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12:40 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 00 Ashcott Boy N P Mulholland 4 11-0 Chris Meehan (10)
100-1 (10-12) In touch until lost place before 4th, tailed off, mistake 2 out, 11th of 12, well behind Pendra (11-5) at Plumpton 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft.
3 558-58 Dungeness Miss V Williams 4 11-0 S Thomas
40-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, took keen hold, lost place 4 out, 8th of 12, 36l behind Billy Dutton (10-12) at Exeter 2m 1f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) hvy.
4 0 Emeebee W J Musson 6 11-0 D Crosse
12-1 (10-12) Towards rear, jumped right 4th, headway before 3 out, weakened before 2 out, last of 12, well behind God's Own (10-12) at Doncaster 2m nh nov hdl (4) sft in Nov.
5 P-32 Euro Trash (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 6 11-0 S Twiston-Davies
3-1 (12-0) Eff in 2nd 3 out; ev ch app nxt; one-pcd, 2nd of 10, 5l behind Cousinade (11-7) at Bredwardine 3m ptp gd in May.
6 000/P Everkingly Mrs A E Brooks 6 11-0 C Poste
100-1 (11-0) In rear, tailed off when hung badly left bypassing omitted 4th, pulled up before 3 out, in a race won by More Of That (11-0) at Folkestone 2m 1f mdn hdl (5) sft, 7 ran.
7 05/P4 Generous Spender Mrs H Cobb 6 11-0 M Goldstein
100-1 (11-0) Tracked leader until 3rd, chased leading pair until approaching omitted 4th, soon struggling, tailed off, 4th of 7, well behind More Of That (11-0) at Folkestone 2m 1f mdn hdl (5) sft.
9 370 Goodtoknow R Lee 4 11-0 Jake Greenall (3)
33-1 (10-9) Jumped right, soon tracking leaders, weakened approaching 3 out, 11th of 15, 39l behind Karazhan (11-0) at Ludlow 2m mdn hdl (5) gd in Nov.
11 0652-7F It's Oscar (IRE) D McCain Jnr 5 11-0 t J M Maguire
11-2 (10-12) Led, pressed from 4 out, headed 2 out, ridden and well held when fell last, in a race won by Ma Filleule (10-5) at Haydock 2m nh nov hdl (4) gs in Oct, 5 ran.
12 19092 Lydstep Point D A Rees 5 11-0 Paul Moloney
150-1 (11-0) Led until approaching 3 out, not fluent last, stayed on, no impression on winner, 2nd of 13, 5l behind Puffin Billy (11-0) at Newbury 2m NH mdn hdl (3) sft in Nov.
14 U08904 Oscar Rainbow David Lewis 6 11-0 R T Dunne (3)
50-1 (9-11) Held up, hampered 3 out, headway after 2 out, no impression on leaders approaching last, 4th of 11, 17l behind Stravita (11-5) at Hereford 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft.
15 32/P79-4 Secret World (IRE) J A T de Giles 9 11-0 Felix De Giles
14-1 (11-4) Held up, not fluent 1st, went modest 3rd after 4 out until after 3 out, soon well behind, tailed off, 4th of 5, well behind Peckhamecho (11-4) at Stratford 2m 1f beg chs (4) gs in Sep.
16 4- Teenage Dream (IRE) D Shaw 4 11-0 O Garner (7)
25-1 (10-9) Held up towards rear, pushed along over 4f out, one pace and no impression, 4th of 8, 26l behind Lord Wishes (11-2) at Haydock 2m nhf (5) gd in Mar.
2 Chat Room J P Ferguson 4 11-0 Non-runner
8 Get Back In Line (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 4 11-0 Non-runner
10 0- It's A New Day Jonjo O'Neill 4 11-0 Non-runner
13 2144-2 Mister Newby (IRE) R T Phillips 6 11-0 Non-runner

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13:10 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 323-36F Overafrica (IRE) D McCain Jnr 6 11-12 p J M Maguire
4-1 (11-6) Led to 10th, in 2nd when fell 13th, in a race won by Thorncliffer (9-7) at Wetherby 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft, 7 ran.
