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2:25 Aintree 9 Apr 2016

EZ Trader Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1)

(Class 1) (4yo+) 2m4f Soft 11 hurdles
1st £42,402 2nd £16,099.50 3rd £8,157 4th £4,174.50 5th £2,194.50

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
6 114 156 84 149
ch g Presenting - Lightning Breeze (IRE) (Saddlers' Hall)
Held up in rear, took keen hold 2nd, soon tracking leaders, led before 7th, jumped left and not fluent after, hung left landing last, driven out (tchd 1/3)
2 
5 114 t 142 81 144
br g Blue Bresil (FR) - Abu Dhabi (FR) (Saint Cyrien)
Held up well in touch, effort approaching 3 out, ridden to take 2nd last, stayed on same pace last 75yds (tchd 15/2)
3  [3¾]
5 114 144 80 142
gr g Arcadio (GER) - Gypsy Kelly (IRE) (Roselier)
Tracked leader, driven 3 out, kept on same pace approaching last (op 10/1 tchd 8/1)
4  nse [3¾]
5 114 140 80 141
b g Coastal Path - Posterite (FR) (Video Rock)
Took keen hold, tracked leaders, driven 3 out, switched right between last 2, kept on same pace (op 10/1)
5  52 [55¾]
6 114 144 25 101
b g Craigsteel - Princess Gloria (IRE) (Prince Rupert)
Took keen hold, tracked leaders, driven before 3 out, soon lost place and behind, tailed off when eased last 200yds, eventually completed (tchd 28/1)
PU   
6 114 137
b g King's Theatre (IRE) - Shivermetimber (IRE) (Arctic Lord)
Led until before 7th, outpaced and lost place 8th, soon behind, tailed off 6th when pulled up before last, broke blood vessel (vet said gelding bled from the nose.) (op 25/1)
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