Grand National - At The Races

15:25 Aintree 7 Apr 2017

JLT Melling Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1) (5YO plus)

Winner £112,260 - 9 ran

4

2m 3f 200y

Good

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts)

1. Fox Norton (FR)

mid-division, hit 5th, mistake 8th, closed going well after 4 out, went 2nd after 3 out, led 2 out, clear before last, stayed on strongly, eased close home

4/1 7 11-7 h 166 R M PowerC L Tizzard
2 6
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

6. Sub Lieutenant (IRE)

prominent, led before 9th, headed 11th, led next, ridden and headed 2 out, no impression on winner before last, stayed on, eased close home

10/3 Fav 8 11-7 t 162 B J CooperH de Bromhead
3 11
Mauve and black (quartered), mauve sleeves, white cap (Galloping On The South Downs Partnersh)

8. Traffic Fluide (FR)

held up in rear, pushed along 10th, well held 3 out, went 4th and plugged on from after 2 out, took 3rd close home, no impression

14/1 7 11-7 158 Joshua MooreG L Moore
4 ½
Dark blue, royal blue diamond, purple and white striped sleeves, purple cap, white star (M J McMahon & Denis Gallagher)

4. Kylemore Lough

chased leaders, not fluent 3rd, went close 2nd after 4 out, 3rd and one pace after 2 out, no impression and lost 3rd close home

16/1 8 11-7 155 J E MooreMiss Kerry Lee
5 6
Light blue, royal blue star, white and royal blue check sleeves and cap (Crossed Fingers Partnership)

2. God's Own (IRE)

held up towards rear, headway into 4th 3 out, no impression and jumped right 2 out, well held 5th when jumped right last

7/2 2Fav 9 11-7 165 A P HeskinT R George
6 1
Dark blue and white diabolo, emerald green and white check sleeves, white cap, red star (Walters Plant Hire & James & Jean Pott)

7. Top Gamble (IRE)

held up towards rear, last before 5th, closed on outside approaching 9th, outpaced after 4 out, well held from next

10/1 9 11-7 t 159 D N RussellMiss Kerry Lee
7 8
Red, white sleeves, blue and white striped cap (Mr A D Spence)

3. Josses Hill (IRE)

jumped right, prominent, led 3rd, headed before 9th, driven after 4 out, weakened next

15/2 9 11-7 p 156 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
8 35
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

9. Uxizandre (FR)

led, tended to back off the early fences, headed 3rd, led 11th, headed next, weakened before 3 out, tailed off

8/1 9 11-7 v 159 B J GeraghtyA King
PU
White, purple diamond, white sleeves, purple spots and cap (Mrs Lesley Field & Mrs Eileen Murphy)

5. Royal Regatta (IRE)

held up towards rear, reminders after 7th, struggling in last and more reminders after next, eased and pulled up before 9th

25/1 9 11-7 t b 156 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
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Off Time: 15:26:17

Winning Time: 4m 57.80s

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2017 08:54:27

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1 4/1 7 11-7 h R M Power 166
Won/8 25 Apr 2017 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €147,500 (J) bt Un De Sceaux ()   5/2 2Fav 711-12 R M Power 169
2 6 10/3 Fav 8 11-7 t B J Cooper 162
3/7 19 Oct 2017 Pun 25F Y/Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 €23,600 (J) to Road To Respect ()   3/1 2Fav 811-8 B J Cooper -
5/8 04 Nov 2017 Dro 24F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 €82,600 (J) to Outlander (28)   6/1 811-10 R Walsh 162
3 11 14/1 7 11-7 Joshua Moore 158
2/6 29 Apr 2017 San 22½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Menorah ()   15/8 Fav 711-0 Joshua Moore 156
4/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Smad Place (14¼)   8/1 711-0 J E Moore 156
4 ½ 16/1 8 11-7 J E Moore 155
5 6 7/2 2Fav 9 11-7 A P Heskin 165
3/8 25 Apr 2017 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €147,500 (J) to Fox Norton ()   7/1 911-12 A P Heskin 164
6/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Smad Place (21)   12/1 911-10 A P Heskin 166
6 1 10/1 9 11-7 t D N Russell 159
7 8 15/2 9 11-7 p Nico de Boinville 156
3/6 29 Apr 2017 San 22½F Gd  Cl1 ChGd2 £28,475 (J) to Menorah (21)   7/2 911-10 Nico de Boinville 154
8 35 8/1 9 11-7 v B J Geraghty 159
PU 25/1 9 11-7 t b R Johnson 156
PU/12 29 Oct 2017 Ain 20F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £39,389 (J) to Smad Place  28/1 910-12 R Johnson 154
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Off Time: 15:26:17

Winning Time: 4m 57.80s

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2017 08:54:27

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £5.50
Tote Win £4.80 (1)
Tote Place £1.70 (1) , £1.60 (6) , £4.00 (8)
Tote Swinger £2.30 (1, 6) , £12.60 (1, 8) , £10.80 (6, 8)
Tote Exacta £14.30 (1, 6)
Tote Trifecta £224.40 (1, 6, 8)
CSF £18.09 (1, 6)
Tricast £166.22 (1, 6, 8)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2016 Good to Soft 6 God's Own 8 11 10 - 22F-324 23 days T R George (154 miles) P Brennan 10/1 5:08.10
2015 Good 10 Don Cossack 8 11 10 - 4-11113 29 days G Elliott (210 miles) A P McCoy 3/1 4:52.20
2014 Good 10 Boston Bob 9 11 10 - 1FF-166 22 days W P Mullins P Townend 5/1 4:58.10
2013 Good 6 Sprinter Sacre 7 11 10 - 111-111 23 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 1/3 5:06.20
2012 Good 8 Finian's Rainbow 9 11 10 - 121-121 30 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 13/8 5:03.70
2011 Good 10 Master Minded 8 11 10 - 14-1118 23 days P Nicholls (207 miles) R Walsh 11/2 4:57.50
2010 Good 11 Albertas Run 9 11 10 - P13621 22 days Jonjo O'Neill (140 miles) A P McCoy 8/1 4:54.60
2009 Good 10 Voy Por Ustedes 8 11 10 - 21-4312 22 days A King (186 miles) R Thornton 11/8 5:02.10
2008 Good 6 Voy Por Ustedes 7 11 10 - 1-22122 22 days A King (186 miles) R Thornton 5/1 4:58.10
2007 Good 9 Monet's Garden 9 11 10 - 21-1614 29 days N Richards (100 miles) Tony Dobbin 4/1 5:00.10
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