2 1P2P-P6 Al Shababiya (IRE) T R Gretton 5 11-5 p Felix De Giles
20-1 (10-13) Chased leaders, under pressure after 5 out, soon weakened, 6th of 8, 49l behind The Big Freeze (11-12) at Exeter 3m nov hcp chs 0-105 (4) hvy.
3 158/0-54 Gorgehous Lliege (FR) Miss V Williams 6 11-2 Aidan Coleman
9-2 (10-13) Tracked leaders, jumped right and bumped 1st, soon went 2nd, led 4th, headed next, led before 6th, not fluent and headed 9th, led before next, not fluent 11th, headed 4 out, weakened last, 4th of 7, 22l behind The Rockies (11-4) at Ludlow 3m nov hcp chs 0-110 (4) sft in Nov.
4 608/0P-4 Gers Benefit (IRE) C C Bealby 8 10-13 T Messenger
12-1 (11-0) Close up, ridden 3 out, weakened next, last of 4, 15l behind A Little Swifter (11-0) at Leicester 2m Mares Beginners Chase (0-125) (4yo+) (3) gs.
5 7-97143 Roseini (IRE) Course Winner A W Carroll 6 10-11 Josh Hamer (7)
11-2 (10-3) Chased leaders, mistake 7th, hampered 4 out, went 3rd approaching last, stayed on, 3rd of 6, 2l behind Armedanddangerous (11-12) at Towcester 2m 3f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft.
6 3746-31 Thorncliffer D Shaw 8 10-8 t O Garner (7)
8-1 (9-7) Tracked leader and keen, led 10th, ridden before 4 out, pressed last, kept on and eased last 25 yards, jockey mistook winning line, won at Wetherby 3m 1f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft beating Whistling Senator (11-11) by 1/2l, 7 ran.

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13:40 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 1-1 Two Rockers (IRE) Course and Distance Winner A King 5 11-5 R Thornton
7-2 (10-12) Tracked leaders on inside, took keen hold, not fluent 8th, challenged 2 out, soon led, edged left flat, ridden out, won at Towcester 2m 5f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft beating Shotgun Paddy (11-4) by 1l, 8 ran.
2 0-PR Baron Sutton R H Buckler 5 10-12 Gerard Tumelty
250-1 (10-12) Always behind, tailed off when refused last, in a race won by The Italian Yob (10-9) at Exeter 2m 1f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) hvy, 14 ran.
3 211U3-3 Chiquilline (FR) R Lee 6 10-12 J E Moore
25-1 (11-0) Held up in mid-division, took keen hold, headway after 6th, ridden before 3 out, stayed on same pace, 3rd of 11, 12l behind Zarzal (11-0) at Ludlow 2m mdn hdl (5) sft in Nov.
4 304- Consigliori (IRE) N Kent 7 10-12 Harry Haynes
66-1 (10-5) Took keen hold, in touch, stayed on same pace from 3 out, beaten when hit 2 out, mistake last, 4th of 17, 32l behind Crafti Bookie (10-12) at Wetherby 2m 4f nov hdl (4) gd in Oct '11.
5 7585P/ Jat Punjabi J Hughes 8 10-12 M D Grant
40-1 (11-3) Tracked leaders, reminders after 5th, lost place before 7th, well behind 8th, pulled up after, in a race won by Wistow (11-2) at Warwick 3m 1f nh nov hdl (4) gd in Mar '11, 10 ran.
6 B41-38 Long Wave (IRE) C E Longsdon 5 10-12 t1 N Fehily
7-2 (10-12) Prominent, ridden and weakened after 3 out, 8th of 12, 39l behind Midnight Appeal (10-12) at Hereford 2m 6f nh nov hdl (4) sft.
7 4111/F- Lydstep Hills D A Rees 8 10-12 Paul Moloney
1-2 (12-3) Cl 2nd til led 13; jnd & fell 2 out, in a race won by Sir Monty (12-7) at Lydstep 3m ptp gd in Apr '11, 3 ran.
