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13:45 Aintree 14 Apr 2012

John Smith's Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £28,475 - 10 ran

2m 4f

Good

1
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue and white diamonds, white sleeves, red cap (Mr R A Bartlett)

8. Simonsig

mid-division, not fluent 3rd, headway after next, went 2nd on bit before 3 out, challenging when left in lead 2 out, clear before last, impressive

4/9 Fav 6 11-4 157 B J GeraghtyN J Henderson
2 15
Black, grey disc, armlets and cap (Brannon, Dick, Hernon & Holden)

9. Super Duty (IRE)

led, jumped right 4th and 8th, joined when blundered and headed 2 out, soon no chance with winner

7/1 2Fav 6 11-4 138 J M MaguireD McCain Jnr
3 2
Black, white sash and sleeves, gold cap (P A Philipps,t S Redman & Mrs L Redman)

10. Baby Shine (IRE)

mid-division, headway 6th, went 3rd approaching 3 out, hung left and stayed on same pace after next

12/1 6 10-11 128 L AspellMrs L Wadham
4 4
White, red triple diamond and sleeves, quartered cap (Mr J J Devlin)

3. Flycorn (IRE)

held up towards rear, headway 8th, ridden and no impression when slightly hampered 3 out, well held 4th when mistake next

100/1 6 11-4 t 132 P TownendT Hogan
5 8
Emerald green, dark green sleeves, dark green and emerald green quartered cap (Mr S Munir)

6. Molotof (FR)

held up towards rear, mistake 6th, ridden after 8th, no impression on leaders, weakened 3 out

14/1 5 11-4 143 R WalshN J Henderson
6 10
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts Partnership)

4. Go All The Way (IRE)

tracked leader until ridden approaching 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

20/1 7 11-4 - A E LynchJ T R Dreaper
7 40
Grey, red cap, grey diamond (Mr M Deren)

5. Maggio (FR)

took keen hold, tracked leaders on outside, lost place approaching 8th, soon behind, tailed off

100/1 7 11-4 120 J ReveleyP Griffin
PU
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

1. Aland Islands (IRE)

tracked leaders, pushed along approaching 8th, soon lost place, weakened well before 3 out, pulled up before next

8/1 6 11-4 137 A P McCoyTim Vaughan
F
Emerald green, yellow hoops, emerald green and yellow quartered cap (Mr John P McManus)

2. Colour Squadron (IRE)

held up in last, headway 8th, close 4th and going well enough when fell 3 out

12/1 6 11-4 141 R JohnsonP J Hobbs
PU
Yellow, emerald green spots and armlets, dark green cap (Mr C L Tizzard)

7. Old Tricks (IRE)

tracked leaders on inside, took keen hold, mistake 5th, soon lost place, behind 8th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

50/1 5 11-4 129 J TizzardC L Tizzard

Off Time: 13:45:32

Winning Time: 4m 55.00s

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2012 23:51:15

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1

mid-division, not fluent 3rd, headway after next, went 2nd on bit before 3 out, challenging when left in lead 2 out, clear before last, impressive

4/9 Fav 6 11-4 B J Geraghty 157
Won/5 21 Dec 2012 Asc 19F Hy  Cl1 NovChGd2 £16,881 (J) bt Sulpius (49L)   2/9 Fav 611-0 B J Geraghty -
Won/5 27 Dec 2012 Kmp 16F Hy  Cl1 NovChGd2 £13,326 (J) bt Hinterland (35L)   1/6 Fav 611-8 B J Geraghty -
Won/7 12 Mar 2013 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 ChGd1 £85,425 (J) bt Baily Green (2¼L)   8/15 Fav 711-7 B J Geraghty 160
2/5 07 Nov 2015 Ain 20F Sft  Cl2 Hdl £18,768 (J) to Bobs Worth (1½L)   5/2 2Fav 910-12 B J Geraghty 158
3/7 26 Apr 2016 Pun 16F Gd/Y  Cl1 ChGd1 €118,000 (J) to God's Own (3¼L)   6/1 1011-12 B J Geraghty 158
11/13 21 May 2016 Aut 21½F Sft  Cl1 HdlGd2 €110,250 (J) to Un De Sceaux (40L) 9/2 2Fav 1010-5 B J Geraghty 157
2 15

led, jumped right 4th and 8th, joined when blundered and headed 2 out, soon no chance with winner

7/1 2Fav 6 11-4 J M Maguire 138
2/10 25 Oct 2012 Car 16F Sft  Cl4 Ch £3,054 (J) to Bury Parade (2L)   11/10 Fav 611-2 J M Maguire -
2/6 23 Nov 2012 Hdo 22F Sft  Cl2 NovCh £16,245 (J) to Poungach (2¼L)   3/1 2Fav 611-1 J M Maguire -
Won/6 14 Dec 2012 Che 21F Sft  Cl2 NovCh £12,512 (J) bt Forgotten Gold (13L)   9/4 2Fav 611-0 J M Maguire 142
2/6 02 Feb 2013 Wth 25F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd2 £17,370 (J) to Goulanes (hd)   5/2 2Fav 711-7 J M Maguire 139
2/24 14 Mar 2013 Che 25½F GS  Cl2 AmHcpCh £35,976 (J) to Same Difference (hd)   11/2 Fav 711-12 Mr Derek O'Connor 142
4/6 05 Apr 2013 Ain 25F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £42,712 (J) to Dynaste (26L)   4/1 711-4 J M Maguire 148
3 2

mid-division, headway 6th, went 3rd approaching 3 out, hung left and stayed on same pace after next

