at Dromahane 3m ire ptp gd in Apr.
6 PP1-46 Vicsaflia (IRE) J J Hanlon 6 11-12 p1 B Hayes (5)
16-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden after 3 out and no extra in 6th next, 6th of 7, well behind Inish Island (11-12) at Downpatrick 2m 6f mdn hdl sft in Nov.
7 5927-67 Castlerock Rose (IRE) D Rohan 8 11-5 P Townend
14-1 (11-9) Held up towards rear, some headway into 10th 3 out, kept on one pace, 7th of 20, 27l behind Tipped Up Harry (11-5) at Cork 2m 4f nov hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
8 F7 Gortmore Express (IRE) John O'Shaughnessy 5 11-5 D E Splaine (5)
50-1 (10-8) Rear of mid-division, no impression in 7th after 3 out, kept on one pace in straight, 7th of 11, 39l behind Backinthere (10-13) at Limerick 2m 5f mdn hdl hvy in Nov.
9 PF-260 Indelible Run (IRE) James Dullea 6 11-5 S G McDermott
25-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, 6th halfway, ridden entering straight and soon no extra, 16th of 19, well behind Millie Le Bach (11-2) at Tipperary 2m 2f mrs N H flat gf in May.

13:35 Liberty Insurance Novice Hurdle Full card

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  • 3m
13:35 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 321-721 Our Vinnie (IRE) Distance Winner C Byrnes 5 11-6 N P Madden
9-4fav (11-0) Soon led and jumped well throughout, pressed and joined straight, headed from 2 out, stayed on well run-in to lead again near line, won at Cork 3m nov hdl Grd 3 (1) in Nov beating Rule The World (11-0) by hd, 9 ran.
2 550154 Free To Dream (IRE) Distance Winner M Cullinane 5 11-3 t E J O'connell
16-1 (11-3) Held up behind leaders, 6th halfway, headway into 4th 5 out, ridden after 4 out, no extra before straight, kept on one pace, 4th of 7, 11l behind Road To Riches (11-0) at Cork 3m nov hdl Grd 3 (1) sft.
3 1-21 Pride ofthe Parish (IRE) Course Winner W P Mullins 8 11-0 P Townend
1-3fav (11-12) Made all, edged clear after 2 out, driven out and ran on well from last, very easily, won at Punchestown 2m 4f mdn hdl hvy beating Jennies Jewel (11-2) by 13l, 14 ran.
4 487831 Dante Anna (IRE) Distance Winner R O'Connor 7 10-7 t MR C L Murphy
33-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders on outer, 3rd halfway, headway to lead 3 out and pressed next, kept on well from before last and drew clear run-in, won at Gowran Park 3m mdn hdl sft beating Gortroe (11-12) by 7l, 12 ran.
5 0-94345 Ma Belle Amie C Bowe 4 10-2 H D Dunne
12-1 (11-1) Mid-division, 9th 4 out, ridden and no impression from next, 5th of 20, 17l behind Oscars Joy (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f mdn hdl sft.

