Today's racecards

12:20 John Oakley 50th Birthday 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle Full card

  • £7,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 110y
12:20 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 21 Golden Hoof (IRE) Distance Winner N J Henderson 4 11-5 B J Geraghty
7-2 (10-12) Mid-division, headway 5th, pressed leaders 3 out, led approaching last, ridden and ran on, won at Kempton 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Nov beating Rysbrack (10-12) by 4 1/2l, 9 ran.
2 42- Beckhani Jonjo O'Neill 5 10-12 N Fehily
8-1 (11-2) Prominent, pushed along in 3rd over 3f out, one pace final 2f, went modest 2nd well inside final furlong, 2nd of 12, 8l behind Pendra (10-3) at Huntingdon 2m NH flat (6) gd in Mar.
3 U12P-75 Callhimwhatyouwant (IRE) Dr R D P Newland 7 10-12 Christopher Ward (7)
15-2 (10-5) Led, jumped left 3rd and 4th, headed 6th, tracked winner until ridden 3 out, jumped left and weakened next, 5th of 6, 21l behind Dungeel (10-12) at Leicester 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) sft.
4 4-4P Cruz On Ted G L Moore 5 10-12 h Joshua Moore (3)
66-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, held up towards rear, not fluent 7th, soon behind, tailed off 4 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Many Clouds (11-0) at Ascot 2m 3f NH mdn hdl (3) sft in Nov, 12 ran.
5 2 Lord Protector (IRE) P J Hobbs 5 10-12 R Johnson
14-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, chased leaders, ridden to chase winner just over 2f out, outpaced final furlong, held on for 2nd, 2nd of 10, 9l behind Puffin Billy (11-7) at Ascot 2m NH flat (6) gs in Nov.
6 183-3 Theatrelands B G Powell 4 10-12 D Elsworth
6-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, every chance 2 out, ridden before last, soon no extra, 3rd of 10, 10l behind Polly Peachum (10-5) at Stratford 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (3) sft in Nov.

12:55 Russell Bowes Memorial Mares' Handicap Hurdle Full card

  • £15,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 4f
12:55 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 531122- Kentford Grey Lady Miss E C Lavelle 6 11-12 D Elsworth
14-1 (11-0) Held up in rear, headway 7th, hit last, kept on flat, went 2nd close home, no chance with winner, 2nd of 19, 4l behind Quevega (11-5) at Cheltenham 2m 4f hdl G2 (1) gd in Mar.
2 5/11129- Kylenoe Fairy (IRE) P Henderson 8 11-7 t Christian Williams
17-2 (11-11) Held up in rear, headway 3 out, never dangerous, 9th of 17, 48l behind Mad Moose (10-10) at Newton Abbot 2m 6f hcp hdl (2) gs in Aug '11.
3 2914-12 Florafern Distance Winner O Sherwood 7 11-4 L Aspell
8-1 (11-5) Held up towards rear, headway 6th, effort to chase winner on outside after 3 out, every chance next, switched inside between last 2, led flat, soon ridden, headed final 100 yards, kept on, 2nd of 15, 1l behind Tweedledrum (9-10) at Ascot 2m 6f mares hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Nov.
4 41204-3 Tempest River (IRE) B I Case 6 11-1 N Fehily
11-2 (11-0) Held up, mistake 4th, headway on outside 9th, switched left approaching last, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 10, 5l behind Miss Milborne (11-6) at Wincanton 2m 6f mrs hcp hdl (2) gs in Nov.
5 21134- One Lucky Lady N J Henderson 4 10-12 B J Geraghty
15-2 (10-4) Held up in mid-division, headway approaching 2 out, disputing 3rd between last 2, slightly, bumped last, no extra flat, 4th of 13, 14l behind Lexi's Boy (11-1) at Sandown 2m 4yo hcp hdl (2) sft in Apr.
6 117614 Southway Star Distance Winner Mrs S Gardner 7 10-10 t W Hutchinson
7-2 (11-7) Tracked leaders, went 2nd after 4 out, ridden and weakened before last, 4th of 7, 11l behind Pericoloso (11-12) at Exeter 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Oct.
7 215-48 All Annalena (IRE) Mrs L Wadham 6 10-9 R Johnson
9-1 (11-9) Raced keenly, in touch, driven and effort before 2 out, soon ridden, one pace between last 2, 8th of 15, 16l behind Tweedledrum (9-10) at Ascot 2m 6f mares hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Nov.
8 1211-3 Justazippy Mrs P Robeson 5 10-9 D F O'Regan
13-2 (11-12) Tracked leaders, headway before 3 out, ridden before last, kept on, 3rd of 8, 4l behind Prompter (11-3) at Bangor 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) gd in Oct.
9 4311- Rosairlie (IRE) Course WinnerDistance Winner Micky Hammond 4 10-6 Joe Colliver (7)
10-3 (9-12) Tracked leaders, led approaching 2 out, 9 lengths clear last, just pushed out, won at Hexham 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-120 (4) hvy in Apr beating River Dragon (10-12) by 3 1/2l, 6 ran.
10 12/P- Dolly Penrose N A Twiston-Davies 7 10-4 David England
18-1 (11-9) Held up in touch, hard driven 3 out, soon lost place, weakening when mistake 2 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Cinderella Rose (11-3) at Plumpton 2m 5f mares hcp hdl 0-125 (3) sft in Dec '11, 10 ran.

