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4:10 Aintree 9 Apr 2005

John Smith's Grand National Chase (Handicap) Class A Grade 3

(Class 1) (6yo+) 4m4f omsGN Good To Soft 30 fences
1st £406,000 2nd £154,000 3rd £77,000 4th £35,000 5th £17,500 6th £10,500
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
9 111 144 155 166
b g Montelimar (USA) - Aberedw (IRE) (Caerwent)
In touch going well, mistake 10th, rider lost iron briefly 21st, left in lead next, stayed on strongly to draw clear run-in, readily (op 9-1)
2  14
8 1110 t 153 156 160
ch g Garde Royale (IRE) - Carmonera (FR) (Carmont)
Hampered 1st, in touch, effort 3 out, chased winner last, kept on, no impression
3  hd [14¼]
10 106 135 138 142
b g Simply Great (FR) - Souveniers (Relko)
Held up in midfield, headway and in touch 23rd (Foinavon), effort before 2 out, kept on same pace from last (op 50-1)
4  4 [18¼]
11 1011 140 140 145
b g Montelimar (USA) - Dysart Lady (IRE) (King's Ride)
Held up and behind, headway and in touch 26th, ridden and not quicken from 2 out (op 20-1)
5  9 [27¼]
11 107 136 131 131
ch g Gunner B - Gouly Duff (Party Mink)
Soon in touch, mistake 12th, hit 15th, effort 4 out, kept on same pace from 2 out (op 10-1)
6  ½ [27¾]
8 1011 140 135 135
b g Un Desperado (FR) - Still Hoping (Kambalda)
Held up in midfield, effort when mistake 3 out, kept on from next, never able to challenge
7  11 [38¾]
9 106 b 135 124 120
b g Lute Antique (FR) - Savane III (FR) (Quart De Vin)
Hampered 1st, midfield, headway and prominent 17th, left close second 22nd (Bechers), ridden before 2 out, weakened last (op 18-1 tchd 20-1)
8  [42¼]
10 1011 140 127 121
b g Dom Alco (FR) - Carmen Collonges (FR) (Olmeto)
Mistake 1st, held up, headway and prominent 25th (Valentines), ridden and weakened from 2 out
9  [44¾]
9 107 136 121 114
bb g Montelimar (USA) - No Debt (Oats)
Held up, headway and in touch when mistake 22nd (Bechers), ridden and weakened after 2 out
10  5 [49¾]
13 113 146 128 118
br g Buckskin (FR) - Chancy Gal (Al Sirat I)
Behind, ridden 22nd (Bechers), never in contention (op 20-1 tchd 33-1 in places)
11  [51¼]
11 113 146 127 119
ch g Roselier (FR) - Flowing Tide (Main Reef I)
In touch for one circuit, soon lost place and no danger after
12  1 [52¼]
9 109 138 119 107
bb g Shafoun (FR) - Vancia (FR) (Top Dancer I)
Towards rear, no chance from halfway
13  [53½]
8 108 137 117 105
ch g Polar Falcon (USA) - Sharp Top (Sharpo)
Held up and behind, rapid headway to chase leaders 3 out, weakened before last (op 200-1)
14  9 [62½]
8 1010 t 139 114 102
ch g Beyssac (FR) - Rivolie (FR) (Mistigri)
Held up, headway to chase leaders when left with every chance 22nd (Bechers), ridden and weakened after 3 out (op 18-1)
15  15 [77½]
6 105 tb 134 100 78
b m Cyborg (FR) - Amphitrite (FR) (Lazer)
Mistakes in rear, never on terms
16  5 [82½]
12 116 149 112 88
b g Montelimar (USA) - Friars Pass (Monksfield)
Prominent until ridden and weakened from 25th (Valentine's) (op 40-1)
17  6 [88½]
9 106 135 94 75
gr g Roselier (FR) - Farmerette (Teofane)
Mistake 1st, in touch until blundered and lost place 16th (Water), never dangerous after (op 11-1)
18  16 [104½]
