Aintree 6th April 2013

Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
13:45 John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2)
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2m 4f(Class 1)4yo+
211224/4Eduard1111-4T: N G RichardsJ: B Harding
470F-851Seefood1211-4T: D T HughesJ: B J Cooper
Forecast
Up And Go (15/8), Dodging Bullets (4/1), Eduard (4/1), Utopie Des Bordes (FR) (9/2), Seefood (7/1), Ubak (22/1), Morning Royalty (40/1), Vasco D'Ycy (66/1)
14:15 John Smith's Maghull Novices' Chase (Grade 1)
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2m(Class 1)5yo+
Forecast
Alderwood (IRE) (2/1), Baily Green (IRE) (5/2), Overturn (IRE) (11/4), Sire De Grugy (11/2), Marshal Zhukov (IRE) (25/1), Special Tiara (28/1), Viva Colonia (IRE) (N/A)
14:50 John Smith's Liverpool Hurdle (Grade 1)
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3m 110y(Class 1)4yo+
84P2F-70Holywell1211-7T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: A P McCoy
Forecast
Solwhit (FR) (9/4), Smad Place (5/1), African Gold (15/2), Grands Crus (FR) (8/1), Celestial Halo (IRE) (9/1), Holywell (9/1), Medinas (FR) (9/1), Bear's Affair (12/1), Oscara Dara (IRE) (22/1), Attaglance (28/1), Any Given Day (IRE) (40/1), Won In The Dark (IRE) (66/1), American Spin (66/1)
15:25 John Smith's Handicap Chase (Listed)
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3m 1f(Class 1)5yo+
2355011-Opening Batsman1311-12T: H FryJ: N D Fehily
4091123Cantlow1411-7T: P R WebberJ: A P McCoy
75/U2110-Loch Ba1311-1T: M R ChannonJ: A Thornton
84P/555P-Problema Tic1311-1T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Forecast
Battle Group (7/2), Cantlow (9/2), Opening Batsman (13/2), Johns Spirit (IRE) (12/1), Planet of Sound (12/1), Duke Of Lucca (12/1), Russian War (IRE) (14/1), Mac Aeda (14/1), Problema Tic (14/1), Tour Des Champs (16/1), Loch Ba (18/1), Ikorodu Road (25/1), Ballyoliver (25/1), Storm Survivor (IRE) (28/1), Brave Spartacus (28/1), Cannington Brook (IRE) (40/1), Blenheim Brook (IRE) (50/1), Garynella (FR) (50/1)
17:10 John Smith's Handicap Hurdle (Conditional Jockeys And Amateur Riders)
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2m 110y(Class 2)4yo+
24134-50Shotavodka1311-5T: D PipeJ: Kieron Edgar
557-F749Ranjaan1110-13T: P F NichollsJ: Mr H Derham
1025200/4Lyvius1110-8T: N J HendersonJ: J McGrath
1106P211-Le Bacardy1310-8T: A W CarrollJ: Mr J Hamer
1336-U5PPZarzal1110-5T: Evan WilliamsJ: Adam Wedge
Forecast
Cockney Sparrow (5/1), Ranjaan (5/1), Shotavodka (6/1), Cry of Freedom (USA) (10/1), Special Catch (12/1), Jumps Road (14/1), Meganisi (IRE) (14/1), Kian's Delight (14/1), Changing The Guard (16/1), Local Hero (GER) (20/1), Paintball (IRE) (20/1), Prince Of Fire (GER) (20/1), Lyvius (25/1), Zarzal (25/1), Canadian Diamond (25/1), First In The Queue (IRE) (25/1), Smalib Monterg (FR) (28/1), All The Aces (IRE) (33/1), Makbullet (33/1), Distant Memories (IRE) (33/1), Le Bacardy (40/1), Kudu Country (IRE) (50/1)
17:45 John Smith's Champion Standard Open NH Flat Race (Grade 2)
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2m 1f(Class 1)4yo to 6yo
49/14342-Fair Loch1111-4T: Mrs K BurkeJ: Mr A Voy
1542758-UUn Ace1111-4T: B I CaseJ: D A Jacob
162P/41P5-Avidity1010-12T: P A KirbyJ: R McGrath
Forecast
Tistory (FR) (2/1), Purple Bay (IRE) (5/1), Pure Science (9/1), Quickpick Vic (9/1), Vago Collonges (FR) (10/1), Dakar Run (11/1), Master Malt (12/1), Sgt Reckless (16/1), Wilde Blue Yonder (16/1), Monkey Kingdom (16/1), Killyglass (IRE) (20/1), Dance Of Time (25/1), Fair Loch (25/1), Caledonia (28/1), Alphabetical Order (33/1), Spitz (FR) (50/1), Un Ace (50/1), Avidity (50/1), Orchard Boy (66/1), Mister Pagan (100/1)

Next Race Off

15:40 Warwick
2
(0)
Ardera Cross
J: Conor Shoemark
3
(0)
Glance Back
J: Jamie Bargary
4
(0)
Canny Tom
J: David Bass
5
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Boxer Beat
J: Miss L Brooke

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