Today's racecards

12:30 FDB Shieldacre Ltd Mares' Novices' Hurdle Full card

  • £3,900 added, 4yo+
  • 2m
12:30 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 U12-121 Ballinahow Star (IRE) Course Winner J Scott 6 11-3 Nick Scholfield
6-4fav (10-12) Held up in rear, smooth headway on outside 3 out, went 2nd going well before 2 out, led last, shaken up and came clear flat, won at Wincanton 2m 6f mdn hdl (4) sft beating Floral Spinner (10-12) by 1 1/4l, 9 ran.
2 U3-215 Brockwell Park J Scott 5 10-10 Matt Griffiths (3)
25-1 (10-10) Held up in touch in last pair, not fluent 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off, 5th of 6, well behind Dancingtilmidnight (11-2) at Newbury 2m 5f mdn hdl (3) sft in Nov.
4 P5 Miss Marani (IRE) C L Tizzard 5 10-10 bt Brendan Powell (3)
50-1 (10-10) Disputed lead to 1st, tracked winner, reminders after 3 out, soon lost touch, tailed off, 5th of 6, well behind Alder Mairi (10-10) at Lingfield 2m mrs nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov.
6 60-4 Shady Lane A King 5 10-10 W Hutchinson
10-1 (10-5) Held up behind, never a factor, 4th of 11, 28l behind Minella Definitely (10-12) at Kempton 2m NH nov hdl 4-6yo (4) sft in Nov.
7 2PP32/0 Southway Queen Mrs S Gardner 8 10-10 M G Nolan (5)
66-1 (10-2) Held up towards rear, mistake 4 out, never a factor, 12th of 18, well behind Oscatara (10-9) at Bangor 2m 1f nov hdl (4) sft.
3 3- Fair Bramble O Sherwood 6 10-10 Non-runner
5 46 Oscar Jane (IRE) K Bishop 5 10-10 Non-runner

