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13:10 AJA Fegentri Amateur Riders' Handicap Hurdle Full card

  • (Gentlemen Amateur Riders) £3,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 6f 110y
13:10 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5P/86-PP Caught By Witness (IRE) A Middleton 8 11-12 t Mr F Mitchell
20-1 (10-11) Held up mid-division, weakened before 3 out, tailed off, pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Detroit Red (10-1) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Jun, 15 ran.
2 293263- Hector's House Mrs N S Evans 7 11-7 Mr Kevin Tobin
8-1 (10-0) Towards rear, outpaced 5 out, headway under pressure when blundered next, 8th 2 out, stayed on to take 3rd flat, no chance with front pair, 3rd of 13, 12l behind Le Grand Chene (10-11) at Chepstow 2m hcp chs 0-100 (5) gs in Feb.
3 29-7446 Trakeur (FR) S Hodgson 6 11-6 Mr Alex Lemarie
50-1 (10-7) Mid-division, not that fluent, hampered and left 4th at the 4th, closed 8th, mistake next, well beaten after 10th, 6th of 8, well behind The Potting Shed (11-12) at Worcester 2m 4f (4) gd.
4 97900-1 Easy Beesy C R Egerton 5 11-5 Mr M Legg
7-1 (11-0) Tracked leader, led 4th, ridden and clear before last, won at Fontwell 2m 4f (5) sft beating Chapelle Du Roi (11-10) by 27l, 12 ran.
5 196378 Brass Monkey (IRE) Course Winner N B King 6 11-5 Mr C Smith
6-1 (10-13) Chased leader, led before 5th, headed 3 out, soon ridden and lost 2nd, weakened before next, 8th of 11, 24l behind Capellini (11-7) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gf in Sep.
6 25UP7-F Best Bette Miss C J E Caroe 8 10-10 Mr L Kilgarriff
80-1 (10-2) In rear, pushed along before 10th, soon weakened, fell soon after, in a race won by My Mate Vinnie (11-10) at Towcester 3m hcp chs 0-100 (5) gs in May, 12 ran.
7 750PF9 Guns of Love (IRE) R Dickin 11 10-1 b1 Mr T W Wheeler
33-1 (9-13) Chased leaders until 6th, well behind 10th, continued tailed off, 9th of 10, well behind Mr Bachster (9-13) at Ludlow 2m 4f am hcp ch 0-95 (5) gd.
8 234PP-P Laughing Game Miss L Hurley 9 10-0 ht Mr P John
10-1 (9-11) Started slowly after being slightly reluctant to jump off, took keen hold on outside, headway 2nd, lost place after 5th and soon making mistakes, behind 10th, pulled up before 12th, in a race won by Days Of Pleasure (10-8) at Worcester 2m 7f hcp chs 0-95 (5) sft, 7 ran.

13:40 Stratford-On-Avon Racecourse Racing Excellence 'Hands And Heels' Selling Hurdle Full card

