15:10 Aintree Fri 4 April 2008

  • John Smith's Melling Chase (grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f, Good (National Course; Good to Soft, Good in places, Mildmay; Good)
  • 6 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
T: A KingJ: R Thornton
Held up, chased leaders when mistake 4 out, disputed lead approaching 3 out, led 2 out, soon clear
2nd
18
1
2/5
T: P F NichollsJ: R Walsh
Held up, chased leaders in 3rd approaching 9th, disputed lead approaching 3 out, not fluent and headed 2 out, soon beaten
3rd
18
5
7/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Led, headed approaching 3 out, soon weakened
4th
11
4
33/1
T: J: R M Power
Chased leader, blundered 4th, outpaced from 11th
5th
2
2
14/1
T: Mrs S J SmithJ: D Elsworth
Chased leaders, hit 9th, soon weakened
6th
4.5
7
33/1
T: P BowenJ: Christian Williams
Held up, hit 2nd, pushed along 8th, hit 10th, soon weakened

Non-Runners

NR
3
Monet's Garden (IRE)
11-10
T: N G RichardsJ: undefined

Betting Breakdown

£8.06

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