13:05 Bathwick Tyres Novices' Handicap Hurdle Full card

  • £3,000 added, 3yo+
  • 2m
13:05 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 F94-021 Zelkova Island (IRE) P Henderson 7 11-12 T J O'Brien
5-4 (12-0) Ww rr, 8th 1/2way, prog bef 4out & 3rd bef 3out, went 2nd bef 2out & ld gng best well bef last, easily, won at Cregg 3m ire ptp gf in Oct beating Crude (12-0) by 3l, 10 ran.
2 85-066 Torrential Raine M Blake 4 11-12 Nick Scholfield
40-1 (10-5) Led until 3rd, prominent, ridden before 2 out, weakened approaching last, tailed off, last of 6, well behind Dreams Of Milan (10-12) at Uttoxeter 2m 4f nh nov hdl (4) hvy in Nov.
3 94-9311 Home Run (GER) D Pipe 4 11-12 p Samuel Welton (10)
5-2fav (10-10) Chased leaders and raced on inside, went 2nd 3 out, led after 3 out, 3 lengths ahead last, ridden out, won at Taunton 2m 1f hcp hdl (3yo+) (5) sft beating Cruise In Style (11-7) by 6l, 11 ran.
5 451300 First Morning (IRE) M Blake 7 11-9 pt W Hutchinson
10-1 (11-11) Led until 2nd, led 4th, headed 5th, weakened before 2 out, 10th of 11, 42l behind Bosamcliff (11-2) at Uttoxeter 2m hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy in Nov.
6 P4/7-F1U Thundering Home Beaten FavouriteDistance Winner N R Mitchell 5 11-9 Gerard Tumelty
3-1fav (11-3) Held up in rear, good headway 4th, went 2nd next, led and hit 6th, hit 3 out, already headed when mistake 2 out, 3rd and held when went left and unseated rider last, in a race won by Bathwick Junior (10-6) at Plumpton 2m hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft, 10 ran.
7 59/72F1 Majestic Bull (USA) Mrs S Gardner 6 11-5 Matt Griffiths (3)
7-2fav (10-5) Raced wide, held up in 6th, good headway to chase leaders 5th, led before 2 out, clear after 2 out, stayed on well, won at Bangor 2m 1f hcp hdl (5) hvy beating Lucky Prince (10-11) by 8l, 11 ran.
8 0005-00 Kilrye (IRE) D Pipe 5 11-4 p1 Tom Bellamy (7)
22-1 (11-3) Held up in rear, pushed along before 4th, soon lost place, tailed off when blundered 4 out, 10th of 11, well behind Home Run (10-9) at Exeter 2m 3f cond nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy.
9 350-862 Withy Mills K Bishop 7 11-3 p1 P J Brennan
15-2 (11-3) Promiennt, not fluent 4th, challenging when left in lead 3 out, headed next, no impression on leading pair when left 2nd last, 2nd of 11, 12l behind Stravita (11-5) at Hereford 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-100 (5) sft.
10 P-690F3 Scotsbrook Legend S Lycett 4 11-1 Harry Derham (5)
12-1 (10-6) In touch, headway 4 out, led and hit 2 out, ridden and headed next, stayed on one pace, 3rd of 12, 2l behind Shilpa (10-5) at Fakenham 2m hcp hdl 0-105 (4) sft.
11 P68P-91 Key To Milan C J Down 6 11-0 pt Giles Hawkins (3)
12-1 (10-2) Led, ridden and headed before 2 out, lost 2nd 2 out, rallied under pressure last, went 2nd flat, stayed on gamely to lead again close home, won at Taunton 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-105 (4) gd in Oct beating Stentorian (11-4) by hd, 12 ran.
12 40/74P- Time Book (IRE) C L Tizzard 6 10-13 t1 Brendan Powell (3)
8-1 (11-5) Chased leadrs, behind from after 4th, tailed off and pulled up before 6th, in a race won by Clever Dick (11-11) at Taunton 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) gs in Feb, 13 ran.
13 8090-P North London J D Frost 5 10-4 W Kennedy
66-1 (11-2) Held up mid-division, weakened from 4 out, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out, in a race won by Boomtown (9-10) at Stratford 2m 6f hcp hdl 0-95 (5) sft in Nov, 10 ran.
14 60/898 By Command Mrs L J Young 7 10-0 F J Hayes (7)
50-1 (9-13) Held up in rear, under pressure 4 out, soon beaten, 8th of 11, well behind Home Run (10-9) at Exeter 2m 3f cond nov hcp hdl 0-100 (5) hvy.
15 85P Golden Acorn (IRE) N J Hawke 3 10-0 Mr T Cheesman (7)
16-1 (9-12) In touch, not fluent 3rd, weakened after 3 out, pulled up before next, in a race won by Pass The Time (10-6) at Plumpton 2m 3yo clm hdl (5) sft in Nov, 7 ran.
4 62924-0 Cridda Boy R Woollacott 6 11-9 Non-runner

13:40 Bathwick Tyres Lord Stalbridge Memorial Cup Full card

  • (Handicap Chase) £8,700 added, 4yo+
  • 3m 1f 110y
13:40 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 905-416 Global Power (IRE) O Sherwood 6 11-12 S P Jones
8-1 (11-7) Mid-division on outside, in touch 10th, outpaced when hit 4 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace, no impression, 6th of 15, 18l behind Rolling Aces (11-12) at Newbury 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs.
2 U/111-25 Monkerty Tunkerty Miss Jessica Westwood 9 11-11 W Kennedy
7-2 (11-4) Led or disputed lead until went on halfway, headed 3 out, weakened between last 2, 5th of 10, 27l behind Quartz De Thaix (11-7) at Bangor 3m hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Nov.
3 4131-34 Ballyallia Man (IRE) T R George 7 11-9 t P J Brennan
9-1 (10-0) Tracked leaders, challenged 12th, weakened 4 out, went remote 3rd before next until near finish, 4th of 12, 45l behind The Package (11-1) at Wincanton 3m 1f listed hcp chs (1) gs in Nov.
4 6125-P7 Ceepeegee (IRE) Course and Distance Winner C L Tizzard 7 10-4 b D Crosse
33-1 (10-0) Made most, headed approaching 3 out, soon lost place and beaten, 7th of 12, 18l behind Ballyoliver (11-5) at Newbury 3m 2f am hcp chs 0-125 (3) gs.
5 614-312 Cypress Grove (IRE) B Ryall 9 10-0 v Brendan Powell (3)
12-1 (10-7) Chased leaders, went 2nd 8th, led 10th, headed approaching last, outpaced flat, 2nd of 9, 6l behind Olympian Boy (11-0) at Newton Abbot 2m 5f hcp chs 0-115 (4) sft in Jun.

