Results From Aintree - Saturday, 9th April 2011

View all the racing results for 9th April 2011.

Aintree 12:45 Result

John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2)

  • 9 Runners
  • Hurdle, Turf
  • Winner £31,356, 2nd £11,764, 3rd £5,890, 4th £2,937, 5th £1,474, 6th £737
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 13:45
  • Winning Time 07:31
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Spirit Son silk
    1st
    Spirit Son
    • B J Geraghty
    • N J Henderson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    3/1

    tracked leader, led soon after 3 out, pushed clear flat, easily

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  • Cue Card silk
    2nd
    13 Lengths
    Cue Card
    • J Tizzard
    • C L Tizzard
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    5/2 F

    held up towards rear, took keen hold, mistake 7th, headway approaching 3 out, chased winner when went left 2 out, soon ridden, no impression and stayed on same pace flat

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  • Rock On Ruby silk
    3rd
    8 Lengths
    Rock On Ruby
    • D A Jacob
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    9/2

    in touch in mid-division, mistake 3rd, closed 3 out, ridden 2 out, 3rd and beaten when hit last

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  • Drill Sergeant silk
    4th
    ½ Length
    Drill Sergeant
    • J M Maguire
    • D McCain Jnr
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    in touch in mid-division, pushed along after 8th, closed on inside before 3 out, one pace from next, 4th and beaten last

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  • Storm Brig silk
    5th
    4 Lengths
    Storm Brig
    • E Whillans
    • A C Whillans
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1

    held up in rear on outside, not fluent 5th, mistake 7th, not fluent next, effort approaching 3 out, no impression 2 out

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  • Sam Winner silk
    6th
    Head
    Sam Winner
    • R Walsh
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/2

    led until just after 3 out, 5th and beaten when mistake last, weakened flat

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  • Bold Sir Brian silk
    7th
    32 Lengths
    Bold Sir Brian
    • P Buchanan
    • Miss Lucinda V Russell
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    12/1

    held up in rear, not fluent 4th, outpaced by leaders when hampered 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

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  • Maringo Bay silk
    8th
    73 Lengths
    Maringo Bay
    • Peter Toole
    • C J Mann
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    28/1

    held up in 4th, not fluent 4th, jumped slowly and lost place 8th, soon ridden and weakened, blundered 2 out, tailed off

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  • Drive Time silk
    FELL
    Drive Time
    • Brian Hughes
    • J Howard Johnson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    28/1
    FELL

    prominent, ridden and losing place when fell 3 out

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  • Rebel Rebellion silk
    NR
    Rebel Rebellion
    • Nick Scholfield
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    NR
  • Recession Proof silk
    NR
    Recession Proof
    • R Thornton
    • J J Quinn
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    NR

Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £3.70
  • Tote Place
    £1.50, £1.60, £1.40
  • Exacta
    £9.00
  • Trifecta
    £24.60
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Aintree 13:15 Result

John Smith's Maghull Novices' Chase (Grade 1)

  • 7 Runners
  • Chase, Turf
  • Winner £56,520, 2nd £21,310, 3rd £10,650, 4th £5,320, 5th £2,670, 6th £1,330, 7th £670
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 14:15
  • Winning Time 05:53
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Finian's Rainbow silk
    1st
    Finian's Rainbow
    • B J Geraghty
    • N J Henderson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    10/11 F

    made all, not fluent 6th, hit next, joined 3 out, left clear when rival made bad mistake 2 out, soon driven, all out

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  • Ghizao silk
    2nd
    2 Lengths
    Ghizao
    • R Walsh
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    3/1

    tracked winner, challenged 3 out, bad mistake and left rival clear 2 out, closed under pressure when not fluent last, stayed on, held flat

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  • Dan Breen silk
    3rd
    22 Lengths
    Dan Breen
    • J M Maguire
    • David Pipe
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    8/1

    chased leading pair, ridden approaching 3 out, soon held and no impression

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  • Starluck silk
    4th
    18 Lengths
    Starluck
    • A P McCoy
    • A Fleming
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    9/2

    slightly hampered 1st, chased leaders, hit 5th, not fluent next, no impression 3 out, weakening when jumped left 2 out

