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3:45 Aintree 7 Apr 2001

Martell Grand National Chase Showcase Handicap Class A Grade 3

(Class 1) (6yo+) 4m4f omsGN Heavy 30 fences
1st £310,000 2nd £110,000 3rd £55,000 4th £25,000
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
11 1011 140 91 145
ch g Gunner B - Cover Your Money (Precipice Wood)
Mistakes, blundered and lost place 11th, joined leaders 16th (water), left in lead 20th, blundered 24th (Canal Turn), mistake and headed 4 out, led before 2 out, soon driven well clear (tchd 40-1 in places)
2  dist
8 100 b 129 60
bb g Royal Fountain - Cahernane Girl (Bargello)
Joined leaders 11th, impeded 19th, left clear second next, left in lead 4 out, headed approaching 2 out, soon weakened, virtually pulled up flat (tchd 20-1 in places)
3  dist [60]
8 109 138 48
bb g Fabulous Dancer(USA) - Bassita (Bustino)
With leaders, third when badly hampered and refused 19th, remounted, kept on in own time to finish remote third (op 20-1 tchd 25-1 in a place)
4  dist [90]
10 115 148 37
b g Lafontaine I(USA) - Glens Princess (Prince Hansel)
Joined leaders 8th (Canal Turn), mistake 16th (water), fifth when badly hampered and unseated rider 19th, remounted in remote 3rd, eased heavily flat (tchd 16-1)
BD   
12 110 143
ch g Rolfe(USA) - Pillbox I (Spartan General)
Held up towards rear when badly hampered and brought down 8th (Canal Turn) (op 40-1)
BD   
10 105 134
ch g Tip Moss(FR) - The Exception(FR) (Melyno)
Held up towards rear, badly hampered and brought down 8th (Canal Turn) (op 12-1 tchd 16-1 in a place)
BD   
9 109 138
ch g Zaffaran(USA) - Marians Pride (Pry)
Lost place 3rd, towards rear when badly hampered and brought down 8th (Canal Turn) (op 12-1 tchd 14-1 in places)
BD   
9 105 134
br g Buckskin(FR) - Chancy Gal (Al Sirat I)
Chased leaders until badly hampered and brought down 8th (Canal Turn) (op 100-1)
BD   
9 101 v1 130
ch g Derrylin - Jennie Pat (Rymer)
Behind when blundered 7th (Foinavon), badly hampered and brought down 8th (Canal Turn) (op 25-1 tchd 33-1 in places)
F   
12 1011 140
b g Phardante(FR) - Evas Charm (Carlburg)
Prominent when fell 2nd (op 66-1)
F   
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 129
b g Roi Danzig(USA) - Honorine(USA) (Blushing Groom)
In rear until badly hampered and fell 8th (Canal Turn) (tchd 33-1 in places)
F   
11 1011 140
b g Strong Gale(IRE) - Arctic Snow Cat (Raise You Ten)
Hampered 3rd, behind when fell 6th (Bechers Brook)
F   
8 105 134
ch g Lord Bud - Chasers' Bar (Oats)
Headway and prominent when fell 13th
F   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 6 t 129
b g Aristocracy(IRE) - Come Now (Prince Hansel)
Fell 1st (op 100-1)
F   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 1 t 129
b g Buckskin(FR) - Mayrhofen (Don)
Mid-division when fell 3rd (op 16-1)
F   
9 101 b 130
b g Video Rock(FR) - Galia III(FR) (Baraban)
Led to 2nd, led 10th, hit 13th, headed when fell 15th (Chair) (op 9-1 tchd 8-1)
F   
9 103 132
b g Carlingford Castle(IRE) - Good Sailing (Scorpio)
Rear division when fell 4th (op 14-1)
F   
6 105 134
b g Exit To Nowhere(USA) - Morganella(FR) (D'Arras)
In rear when fell 6th (Bechers)
F   
7 112 b 145
ch g Grand Tresor(FR) - Lady Night(FR) (Pompon Rouge)
In rear when fell 2nd
F   
6 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 v 129
b g Passing Sale(FR) - Radiante Rose(FR) (Akarad)
Prominent until fell 3rd
