13:30 Aintree Sat 8 December 2018

  • Becher Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (National Course) (Class 1)
  • 3m 1f 188y, Soft
  • 18 Runners
  • Winner£84,195.002nd£31,665.003rd£15,825.004th£7,905.005th£3,975.006th£1,980.007th£1,020.008th£540.009th£300.0010th£150.00
  • Surface: Turf

Weighed In

Winning time:6m 51.9sOff time:13:36:07
1st
12
10/1
T: R WalfordJ: James Best
Chased leaders, not fluent 11th or 14th, 7th 3 out, closed to take 2nd when not fluent 2 out, led before elbow, soon clear, ridden out op 14/1
2nd
4 ½
8
11/1
T: D PipeJ: T Scudamore
Towards rear, closed 4th, lost place 8th, not fluent 14th (foinavon), remote 11th 3 out, progress into 6th last, stayed on from last, went 2nd final 100 yards, no impression on winner tchd 12/1
3rd
1 ½
6
1011-0
12/1
T: C L TizzardJ: T J O'Brien
Led until after 1st, chased leaders, 3rd 3 out, disputing 2nd 100 yards out, no impression on winner, kept on tchd 14/1
4th
1 ¾
13
14/1
T: Ross O'SullivanJ: M A Enright
Led after 1st, prominent, jumped left and headed 6th, led after next, headed before 8th, led 17th, went left next, clear between 3 out and 2 out, headed before elbow, lost 2nd 100 yards out op 16/1
5th
2 ½
17
33/1
T: D McCain JnrJ: B S Hughes
Mid-division on inside, hampered 6th, headway on inside 12th, 4th 3 out, one pace before elbow
6th
12
7
12/1
T: W GreatrexJ: Mr S Waley-Cohen (3)
Very slowly away, behind, headway when not fluent 4th, led before 8th, mistake 12th, headed 17th, hampered next, beaten and one pace from last op 11/1
7th
13
9
1110-12
50/1
T: James MoffattJ: Sean Quinlan
Mid-division, hampered 6th, remote 9th 3 out, well beaten next
8th
2 ¼
5
11/1
T: P F NichollsJ: Bryony Frost
Prominent, led 6th, headed after next, 5th 3 out, weakened next
9th
3 ½
4
14/1
T: G ElliottJ: K M Donoghue
Chased leaders, slow and lost a few places 3rd, remote 10th 3 out, well beaten from next
10th
6
10
12/1
T: Sean DoyleJ: D J Mullins
Chased leaders, not fluent 10th, blundered and lost place 18th, 8th 3 out, well held next op 10/1
11th
15
2
911-10
9/2f
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Sam Twiston-Davies
Mid-division, closed 13th, mistake and rider lost iron briefly 15th (canal turn), 6th 3 out, well beaten next tchd 5/1
12th
4 ½
18
66/1
T: P GriffinJ: A W Short (3)
Hampered start, behind, hampered 2nd, tailed off 13th 3 out

Also Ran

PU
1
911-12
10/1
T: G ElliottJ: J W Kennedy
Prominent early, chased leaders, lost place before 13th, tailed off 12th 3 out, pulled up before 2 out op 11/1
F
3
15/2
T: N A Twiston-DaviesJ: Thomas Bellamy
Reluctant to leave start, held up towards rear, headway 10th, chasing leaders when fell next op 8/1
UR
11
20/1
T: R H BucklerJ: James Bowen
Towards rear, mistake 10th, blundered and unseated rider 14th (foinavon)
F
14
16/1
T: James MoffattJ: Henry Brooke
Prominent, hampered and fell 6th (chair) op 14/1 tchd 20/1
F
15
14/1
PU
16
40/1
T: Jonjo O'NeillJ: R P McLernon
Towards rear on outside, mistakes, well beaten 17th, pulled up before next op 100/1

Betting Breakdown

£13.30£3.50, £3.00, £2.90, £4.00
£135.30£2,375.90£114.84£1,365.87£27.60, £42.80, £38.20

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