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14:20 Haygain Hay Steamers Clean Healthy Forage Novices' Hurdle Full card

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14:20 Towcester Racecards Sunday 24th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 7412 Cayman Islands Distance Winner J P Ferguson 5 11-8 D F O'Regan
6-4 (11-11) Tracked leaders in 3rd, led before 7th, headed before 2 out, kept on same pace, no chance with winner, 2nd of 8, 22l behind God's Own (11-11) at Musselburgh 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) gd.
2 4/4864-1 Clowance House Course and Distance Winner F Brennan 7 11-8 t S Twiston-Davies
11-2 (11-0) Tracked leader, not fluent 5th, led after 3 out, ridden and hard pressed approaching last, in command towards finish, won at Towcester 2m mdn hdl (5) gs in Jun beating Kings Destiny (11-0) by 1 1/4l, 8 ran.
3 0-54124 Ballyculla (IRE) W Greatrex 6 11-2 W Hutchinson
66-1 (11-2) Pressed leader, hit 4 out, slight lead 3 out, headed 2 out, chased winner until just before last, weakened run-in, 4th of 12, 7l behind Chatterbox (11-8) at Newbury 2m nh nov hdl (3) sft.
4 4330 Bowie (IRE) N Kent 6 11-2 Harry Haynes
66-1 (10-7) Held up in mid-division, no impression over 1f out, 10th of 17, 19l behind Southfield Theatre (11-0) at Cheltenham 2m NH flat (4) gs in Oct.
5 1-9 Classical Twist (IRE) Distance Winner Jonjo O'Neill 5 11-2 R P Mclernon (5)
33-1 (10-11) Held up mid-division, weakened before 3 out, 9th of 13, 43l behind African Gold (11-12) at Doncaster 2m 3f NH nov hdl (4-7yo) (4) sft.
6 421473 Darkestbeforedawn (IRE) Mrs Caroline Keevil 6 11-2 Ian Popham (3)
66-1 (11-1) Chased leaders in 5th, went 3rd before 3 out, plugged on, no chance with leading duo, 3rd of 15, 15l behind Many Clouds (11-11) at Exeter 2m 3f nov hdl (4) hvy.
8 23/5 Otterburn (IRE) D Pipe 7 11-2 T Scudamore
25-1 (10-10) Held up towards rear, mistake 2nd, stayed on from 3 out, never on terms with leaders, 5th of 13, 14l behind Top Gamble (11-3) at Ffos Las 2m nh nov hdl (4) hvy.
10 6-52 Rain Mac D McCain Jnr 5 11-2 J M Maguire
6-1 (10-12) Mid-division, headway 4 out, went 2nd before next, never able to challenge, 2nd of 8, 26l behind Pas Trop Tard (11-5) at Carlisle 2m 1f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Oct.
11 008P Silver Panther A Sadik 5 11-2 T J Phelan
200-1 (10-10) Jumped right, held up, mistake 3rd, headway before next, lost place 5th, weakened and mistake next, tailed off, pulled up after, in a race won by Khazium (10-7) at Ludlow 2m sell hdl (5) sft, 7 ran.
13 Bob's World Jennie Candlish 4 10-7 S Quinlan
7-1 (9-5) Always towards rear, last of 8, 39l behind Hyperlink (9-0) at Ripon 1m 4f 3yo hcp 0-75 (5) gd in Aug (flat).
7 70 Devil's Province (USA) R T Phillips 6 11-2 Non-runner
9 F44-845 Oyster Shell H D Daly 6 11-2 Non-runner
12 109 Your Tepee Or Mine (IRE) N J Henderson 7 11-2 Non-runner

14:50 Haygain Hay Steamers Clean Healthy Forage Selling Handicap Hurdle Full card

