Full Results

15:05 Aintree

Betfred Melling Chase (Grade 1) (Class 1)

  • 10 Runners
  • Distance: 2m 4f
  • Going: Good (Good to Soft in places; National: Good to Soft, Good in places)
  • Surface: Turf
  • £200,000 added
  • Winner: £112,540
  • 2nd: £42,400
  • 3rd: £21,220
  • 4th: £10,600
Weighed In
  • Winning Time: 4m 58.10s
  • Off Time: 15:06:15
  • 10 Ran
1st
2
5/1
  • Form: 1FF-166
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 154
  • Trainer: W P Mullins
  • Jockey: P Townend

held up behind, not fluent 8th, pushed along 4 out, headway after 2 out, effort and stayed on to challenge on inside when not fluent last, ridden and ran on well to lead final 50 yards

2nd 3¼ l
8
16/1
  • Form: 112-12P
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 149
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Jockey: Nick Scholfield

led narrowly to 6th, tracked leader, effort to challenge after 2 out, led last, soon ridden, kept on, headed and no extra final 50 yards

3rd 1¼ l
1
5/1
  • Form: 9P18-P1
  • Age: 8
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 155
  • Trainer: D Pipe
  • Jockey: T Scudamore

held up behind, steady headway into mid-division 10th, tracked leaders 4 out, effort to lead narrowly between last 2, headed approaching last, ridden and kept on same pace flat

4th 1¾ l
9
14/1
  • Form: 122122
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 150
  • Trainer: G Elliott
  • Jockey: D N Russell

held up in touch, slightly hampered 4 out, headway next, ridden to chase leaders after 2 out, kept on same pace, no impression flat

5th 2 l
7

Rathlin

22 t D
16/1
  • Form: 111537
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 155
  • Trainer: M F Morris
  • Jockey: B T O'Connell

with leader, led 6th, hard pressed 3 out, soon ridden, headed between last 2, one pace before last

6th s.h
11
9/1
  • Form: 741481
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-3
  • Official Rating: 154
  • Trainer: Miss V Williams
  • Jockey: Aidan Coleman

tracked leaders, went 2nd before 4 out, challenged next, ridden to lead briefly between last 2, one pace and no impression before last

7th 7 l
6
7/2
  • Form: 1711-53
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 158
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: Mr S Waley-Cohen

held up in touch, close up 10th, ridden to chase leaders after 2 out, one pace last, weakened flat

8th 4 l
10
9/2
  • Form: 3-66215
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 162
  • Trainer: P J Hobbs
  • Jockey: R Johnson

in touch on inside, not fluent and reminder 9th, lost place next, weakened 2 out

9th 3 l
4

French Opera

21 CD
25/1
  • Form: 85-2205
  • Age: 11
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 154
  • Trainer: N J Henderson
  • Jockey: B J Geraghty

tracked leaders, lost place 9th, behind from 4 out, soon weakened

10th 14 l
3
  • Form: 23-2341
  • Age: 9
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 154
  • Trainer: H De Bromhead
  • Jockey: A E Lynch

with leader to 4th, in touch, outpaced when hit 4 out, lost place next, weakened 2 out

WN
5
  • Form: 14-2413
  • Age: 7
  • Weight: 11-10
  • Official Rating: 164
  • Trainer: T R George
  • Jockey: P J Brennan

Withdrawn

Betting breakdown

  • Tote Win: £5.50Tote Place: £2.20,£4.60,£2.30
  • Straight Forecast: £76.48Exacta: £77.50Trifecta: £978.40Swingers: 1&2:£17.00 2&3:£16.50 1&3:£5.80
  • Placepot: £386.70Pool: £594,515.25,1122.3 winning tickets
  • Quadpot: £95.90Pool: £25,872.09,199.6 winning tickets