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3:45 Aintree 4 Apr 1998

Martell Grand National Chase Handicap Class A (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (7yo+) 4m4f omsGN Soft 30 fences
1st £212,569 2nd £80,071 3rd £39,585.50 4th £17,502.50 5th £8,301.25 6th £4,620.75
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
10 105 b 147 82 161
b g Celtic Cone - Win Green Hill (National Trust I)
Always chasing leaders, hit 19th, led 5 out, hard ridden and stayed on well approaching last, ridden out
2  11
9 120 170 99 173
gr g Roselier (FR) - Suny Salome (Sunyboy)
Held up, steady headway 13th, joined leaders 22nd (Bechers), every chance 4 out until no extra approaching last
3  dist [41]
9 101 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 10 143
b g Good Thyne (USA) - Annie Buskins (Little Buskins)
Held up, hit 10th, soon driven along, one pace from 3 out
4  [42¼]
9 101 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 9 143
b g Mandalus (IRE) - Kilbricken Bay (IRE) (Salluceva)
Soon chasing leaders, 4th when blundered 21st, weakened 23rd
5  27 [69¼]
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 11 142
b g Deep Run - Cill Dara (Lord Gayle)
Held up, some headway 24th (Canal Turn), blundered 5 out, poor 3rd 3 out, soon weakened
6  dist [99¼]
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 22 142
bl g Al Sirat I - Spin Off I (Wrekin Rambler)
Soon well behind, some headway 17th, behind but staying on when hampered and unseated rider 4 out, remounted
F   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 24 142
b g Persian Bold (IRE) - Epure (Bellypha)
Fell 1st, dead
F   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 24 142
b g Lafontaine I (USA) - Brompton Rose (Sun Prince)
Started slowly, blundered 1st and 2nd, fell 3rd
F   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 30 142
b g Idiots Delight - Milly Kelly (Murrayfield)
Mid-division when fell 5th, dead
F   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 21 b 142
gr g Petong - Dawn Dance (USA) (Grey Dawn II)
Fell 1st
F   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 4 b 142
b g Whistling Deer - Overwood Grove (Welsh Saint)
Fell 6th (Bechers)
F   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 142
b g Celtic Cone - Cagaleena (Cagirama)
Fell 5th
F   
9 103 b 145
b g Good Thyne (USA) - Current Call (Electrify)
Prominent until unseated 11th
F   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 9 142
ch g Nearly A Hand - Kiki Star (Some Hand)
Fell 1st
F   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 22 142
ch g Teofane - Lady Hiltop (Prince Hansel)
With leaders, fell 4th, dead
F   
8 113 b 159
b g Chamberlin (FR) - Islande II (FR) (Tiepoletto)
Fell 1st
F   
8 107 149
b g Beyssac (FR) - Fabinou (FR) (Cavan)
Fell 1st
F   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 29 142
ch g Callernish - Rosemount Rose (Ashmore)
Mid-division when fell 6th (Bechers)
F   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 4 b 142
b g Shafoun (FR) - Jupe De Laine I (FR) (Vieux Chateau)
With leaders, blundered 7th, led 15th, mistake and headed 18th, close 4th when fell 5 out
PU   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 32 142
b g Viking (USA) - New York Rose (Pieces Of Eight)
Well behind when tried to refused 13th, soon pulled up
PU   
14 100 Out-of-Handicaps 7 142
ch g Over The River (FR) - Legal Fortune (Cash And Courage)
Behind when blundered badly 16th, pulled up before next
PU   
12 114 160
b g Crash Course - Our Quest (Private Walk)
Held up, steady headway 13th, mistake 18th, driven along 25th (Valentines), soon weakened, poor 6th when pulled up before 2 out
PU   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 20 142
ch g Tampero (FR) - Fiery Rose (Boreen)
Well behind when pulled up before 15th (The Chair)
PU   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 20 142
b g Croghan Hill - Bell Walks Fancy (Entrechat I)
Soon tailed off, pulled up before 17th
PU   
11 101 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 17 143
b g Tug Of War - Annies Pet (Normandy)
Unruly start, hampered 6th (Bechers), tailed off when pulled up before 19th
PU   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 32 142
b g Sportin' Life (USA) - Belle O'Reason (USA) (Hail To Reason)
Soon behind, tailed off when pulled up before 21st
PU   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 4 142
br g Teofane - Lady Dorcet (Condorcet)
Chased leaders, blundered 10th, 3rd when hampered 12th, mistake 15th (The Chair), soon lost place, pulled up before 17th
PU   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 19 142
b g Phardante (FR) - Arctic Tack (Arctic Slave)
Prominent 11th, tailed off when blundered 14th, pulled up before next (The Chair)
PU   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 28 142
b g Radical - Shule Doe (Royal Buck)
Mistakes, soon well behind, tailed off when pulled up before 17th
PU   
9 101 Over-Weights 1 Out-of-Handicaps 2 143
ch g Lancastrian (IRE) - Barna Havna (Crash Course)
Behind when pulled up before 11th
PU   
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 32 142
ch g Cyborg (FR) - Kelinda (FR) (Pot D'Or)
Joined leader 5th, weakening when hit 19th, tailed off when pulled up before 4 out
REF   
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 28 b 142
bb g Video Rock (FR) - Queue De Pie (FR) (Baraban)
Blundered 7th, tailed off when refused 11th
REF   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 7 142
b g Paean - Tamed (Rusticaro)
Chased leaders, blundered 9th, hampered 17th, soon lost place, behind when blundered 22nd, poor 7th and weakening when hampered and refused 4 out
UR   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 20 142
b g Sheer Grit - Deerpark Rose (Arapaho)
Held up, hit 3rd, headway 12th, pecked 22nd (Bechers), close 5th when blundered and unseated rider 24th (Canal Turn)
UR   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 13 142
b g Oats - Burlington Belle (Galivanter)
Led 3rd, mistake and headed 15th (The Chair), led 18th until 5 out, 3rd when blundered and unseated rider next
UR   
9 107 149
b g Le Moss (IRE) - Boherdeel (Boreen)
Led until 3rd, chased leaders until lost place 18th, jumped badly right 22nd (Bechers), 6th and weakening when blundered and unseated rider 5 out
UR   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 142
b m Over The River (FR) - Whipper Snapper (Menelek)
Prominent when blundered and unseated rider 9th
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