13:30 Aintree 9 Dec 2017

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

Winner £81,388 - 15 ran

4

3m 1f 188y

Heavy

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Red, white star, red sleeves, black stars, white cap, red star (S Such & Cg Paletta)

3. Blaklion

held up towards rear, steady headway from 11th, went 2nd before 2 out, led last, clear before elbow, stayed on strongly

7/4 Fav 8 11-6 153 2 G SheehanN A Twiston-Davies
2 9
Dark blue and yellow (quartered), striped sleeves (Paul & Clare Rooney)

1. The Last Samuri (IRE)

prominent early, chased leaders, lost place 5th, headway 11th, lost place again before 13th, closed 17th, went 3rd 2 out, went 2nd before elbow, stayed on, no impression on winner

7/1 J2Fav 9 11-12 159 David BassK C Bailey
3 5
Pink, purple cross belts, hooped sleeves, purple cap (Mrs D Thompson)

11. Highland Lodge (IRE)

prominent, led 11th, headed last, edged right and dropped to 3rd before elbow, one pace

12/1 11 10-5 p 138 Henry BrookeJames Moffatt
4
Red, yellow braces, white sleeves and cap (Mr Jon Glews)

16. Federici

mid-division on inside, headway 6th, went 2nd 14th until before 2 out, 4th and one pace from last

33/1 8 10-0 (oh4) p 133 4 W T KennedyD McCain Jnr
5
Red, emerald green spots, red sleeves, white cap, emerald green spots (James Beaumont & D G Pryde)

15. Portrait King (IRE)

in rear, headway from 15th (canal turn), 5th after 3 out, never troubled leaders

33/1 12 10-0 (oh3) p 133 3 C O'FarrellP Griffin
6 6
Brown, orange seams and sleeves, quartered cap (Mike Burbidge & The Old Masters)

6. The Young Master

held up towards rear on inside, mistake 9th, headway before 14th, struggling 17th, disputing well held 6th 2 out

28/1 8 10-9 145 Mr S Waley-Cohen (3)N P Mulholland
7 38
Dark green, red cross belts, dark green and beige striped sleeves, dark green cap, red star (Prof Caroline Tisdall & Mr John Gent)

4. Vieux Lion Rouge (FR)

tracked leaders, lost place before 16th (valentines), weakened 3 out, remote 8th 2 out, tailed off

7/1 J2Fav 8 11-5 p 152 T ScudamoreD Pipe
8 6
Light blue, maroon chevron, halved sleeves and stars on cap (Thade Quill Syndicate)

13. Westerner Point (IRE)

made most until 11th, mistake and losing place 17th, disputing well held 6th 2 out, blundered last, tailed off

12/1 8 10-1 134 P T EnrightE O'Grady
PU
Emerald green, yellow chevron and sleeves, red cap (Ann & Alan Potts Limited)

2. Sizing Codelco (IRE)

held up towards rear, struggling when hampered 10th, blundered 12th, behind when pulled up before 15th (canal turn)

25/1 8 11-9 156 T J O'BrienC L Tizzard
U
Terracotta, grey epaulets (The Stewart Family & Judi Dench)

5. As De Mee (FR)

held up towards rear, blundered and unseated rider 10th

14/1 7 11-2 149 Sean BowenP F Nicholls
F
Purple, yellow cross of lorraine, yellow cap (Dr R Lambe)

7. Lord Windermere (IRE)

mid-division, mistake 5th, fell 10th

25/1 11 10-11 144 B HughesJ H Culloty
PU
White, red braces, emerald green and white check sleeves, white cap, red star (Burling Lee Macechern Nolan Potter)

8. Goodtoknow

prominent on outside, mistake 9th, lost place before 15th (canal turn), behind when pulled up before 17th

14/1 9 10-9 b 142 J E MooreMiss Kerry Lee
PU
Dark blue and yellow quartered, striped sleeves, red cap (Paul & Clare Rooney)

10. Viva Steve (IRE)

in touch, not fluent 6th (chair), blundered badly and lost place 15th (canal turn), pulled up before 3 out

12/1 9 10-5 t 138 2 J J BurkeF O'Brien
PU
Maroon, white star, armlets and star on cap (Gigginstown House Stud)

12. Rogue Angel (IRE)

prominent, slow 1st, driven 10th, soon lost place, pulled up before 16th (valentines)

20/1 9 10-2 t b 135 R P McLernonM F Morris
PU
Light blue and yellow (halved), sleeves reversed, light blue and yellow striped cap (M B Scholey & R H Scholey)

14. Straidnahanna (IRE)

chased leaders, lost place before 4th, slow and behind 9th, pulled up before 10th

40/1 8 10-0 133 Sean QuinlanMrs S J Smith
  Non Runner
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Off Time: 13:31:32

Winning Time: 7m 17.70s

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2017 23:50:59

Pos Date Race Details Result SP Age/Wgt Jockey OR Video
1 7/4 Fav 8 11-6 G Sheehan 153 2
2 9 7/1 J2Fav 9 11-12 David Bass 159
3 5 12/1 11 10-5 p Henry Brooke 138
4 33/1 8 10-0 (oh4) p W T Kennedy 133 4
5 33/1 12 10-0 (oh3) p C O'Farrell 133 3
6 6 28/1 8 10-9 Mr S Waley-Cohen (3) 145
7 38 7/1 J2Fav 8 11-5 p T Scudamore 152
8 6 12/1 8 10-1 P T Enright 134
PU 25/1 8 11-9 T J O'Brien 156
U 14/1 7 11-2 Sean Bowen 149
F 25/1 11 10-11 B Hughes 144
PU 14/1 9 10-9 b J E Moore 142
PU 12/1 9 10-5 t J J Burke 138 2
PU 20/1 9 10-2 t b R P McLernon 135
PU 40/1 8 10-0 Sean Quinlan 133
  Non Runner
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Off Time: 13:31:32

Winning Time: 7m 17.70s

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2017 23:50:59

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Tote Win £2.50 (3)
Tote Place £1.80 (3) , £2.80 (1) , £2.30 (11)
Tote Swinger £4.10 (1, 3) , £16.70 (1, 11) , £11.60 (3, 11)
Tote Exacta £15.60 (3, 1)
Tote Trifecta £191.80 (3, 1, 11)
CSF £13.65 (3, 1)
Tricast £120.30 (3, 1, 11)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
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
2007 Good to Soft 19 Mr Pointment 8 11 5 146 15122-4 37 days P Nicholls (207 miles) S Thomas 15/2 6:58.90
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