Results
Meetings
2

14:20 Aintree 13 Apr 2018

Betway Top Novices' Hurdle

Grade 1 | Class 1 | 4YO plus

Winner £56,130 - 13 ran

2m 103y

Soft

Draw Advantage: None

Weighed In
Position
Dist Btn
Horse
SP
Age / Wt
OR
Jockey / Trainer
1
14/1
6 11-4
133 WS2

held up in touch in mid-division, closed from 5th, challenged 3 out, soon led, pressed between last 2, found more and starting to pull away last, edged left and driven flat, stayed on well

2
11/4 2Fav
5 11-4 t
147

mid-division, pushed along and closed when unsighted and jumped right 3 out, stayed on flat, went 2nd towards finish, no impression on winner

3
¾
33/1
5 11-4 t
137 WS2

held up towards rear, headway before 3 out where untidy, challenged 2 out, upsides winner between last 2, no impression flat but kept on, lost 2nd towards finish

4
9
16/1
6 11-4
136

held up in touch in mid-division, headway to track leaders 3 out, not fluent 2 out, soon one pace and inclined to edge left, took modest 4th from last

5
nk
40/1
6 11-4
 - 

in rear, pushed along in last after 4th, modest 10th 2 out, stayed on from between last 2, closing on 4th towards finish but well held by front trio

6
nk
5/2 Fav
6 11-4
149

tracked leaders, not fluent 3rd, challenged 3 out, soon ridden, unable to go with front pair from 2 out, lost 4th when weakening last

7
hd
25/1
5 11-4
134

mid-division, shuffled back through field when not much room on bend before 3 out, plugged on from 2 out, no impression

8
14
10/1
6 11-4 t
143

held up towards rear on outside, took keen hold, ridden and beaten before 3 out

9
6
11/1
5 11-4 h
 -  WS2

took keen hold, held up in rear, shaken up before 3 out, soon beaten

10
9
33/1
7 11-4
138 WS

led after 1st, mistake 4th, headed narrowly after 4 out, still every chance 3 out, weakened next

11
11
8/1
6 11-4
139

led until after 1st, tracked leader, led narrowly after 4 out, headed after 3 out, soon weakened

PU
40/1
5 11-4 v
137

held up in mid-division, closed 4 out, ridden approaching 3 out, soon beaten, well behind when pulled up before last

PU
8/1
4 10-12 h
142

tracked leaders, hit 5th, not fluent next, ridden and weakening when hampered on bend before 3 out, pulled up before 3 out

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Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £19.00
CSF £52.71 (6, 13)
Tricast £1,295.55 (6, 13, 1)
Tote Win £16.70 (6)
Tote Place £4.20 (6), £1.50 (13), £6.10 (1)
Tote Swinger £198.00 (1, 6), £23.90 (1, 13), £6.10 (6, 13)
Tote Exacta £62.00 (6, 13)
Tote Trifecta £2,373.50 (6, 13, 1)
Previous winners
Year Going Ran Winner Draw Age Weight OR Form Last run Trainer (Distance) Jockey SP Time
2017 Good 9 Pingshou 7 11 4 - 8-4140 24 days C Tizzard (216 miles) R M Power 16/ 1 4:03.10
2016 Good to Soft 11 Buveur D'Air 5 11 4 - 124-113 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) N Fehily 11/ 4 4:04.50
2015 Good to Soft 11 Cyrus Darius 6 11 4 - 4-311 17 days J M Jefferson (115 miles) B Hughes 8/ 1 3:59.20
2014 Good to Soft 10 Josses Hill 6 11 4 - 21122 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 6/ 4 3:59.50
2013 Good to Soft 4 My Tent Or Yours 6 11 4 - 2-12112 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) A P McCoy 4/ 11 4:09.40
2012 Good 12 Darlan 5 11 4 - 1-111F2 31 days N Henderson (180 miles) A P McCoy 7/ 4 4:04.50
2011 Good 13 Topolski 5 11 4 - 141011 19 days D Arbuthnot (240 miles) D Jacob 11/ 2 3:59.60
2010 Good 9 General Miller 5 11 4 - 11-112U 24 days N Henderson (180 miles) B J Geraghty 7/ 1 3:55.80
2009 Good 11 El Dancer 5 11 0 - 121621 25 days Mrs L Wadham (190 miles) D Elsworth 14/ 1 4:06.20
2008 Good 14 Pierrot Lunaire 4 10 8 - 632212 41 days P Nicholls (207 miles) R Walsh 5/ 1 3:58.20