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1:45 Aintree 14 Apr 2018

Gaskells Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

(Class 1) (4yo+) (3m149yds) 3m½f Soft 13 hurdles
1st £42,202.50 2nd £15,900 3rd £7,957.50 4th £3,975 5th £1,995 6th £997.50 7th £495 8th £255

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Pos. (Draw)
Horse / SP
Trainer / Jockey
Jockey
Trainer
Age WGT OR TS RPR MR
1   
7 115 138 145 150
br g Flemensfirth (USA) - Une Etoile (IRE) (Un Desperado)
Slightly on toes, midfield towards outer, switched inside and headway when not fluent 3 out, pushed along to lead between last 2, idled and headed just after last, rallied to lead again 75yds out, driven out (op 15/2)
2  ¾
7 112 p 135 141 144
b g Stowaway - Western Whisper (IRE) (Supreme Leader)
Prominent, ridden after 3 out, led just after last, stayed on well but headed 75yds out (op 14/1)
3  10 [10¾]
8 112 t 135 133 135
b g Mahler - Star Of Hope (IRE) (Turtle Island)
Led, headed before 2nd, remained close up, ridden after 3 out, mistake 2 out and soon outpaced, plugged on run-in
4  nk [11]
7 118 141 139 141
b g Kayf Tara - Dalamine (FR) (Sillery)
Led before 2nd, mistake 5th, ridden after 2 out, headed between last 2, still every chance last, edged right and weakened run-in
5  nk [11¼]
6 112 135 133 135
ch g Shantou (USA) - Flying Answer (IRE) (Anshan)
Tracked leaders, not fluent 8th, not fluent 3 out, soon ridden, kept on same pace
6  2 [13¼]
7 110 140 136 136
br g Primary (USA) - Next Venture (IRE) (Zaffaran)
Looked well, held up, some headway before 3 out, ridden and in touch 2 out, one pace (op 20/1)
7  nk [13¾]
6 116 139 135 135
b g Sulamani (IRE) - Rafiya (Halling)
Tracked leaders, ridden after 3 out, soon one pace
8  [15]
6 115 p1 138 133 134
gr g Kapgarde (FR) - Lady Fix (FR) (Turgeon)
Midfield, mistake 3 out, soon ridden along, plugged on (vet reported the gelding lost its left fore shoe) (op 14/1)
9  3 [18]
6 1011 137 129 129
ch g New Approach (IRE) - Jambalaya (GER) (Samum)
Held up, ridden 3 out, never threatened
10  6 [24]
6 116 p 139 126 125
ch g Full Of Gold (FR) - Jolie Puce (FR) (General Assembly)
Midfield, ridden and badly outpaced before 3 out, plugged on after 2 out
11  nk [24¼]
6 112 138 125 125
bb g Craigsteel - Endless Patience (IRE) (Miner's Lamp)
Looked well, held up, some headway 3 out, not fluent 2 out, bit short of room soon after and switched right, ridden approaching last, weakened run-in (op 14/1)
12  [25½]
5 117 140 126 125
ch g Flemensfirth (USA) - Bridgequarter Lady (IRE) (King's Ride)
Midfield, ridden after 3 out, soon weakened (op 14/1)
13  2 [27½]
9 1112 145 129 127
b g Winged Love (IRE) - At Dawn (IRE) (Lashkari)
Prominent, ridden along after 4 out, lost place and beaten 3 out (op 40/1)
14  [29]
9 119 142 125 123
b g Mountain High (IRE) - Our Trick (IRE) (Flemensfirth)
Tracked leaders, ridden approaching 3 out, weakened before 2 out (vet reported the gelding lost its right hind shoe)
15  [32½]
7 119 h1 142 122 123
b g Tikkanen (USA) - Fields Of Barley (IRE) (Zaffaran)
Looked well, jumped none too fluently and always towards rear (op 16/1)
16  [36]
10 1010 134 111 108
b g Darsi (FR) - Lady Pep (IRE) (Cajetano)
In touch towards outer, ridden after 3 out, hung left and soon weakened
17  [40½]
6 1112 h 145 118 119
b g Oscar (IRE) - Coming Home (FR) (Exit To Nowhere)
Held up, not fluent 7th, ridden after 4 out, soon beaten (op 10/1)
18  17 [57½]
6 113 p 141 100 93
b g Golan (IRE) - Ballyknock Alainn (IRE) (Witness Box)
In touch, ridden before 3 out, weakened (trainer said gelding weakened quickly from the third last hurdle) (op 12/1)
19  ¾ [58¼]
6 115 b 138 96 94
b g Saint Des Saints (FR) - Montbresia (FR) (Video Rock)
Prominent, hit 3rd, losing place when mistake 8th, soon beaten and behind (jockey said gelding was never travelling)
20  ¾ [59]
8 112 v 135 92 86
b g Oscar (IRE) - Fine Fortune (IRE) (Bob Back)
Midfield, ridden before 3 out, weakened
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