15:10 Aintree Thu 6 April 2006

  • The Sportsman Anniversary 4-y-o Novices' Hurdle (grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 110y, Good, Good to Soft in places
  • 13 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
2nd
8
9
20/1
T: N G RichardsJ: 
Held up, headway after 6th, forced slightly wide approaching 3 out, chased winner 2 out, kept on same pace but no impression
3rd
3
1
7/2
T: N J HendersonJ: 
Raced with ear plugs, held up towards rear, in mid-division after 3rd, chasing leaders when hit 3 out, kept on same pace
4th
7
7
16/1
T: H D DalyJ: M Bradburne
Chased leaders, driven along after 6th, one pace from 3 out
5th
1.75
12
7/1
T: P F NichollsJ: R Walsh
In rear, driven along after 3rd, stayed on from 2 out, never dangerous
6th
1.5
10
100/1
T: M F HarrisJ: D Crosse
Held up, reminder after 6th, headway approaching 3 out, no further progress
7th
5
8
16/1
T: G L MooreJ: J E Moore
Mid-division, driven along when mistake 5th, soon weakened
8th
2
5
9/2
T: P J HobbsJ: P J Brennan
Led, ridden, headed approaching 3 out, weakened before 2 out
9th
4
2
200/1
T: G M MooreJ: F Keniry
Held up towards rear, behind when hit 5th

Also Ran

PU
6
11-0
200/1
T: Miss Lucinda V RussellJ: P Buchanan
Prominent, driven, lost place quickly after 3rd, tailed off from 4th, pulled up after 6th
PU
13
50/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Christian Williams
Held up in touch, weakened after 6th, tailed off when pulled up before 2 out
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