12 107 136 85 53
b g Lafontaine I (USA) - Spotted Choice (IRE) (Callernish)
Soon lost prominent early position, no chance from halfway
19  17 [121½]
11 106 p 135 74 35
b g Montelimar (USA) - Miss Penguin (General Assembly)
Always behind (tchd 250-1)
20  21 [142½]
9 106 135 61 14
b g Jupiter Island - Dublin Ferry (Celtic Cone)
Held up, sprawled badly 6th (Bechers), never on terms
21  19 [161½]
10 106 135 48
b g Kris - Shamawna (IRE) (Darshaan)
Mistakes, always behind
CO   
10 1011 140
b g Chef De Clan (FR) - Allee Du Roy (FR) (Rex Magna)
Breast girth broke early and saddle slipped, pulled hard midfield, headway 8th, led 15th (Chair), 6 lengths up when carried out by loose horse 22nd (Bechers) (op 10-1)
F   
11 110 t 143
ch g Vaguely Pleasant (FR) - Jeffologie (FR) (Jefferson)
Midfield, outpaced when fell 20th
F   
10 106 p 135
b g Lord Americo (IRE) - Buck Maid (Buckskin)
In touch when fell 10th
F   
11 1012 141
b g Strong Gale (IRE) - Knockarctic (Quayside I)
In touch, outpaced when fell 22nd (Bechers)
F   
9 106 135
ch g Mister Lord (USA) - Tammyiris (Arapahos)
Close up when fell 1st (op 28-1)
PU   
11 1013 142
b g Top Ville (IRE) - Astonishing (BRZ) (Vacilante)
Prominent, pulled up before 13th (jockey said gelding pulled up lame) (op 250-1)
PU   
11 1112 t 155
b g Phantom Breeze (IRE) - Mos Lie (FR) (Tip Moss)
Always behind, tailed off when pulled up before 21st (op 50-1)
PU   
11 1011 140
bb g Strong Gale (IRE) - Smart Fashion (Carlburg)
Made most to 15th (Chair), prominent until weakened 24th (Canal), pulled up before 3 out (tchd 100-1)
PU   
9 116 149
b g Cyborg (FR) - Hansie (FR) (Sukawa)
Held up towards rear, steady headway 17th, hampered and weakened 22nd (Bechers), pulled up before 3 out
PU   
8 1010 139
b g Apeldoorn (FR) - Tartifume II (FR) (Mistigri)
Mistake 1st, behind from 6th, tailed off when pulled up before 20th
PU   
9 107 136
b g Un Desperado (FR) - Super Boreen (IRE) (Boreen)
Mistakes, prominent until hampered and lost place 22nd (Bechers), pulled up before 27th (tchd 16-1)
REF   
10 114 147
b g Broken Hearted - Chat Her Up (Proverb)
Mistakes in rear, no chance when refused 22nd (Bechers)
UR   
11 109 138
b g Emperor Fountain - Hollow Creek (Tarqogan)
Close up when blundered badly and unseated rider 1st
UR   
10 114 t 147
b g Commanche Run - Bellatollah (IRE) (Bellman)
Behind when unseated rider 2nd
UR   
7 108 b 137
gr g Highest Honor (FR) - Silver Cobra (USA) (Silver Hawk)
Chased leaders, blundered 15th (Chair), 6 lengths down and disputing second place when blundered and unseated rider 21st
UR   
9 105 t 134
br g Be My Native (USA) - Fiona's Blue (Crash Course)
Midfield, outpaced when hit 8th, unseated rider next
UR   
9 115 148
br g Insan (USA) - Bitofabreeze (IRE) (Callernish)
Behind when jumped slowly and unseated rider 2nd
UR   
9 115 148
b g Witness Box (USA) - Denys Daughter (IRE) (Crash Course)
Held up in midfield, steady headway when hit and unseated rider 15th (Chair)
UR   
8 105 134
gr g Saint Preuil (FR) - Rosacotte (FR) (Rose Laurel)
Always behind, no chance when hampered and unseated rider 22nd (Bechers)
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