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14:50 Towcester Racecards Sunday 24th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 4-46249 Prince Pippin (IRE) Distance Winner Mrs S Leech 7 11-12 pt Paul Moloney
10-1 (10-11) In touch, weakened 3 out, 9th of 16, well behind Xaarcet (11-0) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) hvy.
2 348844 Lodgician (IRE) Distance Winner N A Twiston-Davies 11 11-12 bt S Twiston-Davies
16-1 (11-0) Led, pushed along and headed over 3f out, ridden over 1f out, one pace, 4th of 7, 8l behind Natural Spring (10-7) at Lingfield 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
3 738347 My Viking Bay (IRE) Course and Distance Winner J G M O'Shea 9 11-12 p Ciaran McKee (10)
28-1 (10-9) Always towards rear, never on terms, tailed off, 7th of 11, well behind Midnight Belle (10-6) at Ludlow 2m 5f mrs hcp hdl (0-105) (4) sft in Jan.
4 513000 First Morning (IRE) M Blake 8 11-12 pt Nick Scholfield
20-1 (11-9) In touch, weakened halfway, 11th of 14, well behind Home Run (11-2) at Wincanton 2m nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Dec.
5 7/0-5321 King's Road Distance Winner Mrs A L M King 8 11-10 t T Messenger
3-1 (11-5) Held up, headway halfway, chased leaders, chased leader approaching last, ridden to lead flat, won at Fakenham 2m sell hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs beating Unwanted Gift (11-12) by 4l, 9 ran.
7 9267 Lady Romanza (IRE) B G Powell 4 11-3 p Brendan Powell (3)
66-1 (9-11) Held up towards rear, ridden over 1f out, never dangerous, 7th of 16, 8l behind Dr Livingstone (11-4) at Kempton 2m n h flat (3) std in Jan.
9 4P8580 Mount Welcome (IRE) Distance Winner M H Weston 9 10-13 t Mr T Weston (5)
66-1 (11-3) Held up in rear, some headway when not fluent 8th, weakened well before 3 out, tailed off, 10th of 18, well behind Tisfreetdream (10-7) at Ludlow 2m 5f am hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gd in Nov.
10 094U16 Nicky Nutjob (GER) Distance Winner J G M O'Shea 7 10-11 p Donal Fahy
28-1 (9-7) Chased leaders, ridden approaching 3 out, soon weakened, 6th of 9, 26l behind Drussell (10-13) at Ludlow 2m Am hcp hdl 0-115 (4) sft in Jan.
11 349517 Aureate B Forsey 9 10-9 p Ian Popham (3)
7-2 (10-7) Held up towards rear, headway before 4th, led 8th, headed before 3 out, weakened before 2 out, 7th of 9, 29l behind Romney Marsh (11-0) at Plumpton 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft in Jan.
13 45-5563 Chilbury Hill (IRE) Distance Winner Tim Vaughan 10 10-3 t Michael Byrne (3)(ex1)
5-2 (10-0) Held up in touch, headway to chase leaders before 4 out, went 2nd 3 out, led before next, headed 2 out, well held when mistake last and dropped to 3rd soon after, no extra, 3rd of 7, 22l behind Uimhir A Seacht (10-10) at Fontwell 2m 2f hcp hdl (3yo+) (5) hvy in Dec.
14 P8-4 Kingston Tiger Miss J S Davis 5 10-0 vt A P Cawley
7-1 (10-12) Chased leaders, went 3rd at 4th, mistake 5th, weakened approaching 2 out, tailed off, 4th of 5, 33l behind Nicky Nutjob (10-11) at Leicester 2m 4f sll hdl (5) hvy in Dec.
6 641441- Crack At Dawn (IRE) M Gates 12 11-4 Non-runner
8 0P44P0/ Cosavita (FR) R H Buckler 8 11-1 Non-runner
12 56/0-8 Emerald Glade (IRE) A E Jones 6 10-4 Non-runner