14:05 Ryans Cleaning Handicap Hurdle Full card

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  • 2m 5f
14:05 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 370-760 Bonifacio (IRE) P G Kelly 8 11-12 t T Kelly (5)
16-1 (10-6) Always towards rear, 10th of 13, 20l behind Carlowsantana (10-5) at Cork 2m hcp hdl 80-116 sft.
2 331P-90 Saddlenomore (IRE) Course and Distance Winner Shane Joyce 8 11-12 P Townend
18-1 (11-9) Always towards rear, 12th of 14, 47l behind Speed Dial (10-1) at Wexford 2m hcp hdl 80-109.
3 290/50-1 Backinthere (IRE) Course and Distance Winner E F Gallagher 7 11-10 M A Enright (5)
9-1 (10-13) Tracked leader, 4th halfway, headway to lead before 2 out, kept on under pressure run-in, held on, won at Limerick 2m 5f mdn hdl hvy in Nov beating Milestone Miss (10-6) by 1/2l, 11 ran.
5 747343 Mollys Captain (IRE) Beaten Favourite J P Dempsey 6 11-6 t P Merrigan
7-2fav (10-12) Soon mid-division, under pressure 5 out, ridden to chase leaders approaching straight, no impression and kept on same pace from before last, 3rd of 14, 6l behind Speed Dial (10-1) at Wexford 2m hcp hdl 80-109.
6 1/1079-4 Robbie McMahon (IRE) N F Glynn 7 11-5 M J Ferris
10-1 (11-5) Waited with towards rear, headway to chase leaders and no impression from before last, ran on without threatening, 4th of 20, 9l behind Latin Connection (11-5) at Down Royal 2m 6f hcp hdl 80-102 gs in Nov.
7 54-0596 Vincent Row (IRE) P J Rothwell 5 11-3 B T O'Connell
12-1 (11-4) Rear of mid-division, headway into 9th after 4 out, ridden and no impression 3 out, kept on one pace, 6th of 20, 24l behind Tipped Up Harry (11-5) at Cork 2m 4f nov hcp hdl 80-95 sft.
10 80-5009 Dazzlers Day (FR) C Byrnes 5 10-12 b1 R J Jones (3)
14-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division, ridden along and no extra 4 out, 9th of 14, 45l behind Happy New Year (11-6) at Limerick 2m 5f am hcp hdle 80-95 hvy in Nov.
11 5-09801 Missie Ella (IRE) (ex4) Denis Hogan 4 10-11 D G Hogan
25-1 (10-1) Led or disputed lead, jumped left, headed after 3 out, soon ridden and rallied to lead again approaching last, kept on well run-in, won at Thurles 2m 6f nov hcp hdl 80-109 hvy beating Brian Who (10-13) by 3 1/2l, 11 ran.
12 80-0070 Twelve Gold Bars (IRE) J Nash 5 10-11 A P Crowe
33-1 (9-12) Waited with towards rear, no danger and kept on from 3 out, 10th of 18, 27l behind First Impressions (11-2) at Limerick 2m 5f hcp hdl 8Evens16 in Jul.
13 09U/03 Day Dream Boy (IRE) E Cawley 7 10-10 P T Enright
20-1 (11-3) Soon mid-division, 10th approaching 4 out, no impression from before straight, kept on, 3rd of 16, 17l behind Dactik (11-1) at Fairyhouse 2m 4f hcp hdl 80-95 in Oct.
14 P3P55P Lion Valley (IRE) S Braddish 9 10-5 t Miss A B O'Connor (7)
20-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders, 4th halfway, ridden and dropped to rear 4 out, no extra and pulled up before next, in a race won by Whiskey And Red (11-8) at Thurles 3m hcp chs 0-102 hvy, 11 ran.
15 009/P-U0 Zero Point Seven (USA) J J Walsh 6 10-4 Michael Doran (5)
33-1 (10-13) Towards rear for most, no extra from 3 out, 13th of 14, well behind Doc Hollywood (11-9) at Fairyhouse 2m hcp hdl 80-95 sft in Nov.
4 91-PP1P Mackey Boy (IRE) P Neville 6 11-6 Non-runner
8 90U1-02 I'lltelimar King (IRE) P Neville 6 11-1 Non-runner
9 F-05006 Whatsthecrack Jack (IRE) J J Mangan 5 11-0 Non-runner

