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2:20 Hexham 18 Mar 2021

BK Racing Grand National Handicap Chase

(Class 4) (0-120, 5yo+) (3m7f199yds) 4m Soft 23 fences 2 omitted
1st £4,548.60 2nd £1,335.60 3rd £667.80 4th £350


Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
11 117 t 107 62 121
ch g Green Tune (USA) - Dahlia's Krissy (USA) (Kris S)
Midfield, pressed leader from 15th, joined leader after 20th, soon led, headed 3 out, 1 length down 2 out, soon niggled along, nudged along and rallied when joined leader last, soon led again, ridden run-in, kept on (trainer's rep said, regarding improved performance, that the gelding appreciated the step up in trip from 3m to 4m and benefitted from the reapplication of a tongue strap on this occasion) (op 12/1)
2  14
12 1112 b 112 57 113
b g Definite Article - Jane Hall (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
In rear, headway and prominent with one circuit to go, pressed leader from 19th, nudged along to lead 3 out, 1 length ahead 2 out, pushed along when joined last, soon headed, ridden and no extra run-in (vet said gelding lost its left-fore shoe) (op 11/2 tchd 4/1)
3  shd [14]
13 108 v 97 42 100
b g Fruits Of Love (USA) - Suelena (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Disputed lead, close up 3rd, mistake 6th, pressed leader from 8th, not fluent 10th, joined leader 15th, led before 17th, joined after 20th, soon headed, mistake and lost ground 3 out, soon pushed along, ridden and rallied before last, kept on run-in (op 5/1 tchd 11/2)
4  28 [42]
11 114 107 31 78
b g Nickname (FR) - Cadoudame (FR) (Cadoudal)
In rear, headway and prominent with one circuit to go, niggled along and lost position after 18th, pushed along after 20th, outpaced before 3 out, ridden and got behind after 2 out, tailed off (op 6/1)
11 1112 112
b g Double Eclipse (IRE) - Good Times Ahead (IRE) (King's Ride)
In rear, headway into midfield before 6th, mistake 10th, mistake 11th, prominent with one circuit to go, mistake and lost position 19th, soon pulled up (op 9/1)
11 105 p 91
b g Indian Danehill (IRE) - Garden Heaven (IRE) (Roselier)
Disputed lead, led at steady pace before 3rd, joined 15th, headed and close up 16th, lost position before 18th, pushed along and got behind before 19th, tailed off before 3 out, soon pulled up (op 7/2)
7 119 tv 112
b g Milan - Benefit Scheme (IRE) (Beneficial)
Midfield, niggled along after 10th, reminders after 11th, slow jump 13th, nudged along before 15th, got behind after 16th, pulled up before 18th (trainer's rep could offer no explanation for the gelding's performance other than the jockey said gelding was never travelling) (op 11/4 tchd 3/1)
The first in the back straight was omitted in all chases.
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