  • (Conditional/Amateur) £3,000 added, 4-7yo
  • 2m 3f
13:40 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 4-53615 Advisor (FR) Mark Gillard 7 11-5 Jake Hodson
4-1 (10-13) Tracked winner, not fluent 4th, lost 2nd 2 out, soon weakened, 5th of 8, 28l behind Screaming Brave (11-4) at Stratford 2m sll hdl (5) gf in Aug.
2 2P6/16-P Edlomond (IRE) W G M Turner 7 11-5 t Jack Sherwood
16-1 (11-5) In rear, pecked 2nd, struggling from 6th, tailed off, pulled up, in a race won by Red Rock (11-1) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp chs 0-105 (4) sft, 5 ran.
3 733301 Persian Herald N B King 5 11-5 bt Miss B Andrews
7-2 (11-3) Led, ridden halfway, headed 6th, tracked leaders, driven 2 out, rallied to lead last, stayed on, won at Fakenham 2m sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd beating Pindar (10-12) by 2l, 7 ran.
4 557 Little Bit Lively (IRE) Mrs S J Humphrey 4 10-12 Joseph Akehurst
40-1 (10-11) Held up towards rear, weakened 6f out, tailed off, 7th of 10, well behind Seedling (11-7) at Fontwell 2m 2f NH flat (6) gd.
5 37314F/ Mister Fantastic Course Winner D Burchell 7 10-12 Miss S Lewis (5)
100-1 (10-9) Raced in 5th and off the pace, dropped to 6th place when fell 6th, in a race won by Kumbeshwar (10-7) at Hereford 2m nov chs (4) gs in Nov '11, 7 ran.
6 14/F250- Ponte Di Rosa S Hodgson 5 10-12 Ciaran McKee
25-1 (10-13) Tracked leaders, ridden and weakened before last, 12th of 14, 29l behind Dormouse (11-7) at Warwick 2m hcp hdl 0-110 (4) sft in Nov.
7 706756 Stadium Of Light (IRE) S A Harris 6 10-12 Mr W Featherstone (3)
9-1 (10-11) Always towards rear, 6th of 9, 20l behind Push Me (11-2) at Kelso 2m 2f nov hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd.
8 328-097 Cash For Steel (IRE) R T Phillips 6 10-5 Daniel Hiskett
66-1 (10-0) Chased winner until not fluent 2nd, losing place from next, well behind before 3 out, plugged on flat, 7th of 10, 37l behind Lac Fontana (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m mdn hdl (3) gd.
9 2923-47 Haling Park (UAE) Miss C J E Caroe 7 10-5 O Garner (3)
16-1 (10-1) Always towards rear, weakened from 3 out, 7th of 9, 38l behind Marie Deja La (11-10) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Jun.
10 7524-42 Isola Bella J G Portman 4 10-5 b1 Mr J Harding (3)
10-1 (11-7) Led, not fluent 1st, headed when not fluent 6th, led again 3 out, driven after 2 out, headed close home, 2nd of 8, shd behind On The Feather (11-10) at Stratford 2m 3f (5) gf in Sep.
11 0066/7- Lara Dora (IRE) Miss L Hurley 7 10-5 Kieron Edgar
50-1 (10-7) Chased leaders, lost place after 4th, soon beaten, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Bathcounty (11-0) at Stratford 2m mdn hdl (5) gs in Oct '12.

14:10 Walls And Ceilings International Novices' Limited Handicap Chase Full card

  • £10,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 7f
14:10 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 41-831P Connectivity (IRE) Distance Winner Dr R D P Newland 9 11-5 b S Twiston-Davies
16-1 (10-11) In touch until mistake 12th, behind 14th, pulled up before next, in a race won by Balthazar King (11-6) at Cheltenham 3m hcp chs (2) gd, 16 ran.
2 9/1941-6 Midnight Prayer Beaten Favourite A King 8 11-3 W Hutchinson
6-1fav (11-0) Held up in rear, mistake 8th, headway approaching 3 out, stayed on, never nearer, 6th of 22, 12l behind Trackmate (11-1) at Aintree 3m hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in May.
3 1133P0- Who Owns Me (IRE) Distance Winner C J Mann 7 11-3 Nick Scholfield
14-1 (10-10) Chased leaders, weakened approaching 3 out, 10th of 12, 17l behind Regal Presence (9-11) at Ascot 3m cnd hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in Apr.
4 21/680-U Hayjack Beaten Favourite C E Longsdon 8 10-13 Aidan Coleman
2-1fav (11-1) Towards rear, badly hampered and unseated rider 1st, in a race won by Bally Legend (11-12) at Fontwell 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) sft, 10 ran.
5 45222-1 Financial Climate (IRE) O Sherwood 6 10-12 L Aspell
7-2fav (10-12) Held up in touch towards rear, not fluent 11th, headway next, not fluent 16th, led 4 out, stayed on, won at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gf in May beating Palace Jester (11-8) by 2 1/2l, 7 ran.
6 7P9-P23 What An Oscar (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 8 10-11 p Ryan Hatch (7)
7-2 (10-7) Led until 1st, tracked leader until after 9th, outpaced 14th, weakened before 4 out, mistake 3 out, 3rd of 4, 43l behind Sivola De Sivola (11-5) at Ffos Las 3m (3) gs.
7 4F973P- Toby Lerone (IRE) D Skelton 6 10-9 Harry Skelton
12-1 (10-11) Held up, always in rear, tailed off when pulled up after 3 out, in a race won by Lower Hope Dandy (10-9) at Cheltenham 3m nov hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Apr, 17 ran.
8 721739/ Castle Conflict (IRE) H D Daly 8 10-8 R Johnson
14-1 (11-4) Mid-division, headway 3rd, ridden before 3 out, 3rd and weakening 2 out, soon appeared to go wrong, virtualy pulled up flat, tailed off, 9th of 14, well behind Kilmacowen (11-3) at Warwick 3m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Mar '12.
9 233151 Adrenalin Flight (IRE) Distance Winner J W Mullins 7 10-7 A Thornton
15-2 (11-2) Held up, not fluent 4th, closed 7th, challenged flat, soon led, driven out, won at Worcester 2m 7f nov hcp chs 0-125 (3) gd in Aug beating Full Of Joy (11-10) by nk, 7 ran.
10 1-4P815 Fearless Leader D G Bridgwater 6 10-5 p1 S Quinlan
9-2 (11-7) Tracked leaders in 3rd, went 2nd after 9th until weakened 3 out, 5th of 8, 32l behind Dorset Naga (11-12) at Fontwell 2m 4f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gd.