12/1 6 10-11 L Aspell 128
9/15 28 Apr 2012 Pun 18F Hy  Cl1 HdlGd3 €39,000 (J) to Mae's Choice (15¾L)   5/1 2Fav 610-12 L P Aspell 128
4/6 03 Nov 2012 Wth 16½F GS  Cl1 HdlList £11,390 (J) to Une Artiste (9L)   6/4 Fav 610-12 L P Aspell 133
5/8 26 Nov 2012 Kmp 24½F Sft  Cl1 HdlList £10,536 (J) to Knockfierna (36L)   6/1 610-12 L P Aspell 133
7/10 07 Feb 2013 Hun 20½F GS  Cl2 HcpHdl £12,021 (J) to Art Professor (29L)   4/1 JFav 711-5 R Johnson 130
Won/15 23 Feb 2013 Kmp 21F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,848 (J) bt Katkeau (nk)   12/1 711-4 R Johnson 125
2/7 16 Mar 2013 Kmp 21F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £9,384 (J) to Open Hearted (3½L)   7/2 711-6 L P Aspell 129
4 4

held up towards rear, headway 8th, ridden and no impression when slightly hampered 3 out, well held 4th when mistake next

100/1 6 11-4 t P Townend 132
2/7 14 May 2012 Kil 20F Gd  Hdl €10,694 (J) to Won In The Dark (½L)   3/1 611-6 J L Cullen 128
4/5 29 May 2012 Bal 20F GF  Hdl €8,970 (J) to Mickelson (16¼L)   11/8 Fav 611-10 P Townend 138
2/4 20 Nov 2013 Fai 16F Sft  Hdl €6,900 (J) to Ally Cascade (17L)   9/2 2Fav 711-12 B J Cooper 130
PU/5 27 Dec 2013 Lim 19F Hy  Hdl €9,315 (J) to Mazuri Cowboy  16/1 711-11 K C Sexton 125
9/14 04 Jul 2015 Bel 17F GF  HcpHdl €16,900 (J) to Tempo Mac (22L)   33/1 99-11 J M Moore 113
5/7 30 Jun 2017 Crt 21F GS  Cl4 Ch £3,899 (J) to Verona Opera (13½L)   8/1 1111-0 A E Lynch -
5 8

held up towards rear, mistake 6th, ridden after 8th, no impression on leaders, weakened 3 out

14/1 5 11-4 R Walsh 143
Won/11 30 Oct 2012 Tau 16½F Gd  Cl4 NovCh £3,422 (J) bt Changing Times (1¼L)   Evens Fav 511-2 A P McCoy -
2/5 15 Dec 2012 Don 24F GS  Cl4 NovCh £3,899 (J) to Rocky Creek (4L)   5/1 2Fav 511-8 J McGrath 140
4/7 26 Dec 2012 Kmp 24F Hy  Cl1 NovChGd1 £22,780 (J) to Dynaste (16½L)   14/1 511-7 A P McCoy 143
Won/7 09 Feb 2013 War 20½F Hy  Cl2 HcpCh £20,019 (J) bt Drumshambo (2¾L)   9/4 Fav 611-0 David Bass 143
2/5 23 Feb 2013 Kmp 20½F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £17,370 (J) to Grandioso (1L)   11/8 Fav 611-7 B J Geraghty 152
8/13 14 Mar 2013 Che 20F GS  Cl1 NovChGd2 £56,950 (J) to Benefficient (30L)   25/1 611-4 A P McCoy 152
6 10

tracked leader until ridden approaching 3 out, soon weakened, tailed off

20/1 7 11-4 A E Lynch -
Won/14 18 Jul 2012 Kil 20½F Gd/Y  Ch €5,866 (J) bt Burn And Turn (11L)   11/10 Fav 711-12 D N Russell -
Won/5 30 Aug 2012 Kil 20½F Hy  Cl1 Ch €7,934 (J) bt Fair Dilemma (13L)   1/2 Fav 711-12 D N Russell -
F/7 19 Oct 2012 Che 20F GS  Cl2 NovCh £10,635 (J) to Carlito Brigante  15/8 Fav 711-11 A E Lynch -
3/7 15 Jul 2013 Kil 17F GF  HcpCh €15,275 (J) to Prince Of Fire (10L)   6/1 J2Fav 811-5 K M Donoghue 140
7/15 30 Aug 2013 Kil 20½F Gd  HcpCh €18,525 (J) to Shot From The Hip (40L)   11/2 JFav 811-10 A E Lynch 140
2/5 02 Oct 2013 Sli 20F SH  Ch €10,867 (J) to Toner D'oudairies (4L)   9/10 Fav 811-2 A E Lynch 139
7 40

took keen hold, tracked leaders on outside, lost place approaching 8th, soon behind, tailed off

