14:25 Aintree Sat 14 April 2018

  • Betway Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1)
  • 2m 4f, Soft
  • 12 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:5m 3.7sOff time:14:25:42
1st
4
3/1
T: T R GeorgeJ: N D Fehily
Tracked leaders, went 2nd 6th, led before not fluent 3 out, hard pressed 2 out, hit last and headed, soon led again, headed 120 yards out, stayed on well to regain lead towards finish op 11/4
2nd
½
10
12/1
T: C L TizzardJ: R M Power
Held up towards rear, steady headway from 7th, ridden after 3 out, hit last and led, soon headed, edged right and led again 120 yards out, stayed on, headed towards finish
3rd
3
14
610-11
10/1
T: D SkeltonJ: Harry Skelton
Held up in touch on outside, closed before 6th, edged left after 3 out, strong challenged 2 out until last, edged left and stayed on same pace flat op 11/1 tchd 12/1
4th
1
1
25/1
T: F O'BrienJ: P J Brennan
Held up in rear, headway on outside after 4 out, edged left after 2 out, still 7th last, went 4th and stayed on flat, unable to challenge op 28/1 tchd 20/1
5th
1 ¾
13
13/2
T: W GreatrexJ: R Johnson
Held up in touch, travelling strongly when blundered and lost momentum briefly 4 out, every chance 3 out, hung left and beaten going to last, stayed on same pace flat
6th
2 ¾
11
11/8f
T: N J HendersonJ: Nico de Boinville
Tracked leader until 6th, pushed along before 3 out, one pace in 4th when not much room and switched right before mistake 2 out, weakened flat op 7/4
7th
2 ½
8
28/1
T: O SherwoodJ: Aidan Coleman
Held up in rear, steady headway before 3 out, ridden before next, one pace and beaten when mistake last, weakened flat op 25/1
8th
22
6
20/1
T: A KingJ: Wayne Hutchinson
Held up towards rear, not fluent 1st, mistake 3rd, modest 9th and ridden before 3 out, soon left well behind op 25/1
9th
22
9
25/1
T: B PaulingJ: D A Jacob
Mid-division, hit 4th, ridden and struggling after 4 out, remote 10th before 3 out, soon well behind op 16/1

Also Ran

PU
3
40/1
T: N G RichardsJ: D N Russell
Held up towards rear, mistake 2nd, not fluent 6th, well beaten after 4 out, pulled up before 3 out op 33/1
PU
5
33/1
T: W GreatrexJ: G Sheehan
Led, headed before mistake 3 out, soon weakened, pulled up before last
PU
12
50/1
T: K DalgleishJ: B S Hughes
Tracked leaders on inside, ridden after 4 out, soon weakened, pulled up before 2 out op 33/1

Non-Runners

NR
2
Bedrock
511-4
50/1
T: I JardineJ: Henry Brooke
NR
7
Count Meribel
611-4
66/1
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: M D Grant

Betting Breakdown

£3.60£1.40, £3.30, £2.40
£34.60£251.20£34.62£329.85£6.40, £4.40, £19.40

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