Grand National - At The Races

13:45 Aintree 5 Apr 2019

Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £42,202 - 21 ran

1

2m 4f

Soft (Good to Soft in places)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red, black triple diamond, striped sleeves, hooped cap (Mr Frank McAleavy)

14. Three Musketeers (IRE)

in touch, pushed along when lost place 7th, headway under pressure before 3 out, ridden to chase leaders next, stayed on to lead inside final 100 yards, going away towards finish

8/1 9 10-5 p 132 J W KennedyG Elliott
2
White, maroon star, dark blue sleeves, dark blue and white quartered cap (Oceans Racing)

10. Point Of Principle (IRE)

tracked leaders, driven into close 2nd before 3 out, upsides when not fluent next, ridden to lead narrowly between last 2, kept on until headed and no extra inside final 100 yards

25/1 6 10-2 136 Mr C Price (7)Tim Vaughan
3
Light green, royal blue star, sleeves and cap (Slattery Bloodstock Ltd)

4. Canardier (FR)

held up behind, not fluent 7th, headway before 3 out, chased leaders next, ridden and stayed on to challenge and every chance between front pair after last, no extra in 3rd final 110 yards

6/1 2Fav 7 11-1 h 142 B J GeraghtyDermot McLoughlin
4
Yellow, black chevron, check cap (Mr Terry Warner)

6. Sternrubin (GER)

raced keenly, in touch on inside, led 5th to before next, led again 7th, hard pressed after 3 out, ridden and headed between last 2, no extra flat, just held on for 4th

16/1 8 10-13 p 140 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
5 hd
Mauve, purple stars, diabolo on sleeves, mauve cap (Mr & Mrs Ben Houghton)

8. Knight In Dubai (IRE)

held up behind, headway on inside when not clear run and switched right after 3 out, ridden after next, kept on, not reach leaders, just failed for 4th

14/1 6 10-11 t 138 Harry SkeltonD Skelton
6
Light blue, royal blue star, white and royal blue check sleeves and cap (Crossed Fingers Partnership)

21. Doctor Dex (IRE)

mid-division, chased leaders when mistake 3 out, switched inside next, soon ridden, kept on same pace, never getting to leaders

20/1 6 10-0 127 J J BurkeT R George
7
Yellow, dark blue triple diamond and armlets (Mr M Tedham)

18. Tedham

tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, one pace when not fluent next and again last, never able to challenge

11/2 Fav 5 10-4 131 Nick ScholfieldJonjo O'Neill
8 5
Black, orange star, black sleeves, orange stars, black cap, orange star (Mr Mark Dunphy)

20. Caltex (FR)

pressed leader, ridden after 3 out, lost place next, no impression before, weakened flat

50/1 7 10-3 130 J McGrathHenry Oliver
9
Purple, pink stars, mauve sleeves, pink stars, purple cap, pink star (Mrs June Watts)

1. Mohaayed

led to 5th, led again narrowly before next, headed 7th, remained prominent, ridden after 3 out, no impression from next, weakened flat

33/1 7 11-12 t p 153 Bridget AndrewsD Skelton
10 14
Royal blue, pink hoop (Mr & Mrs William Rucker)

17. Esprit Du Large (FR)

in touch, outpaced 3 out, never on terms, weakened before last

8/1 5 10-5 132 Adam WedgeEvan Williams
11 11
Dark blue and white stripes, checked sleeves (Castle Farm Racing)

13. Push The Tempo (IRE)

mid-division, chased leaders after 5th, outpaced after 3 out, never on terms, weakened before last

40/1 6 10-6 h 133 T J O'BrienRobert Stephens
12
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

9. Mount Mews (IRE)

always towards rear, pushed along 7th, beaten when blundered 3 out

25/1 8 10-10 137 B S HughesD McCain Jnr
13 ½
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

11. Project Bluebook (FR)

held up, always towards rear

20/1 6 10-8 135 M P WalshJ J Quinn
14
Light blue, red chevrons on sleeves (Forster, Pepper And Summers)

19. Admiral Barratry (FR)

mid-division on outside, lost place before 3 out, soon beaten

14/1 6 10-4 p1 131 L P AspellMrs L Wadham
15 13
Emerald green, beige braces, yellow sleeves, orange cap (Mrs Aafke Clarke)

