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4:55 Aintree 3 Apr 2008

Citroen C5 Mersey Novices' Hurdle Grade 2

(Class 1) (4yo+) 2m4f Good 11 hurdles
1st £34,206 2nd £12,834 3rd £6,426 4th £3,204 5th £1,608 6th £804
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 118 t 152 131 155
b g Rainbow Quest(USA) - Dance A Dream (Sadler's Wells)
Chased leaders, mistake 3rd, not fluent 7th, mistake next, led 3 out, driven out (op 4-1)
2 
5 111 144 123 148
b m Oscar(IRE) - Gayla Orchestra (Lord Gayle)
Held up, headway 3 out, chased winner and pecked last, stayed on under pressure (tchd 9-2 in places)
3  [2¾]
4 111 147 122 148
ch g Trempolino(USA) - Snow House(IRE) (Vacarme)
Held up, headway 6th, not clear run and lost place approaching 3 out, headway before 2 out, soon ridden, stayed on same pace flat (op 5-2 tchd 11-4 in places)
4  13 [15¾]
6 118 b1 142 116 143
b g Dr Fong(USA) - Alusha (Soviet Star)
Held up, raced keenly, mistake 4th, headway 3 out, soon ridden, weakened approaching last (op 4-1 tchd 7-2)
5  8 [23¾]
6 110 121 99 130
ch g Singspiel(IRE) - Lanelly(GER) (Shining Steel)
With leader, mistake 3rd, led before next, hit 5th, headed 3 out, weakened after next (op 50-1)
6  3 [26¾]
6 115 t 140 101 131
b g Oscar(IRE) - Maypole Gayle (Strong Gale)
Chased leaders, ridden and weakened after 3 out (op 14-1)
7  29 [55¾]
5 118 140 74 124
ch g Danehill Dancer(IRE) - La Capilla (Machiavellian)
Made most to approaching 4th, remained handy until ridden and weakened 3 out (op 11-1)
8  55 [110¾]
5 110 p 118 4 58
br g Overbury(IRE) - Rippling Brook (Phardante)
Held up in touch, jumped right 2nd, lost place and mistake 4th, weakened after 4 out, tailed off (op 20-1)
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