Betfred Becher Handicap Chase (Grade 3) 3m 2f

  • (6yo+, 3m 2f, Class 1, 22 runners)
  • Winner £84,405 2nd £31,800 3rd £15,915 4th £7,950 5th £3,990 6th £1,995 7th £990 8th £510
  • Going: Soft (Mildmay Good to Soft,Soft in places)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 6m 56.40s
  • Off time: 14:05:21

Full Result

14:05 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 18 Chance du Roy (FR) P J Hobbs 9 10-6 T J O'Brien 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up in mid-division, steady headway 11th, not flent 14th (foinavon), went 2nd before 2 out, led approaching last, 3 lengths clear before elbow, pressed towards finish, pulled out enough close home opened 16/1
2nd 1 15 Baby Run (FR) N A Twiston-Davies 13 10-7 S Twiston-Davies 12/1
SP 12/1 Led, blundered 12th, mistake 3 out, headed approaching last, 3 lengths down before elbow, soon closed and switched right, every chance towards finish, held close home opened 14/1
3rd 22 Mr Moonshine (IRE) Mrs S J Smith 9 10-4 Ryan Mania 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up, headway 3rd, hit next, 3rd and one pace from 2 out, closed approaching elbow, stayed on without being able to challenge
4th 24 Ballybough Gorta (IRE) P Bowen 6 10-0 p R T Dunne (3) 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up towards rear, ridden 8th, headway 12th, hit 5 out, no impression on leaders 2 out, went 4th and stayed on flat opened 50/1
5th 8 12 Swing Bill (FR) D Pipe 12 10-11 C O'Farrell 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up towards rear, headway 6th (chair), went 2nd 10th until before 2 out, no extra in 4th when not fluent last opened 12/1
6th 3 7 On His Own (IRE) W P Mullins 9 11-1 P Townend 7/1f
SP 7/1f Prominent until 3rd, lost place before 5th, well behind until stayed on from last, no impression opened 10/1
7th 3 Big Fella Thanks T R George 11 11-8 t P J Brennan 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up in rear, headway and went 7th 5 out, went 4th before elbow, no chance with leaders and faded
8th ½ 5 Across The Bay (IRE) D McCain Jnr 9 11-3 pt J M Maguire 11/1
SP 11/1 Prominent, not fluent 11th, struggling from 15th (canal turn)
9th ½ 11 Wyck Hill (IRE) D G Bridgwater 9 10-11 A Tinkler 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division, towards rear when blundered 9th, stayed on from last, no impression
10th hd 17 Rose Of The Moon (IRE) D O'Meara 8 10-6 Jake Greenall (3) 11/1
SP 11/1 Held up towards rear, modest progress and 8th 4 out, no impression opened 14/1
11th 23 Bennys Mist (IRE) Miss V Williams 7 10-1 Aidan Coleman 20/1
SP 20/1 In touch, closed 8th, mistake 12th, hit 14th (foinavon), lost place 16th, (valentines), well beaten when mistake last opened 16/1
12th 25 4 Roberto Goldback (IRE) N J Henderson 11 11-8 D Bass 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up towards rear, not fluent 9th, driven 11th, mistake 14th (foinavon), soon well beaten, tailed off
13th 4 19 Gullible Gordon (IRE) P Bowen 10 10-6 vt Donal Devereux 28/1
SP 28/1 Never better than mid-division, well beaten from 5 out, tailed off opened 25/1
14th 20 6 Join Together (IRE) P F Nicholls 8 11-3 b Ryan Mahon 16/1
SP 16/1 Prominent until before 11th, tailed off opened 14/1
15th 23 20 Chartreux (FR) T R George 8 10-5 pt A P Cawley 33/1
SP 33/1 Prominent, pecked 1st, lost place after 3rd, struggling 11th, tailed off
16th 26 13 Ikorodu Road M Sheppard 10 10-11 p C Poste 33/1
SP 33/1 In rear and pushed along, always behind, tailed off
PU 9 Bostons Angel (IRE) D Pipe 9 10-13 bt T Scudamore 20/1
SP 20/1 Soon prominent, not fluent 1st, lost place approaching 8th, behind when pulled up before 13th (bechers brook)
PU 1 Junior D Pipe 10 11-12 b L Heard 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders on outside, blundered badly 6th (chair), soon lost place, jumped slowly 8th, tailed off 12th, pulled up before 13th (bechers brook)
F 16 Pineau De Re (FR) Dr R D P Newland 10 10-6 B Hughes 14/1
SP 14/1 In rear, headway when fell 8th opened 16/1 touched 12/1
F 21 Storm Survivor (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 7 10-5 v R P Mclernon 12/1
SP 12/1 Fell 1st
F 10 Vesper Bell (IRE) W P Mullins 7 10-13 D J Casey 9/1
SP 9/1 Fell 1st opened 10/1
UR 14 Sizing Australia (IRE) H De Bromhead 11 10-8 p A E Lynch 22/1
SP 22/1 Mid-division, blundered and unseated rider 10th opened 28/1 touched 25/1
WD 8 Planet of Sound P J Hobbs 11 11-1 R Johnson
NR 2 Walkon (FR) A King 8 11-8 W Hutchinson

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £19.80 Tote Place £4.40 £2.90 £6.40 £9.10 Straight Forecast £159.72 Exacta £271.10 Trifecta £2,687.10 Swingers 1&2 £23.30, 2&3 £18.30, 1&3 £149.90

Jackpot £12,733.90 carried forward to Kelso, 8th Dec
Placepot £363.30, Pool: £127717.59, 256.6 winning tickets
Quadpot £168.70, Pool: £9990.35, 43.8 winning tickets