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Aintree Fri, 8th Apr, 2011

Going - Good (Good to Soft in places). 

Jackpot Not Won.Pool £24,218.66 carried forward to Aintree on Sat, 9th Apr. Placepot Pool - £442,544.00 Winning Units - 1291.43 Dividend - £250.10. Quadpot Pool - £25,851.00 Winning Units - 523.76 Dividend - £36.50.

John Smith´s Topham Chase (Listed Handicap) (National Course) of £100000.00 5-y-o plus (Class 1) 2m. 5f. 110yds.

1st - £56330.00, 2nd - £21220.00, 3rd - £10620.00, 4th - £5310.00 30 Ran

1st Always Waining (IRE) 10-4 (Mr & Mrs Peter James Douglas)
(5:19.30 15.15 secs faster on today's going ) cp
Unfuwain (USA) - Glenarff (USA)(Irish River (FR))

SP 14/1

Peter Bowen

T J O'Brien

Tote Win £17.20

Place £3.40

loading past form
towards rear, headway before 10th, chased leaders 3 out, went 2nd last, led before elbow, kept on well, driven out
2nd4L Mon Parrain (FR) 11-6 (Mr and Mrs J D Cotton)

Trempolino (USA) - Kadaina (FR)(Kadalko (FR))

(Morning price: 5/1 9/2 4/1)
(Ring price: 7/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2fav

Paul Nicholls

R Walsh

Place £2.10

loading past form
held up mid-division, headway from 7th, went 2nd at 11th, led before 2 out, ridden and headed before elbow, kept on same pace, no chance with winner
3rd6L Scotsirish (IRE) 11-10 (Double R Stables Syndicate)

Zaffaran (USA) - Serjitak(Saher)
Breeder - Eugene O'Sullivan

SP 20/1

W P Mullins

D J Condon

Place £4.70

loading past form
towards rear on inner, headway before 11th, in 6th before 2 out, chased leaders in 3rd before last, kept on from elbow, one pace
4th10L Gonebeyondrecall (IRE) 10-7 (Mr Noel Glynn)
Dr Massini (IRE) - Green Walk(Green Shoon)
Breeder - Mrs S L Jackson

(Ring price: 33/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

N F Glynn

A E Lynch

Place £9.40

loading past form
tracked leaders on inner, left 2nd from 8th untill 11th, ridden and one pace from last, no impression
5thnk Swing Bill (FR) 10-8 (Mr D A Johnson)

Grey Risk (FR) - Melodie Royale (FR)(Garde Royale)

SP 25/1

David Pipe

T J Murphy

loading past form
mid-division, headway on outer 10th, chased leaders before 3 out, outpaced before 2 out, plugged on
6thnose Frankie Figg (IRE) 10-7 (Andrea & Graham Wylie)

Portrait Gallery (IRE) - Ardnataggle (IRE)(Aristocracy)
Breeder - Patrick Hayes

(Ring price: 12/1 11/1 12/1 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

J H Johnson

B Hughes

loading past form
with leader, led 3rd, left clear after 8th, ridden and headed before 2 out, weakened last
7th6L Shakalakaboomboom (IRE) 10-5 (Mr Liam Breslin)

Anshan (GB) - Tia Maria (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Godfrey Moylan

(Ring price: 33/1 25/1 33/1 25/1) SP 25/1

Nicky Henderson

B J Geraghty

loading past form
held up mid-division, headway before 12th, chased leaders next, weakened before 2 out
8thhd Stormin Exit (IRE) 10-4 (Fyffees & Robinson)

Exit To Nowhere (USA) - Stormin Norma (IRE)(Runnett)

(Ring price: 20/1 22/1 20/1) SP 20/1

J Goldie

J Reveley

loading past form
mid-division, blundered 8th, headway 12th, effort before 2 out, soon weakened
9th1.75L Chasing Cars (IRE) 10-7 (Mr Howard Spooner)

Supreme Leader - Great Outlook (IRE)(Simply Great (FR))
Breeder - Aidan Furlong

(Ring price: 22/1 25/1) SP 25/1

Mrs John Harrington

R M Power

loading past form
held up towards rear, ridden and some headway before 2 out, no impression
10th16L Sagalyrique (FR) 10-4 (Sir Robert Ogden)
Sagacity (FR) - Folklorique (FR)(Groom Dancer (USA))

SP 33/1

Donald McCain

P J Brennan

loading past form
behind, mistake 1st, pecked badly 9th, mistake 2 out, never dangerous
11th9L Forzy Origny (FR) 10-11 (Sir Robert Ogden)

Sleeping Car (FR) - Forza Malta (FR)(Royal Charter (FR))

(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1) SP 28/1

Nicky Henderson

Felix de Giles

loading past form
held up towards rear, headway before 14th, ridden before 2 out, never dangerous
12th2.75L Ballyholland (IRE) 11-1 (Mr Cathal M McGovern)

Tiraaz (USA) - Lilly Bolero (GB)(Fearless Action (USA))
Breeder - Andrew Kavanagh

(Morning price: 14/1)
(Ring price: 20/1 18/1 16/1) SP 16/1

C A McBratney

Andrew J McNamara

loading past form
held up towards rear, some headway before 3 out, blundered 2 out, never dangerous
13th17L Edgbriar (FR) 10-11 (Mr D Allen)

Brier Creek (USA) - Harmonie De Valtat (FR)(Video Rock (FR))

SP 40/1

Paul Webber

D Elsworth

loading past form
chased leaders early, mid-division, weakened before 15th
14th16L Isn't That Lucky (GB) 10-0 (Mrs Valda Burke)

