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
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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

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 G Sheehan 153 2
2/8 17 Feb 2018 Hdo 28½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £56,950 (J) to Yala Enki (54)   9/4 Fav 911-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 161
B/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll  14/1 911-10 Sam Twiston-Davies 161
PU/20 28 Apr 2018 San 29F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,405 (J) to Step Back  6/1 Fav 911-12 Sam Twiston-Davies 161
2 9

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 David Bass 159
4/8 27 Jan 2018 Che 25½F Hy  Cl1 ChGd2 £56,950 (J) to Definitly Red (10¾)   9/2 J2Fav 1011-0 David Bass 159
3/16 14 Mar 2018 Che 30F Sft  Cl2 Ch £40,235 (J) to Tiger Roll (13)   11/4 Fav 1011-4 David Bass 159
PU/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll  16/1 1011-8 David Bass 159
3 5

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

12/1 11 10-5 p Henry Brooke 138
PU/13 20 Jan 2018 Hdo 25½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd2 £42,712 (J) to The Dutchman  25/1 1210-9 Henry Brooke 138
4

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 W T Kennedy 133 4
5/8 30 Dec 2017 Hdo 20½F Hy  Cl3 HcpCh £9,747 (J) to Clan Legend (34)   7/2 JFav 811-12 W T Kennedy 129
5/13 27 Jan 2018 Don 24F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £45,560 (J) to Wakanda ()   25/1 910-0 B S Hughes 131
3/6 21 Feb 2018 Lud 24F GS  Cl3 AmHcpCh £9,109 (J) to Goohar ()   4/1 911-12 Mr B O'Neill 130
PU/16 14 Mar 2018 Che 30F Sft  Cl2 Ch £40,235 (J) to Tiger Roll  66/1 911-4 W T Kennedy 130
5

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

33/1 12 10-0 (oh3) p C O'Farrell 133 3
6/11 27 Jan 2018 Fai 24F Hy  Cl1 HcpHdl €8,932 (J) to Poormans Hill (24)   20/1 1311-10 P E Corbett 107
4/6 07 Feb 2018 Fai 23½F SH  Ch €15,375 (J) to Westerner Point (41)   20/1 1310-11 A W Short 123
3/17 24 Feb 2018 Ncs 32½F Sft  Cl2 HcpCh £50,048 (J) to Baywing (20)   33/1 1310-4 A W Short 127
3/6 15 Mar 2018 Hex 32F Hy  Cl4 HcpCh £7,148 (J) to Kilcullen Flem (16½)   11/2 1312-3 A W Short 122
6 6

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

28/1 8 10-9 Mr S Waley-Cohen (3) 145
3/6 13 Jan 2018 Kmp 24F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £11,574 (J) to Fountains Windfall (11¼)   8/1 911-8 Mr S Waley-Cohen 142
PU/6 05 Feb 2018 Ncs 23½F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £7,343 (J) to Smooth Stepper  15/8 Fav 911-11 N D Fehily 139
6/20 15 Mar 2018 Che 26F Sft  Cl2 AmHcpCh £41,972 (J) to Missed Approach (18½)   16/1 911-2 Mr S Waley-Cohen 135
U/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell  12/1 910-3 Mr S Waley-Cohen 132
8/20 28 Apr 2018 San 29F GS  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £84,405 (J) to Step Back (42)   12/1 910-0 Conor Shoemark 135
Won/12 13 Oct 2018 Chp 23½F Gd  Cl2 HcpCh £22,155 (J) bt Traffic Fluide ()   14/1 910-6 Mr S Waley-Cohen 130
7 38

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

7/1 J2Fav 8 11-5 p T Scudamore 152
4/6 17 Feb 2018 Asc 24F Sft  Cl1 HcpChList £42,712 (J) to Regal Encore (11¾)   13/2 911-5 T Scudamore 150
9/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll (56)   25/1 910-13 T Scudamore 150
8 6

