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

  • (7yo+, 4m 4f, Class 2, 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
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 9m 5.10s
  • Off time: 16:24:39

Full Result

16:15 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 4 Neptune Collonges (FR) P F Nicholls 11 11-6 D A Jacob 33/1
SP 33/1 Held up towards rear, headway into mid-division 9th (valentines), tracked leaders when hit 22nd (foinavon), 7th and driven after 3 out, rallied before last, ridden to chase leading pair after last, stayed on well under pressure to lead post
2nd nse 26 Sunnyhillboy (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 9 10-5 R P Mclernon 16/1
SP 16/1 Tracked leaders on outside, effort 2 out, soon challenged, led last, ridden 2 lengths clear passing elbow, kept on same pace under pressure final 100 yards, no extra, headed post
3rd 5 13 Seabass (IRE) T M Walsh 9 10-12 Ms K Walsh 8/1j
SP 8/1j Always prominent, hit 7th (foinavon), joined leader going well after 3 out, led after 2 out, headed last, ridden and rallied approaching elbow, 3rd and held final 75 yards opened 11/1 £10000-£900(x2) £5000-£550(x3)
4th 7 19 Cappa Bleu (IRE) Evan Williams 10 10-10 t Paul Moloney 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division, hampered 7th (foinavon), 9th 3 out, one pace approaching next, stayed on to go 4th flat, never reached leaders opened 14/1
5th 37 In Compliance (IRE) D T Hughes 12 10-0 N P Madden 100/1
SP 100/1 Behind, headway 21st (bechers brook), effort and every chance on outside 2 out, ridden to chase leading trio after last, kept on same pace, no impression when lost 4th flat
6th 2 BallaBriggs (IRE) D McCain Jnr 11 11-9 J M Maguire 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division, hit 19th and 23rd (canal turn), headway next, 7th 3 out, kept on same pace from next, no impression opened 14/1 £32000-£2000 £14000-£1000 £10000-£700(x5) £5000-£350(x11)
7th 39 Hello Bud (IRE) N A Twiston-Davies 14 10-0 t S Twiston-Davies 33/1
SP 33/1 Tracked leaders, every chance 3 out to next, ridden and one pace flat opened 100/1
8th ¾ 29 Tharawaat (IRE) G Elliott 7 10-4 t B T O'Connell 125/1
SP 125/1 Chased leadrers to 10th, behind 13th, badly hampered 21st (bechers brook), kept on from last, no impression
9th 6 14 Shakalakaboomboom (IRE) N J Henderson 8 10-12 B J Geraghty 8/1j
SP 8/1j With leaders, led 3rd to 12th, tracked leader, led again 23rd (canal turn), headed next (valentines), regained narrow lead 4 out, headed after 2 out, weakened last opened 12/1 £10000-£800(x2) £10000-£900 £5000-£500(x16)
10th 27 32 Swing Bill (FR) D Pipe 11 10-3 p C O'Farrell 100/1
SP 100/1 Led 2nd to next, in touch, hampered and lost place 15th (chair), soon behind, no danger after
11th 22 23 The Midnight Club (IRE) W P Mullins 11 10-8 A Tinkler 40/1
SP 40/1 Chased leaders to 6th (bechers brook), behind from 12th
12th 14 7 Planet of Sound P J Hobbs 10 11-5 t R Johnson 33/1
SP 33/1 In touch, joined leader 10th, led 12th, headed 23rd (canal turn), led again next (valentines), headed narrowly when blundered 4 out, lost place 2 out, soon weakened
13th 24 40 Neptune Equester B Ellison 9 10-0 Felix De Giles 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, hampered and carried wide 8th (canal turn), soon behind, reminders 17th, no danger after
14th 14 5 Calgary Bay (IRE) Miss H C Knight 9 11-6 D Elsworth 33/1
SP 33/1 Mid-division on outside, switched inside and headway 16th (water), lost place 21st (bechers brook), behind when blundered 3 out
15th 10 35 Midnight Haze K C Bailey 10 10-0 S Quinlan 80/1
SP 80/1 Chased leaders to 12th, soon mid-division, no danger after
PU 9 Deep Purple Evan Williams 11 11-3 J E Moore 25/1
SP 25/1 Chased leaders, blundered 10th and 15th (chair), soon lost place, behind when pulled up before 19th opened 66/1
