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16:15 Ascot 2 Apr 2017

grandnational2017.com Veterans' Handicap Chase (Leg 5 of The Veterans Chase Series) (Class 2) (10YO plus)

Winner £18,768 - 9 ran

2m 7f 180y

Good (Good to Firm in places)

5
Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue, beige star, maroon sleeves, beige cap (Barrels Of Courage)

5. Loose Chips

jumped well, made all, ridden before 2 out, strongly pressed near finish, held on gamely, all out

12/1 11 10-12 b 138 G B Watters (3)C E Longsdon
2 hd
Dark blue and white check, white sleeves, dark blue stars, white cap, dark blue star (Mr Nigel M Davies)

11. Bob Tucker (IRE)

chased leaders, went left 2nd, 3rd going well 3 out, 2nd before next,driven upsides last, strong challenge near finish, just held

5/1 2Fav 10 10-0 123 Sean BowenC E Longsdon
3 7
Dark green, yellow seams, yellow sleeves, dark green armlets, yellow cap (Mr R Cornock)

4. Forgotten Gold (IRE)

chased leaders, ridden hung right and outpaced before 2 out, plugged on run-in, went 3rd post

10/1 11 10-12 p 142 Mr N George (7)T R George
4 shd
Black, black and pink check cap (Mr N Mustoe)

12. Court By Surprise (IRE)

held up, dropped to last pair after 10th, rallied before 4 out, 4th next, modest 3rd at the last, no chance with leading duo, lost 3rd post

10/1 12 10-0 p1 123 T ScudamoreMiss E C Lavelle
5 ½
Yellow, dark blue chevrons, yellow sleeves, dark blue stars and stars on cap (Mr David Robey)

2. No Duffer

chased leaders, went 2nd 10th until ridden before 2 out, chased leading pair, no impression when lost 3rd last, weakened run-in

6/1 10 11-8 t 145 A P HeskinT R George
6
White, grey spots, white cap (The Hawk Inn Syndicate 3)

3. Fox Appeal (IRE)

edgy, held up in last pair, never on terms

9/2 Fav 10 11-5 t 142 Aidan ColemanMiss E C Lavelle
7 hd
Black, yellow disc, black sleeves, yellow stars, quartered cap (K S B, Mr M Doughty & Mrs Sarah Tizzar)

6. Masters Hill (IRE)

chased winner, hit 2nd, lost 2nd 10th, chased leaders, hit next, weakened 3 out

11/2 11 11-0 p 137 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard
8 nse
Red and purple (quartered), yellow sleeves, red cap (Brocade Racing)

10. Theatrical Star

raced wide, held up towards rear, never involved

15/2 11 10-8 t 131 Brendan PowellC L Tizzard
9 13
Emerald green, white chevrons, orange cap (Mr Phil Fry)

1. Shuil Royale (IRE)

held up and always last, never involved

10/1 12 11-12 t p 149 N D FehilyHarry Fry
  Non Runner
  Withdrawn
  Non Runner

Off Time: 16:15:14

Winning Time: 5m 54.20s

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2017 23:50:49

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1 12/1 11 10-12 b G B Watters (3) 138
2 hd 5/1 2Fav 10 10-0 Sean Bowen 123
PU/14 15 Apr 2017 Hdo 24F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £30,950 (J) to Willoughby Hedge  14/1 1011-6 Sean Bowen 128
4/10 20 May 2017 Utt 24F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £6,256 (J) to In The Rough (4L)   9/1 1011-5 Sean Bowen 128
3 7 10/1 11 10-12 p Mr N George (7) 142
4 shd 10/1 12 10-0 p1 T Scudamore 123
5 ½ 6/1 10 11-8 t A P Heskin 145
6 9/2 Fav 10 11-5 t Aidan Coleman 142
Won/6 15 Apr 2017 New 21F GF  Cl2 HcpCh £11,710 (J) bt Orbasa (2½L)   3/1 2Fav 1011-3 Nick Scholfield 141
2/5 10 May 2017 New 21F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £13,826 (J) to Henryville (5L)   5/2 2Fav 1011-9 R Johnson 144
7/10 20 Aug 2017 Sth 20½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £14,076 (J) to Art Of Payroll (60L)   17/2 1011-6 Nick Scholfield 143
7 hd 11/2 11 11-0 p T J O'Brien 137
8 nse 15/2 11 10-8 t Brendan Powell 131
9 13 10/1 12 11-12 t p N D Fehily 149
PU/10 06 May 2017 Utt 24F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £15,640 (J) to Minellacelebration  14/1 1211-12 N D Fehily 148
  Non Runner
  Withdrawn
  Non Runner
Pace Summary
Prominent racers Position Raced in rear Position
Loose Chips 1st Court By Surprise 4th
Bob Tucker 2nd Fox Appeal 6th
Forgotten Gold 3rd Theatrical Star 8th
No Duffer 5th
Masters Hill 7th
Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £14.00
Tote Win £14.10 (5)
Tote Place £3.40 (5) , £1.90 (11) , £2.90 (4)
Tote Swinger £18.20 (4, 5) , £14.70 (4, 11) , £13.60 (5, 11)
Tote Exacta £83.00 (5, 11)
Tote Trifecta £750.80 (5, 11, 4)
CSF £68.29 (5, 11)
Tricast £609.87 (5, 11, 4)