Betfred Becher Handicap Chase (Listed) (National Course) 3m 2f

  • (5yo+, 3m 2f, Class 1, 14 runners)
  • Winner £56,270 2nd £21,200 3rd £10,610 4th £5,300 5th £2,660 6th £1,330 7th £660 8th £340
  • Going: Heavy
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 7m 15.40s
  • Off time: 14:10:19

Full Result

14:10 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 6 West End Rocker (IRE) A King 9 10-10 W Hutchinson 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up towards rear, headway 10th, went 2nd 17th, led 3 out, clear last, stayed on well £5000-£500
2nd 22 3 Niche Market (IRE) P F Nicholls 10 11-5 Harry Skelton 9/1
SP 9/1 Mid-division on outside, mistake 1st, left 5th 13th (bechers brook), chased winner 3 out, no impression last, weakened flat
3rd 32 15 Ballyvesey (IRE) P Bowen 6 10-0 v B Hughes 20/1
SP 20/1 Prominent early, chased leaders, lost place 10th, well held after, plugged on to take remote 3rd close home opened 16/1
4th 5 Always Waining (IRE) P Bowen 10 10-13 p T J O'Brien 12/1
SP 12/1 Tracked leaders, mistake and lost place 8th, not fluent next, hit 10th, stayed on after 3 out, went 3rd approaching last, no impression and soon weakened, demoted to 4th close home opened 9/1
5th 2 Rare Bob (IRE) D T Hughes 9 11-10 p P J Brennan 17/2
SP 17/2 Tracked leaders, not fluent 11th, left 2nd 15th (canal turn) until 17th, weakened 2 out, lost 3rd approaching last opened 8/1
6th 13 Another Palm (IRE) N Meade 6 10-0 b P Carberry 5/1f
SP 5/1f Chased leaders, not much room when mistake 1st, lost place 3rd, behind 8th opened 7/1
PU 11 Max Bygraves K C Bailey 8 10-6 J M Maguire 16/1
SP 16/1 In rear, behind 6th (the chair), pulled up before next opened 25/1 touched 18/1
PU 9 Nicto De Beauchene (FR) V R A Dartnall 10 10-7 b A Glassonbury 8/1
SP 8/1 Prominent, hit 10th, left in lead 15th (canal turn), headed when hit 3 out, weakened before next where mistake, pulled up before last opened 9/1 touched 17/2
PU 14 Pak Jack (FR) R T Phillips 11 10-0 p1 Matthew Batchelor 33/1
SP 33/1 Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out opened 28/1
PU 4 Swing Bill (FR) D Pipe 10 11-0 Timmy Murphy 15/2
SP 15/2 Held up in rear, not fluent 10th, hampered 11th, mistake 13th (bechers brook), 7th and ridden 4 out, no impression, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out opened 9/1
F 10 Abbeybraney (IRE) N G Richards 10 10-7 Aidan Coleman 12/1
SP 12/1 Tracked leaders, mistakes 1st and mistake 7th (water), hit 9th, 6th when fell 13th (bechers brook) opened 14/1
F 7 Merchent Paddy (IRE) C Byrnes 10 10-9 P T Enright 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division, 6th when fell 11th opened 28/1
F 12 Shalimar Fromentro (FR) Nick Williams 5 10-3 J Reveley 8/1
SP 8/1 Tracked leaders, not fluent 5th, 4th when fell 13th (bechers brook) opened 10/1
UR 8 Hello Bud (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 13 10-9 t S Twiston-Davies 9/1
SP 9/1 Made most until hit 15th (canat turn) and unseated rider opened 8/1
NR 1 Mad Max (IRE) N P Mulholland 9 11-12 R McGrath

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £11.80 Tote Place £3.80 £3.20 £7.40 Straight Forecast £97.10 Exacta £114.90 Trifecta £3,282.90 Swingers 1&2 £24.60, 2&3 £73.00, 1&3 £105.40

Placepot £343.00, Pool: £91403.4, 194.5 winning tickets
Quadpot £135.60, Pool: £5904.39, 32.2 winning tickets