15:25 Jerry Moynihan Memorial Handicap Chase Full card

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15:25 Towcester Racecards Sunday 24th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 12-4UP5 Valley View (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner Jonjo O'Neill 7 11-12 t1 R P Mclernon (5)
13-2 (11-12) Held up, headway to chase leaders halfway, mistake 4 out, weakened before next, 5th of 7, well behind Shangani (11-12) at Sandown 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy.
2 493136 Father Shine (IRE) Distance Winner S A Harris 10 11-10 Trevor Whelan (5)
50-1 (10-1) Mid-division on outside, effort after 9th, outpaced and no impression approaching 3 out, 6th of 10, 14l behind Salubrious (11-9) at Musselburgh 2m 4f cnd hcp hdl 0-135 (3) gs.
3 868-656 The Sawyer (BEL) Course WinnerDistance Winner R H Buckler 13 11-7 t A Glassonbury
16-1 (10-0) Prominent, led 8th untiil 9th, led next until 11th, weakened before 2 out, tailed off, 6th of 10, well behind Master Overseer (11-11) at Wincanton 3m 1f hcp chs 0-145 (2) hvy in Jan.
4 5571/F4 Speedy Bruere (FR) D G Bridgwater 7 11-7 T Scudamore
8-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, weakened before 3 out, 4th of 7, 22l behind Sew On Target (11-5) at Chepstow 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy in Jan.
5 23PP43 Pyracantha Distance Winner Jennie Candlish 8 11-4 p S Quinlan
50-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, ridden 9th, went 3rd from 3 out, no impression, mistake last, no extra, 3rd of 10, 20l behind O Crotaigh (11-11) at Market Rasen 2m 6f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft.
6 7112-42 Pensnett Bay Course WinnerCourse and Distance Winner J Hughes 8 11-4 p M D Grant
5-2 (11-4) Led, hit and headed 12th, lost place 4 out, soon no chance with leading pair, tailed off when left 2nd and sole rival 2 out, 2nd of 5, well behind Pete The Feat (11-7) at Lingfield 3m hcp chs 0-115 (4) hvy in Nov.
7 2F2119 Topaze Collonges (FR) Course and Distance Winner C E Longsdon 6 11-1 b S Twiston-Davies
13-2 (11-6) Prominent, pushed along when hampered 3 out, soon weakened, mistake next, tailed off, 9th of 10, well behind Reginaldinho (11-11) at Leicester 2m 4f hcp ch 0-110 (4) hvy in Jan.
8 557886 Handsome Buddy (IRE) M Gates 6 10-5 v Mr N De Boinville (7)
100-1 (10-7) Tracked leaders, hampered 6th, hit next, mistake 4 out, soon weakened, 6th of 13, 18l behind Fulgora (10-1) at Warwick 2m beg chs (4) sft in Dec.
9 2/584-U3 Orang Outan (FR) Course Winner Miss L Hurley 11 10-0 Kieron Edgar (7)
8-1 (11-5) Led, mistake 3rd, headed before 2 out, one pace, 3rd of 7, 12l behind Mujamead (11-4) at Towcester 2m hcp ch 0-95 (5) hvy in Jan.
10 43-2314 Join The Navy Beaten Favourite Mrs K A Buckett 8 10-0 Brendan Powell (3)
7-2fav (10-1) In rear, soon detached, tailed off, 4th of 10, 21l behind Newton Tonic (11-9) at Plumpton 2m 4f hcp chs 0-105 (4) sft in Jan.