14:40 E.B.F. Stallions 'National Hunt' Novices' Hurdle Full card

  • (Qualifier) £10,000 added, 4-6yo
  • 2m 110y
14:40 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 3/753- Fergal Mael Duin D G Bridgwater 5 10-12 S Quinlan
40-1 (11-1) Tracked leaders, led approaching 2 out, ridden and headed when not fluent last, no extra flat, 3rd of 11, 8l behind Count Guido Deiro (11-1) at Towcester 2m 5f mdn hdl (5) sft in Mar.
2 5-1 Irish Cavalier (IRE) Distance Winner Miss R Curtis 4 10-12 R Johnson
2-5fav (10-12) Always going well close up, led over 2f out, clear over 1f out, eased final 100 yards, won at Worcester 2m NH flat (6) gd in May beating Mountain Of Mourne (10-12) by 4l, 7 ran.
3 3-3 Mission To Mars (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 4 10-12 S Twiston-Davies
11-4 (11-0) Prominent, took keen hold, led 6f out, headed 5f out, weakened 2f out, left 3rd just before line, 3rd of 7, 29l behind Solstice Son (10-11) at Ffos Las 2m mdn NH flat (6) gs.
4 0 No Routine (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 4 10-12 R P Mclernon
20-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, went 3rd 4 out, weakened before 3 out, last of 13, well behind Little Pop (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) gs.
5 6-U Over My Head Miss C Dyson 5 10-12 Gerald Quinn (7)
50-1 (10-7) Towards rear, jumped badly left and unseated rider 2nd, in a race won by Just Cameron (11-0) at Bangor 2m 1f NH mdn hdl (4) gd in May, 11 ran.
6 406/4-50 Saudi Pearl (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 5 10-12 Ryan Hatch (7)
50-1 (10-12) Mid-division, weakened before 3 out, 10th of 15, 40l behind Horizontal Speed (10-12) at Exeter 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gs.
7 3/24- Snake Eyes (IRE) N J Henderson 5 10-12 A P McCoy
3-1 (11-2) Tracked leaders and keen, led 2nd, headed before 3 out, soon weakened, 4th of 11, 11l behind Minella Forfitness (11-8) at Doncaster 2m NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) gd in Feb.
8 66- Strollawaynow (IRE) D W P Arbuthnot 6 10-12 Tom Cannon
50-1 (11-3) Held up towards rear, outpaced 4 out, some headway before 2 out, never dangerous, 6th of 10, 21l behind De Blacksmith (11-12) at Plumpton 2m 5f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (3) sft in Jan.
9 22-R195 West End (IRE) K C Bailey 6 10-12 Nick Scholfield
33-1 (10-7) Mid-division, in 6th before 2 out, one pace and no impression, 5th of 13, 16l behind Little Pop (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) gs.

