14:05 Aintree Sat 7 December 2013

  • Betfred Becher Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (Class 1)
  • 3m 2f, Soft (Mildmay Good to Soft,Soft in places)
  • 22 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
18
14/1
T: P J HobbsJ: T J O'Brien
Held up in mid-division, steady headway 11th, not flent 14th (foinavon), went 2nd before 2 out, led approaching last, 3 lengths clear before elbow, pressed towards finish, pulled out enough close home
2nd
1
15
12/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Led, blundered 12th, mistake 3 out, headed approaching last, 3 lengths down before elbow, soon closed and switched right, every chance towards finish, held close home
3rd
1.75
22
25/1
T: Mrs S J SmithJ: Ryan Mania
Held up, headway 3rd, hit next, 3rd and one pace from 2 out, closed approaching elbow, stayed on without being able to challenge
4th
4.5
24
33/1
T: P BowenJ: R T Dunne
Held up towards rear, ridden 8th, headway 12th, hit 5 out, no impression on leaders 2 out, went 4th and stayed on flat
5th
8
12
10/1
T: D PipeJ: C O'Farrell
Held up towards rear, headway 6th (chair), went 2nd 10th until before 2 out, no extra in 4th when not fluent last
6th
3
7
7/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Prominent until 3rd, lost place before 5th, well behind until stayed on from last, no impression
7th
2.5
3
25/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: P J Brennan
Held up in rear, headway and went 7th 5 out, went 4th before elbow, no chance with leaders and faded
8th
0.5
5
11/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: J M Maguire
Prominent, not fluent 11th, struggling from 15th (canal turn)
9th
0.5
11
12/1
T: D G BridgwaterJ: A Tinkler
Mid-division, towards rear when blundered 9th, stayed on from last, no impression
10th
hd
17
11/1
T: D O'MearaJ: Jake Greenall
Held up towards rear, modest progress and 8th 4 out, no impression
11th
2.5
23
20/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Aidan Coleman
In touch, closed 8th, mistake 12th, hit 14th (foinavon), lost place 16th, (valentines), well beaten when mistake last
12th
25
4
16/1
T: N J HendersonJ: David Bass
Held up towards rear, not fluent 9th, driven 11th, mistake 14th (foinavon), soon well beaten, tailed off
13th
4
19
28/1
T: P BowenJ: Donal Devereux
Never better than mid-division, well beaten from 5 out, tailed off
14th
20
6
16/1
T: P F NichollsJ: R Mahon
Prominent until before 11th, tailed off
15th
23
20
33/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: A P Cawley
Prominent, pecked 1st, lost place after 3rd, struggling 11th, tailed off
16th
26
13
33/1
T: M SheppardJ: C Poste
In rear and pushed along, always behind, tailed off

Also Ran

PU
1
11-12
50/1
T: D PipeJ: L Heard
Chased leaders on outside, blundered badly 6th (chair), soon lost place, jumped slowly 8th, tailed off 12th, pulled up before 13th (bechers brook)
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Soon prominent, not fluent 1st, lost place approaching 8th, behind when pulled up before 13th (bechers brook)
T: H de BromheadJ: A E Lynch
Mid-division, blundered and unseated rider 10th
T: Dr R D P NewlandJ: B Hughes
In rear, headway when fell 8th

Non-Runners

NR
2
Walkon (FR)
11-8
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
NR
8
Planet of Sound
11-1
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson

Betting Breakdown

£159.72£4,189.09

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