16:00 Reiki Healing With Clare Handicap Hurdle Full card

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  • 3m
16:00 Towcester Racecards Sunday 24th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 7151/P0 Whatsabillion (IRE) Distance Winner Mrs A L M King 11 11-12 p Mr O J Murphy (7)(ex1)
66-1 (11-4) Held up, always in rear, 12th of 17, well behind Seymour Eric (11-9) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs.
2 61/10-23 Hazy Bay M Roberts 8 11-12 Jeremiah McGrath (3)
13-2 (10-11) Raced widest of all and ran in snatches in touch, lost place approaching 8th, reminders and struggling in rear 10th, rallied under pressure to 5th after 3 out, stayed on to 3rd at the last, no chance with leading duo, 3rd of 10, 8l behind Virginia Ash (11-0) at Plumpton 3m 1f hcp hdl 0-115 (4) hvy in Jan.
3 461450 Earcomesthedream (IRE) Course WinnerDistance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner P A Pritchard 10 11-9 b Jack Doyle
40-1 (11-4) Chased leaders, lost place over 6f out, 12th of 13, well behind Captain Kelly (11-4) at Wolverhampton 2m n h flat (4) std in Jan.
4 71F/5P-1 Tarabela Course WinnerDistance Winner K Bishop 10 11-9 t Hadden Frost
6-1 (11-8) Mid-division, headway 4 out, chased leaders next, led approaching 2 out, hard ridden, all out, won at Taunton 3m mrs hcp hdl (5) hvy beating Starlet Mandy (10-0) by 7l, 10 ran.
5 P4/6561 Duneen Point (IRE) Tim Vaughan 9 11-8 Michael Byrne (3)
2-1fav (11-4) Disputed lead, hit 5th and next, advantage 7th, pressed 2 out, stayed on well from last, driven out, won at Fontwell 2m 4f cond hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy in Dec beating Morestead (11-7) by 2 3/4l, 5 ran.
6 965460 Go Amwell J R Jenkins 10 11-7 v Brendan Powell (3)
12-1 (10-9) In rear, tailed off 8th, 15th of 17, well behind Seymour Eric (11-9) at Huntingdon 3m 2f hcp hdl 0-110 (4) gs.
7 2316/72- Nouailhas R Hollinshead 7 11-2 Paul Moloney
18-1 (11-6) Behind, headway approaching 3 out, hit 3 out, chased leaders, stayed on from last, took 2nd last stride, no chance with winner, 2nd of 17, 7l behind Mac Beattie (11-3) at Warwick 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Nov '11.
8 3F610F Bravo Riquet (FR) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner R Mathew 7 11-0 Lee Edwards
33-1 (11-0) Towards rear, hampered 10th when in rear, in 4th when fell 12th, in a race won by Sydney Paget (11-0) at Towcester 3m beg chase (4) hvy in Jan, 7 ran.
9 P0P3/47 Starlight Air Distance Winner J L Spearing 10 10-12 A Tinkler
28-1 (11-7) Held up in touch, hit 8th, weakened before 10th, 7th of 16, 35l behind Typhon De Guye (11-3) at Taunton 3m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gd in Nov.
10 800097- Midnight Choice H J Evans 8 10-11 Timmy Murphy
50-1 (11-1) Held up in rear, mistake 4th, not fluent next, well beaten 4 out, 7th of 14, 45l behind Liscahill Karella (10-5) at Bangor 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Apr.
11 3B3074 Top Benefit (IRE) Distance Winner R C Harper 11 10-10 Benjamin Poste (7)
9-1 (11-0) Held up behind leaders, slightly hampered 3rd, hit 10th, not fluent 14th, outpaced after 16th, well beaten after 4 out, 4th of 8, 38l behind Franklin Roosevelt (11-10) at Southwell 3m 2f hcp chs 0-100 (5) gs.
12 150-416 Waywood Princess J Groucott 8 10-7 Harry Challoner (5)
8-1 (10-12) Held up in touch, pushed along 4 out, weakened after next, 6th of 7, well behind Jupiter Rex (11-8) at Taunton 3m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft in Jan.
13 113236 Heezagrey (IRE) Distance Winner H J Evans 10 10-0 b M J Quinlan (3)
5-1 (9-12) Held up mid-division, ridden before 4 out, soon weakened, 6th of 8, 28l behind Overlay (10-4) at Fontwell 3m 3f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) gs in Nov.
14 253367 Sacco D'oro M Mullineaux 7 10-0 v James Banks (7)
8-1 (9-12) Reluctant to race, driven along detached until after 1st, effort before 7th, weakened before 3 out, 7th of 13, 27l behind I Know The Code (11-12) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) hvy.
15 3-498P5 Westwire Toby (IRE) Miss L C Siddall 11 10-0 T Siddall
150-1 (10-12) In touch, ridden and lost place before 8th, soon behind, tailed off, 5th of 10, well behind Imperial Vic (11-12) at Catterick 3m 1f nov hdl (4) sft.

