Results
Meetings
4

13:30 Aintree 09 Dec 2017

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

Winner £81,388 - 15 ran - Draw Advantage: None

3m 1f 188y

Heavy

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
1

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
2
9

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
3
5

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
4

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 (oh 4) p
133 4
5

15. Portrait King (IRE)

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

33/1
12 10-0 (oh 3) p
133 3
6
6

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
7
38

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
8
6

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
PU

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
U

5. As De Mee (FR)

held up towards rear, blundered and unseated rider 10th

14/1
7 11-2
149
F

7. Lord Windermere (IRE)

mid-division, mistake 5th, fell 10th

25/1
11 10-11
144
PU

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
PU

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
PU

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
PU

14. Straidnahanna (IRE)

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

40/1
8 10-0
133

Betting returns

Type Winnings
CSF £13.65 (3, 1)
Tricast £120.30 (3, 1, 11)
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)
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 (0 miles) P W Flood 7/ 1 7:24.60
2008 Heavy 13 Black Apalachi 9 10 5 138 420F2-P 21 days D T Hughes (0 miles) 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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