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4:15 Aintree 4 Apr 2009

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

(Class 1) (6yo+) 4m4f omsGN Good To Soft 30 fences
1st £506,970 2nd £190,980 3rd £95,580 4th £47,790 5th £23,940 6th £11,970 7th £5,940 8th £3,060

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
9 110 148 155 162
b g Passing Sale (FR) - Etoile Du Lion (FR) (New Target)
Towards rear, steady headway 16th (water), chased leaders 3 out, led soon after last, driven clear
2  12
10 116 b 154 154 156
b g Old Vic - Madam Madcap (Furry Glen)
Mid-division on outer, steady headway 26th, soon tracking leaders, led between last 2, headed soon after last, unable to quicken (op 18-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
3  [13¼]
9 114 152 151 158
b g Saint Preuil (FR) - Gleep Will (FR) (Laniste)
Mid-division, hit 5th, pecked 8th (1st Canal Turn), headway to chase leaders when mistake 23rd (2nd Foinvaon), soon with leaders, led approaching 2 out, headed between last 2, kept on same pace (tchd 11-1)
4  [17¾]
9 112 150 146 149
b g Hernando (FR) - Kaprice (GER) (Windwurf)
Prominent, pecked 20th, hampered and lost place 22nd (2nd Becher's), rallied 3 out, challenged 2 out, kept on one pace
5  ¾ [18½]
8 105 139 135 135
b g Vaguely Pleasant (FR) - Tantatura (FR) (Akarad)
In rear, blundered 3rd, headway 3 out, stayed on between last 2 (op 200-1)
6  4 [22½]
7 111 149 142 142
b g Primitive Rising (USA) - Nunsdream (Derrylin)
In rear, mistake 6th (1st Becher's), headway to chase leaders when mistake 4 out, one pace from 2 out (op 20-1)
7  [24¼]
9 1013 p 147 139 143
b g Poliglote - Strictly Cool (USA) (Bering)
Mid-division, headway and prominent when blundered 26th, stayed on one pace from 3 out (op 9-1)
8  ¾ [25]
10 109 143 135 133
b g Old Vic - Hug In A Fog (IRE) (Strong Gale)
In rear, headway 24th (Canal Turn), chased leaders 3 out, soon ridden, one pace from next
9  5 [30]
9 118 t 156 145 145
b g Moscow Society (USA) - Miss Perky (IRE) (Creative Plan I)
Mistakes, mid-division, mistake 16th (water), headway to chase leaders 26th, stumbled approaching 2 out, hung left, weakened soon after last
10  9 [39]
10 105 139 123 122
b g Oscar (IRE) - Merric (IRE) (Electric I)
Soon well behind, tailed off when blundered 10th, good headway 4 out, chasing leaders 2 out, soon weakened
11  [43½]
8 109 143 124 117
b g Bob Back (USA) - Idealist I (Busted)
Led to 3rd, chased leaders, lost place 3 out (op 18-1 tchd 20-1 in places)
12  3 [46½]
10 105 p 139 118 110
br g Hubbly Bubbly (USA) - Belon Breeze (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Chased leaders, bumped 8th (1st Canal Turn), lost place after 3 out (op 50-1)
13  [50]
10 109 p 143 120 114
ch g Accordion (IRE) - Winnowing (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Mistake 9th (1st Valentine's), headway 17th, soon chasing leaders, in rear when blundered 23rd (2nd Foinavon), soon detached
14  25 [75]
9 115 b 153 115 98
b g Luso - Royal Shares (IRE) (Royal Fountain)
Mid-division, headway to chase leaders 17th, mistake 3 out, hung badly left and weakened quickly after next
15  24 [99]
9 1013 147 94 71
b g Oscar (IRE) - Park Breeze (IRE) (Strong Gale)
Chased leaders, mistake 6th (1st Becher's), hampered and left in lead 22nd (2nd Becher's), headed approaching 2 out, weakening when blundered 2 out
16  12 [111]
8 1010 144 84 57
