John Smith's Maghull Novices' Chase (grade 1) 2m

  • (5yo+, 2m, Class 1, 6 runners)
  • Winner £71,262
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time:
  • Off time: 13:58:03

Full Result

14:15 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 3 Kalahari King (FR) Ferdy Murphy 8 11-4 G Lee 11/5
SP 11/5 Held up in touch, went 3rd to chase leaders approaching 5th, led after 2 out, clear from last opened 2/1 touched 9/4
2nd 8 7 Tatenen (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-4 R Walsh 8/5
SP 8/5 Close up, joined leader 7th, led after 4 out, ridden next, headed after 2 out, kept on, no chance with winner opened 13/8
3rd nk 4 Made In Taipan (IRE) T Mullins 7 11-4 D N Russell 15/2
SP 15/2 Led, blundered 4 out, soon headed, one pace from 2 out opened 11/1 touched 17/2
4th 1 Cornas (NZ) Nick Williams 7 11-4 D A Jacob 9/1
SP 9/1 Chased leaders in 3rd, not fluent 6th, ridden 3 out, outpaced from next opened 12/1 touched 11/1
5th 27 5 Premier Dane (IRE) N G Richards 7 11-4 D Condon 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up in rear, jumped right 1st, jumped slow 3rd, pushed along after 5th, soon outpaced opened 40/1
F 6 Song of Songs J R Fanshawe 7 11-4 A P McCoy 6/1
SP 6/1 Held up in 5th, mistake 8th, hit 4 out, soon stumbled on bend, blundered 3 out, soon weakened, fell next opened 11/2
NR 2 Doctor David Mrs Caroline Bailey 6 11-4 A Thornton 14/1

Betting Breakdown

Swingers 1&2 £1.02, 2&3 £66.20, 1&3 £49.40

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