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  • Gilbarry silk
    5th
    3 ¾ Lengths
    Gilbarry
    • Graham Lee
    • J M Jefferson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    22/1

    hampered 1st, held up in 5th off the pace after and not fluent, reminders after 7th, weakened well before 3 out

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  • Romanesco silk
    6th
    70 Lengths
    Romanesco
    • Sam Twiston-Davies
    • Mrs A M Thorpe
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    50/1

    bad mistake, almost fell and rider lost irons briefly 1st, tailed off after

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  • Classic Fly silk
    FELL
    Classic Fly
    • Peter Toole
    • A J Whiting
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1
    FELL

    fell heavily 1st

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Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £1.90
  • Tote Place
    £1.10, £2.20
  • Exacta
    £2.90
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Aintree 13:50 Result

John Smith's Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

  • 8 Runners
  • Hurdle, Turf
  • Winner £90,432, 2nd £34,096, 3rd £17,040, 4th £8,512, 5th £4,272, 6th £2,128, 7th £1,072
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 14:50
  • Winning Time 07:28
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Oscar Whisky silk
    1st
    Oscar Whisky
    • B J Geraghty
    • N J Henderson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    6/1

    tracked leader, challenged after 6th, led next, driven flat, just held on

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  • Thousand Stars silk
    2nd
    Neck
    Thousand Stars
    • Ms K Walsh
    • W P Mullins
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    16/1

    held up in 6th, took keen hold, headway travelling well 3 out, ridden to chase winner flat, hard driven and kept on, closing near finish, just failed

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  • Salden Licht silk
    3rd
    10 Lengths
    Salden Licht
    • R Thornton
    • Alan King
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1

    held up in touch in 4th, chased winner approaching 3 out until last, stayed on same pace flat, held by front pair

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  • Binocular silk
    4th
    2 ½ Lengths
    Binocular
    • A P McCoy
    • N J Henderson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/4

    held up in touch in 5th, closed before 3 out, ridden after 2 out, no impression and stayed on same pace flat

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  • Oscar Dan Dan silk
    5th
    Head
    Oscar Dan Dan
    • P Carberry
    • Thomas Mullins
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    held up in last, mistake 5th, ridden after 8th, no impression and outpaced 3 out, stayed on flat, nearest finish

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  • Peddlers Cross silk
    7th
    7 Lengths
    Peddlers Cross
    • J M Maguire
    • D McCain Jnr
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    11/8 F

    tracked leaders, pushed along and pressing for 2nd before 3 out, driven after 2 out, hit last, weakened flat

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  • Celestial Halo silk
    8th
    3 Lengths
    Celestial Halo
    • R Walsh
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    8/1

    led, pecked slightly 4th, headed 7th, not fluent next, lost place approaching 3 out, weakened before next

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Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £6.40
  • Tote Place
    £1.70, £1.60, £5.10
  • Exacta
    £61.30
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Aintree 14:25 Result

John Smith's Handicap Chase (Listed)

  • 15 Runners
  • Chase, Turf
  • Winner £34,206, 2nd £12,834, 3rd £6,426, 4th £3,204, 5th £1,608, 6th £804
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 15:25
  • Winning Time 10:24
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Categorical silk
    2nd
    1 ½ Lengths
    Categorical
    • J Reveley
    • K G Reveley
    • 0 years,
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    20/1

    held up in rear, closed after 4 out, chasing leaders approaching last, went 2nd flat, stayed on, held by winner

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  • Reve De Sivola silk
    3rd
    Neck
    Reve De Sivola
    • D A Jacob
    • Nick Williams
    • 0 years,
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    7/1 F

    tracked leaders, jumped right 2nd, hit 13th, led after 2 out, jumped right and headed last, stayed on

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  • Saphir Des Bois silk
    7th
    29 Lengths
    Saphir Des Bois
    • Brian Hughes
    • Peter Bowen
    • 0 years,
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    50/1

    prominent, hit 5th, led approaching 8th, headed 11th, lost place when hit 3 out, soon weakened

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  • Invisible Man silk
    PU
    Invisible Man
    • Ryan Mahon
    • Ian Williams
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    10/1
    PU

    in touch in mid-division, closed 4th, lost place approaching 4 out, pulled up before 2 out

