14:20 Aintree 7 Apr 2017

Crabbie's Top Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1) (Class 1) (4YO plus)

Winner £56,130 - 9 ran

2

2m 103y

Good

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts)

7. Pingshou (IRE)

chased leader, led 3 out, kicked clear next, stayed on well

16/1 7 11-4 133 R M PowerC L Tizzard
2
Emerald green and yellow (quartered), white sleeves and cap (Mr Trevor Hemmings)

6. Mount Mews (IRE)

mid-division, switched right and ridden after 3 out, hung left after 2 out and soon closed, went 2nd and hanging left again flat, stayed on, no impression on winner

9/4 JFav 6 11-4 145 B HughesJ M Jefferson
3
White, maroon hoops, chevrons on sleeves (International Plywood (importers) Ltd)

9. The Unit (IRE)

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, headway on inside 3 out, driven after 2 out, went 3rd and stayed on final 150 yards, no impression on winner

7/1 6 11-4 140 Wayne HutchinsonA King
4
Dark blue, white sleeves, dark blue diamonds and cap (Axom Lxv)

4. High Secret (IRE)

travelled well in touch in 4th, disputing 2nd from 2 out until flat, slightly bumped last, no impression on winner, kept on same pace final 150 yards

12/1 6 11-4 133 Sam Twiston-DaviesP F Nicholls
5 5
Black, pink epaulets, hooped sleeves and cap (Grech & Parkin)

8. River Wylde (IRE)

mid-division, headway after 4 out, 2nd 2 out, soon hung left, slightly bumped rival last, lost 2nd flat, no extra

9/4 JFav 6 11-4 147 Nico de BoinvilleN J Henderson
6
Orange, dark blue star, orange sleeves, dark blue stars, dark blue cap (Professor Caroline Tisdall & Bryan Dre)

5. Moon Racer (IRE)

tracked leaders on outside, niggled along after 4 out, not fluent 3 out, lost place 2 out, no extra

4/1 8 11-4 148 T ScudamoreD Pipe
7
Purple, white stars, white and red striped sleeves, purple, white stars on cap (D A Olver & G R J Jones)

1. American Gigolo

held up in rear, took keen hold, tried to close after 2 out, no impression and well beaten 6th when not fluent last

50/1 5 11-4 - N D FehilyC J Mann
8 7
Red and black check, pink sleeves, black armlets, hooped cap (Finch Porter Partnership)

2. Bulkov (FR)

held up in rear, pushed along after 3 out, well beaten from next

100/1 5 11-4 139 Joe ColliverMicky Hammond
9 16
Purple, white stars, diabolo on sleeves and star on cap (Mr D G Carrington)

3. Chti Balko (FR)

led, ridden and headed when not fluent 3 out, weakened next

28/1 5 11-4 140 W T KennedyD McCain Jnr
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Off Time: 14:21:26

Winning Time: 4m 3.10s

Last Updated: 9 May 2017 16:34:57

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

chased leader, led 3 out, kicked clear next, stayed on well

16/1 7 11-4 R M Power 133
3/7 25 Apr 2017 Pun 16½F Gd/Y  Cl1 HdlGd1 €59,000 (J) to Cilaos Emery ()   9/1 711-12 D N Russell 150
2

mid-division, switched right and ridden after 3 out, hung left after 2 out and soon closed, went 2nd and hanging left again flat, stayed on, no impression on winner

9/4 JFav 6 11-4 B Hughes 145
3/8 04 Nov 2017 Ayr 16F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £19,494 (J) to Martila (4)   10/11 Fav 611-12 B S Hughes 145
6/7 02 Dec 2017 Nbu 16½F GS  Cl1 HcpHdlList £28,475 (J) to High Bridge ()   4/1 J2Fav 611-10 B S Hughes 145
Won/3 09 Jan 2018 Don 19F Sft  Cl4 NovCh £4,614 (J) bt Sam Red (7)   30/100 Fav 710-12 B S Hughes -
2/4 26 Jan 2018 Don 24F Sft  Cl4 NovCh £4,614 (J) to Wotzizname (½)   5/4 Fav 711-6 B S Hughes 144
3/4 17 Feb 2018 Asc 24F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd2 £22,780 (J) to Black Corton (12)   5/1 711-0 B S Hughes 140
10/26 14 Mar 2018 Che 21F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Bleu Berry (15¾)   12/1 711-1 B S Hughes 142
3

held up towards rear, not fluent 5th, headway on inside 3 out, driven after 2 out, went 3rd and stayed on final 150 yards, no impression on winner