9 46 Why Always Me (IRE) C C Bealby 4 10-12 T Messenger
16-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, hit 5th, driven after 3 out (usual 4 out), weakened next, 6th of 8, well behind I Shot The Sheriff (10-12) at Wetherby 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gs in Oct.
10 206-213 Young Hurricane (IRE) Dr R D P Newland 6 10-12 Christopher Ward (7)
13-8 (10-12) In touch, ridden and hit 3 out, outpaced next, kept on run in, 3rd of 6, 7l behind Dungeel (10-12) at Leicester 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) sft.
8 5 Tackler (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 4 10-12 Non-runner

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14:10 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 P/PU8P3- Miko de Beauchene (FR) Distance Winner Miss V Williams 12 11-12 R T Dunne (3)
12-1 (11-3) In touch in 5th, slow 3rd, tracked leading pair 8th, went 2nd 12th, led 3 out, joined when stumbled badly 2 out, narrowly headed before last, dropped to 3rd and no extra flat, 3rd of 7, 4 1/2l behind Upham Atom (11-2) at Folkestone 3m 7f hcp chs 0-130 (3) gd in Feb.
3 23U4-0P Shaking Hands (IRE) Distance Winner D Pipe 8 11-9 bt T Scudamore (7)
11-2 (10-12) Pulled hard, soon led, mistake 4th, blundered 13th, headed 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last, in a race won by Arbor Supreme (10-4) at Exeter 4m hcp chs 0-125 (3) hvy, 10 ran.
4 237-532 Chac Du Cadran (FR) Beaten FavouriteCourse WinnerDistance Winner C C Bealby 6 11-8 p T Messenger
3-1fav (11-9) Led, headed briefly before 10th, headed again before 3 out, ridden before 2 out, kept on, 2nd of 7, nk behind Honest John (11-12) at Doncaster 3m nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Nov.
5 3/254-P4 The Gossmoor Yank (IRE) L Corcoran 9 11-8 S Thomas
20-1 (11-2) In rear, pushed along after 15th, weakened from 5 out, blundered 3 out, last of 4, well behind Benheir (11-2) at Fontwell 3m 2f beg chs (4) gs in Nov.
6 112/3P-1 Round The Horn (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner J A B Old 12 11-7 t M D Grant
2-1 (11-9) Made all from sole rival, driven before 2 out, ridden and kept on flat, won at Uttoxeter 3m nov hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in May beating Overyou (11-1) by 1 3/4l, 2 ran.
8 45-00F2 Little Chip (IRE) C E Longsdon 5 11-0 t N Fehily
8-1 (10-13) Mid-division, headway 4 out, went 2nd before 2 out, ridden before last, one pace, 2nd of 9, 6l behind L'Eldorado (11-12) at Towcester 2m 3f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft.
9 3512-4P Jolly Boys Outing (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner Mrs R Gasson 9 11-0 Benjamin Poste (7)
7-1 (10-6) Held up, jumped right, behind 5th, tailed off 17th, pulled up after, in a race won by Mission Complete (10-13) at Warwick 3m 5f hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft, 6 ran.
11 1/12P-40 Atherstone Hill (IRE) Course and Distance Winner R Dickin 10 10-11 b1 C Poste
7-1 (11-12) Led until 4th, led 5th, headed and not fluent next, ridden after 8th, weakened from 3 out, 10th of 13, 39l behind Earcomesthedream (11-4) at Towcester 3m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft.
2 88-P71P Very Stylish (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 8 11-11 Non-runner
7 PP/41PP- Emperor Concerto Mrs L Wadham 9 11-5 Non-runner
10 44-2360 Aghill (IRE) Mrs L Hill 8 10-12 Non-runner

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14:40 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 8461/10- Hazy Bay M Roberts 7 11-12 T J O'Brien
11-1 (10-11) Held up mid-division, weakened from 7th, tailed off from 5 out, 15th of 16, well behind Mauricetheathlete (11-0) at Chepstow 3m hcp hdl 0-115 (4) gs in Mar.
2 871/1F6 Arctic Echo Course and Distance Winner B R Summers 13 11-11 t C Wallis (5)
20-1 (11-0) In touch, chased leaders 4 out, weakened 2 out, 6th of 12, 21l behind Sun Cloud (11-5) at Wetherby 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Nov.
