Full Results

13:45 Aintree

John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2) (Class 1)

  • 8 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Going: Good to Soft, Good in places
  • Surface: Turf
  • £60,000 added
  • Winner: £34,170
  • 2nd: £12,822
  • 3rd: £6,420
  • 4th: £3,198
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 5m 2.10s
  • Off Time: 13:45:33
  • 8 Ran
1st
5
22/1
  • Form: P4-2347
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 130
  • Trainer: G L Moore
  • Jockey: J E Moore

held up towards rear, headway approaching 6th, pushed along before 3 out, led and mistake 2 out, driven clear after last, stayed on strongly

2nd 16 l
7
  • Form: 141115
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 10-11
  • Official Rating: 140
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty

tracked leaders, went 2nd 4 out, led before next, ridden and headed 2 out, went 2nd again flat, no chance with winner

3rd ¾ l
4
7/1
  • Form: 112U6P
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 136
  • Trainer: D T Hughes
  • Jockey: B J Cooper

held up in touch, closed before 7th, challenged approaching 3 out, hung left and no impression on winner when dropped to 3rd flat

4th 9 l
2

Eduard (IRE)

35 BF
4/1
  • Form: 1-21312
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 141
  • Trainer: N G Richards
  • Jockey: B P Harding

mostly tracked leader until ridden after 4 out, 4th and beaten 2 out, weakened flat

5th 6 l
3
  • Form: 2-41133
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 126
  • Trainer: James Moffatt
  • Jockey: B S Hughes

held up in rear, effort after 4 out, never on terms with leaders, jumped left 3 out, modest 5th but well beaten from 2 out

6th 27 l
6
15/8
  • Form: F1-1F11
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 142
  • Trainer: D McCain Jnr
  • Jockey: J M Maguire

led, ridden and headed approaching 3 out, weakened before next, tailed off

7th 4½ l
1
  • Form: 46-1139
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 156
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: Ruby Walsh

tracked leaders on inside, not fluent 1st, lost place 3rd, pushed along and last 6th, driven after 4 out, soon well beaten, tailed off

PU
8
  • Form: 421216
  • Age: 4
  • Weight: 10-11
  • Official Rating: 133
  • Trainer: Mrs S J Humphrey
  • Jockey: Aidan Coleman

held up on outside, closed 7th, outpaced 4 out, soon well beaten, pulled up before 3 out

Betting breakdown

  • Tote Win: £31.90Tote Place: £5.40,£1.90,£2.20
  • Straight Forecast: £116.78Exacta: £184.30Trifecta: £3526.70Swingers: 1&2:£12.40 2&3:£7.80 1&3:£12.50
  • Placepot: £2,277.10Pool: £496,383.50,159.12 winning tickets
  • Quadpot: £83.90Pool: £41,112.14,362.4 winning tickets