PU 34 Giles Cross (IRE) V R A Dartnall 10 10-1 P J Brennan 20/1
SP 20/1 In touch, lost place when jumped slowly 9th (valentines), behind when pulled up before 11th
PU 24 Mon Mome (FR) Miss V Williams 12 10-8 Aidan Coleman 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, hampered 8th (canal turn), behind when pulled up before 21st (bechers brook) opened 66/1
PU 33 Postmaster Tim Vaughan 10 10-2 t D C Costello 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division, weakened and pulled up before 21st, (bechers brook)
F 6 Alfa Beat (IRE) J J Hanlon 8 11-5 b D N Russell 50/1
SP 50/1 Over jumped and sprawled 1st, mid-division on outside, fell 7th opened 80/1
F 8 Black Apalachi (IRE) D T Hughes 13 11-3 p D F O'Regan 25/1
SP 25/1 Towards rear, fell 8th (canal turn) opened 40/1
F 10 Junior D Pipe 9 11-2 b T Scudamore 16/1
SP 16/1 Mid-division on outside when fell 2nd opened 18/1
F 17 On His Own (IRE) W P Mullins 8 10-11 P Townend 14/1
SP 14/1 Mid-division, hampered 5th, headway 17th, disputed 3rd when fell 21st (bechers brook) opened 16/1 £5000-£300(x2)
F 28 Quiscover Fontaine (FR) W P Mullins 8 10-4 D J Casey 50/1
SP 50/1 Mid-division, fell 17th
F 1 Synchronised (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 9 11-10 A P McCoy 10/1
SP 10/1 Mid-division, fell 6th (bechers brook) opened 9/1 £100000-£10000
F 22 Treacle (IRE) T J Taaffe 11 10-8 A E Lynch 22/1
SP 22/1 Behind, hampered 5th, hampered and carried wide 8th (canal turn), fell 10th opened 20/1
F 38 Viking Blond (FR) N A Twiston-Davies 7 10-0 b B Hughes 80/1
SP 80/1 In touch when fell 1st
F 3 Weird Al (IRE) D McCain Jnr 9 11-8 Timmy Murphy 28/1
SP 28/1 Held up behind, hampered 21st (bechers brook), soon struggling, behind when fell 4 out opened 40/1
F 15 West End Rocker (IRE) A King 10 10-12 W Hutchinson 16/1
SP 16/1 Behind, fell 2nd opened 14/1 £4800-£300 £70000-£5000
UR 18 Always Right (IRE) J Wade 10 10-10 J Reveley 25/1
SP 25/1 Tracked leaders on inside, blunderd and unseated rider 15th (chair) opened 28/1
UR 25 Arbor Supreme (IRE) Jonjo O'Neill 10 10-7 t1 M P Walsh 100/1
SP 100/1 Behind, mistake 9th (valentines), tried to refuse and unseated rider next
UR 30 Becauseicouldntsee (IRE) N F Glynn 9 10-3 D J Condon 25/1
SP 25/1 Led to 2nd, in touch, lost place 6th (bechers brook), blundered and unseated rider 8th (canal turn) opened 20/1
UR 27 Killyglen (IRE) S R B Crawford 10 10-4 t R M Power 14/1
SP 14/1 In touch on inside, blundered and unseated rider 8th (canal turn) £6400-£400
UR 21 Organisedconfusion (IRE) A L T Moore 7 10-8 Miss N Carberry 20/1
SP 20/1 In touch, blunderd and unseated rider 8th (canal turn) opened 25/1
UR 31 State of Play Evan Williams 12 10-3 N Fehily 40/1
SP 40/1 In touch, blunderd and unseated rider 5th opened 50/1
UR 12 Tatenen (FR) R Rowe 8 10-13 A Thornton 100/1
SP 100/1 Mid-division on inside when blundered and unseated rider 8th (canal turn)
R 36 Vic Venturi (IRE) D T Hughes 12 10-0 p Harry Skelton 80/1
SP 80/1 Always behind, refused 19th
BD 16 According To Pete J M Jefferson 11 10-12 Harry Haynes 28/1
SP 28/1 Prominent, 7th and in touch when brought down 21st (bechers brook)
BD 11 Chicago Grey (IRE) G Elliott 9 10-13 t P Carberry 20/1
SP 20/1 Mid-division on inside when brought down 5th
BD 20 Rare Bob (IRE) D T Hughes 10 10-9 B J Cooper 40/1
SP 40/1 In toch, brought down 5th opened 33/1

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £47.80 Tote Place £9.00 £6.40 £2.60 £4.60 Straight Forecast £448.28 Exacta £737.20 Trifecta £69,606.30 Swingers 1&2 £58.90, 2&3 £61.60, 1&3 £114.80

Jackpot £89,153.33 carried forward to Ffos Las, 15th Apr, 0.5 winning tickets
Placepot £132.30, Pool: £390706.72, 2155.79 winning tickets
Quadpot £95.30, Pool: £18846.89, 146.25 winning tickets