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3:45 Aintree 5 Apr 2003

Martell Cognac Grand National Chase Showcase Handicap Class A Grade 3

(Class 1) (6yo+) 4m4f omsGN Good 30 fences
1st £348,000 2nd £132,000 3rd £66,000 4th £30,000 5th £15,000 6th £9,000
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
10 107 139 145 162
b g Montelimar (USA) - Friars Pass (Monksfield)
Always handy, went 2nd 21st, led 2 out, stayed on well to go clear run-in (op 14-1)
2  12
10 102 134 128 143
b g Supreme Leader - Pentlows (Sheer Grit)
Behind, steady headway 17th, stayed on well from 3 out, kept on to take second last 100yds
3  2 [14]
11 104 136 128 143
br g Buckskin (FR) - Chancy Gal (Al Sirat I)
Midfield, headway 17th, soon chasing leaders, ridden along 3 out, every chance next, second when jumped right last, one pace and lost second last 100yds (tchd 40-1 in places)
4  14 [28]
11 102 134 112 133
ch g Gunner B - Vedra (IRE) (Carlingford Castle)
Blundered 1st, in touch, headway to lead approaching 13th, jumped slowly and headed 15th (Chair), led 19th to 2 out, weakened after last (op 14-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
5  11 [39]
8 104 136 103 119
ch g Morespeed - Tarde (FR) (Kashtan)
With leaders, led 10th to approaching 13th, left in lead 15th (Chair), headed 17th, faded from 3 out
6  1 [40]
9 1011 143 109 132
ch g Roselier (FR) - Flowing Tide (Main Reef I)
Behind, blundered badly 6th (1st Bechers), mistake 22nd (2nd Bechers), some headway 26th, stayed on from 3 out (tchd 28-1 in places)
7  18 [58]
9 1012 144 92 107
b g Mandalus (IRE) - Brickey Gazette (Fine Blade)
Chased leaders, blundered 6th (1st Bechers), hit next (1st Foinavon), weakened 23rd (2nd Foinavon) (op 33-1)
8  6 [64]
10 109 141 83 98
bb g Fabulous Dancer (USA) - Bassita (Bustino)
Chased leaders to 15th (Chair), soon lost place (op 50-1 after 66-1 in places)
9  7 [71]
12 102 134 69 84
b g Henbit (USA) - Secret Romance I (Gala Performance)
Led to 10th, blundered 17th, lost place 4 out
10  7 [78]
8 1112 158 86 101
bb g Arazi (USA) - Behera (IRE) (Mill Reef)
Chased leaders, pecked 1st, mistake 17th, jumped right 20th, weakened 24th (2nd Canal Turn), mistake next (2nd Valentines) (op 20-1 tchd 25-1 in places)
11  9 [87]
12 101 b 133 52 67
b g Shafoun (FR) - Union Jack III (FR) (Mister Jack)
Mistakes, blundered 1st and 7th (1st Foinavon), always in rear
12  8 [95]
7 105 v 137 48 63
b g Fijar Tango (FR) - Full Of Passion (USA) (Blushing Groom)
Soon behind and ridden along, never going well, hampered 18th
13  dist [125]
9 102 t 134
ch g Tip Moss (FR) - Girl Vamp (FR) (Kaldoun)
Pecked 1st, prominent, lost place and mistake 20th, behind when blundered 24th (2nd Canal Turn), tailed off (tchd 40-1 in places, 50-1 in a place)
14  26 [151]
8 108 140
ch g Montelimar (USA) - Flying Pegus (Beau Chapeau)
Always behind, tailed off from 3 out (tchd 100-1 in places)
F   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 132
b g Kambalda - Scat-Cat (Furry Glen)
Mistake 1st, chasing leaders when fell 2nd
F   
9 100 b 132
ch g Garde Royale (IRE) - Acquevillaise (FR) (Un Prince)
Behind when blundered 1st and 8th (1st Canal Turn), fell 22nd (2nd Bechers)
F   
9 104 Over-Weights 4 Out-of-Handicaps 2 136
b g Phardante (FR) - Lepida (Royal Match)
Held up, headway when blundered 20th, mistake next, mid-division when fell 22nd (2nd Bechers) (op 14-1)
F   
9 104 136
b g Mandalus (IRE) - Lone Run (Kemal)
Chased leaders to 15th (Chair), weakening when fell 19th (op 14-1)
F   
10 105 Over-Weights 3 p 137
b g Lancastrian (IRE) - The She Weasel (Gulf Pearl)
Mid-division when fell 3rd (tchd 66-1)
PU   
10 100 tp 132
ch g Gunner B - Minim (Rymer)
Blundered 3rd and 6th (1st Bechers), midfield, reminders after 12th, lost place 17th, well behind when pulled up before 25th (2nd Valentines)
PU   
9 1011 143
b g Montelimar (USA) - In My Time (Levmoss)