Alflora (IRE) - Blast Freeze (IRE)(Lafontaine (USA))

SP 16/1

Jonjo O'Neill

R McGrath

loading past form
chased leaders on inner, lost place 8th, hampered 12th (canal turn), tailed off
15th9L Fistral Beach (IRE) 10-9 (Mr C G Roach)

Definite Article (GB) - Empress of Light (GB)(Emperor Jones (USA))

(Ring price: 25/1 28/1 25/1 28/1) SP 28/1

Paul Nicholls

Nick Scholfield

loading past form
in touch, pecked badly 9th, went 4th from 11th, blunderd badly 14th, weakened 3 out
16th2.5L Consigliere (FR) 11-2 (Mr E A P Scouller)
Trempolino (USA) - Gianna Nannini (ITY)(Fire of Life (USA))

(Ring price: 28/1 33/1 28/1 33/1) SP 33/1

David Pipe

J M Maguire

loading past form
chased leaders to 5th, lost place from 7th, tailed off
fell Siegemaster (IRE) 11-12 (Gigginstown House Stud)
Lord Americo - Shabra Princess(Buckskin (FR))
Breeder - Col W.B. Mullins

(Ring price: 33/1 40/1 33/1) SP 33/1

D T Hughes

D N Russell

loading past form
towards rear, fell 8th
fell Free World (FR) 11-3 (Mr Clive D Smith)

Lost World (IRE) - Fautine (FR)(Fast Topaze (USA))
Breeder - M Jean-Christian Raymond

(Ring price: 66/1 50/1 66/1) SP 66/1

Paul Nicholls

Harry Skelton

loading past form
held up mid-division, towards rear when fell 10th
fell Alfa Beat (IRE) 10-12 (Mr Barry Healy)
Environment Friend (GB) - Belle D'anjou (FR)(Saint Cyrien (FR))
Breeder - Alex McCarthy

(Ring price: 16/1 14/1 16/1 14/1 12/1 11/1) SP 11/1

C Byrnes

A P Heskin(5)

loading past form
held up mid-division, in touch when fell 15th
fell Passato (GER) 10-6 (Mr P Ponting)
Lando (GER) - Passata (FR)(Polar Falcon (USA))

SP 50/1

Miss J Davis

D Crosse

loading past form
held up towards rear, fell 8th
u.r. Fine Parchment (IRE) 10-3 (Mr N W A Bannister)
Presenting (GB) - Run For Cover (IRE)(Lafontaine (USA))

SP 16/1

C J Mann

P Toole(3)

loading past form
held up mid-division, blundered and unseated rider 6th
u.r. Gansey (IRE) 10-6 (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

Anshan - Ebony Jane (IRE)(Roselier (FR))

SP 33/1

Sue Smith

P Buchanan

loading past form
towards rear, blundered and unseated rider 1st
b.d. Nevada Royale (FR) 10-5 (Mrs M Findlay)
Garde Royale - Ahhotep (FR)(Sambrezan (FR))

(Morning price: 25/1)
SP 33/1

T J Pitt

D F O'Regan

loading past form
held up towards rear, mistake 7th, brought down 8th
fell Postmaster (GB) 10-2 (The Bill & Ben Partnership)
Dansili (GB) - Post Modern (USA)(Nureyev (USA))

(Ring price: 66/1 80/1 100/1 80/1 100/1) SP 100/1

Tim Vaughan

R J Killoran(3)

loading past form
mid-division, fell 1st
fell Polyfast (FR) 10-3 (Mr W J Brown)

Start Fast (FR) - Ephese V (FR)(Ut*useful (FR))

SP 50/1

Nicky Henderson

A Tinkler

loading past form
held up towards rear, fell 2nd
fell Pickamus (FR) 10-2 (Neville Statham & Family)

April Night (FR) - Duchesse Du Cochet (FR)(Native Guile (USA))

SP 50/1

H D Daly

W Kennedy

loading past form
mid-division, fell 10th (bechers)
u.r. Buffalo Bob (IRE) 10-2 (The GFH Partnership)

Bob's Return (IRE) - Back In Kansas (IRE)(Mister Lord (USA))

SP 50/1

K C Bailey

S Quinlan

loading past form
chased leaders, disputing 3rd when pecked badly and unseated rider 8th
fell Dev (IRE) 10-0 (Mr Liam Mulryan)
Anshan - Local Dream(Deep Run)

(Morning price: 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 13/2 6/1 11/2 6/1 11/2 6/1) SP 6/1

Gordon Elliott

P Carberry

loading past form
led to 3rd, in 2nd when fell 8th
u.r. Calusa Caldera (IRE) 10-0 (Mr Peter Luff)
Presenting (GB) - Stormy Sea (IRE)(Strong Gale)

SP 33/1

Philip Hobbs

R Johnson

loading past form
towards rear, hampered and unseated rider 2nd
fell Bible Lord (IRE) 9-11 (Mr M Tedham)

Mister Lord (USA) - Pharisee (IRE)(Phardante (FR))

SP 50/1

Andrew Turnell

Harry Haynes(3)

loading past form
held up towards rear, mistake 2nd, mistake 5th, fell 8th
Off 3.42
Time 5m. 19.30 secs, which is 15.15 secs faster than the course average

2010 Always Waining 9 10-0 B Hughes 22/1 (Peter Bowen)
2009 Irish Raptor 10 10-0 P J Brennan 8/1 (Nigel Twiston-Davies)
2008 Gwanako 5 11-8 R Walsh 7-1JJFav (Paul Nicholls)