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  • Rare Bob silk
    U
    Rare Bob
    • B J Cooper
    • D T Hughes
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    12/1
    U

    prominent, led 11th, headed before next, mistake 14th, every chance when mistake and unseated rider 2 out

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  • Take The Breeze silk
    U
    Take The Breeze
    • R Walsh
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    12/1
    U

    badly hampered and unseated rider 2nd

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  • Hey Big Spender silk
    PU
    Hey Big Spender
    • J Tizzard
    • C L Tizzard
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    14/1
    PU

    mistake and hampered 2nd, behind when bad mistake 3rd, pulled up before 6th

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  • Crescent Island silk
    FELL
    Crescent Island
    • Sam Twiston-Davies
    • N A Twiston-Davies
    • 0 years,
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    25/1
    FELL

    tracking leaders when hampered and fell 2nd

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  • Silmi silk
    PU
    Silmi
    • Paul Moloney
    • Mrs S Leech
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1
    PU

    hampered 2nd, behind after until pulled up before 13th

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  • Carrickmines silk
    U
    Carrickmines
    • P J Brennan
    • Dr R D P Newland
    • 0 years,
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    40/1
    U

    led until approaching 8th, ridden and lost place 10th, blundered and unseated rider next

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  • Just Smudge silk
    PU
    Just Smudge
    • Aidan Coleman
    • Miss V Williams
    • 0 years,
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    50/1
    PU

    held up, behind 10th, pulled up before 12th

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Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £17.60
  • Tote Place
    £4.00, £5.60, £3.00
  • Exacta
    £277.50
  • Trifecta
    £1659.20
Watch the 14:25 replay at

Aintree 15:15 Result

John Smith's Grand National Chase (Grade 3 Handicap)

  • 40 Runners
  • Chase, Turf
  • Winner £535,135, 2nd £201,590, 3rd £100,890, 4th £50,445, 5th £25,270, 6th £12,635, 7th £6,270, 8th £3,230
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 16:18
  • Winning Time 15:01
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Ballabriggs silk
    1st
    Ballabriggs
    • J M Maguire
    • D McCain Jnr
    • 0 years,
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    14/1

    in touch, led 3rd to next, remained prominent, led again 15th (chair), blundered and headed 23rd (valentine's), led again 3 out, ridden and pressed elbow, stayed on well flat, clear when edged right towards finish

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  • Oscar Time silk
    2nd
    2 ¼ Lengths
    Oscar Time
    • Mr S Waley-Cohen
    • M M Lynch
    • 0 years,
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    14/1

    tracked leaders, left 3rd 4 out, effort 2 out, went 2nd approaching last, ridden and every chance passsing elbow, kept on under pressure, no extra final 110 yards

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  • Don't Push It silk
    3rd
    12 Lengths
    Don't Push It
    • A P McCoy
    • Jonjo O'Neill
    • 0 years,
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    9/1

    mid-division in touch, headway 23rd (valentine's), 5th 3 out, ridden and effort next, stayed on under pressure to chase leading pair elbow, no impression

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  • State of Play silk
    4th
    2 Lengths
    State of Play
    • Paul Moloney
    • Evan Williams
    • 0 years,
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    28/1

    chased leaders, lost place 17th, 11th and outpaced 3 out, ridden and stayed on under pressure from last, went 4th towards finish, no impression

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  • Niche Market silk
    5th
    7 Lengths
    Niche Market
    • Harry Skelton
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
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    16/1

    tracked leaders, went 2nd 21st (foinavon), led 23rd (valentine's), headed 3 out, ridden and lost place approaching last, weakened flat

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  • The Midnight Club silk
    6th
    4 Lengths
    The Midnight Club
    • R Walsh
    • W P Mullins
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    15/2 F

    in touch, mistake 3rd, outpaced 5 out, hampered next, soon ridden, 7th 3 out, kept on same pace from next, never on terms

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  • Big Fella Thanks silk
    7th
    13 Lengths
    Big Fella Thanks
    • Graham Lee
    • Ferdy Murphy
    • 0 years,
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    12/1

    mid-division on inside, hampered by loose horse after 16th (water), headway to track leaders 23rd (valentine's), effort in 3rd and every chance 2 out, soon ridden, lost place and weakened flat

