John Smith's Topham Chase (handicap) 2m 5f 110y

  • (5yo+, 2m 5f 110y, Class 2, 29 runners)
  • Winner £68,156
  • Going: Good-Good to Soft in places on National course.
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 25.60s
  • Off time: 15:48:48

Full Result

15:45 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 27 Irish Raptor (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 10 10-0 P J Brennan 8/1
SP 8/1 In touch, headway when left in lead 10th (Bechers Brook), made rest, ran on strongly run-in opened 10/1 £24000-£2000 £10000-£1000
2nd 19 Oodachee C F Swan 10 10-0 pt D J Casey 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, headway 12th (Canal Turn), soon in touch, ridden to chase winner last, kept on one pace opened 16/1
3rd 13 30 Cossack Dancer (IRE) M Bradstock 11 10-0 p Matthew Batchelor 40/1
SP 40/1 With leader to 10th (Bechers Brook), remained prominent, ridden approaching 2 out, soon one pace
4th 7 Always Waining (IRE) P Bowen 8 10-7 bt T J O'Brien 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway 7th and in touch, disputing 2nd when blundered 2 out, one pace after opened 28/1
5th 1 9 Private Be P J Hobbs 10 10-5 R Johnson 16/1
SP 16/1 Towards rear, headway 3 out, kept on one pace from next
6th 8 21 Bob Bob Bobbin C L Tizzard 10 10-0 (+3) t J Tizzard 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway 5 out, ridden and one pace from 3 out
7th 5 14 Too Forward (IRE) Jamie Snowden 13 10-2 D A Jacob 40/1
SP 40/1 Towards rear, outpaced 4 out opened 33/1
8th 9 5 New Little Bric (FR) P F Nicholls 8 10-9 b Nick Scholfield (3) 10/1
SP 10/1 Mid-division, headway under pressure 5 out, no impression from next opened 12/1
9th 13 Oneway (IRE) M G Rimell 12 10-2 W Hutchinson 100/1
SP 100/1 Towards rear, never dangerous
10th 9 15 Consigliere (FR) D Pipe 6 10-2 bt T Scudamore 16/1
SP 16/1 Towards rear, headway after 3 out, soon ridden and effort, faded next
11th 3 Finger Onthe Pulse (IRE) T J Taaffe 8 11-0 t1 B J Geraghty 11/1
SP 11/1 Mid-division, headway 12th (Canal Turn), hampered 13th (Valentines), never dangerous after opened 12/1
12th 19 1 Nozic (FR) P F Nicholls 8 11-12 t Harry Skelton (5) 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, never dangerous
13th ¾ 17 The Hollow Bottom N A Twiston-Davies 8 10-0 David England 33/1
SP 33/1 In touch, weakened after 4 out
14th 14 26 Le Toscan (FR) D Pipe 9 10-0 p S P Jones (3) 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, struggling 12th (Canal Turn)
15th dist 6 Bishop's Bridge (IRE) Miss E C Lavelle 11 10-8 b Jack Doyle (3) 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders until blundered badly 3 out, soon weakened
16th dist 24 Ellerslie George (IRE) J Howard Johnson 9 10-0 B Hughes 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division, outpaced 5 out
17th dist 28 Milan Deux Mille (FR) D Pipe 7 10-0 pt J W Farrelly (3) 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders until blundered 8th, soon weakened
PU 18 Bagan (FR) M Todhunter 10 10-0 B Harding 50/1
SP 50/1 Towards rear, struggling halfway, tailed off when pulled up after 12th (Canal Turn)
PU 12 Billyvoddan (IRE) H D Daly 10 10-2 b A Tinkler 100/1
SP 100/1 Soon behind, tailed off when pulled up after 12th (Canal Turn)
PU 20 Boomshakalaka (IRE) N J Henderson 9 10-0 M Foley 40/1
SP 40/1 In touch, blundered and unseated rider 10th (Bechers Brook)
PU 8 Buck The Legend (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 7 10-6 Paul Moloney 25/1
SP 25/1 Towards rear, soon struggling, tailed off when pulled up before 13th (Valentines)
PU 23 Iron Man (FR) P Bowen 8 10-0 p S E Durack 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, struggling halfway, tailed off when pulled up after 12th (Canal Turn)
PU 22 Soleil Fix (FR) N J Gifford 8 10-0 (+9) v Mr D H Dunsdon (3) 66/1
SP 66/1 Towards rear, soon struggling, tailed off when pulled up after 10th (Bechers Brook) opened 50/1
F 10 Bible Lord (IRE) Andrew Turnell 8 10-3 M D Grant 20/1
SP 20/1 Towards rear, fell 13th (Valentines) opened 25/1
F 29 Frankie Figg (IRE) J Howard Johnson 7 10-0 J E Moore 33/1
SP 33/1 Led until fell 10th (Bechers Brook)
F 2 Gwanako (FR) P F Nicholls 6 11-7 R Walsh 6/1
SP 6/1 Towards rear, fell 13th (Valentines) £5000-£800 £3000-£500
F 11 Ping Pong Sivola (FR) Miss V Williams 6 10-3 Aidan Coleman 5/1f
SP 5/1f In touch, fell 13th (Valentines) opened 11/2 £5000-£800 £3000-£500 £5000-£900(x6) £3000-£540(x4) £2750-£500 £2000-£360(x2)
F 16 The Sawyer (BEL) R H Buckler 9 10-1 W Kennedy 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division, headway 3 out to chase leaders, soon ridden, weakened 2 out, fell last
UR 25 Moncadou (FR) Jonjo O'Neill 9 10-0 t R P Mclernon (5) 50/1
SP 50/1 Towards rear, blundered and unseated rider 7th
NR 4 Mr Pointment (IRE) P F Nicholls 10 10-10 S Thomas

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £11.50 Tote Place £2.70 £3.90 £16.40 £6.80 Straight Forecast £161.02 Exacta £203.20 Swingers 1&2 £34.90, 2&3 £527.90, 1&3 £527.90

Jackpot £28,943.02 carried forward to Aintree, 4th Apr
Placepot £3,818.80, Pool: £465798.16, 89.04 winning tickets
Quadpot £872.00, Pool: £25808.32, 21.9 winning tickets