13:30 Aintree 8 Dec 2018

Becher Handicap Chase (Grade 3) (National Course) (Class 1) (6YO plus)

Winner £84,195 - 18 ran

4

3m 1f 188y

Soft

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Dark blue, white stripe and sleeves (Baroness Harding)

12. Walk In The Mill (FR)

chased leaders, not fluent 11th or 14th, 7th 3 out, closed to take 2nd when not fluent 2 out, led before elbow, soon clear, ridden out

10/1 8 10-3 137 James BestRobert Walford
2
Dark green, red cross belts, dark green and beige striped sleeves, dark green cap, red star (Prof Caroline Tisdall & Mr John Gent)

8. Vieux Lion Rouge (FR)

towards rear, closed 4th, lost place 8th, not fluent 14th (foinavon), remote 11th 3 out, progress into 6th last, stayed on from last, went 2nd final 100 yards, no impression on winner

11/1 9 10-12 t p 146 WS T ScudamoreD Pipe
3
Black, yellow triple diamond, red sleeves, yellow cap (Brocade Racing J P Romans Terry Warner)

6. Ultragold (FR)

led until after 1st, chased leaders, 3rd 3 out, disputing 2nd 100 yards out, no impression on winner, kept on

12/1 10 11-0 t 148 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard
4
Pink, light green striped sleeves and cap (Mrs Z Wentworth)

13. Call It Magic (IRE)

led after 1st, prominent, jumped left and headed 6th, led after next, headed before 8th, led 17th, went left next, clear between 3 out and 2 out, headed before elbow, lost 2nd 100 yards out

14/1 8 10-1 b 135 2 M A EnrightRoss O'sullivan
5
Royal blue, white star, white and royal blue halved sleeves, royal blue cap, white star (M Four Properties Ltd)

17. Federici

mid-division on inside, hampered 6th, headway on inside 12th, 4th 3 out, one pace before elbow

33/1 9 10-0 (oh4) p 134 4 B S HughesD McCain Jnr
6 12
Light blue, white star, dark blue sleeves, light blue cap, white star (Alan & Andrew Turner)

7. Missed Approach (IRE)

very slowly away, behind, headway when not fluent 4th, led before 8th, mistake 12th, headed 17th, hampered next, beaten and one pace from last

12/1 8 10-9 b 146 Mr S Waley-Cohen (3)W Greatrex
7 13
Light blue, royal blue spots and sleeves, hooped cap (Mr M Scott)

9. Just A Par (IRE)

mid-division, hampered 6th, remote 9th 3 out, well beaten next

50/1 11 10-12 b 146 Sean QuinlanJames Moffatt
8
Dark green, yellow cross belts, diabolo on sleeves (Mr & Mrs Mark Woodhouse)

5. Present Man (IRE)

prominent, led 6th, headed after next, 5th 3 out, weakened next

11/1 8 11-3 t 151 Bryony FrostP F Nicholls
9
Maroon and white stripes, maroon cap, white hoop (Mr C Jones)

4. Noble Endeavor (IRE)

chased leaders, slow and lost a few places 3rd, remote 10th 3 out, well beaten from next

14/1 9 11-4 152 K M DonoghueG Elliott
10 6
Black, yellow epaulets, yellow sleeves, black stars and cap (Mr N J Heffernan)

10. Crosshue Boy (IRE)

chased leaders, not fluent 10th, blundered and lost place 18th, 8th 3 out, well held next

12/1 8 10-10 t 144 1 D J MullinsSean Doyle
11 15
Red, white star, red sleeves, black stars, white cap, red star (S Such & Cg Paletta)

2. Blaklion

mid-division, closed 13th, mistake and rider lost iron briefly 15th (canal turn), 6th 3 out, well beaten next

9/2 Fav 9 11-10 158 Sam Twiston-DaviesN A Twiston-Davies
12
Red, yellow chevron, red sleeves, yellow seams, striped cap (Mr Graeme Slesser)

18. Dare To Endeavour

hampered start, behind, hampered 2nd, tailed off 13th 3 out

66/1 11 9-11 (oh17) t 134 18 A W Short (3)P Griffin
PU
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

1. Don Poli (IRE)

prominent early, chased leaders, lost place before 13th, tailed off 12th 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1 9 11-12 160 2 J W KennedyG Elliott
F
Maroon and light blue diabolo, light blue sleeves, quartered cap (Mills & Mason Partnership)

3. Ballyoptic (IRE)

reluctant to leave start, held up towards rear, headway 10th, chasing leaders when fell next

15/2 2Fav 8 11-7 155 Thomas BellamyN A Twiston-Davies
U
Brown, orange epaulets and star on cap (Mrs C J Dunn)

11. Regal Flow

towards rear, mistake 10th, blundered and unseated rider 14th (foinavon)

20/1 11 10-6 140 James BowenR H Buckler
F
Red, white sash, royal blue cap (Cheveley Park Stud)

14. Highland Lodge (IRE)

prominent, hampered and fell 6th (chair)

16/1 12 10-1 p 135 Henry BrookeJames Moffatt
F
Red, white cross of lorraine and sleeves, red cap (Mrs Kay Browne)

15. Fine Theatre (IRE)

fell 2nd

14/1 8 10-0 (oh2) t b 134 2 J J BurkeP Nolan
PU
Mauve, pink seams, mauve sleeves, pink star on cap (Ms Diane Carr)