7/1 6 11-4 Wayne Hutchinson 140
2/6 13 Oct 2017 New 16½F Gd  Cl3 NovCh £7,280 (J) to Shantou Rock (9)   4/1 611-0 Wayne Hutchinson 142
3/5 05 Nov 2017 Hun 20F Gd  Cl3 NovCh £7,798 (J) to Willoughby Court ()   11/4 2Fav 611-2 Wayne Hutchinson 142
2/4 24 Feb 2018 Kmp 20½F Gd  Cl1 NovChGd2 £18,224 (J) to Cyrname (11)   7/2 2Fav 711-0 Wayne Hutchinson 142
7/16 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 16F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd2 £59,798 (J) to Midnight Shadow ()   20/1 710-12 Wayne Hutchinson 142
8/16 12 May 2018 Hdo 15½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Silver Streak (22)   12/1 710-12 Wayne Hutchinson 142
Won/8 16 Jun 2018 Hex 20F Gd  Cl4 NovCh £5,458 (J) bt Jacks Last Hope (5)   4/9 Fav 710-12 Wayne Hutchinson 140
4

travelled well in touch in 4th, disputing 2nd from 2 out until flat, slightly bumped last, no impression on winner, kept on same pace final 150 yards

12/1 6 11-4 Sam Twiston-Davies 133
14/17 13 May 2017 Hdo 15½F Gd  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £34,170 (J) to John Constable (79)   16/1 611-9 H Cobden 141
2/11 27 May 2017 Gwo 14F GF  Cl2 Hcp £16,172 (F) to Top Tug ()   20/1 68-13 Megan Nicholls 95
9/18 20 Jun 2017 Asc 20F GF  Cl2 Hcp £49,800 (F) to Thomas Hobson (21)   25/1 69-5 Megan Nicholls 95
3/7 02 Nov 2017 Cfc 14F St  Cl2 Hcp £12,450 (F) to Joshua Reynolds (3)   9/1 69-4 Megan Nicholls 95
5/6 14 Nov 2017 Hun 16F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £15,640 (J) to Unison (29)   6/1 611-10 Bryony Frost 141
5/10 15 Dec 2017 Don 19½F Gd  Cl3 HcpHdl £5,630 (J) to Value At Risk (24)   16/1 611-11 Bryony Frost 139
5 5

mid-division, headway after 4 out, 2nd 2 out, soon hung left, slightly bumped rival last, lost 2nd flat, no extra

9/4 JFav 6 11-4 Nico de Boinville 147
Won/5 03 Nov 2017 Utt 16F Gd  Cl3 Ch £6,330 (J) bt Hell's Kitchen (3)   10/11 Fav 611-2 Nico de Boinville -
2/3 19 Nov 2017 Che 16F Sft  Cl1 NovChGd2 £19,932 (J) to North Hill Harvey (18)   Evens Fav 611-2 Nico de Boinville 144
6

tracked leaders on outside, niggled along after 4 out, not fluent 3 out, lost place 2 out, no extra

4/1 8 11-4 T Scudamore 148
11/24 10 Feb 2018 Nbu 16½F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £88,272 (J) to Kalashnikov (33)   25/1 911-6 T Scudamore 142
9/24 16 Mar 2018 Che 17F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £56,950 (J) to Mohaayed (14¾)   20/1 911-0 T Scudamore 142
Won/12 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 21½F Gd  Cl2 HcpHdl £12,996 (J) bt Sky Khan ()   5/1 910-11 T Scudamore 139
7

held up in rear, took keen hold, tried to close after 2 out, no impression and well beaten 6th when not fluent last

50/1 5 11-4 N D Fehily -
Won/11 01 May 2017 Kmp 16F Gd  Cl4 NovHdl £3,899 (J) bt New Agenda (1)   8/11 Fav 510-12 N D Fehily -
2/9 04 Nov 2017 Asc 15½F Gd  Cl3 NovHdl £7,798 (J) to Dell Oro ()   6/5 Fav 511-4 N D Fehily 130
2/7 20 Jan 2018 Lin 12F St  Cl5 Mdn £3,752 (F) to Fearsome (hd)   13/8 2Fav 69-8 Fran Berry -
Won/10 03 Feb 2018 Lin 12F St  Cl5 Mdn £3,752 (F) bt Master Archer ()   7/4 2Fav 69-7 Fran Berry -
Won/6 19 Feb 2018 Kmp 12F St  Cl5 £3,881 (F) bt Give Him Time ()   2/5 Fav 69-11 Fran Berry -
Won/6 20 Mar 2018 Ncs 16½F St  Cl2 Hcp £15,562 (F) bt Stargazer (nk)   5/2 2Fav 69-4 Fran Berry 88
8 7