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  • Surface To Air silk
    8th
    Head
    Surface To Air
    • T Messenger
    • C C Bealby
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    slowly away, in rear, headway and in touch 7th, outpaced 3 out, no impression approaching next

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  • Skippers Brig silk
    9th
    19 Lengths
    Skippers Brig
    • D Elsworth
    • N G Richards
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1

    mid-division, outpaced in 10th 3 out, never near leaders

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  • Backstage silk
    10th
    8 Lengths
    Backstage
    • P Carberry
    • Gordon Elliott
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    16/1

    mid-division, outpaced 19th, never dangerous

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  • King Fontaine silk
    11th
    ½ Length
    King Fontaine
    • D F O'Regan
    • J M Jefferson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    80/1

    held up behind, mistake 6th (becher's brook), never dangerous

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  • Silver By Nature silk
    12th
    ½ Lengths
    Silver By Nature
    • P Buchanan
    • Miss Lucinda V Russell
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    9/1

    mid-division, outpaced 21st (foinavon), never near leaders

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  • In Compliance silk
    13th
    5 Lengths
    In Compliance
    • L P Aspell
    • D T Hughes
    • 0 years,
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    66/1

    behind, hampered 2nd and 6th (becher's brook), blundered 15th (chair), headway into mid-division 17th, weakened from 4 out

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  • Bluesea Cracker silk
    14th
    8 Lengths
    Bluesea Cracker
    • Andrew J McNamara
    • J Motherway
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1

    mid-division in touch, outpaced 5 out, weakened from 3 out

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  • Character Building silk
    15th
    16 Lengths
    Character Building
    • Ms N Carberry
    • J J Quinn
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1

    behind, hampered 6th (becher's brook), never dangerous

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  • Golden Kite silk
    16th
    12 Lengths
    Golden Kite
    • S J Hassett
    • A Maguire
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    66/1

    mid-division, blundered 12th, mistake 15th (chair), behind from 5 out

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  • Chief Dan George silk
    17th
    30 Lengths
    Chief Dan George
    • P Aspell
    • James Moffatt
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    mid-division, lost place 13th, no danger after, tailed off

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  • Royal Rosa silk
    18th
    20 Lengths
    Royal Rosa
    • P Gallagher
    • J Howard Johnson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    mid-division, struggling 20th, weakened 5 out, tailed off

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  • Piraya silk
    19th
    46 Lengths
    Piraya
    • J W Farrelly
    • David Pipe
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    always behind, tailed off

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  • West End Rocker silk
    -
    West End Rocker
    • R Thornton
    • Alan King
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1
    -

    mid-division when brought down 6th (becher's brook)

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  • Arbor Supreme silk
    FELL
    Arbor Supreme
    • D J Casey
    • W P Mullins
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    20/1
    FELL

    towards rear, struggling 21st (foinavon), no chance when fell 3 out

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  • Can't Buy Time silk
    FELL
    Can't Buy Time
    • R P McLernon
    • Jonjo O'Neill
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1
    FELL

    towards rear, mistake 8th (canal turn), fell 18th

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  • Dooneys Gate silk
    FELL
    Dooneys Gate
    • Mr P W Mullins
    • W P Mullins
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    50/1
    FELL

    mid-division, fell 6th (becher's brook)

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  • Vic Venturi silk
    -
    Vic Venturi
    • A E Lynch
    • D T Hughes
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    50/1
    -

    in touch when brought down 2nd

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  • Tidal Bay silk
    U
    Tidal Bay
    • Brian Hughes
    • J Howard Johnson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    28/1
    U

    mid-division on outside, blundered and unseated rider 10th

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  • Comply Or Die silk
    PU
    Comply Or Die
    • T J Murphy
    • David Pipe
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1
    PU

    mid-division, outpaced 21st (foinavon), soon struggling, behind when pulled up before 2 out

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  • Grand Slam Hero silk
    FELL
    Grand Slam Hero
    • Aidan Coleman
    • N A Twiston-Davies
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    66/1
    FELL

    chased leaders, fell 13th

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  • Killyglen silk
    FELL
    Killyglen
    • R M Power
    • S R B Crawford
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    66/1
    FELL

    with leaders on inside, hit 5 out, close up in 3rd and every chance when fell next

