John Smith's Grand National Chase (Grade 3 Handicap) 4m 3f 110y

  • (7yo+, 4m 3f 110y, Class 1, 40 runners)
  • Winner £547,268 2nd £205,822 3rd £102,862 4th £51,382 5th £25,838 6th £12,870 7th £6,630 8th £3,510 9th £1,950 10th £975
  • Going: Good (Good to Soft in places; National: Good to Soft, Good in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 9m 12.00s
  • Off time: 16:15:16

Full Result

16:15 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 35 Auroras Encore (IRE) Mrs S J Smith 11 10-3 Ryan Mania 66/1
SP 66/1 Always prominent, tracked leading pair after 3 out, led last, ridden and stayed on well to go clear flat
2nd 9 18 Cappa Bleu (IRE) Evan Williams 11 10-11 t Paul Moloney 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division, tracked leaders 17th, 4th and outpaced before 2 out, ridden and kept on flat, went 2nd towards finish, no impression with winner
3rd nk 10 Teaforthree (IRE) Miss R Curtis 9 11-3 Nick Scholfield 10/1
SP 10/1 Always prominent, led 22nd (bechers), headed 5 out, led again 2 out, soon ridden, headed last, kept on same pace flat, well held when lost 2nd towards finish opened 12/1
4th 11 19 Oscar Time (IRE) M M Lynch 12 10-11 Mr S Waley-Cohen 66/1
SP 66/1 Always prominent, hit 21st, led 4 out, headed 2 out, 3rd and outpaced after last, weakened into 4th after elbow
5th 8 28 Rare Bob (IRE) D T Hughes 11 10-6 B J Cooper 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division, chased leaders 3 out, ridden 2 out, kept on same pace, no impression
6th 6 24 Swing Bill (FR) D Pipe 12 10-8 C O'Farrell 80/1
SP 80/1 Tracked leaders, outpaced before 2 out, ridden and one pace last, no impression flat opened 100/1
7th 10 39 Soll J Hughes 8 10-0 M D Grant 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leaders, hit 5th, blundered 15th (chair), hit 25th (valentines), outpaced 3 out, no impression from next
8th 3 36 Tarquinius (FR) G Elliott 10 10-2 bt K Renwick 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, chased leaders 17th, ridden after 3 out, kept on same pace from next, no impression
9th 25 Saint Are (FR) Tim Vaughan 7 10-8 D C Costello 50/1
SP 50/1 Towards rear, headway into mid-division 25th, (valentines), kept on same pace, never near leaders
10th 12 20 Always Waining (IRE) P Bowen 12 10-10 p T J O'Brien 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division, outpaced 4 out, never near leaders
11th 38 Major Malarkey (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 10 10-0 T Scudamore 50/1
SP 50/1 Always behind opened 100/1
12th 12 Join Together (IRE) P F Nicholls 8 11-2 D A Jacob 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, reminders after 21st, never on terms, weakened 2 out
13th 22 6 Seabass (IRE) T M Walsh 10 11-6 Ms K Walsh 11/2f
SP 11/2f In touch, bumped and mistake 21st, headway 3 out, ridden to chase leaders next, weakened last opened 7/1 £5000-£600(x3) £10000-£1300 £5000-£650(x2) £4000-£420 £10000-£1400 £5000-£700(x3) £3000-£420(x2) £10000-£1500 £4000-£600(x2) £5000-£800
14th 11 Across The Bay (IRE) D McCain Jnr 9 11-2 bt Henry Brooke 40/1
SP 40/1 With leader, hit 3rd, led 8th (bechers), hampered by loose horse and headed after 16th (water), led again 19th, headed when hit 22nd (bechers), regained lead 5 out to next, ridden and weakening when blundered 2 out
15th 17 Balthazar King (IRE) P J Hobbs 9 10-12 R Johnson 16/1
SP 16/1 Led to 8th (canal turn), in touch, led again after 16th (water), headed 19th, chased leaders, outpaced 3 out, weakened from next
16th 1 27 Quiscover Fontaine (FR) W P Mullins 9 10-7 D J Casey 40/1
SP 40/1 Mid-division, lost place 21st, soon behind opened 33/1
17th 44 37 Any Currency (IRE) M Keighley 10 10-0 ct Ian Popham 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-divisison, reminder 14th, struggling halway, behind from 21st, tailed off
PU 9 BallaBriggs (IRE) D McCain Jnr 12 11-4 J M Maguire 20/1
SP 20/1 Chased leaders to halfway, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 24th opened 25/1
PU 30 Becauseicouldntsee (IRE) N F Glynn 10 10-6 M J Ferris 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, hit 2nd, lost place and behind halfway, lost touch when pulled up before 21st
