Betfred Becher Handicap Chase (Listed) 3m 2f

  • (6yo+, 3m 2f, Class 1, 16 runners)
  • Winner £61,897 2nd £23,320 3rd £11,671 4th £5,830 5th £2,926 6th £1,463 7th £726 8th £374
  • Going: Soft (Good to Soft in places, National Heavy)
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 7m 21.50s
  • Off time: 14:10:17

Full Result

14:10 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 14 Hello Bud (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 14 10-0 t S Twiston-Davies 14/1
SP 14/1 Led until 13th (bechers brook), led before 2 out, clung on gamely
2nd nk 2 Join Together (IRE) P F Nicholls 7 11-4 D A Jacob 5/1
SP 5/1 Held up in mid-division, headway approaching 8th, switched right after elbow, stayed on well, went 2nd towards finish, just held opened 6/1 £2400-£400
3rd 3 Big Fella Thanks T R George 10 11-1 t P J Brennan 7/1
SP 7/1 Held up towards rear, not fluent 11th, mistake next, hampered 15th (canal turn), headway 17th, stayed on flat, lost 2nd towards finish
4th nse 5 Swing Bill (FR) D Pipe 11 10-12 C O'Farrell 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leaders, ridden 2 out, pressing for 2nd from elbow, stayed on, held towards finish
5th ¾ 10 In Compliance (IRE) D T Hughes 12 10-4 N P Madden 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in rear, hampered 1st, headway 8th, mistake 11th, lost place when mistake 13th (bechers brook), mistake next (foinavon), headway after 3 out, held by leaders towards finish opened 9/1
6th 12 13 Gullible Gordon (IRE) P Bowen 9 10-0 Ryan Mania 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leaders, led 13th (bechers brook), headed before 2 out, no extra flat opened 28/1
7th 7 8 Poker De Sivola (FR) Ferdy Murphy 9 10-6 J Reveley 25/1
SP 25/1 Mid-division on inside, left 6th 3 out, never on terms, no extra last
PU 1 BallaBriggs (IRE) D McCain Jnr 11 11-12 J M Maguire 10/1
SP 10/1 Prominent, blundered 11th, lost place 14th (foinavon), struggling 3 out, rallied on long run to 2 out, soon weakened and pulled up opened 9/1
PU 16 Ballyvesey (IRE) P Bowen 7 10-0 vt J E Moore 33/1
SP 33/1 Prominent, lost place after 7th, behind 16th (valentines), tailed off 4 out, soon pulled up
PU 11 Midnight Haze K C Bailey 10 10-4 D C Costello 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up towards rear, hit 9th, remote 10th after 3 out, pulled up before next opened 20/1
PU 15 Minella Theatre (IRE) Mrs L Hill 9 10-0 pt D Bass 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up towards rear, headway approaching 8th, lost place before 14th (foinavon), tailed off 3 out, soon pulled up opened 18/1
PU 6 West End Rocker (IRE) A King 10 10-12 R Thornton 4/1f
SP 4/1f Mid-division on outside, reminder after 5th, soon lost place, mistake 9th, pulled up before 17th opened 6/1 touched 9/2 £3000-£500 £2750-£500 £2000-£360 £1500-£300(x5) £900-£200(x2)
F 12 Fabalu (IRE) D McCain Jnr 10 10-1 b Brian Harding 20/1
SP 20/1 Prominent, mistake 7th (water), lost several places before next, struggling in 6th when fell 3 out opened 16/1
F 7 Mumbles Head (IRE) P Bowen 11 10-10 T J O'Brien 16/1
SP 16/1 Fell 1st
F 4 Problema Tic (FR) D Pipe 6 10-12 T Scudamore 8/1
SP 8/1 Held up towards rear, jumped slowly 3rd, headway 11th, 4th when fell 17th opened 10/1
UR 9 Any Currency (IRE) M Keighley 9 10-4 e Aidan Coleman 12/1
SP 12/1 Tracked leaders, 4th when hit 15th (canal turn) and unseated rider

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £18.70 Tote Place £3.20 £1.50 £2.10 £4.70 Straight Forecast £84.54 Exacta £121.00 Trifecta £1,096.50 Swingers 1&2 £29.30, 2&3 £13.80, 1&3 £36.00

Jackpot £5,847.69 carried forward to Warwick, 9th Dec
Placepot £153.90, Pool: £118758.95, 563.1 winning tickets
Quadpot £80.80, Pool: £6381.08, 58.4 winning tickets