13:45 Aintree Sat 9 April 2011

  • John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f, Good
  • 9 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
9
3/1
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Tracked leader, led soon after 3 out, pushed clear flat, easily
2nd
13
2
5/2
T: C L TizzardJ: J Tizzard
Held up towards rear, took keen hold, mistake 7th, headway approaching 3 out, chased winner when went left 2 out, soon ridden, no impression and stayed on same pace flat
3rd
8
8
9/2
T: P F NichollsJ: D A Jacob
In touch in mid-division, mistake 3rd, closed 3 out, ridden 2 out, 3rd and beaten when hit last
4th
0.5
3
40/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: J M Maguire
In touch in mid-division, pushed along after 8th, closed on inside before 3 out, one pace from next, 4th and beaten last
5th
4
10
25/1
T: A C WhillansJ: E Whillans
Held up in rear on outside, not fluent 5th, mistake 7th, not fluent next, effort approaching 3 out, no impression 2 out
6th
hd
11
7/2
T: P F NichollsJ: Ruby Walsh
Led until just after 3 out, 5th and beaten when mistake last, weakened flat
7th
32
1
12/1
T: Miss Lucinda V RussellJ: P Buchanan
Held up in rear, not fluent 4th, outpaced by leaders when hampered 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off
8th
73
5
28/1
T: C J MannJ: Peter Toole
Held up in 4th, not fluent 4th, jumped slowly and lost place 8th, soon ridden and weakened, blundered 2 out, tailed off

Also Ran

F
4
28/1
T: J Howard JohnsonJ: B S Hughes
Prominent, ridden and losing place when fell 3 out

Non-Runners

NR
6
Rebel Rebellion
611-4
T: P F NichollsJ: Nick Scholfield
NR
7
Recession Proof (FR)
511-4
T: J J QuinnJ: R Thornton

Betting Breakdown

£10.74

Video Replay

Most Followed

Glynn

F: 1-

T: N J Henderson

Harry Senior

F: 33-4221

T: C L Tizzard

Benie Des Dieux

F: 11/F-111

T: W P Mullins

Paisley Park

F: 11111-1

T: Miss E C Lavelle

Third Time Lucki

F: 2-31

T: D Skelton

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Most Followed

Glynn

F: 1-

T: N J Henderson

Harry Senior

F: 33-4221

T: C L Tizzard

Benie Des Dieux

F: 11/F-111

T: W P Mullins

Paisley Park

F: 11111-1

T: Miss E C Lavelle

Third Time Lucki

F: 2-31

T: D Skelton