13:25 Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Full card

  • (Series Qualifier) £16,500 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 6f
13:25 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 1446/FF- Sam Winner (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-12 R Walsh
11-8 (10-7) Held up 4th and last in touch, tracked leading pair 8th, 2 lengths down in 3rd and going well when fell 3 out, in a race won by Solix (11-5) at Cheltenham 2m 5f nov chs (2) gd in Dec '11, 4 ran.
2 901F-80 Son of Flicka D McCain Jnr 8 11-11 A P Lane
40-1 (11-12) Held up towards rear, tailed off before 4 out, 13th of 16, well behind Trustan Times (11-12) at Haydock 3m hcp hdl Grade 3 (1) sft in Nov.
3 11734-5 Big Easy (GER) P J Hobbs 5 11-9 R Johnson
14-1 (11-10) Held up towards rear, jumped slowly 2nd, headway when not fluent 3 out, never able to get on terms with leaders, 5th of 23, 19l behind Bondage (10-13) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) gs in Oct.
5 2131-25 Kasbadali (FR) O Sherwood 7 11-3 Thomas Garner (7)
13-2 (11-3) Held up in touch, bumped 4th, blundered and dropped to last at 10th, mistake and stumbled 12th, tailed off, 5th of 6, well behind Highland Lodge (11-3) at Towcester 3m Beginners Chase (0-140) (4yo+) (3) gs in Nov.
6 0/8103-P Lightning Strike (GER) Course WinnerDistance Winner P R Webber 9 11-3 D F O'Regan
20-1 (11-12) Mid-division, headway 3rd, weakened after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Alpha Victor (10-8) at Aintree 3m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in May, 20 ran.
7 222P-11 Arkose (IRE) O Sherwood 8 11-0 L Aspell
11-2 (11-12) Tracked leader, challenged 4 out, led before 3 out, ridden clear before last, kept on strongly, won at Kempton 3m hcp hdl 0-120 (4) sft in Nov beating Greenlaw (11-8) by 4 1/2l, 9 ran.
8 60507-0 Art Professor (IRE) Miss V Williams 8 10-12 L Treadwell
18-1 (10-3) In rear, ridden after 5th, well beaten 8th, 10th of 17, 34l behind Native Gallery (11-1) at Aintree 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) gd in May.
9 11/206P- Araldur (FR) Course Winner A King 8 10-11 W Hutchinson
6-1 (10-9) Held up, mistake 5th, jumped slowly next (water), last and given reminder, not fluent 9th, well beaten 11th, pulled up before 4 out, in a race won by Aerial (11-3) at Newbury 2m 4f hcp chs G3 (1) gd in Mar, 12 ran.
10 P0F-39F Gilbarry (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 7 10-8 N Fehily
66-1 (10-0) In mid-division until blundered and fell 8th, in a race won by Al Ferof (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 4f Grade 3 hcp chs (4yo+) (1) sft in Nov, 18 ran.
11 05365/5- Hollins Micky Hammond 8 10-7 Joe Colliver (7)
9-2 (11-2) Never jumped with any fluency, in rear, blundered 8th, some headway approaching next, slow and driven next, tailed off, blundered last, 5th of 6, 32l behind Ballycolin (11-2) at Musselburgh 2m 4f nov chs (4) gd in Nov '11.
12 322-325 Cloudy Bob (IRE) P G Murphy 5 10-6 C Bolger
25-1 (10-10) In touch on outside, outpaced approaching 3 out, kept on same pace under pressure from last, no impression, 5th of 18, 18l behind Double Ross (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.
13 212257- Amigo (FR) D Pipe 5 10-3 Hadden Frost
(10-5) 7th of 8, 29l behind Pythagore (10-12) at Enghien(FR) 2m 6f chs gs in Apr.
4 0P26-7U Topolski (IRE) D W P Arbuthnot 6 11-4 Non-runner