16. Joke Dancer

held up, always behind

25/1 6 10-5 132 Danny CookMrs S J Smith
16 8
Light green, yellow inverted triangle, yellow sleeves, red diamonds, yellow cap, red diamonds (Mr D W Fox)

22. Landsman (IRE)

towards rear, outpaced when blundered 3 out, soon weakened

33/1 6 10-0 t 127 Alan JohnsTim Vaughan
17 27
Royal blue, pink star and star on cap (Mrs Margaret J Wilson)

5. Mister Fizz

tracked leaders on outside, ridden and lost place after 4 out, behind from next, tailed off

50/1 11 11-0 p 141 Lee EdwardsMiss I H Pickard
PU
Yellow, red star, dark green and yellow striped sleeves, orange cap (The Gi Gi Syndicate)

2. Brio Conti (FR)

mid-division, hit 4 out, outpaced before next, soon weakened, pulled up before last

7/1 8 11-7 148 H CobdenP F Nicholls
PU
Yellow, purple hoops and armlets, hooped cap (Mr And Mrs J D Cotton)

3. Kobrouk (FR)

raced keenly, mid-division on inside, headway to join leaders on outside after 5th, lost place 7th, weakened and pulled up after 4 out

16/1 8 11-2 143 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
PU
Royal blue, pink hoops, armlets and cap (Mrs Johnny De La Hey)

7. Mont Des Avaloirs (FR)

held up behind, some headway into mid-division after 4 out, never threatened leaders, weakened and pulled up before last

17/2 6 10-7 139 Lorcan Williams (5)P F Nicholls
PU
Yellow, red epaulets, white sleeves, yellow cap, red star (The Brecon Hill Partnership)

15. Brecon Hill (IRE)

prominent to 3rd, mid-division, lost place and behind from 6th, pulled up before 4 out

33/1 6 10-5 t 132 Sean BowenMrs S J Humphrey
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Off Time: 13:45:33

Winning Time: 4m 57.90s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:47

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

in touch, pushed along when lost place 7th, headway under pressure before 3 out, ridden to chase leaders next, stayed on to lead inside final 100 yards, going away towards finish

8/1 9 10-5 p J W Kennedy 132
16/23 02 May 2019 Pun 24F Gd/Y  Cl1 HcpHdl €35,400 (J) to My Sister Sarah (43)   8/1 911-8 J W Kennedy 138
2

tracked leaders, driven into close 2nd before 3 out, upsides when not fluent next, ridden to lead narrowly between last 2, kept on until headed and no extra inside final 100 yards

25/1 6 10-2 Mr C Price (7) 136
3

held up behind, not fluent 7th, headway before 3 out, chased leaders next, ridden and stayed on to challenge and every chance between front pair after last, no extra in 3rd final 110 yards

6/1 2Fav 7 11-1 h B J Geraghty 142
7/25 04 May 2019 Pun 20F Gd/Y  Cl1 HcpHdl €59,000 (J) to Mr Adjudicator (11)   7/1 JFav 711-3 S W Flanagan 143
4

raced keenly, in touch on inside, led 5th to before next, led again 7th, hard pressed after 3 out, ridden and headed between last 2, no extra flat, just held on for 4th

16/1 8 10-13 p R Johnson 140
2/9 11 May 2019 War 19F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Potterman (5)   3/1 2Fav 811-12 Mr B R Jones 140
5 hd

held up behind, headway on inside when not clear run and switched right after 3 out, ridden after next, kept on, not reach leaders, just failed for 4th

14/1 6 10-11 t Harry Skelton 138
6

mid-division, chased leaders when mistake 3 out, switched inside next, soon ridden, kept on same pace, never getting to leaders

20/1 6 10-0 J J Burke 127
7
Yellow, dark blue triple diamond and armlets (Mr M Tedham)

18. Tedham

tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, one pace when not fluent next and again last, never able to challenge

11/2 Fav 5 10-4 Nick Scholfield 131
8 5

pressed leader, ridden after 3 out, lost place next, no impression before, weakened flat

50/1 7 10-3 J McGrath 130
9

led to 5th, led again narrowly before next, headed 7th, remained prominent, ridden after 3 out, no impression from next, weakened flat

33/1 7 11-12 t p Bridget Andrews 153
10 14

in touch, outpaced 3 out, never on terms, weakened before last

8/1 5 10-5 Adam Wedge 132
11 11

mid-division, chased leaders after 5th, outpaced after 3 out, never on terms, weakened before last