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

12/1 8 10-1 P T Enright 134
7/12 06 Jan 2018 Cor 20F Hy  HcpHdl €15,990 (J) to Lite Duties (46)   7/2 Fav 910-8 P T Enright 117
Won/6 07 Feb 2018 Fai 23½F SH  Ch €15,375 (J) bt Drumacoo (nse)   6/1 910-11 P T Enright 134
3/6 22 Feb 2018 Thu 18F Sft  Ch €15,990 (J) to Jett (25)   7/2 2Fav 911-4 P T Enright 137
PU/30 02 Apr 2018 Fai 29F Hy  HcpCh €270,000 (J) to General Principle  33/1 99-12 P T Enright 137
6/14 28 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  HcpCh €35,400 (J) to Heron Heights (38)   16/1 911-6 P T Enright 136
6/11 09 Oct 2018 Gal 16½F Y  HcpHdl €10,472 (J) to Hearts Are Trumps (14)   20/1 911-10 P T Enright 117
PU

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

25/1 8 11-9 T J O'Brien 156
PU/18 13 Mar 2018 Che 25F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £62,645 (J) to Coo Star Sivola  50/1 911-11 R M Power 154
4/8 12 Apr 2018 Ain 25F GS  Cl1 ChGd1 £106,647 (J) to Might Bite (13¼)   33/1 911-7 R M Power 150
8/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell (20)   28/1 911-7 Paul O'Brien 150
2/17 05 May 2018 Utt 24F GS  Cl2 HcpCh £21,896 (J) to Minellacelebration (½)   8/1 911-9 H Cobden 152
U

held up towards rear, blundered and unseated rider 10th

14/1 7 11-2 Sean Bowen 149
10/15 24 Feb 2018 Kmp 24F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £56,950 (J) to Master Dee (31)   20/1 811-9 Sean Bowen 149
F

mid-division, mistake 5th, fell 10th

25/1 11 10-11 B Hughes 144
U/38 14 Apr 2018 Ain 34½F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £500,000 (J) to Tiger Roll  50/1 1210-7 A E Lynch 144
10/19 28 Apr 2018 Pun 30F Sft  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Wounded Warrior (45)   25/1 1211-9 D J McInerney 142
PU

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

14/1 9 10-9 b J E Moore 142
PU/13 13 Jan 2018 War 29F Sft  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £42,712 (J) to Milansbar  18/1 1011-11 J E Moore 138
7/8 29 Jan 2018 Hfo 25F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £14,013 (J) to Another Venture (34)   13/2 1011-12 J E Moore 133
PU/7 12 Mar 2018 Tau 28½F Hy  Cl3 HcpCh £9,357 (J) to Regal Flow  6/1 1010-12 R Johnson 126
2/7 29 Mar 2018 Wth 24F Sft  Cl3 HcpCh £7,408 (J) to Gonalston Cloud ()   4/1 2Fav 1011-3 R Johnson 121
2/10 24 Apr 2018 Lud 24F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £12,086 (J) to Hey Bill (shd)   9/2 JFav 1011-9 R Johnson 121
4/8 28 May 2018 Crt 29½F Gd  Cl3 HcpCh £8,837 (J) to Buachaill Alainn (27)   9/2 1011-3 B S Hughes 126
PU

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 J J Burke 138 2
PU

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

20/1 9 10-2 t b R P McLernon 135
5/15 10 Mar 2018 Gow 23F Hy  HcpCh €59,000 (J) to Pairofbrowneyes (19)   25/1 1010-12 Rachael Blackmore 131
PU/16 02 Apr 2018 Fai 24½F Hy  HcpCh €15,375 (J) to Paper Lantern  7/1 1011-3 Rachael Blackmore 128
PU/27 13 Apr 2018 Ain 21F Hy  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £78,582 (J) to Ultragold  20/1 1010-4 Rachael Blackmore 130
2/14 28 Apr 2018 Pun 24½F Sft  HcpCh €35,400 (J) to Heron Heights (7)   16/1 1010-9 D J McInerney 125
2/14 20 Jul 2018 Klb 25F Gd  HcpCh €29,500 (J) to Timiyan (nk)   4/1 JFav 1010-8 J W Kennedy 125
3/18 12 Sep 2018 Lst 24F Sft  HcpCh €118,000 (J) to Snow Falcon ()   7/2 Fav 1010-3 Rachael Blackmore 132
PU

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

40/1 8 10-0 Sean Quinlan 133
Won/6 12 Feb 2018 Ctt 25F GS  Cl3 HcpCh £8,707 (J) bt Boric ()   9/4 Fav 911-6 Sam Twiston-Davies 130
PU/29 21 Apr 2018 Ayr 32F Gd  Cl1 HcpChGd3 £122,442 (J) to Joe Farrell  66/1 910-7 Henry Brooke 136
 

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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