13:55 Markel Insurance Henry VIII Novices' Chase Full card

  • (Grade 1) £37,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m
13:55 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 3003-51 Act Of Kalanisi (IRE) Distance Winner Dr R D P Newland 6 11-2 t R Johnson
7-4 (11-0) Tracked leader, challenged 3 out, not fluent last, soon led, clear final 100 yards, ran on, won at Leicester 2m nov chs (3) gd in Nov beating Ciceron (11-0) by 7l, 7 ran.
2 11622-1 Captain Conan (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner N J Henderson 5 11-2 B J Geraghty
11-10fav (11-2) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd at 10th, led 3 out, hard pressed last, soon ridden, kept on and in command final 75 yards, won at Cheltenham 2m nov chs Grade 2 (1) sft in Nov beating Sire De Grugy (11-2) by 2l, 6 ran.
3 6/2U5-F6 Escort'men (FR) Distance Winner A Middleton 6 11-2 h D Crosse
33-1 (10-4) Held up in touch in rear, took keen hold, weakened approaching 2 out, 6th of 7, 27l behind Zarkandar (11-10) at Wincanton 2m Ltd hcp hdl (1) gs in Nov.
4 0184-23 Third Intention (IRE) Distance Winner C L Tizzard 5 11-2 t J Tizzard
7-2 (11-2) Held up behind in touch, pecked 6th, headway 3 out, effort next, stayed on to take 3rd last, no impression with front pair, 3rd of 6, 8l behind Captain Conan (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m nov chs Grade 2 (1) sft in Nov.
5 123F-12 Hinterland (FR) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner P F Nicholls 4 10-10 R Walsh
4-9fav (10-7) Tracked leader, led 3rd, headed after next, bad mistake 6th, led next, clear after 8th until 4 out, went right 3 out, headed next, no extra flat, 2nd of 5, 11l behind Theatre Guide (11-1) at Exeter 2m 1f nov chs (2) gs in Nov.