14:15 Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle Full card

  • (Series Qualifier) £16,000 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 6f
14:15 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
2 2220-01 Shoreacres (IRE) B G Powell 9 11-8 W Kennedy
11-2 (11-1) With leader, led before 5th, clear before 4 out, jumped right last 2 fences, kept on well, won at Worcester 2m 4f hcp chs 0-135 (3) gs in Jun beating Herons Well (11-1) by 6l, 10 ran.
3 552-466 American Trilogy (IRE) P F Nicholls 8 11-8 Harry Derham (5)
33-1 (11-7) Held up in rear, hampered 5th, headway approaching 3 out, never on terms, no impression last, 6th of 17, 14l behind Fair Along (11-12) at Newbury 3m hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.
4 12/314-2 Close House D Pipe 5 11-5 P J Brennan
5-1 (11-5) In touch, went 2nd 3 out, ridden last, kept on same pace, no impression with winner, 2nd of 18, 8l behind Double Ross (11-2) at Cheltenham 2m 5f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) sft in Nov.
15 343-313 Lamps Beaten Favourite M Blake 5 10-13 b M G Nolan (5)
11-4fav (11-1) Held up in rear, headway 4 out, every chance approaching 2 out, kept on same pace, 3rd of 9, 4 1/2l behind Grafite (10-2) at Lingfield 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-140 (3) hvy.
17 2-32155 Weekend Millionair (IRE) Course and Distance Winner D Pipe 5 10-11 t1 Tom Bellamy (7)
7-1 (11-1) Held up, steady headway from 7th, one pace last, 5th of 11, 20l behind Bear's Affair (11-7) at Aintree 2m 4f hcp hdl (2) sft.
18 3130-3 Ardlui (IRE) A King 4 10-11 W Hutchinson
10-3 (10-13) With leader, led 3 out, ridden and headed last, kept on same pace under pressure flat, 3rd of 10, 7l behind At Fishers Cross (10-10) at Newbury 2m 3f hcp hdl 0-150 (2) sft.
19 7/0265-9 The Pier (IRE) D Pipe 6 10-8 Mr M Heard (7)
8-1 (11-0) Mid-division early, 6th halfway, ridden and no extra entering straight, 9th of 10, 27l behind Lough Ferrib (10-12) at Listowel 2m hcp hdl hvy in Sep.
20 1/11F-88 Rangitoto (IRE) Beaten FavouriteCourse Winner P F Nicholls 7 10-8 Nick Scholfield
3-1fav (11-6) Mid-division, dropped towards rear after 5th, mistake next, headway 4 out, challenged next, kept on and every chance until no extra approaching last, soon weaakened, 8th of 13, 26l behind Fred The Shred (10-3) at Chepstow 3m hcp hdl 0-130 (3) hvy.
21 F22-490 Nampour (FR) C L Tizzard 7 10-8 Brendan Powell (3)
16-1 (11-4) Tracked leaders, lost place and ridden after 3 out, soon behind, 11th of 17, 40l behind Dark Lover (11-8) at Cheltenham 2m 1f hcp hdl 0-135 (3) hvy.
1 04-3221 First Fandango Tim Vaughan 5 11-12 Non-runner
5 131P00- Palace Jester D Pipe 7 11-4 Non-runner
6 131-222 Holywell (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 5 11-4 Non-runner
7 U60211/ Connectivity (IRE) Dr R D P Newland 8 11-3 Non-runner
8 U55/4-14 The Package D Pipe 9 11-3 Non-runner
9 1442-28 Water Garden (FR) D Pipe 6 11-2 Non-runner
10 0P26-7U Topolski (IRE) D W P Arbuthnot 6 11-2 Non-runner
11 211-6R7 Captain Sunshine Miss E C Lavelle 6 11-1 Non-runner
12 312218 Yesyoucan (IRE) B Ellison 7 11-1 Non-runner
13 211-1 Goulanes (IRE) D Pipe 6 11-0 Non-runner
14 211/111- Paint The Clouds W Greatrex 7 11-0 Non-runner
16 232226 Dolatulo (FR) W Greatrex 5 10-11 Non-runner

