John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2) 2m 4f

  • (4yo+, 2m 4f, Class 1, 10 runners)
  • Winner £28,475 2nd £10,685 3rd £5,350 4th £2,665 5th £1,340 6th £670
  • Going: Good
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 4m 55.00s
  • Off time: 13:45:32

Full Result

13:45 Aintree
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 8 Simonsig N J Henderson 6 11-4 B J Geraghty 4/9f
SP 4/9f Mid-division, not fluent 3rd, headway after next, went 2nd on bit before 3 out, challenging when left in lead 2 out, clear before last, impressive £3000-£6000(x2) £2500-£5000 £750-£1500 £1000-£2000(x7) £500-£1000(x8)
2nd 15 9 Super Duty (IRE) D McCain Jnr 6 11-4 J M Maguire 7/1
SP 7/1 Led, jumped right 4th and 8th, joined when blundered and headed 2 out, soon no chance with winner opened 8/1
3rd 2 10 Baby Shine (IRE) Mrs L Wadham 6 10-11 L Aspell 12/1
SP 12/1 Mid-division, headway 6th, went 3rd approaching 3 out, hung left and stayed on same pace after next
4th 4 3 Flycorn (IRE) T Hogan 6 11-4 t P Townend 100/1
SP 100/1 Held up towards rear, headway 8th, ridden and no impression when slightly hampered 3 out, well held 4th when mistake next
5th 8 6 Molotof (FR) N J Henderson 5 11-4 R Walsh 14/1
SP 14/1 Held up towards rear, mistake 6th, ridden after 8th, no impression on leaders, weakened 3 out
6th 10 4 Go All The Way (IRE) J T R Dreaper 7 11-4 A E Lynch 20/1
SP 20/1 Tracked leader until ridden approaching 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off opened 33/1
7th 40 5 Maggio (FR) P Griffin 7 11-4 J Reveley 100/1
SP 100/1 Took keen hold, tracked leaders on outside, lost place approaching 8th, soon behind, tailed off
PU 1 Aland Islands (IRE) Tim Vaughan 6 11-4 A P McCoy 8/1
SP 8/1 Tracked leaders, pushed along approaching 8th, soon lost place, weakened well before 3 out, pulled up before next opened 7/1
PU 7 Old Tricks (IRE) C L Tizzard 5 11-4 J Tizzard 50/1
SP 50/1 Tracked leaders on inside, took keen hold, mistake 5th, soon lost place, behind 8th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out
F 2 Colour Squadron (IRE) P J Hobbs 6 11-4 R Johnson 12/1
SP 12/1 Held up in last, headway 8th, close 4th and going well enough when fell 3 out

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £1.50 Tote Place £1.10 £1.80 £2.70 Straight Forecast £4.81 Exacta £4.90 Trifecta £25.20 Swingers 1&2 £2.40, 2&3 £7.00, 1&3 £3.20

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