14:35 Irish Independent Beginners Chase Full card

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  • 2m 1f
14:35 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5/10P-F Beeverstown (IRE) J H Culloty 6 11-12 t Mr R P McNamara
25-1 (11-12) Prominent, led 3rd, jumped left, clear of remainder with winner from 6 out, joined 3 out, headed and no extra from before straight, fell 2 out, in a race won by Dedigout (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy in Nov, 7 ran.
2 6339U0 Blaze Of Fire T Carberry 6 11-12 t J L Cullen
50-1 (11-12) Always rear, tailed off, 15th of 16, well behind Marito (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chs hvy in Nov.
3 P6730F Boland's Corner (GER) Course Winner R J Tierney 7 11-12 p D E Splaine (5)
25-1 (11-7) Waited with towards rear, fell 8th, in a race won by Boston Bob (11-12) at Navan 2m 4f beg chs hvy, 8 ran.
4 2P-02U3 Castle Wings (IRE) Course Winner J J Mangan 7 11-12 P F Mangan
10-1 (11-12) Rear of mid-division, 10th halfway, distant 5th early straight and left 4th 2 out, left moderate 3rd after last, kept on one pace, 3rd of 15, 14l behind Dream Function (11-5) at Clonmel 2m 3f beg chs.
5 106334 Dingaling (IRE) Distance Winner M Hourigan 6 11-12 A P Crowe
20-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, left moderate 4th when hampered 4 out, soon no extra, tailed off, 4th of 6, well behind Mikael D'Haguenet (11-12) at Punchestown 2m 4f beg chs hvy.
6 294574 Moiqen (IRE) P Byrne 7 11-12 M W Bowes (5)
25-1 (11-7) Settled in rear of mid-division, 10th halfway, headway approaching straight and went 5th 2 out where blundered, kept on one pace to go 4th closing stages, 4th of 15, 11l behind Ros Brin (11-2) at Clonmel 2m beg chs.
7 540-905 Pineau De Re (FR) Course Winner P Fenton 9 11-12 B T O'Connell
20-1 (11-12) Mid-division, 10th halfway, never a factor, moderate 7th 3 out, kept on one pace in straight, 5th of 16, 29l behind Marito (11-12) at Thurles 2m 2f beg chs hvy in Nov.
8 12P-4U8 Please Talk (IRE) N Meade 6 11-12 N P Madden
12-1 (11-12) Always towards rear, no impression under pressure from 4 out, 8th of 11, 47l behind Canaly (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m 1f beg chs sft.
11 52402-2 Turban (FR) Beaten Favourite W P Mullins 5 11-12 P Townend
5-4fav (11-12) Chased leaders, off the pace, closed from before 3 out, switched to challenge next, struggling to get to winner when mistake last, kept on same pace run-in, 2nd of 9, 3l behind Shrapnel (11-12) at Fairyhouse 2m hdl sft in Nov.
12 60P0-00 Viaduct Joey (IRE) T O'Brien 6 11-12 R J Jones (3)
8-1 (11-9) Mid-division best, dropped towards rear and no danger 6 out, 11th of 15, well behind Alf Wright (11-7) at Tramore 2m 6f beg chs hvy in Aug.
9 00-7545 Savello (IRE) A J Martin 6 11-12 Non-runner
10 544-F60 Tales Of Milan (IRE) D T Hughes 5 11-12 Non-runner

