Grand National - At The Races

14:25 Aintree 14 Apr 2018

Betway Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £56,130 - 12 ran

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Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Light blue, pink chevrons, light blue sleeves, light blue cap, pink star (Mr R S Brookhouse)

4. Black Op (IRE)

tracked leaders, went 2nd 6th, led before not fluent 3 out, hard pressed 2 out, hit last and headed, soon led again, headed 120 yards out, stayed on well to regain lead towards finish

3/1 2Fav 7 11-4 t 152 N D FehilyT R George
2 ½
Yellow, dark blue braces (Taylor & O'dwyer)

10. Lostintranslation (IRE)

held up towards rear, steady headway from 7th, ridden after 3 out, hit last and led, soon headed, edged right and led again 120 yards out, stayed on, headed towards finish

12/1 6 11-4 144 R M PowerC L Tizzard
3 3
Maroon, pink epaulets, sleeves and star on cap (Holt, Clark, Macnabb, Nugent & Robinso)

14. Momella (IRE)

held up in touch on outside, closed before 6th, edged left after 3 out, strong challenged 2 out until last, edged left and stayed on same pace flat

10/1 6 10-11 142 Harry SkeltonD Skelton
4 1
Royal blue, pink star, armlets and cap (All Four One)

1. Aye Aye Charlie

held up in rear, headway on outside after 4 out, edged left after 2 out, still 7th last, went 4th and stayed on flat, unable to challenge

25/1 6 11-4 134 P J BrennanF O'Brien
5
Orange, dark blue star, orange sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue cap (Albatross Club/bryan Drew & Friends)

13. Western Ryder (IRE)

held up in touch, travelling strongly when blundered and lost momentum briefly 4 out, every chance 3 out, hung left and beaten going to last, stayed on same pace flat

13/2 6 11-4 145 R JohnsonW Greatrex
6
Red, white sleeves, blue and white striped cap (Mr A D Spence)

11. On The Blind Side (IRE)

tracked leader until 6th, pushed along before 3 out, one pace in 4th when not much room and switched right before mistake 2 out, weakened flat

11/8 Fav 6 11-4 153 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
7
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

8. Euxton Lane (IRE)

held up in rear, steady headway before 3 out, ridden before next, one pace and beaten when mistake last, weakened flat

28/1 6 11-4 139 Aidan ColemanO Sherwood
8 22
Light blue, purple star and star on cap (McNeill Family And Prodec Networks Ltd)

6. Chosen Path (IRE)

held up towards rear, not fluent 1st, mistake 3rd, modest 9th and ridden before 3 out, soon left well behind

20/1 5 11-4 137 Wayne HutchinsonA King
9 22
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr Simon Munir & Mr Isaac Souede)

9. Kildisart (IRE)

mid-division, hit 4th, ridden and struggling after 4 out, remote 10th before 3 out, soon well behind

25/1 6 11-4 143 D A JacobBen Pauling
PU
Black, white seams, checked sleeves, quartered cap (Mr David Wesley Yates)

3. Better Getalong (IRE)

held up towards rear, mistake 2nd, not fluent 6th, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

40/1 7 11-4 138 D N RussellN G Richards
PU
White, light green epaulets (Mr G B & G H Firmager)

5. Brianstorm (IRE)

led, headed before mistake 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last

33/1 6 11-4 h 132 G SheehanW Greatrex
PU
Royal blue and white (quartered), black and white striped sleeves and cap (Straightline Bloodstock)

12. Silver Concorde

tracked leaders on inside, ridden after 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out

50/1 10 11-4 137 B HughesK Dalgleish
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Off Time: 14:25:42

Winning Time: 5m 3.70s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:33:00

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

tracked leaders, went 2nd 6th, led before not fluent 3 out, hard pressed 2 out, hit last and headed, soon led again, headed 120 yards out, stayed on well to regain lead towards finish

3/1 2Fav 7 11-4 t N D Fehily 152
2 ½

held up towards rear, steady headway from 7th, ridden after 3 out, hit last and led, soon headed, edged right and led again 120 yards out, stayed on, headed towards finish

12/1 6 11-4 R M Power 144
2/6 08 Nov 2018 Nbu 22½F Gd  Cl3 Ch £7,343 (J) to La Bague Au Roi ()   13/8 Fav 611-5 R M Power -
3 3

held up in touch on outside, closed before 6th, edged left after 3 out, strong challenged 2 out until last, edged left and stayed on same pace flat

