15:05 Aintree Fri 4 April 2014

  • Betfred Melling Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f, Good (Good to Soft in places; National: Good to Soft, Good in places)
  • 10 Runners
  • Surface: unknown

Weighed In

Winning time:-Off time:-
1st
2
5/1
T: W P MullinsJ: P Townend
Held up behind, not fluent 8th, pushed along 4 out, headway after 2 out, effort and stayed on to challenge on inside when not fluent last, ridden and ran on well to lead final 50 yards
2nd
3.25
8
16/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Nick Scholfield
Led narrowly to 6th, tracked leader, effort to challenge after 2 out, led last, soon ridden, kept on, headed and no extra final 50 yards
3rd
1.25
1
5/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Held up behind, steady headway into mid-division 10th, tracked leaders 4 out, effort to lead narrowly between last 2, headed approaching last, ridden and kept on same pace flat
4th
1.75
9
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: D N Russell
Held up in touch, slightly hampered 4 out, headway next, ridden to chase leaders after 2 out, kept on same pace, no impression flat
5th
2
7
1311-10
16/1
T: M F MorrisJ: B T O'Connell
With leader, led 6th, hard pressed 3 out, soon ridden, headed between last 2, one pace before last
6th
s.h
11
9/1
T: Miss V WilliamsJ: Aidan Coleman
Tracked leaders, went 2nd before 4 out, challenged next, ridden to lead briefly between last 2, one pace and no impression before last
7th
7
6
7/2
T: N J HendersonJ: Mr S Waley-Cohen
Held up in touch, close up 10th, ridden to chase leaders after 2 out, one pace last, weakened flat
8th
4
10
9/2
T: P J HobbsJ: R Johnson
In touch on inside, not fluent and reminder 9th, lost place next, weakened 2 out
9th
3
4
25/1
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Tracked leaders, lost place 9th, behind from 4 out, soon weakened
10th
14
3
1311-10
9/1
T: H De BromheadJ: A E Lynch
With leader to 4th, in touch, outpaced when hit 4 out, lost place next, weakened 2 out

Non-Runners

NR
5
Module
1111-10
T: T R GeorgeJ: P J Brennan

Betting Breakdown

£76.48£421.53

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