Results
Meetings
6

20:20 Aintree 18 May 2018

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

Winner £15,475 - 7 ran - Draw Advantage: None

3m 210y

Good (Watered)

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

1. Virgilio (FR)

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

2/1 Fav
9 11-12 t
145 WS2
2
1

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
3
7

5. Monbeg River (IRE)

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

16/1
9 11-1
134
4
12

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
5

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
PU

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
PU

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

Betting returns

Type Winnings
Betfair SP £3.15
CSF £8.33 (1, 7)
Tricast £64.35 (1, 7, 5)
Tote Win £2.50 (1)
Tote Place £1.70 (1), £1.80 (7)
Tote Swinger £0.00 (1, 5), £5.10 (1, 7), £2.60 (5, 7)
Tote Exacta £7.40 (1, 7)
Tote Trifecta £77.10 (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

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