16:40 Aintree Fri 13 April 2018

  • Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 3m 149y, Soft
  • 13 Runners
  • Winner£56,130.002nd£21,110.003rd£10,550.004th£5,270.005th£2,650.006th£1,320.007th£680.008th£360.009th£200.0010th£100.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:6m 40.9sOff time:16:42:05
1st
11
611-4
6/4f
T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville
Led until after 1st, pressed leader, brought alone to stands side and led 3 out, edged left and pressed flat, stayed on well and in command towards finish op 15/8 tchd 7/4
2nd
1 ½
14
610-11
9/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Held up in rear, headway approaching 3 out, not much room 2 out, soon switched right, went 2nd before last, every chance when flashed tail flat, held towards finish op 8/1
3rd
6
12
8/1
T: Joseph P O'BrienJ: J J Slevin
Mid-division, closed 4th, pushed along when not fluent 3 out, 3rd when hit last, kept on but no impression on front pair op 10/1
4th
2 ¾
13
40/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: B S Hughes
Tracked leaders on inside, pecked 2nd, pushed along when not much room 3 out, beaten before last, one pace in 4th flat op 33/1
5th
8
7
7/2
T: N J HendersonJ: B J Geraghty
Held in touch, driven and hanging left before 2 out, weakened flat op 3/1
6th
3 ¼
4
66/1
T: Jamie SnowdenJ: G Sheehan
Prominent, led after 1st, ridden and headed 3 out, weakened last
7th
14
9
66/1
T: Tim VaughanJ: Alan Johns
Prominent, not fluent 6th or 7th, pushed along before 3 out, weakened approaching next op 50/1

Also Ran

PU
1
50/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: A P Heskin
Held up in rear, ridden and well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out op 33/1
PU
2
6/1
T: N J HendersonJ: N D Fehily
Held up in mid-division, not fluent 5th, pushed along and struggling after 4 out, soon behind, pulled up before 3 out op 15/2
PU
3
25/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: M D Grant
Held up towards rear on outside, closed into mid-division 9th, ridden and weakened before 3 out, pulled up before last op 20/1
PU
5
25/1
T: A KingJ: Thomas Bellamy
Tracked leaders, lost a few places and not fluent 3rd, hit 9th, struggling after 4 out, well behind when pulled up before 2 out op 33/1
PU
6
66/1
T: C E LongsdonJ: Paul O'Brien
Tracked leaders on outside, lost place after 7th, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before next op 50/1
PU
10
12/1
T: M W EasterbyJ: W T Kennedy
In rear, not fluent 6th, pushed along next, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 2 out tchd 11/1

Non-Runners

NR
8
Poetic Rhythm
711-4
12/1
T: F O'BrienJ: P J Brennan

Betting Breakdown

£2.60£1.20, £2.80, £2.70
£16.70£118.40£16.13£86.49£4.00, £3.50, £9.90

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