14:30 Sportingbet Handicap Hurdle Full card

  • (Listed) £30,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 110y
14:30 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 2U/39-51 Petit Robin (FR) Distance Winner N J Henderson 9 11-12 Mr N De Boinville (7)
15-8fav (11-9) Shared 2nd behind clear leader, closed 4th, led 2 out, driven out, won at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov beating First In The Queue (10-5) by 1/2l, 10 ran.
2 34/30-06 Starluck (IRE) Distance Winner D W P Arbuthnot 7 11-8 Tom Cannon (3)
16-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, headway after 3 out, ridden before next, soon no impression, 6th of 10, 8l behind Petit Robin (11-9) at Ascot 2m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Nov.
3 4844-16 Rowan Tiger Distance Winner Dr R D P Newland 6 11-0 Christopher Ward (7)
16-1 (11-8) Mid-division, mistake 6th, headway before 4 out, soon chased leaders, weakened before last, 6th of 12, 16l behind Yesyoucan (10-12) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft in Nov.
4 221-127 Monte Cavallo (SAF) Distance Winner Miss R Curtis 7 10-13 B J Geraghty
16-1 (10-1) Chased leaders, went 2nd approaching 2 out, ridden and chance, mistake and weakened last, 7th of 15, 6l behind Raya Star (11-12) at Ascot 2m Listed hcp hdl (1) gs in Nov.
5 140-311 Ifandbutwhynot (IRE) Distance Winner D O'Meara 6 10-9 D F O'Regan
15-2 (11-4) Held up towards rear, headway on wide outside and not clearest of runs approaching 3 out, badly hampered next, recovered to stay on and chase leaders on outside and edged left before last, led last, driven clear, won at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) sft in Nov beating Tanerko Emery (10-13) by 3 1/2l, 16 ran.
6 823222 Dolatulo (FR) Course and Distance Winner W Greatrex 5 10-8 W Hutchinson
13-2 (11-9) With leader, led before 4th, clear before and blundered 2 out, ridden and jumped left last, headed run-in, no extra, 2nd of 11, 2l behind Romeo Americo (11-2) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gs in Nov.
7 421614 Swampfire (IRE) Distance Winner Tim Vaughan 4 10-3 Jason Kiely (10)
14-1 (11-10) Led until after 2nd, chased leader until approaching 4th, chased leaders until pushed along and slightly outpaced approaching 2 out, driven to rally and one pace when squeezed out before last, kept on same pace in 4th run-in, 4th of 16, 8l behind Ifandbutwhynot (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) sft in Nov.
8 321146- Into Wain (USA) Distance Winner S Gollings 5 10-2 L Treadwell
4-1 (10-11) Held up in touch, weakened after 4 out, 6th of 9, 26l behind Red Merlin (11-12) at Newcastle 2m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) gd in Mar.
9 5FF8/12- Rajamand (FR) Distance Winner G L Moore 6 10-1 Joshua Moore (3)(ex2)
4-1 (11-12) Raced wide, led, joined 2 out, soon ridden, headed soon after last, stayed on same pace flat, 2nd of 6, 3/4l behind James Pollard (10-13) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in Apr.
10 0-1601U Canadian Diamond (IRE) Distance Winner B G Powell 5 10-0 G Sheehan (5)
16-1 (11-3) Mid-division, headway to chase leaders approaching 4th, went 3rd before 3 out, went right and unseated rider 2 out, in a race won by Ifandbutwhynot (11-4) at Cheltenham 2m nov hcp hdl (3) sft in Nov, 16 ran.
11 2559U-3 Helium (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner Mrs S Leech 7 10-0 Donal Fahy
5-2 (11-0) Held up behind, struggling 4th, chased leaders under pressure 3 out (usual 4 out), 4th and well held when left 3rd 2 out, no chance with front pair, 3rd of 5, 21l behind Eastlake (11-0) at Uttoxeter 2m beg chase (5) sft in May.
12 0-52 Softsong (FR) P J Hobbs 4 10-0 R Johnson
7-4 (10-12) Keen towards rear, headway 4th, ridden to chase winner 3 out, kept on one pace, 2nd of 13, 3l behind Valdez (10-12) at Huntingdon 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.