10/1 6 10-11 Harry Skelton 142
4 1

held up in rear, headway on outside after 4 out, edged left after 2 out, still 7th last, went 4th and stayed on flat, unable to challenge

25/1 6 11-4 P J Brennan 134
2/7 28 Oct 2018 Ain 20F Gd  Cl4 MdnHdl £5,198 (J) to Stoney Mountain (nk)   4/9 Fav 611-0 P J Brennan 134
Won/4 10 Nov 2018 Kel 22½F Gd  Cl4 NovHdl £4,224 (J) bt Starozov (6)   1/12 Fav 610-12 P J Brennan 134
5

held up in touch, travelling strongly when blundered and lost momentum briefly 4 out, every chance 3 out, hung left and beaten going to last, stayed on same pace flat

13/2 6 11-4 R Johnson 145
6

tracked leader until 6th, pushed along before 3 out, one pace in 4th when not much room and switched right before mistake 2 out, weakened flat

11/8 Fav 6 11-4 Nico de Boinville 153
7

held up in rear, steady headway before 3 out, ridden before next, one pace and beaten when mistake last, weakened flat

28/1 6 11-4 Aidan Coleman 139
3/13 12 Nov 2018 Car 20F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £7,473 (J) to Vinndication (15)   9/2 611-2 L P Aspell -
8 22

held up towards rear, not fluent 1st, mistake 3rd, modest 9th and ridden before 3 out, soon left well behind

20/1 5 11-4 Wayne Hutchinson 137
9 22

mid-division, hit 4th, ridden and struggling after 4 out, remote 10th before 3 out, soon well behind

25/1 6 11-4 D A Jacob 143
PU

held up towards rear, mistake 2nd, not fluent 6th, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out

40/1 7 11-4 D N Russell 138
PU

led, headed before mistake 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last

33/1 6 11-4 h G Sheehan 132
PU

tracked leaders on inside, ridden after 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out

50/1 10 11-4 B Hughes 137
12/16 11 May 2018 Chs 18½F Gd  Cl2 Hcp £92,385 (F) to Magic Circle (28)   33/1 108-13 G Lee 97
4/6 16 Jun 2018 Hex 20F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £7,733 (J) to Card Game (42)   3/1 Fav 1011-12 B S Hughes 135
18/19 30 Jun 2018 Ncs 16½F St/Slw  Cl2 Hcp £46,688 (F) to Cosmelli (54)   50/1 109-8 G Lee 95
 

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Off Time: 14:25:42

Winning Time: 5m 3.70s

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2018 11:33:00

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £3.60 (4)
Tote Place £1.40 (4) , £3.30 (10) , £2.40 (14)
Tote Swinger £6.40 (4, 10) , £4.40 (4, 14) , £19.40 (10, 14)
Tote Exacta £34.60 (4, 10)
Tote Trifecta £251.20 (4, 10, 14)
CSF £34.62 (4, 10)
Tricast £329.85 (4, 10, 14)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 13 Finian's Oscar 5 11 4 - 1111 55 days C Tizzard (216 miles) R M Power 3/1 4:51.30
2016 Soft 6 Yorkhill 6 11 4 - 11-1111 24 days W P Mullins P Townend 3/10 5:10.10
2015 Good 12 Nichols Canyon 5 11 4 - 1-11U13 31 days W P Mullins R Walsh 3/1 4:46.20
2014 Good to Soft 12 Lac Fontana 5 11 4 - 38-1411 22 days P Nicholls (207 miles) A P McCoy 9/2 4:52.70
2013 Good to Soft 8 Ubak 5 11 4 - P4-2347 24 days G L Moore (244 miles) Jamie Moore 22/1 5:02.10
2012 Good 10 Simonsig 6 11 4 - 1-11211 31 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 4/9 4:55.00
2011 Good 9 Spirit Son 5 11 4 - 1112 25 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 3/1 4:51.60
2010 Good 8 Peddlers Cross 5 11 4 - 1-1111 24 days D McCain (36 miles) J Maguire 5/4 4:52.40
2009 Good to Soft 17 Bouggler 4 10 7 - 373131 35 days Emma Lavelle (187 miles) N Fehily 16/1 4:59.60
2008 Good to Soft 8 Elusive Dream 7 11 8 - 114214 39 days P Nicholls (207 miles) R Walsh 7/2 5:03.50