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  • Hello Bud silk
    PU
    Hello Bud
    • Sam Twiston-Davies
    • N A Twiston-Davies
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    20/1
    PU

    led to 3rd, led again next to 5th, chased leaders, lost place 22nd (canal turn), soon behind, pulled up before 2 out

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  • That's Rhythm silk
    FELL
    That's Rhythm
    • J Reveley
    • Martin Todhunter
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    50/1
    FELL

    slowly away, behind when fell 1st

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  • Majestic Concorde silk
    U
    Majestic Concorde
    • Mr R P McNamara
    • D K Weld
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    20/1
    U

    in touch, led 9th (valentine's), headed 13th, chased leaders, 10th and under pressure when mistake and unseated rider 22nd (canal turn)

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  • Ornais silk
    FELL
    Ornais
    • Nick Scholfield
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1
    FELL

    held up behind on outside when fell 4th

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  • What A Friend silk
    PU
    What A Friend
    • D A Jacob
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    12/1
    PU

    towards rear, hampered 6th (becher's brook), headway into mid-division 12th, outpaced 23rd (valentine's), weakened and pulled up before 4 out

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  • Santa's Son silk
    PU
    Santa's Son
    • J E Moore
    • J Howard Johnson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1
    PU

    with leader, led 5th to 9th, led again 13th, headed 15th (chair), blundered 19th, lost place 5 out, pulled up before next

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  • Calgary Bay silk
    FELL
    Calgary Bay
    • Hadden Frost
    • Miss H C Knight
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1
    FELL

    in touch, fell 4th

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Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £14.50
  • Tote Place
    £3.80, £3.50, £3.90, £7.30
  • Exacta
    £225.30
  • Trifecta
    £4686.20
Watch the 15:15 replay at

Aintree 16:00 Result

John Smith's Handicap Hurdle (Conditional Jockeys And Amateur Riders)

  • 21 Runners
  • Hurdle, Turf
  • Winner £25,048, 2nd £7,400, 3rd £3,700, 4th £1,852, 5th £924, 6th £464
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 17:00
  • Winning Time 05:50
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Far Away So Close silk
    1st
    Far Away So Close
    • Mr M J Doran
    • Paul Nolan
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    14/1

    tracked leaders, led 5th, hit 2 out, soon headed, stayed challenging, ran on under pressure to lead again towards finish

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  • Jack Cool silk
    2nd
    Neck
    Jack Cool
    • A P Heskin
    • C Byrnes
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/1

    prominent, chased winner approaching 3 out, challenged 2 out, soon led but hard pressed, headed towards finish, just held

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  • Via Galilei silk
    3rd
    14 Lengths
    Via Galilei
    • Joshua Moore
    • G L Moore
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/1

    held up towards rear, headway approaching 3 out, went 4th 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on to take 3rd flat, no impression on front pair

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  • Total Excitement silk
    4th
    3 ¼ Lengths
    Total Excitement
    • B J Cooper
    • Thomas Cooper
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    held up, mid-division when hit 3rd, headway after 6th, kept on same pace from 2 out

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  • Conquisto silk
    6th
    ½ Length
    Conquisto
    • Ms K Walsh
    • Steve Gollings
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    66/1

    in touch in mid-division, ridden approaching 3 out, stayed on same pace from next

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  • Eradicate silk
    7th
    1 Length
    Eradicate
    • David Bass
    • N J Henderson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    14/1

    in touch in mid-division, hit 6th, ridden approaching 3 out, switched right after 3 out, stayed on same pace

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  • Gifted Leader silk
    8th
    1 Length
    Gifted Leader
    • Michael Murphy
    • Ian Williams
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    chased leaders, ridden after 6th, one pace from 3 out

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  • Orzare silk
    9th
    Head
    Orzare
    • Joseph Akehurst
    • G L Moore
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1

    held up in rear, not fluent 2nd, headway approaching 3 out, never near leaders

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  • Amazing King silk
    10th
    3 ¾ Lengths
    Amazing King
    • Sam Twiston-Davies
    • P A Kirby
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    20/1

    tracked leaders, lost place after 3rd, stayed on approaching 2 out, no impression, no extra flat