15:05 Sportingbet Tingle Creek Chase Full card

  • (Grade 1) £120,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m
15:05 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 22111-2 Doeslessthanme (IRE) Distance Winner P F Nicholls 8 11-7 bt J Tizzard
2-1 (11-4) Pressed leader, led before 5th, not fluent 9th, headed after 4 out, kept on until outpaced approaching 2 out, soon no chance with winner in clear 2nd, 2nd of 6, 18l behind Wishfull Thinking (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m chs (2) sft in Nov.
2 013401 Idarah (USA) Distance Winner Miss V Williams 9 11-7 L Treadwell
11-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders, headway on outside 2 out (usual 4 out), upsides last (usual 3 out), led on bit soon after, shaken up over 1f out, ran on well, won at Kelso 2m 1f hcp chs (2) sft in Nov beating Kings Grey (10-4) by 7l, 6 ran.
3 6826-62 Kinkeel (IRE) Distance Winner A W Carroll 13 11-7 Matthew Batchelor
9-2 (10-7) Tracked winner throughout, hit 3 out, ridden and no impression next, finished tired, 2nd of 5, 46l behind Royaume Bleu (11-3) at Towcester 3m cnd hcp chs (0-95) (5) sft.
4 34F-2F1 Kumbeshwar Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner A King 5 11-7 b W Hutchinson
7-4 (11-7) Keen tracked leader, led narrowly 3 out, ridden next, asserted towards finish, won at Haydock 2m grad ch (2) sft in Nov beating Domtaline (11-7) by 2 1/2l, 5 ran.
5 855111- Sanctuaire (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner P F Nicholls 6 11-7 R Walsh
9-2 (11-2) Jumped well, set strong pace and made all, went well clear before 3rd, maintained strong pace, kept on strongly, unchallenged, won at Sandown 2m chs G2 (1) sft in Apr beating Somersby (11-6) by 17l, 8 ran.
6 3/11111- Sprinter Sacre (FR) Distance Winner N J Henderson 6 11-7 B J Geraghty
1-7fav (11-4) Took keen hold, tracked leader after 1st, led 6th, clear after 8th, impressive, won at Aintree 2m nov chs G1 (1) gd in Apr beating Toubab (11-4) by 13l, 4 ran.
7 105415 His Excellency (IRE) Distance Winner D Pipe 4 11-1 Hadden Frost
17-2 (11-1) Held up in touch on inside, hit 10th, headway 3 out, effort when blundered next, soon ridden, flashed tail and weakened between last 2, 5th of 6, 19l behind Captain Conan (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m nov chs Grade 2 (1) sft in Nov.

15:40 Sportingbet London National Full card

  • (Handicap Chase) £25,000 added, 5yo+
  • 3m 5f 110y
15:40 Sandown Park Racecards Saturday 8th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 R81P03- Golan Way Course Winner Miss S West 8 11-12 M Goldstein
12-1 (11-9) Prominent, mistake and led 2nd, headed 6th, led again next, headed approaching last, no extra towards finish, 3rd of 9, 6l behind Michel Le Bon (11-3) at Cheltenham 3m hcp hdl 0-145 (2) sft in Apr.
2 13P1P-7 Fortification (USA) Distance Winner K Burke 9 11-1 p Matthew Batchelor
8-1 (11-12) Disputed lead until 5th, chased leader, blundered 7th and next, reminder and lost 2nd 15th, soon behind, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Any Currency (11-3) at Wincanton 3m 3f hcp chs 0-140 (3) gd in Oct.
4 5/54P2P- Major Malarkey (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 9 10-12 N Fehily
15-2 (10-5) Chased leaders, ridden and lost place approaching 14th, behind when blundered 18th, tailed off and pulled up after 4 out, in a race won by Tidal Bay (11-12) at Sandown 3m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) sft in Apr, 19 ran.
5 3195-13 Lively Baron (IRE) D McCain Jnr 7 10-5 t R Johnson
5-1 (11-3) Tracked leading pair, went 2nd at 10th, driven to lead 3 out, headed next, soon ridden, no extra in 3rd approaching last, 3rd of 10, 11l behind Quartz De Thaix (11-7) at Bangor 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.
6 F-P9014 Tempo De Cotte (FR) P F Nicholls 5 10-3 t1 R Walsh
8-1 (11-8) Held up in rear, headway before 2 out, one pace until weakened before last, 4th of 9, 11l behind Broadbackbob (11-1) at Plumpton 2m 4f nov chs (3) gs in Nov.
3 783-614 Any Currency (IRE) M Keighley 9 10-13 Non-runner