John Smith's Topham Chase (Listed Handicap) (National Course) 2m 5f 110y

  • (5yo+, 2m 5f 110y, Class 1, 30 runners)
  • Winner £56,330 2nd £21,220 3rd £10,620 4th £5,310 5th £2,660 6th £1,330 7th £660 8th £340
  • Going: Good, Good to Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 19.30s
  • Off time: 15:42:45

Full Result

15:40 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 22 Always Waining (IRE) P Bowen 10 10-4 p T J O'Brien 14/1
SP 14/1 Towards rear, headway before 10th, chased leaders 3 out, went 2nd last, led before elbow, kept on well, driven out £10000-£700
2nd 4 3 Mon Parrain (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-6 R Walsh 7/2f
SP 7/2f Held up mid-division, headway from 7th, went 2nd at 11th, led before 2 out, ridden and headed before elbow, kept on same pace, no chance with winner £4500-£1000(x2) £2250-£500 £8000-£2000 £4000-£1000(x8) £2000-£500(x10) £6000-£1500
3rd 6 2 Scotsirish (IRE) W P Mullins 10 11-10 D J Condon 20/1
SP 20/1 Towards rear on inner, headway before 11th, in 6th before 2 out, chased leaders in 3rd before last, kept on from elbow, one pace
4th 10 12 Gonebeyondrecall (IRE) N F Glynn 8 10-7 v A E Lynch 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leaders on inner, left 2nd from 8th untill 11th, ridden and one pace from last, no impression
5th nk 11 Swing Bill (FR) D Pipe 10 10-8 Timmy Murphy 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division, headway on outer 10th, chased leaders before 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, plugged on
6th nse 13 Frankie Figg (IRE) J Howard Johnson 9 10-7 B Hughes 10/1
SP 10/1 With leader, led 3rd, left clear after 8th, ridden and headed before 2 out, weakened last opened 12/1
7th 6 20 Shakalakaboomboom (IRE) N J Henderson 7 10-5 B J Geraghty 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up mid-division, headway before 12th, chased leaders next, weakened before 2 out opened 33/1
8th hd 21 Stormin Exit (IRE) J S Goldie 8 10-4 J Reveley 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division, blundered 8th, headway 12th, effort before 2 out, soon weakened
9th 14 Chasing Cars (IRE) Mrs J Harrington 9 10-7 R M Power 25/1
SP 25/1 Held up towards rear, ridden and some headway before 2 out, no impression opened 22/1
10th 16 23 Sagalyrique (FR) D McCain Jnr 7 10-4 pt P J Brennan 33/1
SP 33/1 Behind, mistake 1st, pecked badly 9th, mistake 2 out, never dangerous
11th 9 9 Forzy Origny (FR) N J Henderson 9 10-11 Felix De Giles 28/1
SP 28/1 Held up towards rear, headway before 14th, ridden before 2 out, never dangerous opened 25/1
12th 7 Ballyholland (IRE) C A McBratney 10 11-1 Andrew J McNamara 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up towards rear, some headway before 3 out, blundered 2 out, never dangerous opened 20/1
13th 17 8 Edgbriar (FR) P R Webber 9 10-11 D Elsworth 40/1
SP 40/1 Chased leaders early, mid-division, weakened before 15th
14th 16 27 Isn't That Lucky Jonjo O'Neill 8 10-0 R McGrath 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leaders on inner, lost place 8th, hampered 12th (canal turn), tailed off
15th 9 10 Fistral Beach (IRE) P F Nicholls 8 10-9 Nick Scholfield 28/1
SP 28/1 In touch, pecked badly 9th, went 4th from 11th, blunderd badly 14th, weakened 3 out opened 25/1
16th 6 Consigliere (FR) D Pipe 8 11-2 bt J M Maguire 33/1
SP 33/1 Chased leaders to 5th, lost place from 7th, tailed off opened 28/1
F 5 Alfa Beat (IRE) C Byrnes 7 11-3 v1 A P Heskin (5) 11/1
SP 11/1 Held up mid-division, in touch when fell 15th opened 16/1
F 30 Bible Lord (IRE) Andrew Turnell 10 10-0 Harry Haynes (3) 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up towards rear, mistake 2nd, mistake 5th, fell 8th
F 28 Dev (IRE) G Elliott 11 10-0 p P Carberry 6/1
SP 6/1 Led to 3rd, in 2nd when fell 8th opened 7/1 touched 11/2
F 4 Free World (FR) P F Nicholls 7 11-3 Harry Skelton 66/1
SP 66/1 Held up mid-division, towards rear when fell 10th
F 15 Passato (GER) Miss J S Davis 7 10-6 t D Crosse 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up towards rear, fell 8th £10000-£150
F 25 Pickamus (FR) H D Daly 8 10-2 W Kennedy 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, fell 10th (bechers)
F 24 Polyfast (FR) N J Henderson 8 10-3 A Tinkler 50/1
SP 50/1 Held up towards rear, fell 2nd £10000-£150
F 19 Postmaster Tim Vaughan 9 10-5 t R J Killoran (3) 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, fell 1st opened 66/1
F 1 Siegemaster (IRE) D T Hughes 10 11-12 p D N Russell 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, fell 8th
UR 26 Buffalo Bob (IRE) K C Bailey 8 10-2 S Quinlan 50/1
SP 50/1 Chased leaders, disputing 3rd when pecked badly and unseated rider 8th
UR 29 Calusa Caldera (IRE) P J Hobbs 9 10-0 p R Johnson 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, hampered and unseated rider 2nd
UR 16 Fine Parchment (IRE) C J Mann 8 10-6 t Peter Toole (3) 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up mid-division, blundered and unseated rider 6th
UR 17 Gansey (IRE) Mrs S J Smith 9 10-6 P Buchanan 33/1
SP 33/1 Towards rear, blundered and unseated rider 1st
BD 18 Nevada Royale (FR) T J Pitt 10 10-5 pt D F O'Regan 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up towards rear, mistake 7th, brought down 8th

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £17.20 Tote Place £3.40 £2.10 £4.70 £9.40 Straight Forecast £55.08 Exacta £156.00 Trifecta £789.70 Swingers 1&2 £15.30, 2&3 £27.80, 1&3 £21.30

Jackpot £24,218.66 carried forward to Aintree, 9th Apr
Placepot £250.10, Pool: £442544.0, 1291.43 winning tickets
Quadpot £36.50, Pool: £25851.0, 523.76 winning tickets