15:10 Emmett Leahy Millstream Memorial Veterans Handicap Chase Full card

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  • 2m 6f
15:10 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
2 352762 Give Us A Hand (IRE) J A Berry 10 11-8 P Townend
8-1 (10-8) Prominent, led and disputed from 4th, joined and strongly pressed 2 out, stayed on well run-in, headed at line, 2nd of 12, ns behind Murchu (9-11) at Fairyhouse 3m 5f hcp chs 0-140 sft.
3 6-04874 Ponmeoath (IRE) Course Winner E McNamara 12 11-8 R J Jones (3)
11-1 (10-12) Tracked leader in 2nd, disputed lead 9th until approaching straight, no extra and dropped to 5th 2 out, left 4th after last, 4th of 8, 17l behind Dancing Tornado (11-10) at Limerick 3m Handicap Chase (9yo+) hvy in Nov.
4 47-197P Droim Toll (IRE) D Hassett 10 11-7 M A Enright (5)
8-1 (10-13) Mid-division, closer in 4th 5 out, weakened from 3 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Murchu (9-11) at Fairyhouse 3m 5f hcp chs 0-140 sft, 12 ran.
5 P3462-2 Sang Bleu (IRE) Distance Winner Mrs P Gavin 10 11-2 A P Crowe
4-1 (12-0) Mid div, 2nd 6out, rddn in 2nd 2out, ko same pcd, 2nd of 9, 12l behind Nedzer's Return (12-0) at Loughrea 3m ire ptp hvy in Oct.
6 541-802 Doctor Woodfield (IRE) Course Winner C Ross 11 10-10 p R C Colgan
6-1 (10-0) Towards rear, 5th approaching straight and went 3rd 2 out, no impression when left 2nd at last, kept on one pace but no chance with winner, 2nd of 8, 7l behind Dancing Tornado (11-10) at Limerick 3m Handicap Chase (9yo+) hvy in Nov.
7 06-9P37 Toomdeely (IRE) Distance Winner P Neville 10 10-9 p1 E J O'connell
7-2 (10-13) Led and clear, slight mistake 7 out, slow jump 4 out, soon headed and weakened, 7th of 10, 41l behind Colls Corner (11-3) at Listowel 2m 1f hcp chs 0-123 hvy in Sep.
8 6481PP- Kilbane River (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner J Quinn 11 10-6 p M Darcy
18-1 (10-7) Soon mid-division, 12th approaching 6 out, no extra and pulled up after 3 out, in a race won by Come To The Party (11-7) at Limerick 3m hcp chs 0-116 hvy in Jan, 16 ran.
9 56/064P Valley Of Thrushes (IRE) V T O'Brien 11 9-10 P T Enright
16-1 (11-7) Rear of mid-division, no threat from 5 out and pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by Whiskey And Red (10-8) at Thurles 2m 6f hcp chs 0-109 hvy in Nov, 17 ran.
1 3002/80- Moka De L'Isle (FR) Mrs S A Bramall 12 11-12 Non-runner

15:45 Parkway Shopping Centre Flat Race Full card

  • €8,500 added, 4-7yo
  • 2m
15:45 Limerick Racecards Friday 28th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5/3 Our Cobajay (IRE) Mrs P Dobbs 6 12-0 Mr P A King (7)
20-1 (11-11) Tracked leaders, 5th halfway, 4th early straight and soon ridden, kept on one pace final furlong but no chance with easy winner, 3rd of 8, 12l behind Thunder And Roses (11-10) at Naas 2m 3f N H flat sft in Oct.
2 P Prideofthecastle (IRE) Patrick Cronin 5 12-0 Mr D Murphy (5)
2-1 (12-0) Ww rr, prog in 3rd 6out, wknd qckly 4out & cto when pu aftr 3out, in a race won by Pirates Cay (12-0) at Lisronagh 3m ire ptp gd in May, 12 ran.
3 P45P4 The Train Robber (IRE) J J Hanlon 5 12-0 p Miss R Blackmore (7)
20-1 (11-11) Settled towards rear, 7th halfway, headway in 5th approaching straight, no impression in 4th over 1f out, kept on one pace, 4th of 9, 11l behind Suntiep (12-0) at Limerick 2m 3f N H flat hvy in Nov.
4 9 Third Chance (IRE) P F O'Donnell 5 12-0 Mr R P McNamara
25-1 (11-7) Towards rear for most, trailing halfway, some late headway straight, 9th of 15, 32l behind Bell Weir (11-4) at Cork 2m N H flat sft.
5 5 Kaki Island (IRE) N F Glynn 4 11-11 Mr J T Carroll (3)
4-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders, ridden 3f out, outpaced final 2f, 5th of 9, 10l behind Be Bop Boru (11-2) at Ludlow 2m mdn NH flat (5) sft in Nov.
6 Areyouwatchingme (IRE) John O'Shaughnessy 5 11-7 Mr T Murphy (7)
Shernazar mare out of Hellofafaithful.
7 62F81 Marley Exit (IRE) C Bowe 6 11-7 t1 Mr B O'Neill (5)
5-2 (11-7) Ww rr of mid div, swift prog to rce 3rd 1/2way, jnd ldr 6out, 5l clr 5out, sos from 3out, comfortably, won at Ballydarragh 3m ire ptp gs beating Nini Nopants (10-11) by 6l, 12 ran.
8 Carrow Queen (IRE) V T O'Brien 4 11-4 Mr T M O'Brien (7)
Aboo Hom filly out of Race View Lady.