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2:50 Aintree 23 Nov 2008

totesport.com Becher Handicap Chase (Listed Race)

(Class 1) (5yo+) (3m1f188yds) 3m2f Grand National Heavy 21 fences
1st £67,596 2nd £25,464 3rd £12,744 4th £6,372 5th £3,192 6th £1,596 7th £792 8th £408
Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
9 105 p 138 138 158
b g Old Vic - Hattons Dream (IRE) (Be My Native)
With leader, led 6th (Chair), made rest, stayed on reletentlessly to draw clear between last 2, jumped left last, kept on dourly (trainer's rep said, regarding the apparent improvement in form, that gelding was better suited by the reapplication of sheepskin cheekpieces.) (op 12-1)
2  74
9 116 153 87 123
b g Old Vic - Bettyhill (Ardross)
Not fluent in rear, headway 12th, soon chasing leaders, went 2nd 15th (Canal Turn), 2 lengths down 2 out, soon weakened, jumped left last, distant 2nd when stopped to walk 150yds out, rallied to regain 2nd near line (op 4-1)
3  ½ [74½]
9 103 136 69 82
ch g Sabrehill (USA) - Gaye Fame (Ardross)
Led to 6th, not fluent after, chased leaders, lost place 3 out, 4th and staying on in own time when mistake last, took distant 2nd 150yds out, lost 2nd near line
4  11 [85½]
9 107 p 140 63 75
br g Hubbly Bubbly (USA) - Belon Breeze (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Chased leaders, 4th and outpaced when blundered 15th (Canal Turn), handy 3rd 17th, weakened after 3 out, lost modest 3rd run-in (op 7-1)
5  12 [97½]
9 108 141 52 64
b g Nomadic Way (USA) - Hindu Lady (Doon Lad)
In touch, went prominent 9th, outpaced 14th (Foinavon), rallied and handy 4th 3 out, soon weakened (tchd 11-1)
6  12 [109½]
9 105 138 38 49
bb g Zaffaran (USA) - Brownskin (IRE) (Buckskin)
Prominent, outpaced 13th (Foinavon), weakened before 4 out, behind when eased approaching 2 out (tchd 5-1)
7  25 [134½]
12 911 Out-of-Handicaps 3 133 8 19
b g Un Desperado (FR) - Isis (Deep Run)
Not fluent in rear, blundered 3rd, some headway when blundered 16th (Valentines), soon weakened, tailed off 3 out (op 14-1)
8  62 [196½]
8 100 Out-of-Handicaps 12 133
br g Presenting - Proud Polly (IRE) (Pollerton)
Soon in rear, not fluent, behind from 10th, tailed off from 17th, virtually pulled up 3 out
F   
10 100 136
b g Fourstars Allstar (USA) - Diyala I (FR) (Direct Flight)
Mid-division, fell 11th (op 9-1)
PU   
10 99 Out-of-Handicaps 27 t 133
b g Zaffaran (USA) - Sporting Talent (IRE) (Seymour Hicks)
Prominent, driven along 5th, lost place 8th, behind from 10th, tailed off 12th, pulled up before 16th (Valentines)
PU   
8 1112 159
ch g Beneficial - Tsarella (Mummy's Pet)
In rear, some headway 8th, lost place and mistake 13th (Bechers), tailed off 16th (Valentines), pulled up before next (op 8-1)
UR   
9 1010 143
b g Old Vic - Hug In A Fog (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Chased leaders, outpaced 14th (Foinavon), blundered and unseated rider next (Canal Turn) (op 16-1)
UR   
12 100 Out-of-Handicaps 11 133
b g Port Etienne I (FR) - Kashmonde (FR) (Kashneb)
Prominent, outpaced when blundered and unseated rider 8th
  • Off time: 2:50:00 Winning time: 7m 27.70s (slow by 49.70s) Total SP: 119%
  • Non-runners: Always Waining (vet's certificate), Noir Et Vert (unsuitable ground), Out The Black (unsuitable ground)
  • 1st owner: G Burke (Black Apalachi) 1st breeder: Thomas Hatton
  • 2nd owner: Stockton Heath Racing (Mr Pointment)
  • 3rd owner: G T Pierse (Oulart)
  • Tote win: £8.60 PL: £2.70 £3 £7 Ex: £66 CSF: £53.67 Tricast: £946.37 Trifecta: £767.70 Pool £1,244.98 - 1.20 winning units.
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