held up in rear, pushed along after 3 out, well beaten from next

100/1 5 11-4 Joe Colliver 139
4/12 08 Oct 2017 Kel 16F Gd  Cl4 NovHdl £3,899 (J) to Beyond The Clouds (28)   12/1 510-12 Joe Colliver 134
2/10 10 Nov 2017 Hex 16F Sft  Cl4 MdnHdlDiv1 £3,249 (J) to Go Go Lucas (2)   5/2 2Fav 510-12 Joe Colliver 129
Won/12 28 Nov 2017 Sdg 17F GS  Cl4 NovHdl £3,249 (J) bt Porto Du Sud (12)   11/8 Fav 510-12 Joe Colliver 122
5/12 27 Dec 2017 Wth 16F Sft  Cl4 NovHdl £3,574 (J) to Lisdoonvarna Lad (38)   3/1 2Fav 511-5 Joe Colliver 122
2/5 12 Jan 2018 Sdg 17F Sft  Cl4 HcpHdl £4,094 (J) to Black Art ()   5/2 2Fav 612-3 Miss Becky Smith 122
2/7 31 Jan 2018 Ayr 16F Hy  Cl4 NovHdl £4,809 (J) to Uncle Alastair ()   3/1 2Fav 611-8 Joe Colliver 122
9 16

led, ridden and headed when not fluent 3 out, weakened next

28/1 5 11-4 W T Kennedy 140
3/6 09 Nov 2017 Nbu 16½F GS  Cl3 CondHcpHdl £6,498 (J) to Poppy Kay ()   8/1 511-10 Ryan Day 135
4/9 25 Nov 2017 Hdo 19F Hy  Cl2 HcpHdl £31,280 (J) to Limited Reserve (23)   10/1 510-12 W T Kennedy 135
Won/6 23 Dec 2017 Hdo 15½F Hy  Cl3 HcpHdl £8,122 (J) bt Sleepy Haven (6)   11/4 2Fav 511-12 W T Kennedy 135
5/10 14 Jan 2018 Kel 16F Sft  Cl2 HcpHdl £15,640 (J) to Mirsaale ()   9/2 J2Fav 611-12 W T Kennedy 142
3/4 15 Feb 2018 Kel 18F Hy  Cl2 Hdl £16,245 (J) to Cyrus Darius (19)   6/4 Fav 611-2 W T Kennedy 135
9/17 10 Mar 2018 San 16F Sft  Cl1 HcpHdlGd3 £42,202 (J) to Mr Antolini (21)   25/1 611-0 W T Kennedy 140
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Off Time: 14:21:26

Winning Time: 4m 3.10s

Last Updated: 9 May 2017 16:34:57

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £22.00
Tote Win £19.70 (7)
Tote Place £4.40 (7) , £1.20 (6) , £1.80 (9)
Tote Swinger £8.20 (6, 7) , £3.20 (6, 9) , £13.50 (7, 9)
Tote Exacta £60.50 (7, 6)
Tote Trifecta £398.80 (7, 6, 9)
CSF £52.74 (7, 6)
Tricast £284.17 (7, 6, 9)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2016 Good to Soft 11 Buveur D'air 5 11 4 - 124-113 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) N Fehily 11/4 4:04.50
2015 Good to Soft 11 Cyrus Darius 6 11 4 - 4-311 17 days J M Jefferson (115 miles) B Hughes 8/1 3:59.20
2014 Good to Soft 10 Josses Hill 6 11 4 - 21122 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 6/4 3:59.50
2013 Good to Soft 4 My Tent Or Yours 6 11 4 - 2-12112 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) A P McCoy 4/11 4:09.40
2012 Good 12 Darlan 5 11 4 - 1-111F2 31 days N Henderson (180 miles) A P McCoy 7/4 4:04.50
2011 Good 13 Topolski 5 11 4 - 141011 19 days D Arbuthnot (240 miles) D Jacob 11/2 3:59.60
2010 Good 9 General Miller 5 11 4 - 11-112U 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 7/1 3:55.80
2009 Good 11 El Dancer 5 11 0 - 121621 25 days Mrs L Wadham (190 miles) D Elsworth 14/1 4:06.20
2008 Good 14 Pierrot Lunaire 4 10 8 - 632212 41 days P Nicholls (207 miles) R Walsh 5/1 3:58.20
2007 Good 9 Blythe Knight 7 11 0 - 0132-29 13 days J J Quinn (115 miles) A P McCoy 14/1 3:59.60