John Smith's Top Novices' Hurdle (grade 2) 2m 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 110y, Class 1, 9 runners)
  • Winner £34,206
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 3m 55.80s
  • Off time: 14:00:44

Full Result

14:00 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 3 General Miller N J Henderson 5 11-4 B J Geraghty 7/1
SP 7/1 Mid-division, headway approaching 3 out, challenged 2 out, upsides last, stayed on to lead near finish opened 12/1
2nd nk 5 Menorah (IRE) P J Hobbs 5 11-4 R Johnson 7/4f
SP 7/4f Held up in mid-division, headway 4th to track leaders, led and not fluent 3 out, kept on, headed towards finish £4000-£2000 £2000-£1000(x4) £1000-£500 £800-£400 £1875-£1000 £1500-£800(x2) £750-£400
3rd 11 4 Inventor (IRE) D McCain Jnr 5 11-4 t J M Maguire 12/1
SP 12/1 Towards rear, mistake 4 out, headway next, ridden to chase leading pair approaching last, one pace opened 20/1
4th 3 9 La Sarrazine (FR) J R Fanshawe 5 10-11 A P McCoy 5/1
SP 5/1 Held up towards rear, headway after 3 out, kept on, no impression opened 9/2 £5000-£1000 £2500-£500(x2)
5th 1 2 Dan Breen (IRE) D Pipe 5 11-4 T Scudamore 12/1
SP 12/1 Held up in touch, headway approaching and every chance 3 out, hit next, weakened approaching last opened 11/1
6th 8 Escort'men (FR) P F Nicholls 4 10-12 R Walsh 4/1
SP 4/1 Held up in rear, headway 2 out, no impression opened 3/1 £2000-£600 £4400-£1100 £3000-£1000
7th 21 7 Washington Irving (IRE) J Howard Johnson 5 11-4 D F O'Regan 16/1
SP 16/1 Held up in mid-division, headway approaching 3 out, weakened next opened 20/1
8th 1 Captive Audience (IRE) Miss R Curtis 7 11-4 R Thornton 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leader, led 2nd, jumped right 4th, 5th and 6th, headed 3 out, quickly weakened opened 33/1 touched 16/1 £5000-£150 £12500-£500 £10000-£500
9th 6 Moonstreaker C T Pogson 7 11-4 A Pogson 80/1
SP 80/1 Led and not fluent 1st, headed 2nd, tracked leader, weakened approaching 3 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £10.50 Tote Place £2.30 £1.20 £3.60 Straight Forecast £19.73 Exacta £25.40 Trifecta £318.70 Swingers 1&2 £4.30, 2&3 £5.40, 1&3 £15.90

Jackpot £51,452.52 carried forward to Aintree, 10th Apr
Placepot £1,066.50, Pool: £415023.56, 284.07 winning tickets
Quadpot £211.40, Pool: £24666.4, 86.33 winning tickets