John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (grade 2) 2m 4f

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f, Class 1, 17 runners)
  • Winner £34,206
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time:
  • Off time: 13:45:14

Full Result

13:45 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 16 Bouggler Miss E C Lavelle 4 10-7 N Fehily 16/1
SP 16/1 Always prominent, took narrow lead 2 out, headed when not fluent last, remained challenging, stayed on under pressure to regain lead near finish
2nd hd 3 Copper Bleu (IRE) P J Hobbs 7 11-3 R Johnson 4/1
SP 4/1 In touch, challenged 3 out, ridden when not fluent last, led flat, headed near finish £3000-£600 £2500-£500 £2250-£500
3rd 5 Ainama (IRE) N J Henderson 5 11-0 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up in rear, mistake 8th, headway approaching 3 out, challenged 2 out, led when hit last, headed flat, not much room on inside and switched right 100 yards out, unable to quicken opened 7/1 £5000-£575 £3000-£345
4th 4 Trenchant A King 4 11-1 W Hutchinson 14/1
SP 14/1 Mid-division, headway approaching 6th, close up 2 out, soon hung left, stayed on same pace flat opened 12/1
5th 24 1 Cape Tribulation J M Jefferson 5 11-8 P Kinsella 3/1f
SP 3/1f Prominent, led 8th, soon headed, led 3 out, headed 2 out, {} weakened approaching last opened 10/3 £3500-£1000 £1750-£500(x2) £3000-£900 £2000-£600 £1500-£500
6th 18 2 Micheal Flips (IRE) Andrew Turnell 5 11-5 M Grant 17/2
SP 17/2 Mid-division, pushed along after 5th, headway approaching 7th, well there 3 out, weakened 2 out opened 8/1 touched 9/1
7th 13 Little Lu (IRE) G A Swinbank 7 10-10 B Hughes 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leaders, raced keenly, pushed along after 8th, weakened 3 out, tailed off opened 40/1
8th 11 Trafalgar Road (IRE) C E Longsdon 5 11-0 T Siddall 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up, always in rear, no chance after 8th, tailed off opened 66/1
9th 19 7 Conflictofinterest P F Nicholls 7 11-0 bt R Walsh 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up towards rear, headway approaching 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
10th 58 14 Maidstone Mixture (FR) Paul Murphy 4 10-10 K Whelan 199/1
SP 199/1 Always in rear, tailed off from before 8th opened 200/1
PU 6 Borderhopper Paul Murphy 5 11-0 M O'connell 199/1
SP 199/1 Not fluent, always in rear, tailed off after 5th, pulled up before 3 out opened 200/1
PU 8 Door Boy (IRE) J Howard Johnson 6 11-0 D F O'Regan 50/1
SP 50/1 Raced keenly, soon tracking leader, led 5th, headed 8th, soon led again, headed 3 out, disputing 6th and beaten when eased and pulled up before 2 out
PU 9 Marwan (IRE) C E Longsdon 5 11-0 b1 T Scudamore 199/1
SP 199/1 Mid- division, weakened approaching 7th, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out opened 150/1 touched 200/1
PU 15 Saticon A King 4 10-10 R Thornton 7/1
SP 7/1 Towards rear, never really travelling, lost touch before 8th, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out opened 6/1 touched 15/2
PU 10 Sir Tantallus Hawk G A Swinbank 5 11-0 F Keniry 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, not fluent 5th, weakened approaching 8th, tailed off and pulled up before 2 out opened 22/1
PU 17 West With The Wind T P Tate 4 10-7 K Mercer 40/1
SP 40/1 Raced keenly, mid- division, hit 3rd, weakened after 7th, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out opened 33/1
PU 12 What A Buzz D McCain Jnr 7 11-0 J M Maguire 25/1
SP 25/1 Led to 5th, mistake next, weakened after 8th, tailed off and pulled up before 3 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £22.60 Tote Place £5.30 £2.10 £3.30 Straight Forecast £74.60 Exacta £118.70 Swingers 1&2 £18.70, 2&3 £7.70, 1&3 £30.10

Jackpot £51,874.37 carried forward to Exeter, 5th Apr
Placepot £2,424.00, Pool: £475608.1, 143.23 winning tickets
Quadpot £479.30, Pool: £25295.21, 39.05 winning tickets