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3:45 Aintree 8 Apr 2000

Martell Grand National (Chase) Showcase Handicap Class A Grade 3

(Class 1) (6yo+) 4m4f omsGN Good 30 fences
1st £290,000 2nd £110,000 3rd £55,000 4th £25,000 5th £12,500 6th £7,500
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
9 1012 139 134 156
b g Lafontaine I(USA) - Glens Princess (Prince Hansel)
Always prominent, chased leader 24th, led 26th, driven out (op 14-1)
2 
9 101 128 121 143
ch g Tip Moss(FR) - The Exception(FR) (Melyno)
Held up, hampered 1st and 13th, mistake 16th (water), headway 20th, every chance from 3 out, hard ridden flat, unable to quicken near finish (tchd 28-1 in places)
3  12 [13¼]
10 1013 140 121 146
b g Phardante(FR) - Curragh Breeze (Furry Glen)
Mistakes, chased leaders, lost place 7th, hit 9th, headway and hit 19th, every chance 2 out, stayed on same pace from last (tchd 20-1 in places)
4  7 [20¼]
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 127 101 123
b g Sheer Grit - Deerpark Rose (Arapaho)
Prominent, hampered 13th, bumped 17th, every chance 2 out, soon beaten (tchd 66-1)
5  nk [20½]
12 112 143 117 138
br g Callernish - Ballaroe Bar (Bargello)
Held up in touch, mistake 8th, every chance when hit 3 out, ridden and hit last, weakened run-in (tchd 40-1 in places)
6  3 [23½]
10 1011 138 109 130
b g Callernish - Arctic Bavard (Le Bavard)
Prominent, lost place 5th, headway 18th, weakened approaching 2 out (op 66-1)
7  4 [27½]
10 115 146 113 134
ch g Avocat - Highway's Last (Royal Highway)
Chased leaders, left 2nd 13th, outpaced 22nd, soon ridden never dangerous after (tchd 16-1)
8  9 [36½]
9 105 b 132 90 111
b g Idiots Delight - Santal Air (Ballyciptic)
Prominent, led 25th, headed next, every chance 3 out, soon weakened
9  2 [38½]
9 118 b 149 105 126
b g Shafoun(FR) - Union Jack III(FR) (Mister Jack)
Held up, headway 17th, hampered 24th, weakened approaching 3 out (op 14-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
10  27 [65½]
10 104 b 131 81
b g Buckskin(FR) - Mayrhofen (Don)
Held up, blundered 4th, headway and hampered 13th, led 21st, headed next, weakened approaching 2 out, hit last (tchd 50-1)
11  7 [72½]
10 116 147 102
b g Bustineto - Markup (Appiani II)
Led to 5th, remained handy, blundered 7th, hampered and weakened 22nd (op 10-1 tchd 14-1 in a place)
12  4 [76½]
10 106 133 72
gr g Roselier(FR) - Kenda (Bargello)
Held up, hampered 1st, headway 17th, weakened 19th (tchd 50-1 in places)
13  [78]
11 1112 153 91
gr g Roselier(FR) - Suny Salome (Sunyboy)
Held up, hampered 13th, hit 15th, pecked 22nd, always in rear
14  11 [89]
12 107 134 61
b g Oats - Drom Lady (Royalty)
Held up, pecked 6th, hampered 10th, headway 14th, weakened 17th (op 40-1)
15  ¾ [89¾]
14 100 Out-of-Handicaps 6 127 53
br g King's Ride(IRE) - Jeanette Marie (Fighting Don)
Always in rear
16  17 [106¾]
10 104 131 40
ch g Risen Star(USA) - Dancers Countess(USA) (Northern Dancer)
Held up, blundered 14th, always in rear, broke blood vessel (op 66-1)
17  22 [128¾]
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 7 127 14
ch g Celtic Cone - Hester Ann (Proverb)
Slowly into stride, soon driven along, always in rear
F   
10 112 143
ch g Gunner B - Cover Your Money (Precipice Wood)
Held up, hit 4th, fell 6th (op 16-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
F   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 b 127
b g Oats - Polly Toodle (Kabale)
Always in rear, fell 20th
F   
11 103 b 130
ch g General View - Egg Shells I (Miami Springs)
Held up, hit 12th, rear when fell next (tchd 100-1 in places)
F   
11 1012 139
gr g Roselier(FR) - Rambling Gold (Little Buskins)
Fell 1st
F   
11 110 141
b g Buckskin(FR) - Mariamne (Deep Run)
Held up, blundered 13th, headway 20th, 6th when fell 24th (tchd 66-1 in places)
F   
7 1011 138
b g Roi Danzig(USA) - Honorine(USA) (Blushing Groom)
Held up, hampered 13th, fell 20th
F   
10 100 127
ch g Callernish - Rosemount Rose (Ashmore)
Fell 4th (tchd 66-1 in places)
F   
9 120 155
b g Ardross - Deirdres Dream (The Parson)
Held up, pecked 1st, hampered 4th, fell 10th (op 20-1 tchd 12-1 in places)
F   
9 105 132
ch g Mister Lord(USA) - Clare's Crystal (Tekoah)
Mistake 1st, prominent until fell 4th (tchd 16-1 and 12-1 in places)
F   
10 113 144
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Perusia (Pirate King I)
Blundered 1st, held up, headway 16th, fell 22nd
F   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 4 t 127
b g Aristocracy(IRE) - Come Now (Prince Hansel)
Fell 1st
F   
9 103 130
b g Kambalda - Marhabtain (Touching Wood)
Prominent, chased leader when fell 13th
F   
8 108 b 135
b g Lute Antique(FR) - Rafale De Cotte(FR) (Italic)
Chased leaders, mistake 4th, led 5th to 8th, remained handy until fell 22nd (tchd 66-1)
F   
6 104 v 131
ch g Tip Moss(FR) - Girl Vamp(FR) (Kaldoun)
Fell 1st
F   
9 103 130
ch g Northern State(USA) - Mrs Waddilove (Bustino)
With leaders when fell 1st
F   
8 1010 137
ch g Buckskin(FR) - Courreges (Manado)
Fell 1st (op 12-1 tchd 16-1 in places)
PU   
9 1011 138
b g Norwick(USA) - Star Of Parnassus (Star Appeal)
Chased leaders, led 8th, clear 12th, hampered and mistake 14th, headed 21st, led next, headed and hit 25th, pulled up before 4 out, lame (tchd 12-1 in places)
PU   
10 115 146
b g Coral Reef(FR) - Calamity(NZ) (Bally Royal)
Hampered 1st, in touch to 9th, behind from 12th, pulled up before 17th (op 66-1)
UR   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 127
b g Lafontaine I(USA) - Merry Madness (Raise You Ten)
In rear, pushed along 8th, blundered and unseated rider 14th (op 50-1)
UR   
10 108 135
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Baybush (Boreen)
Blundered and unseated rider 2nd (tchd 50-1 in a place)
UR   
9 101 b 128
b g Iveday(FR) - Abeille Royale(USA) (Turn To Mars)
Blundered and unseated rider 3rd (op 10-1 tchd 12-1 in places)
UR   
8 119 150
b g Start Fast(FR) - Dona Clara (Crystal Palace)
Held up, headway 17th, weakened 19th, in rear when hampered 24th, behind when blundered and unseated rider last
UR   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 b 127
b g Meadowbrook - Struide (Guide)
Held up, blundered and unseated rider 12th
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