Full Results

14:00 Aintree

International Festival For Business 2014 Top Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2) (Class 1)

  • 10 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 110y
  • Going: Good to Soft (National: 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: 3m 59.50s
  • Off Time: 14:00:30
  • 10 Ran
1st
6
  • Form: 21122
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 148
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty

held up in touch, closed 3 out, led before next, strongly pressed until stayed on strongly and asserted final 150 yards

2nd 6 l
9
9/2
  • Form: 0-31314
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 146
  • Trainer: M R Channon
  • Jockey: A P McCoy

held up towards rear on outside, closed 3 out, challenged before next and soon upsides winner, driven before last, no impression and readily held final 150 yards

3rd 3¼ l
7
  • Form: 521323
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 140
  • Trainer: J P Shanahan
  • Jockey: P Townend

prominent, ridden and outpaced before 2 out, stayed on approaching last and went 3rd final 100 yards, no impression on front pair

4th ½ l
3
  • Form: 4-31211
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 134
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore

held up in rear, still at back of field but in touch when mistake 3 out, closed to track leaders next, one pace and no impression on front pair last, lost 3rd final 100 yards

5th 2¼ l
8

Mijhaar

92 h BFD
16/1
  • Form: 1F
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Trainer: J P Ferguson
  • Jockey: D F O'Regan

held up in mid-division on outside, effort approaching 3 out, one pace and no impression on leaders before last, edged left flat

6th 3 l
2
  • Form: 0-14541
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 142
  • Trainer: D T Hughes
  • Jockey: Paul Carberry

held up towards rear, headway when not fluent 3 out, chasing leaders when short of room and bumped before 2 out, no impression after, one pace

7th 6 l
5
  • Form: 5-11141
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 135
  • Trainer: Miss R Curtis
  • Jockey: J E Moore

tracked leader, challenged 4th, pushed along to lead after 3 out, headed before next, weakened approaching last

8th 5 l
10
  • Form: 131602
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 142
  • Trainer: C F Swan
  • Jockey: D J Casey

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, closed and in touch 3 out, still looked to be going ok when short of room and hampered before 2 out, no impression and well held after

9th 9 l
4
50/1
  • Form: 14-851
  • Age: 6
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Trainer: C L Tizzard
  • Jockey: Brendan Powell

tracked leaders, not fluent 3rd or 5th, pushed along to challenge before 3 out, mistake 2 out, soon weakened

10th 8 l
1
10/1
  • Form: 1-41132
  • Age: 5
  • Weight: 11-4
  • Official Rating: 137
  • Trainer: Nick Williams
  • Jockey: R Johnson

led, ridden and headed after 3 out, weakened from next, eased

Betting breakdown

  • Tote Win: £2.50Tote Place: £1.20,£2.00,£5.70
  • Straight Forecast: £7.66Exacta: £8.50Trifecta: £78.00Swingers: 1&2:£1.50 2&3:£18.30 1&3:£8.70
  • Placepot: £386.70Pool: £594,515.25,1122.3 winning tickets
  • Quadpot: £95.90Pool: £25,872.09,199.6 winning tickets