16:30 Kevin Sullivan gg.com Forum Novices' Handicap Chase Full card

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16:30 Towcester Racecards Sunday 24th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
2 11/7S42 Badgers Cove (IRE) Course Winner R Dickin 9 11-11 C Poste
15-8 (11-0) Tracked leaders, went 2nd from 11th until 13th, regained 2nd 4 out, no chance with winner from before 2 out, 2nd of 7, 11l behind Sydney Paget (11-0) at Towcester 3m beg chase (4) hvy in Jan.
3 1/61-582 King's Grace D McCain Jnr 7 11-10 J M Maguire
4-1 (11-0) Led to 12th, blundered 5 out, beaten from 4 out, 2nd of 5, 28l behind Vintage Star (11-0) at Catterick 3m 1f nov chs 0-125 (4) sft in Jan.
4 P31233 Musical Wedge Distance Winner Miss C Dyson 9 11-2 Nick Scholfield
11-1 (11-0) Tracked leaders, ridden before 2 out, chased winner before last, lost 2nd close home, 3rd of 13, 6l behind Gorgehous Lliege (10-12) at Towcester 3m hcp ch 0-110 (4) hvy in Jan.
5 4/U370-5 Endofdiscusion (IRE) P R Webber 6 11-0 p1 S P Jones
20-1 (11-1) Held up towards rear, weakened from 7th, mistake 8th, tailed off, 5th of 6, well behind Lets Get Serious (11-1) at Doncaster 2m 3f nov chs (4) sft in Nov.
6 083-621 Milans Well (IRE) B G Powell 7 10-12 Brendan Powell (3)
14-1 (10-11) Tracked leader until 4th, last next, not fluent 6th, outpaced from 12th, left 3rd 3 out, 16 lengths off leader 2 out, left 2nd as leader clambered over last, led flat, stayed on, won at Wincanton 2m 5f nov chs (4) hvy in Jan beating Ambion Wood (11-0) by 4l, 4 ran.
7 272536 Ballyhilty Bridge P Henderson 7 10-12 T J O'Brien
9-1 (10-5) Held up in rear, not fluent 1st, hampered next, mistake 15th, headway after 3 out, weakened before next, 6th of 12, 31l behind Arbeo (10-11) at Huntingdon 3m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs.
8 6/453-68 Elite Beneficial (IRE) Mrs R Gasson 8 10-8 Benjamin Poste (7)
66-1 (9-12) Held up in mid-division, hampered 2nd, not fluent 15th, well beaten after 3 out, 8th of 12, well behind Arbeo (10-11) at Huntingdon 3m hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs.
9 77PP77 Captain Scarlett (IRE) J L Flint 7 10-8 Donal Fahy
20-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, headway to chase leaders 4th, weakened 9th, slow next, soon behind, tailed off, 7th of 8, well behind Bendant (11-0) at Ffos Las 2m 5f beg chs (4) hvy in Dec.
1 1712/8-8 You're So Vain Miss Amy Weaver 10 11-12 Non-runner

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17:00 Towcester Racecards Sunday 24th February 2013
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
3 Malibu Rock T Symonds 5 11-4 S P Jones
Tiger Hill gelding out of High Straits.
4 Bump Start Dave Roberts 5 10-11 Lee Edwards
Revoque mare out of Prideway.
5 Catching Stardust H J Evans 5 10-11 Timmy Murphy
Umistim mare out of Star Control.
6 Generous June (IRE) Jim Best 5 10-11 S Twiston-Davies
Generous mare out of Outo'theblue.
7 Volt Face (FR) D Pipe 4 10-9 T Scudamore
Kapgarde gelding out of Jourenuit.
1 5 Act Four (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-4 Non-runner
2 Daylan (IRE) D McCain Jnr 5 11-4 Non-runner