100/1 7 11-4 J Reveley 120
Won/9 07 Oct 2012 Kel 22½F GS  Cl4 Hdl £3,899 (J) bt Jet Master (5L)   9/1 710-12 J Reveley 120
Won/13 10 Nov 2012 Kel 22½F GS  Cl4 NovHdl £3,249 (J) bt Green Flag (18L)   3/1 2Fav 711-5 J Reveley 120
2/4 01 Dec 2012 Ncs 22F Hy  Cl2 NovHdl £9,697 (J) to Green Flag (2¼L)   5/4 Fav 711-6 J Reveley 120
6/7 07 Feb 2013 Clo 22F Hy  Cl1 HdlGd3 €18,850 (J) to Inish Island (39L)   20/1 811-5 J Reveley 123
2/10 08 Apr 2013 Kel 18F GS  Cl4 NovHdlDiv1 £3,249 (J) to Phoenix Returns (½L)   6/4 Fav 811-11 J Reveley 132
2/10 22 Apr 2013 Hex 16½F Gd  Cl4 NovHdl £3,285 (J) to Flaming Arrow (5L)   3/1 2Fav 811-12 J Reveley 132
PU

tracked leaders, pushed along approaching 8th, soon lost place, weakened well before 3 out, pulled up before next

8/1 6 11-4 A P McCoy 137
Won/11 16 Nov 2012 Ncs 20F GS  Cl4 NovCh £3,444 (J) bt Harry Hunt (4½L)   Evens Fav 611-1 D C Costello -
2/7 08 Dec 2012 Wth 20½F Sft  Cl3 NovCh £6,256 (J) to Yurok (nk)   5/6 Fav 611-5 A P McCoy -
F/4 27 Dec 2012 Wth 20½F Hy  Cl3 NovCh £5,848 (J) to United Park  5/6 Fav 611-4 D C Costello 137
F

held up in last, headway 8th, close 4th and going well enough when fell 3 out

12/1 6 11-4 R Johnson 141
2/8 27 Apr 2012 Pun 20F Hy  Cl1 HdlGd1 €49,600 (J) to Dedigout (2L)   11/2 611-10 R Johnson 141
2/5 29 Dec 2012 Nbu 18½F Hy  Cl3 NovCh £7,148 (J) to Module (6L)   2/1 2Fav 611-0 A P McCoy -
4/7 16 Jan 2013 Nbu 17F Sft  Cl4 NovCh £3,769 (J) to Fago (20L)   7/4 2Fav 711-0 A P McCoy -
2/8 10 Feb 2013 Exe 19½F Hy  Cl3 NovCh £6,498 (J) to Theatrical Star (5L)   6/4 Fav 711-0 A P McCoy -
5/20 12 Mar 2013 Che 20½F Sft  Cl1 NovHcpChList £34,170 (J) to Rajdhani Express (14L)   9/2 Fav 711-11 A P McCoy 139
2/20 16 Nov 2013 Che 20½F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £91,120 (J) to Johns Spirit (¾L)   12/1 710-2 T J O'Brien 139
PU

tracked leaders on inside, took keen hold, mistake 5th, soon lost place, behind 8th, tailed off when pulled up before 3 out

50/1 5 11-4 J Tizzard 129
5/8 10 Nov 2012 Wcn 21F GS  Cl1 NovChGd2 £14,238 (J) to Houblon Des Obeaux (36L)   25/1 511-2 J Tizzard -
F/8 06 Dec 2012 Wcn 21F Sft  Cl3 Ch £5,507 (J) to Grandioso  8/1 511-0 J Tizzard 122
3/10 05 Jan 2013 Wcn 20F Sft  Cl3 HcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Gevrey Chambertin (7¼L)   25/1 611-4 Brendan Powell 122
7/15 26 Jan 2013 Che 17F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £16,245 (J) to Mr Watson (18½L)   25/1 610-0 Brendan Powell 124
2/9 16 Feb 2013 Wcn 22F Hy  Cl3 HcpHdl £7,798 (J) to Benvolio (2L)   11/2 611-4 Brendan Powell 122
6/10 06 Mar 2013 Fon 20F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,393 (J) to Billy Twyford (26L)   9/1 611-12 J Tizzard 127
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Super Duty 2nd Flycorn 4th
Go All The Way 6th Molotof 5th
Maggio 7th Colour Squadron F
Aland Islands PU
Old Tricks PU
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £1.50 (8)
Tote Place £1.10 (8) , £1.80 (9) , £2.70 (10)
Tote Swinger £2.40 (8, 9) , £7.00 (9, 10) , £3.20 (8, 10)
Tote Exacta £4.90 (8, 9)
Tote Trifecta £25.20 (8, 9, 10)
CSF £4.81 (8, 9)
Tricast £21.80 (8, 9, 10)