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5:00 Aintree 7 Apr 1997

Martell Grand National Chase Handicap Class A (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (6yo+) 4m4f omsGN Good 30 fences
1st £178,146 2nd £67,014 3rd £33,057 4th £14,535 5th £6,817.50 6th £3,730.50
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
8 100 149 158 161
b g Ring The Bell(NZ) - Dentelle(NZ) (Crest Of The Wave)
Jumped well, led 2nd, badly hampered 16th, drew clear approaching 2 out
2  25
8 103 152 150 142
gr g Roselier(FR) - Suny Salome (Sunyboy)
Led to 2nd, chased winner, every chance when blundered 3 out, soon outpaced
3  2 [27]
11 100 149 146 134
br g King's Ride(IRE) - Jeanette Marie (Fighting Don)
Held up, headway 25th, stayed on from 2 out, mistake last
4  [28¾]
11 101 150 147 133
b g Buckskin(FR) - Lucie Fort (Lucifer)
Chased leaders, stayed on from 2 out, never nearer
5  [30½]
11 1110 173 169 154
ch g Oats - Miss Poker Face (Raise You Ten)
Hampered 11th, headway 19th, every chance 4 out, weakened approaching 2 out
6  8 [38½]
9 102 151 144 125
b g Ardross - Tremellick (Mummy's Pet)
Held up, headway 16th, every chance 25th, weakening when mistake 4 out
7  7 [45½]
11 100 149 138 115
bl g Al Sirat I - Spin Off I (Wrekin Rambler)
Behind until stayed on from 3 out
8  9 [54½]
12 100 149 134 106
ch g Deep Run - Mawbeg Holly (Golden Love)
In touch until weakened 4 out
9  [55¾]
8 109 158 142 114
b g Good Thyne(USA) - Current Call (Electrify)
Prominent, blundered 22nd, weakening when mistake 26th
10  8 [63¾]
9 103 Over-Weights 3 152 133 100
br g Valiyar(IRE) - Jouvencelle (Rusticaro)
Chased leaders until weakened from 25th
11  12 [75¾]
9 100 149 124 85
ch g Italic(FR) - Pin'Hup(FR) (Signani)
Not jump well, never near leaders
12  3 [78¾]
11 101 Over-Weights 1 150 124 83
b g Buckskin(FR) - Lovely Tyrone (Peacock I)
Prominent until blundered 25th, soon weakened
13  22 [100¾]
10 100 149 112 60
b g Buckskin(FR) - Merry Run (Deep Run)
Hampered 11th, always behind, tailed off
14  13 [113¾]
10 100 149 106 47
ch g Tickled Pink - Carrapateira (Gunner B)
Mistake 6th, always behind, tailed off
15  6 [119¾]
9 100 149 103 41
ch g Deep Run - True Minstrel (Prince Hansel)
Always behind, mistake 6th, hampered 13th, tailed off
16  6 [125¾]
8 100 149 100 35
ch g Rolfe(USA) - Pillbox I (Spartan General)
Always in rear, tailed off
17  dist [155¾]
7 100 149
b m Dahar(USA) - Rebut(USA) (Graustark)
Always behind, tailed off
F   
11 100 149
b g Oats - Miss Melita (Paveh)
Fell 1st
F   
11 100 b 149
b g Lighter - Hannah's Bar (Babu)
Mistakes 5th and 6th, behind when fell 13th
F   
10 103 Over-Weights 3 152
b g Ovac(ITY) - Golden Tipp (Golden Love)
In rear, fell 14th, dead
F   
12 100 b 149
b g Abednego(IRE) - Miss Magello (Bargello)
Chased leaders, 4th when fell 11th
F   
9 100 149
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Ballingee Marge (Master Owen)
Fell 7th
F   
9 102 Over-Weights 2 151
b g Orchestra - Pollys Flake (Will Somers)
Mistake 3rd prominent, disputing 2nd when fell 20th, dead
PU   
12 100 b 149
b g Equal Opportunity - Cuckoo Flower (Murrayfield)
Prominent to 13th, behind when pulled up before 21st
PU   
11 104 Over-Weights 4 153
b g Over The River(FR) - Arctic Brilliance (Arctic Slave)
Behind until refused 4 out
PU   
11 101 150
br g Pimpernel's Tune - Mariner's Dash (Master Buck)
Mid-division to 20th, lost touch and pulled up before 2 out
PU   
11 102 Over-Weights 2 151
ch g The Parson - Chapter Four (Shackleton)
Always behind, blundered 17th, tailed off when pulled up before 21st
PU   
11 104 153
b g The Parson - Somers Castle (Will Somers)
Behind until pulled up 4 out
PU   
10 100 149
gr g Julio Mariner - Grey Dove (Grey Love)
Prominent to 20th, behind when pulled up before 4 out
PU   
10 103 152
br g Strong Gale(IRE) - Farm Approach (Tug Of War)
Always behind, tailed off, pulled up before 4 out
PU   
10 101 Over-Weights 1 v 150
bb g Mandalus(IRE) - Liffey's Choice (Little Buskins)
In rear until pulled up before 21st
PU   
8 103 Over-Weights 3 152
br g Celtic Cone - National Clover (National Trust I)
Always behind, blundered 25th, tailed off, pulled up before 2 out, broke blood vessel
UR   
9 100 149
br g Strong Gale(IRE) - Lady Nethertown (Windjammer)
Hampered and unseated rider 7th
UR   
9 102 Over-Weights 2 151
b g Sula Bula - Pita (Raffingora)
In rear until blundered and unseated rider 22nd
UR   
10 100 149
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Joint Master (Master Owen)
Chased leaders until blundered and unseated rider 22nd
UR   
9 100 149
b g Celtic Cone - Cagaleena (Cagirama)
In touch until blundered and unseated rider 15th
  • 36 ran Off time: 5:00:00 Winning time: 9m 5.90s (fast by 4.10s) Total SP: 133%
  • Non-runners: Belmont King, Master Boston, Over The Stream, Plastic Spaceage
  • 1st owner: Sir Stanley Clarke (Lord Gyllene) 1st breeder: Mrs N M Taylor
  • 2nd owner: Uplands Bloodstock (Suny Bay)
  • 3rd owner: Michael Gates (Camelot Knight)
  • Tote win: £13.20 PL: £3.40 £3.60 £24.10 Ex: £48.40 CSF: £97.64 Tricast: £9,503.36 Trifecta: £20 Pool: £29,200.74. 0.77 winning tickets.. Pool of £6,716.17 carried over to Nottingham 3.30 today
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