Held up towards rear, went lame and jumped slowly 12th, soon pulled up and dismounted (op 10-1 tchd 11-1 in places)
PU   
9 119 155
ch g Be My Native (USA) - Minorettes Girl (Strong Gale)
Midfield, reminders after 10th, lost place 19th, behind when mistake 21st, soon pulled up (op 10-1)
PU   
9 1012 144
b g Asir - Clonroche Artic (Pauper)
Started slowly, blundered 3rd and 6th (1st Bechers), hampered 11th, behind when pulled up before 15th (Chair), broke blood vessel (jockey said gelding had bled from the nose)
PU   
9 119 155
ch g Le Nain Jaune (FR) - Teuphaine (FR) (Barbotan)
Chased leaders, ridden along 17th, mistake 19th, soon weakened, behind when pulled up before 24th (2nd Canal Turn) (op 12-1 tchd 16-1 in places)
PU   
8 115 151
b g Good Thyne (USA) - Chatty Actress (Le Bavard)
Mid-division, reminders after 9th (1st Valentines), soon lost place, behind when blundered 11th, pulled up before next, broke blood vessel ( did not look at home and was already towards the back when he was pulled up after a bad blunder. He was found to have bled badly.) (op 8-1 tchd 12-1 in places)
PU   
11 100 Out-of-Handicaps 2 132
b g Riverquest (FR) - Nuit Des Fanges (FR) (Trac)
Mid-division, mistake 11th, behind from 15th (Chair), tailed off when pulled up before 22nd (2nd Bechers) (op 200-1 tchd 300-1 in places)
PU   
7 113 149
ch g Beyssac (FR) - Dear Blue (FR) (Cyborg)
Prominent, hit 3rd, blundered 10th, blundered 15th (Chair), pulled up lame before next (water) (op 10-1 tchd 11-1 in places)
PU   
8 103 135
b g Good Thyne (USA) - Shuil Run (Deep Run)
Hampered 2nd, well behind from 12th, pulled up before 19th (op 150-1)
REF   
8 103 135
ch g King Persian (IRE) - Loyal River (Over The River)
Chased leaders, lost place 19th, behind from 22nd (2nd Bechers), tailed off when refused 4 out (op 66-1 tchd 100-1 in places)
UR   
10 104 v 136
b g Polar Falcon (USA) - Ceramic (USA) (Raja Baba)
Well behind when blundered and unseated rider 8th (1st Canal Turn) (op 150-1)
UR   
9 103 135
ch g Emarati (USA) - Miami Mouse (Miami Springs)
Mid-division, blundered 8th (1st Canal Turn), hampered 22nd (2nd Bechers), behind when blundered and unseated rider 25th (2nd Valentines)
UR   
12 103 b 135
b g Kambalda - Marhabtain (Touching Wood)
Chased leaders, led 17th, jumped right and headed 19th, blundered 22nd (2nd Bechers), mistake 25th (2nd Valentines), saddle slipped, 6th and weakening when blundered and unseated rider 4 out (op 50-1)
UR   
9 100 Out-of-Handicaps 1 p 132
b g Robellino (USA) - Basha I (USA) (Chief's Crown)
In rear division when blundered 15th (Chair), tried to refuse, hampered and unseated rider 19th (op 200-1)
UR   
10 117 153
b g Cadoudal (FR) - Kalliste (FR) (Calicot)
Mid-division when mistake, swerved left and unseated rider 6th (1st Bechers)
UR   
9 108 t 140
ch g Gunner B - Cover Your Money (Precipice Wood)
Mid-division, mistake 4th, reminders 14th, blundered 22nd (2nd Bechers), 11th and no impression when blundered and unseated rider 4 out (op 40-1)
UR   
11 109 v 141
ch g Derrylin - Jennie Pat (Rymer)
Mistakes, behind until blundered, hampered and unseated rider 19th (op 40-1 tchd 66-1 in places)
UR   
9 102 134
b g Gaspard De La Nuit (FR) - Laika III (FR) (El Toro)
Behind, mistakes 1st and 5th, blundered 17th, blundered badly and unseated rider 19th, dead (op 33-1)
UR   
8 108 140
b g Pistolet Bleu (IRE) - Katevana (FR) (Cadoudal)
Held up in mid-division, hampered 2nd, blundered and unseated rider 15th (Chair) (tchd 66-1 in places)
UR   
9 1010 142
b g Tremblant - Danny's Charm (IRE) (Arapahos)
Prominent when stumbled badly and unseated rider 1st
UR   
9 111 147
b g Strong Gale (IRE) - Knockarctic (Quayside I)
Blundered 1st, held up, mid-division but some headway when blundered badly and unseated rider 19th (op 10-1 tchd 11-1 in places)
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