15:10 John Smith's Handicap Chase Full card

  • (For The J. H. Rowe Challenge Trophy) £7,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 7f
15:10 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 224/441- Listen Boy (IRE) Distance Winner N A Twiston-Davies 7 11-12 S Twiston-Davies
4-9fav (11-0) Chased leaders, went 2nd 6th, led 10th, ridden and joined last, stayed on well flat, won at Leicester 2m 7f nov chs (4) hvy in Dec beating Night Force (11-0) by 3/4l, 6 ran.
2 112226- Desperate Dex (IRE) Distance Winner T R George 13 11-10 P J Brennan
6-1 (10-0) In touch, closed when slightly hampered after 10th, lost place from 16th, 6th of 9, 31l behind Michel Le Bon (11-7) at Newbury 3m 2f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Mar.
3 34/3313- Milo Milan (IRE) Beaten Favourite R Lee 8 11-10 p M G Nolan (3)
2-1fav (11-5) Tracked leader, lost place when blundered 12th, 5th and outpaced when mistake 4 out, stayed on to take 3rd between last 2, no impression with front pair, 3rd of 6, 11l behind Storm Survivor (11-12) at Bangor 3m hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft in Feb.
4 71/6259- Circus of Dreams O Sherwood 10 11-5 v L Aspell
14-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, challenged 5 out, weakening when hit 2 out, 9th of 12, 47l behind Monsieur Cadou (11-2) at Haydock 3m 4f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs in Mar.
5 71P-05P Very Stylish (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 9 11-4 p A P McCoy
12-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, headway after 8th, lost place, ridden and not fluent 11th, pulled up before 13th, in a race won by To Live (11-2) at Stratford 2m 7f hcp chs 0-120 (4) gf in Jul, 9 ran.
6 2UPU3-1 Thats Ben (IRE) T R Gretton 8 11-0 Felix De Giles
10-1 (12-0) (tt) ap; led 11 til hdd last; rallied to ld final 50yds, won at Wheatland 3m ptp gf in May beating Fairymount (12-0) by 1l, 11 ran.
7 PP-218P Danandy (IRE) P J Hobbs 6 10-12 T J O'Brien
9-2 (10-13) Chased leaders, jumped big 1st, jumped left after, saddle slipped 7th, lost place and pulled up before next, in a race won by Western King (11-8) at Ludlow 3m hcp chs 0-120 (4) gd, 8 ran.
8 3/3P79-4 Cornish Ice R Dickin 9 10-8 C Poste
16-1 (11-7) Held up in touch, went 3rd 2 out, soon ridden, one pace, 4th of 5, 8l behind Susquehanna River (11-12) at Wetherby 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) gs.
9 113P7-4 Lough Coi (IRE) A Middleton 7 10-6 Non-runner

15:40 George Pragnell Handicap Chase Full card

  • £10,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 4f
15:40 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 57/3131- Amigo (FR) D Pipe 6 11-12 t C O'Farrell
7-2fav (11-12) Always prominent, challenged after 3 out, led flat, ridden out, won at Ayr 3m hcp hdl 0-125 (3) gs in Apr beating Howizee (11-10) by 3/4l, 13 ran.
2 623166- The Druids Nephew (IRE) Beaten Favourite Andrew Turnell 6 11-7 James Banks (5)
3-1fav (11-1) Held up in touch, went 3rd before 11th, ridden before 4 out, weakened 2 out, 6th of 7, 23l behind Netminder (10-0) at Ayr 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-145 (2) gd in Apr.
3 51PF1P- Bennys Mist (IRE) Miss V Williams 7 11-7 Aidan Coleman
12-1 (10-7) Towards rear, headway and in touch 8th, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before next, in a race won by Triolo D'Alene (10-7) at Aintree 2m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) gs in Apr, 29 ran.
4 414123- Simply Wings (IRE) Distance Winner R Lee 9 11-7 M G Nolan (3)
7-2 (11-4) Chased leaders, rider lost irons briefly 9th, outpaced in 4th when blundered 4 out, stayed on to modest 3rd flat, 3rd of 7, 15l behind Mcmurrough (11-0) at Haydock 2m 4f hcp chs 0-145 (2) gs in Mar.
5 311P6U- Rouge Et Blanc (FR) Distance Winner O Sherwood 8 11-5 L Aspell
14-1 (10-11) Tracked leaders, hit 10th and unseated rider, in a race won by Aneyeforaneye (10-13) at Perth 2m 4f (3) gs in Apr, 5 ran.
6 240-213 Harry Hunt Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner G McPherson 6 11-3 W Hutchinson
9-4 (11-5) Tracked leading pair, pushed along approaching 10th, mistake and driven next, ridden outpaced and no chance after 4 out, last of 3, 17l behind Muldoon's Picnic (11-5) at Southwell 2m 4f nov chs (4) gd in Jun.
7 46041-0 Mart Lane (IRE) Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner Dr R D P Newland 8 11-3 S Twiston-Davies
11-2fav (11-6) Waited with, some headway before 4 out, no impression next, 11th of 17, 27l behind House Rules (11-4) at Down Royal 2m 4f hcp chs gd in May.
8 065410- Arctic Ben (IRE) Distance Winner H D Daly 9 11-0 Jake Greenall (3)
22-1 (9-12) In touch, driven 3 out, ridden next, weakened last, 14th of 29, 34l behind Triolo D'Alene (10-7) at Aintree 2m 5f hcp chs G3 (1) gs in Apr.
9 355187/ Overclear Course WinnerDistance Winner V R A Dartnall 11 11-0 Jack Doyle
14-1 (11-7) Prominent early, in touch, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened, mistake last, 7th of 14, 11l behind Humbel Ben (10-5) at Newton Abbot 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gd in Jun '10.