40/1 6 10-6 h T J O'Brien 133
5/14 27 Apr 2019 San 20F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £21,896 (J) to Colonial Dreams (12¾)   28/1 611-3 C Gethings 132
12

always towards rear, pushed along 7th, beaten when blundered 3 out

25/1 8 10-10 B S Hughes 137
13 ½

held up, always towards rear

20/1 6 10-8 M P Walsh 135
2/17 11 May 2019 Hdo 15½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Le Patriote (1)   20/1 610-10 Jonjo O'Neill Jr. 132
2/14 30 Jun 2019 Crt 17F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £25,024 (J) to Wells De Lune ()   10/3 Fav 611-12 Jonjo O'Neill Jr. 136
14

mid-division on outside, lost place before 3 out, soon beaten

14/1 6 10-4 p1 L P Aspell 131
15 13

held up, always behind

25/1 6 10-5 Danny Cook 132
16 8

towards rear, outpaced when blundered 3 out, soon weakened

33/1 6 10-0 t Alan Johns 127
3/6 24 Apr 2019 Tau 19F Gd  Cl4 NovHdl £5,458 (J) to Umndeni (28)   9/2 2Fav 611-5 David Noonan 127
17 27

tracked leaders on outside, ridden and lost place after 4 out, behind from next, tailed off

50/1 11 11-0 p Lee Edwards 141
8/14 17 Apr 2019 Che 17F Gd  Cl3 AmCondHcpHdl £9,285 (J) to Uno Mas (16)   40/1 1111-12 Lorcan Williams 140
5/6 01 Jun 2019 Str 18½F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £9,384 (J) to Constancio (46)   12/1 1111-12 L Treadwell 137
PU

mid-division, hit 4 out, outpaced before next, soon weakened, pulled up before last

7/1 8 11-7 H Cobden 148
PU

raced keenly, mid-division on inside, headway to join leaders on outside after 5th, lost place 7th, weakened and pulled up after 4 out

16/1 8 11-2 Nico de Boinville 143
PU

held up behind, some headway into mid-division after 4 out, never threatened leaders, weakened and pulled up before last

17/2 6 10-7 Lorcan Williams (5) 139
PU

prominent to 3rd, mid-division, lost place and behind from 6th, pulled up before 4 out

33/1 6 10-5 t Sean Bowen 132
 

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Off Time: 13:45:33

Winning Time: 4m 57.90s

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 12:29:47

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £10.07
Tote Win £9.50 (14)
Tote Place £2.90 (14) , £7.10 (10) , £2.30 (4) , £4.10 (6)
Tote Swinger £42.00 (4, 10) , £10.70 (4, 14) , £51.90 (10, 14)
Tote Exacta £279.50 (14, 10)
Tote Trifecta £1807.20 (14, 10, 4)
CSF £206.12 (14, 10)
Tricast £1325.85 (14, 10, 4)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2018 Soft 19 Jester Jet 8 10 9 133 3213P2 62 days Tom Lacey (156 miles) R T Dunne 20/1 5:12.70
2017 Good 22 Rather Be 6 11 2 136 29-112U 21 days N Henderson (180 miles) J McGrath 10/1 4:56.30
2016 Good to Soft 22 Party Rock 9 10 8 130 4206P-P 20 days Jennie Candlish (58 miles) S Quinlan 33/1 5:01.20
2015 Good to Soft 21 Theinval 5 11 7 144 2-61521 27 days N Henderson (180 miles) J McGrath 7/1 4:52.80
2014 Good to Soft 22 Clondaw Kaempfer 6 11 4 137 11P-930 23 days D McCain (36 miles) W Hutchinson 10/1 4:53.50
2013 Good to Soft 21 Minella Forfitness 6 10 3 135 117-311 44 days N Henderson (180 miles) D Bass 10/1 5:05.30
2012 Good 21 Attaglance 6 11 12 144 135P11 28 days J M Jefferson (115 miles) H Haynes 14/1 5:04.80
2011 Good to Soft 22 Russian War 8 10 1 128 410110 144 days G Elliott (210 miles) Paul Carberry 16/1 4:54.10
2010 Good 22 Sir Harry Ormesher 7 11 1 139 214-F17 22 days A King (186 miles) R Thornton 16/1 4:58.10
2009 Good 22 Sunnyhillboy 6 11 0 133 4-31110 20 days Jonjo O'Neill (140 miles) A P McCoy 8/1 4:58.30