bb g Accordion (IRE) - Miss Orchestra (IRE) (Orchestra)
Mid-division, headway to chase leaders 13th, mistake and lost place 20th, well behind and tailed off from 4 out
17  31 [142]
10 1010 b 144 64 29
b g Accordion (IRE) - Hue 'N' Cry (IRE) (Denel)
Mistake 6th (1st Becher's), well behind and tailed off from 4 out
BD   
10 1012 tp 146
gr g First Trump - Amalancher (USA) (Alleged)
In rear when badly hampered 2nd, brought down 3rd
F   
10 1011 145
b g Saint Cyrien (FR) - Sunday Flight (FR) (Johnny O'Day)
Mid-division when fell 1st
F   
12 110 t 148
b g Clearly Bust - All Gone (Giolla Mear)
Chased leaders, fell 22nd (2nd Becher's) (op 66-1 tchd 80-1 in places)
F   
11 1012 146
b g Leading Counsel (USA) - The Parson's Girl (IRE) (The Parson)
Mistake and hampered 2nd, in rear when mistake 15th (Chair), behind when fell 22nd (2nd Becher's) (op 16-1)
F   
11 116 154
b g Alderbrook - Outfield (Monksfield)
Mid-division when fell 2nd (op 100-1)
F   
11 105 b 139
b g Zabeel (NZ) - In The Country (NZ) (In The Purple)
In rear when fell 16th (water)
F   
10 106 140
b g Presenting - In The Brownies (IRE) (Lafontaine I)
Mid-division when fell 2nd (op 25-1)
F   
9 1010 t 144
b m Bateau Rouge - Cate Bleue (FR) (Katowice)
Behind when fell 12th (op 100-1)
F   
9 116 154
b g Super Imposing (NZ) - Take Care (NZ) (Wham I)
Prominent, fell 7th (1st Foinavon) (op 100-1)
F   
8 115 153
b g Luso - Echo Creek (IRE) (Strong Gale)
With leaders, mistake 5th, weakened approaching 2 out, behind when collapsed and died 100yds from finish (op 28-1)
F   
10 106 t 140
b g Nomadic Way (USA) - Hindu Lady (Doon Lad)
Prominent, fell 1st
F   
9 118 156
b g Old Vic - Jennyellen (IRE) (Phardante)
In rear when fell 3rd (op 100-1)
F   
7 109 143
b g Supreme Leader - Sales Centre (Deep Run)
Pecked 1st, in rear-division, behind when fell 18th
PU   
13 113 151
ch g Eurobus (IRE) - Orient Jewel (Pollerton)
Behind when blundered 15th (Chair), soon tailed off, pulled up before 17th (op 100-1)
PU   
11 105 139
b g Lute Antique (FR) - Voltige De Nievre (FR) (Brezzo)
Soon behind, tailed off when pulled up before 22nd (2nd Becher's)
PU   
11 109 143
b g Minster Son (IRE) - Howcleuch (Buckskin)
Mid-division, blundered 10th, in rear when badly hampered 18th, pulled up before next (op 9-1)
PU   
10 1011 145
ch g Lute Antique (FR) - Voltige De Nievre (FR) (Brezzo)
Mid-division, headway to chase leaders 25th (2nd Valentine's), weakened after 3 out, tailed off when pulled up before last (op 20-1)
PU   
11 1011 t 145
b g Supreme Leader - Run For Shelter (Strong Gale)
In rear, well behind when pulled up before 21st (op 150-1)
PU   
11 117 155
b g Lord Americo (IRE) - Andarta (Ballymore)
In rear, blundered 12th, hampered 22nd (2nd Becher's), tailed off when pulled up before 25th (2nd Valentine's)
PU   
10 107 141
b g Sure Blade (USA) - Moheli (Ardross)
In rear, behind from 17th, tailed off when pulled up before 21st
UR   
10 1010 144
ch g Wolfhound (USA) - Farmer's Pet (Sharrood)
Mid-division, mistake 6th (1st Becher's), in rear when blundered and unseated rider 18th
UR   
10 115 p 153
b g Old Vic - Hattons Dream (IRE) (Be My Native)
Led 3rd, blundered and unseated rider 22nd (2nd Becher's) (op 12-1 tchd 14-1 in places)
UR   
9 1110 158
b g Cloudings (IRE) - Celtic Cygnet (Celtic Cone)
Mid-division when blundered and unseated rider 15th (Chair)
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