16:10 Jenkinsons Caterers Maiden Hurdle Full card

  • £5,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 6f 110y
16:10 Stratford Racecards Thursday 31st October 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 4P/F51- Area Access (IRE) C J Mann 5 11-0 D Crosse
12-1 (11-4) Ld/disp until ld from 8th, jnd bef 4out brfly, ld again bef 3out & 3l adv 2out, red adv last, so flat, won at Ballynoe 3m ire ptp gd in Apr beating Jimmy Shan (12-0) by 1/2l, 9 ran.
2 1- Billy Biscuit (IRE) A King 5 11-0 W Hutchinson
5-2 (11-7) Chsd ldrs; lft in ld 2 out; sn clr, won at South Dorset 2m 4f ptp in Feb beating Django Reinhardt (12-0) by 12l, 9 ran.
3 2- Bob Keown (IRE) Miss R Curtis 5 11-0 A P McCoy
3-1 (12-0) Mid div, prog to ldrs 3out, not qckn with wnr, ko, 2nd of 12, 4l behind Church Hall (12-0) at Loughbrickland 3m ire ptp gs in Apr.
4 S221-36 Degenerate (FR) J Scott 6 11-0 Nick Scholfield
20-1 (10-11) Held up towards rear, headway approaching 4 out, ridden and weakened before next, 6th of 12, 38l behind Masters Hill (10-11) at Exeter 2m 7f am nov hdl (4) gs.
5 180460- Drumgooland (IRE) Dr R D P Newland 6 11-0 S Twiston-Davies
14-1 (10-6) Led, headed before 5 out, ridden and weakened after 4 out, 10th of 14, well behind Barneys Honour (11-5) at Wexford 2m 4f hcp hdl 8Evens23 sft in Apr.
6 6-2 Fond Memory (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 5 11-0 Ryan Hatch (7)
7-1 (10-11) Led 1f, chased leader, led again 5f out, ridden 2f out, headed 1f out, not pace of winner inside final furlong, 2nd of 7, 3 1/2l behind Call The Cops (10-9) at Southwell 2m cond NH flat (6) gs in May.
7 5/9326-1 Georgie Lad (IRE) P J Hobbs 5 11-0 R Johnson
7-2 (12-0) Twrds rr, prog in 8th from 6th, mstk 6out, cl 4th 4out, ld 2out & sl adv when faster jump last, asserted cl home, won at Bartlemy 3m ire ptp sft in May beating Stellar Notion (12-0) by 1 1/2l, 15 ran.
8 5F3/939 Lost Arca (FR) Beaten Favourite R Mathew 7 11-0 t1 E Cookson (5)
4-1fav (10-10) Held up in rear, not fluent 2nd, mistake 6th, headway approaching 8th, ridden when not fluent 3 out, soon weakened, 9th of 10, well behind Go Amwell (11-7) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Aug.
9 P/22- Many Stars (IRE) D Skelton 5 11-0 t1 Harry Skelton
6-4 (12-0) Tr ldrs, 4th 1/2way, prog 4out, ld 3out, hdd app str, one pced run-in, 2nd of 11, 3l behind Martello Tower (12-0) at Ballyragget 3m ire ptp in Mar.
10 3-P Redoubtablefighter (IRE) A Middleton 7 11-0 t1 Aidan Coleman
4-1 (12-0) A bhnd; to & pu 2 out, in a race won by Rokshi (11-7) at Wheatland 3m ptp gf in May, 16 ran.
11 71- Shinooki (IRE) A M Hales 6 11-0 P J Brennan
6-1 (12-0) Tr ldrs, 5th 1/2way, 3rd 2out, kow to ld on run-in, won at Lemonfield 3m ire ptp gs in Mar beating Ballyheigue Bay (12-0) by nk, 13 ran.
12 2-4 Andy Kelly (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 4 10-13 G Sheehan (3)
7-1 (10-9) Took keen hold tracking leading pair, went 2nd before 2nd, mistake 4th, hit 4 out, led before 2 out, headed mistake and stumbled last, no extra in 4th flat, 4th of 12, 4l behind Warden Hill (10-12) at Kempton 2m 5f nov hdl (4) gs.
13 14 Badger Wood G R I Smyly 4 10-13 David England
25-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders in 3rd, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out, 4th of 9, 20l behind Lily Waugh (10-4) at Fontwell 2m 2f NH flat (6) gd.
14 0 Flintham M Bradstock 4 10-13 Nico de Boinville (5)
8-1 (10-12) Led, ridden and headed 10f out, weakened 3f out, 11th of 13, 49l behind Ulzana's Raid (10-12) at Towcester 2m mdn NH flat (6) gd in May.