16. Mustmeetalady (IRE)

towards rear on outside, mistakes, well beaten 17th, pulled up before next

40/1 8 10-0 (oh4) 134 4 R P McLernonJonjo O'Neill
Share Result

Off Time: 13:36:07

Winning Time: 6m 51.90s

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2018 23:51:56

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

chased leaders, not fluent 11th or 14th, 7th 3 out, closed to take 2nd when not fluent 2 out, led before elbow, soon clear, ridden out

10/1 8 10-3 James Best 137
2

towards rear, closed 4th, lost place 8th, not fluent 14th (foinavon), remote 11th 3 out, progress into 6th last, stayed on from last, went 2nd final 100 yards, no impression on winner

11/1 9 10-12 t p T Scudamore 146
3

led until after 1st, chased leaders, 3rd 3 out, disputing 2nd 100 yards out, no impression on winner, kept on

12/1 10 11-0 t T J O'Brien 148
4

led after 1st, prominent, jumped left and headed 6th, led after next, headed before 8th, led 17th, went left next, clear between 3 out and 2 out, headed before elbow, lost 2nd 100 yards out

14/1 8 10-1 b M A Enright 135 2
5

mid-division on inside, hampered 6th, headway on inside 12th, 4th 3 out, one pace before elbow

33/1 9 10-0 (oh4) p B S Hughes 134 4
6 12

very slowly away, behind, headway when not fluent 4th, led before 8th, mistake 12th, headed 17th, hampered next, beaten and one pace from last

12/1 8 10-9 b Mr S Waley-Cohen (3) 146
7 13

mid-division, hampered 6th, remote 9th 3 out, well beaten next

50/1 11 10-12 b Sean Quinlan 146
8

prominent, led 6th, headed after next, 5th 3 out, weakened next

11/1 8 11-3 t Bryony Frost 151
9

chased leaders, slow and lost a few places 3rd, remote 10th 3 out, well beaten from next

14/1 9 11-4 K M Donoghue 152
10 6

chased leaders, not fluent 10th, blundered and lost place 18th, 8th 3 out, well held next

12/1 8 10-10 t D J Mullins 144 1
11 15

mid-division, closed 13th, mistake and rider lost iron briefly 15th (canal turn), 6th 3 out, well beaten next

9/2 Fav 9 11-10 Sam Twiston-Davies 158
12

hampered start, behind, hampered 2nd, tailed off 13th 3 out

66/1 11 9-11 (oh17) t A W Short (3) 134 18
PU

prominent early, chased leaders, lost place before 13th, tailed off 12th 3 out, pulled up before 2 out

10/1 9 11-12 J W Kennedy 160 2
F

reluctant to leave start, held up towards rear, headway 10th, chasing leaders when fell next

15/2 2Fav 8 11-7 Thomas Bellamy 155
U

towards rear, mistake 10th, blundered and unseated rider 14th (foinavon)

20/1 11 10-6 James Bowen 140
F

prominent, hampered and fell 6th (chair)

16/1 12 10-1 p Henry Brooke 135
F

fell 2nd

14/1 8 10-0 (oh2) t b J J Burke 134 2
PU

towards rear on outside, mistakes, well beaten 17th, pulled up before next

40/1 8 10-0 (oh4) R P McLernon 134 4
Share Result

Off Time: 13:36:07

Winning Time: 6m 51.90s

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2018 23:51:56

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £16.55
Tote Win £13.30 (12)
Tote Place £3.50 (12) , £3.00 (8) , £2.90 (6) , £4.00 (13)
Tote Swinger £38.20 (6, 8) , £42.80 (6, 12) , £27.60 (8, 12)
Tote Exacta £135.30 (12, 8)
Tote Trifecta £2375.90 (12, 8, 6)
CSF £114.84 (12, 8)
Tricast £1365.87 (12, 8, 6)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Heavy 15 Blaklion 8 11 6 153 45324-2 35 days N Twiston-Davies (140 miles) G Sheehan 7/4 7:17.70
2016 Good to Soft 22 Vieux Lion Rouge 7 10 9 142 11F267 238 days D Pipe (209 miles) T Scudamore 8/1 6:51.20
2015 Soft 17 Highland Lodge 9 10 0 132 8584-72 54 days J Moffatt (82 miles) H Brooke 20/1 7:07.50
2014 Good to Soft 25 Oscar Time 13 11 1 136 04-111U 22 days R Waley-Cohen (139 miles) Mr S Waley-Cohen 25/1 6:54.40
2013 Soft 22 Chance Du Roy 9 10 6 135 0F0498 233 days P Hobbs (233 miles) T J O'Brien 14/1 6:56.40
2012 Heavy 16 Hello Bud 14 10 0 130 6547-35 22 days N Twiston-Davies (140 miles) S Twiston-Davies 14/1 7:21.50
2011 Heavy 14 West End Rocker 9 10 10 137 711PB-P 21 days A King (186 miles) W Hutchinson 10/1 7:15.40
2010 Good to Soft 17 Hello Bud 12 10 8 133 5B875P 211 days N Twiston-Davies (140 miles) S Twiston-Davies 15/2 7:04.90
2009 Soft 8 Vic Venturi 9 11 12 148 4458-21 24 days D T Hughes P W Flood 7/1 7:24.60
2008 Heavy 13 Black Apalachi 9 10 5 138 420F2-P 21 days D T Hughes D O'Regan 15/2 7:27.70