20:20 Aintree 18 May 2018

Smarkets Handicap Chase (Class 2) (5YO plus)

Winner £15,475 - 7 ran

6

3m 210y

Good (Watered)

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Weighed In
Pos. Dist Beaten Horse SP Age / wt OR Jockey / Trainer
1
Emerald green, red seams, royal blue sleeves, royal blue cap, white star (C J Edwards, D Futter, A H Rushworth)

1. Virgilio (FR)

2nd or 3rd, led after 2 out, stayed on, driven out

2/1 Fav 9 11-12 t 145 WS2 Harry SkeltonD Skelton
2 1
Black, beige chevron and armlets (Mr Oscar Singh & Miss Priya Purewal)

7. Winter Lion (IRE)

2nd or 3rd until 14th, rallied 3 out, chased winner when mistake last, stayed on

11/4 J2Fav 8 10-7 t 126 P J BrennanF O'Brien
3 7
Red, light blue cross of lorraine and armlets, white cap (Bill Hazeldean & V Vyner-brookes)

5. Monbeg River (IRE)

led, ridden and headed after 2 out, 3rd and one pace from last

16/1 9 11-1 134 Henry BrookeM Todhunter
4 12
Emerald green, yellow hoops, white cap (Mr John P McManus)

4. Another Hero (IRE)

held up in 4th, closed 14th, mistake 3 out, outpaced next, weakened before last

11/4 J2Fav 9 11-3 136 B J GeraghtyJonjo O'Neill
5
Pink, red chevrons, pink sleeves, white stars, red cap, pink star (Mrs Barbara Hester)

2. Knockgraffon (IRE)

held up well in rear, headway from 15th, mistake 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out

8/1 8 11-9 t p 142 B HughesOlly Murphy
PU
White, emerald green stars, emerald green cap (Colm's Dream Syndicate)

6. Colms Dream (IRE)

held up, took keen hold, headway 12th, mistake 14th, struggling 4 out, well beaten next, pulled up before 2 out

16/1 9 11-1 t h 134 J J BurkeKarl Thornton
PU
Purple, white star, purple sleeves, white stars, purple cap, white star (Mr Sean Thornton)

8. Bearly Legal (IRE)

jumped right, held up, slow and dropped to last 7th, not fluent 9th, jumped badly right and well beaten 15th, pulled up before 3 out

20/1 12 10-3 t 122 Sam Twiston-DaviesKarl Thornton
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Off Time: 20:21:13

Winning Time: 6m 27.10s

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2018 10:21:09

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

2nd or 3rd, led after 2 out, stayed on, driven out

2/1 Fav 9 11-12 t Harry Skelton 145
Won/18 01 Jul 2018 Utt 26F Gd  Cl1 HcpChList £42,202 (J) bt Henllan Harri ()   8/1 911-12 Harry Skelton 149
2 1

2nd or 3rd until 14th, rallied 3 out, chased winner when mistake last, stayed on

11/4 J2Fav 8 10-7 t P J Brennan 126
4/18 01 Jul 2018 Utt 26F Gd  Cl1 HcpChList £42,202 (J) to Virgilio (12)   7/1 810-5 P J Brennan 128
13/13 09 Sep 2018 Yor 16½F GS  Cl4 Hcp £9,962 (F) to Le Maitre Chat (55)   9/1 89-10 J P Spencer 76
3 7

led, ridden and headed after 2 out, 3rd and one pace from last

16/1 9 11-1 Henry Brooke 134
4 12

held up in 4th, closed 14th, mistake 3 out, outpaced next, weakened before last

11/4 J2Fav 9 11-3 B J Geraghty 136
PU/18 01 Jul 2018 Utt 26F Gd  Cl1 HcpChList £42,202 (J) to Virgilio  12/1 910-13 Aidan Coleman 136
5

held up well in rear, headway from 15th, mistake 3 out, weakening when mistake 2 out

8/1 8 11-9 t p B Hughes 142
PU

held up, took keen hold, headway 12th, mistake 14th, struggling 4 out, well beaten next, pulled up before 2 out

16/1 9 11-1 t h J J Burke 134
PU

jumped right, held up, slow and dropped to last 7th, not fluent 9th, jumped badly right and well beaten 15th, pulled up before 3 out

20/1 12 10-3 t Sam Twiston-Davies 122
 

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Off Time: 20:21:13

Winning Time: 6m 27.10s

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2018 10:21:09

Betting returns
Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.15
Tote Win £2.50 (1)
Tote Place £1.70 (1) , £1.80 (7)
Tote Swinger (1, 5) , £5.10 (1, 7) , £2.60 (5, 7)
Tote Exacta £7.40 (1, 7)
Tote Trifecta £77.10 (1, 7, 5)
CSF £8.33 (1, 7)
Tricast £64.35 (1, 7, 5)
Previous Winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 10 Virgilio 8 11 12 142 11P223 42 days D Skelton (117 miles) H Skelton 9/4 6:18.70
2016 Good 11 Al Co 11 10 2 129 7P773-5 13 days P Bowen (200 miles) S Bowen 3/1 6:14.20
2015 Good 10 Bear's Affair 9 11 12 145 3P2276 36 days N Henderson (180 miles) F Mitchell 7/2 6:21.40
2014 Good 11 Bear's Affair 8 11 7 137 6P-2216 153 days N Henderson (180 miles) A P McCoy 4/1 6:21.10