14:50 Armishaws Removals Harry Dufosee Novices' Chase Full card

  • £8,700 added, 4yo+
  • 2m 5f
14:50 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 511-601 Opening Batsman (IRE) Course Winner H Fry 6 11-6 Ryan Mahon (3)
20-1 (11-0) Took keen hold, tracked leaders, went right 7th, 3rd and not fluent 3 out, chased leader and went right 2 out, led last, driven out, won at Plumpton 2m 4f beg chs (3) sft beating Hawkes Point (11-0) by 3/4l, 6 ran.
2 120-431 Rolling Aces (IRE) Course Winner P F Nicholls 6 11-6 Nick Scholfield
4-1fav (11-12) Held up in touch, headway 12th, ridden 3 out, led narrowly between last 2, held on under pressure flat, won at Newbury 2m 6f nov hcp chs 0-130 (3) gs beating Merry King (11-10) by 3/4l, 15 ran.
3 08305/4 Avec Moi Ce Soir (IRE) C L Tizzard 9 10-13 D Crosse
10-1 (10-5) Close up, ridden 5th, weakened 3 out, 4th of 9, 29l behind Oscar Hill (11-8) at Taunton 2m 1f sell hdl (5) sft in Nov.
4 30U3-P7 Ellviss (IRE) M Blake 5 10-13 Tom Bellamy (7)
100-1 (11-1) Led until ridden and headed bypassing omitted 8th (5 out), weakened rapidly, tailed off when went badly right 3 out, last of 7, well behind Milarrow (11-1) at Exeter 2m 1f beg chs (4) gs in Nov.
5 U2758/P Fairwood Dante (IRE) Simon Earle 8 10-13 Gerard Tumelty
100-1 (11-2) Steadied start and slowly away, took keen hold in rear, hampered 2nd, lost touch 10th, tailed off 5 out, soon pulled up, in a race won by Houblon Des Obeaux (11-6) at Wincanton 2m 5f nov chs Grade 2 (1) gs in Nov, 8 ran.
6 P75/234- Forgive Intrusion (IRE) C L Tizzard 8 10-13 J M Davies
6-1 (12-0) Went prom 10; rdn app 2 out; no ex, 4th of 15, 13l behind Spot The Grey (12-0) at Cothelstone 3m ptp gs in Mar.
7 6071-34 Pateese (FR) Distance Winner P J Hobbs 7 10-13 b T J O'Brien
2-1 (11-0) Tracked leading pair, outpaced in 4th after 3 out, rallying to 3rd when mistake last, one pace flat, lost 3rd final stride, 4th of 6, 3 1/2l behind Opening Batsman (11-0) at Plumpton 2m 4f beg chs (3) sft.

15:25 Bathwick Tyres Mid Season Chase Full card

  • (Handicap) £8,700 added, 4yo+
  • 2m
15:25 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
3 71-4242 Character Actor (IRE) Distance Winner A Kennedy 8 11-4 T J O'Brien
12-1 (11-12) Held up in rear, some headway in 7th 3 out, 5th approaching last and kept on run-in to go 2nd closing stages, 2nd of 10, 4 1/2l behind Clashnabrook (9-10) at Gowran Park 2m 2f hcp chs 0-116 hvy in Nov.
4 04581-2 Rody (FR) Distance Winner T R George 7 11-1 t P J Brennan
7-1 (11-7) Tracked leaders, challenged 8th, every chance last, held towards finish, 2nd of 7, 2l behind Drumshambo (11-12) at Hereford 2m hcp chs 0-120 (4) sft.
5 123724 Mon Chevalier (IRE) Distance WinnerCourse and Distance Winner C J Gray 9 11-1 M G Nolan (5)
22-1 (11-5) Mid-division, struggling 9th, stayed on from 2 out, went 4th flat, never on terms, 4th of 10, 17l behind Lucy's Legend (10-7) at Newton Abbot 2m nov hcp chs 0-120 (4) gd in Aug.
6 PPP/1U2 Rouge Et Blanc (FR) Distance Winner O Sherwood 7 10-2 Thomas Garner (7)
11-2 (10-3) In touch, challenging after 3 out, every chance next, no extra closing stages, 2nd of 8, 1 1/2l behind Eastlake (11-10) at Ascot 2m 1f nov hcp chs 0-120 (4) hvy.
1 123136 Nobunaga Miss V Williams 7 11-12 Non-runner
2 6-32143 Elenika (FR) P F Nicholls 4 11-9 Non-runner