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  • Gorge silk
    11th
    7 Lengths
    Gorge
    • Josh Hamer
    • A Cosgriff
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    held up towards rear, some headway when hit 3 out, no impression, weakened 2 out

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  • Plan A silk
    12th
    1 Length
    Plan A
    • Ms N Carberry
    • Gordon Elliott
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/2 F

    held up in rear, not fluent 4th, mistake 3 out, effort before 2 out, no impression, well beaten last

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  • Tito Bustillo silk
    13th
    ½ Length
    Tito Bustillo
    • Ryan Mahon
    • P F Nicholls
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1

    mid-division on outside, ridden and lost place after 6th

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  • Praxiteles silk
    14th
    3 Lengths
    Praxiteles
    • A Conlon
    • Miss R Curtis
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1

    prominent, close 3rd 3 out, weakened last

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  • Caught By Witness silk
    15th
    5 Lengths
    Caught By Witness
    • Thomas Garner
    • M F Harris
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    in touch in mid-division, lost place after 6th, blundered 3 out

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  • Caravel silk
    16th
    0 Lengths
    Caravel
    • P Gallagher
    • J Howard Johnson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    20/1

    held up towards rear, ridden approaching 3 out, no impression

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  • Ciceron silk
    17th
    2 ½ Lengths
    Ciceron
    • Harry Challoner
    • Miss V Williams
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1

    held up towards rear, ridden and behind approaching 3 out

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  • Alazan silk
    18th
    10 Lengths
    Alazan
    • C P Geoghegan
    • P J Hobbs
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/1

    mid-division, hit 6th, ridden approaching 3 out, weakened before 2 out

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  • Hibiki silk
    19th
    ¾ Length
    Hibiki
    • Mikey Ennis
    • Mrs S J Humphrey
    • 0 years,
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    100/1

    in rear, always behind, mistake 2 out

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  • Lucaindubai silk
    20th
    1 ¼ Lengths
    Lucaindubai
    • Jonathan England
    • Evan Williams
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    8/1

    led until not fluent 5th, ridden approaching 3 out, weakened before next

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  • Ultimate silk
    PU
    Ultimate
    • R P McLernon
    • Brian Ellison
    • 0 years,
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    14/1
    PU

    prominent, ridden approaching 6th, weakened soon after, pulled up before 3 out

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  • Red Merlin silk
    NR
    Red Merlin
    • Henry Brooke
    • D McCain Jnr
    • 0 years,
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    NR

Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £22.40
  • Tote Place
    £5.10, £1.70, £1.90, £5.60
  • Exacta
    £247.70
  • Trifecta
    £1608.60
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Aintree 16:35 Result

John Smith's Champion Standard Open NH Flat Race (Grade 2)

  • 20 Runners
  • N_H_Flat, Turf
  • Winner £17,103, 2nd £6,417, 3rd £3,213, 4th £1,602, 5th £804, 6th £402
  • Distance Unknown
  • Going Mildmay & hurdle: good; national: good-good to soft in places
  • Off Time 17:35
  • Winning Time 05:59
  • Race Status: WeighedIn
Number
Dist
Runners
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  • Steps To Freedom silk
    1st
    Steps To Freedom
    • P Carberry
    • Gordon Elliott
    • 0 years,
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    12/1

    held up in rear, hampered over 4f out, switched right over 3f out, headway going well over 2f out, led entering final furlong, ran on well

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  • Montbazon silk
    2nd
    2 Lengths
    Montbazon
    • R Thornton
    • Alan King
    • 0 years,
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    5/2 F

    mid-division, headway 9f out, tracked leaders going well from over 2f out, led just over 1f out, ridden and headed entering final furlong, kept on, not pace of winner

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  • Allure Of Illusion silk
    3rd
    8 Lengths
    Allure Of Illusion
    • Mr P W Mullins
    • W P Mullins
    • 0 years,
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    9/2

    mid-division, headway over 4f out, ridden and hung left from 3f out, every chance 1f out, not pace of leaders inside final furlong