PU 26 Chicago Grey (IRE) G Elliott 10 10-7 pt P Carberry 11/1
SP 11/1 Behind, hit 3rd, struggling when mistake 21st, jumped slowly 24th (canal turn), no chance when hampered and pulled up approaching last
PU 14 Forpadydeplasterer (IRE) T Cooper 11 11-0 Andrew J McNamara 66/1
SP 66/1 Blundered 21st and next (bechers), soon struggling, behind when pulled up before 24th
PU 31 Harry The Viking P F Nicholls 8 10-6 Ryan Mahon 40/1
SP 40/1 Mid-division, lost place 18th, soon behind, pulled up before 25th (valentines) opened 33/1
PU 1 Imperial Commander (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 12 11-10 t S Twiston-Davies 11/1
SP 11/1 Chased leaders to 20th, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 22nd opened 14/1
PU 16 Joncol (IRE) P Nolan 10 10-13 R M Power 50/1
SP 50/1 Blundered 2nd, always behind, lost touch and pulled up after 18th opened 66/1
PU 23 Lost Glory (NZ) Jonjo O'Neill 8 10-8 t M P Walsh 50/1
SP 50/1 Always behind, struggling 12th, pulled up before 17th
PU 32 Mr Moonshine (IRE) Mrs S J Smith 9 10-5 P Buchanan 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division on inside, chased leaders 17th to 24th (canal turn), behind when pulled up before 27th opened 100/1 £20000-£200(x2) £10000-£100(x3)
PU 34 Ninetieth Minute (IRE) T J Taaffe 10 10-3 N P Madden 80/1
SP 80/1 Always in rear, lost touch and pulled up before 11th opened 100/1
PU 4 Quel Esprit (FR) W P Mullins 9 11-7 P Townend 40/1
SP 40/1 Chased leadrrs to 21st, soon weakened and behind, pulled up before 24th
PU 40 Viking Blond (FR) N A Twiston-Davies 8 10-0 b Adam Wedge 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division, struggling 9th (valentines), behind from 12th, pulled up before 14th opened 100/1
PU 3 Weird Al (IRE) D McCain Jnr 10 11-8 Timmy Murphy 66/1
SP 66/1 Mid-division on outside, blundered 23rd (foinavon), soon behind, pulled up before 24th
PU 2 What A Friend P F Nicholls 10 11-9 b S Thomas 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, hampered 8th (canal turn), struggling 12th, pulled up after 18th opened 66/1 £10000-£200(x9)
F 15 On His Own (IRE) W P Mullins 9 11-0 R Walsh 8/1
SP 8/1 In touch, under pressure when fell 25th (valentines) opened 10/1
F 21 Tatenen (FR) R Rowe 9 10-10 A Thornton 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, mistake 4th, fell 12th
UR 5 Big Fella Thanks T R George 11 11-6 t D F O'Regan 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division when mistake and unseated rider 8th (canal turn)
UR 13 Colbert Station (IRE) T M Walsh 9 11-1 t A P McCoy 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division when blundered and unseated rider 15th (chair)
UR 7 Roberto Goldback (IRE) N J Henderson 11 11-6 B J Geraghty 25/1
SP 25/1 Chased leaders, lost place 25th (valentines), soon behind, no chance when hampered and unseated rider last opened 20/1
UR 8 Sunnyhillboy (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 10 11-4 R P Mclernon 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division on outside, struggling 17th, no danger after, behind when hampered and unseated rider last opened 25/1
UR 29 The Rainbow Hunter K C Bailey 9 10-6 Aidan Coleman 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division when mistake and unseated rider 8th (canal turn) opened 66/1
UR 22 Treacle (IRE) T J Taaffe 12 10-9 N Fehily 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division when mistake and unseated rider 8th (canal turn) opened 40/1
R 33 Mumbles Head (IRE) P Bowen 12 10-4 J E Moore 100/1
SP 100/1 Behind, mistake 22nd (bechers), headway 26th, ridden 3 out, weakened next, behind when refused last

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £133.00 Tote Place £26.30 £3.40 £2.90 £18.30 Straight Forecast £706.08 Exacta £1,525.90 Trifecta £9,792.90 Swingers 1&2 £147.60, 2&3 £16.10, 1&3 £263.40

Jackpot £20,215.65 carried forward to Ascot, 7th Apr
Placepot £2,277.10, Pool: £496383.5, 159.12 winning tickets
Quadpot £83.90, Pool: £41112.14, 362.4 winning tickets