4 P9-756 Push The Trigger C E Longsdon 5 11-7 p1 N Fehily
33-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders, mistake 6th, pushed along and lost place next, weakened before 2 out, tailed off, 6th of 8, well behind Two Rockers (10-12) at Towcester 2m 5f NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft.
5 1P-67P1 Ukrainian Star (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner M Keighley 9 11-6 b A P Cawley
13-2 (11-11) Made all, hit 6th, blundered 12th, clear next, hit 15th, reduced lead and driven approaching last, stayed on strongly flat, won at Hereford 3m 1f hcp 0-100 (5) hvy beating Doubletoilntrouble (11-9) by 10l, 7 ran.
6 U46111 Overlay Mrs L Hill 8 10-8 Harry Skelton
5-4fav (10-4) Tracked leaders in 3rd, challenged 3 out, led 2 out, pressed last, kept on gamely, won at Fontwell 3m 3f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Nov beating Inner Steel (11-12) by 1/2l, 8 ran.
7 P32346- Acosta Distance Winner Dr J R J Naylor 8 10-7 b W P Kavanagh
14-1 (10-10) Always in rear, tailed off, 6th of 14, well behind Velator (11-7) at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Feb.
8 FP/1123- Bright Cloud (IRE) Distance Winner T D Walford 7 10-1 B J Toomey (3)(ex1)
2-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, driven to challenge 2 out, soon under pressure and weakened, 3rd of 4, 10l behind Special Portrait (12-5) at Sedgefield 3m 3f hts chs (6) gs in Apr.
9 4-P53F6 Bravo Riquet (FR) Distance Winner R Mathew 6 10-0 vt Lee Edwards
10-1 (10-11) Mid-division, headway 4th, jumped left and not fluent 8th, mistake 10th, no extra when not fluent last, 6th of 7, 39l behind Overlay (10-5) at Fontwell 3m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Nov.
10 1/77P-00 Gouranga Course WinnerDistance Winner A W Carroll 9 10-0 Matthew Batchelor
33-1 (10-6) In rear, ridden 5th, tailed off 3 out, 10th of 13, well behind Princely Hero (11-6) at Stratford 2m 6f sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Sep.
11 8/4PP-55 All The Fashion (IRE) Violet Jordan 8 10-0 W Kennedy
150-1 (10-5) Held up mid-division, pushed along before 8th, weakened from 4 out, 5th of 7, well behind Woodford County (10-12) at Towcester 3m nh nov hdl (4) sft.
3 144614 Earcomesthedream (IRE) P A Pritchard 9 11-11 Non-runner

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15:10 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 5004-2P All For Cash K C Bailey 7 11-12 p1 J M Maguire
11-2 (10-10) Towards rear, some headway before 11th, weakened 6 out, pulled up before last, in a race won by Master Neo (11-0) at Uttoxeter 3m beg chs (4) hvy in Nov, 13 ran.
3 P1-2F21 Topaze Collonges (FR) C E Longsdon 5 11-11 b N Fehily
13-8fav (11-12) Made virtually all, driven 2 out, ridden and stayed on well flat, won at Lingfield 2m hcp 0-100 (5) hvy in Nov beating Sablazo (9-7) by 1l, 6 ran.
4 121/571- Bertenbar Course and Distance Winner Mrs F Hawes 8 11-9 D Elsworth
13-2 (11-10) Tracked leader, led approaching 7th, ridden after 3 out, came to stands side after next, driven out, won at Towcester 2m 3f hcp chs 0-95 (5) gd in Nov '11 beating Grand Article (10-7) by 2l, 6 ran.
5 F56733 Top Benefit (IRE) Distance Winner R C Harper 10 11-4 James Banks (7)
16-1 (11-0) In rear, blundered 10th, ridden next, went remote 3rd 2 out, 3rd of 7, 34l behind Musical Wedge (11-7) at Taunton 2m 7f hcp 0-100 (5) sft in Nov.