PU   
12 1010 139
b g Sheer Grit - Softly Sarah (Hardboy)
Headway and in touch 14th, weakening when blundered 17th, behind when pulled up before 20th
PU   
11 102 Over-Weights 2 Out-of-Handicaps 3 131
ch g Lancastrian(IRE) - Wolver Rose (Wolver Hollow)
Behind when badly hampered and refused 8th (Canal Turn), remounted and went on well tailed off, pulled up before 19th
PU   
11 103 132
b g Coral Reef(FR) - Calamity(NZ) (Bally Royal)
Held up, blundered 13th, lost place and behind when badly blundered 15th (Chair), soon pulled up
PU   
7 102 Over-Weights 1 131
b g Exattic(USA) - Lerwick(NZ) (Thoreau)
Started slowly, well behind when badly hampered 8th (Canal Turn), continued tailed off until pulled up after 16th (water)
REF   
13 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 129
b g Sheer Grit - Deerpark Rose (Arapaho)
Went prominent 14th, sixth and last when badly hampered and refused 19th
REF   
13 100 Out-of-Handicaps 4 129
b g Oats - Drom Lady (Royalty)
Behind when badly hampered and refused 8th (Canal Turn)
REF   
10 103 b 132
b g Iveday(FR) - Abeille Royale(USA) (Turn To Mars)
Badly hampered and refused 8th (Canal Turn) (tchd 20-1, 33-1 in places)
UR   
13 1011 140
br g Callernish - Ballaroe Bar (Bargello)
Towards rear when badly hampered and unseated rider 2nd (op 25-1)
UR   
10 107 136
b g Northern State(USA) - Ganadora (Good Times)
Mid-division when mistake and unseated rider 6th (Bechers) (op 33-1)
UR   
13 100 Out-of-Handicaps 6 b 129
b g Lafontaine I(USA) - Merry Madness (Raise You Ten)
With leaders, pecked 6th (Bechers), hampered, blundered and unseated rider next (Foinavon)
UR   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 5 b 129
b g Kahyasi(IRE) - Bayazida (Bustino)
Prominent when blundered and unseated rider 3rd (op 20-1 tchd 22-1 in a place)
UR   
11 1012 141
ch g Avocat - Highway's Last (Royal Highway)
Blundered 1st, prominent when blundered and unseated rider 5th
UR   
10 112 145
ch g Mister Lord(USA) - Clare's Crystal (Tekoah)
Blundered badly and unseated rider 4th (op 20-1 tchd 25-1 in places)
UR   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 6 129
b g Sovereign Water(FR) - Welsh Charmer (Welsh Captain)
Soon behind, tailed off 12th, tried to refuse and unseated rider 15th (Chair) (op 50-1)
UR   
10 1011 b 140
b g Shafoun(FR) - Union Jack III(FR) (Mister Jack)
Mid-divison when badly hampered, tried to refuse and unseated rider 8th (Canal Turn) (tchd 40-1 in places)
UR   
10 100 Out-of-Handicaps 6 129
bb g Buckley - Miss Redlands (Dubassoff)
Blundered 1st, in touch when blundered and unseated rider 9th (Valentines)
UR   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 b 129
b g Lute Antique(FR) - Rafale De Cotte(FR) (Italic)
With leaders, hampered 7th (Foinavon), soon lost place, behind when tried to refuse and unseated rider 11th (tchd 50-1)
UR   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 129
b g Beau Sher - Donna Chimene (Royal Gunner)
Went prominent 13th, tried to refuse and unseated rider 15th (Chair)
UR   
8 1110 153
b g Zaffaran(USA) - Sand Martin (Menelek)
Led 2nd to 10th, led 15th (Chair), blundered 17th and both reins went one side, blundered and unseated rider 20th (op 14-1 tchd 16-1)
UR   
7 100 Out-of-Handicaps 3 t 129
b g Spanish Place(USA) - Willow Grouse (Giolla Mear)
Prominent when blundered and unseated rider 1st (tchd 33-1)
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