15:55 Connolly's Red Mills Bumper Challenge Standard Open NH Flat Race Full card

  • £2,100 added, 4-6yo
  • 2m
15:55 Wincanton Racecards Wednesday 26th December 2012
No Form Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey
1 4 Be Marvellous (IRE) C L Tizzard 4 11-2 Brendan Powell (3)
8-1 (11-0) In rear, stayed on steadily from over 3f out, went 4th over 1f out, no chance with leaders, 4th of 16, 20l behind Oscar Rock (11-0) at Newbury 2m NH flat (6) sft in Nov.
2 9 Easy Beesy C R Egerton 4 11-2 W Hutchinson
14-1 (11-0) Held up towards rear, headway on outside over 5f out, weakened 4f out, 9th of 16, well behind Oscar Rock (11-0) at Newbury 2m NH flat (6) sft in Nov.
3 P- Fiveninetyfor (USA) T R George 6 11-2 h P J Brennan
10-1 (12-0) Prom til wknd qckly 8; to & pu 4 out, in a race won by Chiquilline (12-0) at Dunthrop 2m 4f ptp gd in Jan, 15 ran.
4 Kentford Legend J W Mullins 5 11-2 W P Kavanagh (3)
Midnight Legend gelding out of Quistaquay.
5 9-3 Monderon (FR) R G Hawker 5 11-2 Mr Robert Hawker (7)
66-1 (10-9) Tracked leader, led 3f out, headed over 2f out, no impression on winner when losing 2nd inside final furlong, 3rd of 9, 3 1/2l behind Be Bop Boru (11-2) at Ludlow 2m mdn NH flat (5) sft in Nov.
6 P-2 Quick Decisson (IRE) P J Hobbs 4 11-2 T J O'Brien
6-1 (11-7) Mid div until prog in 4th 6out, went 3rd aftr 3out & lft 2l 2nd 2out, no ex bef last, ko onepcd, 2nd of 13, 5l behind Bridies Boy (11-7) at Athlacca 3m ire ptp in May.
7 Ricketyrock Nick Mitchell 6 11-2 Tom Bellamy (7)
Riverwise gelding out of Apatura Cherry.
8 7 The Mobb (IRE) P F Nicholls 4 11-2 Ryan Mahon (3)
11-2 (10-7) Took keen hold, chased leaders, pushed along over 3f out, weakened over 2f out, 7th of 10, 27l behind Wychwoods Brook (11-0) at Sandown 2m NH flat (6) sft in Nov.
9 2 Trevaylor Boy (IRE) Mrs S Gardner 5 11-2 M G Nolan (5)
33-1 (10-9) Tracked leaders, closed over 3f out, led over 1f out, headed entering final furlong, unable to quicken, 2nd of 8, 2 1/4l behind Heronshaw (10-9) at Uttoxeter 2m NH flat (6) hvy in Nov.
10 9 Upton Wood C J Down 6 11-2 J M Davies
100-1 (11-2) Always towards rear, weakened before 4f out, 9th of 13, 35l behind Kilmurvy (11-2) at Taunton 2m 1f mdn NH flat (5) gd in Nov.
11 8-9 Dora Canina R H Buckler 4 10-9 Giles Hawkins (3)
40-1 (10-12) Held up in touch in mid-division, ridden over 5f out, lost place over 4f out, tailed off, 9th of 10, 46l behind Agent Fedora (10-5) at Folkestone 2m 1f mares n h flat (6) sft in Nov.
12 Woodland Walk Miss E C Lavelle 4 10-9 Mr D F Bourke (7)
Generous filly out of Duchess Of Kinsale.