6 12-2152 Kap West (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner Mrs L J Young 7 11-4 t A Glassonbury
7-1 (11-8) Held up and behind, headway approaching 4 out, chased leaders next, driven in 2nd and every chance from 2 out until approaching last, not pace of winner flat, went 2nd post, 2nd of 10, 3 1/2l behind Smokey George (11-11) at Exeter 2m 3f hcp 0-100 (5) gs in Nov.
7 53130-F Mujamead Distance Winner A W Carroll 8 11-2 Josh Hamer (7)
11-1 (11-4) Led until before 2nd, chased clear leader, closed 8th, fell 4 out, in a race won by Armedanddangerous (11-12) at Towcester 2m 3f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft, 6 ran.
8 845P-82 Photogenique (FR) B R Summers 9 10-0 James Best (5)
16-1 (9-9) Chased leaders, bumped 9th, left 2nd 4 out, stayed on, flat, unable to get to winner, 2nd of 6, 1 1/2l behind Armedanddangerous (11-12) at Towcester 2m 3f nov hcp chs 0-100 (5) sft.
9 826-627 Kinkeel (IRE) Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner A W Carroll 13 10-0 Lee Edwards
200-1 (11-7) Behind, struggling 7th, never dangerous, last of 7, well behind Sprinter Sacre (11-7) at Sandown 2m Grade 1 chs (4yo+) (1) sft.
2 4-46263 Noble Witness (IRE) C T Pogson 9 11-11 Non-runner

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15:40 Towcester Racecards Thursday 20th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 1 Agent Fedora K C Bailey 4 11-5 t Edward Cookson (5)
9-1 (10-5) Held up towards rear, ridden and headway from 3f out, went 2nd final 100 yards, stayed on to lead close home, won at Folkestone 2m 1f mares n h flat (6) sft in Nov beating On The Move (10-9) by 1l, 10 ran.
3 African Swan D Brace 4 10-12 t1 Donal Devereux (3)
Loup Sauvage filly out of Coolvawn Lady.
4 Bobble Boru (IRE) Miss V Williams 4 10-12 S Thomas
Brian Boru filly out of Balreask Lady.
6 8 Dereks Red Ruby Marc Barber 4 10-12 Mr A Johns (7)
14-1 (10-0) In rear, weakened over 4f out, tailed off, last of 8, well behind Mister W K (11-0) at Ffos Las 2m mdn NH flat (6) sft in Oct.
8 Kicks Milan (IRE) A W Carroll 5 10-12 Josh Hamer (7)
Milan mare out of Honor Kicks.
9 4231-B5 Kimora (IRE) Marc Barber 6 10-12 t1 Mr Matthew Barber (7)
11-10 (11-7) (tt) nvr nr to chall, 5th of 7, 28l behind Zola's Jewel (11-7) at Trecoed 3m ptp gd in Jun.
10 5-F9 Lillybrook (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 6 10-12 S Twiston-Davies
6-1 (10-12) Tracked leaders, pushed along over 2f out, soon lost place, 9th of 11, 9l behind Venceremos (11-2) at Warwick 2m mares n h flat (6) sft in Nov.
14 7 Sweet Like You Miss J S Davis 4 10-12 P J Brennan
28-1 (10-7) Mid-division, dropped rear 11f out, soon behind, stayed on final 2f, no impression, 7th of 16, 42l behind Oscar Rock (11-0) at Newbury 2m NH flat (6) sft in Nov.
15 Theaimans Girl J A T de Giles 6 10-12 D Bass
Band On The Run mare out of Panienka.
16 Tonvadosa D McCain Jnr 4 10-12 J M Maguire
Flemensfirth filly out of Sleepless Eye.
2 U1 Abigail Lynch (IRE) George Baker 4 10-12 Non-runner
5 3 Cabaret Girl Jonjo O'Neill 5 10-12 Non-runner
7 4 Fine Moment Ian Williams 4 10-12 Non-runner
11 Miss Duffy W Kinsey 4 10-12 Non-runner
12 Seas Of Green P E Cowley 5 10-12 Non-runner
13 3/94- Splendid Blue (IRE) C N Kellett 6 10-12 Non-runner