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  • Matthew Riley silk
    4th
    1 ½ Lengths
    Matthew Riley
    • R McGrath
    • Mrs K Walton
    • 0 years,
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    40/1

    tracked leaders, ridden over 3f out, kept on same pace from 2f out

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  • Saint Luke silk
    5th
    ¾ Length
    Saint Luke
    • Aidan Coleman
    • Peter Bowen
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    33/1

    prominent, led over 2f out, headed over 1f out, stayed on same pace

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  • Broadbackbob silk
    6th
    Neck
    Broadbackbob
    • Mr S Crawford
    • S R B Crawford
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    66/1

    held up in rear, not clear run over 3f out, not clear run and switched right over 2f out, kept on, nearest finish

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  • Jonny Delta silk
    7th
    ¾ Length
    Jonny Delta
    • J Reveley
    • J S Goldie
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    28/1

    held up in rear, headway over 4f out, kept on same pace from over 2f out

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  • Ebanour silk
    8th
    2 ¾ Lengths
    Ebanour
    • T J Murphy
    • D McCain Jnr
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    66/1

    mid-division on outside, lost place 7f out, edged left and stayed on from over 2f out, no impression on leaders

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  • Grandioso silk
    9th
    2 Lengths
    Grandioso
    • P Gallagher
    • J Howard Johnson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    50/1

    held up towards rear, stumbled 12f out, headway 10f out, challenged 4f out until 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

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  • Cinders And Ashes silk
    10th
    ½ Length
    Cinders And Ashes
    • J M Maguire
    • D McCain Jnr
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    8/1

    held up in rear, not clear run over 4f out, headway over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

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  • Oscar Magic silk
    11th
    1 Length
    Oscar Magic
    • Sam Twiston-Davies
    • N A Twiston-Davies
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    12/1

    held up towards rear, headway 7f out, ridden 3f out, edged left over 1f out, no extra

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  • Distime silk
    12th
    5 Lengths
    Distime
    • B J Cooper
    • J J Quinn
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    led 1f, prominent, led over 4f out, ridden 3f out, headed over 2f out, weakened inside final furlong

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  • Nuts N Bolts silk
    13th
    5 Lengths
    Nuts N Bolts
    • F Keniry
    • G A Swinbank
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    10/1

    mid-division, headway 9f out, ridden over 2f out, weakened over 1f out

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  • Persian Snow silk
    14th
    9 Lengths
    Persian Snow
    • R Johnson
    • P J Hobbs
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    7/1

    mid-division, hampered 12f out, ridden over 4f out, no impression final 3f, weakened over 1f out

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  • Richie Rob silk
    15th
    ½ Length
    Richie Rob
    • B J Toomey
    • N Bycroft
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    in touch on outside, ridden and lost place over 5f out

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  • Tour D'Argent silk
    16th
    3 ¼ Lengths
    Tour D'Argent
    • B J Geraghty
    • N J Henderson
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    14/1

    tracked leaders, hampered and lost place over 4f out, weakened over 2f out

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  • Gallox Bridge silk
    17th
    4 Lengths
    Gallox Bridge
    • W Marston
    • M F Harris
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    100/1

    tracked leaders, took keen hold, ridden when hampered on bend over 4f out, soon weakened

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  • Peckhamecho silk
    18th
    14 Lengths
    Peckhamecho
    • A P McCoy
    • Miss R Curtis
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    25/1

    prominent, took keen hold, led after 3f, headed over 4f out, weakened over 2f out

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  • Real Tempo silk
    19th
    14 Lengths
    Real Tempo
    • Tayron Devolder
    • J M Plasschaert
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    40/1

    pulled hard, led after 1f, headed after 3f, remained close up, weakened over 3f out

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  • Laveroque silk
    20th
    27 Lengths
    Laveroque
    • Felix de Giles
    • C E Longsdon
    • 0 years,
    Tip button hidden
    20/1

    mid-division, reminder 8f out, hampered on bend over 4f out, soon weakened, tailed off

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Tote Returns

  • Total Win
    £12.80
  • Tote Place
    £3.70, £1.80, £2.50
  • Exacta
    £50.20
  • Trifecta
    £238.70
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